Accession MS Coll 00408A - Alan Stein Papers

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CA OTUTF MS Coll 00408A


Alan Stein Papers


  • 1980 - 2018 (Creation)

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11 boxes (1.55 meters)

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Gift of Alan Stein, 2022.

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This is the third accession of Alan Stein’s Papers by the Fisher. Much of the material relates to
Stein’s work as a bookmaker, illustrator and printmaker in the production of the fine press book
On Spirit Lake. It contains original illustrations, engraved woodblocks, and design notes, as well
as administrative records such as grant applications, invoices and correspondence between the
authors who contributed to the book. This collection also includes material produced by Stein’s
fine press imprint Church Street Press such as broadsides, pamphlets, bookmarks,
advertisements, and posters.

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Material may be requested in person at the Fisher Library Reference Desk, or in advance using our online stack retrieval request form:

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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

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