Preliminary Guide to the Breitenbush Books Records
MS.1991.14

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Breitenbush Books.
Title
Breitenbush Books Records
ID
MS.1991.14
Date [inclusive]
1977-1992
Extent
21.0 Linear feet 23 boxes.
Location Note
(MASC staff use) 2-9-19-1.
Language
English
Languages
Materials are in English.

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Biographical

Breitenbush Books (also referred to as Breitenbush Publications) is a small press in Portland, Oregon. Loki Books is a division of Breitenbush Publications.

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Collection Description

This collection contains records of Breitenbush Books (also referred to as Breitenbush Publications). The collection primarily consists of papers related to publication projects and manuscripts, including advertisements, galley proofs, book reviews, contracts, art work, and correspondence. The collection also contains business records of the press.

Preliminary Inventory:

Box 1: Promotional material, galley proofs, correspondence, layout/art work, and miscellaneous papers.

Box 2: Promotional material (framed advertisements) circa 1980s.

Box 3: Promotional material, galley proofs, correspondence, reviews, newspaper clippings, contracts, miscellaneous papers.

Box 4: Galley proofs, primarily pertaining to Bruce Berger's publications, and miscellaneous papers, 1980s/

Box 5: Promotional material and miscellaneous papers, 1977-1980s.

Box 6: Layout/art work and miscellaneous papers,

Box 7: Layout/art work, primarily pertaining to "A Heaven in the Eye," and miscellaneous papers.

Box 8: Layout/art work, reviews, correspondence, and promotional material, 1980s.

Box 9: Layout/art work, reviews, correspondence, promotional material, and proof photographs, 1980s-1992.

Box 10: Correspondence and invoices, 1980s.

Box 11: Reviews and tax documents, 1980s.

Box 12: Correspondence and miscellaneous papers, 1980s.

Box 13: Papers related marketing, mailing lists, postcards, and galley proofs, 1980s.

Box 14: Reviews and papers related to advertising, 1980s-1990.

Box 15: Production materials and miscellaneous papers, 1980s.

Book: White, James Seeley. The Spells of Lamazee: An Historical Novel of the Pacific Northwest Coast. Portland: Loki Books, 1982 [condition note: front cover missing].

Box 16: Correspondence, invoices, newspaper clippings, and mailing lists, 1980s.

Box 17: Invoices, 1980s.

Box 18: Correspondence, newspaper clippings, materials related to other presses, and miscellaneous papers, 1980s-1992.

Boxes 19-23: Layout/art work.

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Organization of Collection

This is an unprocessed collection. Any arrangement reflects either a pre-existing order from the records' creators or previous custodians, or preliminary sorting performed by staff.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries

http://www.libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Access

This collection is open and available for research use. Copyright restrictions apply.

Acquisition Information

The Washington State University Libraries purchased this collection from Breitenbush Books, Inc. in 1991 (MS.1991.14).

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Breitenbush Books.

Subject(s)

  • Publishers and publishing -- Archives

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