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SUN/gemini Press Collection 1982-1995

MS 488


Collection Summary

Creator: SUN/gemini Press Inc.
Collection Name: SUN/gemini Press Collection
Inclusive Dates: 1982-1995
Physical Description:7 linear feet
Abstract:Includes materials relating to book, chapbook and broadside series published by SUN/gemini Press between 1982 and 1995. Typical files include contract, copyright, correspondence with authors, editors and artists, permissions, final manuscripts, artwork, proofs, layouts, archive copies and flyers. Two publications preserve the complete publication process, including proofs, layouts, multiple manuscripts, and extensive artwork. There are a total of 15 publications represented, including 12 poetry collections, two broadsides, and one catalog.
Collection Number:MS 488
Repository: University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
University of Arizona
PO Box 210055
Tucson, AZ 85721-0055
Phone: 520-621-6423
Fax: 520-621-9733
URL: http://speccoll.library.arizona.edu/

Biographical Note

The SUN/Gemini Press was a not-for-profit corporation founded by Clint Colby in Tucson, Arizona in the 1980s. The press published mainly poets from Arizona and the “desert southwest” and featured cover artwork by artists of the same region. In total, the press published 17 works between 1985 and 2001 including 14 poetry collections, 2 broadsides, and 1 catalog. Authors published include Agha Shahid Ali, Barbara Anderson, Paul Blackburn, Rebecca Byrkit, Meg Davis, Charles Hood, Dorothy R. Lykes, Jane Miller, Sheila Murphy, Kirk Robertson, Richard Shelton, Diane Wakoski, John Francis Warner, Dana Weimer, and Peter Wild.


Scope and Content Note

Materials relating to book, chapbook or broadside series published by SUN/gemini Press between 1985 and 1995. Typical files include contract, copyright, correspondence with authors, editors and artists, permissions, final manuscripts, artwork, proofs, layouts, archive copies and flyers. The publications by Richard Shelton and Diane Wakoski preserve the complete publication process, including proofs, layouts, multiple manuscripts, and extensive artwork. There are a total of 15 publications represented, including 12 poetry collections, two broadsides, and one catalog. Authors include Agha Shahid Ali, Paul Blackburn, Rebecca Byrkit, Meg Davis, Charles Hood, Dorothy R. Lykes, Jane Miller, Sheila Murphy, Kirk Robertson, Richard Shelton, Diane Wakoski, Dana Weimer, and Peter Wild.


Arrangement

This collection is organized into 2 series.
Series I: Publications 1982-1995
Series I: II. Oversize Materials 1982-1995

Restrictions

Restrictions

There are no restrictions on this collection

Copyright

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Arizona Board of Regents for the University of Arizona, its officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.


Access Terms

Personal Name(s)
Blackburn, Paul
Shelton, Richard, 1933-
Wakoski, Diane
Wild, Peter, 1940-


Administrative Information

Credit Line

SUN/gemini Press Collection (MS 488). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.


Container List

Series I: Publications 1982-1995
This series contains materials associated with 15 publications including 12 poetry collections, two broadsides, and one catalog. Items of interest include materials relating to Diane Wakoski and Robert Shelton because they represent the complete SUN/gemini Press publication workflow.
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11 Ali, Agha Shahid – Artwork, Design, and Layout circa 1987
12 Ali, Agha Shahid – Correspondence 1986-1987
13 Ali, Agha Shahid – Final 1987
14 Ali, Agha Shahid – Manuscripts circa 1987
15 Ali, Agha Shahid – Manuscripts – Rejected circa 1986
16 Ali, Agha Shahid – Production Materials 1987, undated
17 Blackburn, Paul – Artwork, Design, and Layout 1987, undated
18 Blackburn, Paul – Artwork, Design, and Layout 1987, undated
19 Blackburn, Paul – Correspondence 1982-1987, undated
110 Blackburn, Paul – Final, 1987
111 Blackburn, Paul – Manuscripts, circa 1986
112 Blackburn, Paul – Manuscripts, circa 1986
113 Blackburn, Paul – Production Materials, 1985-1987
114 Byrkit, Rebecca – Artwork, Design, and Layout, circa 1995
114 Byrkit, Rebecca – Correspondence, 1993-1995, undated
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21 Byrkit, Rebecca – Final, 1995
22 Byrkit, Rebecca – Manuscripts, 1994
23 Byrkit, Rebecca – Production Materials, 1995, undated
24 Catalog – Artwork, Design, and Layout, circa 1995
25 Catalog – Final, 1995
26 Catalog – Manuscript, 1995
27 Catalog – Production Materials, 1995, undated
28 Davis, Meg – Artwork, Design, and Layout, circa 1994-1995
29 Davis, Meg – Correspondence, 1992-1995
210 Davis, Meg – Final, 1994
211 Davis, Meg – Manuscripts, 1994, undated
212 Davis, Meg – Production Materials, 1994-1995
213 Hood, Charles – Artwork, Design, and Layout, circa 1990
214 Hood, Charles – Artwork, Design, and Layout – Rejected Artwork 1988, 1990
215 Hood, Charles – Correspondence, 1987-1991, undated
216 Hood, Charles – Final, 1990
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31 Hood, Charles – Manuscripts, 1990, undated
32 Hood, Charles – Manuscripts – Digital Copies, 1990, undated
33 Hood, Charles – Production Materials, 1990-1991
34 Lykes, Dorothy R. – Artwork, Design, and Layout 1995, undated
35 Lykes, Dorothy R. – Correspondence, 1994
36 Lykes, Dorothy R. – Final, 1995
37 Lykes, Dorothy R. – Manuscripts, circa 1995
38 Lykes, Dorothy R. – Production Materials, 1994-1995, undated
39 Lykes, Dorothy R. – Reviews, 1995, undated
310 Miller, Jane – “New Body” – Broadside, circa 1990
311 Murphy, Sheila – Artwork, Design, and Layout, circa 1993
312 Murphy, Sheila – Correspondence, 1989-1994, undated
313 Murphy, Sheila – Final, 1993
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41 Murphy, Sheila – Manuscripts, circa 1993
42 Murphy, Sheila – Production Materials, 1993-1994, undated
43 Robertson, Kirk – Artwork, Design, and Layout, circa 1989
44 Robertson, Kirk – Artwork, Design, and Layout, circa 1989
45 Robertson, Kirk – Correspondence, 1986-1990, undated
46 Robertson, Kirk – Final, 1989
47 Robertson, Kirk – Manuscripts, circa 1989
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51 Robertson, Kirk – Manuscripts – Removals, circa 1989
52 Robertson, Kirk – Production Materials, 1989
53 Shelton, Richard – Artwork, Design, and Layout, circa 1992-1993
54 Shelton, Richard – Artwork, Design, and Layout – Binding Proofs, 1986, undated
56 Shelton, Richard – Artwork, Design, and Layout – Cover Jacket Proofs, circa 1993
57 Shelton, Richard – Artwork, Design, and Layout – Mock-ups, circa 1986
58 Shelton, Richard – Artwork, Design, and Layout – Mock-ups, circa 1993
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61 Shelton, Richard – Artwork, Design, and Layout – Offset, circa 1986
62 Shelton, Richard – Artwork, Design, and Layout – Prints, circa 1985
63 Shelton, Richard – Artwork, Design, and Layout – Proofs, circa 1993
64 Shelton, Richard – Correspondence, 1985-1986
65 Shelton, Richard – Final, 1986
66 Shelton, Richard – Final – Errors, circa 1986
67 Shelton, Richard – Final – Paperbacks, 1986, 1993
68 Shelton, Richard – Manuscripts, circa 1985
69 Shelton, Richard – Manuscripts – Rejected, circa 1985
610 Shelton, Richard – Manuscripts – Setting Manuscript, circa 1985
611 Shelton, Richard – Production Materials, 1985-1986, 1992
612 Shelton, Richard – Production Materials – Flyers, circa 1986
613 Wakoski, Diane – Artwork, Design, and Layout – Artwork, 1985
614 Wakoski, Diane – Artwork, Design, and Layout – Binding Proofs, circa 1985
615 Wakoski, Diane – Artwork, Design, and Layout – Front/Back Matter, circa 1985
616 Wakoski, Diane – Artwork, Design, and Layout – Mock-ups, circa 1985
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71 Wakoski, Diane – Artwork, Design, and Layout – Page Proofs, circa 1985
72 Wakoski, Diane – Artwork, Design, and Layout – Page Proofs, 1st, circa 1985
73 Wakoski, Diane – Artwork, Design, and Layout – Proofs, 1st, 1, circa 1985
74 Wakoski, Diane – Artwork, Design, and Layout – Proofs, 1st, 2, circa 1985
75 Wakoski, Diane – Artwork, Design, and Layout – Setting, 1st, circa 1985
76 Wakoski, Diane – Correspondence, 1984-1986, undated
77 Wakoski, Diane – Final, 1985
78 Wakoski, Diane – Manuscripts – Final, circa 1985
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81 Wakoski, Diane – Manuscripts – Other Poems, circa 1984
82 Wakoski, Diane – Manuscripts – Rejected, circa 1984
83 Wakoski, Diane – Paperback Edition, circa 1985
84 Wakoski, Diane – Production Materials, 1985-1986
85 Wakoski, Diane – Production Materials – Flyer, circa 1986
86 Weimer, Dana – Artwork, Design, and Layout, circa 1992
87 Weimer, Dana – Correspondence, 1990, 1992
88 Weimer, Dana – Final, 1992
89 Weimer, Dana – Production Materials, 1992
810 Wild, Peter – Artwork, Design, and Layout, circa 1994
811 Wild, Peter – Artwork, Design, and Layout – Photographs & Negatives, circa 1994
812 Wild, Peter – Artwork, Design, and Layout – Rejected Artwork for Easy Victory circa 1994
813 Wild, Peter – Correspondence, 1994
814 Wild, Peter – Final, 1994
815 Wild, Peter – Manuscripts, circa 1994
816 Wild, Peter – Production Materials, 1994
Series II: Oversize Materials , 1982-1995
This series contains final and working broadsides as well as oversize materials relating to the artwork, design, and layout of publications.
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9 Oversize Materials