Attic Press Archives
Scope and Contents
Publications and correspondence of Attic Press, a small private press in Richmond, Virginia, operated by Willis A. Shell, Jr. The Attic Press often printed and illustrated publications as reprints of historical documents.
Includes correspondence of Willis A. Shell, Jr. with historians, printers, and librarians about layouts and other printing matters.
This collection is stored off-site. At least 48 hours advanced notice is required for retrieval.
- Creation: undated
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Conditions Governing Access:
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Conditions Governing Use:
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
64.00 Linear Feet
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purchases in 1982 and 1985.
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- Guide to the Attic Press Archives
- Finding Aid Authors: Anne Johnson.
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- Language of description note
- The collection description/finding aid is written in English