The Deena Larsen Collectionphotos/CozyMarble.jpg
Welcome to the web presence of the Deena Larsen Collection, a set of artifacts from the early days of the electronic literature community donated by hypertext pioneer and Marble Springs author Deena Larsen.
The Marble Springs Exhibitphotos/Curtain.jpg
From the actual Hypercard work to paper drafts and advertisements, a showcase of artifacts related to Deena Larsen's Marble Springs
Marble Springs Emulationphotos/MSEmulation.jpg
Watch a short screencast of Deena Larsen's best-known hypertext in emulation.
History of the Electronic Literature Communityphotos/ELMovement.jpg
Writings and correspondence from other founding members of the electronic literature community, as well as materials from early hypertext writing conferences.
Early Mac hardware used to present Larsen's Marble Springs: Mac Classic IIs, Mac SEs, and a Mac Plus
From early versions of Hypercard and StorySpace to drafts and commercial copies of Larsen's hypertexts, MITH has hundred of disk images of early software and electronic literature.
Hundreds of periodical articles from the early 1990s through the early 21st century, covering everything from authoring in the digital age to early fears and hopes about the internet and computers.
Article Topic Example: Privacy, Censorship, and the Early Webphotos/Censorship.jpg
Comics and newspaper articles debating privacy and censorship in the age of the Web, just one of many topics covered by the Larsen Collection.
In May of 2007, MITH received the extraordinary gift of Deena Larsen's personal collection of early-era personal computers and software... read more
"Aspen Gold" Draft