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The Philip Hofer Collection in the Houghton Library

by William H. Bond

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Published by Houghton Library of the Harvard College Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Design - Book,
  • Art / Design / Book,
  • General,
  • Art,
  • Art & Art Instruction

  • Edition Notes

    Houghton Library Publications

    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11812254M
    ISBN 10097654721X
    ISBN 109780976547211
    OCLC/WorldCa149505636

    Houghton Library Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe 18th century French vignettes collected by Philip Hofer. FOUND IN: Houghton Library. The Art and Industry Exhibition photograph collection contains photographs that were on display in New York City and Chicago in an exhibition sponsored by the National Alliance of Art and. Philip Hofer, Founding Curator of Printing and Graphic Arts in Houghton Library, was long fascinated with the printed works of writing masters, and amassed one of the great collections of early penmanship textbooks before his death in

    The Philip Hofer Collection in the Houghton Library Houghton Library Publications: : William H Bond: Books.   Philip Hofer, Founding Curator of Printing and Graphic Arts in Houghton Library, was long fascinated with the printed works of writing masters, and amassed one of the great collections of early penmanship textbooks before his death in

    We are pleased to announce the winning collections of this year’s Philip Hofer Prize winners, proof that book and art collecting are alive and well at Harvard. Congratulations to Robin McDowell. The Philip Hofer prize is awarded each year to a student or students whose collections of books or works of art best reflect the traditions of breadth, coherence, and imagination exemplified by Philip Hofer, A.B.'21, L.H.D. '/5(14).


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In this exhibition catalogue his successor, Eleanor Garvey, explores the rich legacy Hofer bequeathed to Harvard: extraordinary manuscripts, writing manuals, illustrated books, and examples of fine and unusual printing.

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Philip Hofer — Harvard College class of and founding curator of Houghton's Department of Printing and Graphic Arts — endowed the lecture fund in his name and that of his wife on the occasion of his retirement from Houghton Library.

In addition to the Hofer Lecture Series, Houghton Library in conjunction with the Harvard Art Museum awards an annual Philip Hofer Prize for Collecting Books.

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He was a member of the Harvard class of On April 8,three Harvard students were named winners of the Philip Hofer Prize for Collecting Books or Art. The Hofer Prize was established by Melvin R. Seiden, A.B. ‘52, L.L.B. ‘55, to encourage student interest in collecting.

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‘21, L.H.D. ‘ Hofer was the founder and first curator of the Department of Printing and Graphic Arts at Houghton Library and secretary of the Fogg Art Museum.The Rose Book-Collecting Prize at Cambridge University. The Colin Franklin Book Collecting Prize at the University of Oxford.

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