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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: University of California, Santa Cruz
    Title: Papier Mache Press records
    source: Martz, Sandra
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.027
    Physical Description: 42 Linear Feet 69 half cartons, 7 cartons
    Date (inclusive): 1984-1999
    Physical Location: Collection stored, in part, off-site at NRLF: Advance notice is required for access.

    Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is unprocessed and may contain restricted materials. Access to unprocessed collections requires advance notice. Please contact Special Collections and Archives to request access.

    Conditions Governing Use

    Property rights for this collection reside with the University of California. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. The publication or use of any work protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use for research or educational purposes requires written permission from the copyright owner. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user. For more information on copyright or to order a reproduction, please visit guides.library.ucsc.edu/speccoll/reproduction-publication.

    Preferred Citation

    Papier Mache Press records. MS 27. Special Collections and Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.


    Gift of Sandra Martz, circa 1999.

    Biographical / Historical

    Sandra Kay Martz founded Papier-Mache Press in 1984. The Press was known for its politically and socially conscious publications about the experiences of women, such as the anthology When I Am An Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple(1987), which sold over 1.6 million copies. By 1998, Papier-Mache Press had published over sixty titles. Martz sold the Press in 2000.

    Scope and Contents

    This collection includes publication and business records of Papier Mache Press, including editorial, production, sales, and marketing files, as well as manuscripts.

    Additional Collection Guide

    An inventory to this collection is available: MS 27 inventory 

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Martz, Sandra