Libraries & Collections at Rutgers: Special Collections and University Archives: Rare Books: John DePol Collection:
Finding Aid: The John DePol Collection
of American Wood Engravings and Related Material

Folder One

The Benjamin Franklin Keepsakes

Documentation. "John DePol Relates Intimate History of Famed 'Franklin Keepsake' Series." Printing News (5 March 1988): 2-3.

Documentation. Typescript and letter from DePol to 'Neil' and photocopy of six pages of the Signing of the Declaration of Independence by Carl Van Doren.

Photocopy of sections of Hanborough Catalogue 50. Printing, Typography Type Specimens. Item 453G (with reproduction) of Franklin, Inventor, a wood engraving by DePol.

Folder Two

Catalogues. Arts of the Book

Arts of the Book. Catalogue Fifteen. 1992. Includes wood engraving on cover by DePol.

The Veatchs. Arts of the Book. Catalogue 27. Cover wood engraving by DePol. Signed and dated. With a note by DePol.

Folder Three

Colleges, Universities, and Schools

Documentation. Wood engraving and writing about Columbia University. Missing pages.

Wood engraving for Ann and Barnard. Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.

Wood engraving. Columbia University. (2 copies)

Wood engraving. Bucknell University. (3 copies labeled differently)

Wood engraving. Connecticut College, New London, Connecticut.

Correspondence. Columbia University. Dated December 6, 1999.

Folder. The Library. Farleigh Dickinson University (Madison, New Jersey). Dated December, 1982.

The following wood engravings are in a folder titled Lycoming College: Six Wood Engravings by John DePol.

Documentation. Gleeson Library Associates Spring Tour. Wood engraving of El Campanil at Mills College. Mills College Library. Dated 1989.

Wood engraving. Mill's College.

Pamphlet. John DePol: Wood Engraver. The University of Iowa Libraries. Dated 1993.

Wood engraving. Tower, University of Nebraska. Dated March 7, 1985.

Wood engraving. El Campanil, Mills College. Dated March 16, 1989.

Folder. The Library. Phillips Exeter Academy. Wood engraving by DePol and commentary by Robert N. Shapiro. Dated March 1993.

Folder Four

Correspondence

Holiday greetings to friends dated 17 December 1982.

Holiday greetings to friends dated 17 December 1992.

Correspondence to Michael Joseph, Rare Book and Jerseyana Catalog Librarian, Rutgers University. Dated 23 September 1995.

Copy of correspondence to Jim Fraser discussing the etching "Washington Square." Dated 4 September 1996.

Copy of correspondence to Frank Mattson, former Curator of the Berg Collection, NYPL, discussing DePol's etching.

Correspondence to Michael Joseph, Rare Book and Jerseyana Catalog Librarian, Rutgers University. Dated 11 January 1997.

Correspondence to Michael Joseph, Rare Book and Jerseyana Catalog Librarian, Rutgers University. Dated 26 June 1998.

Correspondence to Michael Joseph, Rare Book and Jerseyana Catalog Librarian, Rutgers University. Dated 29 October 1998.

Correspondence to Michael Joseph, Rare Book and Jerseyana Catalog Librarian, Rutgers University. Dated 26 March 1999.

Copy of correspondence to John Anderson. Dated 9 April 1987.

The following four pieces in Folder entitled "Letters from John," and dated August 20, 1999

Correspondence from Michael McCurdy to John DePol. Dated February 1, 1996.

Letter to friends. Dated December 17, 1996.

Correspondence to Jim. Dated April 28, 1998.

Envelope for Michael Joseph, Rare Book and Jerseyana Catalog Librarian, Rutgers University. Dated November 5, 2001.

Small note to Michael. Signed by De Pol.

Correspondence about Yale University Press. Post Scriptum. Dated September 30, 1999.

Copy of correspondence to De Pol from Alvin Eisenman. Dated October 22, 1957.

Envelope (empty). Addressed to Michael Joseph, Rare Book and Jerseyana Catalog Librarian, Rutgers University. Dated March 17, 2000.

Envelope for Michael Joseph, Rare Book and Jerseyana Catalog Librarian, Rutgers University. Includes exhibition invitations (3 copies) and correspondence dated November 3.

Correspondence to Michael Joseph, Rare Book and Jerseyana Catalog Librarian, Rutgers University. Dated January 24, 2002.

Invitation for Michael Joseph to an exhibition at the Join Free Public Library of Morristown and Morris Township.

Envelope (empty). Addressed Michael Joseph, Rare Book and Jerseyana Catalog Librarian, Rutgers University. Dated January 25, 2002.

Folder Five

Documentation

Documentation. "John DePol." American Friends of the Bodleian Newsletter. 22 (Winter 1992/93).

"John DePol." American Friends of the Bodleian Newsletter 28 (Winter 1995/96). 2 copies.

Documentation. Gourley, Paula Marie, ed. "Stanzas for An Imaginary Garden. "First Impressions: A Newsletter from the Institute for the Book Arts at The University of Alabama. 7 No. 1 (Sept. 1990). Notes that DePol, a noted wood engraver, has created two large wood-engraved illustrations for a bi-lingual limited edition book of poems by Octavio Paz.

Documentation. Photocopy of Macaulay, Allen. "History Written on Wood. "The Sunday Record Call (27 October 1968): 6-8. Features reproductions of wood engravings of The West Side of Manhattan and The Harvard Medical Library, The Eliot-Sturgis-Prescott-DreherHouse, Lycoming College, The Old Observatory at Bucknell University and a likeness of Samuel Colt by DePol. 2 copies.

Documentation. Brody, Catherine Tyler. John DePol and The Typophiles: A Memoir and Record of their Friendship. New York: Typophiles, 1998. 2 copies.

Documentation. "John DePol." Printing News (7 September 1998): 1, 8-9. (missing page one)

Documentation. Rutherford, Brett. "Typophiles Tribute to Wood Engraver John DePol Has Many Memories for New York Area Printers." Printing News (8 February 1999).

Exhibition announcement. John DePol: An American Treasures. The Book Club of California.

DePol biography by Donald W. Knoepfler. The Buttonmaker Press. Dated April 1985.

Certification of Endgrain Press. Includes commentary by DePol. Dated May 1999. 2 copies.

Focus article. Volume 5 Number 6. Boston Public Library (Boston, MA). Dated May-June 1982.

Book Arts program having a great year. Volume 71, Number 9. Mills College (Oakland, CA). Dated November 13, 1987.

Artist Explores Memories of the West Village Area of His Boyhood by DePol. The Villager. Dated November 19, 1981.

Folder Six

Advertisements (Engravings)

Wood engraving of [The Invention of Linotype]

Wood engraving of desk and chair. Printed at the Press of the Iron Horse, Flushing, New York.

Wood engraving of shop. Printed at the Thistle Press, New York.

Folder Seven

Ampersand Club (Engravings)

Invitation to The Ampersand Club. Annual Dinner Meeting. With a wood engraving by DePol.

Wood engraving for the Ampersand Club. Signed and dated.

Invitation to The Ampersand Club Annual Dinner Meeting, May 18, 1995. Includes preliminary sketches by DePol.

Folder Eight

Keepsakes (Engravings)

Lycoming College in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Six wood engravings.

The Library: A Wood Enraving by John, DePol, N.A.

Faneuil Hall, Cradle of Liberty.

Beginnings of The Petroleum Industry in Pennsylvania. Series of wood engravings.

The Church of Saint Luke in the Fields.

Folder Nine

Publications (Engravings)

Bookways: A Quarterly for the Book Arts. Nos. 13 & 14. October 1994-January 1995.

Publication announcement for Heartwood, by Norbert Krapf with wood engravings by John DePol.

Wood engraving for Boltin, Caroll. A Practical Guide to Light Refreshment. New York: Bowne & Co., Stationers, South Street Seaport Museum. Keepsake for Bowne Stationers. Signed and dated.

Wood engraving Boltin, Caroll. A Practical Guide to Light Refreshment. New York: Bowne & Co., Stationers, South Street Seaport Museum. Keepsake for Bowne Stationers. Signed and dated.

Publication announcement for We the Women: Career Firsts of 19th-Century America, by Madeleine B. Stern.

Wood engraving of Noah Webster, 1758 - 1843. Printed at the Thistle Press in honor of Webster's Anniversary and the completion of the Skeel-Carpenter.

Publication announcement for By His Own Labor: The Biography of Dard Hunter, by Cathleen A. Baker. Dated January 1, 2000.

Folder Ten

Miniature Print Society (Engravings)

Winter, a miniature print. Documentation describing Winter, a wood engraving by DePol. Includes photocopy of Winter from The Jerry W. Horn Gallery HomePage.

Folder Eleven

Typophiles (Engravings)

Ninety-eighth birthday card to Dr. Robert Lincoln Leslie, drawn and engraved on wood by John DePol. New York: The Typophiles, 1983.

Keepsake for the June 21, 1995 meeting of The Typophiles. With a wood engraving by DePol. (2 engravings.)

Keepsake for the September 20, 1995 meeting of The Typophiles. With a wood engraving by John DePol.

Albion Press keepsake. Set and printed by Neil Shaver. The Yellow Barn Press, Council Bluffs, IA, for the Typophiles in 1990, celebrating the centennial year of John Fass's birth. Wood engraving of the press by DePol.

Eleanor Steiner-Prag, for the Typophiles, June 17, 1999.

Typophiles "T." Dated September 1995.

Announcement. Typophiles. Dated December 15, 1999.

Folder Twelve

Exhibitions/Appearances/Events

Wood engraving of New York City for The Ninth Annual Congress of the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers.

Proposed title-page spread for a forthcoming publication. A keepsake for the DePol Festschrift, The Pierpont Morgan Library.

Publication: Thelma DePol. The Cutting Edge: Forty-Eight Years with a Wood Engraver or, It Has Not Been All Black and White. Council Bluffs and New York: The Yellow Barn Press. Includes wood engraving by DePol. Signed by Thelma DePol and John DePol.

The opening reception of Treasures Revealed: Nineteenth- and Twentieth- Century American Works on Paper.

Certification. Ralph Fabri Prize for Reflections, a two-color wood engraving. 174th Annual Exhibition March 18, 1999.

8 page gathering from exhibition with wood engravings. Signed by John DePol.

8 page pamphlet. American Art Since 1945.

Press release and 6 page catalog of exhibition at Fairleigh Dickinson University. "John DePol: Etchings, New York and Europe, 1935 - 1947." Add

White folder labeled "The John DePol Collection"

Envelope from The Book Club of California (2 copies)

Small invitation. John DePol: A Catalogue Raisonne of his Graphic Work, 1935 - 1998.

Invitation to DePol's reception. Florham Madison Campus Library. Dated November 24, 1996.

Announcement. Lecture. Wood engraving of El Campanil, Mills College.

Announcement. The Art & Techniques of Wood Engraving. Dated April 22-26, 1985.

Announcement for 1985 exhibition. Includes wood engraving of The Tower.

Invitation. The University of Nebraska at Omaha. Includes wood engraving by DePol.

Folder Thirteen

Far-flung Journey of a Little Turtle

Documentation. The Far-flung Journey of a Little Turtle. (2 copies). This text describes the multiple uses of a small wood engraving of a tiny turtle by DePol.

The text is followed by two examples of the use of the engraving of the turtle. Included is the title page from A Primer of life along Hammer Creek or, some friends and enemies of the turtle. New York, 1956.

Documentation. A copy of a letter from John Ryder of The Miniature Press, Surrey, England.

Folder Fourteen

Festschrift

John DePol: A Celebration of his Work. John DePol. Printed to Celebrate his Eightieth Birthday. Pentagram Press.

Publication announcement for John DePol. A Celebration of his Work. By Many Hands. Edited by James H. Fraser. The Yellow Barn Press. Includes wood engraving of The Shot from Four Stories by Pushkin, Allen Press.

John DePol. A Celebration of his Work. Offprints. Bullnettle Press.

John DePol. A Celebration of his Work. Offprint from The Glad Hand Press.

John DePol. A Celebration of his Work. Offprints.

John DePol. A Celebration of his Work. Offprint from the Allen Press.

John DePol. A Celebration of his Work. Offprints. The Rowfant Club.

John DePol. A Celebration of his Work. Offprints. Press of the Indiana Kid.

John DePol. A Celebration of his Work Offprint from The Pickering Press.

John DePol. A Celebration of his Work. Offprints from Tary Library Press.

John DePol. A Celebration of his Work. Offprint from "A Small Old Printing Press."

John DePol. A Celebration of his Work. Offprints. Bowne and Co. Stationers.

John DePol. A Celebration of his Work. Offprints. The Aralia Press. (In two states)

John DePol. A Celebration of his Work. Offprints. Buttonmaker Press.

John DePol. A Celebration of his Work. Offprints. Yellow Barn Press.

Folder Fifteen

Gutenberg

About the Gutenberg show at the Pierpont Morgan Library 1994:

Gutenberg, Johann:

Johann Gutenberg's Printing Press, hypothetical reconstruction, The Gutenberg Museum, Mainz. Wood engraving by John DePol. 2 signed, one dated wood engravings.

Folder Sixteen

Holiday Cards

Holiday cards with wood engravings (except where noted):

Boards:

Folder Seventeen

How to Make a Wood Engraving

Making a Wood Engraving. An Exhibition at HarperCollins Publishers. July 1997.

Pamphlet for the Fifth Annual Book Arts Seminar, July 15-20,1985 at Farleigh Dickinson University Library, Madison, N.J.

Poster for Bowne & Co. Stationers lecture, "The Art and Technique of Wood Engraving" featuring John DePol (November 2, 1983).

Poster for Bowne & Co. Stationers introductory class "The Art and Technique of Wood Engraving" featuring lectures and demonstrations by John DePol (November 3, 1982).

Announcement for "John DePol: Printmaker, Illustrator and Teacher" one exhibition at HarperCollins.

Folder Eighteen

"John DePol's New York" South Street Seaport Museum, New York. November - March 15, 1998.

Documentation. John DePol's New York: An Exhibition of Etching sand Wood Engravings. Reproduction of exhibition pamphlet including an introduction by Barbara Henry, Curator, an essay by Don Wesely, and an exhibition checklist.

Holiday card with wood engraving The Lower Hudson River from the Erie Pier in Hoboken.

Documentation. Press release from the South Street Seaport Museum. "A Lost Art Form is Found at the South Street Seaport Museum, The Famed Works of John DePol to be Shown."

Documentation. Essay from Barbara Henry, Curator, South Street Seaport Museum. Photocopied from the limited edition, John DePol, A Celebration of His Work by Many Hands. Edited by James H. Fraser. Council Bluffs, Iowa: The Yellow Barn Press, 1994.

Photocopy of notice, "Wood Engraver's 50 Years of Picturing Manhattan." The New York Times. 14 December 1997.

Documentation. Photocopy of newspaper article. Helfgott, Hali. "Memories engraved: art exhibit captures a bygone New York." North Jersey. 14 December 1997. NJ1-NJ2.
Includes illustration of DePol at work and the reproduction of three engravings.

Documentation. The Villager. Dated July 3, 1947.

Folder Nineteen

Miscellaneous

Copy of poster from the University of Kentucky. (Reduced). Wood engraving by DePol.

Printout of electronic version of DePol's wood engraving Oxford from Morris, Willie. My Two Oxfords. Lake Oswego, OR: BlackwellNorth America, 1993.

Photocopy of wood engraving by John DePol for the January Meeting of The Club of Odd Volumes. 15 January 1958.

Recollection of "Bruce's New York Typefounders" with photocopy of wood engraving by DePol. Dated 16 July, 1994.

Photocopy of etching of Pig Alley, Hudson Riverfront with recollection. Dated 5 August 1995.

Photocopy of National Academy of Design Annual Report, 1953-1954 announcing John DePol an Associate Member in the department of Graphic Arts. Publication announcement for A Boyhood in Iowa by Herbert Hoover, with seven wood engravings by John DePol. Published by the Yellow Barn Press in Council Bluff, Iowa.

Publication announcement for Printing as Art: William Morris and His Circle of Influence. Introduction by Charles Mann, wood engravings by Linda Holmes, edited by Mary Chenoweth Stratton. Bucknell University, The Press of Appletree Alley.

A collection of photocopies of wood engravings made by John DePol of varied subjects including:

A keepsake for the eighty-fifth birthday celebration of John DePol, in conjunction with the December meeting of the Columbiad Club, Meriden, CT

An annoucement for the Whitney Gallery, including a display of prints and books illustrated by John DePol.

A brief biography of John DePol prepared for DePol's 85th birthday celebration.

Etching of the south slip of Christopher Ferry, Manhattan.

Recollection of Cripplegate, London, 1944.

Photocopy of the cover of Printing History XI (No. 2) 1989 treating Bernard Brussel-Smith. With typed note by John DePol.

2 copies of captioned photograph of DePol at an etching press, bears in typescript "frontispiece for 'John DePol: A Catalogue Raisonne of his Graphic Work: 1935-1998.'" (Enclosed in envelope entitled "Works of Art)"

Documentation. Dated August 20, 1996. "About Etching!"

4 pages. Designing & engraving on Wood, all manner of Illustrations &c. for publishers, printers & advertisers. Thistle Press, New York. Dated 1953.

John DePol and The Typophiles: A Memoir and Record of Friendships. Catherine Tyler Brody The Typophiles, New York. Dated 1998. Reviewed by Geoff Spencer, 2000. (2 copies).

Invitation. A Gathering at the DePol's. Includes illustrations and directions. Created on August 4, 1979. Reissued on August 4, 1999. Pamphlet.

Wood Engraving. Browne & Co., Stationers. South Street Seaport Museum. New York City. Dated 1997.

A lightship Ambrose docked at pier 16. South Street Seaport Museum. Dated 1995.

A Common Place Book. Book of quotations. The Arthur W. Rushmore Laboratory Press. Dated 1982.

Pamphlet. An introductory comment to the publication of a facsimile edition of Hugo Steiner-Prag's manuscript book, Rund um Parizka 28." The Library, Florham-Madison Campus. Farleigh Dickinson University. Dated May 1987.

Folder. Javelin House. St. Johns, Newfoundland.

Folder Twenty

Ben Grauer and The Between Hours Press (Private Presses)

(A sampling of DePol's large archive on the subject)

Typescript describing The Grauer Albion including numbered and dated wood engraving of the press by DePol.

Typescript and photocopied documentation of the television program "Seeing is Believing." AIGA Journal Volume IV No. 1 discussing the reproduction of Franklin wood engraving by DePol on Ben Grauer's "Seeing is Believing".

Documentation. Photocopy of Publisher's Weekly from February 2, 1952, p. 684 discussing Ben Grauer's "Seeing is Believing" television program.

Photocopy of Alfred in London, by Ben Grauer, wood engravings by DePol, 1965.

Folder Twenty-one

Pandick Press (Private Presses)

Folder. The Church of Saint Luke in the Fields. Wood engraving by DePol and commentary by Don Wesely. Dated June 1981.

Folder Twenty-two

Pentagram Press (Private Presses)

Copy of correspondence to Michael Tarachow, Pentagram Press, dated October 18, 1995.

1995 Summer Solstice Greeting from Merce Dostale and Michael Tarachow. Wood engraving by John DePol.

Fourth Avenue An original wood engraving with recollections of "Book Row." Engraving signed, dated and numbered. Typescript and wood engraving of Fourth Avenue by Depol.

9/95 Copy of correspondence to Michael Tarachow, Pentagram Press. Includes recollections of Fourth Avenue Book Row.

Wood engraving for the Pentagram Press. Signed and dated.

Wood engraving for the Pentagram Press. Signed and dated.

Michael Tarachow. A Simple Ornament Complexly Shown. Pentagram Press (1992, Minneapolis, MN). Collection of 13 printed designs made from a simple type ornament with 1 printed entitled envelope.

Envelope. "M &M 4925 South Nicollet Minneapolis 55409." Includes card with wood engravings. Dated 1996. Pentagram Press (Minneapolis, MN).

Invitation. "The Ampersand Club Annual Dinner Meeting." Dated May 18, 1995. Pentagram Press (Minneapolis, MN).

Yellow card. Includes two wood engravings and Lew Welch poem. Dated June 21, 1990.

Photograph with wood engraving border. Dated September 1991. Photograph by Ardra (1991). Pentagram Press (Minneapolis, MN).

Envelope. "A Keepsake for the Minnesota AIGA."

Copy of "Happy Anniversary, Thelma and John" card with wood engraving. Pentagram Press (Minneapolis, MN).

Card with envelope. "In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy." Dated December 1995.

Folder Twenty-three

Pickering Press (Private Presses)

Copy of correspondence to John Anderson, Pickering Press, dated April 9, 1987.

Correspondence to The Typophiles. Purple and green wood engraving of St. Patrick. Dated March 2004.

16 Pieces of Printed Ephemera from the Pickering Press (white envelope). Includes some illustrations by John DePol.

The Hope of Award Sweetens Labor. J. Anderson, The Pickering Press (Maple Shade, NJ).

The Procrustean Bed by Eric Gill. Pattern paper engraved by DePol. The Pickering Press (Philadelphia, PA). Dated 1957.

Pamphlet. New Faces. John Anderson: Pickering Press (Maple Shade, NJ).

Folder Twenty-four

Stone House Press (Private Presses)

Keepsake for guests at the Grolier Club. Wood engraving from The Shore.

Folder Twenty-five

Yellow Barn Press (Private Presses)

Documentation. Photocopy of review of John DePol: A Celebration of his Work by Many Hands. Council Bluffs, IA: The Yellow Barn Press, 1994. In: Matrix 14 (Winter 1994): 228.

Printout of electronic version of DePol's wood engraving Oxford from Morris, Willie. My Two Oxfords. Lake Oswego, OR: BlackwellNorth America, 1993. (2 copies.)

Publication announcement for A Boyhood in Iowa by Herbert Hoover, with seven wood engravings by John DePol. Published by the Yellow Barn Press in Council Bluff, Iowa.

Publication Announcement. The Yellow Barn Press: A History and Biography. Jack Walsdorf and Neil Shaver. Includes two photographs.

Wood engraving. Kelmscott House. Yellow Barn Press. Dated December 1988. (Original and copy).

Pamphlet. Don't Worry…"

Announcement. Oscar Wilde: A Problem in Biography. Written by Julian Symons and wood engravings by John DePol. Yellow Barn Press.

Wood engraving. Shakespeare with quote. Yellow Barn Press for Typocrafters (Kansas City). Dated 1999. (2 copies).

Wood engraving. Dated 1989. (2 copies for Yellow Barn Press, 1 copy redone).

Wood engraving. House with slanted roof. Yellow Barn Press. Dated June 27, 1985.

Wood engraving. Benjamin Franklin. Yellow Barn Press. Dated July 9, 1992.

Folder Twenty-six

Rutgers Pharmaceutical Conference

5/28/99 Correspondence to Michael Joseph, Rare Book and Jerseyana Catalog Librarian, Rutgers University regarding an engraving done for a program for the ninth annual Rutgers Pharmaceutical Conference in 1960. (2 copies.)

Photocopy of wood engraving for the Ninth Annual Rutgers Pharmaceutical Conference. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 1960. (8 copies.)

Booklet. Important Quotes from the Ninth Annual Rutgers Pharmaceutical Conference. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers, The State University, College of Pharmacy and University Extension Division, 1960.

Folder Twenty-seven

Smith, Kline, and French

A copy of promotional material for thorazine, with two engravings by DePol.

A copy of promotional material for thorazine, with one engraving by DePol.

Promotional pamphlet for thorazine as an adjuvant in obstetrics, 1955.

Obstetrical chair of the sixteenth century. A wood engraving by John DePol for Smith, Kline & French laboratories. (2 copies.)

Revolving Bed--an old time device for calming mental patients. A wood engraving by John DePol for Smith, Kline & French laboratories.

[Huddled mental patients] A wood engraving by John DePol for Smith, Kline & French laboratories.

O'Halloran's Swing & Hammock for the Insane. A wood engraving by John DePol for Smith, Kline & French laboratories.

English Coffin. 1958. A wood engraving by John DePol for Smith, Kline & French laboratories. (2 copies.)

The Bath of Surprise. No. 1. A wood engraving by John DePol for Smith, Kline & French laboratories. (2 copies.)

The Bath of Surprise. No. 2. A wood engraving by John DePol for Smith, Kline & French laboratories. Pamphlet discussing cytomel, a new hormone for the treatment of hypometabolism. June, 1957.

Copy of Cytomel pamphlet. Includes wood engravings by DePol

Cytomel, a folded sheet with copies of three wood engravings by John DePol.

[Hippopotamus] Copy of a wood engraving by John DePol for Smith, Kline & French.

Copy of an engraving of Philippe Pinel (1745-1826), French Physician. A wood engraving by John DePol for Smith, Kline & French laboratories.

Folder Twenty-eight

A Time for Recollection

12 page collection of wood engravings from several of DePol's works.

Folder Twenty-nine

Yale University Press

Variations on a Composition. Preliminary drawings for wood engraving by DePol. Dated November 18, 1998.

Wood engraving. 1994 Additions to 302 Temple Street in New Haven. Engraved in 1976.

Wood engraving. Five Homes of the Yale University Press. Dated 1951.

Copy. Wood engraving of The Merritt Parkway. Dated 1993.

Wood engraving. Yale University Press. Dated September 6, 1994.

Folder Thirty

50th Anniversary Prints

Readers with letter press. (1 sheet).

Armchair and books by the fireplace. The Campbell-Logan Bindery. Pentagram Press

Initial T's reproduced from DePol engravings. The Typophiles. Dated May 1996.

Orange, green, and gold Ron Press engravings by Lili and Erich Wronker. Dated May 1996. Golden Pearl Press.

Red rose and borders. Press of Appletree Alley.

John DePol insignia. Dated May 31, 1996.

Thelma and John engraving with both signatures underneath. Dated July 1996.

Drawing by Merce Dostale. Pink rose on pages of a book. Pentagram Press.

Drawing by Will Bradley. Couple embracing surrounded by a printed border. The Ampersand Club. Pentagram Press.

DePol's engraving of early printer looking over impression. Printed by Norman Cordes.

Red and blue design. Merce and Michael. Pentagram Press.

Cover sheet. Includes two of DePol's engravings.

List of friends wishing the DePol's a happy anniversary. The Campbell-Logan Bindery.

Notes

1. Prints - A collection of wood engravings on various kinds of paper for various occasions
2. Wood blocks - 7 boxes of engraved blocks used for printing, accompanied by proofs with labels, or unlabelled proofs

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