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The Gauntlet Press Collection
Memorial University of Newfoundland, Queen Elizabeth II Library

Canadian Poetry; Richard Outram; Barbara Howard.

The collection came to Memorial University Libraries as a bequest from the Literary and Artistic Estates of Richard Outram and Barbara Howard, made, in conjunction with the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library at the University of Toronto, in 2007.

The collection now includes books as well as broadsides from the Gauntlet Pressís letterpress and electronic eras, along with copies of Outram's commercially-published books, books from Outram's personal library, and selected items of correspondence and ephemera. More detailed information can be found at the following Memorial University Librariesí website

All works in the collection are in English.

188 monographs (letterpress and commercial) and broadsides.

Bibliographic Access
The collection is catalogued and searchable via Memorial University Libraries catalogue: access to 103 digitized works from the collection is available at

Physical Access
The collection is open to the public with identification. For further information visit

Interlibrary Loan: No

Reprography: Yes

Reference Assistance: Yes

Publications Describing Collection
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