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Johanna Drucker papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 1230
Content Description

This collection contains writings, artwork, production files, business papers, printed material, and other papers by or relating to author, book artist, visual theorist, and cultural critic Johanna Drucker. It includes material documenting the production of works such as Against Fiction (1983), Damaged Spring (2003), Emerging Sentience (2001), Narratology (1994), Nova Reperta (2000), and other projects.

Conditions Governing Access

This material is open for research.

Box 24 (audiovisual material): Restricted fragile material. Consult Access Services for further information.

Conditions Governing Use

The Johanna Drucker Papers is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Granary Books, Inc. on the Edwin J. Beinecke Book Fund, 2018.


The physical organization of the material, as determined by Johanna Drucker, has been preserved. Files relating to specific projects have not been collocated into new, discrete groupings.

The intellectual order of the collection differs from its physical arrangement. Files are listed alphabetically by project name.

1970 - 2012
17.5 Linear Feet (24 boxes)
Related Names
Drucker, Johanna, 1952-
Language of Materials