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Colorado State University Libraries Archives and Special Collections Department collects rare and unique materials in subject areas that support the University's current research and education mission.

Book Arts Collection

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The Book Arts Collection at the Libraries Archives & Special Collections is comprised of historical and contemporary examples of publications that have been created as artworks in various formats, book, letterpress, broadsides, and chapbooks. The collection  encourages an interdisciplinary curriculum that promotes multi-sensorial communication and learning within the art and art history department and deepens connections with the larger Colorado book arts community.


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Morgan Library
Colorado State University Libraries
1019 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1019
(970) 491-2820

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