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Safran Printing Company/Lithographers and Photoengravers International Union records

Identifier: MSS 216 large


  • approximately 1953-1974

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Access

The material is stored offsite. Please request materials 3 days ahead of your visit.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.


6 Linear Feet (10 boxes; approximately 9.4 linear feet)

Custodial History

Accession information unknown. However, based on materials found in these records—such as personal pension fund forms, union and lithography-related training materials, and photographs—the collection appears to have been compiled by Saul Wellman (1913 - 2003) during his employment at Safran Printing. .

Related Materials

Saul Wellman Collection, MSS 473:

Montell, Judith, and Ronald Aronson. 2004. “Radicalism: Professional Revolutionary: The Life of Saul Wellman” [dvd]. Available from: Michigan State University Special Collections.

Processing Information

Cathy Gibson processed this collection in 2019. Sources consulted in creating the finding aid: Aronson, Ronald. n.d. “About the film ‘Professional Revolutionary’.” Wayne State University.

KeyWiki. 2018. “Saul Wellman.” Lithographers and Photoengravers International Union. 1965. “Impact of Web Offset: A Union’s Analysis of Employment, Growth, Trends.” New York. MyJewishDetroit. 2018. “L’Chaim: Meet Hy Safran, ‘The Sequel to the Original’.” Pennsylvania State University Libraries. 2018. “Lithographers and Photoengravers International Union Records, 1964-1971. Collection Number 1631.” Safran Group. 2018. “Our History.”
Finding Aid for the Safran Printing Company/Lithographers and Photoengravers International Union records
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Repository Details

Part of the Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections Repository

MSU Libraries
366 W. Circle Drive
East Lansing MI 48824 USA