- 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.
- 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.
Organized into two series: I. Production Files, 1979-1998. II. Other Materials, 1987-2005.
- 1979 - 2005
- Majority of material found within 1987 - 1998
- 2.09 Linear Feet (5 boxes)
- Language of Materials