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Louis Silverstein collection, 9999

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1870
Bib ID 12918783 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Silverstein, Louis
Title Louis Silverstein collection, 9999
Physical Description 99 linear feet (33 flat boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

33 flat boxes of designs, newspapers, and other materials related to Silverstein's career. Eight of the boxes have mold.

Material is unprocessed. Please contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Description

Summary

Graphic designs for newspapers, promotions, magazines, books, and related work by Silverstein. He primarily worked for the New York Times, regional U.S. newspapers, foreign newspapers, and other organizations. Includes correspondence, notes, sample newspaper issues, photographs, and negatives from his consulting projects. Also includes Silverstein's drawings, monoprints, and other artwork.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Conditions Governing Access

You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

33 flat boxes of designs, newspapers, and other materials related to Silverstein's career. Eight of the boxes have mold.

Material is unprocessed. Please contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Louis Silverstein Collection; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

2005-2006-M018: Source of acquisition--Louis Silverstein. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--2005-11-22.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Collection-level record describing unprocessed material made public in summer 2018 as part of the Hidden Collections initiative.

Papers [processed, etc.] [initials here] mm/dd/yyyy.

Papers appraised appraiser [date].

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Graphic design Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Commercial art -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Graphic artists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Graphic arts -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
New York Times Company Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Silverstein, Louis Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

American artist and graphic designer who is best known for his work at The New York Times. He was inducted into the Art Directors Hall of Fame in 1984.