Collection on Bruce Rogers, 1886-1996
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Brief Description: Correspondence, printed material, audio-visual materials, artifacts and ephemera collected by Purdue University Libraries during or after the lifetime of Bruce Rogers.
Held at:
Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
504 W. State St
West Lafayette, IN 47907
Phone: 765-494-6414
Fax: 765-494-2810
Email: archives [at]
Created by: Purdue University. Libraries
Volume: 2.4 Cubic feet
More information is available at (pdf)

The Collection on Bruce Rogers is organized into nine series:

1. Bruce Rogers Centennial Conference, 1968-1971 (.8 cubic feet)

2. Bruce Rogers Bookplate Contest, 1969-1972 (.2 cubic feet)

3. Purdue Seal, 1968; 1993 (.2 cubic feet)

4. Materials Purchased by Purdue University Libraries, 1896-1941 (.2 cubic feet)

5. Artifacts, 1982-1983 (.4 cubic feet)

6. Photocopies of Bruce Rogers Materials, 1886-1967 (.2 cubic feet)

7. Miscellaneous, 1918-1983 (.2 cubic feet)

8. General Typography and Book Design, 1920-1979 (.2 cubic feet)

9. Oversized, 1918-1996 (one oversized box)

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Book design
Book designer
Conrow, Wilford Seymour
Craig, Byron
Hovde, Frederick L., 1908-1983
Johnston, Paul, 1899-
Kottler, Barnet
Moriarty, John H., 1903-1971
Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957
Genres/Forms of Material
Artifacts (Object genre)
Audiovisual materials
Manuscripts (Documents)
Photographic prints
Seals (artifacts)
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Physical Access Notes: The collection is stored offsite; 24 hours notice is required to access the collection.
Related Materials:

MSA 35, Bruce Rogers Papers, 1889-1957

This collection, housed in Archives and Special Collections, contains correspondence, examples of work, photographs and ephemera relating to the life and career of typographer and book designer Bruce Rogers.

Bruce Rogers Book Collection

These books, housed in Archives and Special Collections, consist of items donated by Bruce Rogers, items purchase by the Libraries during the lifetime of Bruce Rogers, and items purchased by the Libraries after the death Bruce Rogers. A generous donation that Bruce Rogers left to the Libraries in his will continues to provide for the purchase of books relating to typography, book design, and fine printing in general.

Bruce Rogers and Anna Rogers Vertical Files, 1890-Present This collection consists of newspaper clippings and other articles relating to lives and careers of Bruce and Anna Rogers. The files are part of the vertical file collection stored in ASC.

Related Publications: Purdue Crest: a visual history / by Michael Horoho located in Archives & Special Collections - Purdue History call # 929.82 H785p 1992
PreferredCitation: MSP 45, Collection on Bruce Rogers, Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries