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 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Publications in any medium issued in successive parts bearing numerical or chronological designations and intended to be continued indefinitely, such as periodicals, newspapers, annuals (reports, yearbooks, etc.), journals, memoires, proceedings, transactions, etc., of societies and numbered monographic series.

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

About Cummington Press -- Atlantic Monthly article 1974, 1974

 File — Box 4, Folder: 21
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of article "The Fine Art of Printing," by Stephen Brock, from The Atlantic Monthly, April 1974, pages 112-115. The article discusses Harry Duncan and the Cummington Press on pages 113-114.

Dates: 1974

About Cummington Press -- Books at Iowa no.2 1965, 1965

 File — Box 4, Folder: 18
Scope and Contents Books at Iowa, issue number 2, April 1965, from the University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City. The article "Bookworms and Type Lice," by Harry Duncan, appears on pages 17-25 of this issue. "Duncan p.17" is handwritten in pencil on the cover and title page, and a checkmark is penciled next to the article in the table of contents. In the article, Duncan discusses a library display of "Private Printing in Iowa City 1957-1964" and the Typographic Library in the University of Iowa School of...
Dates: 1965

About Cummington Press -- Books at Iowa no.7 1967, 1967

 File — Box 4, Folder: 19
Scope and Contents Books at Iowa, issue number 7, November 1967, from the University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City. The article "The Cummington Press," by Mary L. Richmond, appears on pages 9-31 of this issue. The article presents a detailed history of the press and a chronological list of publications by the press, from 1939 through 1966, with a 1975 publication handwritten at the end. Annotations handwritten in pencil appear throughout the article. On page 47, below the entry on Mary L. Richmond in the notes...
Dates: 1967

About Cummington Press -- Fine Print v.4 no.1 1978, 1978

 File — Box 4, Folder: 22
Scope and Contents Fine Print, volume IV, number 1, January 1978. This issue features the articles "Harry Duncan & The Cummington Press," by Mary L. Richmond (pages 1-4); "Harry Duncan, Maker of Books," by Kay Amert and Kim Merker (pages 4-6); "A Checklist of Books Printed by Harry Duncan," compiler not identified, listing works printed by the Cummington Press and Abattoir Editions in chronological order (pages 9-10); and two pages of illustrations from books at the Cummington Press and Abattoir Editions,...
Dates: 1978

About Cummington Press -- Missouri Library Association Quarterly article 1969, 1969

 File — Box 4, Folder: 20
Scope and Contents Photocopy of article "The Private Press in Iowa," by Dennis C. Wendell, from Missouri Library Association Quarterly, 30 (March 1969), pages 4-9. The article discusses four private presses operating in Iowa City at the time: Prairie Press, operated by Carroll Coleman; Cummington Press, operated by Harry Duncan; Stone Wall Press, operated by Karl Kimber Merker and Raeburn Miller; and Qara Press, operated by Gerald M. Stevenson, Jr. The article notes that Duncan moved to Iowa City on the...
Dates: 1969

About Cummington Press -- Printing & Graphic Arts v.4 no.1 1956, 1956

 File — Box 4, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents Printing & Graphic Arts, volume IV, number 1, February 1956. Handwritten on the front cover in pencil are contents notes, "Terence, p. 27, Prairie Press, p. 9."The book notices on page 27 is titled "Terence Illustrated" and describes the book printed at Cummington Press for the exhibit of the works of Karl Ephriam Weston, curated by Mary L. Richmond.The article on page 9 is titled "The Persistent Prairie Press," and describes the history of Prairie Press in Iowa....
Dates: 1956

About Cummington Press -- Printing & Graphic Arts v.5 no.1 1957, 1957

 File — Box 4, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents Printing & Graphic Arts, volume V, number 1, February 1957. Pages 9-11 feature the article "Personal observations of the Cummington Press" by Mary L. Richmond, describing Richmond's first meeting with Harry Duncan and Paul Wightman Williams, Richmond's subsequent field trips to Cummington Press while teaching her History of Printing and Book Arts class, the circumstances surrounding the Cummington Press printing of the Terence Illustrated exhibition handbook, the effect of Williams'...
Dates: 1957

Cancelled Projects -- Mesa Series 2 No. 1 1949, 1950

 File — Box 3, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Unpublished signatures for Mesa, series II, number I, Winter MCMXLIX, set and printed by Harry Duncan and Paul Wightman Williams in 1950. Only one signature was printed, in an unknown number of copies. According to the handwritten version of the Flamer inventory, this may have been the first use by the Cummington Press of Romanee type from the Netherlands. Printed on Rives woven paper, watermarked "RIVES" in open capitals. Mesa editor Herbert Steiner asked Duncan and Williams to come to New...
Dates: 1950