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Bohne (Pall W.) Collection
MS.2017.010  
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Miscellaneous Printed Ephemera and Pamphlets Series 1. 1926-1993

Scope and Contents

This series contains flyers, pamphlets, correspondence, publication catalogs, and other small printed items from various bookshops and independent presses including Angelica Press and the Privateer Press.
Box 1, Folder 1

Clippings 1936, 1976

Scope and Contents

3 newspaper clippings: "Judging a Book by its Cover" (1976) from the Los Angeles Herald, "Timothy Cole, Master of Wood Engraving" (1936) from New York Times Review of Books, and "Ward Ritchie: His Imprimatur is on Fine Printing" (1976). Also contains a broadsheet from the Palace Press.
Box 1, Folder 3

Promotional materials, event flyers 1960-1980

Box 1, folder 4

Notes and small printed items undated

Box 1, folder 5-6

Miscellaneous booklets 1970s

Box 2, Folder 6-9, Box 3, folder 1-2

Collected pamphlets about fine printing 1932-1986

Scope and Contents

Features various printed pamphlets, booklets, invites, offprints, brochures, and catalogs on various subjects of fine printing including typography and papermaking from a number of different presses. Includes some booklets resulting from events that took place at the Clark Library.
 

Miscellaneous Correspondence 1955-1977, 2013

Box 3, folder 6-7

Letters and works from private presses 1955-1977

Scope and Contents

A collection of correspondence and shared works between Bohne and other members of the 1950s amateur press movement including Charles Antin, Angela Warner, John S. Carroll, and Richard J. Hoffman.
Box 3, folder 8

Letters 1973-1977, 2013

Scope and Contents

Sampling of letters, invitations, and correspondence from various individuals in the printing/publishing scene at both the local and international level. Some potentially notable figures include Los Angeles bookseller Peggy Christian, Norman W. Forgue of Black Cat Pres, and John Beech of Deighton. Materials tend to be of a casual tone, e.g. holiday greeting cards.
Box 1, folder 2

Letters 1978-1981

Scope and Contents

Contains letters originally found amongst box with miscellaneous printed ephemera (series 1).
 

Make-Ready for Evening at Deepdene 1972

Scope and Contents

A small archive of proofs and correspondence regarding Bohne's pamphlet Evening at Deepdene. There are many duplicates of proof materials, along with occasional edits.
Box 3, folder 3

Evening at Deepdene: Correspondence and Notes 1972

Scope and Contents

Consists of 4 letters of correspondence and 1 note from Bohne. Also contains a short description of contents from seller John Howell.
Box 3, folder 4-5

Evening at Deepdene: Proofs c. 1972

 

Rounce & Coffin Club Materials Series 2.

Scope and Contents

Contains mostly printed materials related to Rounce & Coffin Club events, newsletters, and membership lists. Also includes some correspondence regarding Bohne's participation time as a club member.
Box 1, folder 7-9, Box 2, folder 1

Western Books Exhibition catalogs 1930s-2000s

Box 2, folder 2-3

Announcements and event promotions 1968-2005

Scope and Contents

Contains materials regarding Rounce & Coffin Club membership activities and fees. Flyers mostly detail upcoming exhibitions, talks, auctions, and seminars about fine printing; some also call for book submissions to the Western Books Exhibition catalog. Folder 2 contains a description from seller John Howell.
Box 2, folder 4

Ephemera 1951-2003

Box 2, Folder 5

Correspondence 1971-1991

Scope and Contents

Includes a letter sent by the Rounce and Coffin Club's secretary William E. Conway inviting Bohne into the group, as well as a handwritten letter from Bohne nominating Vance Gerry for membership into R&C. Also includes some letters notifying R&C members of trips to the Grand Canyon, Flagstaff, and Northwoods Press.