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Franklin County Press printing samples

Ms. Coll. 1363

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Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
Creator:
Franklin County Press (Firm).
Title:
Franklin County Press printing samples
Date [inclusive]:
1939-1941
Call Number:
Ms. Coll. 1363
Extent:
1 box (0.2 linear foot)
Language:
English
Abstract:
An oversize scrapbook comprising printing samples of items created by the Franklin County Press. The items were printed from the years 1939 to 1941.
Cite as:
Franklin County Press printing samples, 1939-1941, Ms. Coll. 1363, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, University of Pennsylvania
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Biography/History

Franklin County Press, Inc. was located in Turners Falls, Massachusetts.

Scope and Contents

An oversize scrapbook comprising printing samples of items created by the Franklin County Press. The items were printed from the years 1939 to 1941. The printed samples include advertisements, announcement cards for events, banking forms, business letterheads, blank business forms, labels for paper, lawyers' forms, programs, and restaurant menus. The press printed items for Turners Falls High School. Included in the scrapbook is a theater advertisement for Pinocchio. Annotations in pencil note the price per quantity of the printed material. Printed on the scrapbook cover: Franklin County Press, Inc., Turners Falls, Mass. The last four leaves are blank.

Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts,  August 2018

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Donna Brandolisio

Access Restrictions

This collection is available for reasearch.

Use Restrictions

Copyright restrictions may exist. For most library holdings, the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania do not hold copyright. It is the responsibility of the requester to seek permission from the holder of the copyright to reproduce material from the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Source of Acquisition

Sold by Steve Finer Rare Books (Greenfield, Massachusetts), 2016.

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Controlled Access Headings

Form/Genre(s)
  • Announcements
  • Blank forms
  • Forms (documents)
  • Letterheads
  • Manuscripts, American--20th century
  • Menus
Subject(s)
  • Printed ephemera--Massachusetts--Turners Falls--20th century--Specimens
  • Printing--Massachusetts--Turners Falls--20th century--Specimens
  • Scrapbooks--20th century--Specimens

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Collection Inventory

Box

Franklin County Press printing samples, 1939-1941.

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