Inventory of the John DePol Collection

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Overview of the Collection

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Organization of the Collection

Arrangement of the Collection

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection


Overview of the Collection

Creator: DePol, John, 1913-2004
Title: Charles Price Collection of John DePol
Abstract: Prints, proofs, sketches, broadsides and other documents donated by John DePol to Connecticut College between 1991 and 2003.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection consists of one linear foot of documents produced by John DePol.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

None

Restrictions on Use

Materials must be used within the Linda Lear Center for Special Collections & Archives

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Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Persons:
DePol, John, 1913-2004
Price, Charles, 1923-2003
Corporate names:
Yellow Barn Press
Stone House Press
Lycoming College
Juniata College
Places:
New York, N.Y.
Cliffside Park, N.J.
Subjects:
Art, American
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- United States
Illustration of books -- 20th century -- United States
Illustrators -- United States
Printers -- United States
Printmakers -- United States
Wood engravers -- United States
Wood engraving -- 20th century -- United States
Document Types:
Broadsides
Correspondence
Wood engraving

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Related Material

Other collections of John DePol materials are held by the University of Delaware, Rutgers University, Syracuse University, Princeton University.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John DePol Collection, Linda Lear Center for Special Collections & Archives, Connecticut College

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Detailed Description of the Collection

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection

Charles Price Collection of John DePol

Folder
1 Correspondence, 1990-1996. Bulk to Charles Price
2.1 Blank cards
2.2 Christmas cards.
3.1 Catalogs and booklists
3.2 Prospectuses
4.1 Proofs (small), 1986
For Morris Gelfand; Eric Gill, for the Yellow Barn Press; for Neil Shaver; for the Yellow Barn Press; for Monkish Men I; for Monkish Men II; for Steve Saxe; Shroder Bookplate
4.2 Proofs (small), 1981-1985
For Neil Shaver/Yellow Barn Press; for Jim Fraser Foundation; for Red Ozer; for the Stone House Press; for A Tribute to Charles W. Morris; for Ken Botnick; Golden Hind Press
4.3 Proofs (small), 1994
Pat's Chevette; [untitled, chevette]; Bruce's Typefounders; The Cyclist (2 copies); March; Yale University Press; Typophiles
4.4 Proofs and sketches (small)
For William Heyen's memoir, Stonehouse Press, 1994
8 proofs, 7 sketches
4.5 Proofs
Barbara Henry/Bowne
8 pieces
4.6   Proofs
Title-page proof for A Fass Memoir, Hammercreek Press, 1990
4.7   Proofs
For Theresa Kishken's Inishbream, Barbarian Press, 1999
8 sheets and 1 letter
4.8   Proofs
For Steve Saxe's American Iron Handpresses with photocopies of publications
4.9   Proofs, miscellaneous
Kelmscott/Goudy press; For Boone & Co., South St. Seaport Museum; for the Yellow Barn Press I; for the Yellow Barn Press II; for the Yellow Barn Press III; Tower, University of Nebraska; for the Stone House Press; for Leonard Seastone/Tideline Press; for the Isaiah Thomas Press; A Book's Many Forms, for APHA Journal; for APHA (2 copies); for Pentagram Press; Merritt Parkway; Chippin Ongar Aerodrome; The Street, for the New York Observer; for Steve Miller
4.10   Proofs, 1991
For Typophiles; For Steve Miller; Walden/Pentagram; Merritt Parkway; You can judge a book by its cover by Bernard Middleton (2); Prism ... for Poems by Perry; Recto portion of title page for self-portrait with birds by John Graves; For Modern Love by George Meredith (2)
4.11   Proofs, The Yalu flows
8 pieces
4.12   Proofs, Boltin's Cookbook, 1994
6 pieces
4.13   Proofs, Lorca, Songs of Childhood
5 print proofs, title proof, letter
4.14   Proofs, My two Oxfords, 1991
3 sheets
4.15   Proofs, 1992
The Press at Landis Valley Museum; For Steve Miller, For a book of poems "Windswept"; Home of the Cleveland Symphony Orchestra; For letterpress guild of New England; Bowne & Co. Stationers; Grabhorn Press; For the Typophiles
5.1   Prints, Juniata College
L.A. Beeghly Library; Ellis Hall; Founders Hall; Juniata College
5.2   Prints, Lycoming College
John W. Long Library; Fine Arts Building; Tower of Old Main; Bell and Flag Court; Clarke Memorial Chapel; Old Main
5.3   Prints, Francis A Countway Medical Library, Harvard University
Stairwell; Countway Library; Lahey Room
5.4   Prints, College Landmarks
Chapin Library, Williams College; Library and Landes Gateway, Susquehanna University; Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library, Bucknell University; Observatory, Bucknell University; Daniel C. Roberts Hall, Bucknell Library; Library, Farleigh Dickinson University; Plant House, Connecticut College
5.5   Prints, American landmarks
St. Thomas Church, New York; St. Luke in the Fields, New York; Portland Head Lighthouse, Maine; Faneuil Hall, Massachusetts
5.6   Prints, Juniata College
Mrs. Samuel Wesley; Lycoming Thomas Coke; Dante Alighieri; Francis Bacon; Lycoming Wesley; Lycoming Charles Wesley; Francis A Countway; Washington Irving; John Marshall; Col. E.L. Drake; Edgar Allen Poe; John Baskerville; Philippe Pinel; Charles Dickens; Alexander Hamilton; Noah Webster
5.7   Prints, miscellaneous
Linotype; Old printing office; Old Manse; Javelin House, St. John's Newfoundland; Ulster Railroad Station, Ulster County; Factory District, Belfast; Fisherman of Galilee; Obstetrical chair of the 16th century; Rowfant Club; The Eagle
6.1   Ephemera, Promotional material
6.2   Ephemera, Printing workshops
6.3   Ephemera, Exhibition catalogs
6.4   Ephemera, Press notices
6.5   Ephemera, Keepsakes
6.6   Ephemera, Pamphlets and cards
6.7   Ephemera, miscellaneous
7   Offprints
John Anderson and the Pickering Press
10 plates
8   Drawings
Original and transfer drawings, Christmas card, 1991 (2 pieces); Original and transfer drawings for Pentagram Press (12 pieces); Transfer drawing and proof sheets for Michael Tarachow, Pentagram Press (3 pieces); Transfer drawings and proof sheet for Pentagram press (5 pieces); Transfer drawings and proof sheets for Typophiles keepsake (12 pieces); Transfer drawing and Christmas card for 1993 (3 pieces); Transfer drawings and proof sheet for Typophiles keepsake (7 pieces); Miscellaneous transfer drawings (9 pieces); Transfer drawing and proof for Typophiles (6 pieces)
9   Materials for Connecticut College exhibition
10.1 flat Plant House woodblock
10.2 flat Typophiles woodblock, 1992
10.3 flat Woodblock for Pentagram Press festschrift, 1993
10.1 flat Bowne woodblock, 1994
11 flat 1976 Bicentennial calendar, US Banknote Corporation
12 flat Oversize prints
Plant House, large paper format; Intersection; Under Open Sky, frontispiece and title page
13 flat Broadsides
Type miscellany, Stone House Press; Holiday Altar Trees, Stone House Press Broadside #8; Rimbaud en Route, Stone House Press Broadside #10; Homemade, Stone House Press Broadside #11; At West Hills, Long Island, Stone House Press Broadside #12; Remembering Tolbert Lanston; Amenities of Civilization, Pentagram Press; Meeting of the Waters at Hudson & Erie; John DePol Makes Today ..., Buttonmaker Press; For the Birth of Christ, Aralia press; The Bunker; There is no Other Method, Yellow Barn Press; Advertisement ... This is to inform ..., Yellow Barn Press; For the Friends of the Book Arts, Yellow Barn Press; Solid shank cast steel hoes ...; The standing position of a compositor ...; Freedom of the press belongs ..., Pentagram Press
14 flat Event posters
Oak Knoll Fest, 1994; Some Garden Accessories, 1989; Art & Technique of Wood Engraving, 1983; Art & Technique of Wood Engraving, 1982; Lecture, University of Alabama, 1989; Lecture, Mills College, 1987
15 flat Exhibition posters
Rochester Institute of technology, 1988; U of Nebraska, Omaha, 1985; Connecticut College, 1991
16 flat Dustjacket for Merritt Parkway