Scrapbooks :an American history /Jessica Helfand.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-242423

Description

190 p. : ill. ; 24 x 32 cm., Scrapbook makers preserve on the pages of their books a moment, a day, or a lifetime. Examine the history of the American scrapbook-- their origins, their makers, their diverse forms, the reasons for their popularity, and their place in American culture.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Scrapbooks History 20th century.
Scrapbooks History 19th century.
Scrapbooking History.
Photoalbum.
Autobiographische Literatur.
Buchgestaltung.

Originator

Helfand, Jessica.
J.M. Kaplan Fund.

Contents

This is our story -- Time -- Space -- Sentiment -- Nostalgia -- Posterity -- Other people's stories.

Publication

New Haven : Yale University Press

Description

190 p. : ill. ; 24 x 32 cm.
Scrapbook makers preserve on the pages of their books a moment, a day, or a lifetime. Examine the history of the American scrapbook-- their origins, their makers, their diverse forms, the reasons for their popularity, and their place in American culture.

Notes

"A Winterhouse edition."
"Published with assistance from Furthermore, a program of the J.M. Kaplan Fund"--T.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 182-183) and index.

ISBN

9780300126358 (hbk.)
0300126352 (hbk.)

Call Number

Stacks TR465.H445 2008 c. 1
Coll. TR465.H445 2008 c. 2

Places

United States
USA.