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Guide to the Kathy Acker Notebooks
1968 - 1974

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Creator: Acker, Kathy, 1948-1997
Title: Kathy Acker Notebooks
Dates [inclusive]: 1968 - 1974
Dates [bulk]: 1971-1974
Abstract: Kathy Acker's Notebooks consists of 35 holograph manuscripts (over 1400 handwritten pages) and over 500 typescript pages dating from 1968 - 1974. Acker's manuscripts include numerous aborted projects, concrete poems, drafts of unsent correspondence, dream descriptions, early diaries, examinations of memory and reality, literary experiments, and writing exercises, while her bound and unbound typescripts include both works by other writers, as well as original works and typescript versions of pieces contained in her notebooks.
Quantity: 2.09 Linear Feet 5 Boxes
Language: .
Call Phrase: MSS.434