The Barth Type Caster

Bibliography

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(Note: Items are filed in order of their {Reference ID}, which is not necessarily the same as the order of their primary author.)

{Annenberg 1994} Annenberg, Maurice. Ed. Stephen O. Saxe. Type Foundries of America and their Catalogs. Second Edition. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 1994.

{ATF Illustrated 1902} American Type Founders Company. American Type Founders Company: Its Business and Resources Illustrated. [no location, but the ATF General Offices were in New York City at this point]: American Type Founders Company, 1902.

This has been scanned by Richard L. Hopkins from the Skyline Type Foundry copy and is online in the CircuitousRoot Notebook on American Type Founders

{ATF Central Plant ca. 1912} American Type Founders Company. Photographic Views of the Central Plant. Jersey City, NJ: American Type Founders Company, n.d. [circa 1912 based on the similarities to

This booklet survives in a single copy rescued by Theo Rehak. It was reprinted in 2002 by Theo Rehak, Dave Peat, and Rich Hopkins as a keepsake for the American Typecasting Fellowship conference of that year (Provo, Utah) and the Typophiles meeting of that year.

{ATF Report 1894} Annual Report to the Stockholders of the American Type Founders' Company . NY: ATF, October 15, 1894.

For the fiscal year from Sept. 1, 1893 to Aug. 31, 1894. This was the second Annual Report of the firm. See the local copy of ATF annual reports from 1894-1907 in the CircuitousRoot ATF Notebook for a reprint of the digitization of these by Google from the Princeton University copy.

{ATF Report 1895} Annual Report to the Stockholders of the American Type Founders' Company . NY: ATF, October 10, 1895.

For the fiscal year from Sept. 1, 1894 to Aug. 31, 1895. See the local copy of ATF annual reports from 1894-1907 in the CircuitousRoot ATF Notebook for a reprint of the digitization of these by Google from the Princeton University copy.

{ATF Report 1896} Annual Report to the Stockholders of the American Type Founders' Company . Jersey City, NJ: ATF, October 15, 1896.

For the fiscal year from Sept. 1, 1895 to Aug. 31, 1896. It is interesting that this was issued in Jersey City; the Central Plant there was not constructed until several years later. See the local copy of ATF annual reports from 1894-1907 in the CircuitousRoot ATF Notebook for a reprint of the digitization of these by Google from the Princeton University copy.

{ATF Report 1897} Annual Report to the Stockholders of the American Type Founders' Company . Jersey City, NJ: ATF, October 26, 1897.

For the fiscal year from Sept. 1, 1896 to Aug. 31, 1897. See the local copy of ATF annual reports from 1894-1907 in the CircuitousRoot ATF Notebook for a reprint of the digitization of these by Google from the Princeton University copy.

{ATF Report 1898} Annual Report to the Stockholders of the American Type Founders' Company . Jersey City, NJ: ATF, October 15, 1898.

For the fiscal year from Sept. 1, 1897 to Aug. 31, 1898. See the local copy of ATF annual reports from 1894-1907 in the CircuitousRoot ATF Notebook for a reprint of the digitization of these by Google from the Princeton University copy.

{ATF Report 1900} Annual Report to the Stockholders of the American Type Founders' Company . Jersey City, NJ: ATF, October 13, 1900.

For the fiscal year from Sept. 1, 1899 to Aug. 31, 1900. See the local copy of ATF annual reports from 1894-1907 in the CircuitousRoot ATF Notebook for a reprint of the digitization of these by Google from the Princeton University copy.

{ATF Report 1901} Annual Report to the Stockholders of the American Type Founders' Company . Jersey City, NJ: ATF, October 9, 1901.

For the fiscal year from Sept. 1, 1900 to Aug. 31, 1901. This is the first Annual Report signed by Robert W. Nelson as president. See the local copy of ATF annual reports from 1894-1907 in the CircuitousRoot ATF Notebook for a reprint of the digitization of these by Google from the Princeton University copy.

{ATF Report 1902} Annual Report to the Stockholders of the American Type Founders' Company . Jersey City, NJ: ATF, October 10, 1902.

For the fiscal year from Sept. 1, 1901 to Aug. 31, 1902. See the local copy of ATF annual reports from 1894-1907 in the CircuitousRoot ATF Notebook for a reprint of the digitization of these by Google from the Princeton University copy.

{ATF Report 1903} Annual Report to the Stockholders of the American Type Founders' Company . Jersey City, NJ: ATF, October 15, 1903.

For the fiscal year from Sept. 1, 1902 to Aug. 31, 1903. See the local copy of ATF annual reports from 1894-1907 in the CircuitousRoot ATF Notebook for a reprint of the digitization of these by Google from the Princeton University copy.

{ATF Report 1904} Annual Report to the Stockholders of the American Type Founders' Company . Jersey City, NJ: ATF, October 15, 1904.

For the fiscal year from Sept. 1, 1903 to Aug. 31, 1904. See the local copy of ATF annual reports from 1894-1907 in the CircuitousRoot ATF Notebook for a reprint of the digitization of these by Google from the Princeton University copy.

{ATF Report 1905} Annual Report to the Stockholders of the American Type Founders' Company . Jersey City, NJ: ATF, October 14, 1905.

For the fiscal year from Sept. 1, 1904 to Aug. 31, 1905. See the local copy of ATF annual reports from 1894-1907 in the CircuitousRoot ATF Notebook for a reprint of the digitization of these by Google from the Princeton University copy.

{ATF Report 1906} Annual Report to the Stockholders of the American Type Founders' Company . Jersey City, NJ: ATF, October 18, 1906.

For the fiscal year from Sept. 1, 1905 to Aug. 31, 1906. See the local copy of ATF annual reports from 1894-1907 in the CircuitousRoot ATF Notebook for a reprint of the digitization of these by Google from the Princeton University copy.

{ATF Report 1907} Annual Report to the Stockholders of the American Type Founders' Company . Jersey City, NJ: ATF, October 12, 1907.

For the fiscal year from Sept. 1, 1906 to Aug. 31, 1907. See the local copy of ATF annual reports from 1894-1907 in the CircuitousRoot ATF Notebook for a reprint of the digitization of these by Google from the Princeton University copy.

{ATF Specimen Book 1912} American Type Founders Company. Specimen Book of Type Stypes. Jersey City, NJ: American Type Founders Company, 1912.

This specimen has been reprinted twice online (from the University of California copy and the Brigham Young University copy) and is available online via The Internet Archive. See the CircuitousRoot Notebook on American Type Founders.

{ATF Specimen Book 1923} American Type Founders Company. Specimen Book and Catalogue. Jersey City, NJ: American Type Founders Company, 1923.

Reprinted by Reprinted by Sevanti Press (400dpi) and partially reprinted by CircuitousRoot (600dpi).

{ATF Type Speaks! 1948} Type Speaks!. Elizabeth, NJ: American Type Founders Sales Corporation, 1948. Produced by Loucks & Norling Studios in collaboration with G. M. Basford Co. for American Type Founders Co.

Featuring Ben Grauer (Benjamin Franklin Grauer).

This film formerly was distributed by the late Carl Schlesinger. I have it on good authority that it will soon be available again, on the PrintingFilms.org site. In the interim, here is a local copy of an MP4 conversion of the film as Schlesinger distributed it: ../galleries/from-the-literature/type-speaks.mp4

{DeVinne 1900} DeVinne, Theodore Low. The Practice of Typography: A Treatise on the Process of Type-Making, the Point System, the Names, Sizes, Styles, and Prices of Plain Printing Types. NY: The Century Co., 1900.

Scanned by Google from the Harvard University copy.

{Mallinson 1976} Mallinson, David Walker. Henry Lewis Bullen and the Typographic Library and Museum of the American Type Founders Company. Dissertation (Doctor of Library Service), School of Library Service, Columbia University, 1976.

Mallinson's chapter on the formation of ATF remains the best study of its early history. This dissertation should be available printed from microfilm from ProQuest LLC, successors to University Microfilms International.

{IP 1891} Anon. "The Typefoundries of the United States: No. IV - The Cincinnati Typefoundry." The Inland Printer. Vol. 8, No. 11 (Aug. 1891): 1019.

Reprinted by CircuitousRoot in the Cincinnati Type Foundry notebook.

{Hopkins 1976} Hopkins, Richard L. Origin of The American Point System for Printers' Type Measurement Terra Alta, WV: Hill & Dale Private Press, 1976, 1989.

{IP Obituary 1907} "Henry Barth" [obituary]. The Inland Printer. Vol. 39, No. 1 (April 1907): 90.

Reprinted in the Notebook on Henry Barth.

{McGrew 1993} McGrew, Mac. American Metal Typefaces of the Twentieth Century. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Books, 1993.

The first edition of McGrew was an informal one circulated in the type community to solicit further information.

{Kaup 1909} Kaup, W. J. "Modern Automatic Type Making Methods." American Machinist. Vol. 32 (December 16, 1909): 1042-1046.

{MSJ 1896} One Hundred Years. Philadelphia, PA: MacKellar, Smiths and Jordan, 1896.

A complete, although low-resolution, digitization of MSJ's One Hundred Years has been done by Google from the Pennsylvania State University copy and is available online via The Hathi Trust (not Google Books). A local copy of this is available in the CircuitousRoot Notebook on

The sections on techical type founding, with higher-resolution images, have been reprinted in the Notebook of General Literature on Making Printing Matrices and Types.

{Mullen 2005} Mullen, Robert A. Recasting a Craft: St. Louis Typefounders Respond to Industrialization. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 2005.

{Rehak 1993} Rehak, Theo. Practical Typecasting. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Books, 1993.

Almost all hands-on information about Barth operation comes to us through Theo. His book is essential.

{Rehak/Hopkins 2014} "Foundry Designations Regarding American Type Founders." Unpublished transcription by Richard L. Hopkins on 2014-09-17 of his earlier notes of a conversation with Theo Rehak (date unremembered) on the alphabetic and numeric foundry designations employed by ATF. Theo's information, in turn, may have come from Stevens L. Watts.

{Skopeo 1896} Skopeo, of No. Six. "The Typefounder's Art." Typographical Journal, Vol. 9, No. 7 (October 1, 1896): 253-256.

Scanned by Google from the University of California copy. Here is the entire article, extracted from that digitization: typographical-journal-v009-n07-1896-10-01-google-uc-pp253-256-pdf262-265-skopeo-typefounders-art.pdf

Walters, Gregory Jackson. Auction of the Century: The Sale of the American Type Founders Company. Clinton, MI: Square Text Press, 1994.

This is also Square Text No. 9 (Autumn 1994).

{Woellert 2012} Woellert, Dann. Cincinnati Turner Societies: The Cradle of an American Movement. The History Press, 2012.

{Wylie 1902} Wylie, Donald. "A Study of Modern Typefounding." The American Printer. Vol. 32, No. 5 (January, 1902): 353-364.

Scanned by Google from the University of Michigan copy and available via The Hathi Trust (Hathi ID: mdp.39015086752956). A local copy is online in the CircuitousRoot Notebook of General Literature on Making Printing Matrices and Types.

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