For the second installment of Best of the Box, I found a lovely box full of beautiful pieces of art. Discovered in one tiny acid-free box is our Mildred Biddick collection.
The collection includes two scrapbooks of original Christmas cards designed by Mildred Biddick, a copy of her 1933 Master's Thesis, Colorado & Regionalism, newspaper clippings of her w
Working in the scanning lab here at the Denver Public Library, I get to see and digitize a lot of beautiful materials.
My background is in art and design, so while my co-workers love to learn all about the materials and the history behind them, my favorite part is admiring the design.
Not So Much...
What's news if it isn't bad? The economy, world strife, general unrest-- pains in the neck to be sure. But let's take a historical look through some perspective-changing lenses.
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