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Finding Aid for the Frederic W. Goudy Collection 1925-1971
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Box Custom Ms. Box

"Typologia" Manuscript and Proofs, 1940

Scope and Content Note

Contains three enclosures holding proofs of F. W. Goudy's "Typologia" and three metal matrices for type.

Note

The first enclosure contains an early draft and printed dummy with handwritten notes about the layout and text in pencil. Draft includes a pencil drawing of cover design. "dummy was started by W. Goudy. Verbal instructions covered the rest of the book." The second enclosure holds galley proofs with handwritten corrections and the last contains page proofs.
Box 1, Folder 1

Printed Ephemera, 1925-1940

Note

Includes one copy of Frederic W. Goudy's "Retrospectus" (a tribute to Bruce Rogers) signed by Goudy and "Extracts from the Diary of Will Ransom" signed by Ransom.
Box 1, Folder 2

Anniversary Ephemera, 1937-1944

Scope and Content Note

Includes items honoring Goudy on several birthdays as well as anniversaries of The Village Press.
Box 1, Folder 3

Booklets, 1936-1937, undated

Box 1, Folder 4

Commemorative Pamphlets, 1939-1949

Scope and Content Note

These pamphlets from events honoring Goudy during and after his lifetime include biographical information.
Box 1, Folder 5

Goudy Typeface Pamphlets, 1938-1956, undated

Box 1, Folder 6

Exhibition Materials, 1963-1971, undated

Box 1, Folder 7

Invitations, 1930-1942, undated

Box 1, Folder 8

Advertisements, 1938-1940, undated

Scope and Content Note

Advertisements for books by and about Frederic W. Goudy.

Note

Two slightly varying edtions of advertisements for "A Bibliography of The Village Press" by Melbert B. Cary, Jr. are included. Also includes two advertisements for Goudy's "Typologia", one signed by Goudy and one with a brief note and signature by Roy Vernon Sowers, a rare bookseller.
Box 1, Folder 9

Newspaper Clippings, 1948

Box 1, Folder 10

Pictures, 1939-1941, undated

Scope and Content Note

Contains a few images of Goudy, including one slide of a sketched portrait, a watermark portrait and two photographs of pencil drawings signed by Kate Steinitz as well as a photograph of Goudy's Deepdene workshop in Marlboro, NY.
Box 2, Folder 1

"The Village Press: A Retrospective Exhibition," 1933

Scope and Content Note

From MS.1945.006.
Box 2, Folder 2

"The Type Speaks," inscrived by FWG to A.G. Beaman, undated

Scope and Content Note

From MS.1945.006.
Box 2, Folder 3

A Tribute to BMG, 1936

Scope and Content Note

From MS.1945.006.
Box 2, Folder 4

"Types and Type Design," inscribed by FGW, 1936

Scope and Content Note

From MS.1945.006.
Box 2, Folder 5

Ulster-Irish Society award, 1937

Scope and Content Note

From MS.1945.006.
Box 2, Folder 6

The Pilgrimage to Deepdene, 1938

Scope and Content Note

From MS.1945.006.
Box 2, Folder 7

"The Bible," address at NY School of Printing, 1938

Scope and Content Note

From MS.1945.006.
Box 2, Folder 8

Prospectus for "A Bibliography of The Village Press," 1938

Scope and Content Note

From MS.1945.006.
Box 2, Folder 9

Trial proof for Hartley Burr Alexander Press (Scripps College) typeface, 1941

Scope and Content Note

From MS.1945.006.
Box 2, Folder 10

Keepsake from the Conference of the National Graphic Arts Education Association, 1942

Scope and Content Note

From MS.1945.006.
Box 2, Folder 11

"Typophile Monographs IV" and "Type and Type Design" address from Syracuse University, undated

Scope and Content Note

From MS.1945.006.
Box 2, Folder 12

Honorary keepsakes and invitations, 1930s-1940s

Scope and Content Note

From MS.1945.006.
Box 2, Folder 13

"Hobby Printer," with FWG and H. Richard Archer, Spring 1947

Scope and Content Note

From MS.1945.006.
Box 2, Folder 14

Newspaper obituaries, 1947

Scope and Content Note

From MS.1945.006.
Box 2, Folder 15

Chiswick Book Shop, "Goudy, The Village Press and Goudyana," 1947

Scope and Content Note

From MS.1945.006.
Box 2, Folder 16

Obituary from "Western Printer and Lithographer," 1947

Scope and Content Note

From MS.1945.006.
Box 2, Folder 18

"The Village Press in Winter" woodcut by Charles E. Pont(?), undated

Scope and Content Note

From MS.1945.006.
Box 2, Folder 19

The Village Press and Letter Foundery [sic], woodcut by Charles W. Smith, undated

Scope and Content Note

From MS.1945.006.
Box 2, Folder 17

Ephemera and clippings gathered by A.G. Beaman, undated

Scope and Content Note

From MS.1945.006.
Box Map Drawer F-G

Oversize pamphlets, 1918-1928, undated

Scope and Content Note

Includes 'Ars Typographica' (Vol. 1, no. 1), 'Monotype: a Journal of Composing Room Efficiency', and a pamphlet for the 'Original Goudy Modern' typeface.
Box Map Drawer F-G

Type Design Ephemera, 1937-1949

Scope and Content Note

Includes patterns, drawings and correspondence about a type design (likely California Old Style).

Note

Drawing is "the only drawing saved from the fire 1/26/39 FWG".
Box Map Drawer F-G

'The Type Speaks', 1938?

Scope and Content Note

2 copies.
Box Map Drawer F-G

"Evening at Deepdene," 1938

Scope and Content Note

2 copies. From MS.1945.006.
Box Map Drawer F-G

"Evening at Deepdene," 1938

Scope and Content Note

2 copies. From MS.1945.006.
Box Map Drawer F-G

Keepsakes and ephemera, 1930s-1940s

Scope and Content Note

From MS.1945.006.