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Comics Collections

 Collection
Identifier: 05-exws_comics
Abstract

Primarily DC and Marvel Comics from the mid 1980s-late 2000s, but also includes  a small collection of Dutch-language Donald Duck comics. Prominently featured among the DC and Marvel comics are Avengers, Batman, Captain America, Catwoman, Green Arrow, Green Lantern, Incredible Hulk, Justice League of America, Superman and X-Men.

Dates: Publication: 1986-2011; Other: Majority of material found within 1992-2010; Other: Date acquired: 2011

David Small & Sarah Stewart Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 20CENG-SMALLSTEWART
Dates: Copyright: 1988?-current

Emily Dickinson Illustrated Editions Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 03-01-exws_dickinson
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This collection is comprised primarily of drafts, proofs, layout plans, and illustrations pertaining to the creation of Poems for Youth and A Murmur in the Trees, both books containing collections of poems written by Emily Dickinson and published by Little Brown and Company.

Dates: 1995-1998

Facsimile Leaves Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 02-exws_facsleaves
Abstract

Loose facsimile leaves distributed as samples from vendors. Reproductions from various medieval and Early Modern texts.

Dates: 1996-2013; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1995

Helen Zakin papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01-exws_zakin
Abstract

Photographs, negatives, and slides, notes, booklets and papers gathered by Dr. Zakin for her research, as well as academic papers and presentations and correspondence.

Dates: 1972-2004; Other: Date acquired: 2010

Ives Street Press Archive

 Collection
Identifier: 05-exws_ivesstpress
Abstract

Collected papers, samples and other materials of Barbara Cash (1930-1997) printer and designer at Ives St. Press (Connecticut and Maine). The collection contains correspondence with authors and colleagues, designs for broadsides and books, business records of the Ives Street and Cellador Presses, professional association meeting and contest materials, and materials for Cash's MFA thesis on fine presses in New England.

Dates: 1979-2001; Majority of material found within Bulk 1981-1992; Other: Date acquired: 2002-04-10

J. Whirler Pop-up and Children's Literature Archive

 Collection
Identifier: 05-exws_whirler
Abstract A collection of materials from a Portland, Oregon, bookstore, J. Whirler Books specializing in children's books and pop-up books. Collection includes articles and newsletters, book fair programs, publisher advertisement bookmarks, catalogs, directories, postcard advertisements, assorted issues of children's literature serials, and misc. correspondence to booksellerThis collection also has a large number of books associated with it (the books are cataloged individually and searchable through...
Dates: 1971-1999; Other: Majority of material found within Bulk 1996-1999; Other: Date acquired: 1999

John Woods Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 03-exws_woods
Abstract

Personal papers of twentieth century American poet John Woods, including drafts of individual poems and book manuscripts, research materials, academic career files, photographs, cassette tape recordings. Also associated with this collection are 987 books from the poet's personal library, many inscribed by the authors (the books are cataloged separately and searchable through the WMU Libraries online catalog)

Dates: 1948-1996; Majority of material found within Bulk 1950-1992; Other: Date acquired: 07/15/1999

Ladislav R. Hanka Book Arts Archive

 Collection
Identifier: 05-exws_hanka
Abstract

Bound and loose prints and artist's archive, which includes sketches, proofs, exhibition booklets, reviews of shows and correspondence between Hanka and other artists, writers, galleries, publishers, etc. Some of the books associated with this archive have been cataloged separately and are searchable via Western Michigan University Libraries online catalog otherwise they appear in this finding aid.

Dates: 1975-2007; Other: Majority of material found within Bulk 1981-1999; Other: Date acquired: 2005-01

Pages from the Past: original leaves from rare books and manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: 05-exws_pages
Abstract

Primarily individual leaves from European or Near Eastern manuscripts or printed books, but also contains leaves from newspapers, pamphlets, as well as several ancient Near and Middle Eastern artifacts, including a Babylonian cuneiform tablet and cylinder seal.

Dates: 2500 BCE-1894 CE; Other: Majority of material found in Bulk 1500-1800 CE

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Correspondence 5
Proofs (Printing) 5
Authors, American -- 20th century 2
Books -- Reviews 2
Catalogs 2
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Children's books -- United States 2
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 2
Ephemera 2
Illumination of books and manuscripts 2
Illustration of books 2
Photographs 2
Poetry 2
Publishers and publishing 2
Small presses 2
Typescripts 2
Advertisements 1
America, Captain (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
American poetry -- 19th century 1
Animated films 1
Artists -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Authors, American -- 21st century 1
Avengers (Fictitious characters) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Batman (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Beer labels -- Design 1
Bibliographies 1
Book designers--United States 1
Book industries and trade--United States--20th century 1
Bookbinding 1
Books 1
Books -- History 1
Business records 1
Catwoman (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Children's literature -- United States 1
Children's literature, American 1
Children's periodicals 1
Children's poetry, American 1
Children’s stories, American 1
Cistercian glass painting and staining -- France 1
Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Comic books, strips, etc. -- Graphic novels 1
Cuneiform tablets--Specimens 1
Detective and mystery stories 1
Donald Duck (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Dummies (Bookselling) 1
Etching -- 20th century 1
Etchings 1
Exhibition catalogs 1
Glass painting and staining 1
Green Arrow (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Green Lantern (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Illustrators, American 1
Incredible Hulk (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Interviews 1
Iron Man (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Ives Street Press -- Records and correspondence 1
Justice League of America (Fictitious characters) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Labels 1
Letterpress printing 1
Letterpress works 1
Letters 1
Manuscripts -- Facsimiles 1
Manuscripts -- Specimens 1
Manuscripts, Arabic (Papyri) -- Specimens 1
Manuscripts, Greek (Papyri) -- Specimens 1
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Facsimiles 1
Motion picture actors and actresses -- Pictorial works 1
Motion picture plays, American 1
Nightwing (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Obituaries 1
Pamphlets 1
Picture books for children 1
Poetry -- Illustrations 1
Poets, American -- 20th century 1
Printing -- History 1
Printing -- Specimens 1
Printmakers -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Prints 1
Private press books -- Specimens 1
Private presses 1
Scrapbooks 1
Serial publications 1
Shadow (Fictitious character) 1
Shadow (Motion picture : 1994) 1
Sketches 1
Spider-Man (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Stained glass windows 1
Superman (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Toy and movable books 1
Wonder Woman (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
X-Men (Fictitious characters) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
awards 1
color slides 1
detached leaves 1
drawings (visual works) 1
facsimiles (reproductions) 1
illustrations (layout features) 1
leaves (gathered matter) 1
manuscripts (documents) 1
negatives (photographs) 1
pen and wash drawings 1
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Abbaye de Lachalade (Meuse, France) 1
Abbaye de Pontigny 1
Abbaye de la Bénisson-Dieu 1
Allen, Thomas B. (Thomas Burt), 1928-2004 1
Baldwin, Alec, 1958- 1
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Berlin, Lucia 1
Black Sparrow Press 1
Blackburn, Paul 1
Blake, Trevor 1
Boutilier, Nancy, 1961- 1
Bowles, Jane (Bowles, Jane Auer), 1917-1973 1
Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999 1
Bromige, David 1
Bukowski, Charles T. 1
Cash, Barbara 1
Christensen, Paul, 1943- 1
Clark, Tom (Thomas Willard), 1941- 1
Club Konrad Haebler‏ 1
Codrescu, Andrei, 1946- 1
Coleman, Wanda 1
Cook, Ferris 1
Cooney, Seamus 1
Corman, Cid 1
Cossery, Albert, 1913-2008 1
Creeley, Robert, 1926-2005 1
DC Comics, Inc. 1
Dawson, Fielding, 1930-2002 1
Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886 1
Dorn, Edward 1
Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 1
Edwards, Paul, 1950- 1
Eigner, Larry, 1927-1996 1
Enslin, Theodore 1
Eshleman, Clayton 1
Everson, William, 1912-1994 1
Faas, Ekbert, 1938- 1
Faksimile-Verlag Luzern 1
Fante, John, 1909-1983 1
Field, Edward, 1924- 1
Frank, Thaisa 1
Goodman, Paul, 1911-1972 1
Grossinger, Richard, 1944- 1
Hanka, Ladislav 1
Hartley, Marsden, 1877-1943 1
Ives Street Press 1
Jaffe, Sherril, 1945- 1
Joel Oppenheimer, 1930-1988 1
Kelly, Robert, 1935- 1
Koller, James 1
Lally, Michael, 1942- 1
Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930 1
Lewis, Wyndham, 1882-1957 1
Lifshin, Lyn 1
Loy, Mina 1
M. Moleiro Editor, S.A. 1
Malanga, Gerard 1
Martin, John 1
Marvel Comics Group 1
Miller, Penelope Ann 1
Montale, Eugenio, 1896-1981 1
Morris, Wright, 1910-1998 1
Morrow, Bradford, 1951- 1
Mrabet, Mohammed, 1940- 1
Mudd, Harvey, 1940- 1
Myles, Eileen 1
Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- 1
Olson, Charles, 1910-1970 1
Oppen, Mary, 1908-1990 1
Owens, Rochelle 1
Palmer, Michael, 1943- 1
Parker, Tyler 1
Pommy-Vega, Janine 1
Purdy, James, 1914-2009 1
Rakosi, Carl, 1903-2004 1
Reznikoff, Charles, 1894-1976 1
Roditi, Edouard 1
Sanders, Ed 1
Sanford, John B. 1
Saroyan, Aram 1
Schuyler, James 1
Shelnutt, Eve, 1943- 1
Small, David, 1945- 1
Smith, Fred, 1933- 1
Sorrentino, Gilbert 1
Spender, Stephen, 1909-1995 1
Spicer, Jack 1
Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946 1
Stepanchev, Stephen 1
Stewart, Sarah, 1939- 1
Street and Smith Publications 1
Tarn, Nathaniel 1
Top Cow Productions 1
Universal City Studios 1
Wakoski, Diane 1
Walt Disney Company 1
WildStorm Productions 1
Woods, John, 1926- 1
Woolf, Douglas, 1922- 1
Yau, John, 1950- 1
Zakin, Helen Jackson, 1945- 1
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