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Newspaper Headlines book for Newspaper Design class

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0437

Scope and Contents

Newspaper Headlines book for Newspaper Design class was produced primarily to be used as a teaching aid for students in Newspaper Design in the School of Printing at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). Students interested in learning the techniques of writing headlines for publications other than newspapers would also find the material helpful.

RIT School of Printing professor W. Frederick Craig authored the publication. This 42 page book includes pages of newspaper headline examples throughout history. It explains the functions of headlines, capitalization styles, appropriate headline type faces, positioning, and writing and creating attractive headlines.

Dates

  • 1983

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

Mr. Craig was a faculty member in the School of Printing at Rochester Institute of Technology for 31 years and was inducted into the West Virginia Printing Hall of Fame in 1997. He published seven books about the history of his hometown, beginning with "Gleaned From The Hills" to most recently "Once Upon A Tuesday," consisting of articles and editorials from "The Reedy News" that was owned by his father Fred E. Craig, and published every Tuesday for 40 years in West Virginia. Mr. Craig served in the U.S. Navy and was a printer aboard the USS Cascade in the Pacific during World War II. He died in 2008.

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet (1 oversized folder)

Language

English

Overview

Two copies of Newspaper Headlines produced by W. Frederick Craig, RIT School of Printing professor in 1983.

Arrangement

Collection is two items.

Physical Location

C. S. South, Shelf 320

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The unaccessioned publication was found in the RIT Archives stacks.

Accession number(s): 2012:026

Dimensions

Book measures 11 inches by 14.5 inches

General

Both copies are signed by the author.

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Jody Sidlauskas in December 2012.
Title
Newspaper Headlines book for Newspaper Design class
Subtitle
RIT Archives
Status
Published
Author
Jody Sidlauskas
Date
17 December 2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

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