Book Arts Links

Helpful Addresses

The following is a list of useful addresses for furthering research in the book arts, but is by no means exhaustive. For further web listings, check out the web links further down this page. The list is divided into the following groups:

This list was first compiled in the late 1990s, just as web resources were becoming available. It has been updated sporadically since then. The accuracy of addresses, phone numbers and email addresses cannot be guaranteed.

The web addresses were last checked on July 12, 2011.

Comments, suggestions, and additions should be directed to the Communications Chair. If you are not a representative of the organization requesting a listing, please supply a name and email address for someone in that organization.


Resources on the Web


    • The Book_Arts-l is a listserv dealing with all aspects of the book arts. Ask and answer questions in this electronic forum, from beginning binders to advanced artists. For information on subscribing, click here.

 

Organizations


American Academy of Bookbinding
P.O. Box 1590, Telluride, co 81435
phone: 970-728-3886
fax: 970-728-9709.

American Institute for Conservation (AIC)
1156 15th Street NW, Ste. 320, Washington, DC 20005
phone: 202 452-9545
fax: 202-452-9328
web: http://www.conservation-us.org/

American Printing History Association (APHA)
P.O. Box 4922, New York, NY 10163
web: http://www.printinghistory.org/
(Journal, Newsletter)

Amis de la Reliure d’Art, Les (ARA)
World Headquarters: Emile van der Vekene, Pres.
58, Domaine Mehlstrachen, Niederanven l-6942, Luxembourg
US Representative: Paula M. Gourley, Lilyhouse Bookbindery,
1936 W. 34th Ave., Eugene, OR 97405
email: reliure@aol.com
web: http://arabelgica.be/

Amis de la Reliure d’Art - Canada, Les (ARA)
Jonathan Tremblay, Pr»sident
124, rue Giroux, Loretteville (QC) Canada G2B 2Y2
phone: 416-843 22 38
email: ara-canada@oricom.ca
web: http://www.aracanada.org

Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America
20 West 44th Street, #507, New York, NY 10036
phone: 212-944-8291
web: http://www.abaa.org/

Association of Book Crafts
c/o John Sansom, 4 Alnack Pl., Torbay, Auckland 1310, New Zealand

Association des Relieurs du Québec (ARQ)
C.P. 637, succ Desjardins, Montreal, Quebec H5B 1B7, Canada
email: arq@bibliopolis.net
web: http://www.relieursduquebec.ca/
(Newsletter)

Associazione Professione Libro
Via Angelo Del Bon,1, 20158 Milano, Italy
phone: +39 02 3760 058
email: info@professionelibro.it
web: http://www.professionelibro.it/

Atelier d’Arts Appliqués du Vesinet (AAAV)
12 rue de General Leclerc, Paris, Le Vesinet, 78110 France

Boston Book Arts
c/o Sharon McCartney, 42 Fletcher Ave., Lexington, MA 02420
or c/o Marcia Ciro, 13 Bay St., Watertown, MA 02472
email: lilypeek@aol.com or mc@PaperTraceStudio.com

California Society of Printmakers
P.O. Box 475422, San Francisco, CA 94147
email: info@caprintmakers.org
web: http://www.caprintmakers.org

Canadian Bookbinders & Book Artists Guild (CBBAG)
60 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 112, Toronto ON M6K 1X9
phone: 416-581-1071
fax: 416-581-1053
email: cbbag@web.net
web: http://www.cbbag.ca
(Newsletter)

Canadian Crafts Federation / Federation canadienne des metiers d'art
c/o Ontario Crafts Council, Designers Walk, 170 Bedford Road, Suite 300, Toronto, ON M5R 2K9
phone: 416-408-2294
fax: 416-408-2310
email: info@canadiancraftsfederation.ca
web: http://canadiancraftsfederation.ca

Center for Book Arts
28 West 27th St., New York, NY 10001
phone: 212-481-0295
fax: 212-481-9853
email: info@centerforbookarts.org
web: http://www.centerforbookarts.org

Centro del Bel Libro
Ascona, Viale Portone 4, P.O. Box 2600, Bellinzona, CH-6501, Switzerland
phone: 091-825-11-62
fax: 091-825-85-86
web: http://www.cbl-ascona.ch/

The Codex Foundation
2203 Fourth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
phone: 510- 849-0673
email: contact@codexfoundation.org
web: http://www.codexfoundation.org

Creative Arts Workshop (CAW)
80 Audubon St., New Haven, CT 06511
phone: 203-562-4927

Designer Bookbinders
6 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, U.K.
email: webmaster@designerbookbinders.org.uk
web: http://www.designerbookbinders.org.uk
(Journal, Newsletter)

Drew University
Graduate School, Madison, NJ 07940
phone: 973 408-3000
email: gradm@drew.edu

Friends of Calligraphy
P. O. Box 425194, San Francisco, CA 94941-5194
email: calligraphy@pennib.com
web: http://www.friendsofcalligraphy.org
(Journal, Newsletter)

Friends of Dard Hunter
Betsy Dollar, Executive Director
P. O. Box 2450, Springfield, IL 62705
email: dreampaper@aol.com
web: http://www.friendsofdardhunter.org

Guild of Book Workers
521 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10175-0038
web: http://www.guildofbookworkers.org
(Journal, Newsletter)

Hand Bookbinders of California
P.O. Box 193216, San Francisco, CA 94119
web: http://www.sfcb.org
(Journal)

Harry H. Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRHRC)
The University of Texas at Austin, P.O. Box 7219, Austin, TX 78713
email: info@hrc.utexas.edu
web: http://www.hrc.utexas.edu/

Institute of Conservation (ICON)
1st Floor, Downstream Building, 1 London Bridge, London SE1 9BG
phone: 0207 7853807
web: http://www.icon.org.uk/

Institute of Paper Conservation
The Institute of Paper Conservation closed down in 2005 and merged with ICON, the Institute of Conservation

Leather Conservation Centre
34 Guildhall Rd., Northampton NN1 1EW, U.K.
phone: 44-1604-232723
fax: 44-1604-602070
(Newsletter)

Library Binding Institute (LBI)
5241 Lincoln Drive, Suite 321, Edina, MN 55436-2703
phone: 612-939-0165
fax: 612-939-0213
email: info@lbibinders.org
web: http://www.lbibinders.org
(Magazine)

Los Angeles Book Arts Center
8642 Gregory Way, Suite 301, Los Angeles, CA 90035
web: http://www.LABookArts.com

Mills College, Book Arts Program
5000 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland, CA 94613-1301
phone: 510-430-2255
fax: 510 430-3314
web: http://www.mills.edu/academics/undergraduate/book/

Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA)
1011 Washington Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55415
phone: 612-338-3634
web: http://www.mnbookarts.org

The Morgan Conservatory
1754 East 47th Street
Cleveland, OH 44103
phone: 216-361-9255
email: office@morganconservatory.org
web: http://www.morganconservatory.org

North Bennet Street School

39 North Bennet Street, Boston, MA 02113

phone: 617-227-0155
email: nbss@nbss.edu
web: http://www.nbss.edu

Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC)
100 Brickstone Square, Andover, MA 01180
phone: 978-470-1010
fax: 978-475-6021
web: http://www.nedcc.org

North Redwoods Book Arts Guild
c/o Peggy Mars, Ed.
1110 Swantado Court, McKinleyville, CA 95519

Oregon Book Arts Guild
P.O. Box 3687, Portland, OR 97203-3867
phone: 503-244-0726

Oregon College of Arts & Crafts
8245 SW Barnes Rd., Portland, OR 97225
phone: 503-297-5544 or 800-390-0632
web: http://www.ocac.edu

Pacific Center for Book Arts (PCBA)
300 DeHaro St., San Francisco, CA 94103
phone: 415-621-5744
web: http://www.sfcb.org
(Journal, Calendar)

Paper & Book Intensive (PBI)
SLIS, The University of Alabama, P.O. Box 870252, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0252
phone: 205-348-1525
web: http://www.paperbookintensive.org/

Penland School of Crafts
Box 37, Penland, NC 28765-0037
phone: 205-765-2359
fax: 205-765-7389
email: office@penland.org
web: http://www.penland.org

Pyramid Atlantic
6001 66th Avenue, Suite 103, Riverdale, MD 20737
phone: 301-459-7154 or 301-577-3424
fax: 301-577-8779
email: pyratl@earthlink.net
web: http://www.pyramidatlanticartcenter.org/

Rare Book School
attn: Michael F. Suarez, S.J.
The University of Virginia, 114 Alderman Library, Charlottesville, VA 22903
phone: 434-924-8851
fax: 434-924-8824
e-mail: oldbooks@virginia.edu
web: http://www.rarebookschool.org/

San Francisco Center for the Book
300 DeHaro St., San Francisco, CA 94103
phone: 415-565-0545
fax: 415-565-0556
email: info@sfcb.org
web: http://www.sfcb.org

Scripps College Press
1030 Columbia Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711
phone: 909-607-3866
fax: 909-607-7576
web: http://www.scrippscollege.edu/campus/press

Society of Bookbinders
email: info@societyofbookbinders.com
web: http://www.societyofbookbinders.com

Society for Calligraphy
P.O. Box 64174, Los Angeles, CA 90064
web: http://www.societyforcalligraphy.com

Society of Scribes
P.O. Box 933, New York, NY 10150

Society of Scribes & Illuminators
Membership Chair, Artworkers Guild, 6 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, U.K.
web: http://www.calligraphyonline.org/

University of Iowa Center for the Book
216 North Hall, U of I, Iowa City, 52242-1223
phone: 319-335-0447
fax: 319-353-2872
email: Center-for-the-Book@uiowa.edu
web: http://book.grad.uiowa.edu/

University of the Arts
320 Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19102
phone: 800-616-ARTS
web: http://www.uarts.edu

Wells College Book Arts Center
Wells College, Aurora, NY 13026
phone: 315-364-3420
web: http://www.wells.edu/bkarts/info.htm

Women’s Studio Workshop
Box 489, Rosendale, NY 12472
phone: 845-658-9133
email: info@wsworkshop.org
web: http://www.wsworkshop.org


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Museums - Galleries - Libraries


Abecedarian Gallery
Alicia Bailey, Director,
910 Santa Fe, Unit #101, Denver, CO 80204
phone: 720-282-4052 or 303-340-2110
web http://www.abecedariangallery.com

Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Yale University, Box 208240, New Haven, CT 06520-8240
phone: 203-432-2977
fax: 203-432-4047
web: http://www.library.yale.edu/beinecke/

 

The Grolier Club
47 E. 60th St., New York, NY 10022
phone: 212-838-6690
fax: 212-838-2445
email: nsh@grolierclub.org
web: http://www.grolierclub.org/

Huntington Library
1151 Oxford Rd., San Marino, CA 91108
phone: 626-405-2140
web: http://www.huntington.org

Lilly Library
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405
phone: 812-855-2452
email: liblilly@indiana.edu
web: http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly

McCune Rare Book and Art Collection
JFK Library, 505 Santa Clara St, Vallejo, CA 94590
email: mccunecollection@gmail.com
web: http://www.mccunecollection.org/

National Museum of Women in the Arts
1250 New York Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20005-3920
phone: 202-783-5000
web: http://www.nmwa.org
(book arts collection)

Newberry Library
60 W. Walton St., Chicago, IL 60610-3380
phone: 312-943-9090
web: http://www.newberry.org

New York Public Library
42nd & Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
phone: 212-221-7676
web: http://www.nypl.org

Pierpont Morgan Library
29 East 39th Street, New York, NY 10016-3403
phone: 212-685-0008
fax: 212-481-3484
web: http://www.morganlibrary.org

San Francisco Public Library
100 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102
phone: 415-557-4560
fax: 415-437-4849
web: http://sfpl.org/

Small Press Center
Mercantile Library, 20 W. 44th St., New York, NY 10036

Smithsonian Institution Libraries
10th St. & Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20260-0154
email: libmail@sil.si.edu
web: http://www.sil.si.edu

Stanley Hoole Special Collections Library
The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
web: http://www.lib.ua.edu/libraries/hoole/
(fine binding and book arts collection, archive of decorative papers)

Guild of Book Workers Library
web: http://guildofbookworkers.org/resources/library.php

University of Texas, Preservation Studies Courses
GSLIS, CDL 001D, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712-1276
phone: 512-471-8290
fax: 512-471-8285
web: http://www.ischool.utexas.edu/programs/specializations/
#Preservation

Victoria and Albert Museum
London SW7 2RI, U.K.
web: http://www.vam.ac.uk
(fine bindings, manuscripts)

Wellesley College Library
Special Collections, Wellesley, MA
web: http://www.wellesley.edu/lts/collections/speccoll


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Periodicals and Publications


Abbey Newsletter and Alkaline Paper Advocate
web: http://cool.conservation-us.org/byorg/abbey/

Alphabet (see Friends of Calligraphy)

Ampersand (see PCBA)
Alistair Johnston, Ed.
Poltroon Press, P.O. Box 5476, Berkeley, CA 94705-0476
phone: 510 845-8097
e-mail: poltroon@sirius.com

Art et Metiers du Livre/Editions
4, Rue des Haudriettes, 75003 Paris, France
phone: 01-40-29-88-90
fax: 01-40-29-88-91
email: art.metiers.du.livre@wanadoo.fr
web: http://www.art-metiers-du-livre.com/

Artist Book News
Jill Timm, editor
Mystical Places Press
10 Cove Ave. S # 11, Wenatchee, WA 98801-2565
phone: 509-663-2961
email: Jtimm@aol.com
web: http://www.artistbooknews.com

Binders' Guild Newsletter
2925 Powell Street, Eugene, Oregon 97405
email: editor@bindersguild.org
web: http://www.bindersguild.org

The Bonefolder: an e-journal for the bookbinder and book artist
Peter D. Verheyen, Publisher
email: bonefolder@philobiblon.com
web: http://www.philobiblon.com/bonefolder

Book and Paper Group Annual (see AIC)

Bookbinder, the Journal of the Society of Bookbinders
Keith Clayton, Ed.
7 Southbrook Close, Havant, Hants P09 1RW, U.K.
Society of Bookbinders Newsletter
Mrs. Jenny Codrington, Ed.
48 Denmark St., Bedford MK40 3TQ, U.K.

Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild Newsletter (see CBBAG)
Richard Miller, Ed.

Gold Leaf (see Hand Bookbinders of California)

Guild of Book Workers Newsletter and Journal (see GBW)
Journal Editor: Cara Schlesinger
Newsletter Editor: Cindy Haller

Hand Papermaking
PO Box 1070, Beltsville, MD 20704-1070
phone: 301-220-2393
email: info@handpapermaking.org
web: http://www.handpapermaking.org/

Leather Conservation News
Paul Storch, Ed.
Minnesota Historical Center, 345 Kellogg Blvd W., St. Paul, MN 55102-1906
phone: 612-297-5774
fax: 612-296-9961.

Library of Congress
Information Bulletin
Information Office LM-103, Washington, DC 20540
web: http://www.loc.gov/loc/lcib

Morocco Bound and NSW Newsletter
NSW Guild of Craft Bookbinders, P.O. Box 1110, Rozelle, N.S.W., Australia

New Bookbinder and Designer Bookbinders Newsletter (see Designer Bookbinders)

New Library Scene (see Library Binding Institute)

Page Two, Inc.
P.O. Box 77167, Washington, DC 20013
email: tom@bookarts.com

Paper Conservator and Paper Conservation News (see The Institute of Paper Conservation)

Printer, The
Michael J. and Sally L. Phillips, editors and publishers
337 Wilson Street, Findlay, Ohio 45840
email: theprinter918@worldnet.att.net

Printing History, Journal of APHA (see American Printing History Association)
David Pankow, Ed.
Cary Graphic Arts Collection, RIT, 90 Lomb Memorial Dr., Rochester, NY 14623-5604

WAAC Newsletter (Western Association for Art Conservation)
Carolyn Tallent, Ed.
826 Centinela Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90403 310 453-1834
web: http://cool.conservation-us.org/waac/

WCG Newsletter
Julie Biggs
Conservation Dept., Folger Shakespeare Library, 201 East Capitol St., Washington, DC 20003
phone: 202-675-0332
fax: 202-675-0317
email: biggs@folger.edu
web: http://cool.conservation-us.org/wcg/


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