June 2002 Web Edition


New in print: The youthful diaries of "Hapless Jack" Wing

Paul F. Gehl

The Caxton Club's new publication, The Diaries of John M. Wing, is one of those commonplaces: a text that has had to wait for many decades for the right moment to see light. Read this article.



Robert Cotner

In the summer of 1964, I was a participant in the North Central College and University workshop on the campus of the University of Minnesota. It was my good fortune to study with Dr. Ruth Eckhert of the university's School of Education. Read this article.


John M. Wing as typesetter

Robert Williams

John M. Wing (1844-1917) is probably best known for the collection on the history of printing that bears his name at the Newberry Library, Chicago. Read this article.


Wood type is old and very cool!

Matthew Doherty

This past April, the society of Typographic Arts sponsored two type and typography related events. One of these was a field trip to the Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum in Two Rivers, WI. Read this article.


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