Mergenthaler Linotype Company records


Creator: Mergenthaler Linotype Company
Date(s): 1876-1974, undated
Call Number: MSS 0520
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Abstract: The Mergenthaler Linotype Company developed and manufactured the first modern, functional "line casting" machine. The company records include correspondence, promotional material, histories, chronologies, photographs, drawings, patent records, and assorted parts and supply catalogs.
Physical Description:
  • 8 linear feet (8 boxes)
  • 1 oversize removal
Immediate Source of Acquisition: Purchase, 1985
Processing Information: Processed by Ryan L. Roth,March 2006. Encoded by Maureen Cech, October 2010. Additional encoding by Jaime Margalotti, November 2019. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard