Undergraduate Book History Group
Any undergraduate students interested in the history of books, book making, publishing, book selling, authorship, collecting, and reading are welcome to participate.
President: James Mayo
Vice-President: Cami Cates
Faculty Advisor: Dr Alison Rukavina (Direct all queries to Dr. Rukavina)
When and Where: 2-4 pm in English courtyard:
- Hands-on! Marbling Paper
When and Where: 2-4pm in English 359
- Book Collecting (2-3)
- Technologies of Film (3-4)
We'll discuss book collecting—everything from how to start a collection, where to find books or other things to collect, how to organize a collection, and what some of the English professors are currently collecting. We will also look at different kinds of collections including some that don't even involve books.
Tuesday, November 5
When and Where: 2-4ish at Special Collections. Meet at the reference desk.
- Artist's Books with Rare Books Librarian, Bruce Cammack
Tuesday, November 19
When and Where: 3-4 pm in English 359
- Preparing to print in the Letterpress Lab
When and Where: TBA
- End-of-Semester Party
- Printing in the Letterpress Lab
- Making Paper
- Binding Books