Isador Mendle Collection on the History of Printing
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Series II. Ellic Howe Papers. [series]:   
Scope: Consists of research notes compiled by Howe, a British printer, on thehistory of the printing trade; also drafts of lectures by Howe.

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1. Material relating to Walter Lewis.   
Scope: Consists of Howe's notes on Lewis, a British printer appointed University Printer at Cambridge in 1923, and a close collaborator of Stanley Morison.

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Consists of 1 Ts and 2 autograph notes made by Howe from interviewswith Lewis. (3 items)
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2. Works by Howe.   
Scope: A clipping, drafts of Howe's work, and a list.

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1943: Dec 25, Times Literary Supplement review of The Trade, editedby Howe. (1 item)
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Autograph and Ts drafts of lectures by Howe. (8 items)
box-folder   4/47.  
Price list for bookbinding (Ts). [fragment of book]. (1 item, 8 pp.)
box-folder   4/48.  
Notes on Composing Machines, by Howe.Ts, bound in boards. (1 item, 38 pp.)
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3. Source materials on the history of printing.   
Scope: Ts and autograph notes and information on the history of the printing trade.

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Ts and autograph notes; miscellaneous correspondence from 1937to 1939 and n.d., from Arthur Rogers (British book dealer), from [Howe] tothe Editor of The New York Herald Tribune Books, andfrom M.J. MacManus (book dealer), all relating to bookbinding; clippings andphotos dealing with bookbinding. (25 items)
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Collected Ts excerpts on typesetting and printing, from 1865 to1880. (1 item)
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London Electrotypers' Minutes, 1897: Mar 15; unidentifiedexcerpts about books and printing; excerpts from The Gorgon on printing, 1818: Oct-Dec; An Appeal to the Legislature on... the Office of King's Printer, by SamuelBrooke, printer, London, 1830, and Second Appeal, 1832; excerpts from directories of printers, 1823-1834; pricelists of type and stock, 1797 and n.d.; type specimens.All photoreproduced. (24 items)
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Typography, a journal published from Autumn 1936 to Summer 1939.Consists of prospectus and announcement, specially bound for Howe in two volumes,with loose copy laid in. (2 items)
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Ts article, Indexes and Indexing, by Thomas R. Martin, with signedpreface by E. Freind. Drawings and article, Tacketting Account Books, laidin. (1 item)
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Ts and autograph notes for unfinished history of printing. Includesextracts from W. Boutall, Globe Chapel Minutes, and other sources. Also includesNotes on Some English Types, 1630-1730, attributed toHowe. In green ringbinder notebook, filed on top of boxes. (1 item)
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Type specimens [photocopy]. Laid in brown oversized portfolio,filed on top of boxes. (8 items)