|Rare Book & Manuscript Library|
At a Glance
Cataloged and listed.
Correspondence, manuscripts, documents, mock-ups, book dummies, proofs, book jackets, photographs, and printed materials of Reichl.
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 1-5. You will need to request this material 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.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Ernst Reichl papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Related Archival Materials
The RBML has other Reichl manuscripts (dummies and mock-ups) and a collection of his books (ca. 1,100 volumes).
The website for the 2013 RBML exhibit "Ernst Reichl: Wide Awake Typographer," curated by Martha Scotford, has been added to the CUL web archive and is available at this link: http://www.ernstreichl.org/.
Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Reichl, Miriam Brudno. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1982. Accession number--M-82.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/89.
2009-06-26 File created.
2012-04-17 EAD created by PTL
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Graphic designer. Starting in 1927, Reichl designed more than 2,500 books for Alfred A. Knopf, Doubleday, Doran, and other publishers. His work was frequently chosen as one of the fifty books of the year by the American Institute of Graphic Arts. He also created trademarks, letterhead designs, and other commercial art.