Leah Hoffmitz Milken Papers

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Leah Hoffmitz Milken Papers


  • 1970 - 2015 (Creation)


22 boxes, 15 oversize folders.

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(December 18, 1952 - October 25, 2014)

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Collection contains the personal and professional papers of Leah Hoffmitz Milken, including work done by Hoffmitz Milken for Letterform Design, her personal design firm; research and materials related to courses she taught at ArtCenter College of Design and other schools; and work by her students at ArtCenter and other schools.

Items in the collection are predominantly visual and include sketches of letterforms and typefaces; printing proofs; posters; photographs; and a small collection of student work on CDs. There is relatively little correspondence or original writings.

Books given as part of the original donation are not included in this description. They can be found cataloged in the online catalog at http://library.artcenter.edu/.

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The collection is arranged into three series: Teaching; Design Work; and Personal.

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There are no restrictions on this collection.

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The Papers of Leah Hoffmitz Milken are the physical property of the Hoffmitz Milken Center for Typography, ArtCenter College of Design. Rights, including copyright, belong to Leah Hoffmitz Milken's legal heirs and assigns.

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      Gift of Lowell Hoffmitz Milken, 2014.

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