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Creator:Wieners, John, 1934-2002
Title:John Wieners papers
Date(s):1961-1968
Call No:MSS 0138
Abstract:Spanning the dates 1961-1968, the papers of American Beat poet John Wieners provide a chronologically and thematically fragmented, yet detailed, glimpse of his life. This small collection includes sixteen letters[...] to Diane Di Prima, Alan Marlowe, and Ed Sanders; the manuscript of a play, two journals, and fourteen leaves of poetry.
Subjects:Drug addiction | American poetry--20th century
Creator:Evans, Abbie Huston
Title:Abbie Huston Evans papers
Date(s):1960-1968
Call No:MSS 0098, F0158
Abstract:The papers consist of a greeting card, a Delaware poetry day dinner program, two poems, "Alive This Night" and "Martian Landscape" (initialed and dated), and newspaper clippings related to Abbie[...] Huston Evans, a poet, born in New England, who later worked and taught in Philadelphia.
Subjects:American poetry--20th century | New Castle County (Del.)--History--20th century
Creator:Dorn, Edward
Title:Edward Dorn letters and poems
Date(s):1959-1968
Call No:MSS 0099, F0823
Abstract:Three letters and four poems written by American poet Edward Dorn.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century | American poetry--20th century | Poets
Creator:Carter, John, 1905-1975
Title:John Carter papers
Date(s):1959-1970
Call No:MSS 0099, F0746
Abstract:Letters and other documents related to the British book collector John Carter.
Subjects:Collectors and collecting--History--20th century | Book collecting--History--20th century | Collectors
Creator:Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997
Title:Allen Ginsberg poems and letters
Date(s):1959-1966
Call No:MSS 0099, F0759
Abstract:Typescript poems, a published letter, a postcard written by Allen Ginsberg, and items related to the article "The Sound of Beat" published in the July 1959 issue of Playboy.
Subjects:American poetry--20th century | Beat generation--History | Poets
Creator:West, Rebecca, 1892-1983
Title:Rebecca West letters to Barbara Back
Date(s):1955-1968
Call No:MSS 0676
Abstract:British writer, critic, and journalist Rebecca West (1892-1983) wrote fifty-five letters and postcards to her friend Barbara Back between 1955 and 1968, commenting on her literary work and travels, various[...] political scandals, and the health and social lives of mutual friends.
Subjects:Authors, English--20th century--Correspondence | Authors
Creator:Levine, Philip, 1928-2015
Title:Philip Levine letters to Stephen Berg
Date(s):1961-1972
Call No:MSS 0188
Abstract:American poet and educator Philip Levine was born on January 10, 1928 in Detroit, Michigan. Poet and educator Stephen Berg was born on August 2, 1934 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The[...] collection is comprised of seventy-one letters between the two, most of which are undated. In his letters, Levine discussed a wide spectrum of personal and professional issues. The collection also includes seven poems, six written by Levine and one by an unidentified writer (possibly Stephen Berg).
Creator:Berrigan, Daniel
Title:Daniel Berrigan correspondence and Hanoi poems
Date(s):1965-1969
Call No:MSS 0099, F0894
Abstract:Daniel Berrigan wrote these letters to Elizabeth Bartelme, his editor at Macmillan Company, to accompany enclosed poems, such as the Hanoi poems found in this collection, or to discuss his[...] books which were in the works.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century | American poetry--20th century | Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Poetry | Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements--United States | More Subjects
Creator:O'Faoláin, Seán, 1900-1991
Title:Seán O'Faoláin letters
Date(s):1960-1964
Call No:MSS 0141
Abstract:This collection of letters written by Seán O'Faoláin, Irish author, primarily concerns publication details related to O'Faoláin's autobiography, Vive Moi!
Subjects:Authors, Irish--20th century--Correspondence | Authors | Dublin (Ireland)
Creator:Rosenthal, Irving, 1930-
Title:The Irving Rosenthal papers
Date(s):1963-1967
Call No:MSS 0337
Abstract:Born in 1930, American editor and author Irving Rosenthal is counted among the Beats, a group of young writers in the 50s and 60s known for their bohemian lifestyles and[...] rebellion against the then popular art forms. Though he published only one major novel, Sheeper, and has not been remembered as a major Beat writer, American novelist and poet Gilbert Sorrentino in a 1994 interview with Alexander Laurence cited Rosenthal as one of the most compelling of the Beats. The Irving Rosenthal Papers consist of 28 letters and two postcards from Rosenthal, primarily to American editor, poet and filmmaker Ira Cohen (b. 1935), as well as manuscript versions of Rosenthal's novel Sheeper, of his Pastiche of the Golden Flower and of his translations of Mohammed ben Abdullah Yussufi's The First Yarmulkas. The letters, most of which were written from Morocco, provide valuable insight into the influences that shaped Rosenthal's Sheeper.
Creator:Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992
Title:Kay Boyle letters to Basil Burwell
Date(s):1954-1972
Call No:MSS 0099, F0017
Abstract:American author and activist Kay Boyle (1902-1992) wrote four letters to American actor and educator Basil Burwell (1911-1997) between 1954 and 1972, commenting on the relationship between their families and[...] the Cherry Lawn School, where Burwell taught and both had children in attendance.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence
Creator:Corso, Gregory
Title:Gregory Corso letters and poems
Date(s):1956-1975
Call No:MSS 0099, F0748
Abstract:Poems and letters from American poet Gregory Corso.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence
Creator:Eigner, Larry, 1927-1996
Title:Larry Eigner letters and poems
Date(s):1960-1978
Call No:MSS 0099, F0824
Abstract:One typed card, one typed letter, and fifteen typed poems written by American poet Larry Eigner.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century | American poetry--20th century | Poets
Creator:Di Prima, Diane
Title:Diane Di Prima letters and poetry collection
Date(s):1957-1971
Call No:MSS 0183
Abstract:The Diane Di Prima letters and poetry collection consists of thirty letters and a collection of poems, all written by American poet, Diane Di Prima. Diane Di Prima's letters, spanning[...] the dates 1962-1971, are written to her parents, Frank and Emma Di Prima. The collection of poetry, titled the Freddie Poems, consists of poems dated between 1957–1966.
Subjects:American poetry--20th century | Families--United States--History--20th century | Voyages and Travels--History--20th century
Creator:Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992
Title:Kay Boyle papers relating to the Citizens' Mission to Cambodia
Date(s):1960-1979
Call No:MSS 0262
Abstract:Kay Boyle, born in 1902, is best known for her work and accomplishments as a poet, short story writer, novelist, journalist, teacher, and political activist. One of the prominent American[...] expatriates during the 1920s and 1930s, much of Kay Boyle's work reflects the influences of that literary circle. The Kay Boyle papers relating to the Citizens' Mission to Cambodia, spanning from 1960-1979, consists of diaries, correspondence, books, periodicals, news clippings, reports, speeches, audio recording tapes, a photograph, and poems, documenting controversial aspects of the ground war in Vietnam and its possible expansion into Cambodia through the recorded thoughts and actions of Kay Boyle and the Citizens' Mission to Cambodia. Additional items capture the evolution of political Cambodia well into the 1970s through various publications and articles.
Subjects:Vietnam War, 1961-1975 | International relations | Vietnam--History--20th century | United States--Politics and government--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971
Title:Rockwell Kent letters to David Wesley
Date(s):1951-1969
Call No:MSS 0304
Abstract:The Rockwell Kent collection consists of letters written by twentieth century American artist Rockwell Kent to his personal friend and twentieth century American journalist David Wesley.
Subjects:Cold War | Artists (visual artists) | United States--Politics and government--20th century
Creator:Parkinson, Thomas Francis, 1920-
Title:Thomas Parkinson papers
Date(s):1957-1972
Call No:MSS 0790
Abstract:The Thomas Parkinson papers consist of typescripts and manuscripts of poetry and prose by Parkinson, Parkinson's correspondence, periodicals and clippings related to Parkinson's work, and four original pen-and-ink drawings, probably[...] created by Parkinson's wife, Ariel. The materials were created circa 1957-1972.
Subjects:American poetry--20th century | Poets, American--20th century | Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence | San Francisco (Calif.)
Creator:Haselwood, David
Title:John Wieners publisher's files for The Hotel Wentley Poems
Date(s):1963-1971
Call No:MSS 0626
Abstract:John Wieners publisher's files for The Hotel Wentley Poems consists of .3 linear feet of materials comprising manuscripts, proofs, artwork, page layouts, and correspondence created and revised by American poet[...] John Wieners (1934-2002), publisher David Haselwood, and artist Robert Lavigne (1928-) relating to the publication of Wieners’s The Hotel Wentley Poems: Original Version (1965).
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Beat generation--California--San Francisco | Beat generation--Poetry | Authors | More Subjects
Creator:Hess, Sidney W.
Title:Sidney W. Hess Computer Research on Nonpartisan Districting, Inc. records
Date(s):1963-1971
Call No:MSS 0756
Abstract:Through his involvement in CROND (Computer Research on Nonpartisan Districting), Sidney W. Hess developed the first computer program for legislative redistricting. The Sidney W. Hess Computer Research on Nonpartisan[...] Districting, Inc. records span the dates 1963-1971. Records include academic journal articles, reports, conference papers, manuals, presentation notes, a Good Government Award, and a letter of congratulations from Russell W. Peterson. The collection consists of approximately 0.5 linear feet of paper records.
Subjects:Operations research | Computer programs | Election districts
Creator:Jennings, Elizabeth, 1926-2001
Title:Elizabeth Jennings poetry manuscripts
Date(s):1957-1966
Call No:MSS 0284
Abstract:The British poet Elizabeth Jennings, born on July 18, 1926, in Boston, Lincolnshire, has published more than 20 books of poetry since the 1950s. She constructed short, meditative lyrics that[...] are known for their simplicity, control, and range of feeling. This small collection of seven poetry manuscripts, written by Elizabeth Jennings, spans the dates 1957-1966. The autograph poems bear her revisions and reflect her style of composition. Two of the poems are labeled by Jennings as In A Sense of the World, a book of Jennings's poetry published in 1958.
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