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Guide to the Caterpillar (Sherman Oaks, CA) Archive
ca.1957-1987
 MSS.010

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Eshleman, Clayton
Creator: Caterpillar (Sherman Oaks, CA)
Title: Caterpillar Archive
Dates [inclusive]: circa 1957-1987
Abstract: Caterpillar was a highly regarded avant-garde poetry magazine which was issued quarterly between 1967 and 1973. Edited by Clayton Eshleman, the magazine sought to publish and promote experimental poetry and writing produced in North America during the late 1960s. This collection consists of correspondence, announcements, notes, manuscripts, typescripts and photographs related to Caterpillar's run. Among the noteworthy contributors: Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg, Denise Levertov, Robert Kelly, Gary Snyder, Gerard Malanga, Diane Wakoski, Luis Zukofsky, Gilbert Sorrentino, Vito Acconci, Georges Bataille, Carol Berg, Robert Bly, Charles Bukowski, Robert Creeley, Leon Golub, Thomas Merton, Anais Nin, Adrienne Rich, and Nancy Spero, among others.
Quantity: 12 Linear Feet (24 Boxes)
Call Phrase: MSS.010