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University of Georgia Press collection

Identifier: MSS 0501

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains typeface catalogs; book material catalogs, particularly cover materials, paper samples, headband samples, and foil samples; periodicals relating to visual arts and communication; and the font index for the press itself.


  • Creation: 1934-1999
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1967-1990


Language of Materials

Materials entirely in English.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. Please contact Special Collections Department, University of Delaware Library,

Historical Note

The University of Georgia Press Collection at the University of Delaware Library contains trade materials published between 1934 and 1999 that were used by the production office at the press. Founded in 1938, the University of Georgia Press is the oldest and largest publishing house in the state and one of the largest publishing houses in the South. The press publishes works of scholarship, creative and literary works, and books about the region.

"About Us." University of Georgia Press. (accessed September 21, 2009).


10 linear foot (11 boxes)


This collection of items from University of Georgia Press, the oldest and largest publication house in the state, consists of trade materials published between 1934 and 1999 that were used by the press at its publication office.


Gift of University of Georgia Press, 1998-2002.

Shelving Summary

  1. Boxes 1-11: Shelved in ANNEX MSS record center cartons


Processed by Daniel P. McCoy, April 2005. Encoded by Natalie Baur, September 2009.

University of Georgia Press collection
University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
2009 September 21
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the University of Delaware Library Special Collections Repository

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Newark DE 19717-5267 USA