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Auckland University College Library typographical collection.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-Archives-A-58

Scope and Contents

A collection of typographical specimens representative of the craft of various New Zealand printers and presses. A holograph poem 'Written in Cold' by Robin Hyde is on the reverse of a menu from the "Spotted Dog" in the Unicorn Press file, along with a copy of 'Katherine Mansfield : a critical essay / by Arthur Sewell'. Auckland : Unicorn Press, 1936, signed by the author.

Dates

  • ca. 1930-1960s.

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Not restricted.

Extent

0.2 metres (1 box (9 folders) + 1 outsize folder)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Collected by Mr Arthur Sandall when University Librarian and added to by Mr Ron Holloway.

General

NRAM A937.
Title
Inventory of the Auckland University College Library typographical collection.
Status
Completed
Author
Stephen Innes
Date
2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections, The University of Auckland Repository

Contact:
5 Alfred Street
Private Bag 92019
Auckland 1142 New Zealand