GROLIER CLUB RG4 Series IIB: Committee on Modern Fine Printing
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Guide to the Records of the Grolier Club Committee on Modern Fine Printing

Title:
Grolier Club Institutional Records, RG 4, Series II, Subseries B: Committee on Modern Fine Printing

 OCLC No.: 
985001581

Dates:            
1966-1986

Bulk Dates:
1966-1986

Extent:
3 boxes; 1.5 linear feet

Abstract:
Correspondence and documentation relating to the formation and activities of the Committee on Modern Fine Printing.

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], Records of the Grolier Club Committee on Modern Fine Printing, 1966-1986, The Grolier Club of New York.

About the Finding Aid:
This finding aid was prepared by Sophia Dahab in Microsoft Word at the Grolier Club, August 2016.

Provenance:
Unknown

Biographical/Historical Note:
The Committee on Modern Fine Printing was formed in 1970 with the express purpose to “propose and promote exhibitions, publications, and educational programs to encourage an interest in arts relating to the design and making of books published between the 1890s and the present”[1]

Scope and Content Note:
Notes, correspondence, and minutes relating to the mounting of fine print exhibitions and other activities of the Committee.

Related Materials Note:
Related materials may be found in the following collections in this repository:

    Grolier Club Institutional Records RG3: Exhibitions
    Grolier Club Institutional Records RG2: Publications

Arrangement Note: Materials are arranged into the following series. Within series materials are arranged by subject and/or chronologically.

            Series I: Reports, Minutes, Agenda  
            Series II: Exhibition and General Correspondence
            Series III: Other Events and Publications

 Container List:

Series I:           

Box

Folder

Contents

Date

1

1

Formation of Committee

1966-1970

1

2

Formation of Committee

1971

1

3

Changes to Grolier Club Constitution

1971

1

4

Meeting Minutes and Correspondence

1982-1984

1

5

Meeting Minutes and Correspondence

1985-1987


Series II:
Arranged in the order in which they were mounted

Box

Folder

Contents

Date

1

6

Display Cases

1970

1

7

Correspondence, general

1971-1977

1

8

Rampant Lions/Will Carter

1971

1

9

Plantin Press

1971

1

10

Allen Press

1972

1

11

Perishable Press

1971-1973

1

12

Adrian Wilson

1972-1973

1

13

Cambridge University Press Christmas Books

1973-1974

1

14

University of Wisconsin

1974

1

15

Stanbrook Abbey Press

1974

1

16

Kentucky/Hammer

1974-1975

1

17

Cummington Press

1975

1

18

Prairie Press

1975-1976

1

19

Bookplates

1976

2

1-2

“BR Today” Commentators’ letters

1982

2

3

“BR Today” thank you letters

1982

2

4

“BR Today” catalogue typescript

1982-1983

2

5

“BR Today” unbound signatures, deluxe

1983

2

6

“BR Today” unbound signature, regular

1983

2

7

Frederic Warde

1972-1985

2

8

Abe Lerner: The Pleasure of Fine Printed Books

1986

 

Series III:

Box

Folder

Contents

Date

3

1

Small Book Series: Letter to Members

1983-1984

3

2-11

Small Book Series: Questionnaires

1984



[1] Grolier Club Constitution [Revised July 13, 2015].

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