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Steve Abbott Papers, 1951-1993 GLC 77
GLC 77  
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Description
Steve Abbott was a poet, critic, editor and novelist. He was one of the founding editors of the San Francisco bay area's poetry newsletter Poetry Flash, and he was the editor of the literary journal Soup. The papers contain correspondence, subject files, works by Abbott, publications and writing by others, photographs, and computer disks.
Background
Stephen Eugene Abbott (1943-1992) was a poet, critic, editor and novelist. He was raised in Lincoln, Nebraska, graduated from the University of Nebraska, and attended Emory University. He married Barbara Binder in February 1969, and came out publicly later that year. Their daughter, Alysia, was born in December 1970. In August 1973, Barbara was killed in an automobile accident.
Extent
3 cartons, 1 document case, 1 oversized box (5.0 cubic feet)
Restrictions
Copyright is retained by Alysia Abbott.
Availability
The collection is available for use during San Francisco History Center hours, with photographs available during Photo Desk hours. Collections that are stored offsite should be requested 48 hours in advance.