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Joseph Brewer papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 641

Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence, writings, and photographs. Correspondence includes autograph manuscript and typescripts letters from Harold Acton, Iris Barry, Charles Fisk, Katherine Anne Porter, John Strachey and others. There is a small amount of outgoing letters among the correspondence. Writings include autograph and typescript drafts and printed versions of writings by Brewer, including "20th Century Typography in the Netherlands." Photographs include ones by Milton Horn and ones of Katherine Anne Porter by George Platt Lynes.

Dates

  • 1922-1979

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The Joseph Brewer Papers is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Elysium Press on the Sinclair Lewis Fund, 1999.

Arrangement

Organized into two series: I. Correspondence, 1922-1979. II. Other Papers, 1930-1976.

Extent

1.42 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/beinecke.brewer

Overview

The collection contains correspondence, writings, and photographs. Correspondence includes autograph and typescripts letters from Harold Acton, Iris Barry, Charles Fisk, Katherine Anne Porter, John Strachey and others. There is a small amount of outgoing letters among the correspondence. Writings include autograph manuscript and typescript drafts and printed versions of writings by Brewer, including "20th Century Typography in the Netherlands." Photographs include ones by Milton Horn and ones of Katherine Anne Porter by George Platt Lynes.

Joseph Hillyer Brewer (1898-1991)

Joseph Hillyer Brewer, American publisher, librarian, and president of Olivet College. He was born in 1898 and died in New York City in 1991.

Processing Information

Former call number: Uncat ZA MS 629.
Title
Guide to the Joseph Brewer Papers
Author
by Beinecke staff
Date
2007-05-16
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Repository

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Location

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Access Information

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