The Banyan Press archive, 1946-1986.

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Fredericks, Claude. The Banyan Press archive, 1946-1986.

The Banyan Press archive, 1946-1986.

Comprises a complete set of the publications (primarily poetry) and other printed matter (chapbooks, pamphlets, broadsides, Christmas cards, stationery, press announcements) of the Banyan Press and Claude Fredericks. Also includes related correspondence, mss., account books, reviews, publication lists, articles about the press, etc.

6 linear ft. (13 boxes)

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The Banyan Press was a small press founded in 1946 by Claude Fredericks and Milton Saul. In 1948 they moved their operation, a single 10"x14" Golding press, to Pawlet, Vermont. Most design work was done by Fredericks (3 or 4 items were designed by Saul and 1 by Harry Prickett); after the first few books, Saul did most of the typesetting and Fredericks handled the paperwork. All type was set by hand except for one item, the introduction to The Poetry Center presents (1947), which was printed by l...