The Maggie Paley Archive contains items collected by native New Yorker Maggie Paley while living and working in New York City, especially during the '60s through the '80s. Her active social and work life reflected many of the cultural currents of the times. She is a novelist, essayist and journalist who has written on subjects ranging from rock and roll stars to penises. Her active social circle included many writers, poets and composers who were part of the New York School as well asThe Paris Review literary set, and included relationships with people such as George Plimpton, Terry Southern, Ned Rorem, Judith Crist, Tina Barney, Rachel Hadas, Kenward Elmslie, Jill Krementz, Kurt Vonnegut, Lewis Lapham, Morris Golde, William Pène du Bois, Larry Bensky, Maxine Grofsky, and Harry Mathews.
The archive is sold.