Yolla Bolly Press.
Physical Description: 346 linear ft.
Production records for each book including manuscripts, correspondence, proofs, original art, and business records, a few original manuscripts by well-known authors, blocks and plates, and office files.
Founded by James and Carolyn Robertson in 1973, the Yolla Bolly Press has always emphasized quality and esthetics together with high technology, thrift, and expedience.
Physical Description: 20 linear ft.
Primarily catalogs from major Slavic book dealers in the West. Particularly beginning in late 1980s, the collection also includes catalogs and lists from dealers and other entities inside the Soviet Union, Russia, and Eastern and East-Central Europe seeking to sell material to Western libraries.
Collection formed by Wojciech Zalewski, curator for Slavic and Eastern European collections, Stanford University Libraries, and continued by Karen Rondestvedt, his successor.
Original drawings and artwork, primarily illustrations for the book KAIF POLNYI, by Vladimir Rekshan.
Lemekhov, S. (Sergei)
Physical Description: .5 linear ft. (17 pieces of artwork in 1 print box)
Born in 1949 into a family of artists, Lemekhov is a St. Petersburg artist, caricaturist, and book illustrator. He has exhibited throughout Russia, and is a member of the Soiuz khudozhnikov Rossii (Artists' Union of Russia). From 1966 to 1973 he was a member of several musical groups, including "Prizraki" with Alik Asadullin) and "Sankt-Peterburg" (one of the first Russian-language rock groups).
Trans World Airlines.
Physical Description: .25 linear ft. (Framed in double-sided matting; 1/2 manuscript box)
The medals commemorate Charles Lindbergh (first transatlantic solo, 1927), Amelia Earhart (first transatlantic nonstop by aviatrix, 1932), Leonardo Da Vinci (concept of manned flight, 1490), Stephan and Joseph Montgolfier (first ascent of man, 1783), Wilbur and Orville Wright (first powered flight, 1903), and Armstrong, Aldrin, & Collins (the first moon landing, 1969).
American Association for Artificial Intelligence.
Physical Description: 202 linear feet
Correspondence, manuscripts submitted to AI Magazine, conference presentations, audio visual materials, and a full run of AI Magazine.
Scientific society devoted to the study of artificial intelligence. Publishers of AI Magazine.
Abrahams, William Miller, 1919-
Physical Description: 79.5 linear ft.
The William Abrahams papers include extensive materials on the scores of books that he edited under his own imprint, and for such publishing houses as the Atlantic Monthly Press, Holt Rinehart and Winston, and Dutton. In addition to the working drafts, typescripts, research notes, and correspondence of the writers Abrahams edited, his papers also contain the research notes and correspondence related to the books Abrahams co-authored with his collaborator, Stanford history professor Peter Stansky.
Educated at Harvard, William Abrahams (1919-1998) was a poet and novelist before becoming one of the most distinguished literary editors on the American publishing scene during the last decades of the twentieth century. Among the many renowned writers whose work he guided into print were Lillian Hellman, Joyce Carol Oates, Diane Johnson, Brian Moore, Thomas Flanagan and Pauline Kael. Abrahams was also an influential force in fostering the short story in America, editing the annual O. Henry award volumes for more than thirty years.
Physical Description: 2 linear ft. (3 manuscript boxes, 1 print box)
Box 1. (Print box) Original index to the collection, titled "Theater und Kunst," and signed, Else Lion. The rest of the box contains oversize material from all categories (plays, opera, and concerts).
Box 2. Concert programs. Alphabetical. by theater.
Box 3. Opera programs (by theater, A-Z) and plays (by theater, A-M & V)
Box 4. Plays (by theater, M-Z).
The original index that came with the collection is arranged by date, assigning each event a unique number, listing the production, the creator, the theater where produced, and the date. The list could not always be matched to the individual programs, but the programs are arranged where possible by number. Those that are oversize were removed to the print box.