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Boyd (Greg) Asylum Arts and Unicorn Press collection
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Description
Literary press material of American writer and illustrator Greg Boyd. The collection (1979-2012) covers Asylum Arts and the Unicorn Press, as well as the written and graphic work of Boyd himself.
Background
Founded in 1966 by Teo Savory and Alan Brilliant in Santa Barbara, California, Unicorn Press began in conjunction with Ken Maytag's Unicorn Book Shop. Beginning with poetry postcards and posters, the press began publishing poetry broadsides using handset type printed on a letterpress. In the early 1980s the press relocated to Greensboro, North Carolina. By the late 1980s, Unicorn Press had published almost 100 books, including prose poems and original block illustrations by Greg Boyd.
Extent
12.33 linear feet (1 document box, 9 cartons, 6 videocassettes, 7 DVDs)
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.