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Archibald K. Gibson print sample scrapbook

Archibald K. Gibson print sample scrapbook

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Archibald K. Gibson print sample scrapbook RHC-71

Grand Valley State University Special Collections & University Archives
1 Campus Drive
Allendale, MI 49503



Repository: Grand Valley State University Special Collections & University Archives
creatorGibson, Archibald K.
Title: Archibald K. Gibson print sample scrapbook
Dates: 1896-1906
Quantity: 0.5 Linear feet(1 flat box)
AbstractArchibald K. Gibson was born in July 1871 and lived and worked in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Gibson was a member of the Society of the Philistines, an association of book lovers. The collection consists of samples of fine printing collected by A.K. Gibson, correspondence to Gibson from publishers and book sellers on letterhead, sketches, bookplates, announcements, and illustrated catalogs.
Identification: RHC-71
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Collection Description

Samples of fine printing collected by A.K. Gibson of Grand Rapids, Michigan. The collection is mounted on blank pages in a volume with the cover from Twenty famous naval battles by Edward Kirk Rawson, 1899. The scrapbook contains correspondence to Gibson from publishers and book sellers on letterhead, sketches, bookplates, announcements, and illustrated catalogs.


Biography

Archibald K. Gibson was born in July 1871. He worked as a clerk/teller at the Grand Rapids National Bank. Gibson was a member of the Society of the Philistines, an association of book lovers.


Booksellers and bookselling
Printing--Specimens
Publishers and publishing
Scrapbooks
Society of the Philistines (East Aurora, N.Y.).

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research use.

Publication Rights

For information on copyright or permissions for this collection, contact Grand Valley State University Special Collections.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

A.K. Gibson printing scrapbook (RHC-71). Special Collections & University Archives, Grand Valley State University Libraries.

Source of Acquisition

Acquired from Harvey E. Lemmen, purchased Oct. 23, 1980.


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