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Creator: Contempo (Chapel Hill, N.C.)
Title: Contempo Magazine Records
Dates: 1931-1933
Extent: 14 document boxes (5.88 linear feet)
Abstract: Correspondence, manuscripts, and business records of a Chapel Hill, North Carolina little magazine and book shop, circa 1931-1933. Primarily the files from two editors, Anthony Buttitta and Milton Abernethy, the archive includes the correspondence and manuscripts of Marianne Moore, Kay Boyle, Edmund Wilson, James T. Farrell, William Faulkner, and many others. Publishing a portion of Joyce’s Work in Progress, a special all-Faulkner issue, and two numbers on the Scottsboro trials, Contempo established itself as both original and controversial.
Call Number: Manuscript Collection MS-0908
Language: English

Open for research. This collection is fully described in the Ransom Center's onsite card catalog. Please contact the Center for details about content or accessibility: reference@hrc.utexas.edu