University of Texas, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

McSweeney's:

An Inventory of Its Records at the Harry Ransom Center



Creator: McSweeney's (Firm)
Title: McSweeney's Records
Dates: circa 1930s-2013 (bulk 2000-2012)
Abstract: The records of McSweeney's document the evolution of a startup quarterly literary journal into a highly influential small publishing house and creator of several serials, including Timothy McSweeney's Quarterly Concern and the Believer, and a growing catalog of titles under its many book imprints. The bulk of the archive comprises mock-ups, dummies, art, and proofs used to produce McSweeney's publications.
Call Number: Manuscript Collection MS-5307
Extent: 118 document boxes (49.56 linear feet), 5 oversize folders (osf), 11 oversize boxes (osb), 2 custom boxes
Language: English, French, German, and Spanish
Repository: The University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Center

Organizational History

Dave Eggers launched Timothy McSweeney's Quarterly Concern from his Brooklyn apartment in 1998. Eggers's new literary journal and accompanying daily humor website, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, promised an "emphasis on experimentation." This was the second innovative publication started by Eggers; he was a co-founding editor of San Francisco-based Might magazine during the early 1990s, and after it ceased publication, Eggers moved to New York in 1997 to work at Esquire. Unhappy at Esquire, Eggers began planning McSweeney's Quarterly Concern (named after a possible distant relative who often wrote to Eggers's mother), and sent an email to writers soliciting contributions and works rejected by other magazines. Though McSweeney's soon began publishing well-established and highly regarded writers including T. C. Boyle, Michael Chabon, Jonathan Franzen, Denis Johnson, Stephen King, Joyce Carol Oates, William T. Vollmann, Sarah Vowell, and David Foster Wallace, unpublished and emerging writers and artists continue to find a home for their work among McSweeney's many magazines and book imprints.

Though McSweeney's, based in San Francisco since 2003, has gradually expanded from the lone editor/designer/artist/publisher position originally occupied by Eggers, it remains a small publishing house overseen by a small group of editors and a staff of interns and volunteers that help publish the flagship McSweeney's Quarterly Concern, successful monthly magazine the Believer, and an ever-expanding catalog of books.

Each issue of the Quarterly Concern is completely redesigned, but the McSweeney's house style is immediately recognizable, often influenced by vintage typography and a distinct design aesthetic that honors the craft of bookmaking. Always willing to experiment, McSweeney’s has published journal issues both in hardcover and paperback. There has been an issue with two spines, an issue with a magnetized binding, an issue housed in a cigar box, an issue that resembles a bundle of mail, an issue printed as a complete daily newspaper, and an issue that gave readers a look inside the head of one sweaty man. Many issues focus on a theme, and selected issues have paid tribute to Donald Barthelme; acquainted readers to the art of comics and modern forms of extinct literary genres; introduced international voices by featuring contemporary writing from Icelandic, Kenyan, Norwegian, South Sudanese, and Australian Aboriginal writers; and provided thoughtful non-fiction essays. The publication has been a finalist for the National Magazine Award several times and won in 2007 and 2010. The Quarterly Concern has had numerous stories appear in the Best American Magazine Writing, the O. Henry Awards anthologies, and the Best American Short Stories. It has also been profiled in design magazines and won the Print Design Regional Award and several AIGA design awards.

The Believer, easily identified by its iconic cover template designed by Eggers and illustrated with drawings by Charles Burns, is a monthly art and culture magazine featuring interviews, reviews, essays, schematic drawings, illustrations by Tony Millionaire, and regular columns by Nick Hornby, Greil Marcus, and Jack Pendarvis. The Believer is also home to the "Sedaratives" advice column founded by Amy Sedaris and featuring guest contributors from Janeane Garafolo to Weird Al Yankovich. The magazine was founded in 2003 by Heidi Julavits, Vendela Vida, and Ed Park with the assistance of Dave Eggers and the McSweeney's staff. The magazine also puts out three special issues a year, dedicated to Art, Film, and Music. Andrew Leland began as managing editor of the Believer with the second issue and continued in the post for eight years and seventy-five issues. Editors have included Sheila Heti, Ross Simonini, Dominic Luxford, Andi Mudd, Jason Polan, and Casey Jarman. In addition to the Believer website, which contains exclusive online content, the publication maintains a blog called The Believer Logger, and in partnership with KCRW, the Believer co-produces a monthly podcast called The Organist.

McSweeney's first published the quarterly DVD magazine Wholphin, founded by Eggers and Brent Hoff (who became its editor), in 2005. The magazine highlighted selections of under-viewed, under-appreciated, new, and sometimes rediscovered short films and documentaries, obscure instructional videos, and international films. Issue 1 of the DVD was included with the Quarterly Concern #18 in Winter 2005/2006 and with the special "visual issue" of the Believer. Wholphin continued for fifteen issues and concluded in 2012. Directors and stars that have been featured in the short films include David O. Russell, Spike Jonze, Miranda July, Steven Soderbergh, Dennis Hopper, and Zooey Deschanel.

In February 2011, McSweeney's introduced a syndicated weekly children's puzzle page called The Goods for inclusion in national newspapers. The weekly page, edited by Mac Barnett, features puzzles, comics, riddles and jokes, cutouts, and fun "facts" written and illustrated by various picture book writers and artists. Forty-four installments of the weekly were compiled into a book, The Goods: Volume I (Big Picture Press, October 2013).

McSweeney's partnered with sportswriter Bill Simmons in 2011 to deliver Grantland Quarterly, a full-color print version of his web sports magazine, Grantland. McSweeney's involvement with the publication concluded after four issues.

McSweeney's published its first books in 2000 starting with a collection of satirical essays by Neal Pollack, The Neal Pollack Anthology of American Literature, quickly followed by the publishing house's first novel, Lemon, by Lawrence Krauser. Lemon perhaps set the tone for McSweeney's books when one reviewer called it "handsome, smartly written and deeply eccentric." Krauser and Eggers--always at the forefront of innovative experimentation--agreed to have Krauser hand-illustrate each dust jacket of the first 10,000 books, making each cover and book unique.

In addition to publishing fiction, McSweeney's Books also publishes non-fiction biographies, memoirs, criticism, and studies including William T. Vollmann's seven-volume treatise on violence, Rising Up and Rising Down; a long list of humor books including the "Baby, Be of Use" series by Lisa Brown and the popular Haggis-on-Whey encyclopedias; art books with portfolios by Marcel Dzama, Dave Eggers, and Art Spiegelman; and Beck's Song Reader, which is an album that exists only as individual pieces of sheet music, each richly illustrated by various artists.

McSweeney's other imprints include McSweeney's Rectangulars; Believer Books, which collects writings from the magazine's contributors; McSweeney's McMullens, publishing books for young children and young adults; Voice of Witness, a nonprofit series of oral histories documenting contemporary social injustices around the world; Collins Library, reprints of forgotten classics edited by Paul Collins; McSweeney's Poetry Series; and McSweeney's Insatiables, the food and cooking imprint, which from 2011 to 2013 published the quarterly food magazine Lucky Peach.

McSweeney's books have been recognized as frequent finalists and winners of many honors and awards, including the National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Award, AIGA 365 Illustration Award Certificate of Excellence in Design, 50 Books 50 Covers Award, Print Design Regional Award, New York Public Library's Young Lion's Award, Independent Publisher Book Awards, the Los Angeles Times Book Award, and the New York Times Notable Book. Dave Eggers frequently has received awards for his contribution to literature and philanthropy, including the Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community from the National Book Award in 2009.

McSweeney's has used its publishing platform to further many philanthropic endeavors initiated by Eggers including the establishment of a non-profit tutoring and writing center, 826 Valencia, in the Mission District of San Francisco. Under the umbrella organization 826 National, seven more centers have opened in Brooklyn, Chicago, Los Angeles, Ann Arbor, Seattle, Washington D.C., and Boston. Each tutoring center is partly funded by the published writings of its students and through the sale of unique supplies stocked in each center's themed storefront (such as the Pirate Supply Store in San Francisco and the Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co. in New York). In addition, many writers and artists donate their work in support of 826 National with the proceeds of many McSweeney's books going directly to further the work of the tutoring centers.

Selected Organizational History

1998 -Timothy McSweeney's Quarterly Concern and Timothy McSweeney's Internet Tendency founded by Dave Eggers
1999 -Staff expanded to include: Todd Pruzan (associate editor), Diane Vadino (editorial assistant), Sean Wilsey (editor-at-large), and Kevin Shay (web master)
2000 -Eggers launches McSweeney's Books by publishing The Neal Pollack Anthology of American Literature
2001 -Five books published by McSweeney's Books, including two novels
2002 -Eggers and Nínive Calegari co-found a non-profit tutoring and writing center, 826 Valencia, in San Francisco. Proceeds from Eggers's self-published novel, You Shall Know Our Velocity, are directed toward the establishment of 826 Valencia
2002 -The first book under the Collins Library imprint is published, English As She is Spoke
2002 -Eli Horowitz goes from McSweeney's volunteer to editor in order to edit William T. Vollmann's Rising Up and Rising Down
2003 -The Believer is launched. Andrew Leland joins as Managing Editor for second issue
2004 -Second tutoring center opens in Brooklyn, 826NYC
2004 -Eggers and Dr. Lola Vollen co-found Voice of Witness imprint, a non-profit series of books that use oral history to illuminate human rights crises around the world
2005 -Four more 826 tutoring centers open in Chicago, Los Angeles, Ann Arbor, and Seattle
2005 -Voice of Witness imprint publishes its first oral history Surviving Justice, in which recently exonerated prisoners tell of their wrongful conviction and imprisonment
2005 -DVD magazine Wholphin is launched
2006 -What is the What: The Autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng is written by Eggers with all proceeds used by Deng to establish the Valentino Achak Deng Foundation, which works to increase access to education in post-conflict South Sudan
2006 -McSweeney's distributor, Publishers Group West, declares bankruptcy owing McSweeney's approximately $600,000
2007 -McSweeney's enters into contract with publisher/distributor Perseus Books Group
2007 -826 Boston opens
2009 -McSweeney's iPhone in-app subscription launched; the first of its kind
2010 -826DC opens
2010 -Andrew Leland leaves as managing editor of the Believer
2010 -Eggers launched ScholarMatch in response to the large number of qualified applicants to the college scholarship program at 826 Valencia
2011 -McSweeney's Insatiables food imprint launched quarterly food journal Lucky Peach and published its first cookbook, Mission Street Food
2011 -Grantland Quarterly is published; McSweeney's is partner for four issues
2011 -The Goods premiered in newspapers
2011 -McSweeney's McMullens children's book imprint launched with three picture books: Here Comes the Cat (Frank Asch and Vladimir Vagin), Symphony City (Amy Martin), We Need a Horse (Sheila Heti)
2012 -Wholphin ceases publication concluding with issue No. 15
2012 -Former editor and publisher Eli Horowitz leaves McSweeney's
2013 -Lucky Peach is no longer published by McSweeney's

Scope and Contents

The records of McSweeney's document the evolution of a startup quarterly literary journal into an influential small publishing house that creates several serials and a growing catalog of titles under its many book imprints. The bulk of the archive comprises mock-ups, dummies, art, and proofs used to produce McSweeney's publications. The records are organized into four series: Series I. Serials, 2001-2012, undated; Series II. Book Imprints, 1950-2013 (bulk 2002-2013), undated; Series III. Editorial and Administrative Files, circa 1930s-2013 (bulk 2000-2012), undated; and Series IV. 826 National, 2002-2008, undated.

The McSweeney's materials lacked an overall physical order or arrangement when they arrived at the Ransom Center. McSweeney's unique history, including a staff primarily consisting of volunteers and interns with few permanent paid editors, all working in shifting capacities on multiple projects, precludes arranging the material strictly by person, function, or department. Therefore, the arrangement of materials was created by the Ransom Center to reflect the publishing house's two main divisions as represented in this body of material: serial publishing and book publishing. Also represented are general editorial and administrative activities as well as McSweeney's involvement with philanthropic projects, primarily the eight tutoring and writing centers operating under the umbrella organization 826 National. McSweeney's also operates a daily humor website, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, but it is not represented by material in this archive.

As the Ransom Center acquired the McSweeney's records from an ongoing business operation, there aren't many documents associated with the active business aspect of the publishing house. For example, reports, budgets, business plans, circulation analyses, contracts, internal memoranda, and legal documents are not present. In addition, there is little correspondence between editors and staff or editors and authors. One exception is the large volume of cover letters that accompanied the unsolicited manuscripts and art submissions sent to McSweeney's from writers and artists from around the world. The primary strength of the collection resides in the materials that reflect McSweeney's dedication to the craft of bookmaking, love of language, and focus on the concept of "book-as-object."

Series I. Serials represents material associated with six serial publications: The Believer, The Goods, Grantland Quarterly, Lucky Peach, Timothy McSweeney's Quarterly Concern, and Wholphin. The series is arranged first alphabetically by publication title and then chronologically by issue within each title. The flagship literary journal, Timothy McSweeney's Quarterly Concern, and monthly mainstay the Believer are represented with the bulk of the materials in this series. Files are not present for every magazine or journal issue, and most of the files that do exist aren't comprehensive; therefore, it is not always possible to follow each issue through the publishing process from submission to final publication. The bulk of the material in this series includes some original manuscripts and art, edited and unedited proofs, article fact checks, cover dummies, and design mockups. Some of the manuscripts include notes by editor Eli Horowitz and some proofs contain layout remarks by founding editor Dave Eggers.

The production files for the monthly arts and culture magazine the Believer, as originally maintained by editor Andi Mudd, included a colored file folder for each issue with a checklist stapled on the front detailing the title of the piece or column, the author, the editor of the piece, the status of the copy edit (C/E), illustrations and images (IMGS), fact check status (F/C), and other notes. The original folders were not retained, but the checklist was removed, sleeved and placed at the front of the new folder. On occasion, a piece may have been originally planned for a particular issue but was cut or published at a later date; such material may be filed within either issue. Some documents of particular interest include Kevin Moffett's annotated copy of Dr. Leonard's catalog used for his essay published in issue 13, postcards included in issue 41 and mailed in by readers for the 2006 Believer Book Award Reader's Survey, comedian Janeane Garofalo's handwritten "Sedaratives" advice as guest columnist in issue 43, and the screenplay Mexico by Werner Herzog considered for, but ultimately not printed in, the 2012 Film Issue (Number 89).

There is very little material associated with the syndicated weekly children's puzzle page The Goods. Present are Brian McMullen's drawing that appeared in issue 9 and the San Francisco Chronicle page where the drawing was published. The first forty-four issues of the Goods were compiled into a book published in October 2013, and the proof for that book is filed in oversize box 3.

McSweeney's was associated with the sports journal Grantland Quarterly for four issues, and the archive contains cover dummies for issue numbers 1 and 4.

Lucky Peach, the food journal launched in 2011 and published by McSweeney's until 2013, is not well-represented in the archive and contains only partial proofs for issue 1 and the fruit stickers included in issue 2. Of particular interest is the hand-drawn logotype and cover lettering by Brian McMullen.

Most issues of the innovative literary journal Timothy McSweeney's Quarterly Concern, from number 8 through number 42, are represented to some degree in this series, and materials document the editing, design, and production of the journal through manuscripts, edited and unedited proofs, book and cover dummies, color swatches, original art, samples, mockups, and correspondence. Each issue has a completely different design, and many issues were guest-edited by writers and artists such as Michael Chabon, Chris Ware, and Paul Maliszewski. Original manuscripts from established writers such as Sherman Alexie, Ann Beattie, Michael Chabon, Roddy Doyle, Harlan Ellison, Denis Johnson, Stephen King, Joyce Carol Oates, Robert Olmstead, and Susan Straight, as well as emerging writers including Jessica Anthony, Daphne Beal, Doug Dorst, Adam Levin, and Wells Tower are filed under the numbered issue in which they appeared. This segment doesn't include material for the original first seven issues, but it does include dummies and booklets for the second edition of issue 4 published in 2010. Unsolicited submission cover letters and some manuscript submissions are filed in boxes 101 through 105 as part of Series IV. Editorial and Administrative Files.

As each issue of the Quarterly Concern has a new design, each issue represented in the archive contains unique material, but there are several items of particular interest. There were two goals for issue 10, titled McSweeney's Mammoth Treasury of Thrilling Tales, guest edited by author Michael Chabon. The first goal was to introduce writers to genre fiction by asking the most popular genre writers to contribute a piece and for non-genre writers to experiment in a new style. The second goal was to raise money for 826 Valencia tutoring center. Subscribers of the Quarterly Concern received a version printed by McSweeney's early Icelandic printer, Oddi, and rights for a separately sold edition were sold to Viking with proceeds going to the tutoring center. Included in the records are five folders of proofs containing author queries and authors' edits from contributors Dan Chaon, Michael Chabon, Michael Crichton, Harlan Ellison, Karen Joy Fowler, Glen David Gold, Laurie R. King, Stephen King, Elmore Leonard, Kelly Link, and Rick Moody.

Also of interest are the twenty-minute stories submissions for issue 12 contributed by authors such as Charles Baxter, Benjamin Cheever, Jennifer Egan, Myla Goldberg, Jonathan Lethem, David Shields, and Luis Alberto Urrea. A complete list of author submissions is included in the Index of Authors and Artists at the end of this finding aid.

Material associated with issue 16 provides a good overview of the publishing process and includes original manuscripts from Anne Beattie and Adam Levin with editor's notes, proofs with copy-edits, printing proofs, color swatches, comb samples, and an early handmade design mockup.

Determining fact from fiction is sometimes difficult with McSweeney's publications, as issue 17 (known as the bundle of mail) demonstrated. The Yeti Researcher journal was so realistic, it wasn't uncommon for people to believe the bundle of mail had been misdelivered and forward it to the fictitious Sgt. Maria Vasquez at the given address. Folder 17.8 includes one such journal with a handwritten note attached. Also included in this segment is an unopened issue, so the original look and feel of the issue is preserved. An open issue is accessible via the serials section of the Ransom Center Library.

Issue 33 was published as a full, multi-section, Sunday-edition-sized newspaper called the San Francisco Panorama. The paper included actual sports and comics sections, a magazine, and investigative journalism with contributions from 218 writers and artists. The archive contains the files on the Bay Bridge and Sarah Palin stories and the numerous fact checks. McSweeney's took great care in the design of each issue, and thorough research went into making a realistic and legitimate newspaper, as evidenced by the presence of two boxes of sample newspapers and two boxes of newspaper dummies.

Infamous issue 36 in the shape of a man's head demonstrates McSweeney's visionary design. The archive includes mock-ups of each work included in the issue as well as two dummy boxes, each containing various dummy booklets, postcards, and scrolls.

Series II. Book Imprints contains production material for many of the books published under McSweeney's eight imprints and is arranged alphabetically by imprint: Believer Books, Collins Library, McSweeney's Books and McSweeney's Rectangulars, McSweeney's Insatiables, McSweeney's McMullens, McSweeney's Poetry Series, and Voice of Witness. Within each imprint, the material is in alphabetical order by author. Material within author files is in chronological order or in the logical order of production. For example, filed first are original submissions or manuscripts, then proofs, followed by materials associated with the design of the book. The majority of publicity material is filed within Series III. Editorial and Administrative Files.

As with the serials, the bulk of this series comprises edited and unedited proofs, design mock-ups, dummy covers and books, and some original manuscripts. Beck's album Song Reader, which was published entirely as vintage sheet music, contains numerous proofs, some with edits written in an unidentified hand, as well as two yearbooks from Austin High School that Beck acquired and submitted to McSweeney's as design samples. David Byrne's How Music Works includes an early chapter of Byrne's manuscript with Eggers's edits, as well as numerous revised proofs. Michael Chabon's Maps and Legends includes Eggers's original jacket design sketch. Perhaps the best example of the editorial relationship established between author and editor is apparent in the multiple drafts and edits between Eli Horowitz and Millard Kaufman for Kaufman's novel Bowl of Cherries.

William T. Vollmann's seven-volume study of violence, Rising Up and Rising Down, was one of McSweeney's most ambitious publishing projects. Though many publishing houses were interested in publishing the 4,000-page manuscript with additional pages of annotations, footnotes, and illustrations, most were daunted by the logistics of publishing such a work. In winter 2001, Eggers wrote to Vollmann and offered to publish it. At the time, McSweeney's had limited staff, and Eli Horowitz was hired, in part, to oversee the complicated process of editing, fact checking, and indexing the massive work. The archive contains twenty-one boxes of material including a copy of Vollmann's hand-numbered manuscript, extensive fact checks, drafts with copy-edits and notes from Vollmann, and Vollmann's hand-picked image files.

Material associated with McSweeney's McMullens, the children's book imprint that launched in 2011, contains edited and unedited proofs, dummy books and covers, and dust jacket/poster proofs. McSweeney's playful experimentation in book design is evident in the mock-up, proofs, and dummies for Hang Glider & Mud Mask (Brian McMullen and Jason Jägel, 2012). The original blow dryer, which served as the inspiration for the heat-sensitive ink design of Jordan Crane's Keep Our Secrets, is housed in the Ransom Center's Personal Effects collection.

Surviving Justice: American's Wrongfully Convicted and Exonerated was the first book published under the non-profit oral history imprint Voice of Witness, and it is the most completely documented work in this segment. The material includes files for each exoneree profiled in the book along with binders containing fact checks with supporting court documents and articles (for preservation purposes, the material was removed from each binder), interview transcripts, drafts, and proofs of the edited interviews. Audio recordings of many of the interviews were transferred to the Ransom Center's Sound Recordings collection.

The final section of the book imprints series contains "non-McSweeney's anthologies," consisting of foreign editions of McSweeney's books published by Hamish Hamilton and McSweeney's content published by other publishers such as Chronicle Books, Big Picture Press, Vintage, and Knopf. Also included in this material is a promotional chapbook of a story written by Wells Tower. Tower quickly wrote the story about two brothers, primarily from the perspective of one brother. Not satisfied with the original story, he later decided to rewrite the story from the other brother's perspective. Both versions of the story were published first in McSweeney's Quarterly Concern (numbers 23 and 30), and later in Tower's short story collection Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2009).

As the primary focus of the McSweeney's Records is the editorial and design processes, business files are present in very small numbers in Series III. Editorial and Administrative Files. The series is arranged into four subseries: A. Editor and Staff Files, 2002-2012, undated; B. Unsolicited Submissions and Correspondence, 2002-2011; C. Marketing and Publicity, 2000-2013, undated; and D. Art and Design, circa 1930s-2010 (bulk 2005-2010), undated, and includes correspondence, unsolicited submissions, and other material associated with the day-to-day operations of McSweeney's.

Subseries A. Editor and Staff Files contains material associated with Dave Eggers, Brent Hoff, Eli Horowitz, Andrew Leland, Brian McMullen, and Chris Ying. Many of McSweeney's editors began as volunteers and/or interns and worked in different capacities and positions on numerous McSweeney's publications and projects, making it difficult to assign them a specific job title or to particular publications. The subseries is ordered alphabetically by last name and concludes with a segment of material associated with various staff and interns. Materials related to Dave Eggers include his original drawings for the McSweeney's office at 849 Valencia and an editor's checklist he wrote with publisher Oscar Villalon. The bulk of material associated with Brent Hoff, Managing Editor of the film quarterly Wholphin, includes over forty film and cinematography magazines and journals he collected for reference and research. Eli Horowitz held many positions at McSweeney's from volunteer carpenter to editor, designer, managing editor, and publisher; he is also a published author. His file titled "Misc Documents" contains some notes from his work on Bowl of Cherries and The Instructions and includes one of the few contracts in the archive, with Eric Hoffman and Gary Rudoren for their book Comedy by the Numbers. Two notebooks kept by Believer editor Andrew Leland are perhaps the most personal items in the archive. The notebooks begin in the summer of 2003 and contain daily "to-do" lists, editorial checklists, and other jottings giving a brief glimpse into the creative, interesting, and mundane aspects of being an editor. Designer and editor Brian McMullen also filled multiple roles at McSweeney's, including artistic director and founding editor and namesake of the children's imprint McSweeney's McMullens. Two items of significant interest are the literary journal Dancing Star, which McMullen submitted to McSweeney's as an application, and his original sketch of the McSweeney's McMullens logotype. Editor Chris Ying worked on several projects, including Voice of Witness publications, and co-founded and co-edits with David Chang (founder/owner of Momofuku group) the food journal Lucky Peach. One file includes his notes and sketches.

Subseries B. Unsolicited Submissions and Correspondence is composed of editor's correspondence, fan mail, general letters to McSweeney's, selected subscription cards (including one completed by David Foster Wallace), contest submissions, and cover letters that accompanied the many unsolicited book, short story, and non-fiction manuscripts, as well as poems, comics, and illustrations sent to the editors of McSweeney's. The editorial correspondence is in alphabetical order by last name and is mostly a small sample of incoming correspondence. Andrew Leland's correspondence file includes an outgoing package (appears to be unsent) containing a letter to one of Leland's former Oberlin College professors and three issues of the Believer (August 2003, December 2003/January 2004, May 2004). A photocopy of each cover and table of contents is filed with the letter in box 100.3, and the original issues were transferred to the serials section of the Ransom Center Library. McSweeney's original chronological order of short story submissions from 2005 to 2010 is maintained. Selected correspondence is listed in the Index of Correspondents at the end of the finding aid. Submission letters are not indexed.

Subseries C. Marketing and Publicity contains promotional material, McSweeney's catalogs, posters for McSweeney's events, book reviews, and press about McSweeney's, as well as printed material, such as subscription cards and rejection cards. The series is in alphabetical order by subject. Some items of particular interest include the Dzamamamamazd card game designed by Marcel Dzama and given as a gift to re-subscribers and the Animal Man #1 comic book, which pays homage to the style and format of the Believer interviews.

Subseries D. Art and Design includes drawings and art used for merchandise and for general, unrealized, or unidentified projects. Included in this series are more than forty self-portraits drawn by actors, artists, filmmakers, and writers from Jonathan Ames to Sarah Silverman. McSweeney's planned to publish a book of self-portraits and many of these portraits were published in McSweeney's Quarterly Concern issue 34. This subseries also contains unidentified and/or unused color swatches, dummy books, covers, and mockups. Cards, photographs, and printed material that were loose and not identified are arranged in a "Reference" file, with the presumption that these items were collected as samples for inspiration or other use, but a relationship to a specific McSweeney's publication or project isn’t apparent.

Series IV. 826 National contains material associated with the eight 826 writing and tutoring center chapters located in San Francisco, New York, Boston, Washington D.C., Ann Arbor, Chicago, Seattle, and Los Angeles. Though each chapter is independently founded and managed, the umbrella organization 826 National provides support, leadership, and other resources to ensure the success of each chapter. McSweeney's staff and volunteers often work on projects that support the centers, including publishing books with all proceeds benefiting the organization, as well as offering design and editorial assistance with 826 publications. Included in the archive are postcards depicting Chris Ware's mural illustrating the development of the human race and its need for different modes of communication that adorns the exterior of 826 Valencia. Also included are assorted flyers and proofs.

Some documents in the McSweeney's records contain personal information and are redacted or restricted to protect an individual's privacy. Examples are Social Security and account numbers and personal records. The originals were removed and replaced with redacted photocopies, which have an identifying statement at the top.

Sticky notes were used frequently for editing purposes and affixed to numerous documents. For preservation purposes, pages bearing sticky notes were photocopied in order to preserve the document's original layout. Depending on the nature of the note, the sticky notes were removed but retained either in a plastic or paper sleeve or placed on the photocopy.

Selected correspondence from throughout the collection is listed in the Index of Correspondents at the end of the finding aid. In general, fan mail and unsolicited submission cover letters are not indexed.

The Index of Writers and Artists with Original Works located at the end of the finding aid contains a list of original or transcribed manuscripts, some unsolicited, that were submitted to McSweeney's for publication or consideration.

Descriptive terms used in the finding aid:

  • Advance proof - A form of book privately released by the publisher before the book is printed for mass distribution, so errors can be caught before further printing. It is often sent to reviewers, distributors, book stores, etc. It generally lacks the final jacket design.
  • Bound proof - In this collection, this term is used for a bound set of 8.5x11 proofs.
  • Chapbook - Historically, it is a small book or pamphlet containing poems, ballads, stories, or religious tracts. The term is still used today to refer to short, inexpensive booklets.
  • Copy edits - Edits that improve the formatting, style, and accuracy of text by correcting errors in spelling, grammar, and structure.
  • Cover dummy - A book cover made of the material used in actual production and shaped to the final form of the printed product, whereby its physical qualities can be previewed.
  • Dummy book - Unprinted or partially printed samples of a projected publication and made of the material used in actual production to suggest the appearance of the completed work. Most of the dummy books in McSweeney's are white, blank books or other layouts, such as boxes or slipcases.
  • Jacket proof - Proof, usually printed on paper, of book covering.
  • Manuscript - Typed or computer printout of a work written by an author; may be a photocopy.
  • Partial Proofs - Incomplete samples or a particular segment of copy, art, and layout produced at various stages in the production of the regular edition, in order to correct, add to, or check the development of a work.
  • Proofs - Samples of copy, art, and/or layout produced at various stages in the production of the regular edition, in order to correct, add to, or check the development of a work. For McSweeney's, this includes computer printouts of the text layout used for copy-editing, color printers proofs used for color correction and layout, and page proofs.
  • Unbound signature proofs - or gatherings, are a group or section of sheets, folded in the middle, and bound together with other gatherings into the binding.


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Index Terms

People
Eggers, Dave.
Hoff, Brent.
Horowitz, Eli.
Leland, Andrew.
McMullen, Brian.
Mudd, Andi.
Ying, Chris.
Organizations
McSweeney's (Firm).
826 National (Organization).
826NYC (Organization).
826 Valencia (Organization).
Subjects
American literature--20th century.
American literature--21st century.
American periodicals.
American wit and humor.
Book design.
Publishers and publishing.
Small presses.
Places
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.).
San Francisco (Calif.).
Document Types
Comics (documents).
Correspondence.
Dummies.
Electronic records.
Manuscripts.
Illustrations.
Proofs.
Publishers' catalogs.
Sketches.
Sound recordings.

Related Material

Ransom Center holdings that complement the records of McSweeney's publishing house include the papers of many authors published in McSweeney's publications, such as David Foster Wallace, Denis Johnson, Don DeLillo, and T. C. Boyle.


Separated Material

Unpublished, non-commercial audio CDs and cassette tapes were transferred to the Ransom Center Sound Recordings Collection. Unpublished, non-commercial moving image VHS tapes and DVDs were transferred to the Ransom Center Film Collection. Computer disks, CD-ROMs, and other digital files were transferred to the Ransom Center Electronic Records Collection. A hair blow dryer and microcassette recorder were transferred to the Ransom Center Personal Effects Collection. Copies of McSweeney's books form the McSweeney's Library and were transferred to the Ransom Center Library. Issues from McSweeney's journals and magazines were transferred to the serials section of the Ransom Center Library:

Believer issues no. 1-99 (March 2003-June 2013) with some duplicates, lacking no. 11, 12, 14, 16, 25, 35, 39, 45, 49, 61, 67.

Grantland Quarterly issues no. 1-2.

Lucky Peach issues no. 1-7 (Summer 2011-Spring 2013) with some duplicates, lacking no. 4.

Timothy McSweeney's Quarterly Concern issues no. 1-3 (bundled reissue), no. 4 original and reissue, no. 5-43 (Autumn 1998-Spring 2012) with some duplicates, lacking no. 10, 13, 18, 23, 33, 36.

Wholphin issues no. 1-15 and Best of Wholphin Volume 1, lacking no. 9.


Administrative Information

Acquisition:

Purchase, 2013 (13-03-008-P, 13-05-019-P, 13-05-020-P, 13-06-002-P, 13-06-009-P)

Processed by:

Amy E. Armstrong, 2014


Sources:

In addition to material found in McSweeney's Records, the following sources were used:

"Dave Eggers."Contemporary Authors Online, http://galenet.galegroup.com [accessed 5 August 2013]

DeBare, Ilana. "A Financial Thriller in the Publishing World."San Francisco Chronicle, 27 January 2007, http://www.sfgate.com [accessed 30 July 2013]

Goldberg, Matt. "Mighty McSweeney's."The Village Voice, March 30, 1999; 44, 12, p. 34

Max, D. T. "Next Generation McSweeney's."The New Yorker, October 18, 1999, p.212-213

McSweeney's. The Art of McSweeney's. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2010

McSweeney's. www.mcsweeneys.net. [accessed August 2013-February 2014]

Slocum, Mac. "What lit mag McSweeney's could teach news orgs about the iPhone."Nieman Journalism Lab, October 19, 2009, http://www.niemanlab.org [accessed 22 August 2013]


Container List

Series I. Serials, 2001-2012, undated

The Believer
Production Files
No. 3 (June 2003)
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1.1 Partial page proofs, 9 May 2003
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1.2 Unbound signature proof one, 9 May 2003
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1.3 Unbound signature proof two, 14 May 2003
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osb 5 Cover proof, 14 May 2003
No. 5 (August 2003). Cover proof, July 2003
No. 7 (October 2003). Cover proof, September 2003
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1.4 No 13 (May 2004). Dr. Leonard's catalog with notes, 2004
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1.5 No. 40: The 2006 Visual Issue (December 2006 / January 2007). Proof with copy-edits, 12 November 2006
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1.6-7 No. 41 (February 2007). 2006 Believer Book Award Reader's Survey postcards from readers, 2007
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1.8 No. 43 (April 2007). Sedaratives handwritten responses by Janeane Garofalo, 2007
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1.9 No. 49 (November/December 2007). Temporary tattoos, 2007
No. 54 (June 2008)
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1.10 Proof of complete issue and cover, 14 May 2008
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osb 5 Partial proof and cover, April-May 2008
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osf 1 No. 67: The Art Issue (November/December 2009). Moriarty, Jerry. Jack Survives. Poster, 2010
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1.11 No. 68 (January 2010). D'Agata, John. What Happens There. Article fact checks, draft with copy-edits, proofs with edits, email printouts, complete issue proof, 2006, 2010
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1.12 No. 69 (February 2010). Stanley Crawford in Correspondence with Noy Holland. Letter transcripts, undated
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2.1-3 No. 77 (January 2011). Editorial file including drafts with fact checks and copy-edits, email printouts, final proof of issue, August-November 2010
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2.4-5 No. 78 (February 2011). Editorial file including drafts with fact checks and copy-edits, reprint agreement, final proof of issue, December 2010
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3.1-2* No. 79: The Film Issue (March/April 2011). Editorial file including fact checks, DVD proof, image reproduction rights, 'Dave' proof with edits, final proof of issue, January-February 2011 (*CD-R of Walter Murch in conversation with David Thomson transferred to Ransom Center Sound Recordings Collection, DVD of People on Sunday assets transferred to Ransom Center Moving Image Collection)
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3.3-4 No. 80 (May 2011). Editorial file including fact checks, image reproduction rights, selected page proofs with copy-edits, March 2011
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3.5-6 No. 81 (June 2011). Editorial file including fact checks, reproduction rights agreement, March-April 2011
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4.1-2* No. 82: The Music Issue (July/August 2011). Editorial file including fact checks, notes, and Grant of Rights music forms, play list related to the 2011 Believer Music Issue CD (compiled by Ross Simonini), April-May 2011 (*CD-R titled The Replacements transferred to Ransom Center Electronic Records Collection)
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4.3-4 No. 83 (September 2011). Editorial file including fact checks, proof of issue with edits, email printouts, June-July 2011
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4.5 No. 84 (October 2011). Editorial file with fact checks, August 2011
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4.6 No. 85: The Art Issue (November/December 2011). Editorial file with fact checks, August-September 2011
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5.1-2 No. 86 (January 2012). Editorial file including fact-checks, email printouts, November-December 2011
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5.3-4 No. 87 (February 2012). Editorial file including fact checks, proof of issue, November 2011-January 2012
No. 88: The Film Issue (March/April 2012)
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5.5-6 Editorial file including fact checks, lettering, price quotes, January 2012
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5.7-8 Herzog, Warner. Mexico. Screenplay drafts (not used in issue), 1996
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6.1-2 No. 89 (May 2012). Editorial file including fact checks, image order form, correspondence, proof of issue with edits, October 2011-March 2012
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6.3 No. 90 (June 2012). Editorial file including fact checks, proof of issue with edits, February-April 2012
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6.4-5 No. 91: The Music Issue (July/August 2012). Editorial file including fact checks, Grant of Rights music forms, proofs of issue with edits, cassette tape duplication estimate, May 2012
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6.6* No. 92 (September 2012). Editorial file with fact-checks, June-July 2012 (*CD-R with digital images of Scott and Helen Nearing used in the story Tell Me What To Do by Rachel Monroe transferred to Ransom Center Electronic Records Collection)
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6.7, 7.1 No. 93 (October 2012). Editorial file including fact checks, proof of issue with edits, proof with edits and correspondence, June-October 2012
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7.2 Issue 94: The Art Issue (November/December 2012). Editorial file including fact checks, proof of fabric label, reprint permission, notes, July-October 2012
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7.3 No. 95 (January 2013). Editorial file including fact checks, proof with edits, edited galley and contract for Refer Madness, June-November 2012
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7.4 No. 96 (February 2013). Editorial file with fact-checks, November-December 2012
Assorted proofs
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7.5 Test stock sheets, undated
Dummy proof of poster to be included in magazine, undated
Assorted schemas from various issues (photocopies), circa 2003
Subscription card proof, September 2003
Bookmark proof, October 2003
Art
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7.6* Rosen, Jonathon. Drawing portfolio, 2007 (*Limited edition book Intestinal Fortitude transferred to Ransom Center Library and DVD of film and animation transferred to Ransom Center Moving Image Collection)
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7.7 Shapton, Leanne. Original line drawing printouts, November 2003
The Goods
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7.8 Original drawings by Brian McMullen, 2011
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117.1 Excerpt (San Francisco Chronicle, 31 March-3 April 2011), 2011
Grantland Quarterly
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7.9 Issue 1 (November 2011). Basketball design cover dummy (two copies), undated
Issue 4 (November 2012). Baseball design cover dummy, undated
Lucky Peach
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7.10 No. 1: Ramen (August 2011). Partial proofs, 2011
No. 2: The Sweet Spot (October 2011). Fruit stickers, 2011
Hand-drawn logotype and cover lettering by Brian McMullen, 2011
Timothy McSweeney's Quarterly Concern
Issue 4 (Winter 2000; Second edition, 2010)
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7.11, 8.1 Unboxed booklets (two sets), 2010
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8.2 Unboxed edition labels (three versions), undated
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8.3 Dummy cigar box, April 2010
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8.4 Dummy slipcase and dummy booklets, April 2010
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9.1 Dummy cigar box, specifications, subscription card proof, June 2010
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9.2 Dummy cigar box with illustrated case, color swatch, August 2010
Issue 8 (2002, Guest editor: Paul Maliszewski)
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9.3 Notes, email printout, correspondence, images, June-December 2001
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9.4-5 Proofs with edits, December 2001-February 2002
Issue 10: McSweeney's Mammoth Treasury of Thrilling Tales (2002, Guest Editor: Michael Chabon) (also sold separately in a Vintage edition)
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10.1 Alexie, Sherman. Ghost Dance. Manuscript with edits, undated
Chabon, Michael. The Martian Agent, A Planetary Romance. Manuscript with edits, undated
Ellison, Harlan. Goodbye to All That. Manuscript with rewrites, illustration printout, undated
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10.2 Page layout of selected stories with copy-edits, undated
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10.3-5, 11.1-2 Proofs with copy-edits, editorial comments, and authors' edits, September 2002
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11.3 Editor's checklist, Howard Chaykin sketches, September 2002
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11.4 Vintage Books edition (2003). Advance proof, 2003
Issue 11 (2003)
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11.5 Beal, Daphne. The Poor Thing. Manuscript, undated
Bissell, Tom. God Lives in St. Petersburg. Manuscript with edits, undated
Dorst, Doug. The Candidate in Bloom. Manuscript with edits, undated
Hunt, Samantha. Blue. Manuscript excerpt, complete manuscript, undated
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11.6 Means, David R. Elyria Man. Manuscript with edits, undated
Oates, Joyce Carol. The Gathering Squall. Manuscript with edits, letter from agent, January 2003
Olmstead, Robert. The Probability of Great Events Sets Life in Motion. Manuscript, undated
Smith, Alison. The Specialist. Manuscript with edits, undated
Warren, Sean. What Keeler Did To His Foot in the Navy. Manuscript with edits, cover letter, October 2002
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osb 2 McDonnell, Ian. 'I like aerials'. Art submission with cover letter, 2001-2002
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11.7, 12.1 Proofs with copy-edits, letter, March-April 2003
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12.2 Proofs with author's edits by Joyce Carol Oates, Denis Johnson (also letter), Lawrence Weschler, March-April 2003
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12.3-4 'Final 2' proofs with comments by Eggers, 21-22 April 2003
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12.5-6 Unbound signature proofs, 2003
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12.7 Cover dummy, 2003
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12.8 Dummy book, 2003
Issue 12 (2003)
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13.1-3 Twenty-minute stories submissions, ratings list, email printout, 2002-2003
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13.4 Boice, James. Pregnant Girl Smoking. Manuscript with edits, undated
Ray, Shann. The Great Divide. Manuscript with edits, undated
Stiefel, Steven. Charities. Manuscript, cover letter, September 2002
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13.5-6 Partial proofs with copy-edits, September 2003
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13.7-8 Proofs, 24 September 2003
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14.1-2 Proofs, 13 October 2003
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osf 2 Endpapers proof, 2003
Tinting proofs for colored pages, undated
Issue 13 (February 2004. Guest Editor: Chris Ware)
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14.3 Partial proofs with copy-edits (first pass), 17-19 December 2003
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14.4 Partial proofs with copy-edits (second pass), 22-25 December 2003
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14.5 Endpapers proof, January 2004
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14.6 Cover proof, unbound signatures, mini-comic, 2004
Issue 14 (Early Fall 2004)
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14.7 Anthony, Jessica. The Death of Mustango Salvaje. Manuscript with edits, undated
Johnson, Denis. Soul of a Whore, Part III
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14.7 Manuscript draft, 13 January 2004
Proofs, 22 January 2004
Straight, Susan. Ruffnecks. Proofs with edits, March 2004
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14.8, 15.1 Proofs with copy-edits, author queries and edits from Denis Johnson and Jim Shepard, March-June 2004
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15.2-3 Proof with edits by Eggers, 20 April 2004
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15.4-5 Proof with copy-edits, circa May-August 2004
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15.6-7 Complete proof, August 2004
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16.1 Cover proofs, 2004
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16.2 Cover design plan (not used), 2004
Issue 15 (January 2005)
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16.3 Doyle, Roddy. I Understand. Manuscript, undated
Powell, Padgett. Manifesto. Manuscript with edits, undated
Rosenbaum, Benjamin. Orphans. Manuscript with edits, undated
Sjón. Fridrik and the Eejit. Manuscript excerpt, undated
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16.4 Partial proofs with copy-edits, August-September 2004
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16.5-6 Proofs with edits, 27 October 2004
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16.7-8 Proofs, 3 November 2004
Issue 16 (May 2005)
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17.1 Beattie, Ann. Mr. Nobody At All. Manuscript with edits, undated
Levin, Adam. Considering the Bittersweet End of Susan Falls. Manuscript with edits, undated
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17.2 Partial proofs with copy-edits, December 2004
Partial proofs for UK and US editions, January-March 2005
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17.3 Journal dummy covers, unbound signature proofs, 2005
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17.4 Color swatches, February-March 2005
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17.5 Comb samples, January 2005
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17.6 Handmade design mockup, undated
Issue 17 (August 2005)
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17.7 Yeti Researcher proofs, March 2005
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17.8 Yeti Researcher journal (two copies, including copy returned to "Maria Vasquez" in the belief that it was misdelivered mail), 2005
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17.9 Envelope, proofs and art, May 2005
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115.5 Sealed issue (do not open; see serials section of Ransom Center Library for open and accessible copy), August 2005
Issue 18 (December 2005/January 2006)
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17.10 Ackmann, Alan. No Cry of Distress in Our Streets. Manuscript with edits, undated
Adrian, Chris. The Stepfather. Manuscript with edits, undated
Levin, Adam. Hot Pink. Manuscript with edits, undated
Meno, Joe. "People are becoming clouds nowadays." Manuscript with edits, undated
Orozco, Daniel. Somoza's Dream. Cover letter, manuscript with edits, January 2005
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18.1 Original cover sketch, undated
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18.2 Partial edited proofs and correspondence from Joyce Carol Oates, July-September 2005
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18.3 Partial proofs with copy-edits, 18 September 2005
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18.4 Partial proofs with copy-edits, 25 September 2005
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18.5 Proofs, 6 October 2005
Issue 19 (April 2006)
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18.6 Casey, Sean. Autobiography of George W. Bush. Manuscript excerpt, cover letter, readers' comments, August 2005
Howard, Christopher. Prince of the World. Manuscript, August 2005
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18.7 Proof with copy-edits, undated
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18.8 Color swatches, January 2006
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18.9 Cigar box mockup, 2006
Issue 20 (July 2006)
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18.10 Color page proofs, 26 March 2006
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18.11, osb 2 Illustration proofs, March-April 2006
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18.12, 19.1 Dummy books (two versions), 23, 28 February 2006
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19.2 Embossed cover dummy, color swatch, March 2006, undated
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19.3 Cover dummy with unbound signature proofs, 2006
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19.4 The Children's Hospital excerpt (attached inside back cover). Chapbook (two copies), 2006
Issue 21 (October 2006)
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19.5 July, Miranda. Majesty. Manuscripts with edits and copy-edits, undated
Moffett, Kevin. Serenade. Manuscripts with edits, undated
Oates, Joyce Carol. Grandpa Clemens and Angelfish 1906. Original manuscript, manuscript with edits, correspondence with Eli Horowitz, July-August 2006
Tavel, Holly. Last Words of the Slaty-Crowned Bulbul. Manuscript with edits, undated
Issue 22 (February 2007) [Many proofs are marked Issue 21, as content was originally planned as issue 21]
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19.6 Book 1: From The Notebooks: The Unwritten Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Proof with copy-edits, letter and invoice, May 2006
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Book 3: The Poetry Chains of Dominic Luxford: Ten Poets Pick Ten More and So On
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19.7 Ashbery, John. Of the "East" Reiver's Charm. Transcribed poem, undated
Riley, Atsuro. The Bell. Poem manuscript, undated
Proofs with copy-edits, April 2006
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20.1, osb 2 Cover proofs, color swatches, June-July 2006
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20.2 Dummy book, undated
Issue 23 (April 2007)
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20.3 Partial proofs, undated
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20.4, osf 1 Jacket proof (exterior), color swatch for UK edition, January 2007
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20.5 Dummy book, December 2006
Issue 24 (August 2007)
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20.6 Partial proofs with copy-edits, US and UK sales sticker proofs, color swatch, photocopies of stories by David Reiner (Barthelme): Pages from the Annual Report, Bed, March-May 2007
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20.7 Dummy book, 2007
Issue 25 (November 2007)
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21.1 Kilpatrick, Connor. Yuri. Cover letter, manuscript, November 2006
Oates, Joyce Carol. Magda Maria. Original and edited manuscripts, cover letter from agent, January 2007
Cover letter, October 2006
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21.2 Dummy book, 2007
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21.3 Issue 26 (February 2008). Dummy covers for New Stories from Overseas and New Stories from our Shores (books one and three), 2008
Issue 27 (May 2008)
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21.4 Design notes (written on corrugated paper), undated
Partial page proofs with sample letter illustrations, undated
Lots of Things Like This. Partial art proofs, 25 January 2008
Teplin, Scott. Alphabet City. Interior letter illustrations (unrelated story notes by Eli Horowitz written on the back of the last page), undated
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21.5 Dummy books two and three, slipcase, 21 November 2007
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21.6 Dummy books and slipcase, January 2008
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osb 2 Slipcase proofs (four versions), 29 December 2007
Cover proof for book one, 8 January 2008
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21.7 Dummy of book two, 2008
Issue 28 (September 2008)
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22.1 Original design sketches, undated
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osb 11 Dummy books and tray, endpaper, 2008
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115.6 Dummy tray, undated
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116.1 Dummy box with acetate window, undated
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22.2, osb 2 Cover proofs for US and UK editions, 2008
Issue 29 (December 2008)
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22.3 Oates, Joyce Carol. Labyrinth. Original manuscript, layout drafts, edits, undated
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22.4 Color swatches, proofs with different typography, cover draft, June 2008, undated
Issue 30 (March 2009)
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22.5 Cera, Michael. Pinecone. Manuscript, cover letter from agent, April 2008
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22.6 Tower, Wells. Retreat (Mathew). Manuscript, revised drafts, 2008
Issue 31: Vikings, Monks, Philosophers, Whores: Old Forms, Unearthed. Curated by Darren Franich and Graham Weatherly (Summer 2009)
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22.7-8 'Grimoires,' research articles about extinct literary forms, undated
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22.9 Early draft, undated
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22.10 Draft, undated
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22.11 Color swatch, February 2009
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22.12, osb 2 McSweeney's Summertime Sampler (attached inside back cover). Proofs with copy-edits of Fever Chart excerpt by Bill Cotter, Summer Sampler publication, 2009
Issue 32 (August 2009)
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22.13 Doerr, Anthony. Memory Wall. Manuscript with edits (sketches by Eli Horowitz on the back of some sheets), undated
Plascencia, Salvador. The Enduring Nature of Bromide. Manuscript with edits, March 2009
Cover design drawing by Eli Horowitz, undated
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22.13, osb 2 Cover proofs, partial proofs of interior illustrations, May-June 2009
Issue 33: San Francisco Panorama (October 2009)
Drafts, notes, research
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23.1 'Bay Bridge,' 2009
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23.2 Sarah Palin, 2009
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23.3 Sports and Comics sections, 2009
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23.4-6, 24.1, osf 2 Fact checks and supporting research, 2009
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osf 5 Newspaper dummies (bundled together, some marked with notes), 2009
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115.2, osb 6-7 Newspaper dummies (blank), plastic packaging samples, 2009
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117.2 Newspaper size samples, 2009
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24.2 Printing information, samples, quotes, 2009
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24.3-4 Paper swatch books, 2009
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osb 8-9 Inspiration newspapers, 2009
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112.5-6 Assorted serials. Boston (November 2008, February 2009, April 2009), Columbia Journalism Review (January-June 2009), The Week (1 May 2009), 2008-2009
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osf 5 Comics section of the Panorama, October 2009
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24.5 Issue 34 (April 2010). Dummy cover, dummy of book one: The End of Major Combat Operations by Nick McDonnell, 2010
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24.6 Issue 35 (August 2010). Cover sketch, color-changing ink sales material, 2010
Issue 36 (November 2010)
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25.1-2 Mockups of The Domestic Crusaders (A play by Wajahat Ali), Jungle Geronimo in Gay Paree (Jack Pendarvis writing as L.P. Eaves), Early Morning at the Station (by Andrew Boyd, Selected and Introduced by Paul Collins), Ma Su Mon: An Oral History of Resistance in Burma (Recorded and edited by Maggie Lemere and Zoe West), Fountain City (Michael Chabon), Don't Get Distracted (Sophia Cara Frydman), Installment Postcards (Ian Hubert), 2010
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25.3 Kennedy, Andrew and Hutchison Boyd. Early Morning at the Station. Chapbook (three copies), 2010
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25.4 Levin, Adam. The Instructions. Chapbook proof, color swatches, chapbook (four copies), April 2010, undated
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115.4 Box mockup, 2010
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custom box 1 Box dummy-version one. Design plan, six dummy booklets, and two scrolls, July 2010
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custom box 2 Box dummy-version two. Nine dummy booklets, postcards, and scroll, undated
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25.5 Found typewriter texts (not used), 2008
Issue 37 (April 2011)
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25.6 Dummy book, 2011
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25.7, osb 3 A Moment in the Sun (John Sayles, 2011). Chapbook jacket proof, chapbook, 2011
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25.8 Issue 38 (August 2011). Cover dummies of gold, green, and red versions, 2011
Issue 39 (December 2011)
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25.9 Soren, Tabitha. Photograph prints, undated
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26.1-2 Issue mockup, 2011
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26.3 Cover dummy, 2011
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osb 2 Issue 41 (April 2012). Paintings by Aboriginal artist Bede Tungutalum (four), 2012
Issue 42 (December 2012)
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117.3 Jacket proofs, 2012
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26.4 Binding sample, 2012
Wholphin
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26.5 No. 1 (February 2005). Magazine booklet, 2005
No. 2 (May 2006). Magazine booklet, 2006
No. 4 (June 2007). Magazine booklet cover proofs, 2007
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26.6-7 Dummy cases, 2005-2007
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27.1 Binding paper samples, undated



Series II. Book Imprints, 1950-2013 (bulk 2002-2013), undated

Believer Books
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27.2 Hornby, Nick. Housekeeping vs. The Dirt (2006). Proof with copy-edits, 2006
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27.3 Houellebecq, Michel. H. P. Lovecraft: Against the World, Against Life (2005). Proof with fact checks, 2005
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27.4-6 Sommers, Tamler. A Very Bad Wizard: Morality Behind the Curtain (2009). Proof with copy-edits, style sheet, 2009
Vida, Vendela, Ross Simonini, Sheila Heti (Eds.). Always Apprentices: The Believer Magazine Presents Twenty-Two Conversations Between Writers (2013)
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27.7 Partial proof with edits (some by Eggers), undated
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27.8 Advance proof, 2012
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28.1 Young, Dean. Embryoyo: New Poems (2007). Proofs with copy-edits, November 2006
Collins Library
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28.2 Clouston, J. Storer. The Lunatic at Large (2007). Partial proofs, November 2006
Fonseca, José da and Pedro Carolino. English as She is Spoke (2002, 2004 Revised, 2007 Paperback)
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28.3 Proofs, 16 March 2004
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28.4 Unbound signature proofs, 10 March 2004
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28.5 Cover dummy and proofs, color swatch, April 2004, January-February 2007
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117.4 Cover proofs, 31 January 2007
Garnett, David. Lady Into Fox (2004)
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28.6 Manuscript with edits by Collins, August 2003
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28.7 Page proof with copy-edits, November 2003
Keeler, Harry Stephen. The Riddle of the Traveling Skull (2005)
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28.8 Partial page proofs, color swatches, August 2005
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osb 5 Tip-on proof, cover proof, September 2005, undated
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28.9 Pyke, Geoffrey. To Ruhleben—And Back (2002). Proof with copy-edits, November 2002
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28.10 Swansberg, W.A. The Rector and the Rogue (2011). Cover dummy, 2011
McSweeney's Books and McSweeney's Rectangulars
Adrian, Chris. The Children's Hospital (McSweeney's Books, 2006; Grove/McSweeney's, 2006)
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28.11, 29.1 Partial manuscript with edits, undated
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29.2 Chapter breakdown and editorial remarks, undated
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29.3 Partial proofs with copy-edits, undated
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117.5 Grove/McSweeney's (paperback reissue 2007). Cover proof, 3 August 2007
Als, Hilton. White Girls (2013)
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29.4 Draft with fact checks and edits, April-July 2012
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29.5 Partial page proofs with edits (July 2012), letter from Eggers (November 2012), 2012
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29.6 Tristes Tropiques, 'old version' page proofs with copy-edits, July-August 2012
Anthony, Jessica. The Convalescent (2009)
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29.7 Early and revised manuscript drafts with editor's notes, undated
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29.8 Partial proofs with fact checks and copy-edits, 2009
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29.9 Cover design concepts, undated
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osf 4 Cover proof, April 2009
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29.10 Cover dummy (two copies), April 2009
Apatow, Judd (Ed.). I Found This Funny (2010)
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29.11 Cover dummy (three copies), 2010
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30.1 Advance proof (two copies), 2010
Beck. Song Reader (2012)
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30.2-3 Comet, Austin High School yearbooks, 1950, 1952
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117.6 Early proofs, undated
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30.4-5 Early proofs with edits written on sticky notes in unidentified hand, undated
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osb 4 Early proofs with sticky notes, undated
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osf 1 Large sheet proofs (two copies), 27 March 2012, jacket proof, 2012
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117.7 Proofs with edits written on sticky notes in unidentified hand, 29 August 2012
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osb 4 Dummy book ('very early dummy'), July 2006
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30.6 Book jacket, sticker, and selected music selection proofs, undated
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30.7, osf 3 Portland Cello Project, Beck the Halls Holiday Spectacular. Poster, tickets, December 2012
Brandon, John
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31.1 Arkansas (2008). Original cover lettering, undated
Citrus County (2010)
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31.2 Plot outline (The Semester, working title), undated
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31.3 Proofs with copy-edits, undated
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31.4, osf 4 Cover proofs, color swatches, January-February 2010
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31.5 A Million Heavens (2012). Character notes, undated
Brown, Lisa. Baby Be of Use series
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31.6* Baby Do My Banking (2006), Baby Fix My Car (2006). Proofs, February 2006 (*CD-R with files and images separated to Ransom Center Electronic Records Collection)
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31.7 Baby Make Me Breakfast (2006). Dummy books (three versions), undated
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31.8 Baby Plan My Wedding (2009). Cover proof, December 2008
Byrne, David
Arboretum (2006)
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31.9 Cover proofs, partial proof with copy-edits, undated
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osf 1 Partial test proofs, full sheets, 27 March 2006
How Music Works (2012; Revised paperback, 2013)
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31.10 Chapter 1 manuscript (marked 'DE's notes on DB Chapter 1'), undated
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31.11 Chapters 6-9 (missing pages) first copy-edits, circa February-April 2012
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31.12 Chapters 4-5 early copy-edits, undated
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31.13 Chapters 1-7 (missing pages) later copy-edits, undated
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31.14, 32.1 Chapters 3-10 later copy-edits, undated
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32.2 Chapters 4-10 copy-edits (photocopy), undated
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32.3 Preface-Chapters 9 (missing Chapter 5) proofs with edits, undated
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32.4 Chapters 7-9 proofs with edits, undated
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32.5 Chapter 10 edits, endnotes edits, letter from Ethan Nosowsky, style guide, March-April 2012, undated
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32.6 Unbound signature proofs (US edition), undated
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33.1 Bound dummy proof with final copy-edits, undated
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32.7 The New Sins (2001, Revised 2006). Book band, undated
Chabon, Michael. Maps and Legends (2008)
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32.8-9 Proofs with light edits (two sets; some pages missing), undated
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33.2 Unbound signature proofs (marked 1 'old set'), November 2007
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33.3 Unbound signature proofs (marked 3 'new set'), undated
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33.4 Advance proof (two copies), 2008
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33.5 Original jacket design drawing by Eggers, 2007
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33.6 Early jacket design mock-up (uses Eggers' book How We Are Hungry), undated
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osf 4 Jacket proofs (marked '2'), 13 December 2007
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33.7 Cover dummy, 2008
Converse Basketball Yearbook 2010-2011
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osb 3 Cover proofs with design notes on back, 2010
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34.1-2 Dummy book (two copies), 12 October 2010
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34.3 Dummy book, 28 October 2010
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34.4 Previous Converse Yearbook issues used for samples, 1957, 1960, 1968, 1969
Cooper, T. Real Man Adventures (2012)
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34.5 Visible Man. Original manuscript, January 2012
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35.1-2 Proofs with copy-edits and notes by T. Cooper, July 2012
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35.3 Proofs with copy-edits (photocopy of above proof, but without some added edits), July 2012
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35.4 'Master proof,' 11 September 2012
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35.5-6 Unbound signatures proofs (two sets), 2012
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osb 5 Cover and end sheet proofs, 14-17 September 2012
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36.1 Jacket proofs, 2012
Coover, Robert
A Child Again (2005)
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36.2 Cover proof, color swatch, 2005
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36.3 Cover dummy, case packaging, 2005
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36.4 Cover dummy with unbound signatures, undated
Stepmother (2004)
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36.5 Proof with copy-edits, author queries, email printout from Coover, January 2004
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36.6 Unbound signature proofs, undated
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36.7 Dummy book, February 2004
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36.8 Cover dummy, undated
Corin, Lucy. One Hundred Apocalypses and Other Apocalypses (2013)
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36.9 Partial manuscript with edits, letter from Ethan Nosowsky, August 2012
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36.10 Partial manuscript with edits, notes, letter from Ethan Nosowsky, November 2012
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36.11 Proof with copy-edits, style sheet, note from Corin, 12 February 2013
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36.12 Duplicate copy-edits (photocopy of above proof), February 2013
Cotter, Bill. Fever Chart (2010)
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37.1 Partial proofs with copy-edits, undated
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37.2 Bound proof, undated
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37.3 Cover dummy (two copies), June 2009
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osb 3 Davis, Lydia. Samuel Johnson is Indignant (2001). Jacket proof, 2001
Dixon, Stephen. End of I: A Novel (2006)
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117.8 Original cover prints (two versions), 10 March 2006
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37.4 Unbound signature proofs, 2006
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37.5 Cover mock-up, undated
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Dzama, Marcel
The Berlin Years (2003, 2006)
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37.6 Color swatch, August 2006
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osf 2 Cover proof, 17 August 2006
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osb 5 Partial proofs, 9-14 September 2006
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osb 3 Scrapbook cover proof, undated
The Berliner Ensemble Thanks You All (2008)
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117.9 Partial proofs (marked '1'), 13 December 2007
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117.10 Partial proofs (marked '2'), 2 January 2008
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osb 3 Envelope proof, undated
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osb 5 Partial test proofs (marked '1'), 3 December 2007
Edinburgh International Book Festival. Elsewhere Collection (2010) [a collaboration between Scottish publisher Cargo and McSweeney's; a four-book set with volumes titled Here, There, Somewhere, Everywhere]
Unbound signature proofs
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37.7 Here, 2010
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37.8 There, 2010
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37.9 Somewhere, 2010
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37.10 Everywhere, 2010
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38.1 Dummy books (two copies), 2010
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38.2 Cover dummies, 2010
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116 Dummy of complete set, 2010
Dummy of complete set with slipcase illustration proof, 2010
Eggers, Dave
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42.7 What Is the What (2006). Color swatch (see Comedy by the Numbers), January 2007
The Wild Things: A Novel (2009)
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38.3 Color swatches for standard and fur-covered editions, June 2009
Fur samples for fur-covered edition, 2009
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38.4 Cover dummy for fur-covered edition, 2009
Elliott, Stephen. Happy Baby (published jointly by McSweeney's Books and MacAdam/Cage, 2004)
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39.1-2 The Masochist, early draft of Happy Baby (two copies), 11 March 2004
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39.3 Bound proof, 2004
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39.4 Bound proof (marked 'master happy baby text'), January 2004
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39.5 Advance proof (marked 'Stephen's edits') with pages turned down to mark corrections, 2004
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39.6 Advance proof (marked 'more edits-Stephen, Audrey, Eli') with Elliott's responses to edits on sticky notes, 2004
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39.7 Advance proof, 2004
Foer, Jonathan Safran, Dave Eggers, Nicole Krauss, Eli Horowtiz (Editors). The Future Dictionary of America (2004)
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40.1 Proof with copy-edits and style sheet, undated
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40.2 Partial proofs with copy-edits, May-June 2004
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40.3 Proofs with copy-edits in red, 1 June 2004
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40.4 Proofs with copy-edits in blue, 1 June 2004
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40.5 Partial proof with copy-edits in black, 1 June 2004
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40.6 Page proofs, 29 June 2004
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40.7 Unbound signature proofs, undated
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40.8 Cover proofs, undated
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40.9 Cover dummies (two copies), undated
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osb 1 Cover proof, page proofs, June 2004
Maps and drawings by Saul Steinberg published in the New Yorker (digital printouts), May 2004
Glassie, John. Bicycles Locked to Poles (2004)
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41.1 Original photos, marketing blurb with "to do" list on back, list of photographs, undated
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41.2 Proofs, undated
Green, Justin. Binky Brown Meets the Holy Virgin Mary (2009)
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41.3 Afterword, proofs with copy-edits, undated
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osb 1 Partial proofs, 13 July 2009, 3 August 2009
Partial 'Xerox digital proofs,' 13 July 2009
Uncut signature proofs (marked '1'), undated
Signature proofs (marked 'new'), undated
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osf 4 Cover and sticker proofs (two sets), 24 July, 10-12 August 2009
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osb 1 Cover dummy, 2009
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41.4 Handler, Daniel and Lisa Brown. How to Dress for Every Occasion by the Pope (2009). Dummy book, 22 August 2005
Hannaham, James. God Says No (2009)
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41.5-6 Bound proof (two copies), 2009
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41.7 Partial proof with copy-edits, undated
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41.8 Original lettering samples for cover, undated
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41.9 Cover dummies (five copies; two shades of brown), 2009
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42.1 Heti, Sheila. The Middle Stories (2002). Errate slip (misprint of page 29), five different stickers each with unique doodles used on the cover, packing slip, 2002
Hoffman, Eric and Gary Rudoren. Comedy by the Numbers: The 169 Secrets of Humor and Popularity (2007)
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42.2-3 Manuscript with edits, undated
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42.4 Proof with edits in black, undated
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42.5 Proof with copy-edits in red, undated
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42.6 Partial proofs with copy-edits in blue, undated
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42.7 Original sketch of cover design (drawn on the back of color swatch for What is the What), jacket proofs, March 2007
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42.8 Horgan, John. The End of War (2012). Cover dummies (three copies), 2012
Hornby, Nick. Songbook (2002)
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42.9 Manuscript with editorial comments, undated
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42.10 Manuscript with copy-edits in red, undated
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43.1 Manuscript with copy-edits in blue, undated
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43.2 Unbound signature proofs, undated
Jay, Ricky. Celebrations of Curious Characters (2011)
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43.3 Proofs with copy-edits, 2010
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osb 4 Partial proofs, 6-8 December 2010
Proofs by Coco Shinomiya, 8 December 2010
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43.4, 117.14 Partial proofs of images, 13 December 2010
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43.5 John, Jory (Ed.) Thanks and Have Fun Running the Country: Kids' Letters to President Obama (2009). Original jacket drawings by Eggers, undated
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43.6 Jonze, Spike. There Are Many of Us (2010). Dummy book, 2010
July, Miranda. It Chooses You (2012)
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43.7 Early manuscript draft with edits, notes and timeline, undated
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43.8 Advance proof, 2011
Kaufman, Millard
Bowl of Cherries (2007)
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43.9-11, 44.1 Original manuscript, cover letter from Nina Wiener, 2006
Manuscript with editor's notes and Kaufman's rewrites
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44.2-5 pages 1-589, 2006-2007
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44.6 pages 88-268, 2006-2007
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45.1 Manuscript segment with editor's notes, pages 439-475
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45.2 Manuscript segment with minor edits, pages 2-137
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45.3 Manuscript segment with notes, pages 242-304, 349-419; Partial proofs with notes, 239-329, 2006-2007
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45.4-5 Proofs and interfiled manuscript pages with editor's notes and Kaufman's rewrites, 2006-2007
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45.6 Partial proofs with minor edits, pages 1-175, 2006-2007
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46.1 Partial proofs with copy-edits, pages 179-330; email printout, June 2007
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46.2 Editorial correspondence from Kaufman, July 2007
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46.3 Illustration proofs, May 2007
Dust jacket, 2007
Misadventure (2010)
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46.4 Rewritten segment pages 65-66 and letter, June 2008
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46.5 Cover dummies (two copies), 2010
Levin, Adam. The Instructions (2010)
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46.6-9 Proof with copy-edits, interior word illustrations, style sheet, notes, undated
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47.1-2 Part Two: The Gurionic War. Advance proof (three copies), 2010
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47.3 Cover dummies (two versions), 2010
Long, Dustin. Icelander (2006)
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47.4 Partial manuscript with edits, undated
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47.5 Partial manuscript with edits (photocopy), undated
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47.6, 48.1 Bound proofs (three copies), February 2006
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osb 5 Cover proofs ('wet proofs'), 2006
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48.2 McSweeney's Furry Journal (2010). Fur samples, May 2009
Murphy, Yannick. Here They Come (2006)
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48.3 Manuscript with editor's notes (photocopy), undated
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48.4 Proofs with editor's notes, 21 September 2005
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48.5 Proofs with editor's notes and Murphy's rewrites, 26 September 2005
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48.6 Proofs with copy-edits, undated
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48.7, 49.1 Bound proofs (three copies), undated
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osb 3 Cover proof, May 2005
Cover proof ('wet proof'), undated
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49.2 Cover dummy, color swatches, October-November 2005
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49.3 Cover dummy with unbound signature proofs, 2006
Plascencia, Salvador. The People of Paper (2005)
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49.4-5 Manuscript with editor's comments (photocopy), undated
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49.6 Chapter outline, partial proofs with editor's notes, 23, 31 December 2004
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49.7 Chapter 26 manuscript excerpt. Early version of multi-column writing approach, envelope dated October 2008
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49.8, 50.1 Proof with copy-edits, 4 January 2005
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50.2 Bound proof, undated
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50.3 Dummy book, February 2005
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50.4, osf 4 Plotter proofs, book band proof, cover proofs, color swatches, list of images and image, January-March 2005, undated
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osf 2 Liner proof, 4 March 2005
Poissel, Paul, translated by Paul La Farge. [Paul Poissel is a pseudonym for Paul La Farge.]. The Facts of Winter (2005)
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50.5 Proof with copy-edits, 6 October 2004
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50.6 Proofs with revised text and letter from La Farge, 8, 20 October 2004
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50.7 Second partial proofs, corrected page proofs, book band proof, color swatches, cover proofs, December 2004-March 2005
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osf 1 Large sheet proof, 21 December 2004
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50.8 Book mockup, December 2004
Saunders, George. The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip (2006)
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51.1 Back cover copy, undated
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51.2 Book dummy, December 2005
Sayles, John. A Moment in the Sun (2011)
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51.3-7, 52.1 Proof with copy-edits in red, undated
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52.2-6, 53.1-2 Proof with copy-edits in colored pencil (partial draft of unrealized book Creative Accounting on the back of some pages), undated
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53.3-6 Page proofs, partial list of edits, undated
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54.1 Advance proof, undated
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54.2 Cover dummies (four versions in different colors), 2011
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54.3 Snicket, Lemony. The Latke Who Couldn't Stop Screaming: A Christmas Story (2007). Proof with copy-edits, cover proof, bound proof, 2007
Spiegelman, Art. Be A Nose! (2009)
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54.4 Proofs, September-October 2008
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osb 4 Early proofs, undated
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54.5 Color swatches, October 2008
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osb 4 Cover proofs for sketchbook covers, September-October 2008
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54.6 Cover dummy, October 2008
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55.1 Dummies for books one and three, elastic band samples, September 2008
Strauss, Darin. Half a Life (2010)
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55.2 Proof with editor's notes and copy-edits, undated
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55.3 Advance proof (two copies), 2010
Teplin, Scott, Mac Barnett, and Eli Horowitz. The Clock Without a Face (2010)
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55.4 Images with notes, partial image proofs, opening event postcard, 2010
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osf 3 Ternky Towers. Signed poster for Scott Teplin exhibition at Adam Baumgold Gallery, May 2010
Thompson, Ted with Eli Horowitz (Eds.). Noisy Outlaws, Unfriendly Blobs, and Some Other Things… (2005)
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55.5 Proof with copy-edits, letter, April 2005
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55.6 Unbound signature proofs, 2005
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55.7, osb 5 Jacket proof, diagram for jacket design, 2005, undated
Torrente, Marcos Giralt. The End of Love (2013)
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56.1 Manuscript with copy-edits, February 2012
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56.2 Photocopy of above manuscript (only odd-numbered pages), February 2012
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56.3 Photocopy of edited manuscript, undated
Unferth, Deb Olin. Vacation (2008)
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56.4 Original manuscript titled Why I Left, cover letter, September 2007
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56.5 Proof with copy-edits and Unferth's edits, style sheet, undated
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56.6 Revised proof with copy-edits and Unferth's edits, letter, undated
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57.1 Partial proof with re-writes by Unferth, undated
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57.2 Proof fragments with edits, list of edits, undated
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57.3 Proof with formatting edits, undated
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57.4 Cover dummy, cover art, cover proofs, color swatches, May 2008, undated
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Unferth, Deb Olin, Sarah Manguso, Dave Eggers. One Hundred and Forty-Five Stories in a Small Box (2007)
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57.5 Manguso, Sarah. Hard to Admit and Harder to Escape. Manuscript draft with readers' notes, undated
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57.6, 118.1, osb 3 Dummy slipcase and books, color swatch, slipcase proof, slipcase dummy, April-May 2007
Vollmann, William T. Rising Up and Rising Down (2003)
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57.7 Pages 92-141
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57.8 On the Morality of Weapons, pages 142-200
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58.1 Where Do my Rights End?, 201-253
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58.2 Where Do my Rights Begin?, pages 254-352
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58.3 Defense of Honor, pages 353-474
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58.4-5 Defense of Class, pages 475-683
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58.6 Defense of Authority, pages 684-839
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58.7 Defense of Race and Culture, pages 840-991
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59.1 Defense of Creed, pages 992-1056
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59.2 Defense of War Aims, pages 1057-1207
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59.3 Defense of Homeland, pages 1208-1299
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59.4 Defense of Ground, pages 1300-1369
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59.5 Defense of the Earth, pages 1371-1432
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59.6 Defense of Animals, pages 1433-1456
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59.7 Defense Against Traitors, pages 1457-1491
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59.8 Defense of the Revolution, pages 1492-1549
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59.9 Defense of Gender, pages 1550-1613
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59.10 Justifications: Policy and Choice, pages 1614-1715
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60.1 Punishment, pages 1716-1846
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60.2 Loyalty, Compulsion and Fear, pages 1847-1915
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60.3 Sadism and Expediency, pages 1916-1969
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60.4 Justifications: Fate, pages 1973-2020
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60.5 I'm Especially Interested in Young Girls, pages 2300-2382
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60.6-8 Volume I, undated
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61.1-6 Volume II, undated
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61.7, 62.1-6 Volume III, undated
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62.7, 63.1-3 Volume IV, undated
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63.4-6 Volume V, undated
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63.7, 64.1-5 Volume VI, undated
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64.6 Lists of cited works, undated
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65.1-6, 66.1-2 Proof with copy-edits, editor's queries, undated
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66.3-5, 67.1-4 Proof with some copy-edits and edits by Eggers and Horowitz (mostly page layout), 6 June 2004, undated
Queries and edits by Vollmann
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67.5 Notes by Vollmann, undated
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67.6-7 Vollmann's edits, undated
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68.1-2 'Vollmann Proofs' (some edits from Eggers), June 2005, undated
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68.3 Queries with Vollmann's response, undated
Clean copy proofs
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68.4-5 Volume I, July 2005
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68.6-7, 69.1-4 Volume II (two copies), July 2005
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69.5-6, 70.1 Volume III, July 2005
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70.2-3 Volume IV, July 2005
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70.4-6, 71.1-5 Volume V (two copies), July 2005
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71.6-7, 72.1-6 Volume VI (two copies), July 2005
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73.1-4 Volume MC (two copies), July 2005
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73.5 Duplicate fragments, July 2005
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73.6, 74.1-5, 75.1-6, 76.1 Unbound signature proofs, 2003
Images
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76.2-4 'Portfolios 1-16,' undated
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76.5-6 'Portfolios 17-27,' undated
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77.1 Individual images, 'culls,' 'The Negro in American History,' 'My photos,' 'Consider these as originals,' undated
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77.2 '2nd choice illustrations,' undated
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77.3 Unsorted, undated
Editorial notes
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77.4 Stages of review table, undated
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77.5 List of corrections, undated
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77.6 'Estimates, bluelines, etc.,' also color swatches, samples, corrected pages sent to printer, April-October 2003, undated
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77.7 Wagner, Lisa, Trinie Dalton, Eli Horowitz, Calef Brown. Dear New Girl or Whatever Your Name Is (2005). Draft proofs, cover letter from Wagner, December 2004
Wasserman, Mark and Irene Ng (designers); Dave Eggers and Toph Eggers (co-researchers). HOW Books: Haggis-On-Whey World of Unbelievable Brilliance series
Your Disgusting Head (Simon & Schuster, 2004)
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77.8 Proofs with editor's notes, 2004
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78.1 Proofs with copy-edits, 2004
Weschler, Lawrence. Everything that Rises: A Book of Convergences (2006)
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78.2 Early proof with Weschler's edits, letter from Weschler, undated
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78.3 Clean copy proof, 25 August 2005
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78.4 Photocopy of clean copy proof with some edits, August 2005
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78.5-7 Bound proof (three copies), undated
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78.8 Partial image proofs ('TWP proofs'), 31 October 2005, undated
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osf 4 Jacket proof, undated
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osf 1 Proofs with tone corrections, 25-26 October 2005
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osf 4 Book band proofs ('xerox proof' and 'plotter proof'), 6 October 2005
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osb 5 Partial proofs ('TWP proofs' 'third proof'), 5-7 October 2005
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117.11 Partial proofs, 5 April 2006
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osf 2 Partial proofs ('wet proofs'), undated
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79.1 Unbound signature proofs (uncut pages), undated
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79.2-4 Dummy books (white, black, navy covers), August-September 2005
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79.5 Color swatch, April 2006
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80.1 Correspondence and notes, 2005
Williams, Diane. Vicky Swanky is a Beauty (2012)
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80.2 Original manuscript with stories reordered, notes, reordered Table of Contents, undated
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80.3 Early clean copy proof with fact-checks, undated
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80.4 Early proof with copy-edits marked 'Oriana' (copyeditor), undated
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80.5 Later proof with copy-edits (reordered stories), undated
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80.6 Clean copy, undated
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80.7 Advance proof unbound pages, September 2011
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80.8 Bound advance proof with drawings on the inside front and back covers, 2011
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80.9 Original cover lettering, undated
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80.10 Paperback jacket proofs, September 2012
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80.11 Email printout, September 2011
826NYC Art Show
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80.12, osb 3 Image proofs, June 2005
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osf 2 Cover proofs, undated
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80.13, osb 10 Book dummy (four versions), May-July 2006
McSweeney's Insatiables
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81.1 Potter, Margaret Yardley. Presented by Elizabeth Gilbert (2012). At Home on the Range. Advance proof, 2012
McSweeney's McMullens
Bradford, Arthur. Benny’s Brigade (2012)
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117.12 Proof of single page, undated
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osf 1 Dust jacket proof (interior poster), undated
Dust jacket/poster, 2012
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81.2 Book dummy (two versions), undated
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osf 2* Crane, Jordan. Keep Our Secrets (2011). Partial proofs ('2nd proofing'), 2 July 2011 (*Blow dryer transferred to Ransom Center Personal Effects Collection)
Ende, Michael. Translated by Lucas Zwirner. Momo (2012)
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81.3-4 Original manuscript with highlighted passages, undated
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81.5-6 Proof with copy-edits, undated
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82.1-2 Revised proof with copy-edits, undated
Furie, Matt. The Night Riders (2012)
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82.3 Illustration printing samples, July 2011
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82.4 Cover proof with notes, undated
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osf 2 Dust jacket/poster, 2012
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82.5-6, 83.1 Dummy book (four versions plus two duplicates), July-August 2011
Ionesco, Eugène. Translated by Etienne Delessert. Stories 1, 2, 3, 4. (2012)
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osf 1 Dust jacket proofs (interior poster and exterior cover), 13 March 2012
Dust jacket/poster, 2012
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osb 4 Cover proofs, page proofs, 10 March 2012
Martin, Amy. Symphony City (2011)
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osb 3 Illustration proof, undated
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osf 1 Dust jacket/poster, undated
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83.2 Cover dummy (two copies), 2011
McMullen, Brian. Author-Illustrator Starter Kit (2011)
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83.3 Hand-lettering by Brian McMullen, 2010
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83.4 Dummy slip case and three books, undated
McMullen, Brian and Jason Jägel. Hang Glider & Mud Mask (2012)
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83.5 First mock-up with text, undated
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83.6, osb 3 'First round proofs,' jacket proofs, mock-up proof, undated
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83.7 Dummy proof, undated
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84.1 Dummy proof with notes, undated
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84.2-6 Book dummy (several versions from different printers), headband samples, July 2011-April 2012
Seibold, J. Otto. Lost Sloth (2013)
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85.1 Early wet proofs, undated
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85.2 Wet and plotter proofs, 2013
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85.3 Book dummy, December 2012
Taylor, S.S. The Expeditioners and the Treasure of the Drowned Man's Canyon (2012)
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85.4-6 Proof with copy-edits (photocopy with new edits added), Taylor's edits and correspondence, style sheet, July 2012
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osf 4 Jacket proofs, undated
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85.7, 86.1 Tea, Michelle. Mermaid in Chelsea Creek (2013). Advance proof (two copies), 2013
McSweeney's Poetry Series
Chang, Victoria. The Boss (2013)
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86.2 Manuscript with editorial notes, 2012
Revised manuscript with minor edits, 2012
Excerpts with segments rewritten by Chang, November 2012
Hawkley, Jared, Susan Rich, and Brian Turner (Eds.). The Strangest of Theatres: Poets Writing Across Borders (copublication of The Poetry Foundation, 2013)
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86.3-6 Manuscript with copy-edits and notes from editor, style sheet, list of queries, November 2012
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87.1-2 Proof with edits, 2012-2013
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87.3-4 Lasky, Dorothea, Dominic Luxford, and Jesse Nathan (Eds.). Open the Door: How to Excite Young People About Poetry (copublication of The Poetry Foundation, 2013). Proof with edits, undated
Lindenberg, Rebecca. Love, An Index (2012)
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87.5 Manuscript titled Gloss with edits and readers' comments, 1-3 February 2011
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87.6 Manuscript with edits; 'second edits' manuscript, undated
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87.7 Manuscript with rewrites by Lindenberg, August 2011
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87.8 Revised manuscript with edits and letter from Lindenberg, undated
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87.9 Proofs with edits, undated
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87.10 Rough Guide. Poem prototype and letter from Lindenberg, 28 February 2011
Voice of Witness
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88.1 Levi, Robin and Ayelet Waldman (Eds.). Inside This Place, Not of It: Narratives from Women’s Prisons (2011). Advance proof, 2011
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88.2 Orner, Peter (Ed.). Underground America: Narratives of Undocumented Lives (2008). Jacket proofs, book band proof, cover dummies (three copies), 2008
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88.3 Stabile, Gabriele and Juliet Linderman (Eds.) Refugee Hotel (2012). Book dummy, April 2012
Vollen, Lola and Dave Eggers (Eds.). Surviving Justice: America’s Wrongfully Convicted and Exonerated (2005)
Exoneree research files (binders contain fact check packets [research, court documents, news articles], drafts, transcripts, page proof edits)
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88.4-6, 89.1 Amrine, Joseph, 2004-2005
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89.2 Charles, Ulysses Rodriguez, 2004-2005
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89.3 Dexter, Dick, 2004-2005
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89.4-7 Evans, Michael; Paul Terry and Pamela Hawkins, 2004-2005
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89.8, 90.1-3 Gauger, Gary, 2004-2005
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90.4-7 Green, Kevin, 2004-2005
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91.1-2* Hornoff, Scott , 2004-2005 (*CD-R with interview transcript, photo, and drafts separated to Ransom Center Electronics Records Collection)
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91.3-5 Melendez, Juan Roberto, 2004-2005
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91.6-7 Monroe, Beverly, 2004-2005
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92.1-2 Newsome, James, 2004-2005
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92.3-4 Ochoa, Christopher, 2004-2005
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92.5 Pope, David Shawn, 2005
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92.6-7 Rose, Pete, 2004-2005
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93.1-2 Stoll, John, 2004-2005
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93.3 Willis, Calvin, 2005
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93.4 Yarris, Nicholas, 2004-2005
Research
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93.5 'Anderson, Marvin.' Articles printouts, 2004
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93.6 'Coleman, Roger' Keith. Articles printouts, court documents, notes, 2001-2002
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93.7 Exoneree 'Round Table,' Innocence Network Conference. Transcript of meeting, consent forms, April 2005
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94.1 'General research / Interviewing,' 2004
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94.2 'Interrogation tactics.' Course reading packets for law class, 2004
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94.3 'Sarah Wiener-Boone radio piece.' Script, letter, draft, undated
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94.4* 'Charts.' Photograph prints of Eggers, exonerees, and interns; essay Juvenile Justice by Billy Sothern, 2004-2005, undated (*CD-R with images transferred to Ransom Center Electronic Records Collection)
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94.5 'Fact checking and style guides,' 2004-2005
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94.6-7 'Sidebar edits.' Drafts and proofs, 2005
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94.8 'Exoneree Interns.' Research, book production schedule, intern list, sidebar assignments, sketches, 2004-2005
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94.9 'Expenses and receipts,' 2005
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94.10 Minidisc player manual, circa 2000s
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95.1-3 Proofs with copy-edits, style sheet, August-September 2005
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osb 3 Cover proof, 29 May 2008
Vollen, Lola and Chris Ying (Eds.). Voices from the Storm: The People of New Orleans on Hurricane Katrina and Its Aftermath (2006). Cover proof, 29 May 2008
Walzer, Craig (Ed.). Out of Exile: Narratives of the Abducted and Displaced People of Sudan (2008)
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95.4 Cover dummies (two versions), 2008
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95.5 Cover dummy and book band proof,cover proof for Season's of Migration (previous title), January 2008
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95.6 Press kit, 2011
Non-McSweeney's Anthologies
Barnett, Mac and Brian McMullen (Eds). The Goods: Volume 1 (Big Picture Press, October 2013)
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osb 3 Proofs, 12 April 2013
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osf 2 Jacket proof, 12 April 2013
Chabon, Michael (Ed.). McSweeney's Enchanted Chamber of Astonishing Stories (Vintage, 2004)
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95.7 Atwood, Margaret. Lusus Naturae. Early manuscript draft, undated
King, Stephen. Lisey and the Madmen. Manuscript, cover letter from agent, note from King, May 2004
Oates, Joyce Carol. The Fabled Light-House at Viña De Mar. Manuscript drafts, March 2004, undated
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96.1-3 Manuscript with copy-edits, 12 July 2004
Eggers, Dave (Ed.). The Best of McSweeney's Volume 1 (Hamish Hamilton, Ltd., 2004)
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osb 3 Sample proofs, undated
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96.4-6 Page proofs, 11 May 2004
Eggers, Dave, Kevin Shay, Lee Epstein, John Warner, and Suzanne Kleid (Eds.). Created in Darkness by Troubled Americans: The Best of McSweeney's--Humor Category (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 2004)
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96.7, 97.1 Proofs with edits by Eggers, 14 January 2004
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97.2 Partial page proofs, 2004
Hornby, Nick and Eli Horowitz (Eds.). The United States of McSweeney's (Hamish Hamilton, 2010)
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97.3 Original cover design sketches, 2009
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97.4 Cover dummy (three copies), 2010
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97.5 McSweeney's. Art of McSweeney's (Chronicle Books, 2010). McSweeney's anniversary book outline, 15 January 2008
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97.6 Sacks, Mike and Eric Spitznagel (Eds.). Care to Make Love in the Gross Little Space Between Cars?: A Believer Book of Advice (Vintage Books, 2012). Advance proof, 2012
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97.7 Tower, Wells. Retreat (Stephen) / Retreat (Matthew). Promotional chapbook of excerpt originally published in McSweeney's Quarterly Concern Nos. 23 and 30 and republished in Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2009), 2009



Series III. Editorial and Administrative Files, circa 1930s-2013 (bulk 2000-2012), undated

Subseries A. Editor and Staff Files, 2002-2012, undated
Eggers, Dave
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97.8 Editor checklist devised by Oscar Villalon and Dave Eggers, undated
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97.9 Moulthrop, Daniel, Ninive Clements-Calegari, Dave Eggers. Teachers Have it Easy (2005). Press kit, 2005
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97.10 Original drawings by Eggers for 849 Valencia Street office layout, undated
Hoff, Brent
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112.7 Circulation and marketing plan, invoice for publicity services, Silverdocs Documentary Festival press packet, 2006, undated
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112.8-9 Collected research. Film festival programs, 2005-2006
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113.1 Alarm (Fall 2006), American Cinematographer (December 2005, January 2006), Animation Magazine (February 2006), 2005-2006
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113.2 Arthur (July, October 2006), The Atlantic (March 2006), Cinefantastique (January/Februart 2006), Computer Arts (July 2005), 2005-2006
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113.3 Digital Video (February 2006, 2007), Filmmaker (Winter 2006), High Def (January/February 2006), The Human Race (No. 1, DC Comics, May 2005), The Independent (January/February, March 2006), Indie Slate (2005), 2005-2007
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osb 2 Genetic Engineering News (1 January 2006), 2006
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113.4 IndieView (Winter 2007), Internationalist (Spring/Summer 2005), Spring 2006), MovieMaker (Summer 2005, Guide to Making Movies 2007), 2005-2006
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113.5 Moving Pictures (December 2005, March 2007), New York Times Magazine (28 May 2006), The New Yorker (25 September 2006), 2005-2006
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113.6 The New Yorker (16 October 2006), Offshore (September 2006), Punk Planet (March/April 2006), 2006
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114.1 Real Screen (December 2005/January 2006), Release Print (January/February 2006), Res (January/February 2006, March/April 2006), 2005-2006
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114.2 Res (May/June 2006, September/October 2006), Science (6 October 2006), The Scientist (October 2006), 2006
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114.3 Script (January/February 2006), Studio Monthly (October 2006), Travelling (March/April, May/June, September/October 2005), 2005-2006
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114.4 Venus Magazine (Spring 2007), Written By (October 2006), 2006-2007
Horowitz, Eli
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97.11 Book Expo badge, 2005
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97.12, 98.1 Headless Quadruped drawings and requests for them from Believer readers, 2004
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98.2 'Misc Documents.' Notes, photograph, business card, Bowl of Cherries notes, The Instructions notes, book expo badge, expense reimbursement receipts, contract for Comedy by the Numbers, printing bids, returned mail from Quarterly Concern Issue 17, 2006-2009, undated
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osb 5 'Notes from Eli's box,' notes, drawings, and chronology about installation artist Robert Irwin, undated
Leland, Andrew
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98.3-4 Notebooks, circa 2003-2004
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98.5 Notes, photographs, 2004-2010, undated
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98.6 Printing and copyright reference files, undated
McMullen, Brian
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98.7 Awards. AIGA 2011 award certificates, Tator Tots award, 2011-2012, undated
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98.8 Dancing Star, Vol. 26. Literary magazine sent from McMullen to McSweeney's as an application, 2002
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99.1 McSweeney's McMullens hand-drawn logotype, 2010-2011
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112.2 Where the Wild Things Are. Unused design concepts, four mockups handmade by Brian McMullen, 2007
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99.2* Ying, Chris. Letters; sketches; typography; material associated with Voice of Witness, Lucky Peach, Wholphin publications; McSweeney's design services, 2002-2011 (*CD-R titled Underground America covers separated to Ransom Center Electronics Records Collection)
Staff and Interns
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osf 3 Adams, Jon. How to Beard Yourself Like Brian Wilson. Poster, 2011
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99.3 Koplowitz, Gabe. Darrell Issa Lordship Rally trading cards and photographs, August 2003
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99.4 Photographs. Heidi and Pam (Christmas 2002); Darren Franich and Graham Weatherly (curators of Quarterly Concern No. 31), 2002-2007
Subseries B. Submissions and Correspondence, 2002-2011
Editors correspondence
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99.5 Eggers, Dave. Incoming letters, 2002-2007
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99.6-8 Horowtiz, Eli. Incoming letters, 2004-2011
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100.1-3 Leland, Andrew. Incoming and some outgoing letters, cards, issue of Pataphysics (Winter/Spring 2003), 2003-2009
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100.4 Ying, Chris. Incoming 2008-2011, undated
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100.5 Fan mail for Dr. and Mr. Haggis-on-Whey; including issue of Fran Magazine (January/February 2004), chapbook Cornwall by Euclid Bailey, 2004
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100.6-7 General incoming correspondence, self promotional postcards, issue of Paping (2004), 2004-2011
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100.8 Selected subscription cards, 2003-2004
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101.1 Amanda Davis Highwire Fiction Award. Cover letters, 2006
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101.2-6, 102.1-4 The Believer. Cover letters, manuscripts and drawings, issue of Stanford Chaparral (Spring 2004), 2004-2007
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102.5-6 'Believer poetry submissions.' Cover letters, poems, and correspondence to Dominic Luxford (Believer poetry editor), 2006-2010
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103.1 Book manuscripts. Cover letters, 2005-2009
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103.2-3* Comics and illustrations. Art, button pins, booklets, circa 2005-2011 (*Book transferred to Ransom Center Library).
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103.4-7, 104.1-6, 105.1-6 Short Stories. Cover letters and some manuscripts, 2005-2010, undated
Writing contest. 'Snicket Starts, You Finish' (contest printed on Noisy Outlaws dust jacket with a writing prompt by Lemony Snicket)
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105.7 Reader submissions, 2006
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106.1-4 Student submissions, 2005-2006
Subseries C. Marketing and Publicity, 2000-2013, undated
The Believer
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106.5 Animal Man (#1, DC Comics The New 52, November 2011). Comic book (3 copies), November 2011
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106.6 Baseball card, undated
One-Year Anniversary event informational leaflet, 2004
Makers Fair subscription special, 2007
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106.6, osf 3 Music issue launch press release and party guest list, poster, June 2004
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106.7 Note cards, postcards by Brian McMullen, Dec04/Jan04, Feb2005, 2008
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106.8, 107.1-3 McSweeney's catalogs, 2004-2013
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107.4 Dzama, Marcel. Dzamamamamazd: A Game for Two Players. Card deck, circa 2006
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107.5 'Early McSweeney's marketing materials,' 2000-2006
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107.6 Litquake 2008. How Lucky We Are: A Tribute to Tobias Wolff by Elissa Bassist. Booklet published by McSweeney's, proof page (conversation cloud drawings on the back), 2008
Posters
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osf 3 Backyard Invitational Film Festival. Poster, July 2004
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osf 1 The Believer Faces Poster, 2nd edition. June 2011
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osb 5 Believer Night-Time Event. Poster proof, November 2004
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osf 1 The Goods limited edition poster, October 2012
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osf 3 Houellebecq, Michel. H. P. Lovecraft: Against the World, Against Life (2005). Poster of book cover, posters for promotional events in San Francisco and Los Angeles, 2005
Love Songs for Lamps Road Show. Promotional poster for Believer 2012 Music issue, August 2012
McSweeney's Rectangular Festival, Brown University. Signed poster, April 2006
Plascencia, Salvador. The People of Paper (2005). Poster of book cover, undated
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107.7-9, osf 3 Press cards, promotional bookmarks, flyers, 2003-2013
Reviews and press
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108.1 The Believer. Clippings, transcript from CBS Sunday Morning, serials: Entertainment Weekly (23 July 2004), VRIJ Nederland (31 May 2003), 2003-2009
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108.2, osb 5 Clippings. Reviews for McSweeney's Quarterly Concern No. 16, The Polysyllabic Spree (Hornby), Happy Baby (Elliott), Here They Come (Murphy), Created in Darkness by Troubled Americans (Eggers), Haggis-On-Whey World of Unbelievable Brilliance series Giraffes? Giraffes!, The Best of McSweeney's (Eggers, German and French), How We Are Hungry (Eggers, Spanish), An Evening of McSweeney's reading, 2004-2008
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114.5 Eye, No. 78 (Winter 2010). McSweeney's design, 2010
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114.5, osb 2 Houellebecq, Michel. H.P. Lovecraft: Against the World, Against Life. (2005). Touchstone (March 2007), Bookforum (April/May 2005), 2005-2007
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osb 2 LA Weekly comics issue (partial), 2-8 January 2004
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114.5 New York (July 12, 2004). Future Dictionary of America essay by Andrew Leland, 2004
Plascencia, Salvador. The People of Paper (2005)
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108.3, osb 5 Clippings; Serials: New York Times Book Review (10 July 2010), Rockpile (July 2005), New York Times Review of Books [also contains Letter to Editor from Eggers], Entertainment Weekly (17 June 2005), Los Angeles Times Magazine (31 July 2005), Tu Ciudad Los Angeles August/September 2005), 2005
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108.4 'MACLA' (Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana) appearance, 2004-2005
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108.5 'Miscellaneous.' Publicity notes, readings, email printouts, 2005
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114.6 Print (November/December 2006). Cover designs for The Believer, The People of Paper, A Child Again, McSweeney's Quarterly Concern Nos. 15 and 16, How to Dress for Every Occasion by the Pope, 2006
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114.7 Print (December 2008). Cover designs for McSweeney's Quarterly Concern No. 23 and The Latke Who Couldn't Stop Screaming, 2008
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115.1 Punk Planet (May/June 2003). Press about McSweeney's and excerpt from You Shall Know Our Velocity, 2003
Theme (Summer 2005). McSweeney's listed in Recommended Reading column, 2005
Utne (August 2005). Reprint of article from the Believer (February 2005), 2005
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108.6, osb 5 Vollmann, William T. Rising Up and Rising Down (2004). Clippings; Serials: American Book Review (March/April 2004), LA Weekly (19-25 March 2004), Times Literary Supplement (12 March 2004), Forbes (29 September 2003), Publishers Weekly (22 September 2003), 2003-2004
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108.7 Submission rejection cards, undated
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108.8 Subscription cards, circa 2000s
Subseries D. Art and Design, circa 1930s-2010 (bulk 2005-2010), undated
Art Work
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108.9 Brown, Able. Drawing, undated
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108.10 Green, Justin. Lettering, undated
Green, Walter. Coffee Volcano, original art used for t-shirt, undated
Huebert, Ian. Prints, undated
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117.12 Van Sciver, Noah. Cartoon faces, 2010
Self-portraits (some published in McSweeney's Quarterly Concern No. 34)
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108.11 Adams, Joey Lauren (actor), March 2009
Ames, Jonathan (writer), 2009
Bachelder, Chris (writer), 4 June 2009
Bahrani, Ramin (filmmaker), May 2009
Bissell, Tom (writer), 27 February 2009
Brown, Lisa (writer, artist), 2009
Chwast, Seymour (graphic designer), 2009
Congdon, Sam, 2009
Dalton, Trinie (writer, artist), April 2009
Elliot, Stephen (writer), 2 February 2009
Eno, Will (playwright), March 2009
Evenson, Brian (novelist, McSweeney's subscriber), 2009
Friedman, Devin (journalist), 2009
Galchen, Rivka (writer), 10 May 2009
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109.1 Greenman, Ben (writer), May 2009
Greer, Judy (actress), June 2009
Handler, Daniel (also known as Lemony Snicket, writer), 2009
Heller, Steve (art director), April 2009
Heti, Sheila (writer), May 2009
Holofcener, Nicole (filmmaker), 2009
Hustvedt, Siri (writer), March 2009
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osb 2 Jackson, Shelley (writer/artist), 2009
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109.1 Jones, Rashida (actor), 2009
Kesey, Roy (writer), 19 February 2009
Khanjian, Arsinée (actor), May 2009
Langford, Jon (musician), June 2009
Leigh, Mike (filmmaker), 2009
Lethem, Jonathan (writer), 2009
Marcus, Ben (writer), May 2009
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109.2 Marcus, Greil (writer), 15 April 2009
Martone, Michael (writer), March 2009
Nathan, Jesse Z. (editor), 2009
Ozeki, Ruth (writer), April 2009
Park, Ed (editor, writer), 17 May 2009
Pendarvis, Jack (writer), February 2009
Rothbart, Davy (writer), 2008
Silverman, Sarah (actor), 2009
Steinke, René (writer), February 2009
Watrous, Malena (writer), February 2009
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osb 2 Williams, Diane (writer), 2009
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109.2 Unidentified, 2009
Unidentified dummy books and covers, swatches, designs
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109.3 Color swatches, undated
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109.4-5 Cover dummies with samples of foil stamping (twelve versions), undated
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118.2 Dummy book labeled 'Jordan 1+1,' undated
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109.6 Handmade mockup, undated
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109.7 Integral binding dummy book, December 2007
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109.8, 110.1-3 Plexiglass sample covers (four versions), undated
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110.4 Red box dummy case with clear peak hole and yellow fabric lining, undated
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111.1-2 Sketchbook dummies [possibly for Be a Nose! by Art Spiegelman] (two versions), April 2008, undated
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111.3 Split-cover book dummy (two copies), July 2005
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111.4 Tray with dummy book and five decks, undated
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111.5 White padded cloth covers (two versions), undated
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111.6 Design sketch, undated
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112.1 Cereal box greeting card, undated
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99.4 Unidentified file that contains photocopied pages, advertisement (1950), Army Man newsletter (3 issues), menu (2003), computer instructions, Manic Mansion French video game manual (referenced in McSweeney's Recommends, 2003-2007 on Internet Tendency) (Lucasfilm Games 1987), The Moon's Party by Andrea Dezso photographs of book design (circa 1995-1996), photograph postcard of woman wearing glasses, photograph of woman with head in sand surrounded by animal cracker cookies, circa 1930s-2003



Series IV. 826 National, 2002-2008, undated

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112.3 826 Valencia outdoor mural design by Chris Ware. Postcards, 2002
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112.4 Business card proofs, September 2002
Writing and Publishing the Short Story. Adult seminar flyer, 2008
Writing assignment, undated
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osb 2 Hold Me. Cover proof for 826 publication, April 2005
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112.4 826 Michigan Liberty Street Robot Supply & Repair package inventory, undated



Index of Correspondents

  • Ammirati, Domenick--56.6
  • Armisen, Fred, 1966- --100.2
  • Austin, Buck (Alarm)--113.1
  • Avery (Stephanie Fiorelli, Adam Koehler, Andrew Palmer)--100.7
  • Baker, James--100.1
  • Baldanzi, Jessica (Bloomington Free Press)--100.1
  • Barry, Lynda, 1956- --100.7
  • Barsuk Records--99.7
  • Bauer, Amelia--100.2
  • Beckett, Amy--100.2
  • Behr, Robbi--100.6
  • Benefiel, Elizabeth--99.5
  • Benz, Christopher--23.2
  • Berlow, Benjamin M.--98.4
  • Bersche, Barb--108.5
  • Blackman, James (Penguin Group)--99.7
  • "Bogdown, Jilvis"--100.7
  • Bonert, Kenneth--21.1
  • Bradshaw, Wendi--100.7
  • Bringley, Patrick (The New Yorker)--100.1
  • Brownstein, Carrie, 1974- --100.2
  • Bueti, Belle--5.1
  • Burrows, Jez--100.7
  • Butler, Blake--5.1
  • Callahan, Carolanne--100.1
  • Cardona, Moses (John Hawkins & Associates)--11.6, 12.2
  • Carlson, Eric Charles--100.7
  • Cesar Chavez School (Sea-Monkey Lab)--99.6
  • Chasteen, Tessa--100.2
  • Clasen, Sharon--99.6
  • Cohn, Matthew--100.7
  • Collier, David--100.2
  • Collins, Paul, 1969- --28.6
  • Cólon, Lorne--99.7
  • Contemporary Jewish Museum (San Francisco, Calif.)--99.7
  • Coorts, Alan--100.1
  • Coover, Robert--36.5
  • Cotter, Bill, 1964 and Annie La Ganga--99.7
  • Cox, Gert--100.1
  • Crane, Jordan, 1973- --99.6
  • Crippens, Robin L.R.--100.7
  • Crosley, Sloane (Vintage/Anchor Books)--108.5
  • D'Agata, John-Philip (California Institute for the Arts)--100.1
  • Daley, David--13.1
  • Daniel, Thad--99.7
  • Davis, Joanna--99.8
  • Dickenson, David (Suicide Squeeze Records)--4.4
  • Dixon, Stephen, 1936- (Johns Hopkins University)--99.6
  • Dzama, Marcel (David Zwirner)--100.7
  • Eggers, Dave--23.2, 29.5, 108.5
  • Elkins, Ansel--102.6
  • Emmons, Michael--100.2
  • Falck, Noah--100.1
  • Feitell, Merrill--108.5
  • Fiala, Bill--99.7
  • Fincus, M. Arturo--100.1
  • Fingal, Jim--1.11
  • Fowler, Karen Joy--10.4
  • Frazier, Warren (John Hawkins & Associates)--21.1
  • Gage, Chris--15.4, 19.6
  • Geraci, Michael P.--100.7
  • Giordano, Rebecca--4.3
  • Gold, Glen David, 1964- --10.4
  • Goldbarth, Albert--102.5
  • Goodman, Oscar Baylin, 1939- --100.1
  • Grayson, Richard--100.1
  • Green, Walter--99.7
  • Haberkern, Jill--2.3
  • Handler, Daniel (Lemony Snicket)--99.7
  • Hanson, Eric--99.6
  • Hintz, Ginger--98.1
  • Hirschman, Jack, 1933- --100.2
  • Holmes, Callie--100.6
  • Holmes, Nelson--100.7
  • Horowtiz, Eli--36.5, 108.5
  • Horwatt, Eli--98.1
  • [Hudson?], Gabe--99.7
  • Hughes, Rama--100.6
  • Hume, Andrew--100.5
  • Hunt, Samantha--100.1
  • Jackson, Leland--100.6
  • Johnson, Denis, 1949- --12.2, 99.7
  • Jones, Ben--100.1
  • Julavits, Heidi--1.11, 100.2
  • Karr, Mary--102.6
  • Kaufman, Millard--46.2, 46.4
  • Kehrl, Brian--100.2
  • Khazeni, Dorna--108.5
  • Kiley, Brenda--99.7
  • Kilpatrick, Connor--21.1
  • Kim, Matt and Mark--100.2
  • King, Stephen, 1947- --95.7
  • Kitnick, Zachary--100.2
  • Knight, Jerry--100.7
  • Korr, David--99.7
  • La Farge, Paul--50.6, 99.7
  • Lago, Don--100.2
  • Lam, Amy--100.7
  • Lambert, Steve (The Anti-Advertising Agency)--100.2
  • Landmark Education (Art Schreiber)--100.1
  • Laver, Kimberly--99.7
  • Leckert, Oriana--46.1
  • LFL Gallery (Kimberly Brown)--100.1
  • Lindsay, Gena--23.1
  • Lindenberg, Rebecca--87.8, 87.10
  • Link, Kelly--11.1
  • Loevner, Caroline--99.7
  • Maitland, Sarah--2.2
  • Maliszewski, Paul L.--9.3
  • Mance, Melina--2.1
  • Manguso, Sarah, 1974- --55.5
  • Marcus, Greil--2.1, 102.6
  • Mauldin, John H.--100.6
  • McMullen, Brian--23.1, 99.7, 100.2, 100.4
  • Mead, Serah--100.7
  • Mejías, Jogn (Paping)--100.6
  • Mickelson, Rachel and Jacob--100.7
  • Molnar, Chris--100.2
  • Monroe, Beverly--91.6
  • Moore, Jenny--27.6
  • Moran, Barbara--100.7
  • Morton, Becky--100.5
  • Mouly, Françoise--99.7
  • Mudd, Andi--2.1
  • Nelson, Arvid--99.7
  • Nelson, Victoria--7.1
  • Nichols, Tucker--100.1
  • Norwood, Caroline--100.7
  • Nosowsky, Ethan--32.5
  • Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- --18.2, 19.5
  • Odenkirk, Nathan and Erin--99.7
  • Olin, Jeni, 1974- --100.2
  • Olson, Kirby, 1956- (State University of New York Agricultural and Technical Institute [Delhi, N.Y.])--100.7
  • O'Neil, Robyn, 1977- --99.7
  • Orner, Peter--100.4
  • Patton, Brandon--12.1
  • Phillips, Sam--100.1
  • Pietro, Christina--100.6
  • Plate, Peter--100.1
  • Porter, Amy Jean--99.6
  • Porterfield, Robert ("Bob")--23.1
  • Pratt, Rob--100.7
  • [Quinlan?], Adriane--100.2
  • Raffel, Wendy (Sterling Publishing)--100.1
  • Riley, Atsuro--102.6
  • Robinton, Andrew (Grove/Atlantic)--117.5
  • Rombes, Nicholas--100.1
  • Rosenthal, Josh--4.4
  • Rothbart, Davy (Found Magazine)--100.7
  • Rubinstein, Julian--99.5
  • Ruefle, Mary, 1952- --102.5
  • Šalamun, Tomaž--102.6
  • Shattuck, Ben--2.1
  • Shepard, Jim--14.8
  • Shore, Keith--99.6
  • Shores, Gary W.--100.7
  • Shoup, Chris (Kankazine)--99.7
  • Smith, Pierce--4.4
  • Solomon, Benjamin Michael--100.7
  • Springs, Henry B.--99.5, 99.7
  • Stein, Lorin (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)--99.7
  • Steinberger, David (Perseus Book Group)--99.7
  • Stewart, Tavia--99.7
  • Swan, Rick--100.2
  • Szczerban, Mike--98.1
  • Szerlip, Barbara Alexandra--6.1
  • Tarallo, Mark--100.7
  • Thayer, Frank D.--100.1
  • Tomasula, Steve--9.3
  • Tyler, Matthew--100.7
  • Unferth, Deb Olin--56.4
  • Utne Reader (David Schimke)--100.6
  • Valente, Mike--2.3
  • Van Vleet, M.--100.7
  • Verrill, Chuck (Darhansoff, Verrill, Feldman Literary Agents)--95.7
  • Vida, Vendela; Dave Eggers; Heidi Julavits; Barbara Bersche; Eli Horowitz; David _____, Dornarme Litt [?]; Alonzo _____[?]--100.3
  • Vida, Vendela; Dave Eggers; Heidi Julavits; Ed [Park?]--100.3
  • Wagner, Lisa--77.7, 99.5
  • Wallace, David Foster--99.5
  • Walz, Robin, 1957- --100.6
  • Walzer, Craig--100.4
  • Ware, Chris, 1967- --99.6
  • Warren, Sean--11.6
  • Watson, Kevin Morgan--2.2
  • Weinberg, Daniel S.--100.7
  • Weschler, Lawrence (New York Institute for the Humanities)--99.7, 102.4
  • Wiener, Nina (Taschen [Firm])--43.9
  • Wiener-Boone, Sarah--94.3
  • Wills, Lydia (Paradigm Agency)--22.5
  • Wilson, Floyd Leroy--100.1
  • [Winn?], Elise--99.7
  • Wisconsin Book Fetival (Soren Schoff)--100.3
  • Wolitzer, Hilma--100.6
  • Wrenshall, Stefan--99.5
  • Wright, Blake--100.1
  • Yamaguchi, Noriko--100.4
  • Younakof, Mary--99.6
  • Young, Dean--100.2, 102.5
  • Zanger, Josh (Bloodshot Records)--4.4
  • _____ [Vlad?]--100.4
  • _____ Adam--99.7
  • _____ Alex--100.2
  • _____ Angela and Heidi--99.7
  • _____ Bonnie--99.7
  • _____ Caroline--99.7
  • _____ Flo--99.7
  • _____ G.G.--100.2
  • _____ Julie--98.1
  • _____ Justin--100.2
  • _____ Karen--100.2
  • _____ Katherine (Davis-Kidd Booksellers)--99.6
  • _____ Kevin--100.7
  • _____ Leah--99.6
  • _____ Mark--100.1
  • _____ Mary--100.1
  • _____ Mike--100.7
  • _____ Renalta--100.3
  • _____ Sarah and _____--99.6
  • Unidentified (Penguin Group)--99.6
  • Unidentified McSweeney's staff--99.7
  • Unidentified--100.1-2

Index of Writers and Artists with Original Works

  • Ackmann, Alan--17.10
  • Adrian, Chris, 1970- --17.10, 28.11, 29.1
  • Alameddine, Rabih--13.3
  • Alexie, Sherman, 1966- --10.1
  • Almond, Steve--13.1
  • Als, Hilton--29.4
  • Anthony, Jessica--14.7, 29.7
  • Atwood, Margaret, 1939- --95.7
  • Bartels, Brian--101.2
  • Barth, John--101.2
  • Bauer, Michael--101.2
  • Baxter, Charles, 1947- --13.3
  • Beal, Daphne--11.5
  • Beattie, Ann--17.1
  • Beller, Thomas--13.3
  • Bender, Amy--13.1
  • Bialosky, Jill--13.1
  • Bissell, Tom, 1974- --11.5
  • Boice, James, 1982- --13.4
  • Bolger, Kevin--105.8
  • Boudinot, Ryan, 1972- --13.1
  • Boully, Jenny--13.3
  • Brown, Able--108.9
  • Brown, Jeffrey--103.3
  • Brownrigg, Sylvia--13.3
  • Brownstein, Gabriel--13.2
  • Broyard, Bliss--13.3
  • Budnitz, Judy--13.1
  • Byers, Michael--13.3
  • Byrne, David, 1952- --31.10
  • Carp, Alex--101.2
  • Casey, Sean--18.6
  • Castaño, José Alejandro--101.2
  • Catto, Jennifer--104.2
  • Cera, Michael--22.5
  • Chabon, Michael--10.1
  • Chang, Victoria, 1970- --86.2
  • Chaon, Dan--13.2
  • Chapman, Clay McLeod--13.3
  • Chee, Alexander--13.3
  • Cheever, Benjamin, 1948- --13.3
  • Christensen, Kate, 1962- --13.3
  • Clarke, Brock--13.2
  • Cooper, T.--34.5
  • Corin, Lucy--36.9-10
  • Coupland, Douglas--13.1
  • Coward, Michael E.--101.2
  • Cummins, Ann--13.1
  • Davis, Heather Lynne--105.7
  • Dezso, Andrea--101.3
  • Dilworth, Dianna--101.3
  • Doerr, Anthony, 1973- --13.3, 22.13
  • Dorst, Doug--11.5
  • Dotter, Karl--103.3
  • Doyle, Roddy, 1958- --16.3
  • Duncan, Chris--101.3
  • Dyer, Geoff--13.2
  • D4--101.3
  • D_____--101.3
  • Ebershoff, David--13.1
  • Egan, Jennifer--13.1
  • Elliott, Stephen, 1971- --39.1-2
  • Ellison, Harlan--10.1
  • Elsewhere Artist Collaborative (George Scheer)--101.6
  • Erian, Alicia--13.1
  • Falck, Noah--105.7
  • Forrest, Emma--13.1
  • Gallupe, Caitlin--103.3
  • Gedge, David--13.3
  • Gillam, Kevin--101.3
  • Gianopoulos, Panio--13.2
  • Glassie, John--41.1
  • Gold, Glen David, 1964- --13.1
  • Goldbarth, Albert--102.5
  • Goldberg, Myla--13.1
  • Gramont, Nina de--13.3
  • Green, Justin--108.10
  • Green, Walter--108.10
  • Greenlaw, Lavinia, 1962- --13.3
  • Grossman, Amanda C.--105.7
  • Gummbah--101.4
  • Handley, Christine--105.7
  • Haslett, Adam--13.3
  • Heinlein, Sabine--101.3
  • Heller, Ted--13.3
  • Hemon, Aleksandar, 1964- --13.1
  • Hight, John--101.5
  • Hillebrandt, Ina Silver--101.5
  • Hoffman, Eric and Gary Rudoren--42.2-3
  • Hoffman, Lindsay--105.7
  • Holland, Noy, 1960- --13.3
  • Hornby, Nick--42.9-10, 43.1
  • Howard, Christopher--18.6
  • Hudson, Gabe--13.1
  • Hughes, Mary-Beth--13.2
  • Hunt, Laird--13.3
  • Hunt, Samantha--11.5
  • Huntington, Chris--105.6
  • Huscroft, Lee--105.7
  • Johnson, Denis, 1949- --14.7
  • Jones, Ben--101.5
  • July, Miranda, 1974- --19.5, 43.7
  • Kane, Jessica Francis, 1971- --13.1
  • Kauffman, Janet--13.3
  • Kaufman, Millard--43.9-11, 44.1-6, 45.1-3, 46.4
  • Kilpatrick, Connor--21.1
  • Kimmel, Haven, 1965- --13.3
  • King, Stephen, 1947- --95.7
  • Kingsbury, Suzanne--13.3
  • Klauss, Lucas--105.7
  • Koch, Elizabeth--104.5
  • Komunyakaa, Yusef--102.6
  • Krauss, Nicole--13.1, 13.3
  • Krumwiede, Allison--103.2
  • LaFarge, Paul--13.3
  • Lameignere, Valery--13.3
  • Laubenthal, Jeffrey C.--105.7
  • Lee, Don, 1959- --13.3
  • Leebron, Fred--13.3
  • Lennon, J. Robert, 1970- --13.1
  • Lethem, Jonathan--13.1
  • Levin, Adam, 1969- --17.1, 17.10
  • Lindenberg, Rebecca--87.5-8, 87.10
  • Lindquist, Mark, 1959- --13.3
  • Link, Kelly--13.2
  • Long, Dustin, 1977- --47.4-5
  • Lordan, Beth--13.2
  • Macy, Caitlin--13.3
  • Maliszewski, Paul--13.2
  • Manguso, Sarah, 1974- --57.5
  • Marcus, Ben--105.6
  • Marías, Javier--101.5
  • Martin, Demetri--102.1
  • Martin, Jane E.--105.6
  • Martinez, Chelsea Ramel--102.1
  • McDonnell, Ian--osb 2
  • McLean, Duncan, 1964- --13.3
  • McMullen, Brian--102.1
  • McPhee, Jenny--13.3
  • Means, David R.--11.6
  • Mellow [or Mellon], Gary--102.1
  • Meno, Joe--17.10
  • Meyer, Christopher--102.1
  • Miller, Rhett--13.1
  • Moffett, Kevin, 1972- --19.5
  • Monroe, Brendan--103.3
  • Moody, Rick--13.1
  • Mulroney, Mark--102.1
  • Muradov, Roman--103.3
  • Murphy, Yannick--48.3
  • Nesbitt, Marc--13.1
  • Newlove, Donald--102.1
  • Nissen, Thisbe, 1972- --13.2
  • Novello, Don (Lazlo Toth)--102.1
  • Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- --11.6, 19.5, 21.1, 22.3, 95.7
  • Oliver, D. M.--104.6
  • Olmstead, Robert--11.6
  • O'Connell, Mary, 1966- --13.3
  • O'Neill, Sean--102.1
  • Orner, Peter--13.1
  • Orozco, Daniel, 1957- --17.10
  • Orringer, Julie--13.1
  • Paper Rad--103.2
  • Parkinson, Heather, 1974- --13.2
  • Pastorek, Whitney--13.2
  • Pein, Corey--102.2
  • Peniston, David--102.2
  • Pernice, Joseph T., 1967- --13.2
  • Plascencia, Salvador, 1976- --22.13, 49.4-5, 49.7
  • Polan, Jason--102.2
  • Powell, Padgett--13.2, 16.3
  • Power, Nani--13.2
  • Ray, Shann--13.4
  • Richter, Stacey, 1965- --13.1
  • Riley, Atsuro--19.7, 102.6
  • Rosenbaum, Benjamin, 1969- --16.3
  • Rothacker, Jordan A.--102.2
  • Ruefle, Mary, 1952- --102.5
  • Rumer, Masha--105.3
  • Saul, Edward--105.7
  • Scaletta, Kurtis--105.7
  • Schmidt, Heidi Jon--13.3
  • Schulman, Helen--13.3
  • Schwartz, John Burnham--13.2
  • Sedivy, Veronica--105.7
  • Seese, June Akers, 1935- --13.2
  • Shakar, Alex, 1968- --13.3
  • Shen, Ann--103.3
  • Shields, David, 1956- --13.3
  • Sjón, 1962- --16.3
  • Smith, Alison--11.6
  • Soren, Tabitha--25.9
  • Spitznagel, Eric--102.3
  • Stiefel, Steven--13.4
  • Steinke, Darcey--13.3
  • Straight, Susan--14.7
  • Strauss, Darin--13.1
  • Sullivan, Jim--102.3
  • Swan, Richard Alfred--102.3
  • Tavel, Holly--19.5
  • Taylor, Josh--102.3
  • Taylor, Tess--102.6
  • Thieme, Richard--102.4
  • Tichler, Rosemarie and Barry Jay Kaplan--102.1
  • Todd, Mark--103.2
  • Torrente, Marcos Giralt, 1968- --56.1
  • Tower, Wells, 1973- --22.6
  • Tungutalum, Bede, 1952- --osb 2
  • Udall, Brady--13.2
  • Unferth, Deb Olin--56.4
  • Urrea, Luis Alberto--13.2
  • Van Sciver, Noah--117.13
  • Vollmann, William T.--57.7-8, 58.1-7, 59.1-10, 60.1-5
  • Vonnegut, Kurt--102.4
  • Wald, A. H.--105.2
  • Wareham, Dean, 1963- --13.1
  • Warlick, Ashley--13.1
  • Warren, Sean--11.6
  • Watson, Brad--13.3
  • Watson, Esther Pearl--103.2
  • Weschler, Lawrence--102.4
  • Williams, Diane, 1946- --13.3, 80.2
  • Wilson, Leroy--102.4
  • Wray, John, 1971- --13.2
  • Wylls, Kaila B.--105.7
  • Young, Dean--102.5
  • Unidentified--102.4, 102.6, 105.6