Mortimer Rare Book Collection book arts teaching collection
Scope and Contents
This collection contains materials for teaching book arts at Smith College, including specimens of various illustration methods, paper specimens, type specimen sheets and catalogues, and assorted artist and artist book materials. One feature of the collection is illustration packets for class use; these are sets of thirteen prints, each produced using a different illustration method.
Dates of Materials
- Creation: 1794 - 2016
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.
Conditions Governing Use
Materials in this collection may be governed by copyright. For reproductions of materials that are governed by fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. Researchers are responsible for determining who may hold materials' copyrights and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from Smith College Special Collections to move forward with their use.
Biographical / Historical
This collection was curated by the staff of the Mortimer Rare Book Collection for use in teaching book arts.
22.001 linear feet (18 containers)
Language of Materials
The Mortimer Rare Book Collection book arts teaching collection consists of collected materials used to assist in teaching about the book arts. It was curated by the staff of the Mortimer Rare Book Collection.
The collection is primarily organized alphabetically by illustration method, type or font name, paper type, etc. There are also some miscellanous groupings of materials.
The collection is organized into 5 series:
- Finding aid to Mortimer Rare Book Collection book arts teaching collection
- Legacy Finding Aid (Updated)
- Iris Afantchao '20, Arielle Barylsky '20, Mary Biddle, Lillian Emenogu '20, Kendall Futrell '20, Isabel Ruiz '21; Ellice Yasner Amanna
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- 2020-02-27: Catalogue information added and finding aid published
Part of the Mortimer Rare Book Collection Repository
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