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Calligraphers--United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Des Moines Home Economics Association records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030011534]
Identifier: MS-0611
Scope and Content The collection (1961-1977) contains a president's notebook, yearbooks, and a scrapbook. The president's notebook contains activity reports and the annual reports of the president, treasurer, and other officers, The yearbooks include the club's constitution and information on officers, club meetings and members. The scrapbook mainly contains news clippings and articles about the association's activities, but also includes a yearbook from 1966-1967. A photocopy of the scrapbook is included in...
Dates: 1961-1977

Perry Albert Westrope penmanship scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030011559]
Identifier: MS-0613
Abstract Ornamental penman Perry Albert Westrope (circa 1858-1936) lived in Iowa for many years before moving to Denver, Colorado in 1907. Westrope was well known for his skilled penmanship. He often submitted samples to penmanship journals, and corresponded with others who had a similar interest. Westrope never took formal classes in penmanship, but primarily taught himself. This collection contains penmanship samples, drawings, prints, correspondence, and news clippings. Much of the correspondence...
Dates: circa 1864-1937, undated