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Lord John Press archive of William Everson, 1972-1983.
BANC MSS 2015/119 box 1; BANC MSS 2015/119 oversize folder 1; BANC MSS 2015/119
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Lord John Press archive of William Everson, 1972-1983


Lord John Press, creator, creator.


Everson, William, 1912-1994, correspondent.


Yellin, Herb, correspondent.


Contains the Lord John Press files for Willam Everson including correspondence, contracts, typescripts, galley proofs (some with handwritten corrections), off prints, writings, photographs and contact sheets. Correspondence includes approximately 65 letters from Everson to Herb Yellin, the publisher of Lord John Press. Correspondence also includes letters from Yellin to Everson. Galley proofs are mostly for a work titled "Renegade Christmas." One galley proof is for a work titled "Cougar", with Emerson's corrections in pencil. Photographs include color snapshots of informal gatherings at Everson's home and black and white contact sheets showing Everson letterpress printing. Other photographs include Everson being interviewed by Herb Yellin and another man.


1972 (issued)


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Everson, William -- 1912-1994 -- Correspondence
Everson, William -- 1912-1994 -- Portraits
Everson, William -- 1912-1994
Everson, William -- 1912-1994
Yellin, Herb -- Correspondence
Yellin, Herb -- Portraits
Lord John Press -- Archives
Small presses -- California -- Los Angeles
Authors and publishers -- United States
Letterpress printing -- Photographs


Lord John Press archive of William Everson, BANC MSS 2015/119, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase ; from Ralph B. Sipper ; 20150401.
The Lord John Press was established in 1976 by Herb Yellin, who, after years of deliberation, decided to publish signed, limited editions of major American authors. Yellin's motivation for starting the press was rooted in his background as an avid collector of autographs and first edition books signed by the authors. The business was located in Northridge (Los Angeles), California.
In English.


Manuscripts for publication.
Proofs (Printing)
Poems-California-20th century.

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BANC MSS 2015/119 box 1
BANC MSS 2015/119 oversize folder 1
BANC MSS 2015/119