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Bookbinding in Colorado exhibit



>>Sender:       Archives & Archivists <ARCHIVES@MIAMIU.BITNET>
>>Poster:       Rutherford William Witthus <rwitthus@CARBON.DENVER.COLORADO.EDU>
>>Subject:      Bookbinding in Colorado exhibit
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>>What: An exhibition titled "Bookbinding in Colorado: Creating Practical
>>Art Through Hand and Machine"
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>>Where: Auraria Library, University of Colorado at Denver
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>>When: October 24 through December 15, 1994 during regular library hours
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>>Description: The exhibition encompasses examples of hand and commercial
>>binders from the first trade binders in Denver in the 1870s through the
>>art binding of Edward McLean and Clara Hatton in the 1960s and 1970s.
>>Trade bindings include those of companies in Denver, Central City,
>>Pueblo, and Colorado Springs.  Hand binders featured in the exhibit
>>employ a number of different techniques, such as tooling, inlay, and
>>embroidery, and used a variety of materials, including wood, leather, and
>>cloth.  In all, the exhibit shows 73 bound items, as well as some
>>examples of historical binding equipment and tools.
>>
>>Catalog: A catalog of the exhibition, with numerous photographs of
>>individual items, is available from The Friends of Auraria Library.
>>Catalogs may be purchased for $5.00 in Library Administration during
>>normal business hours or may be ordered ($5.00 + $1.50 postage and
>>handling) by phone at 303/556-3526; by fax at 303/556-3528; or by mail:
>>
>>        Mary Dodge
>>        The Friends of Auraria Library
>>        Lawrence at 11th Street
>>        Denver, CO 80204
>>
>>Organized by:   Karen B. Jones
>>                Terry Ann Mood
>>                Rutherford W. Witthus
>>
>>Sponsored by:   The Friends of Auraria Library
>>                Jefferson County Library Foundation
>>
>>
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>____________________________________________
>Elaine Engst
>Curator of Manuscripts
>Division of Rare & Manuscript Collections
>2B Kroch Library
>Cornell University
>Ithaca, NY 14853
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