Herbert Pinzke papers

Inclusive Dates: 
1948–1987

This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

8.5 linear feet of material consisting of book layouts and pieces designed by Herbert Pinzke; materials about the Chicago Book Clinic, including drafts of a book, and slides.

Biographical Historical Note

Herbert Pinzke was an influential figure in the Chicago design industry, holding offices with the International Design Conference, the Art Directors Club of Chicago, the Society of Typographic Art, and the Chicago Book Clinic. Pinzke taught at the Institute of Design for fifteen years and the University of Chicago for twelve, and headed the design department at Columbia College for 5 years.

Additional Notes

Related collection: Chicago Book Clinic Records, University of Illinois at Chicago.