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Paul Johnson illustration printout of Edgar and Betty Sweren's house and exhibition catalog of Sweren book collection

 Collection — Container: 1 [31151030142453]
Identifier: MS-0795
This collection includes a printout of a color illustration by artist Paul Johnson of Edgar and Betty Sweren's house, as well as a published Loyola-Notre Dame Library exhibition catalog detailing the Swerens' book collection. These items were created in April 2016.

Dates

  • 2016 April

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Contact Special Collections for more information.

Collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

.167 Cubic Feet (1 legal-sized folder)

Paul Johnson

Johnson is a book artist and friend of the Swerens. He previously designed a pop-up book of the Sweren's library. Dr. Johnson has work in the collections of the Tate Gallery, London, the Cooper-Hewett Museum in New York, the National Gallery, the Library of Congress, Washington DC, and many US universities including UCLA, Berkeley, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Yale and Harvard. His work was selected for the recent Stand and Deliver USA touring exhibition of pop-up editioned books, and for the Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild’s The Art of the Book touring exhibition (2008-2009) for which he also received the guild’s Book Art Colophon Award.

Source: http://www.bookart.co.uk/about_paul_johnson.html
Edgar and Betty Sweren Dr. Edgar and Betty Sweren are Friends of the Libraries at Johns Hopkins University and are collectors of artists' books.

Content Description

This collection includes a printout of a color illustration by artist Paul Johnson of Edgar and Betty Sweren's house, as well as a published Loyola-Notre Dame Library exhibition catalog detailing the Swerens' book collection. These items were created in April 2016.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Edgar and Betty Sweren in June 2016.

Processing Information

Processed by Annie Tang in December 2017.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA