Goudy, Old Style


A new finding aid for a small Frederic Goudy collection is now available via the OAC.  The Clark’s Frederic W. Goudy Collection includes materials related to and honoring the career this prolific typeface designer.  Goudy created over 120 type styles including University of California Old Style, exclusively for use by the University of California Press, and Goudy Old Style. Goudy founded the Village Press with Will H. Ransom and was the Art Director for the Lanston Monotype Machine Company from 1920 until his death in 1947.  Printed ephemera, pamphlets, pictures and other materials in this collection display the variety of type styles Goudy created and commemorate various anniversaries in his life and career.


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