Robert N. McArthur book arts collection

Robert N. McArthur book arts collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Robert N. McArthur book arts collection
Dates: circa 1900-1980s
Quantity: 37.7 Linear feet (54 boxes, 7 oversized boxes, 2 oversized folders B)
Abstract:This collection consist of a variety of advertisements, posters, postcards, designs, writings, and correspodence relating to Robert N. McArthur's work as a printer and typesetter.
Coll. Number: ms2368.TEMP

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert N. McArthur was a printer based in Atlanta, Georgia where he owned and operated a printing company for many years. During his career McArthur received several national awards for typesetting and new print styles.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Robert N. McArthur book arts collection. MS 2368. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library. The University of Georgia Libraries.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Mrs. Robert N. McArthur in November 1984.


Related Material

McArthur's library of printing books was removed from the Manuscripts collection to the Hargrett Rare Books collection and can be located through the GIL catalog.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
OS Folder
1BMarshall Field Company advertisements, 1921
 
OS Folder
2BAdvertising/Marketing posters, 1944
 
Box
OS6REPO List: OS box 6- Misc. Items incl. Rare book engravings and title pages
 
Box
1AAccession/Appraisal Info
 
Box
1BBiography, Awards/Citations, Genealogy
 
Box
1C"The National Cyclopedia of American Biography Vol. XLV"
 
Box
2Articles on File
 
Box
3Misc Items
 
Box
4Travel Brochures
 
Box
5Postcards - Belgium-Great Britain
 
Box
6Postcards - Great Britain-Italy
 
Box
7Postcards - Spain-US
 
Box
8Correspondence 1912-1957
 
Box
9Correspondence B-W
 
Box
10Writings
 
Box
10BWritings
 
Box
11Design
 
Box
12Designs
 
Box
13Designs
 
Box
14Projects - Graphic Arts Library
 
Box
14BB-R(?)
 
Box
15Barnhart
 
Box
16Barnhart
 
Box
17Higgins - MacArthur Company
 
Box
18Higgins - MacArthur Company - Emory Programs
 
Box
19Higgins - MacArthur Company - Sez-Type
 
Box
20Type Specimens
 
Box
21American Specimen Book of Type Styles
 
Box
22Baver-Berkley Press
 
Box
23Bertsch - Continental
 
Box
24D-H
 
Box
25I-K
 
Box
26L-R
 
Box
27S-W
 
Box
27BTypefoundry Amsterdam - The letter as a work of art
 
Box
28Paper Manufacturers I
 
Box
29Paper Manuscripts Ink II
 
Box
30Individuals A-Col
 
Box
31Typographers Cooper I
 
Box
32Typographers Cooper II
 
Box
33Book 4 OZ Cooper
 
Box
34RFD-Gillespie
 
Box
35Typographers Goudy I
 
Box
36Goudy II
 
Box
37Typographers H-R
 
Box
38Individuals Schiller-W
 
Box
39General Associations A-AIGA
 
Box
40General Associations AM-R
 
Box
41General - Book Catalogs - New Typography
 
Box
42Printing Rare Books A-H
 
Box
43Typography Rare Books J-W
 
Box
44Alphabet & Image
 
Box
45The American Printer, Archiv fur druck und papier arts et metiers graphiques
 
Box
46Ben Franklin Monthly, Borado Quarterly, Folio, Inland Printers, The New Colophon 1-4
 
Box
47The New Colophon 5-8, New England Printer, The PI Box, PM: II, III, IV
 
Box
48Journals V PM: VI, VII, Print Quarterly
 
Box
49Journals VI. Share your knowledge, typogrpahica
 
Box
50Journals VII: 3 minutes, Westward, Annuals, The book of Art Printing, Portfolio, 27 Chicago Designers
 
Box
51Graphis Articles on Poster Art
 
Box
52African and Indonesian Materials, Misc
 
Box
53Duplicate Items
 
Box
54Clippings to be filed/copied
 

Typography Companies

OS Box
1Font posters
OS Box
2Barnhart Brothers and Spindler posters, typeset proofs, and brochures
OS Box
3Several companies, from WM Bradley to Bruce Rogers - typescript proofs, typescript development sketches, and type sample and order forms
OS Box
4Albert Schiller Company posters, poster proofs, exhibits, and plaques, 1980s
OS Box
7Eastern Paper Company posters, typeset proofs, typeset portfolio, and tourism related posters
OS Box
8McArthur designs, advertisements, certificates, 1898 graduating class photograph, and various travel menus