Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Documents designed to inform prospective investors or patrons, consisting of a formal summary of a proposed commercial, literary, or other venture, or a description of the features or services of an institution or business.
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: WA MSS S-2611
Overview: The collection consists of promotional material, including form letters, maps, reprints of newspaper articles, and publications, that describe oil and mining investment opportunities in various Western states, including Texas, Colorado, Arizona, Nevada, and New Mexico, during the time period of the Great Depression. The materials were sent to R. E. Blair as a prospective investor in oil and mining ventures.
Call Number: MSS 25
Scope and Contents: The collection spans the years 1975-2003 and reveals Ken Campbell's creative process throughout his career as a book artist. The bulk of the collection contains Ken Campbell's artist book materials and separate prints which relate to several of his books. Proofs, extra sheets, letterpress forms, zinc etching plates, photographs, negatives and dummies document Campbell's creative process. The collection also includes materials about Campbell's unpublished book ...
Call Number: MSS 21
Overview: The collection comprises material concerning the production of seven artist's books by John Christie.
Call Number: MSS 50
Overview: The collection comprises 11 items of printed ephemera concerning the Cabaret Theatre Club and the Cave of the Golden Calf. The items include: a preliminary prospectus (April, 1912); a general program (May, 1912); a prospectus for the second season (September, 1912); a preliminary announcement of the performance season of the Intimate Theatre Society (late 1912?); a program for June 17, 1913, featuring a performance of Bastien und Bastienne; membership application forms for the Cabaret Theatre...
Call Number: MSS 23
Overview: The collection comprises printed and manuscript material concerning contemporary British artists' books, compiled by Cathy Courtney. It includes exhibition invitations and announcements; press releases; prospectuses; catalogs; curricula vitae; correspondence; newsletters; interviews; artist's statements; brochures; and news articles.
Dates: circa 1982-circa 2003
Item — Box 1, Folder: 3
Call Number: MSS 59
Scope and Contents: Lear writes to a “sir,” asking that he review the attached advertisement for views, “in the Ionian Islands,” and offer assistance publicizing the series. The letter is written on a blank page of a prospectus for “Views in the Seven Ionian Islands; by Edward Lear” and includes a list of subscribers “already obtained.”
Call Number: MSS 77
Overview: The collection comprises archival material for projects created by or for the Circle Press, including drawings, plans, experiments, prototypes, texts, correspondence, posters, blocks, plates, cutting and creasing forms, and some wood and metal type.
Item — Box 1, Folder: 1
Call Number: MSS 50
Scope and Contents: Text of the prospectus:"Preliminary prospectus. The 'Cabaret Theatre Club' is now being permanently established. At 3, Heddon Street, Regent Street, London W., premises have been taken. The decoration will be entirely and exclusively the work of leading young British artists. ... From 9 o'clock to 11.30 a varied, programme, with the tendency of a return of art to intuition and simplicity, will be given. On one hand such art as we owe to the...
Dates: 1912 April
Item — 1: Series 3; Series 4; Series 5, Folder: 1
Call Number: MSS 7, Series III
Scope and Contents: Includes brief descriptions of each activity with images of the 12 plates; with a detachable order form."The new series of Wedgwood captures the sturdy charm of New England. Sold only in complete sets of twelve plates at $36.00.""New England Industries, a series of twelve Wedgwood plates reproducing woodcuts by Clare Leighton, perhaps America's best known graphic artist, represents those industries that form the foundation of the New England heritage. They portray the...
Dates: [circa 1952]
Item — Box 1, Folder: 5
Call Number: MSS 50
Scope and Contents: With three illustrations by Wyndham Lewis, on page  (Michel no. 32), page  (Michel no. 35), and page  (Michel no. 38). Imprint on page : "Miles & Co., Ltd. ..." "The Cabaret Theatre Club re-opens for its second season on Tuesday, October 15th, next. The premises have now been completely adapted to the innovation of Restaurant and Theatre combined. The decorations are by Mr. Spencer Gore and Mr. Charles Ginner. Statue and Emblem...
Dates: 1912 September
Call Number: LWL MSS 29
Overview: The collection contains correspondence and research materials related to publications on Horace Walpole edited by Helen Toynbee and Paget Toynbee, as well as press clippings documenting the reception of their work.