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John Baxter Collection of Olympia Press manuscripts, 1979-1988

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 13723680 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Olympia Press (Paris, France) ; Baxter, John, 1939-
Title John Baxter Collection of Olympia Press manuscripts, 1979-1988
Physical Description 0.1 Linear Feet (1/2 document box)
Language(s) English .
Access You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

This collection is located onsite.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Description

Content Description

A small folder of promotional materials for Olympia Press, as well as letters from Girodias to Nick Austin, Henry Miller, and Samuel Beckett. Includes a photocopy of "Une journée sur la terre" from L'Infini.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Conditions Governing Access

You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

This collection is located onsite.

This collection has no restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Single reproductions may be made for research purposes. It is the responsibility of the user to secure permission for publication or use from the appropriate copyright holder.

This collection is located on-site.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); John Baxter Collection of Olympia Press Manuscripts; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Related Materials

The Rare Book & Manuscript Library also holds books from the Olympia Press. Books can be found in the CLIO, the Libraries' online catalog, here , or by searching for "John Baxter Olympia Press Collection" in CLIO here.

Accruals

Additions are not expected.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Blackwell's Rare Books, 2019.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Jane Gorjevsky and Catherine C. Ricciardi, 2019-2021.

Separated Materials

A privately printed copy of Atlantis: a vision by Maurice Girodias has been separately cataloged and added to the Rare Book collection. Please see the catalog record here.

Revision Description

2021-12-03 Revisions made to finding aid, and container list added by CCR.

Subject Headings

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