||Frederic W. Goudy, world renowned type designer, was born March 8, 1865 in Bloomington, Illinois. The collection consists
of material relating to the life and work of Frederic W. Goudy. Included are over 150 printed pamphlets, broadsides, books
and printed ephemera by various private presses. These items were printed as tributes to Frederic Goudy on his various birthdays,
on anniversaries of The Village Press, and other occasions. Other material in this collection includes tributes to Bertha
Goudy, portraits of Frederic Goudy, examples of types designed by Goudy, booklets and articles written by Goudy, material
about Goudy and his work, a small amount of correspondence, and samples of his stationery.