Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
The records of Ex Libris measure 2.0 linear feet and date from 1973-2007. Ex Libris was a New York City based antiquarian establishment that dealt in rare 20th century avant-garde books and periodicals, and was founded by Elaine Lustig Cohen and her husband Arthur A. Cohen. The records include professional files, sales records, printed material, and photographic material.
Ex Libris records, 1973-2007. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
The donor, Elaine Lustig Cohen, retains copyright.
Also found in the Archives of American Art are the Elaine Lustig Cohen papers concerning Alvin Lustig, 1982, available on microfilm reel 2802.
Ex Libris, a New York City based antiquarian establishment that dealt in rare 20th century avant-garde books, periodicals, and archives, operated from 1973-circa 2000, and was founded by Elaine Lustig Cohen (1927- ) and her husband Arthur A. Cohen (1928-1986). Ex Libris specialized in rare 20th century archives, serials, and artist books of the Futurists, Dadaists, and Surrealists.
The records were donated in 2015 by Elaine Lustig Cohen, co-founder of Ex Libris.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001