Frederic W. Goudy, printer and type designer, founder of The Village Press, talked on "The Designing and Production of Printing Types." A resident of nearby Marlboro, Mr. Goudy made frequent visits to Vassar and had lectured here in 1925 on "The Printer's Art."  

The nucleus of the Vassar Library’s distinguished Village Press collection was presented by New York publisher Mitchell Kennerley  in 1932.