DOUBLE CROWN CLUB (LONDON). Ephemera
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Guide to the Double Crown Club Pamphlets and Ephemera

Title: Double Crown Club Pamphlets and Ephemera

OCLC/RLIN No. (Unique ID): NYGG00-B847

 

Dates:             1924-1965

 

Extent: 3 boxes; 1.6 linear feet

 

Abstract: Pamphlets and ephemera, especially menus, of the Double Crown Club of London collected by Holbrook Jackson.

 

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research use. Copyright restrictions may apply; please contact repository for requests for copying and for authorization to publish, quote, or reproduce the materials.

Preferred Citation: [Description and date of item], [Box/folder number], Double Crown Club Pamplets and Ephemera, 1924-1965, The Grolier Club of New York.

About the Finding Aid: This finding aid was prepared by Allison Hughes in Microsoft Word at the Grolier Club, October 2017.

 

Provenance: This collection was a gift of Holbrook Jackson.

                                            

Biographical/Historical Note: The Double Crown Club is a dining club and society of printers, publishers, book designers, and illustrators in London that was founded in the 1924. Holbrook Jackson (1874-1948) was the first president of the Club.

 

Scope and Content Note: Printed pamphlets and ephemera, including: Menus (1924-1948)-- Rules, 1924-1925 (1925)-- Povídka o papouškovi [by] Rabindanáth Thákur [copy 105] (1925)-- Illustrations to a paper read to the Double Crown Club on prelims (1927)-- The printing of poetry by Walter de la Mare (1927)-- The rules and roll of members, 1928-29 (1929)-- Seven sciagraphical poems [by] W.J. Turner (1929)-- Rudolf Koch (1930)-- A view of the Quincy Homestead, Quincy, Massachusetts ... D.B. Updike, The Merrymount Press (Boston, 1930)-- Exhibits illustrative of typefounding (1930)-- A view of some old gardens, Beacon Hill, Boston ... D.B. Updike, The Merrymount Press (Boston, 1931) -- Book of stamps and menu  ... for the thirty-seventh dinner ... (1933)-- The illuminated manuscripts of William Morris [by] Graily Hewitt (1934)-- Rules and roll of members (1935)-- The early history of the Double Crown Club by Holbrook Jackson (1935)-- Goethe über England und die Englische Literatur (1935?)-- Book-production notes (1935)-- A printer's epitaph written by himself, 1727 [by Benjamin Franklin] (1935)-- Features for two millions [by] John Rayner (1937)-- A view of the summer house ... D.B. Updike, Merrymount Press (Boston, 1939)-- Double Crown Club [Rules and roll of members] (1944)-- Tribute to Holbrook Jackson (1946)-- Type design in relation to language and to the art of the punch cutter (New York, 1946)-- Devices of the Double Crown Club (1947)-- Twelve by eight [by] John Mason (1958).

There is also a red leather portfolio with vellum sheets inlaid proclaiming a “Coming of Age Celebration” celebrating Holbook Jackson, dated September 28, 1946.

 

Access Points:

Names

Double Crown Club.

Jackson, Holbrook, 1874-1948.

Subjects

Book collectors—Societies—England.

Genres

Ephemera.

Menus.

Arrangement Note: Items in this collection are arranged chronologically.

Container List:

Box

Fol.

Title

Date

1

1

Pamphlets and Ephemera

1924

1

2

Pamphlets and Ephemera

1925

1

3

Pamphlets and Ephemera

1926

1

4

Pamphlets and Ephemera

1927

1

5

Pamphlets and Ephemera

1928

1

6

Pamphlets and Ephemera

1929

1

7

Pamphlets and Ephemera

1930

1

8

Pamphlets and Ephemera

1931

1

9

Pamphlets and Ephemera

1932

1

10

Pamphlets and Ephemera

1933

1

11

Pamphlets and Ephemera

1934

1

12

Pamphlets and Ephemera

1935

1

13

Pamphlets and Ephemera

1936

2

1

Pamphlets and Ephemera

1937

2

2

Pamphlets and Ephemera

1938

2

3

Pamphlets and Ephemera

1939

2

4

Pamphlets and Ephemera

1940

2

5

Pamphlets and Ephemera

1942

2

6

Pamphlets and Ephemera

1944

2

7

Pamphlets and Ephemera

1945

2

8

Pamphlets and Ephemera

1946

2

9

Pamphlets and Ephemera

1947

2

10

Pamphlets and Ephemera

1958

2

11

Pamphlets and Ephemera

1965

2

12

Pamphlets and Ephemera

undated

3

1

“Coming of Age Celebration”

1946

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