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Black Sparrow Press

 Organization

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Certificate of Copyright registration for A Bibliography of the Black Sparrow Press, 1966-1978

 File — Box: 1-BSP, Folder: 15
Identifier: Folder 15
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Seamus Cooney Black Sparrow Press Collection is named in honor of Seamus Cooney (1933- ), a Western Michigan University professor emeritus of English. Cooney served as an editor with Black Sparrow Press for many years and it was via his connection with the press that this collection was purchased by Western Michigan University Libraries after the press shut down in 2003. The collection is comprised of the records of the press's editorial office, plus copies of close to every book the press...
Dates: 1966-1978

Correspondence

 File — Box: 1-BSP, Folder: 13
Identifier: Folder 13
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Seamus Cooney Black Sparrow Press Collection is named in honor of Seamus Cooney (1933- ), a Western Michigan University professor emeritus of English. Cooney served as an editor with Black Sparrow Press for many years and it was via his connection with the press that this collection was purchased by Western Michigan University Libraries after the press shut down in 2003. The collection is comprised of the records of the press's editorial office, plus copies of close to every book the press...
Dates: 1966-2006; Other: Majority of material found within Bulk 1966-1996; Other: Date acquired: 2001-2004

Correspondence (with some Bukowski)

 File — Box: 1-BSP, Folder: 14
Identifier: Folder 14
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Seamus Cooney Black Sparrow Press Collection is named in honor of Seamus Cooney (1933- ), a Western Michigan University professor emeritus of English. Cooney served as an editor with Black Sparrow Press for many years and it was via his connection with the press that this collection was purchased by Western Michigan University Libraries after the press shut down in 2003. The collection is comprised of the records of the press's editorial office, plus copies of close to every book the press...
Dates: 1966-2006; Other: Majority of material found within Bulk 1966-1996; Other: Date acquired: 2001-2004

End of publication announcements, 2002

 File — Box: 33, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Contents include a 4 x 6-5/16 inch yellow note from BSP regarding the end of publishing books by some authors; and a 8-1/2 x 5-1/2 inch note from John and Barbara Martin at the BSP announcing the close of the Press (May 2002). Three photocopied articles about the close of the BSP (2002).
Dates: 2002

Exhibit advertisement for the display at Ball State University of A Bibliography of the Black Sparrow Press 1966-1978.

 File — Box: 1-BSP, Folder: 16
Identifier: Folder 16
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Seamus Cooney Black Sparrow Press Collection is named in honor of Seamus Cooney (1933- ), a Western Michigan University professor emeritus of English. Cooney served as an editor with Black Sparrow Press for many years and it was via his connection with the press that this collection was purchased by Western Michigan University Libraries after the press shut down in 2003. The collection is comprised of the records of the press's editorial office, plus copies of close to every book the press...
Dates: 1966-2006; Other: Majority of material found within Bulk 1966-1996; Other: Date acquired: 2001-2004

Fine Press Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 05-exws_fpephemera
Abstract Ephemera and documents from numerous American fine presses of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Samples of presswork from Arion, Bergamot, Black Sparrow, Bloodroot, Janus, Kat Ran, Ninja, Sutton Hoo and many more presses.
Dates: 1973-2005; Majority of material found within 1990-2005

Newsletters

 File — Box: 1-BSP, Folder: 12
Identifier: Folder 12
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Seamus Cooney Black Sparrow Press Collection is named in honor of Seamus Cooney (1933- ), a Western Michigan University professor emeritus of English. Cooney served as an editor with Black Sparrow Press for many years and it was via his connection with the press that this collection was purchased by Western Michigan University Libraries after the press shut down in 2003. The collection is comprised of the records of the press's editorial office, plus copies of close to every book the press...
Dates: 1966-2006; Other: Majority of material found within Bulk 1966-1996; Other: Date acquired: 2001-2004

Seamus Cooney Black Sparrow Press Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 03-exws_blacksparrow
Abstract Editorial office records of Blacksparrow Press (1966-2003), as well as a collection of nearly every title published by the press in all of their various editions. The books are all cataloged separately and are searchable via Western Michigan Libraries' online catalog. The archival portion of the collection consists primarily of typescripts for books, editors' copies of manuscripts, first proofs, uncorrected page proofs, corrected page proofs, galley proofs, catalogs, screenplays, prospecti and...
Dates: 1966-2006; Other: Majority of material found within Bulk 1966-1996; Other: Date acquired: 2001-2004