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Prison Renaissance Project Records
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Description
Correspondence, poetry, artwork, and other written documents sent by artists from San Quentin State Prison to Stanford artists, as well as the culmination of these writings into a zine published by the Stanford Renaissance Project in May 2018 called ‘Incarceratedly Yours, Issue I’. Collection includes website and zine.
Background
Prison Renaissance at Stanford is supported by a Research Award grant from the Program in Writing and Rhetoric and by the Hume Center for Writing and Speaking. Founded in Fall 2017, the group brings together an interdisciplinary group of approximately 30 Stanford undergraduates, graduate students, staff, and faculty who collaborate with people who are currently incarcerated.
Extent
1.5 Linear Feet
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.
Availability
The materials are open for research use; materials must be requested at least 48 hours in advance of intended use. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.