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Torch Press Book Shop Records

 Collection
Identifier: msc0167

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of forty-seven of the Torch Press catalogs.

Dates

  • 1908-1915

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.

Extent

0.50 linear feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Torch Press Bookshop was started by Luther Brewer in 1909, and sold books at a storefront in Cedar Rapids as well as to mail-order patrons until 1917.

Related Materials

Carney, Thomas L. & Joyce Crawford. "Torch Press: A Preliminary History." , Vol.21 (November 1974)

Maddigan, Mike. "The Torch Press: Addenda to a Checklist ." Books at Iowa. Vo. 31 (November 1979)
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
319-335-5921
319-335-5900 (Fax)