Scope and Contents
- circa 1880-2017
- Majority of material found within 1950-2017
Conditions Governing Access
Boxes 55 and 71 (born digital): Restricted fragile material. Access copies of digital files may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.
Boxes 56-58 and 70 (audiovisual materials): Restricted fragile material. Reference copies may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.
Access to original audiovisual recordings (Reel 714a) is restricted. Consult the Beinecke Library Access Services department for information about reference copies.
Conditions Governing Use
Immediate Source of Acquisition
January 2021 acquisition: Purchased from Granary Books on the George B. Alvord Fund, 2021.
45.79 Linear Feet ((71 boxes) + 1 film reel)
Language of Materials
Fagin published and edited Adventures in Poetry magazine (1968-1975) and Un Poco Loco, a monthly poetry newsletter (1978-1979). He was co-director of the Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church 1971 to 1976, and a founder and director of Danspace from 1975 to 1980. Starting in 1968, Fagin taught creative writing to public school students and teachers. He was on the faculty at the Naropa Institute from 1977 to 1987, and chaired the Poetics Department from 1982 to 1984. He also taught at UCLA and New School University.
This collection received a basic level of processing, including rehousing and organization. Information included in the Description of Papers note and Collection Contents section is drawn from information supplied with the collection and from an initial survey of the contents. Folder titles appearing in the contents list below are often based on those provided by the creator or previous custodian. Titles have not been verified against the contents of the folders in all cases. Otherwise, folder titles are supplied by staff during initial processing.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
- American literature -- 20th century
- American poetry -- 20th Century
- Authors, American -- 20th Century -- Archives
- Baxter, Glen, 1944-
- Berkson, Bill, 1939-2016
- Collom, Jack, 1931-2017
- Coolidge, Clark, 1939-
- Fagin, Larry, 1937-2017
- Friedman, Michael, 1960-
- Godfrey, John, 1945-
- Motion pictures (visual works)
- Naropa Institute
- Padgett, Ron, 1942-
- Poets, American
- Poets, American -- 20th Century -- Archives
- Poets, American -- 21st century -- Archives
- Poets, American -- Archives
- Reifman, Judith
- St. Mark's Church In-the-Bowery (New York, N.Y.). Poetry Project
- Waldman, Anne, 1945-
- Guide to the Larry Fagin Papers
- by Beinecke staff
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
- 2021-04-08: Added January 2021 acquisition
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