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Barney Rosset papers, 1841-2011, bulk 1935-2011

Subseries IV.1. Grove Press, 1950-2008

Grove Press catalogs, book lists, correspondence, financial information, sales, editorial files, Authors files, print matter, business and promotional files, Random House files, and documents regarding the Grove Press Records at Syracuse University. Correspondence and related materials to Grove Press authors have been filed as in the original arrangement (some were labeled under "Authors" and others under "Correspondence"). Subseries includes Grove "Discussion Guides" providing detailed information about many of Grove's most notable titles.

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Authors



Box 35 Folder 6-7 "Abe-Bharti,", 1970-1994, (2 folders)


Box 35 Folder 8-9 "Alpert to Stuart,", 1954-1998, (2 folders)


Box 35 Folder 10 "Blake to Exner,", 1967-2002


Box 35 Folder 11 "Clavin to Ross," 1962-1999 Undated, 1962-1999, Undated


Box 35 Folder 12 "Marguerite Duras,", 1959-2003


Box 35 Folder 13 "Glassco-Morgan,", 1962-2001


Box 35 Folder 14 "Glassco-Morgan--Originals,", 1960-2001


Box 35 Folder 15 "Alex Haley,", 1965-2010


Box 35 Folder 16 "Andre Hodeir,", 1966-1993


Box 35 Folder 17 "Loovis to McClure,", 1977-1996


"Harold Pinter"


Box 35 Folder 18 "The Compartment,", Undated


Box 35 Folder 19 "Master,", 1971-1985


Box 35 Folder 20-21 "Originals", 1971-2007, (2 folders)



Box 36 Folder 1-2 "John Rechy,", 1960-2006, (2 folders)


Box 36 Folder 3 "Rechy--"On Being a GP Author,", 1960-2006


Box 36 Folder 4 "Richie to Schultz,", 1965-2002


Box 36 Folder 5 "Amos Tutuola,", 1953-1984


Box 36 Folder 6 "Ungerer to Zappa,", 1972-2002


Box 36 Folder 7 "Barney Rosset Biography/Autobiography," 1965-1969 1993, 1965-1969, 1993


Beat Authors


Box 36 Folder 8 "Allen Ginsberg,", 1978-2004


Box 36 Folder 9-10 "Beat Conference--University of North Carolina,", 2004, (2 folders)

(w/ materials aboutSubterraneansin Italy)


Box 36 Folder 11 "Beat Generation Conference, NYU,", 1994


Box 36 Folder 12-13 Feltrinelli, Pivano, Kerouac, 1958-2006, (2 folders)


Box 36 Folder 14 "Subterraneans In Italy,", 1958-1995


Box 36 Folder 15 "Bibliography by Author,", Undated


Box 36 Folder 16 "Buzz Alpert JDL Articles,", 1978


Catalogues


Box 36 Folder 17 General, 1970-1986


Box 36 Folder 18 "Catalogs,", 1952-1985


Box 36 Folder 19-20 "Catalogs," 1958-1992 (2 of 3 folders), 1958-1992



Box 37 Folder 1 "Catalogs," 1958-1992 (1 of 3 folders), 1958-1992


Box 37 Folder 2 "Catalogue,", 1949-1982


Box 37 Folder 3-4 "Catalogues--Books and Films,", 1970s-1986, (2 folders)


Box 37 Folder 5-6 "Educational Catalogues,", 1969-1986, (2 folders)


Box 37 Folder 7-8 "Film and Drama Catalogs," 1970-1975 Undated, 1970-1975, Undated, (2 folders)


Box 37 Folder 9-10 "Film Catalogs," 1969-1970s Undated, 1969-1970s, Undated, (2 folders)

(w/ script for Robbe-Grillet'sL'Homme qui Ment)


Box 37 Folder 11 "The Grove Era: An Inventory of Grove Press (1949-1986),", 1993


Correspondence


"General Correspondence"


Box 37 Folder 12 "B-C,", 1971-1994


Box 37 Folder 13 "C-F," 1987-1999 Undated, 1987-1999, Undated


Box 37 Folder 14 "E-I,", 1961-1995


Box 37 Folder 15 "J-L, M-N,", 1953-2006


Box 37 Folder 16 "S-W,", 1966-2001


Box 37 Folder 17 "Assorted--Originals," 1961-1989 (1 of 2 folders), 1961-1989



Box 38 Folder 1 "Assorted Originals," 1961-1989 (1 of 2 folders), 1961-1989


Box 38 Folder 2-3 "Assorted Corresp,", 1958-1998, (2 folders)


Box 38 Folder 4 "Avedon, Ballantine, Bair, Beach, Benton,", 1953-1995


Box 38 Folder 5-6 "Barnes to Peters,", 1957-1999, (2 folders)


Box 38 Folder 7 "Fried, Gervasi, Keene, Kuntsler, Lall, Mailer,", 1959-2003


Box 38 Folder 8 "Richard Gallen,", 1965-1997


Box 38 Folder 9-10 "Edward de Grazia,", 1951-2002, (2 folders)


Box 38 Folder 11 "Havel, Garbus,", 1975-2001


Box 38 Folder 12 "Leary, Mishima, Paz, Neruda,", 1961-1982


Box 38 Folder 13 "Markson to Morgan,", 1968-1998


Box 38 Folder 14 "Nakao to Russell,", 1961-2002


Box 38 Folder 15 "Charles Rembar," 1968 1999-2000, 1968, 1999-2000


Box 38 Folder 16 "Selby, Boyle, Chamberlain, W. Shawn,", 1961-1998


"Staff Correspondence"


Box 38 Folder 17 "A-F,", 1954-2001


Box 38 Folder 18 "G-M,", 1957-2001


Box 38 Folder 19 "P-T,", 1963-1994



Box 39 Folder 1 "Gay Talese, Hinckle,", 1951-2003


Box 39 Folder 2 "Tindall, Tynan, Tyler, Vidal," 1970-2004 (w/ Selby), 1970-2004


Box 39 Folder 3 "Various Corresp,", 1966-1997


Box 39 Folder 4-5 "Discussion Guides,", 1960s-1970s, (2 folders)


Box 39 Folder 6 "Early Grove Authors,", 1951-1998


Box 39 Folder 7 "Editorial Files at Syracuse University,", 1985-1997


Box 39 Folder 8-9 "Eugene Ionesco,", 1969-1988, (2 folders)


Box 39 Folder 10-11 "Far Eastern Editor Related Materials," 1965-1988 Undated, 1965-1988, Undated, (2 folders)


Financial


Box 39 Folder 12 "Blue Moon Financial,", 1951-1990


Box 39 Folder 13-14 "Financial Statements,", 1955-2001, (2 folders)


Box 39 Folder 15-16 "Records--Master,", 1954-1984, (2 folders)


Box 39 Folder 17-18 "Records--Originals,", 1952-1969, (2 folders)


Box 39 Folder 19 "Records--Originals," 1970-1985 (1 of 3 folders), 1970-1985



Box 40 Folder 1-2 "Records--Originals," 1970-1985 (2 of 3 folders), 1970-1985


Box 40 Folder 3-4 "Reports," 1967-1977 2007, 1967-1977, 2007, (2 folders)


Box 40 Folder 5 "Stock Prospectus,", 1967-1970


Box 40 Folder 6 "Frankfurt Book Fair,", 1981-1982


Box 40 Folder 7 "French Translations," 1952-1979 1999, 1952-1979, 1999


Box 40 Folder 8 "Grove and Evergreen Authors List,", 2009


Box 40 Folder 9 "Ionesco and Genet Correspondence," 1965-1985 (w/ letter from Robbe-Grillet), 1965-1985


Box 40 Folder 10 "Marnia Lazreg,", 1971-2003


Legal Files


Box 40 Folder 11 General, 2002


Box 40 Folder 12-13 "FLM Joint Board Union Arbitration,", 1970, (2 folders)


Box 40 Folder 14 "Molloy Court Case,", 1986-1989


Box 40 Folder 15 "Rosset, Grove, Evergreen legal cases,", 1969-2005


Box 40 Folder 16 "Union/FLM vs Grove Press,", 1970


Box 40 Folder 17-18 "Women's Lib Furrier's Union Arbitration,", 1970, (2 folders)


Box 40 Folder 19 "List of Rosset Correspondence,", 1996


Box 40 Folder 20-21 Miscellaneous, 1962-2001, (2 folders)


Box 40 Folder 22 "Nami Mun,", 2002-2009


Box 40 Folder 23 "Order Forms," 1971-1973 1985-1986, 1971-1973, 1985-1986


"Random House"


Box 40 Folder 24 General, 1972-1986



Box 41 Folder 1 "Distribution,", 1974-1978


Box 41 Folder 2-3 "Publishing, Catalogs, Fact Sheets-Volume I,", 1973-1985, (2 folders)


Box 41 Folder 4 "Publishing, Catalogs, Fact Sheets-Volume II,", 1974


"Rosset Ouster"


Box 41 Folder 5-6 Binder 1, 1985-2005, (2 folders)


Box 41 Folder 7-8 Binder 2, 1985-1994, (2 folders)


Box 41 Folder 9-10 "Deposition I, II, III," 1986 2007, 1986, 2007, (2 folders)


Box 41 Folder 11 "Ann Getty Corespondence,", 1990-1991


Box 41 Folder 12 "Peter Getty,", 1984-1986


"Rosset against Getty, Weidenfeld"


Box 41 Folder 13 General, 1986-1992


Box 41 Folder 14 "Deposition I,", 1986


Box 41 Folder 15 "Deposition II,", 1986


Box 41 Folder 16-17 Legal Documents, 1985-1986, (2 folders)



Box 42 Folder 1 "Stock Purchase Agreement, Getty-Rosset,", 1985


Box 42 Folder 2 "Sales,", 1985-1986


Box 42 Folder 3-4 "Selected Letters,", 1966-2000, (2 folders)


Box 42 Folder 5 "Syracuse University Correspondence and Accession Forms,", 1971-1993


Box 42 Folder 6 "Titles,", 1949-1985


Box 42 Folder 7 Waiting for Godot /Steve McQueen, 1976


Sub-subseries IV.1.1. Grove Film, 1950-2008

Pamphlets, catalogs, distribution and promotional materials, and correspondence pertaining to the Grove Press Film Festivals, Evergreen Film and Video projects, as well as original or adapted screenplays by Rosset and others such as Alain Robbe-Grillet and Eugene Ionesco.


Box 42 Folder 8 "AAUN and Cowan Film Project,", 1950-1951


Box 42 Folder 9 "Beyond Books" Film Production and Distribution at the Grove Press Publishing House,", 2008


Box 42 Folder 10 "Francis Ford Coppola,", 1973-1995


Box 42 Folder 11 "Creative Film Foundation,", 1954-1956


Box 42 Folder 12 "Digital Film Budget,", 2003-2005


Box 42 Folder 13 "Evergreen Club News,", Undated


Box 42 Folder 14 "Evergreen Theater E.H.,", 1959-1960


Box 42 Folder 15 "The Ferlinghetti Story" Screenplay, Undated


"Film Distribution"


Box 42 Folder 16 "1,"1964-1975


Box 42 Folder 17 "2,", 1974-1994


Box 42 Folder 18 "3," 1950 1980-1986, 1950, 1980-1986


Box 42 Folder 19 "Film Distribution Video Magazine,", 1967


Box 42 Folder 20 "Film Project,", 1950


Box 42 Folder 21 "Film Tributes,", 1971-1973


Box 42 Folder 22 "Films," 1968 2005 Undated, 1968, 2005 Undated


Box 42 Folder 23 "Genet Film Ordering Info,", 2003


Box 42 Folder 24 "Girl Beneath the Lion,", 1976


Box 42 Folder 25 "Jean-Luc Godard,", 1970 Undated



Box 43 Folder 1 "George Grosz,", 1960-1966


Box 43 Folder 2 "I am Curious Yellow,", 1968-1982


Box 43 Folder 3 "Eugene Ionesco--The Hard-Boiled Egg," 2002-2006 Undated, 2002-2006, Undated


Box 43 Folder 4 "Media Reports on Grove Film,", 1963-1992


Box 43 Folder 5 "MOMA Film Program,", 2006


Box 43 Folder 6 "OBSCENE Corr. & Agreement,", 2003-2007


Box 43 Folder 7 "Quiet Days in Clichy," 1970-1971 2005, 1970-1971, 2005


Box 43 Folder 8 "Robbe-Grillet Frank's Return Film Scenario,", Undated


Box 43 Folder 9 "Vilgot Sjoman,", 1990-2003


Box 43 Folder 10 "François Truffaut,", 1974


Box 43 Folder 11-12 "Howard Turner--Originals,", 1953-1967, (2 folders)


Box 43 Folder 13 "Video Specials,", 1974-1982


Box 43 Folder 14 "The Wanderer" Film Script,", 1941-1950


Subseries IV.2. Interviews and Articles, 1953-2006

Transcripts, printouts, and correspondence of interviews involving Barney Rosset, and published articles related to Rosset. The original arrangement lead to some duplication of materials that were given different titles.


Box 43 Folder 15 "7 Days--Barney Rosset's Erotica,", 1989


Box 43 Folder 16 "Alexander Lawrence Interview,", 1997


Box 43 Folder 17 "Arafat-Schleifer, Ev. Rev.,", 1968


Box 43 Folder 18 "Articles,", 1986-1999


Box 43 Folder 19-21 "Articles about Barney Rosset--MANY,", 1968-2000, (3 folders)


Box 43 Folder 22 "Barney Rosset and The Art of Combat Publishing by John Oakes,", 1982-1985


Box 43 Folder 23 "Brooklyn Rail-Lockwood, Walsh & Rosset,", 2000


Box 43 Folder 24 "Contemporary Authors,", 1979-1980


Box 43 Folder 25 "Dictionary of Literary Biography Yearbook,", 2002


Box 43 Folder 26 "East Hampton Star, 1995-1998


Box 43 Folder 27 "Edelstein and Finley Interviews," 2000-2004 Undated, 2000-2004, Undated



Box 44 Folder 1 "Geller Interview and Rosset-Turner,", 1987


Box 44 Folder 2 "Geller-Rosset, Calder,", 1987


Box 44 Folder 3 "Getty-Weidenfeld articles,", 1986-1990


Box 44 Folder 4 "Gold/Rosset, DLB/Rosset," 1997 2002, 1997, 2002


Box 44 Folder 5 "Gontarski--B.R.'s Strange Victory--Irish Journal,", 1999


Box 44 Folder 6 "Gontarski Grove Legacy,", 1990-2000


Box 44 Folder 7 "Index on Censorship Interview,", 1987-1989


Box 44 Folder 8 "Index on Censorship-Rosset,", 1987


Box 44 Folder 9 "International Herald Tribune,", 1998


Box 44 Folder 10 "International Virus Vol 1, Issue 1,", 1995


Box 44 Folder 11 "Internet Articles,", 1989-2001


Interviews by Edward DeGrazia


Box 44 Folder 12 General, 2004 Undated


Box 44 Folder 13 "DeGrazia Interviews,", 1981-1983


Box 44 Folder 14 "Edward DeGrazia with Barney Rosset,", Undated


Box 44 Folder 15 "Ed DeGrazia with Wexler, Adler, Mitchell, Young,", Undated


Box 44 Folder 16 'Interview, Dairy Aire, Swarthmore, Magnificent Maverick,", 1990s-2000s


Box 44 Folder 17 "Interview--Grove History,", 2002 Undated


Box 44 Folder 18 "Interview Janos Gat Gallery for CUNY TV,", 2002


Box 44 Folder 19 "Irish America Magazine,", 1995


Box 44 Folder 20 "Jerry Gold-Rosset (Black Heron),", 1997-2001


Box 44 Folder 21 "John Oakes Interview,", 1982 Undated


Box 44 Folder 22 "Ken Jordan-Rosset--Paris Review,", 1996


Box 44 Folder 23 "Mary Beth Hinton-Rosset (Syracuse),", 1993


Box 44 Folder 24 "McCormick (Tin House)-Rosset,", 2001


"Sandy Meehan Tapes"


Box 44 Folder 25-27 "No. 1, 2, 3,", 2003-2004, (3 folders)


Box 44 Folder 28 "Rosset Lecture moderated by Meehan,", 2004


Box 44 Folder 29 Mike Golden & Barney Pieces, 1989-1990


Box 44 Folder 30 "Mike Top Book Forum,", 2006


Miscellaneous


Box 44 Folder 31 1970-1999


Box 44 Folder 32 "Disk 58 Originals,", 1953-1985



Box 45 Folder 1-2 "Disk 81,", 1968-2001, (2 folders)


Box 45 Folder 3 "MPH Entertainment & Rosset,", 2000


Box 45 Folder 4 "The New Positivist-Rosset,", 1994


Box 45 Folder 5 "Niles Southern Interview,", 2004


Box 45 Folder 6 "No Source--Rosset-Seaver,", 1990


Box 45 Folder 7 "Paris Review--Originals,", 1993-1996


Box 45 Folder 8 "Review of Contemporary Fiction,", 1990


Box 45 Folder 9 "Rosset by Hinton-Syracuse," 1974-1975 1990-1993 2007, 1974-1975, 1990-1993, 2007


Box 45 Folder 10 "Rosset/Edelstein Interview--Pataphysics,", 2006


Box 45 Folder 11 "Rosset & Finley,", Undated


Box 45 Folder 12 "Rosset Interview with Mark Wexler,", 2004-2005


Box 45 Folder 13-14 "Rosset-Southgate Interview,", 1990, (2 folders)


Box 45 Folder 15 "Screw Magazine" and others, 1970-1999


Box 45 Folder 16 "Southgate Interviews,", 1990-1998


Box 45 Folder 17 "Stieber-Rosset New York Quarterly,", 1995


Box 45 Folder 18 "Wall Street Journal Europe,", 2004


Box 45 Folder 19 "Women's Lib Takeover of Grove--Mike Golden", Undated