Sound and Color of Poetry (SCOP) Publications (1976-2002) was a non-profit, literary press based in College Park, Maryland. SCOP Publications subsisted mostly on grants and contributions. Its better known publications include American Classic: Car Poems for Collectors (1985) and Laurels: Eight Women Poets (1998), a publication documenting the biographies and including poems of eight female Poets Laureate. This collection includes correspondence; work papers; financial records; research materials; publicity materials; drafts and manuscripts of Laurels and other SCOP publications; two unpublished manuscripts; copies of every book SCOP published; and photographs. This collection is unprocessed, but a preliminary inventory is available.