Scope and Contents
The collection contains pamphlets, brochures, and other ephemera on individual artists published by museums, galleries, and other institutions throughout the world. The majority of the materials are exhibition listings and catalogs.
- circa 1888-1995
- Majority of material found within 1960 - 1980
Language of Materials
Chiefly in English with some materials in European and non-European languages.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright has not been transferred to Yale University.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Assembled over time by the Yale University Art and Architecture Library.
Individual bibliographic records were created in Orbis previously for the majority of the items in the collection and assigned the Orbis location Art and Architecture, Uncataloged A, and the call number xcat A[rtists]. These material are not shelved individually but are boxed in alphabetical order by artist name. Readers who have identified an item in Orbis that they wish to see should consult the box listing within the collection finding aid to determine which box should be requested through the Arts Library Special Collections department.
97.58 Linear Feet (234 boxes)
The collection contains pamphlets, brochures, and other ephemera on individual artists published by museums, galleries, and other institutions throughout the world.
Biographical / Historical
The Artists Pamphlet Collection was assembled over time by the Yale University Art and Architecture Library as a means of facilitating access to and use of printed ephemeral material about individual artists.
- Guide to the Artists Pamphlet Collection
- Compiled by Arts Library Special Collections Staff
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.