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Sound and Color of Poetry (SCOP) Publications (1976-2002) was a non-profit, literary press based in College Park, Maryland. SCOP Publications subsisted mostly on grants and contributions. Its better known publications include American Classic: Car Poems for Collectors (1985) and Laurels: Eight Women Poets (1998), a publication documenting the biographies and including poems of eight female Poets Laureate. This collection includes correspondence; work papers; financial records; research materials; publicity materials; drafts and manuscripts of Laurels and other SCOP publications; two unpublished manuscripts; copies of every book SCOP published; and photographs. This collection is unprocessed, but a preliminary inventory is available.
This collection is open to the public and must be used in the Special Collections reading room. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.
This collection is unprocessed. This means that materials are in the same state we received them and have not been reviewed for content or condition. The collection may need to be screened prior to use. Please contact us before visiting the Special Collections reading room to view this collection. Prelminary inventories for some, but not all, of the accessions are available under the Inventories/Additional Information section.
Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials policy for more information. Queries regarding publication rights and copyright status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator.
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