Records of David R. Godine, 1965-1990.

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Records of David R. Godine, 1965-1990.

Records of David R. Godine, 1965-1990.

1965-1990.

The collection documents the editorial selection and production of about 450 of the approximately 750 titles published by David R. Godine, Publisher between 1965, the date of David Godine's first published production, and Winter 1990. Included is correspondence with authors, photographers, editors, printers, designers and publishers, and mss, galleys, paste-ups, proofs, photographs and artwork. The records of the letter press division (1969-75) include samples of press work and job tickets for almost 320 print jobs. Rejection letters from Godine editors in response to mss submissions cover the years 1971-89. Killed projects files contain mss, correspondence and some production material, depending on the stage at which the project was killed. Publicity and marketing strategies for the firm are documented with correspondence, and some statistical and financial reports. Scattered financial records (1968-77) of the firm include the general ledgers for 1970-72. David Godine's correspondence (1971-89) with authors, book designers and publishers document his views (and those of others) on publishing, literature and book design. Also included are the correspondence files of other editorial, publicity and marketing staff.

ca. 195 linear ft. + ADDS (1 box).

eng, Latn

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