The Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL) has a “hidden collection” of artists’ books that is underused by researchers and the public. Artists’ books are diverse in form and concept, making them difficult to define.
Month: August 2011
The Libraries would like to highlight some more new and diverse titles that have been added recently to the National Museum of American History Library.
It’s hard to believe that my time at the Libraries has come to an end! Since there was a post about me here when I began my internship back in January, I thought I’d give a summary of what I’ve done since then.
The Libraries is delighted to announce that Bill Baxter has been appointed the new Head of the History and Culture Department.
Each month this summer, we have featured a vacation or travel related item. Previous posts featured items about express steamers and a hotel on the beach. This month, we are featuring a 1906 booklet about a lake resort.
The Libraries would like to highlight some new titles that have been added recently to the Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum Library.
Here are some of the newest additions to the National Museum of American History Library.