Richard H. Templeton, Jr. collections

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This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

2 folders of examples of fine printing collected by Richard Templeton and a few pieces of correspondence addressed to Templeton about his printing collection. Some biographical information is included.

Biographical Historical Note

Richard H. Templeton, Jr. graduated from Amherst College, 1931, and was active in private and fine printing in Buffalo, ca. 1939-40, before moving to Chicago.  There he was a member of the Caxton Club of Chicago. He was active in contemporary art circles.