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- Laughlin, James, 1914-1997 6
- Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972 6
- Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972 4
- Bly, Robert 3
- Eshleman, Clayton 3
- Lansing, Gerrit 3
- Meyer, Thomas, 1947- 3
- Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963 3
- Bernstein, Charles, 1950- 2
- Campbell, Gladys, 1892-1992 2
- Campbell, Kathleen (Foster Campbell) 2
- Cave Canem (Organization) 2
- Corn, Alfred, 1943- 2
- Davenport, Guy, 1927-2005 2
- Derricotte, Toi, 1941- 2
- Di Prima, Diane, 1934- 2
- Dillon, George, 1906-1968 2
- Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970 2
- Gander, Forrest, 1956- 2
- Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 2 ∧ less
Michael Benedikt papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 589
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, writings, and personal papers documenting the personal and professional life of author Michael Benedikt. Correspondence in the collection consists of letters to Benedikt from authors and artists, editors and publishers, literary agents and organizations, academic institutions, and others dating largely from the late 1950s to early 1980s. Correspondents include Duane Ackerson, Anna Balakian, Alan Brilliant, A. Poulin, Carolee Schneemann, and others. Writings...
Papers relating to Blind Date and New Blind Date
Call Number: YCAL MSS 225
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...
Dates: 1979-2005, bulk 1987-1998
Besmilr Brigham papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1260
Overview: The Besmilr Brigham papers consists of correspondence, writings, notes and drawings, printed material, personal papers, and audiovisual media documenting the life and work of poet Besmilr Brigham. Materials date from 1931 to 2011, with the bulk dating between 1960 and 1990.
Dates: 1931-2011, bulk 1960s-1990
Coburn Britton papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 650
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, writings, and personal papers documenting the life and literary activities of American poet and publisher Coburn Britton. The correspondence features a nearly three-decade long exchange between Britton and Jack Sullivan, some of which was compiled and published as Letters from Jack: Sex & Hell in Manhattan and Backwoods Maine (2002). In addition, there are small groups of correspondence with others, including Glenway Wescott, Edward Dahlberg, and...
Joe C. Brown papers
Call Number: JWJ MSS 376
Scope and Contents: The papers contain drafts, artwork, correspondence, photographs, and other materials documenting the life of Joe C. Brown. Correspondents include: South African poet and activist Dennis Brutus, Horace R. Cayton, publisher Dudley Randall, musician Phil Cohran, James W. Ivy, editor of The Crisis magazine, Beatrice M. Murphy, Harry Mark Petrakis, Constance Webb, and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference Operation Breadbasket. There is also one autograph manuscript draft of an outgoing...
Gladys Campbell papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 251
Overview: The Gladys Campbell Papers contain correspondence, writings, and other papers that document the work of the poet Gladys Campbell and other members of the University of Chicago Poetry Club, as well as her relationships with other poets. The papers also contain writings of George Dillon, Charles Bell, Janet Lewis, Maurice Lesemann, Naomi Clark, and Morton Zabel. The papers span the years 1914 to 1995.
Kathleen Foster Campbell papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 252
Overview: The Kathleen Foster Campbell Papers consist of correspondence, writings and printed materials that document the relationship between Kathleen Foster Campbell and friends from the University of Chicago Poetry Club, as well as her writings and writings of others. The papers span the years 1924 to 1992.
Cave Canem records
Call Number: JWJ MSS 130
Overview: The Cave Canem Records contain correspondence (including electronic mail), organizational records, photographs, financial records, computer files, and audiovisual recordings that document the activities of Cave Canem Foundation, Inc. and its founders Toi Derricotte and Cornelius Eady. The organization's governance, fundraising, publicity, and operations are documented as well as its publishing activity, fellowship program, and Legacy Conversations series, which features poets and scholars who...
Alfred Corn papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 605
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, photographs, audiovisual material, and printed material, documenting aspects of Alfred Corn's work as a poet and writer as well as his relationships with other poets and writers.
Julien Cornell papers relating to Ezra Pound
Call Number: YCAL MSS 176
Overview: The collection contains correspondence and professional files relating to Cornell's representation of Ezra Pound in the initial stages of the U.S. government's case against him for treason. In addition to Ezra and Dorothy Pound, correspondents include T. S. Eliot, Ernest Hemingway, James Laughlin, Arthur Moore, Omar Pound, Mary de Rachewiltz, and Olga Rudge. Topics include Pound's physical and mental condition in 1945-46; the treason charge against him; the efforts to have him declared mentally...
Judson Crews papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 536
Overview: The Judson Crews Papers provide evidence of the personal and professional life of American poet Judson Crews between 1930 and 1991. The papers document Crews' career as a poet, printer, and small-press publisher, and consist of correspondence, writings, and personal papers. Crews and his wife Mildred Tolbert, a photographer and writer, were members of the artistic community in Taos, New Mexico in the mid twentieth-century. There is also some material relating to Crews' friendship with Henry...
Dates: circa 1930-1991
Toi Derricotte papers
Call Number: JWJ MSS 207
Content Description: This collection contains writings, correspondence, journals, photographs, personal papers, teaching material, electronic media, audio recordings, videocassettes, and other material by or relating to poet, writer, and educator, Toi Derricotte. Material related to Cave Canem, the non-profit organization committed to cultivating the artistic and professional growth of African American poets, is also represented.
Dates: 1934-2015, bulk 1970-2010
Clayton Eshleman papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 464
Overview: The collection consists of material created and accumulated by Clayton Eshleman in the course of his activities as a poet, author, translator, and editor, and primarily documents Eshleman's literary career from circa 1992 to 2008 and the publication of Sulfur magazine from circa 1990 to 2000. Material includes notes, drafts, and manuscripts for Eshleman's works of poetry and prose (published after 1994) and for works translated by Eshleman; proofs for issues 28-45/46...
Dates: 1920-2018, bulk circa 1990-2015
Esquire correspondence concerning The question of Ezra Pound
Call Number: YCAL MSS 180
Overview: The collection consists of alphabetically arranged correspondence between readers of Esquire Magazine and the magazine's editors concerning an article by Richard Rovere on the question of Ezra Pound's possible release from his continuing incarceration in St. Elizabeth's Hospital for the Insane. Respondents include John Dos Passos, Robert Graves, Norman Mailer, Kenneth Rexroth, William Carlos Williams, and Richard Wilbur.
John Gould Fletcher Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 467
Overview: The John Gould Fletcher collection contains material by, about, and relating to American poet John Gould Fletcher.
Robert M. Furniss collection of Ezra Pound
Call Number: YCAL MSS 633
Scope and Contents: The collection is comprised of materials from the estate of Robert M. Furniss, Jr., who served as Ezra Pound's attorney from 1953-1958, when Pound was hosiptalized at St. Elizabeth's psychiatric hospital in Washington, D.C. Materials in the collection include correspondence, financial records, printed materials, and other papers relating to Ezra and Dorothy Pound and Furniss's administration of their affairs. it also includes records of dental expenses for Sherri Martinelli.
Forrest Gander papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 765
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, writings, printed material, and other paper by or relating to American poet Forrest Gander. There is correspondence with other poets, writers, translators, and publishers. Correspondents include James Merrill, Robert Creeley, Clayton Eshleman, Rosmarie Waldrop, Fanny Howe, Ann Lauterbach, Michael Palmer, Michael Ondaatje, Marjorie Welish, David Shapiro, Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge, Charles Bernstein, Cole Swensen, Henri Cole, Peter Cole, Peter Gizzi, and many...
Dates: 1849-2016, bulk 1980-2006
Daniela Gioseffi papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1096
Overview: The Daniela Gioseffi Papers, which span from 1960 to 2018, contain correspondence, writings, printed material, electronic media, and other papers related to the life and work of Daniela Gioseffi. Correspondence makes up the bulk of the collection, documenting Gioseffi's personal and business relationships with poets, authors, critics, and cultural luminaries. Audiovisual materials and electronic media in the collection document interviews, readings, and other events with which Gioseffi was...
Dates: circa 1960-2018
Oliver Hale papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 658
Overview: The papers consist of writings, a scrapbook, an interview, and correspondence by and relating to the American poet and prose writer Oliver Hale. Writings include autograph manuscript and typescript drafts of poems and other writings. The scrapbook contains clippings of Hale's printed poems from publications. The typescript interview transcript, titled "The Poet and His Wife," is an interview with Hale and his wife, Esther, by Edward R. Murrow for the radio program "This I Believe."...
Vicki Hearne papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 250
Overview: The Vicki Hearne Papers consist of correspondence, writings, personal papers, photographs, audiocassettes, and clippings that document the development of her writing, from her works of poetry in the 1970s, through the books and articles she wrote in defense of dogs at the turn of the twenty-first century. Her writings reveal the connection between her work as an animal trainer and as an author and poet, both vocations informed by her readings and interpretation of philosophers including Plato,...
Dates: 1920-2005, bulk 1976-2001