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Preliminary Guide to the American Institute of Graphic Arts Collection
Printers Mss 3  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: American Institute of Graphic Arts Collection,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1923-1977
    Date (bulk): (bulk 1971-1977)
    Collection Number: Printers Mss 3
    Extent: .8 linear feet (2 document boes)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
    Physical Location: Del Sur
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access Restrictions

    None.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    American Institute of Graphic Arts Collection. Printers Mss 3. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Hobart Skofield.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains correspondence, flyers, invitations, memoranda, notices, and other mailings, mainly relating to the American Institute of Graphic Arts [AIGA] Fifty Books of the Year Show and other organization activities. These mainly are items sent to Hobart Skofield, who was an AIGA member from 1932.
    Publications of AIGA have been cataloged separately and can be searched on Pegasus, the UCSB Libraries online catalog. These include Journal of the American Institute of Graphic Arts and its predecessor, the AIGA Journal, which include exhibition catalogs for the AIGA Fifty Books of the Year Show and others.
    More information about AIGA, which was founded in 1914 and continues to be active today, can be found on the organization's website (www.aiga.org).