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Dana Library Hand Font

  • Dana Library Hand - Public domain, GPL, OFL
    Found in : Handwriting
    Dana Library Hand by Margo Burns  891 downloads
    Public domain, GPL, OFL

Designers Note

The font is inspired by a vintage penmanship style recommended for librarians to use when writing out card catalogue cards. It closely resembles the style of printing I learned in grade school in northern Vermont in the early 1960s, which is probably why I felt inspired to work so hard to turn it into a font. The base sample came from the facsimile of the Disjoined Hand on page 71 of the book "Library Primer" by John Cotton Dana, published in 1899. https://archive.org/details/primerlibrary00danarich
There are 650 glyphs in this font, covering all the special characters/diacritics for European languages that use the Latin character set (i.e, not Greek or Cyrillic), an array Unicode characters I like, and a small set of alternate glyphs that can be accessed in the Glyph panel in Adobe products. To show the kerning properly in MS Word, you have to turn on kerning, which is not set by default.

Character Map

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File Contents

filenamefilesizetypeoptions
Dana Library Hand v 1.0 - Folder  
Dana Library Hand v 1.0/primerlibrary00danarich_page71.png 266 KB Image view
Dana Library Hand v 1.0/DanaLibraryHand-Bold.otf 171 KB Font File download
Dana Library Hand v 1.0/DanaLibraryHand-Italic.otf 144 KB Font File download
Dana Library Hand v 1.0/.DS_Store 6 KB unknown  
Dana Library Hand v 1.0/DanaLibraryHand-Regular.otf 128 KB Font File download
Dana Library Hand v 1.0/Dana Library Hand READ ME.txt 2 KB Text File view
Dana Library Hand v 1.0/DanaLibraryHand-BoldItalic.otf 179 KB Font File download
Dana Library Hand v 1.0/Dana Library Hand Glyph Inventory - version 1.0.pdf 555 KB PDF view
__MACOSX - Folder  
__MACOSX/._Dana Library Hand v 1.0 239 B unknown  
__MACOSX/Dana Library Hand v 1.0 - Folder  
__MACOSX/Dana Library Hand v 1.0/._.DS_Store 120 B unknown  
__MACOSX/Dana Library Hand v 1.0/._primerlibrary00danarich_page71.png 329 B Image view
__MACOSX/Dana Library Hand v 1.0/._DanaLibraryHand-BoldItalic.otf 239 B Font File download
__MACOSX/Dana Library Hand v 1.0/._DanaLibraryHand-Bold.otf 239 B Font File download
__MACOSX/Dana Library Hand v 1.0/._Dana Library Hand READ ME.txt 703 B Text File view
__MACOSX/Dana Library Hand v 1.0/._Dana Library Hand Glyph Inventory - version 1.0.pdf 329 B PDF view
__MACOSX/Dana Library Hand v 1.0/._DanaLibraryHand-Italic.otf 239 B Font File download
__MACOSX/Dana Library Hand v 1.0/._DanaLibraryHand-Regular.otf 239 B Font File download

Font

Designer Name: Margo Burns
License: Public domain, GPL, OFL
Website: http://margoburns.com/fonts/danalibraryhand/

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