Edward Rondthaler papers
Scope and Contents
The papers document the career of typographer Edward Rondthaler, particularly his early work in phototypesetting, and his company Photo-lettering Inc. The collection contains some business records, photographs, and examples of his graphics work for clients, from films and stats to finished print pieces. Also here are drafts of his autobiography, which was published in 1981, and his other writings on typography, phototypesetting, and onomatopoeic printing.
- Edward Rondthaler (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open to researchers.
Biographical Information on Edward Rondthaler
Edward Rondthaler (1905-2009), American typographer, pioneer in the phototypesetting industry; founder of Photo-Lettering, Inc., International Typeface Corporation, and Type Director's Club.
3.75 Linear Feet (10 boxes)
This collection documents The papers document the career of typographer Edward Rondthaler, particularly his early work in phototypesetting, and his company Photo-lettering Inc.
Cary Graphic Arts Collection
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Edward Rondthaler, 1992.
This collection was processed by Cary staff, date unknown. Finding aid encoded from MARC record by Ella von Holtum in August 2020.
- Edward Rondthaler papers
- Cary Graphic Arts Collection
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- Ella von Holtum
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