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Winterhouse Art and Design collection of type specimens

 Collection
Call Number: ART 22

Scope and Contents

The collection comprises type specimens collected by William Drenttel and Jessica Helfand in the course of their work as principals of Winterhouse Design and later Winterhouse Institute.

Dates

  • 1971-2008
  • Majority of material found within 1996 - 2004

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has not been transferred to Yale University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of William Drenttel and Jessica Helfand, 2013.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by manufacturer/publisher and then chronologically by date of publication.

Extent

2.17 Linear Feet (4 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/arts.art.0022

Overview

The collection comprises type specimens collected by William Drenttel and Jessica Helfand in the course of their work as principals of Winterhouse Design and later Winterhouse Institute.

Biographical / Historical

Winterhouse was a design consultancy founded by partners William Drenttel and Jessica Helfand. According to their website, “Winterhouse Studio focuse[d] on editorial development and online media; cultural and educational institutions; and social innovation initiatives... Winterhouse Institute focuse[d] on non-profit, self-initiated projects that support design education as well as social and political initiatives.”
Title
Guide to the Winterhouse Art and Design Collection of Type Specimens
Author
Compiled by Melissa Quinones
Date
August2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Yale University Arts Library Repository

Contact:
Arts Library Special Collections
180 York Street
New Haven CT 06511
203-432-1712

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