Interview with Hunter Middleton, January 28, 1978

Project: Kentucky Writers Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Middleton discusses Victor Hammer, the typesetter, who created the American Uncial font. Hammer met with the Society of Typographic Arts in order to discuss his idea for the font he wished to design, as better suited to printing in works written in English. Hammer was a professor of art at Wells College, and later at Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky. There are many details about various aspects of printing.

Interview Accession

1978oh005_kw002

Interviewee Name

Hunter Middleton

Interviewer Name

David Farrell

Interview Date

1978-01-28

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Middleton, Hunter Interview by David Farrell. 28 Jan. 1978. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Middleton, H. (1978, January 28). Interview by D. Farrell. Kentucky Writers Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Middleton, Hunter, interview by David Farrell. January 28, 1978, Kentucky Writers Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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