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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 2: Kitemaug Press - Scott Free PressAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 663002
Folder 1: Kitemaug Press, 1987-2000Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, announcements, and samples from the press.
Folder 2: Kent, Clark, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains an announcement from the artist.
Folder 3: Kent, Genevieve, 2006Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the artist.
Folder 4: Kurbel Books, 1985-1986Add to your cart.
This folder contains announcements and correspondence from the seller.
Folder 5: L.H.C. Limited, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains a sample from the press.
Folder 6: Laguna Verde Imprenta (Ward Richie), 1988Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the press.
Folder 7: Lantern Press, 1981Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and samples from the press.
Folder 8: Left Coast Press, 1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the press.
Folder 9: Leliefontein Publications, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and photographs from the press.
Folder 10: Levien, Jack, 1974-1984Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the seller.
Folder 11: Lilliput Press (Allan Armstrong), undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and samples from the press.
Folder 12: Lilliput Press (Schwartzott), 1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and samples from the press.
Folder 13: Lilliputter Press, 1979-1981Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, announcements, and samples from the press.
Folder 14: Lime Rock Press, 1981-1986Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, announcements, and samples from the press.
Folder 15: 1999-2005Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, announcements, and samples from the press.
Folder 16: Log-Anne Press, 1979-1983Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, announcements, photographs, and samples from the press.
Folder 17: Lord John Press, 1981-1982Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, announcements, and catalogs from the press.
Folder 18: Lorson's Books, 1980-1994Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, announcements, and a sample from the seller.
Folder 19: Lytel Press, 1978Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the press.
Folder 20: Marcano, Soraya, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains an information sheet and book list from the artist.
Folder 21: Murer, Diane, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains a business card from the artist.
Folder 22: Mauritorn Press, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains samples from the press.
Folder 23: Memory Press, 1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the press.
Folder 24: Merrian, Robert, 1980-1982Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the seller.
Folder 25: Mini Press, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the press.
Folder 26: Miniature Book Studio, 1972-1974Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and announcements from the press.
Folder 27: Miniature Painters, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains an announcement from the press.
Folder 28: Minikin Press, 1986Add to your cart.
This folder contains an announcement and a sample from the press.
Folder 29: Mitchell, Shannon, 1984-1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, book lists, and a photograph from the press.
Folder 30: Monastery Hill Press, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains brochures from the press.
Folder 31: Moore Publishing, 1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the press.
Folder 32: Morrison, Louis, 1993-1998Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the press.
Folder 33: Mosaic Press, 1981-1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, samples, and announcements from the press.
Folder 34: Mystical Places Press (Jill Timm), undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and announcements from the press.
Folder 35: Nethery, Wallace, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains announcements, samples, and a photograph from the artist.
Folder 36: Never mind the Press, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains an announcement from the press.
Folder 37: North Tower Press (Jean Lau), 1992Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and an announcement from the press.
Folder 38: Nut Quad Press (Regis Graden), 1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the press.
Folder 39: Oak Park Press, 1983-1986Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and announcements from the press.
Folder 40: Old Farmhouse, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains an announcement from the press.
Folder 41: Old Time Printing (Jane W. Roberts), undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains an announcement from the press.
Folder 42: Outwest Bookworks, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains an announcement from the press.
Folder 43: Opuscula Press, 1977-1989Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, samples, and announcements from the press.
Folder 44: P'Nye Press ( Monroe Postman, Frederica Postman), undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains a sample from the press.
Folder 45: Passim Editions, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains a sample from the press.
Folder 46: Peacock Press, 1967Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, samples, and announcements from the press.
Folder 47: Peaked Roof Press, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains an information sheet and a sample from the press.
Folder 48: Pequeno Press, 1990Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, samples, book lists, and announcements from the press.
Folder 49: Perishable Press Ltd. (Walter Hamaday), 1979-1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and announcements from the press.
Folder 50: Persea Press, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains a sample from the press.
Folder 51: Petit Osseau Press (Doris Welsh), 1986-1989Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and announcements from the press.
Folder 52: Pixie Press, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and an announcement from the press.
Folder 53: Platin Press (Saul Marks), undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains samples from the press.
Folder 54: Poehlmann, JoAnna, 1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and a book list from the artist.
Folder 55: Pointeast Imprent, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains an announcement from the press.
Folder 56: Poole Press, 1981-1992Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, samples, book lists, and announcements from the press.
Folder 57: Poor Richard Press (Ivend H. Krohn), undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains a sample from the press.
Folder 58: Prickly Pair Editions, 1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and a sample from the press.
Folder 59: Proof Press, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains a clipping about the press.
Folder 60: Quail Hill Press, 1993Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, samples, book lists, and announcements from the press.
Folder 61: Quoin Press (Steve Schuster), undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains a sample from the press.
Folder 62: Raheb, Barbara, 1979-1986Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, samples, book lists, and announcements from the artist.
Folder 63: Rainbow Serpent, 1998Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, samples, and announcements from the press.
Folder 64: Raven Press, 1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, an exhibition resume, and announcements from the press.
Folder 65: Rebecca Press, 1984-1988Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, samples, book lists, and announcements from the press.
Folder 66: Red Squirrel Press, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains a sample from the press.
Folder 67: Red Wagon Press, 1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and a sample from the press.
Folder 68: Richard, Kathryn, 1987Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, samples, an edited manuscript, and announcements.
Folder 69: Rivercrest House, 1982-1983Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the seller.
Folder 70: Robinrun Press, 1972Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the press.
Folder 71: Robot Press (Robert Kent), undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains an announcement from the press.
Folder 72: Rosenberg, Maddy, 1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the artist.
Folder 73: Rouze, Gordon K. (Arm and Hammer Press), 2006Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the artist.
Folder 74: Rumor Press (Kim O'Donnell)Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and a sample from the press.
Folder 75: Sandleswood Press, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains samples from the press.
Folder 76: Sanford, Donn, 1990-1991Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and a bibliography.
Folder 77: Santa Susanna Press, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains a sample from the press.
Folder 78: Schori, Ward, Part I, 1963-1991Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and a photograph from the artist.
Folder 79: Schori, Ward, Part II, 1983-1989Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and samples of cloth from the artist.
Folder 80: Schori, Ward, Part III, 1974-1997Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and samples of cloth from the artist.
Folder 81: Schori, Ward, Part IV, 1983-1992Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and samples of cloth as well as engravings from the artist.
Folder 82: Schori, Ward, Part V, 1983Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, newsletters, as well as paper and layout samples from the artist.
Folder 83: Scott Free Press, 1983-1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, samples, purchase receipts, and announcements from the press.

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