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Aaron Collection of Persian Gulf War Poetry

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Identifier: 2000-0005
Abstract

Collection includes poems written in response to the Persian Gulf War (1991), collected by Richard S. Emmet Aaron, a poetry bookstore owner in California whose nephew served in the U.S. Marines.

Dates: 1991

Bill Berkson Papers

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Identifier: 1997-0018
Abstract: Poetry and personal papers of the American poet, art critic, teacher, editor and publisher Bill Berkson comprised of literary manuscripts, correspondence, drafts, notebooks, lecture notes, interviews, Big Sky Books and press records, photographs, audio recordings, broadsides, and rare publications. The archive spans from 1960 to the present day and documents the poet’s extensive body of work, his collaborations in and among the realms of visual art, media, and literature, and his affinities...
Dates: 1959-2016

Ted Berrigan Papers

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Identifier: 1997-0020
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated, 1962-1983

Jacob Blanck Papers

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Identifier: 1998-0198
Abstract

American bibliographer, 1906-1974.

Dates: undated

Stan Brakhage Papers

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Identifier: 1998-0199
Abstract

Stan Brakhage was born 14 January 1933, in Kansas City, MO. He is an Independent filmmaker and currently professor of film history at the University of Colorado. Brakhage has also lectured in film history and aesthetics at Art Institute of Chicago and at colleges in the United States and Europe. He is a member of selection committee for the Anthology of Cinema.

Dates: undated, 1953-1966

Glauco Cambon Papers

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Identifier: 1992-0041
Abstract

Born in 1921 in Pusiano, Italy, Cambon received his D. Phil in 1947. A Professor of Romance Languages and Comparative Literature, Cambon was a specialist in modern Italian poetry, especially Eugenio Montale. Cambon taught at Rutgers University from 1961 until 1969, when he came to the University of Connecticut for the remainder of his career. Glauco Cambon died in 1988.

Dates: undated, 1940-1987

Cid Corman Papers

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Identifier: 1997-0103
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1954-1989

Gregory Corso Papers

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Identifier: 1997-0105
Abstract

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).

Dates: 1957-1980

Robert Creeley Papers

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Identifier: 1978-0008
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated, circa 1940-1978

Ruth Daigon Papers

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Identifier: 1970-0004
Abstract

Ruth Daigon, an award-winning American poet, singer and editor, was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Her career in music as a soprano brought her into contact with New York Pro Musica, appearances on Columbia recordings, CBS-TV, recitals and tours. Ruth Daigon’s poetry has been published in hundreds of literary magazines and in several anthologies. Ruth Daigon died on February 17, 2010.

Dates: 1966-2007

Diane Di Prima Papers

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Identifier: 1991-0042
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated, 1934-1990

Edward Dorn Papers

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Identifier: 1990-0049
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated, 1956-1993

Larry Eigner Papers

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Identifier: 1974-0001
Abstract Born in 1927 in Swampscott, Massachusetts, Laurence (Larry) Eigner was a prominent American writer who authored more than 75 books of poetry as well as literary broadsides. He was born with cerebral palsy on August 7, 1927 to parents Israel and Bessie. Eigner lived most of his life—that is, his first 50 years—in his parents’ Swampscott, Massachusetts home. Though he was wheelchair-bound from birth, this did not hinder him from becoming a prolific writer. Indeed, he is known for having shared...
Dates: 1927-2003

Lawrence Ferlinghetti Papers

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Identifier: 1998-0201
Abstract Poet and publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti was born Lawrence Ferling (original family name of Ferlinghetti restored 1954) on 24 March 1919, in Yonkers, NY. Throughout his career he has been a poet, playwright, editor, and painter; worked for Time, New York City, post-World War II; taught French in a adult education program, San Francisco, CA, 1951-52; City Lights Pocket Bookshop (now City Lights Books), San Francisco, co-owner, 1953—, founder and editor of City...
Dates: circa 1963

Vincent Ferrini Papers

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Identifier: 1997-0107
Abstract

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

Dates: undated, 1949-1977

First Casualty Press Records

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Identifier: 1973-0001
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1960-1981

Margaret Witter Fuller Papers

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Identifier: 1998-0202
Abstract

Margaret Witter Fuller was born 23 January 1872, in Brooklyn, New York. In 1874, the family moved to Norwich, Connecticut. Miss Fuller resided in Norwich for many years. A prolific writer, she authored many poems, plays and novels. Miss Fuller died 1 February 1954 in Boston, MA.

Dates: undated, 1903-1956

Seymour Gresser Papers

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Identifier: 1980-0004
Abstract

Seymour “Sy” Gresser was born 9 May 1926, in Baltimore, Md., the son of Simon Solomon and Sara (Williams) Gresser. Educated at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, Washington, D.C., (student, 1949-50), George Washington University (student, 1950-53), and University of Maryland (B.S., 1949, M.A., 1972).

Dates: 1950-1958

Joan Joffe Hall Papers

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Identifier: 1997-0036
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1954-2011

Fred Ho Papers

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Identifier: 1999-0036
Abstract

Collection contains essays, articles, poetry, music, commentaries, critical reviews, speeches, video recordings and musical recordings written, performed and collected by Fred Ho [Asian American Musician, composer, writer and activist].

Dates: undated, 1892-2013

Robert Kelly Papers

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Identifier: 2001-0081
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence between George Minkoff, Robert Kelly, and "Button," primarily in regard to the publication of a broadside of Common Shore, Book 5.

Dates: 1967-1969

David Kherdian Papers

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Identifier: 1996-0012
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1917 - 2016

James Koller Papers

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Identifier: 1974-0002
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1959-1986

Ruth Krauss Papers

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Identifier: 1994-0007
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated, 1929-1992

Marilyn Nelson Papers

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Identifier: 1992-0056
Abstract

The collection contains the papers of Marilyn Nelson, author of several books of poetry and formercurrent Poet Laureate for the State of Connecticut.

Dates: 1940-2014

New American Poetry Circuit Records

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Identifier: 1998-0206
Abstract San Francisco based cooperative that existed from 1969 to 1971, organized to arrange and promote poetry readings by its members; Jeanetta L. Jones, Director. Members included: D. Alexander, David Antin, Harvey Bialy, Paul Blackburn, Victor Coleman, Ed Dorn, Theodore Enslin, Clayton Eshleman, Larry Goodell, Jack Hirschman, Anselm Hollo, Kenneth Irby, Robert Kelly, Phillip Lamantia, Jackson MacLow, Michael McClure, Daphne Marlatt, David Meltzer, Jerome Rothenburg, Armand Schwerner, Charles...
Dates: 1969-1974

Harold Norse Collection

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Identifier: 2001-0027
Abstract

Poet and novelist Harold Norse was born 6 July 1916, in New York, N.Y. He attended Brooklyn College (now Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, B.A., 1938) and New York University (M.A., 1951).

Dates: 1967-1968

Alice Notley Papers

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Identifier: 1998-0222
Abstract

Alice Notley, born in 1945, is an American poet, author, and editor.

Dates: 1970-1992

Joel Oppenheimer Papers

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Identifier: 1990-0056
Abstract Born in Yonkers in 1930, Joel Oppenheimer was a student of Charles Olson's at Black Mountain College from 1950-1953. He published over a dozen books of poetry, a play, a book on baseball, and was a columnist for the Village Voice from 1968 to 1984. Oppenheimer was the first director of the St. Mark's Poetry Project in Greenwich Village (from 1966 to 1968) and was an active teacher of poetry throughout his life. He died of complications from cancer in 1988....
Dates: 1925-1988

Oyez Press Records

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Identifier: 1998-0208
Abstract Founded in 1964 by Robert Hawley and Stevens van Strum, the Oyez Press initially produced a series of poetry broadsides by such notable figures as Robert Duncan, Robert Creeley, William Everson, Gary Snyder, and Charles Olson. Although van Strum left in 1968, Hawley continued on with the press in his spare time, eventually publishing over 80 books in addition to numerous keepsakes and broadsides, featuring authors such as David Meltzer, Josephine Miles, Lew Welch, Philip Lamantia, and many...
Dates: 1963-1987