The Alternative Press records (1961-2006, bulk 1970-1995)
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Title: The Alternative Press records
Creator: Alternative Press
Inclusive dates: 1961-2006
Bulk dates: 1970-1995
Extent: 25.50 Linear Feet (47 manuscript boxes and one oversize box)
The printed products of the press are located in the Printed Materials series in boxes 42-43.
Ephemera is located throughout the collection, but is concentrated in the Ephemera series (box 38) and the Artists and Poets series (boxes 1-36).
Literary and artistic small press started in Detroit in 1969 by Ken and Ann Mikolowski. The press initially focused on publishing the work of Detroit artists and later became international in scope. The collection documents the press' management and publication processes, including for its acclaimed subscription mailings, which contained poetry, bookmarks, bumper stickers, drawings, paintings, collages, and postcards.
Call number: altpress
Language: The material is in English.
Repository: University of Michigan Library (Special Collections Research Center)