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Poetry

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

Aaron Collection of Persian Gulf War Poetry

 Collection
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

Allen Collection of Frank O'Hara Letters

 Collection
Identifier: 1976-0001
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1950-1966

Bill Berkson Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

University of Connecticut, Black Experience in the Arts Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-0002
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

Gregory Corso Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Diane Di Prima Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Larry Fagin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1981-0004
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated, 1958-1977

Vincent Ferrini Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

James Koller Papers

 Collection
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

Alice Notley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0222
Abstract

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

Dates: 1970-1992

Charles Olson Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-0001
Abstract

The Charles Olson Research Collection contains the literary works, correspondence, photographs, and personal, professional, and family papers of writer and poet Charles Olson. This collection also includes some administrative records of Black Mountain College.

Dates: 1910-1970

Joel Oppenheimer Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Susan B. Pendleton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-0002
Abstract

Poetess from Hebron, Connecticut.

Dates: undated, 1926-1969

Will Petersen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0209
Abstract

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

Dates: 1957-1990

Poems, Plays and Games

 Digital Record
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/11134/20002:860140004

Poems, Plays and Games, undated

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1984-0010/SeriesVI/Box4:64
Scope and Content From the Collection:

This broad collection dates from the early nineteenth to the early twentieth century. Featuring Administrative records, awards, books, clippings, correspondence, ephemera, financial records, interviews, legal documents, manuscripts, military records, oral histories, photographs, postcards, posters, publications, realia, and scrapbooks, the collection offers a wide range of sources relevant to the history of Hampton.

Dates: undated

Portents Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-0194
Abstract Portents, an independent record label and small press, was established by Ann and Samuel Charters in 1963 and operated until the early 1980’s. The name given to the imprint by the Charters was derived from the Herman Melville poem about the abolitionist John Brown that opens the book Battle Pieces. “To Melville, ‘portents’ were the vital signs in the mid 19th century that the Civil War was imminent in the United States. A Century later, we believed the word suggested the social and...
Dates: 1951-2006; Majority of material found within 1951 - 1978

Tom Raworth Papers

 Collection
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

Michael Rumaker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0007
Abstract

The Michael Rumaker Papers consist of manuscripts, letters, notebooks, audio recordings, and other personal papers from 1950 to 2010, including personal journals and and family photographs from 1925 through 2010. Literary manuscripts comprise multiple formats including short stories, plays, poems, essays, reviews, and fiction.

Dates: 1950-2010

Ed Sanders Papers

 Collection
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

Pegi Deitz Shea Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0068
Abstract

Pegi Deitz Shea was born 22 September 1960, in Matawan, NJ, the daughter of George A. Deitz (a high school teacher and coach) and Margaret J. (a legal secretary) Devlin. She attended Rutgers College, Rutgers University (1982) and has been awarded the Evelyn Hamilton Award for Creative Writing, Rutgers College (1982).

Dates: undated, 1989-2007

Harriet Slavitz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-0070
Abstract

Manuscripts, journals, notebooks correspondence and audio recordings of poet, essayist, freelance writer, book editor, and for a brief time, instructor of English literature at the University of Connecticut, Harriet Slavitz.

Dates: 1950-2000

John Temple Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0215

Philip Whalen Collection

 Collection
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