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Ellipsis records

 Collection
Identifier: RG-14-240
Ellipsis was a literary magazine begun in 1972 under the title A Collection of Words; in 1976, the magazine changed its name to Ellipsis and reduced publication to once per semester. It published poetry, short fiction, critical essays and graphics. The records of Ellipsis span the years 1973 to 1982 and consist solely of issues of the magazine (1977-1982) as well as issues of A Collection of Words (1973-1974).

Dates

  • 1973-1982

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

All student organization records received prior to 2017 are closed for 25 years from the date of creation to everyone except current members of the student organization, after which they are publicly available for access. Materials intended for public dissemination, such as publications, newsletters, and event flyers, are publicly available for access immediately once processed. If you are a member of this student organization and have questions about our access policy, please contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

0.19 Cubic Feet (1 letter half-size document box)

Biographical / Historical

Ellipsis was a literary magazine begun in 1972 under the title A Collection of Words, published around five times per year. In 1976, the magazine changed its name to Ellipsis and reduced publication to once per semester. Although it originally emphasized undergraduate work, it later sought material from graduate students, faculty and University employees as well. It published poetry, short fiction, critical essays and graphics. Members of the faculty of the Writing Seminars Department served as advisors and also as judges for the Elliott Coleman Awards given each year for the best submitted work.

Scope and Contents

The records of Ellipsis span the years 1973 to 1982 and consist solely of issues of the magazine (1977-1982) as well as issues of A Collection of Words (1973-1974), its predecessor. No other documentation is extant. Volumes 1 and 7, as well as several other individual issues, are missing.

Arrangement

The record group is arranged in one series and filed chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Issues of Ellipsis were picked up at the time of publication or removed from other record groups.

Processing Information

Processed by Sean DiGiovanna and Wendell O'Brien.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA