Paul Vangelisti Papers, 1970-2009.


Paul Vangelisti Papers, 1970-2009.

Journals, typescripts, correspondence, and audiorecordings documenting Vangelisti's literary and editing career. The collection contains the typescripts for most of Vangelisti's published work, including anthologies and some of the magazines he edited, flyers from poety readings and performances. Audiorecordings of broadcasts he produced for Pacifica Radio's L.A.T.E (Los Angeles Theater of the Ear) series are also in the collection. Typescripts from other writers, particularly Robert Crosson, Ray DiPalma, Dennis Phillips, and Martha Ronk, are also included.

21.2 lin. ft. (42 archives boxes, 3 record cartons and 10 oversize folders)

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