Francis A. Lammer papers

Collection ID:
Lammer, Francis A., 1889-1988
[ca. 1900-1972]
Physical Description:
1.2 Linear feet
(ca.1,067 items)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A photocopy of Lammer's 1972 autobiographical manuscript in which he describes his apprenticeship with Tiffany and Company, his work as an engraver, and the establishment of his own stationery and engraving business, the Maybeth Shop, in New Bedford, Mass.; 5 letters to Lammer, 1920-1955; an undated school notebook; an award; printed material including clippings and catalogs; 7 scrapbooks with clippings, printed examples of Lammer's announcements, cards, and stationery, and sketches of monograms and jewelry; original menu designs; 3 sketchbooks; sketches for Christmas cards and announcements; 67 copper engraving plates; and 3 photos.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Engraver; Massachusetts, Rhode Island.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1972 and 1974 by Francis A. Lammer.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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Keywords table of terms and types.
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