April 24, 2012KR BlogUncategorized

The Wayback Machine: Playing the Game of ‘Authors’

(publicity brochure, mid-60s)

This subscription card includes a contest: identify all the authors pictured on the cover. “For prizes, we are not offering a new Rolls-Royce or a carefree vacation for two in the British Museum. But we do offer to every entrant a free copy of the REVIEW…”

How many can you guess correctly?

Courtesy of The Kenyon Review Archives.  The Kenyon Review Archives are housed in the Greenslade Special Collections and Archives in Olin Library at Kenyon College. This collection consists records from the first run of the Kenyon Review (1939-1970). These records are mainly comprised of correspondence and submissions from contributors to the Review. Also included in the collection are records on the history of the Review, news releases and articles, photographs of staff and contributors, advertising materials, records of the Kenyon Fellowship program, records of transactions with various foundations, the Rockefeller Foundation in particular, records from special publications and events, circulation and financial records, and miscellaneous materials.