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Untide Press Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Untide Press


Collection includes ten monographs published by Untide Press; three issues of The Illiterati (printed by the Untide Press), publication notices, and two letters between William Everson and Will Ransom.


  • Creation: 1943-1955

Biographical / Historical

William Everson (1912-1994): cannery worker and laborer for Civilian Conservation Corps, 1932-33; worked as a farmer in the mid-1930s; conscientious objector to World War II working in forestry service at Camp Angel and Cascade Locks, Oregon, 1943-46; co-founder, Untide Press, Waldport, OR, c. 1944; after war joined anarcho-pacifist group of poets surrounding Kenneth Rexroth in San Francisco; Roman Catholic monk in Dominican order, 1951-69, name in religion, Brother Antoninus; poet active in Catholic Worker Movement in the slums of Oakland, CA, 1950-51; gave numerous poetry readings across the United States and Europe, 1957-94; founder and master printer, Lime Kiln Press, 1971-81; poet-in-residence, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1971-81. (Adapted from Everson's entry on


0.21 linear ft. (2.5 linear in.)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--estate of Will Ransom. Method of acquisition--Some items the gift of; Date of acquisition--1955..

General Note

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the records of this organization.

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Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
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