Harry Duncan (1916-1997) was a typographer, printer, and publisher using a hand press. He founded the Cummington Press (1939-1997, founded Massachusetts, moved to Iowa and later to Nebraska) and Abattoir Editions (1972-1997, University of Nebraska at Omaha). Harry Duncan published poetry and fiction by many authors, including Tennessee Williams, William Carlos Williams, Wallace Stevens, Robert Lowell, Marianne Moore, Yvor Winters, Allen Tate, William Logan, Stephen Berg, and Dana Gioia.
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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.).