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Chilmark Press records, 1960-1976

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
Title Chilmark Press records, 1960-1976
Physical Description 7 linear feet (16 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

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Arrangement

Arrangement

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

Description

Summary

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.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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 records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Holly Cowan Shulman, 1981.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 04/17/89.

Revision Description

2012-03-27 xml document instance created by Alison Rhonemus.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

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

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Art reproductions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Engravings (prints) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Art Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Carter, Will, 1912-2001 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cowan, Louis G Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
English literature -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gross, Anthony, 1905-1984 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jenkins, Roy Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jones, David Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kermode, Frank, 1919-2010 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Literature publishing -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Moore, Henry, 1898-1986 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Priestley, J. B (John Boynton), 1894-1984 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Publishers and publishing -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sparrow, John Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Spender, Stephen, 1909-1995 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Standard, Paul, 1896-1992 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

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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Series I: Catalogued Correspondence



Box 1 Barzun, Jacques


Box 1 Evans, Bergen


Box 1 Gingrich, Arnold


Box 1 Howe, Irving


Box 1 Jenkins, Roy


Box 1 Jones, David


Box 1 Kermode, (John) Frank


Box 1 Kredel, Fritz


Box 1 Pearson, Norman Holmes


Box 1 Phillips, William


Box 1 Priestley, J(ohn) B.


Box 1 Roethke, Theodore


Box 1 Sevareid, Eric


Box 1 Sparrow, John


Box 1 Spender, Stephen


Box 1 Standard, Paul


Box 1 Trilling, Lionel

Series II: Author Files



Box 2 Berkeley, Humphrey


Box 2 The Power of the Prime Minister


Coleridge, Samuel Taylor


Box 2 The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (Douglas Cleverdon, ed.; David Jones, illus.)


Craig, Edward Gordon


Box 2 [Limited Edition, Will Carter, ed.]



Box 3 Douglas, Keith


Box 3 Alamein to Zem Zem


Box 3 Collected Poems


Box 3 Selected Poems


Dunn, Douglas


Box 3 Terry Street


Jenkins, Roy


Box 3 Asquith



Box 4 Asquith


Box 4 Mr. Balfour's Poodle



Box 5 Profiles


Box 5 Victorian Scandal


Johnson, B.S


Box 5 Poems


Johnson, Samuel


Box 5 The Vanity of Human Wishes



Box 6 Jones, David


Box 6 Anathemata


Box 6 Epoch and Artist


Box 6 The Fatigue



Box 7 In Parenthesis


Box 7 General


Box 7 Agenda (Magazine)



Box 8 Pamphlet


Box 8 Profile


Box 8 Photographs


Kermode, (John) Frank


Box 8 Puzzles and Epiphanies


Box 8 Romantic Image


Marrin, Albert


Box 8 [Poster Book]


Milton, John


Box 8 Areopagitica (Henry Moore, illus.)


Box 8 Morgan, Edward



Box 9 Murphy, Richard


Box 9 Sailing to an Island


Box 9 The God Who Eats Corn


Box 9 U.S. Tour


Phillips, William


Box 9 A Sense of the Present


Piper, David


Box 9 I Am Well, Who Are You?


Box 9 Listener pieces


Box 9 Shades



Box 10 Trial by Battle


Priestley, J.B.


Box 10 All England Listened



Box 11 Reed, Henry


Box 11 Lessons of the War


Righter, William


Box 11 Logic and Criticism


Box 11 Rhetorical Hero


Sparrow, John


Box 11 After the Assassination


Box 11 Controversial Essays



Box 12 Stein, Norman


Box 12 Nothing Will be Restrained


Box 12 General


Stokes, Adrian


Box 12 Invitation in Art


Svolinsky, Karel


Box 12 Illustrations


Theocritus


Box 12 Sixe Illylia (Anthony Gross, illus.)



Box 13 Trypanos, Constantine


Box 13 General


Box 13 Elegies of a Glass Adonis


Box 13 Grooves in the Wind


Box 13 Oedipus Translation


Box 13 Pompeian Dog


Box 13 Sophocles

Series III: Business Files



Box 14 Correspondence


Box 14 General


Box 14 Addresses


Box 14 Catalogue copy


Box 14 Copyright forms


Box 14 Cowan, Louis - Notes and memos



Box 15 Distribution


Financial


Box 15 Bills


Box 15 Deposits


Box 15 Reports


Box 15 Fulfillment Center


Box 15 Knopf Ad - 50th Birthday


Box 15 Lecture Bureau


Box 15 Legal



Box 16 Limited Editions


Box 16 Mailing lists


Box 16 Promotion and Publicity


Random House


Box 16 Fact Sheets


Box 16 Catalogue Copy


Box 16 Royalty Statements


Box 16 Transfers


Box 16 Royalty Statements


Box 16 Shipping


Warehouse Printed