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John Elsberg literary magazine collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2314

Scope and Contents

This collection contains literary publications. Each folder has a list of publication titles included. These materials date from 1966-2007.

Dates

  • 1966-2007

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Biographical / Historical

John Elsberg (1945-2012) was the author of more than a dozen books and chapbooks of poetry. He was also the editor of the seminal small press magazine Bogg. Bogg began publication in the 1960s.Bogg was founded by George Cairncross in England. Elsberg worked with him on that publication, in the 1970s Elsberg became the US (and Australian) editor and eventually Elsberg assumed sole publishing responsibilities.

Extent

2 Linear Feet

Language

English

Overview

This collection contains literary publications. Each folder has a list of publication titles included. These materials date from 1966-2007.

Arrangement

Arranged in alphabetical order by publication title.

Physical Location

Materials are stored off-site, and will require additional retrieval time. Please contact the Special Collections Research Center for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Constance Elsberg, 2013 February 20 (2013.003)

Existence and Location of Originals

There are books by John Elsberg and published by Bogg press in the Special Collections book collection. Please search John Elsberg as an author.

Separated Materials

Issues of Bogg Magazine were separated from the collection and added to the existing serial catalog entry for Bogg magazine.

Source

Title
Guide to the John Elsberg literary magazine collection, 1966-2007
Status
Folder Inventory
Author
Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
Date
2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University Repository

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