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Publishers and publishing

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Collections related to the world of publishing, including the records of magazines, journals, and a small press, and the papers of individual publishing professionals.

Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:

American Institute of Graphic Arts printed books and ephemera collection

Identifier: MRBC-MS-00436
Scope and Contents

Books and ephemera issued by the AIGA, including the AIGA Journal, Fifty books of the year, Children’s book show and other AIGA exhibition catalogues, and other miscellaneous publications.

Dates of Materials: 1923-1968

Authors collection

Identifier: SSC-MS-00443
Abstract The Authors Collection contains small amounts of material on a number of women writers from the U.S. and abroad. Types of materials include biographical writings, articles, reviews, newspaper clippings, and other printed materials. There are also some letters, manuscripts and photographs. A large portion of the collection relates to author Margaret Mitchell, and her book and the movie, Gone With the Wind. Other authors represented include Louisa May Alcott,...
Dates of Materials: 1845-1986

Brooke S. Palmieri prints and ephemera

Identifier: MRBC-MS-00455

Brooke Palmieri describes themselves as "a writer, printmaker, and sculptor working at the intersections of history, memory, and gender-bending alternate realities." Prints and printed ephemera created by Brooke Palmieri, mostly under the name of their company Camp Books. The primary focus of the works is queer history and politics.

Dates of Materials: 2015 - 2023; Majority of material found within 2019 - 2023

Charlotte Seitlin papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00690
Abstract Editor for Simon and Schuster, circa 1928-71, specializing in books about ballet and memoirs. Some of the authors she worked with over the years included Janet Flanner, Sam Levenson, Rocky Graziano, and June Havoc and June's better-known sister, Gypsy Rose Lee. Known as "Chatzie" to her family and friends, which included literary greats such as May Sarton and Kay Boyle. Her papers include biographical materials and correspondence with friends and colleagues. Notable correspondents include...
Dates of Materials: 1938-1979

Edith Naomi Hill Papers

Identifier: CA-MS-00121

Editor-in-Chief of the Smith Alumnae Quarterly. Contains biographical materials, correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, speeches, and publications.

Dates of Materials: 1913 - 1975

Elizabeth Biller Chapman collection of materials related to Sylvia Kamerman Burack and Abraham Burack

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 310183630361573]
Identifier: MRBC-MS-00380

These biographical papers contain reminiscences by Elizabeth Biller Chapman about her parents, Sylvia Kamerman Burack (Smith College Class of 1938) and Abraham Burack. Sylvia Burack (1916-2003) and Abraham Burack (1908-1978) were editors and publishers of the magazine The Writer and wrote and edited other texts. The collection also includes documents, photographs, and printed materials relating to them, as well as poems by Chapman about her parents.

Dates of Materials: 1930s-2003

Elizabeth P. Richardson papers

Identifier: MRBC-MS-00007

Editor and serious collector of the work of the Bloomsbury Group, Virginia Woolf, and other associated with her. Includes correspondence, a collection of scrapbooks containing articles and images related to Virginia Woolf and the Bloomsbury Group, reading notes, drafts of essays, notes and galley proofs for Richardson's A Bloomsbury Iconography, and artwork.

Dates of Materials: 1865-1998

Enid Mark production materials for The Elements

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 310183630361607]
Identifier: MRBC-MS-00391
Scope and Contents

The materials include designs, sketches, layouts, typographic and lithographic proofs, films, one lithographic plate, exhibition labels, correspondence, and notes by the artist; approximately 150 items.

Dates of Materials: approximately 2002

Harbor Press printed books and ephemera collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 310183630433281]
Identifier: MRBC-MS-00437
Scope and Contents

Books, pamphlets, and ephemera printed at the Harbor Press, including exhibition catalogues, bookseller’s catalogues, cards, bookplates, Harbor Press announcements and book lists, and sections printed for the journal The Colophon.

Dates of Materials: 1925-1941

Helen Gurley Brown papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00022
Abstract Helen Gurley Brown was editor of Cosmopolitan magazine, advertising copywriter, journalist, and author. The bulk of the material provides a comprehensive picture of Brown's intertwined personal and professional lives. Materials include speeches and scripts, writings, audiovisual material, and memorabilia, as well as records from Cosmopolitan. A large selection of photographs include images of celebrity friends. There is extensive...
Dates of Materials: 1865 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1961-1990

Houghton Mifflin Company collection on Bitter Fame

Identifier: MRBC-MS-00003

Papers collected by the Houghton Mifflin Company for their 1989 publication of Anne Stevenson's biography Bitter Fame: A Life of Sylvia Plath. Includes correspondence and legal papers concerning the project, as well as research notes, drafts, corrections, press clippings, and photocopies of illustrations.

Dates of Materials: 1954-1991

Jane Dupree Richardson papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00208

Jane Dupree Richardson is a free-lance writer, editor, translator, and editor/publisher of "Annotated Bibliography of Published Women's Diaries" in 1977 and of "Women's Diaries, a Quarterly Newsletter." The collection consist of personal and professional papers of Richardson, including diaries (original and photocopies) and financial and business material related to her "Women's Diaries Newsletter." The collection contains two boxes of diaries by socialite and traveler Katrin Vietor.

Dates of Materials: 1768 - 2010

Jane Garrett papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00497
Abstract Priest; Editor. Approximately half of collection consists of files pertaining to homosexuality and same-sex marriage, notably the struggle within the Episcopal Church to come to terms with these issues. The other half pertains to authors with whom Garrett worked in her capacity as an editor at Alfred A. Knopf, moslty noted U.S. historians. There is also a small amount of material from her work with the Standing Commission on Anglican and International Peace with Justice Concerns on AIDS in...
Dates of Materials: 1938 - 2003

Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion records

Identifier: SSC-MS-00726

Founded in 1985, the Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion is the oldest of its kind. It publishes two issues a year which include articles from multiple disciplines and special sections on timely topics. The collection contains submitted manuscripts and evaluations, correspondence, and records of meetings, conferences, finances and other organizational papers.

Dates of Materials: 1983 - 2012

Journal of Women's History records

Identifier: SSC-MS-00489
Abstract The Journal of Women's History was the brainchild of Joan Hoff-Wilson and Christie Farnham Pope, who began discussing the idea in 1987, when both were teaching at Indiana University. The first issue was published in 1989. The records include typescripts of accepted, rejected and withdrawn articles submitted for possible publication, and of galleys and page proofs of issues about to go to press. There are also some records of the Board of Directors, budgetary and financial information...
Dates of Materials: 1987 - 2011

Judith Daniels papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00744
Abstract Judith Daniels, Smith College Class of 1960, was a magazine editor and the founding editor-in-chief of SAVVY, the first glossy magazine aimed at upscale executive and professional women. The collection is comprised of correspondence, memos, reports, financial records, publications, and photographs documenting Daniels' professional life, particularly her work on SAVVY magazine. Also included are college notebooks and papers...
Dates of Materials: 1948-2017

Marcia Ann Gillespie papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00464
Abstract Marcia Anne Gillespie was Editor in Chief of both Essence Magazine and Ms. Magazine and served as President of Liberty Media for Women, Inc. Her papers include faxes; memoranda; correspondence; electronic mail; magazines, videotapes, and books; pamphlets; reprints of paper and internet articles; typescripts of essays submitted to Ms.; faxes and photocopies of correspondence to and from Gloria Steinem; contracts, correspondence and memoranda re: Gillespie's...
Dates of Materials: 1987 - 2002

Marion Elza Dodd papers

Identifier: CA-MS-00055

Alumnae, founder of the Hampshire Book Shop, writer, professor, History and Art of the Book. Collection contains biographical materials, photographs, correspondence, documents related to the Hampshire Bookshop (predecessor to the Grecourt Bookstore), and writings.

Dates of Materials: 1895 - 1969

Mary Thom papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00715

Mary Thom was a feminist activist, author and editor of Ms Magazine. The materials in this collection document Thom's personal and professional life. They include correspondence; manuscript drafts; research and interviews for her biography of Bella Abzug and Ms. magazine projects; published works by Thom and others; and photographs.

Dates of Materials: 1944 - 2013

Marylin Bender papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00271

Journalist; Editor. Papers include material related primarily to her newspaper work. It includes a diary and scrapbooks of articles and travels from her time with the New York Journal American, correspondence with Mina Kirstein Curtiss, research files for a New York Times sex discrimination case, books and book publicity materials, and files from her work at "Business World."

Dates of Materials: 1942 - 2005

Michele Kort papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00769

The collection contains papers relating to Michele Kort's book projects, childhood history, "Ms. Magazine" and other publications, photographs, audio interview recordings, correspondence, research, articles, and manuscript drafts, including considerable material related to Laura Nyro.

Dates of Materials: 1942 - 2015

Moon Journal Press records

Identifier: SSC-MS-00764

Moon Journal, formerly Prarie Moon ReadOut!, grew out of monthly poetry readings at the Prarie Moon Feminist Books and Women Friendly Space in Arlington Heights, Illinois. This collection is comprised of periodicals and chapbooks published by Moon Journal Press, as well as "herstorical" material, ephemera, and photographs.

Dates of Materials: 1995-2015; Majority of material found within 1995-2009

Mortimer Rare Book Collection printed ephemera collection

Identifier: MRBC-MS-00399
Scope and Contents

This collection contains printed materials from private presses, publishers, and artists, including prospectuses, sample pages, and cards. It was curated by the staff of the Mortimer Rare Book Collection

Dates of Materials: 1950 - 2016

Ms. Magazine records

Identifier: SSC-MS-00362

The collection contains the office files of Ms. Magazine, a magazine edited, published, and written by women, focusing on women's issues and the women's movement, including fiction, poetry, readers' letters, and "No Comment" column on sexist journalism and ads.

Dates of Materials: 1907 - 2022; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1996

Olive Beaupre Miller papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00104
Abstract Publisher; Children's author; Teacher of English; and Christian Scientist. Founder of the publishing company, The Book House for Children, the first collection of children's literature graded to meet developing needs and abilities of children at different ages. Materials include published and unpublished writings, including creative short stories of her youth and extensively researched historical novels of her later years; correspondence; literary manuscripts; memorabilia; drawings;...
Dates of Materials: 1864-1992; Majority of material found within 1894-1958

Pat Carbine papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00818

The Pat Carbine papers documents the personal and professional life of Pat Carbine, one of Ms. Magazine’s founding editors and their publisher between 1972 and 1987.

Dates of Materials: 1968 - 1986

Payson and Clarke ephemera

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 310183630361730]
Identifier: MRBC-MS-00407

The publishing firm of Payson and Clarke was founded by William Farquhar Payson and James L. Clarke in New York in 1924. The collection contains printed ephemera, including book prospectuses, announcements, proof copies of pages and book covers and dust jackets, stationery, letterheads, handwritten notes, typescripts of book advertisement copy, paper samples, and layout sketches (including four original drawings).

Dates of Materials: circa 1921-1931

Pennyroyal Press records

Identifier: MRBC-MS-00027

The Pennyroyal Press was established in 1976 by Barry Moser to publish his illustrated books. The Pennyroyal Press records include the business, legal and production papers for books designed by Barry Moser that were printed at the Hampshire Typothetae.

Dates of Materials: 1970 - 1988

Pratt Adlib Press collection of student printed books and ephemera

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MRBC-MS-00438
Scope and Contents

The collection includes Square Variables: Twelve Studies by Todd Smith; 9/11 and the Aftermath,Postage Stamp Designs / notes by Fritz Eichenberg and Eric Carle; and The human drama--Working in Brooklyn: Artist’s Books,Pickings. Some books were produced under the supervision of Fritz Eichenberg, Eric Carle, or Werner Pfeiffer.

Dates of Materials: 1962 - 2002

Riverside Press collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 310183630362761]
Identifier: MRBC-MS-00256

The collection consists of an in-house created sample book of special binding work including leather samples, sample sheets of binding designs and decorations, seven memoranda (1911-1937) and three advertisements from Merriam Co.

Dates of Materials: Approximately 1911-1937