Valerie Harms papers, 1958-1994 (ongoing)

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Valerie Harms papers, 1958-1994 (ongoing)

The Valerie Harms Papers include personal and professional correspondence; articles; proposals; unpublished manuscripts, notes, and research files for writings, including Voices From Within: Women Prisoner's Poetry, as well as unpublished novels; copies of her books; Magic Circle Press material; conference and workshop material on the "Intensive Journal method"; and audio tapes from "Celebration with Nin" and the "Myth I" and II conferences.

11 boxes (13.75 linear ft.)

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