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Printing Services Department

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Book of Press Cuts

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Printing Services Department, 1895- | Berea College Special Collections and Archives Catalog

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Collection Overview

Title: Printing Services Department, 1895-Add to your cart.

ID: RG 05/5.34

Primary Creator: Berea College

Extent: 3.0 Boxes (General)

Subjects: Berea College

Languages: English

Abstract

The Berea College Printing Department (today known as Printing Services) started in the 1880s as a small shop with a Washington hand press in "The Castle" (a small two-story house iin the southwest corner of the campus).  With growing technologies and changes in locations (including at times the top floor of Lincoln Hall and in the William's Building) the department continued to grow and by 1905 had taken the shape of a job office that created publications not only for Berea College but the city.

Today, located in Stephenson Hall, Printing Services serves the printing, duplicating, and copying needs of the Berea campus and the local community.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The records of Printing Services include historical materials, sample publications, memorandum and notices, and two books of press cuts.

Collection Historical Note

Previously named or referred to as: Printing Department, Press Department, Printing Office, College Press

In 1995 the College Press and the Duplicating Services Center were consolidated into the newly structured Printing Services Department.

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Berea College

Administrative Information

Repository: Berea College Special Collections and Archives Catalog

Access Restrictions: Records can be accessed through the Reading Room, Berea College Special Collections and Archives, Hutchins Library, Berea College.

Use Restrictions: There are no restrictions on the collection other than federal copyright regulations.

Preferred Citation: [Record/Folder/Box], RG 5/5.34: Administrative Divisions: Printing Department. Berea College Special Collections and Archives, Berea, KY.

Processing Information: Guide created November 2017


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Box 1: FoldersAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Publications, 1909-1936Add to your cart.
Primarily booklets and brochures.  Junior Press Printers. Junior Press Annual. Calendars "Compliments of the Printing &Linotype Classes," Printing Classes, "My Book List," "The Enterprise," other
Folder 2: Contracts and Correspondence with Mergenthaler Linotype Company, 1913-1932Add to your cart.
J.R. Rogers (son of J.A.R. Rogers) company representative; donations of presses
Folder 3: Publications, Speciman Linotypes, Other, 1913-1941, ndAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Specimen Book: Printing Department of Berea College, 1905Add to your cart.
"The Printing Department of Berea College;" includes photographs of 1904-1905 Staff (with names and positions) and Group Photograph of "Typographical Union: Berea Chapter No. 1"
Folder 5: Engraving Block: "The Boy Lincoln"Add to your cart.
Folder 6: History of Printing Office, 1931-1954, ndAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Notices, Other, 1970s-Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Consolidation with Duplicating Services Center, 1995Add to your cart.
Box 2: Book of Press Cuts, 1895-1950s(?)Add to your cart.
Book of press cuts with index.  Individuals many of whom are leading Bereans (founders, presidents, staff, faculty and students).  Includes early African-American (black) graduates. Many named and dated.
Box 3: Book of Press Cuts, 1895-1940s(?)Add to your cart.
Book of press cuts collected by Press Office.  Includes population tables, Fee headstone, Fireside Industries goods political cartoons, college calendars, weaving looms, agriculture products, song books, "The old Boone Rock," broom craft, "the Berea Refrigerator," farms, laundry and ironing services, printing press, woodcraft and furniture, bakery, weaving samples, Student Industries, candy kitchen, sewing, campus maps, campus buildings and building plans, autographs (signatures) of Berea leaders and others, other.  Many items dated.


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