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Finding Aid to the Momo's Press Records, 1972-1986
BANC MSS 97/41  
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  • Collection Summary
  • Information for Researchers
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical Information
  • System of Arrangement
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Momo's Press records
    Date (inclusive): 1972-1986
    Collection Number: BANC MSS 97/41
    Creators : Momo's Press
    Extent: Number of containers: 8 cartons, 1 box, 2 oversize boxes Linear feet: 10
    Repository: The Bancroft Library
    University of California, Berkeley
    Berkeley, California, 94720-6000
    Phone: (510) 642-6481
    Fax: (510) 642-7589
    Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
    URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
    Abstract: The Momo's Press Records consist of editorial files, records of Shocks magazine, and administrative files. Editorial files contain final copies, manuscripts, and production materials of books published by Momo's Press as well as correspondence and publicity materials. Shocks magazine records contain manuscripts, correspondence, and publicity materials. Administrative files consist mainly of grant applications, with some copyright information and reviews of books published by Momo's Press.
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English
    Physical Location: Many of the Bancroft Library collections are stored offsite and advance notice may be required for use. For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

    Information for Researchers

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 94270-6000. Consent is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html .
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Momo's Press Records, BANC MSS 97/41, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Alternate Forms Available

    There are no alternate forms of this collection.

    Separated Material

    12 cassette tapes have been transferred to the Microforms collection of The Bancroft Library.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Shocks (Magazine)--Archives
    American poetry--20th century
    Poetry--California--Periodicals
    Vincent, Stephen, 1941-
    Momo's Press--Archives

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    The Momo's Press Records were purchased by The Bancroft Library on July 9, 1996.

    Accruals

    No additions are expected.

    Processing Information

    Processed at the container level by Lucy Allen in 2006.

    Biographical Information

    Momo's press was a literary organization founded by Stephen Vincent in June 1972. The press produced Shocks magazine, a critical periodical with a focus on poetry and poets of the San Francisco Bay Area and small press books featuring the work of new writers.

    System of Arrangement

    Arranged to the container level.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Momo's Press Records consist of editorial files, Shocks magazine records, and administrative files. Editorial files contain final copies, manuscripts, and production materials of books published by Momo's Press as well as correspondence and publicity materials. Shocks magazine records contain manuscripts, correspondence, and publicity materials. Administrative files consist mainly of grant applications, with some copyright information and reviews of books published by Momo's Press.