Robert May papers, 1939 - 1954Manuscript MS-630

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Robert May papers, 1939 - 1954

Call Number:

Manuscript MS-630

Collection Dates:

1939 - 1954

Size of Collection:

8 boxes (9.5 linear feet)


Robert Lewis May (1905-1976), advertising editor. Dartmouth College Class of 1926. Contains holograph manuscripts for May's children's books, including "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer; illustrations and mockups for the book and May's scrapbook related to the publication of "Rudolph," as well as original metal printing plates of "Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer" for the Montgomery Ward catalogue.

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