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Finding Aid for the Nikki Darling Papers 1983-2013
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Description
Nikki Darling is a Los Angeles writer, whose cultural criticism and essays appear regularly or have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, LA Weekly, Art Book Review, Tomorrow Magazine and Public Books. As well, she is a columnist at KCET, Artbound. Darling is a candidate in the Creative Writing/Literature PHD program at USC. This collection includes greeting cards, letters, and notes from Darling's family and friends, as well as photographs of Darling and friends throughout her childhood and into her college years attending Eugene Lang College, the New School for Liberal Arts in New York City. Personal journals with regular diary entries, creative written work, photographs, and other ephemeral materials. The collection is also made up of school work, transcripts and informational material from middle school through post-graduate studies. Other creative work includes poetry and art work.
Background
Nikki Darling is a third generation Angelino on her father's side and Neomexicano on her mother's. From South Pasadena, she was born June 6, 1980 and attended various schools in the area including Holy Family School, Ramona Convent, and the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. Darling graduated high school in 1999.
Extent
4.5 linear feet
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center. All requests for permission to publish must be submitted in writing to the Chicano Studies Research Center Library and Archive. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Library for paging information.