Collection ID: MS 287

Collection context

Summary

Creator:
Hopson, William Fowler, 1849-1935
Date:
1865-1941
Abstract:
Correspondence, genealogical material, account books, and miscellaneous papers of William F. Hopson. The collection contains papers related to his many club activities, including the Acorn Club of Connecticut, Grolier Club, and Rowfant Club of Cleveland.
Extent:
12 Linear Feet
Language:
English

Background

Acquisition information:
Gift of Mrs. W. F. Hopson, 1940.
Rules or conventions:
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Scope and Content:

Correspondence, genealogical material, account books, and miscellaneous papers of William F. Hopson. The collection contains papers related to his many club activities, including the Acorn Club of Connecticut, Grolier Club, and Rowfant Club of Cleveland.

Biographical / Historical:

William Fowler Hopson (1849-1935): artist and engraver; in 1870 moved to New York City to work as book engraver; in 1872 moved to New Haven, Ct., in partnership with Roger Sherman as professional engravers; engraver of many bookplates.

Arrangement:

Arranged in four series: I. General Correspondence. II. Invitations. III. Topical Files. IV. Oversize.

Access

LOCATION OF THIS COLLECTION:
Sterling Memorial Library
Yale Campus
New Haven, CT, USA
CONTACT:
(203) 432-1735
mssa.assist@yale.edu