Masgrimes Archive

Masgrimes Archive

Free penmanship resources for everyone

The Masgrimes Archive aims to acquire, scan, and freely distribute important specimens and publications relating to the topics of: Engrossing, Lettering, Calligraphy, Designing, Pen Art, and American Penmanship.

It is our privilege to present the documents on this page for your study. We expect the reader to understand that the contents contained in this collection are the products of tireless effort by other penmen and respect them accordingly.

We are merely custodians of the pieces of history within our posession. We believe that it is our duty to protect them with tenacity and vigor before happily passing them to future generations for safekeeping.


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Zanerian Materials

Items published by Zaner-Bloser Co., proprietors of the Zanerian College

American Engrossing Studios

Protectors Of Penmanship

In an effort to create a culture surrounding scholarship, historical preservation, and the dissemination of knowledge, we are engaged in a collaborative archiving effort with:

Archival Care

For advice and resources pertaining to the preservation of items in your possession, visit our Archival Care page.


Masgrimes Penholder

If you find yourself in possession of a text or original sample that you believe should be preserved, please send us a message.