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Hanuman Books Records (1978-1996, bulk 1986-1994)
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Summary Information

Title: Hanuman Books Records
Creator: Hanuman Books
Inclusive dates: 1978-1996
Bulk dates: 1986-1994
Extent: 16 boxes, 16 linear feet
Hanuman Books was founded by Raymond Foye and Francesco Clemente in 1986. The press published small handmade books, primarily of works by contemporary avant-garde writers and rare translations. The administrative and editorial functions were housed in New York's Chelsea Hotel, while printing and binding were done in Madras, India. Through correspondence, invoices, manuscripts, typescripts, artwork, audiotapes, printed ephemera, photographs and books, this collection documents the founding of Hanuman Books, the administration of a small press, Indian printing practices, San Francisco’s North Beach and New York’s Lower East Side art scenes, Beat poetry, the Naropa Institute, contemporary music and film, and gay culture.
Call number: Hanuman
Language: The material is in English.
Repository: University of Michigan Library (Special Collections Research Center)