Papers, 1956-1985

Bennett, John M.


ca. 8000 items.
Personal and professional correspondence with artists, poets, small press editors, and others; mail or correspondence art, a unique blend of painting, drawing, stickers, rubber stamp work, found objects, poetry, clippings, collage, etc., which are then sent through the postal system, from leading correspondence artists; mss. of Bennett's writings; poetry notebooks; and small press publications and journals, including a complete set of publications from his own press, Luna Bisonte Prods. Correspondents include Clayton Eshleman, Hugh Fox, Dick Higgins, Richard Kostelanetz, and Opal Nations.
American author, artist, and small press editor and publisher; b. 1942.
Described in: A Guide to the Modern Literary Manuscripts Collection in the Special Collections of the Washington University Libraries (1985).
Finding aid in the repository.

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