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Book Arts Collection at Rollins College

Identifier: SP-Book Arts-2020-001

Scope and Contents

Through a collaborative partnership between The Art & Art History Department, Olin Library and The Cornell Fine Arts Museum, the Rollins Book Arts Collection was first developed in 2018 to support faculty teaching and student learning at Rollins. Book arts is a discipline that produces artists' books--interactive art objects that explore a wide variety of content through both traditional and experimental book structures. As a teaching resource, The Rollins Book Arts Collection is designed to support the College's mission to educate students for global citizenship and responsible leadership by supporting coursework and research across many disciplines. The collection currently includes several dozen books produced by both professional artists and Rollins students which examine a range of contemporary issues including globalism, American politics, immigration, cultural and racial identity, biomedical ethics, environmentalism, family, sexuality and gender studies, language, writing, design and storytelling.


  • 2020

Conditions Governing Access

Open access


14 boxes

Language of Materials


Physical Location

Archival Stack II, Range 22, Section A, Shelf 2.

Custodial History

Transferred from the Cornell Fine Arts Center to the College Archives on January 15, 2020.

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Repository Details

Part of the Rollins College Archives & Special Collections Repository

Rollins College Box 2744
1000 Holt Avenue
Winter Park 32789-4499 US