Forgue, Norman W. Collection

Dates: 1878-1974. Size: 2.5 linear feet. Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Library Center, Special Collections. Norman Forgue was a bookmaker, typographer and founder of several private presses including At the Sign of the Gargoyle, The Black Cat Press, The Norman Press and Normandie House. The collection includes keepsakes, books and booklets, printed advertising and promotional material, greeting cards from his presses, a small selection of correspondence with Lloyd Emerson Siberell and a carbon typescript of an unpublished memoir about his youth called, Suddenly I Remember. [Finding aid]