Papers, 1923-1995.

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Mac Low, Jackson. Papers, 1923-1995.

Papers, 1923-1995.

Literary papers of an experimental United States writer, documenting his career from the late 1930s to 1995. The collection includes manuscript drafts of Mac Low's verse, plays, and criticism; documentation of conferences Mac Low attended and residencies he held; programs and posters for readings by Mac Low and other writers; biographical items such as bibliographies, resumes, and family photographs; transcripts of interviews of Mac Low; and Mac Low's notebooks for the years 1948-1990, which contain early drafts of a great number of his poems, as well as diaristic reflections about the business of writing and performing. A substantial portion of the collection is comprised of correspondence and manuscripts sent to Mac Low from a diverse group of poets, novelists, performance artists, editors, publishers, and scholars. Accession 2010.002, 115.8 linear feet - Papers include notebooks, biographical material, juvenilia, correspondence, manuscripts, audio visual material, ephemera.

33.15 lin. ft. (80 archives boxes, 1 oversize folder)

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