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Ex Libris records, 1973-2007

Ex Libris records, 1973-2007

Ex Libris

Collection Information

Size: 2.0 linear feet

Biographical/Historical Note

Ex Libris, a New York City based antiquarian establishment that dealt in rare 20th century avant-garde books, periodicals, and archives, operated from 1973-circa 2000, and was founded by Elaine Lustig Cohen (1927- ) and her husband Arthur A. Cohen (1928-1986). Ex Libris specialized in rare 20th century archives, serials, and artist books of the Futurists, Dadaists, and Surrealists.

Provenance

The records were donated in 2015 by Elaine Lustig Cohen, co-founder of Ex Libris.

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Scope and Contents

The records of Ex Libris measure 2.0 linear feet and date from 1973-2007. Ex Libris was a New York City based antiquarian establishment that dealt in rare 20th century avant-garde books and periodicals, and was founded by Elaine Lustig Cohen and her husband Arthur A. Cohen. The records include professional files, sales records, printed material, and photographic material.

The donor, Elaine Lustig Cohen, retains copyright.

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

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