Lit. Literary Collections
Found in 43 Collections and/or Records:
Photocopy of typewritten transcriptions made by Donald Allen of Frank O'Hara letters. Allen collected and transcribed the letters while preparing and editing The Collected Poems of Frank O'Hara.
Ted Berrigan, American poet, was born Edmund Joseph Michael Berrigan in Providence, Rhode Island. Berrigan's recognition as a poet came in 1964 with the publication of The Sonnets, for which he received the Poetry Foundation Award. Berrigan died in 1983.
Manuscripts, letters, personal papers, faculty papers, notebooks, lecture notes, photographs, and published materials documenting the writings and life of poet, classicist, student of Charles Olson (State University of New York Buffalo), and University of Connecticut English faculty Charles Boer.
Small press publisher (1971-1976) of poetry, children's books, and cookbooks located in Lenox, MA. The press was owned by Gerald Hausman. Authors and illustrators published by the press include Ruth Krauss, Paul Metcalf, David Kheridan, Sam Cornish and Maurice Sendak.
The papers of author Tom Clark containing manuscripts of poetry, fiction, biographies and baseball writing, notebooks and artwork (published and unpublished). Also includes correspondence, research notes and other materials, inteviews and drafts of Clark's Charles Olson: The Allegory of a Poet's Life (New York: Norton, 1991).
Poet, editor and translator, Cid Corman was born in 1924 in Boston, Massachusetts. Owner of the Origin Press, he was the editor and publisher of Origin magazine.
Gregory Corso was born 26 March 1930, in New York, NY. His career included working as a writer, manual laborer in New York City (1950-1951), and employee of the Los Angeles Examiner (Los Angeles, CA, 1951-1952), a merchant seaman on Norwegian vessels (1952-1953) and in the English department of the State University of New York at Buffalo (1965-1970).
Robert Creeley attended Harvard University, Black Mountain College and University of New Mexico. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Creeley has written novels, short stories, plays, screenplays, poetry, literary criticism and history. Creeley died in 2005.
Writings, correspondence, artwork, publications and photographs of short story writer, novelist, poet, artist, and teacher Fielding Dawson. Dawson was known for his "stream-of-consciousness" style of writing and for his vivid memoirs of his time spent as a student at Black Mountain College. The papers contain some drawings and memorabilia, including posters, flyers, brochures, and bulletins, from Black Mountain College.
Diane Di Prima, best known for her work as a Beat poet and writer, was born 6 August 1934 in Brooklyn, New York. She attended Swarthmore College (1951-1953). Di Prima has received National Endowment for the Arts grants in 1966 for Poets Press and in 1973. She writes nonfiction, autobiographies, journals, essays, poetry and plays.
Edward Dorn was born 2 April 1929 in Villa Grove, Illinois. He studied with Charles Olson at Black Mountain College and graduated in 1955. He taught at Idaho State University at Pocatello (1961-65), the University of Essex, Great Britain (1965-1970), Northeastern Illinois University at Chicago (1970-1971), Kent State University, Ohio (1973-74) and the University of Colorado (1977-1999). Mr. Dorn died in December 1999 at the age of 70.
Born in 1937, Larry Fagin was a poet and editor affiliated with the New York School. The Collection is comprised of correspondence to Larry Fagin. The bulk of the correspondence dates from 1968-1974.
Vincent Ferrini was born 24 June 1913 in Saugus, Massachusetts, the son of Italian immigrants. Ferrini's first book of poems, No Smoke (1941), was written while he was employed by General Electric at the Lynn (MA) plant. In the early 1950s he edited a small magazine entitled Four Winds
Vietnam War veteran Basil T. Paquet founded First Casualty Press in September 1971 with fellow veterans Larry Rottmann and Jan Barry Crumb. Paquet both edited and contributed to Winning Hearts and Minds: War Poems by Vietnam Veterans and Free Fire Zone: Short Stories by Vietnam Veterans. Paquet won the Wallace Stevens Award for Poetry in 1969.
The papers of Frances Boldereff include correspondence, literary manuscripts, notebooks and journals, personal and professional papers, books owned and annotated by Boldereff, references materials, notes, financial documents, clippings, photographs, and personal ephemera that reflect the work, activities, and intellectual life of the author, her family, and her community of friends.
Records and publications of Giligia Press, a small press founded by poet, novelist, and memoirist David Kherdian in 1965.
The Joan Joffe Hall Papers include notebooks, correspondence, literary manuscripts, and professional papers of poet and educator Joan Joffe Hall. Hall taught at the University of Connecticut with a joint appointment in English and Women's Studies for forty years, beginning in 1963. Nationally renowned for her poetry and prose, she has published several collections of her work.
Gerald Hausman was born 13 October 1945 in Baltimore, MD. He attended New Mexico Highlands University (B.A., 1968). His career has included Poetry teacher (Lenox, MA, 1969-1972), editor of the Bookstore Press (1972-1977), vice-president of Sunstone Press (Santa Fe, NM, 1979-1983); English teacher at the Santa Fe Preparatory School (1983-1987).
Materials related to the life and career of author David Kherdian. The collection is comprised of correspondence, notes, galley proofs, print proofs, and publications, and contains many of his published works. In addition to his literary work, the collection contains various materials related to his Armenian family and interests.
The collection consists of letters to James Koller from various friends and colleagues, including Philip Whalen, and original manuscripts and typescripts of Koller's poetry and novels.
The Ruth Krauss Papers contain documents and artwork created by Ruth Krauss in her work as a children's author and poet. The collection also includes materials related to the publication of Krauss's books, such as galleys, illustrations, brochures, posters, and audio-visual materials. The collection contains some documents and artwork created by David Leisk (Crockett Johnson), Krauss's husband. Separated materials include monographs, serials, and audio-visual materials.
Alice Notley, born in 1945, is an American poet, author, and editor.
The Penmaen Press was an imprint created by its proprietor, Michael McCurdy, with the goal of producing high quality hand-printed books. McCurdy designed and supervised the layout of each Penmaen production, and frequently supplied his own woodcut engravings as illustrations.