biography of Oscar OGG (1908-1971)

Birth place: Richmond, VA

Addresses: Stamford, CT

Profession: Designer, writer, lecturer, teacher, critic

Studied: Univ. Illinois (B.S. in Arch.); Colorado Springs FA Center.

Member: Grolier Club; Typophiles; AIGA; Soc. Typographic Artists, Chicago; Type Dir. Club, NY

Comments: Position: vice-pres. & art dir., bd. mem., Book-of-the-Month Club, NYC, as of 1966. Auth./illustr.: An Alphabet Source Book, 1940; Lettering as a Book Art, 1946; The 26 Letters, 1948. Contrib.: Encyclopaedia Americana; Art of the Book; Books and Printers; American Artist; Three Italian Writing Masters, 1953; Sixty-three Drawings by Warren Chappell, 1955. Lectures on calligraphy.