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Lester Douglas papers

Identifier: MS-1128
The collection contains two folios collected by Douglas.

The first folio contains correspondence related to bookplates Bruce Rogers designed and printed for Lester Douglas. Also contains the original layout and examples of the plate in different colors.

The second folio contains correspondence with Bruce Rogers and Bill Kittredge of the Lakeside Press concerning the sale of the original matrices for Centaur type face. The folio has a specimen sheet of Centaur and Arrighi faces printed by Taylor & Taylor Press, San Francisco, CA. tipped in.


  • 1930 - 1948


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Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


.25 linear ft. (1 box)


Lester Douglas (1894-1961). Graphic Designer for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Contains correspondence and printing examples related to type designer Bruce Rogers.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA