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At a Glance
This collection is arranged in three series.
The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, membership lists, memoranda, minutes, calligraphy, tracings, announcements, financial records, photographs, and printed, and other related materials. Also, calligraphy submissions for the Society's exhibitions.
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Restrictions on Access
The following boxes are located off-site: 1-24. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.
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.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Society of Scribes records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Society of Scribes newsletter: October 1980-Summer 1992. In RBML's Graphic Arts collection.
NewSOS : the newsletter of the Society of Scribes, Ltd: Summer 1993-Spring 2008. In RBML's Graphic Arts collection.
Society of Scribes Directory: Editions from 1989, 1994, 1998, 2001, and 2010. In RBML's Graphic Arts collection.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.
Celeste Brewer revised the box numbering system to a single sequence in March 2020. Oversize Box 1 became Box 22, Oversize Box 2 became Box 23, and Oversize Box 3 became Box 24.
2020-03-18 PDF finding aid converted to EAD and box numbering revised by CLB.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
The Society of Scribes, Ltd. was organized in New York City in 1974 for the advancement of calligraphy and the related writing arts. The Society has sponsored workshop courses and exhibitions, and has published calendars and other examples of fine calligraphy.