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John Wilcock papers, 1967-1971

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1346
Bib ID 4079474 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Wilcock, John, 1927-2018
Title John Wilcock papers, 1967-1971
Physical Description 5 boxes (5 boxes)
Language(s) English .
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The following boxes are located off-site: 2-5. 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.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged remainder listed and arranged.

Description

Summary

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

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on 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.

The following boxes are located off-site: 2-5. 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); John Wilcock papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Related Materials

For additional material on underground press SEE: Peter G. Stafford papers, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

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

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.

Revision Description

June 2020 PDF replaced with full finding aid, YH

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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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Bowart, Walter, 1939-2007 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journalism Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journalists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Liberation News Service (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
News agencies Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Newspaper publishing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Underground Press Syndicate Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Underground press publications Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

John Wilcock (1927-2018) with Walter Bowart founded the Underground Press Syndicate (UPS) in 1967.

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John Wilcock papers, 1967-1971



Box 1 Correspondence and Subject Folders


Box 1 Cataloged correspondence


Box 1 Uncataloged corresspondence


Box 1 A-Z


Box 1 Wilcock, John


Box 1 Miscellaneous, signed by first name only


Box 1 Manuscripts

Miscellaneous typescripts, possibly manuscripts submitted for publication


Box 1 Liberation News Service Europe


Box 1 Other Scenes, related materials


Box 1 Other Scenes, Column by John Wilcock sent to UPS members


Box 1 Underground Press - Directories


Box 1 Underground Press Syndicate


Box 1 Announcements, Membership Lists


Box 1 Member Papers - Announcements, brochures, mimeographed letters


Box 1 Member Papers - Advertizing Rates


Box 1 Village Square Traveler's Directory, by John Wilcock


Box 1 Village Voice - Newstand Posters


Box 1 Wilcock, John


Box 1 Articles


Box 1 Biographical Material



Box 2 Underground Press

Sample issues with articles on UPS; harassment of underground paper publishers; clippings on UPS.



Box 3 Liberation News Service

News releases (1968-1970) with related material



Box 4 Liberation News Service

News releases (1968-1970) with related material



Box 5 Liberation News Service

News releases (1968-1970) with related material



Flat Box 590 Portfolio 1-3: Other Scenes, Jan. 1968 - Summer 1971


Flat Box 590 Portfolio 4: Miscellaneous items relating to Other Scenes



Flatbox 590 Portfolio 5: Collage, volume 1, number 1-3