TARLAU, JILL ORIANE. Video archive on bookbinding
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Guide to the Jill Oriane Tarlau Bookbinding Video Archive

 

Title: Jill Oriane Tarlau Bookbinding Video Archive

Unique ID: RLIN NYGG01-A30 / OCLC 122424198

Dates:  1997-1998

Extent:
4 VHS tapes and 4 DVDs (.25 linear feet)

 Location :
Grolier Club, 47 East 60th Street, New York, N.Y. 10022-1098

 Abstract:  This collection consists of video documentation of Jill Oriane Tarlau’s work as a bookbinder.

 Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research use. Copyright restrictions may apply; please contact repository for requests for copying and for authorization to publish, quote, or reproduce the materials.

Preferred Citation: [Description and date of item], Jill Oriane Tarlau Bookbinding Video Archive, [1999], The Grolier Club of New York.

About the Finding Aid: This finding aid was updated by Rachel Greer in Microsoft Word at the Grolier Club,  June, 2014.

Provenance: Jill Oriane Tarlau donated this collection to the Club in March, 1999.

Access Points:

 Names:
Tarlau, Jill Oriane.

Subjects:
Bookbinding--United States--20th century.
Bookbinders--United States--20th century.

Genres:
Videocassettes.

Biographical/Historical Note:
Jill Oriane Tarlau, a member of the Grolier Club, has a background as a letterpress printer as well as a bookbinder. She wrote her M.A. Thesis, “Revolution in Bookbinding,” at Mills College in Oakland, California, in 1986. She now lives in New York City.

Scope and Content Note:
The videos in this collection document the bookbinding work of Grolier Club member, Jill Oriane Tarlau. Two of the videos consist of raw footage and the accompanying commercial footage of interviews and demonstrations with Tarlau for the segment “Open Book” on the show “Breakfast With the Arts” on the A&E Network. The other two videos consist of footage of Tarlau discussing her bookbindings included in an exhibition at Librarie Nicaise in Paris in 1998.

Preservation Note: The original VHS tapes were digitized in 2014 and duplicated onto DVDs. Please see the container list for more information.

Access Note: Researchers wishing to view this material should view the DVDs and not the original VHS tapes.

Container List:

Box 1:

Media ID

Format

Title/Description

Date

Tarlau.0001

VHS

[Original Copy: Raw and Commercial Footage of Interview of Jill Oriane Tarlau for “Open Book”, a program on A&E, TRT: 1:08:49]

1997

Tarlau.0002

VHS

[Original Copy: Raw and Commercial Footage of Interview of Jill Oriane Tarlau for “Open Book”, a program on A&E, TRT: 59:57]

1997

Tarlau.0003

VHS

[Original Copy: Raw footage of Tarlau describing her bindings in a 1998 exhibit at Librarie Nicaise in Paris, TRT: 01:13:00]

1998

Tarlau.0004

VHS

[Original Copy: Raw footage of Tarlau describing her bindings in a 1998 exhibit at Librarie Nicaise in Paris: 01:12:50]

1998

Tarlau.0005

DVD

Preservation Copy of Tarlau.0001

1997

Tarlau.0006

DVD

Preservation Copy of Tarlau.0002

1997

Tarlau.0007

DVD

Preservation Copy of Tarlau.0003

1998

Tarlau.0008

DVD

Preservation Copy of Tarlau.0004

1998

 


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