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Otto W. Fuhrmann papers, 1930-1961

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0462
Bib ID 4078793 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Fuhrmann, Otto W. (Otto Walter)
Title Otto W. Fuhrmann papers, 1930-1961
Physical Description 7 boxes (7 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-7. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged remainder arranged.

Description

Summary

The collection consists of the manauscripts of Fuhrmann's articles, notes, and related items on the history of printing and graphic arts. A great many of Fuhrmann's articles were about Johann Gutenberg. There is also correspondence, primarily with people well known in the printing trade.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-7. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Otto W. Fuhrmann papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Fuhrmann, Mrs. Otto W. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1967. Accession number--M-67.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.

Revision Description

2020-04-06 EAD document created by CCR.

Subject Headings

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"CUL Collections:"
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College administrators Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University. Libraries -- : Employees Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Graphic arts -- History Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gutenberg, Johann, 1397?-1468 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
New York University. Libraries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Printing -- History Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Printing industry Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Otto W. Fuhrmann (1889-1966). Director of Graphic Arts at New York University. Fuhrmann was formerly on the staff of Columbia University Libraries.

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Papers



Box 1 Catalogued Correspondence



Box 2 Manuscripts of Articles and Essays



Box 3 Manuscripts of Articles and Essays



Box 4 Manuscripts relating to Gutenberg



Box 5 Manuscripts relating to Gutenberg



Box 6 Printed Materials

With notes by Fuhrmann



Box 7 Printed Materials