Lester Douglas collection

Creator: Douglas, Lester, 1893-1961
Abstract: Lester Douglas, Director of Art and Printing for the Chamber of Commerce of the United States for 25 years, was responsible for the design of all of the organization's publications, including the magazine, Nation's Business,. Douglas was also a leading American book designer and an authority on typography. The Lester Douglas Collection includes 4.6 linear feet of correspondence, proofs, printed material, art work, and ephemera related to the personal and professional life of Lester Douglas. Correspondents include Paul A. Bennett, Typographic Promotion Manager for Mergenthaler Linotype Co.; Herman Cohen of Chiswick Bookstore; F. E. Dayton, Sales Manager of The Conde Nast Press; Bill Reydel; and Mrs. Edna Rushmore of the Golden Hind Press, among others.
Date(s): 1915-1961
Call Number: MSS 0211