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Women bookbinders -- United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Ellen Gates Starr papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00151
Abstract Labor organizer; religious writer; settlement house worker; and founder, Hull House, Chicago. Papers represent 4 generations of the Starr family, primarily Ellen Gates Starr. Of particular interest is correspondence with Jane Addams pertaining to the founding of Hull House, as well as photographs and biographical information about Jane Addams. There is also extensive family correspondence and her writings on book binding and religion. Family material includes writings and letters of her aunt...
Dates of Materials: 1659 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1850-1970

Portia Pratt Dahl papers

Identifier: MRBC-MS-00175

Bookbinder. Papers include documents related to Dahl's work as a bookbinder from her student days in Paris, France and her workshop in Boston, Mass. Seth F. Pratt's commonplace book also includes documents and papers related to him. In addition, there is an artist's sketchbook of Peter Dahl (1857-1929) and related papers.

Dates of Materials: 1864-1955