Preliminary Guide to the Robert Loos Dothard Collection

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Title: Robert Loos Dothard Collection
Date (inclusive): ca. 1938-1963
Collection number: Printers Mss 6
Creator: Dothard, Robert L.
Extent: .2 linear feet (1 half-size document box)
Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
Physical location: Del Sur
Language of Material: Collection materials in English

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Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

Preferred Citation

Robert Loos Dothard Collection. Printers Mss 6. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Hobart Skofield, 1980.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection contains correspondence, Christmas cards, stock certificates and ephemera of Robert Loos Dothard, ca. 1938-1963, mainly relating to the printing firm of William E. Rudge's Sons, Inc. Dothard was one of the five original partners of the firm and the firm's typographer for several years. He later had a long, distinguished career as a book designer, with many of his books being accepted for the Fifty Books exhibitions of the American institute of Graphic Arts.

Collection Contents

Box 1

Correspondence, Christmas cards, stock certificates and ephemera