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MS Typ 718-718.1

Dwiggins, W. A. (William Addison), 1880-1956. W. A. Dwiggins papers concerning Cedar Hill: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Typ 718-718.1
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Dwiggins, W. A. (William Addison), 1880-1956.
Title: W. A. Dwiggins papers concerning Cedar Hill,
Date(s): 1934-1979.
Quantity: 1 collection (.33 linear feet (2 volumes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Autograph manuscript of and watercolor drawings for Cedar Hill by American book designer W. A. (William Addison) Dwiggins as well as letters from Dwiggins to Philip Hofer, Curator of the Department of Printing and Graphic Arts of the Harvard College Library.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*87M-39. Bequest of Philip Hofer, Department of Printing and Graphic Arts, Houghton Library; received: 1984 November.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

W. A. Dwiggins Papers Concerning Cedar Hill (MS Typ 718-718.1). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Dwiggins was an American type designer, calligrapher, and book designer. Philip Hofer was Curator of the Department of Printing and Graphic Arts of the Harvard College Library.

Arrangement

Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Includes an autograph manuscript of Cedar Hill with 37 pencil or watercolor drawings, four letters from Dwiggins to Philip Hofer, and one letter from Dorothy Abbe to Philip Hofer concerning a lecture on Dwiggins.

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