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The Scripps College Press publishes limited edition books each semester created and printed with letterpress equipment by students in Art 135: Typography and the Book Arts.

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Frederic W. Goudy Lecture: Dark Archives

Andre Bradley
March 23, 2017
Clark Humanities Museum

A provocative exploration of one black man’s memories of childhood. It interweaves Bradley’s writing and photographs with pictures from his family archive. Part story, part lyrical investigation, Dark Archives aims to upset the linguistic and visual constrictions placed on black males. Bradley powerfully combines image and text in this deeply moving meditation on narrative agency, […]

Latest Book: Divisive & Diverse: A Voting Story (2016 Fall)

Printed by six students using handset metal and wood type, this fish bone book examines identity and politics in the United States during one of the most contentious presidential elections in U.S. history. Divisive and Diverse explores identity and politics through a gender lens during one of the most contentious presidential elections in United States […]

Scripps College Old Style by Frederic W. Goudy

Scripps College Old Style

Scripps College has its own font, designed in 1941 by master type designer Frederic W. Goudy.

You can purchase the full family font for $178 at

To learn more about this unique and impressive font, click here.

Scripps Press Staff

Tia Blassingame
Director, Scripps College Press
Visiting Assistant Professor of Book Arts/ Scripps Press