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Sore Dove Press records
Printers Mss 104  
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Description
Founded in 1986 by Soheyl Dahi in San Francisco, CA, Sore Dove Press specializes in the publication of Beat writers. These records include correspondence, magazines, press releases, manuscripts, posters, photographs, chapbooks, boxed editions, broadsides, crockery, and artwork. These materials feature numerous prominent writers and figures including Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Jack Hirschman, Leonard Cohen, Amber Tamblyn, Linda King, as well as many others.
Background
Soheyl Dahi, the founder of Sore Dove Press, was born in Iran in 1954. After completing his education in England in 1978 and deciding he wanted to experience living in the United States, Dahi returned to an Iran plagued by political unrest that affected his travel. Finally arriving in the U.S in 1979, Dahi headed west to California and settled in San Francisco.
Extent
22.88 linear feet (15 document boxes, 14 flat boxes, 1 audiocassette, 1 DVD)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Research Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Research Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Research 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.
Availability
The collection is open for research.