Lilly Library Manuscript Collections

PHOENIX BOOK SHOP MSS.

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Inventory

Correspondence.

Arranged as received, either chronologically or alphabetically within a year.

  • Box 1: 1929 - 1966, Feb.
  • Box 2: 1966, Mar. - 1967, Sept.
  • Box 3: 1967, Oct. - 1969, Apr.
  • Box 4: 1969, May - Dec.
  • Box 5: 1970 - 1971, Mar.
  • Box 6: 1971, Apr. - 1972, June
  • Box 7: 1972, July - 1973, Sept.
  • Box 8: 1973, Oct. - 1974, Dec.
  • Box 9: 1974 (A-Z) - 1975, Dec.
  • Box 10: 1976, Jan. - 1977, Feb.; 1977, Mar.-Dec. (A-H)
  • Box 11: 1977, Mar.-Dec. (F-Z) - 1978 (A-H)
  • Box 12: 1978 (H-Z) - 1979 (A-L)
  • Box 13: 1979 (M-Z) - 1980 (A-N)

Customer orders (general).

Arranged chronologically

  • Box 14: 1962 - 1964
  • Box 15: 1965 - 1968, Apr.
  • Box 16: 1968, May - 1969, Aug.
  • Box 17: 1969, Sept. - 1972, Feb.; 1973, Nov.; university orders, 1967-1970
  • Box 18: 1974 - 1976
  • Box 19: 1977 - 1979
  • Box 20: 1980 - 1983

Customer orders (standing), 1964-1987

  • Box 21: Correspondence, orders, and invoices for the following institutions: Huntington Library, 1962-1974; Indiana University, 1964-1983; Michigan State University, 1968-1982; New York Public Library, 1970-1978; New York University, 1964-1971; Northwestern University, 1969-1982; State University of New York at Buffalo, 1964-1974; Syracuse University, 1966-1976; Temple University, 1968-1970; University of California, Davis, 1966-1977; UCLA, 1966-1987; UC, San Diego, 1968-1974; UC, Santa Cruz, 1968-1975; University Louisville, 1966-1971; University of Nevada, Reno, 1963-1984; University of North Carolina, 1968-1974; West Virginia University, 1968-1970; Yale University, 1971-1984.
  • Box 22: Correspondence, orders,...cont.

Invoices sent (general).

Arranged chronologically

  • Box 23: 1962, Mar. - 1965, Mar.
  • Box 24: 1965, Apr. - 1967, Oct.
  • Box 25: 1967, Nov. - 1969,
  • Box 26: 1970 - 1972
  • Box 27: 1973 - 1975
  • Box 28: 1976 - 1978, Mar.
  • Box 29: 1978, Apr. - 1980, Apr.
  • Box 30: 1980, May - 1982, July

Purchase orders.

Arranged chronologically

  • Box 31: 1969 - 1977
  • Box 32: 1978 - 1983, May

Paid bills.

Arranged as received, either chronologically or alphabetically within a year

  • Box 33: 1962 - 1965
  • Box 34: 1966 - 1967/68 (A-S)
  • Box 35: 1967/68 (T-Z) - 1971/72 (A-D)
  • Box 36: 1971/72 (E-Z) - 1974/75 (A-H)
  • Box 37: 1974/75 (I-Z) - 1976/77
  • Box 38: 1978/79 - 1979
  • Box 39: 1980, July - 1983 (A-M)

Additions.

Mostly unarranged.

Box 40:
  • Customer invoices: 1985, Sept. - 1989, Jan.
  • Kerouac bibliography photo page
  • Customer ledger accounts: 1976 - 1983
  • Accounts received: 1962 - 1989
  • Correspondence: 1982 -1989
  • Snyder bibliography, Part 1 - Original camera-ready copy
  • Paid bills: 1988 - 1989
  • Ledger books (7 volumes)
Box 41:
  • Correspondence: 1980 (O-Z) - 1981
Box 42:
  • Correspondence: 1981/82 - 1983 (A-D)
Box 43:
  • Correspondence: 1983 (E-P); 1984/85 (O-Z)
  • Paid bills: 1983 (N-Z) - 1984
  • Accounts received: 1973-1981
  • Ledgers (8 volumes)
Box 44:
  • Customer invoices: 1982, Aug. - 1985, Aug.
Box 45:
  • Customer orders: 1984 - 1988
Box 46:
  • Customer invoices: 1987, Aug. - 1988, Aug.
  • Accounts receivable
  • Account statement: 1987, Jan. - 1988, Aug.
Box 47:
  • Ledgers, 1962-1978
  • Accounts receivable, 1960s(?)-1983
Box 48:
  • Correspondence, 1988-1989 and undated
  • Printed
  • Invoices
  • Miscellaneous
Box 49:
  • Miscellaneous, includes: manuscripts for 49 Phoenix Book Shop publications, collection appraisals made by Wilson, and materials relating to history of the shop - original lease, photos, shop sign design, etc.
Box 50:
  • Miscellaneous, cont.
Box 51:
  • Paid bills, 1988
Box 52:
  • Invoices, 1986-1987
  • Purchase orders
  • Publishers, 1982-1988
  • Gertrude Stein bibliography
Box 53:
  • Gary Snyder bibliography
  • Financial
  • Correspondence: 1954, 1986-1988
  • Photographs
Box 54:
  • Correspondence, 1969-1988
Box 55:
  • Finances
  • Miscellaneous
Oversize 1: Mock-up for Bibliography of Charles Olson
Oversize 2: Drawing of cat, Ephemeron, by Carl Ashby

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