Cincinnati Book Arts Society Records
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.
- Cincinnati Book Arts Society (Organization)
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
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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.
Archives and Rare Books Library
- Finding aid for the Cincinnati Book Arts Society Records
- Edited Full Draft
- Finding aid prepared by Tyler Morrison
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English