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Creator:Plymell, Charles
Title:Charles Plymell manuscripts
Date(s):1970-1979
Call No:MSS 0457
Abstract:The American writer Charles Plymell was born in Holcomb, Kansas, in 1935. During the 1960s he lived in San Francisco and was associated with the[...] Beat writers Allen Ginsberg and Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Since 1963 Plymell has published fourteen books with a variety of small presses as well as contributed to several anthologies and periodical publications. The collection of Charles Plymell manuscripts contains manuscripts for poems, fiction, and essays written by Charles Plymell during the 1970s, as well as a small number of manuscripts of the work of other poets.
Creator:Klinkowitz, Jerome
Title:Jerome Klinkowitz papers relating to Kurt Vonnegut
Date(s):1969-1978
Call No:MSS 0300
Abstract:English professor and writer Jerome Klinkowitz was born December 24, 1943, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Klinkowitz has written or co-authored numerous critical works and bibliographies. A noted authority on the work[...] of Kurt Vonnegut, Klinkowitz has not only written widely on his subject, but has lectured at conferences and symposiums as well. The Jerome Klinkowitz papers relating to Kurt Vonnegut consist of 2.3 linear feet of notes, correspondence, bibliographies, articles, photographs, indices, galley proofs, essays, drafts, an address, and clippings. These materials were used by Jerome Klinkowitz in writing several books and essays related to Kurt Vonnegut. The correspondence for Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., Vonnegut in America (essays) and The Vonnegut Statement (essays), is extensive, providing information about the content and editing process for each of these books. The correspondence also outlines the search for a publisher for each publication.
Creator:Shepard, Sam, 1943-
Title:Sam Shepard collection
Date(s):1968-1979
Call No:MSS 0194
Abstract:The Sam Shepard collection is a group of seven incidental items spanning the dates 1968-1979, related to the dramatic work of this American playwright, which includes three playscripts, two programs,[...] a contract, and a poster.
Subjects:Theater | Playwrights
Creator:Pommy-Vega, Janine
Title:Janine Pommy-Vega manuscripts
Date(s):1967-1980
Call No:MSS 0456
Abstract:The American poet Janine Pommy-Vega was born in 1942 in Jersey City, New Jersey. During the early 1960s she moved to Greenwich Village, became acquainted[...] with the Beat writers Gregory Corso, Allen Ginsberg, and Jack Kerouac, and married the Peruvian painter Fernando Vega. In 1965, Pommy-Vega wrote and published her first book, Poems to Fernando, with City Lights Books in 1968. Pommy-Vega has published nine volumes of poetry over the course of her career. Since 1975 she has been involved with the New York Poets in the Schools program. She has also been involved in poetry in the prisons programs and is a co-founder and coordinator for the poetry workshop at Sing Sing, the state prison at Ossining, New York. The Janine Pommy-Vega manuscripts collection includes autograph and typescript drafts, galleys, and correspondence related to the publication of three of Pommy-Vega’s books: Morning Passage (1976), Journal of a Hermit (both the original 1974 edition, and the reprinting with new material published as Journal of a Hermit & in 1979), and The Bard Owl (1980). Also included are the manuscripts for and a printed copy of the broadside Star Treatise.
Creator:St. Mark's Church In-the-Bowery (New York, N.Y.). Poetry Project
Title:St. Mark's Church In-the-Bowery Poetry Project posters and fliers
Date(s):1971-1984
Call No:MSS 0759
Abstract:The Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church In-the-Bowery was founded in 1966 in New York City's East Village. Inspired by the "Berkeley Renaissance" of the 1940s, the Project served as[...] a nexus for New York poets in the 1960s and 1970s. The collection comprises forty fliers and posters featuring reproductions of handmade artwork that promoted and publicized poetry readings and other activities of the landmark project during the 1970s through the mid-1980s.
Subjects:Poetry | Experimental poetry, American--20th century | Poets, American--20th century
Creator:Costello, James, 1937-
Title:En Passant archive
Date(s):1970-1983
Call No:MSS 0414
Abstract:American attorney, poet, and editor James A. Costello was born in Utica, New York, on August 10, 1937. In 1975 he founded En Passant Poetry[...] (1975 – 1982), a literary magazine devoted to poetry, poetry in translation, book reviews, and graphics. Costello is also a published poet and the author of The Underbelly Poems (1981). The En Passant Archive consists of 1.3 linear feet of letters from contributors, administrative correspondence, little magazines, including twelve issues of En Passant, and the manuscripts of most of the thirteen issues of the magazine published between 1975 and 1983. The En Passant Archive contains a comprehensive selection of items typically associated with administration of a little magazine. The majority of the items in the archive are letters from the contributors whose works were published in En Passant. Although examples of Costello’s written comments are rare, the correspondence does reflect the editorial exchange that passed between Costello and the poets who sought publication in his magazine.
Creator:Morris, Allston
Title:Papers of Dr. Allston Morris related to Southbridge Medical Advisory Council
Date(s):1968-1980
Call No:MSS 0342
Abstract:Wilmington physician Dr. Allston J. "Tony" Morris practiced internal medicine at the Wilmington Medical Center for thirty years. In 1967, a better-health subcommittee of the Greater Wilmington Development Council began[...] to discuss and investigate the health care resources available for the inner city of Wilmington. In April of 1968, a group of physicians approached the Health Planning Council, Inc. and expressed interest in developing and staffing a health center in a medically deprived area of Wilmington. Dr. Morris was part of the committee which planned and founded a neighborhood clinic in the Southbridge section of Wilmington and when the clinic opened for patients in 1970, Dr. Morris was one of its volunteer physicians. The papers of Dr. Allston Morris related to Southbridge Medical Advisory Council and Activities Center, document the creation and early existence of the Southbridge Medical Activities Center through 1.2 linear feet of correspondence, minutes, agenda, clippings, surveys, photographs, slides, programs, medical forms, physicians' log, reports, bylaws, articles, statistics, schedules, and cassette tape. His papers begin with "A Proposal for the Delivery of Health Service in South Wilmington," and continue through a program celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Southbridge Center in 1980. Dr. Morris's papers document the transformation of the center from private to federal funding, but also the involvement of the community in this project, the dedication of volunteer physicians and pharmacists, and the possibilities when community agencies pool their resources to address a need.
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:Williams, Emlyn, 1905-1987
Title:Emlyn Williams letters to Katharine Cornell and Nancy Hamilton
Date(s):1962-1980
Call No:MSS 0099, F0879
Abstract:Welsh dramatist Emlyn Williams wrote these letters to his two friends, actress Katharine Cornell and lyricist Nancy Hamilton.
Subjects:Dramatists, American--20th century--Correspondence | Actresses--20th century--Correspondence | Playwrights | Actors (performing artists)
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:Hoffman, Richard Lee
Title:Richard Hoffman David Rabe collection
Date(s):1971-1985
Call No:MSS 0490
Abstract:Theater collector and bookdealer Richard Hoffman's David Rabe collection consists of playscripts and programs from four of the American playwright's works, as well as a poster.
Subjects:Theater poster | Theater--United States--History--20th century | Playwrights
Creator:Lawrence, Seymour
Title:Seymour Lawrence publishing files related to Kurt Vonnegut
Date(s):1966-1983
Call No:MSS 0259
Abstract:Seymour Lawrence, born on February 11, 1926, first became interested in publishing while attending Harvard University and served as Kurt Vonnegut's editor and publisher for over twenty years. The Seymour[...] Lawrence papers contain the publishing and promotional files maintained by Seymour Lawrence as Kurt Vonnegut's editor and publisher. Consisting of 3.5 linear feet of files, the material includes correspondence between Vonnegut and Lawrence, as well as manuscripts of several speeches and essays written by Vonnegut. The files also contain photographs of Vonnegut, a self-portrait painted by Vonnegut, and publication and promotional materials toward ten of Vonnegut's books.
Creator:Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992
Title:Kay Boyle letters to Pat Pomerleau
Date(s):1971-1989
Call No:MSS 0099, F0727
Abstract:Eleven letters from Kay Boyle to Pat Pomerleau (two of the letters were dictated to an assistant by Boyle), the other nine are written by Boyle, dated 1971 through 1989.
Subjects:Novelists, American--20th century--Correspondence
Creator:Loos, Anita, 1893-1981
Title:Anita Loos letters to Ray Pierre Corsini
Date(s):1962-1979
Call No:MSS 0099, F0531
Abstract:Twenty-one letters from American novelist and playwright Anita Loos to her agent and friend, Ray Pierre Corsini, between 1962 and 1979. The letters discuss the writing and editing of Loos'[...] later works, her travels and social life, and her relationship with Ray.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century
Creator:Pedersen, Charles J., 1904-1989
Title:Food Book No. 1
Date(s):1964-1982
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0143
Abstract:Nobel Prize-winning chemist Charles J. Pedersen’s “Food Book No. 1” contains thirty-eight pages of gastronomical entries, including lists of food items on hand, comments on recipes, and items in the[...] refrigerator or freezer, all arranged by date.
Subjects:Cooking, American--History--20th century | Gastronomy--History--20th century | Chemists (scientists)
Creator:Pedersen, Charles J., 1904-1989
Title:Wine Book
Date(s):1963-1981
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0144
Abstract:Nobel Prize-winning chemist Charles J. Pedersen’s “Wine Book” is a seventy-two page volume with fifty-eight pages filled. This log book records the results of wine tasting. There are columns describing[...] 368 bottles of wine, individuals who sampled them, the food with which they were served, and the quality.
Subjects:Wine tasting--History--20th century | Drinking behavior--History--20th century | Chemists (scientists)
Creator:Olson, Toby
Title:Toby Olson letters to Carl Thayler collection
Date(s):1967-1983
Call No:MSS 0184
Abstract:The Toby Olson Letters to Carl Thayler collection consists of 119 letters from American poet and Temple University professor, Toby Olson, to the poet Carl Thayler. Dating from 1967 to[...] 1983, these detailed letters treat a variety of literary and personal matters and reveal the close friendship shared by Olson and Thayler.
Subjects:American poetry--20th century | Publishers and publishing--United States--History--20th century
Creator:Ford, Charles Henri
Title:Charles Henri Ford papers related to Om Krishna II
Date(s):1966-1981
Call No:MSS 0294
Abstract:These letters from American poet Charles Henri Ford (and others) to publishers Charles and Pamela Plymell concern publication plans for Ford's Om Krishna II (Cherry Valley Editions, 1981). In addition[...] to Ford's letters there are single letters from Beat poet Allen Ginsberg, Nepalese artist Indra Tamang, bookbinder Alan Brilliant, writer Ed Germain, and the Plymells. A draft typescript of Om Krishna II, a book cover for the limited edition title, and biographical information about Ford are also contained in the collection.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence | Publishers and publishing--United States--20th century--Correspondence | American poetry--20th century--Correspondence | Poets | More Subjects
Creator:Angelica Press
Title:Archive of the Angelica and Amity Presses
Date(s):1967-1983
Call No:MSS 0447
Abstract:The Angelica Press was founded in Brooklyn, New York, in 1974 by Dennis and Marilyn Grastorf. The Grastorfs both graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology’s School of Printing[...] in 1969 and immediately began working in the printing trade. The Archive of the Angelica and Amity Presses spans the dates 1967 – 1983, with the bulk of items spanning the dates 1974 – 1979. The archive includes published books, printing samples, production materials, artwork, printing plates, photographs, paper and cloth samples, correspondence, financial records, and ephemera related to the presses and its owners.
Creator:Purdy, James, 1914-2009
Title:James Purdy manuscripts
Date(s):1961-1978
Call No:MSS 0370
Abstract:Born in Ohio in 1914, James Purdy is one of the United States' most prolific, yet little known writers. A novelist, poet, playwright[...] and amateur artist, Purdy has published over fifty volumes. The James Purdy Manuscript Collection spans the years 1961 to 1978 and contains three items: a short story, Everything Under the Sun; and two novels, I am Elijah Thrush, and Narrow Rooms. Everything Under the Sun and Narrow Rooms contain minor corrections by the author. The typescript of I am Elijah Thrush is perhaps most interesting from a scholarly standpoint because it contains extensive corrections and additions by the author.
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