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    Schweinfurth Collection Profile by Anthony W. Hiti, Schweinfurth Committee Member of the Cleveland Public Library and Chair of the Historic Resources Committee of the AIA.

     

    The following is an excerpt that appeared in AIA Cleveland, The Voice - May 2006 --

    One of Cleveland's greatest cultural resources is, without a doubt, the Cleveland Public Library. This institution has long been considered one of the premier libraries in the United States and continues to provide a wide range of written, visual, audio and digital information to patrons from Northeast Ohio and around the world. Since 1991, the Cleveland Public Library has been the beneficiary of the Anna M. Schweinfurth Trust, an architectural trust fund providing revenues for developing a strong 20th century architectural...

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    By Pam Eyerdam on

    The David E. Davis Sketchbook Collection is a wonderful primary source for research about this sculptor. It includes sketchbooks, correspondences, a video tape, newspaper and journal articles, text from lectures and photocopies of writings.

     

    David E. Davis (1920-2002) is a noted Cleveland sculptor and painter who founded the Sculpture Center in Cleveland, Ohio in 1990. This was a gift to the Cleveland Public Library from his wife, Bernice Sapirstein Davis in 2005. For more information call 216-623-2818.

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    By Pam Eyerdam on

    Spectrum: The Lockwood Thompson Dialogues at the Cleveland Public Library presents a conversation with Kurt Andersen (moderator) and Robert Storr  -- Friday, December 1, 2006 at 7pm in the Auditorium of the Louis Stokes Wing, East 6th and Superior Ave. -- FREE and open to the public !  For more information call 216-623-2847

     

    Kurt Andersen is the co-creator of Studio 360, the cultural magazine show produced by WNYC and heard on NPR stations.  He is a frequent moderator on Nightline and Charlie Rose programs.  He is an accomplished novelist and writer for film and television.

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    By Pam Eyerdam on

    A chess exhibit entitled CHESS METAPHORS, ANECDOTES AND PROVERBS will be on display in the John G. White exhibition corridor of Special Collections, Main Library 3rd floor.

     

    The John G. White Collection of Chess is the largest chess library in the world (32,568 volumes of books and serials, including 6,359 volumes of bound periodicals). As the most extensive library on chess, it documents the history, development, and technical aspects of the games and maintains records of competitions, tournaments and players. Significant references to the games in the literature of other subjects, such as history, philosophy, religion, literature, and the sciences are also included, as are other related move games. The following items and text on exhibit presents various chess metaphors, anecdotes...

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    By Michael Dalby on

    This was aired on the Bravo channel several years ago. Since then it has become quite difficult to find a copy. Enjoy!

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    By Pam Eyerdam on

    Schweinfurth Collection Profile by Anthony W. Hiti, Schweinfurth Committee Member of the Cleveland Public Library and Chair of the Historic Resources Committee of the AIA.

     

    The following is an excerpt that appeared in AIA Cleveland, The Voice - May 2006 --

    One of Cleveland's greatest cultural resources is, without a doubt, the Cleveland Public Library. This institution has long been considered one of the premier libraries in the United States and continues to provide a wide range of written, visual, audio and digital information to patrons from Northeast Ohio and around the world. Since 1991, the Cleveland Public Library has been the beneficiary of the Anna M. Schweinfurth Trust, an architectural trust fund providing revenues for developing a strong 20th century architectural...

    Read More »

    By Pam Eyerdam on

    The David E. Davis Sketchbook Collection is a wonderful primary source for research about this sculptor. It includes sketchbooks, correspondences, a video tape, newspaper and journal articles, text from lectures and photocopies of writings.

     

    David E. Davis (1920-2002) is a noted Cleveland sculptor and painter who founded the Sculpture Center in Cleveland, Ohio in 1990. This was a gift to the Cleveland Public Library from his wife, Bernice Sapirstein Davis in 2005. For more information call 216-623-2818.

    Read More »

    By Pam Eyerdam on

    Spectrum: The Lockwood Thompson Dialogues at the Cleveland Public Library presents a conversation with Kurt Andersen (moderator) and Robert Storr  -- Friday, December 1, 2006 at 7pm in the Auditorium of the Louis Stokes Wing, East 6th and Superior Ave. -- FREE and open to the public !  For more information call 216-623-2847

     

    Kurt Andersen is the co-creator of Studio 360, the cultural magazine show produced by WNYC and heard on NPR stations.  He is a frequent moderator on Nightline and Charlie Rose programs.  He is an accomplished novelist and writer for film and television.

    Read More »

    By Pam Eyerdam on

    A chess exhibit entitled CHESS METAPHORS, ANECDOTES AND PROVERBS will be on display in the John G. White exhibition corridor of Special Collections, Main Library 3rd floor.

     

    The John G. White Collection of Chess is the largest chess library in the world (32,568 volumes of books and serials, including 6,359 volumes of bound periodicals). As the most extensive library on chess, it documents the history, development, and technical aspects of the games and maintains records of competitions, tournaments and players. Significant references to the games in the literature of other subjects, such as history, philosophy, religion, literature, and the sciences are also included, as are other related move games. The following items and text on exhibit presents various chess metaphors, anecdotes...

    Read More »

    By Michael Dalby on

    This was aired on the Bravo channel several years ago. Since then it has become quite difficult to find a copy. Enjoy!

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