Southern Illinois University

Southern Illinois University

CONTACT

SIU.EDU

Browse: Collections Digital Content Subjects Creators Collection Type

Trovillion, Hal (1879-1967) | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

Name: Trovillion, Hal (1879-1967)


Historical Note: Hal W. Trovillion was a publisher who operated local newspapers and a private press known as Trovillion Private Press in Herrin, Illinois. In 1904, after Hal left Indiana University, he moved to Herrin and took over two local newspapers, The Herrin Daily Journal and the Egyptian Republican. In 1908 he started a private press publication. Works were typically published in editions of a few hundred copies, on fine hand made European papers, with titles printed in gilt or on paper title cards. Usually every copy was numbered, and hand signed by both of the Trovillions. The books were almost all short, under 100 pages and often under 50 pages. Trovillion died in 1967.
Sources: Wikipedia.





Page Generated in: 0.068 seconds (using 107 queries).
Using 2.28MB of memory. (Peak of 2.43MB.)

Powered by Archon Version 3.21 rev-2.1
Copyright ©2012 The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign