John Taggart Archive
Language of Materials
The John Taggart Archive is a collection of correspondence John Taggart received as editor of Maps during 1970 to 1974. Collection highlights include correspondence from Carol Bergé, Paul Blackburn, Hayden Carruth, Robert Creeley, Guy Davenport, Gary Snyder, and Louis Zukofsky.
The John Taggart Archive is arranged in alphabetical order by correspondences and manuscripts.
- Series I: Correspondence
Scope and Contents
The John Taggart Archive is a part of the Avant Garde Collection at Fales Library, New York University. The Fales Library is the primary special collections division of the NYU libraries, housing over 170,000 volumes of English and American literature from 1700 to the present. Strengths of the collection include the development of the English and American novel, with an emphasis on the Gothic and the Victorian novel. The Avant Garde Collection comprises printed materials, archives, and other materials related to the avant-garde writing from the 1960s and early 1970s. The collection was build during that period by curators, including Mel Edestein and Ted Grieder.
Conditions Governing Access
Materials are open to researchers. Please contact the Fales Library and Special Collections, firstname.lastname@example.org, 212-998-2596.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright (or related rights to publicity and privacy) for materials in this collection was not transferred to New York University. Permission to use materials must be secured from the copyright holder. Please contact the Fales Library and Special Collections, email@example.com, 212-998-2596.
Published citations should take the following form:
Identification of item, date (if known); The John Taggart Archive; MSS 025; box number; folder number; Fales Library and Special Collections, New York University Libraries.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The John Taggart Archive was acquired via purchases from Taggart between 1971-1975.
There is no information about materials that are associated by provenance to the described materials that have been physically separated or removed.