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Collection Title: Southern Book Arts Collection

Accession Number: AM06-4

Dates: ca. 1997; 2003

Volume: 3 items

Provenance: Materials in this accession were given by Steve Miller via Jennifer Brannock.

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

Materials donated by Steve Miller, the initial guest lecturer for the USM Libraries Book Arts Lecture Series. The Series debuted on September 29, 2005:

1. Illustrated broadside featuring Mary Wehner’s poem, “The Chinese Painting” (2003)

2. Broadside featuring a linoleum cut by Cuban artist Carlos Ayress Moreno and a poem by Billy Collins from his book, Sailing Alone Around the Room. The broadside also includes a Spanish version of the poem by Miguel Angel Zapata. (2003)

3. Copy of a William Faulkner sonnet, “New Orleans.” Number 40 of 100 copies, which were printed with the permission of Jill Faulkner Summers.


Accession Number: AM06-13

Dates: March 2006

Volume: 2 items

Provenance: Materials in this accession were given by Jennifer Brannock.

Form of Material:

Two copies of a flyer advertising the Southern Book Arts Lecture, “A Love of Artists’ Books: A Super-brief History, and Why I Love Making Them,” by Jamie Runnels (March 23, 2006)
Accession Number: AM07-15

Dates: 2004

Volume: 1 item

Provenance: Jennifer Brannock

Form of Material:

One poster titled “I Prefer the Skyline of a Shelf of Books”, from Braided Creek by Jim Harrison and Ted Kooser, Copper Canyon Press (2003). It was designed by Steve Miller of Red Hydra Press, and reprinted with permission from Jim Harrison for the 25th anniversary of Square Books (September 14, 2004).

 


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