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Preliminary Guide to the Broadside Collection
Mss 212  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access Restrictions
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Materials at UCSB

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Broadside Collection
    Dates: ca. 1939-1991
    Bulk Dates: 1960s-1980s
    Collection number: Mss 212
    Collection Size: 0.9 linear feet (3 oversize boxes)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106
    Abstract: More than 200 printed items, most American, English language, mainly poetry, many in limited editions, some signed.
    Physical location: Del Sur, Cabinet 6.
    Languages: English

    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

    Broadside Collection. Mss 212. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Multiple gifts and purchases, mainly 1970s-1980s. Some additions possible.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Broadside Collection contains more than 200 printed items, most American, English language, mainly poetry, many in limited editions, some signed.
    Authors include Robert Bly, Ray Bradbury, Richard Brautigan, Joseph Brodsky, Charles Bukowski, Tom Clark, Andrei Codrescu, Robert Creeley, Fielding Dawson, Clayton Eshleman, William Everson, William Faulkner, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, M. F. K. Fisher, Robert Frost, Allen Ginsberg, Michael Hannon, Seamus Heaney, Robinson Jeffers, LeRoi Jones (Amiri Baraka), Denise Levertov, Oscar Lewis, Larry McMurtry, Henry Miller, Judyl Mudfoot, Pablo Neruda, Joyce Carol Oates, Octavio Paz, Lawrence Clark Powell, Kenneth Rexroth, Jerome Rothenberg, Thomas Sanchez, John Sayles, Timothy Sheehan, Gary Snyder, Henry David Thoreau, John Updike, Diane Wakoski, and Peter Whigham.
    Presses and printers, many Santa Barbara, include Aetheric Press (Santa Barbara), Arundel Press (Los Angeles), Cadmus Editions (Santa Barbara), Capra Press (Santa Barbara), Cranium Press (San Francisco), Crepuscular Press (Madison, WI), Doggeral Press (Santa Barbara), Gehenna Press (Northampton, MA), Janus Press (West Burke, VT), Grabhorn Hoyem (San Francisco), Kairos Editions (Santa Barbara), Graham Mackintosh (Santa Barbara), Meadow Press (San Francisco), Moving Parts Press (Santa Cruz, CA), Mudborn Press (Santa Barbara), Ninja Press (Sherman Oaks, CA), Old Hand Press (Santa Barbara), Painted Cave Press (Santa Barbara), Harry and Sandra Reese (Isla Vista, CA), Sand Dollar Press (Berkeley, CA), Sand River Press (Los Osos, CA), Sun Moon Bear Press (Healdsburg, CA), Table-Talk Press (Santa Barbara), Unicorn Bookshop (Goleta, CA), Noel Young (Santa Barbara).
    The collection is arranged alphabetically, by author/title.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Related Materials at UCSB

    Many other broadsides have been cataloged individually.
    The Presses and Printers Collection (Printers Mss 31) contains similar items that have been placed there due to significance of the individual press.