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Papers relating to Blind Date and New Blind Date

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 225

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of production files, audio recordings, and printed and other materials relating to the literary magazines Blind Date and New Blind Date. The production files contain submissions of short fiction, poetry, interviews, and reviews, many from San Francisco area writers, including instructors and students at the New College of California poetics program. Contributors include: Tom Clark, Diane Di Prima, Edward Dorn, Jack Foley, Gloria Frym, Dick Gallup, Amy Gerstler, Jack Hirschman, Anselm Hollo, Bill Knott, Richard Kostelanetz, Jonathan Lethem, David Meltzer, Eileen Myles, Alice Notley, Andrew Schelling, and others. In additon to the production files, there are several audio recordings of interviews with Bay Area writers and artisits, including Jim Carroll, Howard Hart, and William Talcott, as well as the vendor's item-level description of the archive.

Dates

  • 1979 - 2005
  • Majority of material found within 1987 - 1998

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Restricted Fragile materials in Box 5 may only be consulted with permission of the appropriate curator.

Conditions Governing Use

The Papers Relating to Blind Date and New Blind Date is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Granary Books, Inc. on the Alfred Z. Baker, Jr. Fund, 2006.

Arrangement

Organized into two series: I. Production Files, 1979-1998. II. Other Materials, 1987-2005.

Extent

2.09 Linear Feet (5 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

https://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/beinecke.bdate

Overview

Collection consists of production files, audio recordings, and printed and other materials relating to the literary magazines Blind Date and New Blind Date. The production files contain submissions of short fiction, poetry, interviews, and reviews, many from San Francisco area writers, including instructors and students at the New College of California poetics program. Contributors include: Tom Clark, Diane Di Prima, Edward Dorn, Jack Foley, Gloria Frym, Dick Gallup, Amy Gerstler, Jack Hirschman, Anselm Hollo, Bill Knott, Richard Kostelanetz, Jonathan Lethem, David Meltzer, Eileen Myles, Alice Notley, Andrew Schelling, and others. In additon to the production files, there are several audio recordings of interviews with Bay Area writers and artists, including Jim Carroll, Howard Hart, and William Talcott, as well as the vendor's item-level description of the archive.

Blind Date (1987-1991) and New Blind Date (1997-1998)

Blind Date (1987-1991), a literary magazine edited in Berkeley, California by novelist and poet Owen Hill, published short fiction, poetry, and interviews. New Blind Date (1997-1998), also edited by Hill, ran as a limited edition newsletter focused on the contemporary poetry scene, with reviews, gossip, short fiction, and poetry.
Title
Guide to the Papers Relating to Blind Date and New Blind Date
Author
by Michael L. Forstrom
Date
March 22, 2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Repository

Contact:
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Location

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New Haven, CT 06511

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Access Information

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