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MS Am 2129

Hunter, Dard, 1883-1966. Dard Hunter papers for Papermaking : the history and technique of an ancient craft, 1942: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Am 2129
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Hunter, Dard, 1883-1966.
Title: Dard Hunter papers for Papermaking : the history and technique of an ancient craft,
Date(s): 1942.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (1.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Typescript printer's copy of book by American author Dard Hunter.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

49M-216. Gift of Dard Hunter, Esq.,MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts; received: 1950.

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is not housed at the Houghton Library but is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine retrieval policies and times.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Dard Hunter Papers for Papermaking : the History and Technique of an Ancient Craft, 1942 (MS Am 2129). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Hunter was part of the American Arts and Crafts Movement, and a member of Elbert Hubbard's Roycrofters in East Aurora, NY in 1904. He devoted his life to research, collecting, writing, and publishing the history of hand papermaking and printing. He published books at his Mountain House Press and established Lime Rock Mill, a paper mill in Connecticut. In 1939 he established the Dard Hunter Paper Museum at MIT, which later moved to the American Museum of Papermaking in Atlanta, Ga.

Scope and Contents

Collection includes typescript printer's copy for 1943 Knopf edition, typescript (carbon), and note cards for the index to the book.

General

This collection is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. See access restrictions below for additional information.

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