EDELSTEIN, J. M. (JEROME MELVIN), 1924-1996.
J. M. Edelstein collection

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8z7zs


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Edelstein, J. M. (Jerome Melvin), 1924-1996.
Title: J. M. Edelstein collection
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 961
Extent: 16.5 linear ft. (17 boxes)
Abstract:Collection of bibliographer, book collector, and scholar James Martin Edelstein, including correspondence between Edelstein and the Jargon Press; printed materials from the Cummington Press and Jargon Press; and materials relating to Robert Lowell, James Merrill, and Wallace Stevens.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Purchase, 2003.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], J. M. Edelstein collection, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Unprocessed collection.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

James Martin Edelstein (1924-1996), bibliographer, book collector, and scholar . He served as Distinguished Bibliographer in Residence at the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University, Assistant Director at the Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities, and Chief Librarian at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.

James Martin Edelstein (1924-1996), bibliographer, book collector, and scholar . He served as Distinguished Bibliographer in Residence at the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University, Assistant Director at the Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities, and Chief Librarian at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains materials collected by J.M. Edelstein relating to various presses and poets. The collection includes correspondence between Edelstein and the Jargon Press; printed materials from the Cummington Press and Jargon Press; and materials relating to Robert Lowell, James Merrill, and Wallace Stevens.

Arrangement Note

Unprocessed collection. Roughly sorted by subject or record type.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 Cummington Press
2 Cummington Press
3 Jargon Press correspondence, 1958-1977
4 Jargon Press correspondence, 1977-1987
5 Jargon Press correspondence, 1987-1992, printed materials, and photographs of book covers
6 Photographs of book covers (negatives)
7 Jargon Press/Bayton Press
8 Jargon Press/Jonathan Williams/Black Mountain Press
9 Windhover/Black Sun/Kaldeway/Perishable Press
10 Edelstein correspondence with poets
11 Lowell, Robert
12 Merrill, James
13 Stevens, Wallace
14 Stevens, Wallace
15 Unsorted
16 Unsorted
17 File cards - index to presses
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