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Guide to the Shameless Hussy Press records, 1968-1989
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Series 1:  Authorial Documents, 1969-1989

Physical Description: 28 boxes

Scope and Content Note

This series contains manuscripts, galleys, production materials, correspondence and reviews related to publications of the Shameless Hussy Press.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.
Box 1

Mimi Albert, Alta

Box 2

Alta

Box 3-6

Judith Arcana

Box  7

Jean Buyze, Barthy Byrd

Box 8

Barthy Byrd, Pamela Erens

Box 9

Pamela Erens, James Eriksen, Dan Georgakas, Susan Griffin, Felicia Hernandez

Box 10

Felicia Hernandez, Jane Hickok (Calamity Jane), Jennifer Jaffe, Marilyn Krysl

Box 11

Marilyn Krysl, Susan LaTempa

Box 12

Lyn Lifshin, James Maas

Box 13

James Maas

Box 14

James Maas, Mary Mackey

Box 15

Paul Mariah, Lee Marrs, Amanda Meltzer

Box 16

Monster coloring book, Judith Murray, Opal Nations, Barbara Noda

Box 17

Alison Owings

Box 18

Alison Owings, Pat Parker, Yvonne Pepin

Box 19-20

Yvonne Pepin

Box 21

Yvonne Pepin, Jerry Ratch

Box 22

Jerry Ratch, Remember our fire/Shameless Hussy review

Box 23

Remember our fire/Shameless Hussy review, George Sand

Box:folder 24:1-8

Ntozake Shange

Box:folder 24:1

Correspondence 1975-82

Box:folder 24:2-3

For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf

Box:folder 24:2

Typescripts with corrections, layout maquette, stage production notices 1975-76

Box:folder 24:3

1 copy first printing 1975

Box:folder 24:3

1 copy second printing 1975-76

Box:folder 24:3

3 copies second printing, not stapled 1975-76

Box:folder 24:4-7

Sassafras 1974-78

Box:folder 24:4

Typescripts with corrections 1974-78

Box:folder 24:5

Pagination and layout maquettes, 1975-76

Box:folder 24:6

3 copies, first printing 1976

Box:folder 24:7

2 copies, second printing, 1976-77

Box:folder 24:8

Reviews, 1974-78

Box 25

John Simon, Kia Simon

Box 26

Bruce Tegner, Alice McGrath, Joyce Carol Thomas, Gail Todd, Nancy Travis

Box 27

Nancy Travis, Jess Wells

Box 28

Jess Wells, Mitsuye Yamada

 

Series 2:  Personal Documents 1969-1989

Physical Description: 5 boxes

Scope and Content Note

Includes Alta's personal correspondence 1971-1989, fan mail 1970-1984, other personal material related to Alta's writings, reading and artwork and documents related to Berkeley's prostitution and efforts to combat it.

Arrangement

Correspondence is arranged alphabetically.
Box 29-32

Correspondence

Box 29

n.d.-1971

Box 30

1972-1975

Box 31

Maggie Swinney correspondence, and undated fan-mail 1976-1989

Box 32

Fan-mail & other personal material related to Alta's writings, readings and artwork. 1970-1984

Box 33

Documents related to Berkeley prostitution and efforts to combat it.

 

Series 3:  Business Documents, 1972-1991

Physical Description: 32 boxes

Scope and Content Note

Includes business documents organized into the following catagories: General documents; Submitted manuscripts and related correspondence; Orders 1972-1989; Other documents; including mailing lists/services, Shameless Hussy Press catalogs, feminist fairs,conferences, advertising, marketing and information about Shameless Hussy Press, resumes and artwork, copyright information, printer brochures, check and account books, stationary, t-shirt and schedules and materials related to California Arts Council, National Endowment for the Arts, Publishers Group West, R.R. Bowker and Jennifer Stone.

Arrangement

This material is arranged chronologically.
Box 34-38

General documents

Box 34

n.d., 1977-1978

Box 35

1979-1983

Box 36

1983-1985

Box 37

1985-1986

Box 38

1986-1991

Box 39-45

Submitted manuscripts & correspondence

Box 39

n.d.

Box 40

n.d. -1979

Box 41

1980-1985

Box 42

1986-1987

Box 43

1987

Box 44

1987-1988

Box 45

1988-1989

Box 46-55

Orders

Box 46

1972-1977

Box 47

1977-1978

Box 48

1978-1979

Box 49

1979-1980

Box 50

1981-1983

Box 51

1983-1985

Box 52

1985

Box 53

1986-1987

Box 54

1987-1988

Box 55

1988-1989

Box 56-57

Mailing lists and services

Box: folder 58:1-4

Shameless Hussy Press catalogs

Box:folder 58:1-3

Catalog layout pages

Box:folder 58:4

Shameless Hussy Press catalogs

Box 59

Feminist fairs & conferences

Box 60-61

Other fairs and conference

Box 62

Advertising, marketing, general information regarding Shameless Hussy Press

Box 63

Resumes and artwork, copyright information, printer brochures

Box: folder 64:1-8

Financial materials

Box:folder 64:1

Cash book, 1975-77

Box:folder 64:2-4

Deposit records 1/1982 - 3/15/1983 3/28/1983 - 10/22/1984 10/25/1984 - 10/8/1985

Box:folder 64:5

Payment book 1987-88

Box:folder 64:6

T-shirts order form

Box:folder 64:7

Press schedules and wish lists 1976-87

Box:folder 64:8

Stationary

Box 65

Materials related to California Arts Council, National Endowment for the Arts, Publishers Group West, R.R. Bowker and Jennifer Stone.

 

Series 4:  Received Publications 1977-1991

Physical Description: 25 boxes

Scope and Content Note

"Received publications" refers to serials, books, catalogs, and other items received by Alta or the Shameless Hussy Press in the course of their work. When two or more issues of an item were received, the title is filed in alphabetical order; when only one item was received the item is filed in one of several miscellany files.

Arrangement

This material is arranged alphabetically from Box 66 through Box 81. Boxes 82 - 91 contain miscellaneous publications, articles and clippings.
Box 66

AAP newsletter (Association of American Publishers)

 

AB Bookman's Weekly

 

ABA Newswire (American Booksellers Association)

 

Africa World Press

 

Aldebaran Review

 

Alternative Press Publishers of Children's Books: A Directory

Box 66-67

American Bookseller

Box 67

Bay Area Career Woman

 

Before Columbus Foundation

 

Berkeley Barb

 

Beyond Baroque

Box 68

Bloomsbury Review

 

Book Marketing Update

 

Bookpeople

 

Bookslinger

 

Books by Women

 

Boston Review

 

Boxcar

 

Braile Monitor

 

Brother

Box 69

Children's Small Press Collection

 

Coda

 

COSMEP newsletter (Committee of Small Magazine Editors & Publishers)

 

Cotyledon

Box 70

Country Women

 

Crossing Press

 

Daily Californian

 

Directory of American Poets

 

Distaff

 

Doubleday

 

East Bay Labor Journal

 

East Bay Review of the Performing Arts

 

East Bay Women's Collective newsletter (see Box 92, oversize)

 

Emergency Librarian

 

Equal Time

 

Esquire

 

Every Other Weekly

Box 71

Everywoman (Palo Alto)

 

Express

 

Feminist Collections

 

Feminist Press

 

Fiction Monthly

 

Fifty-one Percent

 

Furies

 

Le Gai Pied

 

Grass Profit Review

 

Grassroots

 

Helaine Victoria Press

 

Hera

 

Hustler

Box 72

Independent Publisher

 

Inkling Journal

 

Inland Book Company

 

Instant News Service

 

Iran Liberation

 

It Ain't Me Babe (comic)

 

Jumpcut

 

Kids

 

Kindred Spirit

 

Kitchen Table

 

Know, Inc.

Box 73

Knowledge Industry Publications

 

Ladyslipper

 

Lavender Woman

 

Lesbian Front

 

Lesbian Herstory Archives News

 

Libera

 

Lifestyle

 

Litmus

 

Longest Revolution

 

Madness Network News

 

Magazine

 

Maine Freewoman's Herald

Box 74

Majority Report

Box 75

Mama Bears

 

Margins

 

Media Alliance Newsletter

 

Mehitabels

 

Momma

 

Mom's Apple Pie

 

Mother Jones

 

Mother Lode

 

Mountain Moving

 

Moving Out

 

Moyer Bell

 

Naiad Press

 

Najda Newsletter

 

National Museum of Women in the Arts News

 

National Women's Studies Association Newsletter

Box 76

New Page

 

New Society Publishers

 

New Women's Times

 

New York Review

 

New Yorker

 

News from the Northern California Book Publicists' Association

 

Newsweek

 

National NOW times

 

New World

 

Nilgiri Press

 

North Coast Times

Box 77

Northwest Passage

 

On The Issues

 

One Hundred Flowers Review

 

Out Of Sight

 

Pacific Sun Literary Quarterly

 

PEN

 

Poetry Flash

 

Poetry Now

 

Publishing Poynters

Box 78

Quartet Books

 

San Francisco Bay Guardian

 

San Francisco Express Times (see Box 92, oversize)

 

San Francisco Odadisque

 

San Francisco Review of Books

 

San Francisco Women's Centers Newsletter

 

Seal Press

 

Second Wave

 

Shift in the Wind

 

Simple Living

 

Singer Folio

 

Sipapu

 

Sister Courage

Box 79

Southeastern Women's Studies Association News

 

Sparrow

 

Spokesman

 

State of the Arts

 

Stock

 

TCB (Tompkins County Bulletin)

 

Telewoman

 

Tits & clits (comic)

 

University Publishing

 

Velvet Wings

 

Wimmen's Comix

Box 80

Women Against Violence in Pornography & Media

 

Women to Women

 

Women Writing

 

Women's Collection Newsletter

 

Women's Educational Equity Communications Network

 

Women's Political Times

Box 80-81

Women's Press

 

Writer's Connection

 

Zahir

 

Zamani

Box 82-83

Misc. women's publications

Box 84-85

Misc. literary publications

Box 86

Misc. book & publishers publications

Box 87-89

Misc. publications

Box 90-91

Misc. articles & clippings

 

Series 5:  Oversize Materials 1977-1991

Physical Description: 3 boxes

Scope and Content Note

Includes oversized publications.

Arrangement

This material is arranged by size.
Box 92

East Bay Women's Collective Newsletter

 

San Francisco Express Times

 

Misc. oversize received publications

Box 93

Alta: The Vow

 

Buyze, Jean: The tenth muse : women poets before 1806 : a rediscovery of 540 women poets lost to history

 

LaTempa, Susan: New Plays by Women

 

Mackey, Mary: Immersion

 

Noda, Barbara: Strawberries

 

Pepin, Yvonne: Three Summers: a journal

 

Yamada, Mitsuye: Camp notes and other poems

Box 94

Arcana, Judith: Our mothers' daughters

 

Buyze, Jean: The tenth muse : women poets before 1806 : a rediscovery of 540 women poets lost to history

 

Byrd, Barthy: Home front : women and Vietnam

 

Meltzer: The World's tiniest dog : fables and stories by children

 

Noda, Barbara: Strawberries

 

Owings, Alison: The Wander woman's phrasebook

 

Shange, Ntozake: For colored girls who have considered suicide, when the rainbow is enuf

 

Simon, John Oliver: Neither of us can break the other's hold : poems for my father

 

Travis, Nancy: April & June

 

Wells, Jess: Herstory : a woman's view of American history

 

Yamada, Mitsuye: Camp notes and other poems