Fonds MsC 118 - Cobblestone Press fonds

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Cobblestone Press fonds

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  • Textual record
  • Records in electronic form (born-digital)

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Fonds

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MsC 118

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  • 1975-1984 (Creation)
    Creator
    Giampa, Gerald

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12 m of textual records

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(1950-2009)

Biographical history

Gerald Giampa was a fine printer and type designer. He ran Cobblestone Press in the 1970s and 1980s, then moved to digital font design with the digital foundry, Lanston Type Company. He designed the Bodoni 26 font, named one of the top 100 types by the Type Directors Club.

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Fonds consists of printed materials from Cobblestone Press and Giampa's work records, including digital font files, catalogues, sales reports, newspaper clippings and correspondence.

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  • English

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This fonds has not been processed. Restrictions on access may apply; please consult staff for more information.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Works in this fonds are under copyright. Researchers are required to secure permission from the copyright holders for usage of this material, except for those covered by fair dealing.

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Published

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Minimal

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created December 17, 2015. SS
Revised January 10, 2018. MH

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