Typeface design education from Cooper Union

Virginia Bartow

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A graduate of William Smith College (B.A. ‘78) and Columbia University (M.S. ’81) Virginia Bartow is the Sr. Rare Book Cataloger at the New York Public Library. Having worked in the libraries of Cornell University, Columbia University, U. of Illinois Chicago, Dartmouth College, and the New York Public Library she has had the opportunity to work with books from the 10th century to the present. Her interests include bibliographical research and the history of the book and printing. She is a member of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section of the American Library Association, on the Committee on Fine Printing and the Exhibitions Committee at the Grolier Club, the current Secretary of the American Printing History Association, and Vice-president of the Typophiles.

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