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New Acquisition: The Ozcot Photograph Album

“Ozcot” was the name of the Hollywood residence at Magnolia and Rose streets, in which L. Frank Baum, author of the children’s book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900), lived from 1911 – 1919. The book was later transformed into the now-iconic film The Wizard of Oz, released by MGM in 1939.… Read more >>


Going to Press: The Dr. Kevin Starr Memorial Issue of The Bulletin

Executive Director, and editor-in-chief, Gary F. Kurutz has been hard at work putting together a memorial issue of the Foundation Bulletin devoted entirely to the life, and professional contributions, of Dr. Kevin Starr.  The expected publication date is July 21. Members of the Foundation automatically receive a copy of the Bulletin, however, it will also be posted as a full-color pdf on this website, and hard copies can be ordered here for $7.50 each, plus shipping.Read more >>


For the Joy of Doing

(Press Release reprinted with permission from the California State Library, June 15, 2017):

“For the Joy of Doing,”

A Selection of Fine Printing from the Collections of the California State Library

On display now at the State Library Branch at 900 N Street is an exhibit devoted to the history of fine printing and book arts in California.… Read more >>


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