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Guide to the National Amateur Press Association Collection

National Amateur Press Association membership bundles


COLLECTION SUMMARY

Creator:National Amateur Press Association
Title: National Amateur Press Association membership bundles
Dates: 1969-2016
Quantity: 11 linear feet (12 boxes)
Abstract:The National Amateur Press Association first met in 1876, and is considered the oldest amateur press group in the world. The organization is founded in the tradition of letterpress printing, but also encompasses the associated arts of writing, editing, publishing, and illustration as they pertain to amateur journalism. "Bundles" are mailed each month to all members, containing the work of printers as well as writers and poets, who may or may not print their own material. This collection contains portions of these monthly bundles from 1969-2016.
Language: English

Call Number:

RH MS 259
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Finding aid prepared by ndy, 2007; revised by skt, 2011; das, 2011; hc, 2012; mnm, 2016
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-10-21 09:19:17 -0500.


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

Boxes 1-6 are stored in the KU Annex off-site storage area.

All researchers interested in reviewing this material must consult Spencer Research Library Public Services staff (785-864-4334 or ksrlref@ku.edu, 9-5 M-F CST) no less than three days in advance of a planned visit. Be advised that drop-in requests for this material cannot be accommodated.

Restrictions on Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

National Amateur Press Association membership bundles, Kansas Collection, RH MS 259, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gifts, National Amateur Press Association, 1969-2016.


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION