None known Brief Character History When viewers first saw Phillip Chancellor, it was in a photo held by Jill Foster, while she told her mother, Liz, that she was going to marry a handsome wealthy man like him one day. Phillip was married to Katherine Chancellor, and they lived at the luxurious Chancellor Estate. Katherine's former husband Gary Reynolds and Phillip were college buddies, friends until Gary died, then Kay and Phillip grew close and eventually married. The company was originally the Reynolds family's company, but after Phillip took over running it, Katherine renamed it Chancellor Industries.
History[ edit ] R. His son, Reuben H. Donnelley, founded the otherwise unrelated company formerly known as R. The business was destroyed in the Great Chicago Fire of After a series of reorganizations and expansions, Donnelley built the Lakeside Press Building on Plymouth Court, and in began construction of the R.
Donnelley and Sons Co. Calumet Plant on 21st Street and Calumet Avenue. The company aimed to produce books and periodicals with impressive modern design and mass printed commercial and reference materials. Donnelly was the official printer for the World's Fair, "A Century of Progress ," which took place on the Lake Michigan lakefront just to the east of the plant.
The company designed and printed official tickets, postcards, posters, brochures, and magazines which displayed the company's distinctive modernist design.
Kittredge who commissioned other well-regarded artists and designers, such as Rudolph RuzickaEdward A. Wilsonand W.
In the early s, the division successfully integrated routing technology with its digital map databases and launched a separate company, Geosystems, which several years later became MapQuest.
The Calumet Plant, a building which also included company headquarters, R r donnelly sons the closed in Donnelley, son of the founder, opened Lakeside Press Apprentice School.
Donnelley, a Yale graduate and a trustee of the University of Chicago, felt that the recent revival of the ancient practice of apprenticeship was unsatisfactory because unions dominated the rules.
He determined to open a program modeled on the apprentice training program at the Chaix Printing Company in Paris, France, which combined instruction and practical experience.
As Chicago became home to a northward migration of blacks, the workforce became stratified as non-whites found it hard to attain management positions.
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Racial tensions in the s further weakened the company's ability to meet technological challenges and global competition. Declining fortunes led to layoffs and contention, and the school closed in The aim was to establish that the company's modern commercial machinery could produce illustrated books to rival high-quality presses in Europe and to establish a reputation as a printer of fine trade editions in order to enter the mass-market book industry.
The choice of American authors reflected a growing pride in and market for American literature. Littell, vice president and treasurer, and William A. Kittredge, head of the department of design and typography, organized the campaign.
Kittredge commissioned Kent to perform the design and illustrations inand the book appeared four years later in a three-volume limited edition of one-thousand copies issued in an aluminum slipcase.
Kittredge called it "the greatest book done in this generation" and declared that "we will all go jump in the lake" if "it is not the greatest illustrated book ever done in America. Kent's design, especially in the Modern Library edition ofhelped the novel to find a wider audience.
Kent counselled Kittredge that the "whole book is a work that should be read slowly, reflectively; the large page and type induce such reading. The character of the type should be homely, rather than refined and elegant, for homeliness flavors every line that Melville wrote.
The artist considered his illustrations "literary woodcutting, not engraving," and added that the illustrations show the "midnight darkness enveloping human existence, the darkness of the human soul, the abyss, -- such is the mood of Moby-Dick.
From towhen corporate headquarters were moved, the galleries devoted exhibitions to the works of American and European artists and photographers, as well as to typography and book design. Donnelley went on to purchase OfficeTiger, a major publishing and financial outsourcing company, as well as printing company Banta Corporation in InRR Donnelley was also named as an interested party in an attempt to purchase Quebecor World.
Lakeside press[ edit ] Lakeside Press was a Chicago publishing imprint under which the RR Donnelley Company produced fine-quality books as well as mail order catalogs, telephone directories, encyclopedias, and advertising.
The Press was best known for its high quality editions for the Chicago Caxton Club as well as the Lakeside Classics, a series of fine reprints produced annually, at Christmas time, by RR Donnelley.
Donnelley, who was then the company president.
The basic format of these books remained essentially the same since inception, as a hardcover, cloth wrapped and gold embossed. Subject matter tended to cover elements of American history. Many early volumes contained speeches and writings of noted Americans, including Benjamin Franklinwhose autobiography was published as the first Lakeside Classic.RR Donnelley is a Fortune integrated communications company that provides marketing and business communications, commercial printing, and related services.
Its corporate headquarters are located in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Built by Jack Resnick & Sons in and designed by Emery Roth & Sons, this story office tower spans the full block bound by Greenwich Street, Park Place, Murray Street and West Broadway.
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RR Donnelley provides communications and consultative business services to a who's who of US and international clients. A FORTUNE company with locations around the world, RR Donnelley produces printed and digital communications. View R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company RRD investment & stock information.
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Its corporate headquarters are located in Chicago, Illinois, United States.