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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.
Abstract The papers of children's author and illustrator, Natalie Babbitt include correspondence, reviews, publicity, manuscripts, drafts, illustrations and finished artwork for sixteen books and several articles.
Dates: undated, 1906-2012
Abstract Student at Bates College (late 1960s) and one-time resident of Peabody, MA.
Dates: undated, 1965-1973
Abstract Literary and editorial work of a former UConn student.
Dates: undated, 1953-1990
Scope and Contents Lecture notes, transcriptions of lectures and interviews, and over three hundred audio recordings associated with a University of Connecticut School of Fine Arts course, "Black Experience in the Arts." The course's instructors included professors James Eversole, Hale Smith, Edward O'Connor, Leon Bailey, and Carlton Molette. The records, particularly the audio recordings, document the contributions of black artists of the time period and the power of art as a mechanism for social change and...
Dates: 1970 - 1994
Abstract American bibliographer, 1906-1974.
Abstract 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.
Dates: undated, 1967-1976
Abstract The collection consists of books, manuscripts, correspondence and professional papers of author and editor, Lillian J. Bragdon.
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
Abstract Rex Brasher (1869-1960) was one of America's greatest bird painters. He painted almost twice as many North American birds as Louis Aggasiz Fuertes or John James Audubon. He painted a total of 875 water color paintings of 1200 species or subspecies of birds in their natural habitats, based on American Ornithologists Union Checklist of North American Birds.
Dates: Materials are undated
Abstract Margaret Waring Buck was born in New York in 1905. She was an illustrator, naturalist, and physiognomist who lived much of her life in Mystic, Connecticut, up until her death in 1997. Miss Buck studied the 'science' of Face Reading with Dr. Holmes W. Merton in the 1930s in New York City. Miss Buck also illustrated many books on natural subjects, including Animals Through the Year, published in 1941, and How They Grow, published...
Dates: undated, circa 1860-1993
Abstract The papers of Oliver Butterworth, native of Connecticut and educator and author of children's books. The collection contains correspondence, notes, drafts, manuscripts, galleys, proofs, artwork, scripts and published books pertaining to Butterworth's career and interests.
Dates: undated, 1934-1996
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
Abstract Scholar, author, photographer, and life-long editor and chronicler of Jack Kerouac and other writers of the Beat Generation, Ann Charters was born in November 1936 in Bridgeport, CT, the daughter of Nathan (a contractor) and Kate (Schultz) Danberg. She attended the University of California, Berkeley (B.A., 1957) and Columbia University (M.A., 1959, Ph.D., 1965). Her papers include literary manuscripts, letters, notebooks, photographs, periodicals, broadsides, interviews, audio and video...
Scope and Content The collection contains artwork, notes, correspondence, photographs and other materials pertaining to Normand Chartier's illustrations of many of his children's books.
Abstract Victoria Chess was born 16 November 1939, in Chicago, Illinois. Chess has been awarded the Brooklyn Art Books for Children citation, the Brooklyn Museum and the Brooklyn Public Library, 1973, for Fletcher and Zenobia and American Institute of Graphic Arts Book Show Award, 1975, for Bugs.
Abstract The collection contains the original illustrations, woodcut blocks, research materials, and manuscript materials of Bonnie Christensen.
Dates: undated, 1863-2006
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.
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).
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
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
Abstract: The Thomas J. Dodd Papers illuminate the diverse public life of a self-styled crusader. The collection consists primarily of material from Dodd's Senate years (1959-1971) and the Nuremberg war crimes trial before the International Military Tribunal from 1945-1946.
Dates: undated, 1919-1971
Abstract Born in 1948 in Pittsburgh, Evans is a widely published poet currently living in San Francisco. He has published three collections of poetry in England: Nightvision, Wrecking, and Eye Blade. His poetry has been featured twice in Origin.
Dates: undated, 1931-1991
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
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
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.
Abstract The records of the Foxon Homemakers Club, an associate member of the New Haven County Extension Service.
Dates: undated, 1934-1994
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
Abstract Dick Gackenbach was born 9 February 1927, in Allentown, PA, the son of William and Gertrude (Reichenbach) Gackenbach. He attended Jameson Franklin School of Art, NY, and Abbott School of Art, Washington, DC. He worked for J. C. Penney Company (New York City, 1950-1972) as a paste-up artist and later, creative director. He went out on his own as a free-lance author and illustrator beginning in 1972 to the present. Mr. Gackenbach died in 2001.
Abstract The collection contains calendars, correspondence and personal materials created or acquired during the Gaylord family's association with the University.
Dates: undated, 1925-1984
- Subject: Twentieth century. X
- Correspondence 66
- manuscripts (document genre) 55
- Photographs 42
- Publications (documents) 39
- Authors 36
- American poetry 31
- United States (nation) 30
- Children's literature 28
- Connecticut (state) 28
- Poems 28
- Galley proofs 27
- Notes 26
- Typescripts 26
- Photocopies 25
- Works of Art 23
- Illustrations (layout features). 22
- Monographs 22
- Poets 22
- Illustrators 21 ∧ less
- German 1
- Russian 1
- Aaron, Richard Emmet 1
- Charters, Ann. 1
- Sendak, Maurice 1
- Warner, Rex, 1905-1986 1
- Zallinger, Jean 1
- Zolotow, Charlotte 1 ∧ less