GROLIER CLUB RG8 Series III: August Hecksher Papers
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Guide to the August Hecksher Papers

Title: Grolier Club Institutional Records: RG 8, Series III: August Hecksher Papers

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Dates:             1972-1994


Bulk Dates: 1982-1994


Extent: 1 box; .25 linear feet


Abstract: Club related notes, minutes, correspondence and ephemera collected by August Hecksher throughout the course of his membership in the Grolier Club, especially during his tenure as Chair of the Committee on Modern Fine Printing (1982-1986)


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], Grolier Club Institutional Records, RG 8: August Hecksher Papers, 1972-1994, The Grolier Club of New York.

About the Finding Aid: This finding aid was prepared by Sophia Dahab in Microsoft Word at the Grolier Club, January 2017.


Provenance: Donated by Robert Pirie, May 21, 2003.

Access Points:

Hecksher, August

Biographical/Historical Note: August Hecksher was a resident member of the Grolier Club from 1967-1975, 1979-1997.  He was a member of the Committee on Publication from 1981-1982, served as Chair of the Modern Fine Printing Committee from 1982-1986 and was on the council from 1982-1988.  He passed away in 1997. 


Scope and Content Note: Meeting minutes, agenda, correspondence and ephemera.


Related Materials Note: Related materials may be found in the following collections in this repository:

            RG 4, Series II: Committee on Modern Fine Printing


Arrangement Note: Items in this collection are arranged by material type.

Container List:







[GC Notes and Correspondence (mostly MFP)]




[Club Ephemera]




[Miscellaneous Correspondence]


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