Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Here are entered books that are produced by artists and intended as visual art objects, and general works about such books. Works on such books produced in a particular place are entered under this heading with local subdivision. Works on books illustrated with original prints by well known artists and published in limited editions are entered under Artists' illustrated books. Works on existing books whose pages have been altered by paint, collage, or other media are entered under Altered books. Works on custom bindings of books, irrespective of contents, are entered under Fine bindings.
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Susan Bee papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1251
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of production files for published and unpublished books, related artwork, correspondence, and computer files by or relating to Susan Bee. Production files for published works include materials relating to M/E/A/N/I/N/G; Bed Hangings (with Susan Howe); A Girl's Life (with Johanna Drucker); The Burning Babe & Other Poems (with Jerome Rothenberg); and Log Rhythms and Little Orphan Anagram (with Charles Bernstein).
Ken Campbell archive
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 The collection also includes materials about Campbell's unpublished book ...
John Christie archive
Call Number: MSS 21
Overview: The collection comprises material concerning the production of seven artist's books by John Christie.
Cathy Courtney collection of artists' books ephemera
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
Simon Cutts constructed archive
Call Number: OSB MSS 206
Scope and Contents: This collection contains correspondence, writings, printed material, photographs, objects, artwork, and other papers by or relating to poet, publisher, editor, and artist Simon Cutts. Cutts and his partner Erica Van Horn run the publishing press Coracle Press. Material in the collection document Cutts' art making process, representing his mediums of concrete and visual poetry, sculpture, glass, neon, and publications.
Barbara Henning papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1303
Content Description: The collection consists of writings, correspondence, personal papers, audio and video recordings, digital files, and other papers by and relating to American poet and writer Barbara Henning. Materials including notes, drafts, and manuscripts document Henning’s career as a poet, writer, and editor, and provide insight into her creative process. Correspondents include Charles Alexander, Charles Baxter, E. M. Broner, Bill Kushner, Harry Mathews, Harryette Mullen, and Maureen Owen.
Daniel King Circle Press Archive
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.
Erica Van Horn papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 863
Scope and Contents: The Erica Van Horn papers, which span from 1970s-2011, contains artworks, mock-ups, correspondence, notebooks, objects, clippings, photographs, ephemera, electronic media, and other papers related to Van Horn's life and work.