Finding Aid for the Epitome Publications Records, ca. 1950-1981

Processed by Lilace Hatayama and Simon Elliott; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 2003
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Epitome Publications Records, ca. 1950-1981

Collection number: 1014

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Lilace Hatayama and Simon Elliott, January 1991
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, September 2003
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Epitome Publications Records,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1950-1981
Collection number: 1014
Creator: Epitome publications
Extent: 7 boxes (3.5 linear ft.) 7 oversize boxes
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Elwin Volk was editor and Dennis McCalib was designer of Epitome publications in Los Angeles. Boxes 8-14 include original manuscripts, drawings, music, portfolios of materials, and ephemera.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: except for boxes 8-14. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Department of Special Collections.

Additional Physical Form Available

A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
  • Public Services Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Epitome Publications Records (Collection 1014). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Elwin Volk was editor and Dennis McCalib was designer of Epitome publications, Los Angeles.

Scope and Content

Boxes 8-14 include original manuscripts, drawings, music, portfolios of materials, and ephemera.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Epitome publications--Archives.
Publishers and publishing--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
Manuscripts for publication.


Container List

Boxes 1-7

Unsorted.

Box 8

Drawings.

Physical Description: Ink on gold foil, mounted on cardboard. 8 leaves.
Box 8

Caligraphy with drawings.

Physical Description: 4 leaves.
Box 9

Song by Dennis McCalib in manuscripts.

Physical Description: 6 leaves.
Box 9

Poems by Dennis McCalib.

Physical Description: 40 leaves.
Box 9

But Mary Cover 1.

Physical Description: 159 leaves.
Box 9

But Mary Cover 2.

Physical Description: 152 leaves.
Box 9

Eagle and Lily.

Physical Description: 1 leaf.
Box 9

The swan sings as it dies.

Physical Description: 5 leaves.
Box 9

Lincoln's spirit (& drawing) / Easter Lily.

Physical Description: 6 leaves.
Box 9

A red heart in a green glade.

Physical Description: 20 leaves.
Box 10

Music, poetry, drawings by Denis McCalib.

Box 10

Various.

Box 11

Epitome, 1968.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 12

Symphony - Aspirations.

Box 13

Symphonies - Aspirations, (I - 291, II - 241, III - 241, IV - 241).

Physical Description: 101 leaves.
Box 13

Symphonies - Realization, (Prologue - 321, I - II, 1 note).

Physical Description: 34 leaves.
Box 13

There came a voice - The morning star rises in your hearts; Visions: Denis McCalib; Thoughts: Elwin Volk.

Box 14

Portfolios of Epitome Publications materials.

Physical Description: 4 items.