The Frederic Goudy collection documents the history of typography and printing in American as exemplified by one of its finest practitioners. Primarily consists of items collected by Bentley Rook, a colleague of Goudy's. This collection includes bound volumes, pamphlets, type specimens, manuscripts, and photographs. This collection consists of approximately 75 titles and 2 linear feet of manuscript and related materials, mostly from the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s, by or about Goudy and includes original examples of his lettering and examples of his printing on single sheets. Titles are available in University Libraries' CardCat and a finding aid is available online.
An online exhibit titled, "Howdy Goudy: Frederic W. Goudy and the Private Press in the Midwest" includes additional information about the collection.