Resources

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PINE

Printing Industries of New England is a member-driven association serving the New England graphic communications industry. PINE provides information, products, and services that enable members to operate profitably today and in the future. Membership in PINE includes membership in the national association Printing Industries of America.

The American Antiquarian Society

The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) is an independent research library founded in 1812 in Worcester, Massachusetts. The library’s collections document the life of America’s people from the colonial era through the Civil War and Reconstruction. Collections include books, pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, broadsides, manuscripts, music, graphic arts, and local histories.

The Printing Office of Edes & Gill

The Printing Office of Edes & Gill is Boston’s only colonial printing experience, located along the historic Freedom Trail in the Clough House, adjacent to Old North Church, at 21 Unity Street. It offers unique personal encounters with history and colonial printing. As Boston’s only colonial trade experience and only colonial living history interpretive experience, its historic equipment, live demonstrations, interpreters and historic settings enable new levels of understanding how colonial printing affected communities and sparked a revolution in America.  Learn more »

Rare Book School

Rare Book School (RBS) is an independent non-profit educational institute supporting the study of the history of books and printing and related subjects. Founded in 1983, it moved to its present home at the University of Virginia in 1992.

Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum

Operated by volunteers of the Two Rivers Historical Society, the Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum is the only museum dedicated to the preservation, study, production and printing of wood type. With 1.5 million pieces of wood type and more than 1,000 styles and sizes of patterns, Hamilton’s collection is one of the premier wood type collections in the world. Hamilton began producing type in 1880 and became the largest provider in the United States.

The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University

The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University offers a Seminar Series in the Arts throughout the academic year. Workshops in the visual arts are designed to offer students of all ages and backgrounds an opportunity to take a non-credit workshop in various visual art disciplines. Workshops offer studio courses in an art college environment to augment an artist’s practice, develop one’s portfolio, or introduce the beginner to an area of interest. Workshops meet weekends and evenings and provide access during those times.

International Printing Museum, Carson, CA

The International Printing Museum is a public non-profit organization and was founded in 1988 by David Jacobson and Ernest A. Lindner and features The Lindner Collection of Antique Printing Machinery.

The Museum of Printing History, Houston, Texas

The mission of the Museum is to promote, preserve, and share the knowledge of printed communication and art as the greatest contributors to the development of the civilized world and the continuing advancement of freedom and literacy.

History of the Book at Harvard

A repository of resources, and a focal point of activities, for Boston-area scholars with shared interests in the History and Future of the Book.

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