Pierrepont Press Archives, 1968-1969.
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All Series Level Scope and Content Notes

Scope and Contents Note

This entire ill-fated publishing episode is documented in Washington University's Pierrepont Press holdings. The collection consists of manuscripts by each of the seven authors involved, all of the galleys and correspondence relating to the proposed publications, as well as a copy of the one published book to emerge from the project, Harvey Tucker's Pieces of the Clock (1969).


Consists of correspondence, (1968-1969), to and from Harvey and Linda Tucker, grouped in two subseries: Correspondence with authors and Correspondence with printers. Other correspondence with authors who contributed to Pierrepont Press is filed with their submissions in individual series.


Consists of correspondence, between the Tuckers and various authors.


Consists of correspondence between the Tuckers and various printers, primarily James Boyer May, American director of Viellers Publications.


Consists of correspondence, setting copy, galleys, unbound printed pages, and unbound copy of the book.


Consists of correspondence between Harvey Tucker and Cid Corman.


Consists of 1 setting copy of the manuscript with editorial markings.


Consists of 2 corrected galleys of the manuscript, and miscellaneous editorial material.


Consists of 5 sets of unbound pages of portions of the collection.


Consists of unbound copy of book, stapled.


Consists of correspondence, galleys, unbound and bound copies of the book.


Consists of correspondence between Harvey Tucker and Larry Eigner.


Consists of 3 sets of galleys with corrections, galley fragments and notes.


Consists of unbound copy of book, stapled.


Consists of bound copy of book in slipcase.


Consists of setting copy, galleys, page proofs, unbound printed pages, and miscellany.


Consists of 7 sets of corrected galleys.


Consists of 2 sets and 1 fragment of page proofs.


Consists of 8 sets of unbound printed pages of portions of the collection.


Consists of 2 photographs of cover drawing and Ts title page with drawing pasted on.


Lion fight is a collection of 25 cards, which collectively form a poem. Two extra cards serve as a title page, bearing the title and author of the work and the publication information. A colophon card, signed by the author and numbered by the publisher, was also included in each complete set. This material consists of correspondence, manuscripts, Dream Table (sent as example for printing specifications for Lion Fight), galleys, and miscellany.


Consists of correspondence between Harvey Tucker and Michael McClure.


Consists of 2 manuscripts, one containing printer's notes.


Consists of Dream Table, (San Francisco: Dave Haselwood, 1965), a deck of 30 laminated cards which form a poem. These were to be used as a sample for Tucker.


Consists of galleys for the cards.


Consists of miscellaneous editorial matter, including drafts of title card, drafts of logo statement, card stock samples, and 22 colophon cards signed by McClure.


Consists of correspondence, setting copy, galleys, page proofs and unbound copy of book in slip case.


Consist of correspondence between Harvey Tucker and Jerome Rothenberg.


Consists of setting copy with editorial markings and notes.


Consists of 5 sets of galleys, with editorial markings; Auto. note about layout also included.


Consists of 2 sets of page proofs with editorial markings.


Consists of unbound copy of book in slipcase.


Consists of setting copy, galleys, page proofs and book.


Consists of setting copy with editorial markings and notes.


Consists of 3 sets of galleys.


Consists of 2 sets of page proofs with editorial markings.


Consists of bound, signed copy of book in slipcase.


Consists of correspondence, setting copy, galleys, page proofs, and unbound printed pages.


Consists of correspondence between Harvey and Linda Tucker and Diane Wakoski.


Consists of setting copy with extensive editorial markings and miscellaneous editorial matter.


Consists of 2 sets and fragments of galleys with editorial markings; signed by author.


Consists of 1 set of page proofs with editorial markings; signed by author.


Consists of 4 sets of unbound printed pages.


Consists of manuscripts submitted to the Press but never printed, a history of Pierrepont Press, and general miscellany.


Consists of manuscripts submitted to the Press but never printed.


Consists of a history of the Pierrepont Press by Harvey Tucker, signed.


Consists of a clipping from Publisher's Weekly, dated [1969: May 5], describing the press and its forthcoming titles.