Chicago Book Clinic records

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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

30 linear feet of material consisting of the administrative records of the Chicago Book Clinic as well as catalogs from its annual book show.

Biographical Historical Note

The Chicago Book Clinic is a nonprofit organization, established in 1936 "to promote the highest standards of craftsmanship in bookmaking and publishing." The Chicago Book Clinic, whose members work in the publishing industry, holds regular meetings, hosts speakers, and encourages the exchange of ideas among its members. It also hosts an annual book show, celebrating finely produced books.

Additional Notes

Related collection: Herbert Pinzke papers, University of Illinois at Chicago, Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives.