John Digby papers supplement


Creator: Digby, John, 1938-
Date(s): circa 1860-2016
Call Number: MSS 0569s
Language: Materials in English, Chinese, German, Italian, and Korean.
Abstract: British-born poet and collagist John Digby's productive and multi-faceted career spans over five decades, beginning in the 1960s. Best known as a collage artist whose Surrealism-influenced collages have been widely exhibited in England, France, Korea, and the United States, Digby is also a prolific poet whose works have been translated into several languages. The John Digby papers supplement contains substantial additions to the original collection and documents Digby's prolific artistic and literary career, his wife, Joan Digby's creative and professional work, and their joint efforts as editors and contributors to their imprint, The Feral Press, which published the work of nearly 100 authors and artists from 2002-2016, and featured short works of poetry (including translations into English), short fiction, and essays from both emerging and established writers.
Physical Description:
  • 46 linear feet (46 boxes)
  • 9 oversize boxes
Immediate Source of Acquisition: Purchases and gifts of Joan and John Digby, 2008-2016
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