Alan Kaufman papers


Creator: Kaufman, Alan
Date(s): circa 19th century, 1952-2007
Bulk Dates: 1952-2007
Call Number: MSS 0599
Language: Materials in English, German, Hebrew, Japanese, and Italian.
Abstract: The papers of Alan Kaufman, teacher, writer, poet, editor, performer, artist, and impresario, include drafts of his memoirJew Boy, his novelMatches, materials related to his editing of the volumes of theOutlaw Bibleseries andDavka: Jewish Cultural Revolution, an extensive collection of notebooks with draft and unpublished poems, and a large collection of original artwork. The collection also includes correspondence with other writers and material documenting Kaufman’s involvement in the San Francisco Spoken Word poetry movement.
Physical Description:
  • 11.3 linear feet (28 boxes)
  • 16 oversize boxes
Source: Purchase, 2007, and gift of Alan Kaufman, 2008, 2009.
Processing: Processed and encoded by Thomas Pulhamus, August 2009. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard