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Frederic Wilson Main Papers M122
- George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
- Main, Frederic Wilson
- Frederic Wilson Main papers
- Date [inclusive]
- 1925-1948, undated
- 0.75 linear feet
- Correspondence between Frederic Wilson Main and book designers and printers, such as Frederic W. Goudy, William A. Kittredge, and Daniel B. Updike; also includes articles, newspaper clippings, printed ephemera, and images.
Frederic Wilson Main Papers, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine
Frederic Wilson Main, born ca. 1877, was engaged in paper manufacturing and had many contacts with book designers and printers. He worked for the Worthy Paper Company Association in West Springfield, Massachusetts, before becoming Vice President of the Hurlbat Paper Company in South Lee, Massachusetts, retiring in 1942.
Scope and Content
Correspondence between Main and book designers and printers, such as Frederic W. Goudy, William A. Kittredge, and Daniel B. Updike. In addition, there are articles, newspaper clippings, printed ephemera, and images from or concerning book designers and printers. Miscellaneous photogravures, including a signed image of Theodore Roosevelt, are also in the collection.
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 040113000 College Station
Brunswick, Maine, 04011
The Frederic Wilson Main Papers are complemented by printed works collected by Main and added to the book collection in the George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives. Main's books and pamphlets are identified by a Frederic Wilson Main bookplate.
Photogravures including a signed image of Theodore Roosevelt
Subject files: alphabetical list of subject files with names of correspondents and dates of correspondence
Alliger, Lewis A.
Dwiggins, William Addison
Goudy, Frederic W.
Goudy, Frederick W. 67th Birthday Invitation
Kittredge, William A.
Leslie, Arnett W.
Lydenberg, Harry M.
Main, Frederic Wilson
Petty, George Harvey
Rushmore, Arthur W.
Updike, Daniel Berkeley
Titles: list of bound volumes and pamphlets collected by Main that are located in the Special Collections & Archives book collection
Miscellaneous printed ephemera