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Guide to the Daniel Berkeley Updike Letters, 1900-1924

Collection number: MS 81

Size: 4 items (0.10 cu.ft.)

About Daniel Berkeley Updike

Daniel Berkeley Updike, printer and publisher, worked for the Merrymount Press of Boston, Mass. He was a recognized authority on the history and use of print types, and he played an important role in the development and improvement of typography in the United States.

About the Daniel Berkeley Updike Letters

Two letters written by Daniel Berkeley Updike to Dr. Locke. In one letter, Updike thanks Locke for providing him with a medical excuse for not carrying out jury duty, and in the second, describes some printed materials he evidently sent to Locke. Also included are two letters written to Updike: one, from Charles Eliot Norton, invites Updike to dine with C.R. Ashbee, owner of London, England’s Kelmscott Press; the other, written by Sweir Mitchell, provides Updike with instructions for the printing of a book.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open.

Copyright Notice

Copyright is retained by the authors of these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Daniel Berkeley Updike Letters, 1900-1924, MS 81, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Purchased from Chris Barnes, Librarian, Keene State College, Keene, N.H.,1976 (Accession numbers:77,78,82, 84)