TRIGRAM PRESS.
Trigram Press records, 1968-1979

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/vjnwh


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Trigram Press.
Title: Trigram Press records, 1968-1979
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 994
Extent: 4 linear feet (4 boxes)
Abstract:Records of poetry and literature press Trigram Press from 1968-1979, primarily manuscripts submitted to the press for review with related correspondence.
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

Gift of Raymond Danowski, 2004

Custodial History

Originally received as part of the Raymond Danowski Poetry Library. Danowski purchased these materials from a book dealer with the intention of donating the material to the Rose Library.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Trigram Press records, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Appraisal Note

Former Director of the Rose Library Steve Enniss acquired the collection as part of the Rose Library's holdings in literature and poetry. Archivists have retained all material received with the collection.

Processing

Arranged and described at the file level by Meaghan O'Riordan, February 2021.

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Collection Description

Historical Note

Trigram Press was founded by Asa Benveniste (1925-1990), Penelope "Pip" Benveniste, and Paul Vaughan in London, England, in 1965 with the goal of publishing Anglo-American poetry influenced by Black Mountain poets (North Carolina), the New York School poets, and the European avant-garde.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the records of poetry and literature press Trigram Press from 1968-1979, primarily manuscripts submitted to the press for review with related correspondence. Authors represented include Ivor Cutler, Gavin Ewart, Anselm Hollo, Ted Hughes, James Knowlson (his work on Samuel Beckett), Christopher Logue, Brian Marley, Jeff Nuttall, and Tom Raworth. Also included is material related to two other presses, Anvil and Turret Books, as well as material related to serials titled Fire and Singe.

Arrangement Note

Arranged alphabetically by title.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 - Abulafia, Abraham, correspondence and manuscripts, 1976-1977
1 - Anvil Press, correspondence and manuscripts, 1970-1971
1 - Asalache, Khadambim, Sunset in Naivasha, correspondence and manuscripts, 1972-1973
1 - Benveniste, Asa and Brian Marley, Dense Lens, correspondence and manuscripts, 1975
1 - Berke, Roberta Elzey, Sphere of Light, correspondence and manuscripts, 1972-1973
2 - Burns, Richard, Avedury, Anvil Press, correspondence and manuscripts, 1972
2 - Cole, Barry, Vanessa in the City, correspondence and manuscripts, 1970-1971
2 - Cutler, Ivor, A Flat Man, correspondence and manuscripts, 1977
2 - Cutler, Ivor, Marry Flies Have Feathers, correspondence and manuscripts, 1972-1973
2 - Dine, Jim and Lee Friedlander, "work from the same house," correspondence, 1969-1970
2 - Ewart, Gavin, Be My Guest!, correspondence and manuscripts, 1969-1977
3 - Ewart, Gavin, The Gavin Ewart Show, correspondence and manuscripts, 1971-1972
3 - Fire, correspondence, 1970
3 - Gogarty, Paul, Snap Box, correspondence and manuscripts, 1970-1973
3 - Harwood, Lee, Tzara, correspondence and manuscripts, 1974-1976
4 - Hollo, Anselm, Alembic, correspondence and manuscripts, 1971-1972
4 - Hollo, Anselm, Life in My Head & Other Parts, manuscript, 1970
4 - Hughes, Ted, Shakespeare's Poems, correspondence and manuscripts, 1970
4 - Johnson, Bryan, Poems Two and House Mother Normal, correspondence and manuscripts, 1971-1972 House Mother Normal, correspondence and manuscripts, 1971-1972
4 - Keys, John, Hammersmith Poems, correspondence and manuscripts, 1971-1972
4 - Knowlson, James, Light and Darkness in the Theatre of Samuel Beckett, correspondence and manuscripts, 1972
5 - Logue, Christopher, Duet for Worm & Mole, correspondence and manuscripts, 1972
5 - MacSweeney, Barry, Odes, correspondence and manuscripts, 1978
5 - Marley, Brian, Springtime in the Rockies, correspondence and manuscripts, 1977-1979
5 - Nuttall, Jeff, Objects, correspondence and manuscripts, 1975
5 - Paolozzi, Eduardo, un-filmed scripts and correspondence, 1972
6 - Prynne, Jeremy, correspondence and manuscripts, 1977-1978
6 - Raworth, Tom, correspondence and manuscripts, 1971-1972
6 - Raworth, Tom, Act, correspondence and manuscripts, 1972
6 - Raworth, Tom, Lion Lion, correspondence and manuscripts, 1970
6 - Reed, Jeremy, The Isthmus of Samuel Greenberg, correspondence and manuscripts, 1974-1976
7 - Singe, correspondence and manuscripts, 1976
7 - Turret Books, correspondence and manuscripts, 1970-1972
8 - Unidentified, labeled as "miscellaneous stuff," correspondence and manuscripts, 1968-1972
8 - Williams, Jonathan and Tom Phillips, Imaginary Postcards, correspondence and manuscripts, 1972-1975
8 - Zukofsky, Celia, 22&23, correspondence and manuscripts, 1976-1978
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