RARE BOOK SCHOOL/Book Arts Press Ephemera Collection
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Guide to Rare Book School/Book Arts Press Ephemera Collection


Rare Book School/Book Arts Press Ephemera Collection






2 folders, .25 linear ft.


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:
and date of item], [Box/folder number], Rare Book School/Book Arts Press Ephemera Collection, 1989-2018, The Grolier Club of New York.


About the Finding Aid:
This finding aid was prepared by Rachel E. Greer in Microsoft Word at the Grolier Club, December 2012.


Gift of club member, Henry Raine, 11/14/2012

Access Points:


Rare Book School

Belanger, Terry

Book Arts Press


Historical Note:

Founded in 1972 by Terry Belanger at Columbia University, the Book Arts Press was originally a clearinghouse for programs concerned with the history of books and printing. After Belanger moved to UVA in 1992, the Book Arts Press followed him there, changing names to Rare Book School in 2000, while retaining the Book Arts Press name for publications.

RBS/BAP retains a collection of printing objects and holds courses, exhibitions, publications, public lectures, and most notably its five-day annual Rare Book School in Charlottesville, VA. [1]


Scope and Content Note:

This collection consists of various pieces of printed ephemera issued by Rare Book School and the Book Arts Press, including, most notably, Valentine’s Day Thoughts for 1995-2012 and Holiday cards for 1989, 1993-2006 (some gaps). Holiday cards are signed by Terry Belanger.


Container List:

Box 1:

Folder 1: Holiday Cards, 1989-2012

Folder 2: Valentine’s Day Thoughts, 1995-2018

[1] http://www.rarebookschool.org/2005/about.shtml

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