Bayberry Hill Press was a small publishing company in
Connecticut that produced a series of hand-crafted books between 1958 and 1979. This
collection is made up of general material about the press and material about
specific books, including correspondence, manuscripts, galley proofs, paste-ups, and
This collection consists of the papers of Martha
Dickinson Bianchi and her family. It includes a great deal of secondary material
relating to Emily Dickinson, along with material relating to the posthumous
publication of Emily's work by Martha. In addition to the personal papers of Martha
Bianchi and family (including family and editorial correspondence, diaries, notes,
worksheets, typescript poems, stories, plays, photographs, articles, books, and
clippings), the collection includes the personal papers of Alfred Leete Hampson and
his wife, Mary Landis Hampson.
Rollo G. Silver (1909–1989) was an American book collector and historian of American printing, typography, and publishing as created by white people in the European printing tradition. Rollo and Alice (Gindin) Silver also created a major collection of
books and manuscripts relating to Walt Whitman. This collection contains correspondence, research on publishers and typographers, specimens of type and a
miniature toy printing press.