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Conversations on type and printing : oral history transcript / and related material, 1967-1976.
BANC MSS 77/54 c; Phonotape 893 B
Collection Overview

Title:

Conversations on type and printing : oral history transcript: and related material, 1967-1976

Creator/Contributor:

Harris, Carroll T. (Carroll Timanus), 1891-1975, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Teiser, Ruth, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Comments on early interest in typography and work in the east before coming to California; his work for the Monotype Composition Company in San Francisco, and the formation of Mackenzie and Harris; San Francisco fine printing tradition; Bruce Rogers, Frederic W. Goudy, the Taylor brothers, John Henry Nash, the Grabhorns, the Kennedys, and printers; labor relations in printing industry in San Francisco; interest in Book Club of California, the Roxburghe Club, etc. Photographs and a copy of memorial tribute written by Ruth Teiser inserted.

Date:

1967 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Mackenzie & Harris.
Book Club of California.
Printers -- California -- San Francisco
Type and type-founding -- California -- San Francisco
Labor unions -- California
United States -- California -- Berkeley

Note:

Carroll Timanus Harris; tape recorded interview conducted by Ruth Teiser in 1967. Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, Calif., 1976 :
Phonotapes also available.
Also available online.
Copyright by The Regents of the University of California. This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Type specimen books to transferred to the book collection of the Bancroft Library.

Type:

Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
[11], 209 leaves ; 28 cm. + related material.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z1z5d
BANC MSS 77/54 c
Phonotape 893 B

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Copyright by The Regents of the University of California. This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Related Item:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z1z5d