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Arthur S. Allen collection, 1900-1940

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0019
Bib ID 4079595 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Allen, Arthur S.
Title Arthur S. Allen collection, 1900-1940
Physical Description 7.5 linear feet (18 boxes)
Language(s) English .
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.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged.

Description

Summary

A collection of 850 booklets, leaflets, brochures and pamphlets illustrating American commercial typography from 1900 to 1940.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

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); Arthur S. Allen collection; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Lorain Fawcett, Allcolor Company Inc., 1951.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Processed BRC 02/--/77.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

2011-12-15 XML document instance created by Catherine C. Ricciardi

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"
Advertisements Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Brochures Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pamphlets Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Bradley, Will, 1868-1962 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cleland, T. M (Thomas Maitland), 1880-1964 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cole, Timothy, 1852-1931 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Goudy, Frederic W (Frederic William), 1865-1947 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Graphic designers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Printing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ruzicka, Rudolph, 1883-1978 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Updike, Daniel Berkeley, 1860-1941 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Arthur S. Allen, 1867-1944, was the founder of the Allcolor Company, Inc., New York City. He was an expert on the application of color in packaging of products.