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Orcutt, Reginald, 1894-1965

 

Dates

  • 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.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Reginald Orcutt papers

Stefansson Mss-260
 Collection
Identifier: Mss-260
Overview 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 of...