Diane Di Prima collection
- 1953-1961, 1964?
- Di Prima, Diane (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
Biographical / Historical
Di Prima co-edited the literary magazine The Floating Bear with Amiri Baraka throughout most of the 1960s. Her published works in poetry, short stories, memoirs, and autobiography include This Kind of Bird Flies Backward (1958), Pieces of a Song: Selected Poems (2001), Dinners and Nightmares (1960), Memoirs of a Beatnik (1968), among other publications.
.25 Linear Feet (1 document case containing a journal (loose sheets, approximately 200 leaves); 2 reel to reel tape recordings; and a play (4 sheets).)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Guide to the American Poetry-20th Century Collection
- Diane Di Prima collection
- Finding aid prepared by alh, November 17, 1975. Finding aid encoded by mg, 2005. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2019.
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in<language encodinganalog="language">English.</language>
- Finding aid permalink
- Preferred citation
Diane Di Prima collection, MS 71, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.