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    Envelope from Chess Correspondence CollectionNewly available for researchers to use in the Special Collections Department of the Cleveland Public Library is the Chess Correspondence Collection.

     

    The collection consists of letters written from the late 1800s through the late 1970s. This expansive collection is comprised of letters written by chess players, chess editors, and chess bibliophiles and topics range from chess tournaments, game scores, and...

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    Among the treasures of the John G. White folklore collection is a series of small Japanese fairy tales published by Takejiro Hasegawa (1853-1938) in Tokyo. They were published for the Westerners living in Japan to familiarize them with Japanese folklore, and also as a means for the Japanese to learn English. 

    The series in Special Collections was printed on chirimen-bon, or crepe paper, and highly illustrated by color woodblocks. These...

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    2010 Artist's MarketThe best reference guide for emerging artists who want to establish a successful career in fine art, illustration, cartooning or graphic design. Readers will find complete, up-to-date contact and submission information for more than 1,500 art markets such as greeting card companies, magazine and book publishers, galleries, art fairs, ad agencies and more. Informative interviews with successful artists and art buyers offer advice on how to make contacts and succeed in the competitive art industry. Readers will also discover valuable resources for obtaining grants, marketing and promoting their work, and...

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    By Michael Dalby on

    Envelope from Chess Correspondence CollectionNewly available for researchers to use in the Special Collections Department of the Cleveland Public Library is the Chess Correspondence Collection.

     

    The collection consists of letters written from the late 1800s through the late 1970s. This expansive collection is comprised of letters written by chess players, chess editors, and chess bibliophiles and topics range from chess tournaments, game scores, and...

    Read More »

    By Michael Dalby on

    Among the treasures of the John G. White folklore collection is a series of small Japanese fairy tales published by Takejiro Hasegawa (1853-1938) in Tokyo. They were published for the Westerners living in Japan to familiarize them with Japanese folklore, and also as a means for the Japanese to learn English. 

    The series in Special Collections was printed on chirimen-bon, or crepe paper, and highly illustrated by color woodblocks. These...

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    By Michael Dalby on

    2010 Artist's MarketThe best reference guide for emerging artists who want to establish a successful career in fine art, illustration, cartooning or graphic design. Readers will find complete, up-to-date contact and submission information for more than 1,500 art markets such as greeting card companies, magazine and book publishers, galleries, art fairs, ad agencies and more. Informative interviews with successful artists and art buyers offer advice on how to make contacts and succeed in the competitive art industry. Readers will also discover valuable resources for obtaining grants, marketing and promoting their work, and...

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