Orcutt, Reginald, 1894-1965

Orcutt, Reginald, 1894-1965



  • Existence: 1894 - 1965


Reginald Orcutt was born in 1894. He became a salesman for the Mergenthaler Linotype Company in Brooklyn, NY in 1921, and eventually its Vice President for Overseas. Orcutt worked with the printers and pressmen of many countries and brought him into contact with newspaperman, publishers, kings and adventurers. In 1945, he published his autobiography "Merchant of Alphabets." Orcutt died in 1965.

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Reginald Orcutt papers

Stefansson Mss-260
Identifier: Mss-260
Date(s): 1912 to 1964
Abstract Reginald Orcutt (1894-1965), printer with Mergenthaler Linotype Company and author. Consist of a scrapbook with newspaper clippings, correspondence and memorabilia related to Greenland as well as additional correspondence, reprints and photographs on the subject of the Arctic. Also included is a manuscript entitled "My Stone-Age Mistress" by Reginald Orcutt as well as correspondence, clippings and ephemera related to his travels, including his correspondence with James Norman Hall, co-author...