Name and location of repository
Level of description
Type Specimen Collection
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
Individual sheets, booklets, advertisements, and other material showing the use of specific type faces.
System of arrangement
Organized into three series: Type Specimen, Foundries, and Other. Items in Type Specimen are individual type faces and fonts. Items in Foundries are items from specific foundries which include multiple type faces and fonts. Items in Other are various pieces showing the use of a font without obvious purpose.
Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
All items are available in the HMCT most days from 9:30 am - 4:00 pm. To ensure access, please contact the archivist ahead of time.