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At a Glance
Cataloged and listed.
A collection of correspondence, documents, and bound volumes pertaining to the Typothetae of New York. These papers contain correspondence of some of the officers and the recording secretary; materials relating to the Emergency Defense Fund, strikes and labor related problems; reports; bills, receipts, and other financial data; and miscellaneous printed materials relating to the organization, constitutions, and elections. The bound volumes consist of minutes of meetings, scrapbooks about Typothetae activities, account books, and a few miscellaneous items. Bound volume one is a minute book for 1865-1867 in the hand of Theodore Low De Vinne, Secretary. Volume 52 contains photographs taken by members at the annual convention in Nashville, October, 1897.
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Restrictions on Access
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); Typothetae of the City of New York records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--American Typefounders Library. Method of acquisition--Transfer; Date of acquisition--1973. Accession number--M-73.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Established in 1862 as the earliest master printer's union, and to the United Typothetae of America, founded in 1887 as an international association of master printers.