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Grabhorn Press Collection (William B. Langsdorf Anniversary Collection)

Identifier: SC-3

Scope and Contents note

This collection was purchased by the Patrons of the Library Support Group in 1969 to commemorate Dr. William B. Langsdorf's tenth year as founding president of CSUF. The Granhorn brothers was one of the most distinguished fine press firms in California. The firm printed 800 books from 1920 to 1973 as the Grabhorn Press and the Grabhorn-Hoyem Press of San Francisco. The collection contains books, pamphlets and ephemera.


  • 1920-2012
  • Majority of material found within 1920 - 2012


783 Volumes (783 volumes shelved on 39 linear feet.)

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Physical Location

Aisle 16A--Shelves 8-10.

Includes Grabhorn Related [G-Related 1923-1982]and Grabhorn/Hoyem [GH 1-62] titles (Aisle 16A--Shelf 10).

For a complete list go to OneSearch [Local collection] Langsdorf Anniversary Collection of Grabhorn and Grabhorn Related Press Books (Special Collections).

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Repository Details

Part of the CSUF University Archives & Special Collections Repository

University Archives & Special Collections
Pollak Library South Room 352 (PLS 352)
Fullerton CA 92831-3599 USA
(657) 278-4751