Smelt Money Collection
Smelt Money: A Poetics Newsletter from the Kaw Valley Bottoms, 1996-1999, was a thirteen issue poetry publication consisting of a single sheet folded twice, edited by Jim McCrary. Smelt Money included work by Stephen Ellis, Steve Tills, Andrei Codrescu, Robert Grenier, Ann Erikson, Jim McCrary, Michael Leddy, Gregory Vincent Saint Thomasino, Crag Hill, Sheila E. Murphy, John M. Bennett, Charles Plymell, Spencer Selby, Richard Kostelanetz, Dave Baptiste Chirot, William S. Burroughs, Monica Peck, David Bromige, Pat Nolan, and others.
The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts and production material for all thirteen issues including paste-ups, original manuscripts, and issues; an item level register [see the separation note for published material]; and a floppy disk containing three files: email correspondence, the index, and print files for issues 8-13.
- Majority of material found within 1996-02 - 1999-07
- McCrary, Jim (Person)
Language of Materials
Terms of Access
Copyright of papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns. Researchers must obtain the written permission of the holder(s) of copyright and the Poetry Collection before requesting photocopies and/or publishing quotations from materials in the collection. Once permission is obtained, most papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures unless otherwise specified.
.5 Linear Feet (1 oversize manuscript box)
Accruals and Additions
Processing InformationThere is moderate water damage and minimal mold damage to some of the correspondence and manuscripts throughout the collection. Gloves and mask available upon request.
- American poetry -- 20th century -- Periodicals
- Bennett, John M.
- Bromige, David
- Burroughs, William S., 1917-1997
- Chirot, Dave Baptiste
- Codrescu, Andrei
- Ellis, Stephen
- Grenier, Robert
- Hill, Crag
- Kostelanetz, Richard
- Leddy, Michael
- Murphy, Sheila E.
- Plymell, Charles
- Poetry -- Periodicals
- Poetry -- Publishing
- Selby, Spencer
- Tills, Steve
- Finding Aid for the Smelt Money Collection
- Finding Aid prepared by Elliot McNally.
- Description rules
- Finding aid prepared using local best practices.
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