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Krupskaya Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: PCMS-0076

Scope and Contents

The Krupskaya Collection contains the manuscripts, revisions, and proofs of the majority of works published by Krupskaya. Additionally, the collection contains manuscript submissions, correspondence between authors and editors, business and financial documents such as invoices from printers, the editors' personal notes, distribution and mailing lists, and sales reports. Also included are photographs and cover designs and artwork.


  • 1998 - 2013


Language of Materials

Collection material is English.

Terms of Access

The Krupskaya Collection is open for research.


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.

Historical Note

Krupskaya publishes experimental poetry and prose. Its editorial team is a collective of writer-editors who work together to read manuscripts, select authors for publication, and edit works.

Krupskaya was founded in 1998 in the San Francisco Bay Area by Jocelyn Saidenberg, Rodrigo Toscano, and Hung Q. Tu.

Over the years other editors have included Norma Cole, Dan Farrell, Kevin Killian, Judith Goldman, Brandon Brown, and Stephanie Young.


9 Linear Feet (18 manuscript boxes, 1 half manuscript box, 1 oversize box.)


This collection contains material relating to the publication of books from Krupskaya. The press was founded in 1998 as a collective of writer-editors who publish experimental poetry and prose.


Collection is arranged in three series: Books, 1998-2013 Correspondence, Submissions, Souvenirs, 1998-2013 Business and Financial Records, 1998-2013

Acquisition Information

Collection was purchased from Jocelyn Saidenberg in 2013.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected to this collection.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Sarah Akers, 2016.


Finding aid for the Krupskaya Collection, 1998-2013
Finding aid prepared by Sarah Akers.
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Finding Aid Prepared Using Local Best Practices
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the The Poetry Collection Repository

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