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Ernst Reichl papers, 1899-1981

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1059
Bib ID 4079259 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Reichl, Ernst, 1900-1980
Title Ernst Reichl papers, 1899-1981
Physical Description 5 boxes (5 boxes 4 oversize folders)
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 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.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Cataloged and listed.

Description

Summary

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.

Preferred Citation

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/.

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--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

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/89.

Revision Description

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.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
American Institute of Graphic Arts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Book design Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Commercial art Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Commerical artists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Designers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Doubleday & Company, Inc. Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Doubleday, Doran & Company Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
George H. Doran Company Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Graphic arts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Publishers and publishing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

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.

External users and Columbia affiliates may view materials on-site at RBML. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, only Columbia affiliates may view materials on-site at Avery, Starr, and Burke. After clicking 'Submit Request', users will login with their UNI and password (Columbia affiliates) or their special collections account (external users). Appointments are required and will be arranged according to each individual repository's policy.


Ernst Reichl Papers



Box 1 Correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, documents, photographs, and a scrapbook



Box 2 Designs by Ernst Reichl



Box 3 Designs by Ernst Reichl



Box 4 Reichl's catalog of his book designs



Box 5 Printed materials and books inscribed to Reichl


Oversize:



Flat Box 217 Book designs


Flat Box 217 Printed materials in a flat box



Cmi Box 6 Scrapbook of materials about Reichl



Cmi Box 7 Scrapbook: "Ernst Reichl: Designers to Industry"