Finding-Aid for the Paul Bennett Papers (MSS010)


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Table of Contents

Collection Outline

Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents Note

Restrictions

Administrative Information

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Descriptive Summary

CreatorBennett, Paul, 1897-1966
TitlePaul Bennett. Papers,
Dates: 1949-1959.
Quantity: 15 items
Identification: MSS010

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Biographical Note

A typographer, printer, designer, lecturer, and writer on printing, Paul Bennett was appreciated in his time for his catalytic effect on the printing community. He was the driving force behind many projects, including Typophile Productions, which produced chapbooks. He was published in the Linotype News, Penrose Annual, and Publishers Weekly, and edited The Colophon and The Dolphin. For more information on Bennett, please consult Paul Bennett: A Roamin’ Catalyst by Philip C. Duschnes and Paul Bennett private press keepsake, Gathered together by friends and typophiles.

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Scope and Contents Note

The Paul Bennett Papers contain correspondences, announcements, clippings, and a photograph of the designer with John Dreyfuss. the personal and business correspondences include letters from Jan Van Krimpen and Herman Zapf. Announcements include a pamphlet celebrating the work of Jan Van Krimpen in honor of his sixtieth birthday.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open.

Use Restriction

None

Users of the collections must read and abide by the Rules for the use of manuscript collection materials.

Users of the collections who wish to use items from this collection, in whole or in part, in any form of publication (as defined in the form) must sign and submit to the Washington University Department of Special Collections a hard copy of the Notification of intent publish manuscript collection materials form.

All publication not covered by fair use restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder.

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Administrative Information

Source of Collection

Accruals

Interfiled within collection or by accession at end of collection.

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