Frederic Warde papers

Inclusive Dates: 
1921–1939
Survey Repository: 

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

0.5 cubic ft. of material consisting of letters, postcards, mementos, and a few printed items, mostly addressed to Chicago book designer William A. Kittredge and dating to the years 1921-1939. The collection documents the world of fine printing and some of its notable names.

Biographical Historical Note

Frederic Warde was an American printer, type designer, and typographic designer.