Henry Lewis Bullen printing history collection

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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

Henry Lewis ;Bullen printing history collection, 1933–1936 (0.1 linear feet [1 folder]) consists of correspondence and ephemera from the files of Henry Lewis Bullen, including a description in Spanish of the career of Mexico City printer José de Jáuregui; 2 photographs of R.W. Wilson; two manuscript poems on bookbinding.

Biographical Historical Note

A printer by trade, Henry Lewis Bullen worked to preserve historical specimens and literature of printing. His collections became the basis for the American Type Founders’ Company Library, a major collection on printing and graphic arts.