Collection Number: 40145

Collection Title: Carolina Quarterly Records, 1948-2004

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Size 4.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 1600 items)
Abstract The Carolina Quarterly, successor to the University Magazine, was established in 1948 as the literary publication of the University of North Carolina Student Government. Originally restricted to publication of student poetry and short stories, it soon broadened its scope to include fiction, poetry, graphic work, and book reviews produced by student and non-student authors. The records include correspondence with contributors, including one letter each from Stephen King and Annie Dillard; contributor contracts and biographies; issue publication records; financial statements; policy and procedure records; sales and marketing materials; and other records of the Carolina Quarterly. With a few exceptions, manuscripts of articles are not included in the records.
Creator Carolina Quarterly.
Language English.
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Carolina Quarterly Records #40145, University Archives, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Provenance
Received from the Carolina Quarterly in 1978. The Addition of March 2012 was received in September 2008 and March 2009 (Record transfer numbers 20080915.1 and 20090327.1).
Sensitive Materials Statement
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, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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The following terms from Library of Congress Subject Headings suggest topics, persons, geography, etc. interspersed through the entire collection; the terms do not usually represent discrete and easily identifiable portions of the collection--such as folders or items.

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The Carolina Quarterly, successor to the University Magazine (see separate finding aid for history and holdings) in 1948, was established as the literary publication of the University of North Carolina Student Government. Originally restricted to the publication of student poetry and short stories, it soon broadened its scope to include fiction, poetry, graphic work, and book reviews produced by student and non-student authors. The quality of the publication gained it acclaim throughout the state, region, and nation. The North Carolina Collection holds issues of the currently active Carolina Quarterly.

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Records, 1948-2004, include correspondence with contributors, including one letter each from Stephen King and Annie Dillard; contributor contracts and biographies; issue publication records; financial statements; policy and procedure records; sales and marketing materials; and other records of the Carolina Quarterly. With a few exceptions, manuscripts of articles are not included in the records.

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Contents list

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Carolina Quarterly Records (original accession).

Arrangement: chronological.

Records, 1948-1971, include correspondence with contributors, issue publication records, financial statements, and other records of the Carolina Quarterly. No manuscripts of articles are included in the original accession.

Folder 1

1948-1949 #40145, Series: "Carolina Quarterly Records (original accession)." Folder 1

Folder 2

1950 #40145, Series: "Carolina Quarterly Records (original accession)." Folder 2

Folder 3

January-April 1951 #40145, Series: "Carolina Quarterly Records (original accession)." Folder 3

Folder 4

May-December 1951 #40145, Series: "Carolina Quarterly Records (original accession)." Folder 4

Folder 5

January-April 1952 #40145, Series: "Carolina Quarterly Records (original accession)." Folder 5

Folder 6

May-December 1952 #40145, Series: "Carolina Quarterly Records (original accession)." Folder 6

Folder 7

1953-1955 #40145, Series: "Carolina Quarterly Records (original accession)." Folder 7

Folder 8

1956 #40145, Series: "Carolina Quarterly Records (original accession)." Folder 8

Folder 9

1957 #40145, Series: "Carolina Quarterly Records (original accession)." Folder 9

Folder 10

1958 #40145, Series: "Carolina Quarterly Records (original accession)." Folder 10

Folder 11

1960 #40145, Series: "Carolina Quarterly Records (original accession)." Folder 11

Folder 12

January-April 1961 #40145, Series: "Carolina Quarterly Records (original accession)." Folder 12

Folder 13

May-December 1961 #40145, Series: "Carolina Quarterly Records (original accession)." Folder 13

Folder 14

1962 #40145, Series: "Carolina Quarterly Records (original accession)." Folder 14

Folder 15

1963-1965 #40145, Series: "Carolina Quarterly Records (original accession)." Folder 15

Folder 16

January-June 1966 #40145, Series: "Carolina Quarterly Records (original accession)." Folder 16

Folder 17

July-December 1966 #40145, Series: "Carolina Quarterly Records (original accession)." Folder 17

Folder 18

1967-1971 #40145, Series: "Carolina Quarterly Records (original accession)." Folder 18

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About 1000 items.

Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject and chronological by issue.

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Arrangement: Alphabetical

Files relate to the operations of the Carolina Quarterly and include records documenting contests and awards, conferences, author contracts, copyright and reprint requests, correspondence, outside organizations, policies and procedures, and sales and marketing. Correspondents are chiefly editors and contributors, including one letter each from Stephen King and Annie Dillard. With a few exceptions, manuscripts of articles are not included in the records.

Box 2

Alumni Review contest, 1999 and 2003 #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Subject files, 1974-2004." Box 2

Includes fiction contest advertisement and winning story from 1999, correspondence discussing the possibility of another contest in 2003.

Charles B. Wood award, 1987-2002 #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Subject files, 1974-2004." Box 2

Conferences: North Carolina Writer's Network, 2003 #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Subject files, 1974-2004." Box 2

Conferences: Outreach, 1992-2003 #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Subject files, 1974-2004." Box 2

Conferences: Sales, 2003 #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Subject files, 1974-2004." Box 2

Contracts with authors, 1990-1992, 1999 #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Subject files, 1974-2004." Box 2

Copyright and reprint requests, 1985-2003 #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Subject files, 1974-2004." Box 2

Correspondence: Authors, notable, 1970s-1980s #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Subject files, 1974-2004." Box 2

Includes one letter each from Stephen King and Annie Dillard.

Correspondence: Authors, 1992-1993, 1997-1998, 2002 #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Subject files, 1974-2004." Box 2

Correspondence: Donations, 2002 #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Subject files, 1974-2004." Box 2

Correspondence: Editor's file, 1978-1979 #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Subject files, 1974-2004." Box 2

Correspondence: Illustrators, 1997-1998 and undated #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Subject files, 1974-2004." Box 2

Letters from Caren Loebel-Fried and Tom Clifton.

Correspondence: Nat Sobel, 2002 #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Subject files, 1974-2004." Box 2

Letter and essay from literary agent Nat Sobel.

Correspondence, undated #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Subject files, 1974-2004." Box 2

Consists of notes and fragments.

English Department events, 2000 #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Subject files, 1974-2004." Box 2

Photographs of campus events, including images of Tom Wolfe and Russell Banks.

Outside organizations: GNN Story Cafe, 1995-1996 #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Subject files, 1974-2004." Box 2

Outside organizations: North Carolina Writers' Network, 1993-2003 #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Subject files, 1974-2004." Box 2

Policies and procedures: Acceptance and rejection sample letters, 1974-1981 #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Subject files, 1974-2004." Box 2

Policies and procedures: Envelopes with editor comments, 2002-2004 #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Subject files, 1974-2004." Box 2

Policies and procedures: Fiction notes, circa 1982-1994 #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Subject files, 1974-2004." Box 2

Includes guidelines for fiction readers and meeting minutes.

Policies and procedures: Poetry notes, 1993-1994 #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Subject files, 1974-2004." Box 2

Includes guidelines for poetry readers and memoranda regarding the reading process.

Policies and procedures: Poetry rejection log, circa 1994-1998 #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Subject files, 1974-2004." Box 2

Policies and procedures: University recognition, 2003-2004 #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Subject files, 1974-2004." Box 2

Sales and marketing: Advertising exchanges, 1988-2001 #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Subject files, 1974-2004." Box 2

Sales and marketing: Advertising rates and advertising contracts, 1990s #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Subject files, 1974-2004." Box 2

Sales and marketing: Apple Chill event table, 2003 #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Subject files, 1974-2004." Box 2

Sales and marketing: Consignment sales, 1990s #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Subject files, 1974-2004." Box 2

Sales and marketing: Direct sales chart, 1990 #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Subject files, 1974-2004." Box 2

Sales and marketing: Directory listings, 1994-2003 #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Subject files, 1974-2004." Box 2

Sales and marketing: Pricing and renewal requests, 1998-2003 #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Subject files, 1974-2004." Box 2

Sales and marketing: Sample copy requests, 1993 and 1997 #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Subject files, 1974-2004." Box 2

Sales and marketing: Subscription exchanges, 1986-2003 #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Subject files, 1974-2004." Box 2

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Arrangement: Chronological

Records documenting the editing and publishing process, including editor notes, contributor cover letters and biographies, issue lists, and other items. With a few exceptions, manuscripts of articles are not included in the records.

Box 3

Cover letters for poetry, 1979-1980 #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

Includes envelopes with editor comments

Editing decisions overview, Spring/Summer 1980 #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

40.2 (Winter 1988) #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

40.3 (Spring 1988) #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

41.1 (Fall 1988) #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

41.2 (Winter 1989) #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

41.3 (Spring 1989) #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

43.1 (Fall 1990) #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

43.2 (Winter 1991) #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

43.3 (Spring 1991) #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

44.1 (Fall 1991) #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

44.2 (Winter 1992) #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

44.3 (Spring 1992) #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

45.1 (Fall 1992) #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

45.2 (Winter 1993) #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

45.3 (Summer 1993) #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

46.1 (Fall 1993) #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

46.2 (Winter 1994) #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

46.3 (Summer 1994) #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

47.1 (Fall 1994) #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

47.2 (Winter 1995) #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

47.3 (Summer 1995) #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

48.1 (Fall 1995) #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

48.2 (Winter 1996) #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

48.3 (Summer 1996) #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

49.2 (Winter 1997) #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

49.3 (Summer 1997) #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

50.1 (Fall 1997) #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

50.2 (Winter 1998) #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

50.3 (Summer 1998) #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

51.1 (Fall/Winter 1998) #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

51.2 (Spring 1999) #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

51.3 (Summer 1999) #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

54.1 (Fall 2001) #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

54.2 (Spring 2002) #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

55.2 (Spring 2003) #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

55.3 (Summer 2003) #40145, Subseries: "Addition of March 2012: Issue files, 1979-2003." Box 3

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Processing Information

Processed by: University Archives Staff, 1978 and 1982

Encoded by: Ruffin Priest, 2003

Updated because of addition by Sara Mannheimer, March 2012

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