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Slipstream Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PCMS-0038
The Slipstream Collection contains the editorial papers relating to the history of the magazine and press, including manuscript submissions for both the magazine and chapbook awards, the editors' correspondence with various authors, and some production materials.

Dates

  • 1978-2010

Creator

Language of Materials

Collection material in English.

Terms of Access and Use

The Slipstream Collection, 1978-2010 is open for research.

Copyright

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 University Archives before publishing quotations from materials in the collection. Most papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures unless otherwise specified.

Extent

72.7 Linear Feet (46 manuscript boxes, 38 record cartons)

Overview

The Slipstream Collection contains the editorial papers relating to the history of the magazine and press, including manuscript submissions for both the magazine and chapbook awards, the editors' correspondence with various authors, and some production materials.

Historical Note

Edited by Robert Borgatti, Livio Farallo, and Dan Sicoli, Slipstream began publishing poetry and fiction in Niagara Falls, NY, in 1981. Since 1988 the magazine has sponsored a yearly chapbook contest. Contributors to the magazine have included Gerald Locklin, Lyn Lifshin, Wanda Coleman, Charles Bukowski, A.D. Winans, and Sherman Alexie.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in four series: Manuscripts, Correspondence, Records, Chapbook Contests, and Issue 36 Submissions.

The first three series comprise the first accession and contain materials dated 1978-1990.

Series IV, Chapbook Contests, comprises a later accession which is arranged in five files: Series V, Issue 36 Submissions, includes materials from accession 2019-pcms-007.
  1. Chapbook Contest, 1992-2005 (12 boxes, alphabetized)
  2. Slipstream Submissions, Cover Letters, Notes, 1994-2010 (11 boxes, alphabetized)
  3. Submissions, 2007-2009 (6 boxes, alphabetized)
  4. Submissions 2009-2010 (3 boxes, alphabetized)
  5. Cover Letters, Submissions, and Records 1990-2010 (6 boxes, alphabetized).

Physical Location

Boxes from the second accession (Series IV, boxes 1-38) are stored off-site and require addition time for retrieval.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Robert Borgatti, Livio Farallo and Dan Sicoli.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected to this collection.

Processing Information

First accession processed by Poetry Collection staff. Second accession processed by Alice Bailey, Joshua Gordon, Mary Kohler, and Susan Sturm, 2013. 2019 additions processed by Matthew Gadziala.

Creator

Source

Title
Finding Aid for the Slipstream Collection, 1978-2010
Author
Finding aid prepared by Alice Bailey, Joshua Gordon, Mary Kohler, and Susan Sturm. 2019 Additions by Matthew Gadziala.
Date
2013
Description rules
Finding aid prepared using local best practices.
Language of description
und

Revision Statements

  • 20 October 2018: RLIN records imported and finding aid updated by Marie Elia.
  • 21 October 2019: Finding aid updated by Matthew Gadziala to include 2019 additions.

Repository Details

Part of the The Poetry Collection Repository

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