Finding Aid for the Collection of Fine Press Ephemera 1940-2009

Processed by Jamie Henricks.
William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
University of California, Los Angeles
2520 Cimarron Street
Los Angeles, CA 90018
Phone: (323) 731-8529
Fax: (323) 731-8617
Email: rfenning@humnet.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.humnet.ucla.edu/humnet/clarklib/
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.


Descriptive Summary

Title: Collection of Fine Press Ephemera,
Date (inclusive): 1940-2009
Collection number: Press Coll. Ephemera
Collector: William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
Extent: 4 boxes (4 linear feet)
Repository: William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
Los Angeles, California 90095-1490
Abstract: The collection contains material from fine presses and individual printers in the United States and England (but primarily from California). Items include cards, advertisements, invitations, and other printed materials.
Physical location: Clark Library
Language of Materials: Collection materials in English

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts or ephemera must be submitted in writing to the Clark Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Collection of Fine Press Ephemera, Press Coll. Ephemera, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Acquisition Information

This collection of fine press ephemera is an artificially created collection. It is an accumulation of fine press materials gathered at the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library from the 1950s to the present. The collection will continue to grow over time.

Processing History

Processed and described by Jamie Henricks, June 2009.

Scope and Content

This collection contains printed material from fine presses and printers in the United States and England collected by the Clark Library from the 1950s to the present. Items include but are not limited to printed cards, advertisements for books, invitations to events, and short runs of private press journals. A majority of the items originate from California.

Arrangement

This collection is organized alphabetically by name of press or printer.

Related Material

The Clark Library holds extensive collections of materials related to fine presses in California and around the world. The Clark's library of fine press books and pamphlets is searchable via the UCLA Library's online catalog.   Archival material related to or produced by presses and printers is described at the Online Archive of California  .

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Printed ephemera--20th century
Printers--20th century
Private presses--20th century
Small presses--20th century

Genres and Forms

Ephemera--20th century


Container List

Box 1

Acid Press

Box 1

Adagio Press

Box 1

Allenholme Press

Box 1

Anthoensen Press

Box 1

Artichoke Press (Jonathan Clark)

Box 1

Ashendene Press

Box 1

Beecher, John

Box 1

Berkeley Albion

Box 1

Berliner, Harold

Box 1

Bird & Bull Press

Box 1

Black Cat Press

Box 1

Black Rock Press

Box 1

Black Sparrow Press

Box 1

Black Stone Press

Box 1

Black Vine Press

Box 1

Chiswick Press

Box 1

Clover Hill Editions (Don Cleverdon)

Box 1

Colt Press

Box 1

Cook, Gordon Scott

Box 1

Cuckoo Hill Press (David Chambers)

Box 1

Cummington Press

Box 2

Curwen Press

Box 2

Doolittle, Harold & Vestina

Box 2

Double Crown Club

Box 2

Dropmore Press

Box 2

Elkus Press (Jonathan Elkus)

Box 2

Gehenna Press

Box 2

Gogmagog Press

Box 2

Grace Hoper Press

Box 2

Howell, Douglass

Box 2

Jones (Dana) Company -- Mister Jones' Journal

Box 2

Labyrinth Editions

Box 2

Lambert, Lucie

Box 2

Limited Editions Club

Box 2

Magpie Press

Box 2

Marchbanks Press

Box 2

Maret, Russell

Box 2

Martin, Kirk

Box 2

Mermaid Press (Fridolph Johnson)

Box 2

Merrymount Press (D.B. Updike)

Box 2

Minotaur Press -- The Minotaur

Box 2

Nonesuch Press

Box 2

Northland Press

Box 3

Nova Press

Box 3

Officina Bodoni

Box 3

OK Press

Scope and Content Note

Invitation "Not to Attend the 9th Annual Afternoon of Acquisitions" at the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library. (c) 2006 Oak Son + KunChe Lu.
Box 3

Oriole Press

Box 3

Osborn, Lewis

Box 3

Oxford University Press

Box 3

Pacific Center for the Book Arts

Box 3

Peacock Press

Box 3

Pear Tree Press

Box 3

Pegasus Press

Box 3

Peter Pauper Press

Box 3

Pike Press (Willard Goodwin)

Box 3

Pinson Printers (Elmer Adler)

Box 3

Plain Wrapper Press

Box 3

Primavera Press

Box 3

Quail Press (Tom Killion)

Box 3

Reed, Philip

Box 3

Rocket Press

Box 3

Rogers, Bruce

Box 3

Rollins, Carl Purington

Scope and Content Note

Material is primarily printed for or about Yale University, and includes a printed booklet about the individual colleges' coats of arms.
Box 3

Santa Susanna Press

Box 3

Spiral Press

Box 4

Stagecoach Press (Jack D. Rittenhouse)

Box 4

Stratford Press (Elmer Gleason)

Box 4

Taylor & Taylor Printers

Box 4

Two Hands Press

Box 4

USC Fine Arts

Box 4

Whiteknight Press

Box 4

Wind River Press (David Holman)

Box 4

Women's Graphic Center

Box 4

Press of the Woolly Whale