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James Rasmussen Collection of Printing Gauges

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: CSC-0136

Overview

This collection contains twenty eight paper and plastic gauge tools used in printing, and two books relating to offset lithography.

Dates

  • 1911 - 1999

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Biographical information on James Rasmussen

James Rasmussen attended RIT in the 1960's, studying in the Graphic Arts and Photography program. He worked for many years at Hallmark, Inc. as a graphic arts engineer.

Extent

.3 Linear Feet (1 document box)

Language

English

Physical Location

Cary stacks, row 15

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was donated to the Cary Graphic Arts Collection by James Rasmussen in January of 2019.

Bibliography

Also included in the collection are two books, both of which have been catalogued.
  • Senefelder, Alois, Muller, J.W., translator, The Invention of Lithography, New York: The Fuchs & Lang Manufacturing Company, 1911. Printed by the Riverside Press.
  • Monsen Type Manual: A Book Lithographed on the Offset Press on Offset Paper, Chicago: Thormod Monsen & Son, 1922.

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Ella von Holtum in March 2019.
Title
James Rasmussen Collection of Type Gauges
Status
Completed
Author
Ella von Holtum
Date
12 January 2019
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 Cary Graphic Arts Collection Repository

Contact:
RIT Libraries
The Wallace Center
90 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester NY 14623 US
(585) 475-2408