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Typothetae of the City of New York records, 1862-1921

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1267
Bib ID 4079416 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Typothetae of the City of New York
Title Typothetae of the City of New York records, 1862-1921
Physical Description 5 boxes (5 boxes 52 volumes 1 oversize folder)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/44_TI-TY_22.pdf
Access

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Arrangement

Arrangement

Cataloged and listed.

Description

Summary

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

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Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site. 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); Typothetae of the City of New York records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.

Subject Headings

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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"
Congresses and conventions -- Tennessee -- Nashville Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
De Vinne, Theodore Low, 1828-1914 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emergency Defense Fund Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Industrial relations -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Printing -- History Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Printing industry -- Employees -- Labor unions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Publishers and publishing -- Societies, etc Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Working class -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

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.