Guide to the Angel Island Publications, Inc. Records, 1950-1970

Department of Special Collections
Green Library
Stanford University Libraries
Stanford, CA 94305-6004
Phone: (650) 725-1022
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
© 1999
The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Angel Island Publications, Inc. Records, 1950-1970

Collection number: M0229

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Special Collections staff
Date Completed:
1973 May 14
© 1999 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Angel Island Publications, Inc. Records,
Date (inclusive): 1950-1970
Collection number: Special Collections M0229
Creator: Angel Island Publications, Inc.
Extent: 3.5 linear ft.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Provenance

Gift of Mr. Peter D. Hannaford, 1973.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] Angel Island Publications, Inc. Records, M0229, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Scope and Content

This collection consists mainly of papers and documents concerning the disbursement of indebtedness by the Creditors' Committee for the bankrupt Angel Island Publications, Inc.. It also contains some material and references to the preparation and printing of actual publications (Contact Editions books and Contact Magazine).

Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

Abel, Robert - mostly correspondence between William Ryan and Abel re: Abel as go-between for Contact Magazine with possible New York cartoonists

Box 1, Folder 2

Agents and Authors - information sheets for Contact Magazine's buying rates

Box 1, Folder 3

And a Time to Die - correspondence on final royalty settlement between Contact Creditors and authors

Box 1, Folder 4

Artists' and Writers Cookbook - orders for and negotiations for reprint of book

Box 1, Folder 5

Angel Island Publications - mostly correspondence and documents dealing with taxes and accounting

Box 1, Folder 6

Author Lists - lists of writers by agents

Box 1, Folder 7

Authors, Prose - addresses, some correspondence

Box 1, Folder 8

Bank Books and Receipts - bank statements, checking accounts, etc.

Box 1, Folder 9

Bergman, Richard, file - re: exchanging ads with various other magazines and media

Box 1, Folder 10

Brandt (agent) - newspaper article

Box 1, Folder 11

Biographical Information - material on various artists, authors, etc. who have published in Contact Magazine; mostly written by the people themselves.

Box 1, Folder 12

Contact, Business - miscellaneous matters and dealings with switch over to creditors' committee

Box 1, Folder 13

Contact, Editorial - condolence on demise of Contact, general correspondence

Box 2, Folder 14

Contact Press Clips

Box 2, Folder 15

Contact #3 - correspondence, miscellaneous dealing with issue

Box 2, Folder 16

Contact #5 - correspondence, miscellaneous dealing with issue

Box 2, Folder 17

Contact #9 - correspondence, miscellaneous dealing with issue

Box 2, Folder 18

Contact #10 - correspondence, miscellaneous dealing with issue

Box 2, Folder 19

Contact #11 - correspondence, miscellaneous dealing with issue

Box 2, Folder 20

Contact # 12 - correspondence, miscellaneous dealing with issue

Box 2, Folder 21

Contact #13 - correspondence, miscellaneous dealing with issue

Box 2, Folder 22

Contact #14 - correspondence, miscellaneous dealing with issue

Box 2, Folder 23

Contact #15 - correspondence, miscellaneous dealing with issue

Box 2, Folder 24

Creditors' Committee - legal documents, transfer of stocks and rights, etc., machinations of Creditors' Committee

Box 2, Folder 25

Credits

Box 2, Folder 26

Peter Edler - re: The Arbitrarium

Box 2, Folder 27

Fly in the Pigment by Sidney Petersen - orders and royalty arrangements

Box 2, Folder 28

I'm Over Here - orders

Box 2, Folder 29

Lybrand, Ross Bros. and Montgomery - accountants for the Creditors' Committee

Box 2, Folder 30

Man on Earth by S. P. R. Charter - orders and miscellaneous correspondence with author on possible reprint

Box 2, Folder 31

Miscellaneous

Box 2, Folder 32

Ivan Obolensky, Inc. (Agent) - East Coast distributor of books

Box 3, Folder 33

Orders Pending

Box 3, Folder 34

Paid Invoices

Box 3, Folder 35

Permissions for A Country in the Mind - anthology

Box 3, Folder 36

Photographers

Box 3, Folder 37

Photography

Box 3, Folder 38

Rocky Libido in San Francisco - orders

Box 3, Folder 39

Sale and Inventory, 1967 - 1968

Box 3, Folder 40

Statement of Condition (Monthly)

Box 3, Folder 41

Taxes - records

Box 3, Folder 42

University Microfilms

Box 3, Folder 43

Western Review

Box 4, Folder 1

Retail receipts account books

Physical Description: 2 binders
Box 4, Folder 2

Addresses for complementary copies, subscriptsion, etc.

Box 5, Folder 1

Looseleaf account sheets

Box 5, Folder 2

Angel Island Publications, Inc. checkbook

Box 5, Folder 3

Miscellaneous receipts, etc.

Box 5, Folder 4

Microfilm - Contact vol. 3, 4 and 5,#1

Box 5, Folder 5

Seal - Angel Island Publications, Inc.

Box 6, Folder 1

4 Books of Stock Certificates for Class A Shares (2 of which still contain some certificates)

Box 6, Folder 2

Stock Journal and ledger for Class A shares

Box 6, Folder 3

2 Books of Stock Certificates for Class B Shares

Box 7, Folder 1

Stock Journal and ledger for Class B Shares

Box 7, Folder 2

Minutes of Meetings of the Board of Directors, Angel Island Publications, Inc.