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Frederic W. Goudy Correspondence Collection, 1929-1946Add to your cart. | Special Collections & University Archives

Title: Frederic W. Goudy Correspondence Collection, 1929-1946Add to your cart.
ID: MS-0546
Extent: 0.2 Linear Feet
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Frederic Goudy was born March 8, 1865, in Bloomington, Illinois. He was an American printer and type designer whose typefaces include Copperplate Gothic, Goudy Old Style, and Kennerley. He was widely known for the success of his typefaces between 1915 and 1940, and often gave speeches regarding his passion for letter forms.

He was married to Bertha Matilda Sprinks, a typographer and fine press printer, from 1897 until her death in 1935. Frederic Goudy died on May 11, 1947, in Marlborough, New York.

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Acquired: 9999-218
Restrictions: This collection is open for research.
Rights: The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.
Related Materials: Dick Yale Papers, 1913-2002
Preferred Citation: Identification of item, folder title, box number, Frederic W. Goudy Correspondence Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.
Collection Material Type: Personal Papers
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