Rare Book School is an independent, non-profit educational institute at the University of Virginia supporting the study of the history of books and printing, rare books and special collections librarianship, book collecting, antiquarian bookselling, and related areas.
The Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia was founded in 1947 at the University in Charlottesville in order to promote interest in books and manuscripts, maps, printing, the graphic arts, and bibliography and textual criticism. Within a few years these interests had resulted in exhibitions, contests for student book collectors and Virginia printers, the establishment of a small ...
The cyber-headquarters of the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing (SHARP), SHARP Web is devoted to resources for the study of print culture in all places and periods.
The American Printing History Association encourages the study of printing history and related arts including calligraphy, typefounding, typography, papermaking, bookbinding, illustration, and publishing.
History Exhibitions Publications Library FOUNDED IN 1884, the Grolier Club of New York is America's oldest and largest society for bibliophiles and enthusiasts in the graphic arts. Named for Jean Grolier, the Renaissance collector renowned for sharing his library with friends, the Club's objective is to foster the literary study and promotion of the arts pertaining to the production of books.
The principal aims of The Bibliographical Society of Canada/La Societe bibliographique du Canada are to promote bibliographical publications; to encourage the preservation and to extend the knowledge of printed works and manuscripts, particularly those relating to Canada; to facilitate the exchange of information concerning rare Canadiana; to coordinate bibliographical activity and to set ...
The foundation is a private nonprofit cultural institution engaged in the collection, conservation, interpretation and research of pre-Columbian art and rare books, manuscripts and maps of the Americas.