Edith Diehl papers, [ca.1915-1956]

Diehl, Edith, b. 1876 d. 1953
Author, Historian, Book designer
Active in Brewster, N.Y.

Collection size: 3.0 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Personal and business correspondence regarding her book, BOOKBINDING: ITS BACKGROUND AND TECHNIQUE; a brief biographical sketch; royalty statements; lecture notes on bookbinding, articles, and other writings; glass negatives and photographs of bookbindings; five etchings by Hubert Rutherford Brown and Rose Adler; and pen and ink illustrations of bookbinding tools and techniques.

Biographical/Historical Note: Bookbinder; Brewster, N.Y. b. in 1876; d. 1953.

Donated by Alice Diehl Prendergast, Edith Diehl's niece, 1979.

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