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Preliminary Guide to the Anne Greet Cushing Collection
Printers Mss 40  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access Restrictions
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Anne Greet Cushing Collection
    Dates: ca. 1940s-1980s
    Collection number: Printers Mss 40
    Creator: Cushing, Anne Greet
    Collection Size: 1.5 linear feet (3 boxes and 1 oversize box).
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106
    Abstract: Prospectuses, slides, and other materials mainly relating to artists and artists' books, many French, esp. Iliazd.
    Physical location: Boxes 1-3 (Del Sur); Box 4 (Del Sur Oversize).
    Languages: English, French

    Access Restrictions


    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special 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.

    Preferred Citation

    Anne Greet Cushing Collection. Printers Mss 40. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Donated by Anne Greet Cushing, 1999.


    From the Unicorn Folio, Series Two, Number One: (1968):
    Anne Hyde Greet [Cushing] is the author of a book of poems, Spring Eclogue (Francistown, N.H.: Golden Quill Press, 1962) and of an annotated translation, Alcoõls Guillaume Apollinaire (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1965). Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, New Statesman and other magazines, and she has published articles and book reviews concerning 19th and 20th century French poetry in American and French journals. She is currently Associate Professor of French Literature at the University of California in Santa Barbara. In addition to "Pension Revisited" and "Feast Day at Belgirate," she is represented in this issue of Unicorn Folio by translations from the French of Pierre Reverdy: three prose poems.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains examples of fine printing, proofs, prospectuses, articles, lists, bibliographies, catalogs, correspondence, and other material primarily relating to art and artists’ books in France, the work of Guillaume Apollinaire, Marc Chagall, Joan Miro, Pablo Picasso, and especially the avant-garde Russian artist and publisher Iliazd [born Ilia Zdanevich in Tiblisi, lived and died in Paris]. Also included are etchings and a manuscript book of Japanese drawings.
    There are a number of fine press, artists' books, and other related monographs also donated by Anne Cushing, which have been cataloged separately and which may be searched on Pegasus, the UCSB Libraries online catalog. Some items, such as art exhibition catalogs, are housed in the UCSB Arts Library. An accompanying teaching slide collection was transferred to the Art History Department in 2002.
    More detailed information about the contents and significance of items in the collection is contained in the appended list prepared by the donor.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Cushing, Anne Greet
    Greet, Anne Hyde
    Poets, American.
    Poets, French
    Artists, French.