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Cincinnati Book Arts Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: US-14-04

Scope and Content

This collection contains records of the Cincinnati Book Arts Society. Included in the collection are board meeting minutes, materials from the Bookworks events, documentation of other annual events, and membership rosters. The collection also contains miscellaneous materials including a CBAS apron, information on grants to artists, packets of developed photographs, and pamphlets on how to start a non-profit organization. The material in this collection is from 1998 to 2013, while some items are undated.

Dates

  • 1998-2013

Creator

Language of Materials

The records are in English

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

History of Cincinnati Book Arts Society

Cincinnati Book Arts Society (CBAS) is a nonprofit organization comprised of professionals and amateurs from the book, paper and printing arts including bookbinders, paper makers, printers, paper marblers, and book artists, and archivists and conservators. The purpose of the society is to create a spirit of community among people in the book arts and those who love books. CBAS offers educational opportunities for private individuals and institutions through exhibitions, workshops, lectures, and publications. In addition to classes and workshops, CBAS also sponsors programs, lectures and meetings open to the public. CBAS publications include a website featuring book and exhibition reviews, technical articles, type samples, and historical essays. Reference: http://www.cincinnatibookarts.org/about.html

Extent

1.67 Linear Feet

Overview

This collection contains records of the Cincinnati Book Arts Society. Included in the collection are board meeting minutes, materials from the Bookworks events, documentation of other annual events, and membership rosters. The collection spans the dates from 1998 to 2013.

Statement of Arrangement

The collection is arranged into folders by subject matter.

Physical Location

Archives and Rare Books Library
Title
Finding aid for the Cincinnati Book Arts Society Records
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Finding aid prepared by Tyler Morrison
Date
2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding Aid Written In English

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Rare Books Library Repository

Contact:
8th Floor Blegen Library
2602 McMicken Circle
P.O. Box 210113
Cincinnati Ohio 45221-0113
513-556-1959