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Sarabande Books records, 1992-2011.

Author: Sarabande Books.; Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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This collection (2000-0306) (4150 items, dated 1992-1996) documents the founding of the publishing company Sarabande Books. Many files mention editor and president Sarah Gorham and include start-up files, correspondence and author files, marketing materials, financial records, and other materials generated by the press. Included also is a memoir written by Gorham during the first days of the press; files on prizes
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Genre/Form: Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Galley proofs
Drafts (documents)
Correspondence
Named Person: Sarah Gorham; Sharon Solwitz; Dick Allen; Jane Mead; Martin Lee; Richard Frost; Sharon Bryan; Medbh McGuckian; Liliana Ursu; Brian Griffin; Jeffrey Skinner; Belle Waring; Baron Wormser; Sallie Bingham
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Sarabande Books.; Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.
OCLC Number: 46344994
Notes: Unprocessed collection. Cataloged from accession records. Some of the materials in this collection are not immediately accessible, because they require further processing before use. Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the Special Collections Library to use this collection.
Description: 60,000 items.
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This collection (2000-0306) (4150 items, dated 1992-1996) documents the founding of the publishing company Sarabande Books. Many files mention editor and president Sarah Gorham and include start-up files, correspondence and author files, marketing materials, financial records, and other materials generated by the press. Included also is a memoir written by Gorham during the first days of the press; files on prizes offered by the press (the Mary McCarthy Prize for short fiction and the Kathryn A. Morthon Prize for poetry); correspondence with authors Jane Mead, Lee Martin, Richard Frost, Sharon Bryan, Laura Jenson, Medbh McGuckian, and Liliana Ursu; and correspondence with Sallie Bingham about the formation of the press. Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.

The addition to the collection (2001-0022) (2936 items, dated 1996-1997) continues to document the activities of this publisher of fiction and poetry. Materials include correspondence files; author files; sales and marketing files; color (24) and black-and-white (4) photographs; and (11) electronic (computerized) files; and material relating to Sarabande's non-profit operations from 1996 to 1997. Much of the correspondence tracks letters to and from Sallie Bingham and Sarah Gorham. Sarabande Books authors represented in these files include Dick Allen, Brian Griffin, Sharon Solwitz, Belle Waring, and Baron Wormser. Galley proofs and signed paperback and hardback copies of the books SPARKMAN IN THE SKY, ODE TO THE COLD WAR, DARK BLOND, WHEN, BLOOD AND MILK, as well as LAST CALL (edited by Gorham and Jeffrey Skinner) are also included in this accession.

The addition (2002-0062) (2260 items, 6.3 linear feet; dated 1996-1998) comprises primarily author binders, files, and correspondence (1996-1998); and marketing and sales records, including examples of advertisements and reviews (1998). Also includes correspondence between Sallie Bingham and Sarah Gorham (1998); poetry and fiction galleys; documents related to the press' nonprofit activities, including 2 audio cassette tapes and paper records documenting board meetings (1998); 2 color and 10 black-and-white photographs and 1 black-and-white negative; and 18 electronic (computer) files originally received on one 3.5" diskette. Authors represented include Becky Hagenston, James Kimbrell, Stefanie Marlis, Shara McCallum, Jean Valentine, and Kate Walbert.

Addition (2003-0021) (2300 items, 5.3 lin. ft.; dated 1995-2002) consists largely of author files (1997-2000) and printed material comprising journals and review publications (1998-1999). Also includes office correspondence (1995-2002); sales analyses, grant proposals, and marketing files (1996-2001); and documents related to conferences and events, special projects, board meetings, and nonprofit activities.

Addition (2004-0018) (4000 items, 6.6 lin. ft.; dated 1999-2001) includes author binders and files, correspondence, financial and marketing archives, and manuscript galleys. This accession is closed to researchers.

Addition (2005-0019) (3695 items, 6.0 lin. ft.; dated 2000-2001) primarily comprises authors' binders, including incoming and outgoing correspondence, as well as typescript drafts and galleys. Also includes reviews, press releases, and advertisements; notes from sales conferences and board meetings; consortium sales analyses; a non-profit activity file; and organizational materials for Sarabande-in-Education, a website program for college students and teachers. This accession is closed to researchers.

Addition (2006-0025) (3,750 items, 6.0 lin. ft.; dated 2001-2002) comprises correspondence, drafts, galleys, marketing and biographical files, contracts, press releases, and book reviews. This accession is closed to researchers.

Addition (2007-0041) (6,000 items, 9.2 lin. ft.; dated 1996-2003) contains autographed books, authors' files, manuscripts, the contents of author binders, marketing files, board meeting files, nonprofit activitiy files, Lila Wallace materials, sales kits, a Writer's Almanac CD, and a Sallie Bingham rehearsal tape for Short Fiction Series.

Addition (2008-0028) (4,500 items; 6.0 lin. ft.; dated 2004-2005) contains author files, correspondence, marketing files and galleys for books published in 2004-2005. Also included are 2 CDR's of the Writer's Almanac.

Addition (2009-0092) (8325 items; 11.1 lin. ft.; dated 1998-2009) includes administrative files, book reviews, press releases, author files and correspondence, and manuscripts and drafts from authors published by Sarabande.

Addition (2010-0028) (9000 items; 12.0 lin. ft.; dated 2001-2010) includes administrative files, Sarabande correspondence with authors, author files, poetry and fiction finalists, and various book reviews and advertisements.

Addition (2011-0076) (6750 items; 9.0 lin. ft.; dated 1994-2011) includes materials from conferences, non-profit activities, grants, correspondence, marketing, staffing, finances, and author files.

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