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Charles Fertig Collection

Creator:
Fertig, Charles  Search this
Former owner:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Graphic Arts  Search this
Names:
St. Joseph News-Press and Gazette (newspaper).  Search this
Extent:
1.25 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Logs (records)
Manuals
Technical manuals
Place:
Missouri -- 1970-1990
Date:
1979-1985
Summary:
Records relating to the development of direct plate imager technology and its early use by the St. Joseph News-Press and Gazette, St. Joseph, Missouri.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of records relating to the development of direct plate imager technology and its early use by the St. Joseph News Press and Gazette, credited with being a leader in the field of laser adaptation to computer reproduction of photographs for newspaper use. It consists primarily of maintenance manuals, maintenance logs and systems logs, and training notes over a period of about five years.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into four series.

Series 1: Maintenance logs, System logs

Series 2: Maintenance manuals

Series 3: Training Notes

Series 4: Miscellaneous
Biographical / Historical:
Charles Fertig was a technician at the St. Joseph News-Press and Gazette. The newspaper developed a direct plate imager technology and is credited with being a leader in the field of laser adaptation to computer reproduction of photographs for newspaper use.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Charles Fertig, April 8, 1988.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Computers in industry -- 1970-1990  Search this
Lasers in the graphic arts -- 1970-1990  Search this
Graphic arts -- 1970-1990  Search this
Direct Plate Imager Technology  Search this
Newspapers -- Printing  Search this
Photography -- Photomechanical processes -- 1970-1990  Search this
Photomechanical processes -- 1970-1990  Search this
Printing -- Newspapers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Logs (records)
Manuals -- 1970-1990
Technical manuals -- 20th century
Citation:
Charles Fertig Collection, 1979-1985, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0312
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Charles Fertig Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8acd1a42b-5831-4b50-9639-0bc332990610
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0312

Edgar Allan Poe I, from the suite Edgar Allan Poe

Artist:
Nathan Oliveira, born Oakland, CA 1928-died Palo Alto, CA 2010  Search this
Printer:
Nathan Oliveira, born Oakland, CA 1928-died Palo Alto, CA 2010  Search this
Richard Newlin, active 1970s-1990s  Search this
Charles Hine  Search this
Publisher:
Yankee Press  Search this
Medium:
lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
sheet and image: 30 x 22 1/4 in. (76.3 x 56.5 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1970/published 1971
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Homage\Poe, Edgar Allan  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Paula and Phillip Kirkeby
Copyright:
© 1971, Nathan Oliveira
Object number:
1991.143.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk72264f32c-dfc2-4244-b204-9d462a419232
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.143.1

Edgar Allan Poe IV, from the suite To Edgar Allan Poe

Artist:
Nathan Oliveira, born Oakland, CA 1928-died Palo Alto, CA 2010  Search this
Printer:
Nathan Oliveira, born Oakland, CA 1928-died Palo Alto, CA 2010  Search this
Richard Newlin, active 1970s-1990s  Search this
Charles Hine  Search this
Publisher:
Yankee Press  Search this
Medium:
lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
sheet and image: 22 1/4 x 30 in. (56.5 x 76.7 cm.)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1970/published 1971
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Homage\Poe, Edgar Allan  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Paula and Phillip Kirkeby
Copyright:
© 1971, Nathan Oliveira
Object number:
1991.143.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7499d8270-d264-44da-af02-5532186efaaa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.143.4

Edgar Allan Poe II, from the suite To Edgar Allan Poe

Artist:
Nathan Oliveira, born Oakland, CA 1928-died Palo Alto, CA 2010  Search this
Printer:
Nathan Oliveira, born Oakland, CA 1928-died Palo Alto, CA 2010  Search this
Richard Newlin, active 1970s-1990s  Search this
Charles Hine  Search this
Publisher:
Yankee Press  Search this
Medium:
lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
sheet and image: 30 1/8 x 22 3/8 in. (76.4 x 56.7 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1970/published 1971
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Homage\Poe, Edgar Allan  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Paula and Phillip Kirkeby
Copyright:
© 1971, Nathan Oliveira
Object number:
1991.143.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk75d6fac48-d51a-406e-be18-99e7d266e64c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.143.2

Edgar Allan Poe III, from the suite To Edgar Allan Poe

Artist:
Nathan Oliveira, born Oakland, CA 1928-died Palo Alto, CA 2010  Search this
Printer:
Nathan Oliveira, born Oakland, CA 1928-died Palo Alto, CA 2010  Search this
Richard Newlin, active 1970s-1990s  Search this
Charles Hine  Search this
Publisher:
Yankee Press  Search this
Medium:
lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
sheet and image: 30 1/4 x 22 in. (76.8 x 55.8 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1970/published 1971
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Homage\Poe, Edgar Allan  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Paula and Phillip Kirkeby
Copyright:
© 1971, Nathan Oliveira
Object number:
1991.143.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7ca1a4736-967d-42d9-9eb8-19f00a75d368
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.143.3

Edgar Allan Poe V, from the suite To Edgar Allan Poe

Artist:
Nathan Oliveira, born Oakland, CA 1928-died Palo Alto, CA 2010  Search this
Printer:
Nathan Oliveira, born Oakland, CA 1928-died Palo Alto, CA 2010  Search this
Richard Newlin, active 1970s-1990s  Search this
Charles Hine  Search this
Publisher:
Yankee Press  Search this
Medium:
lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
sheet and image: 22 1/4 x 30 in. (56.5 x 76.7 cm.)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1971/published 1971
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Homage\Poe, Edgar Allan  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Paula and Phillip Kirkeby
Copyright:
© 1971, Nathan Oliveira
Object number:
1991.143.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7de28aa63-0aa9-4d2c-a3ed-0dc22f8b414b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.143.5

Edgar Allan Poe VII, from the suite To Edgar Allan Poe

Artist:
Nathan Oliveira, born Oakland, CA 1928-died Palo Alto, CA 2010  Search this
Printer:
Nathan Oliveira, born Oakland, CA 1928-died Palo Alto, CA 2010  Search this
Richard Newlin, active 1970s-1990s  Search this
Charles Hine  Search this
Publisher:
Yankee Press  Search this
Medium:
lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
sheet and image: 30 x 22 3/8 in. (76.3 x 56.8 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1971/published 1971
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Homage\Poe, Edgar Allan  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Paula and Phillip Kirkeby
Copyright:
© 1971, Nathan Oliveira
Object number:
1991.143.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk77aed0a98-a6fa-4c36-ab29-255fc3e57398
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.143.7

Edgar Allan Poe VI, from the suite Edgar Allan Poe

Artist:
Nathan Oliveira, born Oakland, CA 1928-died Palo Alto, CA 2010  Search this
Printer:
Nathan Oliveira, born Oakland, CA 1928-died Palo Alto, CA 2010  Search this
Richard Newlin, active 1970s-1990s  Search this
Charles Hine  Search this
Publisher:
Yankee Press  Search this
Medium:
lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
sheet and image: 22 3/8 x 30 in. (56.8 x 76.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1971/published 1971
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Homage\Poe, Edgar Allan  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Paula and Phillip Kirkeby
Copyright:
© 1971, Nathan Oliveira
Object number:
1991.143.6
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk73e71c3b5-3345-46cf-9201-e94adece70e4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.143.6

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