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Archibald K. Gibson print sample scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RHC-71
Samples of fine printing collected by A.K. Gibson of Grand Rapids, Michigan. The collection is mounted on blank pages in a volume with the cover from Twenty famous naval battles by Edward Kirk Rawson, 1899. The scrapbook contains correspondence to Gibson from publishers and book sellers on letterhead, sketches, bookplates, announcements, and illustrated catalogs.

Dates

  • 1896-1906

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research use.

Publication Rights

For information on copyright or permissions for this collection, contact Grand Valley State University Special Collections.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 flat box)

Biography

Archibald K. Gibson was born in July 1871. He worked as a clerk/teller at the Grand Rapids National Bank. Gibson was a member of the Society of the Philistines, an association of book lovers.

Source of Acquisition

Acquired from Harvey E. Lemmen, purchased Oct. 23, 1980.
Title
Archibald K. Gibson print sample scrapbook, RHC-71
Author
Special Collections & University Archives
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Grand Valley State University Special Collections & University Archives Repository

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