Preliminary Guide to the Owl Creek Press Records 1979-1995
MSSM.047

Summary Information

Repository
Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections
Creator
Owl Creek Press
Title
Preliminary Guide to the Owl Creek Press Records
ID
MSSM.047
Date [inclusive]
1979-1995
Extent
11 Linear feet, 11 Boxes
Location
(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
Collection materials are in English.
Abstract
This collection contains records of Owl Creek Press from 1979 to 1995.

Preferred Citation

[Item description]

Preliminary Guide to the Owl Creek Press Records, 1979-1995 (MSSM.047)

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biography/History

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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Scope and Content

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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Arrangement

This is an unprocessed collection. Arrangement reflects a pre-existing order from the records’ creators or previous custodians.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Washington State University Libraries Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections  © 2020

http://www.libraries.wsu.edu/masc/

Terrell Library

P.O. Box 645610

Pullman, WA, 99164-5610 USA

509-335-6691

mascref@wsu.edu

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open and available for research use.

Restrictions on Use

Copyright restrictions may apply.

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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Names and Subjects

Personal Name(s)

Subject(s) :
  • Ives, Rich -- Records and correspondence.

Subject(s)

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

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