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John Taggart Archive

Call Number



1970-1974, inclusive


Taggart, John, 1942-


.25 Linear Feet in 1 half manuscript box.

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.


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.

  1. 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,, 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,, 212-998-2596.

Preferred Citation

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.

Separated Material

There is no information about materials that are associated by provenance to the described materials that have been physically separated or removed.

Collection processed by

Amber Creger, March 1999

About this Guide

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Language: Description is in English

Edition of this Guide

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