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Writings series

Alvin Balkind (Creator)
ID #
1948-1994, predominant 1989-1992
Level of Description

Scope & Content

Series consists of Balkind's writing and includes: fiction, non-fiction, correspondence, travel writing, reports, and the unpublished manuscripts of Escaping Gas.

Series is divided into two subseries:

  1. Escaping Gas subseries (29.1-1)
  2. Notebooks, correspondence, and other writing subseries (29.1-2)
The first subseries contains the records pertaining to Escaping Gas, including files of the intellectual divisions and themes that are reflected in the completed manuscript; Balkind's notes, various copies and edits; and correspondence regarding the manuscript's publication. The second subseries consists of the other writings of Balkind.

Physical Description

Physical Extent
1.2 m of textual records and graphic material
Material Type
Textual record, Graphic material

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