Archives of American Art

Edith Diehl papers

Collection ID:
Diehl, Edith
Physical Description:
3.1 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Personal and business correspondence regarding her book, BOOKBINDING: ITS BACKGROUND AND TECHNIQUE; a brief biographical sketch; royalty statements; lecture notes on bookbinding, articles, and other writings; glass negatives and photographs of bookbindings; five etchings by Hubert Rutherford Brown and Rose Adler; and pen and ink illustrations of bookbinding tools and techniques.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Bookbinder; Brewster, N.Y. b. in 1876; d. 1953.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Alice Diehl Prendergast, Edith Diehl's niece, 1979.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Bookbinding -- New York (State) -- Brewster Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bookbinders -- New York (State) -- Brewster Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Adler, Rose Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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