Sidney Ann TOOLY: A collection of Mid-century fabric studies & professional ephemera, including a scarce John HOYE sample book. Lot includes:
Hoye, John. Selected Cotton Fabrics; A Special Group of Gray, Converted, Mill Finished Cloth Samples Illustrating Types of Yarns, Weaves, Fabrics and Finishes. New York: Hoye Textile Pub. Co, 1945.
30 leaves, 15 unnumbered leaves of samples, with 1 other sheet laid in; utilitarian printed clip binder.
John Hoye was the author of a standard textbook/reference Staple cotton fabrics, instructor at the New York Textile Evening Trades School, a contributor to the Encyclopedia Britannica, and founder of Hoye Textile Corp.
Uncommon; OCLC locates 3 copies.
[J. P. Stevens Corp.] Misc. office memos, correspondence, and miusc. ephemeral material from Tooly's early career working for the J. P. Stevens Corp., c. 1950s.
[Dan River Textile School, North Carolina State College.] L. K. Fitzgerald, Speech given at New York Sales Meeting, August, 1950. 15 leaves, printed on one side only. Manuscript notes with swatch & design, mimeo material, etc. 2 folders & 1 binder; also, a folder of misc. magazine pages, clippings, etc.