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Call No.: MS Am 2822
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Ticknor and Fields.
Title: Ticknor and Fields designs for publications,
Date(s): 1882-1887 and undated.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Original designs for publications of Boston publishing company, Ticknor and Fields.
Ticknor and Fields (1854-1889) was an American publishing company based in Boston, Massachusetts. Other company names used included: James R. Osgood & Co., Ticknor & Company, Ticknor & Fields, Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, Fields, Osgood & Co., Houghton, Osgood, and Co., and later Houghton, Mifflin and Company.
Organized into the following series:
- I. Drawings by title
- II. Drawings without titles
Drawings are primarily for covers and spines of books published by Ticknor and Fields, but also include some for sheet music and serials. Media includes ink, graphite, watercolor, and gilt paint. One cover is a complete painting. Most drawings do not indicate the artist, but some items are by Henry Balon?, Harley, J. A. Schweinfurth?, and Sidney Lawton Smith.