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Robert C. Bradbury Miniature Book Research Papers, 1928-2006 | University of North Texas Special Collections

By Emily Aparicio

Collection Overview

Title: Robert C. Bradbury Miniature Book Research Papers, 1928-2006Add to your cart.
Predominant Dates:1960-2000
ID: 01/AR0826
Primary Creator: Bradbury, Robert C.
Extent: 4.0 Boxes
Arrangement: The collection is arranged alphabetically by press, artist, dealer, and/or collector.
Date Acquired: 00/00/2007. More info below under Accruals.
Subjects: Book artists, Miniature books
Languages: English

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Abstract

Collection of documents relating to miniature books: correspondence, photographs, and samples from presses and artists.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Robert C. Bradbury Miniature Book Research Collection is a compilation of documents which highlight miniature book presses, artists, collectors, and dealers. The documents in this collection are comprised of correspondence which also include original letters, photographs of specific artists, book lists, announcements from presses, prospectuses, paper samples, proof pages, typography samples, as well as miniature book catalogs. While the research primarily focuses on the United States, the collection does include items from Canada, the United Kingdom, and Europe.

Collection Historical Note

Robert C. Bradbury, a miniature book bibliographer and dealer, compiled these files for his book Twentieth Century United States Miniature Books. Mr. Bradbury has also written an additional book about antique miniature books titled Antique United States Miniature Books, 1690-1900: Principally from the collection of the American Antiquarian Society and the Lilly Library, Indiana University.

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Administrative Information

Repository: University of North Texas Special Collections
Accruals: 2016-094
Access Restrictions: This collection is not restricted.
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Note: This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hours notice prior to use.
Acquisition Source: Robert C. Bradbury
Acquisition Method: Transfer from Rare Books Room collection.
Related Publications:

Bradbury, Robert C. 2000. Twentieth Century United States Miniature Books. The Microbibliophile Journal.

Bradbury, Robert C. 2001. Antique United States Miniature Books, 1690-1900: Principally from the collection of the American Antiquarian Society and the Lilly Library, Indiana University. The Microbibliophile Journal.

Preferred Citation: Robert C. Bradbury Miniature Book Research Papers, University of North Texas Special Collections
Finding Aid Revision History: This finding aid was revised in September 2017 by Hailey LaRock to clarify the collection content and add normal and predominant dates.

Box and Folder Listing

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Box 1: ABC Darium - Kaycee PressAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 663001
Folder 1: ABC Darium, 1988-1991Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from 1988 and 1991 as well as miniature publication announcements from the press.
Folder 2: Achille St. Onge, 1974-1988Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, brochures, and announcements.
Folder 3: Adomeit, Ruth E., 1961-1986Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence between Adomeit, a miniature books collector, and the Dawson’s Book Shop from 1961-1986. Items also included in folder are: a photo of Adomeit, prospectuses for miniature books, and a publication announcement.
Folder 4: Amistad Press, 1980-1990Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence as well as samples from the press.
Folder 5: Ampersand Workshop, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains a note on The Passionate Shepherd by Christopher Marlowe.
Folder 6: Anderson and Books, 1998Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence as well as brochures from the press.
Folder 7: Angry Mountain Press (Jane Dehn), 1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains a letter from Jane Dehn to Robert Bradbury.
Folder 8: Arcadian Press, 1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence as well as samples from the press.
Folder 9: Press of Arden Park, 1979-1987Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence as well as advertisements from the press.
Folder 10: Arm and Hammer Press (Gordon Rouze), 2006Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence as well as brochures from the press.
Folder 11: Ash Ranch Press, 1985-1990Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence as well as brochures and samples from the press.
Folder 12: Attic Press, 1975Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the press.
Folder 13: Bahar, Anne, 1989Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the press.
Folder 14: Barbarian Press, 1980-1983Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the press.
Folder 15: Bayuzick, Stephen, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains catalogs and a sample from the press.
Folder 16: Beaverdam Press, 1982-1986Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and samples from the press.
Folder 17: Berliner, Harold, 2006Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from Harold Berliner, who was a printer.
Folder 18: Big Wheel Press, 1977Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the press.
Folder 19: Bird and Bull Press, 1994Add to your cart.
This folder contains a catalog from the press.
Folder 20: Bela Blau, 1982-1985Add to your cart.
This folder contains catalogs and photographs from the press.
Folder 21: Black Cat Press, Part I, 1975-1983Add to your cart.
This folder contains catalogs, correspondence, samples, and photographs from the press.
Folder 22: Black Cat Press, Part II, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains catalogs, correspondence, samples, and prospectuses from the press.
Folder 23: Bluebird Books, 1998-1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and a catalog from the press.
Folder 24: Bodle Books, 1984Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the press.
Folder 25: Bondy, Louis, 1965-1988Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, samples, and receipts for purchases from the press.
Folder 26: Bookhaven Press, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains samples from the press.
Folder 27: Bookworm Press, 1993-1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the press.
Folder 28: Borsor Publications, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains a catalog from the press.
Folder 29: Borrower's Press, 1977-1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains a catalog, book lists, correspondence, and samples from the press.
Folder 30: Boulette, John L., 1978Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and a sample from the press.
Folder 31: Bradbury, Robert C., 1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and a publication from the California Book Illustrators.
Folder 32: Bromer Booksellers, 1977-1991Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and samples from the press.
Folder 33: Bronte Press, 1983-1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains a catalog, correspondence, newsletters, and samples from the press.
Folder 34: Brown Trout Press, 1997-1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the press.
Folder 35: Butternut Press, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains samples from the press.
Folder 36: Cannabis Press, 1981Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, paper samples, price lists, and a proposal from the press.
Folder 37: Castle Press (Grant Dahlstrom), 1955Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and paper samples from the press.
Folder 38: Catawba Press, 1985Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and paper samples from the press.
Folder 39: Challenger, Margaret, 1998-1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, price lists, and paper samples from the press.
Folder 40: Chanticleer Press, 1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and paper samples from the press.
Folder 41: Cherry Orchard Books, 1985Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and paper samples from the press.
Folder 42: Cherub Press, 1987Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and paper samples from the press.
Folder 43: Chesapeake Bay Receiver (David Clinger), 2005Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the press.
Folder 44: Clearview Press, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the press.
Folder 45: Commonwealth Press, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the press.
Folder 46: Coron, Beatrice, 1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and a price list from the press.
Folder 47: D'Ambrosio, 1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and photocopies of miniature book research from the press.
Folder 48: Dawson's Book Shop, 1973-1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, paper samples, price lists, and newsletters from the press.
Folder 49: DeNeef, Susan, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains paper samples from the press.
Folder 50: Der Kolibri Press, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains paper samples from the press.
Folder 51: Desert Press, 1985-86Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and paper samples from the press.
Folder 52: De Walden Press, 1996Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the press.
Folder 53: Doray Press (Ramond A. Smith), 1988-1989Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, a catalog, a photograph, and a sample from the press.
Folder 54: E.C. Press, 1987Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the press.
Folder 55: Edison, Julian, 1969-1993Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, a photograph, and an exhibition catalog from the press.
Folder 56: Editions, 1992-1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, a catalog, a timeline of the press, a photograph, and samples from the press.
Folder 57: Erespin Press (Kents), 1986-2005Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, a list of collectors, and paper samples from the press.
Folder 58: Evanescent Press, 1975Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, a catalog, and samples from the press.
Folder 59: Feathered Serpent Press, 1982Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and a sample from the press.
Folder 60: Figment Press, 1998Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, a photograph, and a sample from the press.
Folder 61: Fleece Press, 1987-1988Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and samples from the press.
Folder 62: Flying Coffin Press (Dick Flemming), 1981Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the press.
Folder 63: Flying Pig Press, 1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the press.
Folder 64: Fox, Gabrielle, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and samples from the press.
Folder 65: Futura Press, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains samples from the press.
Folder 66: Grase-Craft Press, 2006Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, newsletters, and samples from the press.
Folder 67: Garden View Press, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains samples from the press.
Folder 68: Gilguy Press, 1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and samples from the press.
Folder 69: Gleniffer Press, 1980-1998Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, newsletters, photographs, and samples from the press.
Folder 70: Goldstein Press, 1985Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and catalogs from the press.
Folder 71: Good Book Press, 1989-1997Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, newsletters, and catalogs from the press.
Folder 72: Gray Goose Press, 1992Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and samples from the press.
Folder 73: Grim Reaper Press, 1982Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the press.
Folder 74: Gurney, Roy, 1990Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence  from the press.
Folder 75: Ha' Penny, 1980Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and samples from the press.
Folder 76: Haroff, William, 1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and samples from the press.
Folder 77: Henderson, James and Robert, 1928-1990Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and catalogs from the press.
Folder 78: Hilleary and Petko, 1984-1997Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, photographs, and catalogs from the press.
Folder 79: Hillside Press, Part I, 1960-1985Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and a photograph from the press.
Folder 80: Hillside Press, Part II, 1959-1982Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, samples, and catalogs from the press.
Folder 81: Hoffman, Richard, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains a catalog from the seller.
Folder 82: Honeybee Press, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains a sample from the press.
Folder 83: John C. Horn, 2006Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and samples from the artist.
Folder 84: Hoshino, Asao, 1977-1983Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the seller.
Folder 85: Huet, Roser, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the seller.
Folder 86: Hugus Alley Press (Anthony Kroll), 1970-1971Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and a sample from the engraver.
Folder 87: Hurley Books, 1978-1994Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the seller.
Folder 88: Impressions Press, 1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and samples from the seller.
Folder 89: Press of Indiana Kid, 1972-1997Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the press.
Folder 90: Iron Bear Press, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and a sample from the press.
Folder 91: Ives Street Press, 1997Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the press.
Folder 92: Janus Press, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains a catalog which includes photographs from the press.
Folder 93: Jen Press, 1979-1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and samples from the press.
Folder 94: Jones, Austin H. Jr., undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains a brochure from the artist.
Folder 95: Johnnycake Press, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains an information sheet from the press.
Folder 96: Phitzer, Juniper Von, 1990Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and samples from the press.
Folder 97: Kaycee Press (Kal Levitan), 1982-1985Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and samples from the press.

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