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   Chilmark Press Papers 1960-1976.

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Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Chilmark Press Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, memoranda, manuscripts, documents, photographs, printed art works, and printed material, 1960-1976, of Chilmark Press.

At a Glance

Call No.:MS#0219
Bib ID:4078601 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Chilmark Press (New York, N.Y.)
Title:Chilmark Press Papers 1960-1976.
Physical description:7 linear ft (ca. 9,100 items in 16 boxes).
Language(s):In English
Access: The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-16. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. This collection has no restrictions.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected Materials cataloged; remainder arranged. This collection is arranged in three series:

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Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence, memoranda, manuscripts, documents, photographs, printed art works, and printed material of Chilmark Press. The files are mainly those kept by Louis G. Cowan. Correspondents include Roy Jenkins, David Jones, (John) Frank Kermode, J.B. Priestley, John Sparrow, and Stephen Spender. Among the files are copies of paintings, engravings, graphic designs, and other works of art by David Jones, Will Carter, Henry Moore, Anthony Gross, Paul Standard, and others.

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Using the Collection

Partially Offsite

Access Restrictions

 The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-16. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

      offsite requestMore information and link to off-site request form

This collection has no restrictions.

Restrictions on Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Chilmark Press Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Cataloged 04/17/89 Christina Hilton Fenn

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2012-03-27 xml document instance created by Alison Rhonemus.

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

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CUL Collections:
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Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
Art reproductions.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Engravings.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photoprints.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

HeadingCUL Archives:
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CUL Collections:
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Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
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Art.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Carter, Will, 1912-2001.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Cowan, Louis G.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
English literature--20th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Gross, Anthony, 1905-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Jenkins, Roy.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Jones, David.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Kermode, Frank, 1919-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Literature publishing--New York (State)--New York.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Moore, Henry, 1898-1986.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Priestley, J. B. (John Boynton), 1894-1984.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Publishers and publishing--New York (State)--New York.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Sparrow, John.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Spender, Stephen, 1909-1995.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Standard, Paul, 1900-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Historical Note

A small publishing house which specialized in contemporary English literature and in printing fine editions of classics. The president and editor of Chilmark Press was Louis G. Cowan (1909-1976).

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