Origins Resumé page 3


Gramlee Collection
(commercial wood and metal engravings)
Donated to University of West Virginia, 1989

Phillips Old Fashioned Types Collection
(approximately one-thousand fonts of nineteenth century metal types and catalogs)
Purchased by Brooklyn Seaport Museum, 1983

Morgan Collection
(wood types and printing equipment)
Purchased by Smithsonian Institute of American Industry, 1981


Basic Procedures in Etching (in collaboration with Gabor Peterdi)
Hennepin Press, 1958

Design Quarterly 56, “American Wood Types”
Walker Art Center, 1963

Wood Type Portfolio (privately printed)
reviewed by Connoisseur, 1965

American Wood Types: 1828 – 1900
Van Nostrand Reinhold 1969, reprint by DaCapo 1977

Wood Type Alphabets
(edited by Rob Roy Kelly) Dover, 1977

Trivets & Stands
Golden Era Publishing, 1990


Articles By or About Rob Roy Kelly
Art Journal
Der Druck Spiegel
Design Issues
Eye No. 3
Graphic News
The New York Times
Printing Impressions
Publisher’s Weekly
Type Talk
World Graphics

Professional Activities Following Retirement >


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