Fonds 97-015 - Cooper & Beatty, Limited fonds.

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Cooper & Beatty, Limited fonds.

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  • Textual record

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97-015

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  • 1956-1996 (Creation)
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    Cooper & Beatty, Limited

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11 cm of textual records.

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Cooper & Beatty, Limited was founded in 1921 by E. Cooper, L. Beatty and J.L. Pepper using the name Trade Composition Company. When Pepper left in 1926 the company was renamed to Cooper & Beatty. Until the Second World War it was essentially a trade typesetting company. In 1950 W.E. "Jack" Trevett acquired the company. Trevett shifted the focus to graphic design, for which Cooper & Beatty became known as one of the leading companies in the field. In 1964 the Trent University crest, as well as Trent's stationary and publications, were designed by Cooper & Beatty's designer, A. Crawford. In 1986 the company was sold to Jannock Corporation and although greatly reduced in size today, continues to operate under the name of Cooper & Beatty Services Ltd.

Custodial history

This fonds was donated by R. Landon.

Scope and content

This fonds consists of miscellaneous designs by Cooper & Beatty, Limited, Toronto, for advertisements, invitations, cards, etc. Also included are various designs with the Trent University crest, as well as Cooper & Beatty's "The Metal Book" with available type settings on metal plates.

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This fonds was donated by R. Landon.

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For related records see: R.G. 1, and Trent Crest, Large Materials Cabinet - Drawer 3.

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FINDING AID

Box 1

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1: Miscellaneous designs by Cooper & Beatty including advertisements for company, invitations for exhibits, Cooper & Beatty "Designers with Type" exhibition in the Thomas Fisher Rare Books Library, brochure 1996

2: A. Crawford designs including various items with Trent Crest and article on Allan R. Fleming

Next to the box: "Metal Book" consisting of all available typesettings on metal plates from Cooper & Beatty

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