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MS Typ 1185

Golgonooza Letter Foundry. Golgonooza Letter Foundry archive, 1984-2001: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: pf
Call No.: MS Typ 1185
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Golgonooza Letter Foundry.
Title: Golgonooza Letter Foundry archive,
Date(s): 1984-2001.
Quantity: 1 collection (8.5 linear feet (20 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are primarily in English, a few in Spanish and French.
Abstract: Drawings, proofs, and other material relating to the design and production of typefaces and books by the Golgonooza Letter Foundry & Press.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

99M-58. Purchase with Hofer Trust fund, Vershbow fund, and the Bentinck-Smith fund; received: 2000-2004.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Caroline Duroselle-Melish, with the assistance of Bonnie B. Salt

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Golgonooza Letter Foundry Archive, 1984-2001 (MS Typ 1185). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

The Golgonooza Letter Foundry & Press was co-founded by Dan Carr and Julia Ferrari in 1980 to cast type for Four Zoas Night House, a publishing press operated by Dan Carr, Julia Ferrari and Mark Olson. In the early 1990s, Carr and Ferrari co-founded the press Trois Fontaines. Golgonooza Letter Foundry & Press moved to Ashuelot, New Hampshire in 1982.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Consists of drawings, proofs, and other material relating to the design and production of typefaces and books by the Golgonooza Letter Foundry & Press from 1984 to 2002. The descriptions and item numbers were supplied by Golgonooza.

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