Library Excavations

Library Excavations 9: Chicago's Filed Artists

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400 S State St
60605 Chicago
United States
US
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zine, Library Excavations 9: Chicago's Files Artists
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2018
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9
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"Library Excavations #9 goes digging into the Chicago Artist Files at Harold Washington Library. A slightly more fancy edition than usual. In addition to a five page essay there are 20 full color pages representing obscure printed ephemera by as unusual and diverse an array of Chicago artists as you should expect from Public Collectors." (abstract taken from https://halfletterpress.com/library-excavations-9-chicagos-filed-artists/)
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www.halfletterpress.com
www.publiccollectors.org
www,chipublib.org/fa-chicago-artists-archive

Library Excavations #5: A Handbook of Library Ideas

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400 S State St Harold Washington Library Center
60605 Chicago
United States
US
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Zine, Library Excavations #5: A Handbook of Library Ideas
Date: 
February 2017
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#5
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Zine is part of a project that "highlights and activates physical materials found in public libraries." This Issue is a reprint of a self-published1977 booklet of ideas for creative librarians to use.
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Public Collectors

Library Excavations #4: Suspect Methodology

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400 S State St Harold Washington Library Center
60605 Chicago
United States
US
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Zine, Library Excavations #4: Suspect Methodology
Date: 
October 2016
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#4
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Zine is part of a project that "highlights and activates physical materials found in public libraries." This Issue focuses on documentation of a 1972 study on personal identification within law enforcement.
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Library Excavations Issue #3: Periodical Business

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400 S State St Harold Washington Library Center
60605 Chicago
United States
41° 39' 27.0828" N, 86° 23' 7.7928" W
US
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Zine, Library Excavations Issue #3: Periodical Business
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August 2016
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Zine is part of a project that "highlights and activates physical materials found in public libraries." This Issue showcases some of the unique business periodicals in the Harold Washington Library Center's collection, some of which date back to the late 1800s.
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Www.publiccollectors.org, http://publiccollectors.tumblr.com/

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Public Collectors

Library Excavations Issue #2, The ABCs of the Chicago Reader Touring Musicians Publicity Photos Collection

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400 S State St Harold Washington Library Center
60605 Chicago
United States
US
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Zine, Library Excavations Issue #2, The ABCs of the Chicago Reader Touring Musicians Publicity Photos Collection
Date: 
August 2016
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#2
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Zine is part of a project that "highlights and activates physical materials found in public libraries." This issue contains photos from the Chicago Reader's touring musician publicity photo collection, along with an interview with Bob Sloane, the librarian in charge of collection development for the Visual and Performing Arts department at Harold Washington Library Center.
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Library Excavations, Issue #1: Correctional Advertising 1979-1989

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400 S State St Harold Washington Library Center
60605 Chicago
United States
US
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Zine, Library Excavations #1: Correctional Advertising 1979-1989
Date: 
August 2016
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1
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Zine is part of a project that "highlights and activated physical materials found in public libraries." Contents come from issues of "Corrections Today" found at Harold Washington Library.
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