Ray Nash papers, 1778 - 1980Manuscript MS-1076

Series List

Go to: Series 1 | Series 2 | Series 3 | Series 4 | Series 5 | Series 6

Series 1, Correspondence, 1905-1992

Contains personal and professional correspondence. Correspondents include Philip Hofer, E. Harold Hugo, Sinclair Hitchings, David R. Godine, Paul J. Sachs, Stephen Harvard, Ellic Howe, Elmer Adler, Joseph Low and Josef Albers. Some of the correspondence is arranged in subject files created by Nash.

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Unrestricted.

Go to boxes: 1 - 10 | 11 - 15

Series 2, Writings , 1778-1976

Contains typescripts, proofs and drafts of writings by Ray Nash and others. Also includes typescripts, proofs and correspondence for articles in the "PaGA" quarterly.

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Unrestricted.

Go to boxes: 16 - 20

Series 3, Teaching, circa 1926-1969

Contains administrative material and student work related to Nash's teaching of graphic arts at Dartmouth College. The material includes freshman information and information on Nash's student advisees, as well as student exams and student prints. Woodblocks created by Nash's students are also included.

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Unrestricted.

Go to boxes: 21 - 30 | 31 - 40

Series 4, Subject Files, circa 1912-1976

Contains subject files with correspondence, typescripts, proofs, brochures, photographs, lists, flyers, financial information, meeting minutes and reports. Correspondents include Dana Atchley, Vrest Orton, Leonard Baskin, Leon Voet and Carl Purington Rollins.

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Unrestricted.

Go to boxes: 41 - 45

Series 5, Printing, 1828-1978

Contains material related to Nash's involvement and passion for the graphic arts including print jobs for Dartmouth College, Dartmouth Publishing and Stinehour Press. Unbound scrapbooks, as well as printings by Ray Nash and others including Thoreau MacDonald, David Milne, Kenneth Shopen, George T. Plowman, W.J. Schwanenkamp and Leonard Baskin are also included. Press samples include flyers, invitations, announcements and prospectuses.

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Unrestricted.

Go to boxes: 46 - 55 | 56 - 65

Series 6, Personal, circa 1909-1975

Contains financial documents, blue prints and correspondence related to the renovation and running of Nash's farm in Royalton, Vermont. Photographs, personal financial documents and material related to Nash's trips to California and Italy, as well as bank statements for the American Friends of Plantin-Moretus Museum are also included.

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Unrestricted.

Go to boxes: 66 - 66

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