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Dreadnaught fonds. - 1972-1987. - 9 m of graphic material and textual record.

Administrative History

Incorporated as a non-profit co-operative in 1970, Dreadnaught is a graphic design and typographic studio, printing press, and publisher of hand-printed books and ephemera. Dreadnaught continues to carry out the full spectrum of publishing activities from copywriting and editing, through design and production of eloquent logotypes. Special attention is paid to design and craftsmanship that suits the text of each publication. Most recently, Dreadnaught has added multi-media design and production to its services.

Scope and Content

The Dreadnaught fonds includes artwork and samples of works completed from the period 1972 to 1979. In addition to Dreadnaught imprints in the fields of contemporary literature, philosophy, religion, the arts and hand-produced limited editions, the fonds includes work done for Oberon Press, Harvest House Publishers, Press Porcépic, the National Book Festival and other clients. The fonds also includes financial and production files, proposals, and correspondence with clients and suppliers.

Immediate Source of Acquisition: acquired from Elizabeth Abraham, Dreadnaught in 1988. [1988-10]

Language: material in the fonds is in English.

Restrictions: none.

Finding Aid: preliminary list available.

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