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Guide to the Sparrow Papers MSS.096

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on May 12, 2020
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 Updated to reflect incorporation of materials from former series "Accretion 1999" and accession 2013.096 into Series III.  , July 2018

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Sparrow, (American poet)
Title: Sparrow Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1970-2012
Abstract: Sparrow is a longtime poet/activist/musician of the Lower East Side of Manhattan and a member of the literary group, the Unbearables. He has published several chapbooks of poetry in collaboration with the St. Mark's Poetry Project and other poetry organizations, and he has served as the editor for the literary journal Big Fish. He has been published in The New Yorker, as well as The Quarterly, and The New York Times. The Sparrow Papers are a diverse collection of materials including manuscripts, notes, journals, travelogues, handwritten signs, and periodicals.
Quantity: 5.5 Linear Feet in 5 boxes and 1 manuscript box
Location: Materials are stored offsite, and advance notice is required for use. Please contact at least two business days prior to your research visit to coordinate access.
Language: .
Call Phrase: MSS.096