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The Alex Mogelon Wood Type collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSC-0159

Scope and Contents

Hebrew and Cyrillic wood type in pizza boxes size 16.5”x16.5":

Hebrew wood type 24 line: 4 boxes Hebrew wood type 20 line: 2 boxes Hebrew wood type 18 line: 2 boxes Broken Hebrew wood type: 1 box Cyrillic wood type: 1 box

Proof prints: 1 box, size 22”x15”

Dates

  • undated

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Extent

5 Linear Feet (11 flat boxes)

Language

Hebrew

Yiddish

Russian

Overview

The Alex Mogelon Hebrew Wood Type collection contains five fonts made from wood for letterpress printing. Three fonts in the Hebrew script and two fonts in the Cyrillic script.

Other Finding Aids

Mogelon Hebrew Wood Type collection images of wood type and type specimen proofs: Rockford Hebrew Wood Type collection images and proofs

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired from Ronna Mogelon, daughter of Alex Mogelon, August 4, 2021

Related Materials

The Richard Rockford Hebrew Wood Type collection CSC-0151
Status
In Progress
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:
Rochester NY 14623 US
(585) 475-2408