Cleveland Museum of Art

In the spring of 2009, I completed my master’s practicum at the Cleveland Museum of Art’s Ingalls Library. I provided reference services and worked with the library’s Kelmscott Press collection.

My supervisor wrote that “in the 23 years I have… supervised practicum students, I have rarely had a student as exceptionally talented, committed and creative as Robin.”

Exhibit: Kelmscott Press Collection
In the spring of 2009, I created this exhibit-in-a-box on the Cleveland Museum of Art Ingall's Library's near-full run of Kelmscott Press publications.
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Article: William Morris and the Kelmscott Press
This article, originally published online as part of the Ingalls Library’s monthly Collections in Focus series, discusses William Morris and the nearly-full run of Kelmscott Press books at the Cleveland Museum of Art.
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Attendees Praise Kelmscott Events
The participant evaluations are in! See how attendees enjoyed Thursday's Kelmscott Press: Collection in Focus event at the Cleveland Museum of Art's Ingalls Library. Thumbnail: The Golden Legend, 1892, Kelmscott Press Collection, Cleveland Museum of Art Ingalls Library. Thumbnail: Some German Woodcuts of the Fifteenth Century, 1898, Kelmscott Press Collection, Cleveland Museum of Art Ingalls Library.
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Photos of Kelmscott Event at CMA Ingalls Library
View snapshots of the Kelmscott Press public event on 2 April 2009. At this event, I displayed my exhibit-in-a-box, delivered a lecture, and facilitated hands-on exploration of the Press' techniques and characteristics. This event was part of the Cleveland Museum of Art's monthly Collections in Focus series.
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Lecture: William Morris and the Kelmscott Press
I gave this lecture twice at the Cleveland Museum of Art's Ingalls Library: once for a Collection in Focus members program, and again for a Book Arts Cleveland event. I covered the Press' history, Morris' biography, and how to interpret both, plus I led a hands-on look at the collection.
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A Check-list of Kelmscott Press Publications
I compiled this check-list for the Cleveland Museum of Art’s Ingalls Library. It will be given as a handout at the Collection in Focus event planned for April 2, 2009. Thumbnail: Atalanta in Calydon, 1894, Kelmscott Press Collection, Cleveland Museum of Art Ingalls Library.
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Kelmscott Press Publications and the Book Trade
I created a spreadsheet of historical price comparisons and a handout on the Kelmscott book market for the Cleveland Museum of Art’s Ingalls Library. They will be given as a handout at the Collection in Focus event planned for April 2, 2009 Thumbnail: The Floure and the Leafe, 1896, Kelmscott Press Collection, Cleveland Museum of Art Ingalls Library.
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Secondary Sources Related to the Kelmscott Press Collection, Ingalls Library
I compiled this bibliography for the Cleveland Museum of Art's Ingalls Library. It will be given as a handout at the Collection in Focus event planned for April 2, 2009. Thumbnail: The Glittering Plain, 1894, Kelmscott Press Collection, Cleveland Museum of Art Ingalls Library.
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