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us: Kelly, Rob Roy, 1925-2004

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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1925-03-15
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2004-01-22
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Nebraska
    • Death Place

        (naf) Tempe (Ariz.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Graphic design (Typography)
          (lcsh) Graphic arts
        • Occupation

            (lcsh) College teachers
              (lcsh) Graphic artists
                (lcsh) Book designers
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            • Sources

              • found: A new series of old wood type faces available at Weimer, complete from A to Z, 1970: cover p. 3 (Rob Roy Kelly)
              • found: OCLC data base, 2-23-92 (hdg.: Kelly, Rob Roy, 1925- )
              • found: New York times, Feb. 1, 2004 (Rob Roy Kelly; graphic design educator, historian, collector, specialist in wood type; b. in east central Nebraska, Mar. 15, 1925; d. Jan. 22 in Tempe, Ariz., aged 78)
              • found: Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Prints 1400-1800, 1956: title page verso (design by Rob Roy Kelly)
              • found: New York Times, via WWW, November 17, 2015: "Rob Roy Kelly, 78, Specialist in Wood Type", by Steven Heller, Feb. 1, 2004 (Rob Roy Kelly, a graphic design educator, historian and collector ...died on Jan. 22 [2004] in Tempe, Ariz. He was 78. ... Mr. Kelly's analytical history of antique and forgotten typefaces, ''American Wood Type, 1828-1900: ...,'' was originally published by Da Capo Press in 1977 ... Mr. Kelly was born in east central Nebraska on March 15, 1925 ... He both taught and administered graphic design programs at the Minneapolis College of Art, Kansas City Art Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Western Michigan University and, most recently, at Arizona State University ...) {}
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