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The Soft Man Poems, 1962-1966
Collection Description & Creator Information
The Ed Sanders Papers includes drafts and manuscripts of Sanders' own writing as well as talks and lectures and research files for investigative writing; correspondence; printed material such as small-run publications and posters; artwork, especially "glyphs" and "bardic glyphs" or poems with visual components; ephemera, such as posters, flyers, and promotional material; photographs; and audiovisual material, including phonographs, audiocassette tapes, and CDs that document several decades of Sanders' life, specifically his political and activist activities particularly in the 1960s and '70s as well as his involvement in the political and social life of Woodstock, NY, where he still lives, as well as his research and work, including his writing, art, and music endeavors, including The Fugs. The collection also includes some teaching materials and writings and works of others.
Creator-supplied description was retained for these materials where possible. Some descriptions of physical condition, locations of materials, and cross references may be outdated and inaccurate.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
About 12 linear feet of mass-produced published materials, including books, pamphlets, and newspapers as well as commercial CDs were removed.
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
Boxes 148, 180, 441, 443, 448, 451, 453, 455, 456, and 460, which are currently undergoing conservation treatment, are unavailable until spring 2023.
- Conditions for Reproduction and Use:
Single copies may be made for research purposes. No further duplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to Special Collections Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.
- Credit this material:
The Soft Man Poems, 1962-1966; Ed Sanders Papers, C1703, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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- Storage Note:
- ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 79