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Printing Press remnants--items from room with printing press in basement of Root Hall

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: yhm-arc-2009-008

Content Description

Several items presumably printed on the Root Basement printing press, including fliers, programs, invitations, and student publications for Hamilton and Kirkland student activities dated between 1959 to 1979. Highlights include: extensive files on the Alexander Hamilton Private Press and unbound copies of the press's major product, The Journal of Samuel Kirkland (1966); the Pentagon Society of 1975's senior survey project; "Playdoh," a 1971 Spectator humor edition satirizing the Kirkland lifestyle.

Acquisition Type



Items collected by Professor Margaret Thickstun from basement room of Root Hall and transferred to Archives.

Restrictions Apply



0.5 Linear Feet (1/2 box)