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Roxburghe Club Keepsakes collection
Printers Mss 105  
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Series I. Invitations Series I. 1929-1969

box 1, folder 1, box 4, folder 1

Invitations 1929 - 1969

Scope and Contents

Invitations to club meetings, lectures, exhibitions, and dinners. Organized by year.
box 1, folder 2, box 4, folder 2

Invitations (broadsides) 1953 -1956

Scope and Contents

Includes nine invitations in the style of broadsides.
box 1, folder 3

E. Clampus Vitus invitations 1954 - 1955

Scope and Contents

Two invitations entitled "Wellerisms,"1955 and "Clamproclomation!," 1954.
 

Series II. Reproductions and excerpts 1905-1966

box 2, folder 1

Roxburghe Club of San Francisco Fine Printing (Letterpress) publications keepsakes 1946-1957

Scope and Contents

Five that are excerpts or reproductions of published materials, including articles, lyrics, and political cartoons, from the Roxburghe club of San Francisco Fine Printing (letterpress) publications.
"The Lark," 1957 Description: A booklet containing a reproduction of the twenty-fourth addition to a series of writings titled "The Epi-Lark" by Thomas Campbell, originally written in 1897. Written by Thomas Campbell.
"Eight Lyrics" by William Shakespere,1946 Description: A booklet containing a small collection of Lyrics written by William Shakespere.
"Mapping the American West," 1956 by Carl Irving Wheat. Preface by David Magee
An Hour's Walk Through Yerba Buena, second edition, 1957 Printed for the Roxburghe Club of San Fransisco. Preface by David Magee. Printed by Lawton Kennedy.
"A Crocodile Snarls, Squawks and Chuckles!," 1955
box 2, folder 2

Event commemoration and keepsakes 1929 - 1957

Scope and Contents

Includes letters, announcements, and programs of Roxburghe club events.
box 2, folder 3, box 4, folder 3

Samples 1926 - 1966

Scope and Contents

Includes samples and drafts font types and printing papers, as well as a number of limited edition reproductions of prints and texts from printing companies. Many distributed by Linweave Limited Editions.
box 2, folder 4

Exhibition catalogs and collections 1946 - 1958

Scope and Contents

Nine catalogs for exhibitions and compiled selections from collections.
box 2, folder 5

Reproductions and excerpts 1946 - 1957

box 2, folder 6

Lhasa, Tibet print 1951

Language of Material: Tibetan, English

Scope and Contents

A loose-leaf print bought from Kalimpong, India, by Francis P. Farquhar, presented to the members of The Roxburghe Club of San Francisco.
box 3, folder 1

The Hand of Zamarano 1956

Scope and Contents

A facsimile reproduction of a manuscript on California in 1829 for the Zamorano Club of Los Angeles. One of 250 copies. Manuscript written by Don Agustin Vicente Zamorano. Translated by Arnulfo D. Trejo and Roland D. Hussey. Preface by George L. Harding.
box 3, folder 2

The Printer in Eighteenth-Century Williamsburg: An account of his life & times, his office, & his craft 1964

Scope and Contents

A book from the Williamsburg Craft Series, a series of publications from the National Histroic Park Colonial Williamsburghe on the various traditional trades and crafts of Colonial America. Includes a number of engraved diagrams listing the various processess and tools used by Colonial print makers. As interpreted by August Klapper. Published by Colonial Williamsburg.
box 3, folder 3

Reproductions and excerpts, miscellaneous printed pieces 1931 - 1946

box 4, folder 4

Fages - Serra Letters A. D. Mdcclxxii 1936 December 23

box 4, folder 5

"To whom it may concern" 1905 May

Scope and Contents

A broadside reproduction of a manuscript written by a shipwrecked crew. Printed for David Magee as a gift to the Zamorano and Roxburghe Clubs.
box 3, folder 4-10

Series III. Members' keepsake books 1943 - 1956

Scope and Contents

Includes various printed booklets and books given to members of the club.