Lilly Library Manuscript Collections

CALDER AND BOYARS MSS.

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INVENTORY

  • I. General Correspondence, 1939-1978 (bulk 1954-1975)

    Most of the correspondence concerns the book publishing business.

  • II. Authors/Translators

    Contains correspondence with authors or translators. Includes those published by Calder and Boyars.

  • III. Book Production

    Includes: Correspondence concerning the production of the book, writings, proofs, dust jackets, ads, promotional material, review lists, publicity. Other items include: printer's blocks and plates, stereotype molds, photo off-set plates, rubber stereos, galleys, proofs, and audio tapes. Materials concerning various book series and annuals completes this section.

  • IV. Book Production (General).

    Includes correspondence with various companies involved in the book production business, paper samples, designs, lists of reviews and clippings, scrapbooks of clippings, etc.

    • Subject Files List
    • Arranged alphabetically by a subject generally supplied by Calder & Boyars. Includes correspondence with various companies involved in the book production business, paper samples, designs, lists of reviews and clippings, etc.
    • Scrapbooks List
  • V. Publishers and Publications

    Consists primarily of correspondence with publishing firms.

  • VI. Rejects

    Correspondence with authors or translators not published by Calder and Boyars. Arranged alphabetically by correspondent. No listing of individual names is available.

    • Box 145: Abbitt - Clyne
    • Box 146: Coad - Gozny
    • Box 147: Grabowski - Kuzemko
    • Box 148: LaCheen - Oxtoby
    • Box 149: Pace - Spurgo
    • Box 150: Stafford - Zwerin

VII. Miscellaneous

Contains personal files of Marion Boyars and John Calder, followed by various materials mostly relating to outside activities of Calder.

VIII. Financial

Not been completely organized. Includes Sales Department correspondence, invoices, royalty statements, ledgers, and other financial materials.

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