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The Rougemont Press Collection, 1970-1974
Overview of the Collection
- Rougemont Press
- The Rougemont Press Collection
- 1970-1974 (inclusive)19701974
- .25 cubic feet, (1 box)
- Collection Number
- This collection relates to the Rougemont Press, a fine press from Exeter, England.
Lewis & Clark College, Special Collections and Archives
Aubrey R. Watzek Library
615 S. Palatine Hill Rd.
- Access Restrictions
This collection has no restrictions and is open for research.
Historical NoteReturn to Top
The Rougemont Press (1970-1974) of Exeter, England was founded and directed by Eric Cleave, Ted Hughes, Moelwyn Merchant, and Paul Merchant to print limited edition works by eminent poets and illustrations by both established and young artists. Rougemont Press issued works by Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath, Norman MacCaig, Dorothy Pound, John Stallworthy, Eleni Vakalo, and Ian Hamilton Finlay.
This collection of Rougemont Press ephemera was assembled by co-director of the press, Paul Merchant, and includes some of Merchant's correspondence with authors and artists regarding Rougemont publications.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
Includes publisher's prospectus, Christmas cards, publisher's mock-ups, and correspondence.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
Restrictions on Use
Permission to publish, exhibit, broadcast, or quote from materials in the Watzek Library Archives & Special Collections requires written permission of the Head of Archives & Special Collections.
The Rougemont Press Collection (OLPb086ROU), Lewis & Clark College Aubrey Watzek Library Archives & Special Collections, Portland, Oregon.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Location of CollectionSpecial Collection
Collected and donated to Lewis & Clark College by Paul Merchant in 2010.
Processed in 2012.
The books published by Rougemont Press are housed with Special Collections books and shelved by Library of Congress order.
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.
|1||Rougement Press flyer with order form for A Few Crows by Ted Hughes and Three Manuscript Poems by Morman MacCaig||1970|
|2||Prospectus for Stones by Paul Merchant||1973|
|3||Prospectus for Fiesta Melons by Sylvia Plath||1971|
|4||Prospectus for Genealogy by Eleni Vakalo and translated by Paul Merchant||1971|
|5||Prospectus for Etruscan Gate by Dorothy Shakespear Pound||1971|
|6||Rougemont Press Christmas card proofs and finished card||1970|
|7||Rougemont Press Christmas card
3 proofs and 1 finished card
|8||correspondece to Paul Merchant and Rougemont Press
5 items from Eric White, Barbara Hepworth, Jon Stallworthy, and John Banks.
|9||image of Ezra Pound and Dorothy Shakespear Pound||undated|
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Publishers and publishing--England
- Cleave, Geoffrey E.
- Hughes, Ted, 1930-1998
- Merchant, Paul
- Merchant, W. Moelwyn (William Moelwyn), 1913-1997
- Rougemont Press