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At a Glance
Selected materials cataloged remainder listed and arranged.
Letters, announcements, brochures, several typed manuscripts, publications, and clippings relating to the UPS. The letters from underground press publishers, the articles, and the clippings relate to the UPS and to the harassment of UPS member publishers by local communities. Several foreign papers are also represented. There is an incomplete file of LIBERATION NEWS SERVICE news releases, 1968-1970, with related materials. Also, reprints of articles by Wilcock, a file of his publications OTHER SCENES with related materials, COLLAGE, and biographical material.
Using the Collection
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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.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); John Wilcock papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
For additional material on underground press SEE: Peter G. Stafford papers, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Wilcock, John. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1972. Accession number--M-72.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.
June 2020 PDF replaced with full finding aid, YH
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
John Wilcock (1927-2018) with Walter Bowart founded the Underground Press Syndicate (UPS) in 1967.