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CCAD Archives & Special Collections

A guide to our archives, rare books, and zines.

Welcome to CCAD Archives & Special Collections!

CCAD Packard Library hosts the CCAD Archives and Special Collections which in the lower level of the Joseph V. Canzani Center. The CCAD Archives serves as the official record of Columbus College of Art & Design, while its Special Collections has an extensive collection of rare and historic art books, artists' books, comics, and 'zines in support of the overall College mission.

CCAD Archives & Special Collections promotes teaching and learning with the collections through exhibitions, class visits, research project support, and public programs.

Additionally, CCAD has a Digital Archive via Ohio Memory, a collaborative program of the Ohio History Connection and the State Library of Ohio, which can be accessed here: CCAD Digital Archive

Click on the links on the left to see specific collections.

CCAD Archives & Special Collections

Czech pavilion at the 1937 Paris International Exposition
Red bird : love poems by Christopher Logue ; with screenprints by John Christie
Various chickens from the magazine Nature and Art, 1865-66
Artists' book, The Fall, by Bryan Kring
Pandora opening the box, Walter Crane from A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys, 1893
Man praying to the heavens above, from God's Man by Lynd Ward, 1929
Lily, plate 2, by Eugene Grasset, from La plante et ses applications ornementales, 1897
Two bicyclists at night, linocut, from 	Common household rhymes for the modern child by Michael Gill, 2011