Preliminary Guide to the Tsunami Press Archive

Processed by Preliminary arrangement and description by D. Tambo
Department of Special Collections
Davidson Library
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Phone: (805) 893-3062
Fax: (805) 893-5749
Email: special@library.ucsb.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/speccoll/speccoll.html
© 2003
Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Preliminary Guide to the Tsunami Press Archive, ca. 1982-1986

Collection number: Printers Mss 20

Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara

Contact Information:

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Davidson Library
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93106
  • Phone: (805) 893-3062
  • Fax: (805) 893-5749
  • Email: special@library.ucsb.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/speccoll/speccoll.html
    Processed by:
    Preliminary arrangement and description by D. Tambo
    Date Completed:
    19 December 2003
    Encoded by:
    David C. Gartrell
© 2003 Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Tsunami Press Archive,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1982-1986
Collection Number: Printers Mss 20
Creator: Dahl (David)
Extent: .8 linear feet (2 document boxes)
Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
Physical Location: Del Sur
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

Preferred Citation

Tsunami Press Archive. Printers Mss 20. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1986-1987.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection contains press files for David Dahl's Tsunami Press, located in Santa Barbara, California. It includes notes, typescripts, production schedules, trial sheets, mockups, proofs, artwork, woodcuts, broadsides, announcements, invitations, and prospectuses. The works, published from 1982-1986, are compilations of Dahl's poetry.
The print copies of Tsunami Press titles have been cataloged separately and can be searched on Pegasus, the UCSB online catalog.

Collection Contents

Box 1: 1

Far Cry, 1982

Abstract: [published under the riverrun press imprint, 1982]
Box 1: 2 - 3

Panic Hour, 1983

Abstract: [published 1983]
Box 1: 4

Mirrored Gate, 1984

Abstract: [published 1984]
Box 1: 5

The Other Room, 1985

Abstract: [( Fast Break Edition, published 1985]
Box 1: 6

In No Time, 1985

Abstract: [published 1985]
Box 2: 1 - 3

Tassajara , 1986

Abstract: [published 1986]
Box 2: 4

Miscellany, ca. 1983 - 1985

Abstract: [announcements, birthday greetings, broadsides, invitations, and prospectuses]