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Leonard Baskin broadsides and prints

Identifier: MRBC-MS-00414

Scope and Contents

The collection contains broadsides, prints, and other materials illustrated by Leonard Baskin and printed at his Gehenna Press.

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: 1942 - 2003


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

Smith College retains copyright of materials created as part of its business operations; however, copyright in other items in this collection may be held by their respective creators. 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. For instances which may regard materials in the collection not created by Smith College, 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.


8.044 linear feet (7 containers)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Various purchases and gifts, including from Esther and Leonard Baskin.

Finding aid to Leonard Baskin broadsides and prints
Legacy Finding Aid (Updated)
Ellice Amanna
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • 2019-10-29: Finding aid updated to present standards and published
  • 2022-11-15: Added Accession 2022-M-0173

Repository Details

Part of the Mortimer Rare Book Collection Repository

Neilson Library
7 Neilson Drive
Northampton MA 01063