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Ex Libris records, 1973-2007

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Creator:
Ex Libris
Subject:
Cohen, Arthur Allen
Cohen, Elaine Lustig
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
2.0 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Summary:
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.
Citation:
Ex Libris records, 1973-2007. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
The donor, Elaine Lustig Cohen, retains copyright.
Related Materials:
Also found in the Archives of American Art are the Elaine Lustig Cohen papers concerning Alvin Lustig, 1982, available on microfilm reel 2802.
Biography Note:
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.
Provenance:
The records were donated in 2015 by Elaine Lustig Cohen, co-founder of Ex Libris.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art galleries, Commercial
Booksellers and bookselling
Dadaism
Futurism (Art)
Photographs
Surrealism
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16225
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)369710
AAA_collcode_exlibr
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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