The Poetry Journals and Chapbooks Collection provides a representative sample of the poetry published in the United States
during the 1970s and early 1980s. The collection includes poetry chapbooks and journal issues, literary catalogs, publishing
guides, magazine and press directories, broadsides, art prints, and other items. Most of the poetry journals and chapbooks
were produced by small presses in the United States. A few of the journals contain interviews with writers and poets and
some contain articles of poetry criticism. The journal titles include
The Chowder Review,
The Wormwood Review. This collection is arranged into two series: Series I. Poetry Journals and Chapbooks 1930-1984 (bulk 1972-1983), n.d.; Series
II. Miscellaneous Poetry 1970-1984 (bulk 1973-1979), n.d. In addition, there are a few feature poems by Charles Bukowski located
in Series II.
Copyright has not been assigned to the San José State University Library Special Collections &
Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to
the Director of Special Collections. Copyright restrictions also apply to digital
reproductions of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.