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Zapf, Hermann

 Person

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

1983 ATypI Working Seminar papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSC-0030
Overview This collection includes ATypI Working Seminar papers, lecture transcriptions, Visible Language production files, and miscellaneous ATypI organization files. The production files include paste up photographs, original negatives and slides, article mock-ups, correspondence between Charles Bigelow and the lecturers, and mock ups of the actual journal. There are multiple draft copies of each article, as well as the journal. There is also information about other...
Dates: 1976 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1983 - 1985

Gudrun Zapf von Hesse papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSC-0134
Overview The Gudrun Zapf von Hesse papers document von Hesse’s professional career as a bookbinder, calligrapher, and typographer in the 20th and 21st centuries.
Dates: 1934 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1936 - 1998

Hermann Zapf collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSC-0135
Overview Hermann Zapf was a German type designer, typographer, calligrapher, author, and professor. He influenced type design and modern typography, winning many awards and honors for his work. Of note is Zapf’s work with August Rosenberger, a prominent punchcutter who cut many of Zapf’s designs.
Dates: 1918 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1940 - 2007

Ismar David papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: CSC-0004
Overview Collection of materials from the graphic designer and artist Ismar David, including correspondence, photographs, teaching materials, and commisioned works.
Dates: 1938 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1952 - 1990

Palatino Italic typeface

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: CARTYPE-0004
Overview Palatino is a large typeface family designed by Hermann Zapf. It was initially released in 1950 by the D. Stempel AG foundry.
Dates: circa 1950 (release date)

Palatino Roman typeface

 Collection
Identifier: CARTYPE-0003
Overview Palatino is a large typeface family designed by hermann Zapf. It was initially released in 1948 by the Linotype foundry. It was digitally modified in 1984 to be issued on the Apple Computer operating system. Included in the collection are Palatino Roman, Palatino Italic, and Palatino Swash typefaces.
Dates: 1948-1984

Philip L. Metzger papers regarding Orbis Typographicus

 Collection
Identifier: CSC-0067
Scope and Contents The papers contain correspondence, sketches, layouts, proofs, color samples, and composition notes related to the production of Orbis Typographicus: Thoughts, words, and phrases on the Arts and Sciences, a portfolio of twenty-five broadsides featuring quotations chosen by Philip L. Metzger and Hermann Zapf. The unconventional layouts were designed by Zapf, and typeset and hand printed by Metzger at his Crabgrass Press in Prairie Village, Kansas. The project took ten years; the portfolio was...
Dates: 1970 - 1979

RIT Cary Graphic Arts Press records

 Collection
Identifier: RITArc-0717
Overview Records documenting the development, growth and activities of the RIT Cary Graphic Arts Press, now known as the RIT Press, from about 2002 - 2010.
Dates: 2002-2018

Robert L. Leslie collection of Hermann Zapf calligraphy

 Collection
Identifier: CSC-0066
Scope and Contents The collection consists of twenty-six letterform studies, poems, and designs for book title pages, spine titles, and a dust jacket rendered in pencil and ink on paper by German calligrapher Hermann Zapf. Also present are two early sketches for his typefaces Melior and Optima, and seven printed sheets of alphabets. Zapf mounted each example on paper sheets measuring 29 x 20 cm. before presenting them to his friend Robert L. Leslie; the collection is accompanied by a presentation slip signed by...
Dates: 1940 - 1958