Position Opening: Part-time Exhibitions & Communications Assistant

The Grolier Club of New York, America’s oldest and largest society for bibliophiles and enthusiasts in the graphic arts, is seeking a part-time employee to provide general assistance in the planning, organization, and implementation of exhibitions, related publications, and programs. Responsibilities include: Providing logistical support in the preparation of checklists, loan requests, and other exhibition-related … Continue reading Position Opening: Part-time Exhibitions & Communications Assistant

The Library of a Convulsionist curé: Jacques-Louis Rocheboüet (1685-1743)

One of my favorite objects in the Grolier Club Library is the manuscript library catalogue of Jacques-Louis Rocheboüet (1685-1743). Rocheboüet was a Jansenist and a Convulsionnaire curé living in France in the first half of the eighteenth century. His catalogue is interesting both for the books it contains and for its peculiar aesthetic appeal. Jacques-Louis Rocheboüet was … Continue reading The Library of a Convulsionist curé: Jacques-Louis Rocheboüet (1685-1743)