Preliminary Guide to the Owl Creek Press Records
MSSM.047

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Owl Creek Press.
Title
Owl Creek Press Records
ID
MSSM.047
Date [inclusive]
1979-1995
Extent
11.0 Linear feet 11 boxes.
Location Note
(MASC staff use) MS.1989.17: 2-14-02-2; MS.1990.72: 2-10-17-6; MS.1992.25: 2-10-16-6; MS.1993.27: 2-10-16-6; MS.1994.29: 2-11-17-1; MS.1996.30: 2-6-02-3; MS.1997.08: 2-11-04-5.
Language
English
Languages
Materials are in English.

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Biography

Owl Creek Press was a publishing company originally established in Missoula, Montana, and formerly headquartered in Seattle, Washington. With its earliest publications in the 1970s, Owl Creek Press specialized in publishing American literature and Northwest poetry.

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Collection Description

This collection contains records of Owl Creek Press from 1979 to 1995. The collection primarily consists of prose and poetry manuscripts, with related editorial notes and book production materials. The collection also contains correspondence, author contracts, newspaper clippings, and financial records.

Preliminary Inventory:

MS.1989.17

Box 1: Correspondence, author contracts, manuscripts, and financial records.

Box 2: Financial records.

MS.1990.72

Box 1: Book production materials and art work.

Box 2: Manuscripts, including editorial notes and related production materials, order forms, and newspaper clippings.

Box 3: Manuscripts, including editorial notes, and production materials.

Box 4: Correspondence, manuscripts, and artwork.

MS.1992.25

Financial records, manuscripts, editorial notes, and production materials.

MS.1993.27

Manuscripts, including editorial notes, correspondence, and production materials.

MS.1994.29

Manuscripts, including editorial notes, correspondence, and production materials.

MS.1996.30

Correspondence, manuscripts, and production materials.

MS.1997.08

Manuscripts, including editorial notes, published poems, correspondence, and internal communications.

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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.

Acquisition Information

Received by Washington State University Libraries from Rich Ives in 1989 (MS.1989.17), 1990 (MS.1990.72), 1992 (MS.1992.25); 1993 (MS.1993.27); 1994 (MS.1994.29); 1996 (MS.1996.30); 1997 (MS.1997.08).

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Ives, Rich

Subject(s)

  • Booksellers and bookselling--Northwest, Pacific--20th century
  • Literature
  • Poetry
  • Publishers and publishing -- Archives
  • Publishers and publishing--Northwest, Pacific--History--Archives

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