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Caxton Club. : Caxton Club Records, 1895-ongoing

A Chicago bibliophile club founded in 1895 with the objective of "literary study and promotion of the arts pertaining to the production of books." The Caxton Club has published books and ephemeral pieces, sponsored exhibits and other programs, made grants to students, and held regular luncheons and dinner meetings with invited speakers on topics relating to literature, arts, history, and the history of the book. This collection consists of committee correspondence, membership files, financial reports and records, event programs, presentation texts and recordings, club and speaker publications, exhibitions papers, original Caxtonian issues, photographs, videos, and recorded oral histories.
Extent: 66.5 linear feet - (153 boxes and 2 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Clubs and Organizations, Printing History and Book Arts
Call Number: Wing Modern MS Caxton
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The Caxton Club Records are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).