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Guide to the Redtape Archive
ca. 1972-1992
(Bulk 1982-1992)

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Collection processed by Jane Gorzhevskaya, January-April 1998. Updated 2011 by Laura Newsome.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on July 20, 2017
Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Redtape
Title: Redtape Archive
Dates [inclusive]: ca. 1972-1992
Abstract: Redtape, edited and published by Michael Carter, was an East Village "zine" which throughout its run espoused innovative visual and literary expression while encouraging interplay between those two forms. The magazine, featuring comics, poetry, fiction, graphic art, and photography, provided a venue for both established and emerging writers and artists of the downtown scene. The collection includes a complete run of the magazine, mock-up copies and galleys, original art work, copies of art work, photographs, manuscripts and related correspondence, newspaper clippings, posters and flyers for readings, benefit parties and other events organized by Redtape participants.
Quantity: 3 Linear Feet in 4 boxes.
Call Phrase: MSS.088