Book industries and trade

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Binford & Mort records

Identifier: BinfordMort-RSCA-ORPR-US

Presented by Janet Walker Binford, the Binford and Mort publishing collection comprises a library of that company's published titles, publicity flyers and lists, and some of the illustrative materials used in their books, particularly photographs illustrating books about Northwest Native Americans. Janet Walker, Reed College class of '36, married Thomas Peter Binford, heir to the Binford and Mort publishing firm started in Portland in 1892 as Metropolitan Printing.

Dates: 1911 - 1992

Richard Abel papers

Identifier: AbelR-RSCA-ORPR-US
Overview Richard Abel (1925-2013) was a bookman: a printer, publisher, and major distributor of scholarly titles to the academic world. As a Reed student in the Class of 1948, he was active in organizing music programs in the Capehart Room, in printing for the Champoeg Press, and as a manager of the Reed College Bookstore. He went on to form an early distribution company for academic libraries, making many novel improvements in the approval plan concept, centralized cataloging, and computerization of...
Dates: 1925-2013 (dates based on creator's birth and death dates).