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Turret Books records

 Collection 0030-LIT
Turret Books is a small press located in London, England, that specializes in publishing a series of booklets in limited editions. It published as recently as 1992. Records of the press consist of correspondence, publications, poetry manuscripts, proofs for publication, posters, newspaper clippings, financial records, and artwork documenting the operation and output of Turret Books. Significant figures represented in the collection include Barry Cole, Lawrence Durrell, Edward Lucie-Smith, Allen Ginsberg, George MacBeth, Sylvia Plath, Dylan Thomas, Bernard Stone, Georg Rapp, Christopher Logue, and Jonathan Williams.

Dates

  • 1965-1975

Use and Access to Collection

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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. A preliminary inventory is available under the Inventories/Additional Information section.

Duplication and Copyright Information

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.

Extent

8.25 Linear Feet

Title
Guide to the Turret Books records
Status
Abstract
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Library Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives

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