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Leslie Scalapino Papers: Digital selections

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Leslie Scalapino Papers: Digital selections

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45 digital objects.


Digital selections from the papers of Leslie Scalapino, San Francisco Bay Area poet, scholar, experimental prose writer and founding editor of O Books. Content includes poetry, essays, interview transcripts, photographs, and sound and videorecordings reformatted or captured from analog media. The audiovisual material includes Scalapino reading her own work, as well as some play and dance productions, and memorial events featuring many readers from her circle.

Files in this collection were originally saved to the poet's collection of floppy disks and optical media, such as CDs and DVDs. Due to copyright restrictions, access to this content may be limited. This material is copyright-protected, and researchers must register with the Special Collections Request System to initiate requests to view or listen to material using the Library's Virtual Reading Room Service. Requests may be made through the request button links in each object.

Creation Date
  • circa 1965-2014

For permissions, queries, and other literary requests, please contact E. Tracy Grinnell, Literary Executor for the Estate of Leslie Scalapino.


Audiovisual recordings on reel and cassette in this collection were digitized through support by a Public Knowledge grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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