Items related to, written by or about Clyde Browne,
the printer and proprietor at the Abbey Press.
Clyde Browne established the Abbey Press and was a printer in the Los
Angeles area for approximately forty years until his death in 1942.
Browne was born in 1872 in Old Hickory, Ohio. After moving around the
Midwest and California, he worked at many newspapers in the San
Francisco Bay area. In 1902 or 1903, Browne moved to Los Angeles, where
he worked at the Los Angeles Examiner for four years. In 1909, he set up
his own print shop, and by 1910 had established the firm of Browne and
Cartwright with Alexander Cartwright. Soon after, he helped Occidental
College and the University of Southern California start their own school
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