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Archives of Turret Books

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Abstract

Title:
Archives of Turret Books
Author/Creator:
Turret Books
Collection number:
76-80
Size:
8.25 linear feet
Inclusive dates:
1965-1975
Collection Area:
Literature and Rare Books
Repository:
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email: askhornbake@umd.edu
Abstract:

Turret Books is a small press located in London, England, that specializes in publishing a series of booklets in limited editions. It published as recently as 1992. Records of the press consist of correspondence, publications, poetry manuscripts, proofs for publication, posters, newspaper clippings, financial records, and artwork documenting the operation and output of Turret Books. Significant figures represented in the collection include Barry Cole, Lawrence Durrell, Edward Lucie-Smith, Allen Ginsberg, George MacBeth, Sylvia Plath, Dylan Thomas, Bernard Stone, Georg Rapp, Christopher Logue, and Jonathan Williams. An addendum, consisting of audio tapes, is unprocessed but is described in a preliminary inventory.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

This collection is open for research.

Preferred citation:

Archives of Turret Books, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Publication rights:

Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials policy for more information. Queries regarding publication rights and copyright status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator.

Status:

This collection is PROCESSED. The finding aid is currently unavailable online. Please contact the Curator of Literature and Rare Books for more information.