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Edward Rondthaler papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSC-0044

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.

Dates

  • 1915-1981

Creator

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.

Extent

3.75 Linear Feet (10 boxes)

Language

English

Overview

This collection documents The papers document the career of typographer Edward Rondthaler, particularly his early work in phototypesetting, and his company Photo-lettering Inc.

Physical Location

Cary Graphic Arts Collection

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Edward Rondthaler, 1992.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Cary staff, date unknown. Finding aid encoded from MARC record by Ella von Holtum in August 2020.
Title
Edward Rondthaler papers
Subtitle
Cary Graphic Arts Collection
Status
In Progress
Author
Ella von Holtum
Date
08-2020
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Cary Graphic Arts Collection Repository

Contact:
RIT Libraries
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