Ashbery, John, 1927-2017
- Existence: 1927-07-28 - 2017-09-03
John Ashbery (1927-2017), American poet
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Yehuda Amichai papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 572
Overview: The Yehuda Amichai Papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, journals, photographs, printed material, audio-visual and other materials documenting the life and work of Israeli poet Yehuda Amichai.
John Ashbery collages
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1229
Overview: Collages created by John Ashbery, 1948-2011. Collages in the collection include Seaport, September 1948; Fjord, approximately 1972; Notre Dame des Neiges, 1977; Fountain, 2010; and The Leisure Class, 2011.
John Ashbery collection of artwork and objects
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1318
Overview: The collection consists of artwork and objects collected by American poet John Ashbery. It includes paintings, glassware, ceramics, clothing, household objects, realia, printed material, collage materials, and other items of significance to Ashbery, some of which inspired his poetry or appeared in his published work. The collection includes materials by or received from Ashbery's husband David Kermani and artists Joe Brainard and Trevor Winkfield, among others. All materials were kept in...
Mei-mei Berssenbrugge papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1082
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, writings of others, personal papers, photographs, printed material, audio recordings, electronic media, and other papers documenting the life and work of poet Mei-mei Berssenbrugge. Correspondence consists of letters from poets, writers, publishers, literary organizations, and others including John Ashbery, Charles Bernstein, Susan Bee, Ray DiPalma, Rachel Blau Duplessis, Ron Padgett, Arthur Sze, and Richard Tuttle. Writings consist of...
Tom Carey papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1210
Overview: This collection contains writings, photographs, correspondence, journals and other material created by writer, poet, and vicar, Tom Carey. Correspondence and journals contain content related to writers and artists associated with the first and second generations of the New York School, including James Schuyler, Eileen Myles, and John Ashbery.
Dates: circa 1890s-2000s, bulk circa 1960s-2000s
Anselm Hollo papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 1701
Overview: The Anselm Hollo Papers contains correspondence, subject files, writings, teaching files, personal and professional papers, artwork, printed materials, computer media, and audiovisual media by or relating to Anselm Hollo. Notable correspondents include John Ashbery, Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones), Ted Berrigan, Allen Ginsberg, Robert Grenier, Langston Hughes, Gerrit Lansing, Ron Padgett, and John Taggart. Writings contain Hollo's translations of works by Ginsberg, Pentti Saarikoski, Dylan Thomas,...
Dates: circa 1907-2013, circa 1907-2013
John Ashbery collection of artwork and objects (addition)
Call Number: 2019-ycal-0096
Dates: circa 1907-2013, circa 1907-2013
John Koethe papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 600
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, notebooks, clippings, writings of others, photographs, awards, student papers, teaching papers, audiovisual materials, and digital media documenting the life and work of poet John Koethe. Correspondence includes letters from other poets and writers including John Ashbery, Robert Dash, John Godfrey, Mary Kinzie, David Lehman, James Schuyler, Susan Stewart, and others. Writings include drafts of books by Koethe, individual poems, and other...
Charles North papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1091
Scope and Contents: The Charles North papers, which span from 1941 to 2016, contain correspondence, writings, journals, writings of others, CDs, DVDs, photographs, personal papers, artwork, printed material, electronic media, and other papers by or relating to the life and work of Charles North. Correspondents include John Ashbery, Douglas Crase, Ron Padgett, James Schuyler, Tony Towle, Paul Violi, Trevor Winkfield, and other poets and collaborators. Manuscripts by others include works by Ashbery, Crase, Schuyler,...
Ron Padgett papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 721
Overview: The collection consists of material created and accumulated by Ron Padgett in the course of his work as a poet, translator, and editor. Material includes extensive correspondence with other poets and writers; manuscripts for Padgett's books of poetry and prose, as well as some juvenilia and early writings; manuscripts for Padgett’s English translations of works by French-language poets including Guillaume Apollinaire, Blaise Cendrars, Valery Larbaud, Paul Morand, and Pierre Reverdy; manuscripts...
David Plante papers
Call Number: OSB MSS 308
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, writings, artwork, and other papers by or relating to the writer David Plante. The bulk of the collection consists of letters to Plante from authors, artists, critics, editors, and film directors, as well as correspondence with Plante's partner, Nikos Stangos, and family members.
David Shapiro papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1422
Content Description: The David Shapiro Papers consists of correspondence, writings, chronological files, personal and professional papers, digital files, and audiovisual materials by or relating to David Shapiro. Correspondence documents his collaborations and friendships with other writers, poets, critics, and artists in the United States and abroad. Correspondents include John Ashbery, Ted Berrigan, Harold Bloom, Joseph Ceravolo, John Ciardi, Arthur A. Cohen, Peter Cole, Tory Dent, Allen Ginsberg, Michal Govrin,...
Dates: circa 1950s-2017
Tony Towle papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 745
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, writings, and other papers documenting the life and literary activities of New York City poet Tony Towle. Towle spent his life in New York City and, after training with Kenneth Koch and Frank O'Hara, was associated with the second generation of the New York School. In addition to Koch and O'Hara, Towle corresponded with numerous poets, artists, and editors based in the city, including John Ashberry, Bill Berkson, Ted Berrigan, Joe Brainard, Rob Hershon, Lita...
Untitled (Fairfield Porter's Mantel), 1955
Item — Box: 43 (Oversize)
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1318, Series II
Scope and Contents: Oil on masonite, 21 1/8 x 24 1.8.Ashbery painted this piece at the Southampton home of his friend, the painter and poet Fairfield Porter. "Mantlepiece" was included in the Literary Vision show at the Jack Tilton Gallery that ran from November 1-26, 1988, and which focused on visual artwork by writers. The exhibition catalogue pairs reproductions of visual art with short prose pieces by the writers, and includes a black and white reproduction of Ashbery's painting with an...
Trevor Winkfield papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1233
Scope and Contents: This collection contains correspondence, subject files, writings, artwork, and publication material by or relating to the artist and writer Trevor Winkfield. Included are complete issues, as well as source material for Winkfield's poetry journal, Juilliard, which he published from 1968-1972. Also included is writing works by Harry Matthews, Charles North, Ron Padgett, James Schuyler, John Yau, and others. Artwork included in the collection includes paintings and...