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Guide to the Ira Silverberg Papers

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on August 25, 2017
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 Oversize series updated by ACM staff to reflect accurate box numbers. Updated by Megan O'Shea to prepare artwork being sent to offsite art storage in September 2017  , May 2017 , August 2017

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Title: Ira Silverberg Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1980-2007
Abstract: Ira Silverberg has been an influential literary agent and editor in New York City for almost two decades. His papers contain the correspondence and manuscripts of many of the city's young talents. Additionally, his papers offer a unique insight into the world of New York City publishing. Of special interest in the Silverberg papers is the extensive amount of material relating to authors Kathy Acker, William S. Burroughs and Dennis Cooper.
Quantity: 67 Linear Feet in 67 boxes
Call Phrase: MSS.110