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Finding Aid for the Battledore Press Collection 1961-1983
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Box 1, Folder 1


Physical Description: 4 items


Some on pieces of wood.
Box 1, Folder 2

Announcement of Publication of Eleven Poems 1978

Physical Description: 1 item
Box 1, Folder 3

"Avoid Fried Meats..." quotation from Satchel Paige

Physical Description: 1 item
Box 1, Folder 4

Birthday Card, from Mary and Andy Horn to Louise 1962

Physical Description: 1 item
Box 1, Folder 5

Book Auction Catalog, Medical Library Scholarship Foundation 1977

Physical Description: 1 item
Box 1, Folder 6

"Booked for Murder," Betty Rosenberg 1979

Physical Description: 1 item
Box 1, Folder 7


Physical Description: 3 items
Box 1, Folder 8

Bookplate, Baker Library, Harvard University

Physical Description: 1 item
Box 1, Folder 9

Business Cards

Physical Description: 4 items
Box 1, Folder 10


Physical Description: 2 items

Scope and Content Note

UCLA GSLIS I.D. card and IBM call card.
Box 1, Folder 11

Christmas Cards, Mary and Andy Horn 1978-?

Physical Description: 15 items
Box 1, Folder 12

"Deceptions," poems by Claudia Reed 1979

Physical Description: 1 item
Box 1, Folder 13

"The Enchanted Couple," by Lawrence Clark Powell 1979

Physical Description: 1 item
Box 1, Folder 14

Evelyn Huston bookplate and folder, UC Irvine

Physical Description: 2 items
Box 1, Folder 15

"A Festprint, Inspired by Andrew Horn" 1966

Physical Description: 1 item
Box 1, Folder 16

Final Examination, GSLIS 429

Physical Description: 1 item
Box 1, Folder 17

First Haircut certificates, Chuck's Barber Salon, Montrose, California

Physical Description: 2 items
Box 1, Folder 18

Fourth of July greeting cards, Mary and Andy Horn 1962

Physical Description: 2 items
Box 1, Folder 19

Invitations (various events) 1962-?

Physical Description: 7 items
Box 1, Folder 20

Invitations to events honoring Ward Ritchie 1980

Physical Description: 3 items
Box 1, Folder 21

Memorial Tributes to Andrew Horn June 23, 1983

Physical Description: 2 items
Box 1, Folder 22

Menus 1979-1980

Physical Description: 2 items


Possibly for Literary Society dinners.
Box 1, Folder 23-28

Miscellaneous Ephemera

Scope and Content Note

Includes greeting cards, broadsides, poems, advertisements, stationery, quotations, certificates, bookplates, announcements, invitations, and other items.
Box 1, Folder 29

Napkins, The Village Pub

Physical Description: 5 items
Box 1, Folder 30

Stationery and Notecards

Physical Description: 10 items
Box 1, Folder 31

Tribute to Edna C. Davis on retiring from the Clark Library 1974

Physical Description: 4 items
Box 1, Folder 32

"Precepts", with Satchel Paige quotation 1962

Box 2, Folder 1

Business Cards for the Battledore Press

Box 2, Folder 2

"Free Access to Ideas and Information" tickets, 66th Annual CLA Conference

Box 2, Folder 3

Proofs for a line of print in Hebrew

Box 2, Folder 4

Bookplates for Occidental College Library and Guyman Collection of Detective and Mystery Fiction

Box 2, Folder 5

Machiavelli Quotations

Scope and Content Note

Multiple versions of two Machiavelli quotes: "I hope, and hope increases my torment..." and "There is nothing more difficult...".
Box 2, Folder 6

"The Moment"

Box 2, Folder 7

"A person with an hour to kill..." quotation

Box 2, Folder 8

Ralph Estrada's Tavern, signs for beer and eggs

Box 2, Folder 9

"A Touchstone from Australia"

Box 2, Folder 10

Donation cards for the Women's History Library in Berkeley, California

Box 2, Folder 11

Miscellaneous Bookplates 1961-1971

Scope and Content Note

Includes Francis Clark Sayers Collection bookplates.
Box 2, Folder 12

"Bibliography" 1961

Scope and Content Note

With 1814 Thomas Hartwell Horne quotation.
Box 2, Folder 13

John Fitzgerald Kennedy Inaugural Address [1962?]

Box 2, Folder 14

"Cadet Chapel" 1962

Box 2, Folder 15

"Christmastime at Fiona's" advertisement 1962

Box 2, Folder 16

"O'Casey on Shaw" 1962

Box 2, Folder 17

Business cards for Robert S. Berns, M.D.

Box 2, Folder 18

"The Changing Face of Salt Lake City," by Dale L. Morgan 1963

Box 2, Folder 19

Christmas card for Mr. and Mrs. David Esplin

Box 2, Folder 20

"A Toast to Sir Frank" 1963

Scope and Content Note

A toast to Sir Frank Chalton Francis, director and librarian of the British Museum, at a dinner in Los Angeles, by Jake Zeitlin.
Box 2, Folder 21

Dinner Invitation 1963


A dinner invitation sent by Mr. and Mrs. David Esplin for invitees to meet Donald McKenzie.
Box 2, Folder 22

"Pearls and Gems," by J.W. Watson

Box 2, Folder 23

Cover for "The Reminiscences of James Holt: A Narrative of the Emmett Company," edited by Dale L. Morgan

Box 2, Folder 24

"A Measure of Success," by Andrew H. Dowdy 1964

Scope and Content Note

Commencement address for Central College, given June 2, 1957 and reprinted by the Battledore Press in 1964.
Box 2, Folder 25

Bar Mitzvah Invitation for Ezra Dan Rappaport 1964

Box 2, Folder 26

Inserts for copies of the "Checklist of the Published Writings of Lawrence Clark Powell". 1966

Box 2, Folder 27

"Two Letters by Sean O'Casey Referring to the Assassination of President Kennedy" 1963

Box 2, Folder 27

"Two Letters by Sean O'Casey Referring to the Assassination of President Kennedy" 1966


From the correspondence of Sean O'Casey and Franklin D. Murphy, 1963, but reprinted in 1966.
Box 2, Folder 28

Bookplates for Charles Schwab and Carol Joiner

Box 2, Folder 29

Certificate of thanks to Frederick H. Burkhardt from the Association of Research Libraries 1969

Box 2, Folder 30

Business cards for William F. Roos, Jr.

Box 2, Folder 31

Stationery for the Occidental Bibliogram

Box 2, Folder 32

Invitation to Michael Frederick O'Grady Bon Voyage party 1971

Box 2, Folder 33

Renaissance Conference of Southern California checklist 1971

Box 2, Folder 34

"Some haystacks don't even have any needle!" print

Box 2, Folder 35

"Agitation," by Frederick Douglass, reprinted

Box 2, Folder 36

Memorial for Saul Marks 1974

Box 2, Folder 37

Bookplate in honor of Evelyn Huston, UC Irvine

Box 2, Folder 38

Medical Library Scholarship Foundation pamphlet and Book Auction Catalog cover 1975

Box 3, Folder 1

The Calibrarian masthead, UCLA Issue No. 1 1972

Box 3, Folder 2

Certificates of Appreciation for instructors in GSLIS 110 1976-1976

Scope and Content Note

Includes handwritten layout.
Box 3, Folder 3

Specialization Certificates 1962-1972


Certificates for various specializations in the library program, including medical librarianship.
Box 3, Folder 4

Charging Procedure, possibly for the SLS lab collection

Box 3, Folder 5

Clark Library Open House invitation for the UCLA School of Library Service 1963

Box 3, Folder 6

Invitation to Colloquium on Intellectual Freedom honoring Everett T. Moore 1976

Box 3, Folder 7

Acknowledgment of contribution to Florence G. Williams Memorial Fund

Box 3, Folder 8

Memo letterhead for GSLIS

Box 3, Folder 9

In Memoriam of Florence G. Williams 1977

Box 3, Folder 10

Announcement for book binding and book repair lecture by Margaret Lecky [1975?]

Box 3, Folder 11

Invitation to Cataloging and Classification Lecture Series 1969

Box 3, Folder 12

Invitation for library staff party hosted by Mary and Andy Horn 1962

Box 3, Folder 13

SLS Stipend Announcements 1968

Box 3, Folder 14

Invitation to SLS Beer Blast 1962


Also includes handwritten layout.
Box 3, Folder 15

Announcements for Traineeships in Biomedical Librarianship 1968

Box 3, Folder 16

Signs for SLS staff members

Box 3, Folder 17

SLS Happy Holidays Bulletin

Box 3, Folder 18

Certificates of Appreciation 1966-1973

Box 3, Folder 19

SLS Class Bulletin 1963

Box 3, Folder 20

Miscellaneous SLS Letterheads

Box 3, Folder 21

SLS Memo Paper

Box 3, Folder 22

SLS Memo Paper, Various Staff

Box 3, Folder 23

SLS Signs

Box 3, Folder 24

SLS Students' Association Envelope

Box 3, Folder 25

SLS Spring Party Invitation [1964]

Box 3, Folder 26

Invitations and handbills for Taste in Typography lecture series 1965-1976

Box 3, Folder 27

Tuesday Topics announcement 1972

Box 3, Folder 28

Letterhead for UCLA Advisory Council on Education for Library and Information Science

Box 3, Folder 29

UCLA Library School Chappell announcements and prints 1962

Box 3, Folder 30

Invitation to Pre-Christmas party from "uclalssapcp!" (UCLA Library School Students' Association Pre-Christmas Party) [1963]

Box 3, Folder 31

Advertisement to recruit Mexican-American graduate students to the UCLA SLS program

Box 3, Folder 32

25th Anniversary Announcement 1963


Presented to Lawrence Clark Powell for his 25th anniversary at UCLA by the third class of the SLS program at UCLA.
Box 3, Folder 33

Advertisement for the GSLIS course 110 1976

Box 3, Folder 34

Invitations to the Zeitlin & Ver Brugge Lecture on Bibliography 1966-1970

Box 3, Folder 35

Fellowship Announcements for Title II-B of the 1965 Higher Education Act 1968,1969

Box 4, Folder 1

Membership Card for American Association of University Professors

Box 4, Folder 2

Memorial Bookplate for Everett T. Moore [1976?]

Box 4, Folder 3

Campbell Book Collection Competition certificates 1970-1973

Scope and Content Note

Includes Kenneth Karmiole's second place certificate in 1971.
Box 4, Folder 4

"CLUC: Gill Proofs, Examples for Gifts, Set #5"

Box 4, Folder 5

Guest parking pass for Convocation honoring Lawrence Clark Powell 1966

Box 4, Folder 6

Dedication of the Hazel and Ross Golden Book Room, Department of Radiology, UCLA 1963

Box 4, Folder 7

"Envoi," printed by Andrew Horn and Saul Marks for friends of Frances Clark Sayers 1965


Also includes handwritten layout.
Box 4, Folder 8

Announcement for Eric Gill lecture by John Dreyfus at the Clark Library 1971

Box 4, Folder 9

Announcement for Friends of the UCLA Library lecture, "Discovery in Israel: The Story of UCLA's Acquisition of a Great Library" [1968]

Box 4, Folder 10

Invitation to the Friends of the UCLA Library Spring Dinner Meeting 1967

Box 4, Folder 11

Program for the Spring Banquet Meeting of the Friends of the UCLA Library, titled "The Genius of the Commonplace: A Chat on Samuel Pepys" 1964

Box 4, Folder 12

Invitation to a reception honoring Everett T. Moore 1975

Box 4, Folder 13

Bookplate for Marion K. Cobb with Clark Library owl

Box 4, Folder 14

New IBM Call Card

Box 4, Folder 15

Small plate reading "Printed by Mary and Andy Horn at the Battledore Press for the Clark Library June 29, 1962" 1962

Box 4, Folder 16

Cards for Robert S. Kinsman

Box 4, Folder 17

Thanks for service to the Clark Library for Edna C. Davis 1974

Box 4, Folder 18

Invitation to 25th anniversary event for the UCLA Biomedical Library 1972

Box 4, Folder 19

Announcement for lecture by Donald F. McKenzie 1963

Box 4, Folder 20

Certificates of Appreciation 1967

Box 4, Folder 21

Announcement for "'Usila,' a tapestry by James Bassler, presented in honor of Page Ackerman"

Box 4, Folder 22

Announcement for a symposium on the history of botany held at the Clark Library 1963

Box 5, Folder 1

Partial Inventory of Original Folders 1984


Some processing was done by Richard Buchen, who made a partial inventory of items contained in the "original 29 folders" on June 1, 1984.
Box 5, Folder 2

Type Specimens Folder bulk 1963-1966

Scope and Content Note

Contains examples of printed items by the Battledore Press including book plates, announcements, invitations, and other materials.
Box 5, Folder 3

Battledore mounted on veneered wood

Scope and Content Note

This item is a small wooden "hornbook" with a piece of paper overlaid with the alphabet printed on it.
Box 5, Folder 4

Battledore mounted on veneered wood with plastic covers 1962

Scope and Content Note

This item is a small wooden "hornbook" with a piece of paper overlaid with the alphabet printed on it, with plastic covering the paper. The back has two cards designating the names of people the item was printed for: Beatrice Ward and Roy Stokes.
Box 5, Folder 5

Battledore Press Type Specimens

Box 5, Folder 6

Border on plain bookplate-sized paper

Box 5, Folder 7

Christmas card from the Erewhon Press 1963

Box 5, Folder 8

Christmas cards to the Horns from Harriet Eddy and the Harmsen family 1962

Box 5, Folder 9

"Oversize" Items 1977

Scope and Content Note

Includes a desk plate reading "A clean desk is the sign of a sick mind" and a sample of a certificate of attendance for the International Institute on General Systems and Information Networks, held at UCLA June 27-September 15, 1966.
Box 5, Folder 10

Type Ornaments

Box 5, Folder 11

Type Ornaments and Department of Radiology Archive logo

Box 5, Folder 12

Type Ornaments and Specimens

Scope and Content Note

Also includes handwritten pages of notes.
Box 6, Folder 1

Items printed for the Benign Order of Adana Pressmen [1962]

Box 6, Folder 2

An item printed for the members of the Rounce and Coffin Club 1974

Box 6, Folder 3

"A Librarian", printed for the M-W-F Society 1961


Includes one copy with a handwritten note "First effort of Mary and Andy Horn 9-8-61, Copy 1 of five, for Bob [Trogman?] who donated the paper, gave advice, and gave us the use of his saw etc."
Box 6, Folder 4

"Offset IBM typewriter is not the dress in which I would prefer to appear before my friends of the Roxburghe and Zamorano Clubs, but since this bears on printing you might like to have it. -- Ed Carpenter" 1964

Box 6, Folder 5

"Precepts" (Satchel Paige quotation) 1962


Printed for various occasions, including St. Patrick's Day for the M-W-F Society, a wedding anniversary for Claire and Nonnie Rappaport, and other events.
Box 6, Folder 6

Announcement for a Rounce and Coffin Club talk on Printing at the Bodleian by Herbert J. Davis 1964

Box 6, Folder 7

Award of Merit printed for the Rounce and Coffin Club for the Western Books Exhibition 1976

Box 6, Folder 8

Invitation to a Rounce and Coffin Club dinner honoring David Kindersley 1976

Box 6, Folder 9

Rounce and Coffin Club logo

Box 6, Folder 10

Keepsake for members of the Moxon Chappel 1976

Box 7, Folder 1

Bon Voyage Card to Bernice and Sam 1962

Box 7, Folder 2

Christmas cards printed for Michael O'Grady

Box 7, Folder 3

Christmas card of the Horn family 1974

Box 7, Folder 4

Christmas card for the Horn family 1975

Box 7, Folder 5

Happy Birthday cards to five friends 1962

Box 7, Folder 6

Happy Birthday print

Box 7, Folder 7

Fourth of July card 1962

Box 7, Folder 8

Midsummer Greetings card 1963

Scope and Content Note

Includes elephant warning quotation and a handwritten note about the quotation.
Box 7, Folder 9

"Peace on Earth Including Asia!" signs

Box 7, Folder 10

Postcards with Floral Borders 1963

Box 7, Folder 11

"Precepts" (Satchel Paige quotation), 2nd setting 1962

Box 7, Folder 12

Three "printed for..." items 1962

Scope and Content Note

Includes printing cards for Roy Stokes, Beatrice Ward, and the Clark Library.
Box 7, Folder 13

"Susy and Guard announce an invasion, ten puppies, May 23, 1963" 1963


Suzy and Guard (at least Guard), appear to be the dog(s) of the Horn family.
Box 7, Folder 14

Christmas cards and alphabet printings 1963