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American Avant Garde, An: First Wave / John M. Bennett, curator ; Burroughs WS ; Kostelanetz R ; Jackson R ; Gysin B ; Altmann R ; Ginsberg A ; Higgins D ; Nettelbeck FA ; Porter B ; Bockris V ; Chopin H ; Mottram E ; Weissner C ; Pelieu C ; Wilson SC ; Phillips T ; Giorno J ; P-orridge G., 2001

Identifier: CC-42340-44350

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Scope and Contents

This exhibition was curated by John M. Bennett who organized the event and edited the catalogue. The exhibition featured the work of William S. Burroughs with most of the material lent by Robert Jackson, a Cleveland book collector. The story of the purchase of the Burroughs material by Robert Jackson from Roberto Altmann is told in the catalogue. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.


  • Creation: 2001



0 See container summary (1 soft cover book (48 pages)) : illustrations (some color) ; 25.4 x 18.3 x .6 cm

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Location

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Custodial History

The Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, on loan from Ruth and Marvin A. Sackner and the Sackner Family Partnership.


Published: Columbus, Ohio : Ohio State University Rare Books and Manuscripts Library. Nationality of creator: American. General: Number of duplicates: 1. General: Added by: MARVIN; updated by: MARVIN.

Repository Details

Part of the The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry Repository

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