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Color guides

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Use for descriptive materials related to color, color measurement, and color theory; for color cards, chips, samples, and the like USE color charts. For fabric swatches USE textile fabrics--sample books.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Color Association of the United States records

 Collection
Accession: 1983
Abstract:

The Color Association of the United States (CAUS) was organized on February 19, 1915 as the Textile Color Card Association (TCCA) for the purpose of standardizing colors for the textile trade. Their records include minutes; reports; staff and membership files; publications; advertisements; cloth samples; seasonal bulletins; and color cards. Color standardization services for the government and various industries are documented as well.

Dates: 1915-1983

Henry Hemmendinger papers

 Collection
Accession: 2325
Abstract:

Henry Hemmendinger was one of the preeminent color scientists of his day. Hemmendinger's papers represent the span of his career and includes contributions from a variety of individuals and organizations working the field of color science.

Dates: 1931-2000, bulk 1960-1985

Inter-Society Color Council records

 Collection
Accession: 2188
Abstract:

The Inter-Society Color Council Records represents a wide array of individuals and organizations and their contributions to the development of standardized systems for identifying and evaluating color. This collection documents the advancement of color technology in the twentieth century and its practical application to problems related to color in science, art, and industry.

Dates: 1879-2000; Majority of material found within 1895-1985