KELLY, JERRY Collection of Paper and Cloth Binding Samples
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Guide to the Jerry Kelly Collection of Paper and Cloth Binding Samples

Title: Jerry Kelly Collection of Paper and Cloth Binding Samples

OCLC/RLIN No. (Unique ID): 1004236065

 Dates:  ca. 1980s-2010s

 Extent: 7 boxes

 Abstract: A collection of paper swatch books and binding cloth samples accrued by Jerry Kelly in the course of his activities as a book designer, calligrapher, type designer, and typographer.

 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], [Box/folder number], Jerry Kelly Collection of Paper and Cloth Binding Samples, ca. 1980s-2010s, The Grolier Club of New York.

About the Finding Aid: This finding aid was prepared by Meghan Constantinou in Microsoft Word at the Grolier Club, September 2017.

 Provenance: Items in this collection were accrued by Jerry Kelly in the course of his activities as a book designer, calligrapher, type designer, and typographer. They were stored on the shelves of his office at 80 East 11th Street, New York.

                                         
Scope and Content Note: A collection of paper swatch books and binding cloth samples accrued by Jerry Kelly in the course of his activities as a book designer, calligrapher, type designer, and typographer. Materials were loosely sorted by Kelly into Mohawk and Neenah good quality uncoated papers (used frequently by Kelly); coated and exotic papers, including metallic and translucent; binding materials; older swatch books (ca. 1995-2005); and miscellaneous.

 

Access Points

Subjects

Paper industry—20th century

Paper industry—21st century

Cloth binding (Bookbinding)—Materials—Specimens

Book covers—Catalogs

Paper—Catalogs

Paper—Specimens

 
Arrangement Note: This collection arrived loosely sorted but with no arrangement schema. Materials were kept in the order in which they arrived by the archivist.

This Collection is unprocessed.

Further accruals are expected

Container List:

Box

Description

Barcode

1

Mohawk and Neenah good quality uncoated papers.

GC302200011378

2

Coated and Exotic papers

GC302200011379

3

Binding materials (i.e. book cloth), coated papers, miscellaneous

GC302200011380

4

Binding materials (i.e. book cloth), coated papers, miscellaneous

GC302200011381

5

Older swatch books, ca. 1995-2005

GC302200011382

6

Older swatch books, ca. 1995-2005

GC302200011383

7

Binding materials (i.e. book cloth), miscellaneous

GC302200011384

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