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Will Petersen Papers

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Identifier: 1998-0209
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence between American Buddhist poet Will Petersen and Cid Corman.

Dates: 1957-1990

Mark Podwal Papers

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Identifier: 2000-0093
Abstract

The collection consists of promotional materials, three pieces of original art and an incomplete set of proofs for King Solomon and his Magic Ring.

Dates: 1998-2000

Candice F. Ransom Papers

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Identifier: 1994-0013
Abstract

A children's book author since 1980, Ms. Ransom has donated original manuscripts, notes, proofs, galleys, and books. She has also donated original manuscripts from twenty-five novels (including reference and research materials) and thirty other published works (including some foreign language editions).

Dates: undated, 1981-2001

Tom Raworth Papers

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Identifier: 1974-0003
Abstract Born and raised in London, poet Tom Raworth travelled and worked in the United States and Mexico in the 1970s, returning to England in 1977 to be Resident Poet at King's College, Cambridge, the city in which he still lives. Since 1966 he has published more than forty books and pamphlets of poetry, prose and translations, in several countries. He was editor of three literary/art magazines: outburst (1961-63); Before Your Very...
Dates: 1964-1977

Ed Sanders Papers

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Identifier: 1978-0002
Abstract Collection materials reflect Sanders' literary and publishing work, affinities with writers from both the Beat and New York Schools of poetry, and political organizing activities and interests, including his pacifism, opposition to the Vietnam War and nuclear weapons, and advocacy for sexual freedom, legalization of marijuana, and freedom of expression. The collection includes manuscripts of poems, books, articles, and lyrics; correspondence; manuscript submissions and page proofs;...
Dates: undated, 1955-1976

Aram Saroyan Papers

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Identifier: 1978-0004
Abstract

Aram Saroyan was born in 1943, the son of American writer and playwright William Saroyan. In addition to several volumes of poetry, Saroyan has published several autobiographical novels, including The Street, in addition to a critical study of beat poet Lew Welch and a biography of his father.

Dates: undated, 1950-1977

Richard Scarry Papers

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Identifier: 1997-0048
Abstract

The Richard Scarry Papers contain materials related to Scarry himself, but the majority of the archives pertains to the creation, production, and distribution of his books for children. The archives contains materials and correspondence concerning Scarry's early work, with Western Publishing and Little Golden Books, beginning in the 1950s. A greater amount of material concerns the works produced by Scarry during his later association with Random House.

Dates: undated, 1946-1997

Catherine Seelye Papers

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Identifier: 1998-0211
Abstract Research notes, correspondence, and transcriptions for Charles Olson and Ezra Pound: An Encounter at St. Elizabeths (NY: Grossman, 1975), edited by Catherine Seelye. Seelye was a librarian at the University of Connecticut, which holds the Charles Olson Papers. Her edited book reproduces notes, essays, and poems Olson wrote during his frequent visits with Ezra Pound at St. Elizabeths Hospital in Washington, D.C., after Pound was declared mentally unfit to...
Dates: undated, 1917-1978; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1976

University of Connecticut, Semester of the Thirties Records

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Identifier: 1979-0016
Abstract In the Spring of 1969, the University of Connecticut devoted a whole semester to the study of the 1930s. An all-campus venture, the project drew on all the resources of the University and brought in distinguished visitors, some of whom had been cultural figures of that decade. Called "The Semester of the Thirties," this experiment in higher education probably brought together more aspects of a decade in cultural, political, economic, and social history than any such project undertaken by a...
Dates: 1968-1969

Marc Simont Papers

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Identifier: 1997-0002
Abstract An illustrator and author of picture books for children, Marc Simont illustrated books for numerous authors in addition to his own, among the most notable being James Thurber and Marjorie Weinman Sharmat. His illustrations for Janice May Udry's A Tree is Nice won the Caldecott Award in 1957, and he received Caldecott Honors for Ruth Krauss's The Happy Day and his own The Stray Dog. Simont was...
Dates: 1939-1997

Slow Loris Press Records

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Identifier: 1998-0212
Abstract

The Slow Loris Press was a independent non-profit venture headed by Anthony and Patricia Petrosky. The Slow Loris Press focused on publishing a poetry magazine called Rapport which evolved into a more wide ranging format with the start of the Slow Loris Reader (SLR) in 1978. The Press also published chapbooks and broadsides. It ceased operation in 1984 principally due to insufficient financial support.

Dates: 1971-1984

Walter Snow Papers

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Identifier: 1975-0005
Abstract

The papers include the correspondence, short stories, journalistic articles, correspondence, poems, novels, and plays of journalist, essayist, novelist and pulp fiction writer, Walter Snow.

Dates: undated, 1926-1973

John Taggart Papers

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Identifier: 1998-0214
Abstract

John Taggart was born 5 October 1942, in Guthrie Center, Iowa. Taggart is a professor at Shippensburg State College, Shippensburg, PA, where he has been a professor of English since 1969.

Dates: 1974-1975

Edith Tarbescu Papers

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Identifier: 1999-0078
Abstract: This collection has not yet been organized for unassisted research use. Researchers wishing to access this collection must make prior arrangements with the Curator before visiting Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center. Ms. Tarbescu is the author of several scripts and children's books. The collection...
Dates: undated

John Temple Papers

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Identifier: 1998-0215
Abstract

British poet.

Dates: 1968-1974

Gael Turnbull Papers

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Identifier: 1998-0216
Abstract

Gael Turnbull was born 7 April 1928, in Edinburgh, Scotland. He attended Cambridge University (B.A., 1948) and the University of Pennsylvania (M.D., 1951). Awarded the Union League Civic and Arts Foundation Prize (1965) and Alice Hunt Bartlett Prize (1968), Turnbull has been a Physician in general practice and anesthesiologist in Worcestershire, England, since 1951. His poetry has been published since 1954.

Dates: undated, 1965-1973

University of Connecticut League Records

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Identifier: 2002-0098
Abstract

The collection contains documents related to the administrative, financial, social and cultural functions of the University of Connecticut League from 1966-201998. Founded "to promote social and friendly relations within, and to provide worthwhile service to the University and community," the UConn League has sponsored a variety of social, cultural, and fundraising events for the local and UConn communities and for its own membership.

Dates: 1966-2018

Charles Upton Papers

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Identifier: 2003-0017
Abstract

Charles Upton was born on December 13, 1948 in San Francisco. He published two volumes of poetry at the age of 19, and despite his relative youth, has been considered a member of the Beat Poet generation ever since. Upton was also involved in peace activism, alternative spiritualities and later in traditionalist metaphysics.

Dates: undated, 1932-2002 (bulk, 1966-2002); Majority of material found within 1966 - 2002

Rex Warner Papers

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Identifier: 1969-0003
Abstract Author, translator and professor of English, Rex Warner was born 9 March 1905, in Birmingham, England, the son of Frederick Ernest (a clergyman) and Kathleen (Luce) Warner. Educated at Wadham College, Oxford (B.A. with honors, 1928), Warner was a member of the British Home Guard from 1942 until 1945. He was the Tallman Professor of Classics at Bowdoin College (1961-1962) before joining the English faculty at the University of Connecticut in 1962. Warner retired from the University after...
Dates: 1945-1970

Terrence Webster-Doyle Papers

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Identifier: 2004-0028
Abstract

Dr. Terrence Webster-Doyle is the author of twenty internationally acclaimed, award-winning books that discuss topics such as bullying, martial arts, and teaching children peaceful solutions to social problems. The collection contains many of his publications, and related materials.

Dates: 1975-2012

Leonard Weisgard Papers

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Identifier: 2010-0050
Abstract

The Leonard Weisgard Papers document the creative processes of this award-winning author and illustrator, with his book art, commercial and promotional illustration, correspondence, and an extensive reference material series. The collection was donated in 2009 by Weisgard's children, Abigail, Christina and Ethan, all of whom reside in Denmark.

Dates: undated, 1937-2000

Rosemary Wells Papers

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Identifier: 1991-0060
Abstract

The collection contains the artwork of children's book author and illustrator Rosemary Wells.

Dates: 1991

Philip Whalen Collection

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Identifier: 1998-0218
Abstract

Philip Whalen was born 20 October 1923, in Portland, OR. He has been a poet, novelist, lecturer, and instructor since 1951 and was ordained a Zen Buddhist priest in 1973. He became the head monk, Dharma Sangha, Santa Fe, NM, in 1984.

Dates: 1958-1977

John Wieners Papers

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Identifier: 1986-0010
Abstract

Born in 1934, near Boston, John Wieners studied at Black Mountain College from 1955-1956. An associate of the San Francisco and Beat Writers, he is an American poet and gay activist.

Dates: 1958-1986

Jean Day Zallinger Papers

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Identifier: 1997-0077
Abstract

Jean Day Zallinger was born in February 1918, in Boston, Mass. She attended the Massachusetts College of Art and received a B.F.A. from the Yale School of Fine Arts in 1942. Mrs. Zallinger has illustrated numerous children's books, mainly non-fictional works about animals and plants, including such titles as Biography of a Leaf, Discovering What Earthworms Do, The Earliest Americans, and Sea Creatures Do Amazing Things.

Dates: undated, 1969-1994