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American Trade Card Collection

Call Number: AOB 3

The collection consists of illustrated 19th century trade cards (small printed cards, bearing tradesmen’s advertisements and including an illustration); early 20th century advertising cards which were distributed by merchants or manufacturers to advertise or promote their business or product; and a small number of collecting cards.

Dates: circa 1870-1950

Andrews Memorial Bookplate Collection of Irene D. Andrews Pace (Diamond Family Bookplates)

Call Number: BKP 14

This collection contains numerous bookplates commissioned by various members of the Diamond Family. J. Edouard “Jack” Diamond and Elizabeth Watson Diamond were avid bookplate collectors and the proprietors of Hyacinth Press, a small private press which they operated from their home in Cleveland, OH.

Dates: early to mid-20th century

Andrews Memorial Bookplate Collection of Irene D. Andrews Pace (Early American Bookplates)

Call Number: BKP 6

The collection consists of early American bookplates commissioned by both individuals and institutions, as well as correspondence and ephemeral materials related to the collection.

Dates: circa 1640-1920

Andrews Memorial Bookplate Collection of Irene D. Andrews Pace (Japanese Bookplates)

Call Number: BKP 7

The collection consists of bookplates by Japanese artists, for Japanese patrons, or both. Individual and institutional patrons are represented.

Dates: 1910-1961

Andrews Memorial Bookplate Collection of Irene D. Andrews Pace (Personal Bookplates)

Call Number: BKP 2

The collection contains bookplates and other documentation related to the personal ex-libris designs of Irene Dwen Andrews Pace (1892-1962).

Dates: 1924-1962, bulk 1950-1960

Andrews Memorial Bookplate Collection of Irene D. Andrews Pace (School and College Bookplates)

Call Number: BKP 4

The collection contains examples of bookplates from various academic institutions. The collection also contains correspondence, related factual information cut out from catalogs or journals, and some handwritten notes by the collector.

Dates: 1700-1960, bulk 1900-1960

Artists Pamphlet collection

Call Number: ART 2

The collection contains pamphlets, brochures, and other ephemera on individual artists published by museums, galleries, and other institutions throughout the world.

Dates: circa 1888-1995, bulk 1960-1980

Artspace records

Call Number: ART 36
Abstract: The records document the activities of Artspace, a contemporary arts non-profit organization founded in 1984 and located in New Haven, Connecticut. The records primarily document Artspace's administrative history of fundraising, programming, and exhibitions including its annual open studios festival, its public art installations, and its annual benefit gala. Also included are materials related to Artspace's educations programs: Youthview, Summer Arts for Youth, and the Summer Apprenticeship...
Dates: 1982-2020

Carlyle S. Baer correspondence with Samuel X. Radbill

Call Number: BKP 137

The collection contains just over 50 letters, typed and handwritten, between Carlyle S. Baer, secretary of the American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers, and Dr. Samuel X. Radbill, a bookplate collector.

Dates: 1936-1967

George Pierce Baker Pageant Collection

Call Number: DRA 16

The collection consists of programs, scripts, and memorabilia relating to folk, theatrical, and historical pageants collected by George Pierce Baker in the early part of the twentieth century. The collection includes a copy of the pageant George Pierce Baker authored for the American Society of Engineers.

Dates: 1899-1939

W. P. Barrett correspondence

Call Number: BKP 142

The collection contains letters written by W. P. Barrett to bookplate collectors and designers R.W. Irwin and H. Harden.

Dates: 1918-1932

Faber Birren papers

Call Number: ART 13

The papers document Faber Birren's career as an authority on color, particularly during the years 1968-1989. They focus on his scholarship and his endowment of the Birren Collection.

Dates: 1942-1998, bulk 1968-1989

Collection of book illustrations

Call Number: AOB 75

This collection comprises illustrations salvaged from damaged bound volumes.

Dates: 1793-20th century

Collection of 18th- and 19th-century British Bookplates

Call Number: BKP 43

The collection consists of mostly eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British ex-libris.

Dates: 18th century-19th century

Collection of Bookplates from British Institutions

Call Number: BKP 55

The collection comprises mostly 18th- and 19th-century bookplates from a variety of British institutions, including libraries, social organizations, military organizations, schools and colleges as well as businesses.

Dates: circa 1700-1950, bulk 1800-1899

Collection of Bookplates from the British West Indies

Call Number: BKP 73

This is a collection of mostly 18th- and 19th-century armorial bookplates from territories formerly known as the British West Indies or from individuals who were associated with those territories. Most of the bookplates belonged to private individuals, although the collection does contain a few institutional bookplates from various library, university, or social organizations.

Dates: 1741-1913

Collection of Canadian Bookplates

Call Number: BKP 78

This collection comprises mostly 19th- and early 20th-century Canadian bookplates.

Dates: circa 1800-1924

Collection of Danish Bookplates

Call Number: BKP 13

The collection consists of both private and institutional bookplates from Denmark, bookplates by Danish artists, and ephemeral materials related to the collection.

Dates: circa 1700-1979

Collection of Dutch and Flemish Bookplates

Call Number: BKP 46

The collection consists of historical examples of Dutch and Flemish bookplates commissioned by both private and institutional patrons.

Dates: circa late 17th century-early 20th century

Collection of English Bookplates (A-Z)

Call Number: BKP 99

The collection contains English bookplates, dating roughly from the mid-18th to the mid-20th century.

Dates: mid-18th to mid-20th century