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Carcosa Press records (Ms.2003.001)

Brown University Library

Box A
Brown University
Providence, RI 02912
Tel: 401-863-2146

Scope & content

The Carcosa Press records are arranged in three series.

Series 1. Correspondence, contains two subseries: Wagner and General. The Wagner subseries comprises approximately 2750 items directed to Wagner as author, collector, family member, fan, friend, and editor. General correspondence is an alphabetically arranged collection of letters to Karl Wagner from authors, artists, printers and other correspondents related to Carcosa Press.

Series 2. Financial, is one folder of Carcosa Press tax returns from 1973-1988.

Series 3. Production Materials, comprises proofs and related publication material for the four books produced by Carcosa: Manly Wade Wellman's Lonely Vigils (1981), and Worse Things Waiting (1973); E. Hoffmann Price's Far Lands Other Days (1975); Hugh B. Cave's Murgunstrumm and Others (1977).