A Keepsake for The First Annual Conference of The American Printing History Association: "Typographic America: A Bicentennial Perspective" / American Printing History Association [APHA}

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Identifier: FA.B48.0735
Object type: Broadsides
Dimensions: 16 [various printed ephemera] / various sizes
Creation dates: 1976
Also created by: Nekola Bindery
Designed by: Ron Press
Illustrated by: Marilyn Grastorf
Inspired by: Herity Press
Printed by: Robert Gutchen
Published by: Sumac Press
Published in association with: Harkness Theater, Butler Library, Columbia University
Was created at: Bloomington , Brooklyn
One printed folder that contains: 1 printed broadside, printed with blue ink, that integrates an excerpt of "Old Stories of Stirling" by William Drysdalk with the names of typefaces; a Benjamin Franklin themed broadside that is also a calendar for the month of October (1976); a broadside, printed with an image of the Liberty Bell with text. "Written and first printed by the Herity Press in 1962 for the Liberty Bell capping of the Kelmscott/Goudy press and now produced as a keepsake for The First Annual APHA Conference, October 2, 1976 by Elizabeth and Ben Liebermann, Props."--broadside; broadside on tan flecked paper, with poem, entitled, "The Fist". "Printed on the Joyous occasion of the first APHA conference, 1976"--front cover. Printed by The Raintree Press, (Bloomington, Indiana); a broadside printed on orange paper with wood type dating circa 1858-1876 on a Washington hand press, "1776- A Rich Heritage", by The Primitive Press; a pamphlet bound book with blue wrappers and hand stitched binding, " Washington's March on Trenton, Christmas Eve 1776". "This keepsake was designed and printed by The Angelica Press, Brooklyn N.Y. it was hand set in Caslon Old Face and printed letterpress on Ticonderoga Text. The binding was hand sewn. The original wood engraving is by Marilyn Grastorf; ; a pamphlet bound booklet with tan wrappers, "Again the Kensington Stone: Runic Inscription on the Kensington Stone", by Karl Christian Jensen. "About 300 copies finished in February. Curtis Rag paper. Times Roman type by La Crosse Composing Company. Diagrams by La Crosse Printing Company. Sewing by Nekola Bindery. Published by Sumac Press..."--Colophon; one folio, letterpress printed on bright yellow paper, "The First Amendment to the Constitution". One illustrated promotional broadside, "The Angelica Press is pleased to announce that it has moved to its new quarters at 21st Street and Broadway in New York City..."; one letterpress printed broadside, "Profile of a Publisher" for the Private Press of the Haywoods, Fairlawn, New Jersey. "Hand set in 12 point Californian and printed on an 8 x 12 C&P press in an edition of 350 copies for the APHA Conference..."; one letterpress, double side printed broadside, "Pony Express", printed by Charles L. Bush; one letterpress printed, promotional broadside on gray paper, "Typographic America", by the Jupiter Press, Winchester, Massachusetts; one double side printed promotional broadside for Lanius Press, by Philip Metzger. One double side, letterpress printed broadside, "Names Behind the Faces", featuring the names of various type designers, set in a face created by that artist. Identification of the type is directly under each designer's name; one letterpress printed broadside featuring the Arms of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, from the press of James and Ann Franklin of Newport, ca. 1735. "Newly printed for the American Printing History Association by Robert Gutchen at Biscuit City Press, Kingston, R.I."; one printed broadside that contains information regarding a papermaking workshop by Robert Hauser and Helena Wright. Contains each teachers vitae.,Item identification: 0735.a - "Abbot/Bulfinch/Colwell / Old Familiar Faces" 0735.b - Ben Franklin themed broadside with 1976 calender 0735.c - Liberty Bell broadside 0735.d -"The Fist" 0735.e - "1776- A Rich Heritage" 0735.f - "Washington's March on Trenton..." 0735.g - "Against the Kensington Stone" 0735.h - "The First Amendment to the Constitution" 0735.i - Promotional Broadside; Angelica Press [move announcement] 0735.j - "Profile of a Publisher" 0735.k - "Pony Express" 0735.l - "Typographic America" 0735.m - Lanius Press promotional broadside 0735.n - "Names Behind the Faces" 0735.o - Arms of the Colony of Rhode Island 0735.p -Robert Hauser / Helena Wright [papermaking workshop]