The Anne Mayfield Archive of Graphic Design

This graphic design archive from the forties and fifties is the direct result of my great aunt’s impeccable collecting of diverse materials from her life and preserving them in carefully arranged boxes and drawers. In the final years of her life, she shared a number of these items with me, and, in tribute to her, I have begun to scan them and upload them to an archive named in her honor. All copyrights, where there are any, reside with the original owners, but for those, like me, interested in the history of graphic design and also interested in historical artifacts as inspiration for innovation in the present, I hope this collection proves useful.


[The complete set is on Flickr](

Thank you, Aunt Anne. (If you want to know more about her, here is [my eulogy]( from nine years ago.)

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