Guest, Barbara, 1920-2006
- Existence: September 6, 1920-February 15, 2006
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
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...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1185
Scope and Contents: The Barbara Guest Papers span 1923 to 2006 and document Guest's life as a prominent American poet, her personal and professional relationships with other writers, and her personal life as a wife, mother, and friend. The papers include drafts of writings, correspondence, personal and professional papers, photographs, artwork, printed material, audiovisual material, born digital material, artwork, and a typewriter.
Part of Collection — Box: 42, Folder: GROUP 693, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Eleven ALS and ten ALS, dating from 1966 to 1991, discussing, with wit, a wide range of topics, including family, friends, art, politics, and work and travel plans. Accompanied by two clippings.
Dates: 1966-94, n.d.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 218
Overview: Collection consists of audio recordings, originally recorded on reel-to-reel tape and audio cassette. Many of the recordings are of poets reading their work or the work of others at literary events held by the Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery in New York City. Also includes recordings of poets reading their work and being interviewed on Susan Howe's radio shows on WBAI Radio in New York. Miscellaneous readings recorded in Connecticut and elsewhere are present. The collection...