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Larry Goodell papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1095

Scope and Contents

The Larry Goodell Papers, which span from 1954 to 2016, contain correspondence, writings, business records, posters, audiovisual materials, electronic media, printed material, and other papers by or related to Larry Goodell and Duende Press. The papers contain writings of Larry Goodell as well as correspondence, poetry, and other writings from many poets with whom Goodell had personal relationships or business connections through Duende Press. The records of Duende Press document business dealings between 1968 and 2008, primarily in the form of writings submitted to the press from a variety of poets. Photographs and audiovisual materials,spanning 1968 to 2013, make up the smallest portion of the collection and primarily document poetry readings and performances by Goodell and other regional poets from the Southwestern United States.

Dates

  • 1954-2016

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Boxes 15-16 (digital media): Restricted fragile material. Access copies of digital files may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.

Box 17 (audiocassette): Restricted fragile material. Reference copies may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.

Conditions Governing Use

The Larry Goodell Papers 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 Ezra Pound Archive Fund, 2016.

Arrangement

Organized into six series: I. Correspondence and Writings, 1954-2016. II. Duende Press Records, 1964-2010. III. Berkeley and Vancouver Poetry Conference Papers, 1963-1965. IV. Flyers, 1978-2010. V. Personal Papers, 1968-2005. VI. Audiovisual Materials, 1986-2008.

Extent

18.25 Linear Feet (18 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

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

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/beinecke.goodell

Overview

The Larry Goodell Papers, which span from 1954 to 2016, contain correspondence, writings, business records, posters, audiovisual materials, electronic media, printed material, and other papers by or related to Larry Goodell and Duende Press. The papers contain writings of Larry Goodell as well as correspondence, poetry, and other writings from many poets with whom Goodell had personal relationships or business connections through Duende Press. The records of Duende Press document business dealings between 1968 and 2008, primarily in the form of writings submitted to the press from a variety of poets. Photographs and audiovisual materials,spanning 1968 to 2013, make up the smallest portion of the collection and primarily document poetry readings and performances by Goodell and other regional poets from the Southwestern United States.

Larry Goodell

Larry Goodell, a prolific poet and publisher, was born in Roswell, New Mexico in 1935. After studying at University of Southern California and the University of New Mexico, Goodell settled in Placitas, New Mexico and started Duende Press in 1964. Duende Press published not only Goodell's poetry, but also the works of other poets such as his former teacher Robert Creeley. Goodell actively participated in the poetry and performance communities of the Southwestern United States, hosting many readings and events from the mid-1960's onward. Goodell also maintained extensive personal and business correspondences with a variety of poets, authors and artists.

Processing Information

Collections are processed to a variety of levels, depending on the work necessary to make them usable, their perceived research value, the availability of staff, competing priorities, and whether or not further accruals are expected. The library attempts to provide a basic level of preservation and access for all collections as they are acquired, and does more extensive processing of higher priority collections as time and resources permit.

This collection received a basic level of processing, including rehousing and minimal 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.
Title
Guide to the Larry Goodell Papers
Status
Completed
Author
by Rosemary K. J. Davis
Date
October 2016
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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New Haven CT 06520-8330 US
(203) 432-2977

Location

121 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Opening Hours

Access Information

The Beinecke Library is open to all Yale University students and faculty, and visiting researchers whose work requires use of its special collections. You will need to bring appropriate photo ID the first time you register. Beinecke is a non-circulating, closed stack library. Paging is done by library staff during business hours. You can request collection material online at least two business days in advance of your visit, using the request links in Archives at Yale. For more information, please see Planning Your Research Visit and consult the Reading Room Policies prior to visiting the library.