Series MsC-125-0-1 - housepress

housepress publications

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  • Multi-media

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on contents of series.

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  • 1997–2007 (Creation)

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Physical description

1.98 m of textual records
12 optical disks
34 floppy disks
1 photograph
5 zip disks
9 linocuts
4 stamps
1 seal
1 wooden sign

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Administrative history

housepress was founded by Derek Beaulieu in 1997. The micropress, run out of Beaulieu’s home, published 269 chapbooks and anthologies edited or authored by poets such as Beaulieu, rob mclennan, Neil Hennessy and Jason Christie. The press was incorporated as a limited company in 2000, with Derek Beaulieu and Courtney Thompson as directors. housepress stopped publishing in 2004. Beaulieu founded No press in 2005.

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Series consists of the publications and other records generated from the publishing activity of housepress over its seven-year existence. Series contains the following sub-series: housepress publications (1997–2007), Editorial files (1997–[before 2005]), Administrative files (1998–2004), Financial records (1999–2007), Electronic file backups ([ca. 1999]–[ca. 2003]), and Objects ([between 1997 and 2004]).

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Created May 1, 2017. (SS)

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  • English

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