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Bruce Rogers Correspondence

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957,
Title: Bruce Rogers Correspondence
Inclusive Dates: 1900
Quantity: 1 folder (SC)
Abstract: Letter (signed) from book designer Bruce Rogers at Houghton Mifflin to a Mr. Vincent.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Bruce Rogers (1870-1957) was an American typographer and type designer. He was known for his "classical" style of design, favoring typefaces such as Caslon and Centaur, the latter of which he designed himself.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Bruce Rogers Correspondence consists of a signed, handwritten letter dated 7 February 1900 on the letterhead of Houghton, Mifflin Company, Publishers, from the book designer Bruce Rogers to a Mr. Vincent. The letter discusses Rogers' design for Vincent's book.

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Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings


Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957.

Corporate Bodies

Houghton, Mifflin and Company.
Riverside Press (Cambridge, Mass.)


Book design -- United States.
Book designers -- United States.

Genres and Forms


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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Bruce Rogers Correspondence,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Purhcase, 2014.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 7 Apr 2014
Revision history:

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SC 709 Vincent, — 7 Feb 1900

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