|Rare Book & Manuscript Library|
At a Glance
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.
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
Processed BRC 02/--/77.
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.
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.