Collection of Bookplates by Wim Zwiers
Scope and Contents
This collection contains bookplates by the Dutch artist Wim Zwiers. Many are signed proofs or numbered prints. Of particular note are drawings and proofs for a bookplate Zwiers designed for Irene D. Andrews Pace. In addition to bookplates, the collection contains several New Year's greeting cards also designed by Zwiers.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright has not been transferred to Yale University.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Yale Bookplate Collection was formerly housed in Sterling Memorial Library. The collection was incorporated into the Arts of the Book Collection in 1984 and then moved to the Seeley G. Mudd Library in 1990. In 2011 it was transferred to the Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library.
Arranged in alphabetical order by bookplate patron.
1.67 Linear Feet (4 boxes)
Language of Materials
This collection contains bookplates by the Dutch artist Wim Zwiers. Many are signed proofs or numbered prints.
Biographical / Historical
Wim Zwiers was born in Rotterdam in 1922. He worked as a graphic artist, primarily as a wood and copper engraver, but also as a draftsman and painter. He executed hundreds of ex libris designs.
Some materials included in this collection indicate the provenance of Irene D. Andrews Pace.
- Guide to the Collection of Bookplates by Wim Zwiers
- Compiled by Kate Mangold
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.