Letterpress and Fine Printing

Accession Number: SC U:104
Location: RB-M
Dates: 1909-2011
Size: 2 oversize legal Hollingers; 0.7 cubic feet
Creator/Collector: Unknown
Acquisition info: Unknown
Accruals: No accruals expected
Custodial history: Unknown
Language: English
Processed by: Melissa Miller, December 2017
Conservation notes: Items placed in acid-free folders
Scope and Content: The collection contains examples of letterpress and fine printing from a variety of publishers and private presses.
Arrangement: Collection organized alphabetically by press name
Restrictions: No restrictions
Remarks: No remarks

Letterpress and Fine Printing
2 oversize legal Hollingers; 0.7 cubic feet

Box/Folder Description
1/1 Finding Aid
1/2 All Along Press

-Cherokee Print League holiday sale; 2010

1/3 Amalgamated Printers Association

-“For My Daddy”; 1982

1/4 Caslon Press; Chicago, IL

-“The Prince of Peace”; 1909

1/5 Cerberus Press; University City, MO

-"Broughton’s Rules"; 1980

-"I Do the Rock"; 1980

-"Millworker"; 1980

-"Pardon Me, Roy"; 1980

1/6 Cloister Press; St. Louis, MO

-“The Care of Silver”

1/7 Contre Coup Press; University City, MO

-“The Haunted Platen Press”
-“On the Profession of Type Designing”; 1981
-“Printing Periodicals”; 1983
-“Scarlet, Old Furry and the Dry Cleaner”; 1981
-“Why I Live Where I Live”; 1983

1/8 Eastern Press; East Haven, CT

-"Recollections of Daniel Berkeley Updike"; 1991

1/9 Firecracker Press

-Sound Waves at the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts

1/10 Ives Street Press; Mount Carmel, CT

-“If the doors of perception were cleansed…”; 1983

1/11 Japan Paper Company; New York, NY

-"Chinese Hand Made Paper Making"

-Correspondence; 1914

-"English Hand Made Paper Making"

-"French Hand-Made Paper Making"

-"Italian Hand Made Paper Making"

-"Japanese Hand Made Paper Making"

-"Spanish Hand-Made Paper Making"

1/12 Jarrold & Sons; Norwich, England

-“The Night Before Christmas”; 1939

1/13 The Merrymount Press; Boston, MA

-The Writings of A. Kinglsey Porter”; 1934

1/14 Nevertheless Press; University City, MO

-"Book Arts Series"; 1986 (2)

1/15 Oriole Press; Berkeley Heights, NJ

-"Joseph Ishill & the Oriole Press"; 1958

-"The Oriole Press"; 1958

-"The Oriole Press: a few comments on the publications exhibited at Rutgers University Library"; 1950

1/16 John Pils

-"Vincent C. Schoemehl Jr. Commemorating Ten Years of Service as Mayor of the City of Saint Louis"; 1991 (2)

1/17 The Printery; Kirkwood, MO

-"A is for the Albion…"

-"An interesting aspect of old wood type…"

-"Ars atrium omnium conservatrix"

-"The Art of Printing"; 1980

-Benjamin Franklin letter to his sister 1786; 1970

-"Christmas 1776"; 1988

-"Christmas 1958"

-"The Excellence of the Gift of Love"

-"Giovanni’s Gifts"; 1968

-"The Hardship of Accounting"

-"Her Majesty’s Loyal Subject"; 1971

-Invitations; 1972-1976 (3)

-"London and Its Neighbourhood of Printers 1658"; 1978

-"Moxon"; 1971

-"My Book and Heart"; 1998

-One demy Albion press

-"Oye sinners, erring throng…"

-"Printer’s Manuals from Moxon to the PIA"; 2002

-"The Rubricator’s Notes"; 1979

-"The Selkirk Grace"; 1970 (2)

-"The Spacious Firmament on High"; 1969

-"The Voice of the Hadmiral"; 2011

-"William Morris & the Sailor"; 1978

-"Winona and the Quality of Life"

1/18 Rand McNally; Chicago, IL

-"Wishing You a Very Merry Old-Fashioned Christmas"; 1946

2/1 Charles Reznikoff; New York, NY

-“Rhythms”; 1918
-“Rhythms II”; 1919


The Roycrofters; East Aurora, N

-Convention programs; 1922-1924 (2)

-Correspondence; 1922 (3)

-"Karl Kipp and His Work at the Tookay Shop East Aurora, New York"

-Order forms and envelopes (6)

-"Quaint, Delicious Gifts for Christmas Giving"

-"Riding to Success on the Shoulders of Giants"

-"A Roycroft Bucket of Selected Pecan Meats"

-"Roycroft Handwrought Copper"

-"The Roycroft Shops"; 1921

2/3 William Rueter

-“The Typocrafters”; 1981

2/4 Rulon-Miller Books

-"Noel"; 1988

2/5 St. Louis Letterpress Society

-Annuals; 1991-2005 (12)

-Calendars; 1991-1998 (2)

2/6 Shelly Printing Co.; St. Louis, MO

-“A Tale”

2/7 Starrett Memorial Library

-Arthur Machen caricature

-Sherlock Holmes caricature; 1974

-"Two Caricatures of Vincent Starrett"; 1974

2/8 T and A Constable; Edinburgh, Scotland

-“The Life of Sr. Thomas Bodley”

2/9 Trovillion Private Press; Herrin, IL

-"America’s Oldest Private Press"; 1952

-"Announcing More Beautiful Books" (2)

-At the Sign of the Silver Horse; Autumn 1959-Autumn 1963 (6)

-"Books and Gardens"; 1948

-"Books Beautiful" 1938

-"Christmas at Thatchcot"; 1947

-"Christmas in Review"; 1942

-"I Salute the Silver Horse"; 1958

-"A Keepsake from Thatchcot"

-"An Old Diet Calendar"

-"The Passing of Mother’s Portrait"; 1948

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