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Abattoir Editions Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0031

The Abattoir Editions Collection comprises the correspondence, manuscripts, proofs, forms, and other papers relating to the books published by the small letterpress Abattoir Editions, in Omaha, Nebraska. Materials are arranged by the name of the author whose work was published in Abattoir Editions, with notes in the inventory list as to the types of material available for that particular author (correspondence, proofs, manuscript, etc.).

Dates

  • circa 1972-1989

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the Nebraska Public Records Statutes (Neb. Rev. Stat. ยงยง 84-712 through 84-712.09), and other relevant regulations. Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Nebraska Omaha assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use

The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of copyright. Whenever possible, Archives & Special Collections will provide information about copyright owners and related information. Securing permission to publish or use material is the responsibility of the researcher. Note that unless specifically transferred to the University of Nebraska at Omaha, any applicable copyrights may be held by another individual or entity. Further information about copyright policy is available at http://libguides.unomaha.edu/library_policies.

Extent

3.6 Cubic Feet (9 boxes)

Arrangement

Folders arranged alphabetically by last name.

Custodial History

Materials were donated to the Criss Library by Harry Duncan, founder of Abattoir Editions.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Harry Duncan

Related Materials

UNO's Special Collections Fine Arts Press Collection. Mary L. Richmond Cummington Press Collection, Archives & Special Collections, Criss Library, University of Nebraska at Omaha. Cummington Press Papers, The University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City, Iowa: http://collguides.lib.uiowa.edu/?MSC0843. Cummington Press records and Harry Duncan papers, Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University: http://findingaids.library.emory.edu/documents/cummington936/.

Processing Information

Processed by Criss Library staff prior to 2014.

Creator

Source

Title
Abattoir Editions Collection
Status
unprocessed
Author
Angela Kroeger
Date
2014-12-03
Description rules
Description based on DACS
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the UNO Libraries' Archives & Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library
6001 Dodge St.
Omaha Nebraska 68182-0237 United States
402-554-6046