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American poetry -- 20th Century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 107 Collections and/or Records:

Daisy Aldan papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 613
Overview: The Daisy Aldan Papers document the work of poet, editor, educator, translator, and filmmaker Daisy Aldan. The papers consist of personal and professional correspondence, drafts of writings, writings of others, notebooks, diaries, teaching material, artwork, audiovisual material, photographs, printed material, and personal papers spanning the years 1919 to 2000.
Dates: 1919-2000

Lee Anderson papers and Yale Series of Recorded Poets sound recordings

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 402
Overview: The Lee Anderson Papers and Yale Series of Recorded Poets Sound Recordings document the work of poet and editor Lee Anderson with the Yale Series of Recorded Poets. The bulk of the sound recordings consist of poetry readings by various poets and a small number contain poets' lectures on poetry. The papers consist of writings, correspondence, contracts, lists, procedural documentation, and printed material relating to the series production and publication.
Dates: 1951-1968

Backwoods Broadsides records

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1231
Scope and Contents: The Backwoods Broadsides Records, which span from 1972-2010, contain correspondence, printed material, and production files relating to Backwoods Broadsides and their output.
Dates: 1972-2010

Leonard Bacon papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 487
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, printed material and other papers that document the life and work of the poet Leonard Bacon. Correspondence is both professional and personal, and documents Bacon's writing and publishing activities as well as his personal and family relationships. Writings include drafts and proofs for many of his published works including Ulug Beg (1923), Lost Buffalo, and Other Poems (1930), The Furioso (1932), Dream and Action (1934), and Semi-Centennial...
Dates: 1834-1962, bulk 1897-1962

Mary Barnard papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 524
Overview: The papers document the life and literary career of Mary Barnard and consist of writings, correspondence, travel papers, diaries, photographs, and audiovisual materials, dating from the 1890s to 2001. Writings include drafts of published and unpublished works, research materials, and notebooks. Correspondence pertains mostly to Barnard's writing career and personal relationships, but also includes family correspondence. Correspondents include Ezra and Dorothy Pound and William Carlos Williams....
Dates: 1890-2001, bulk 1933-2001

Michael Basinski poems and other papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1242
Content Description: Collection consists chiefly of visual poems and collages by Basinski, including one collaboration between Basinski and Ginny O'Brien. Other papers include one autograph notebook, with text and drawings, and printed materials announcing work by Basinski.
Dates: circa 1998-2019

Joe David Bellamy papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 610
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, research and writing files, production files, audiocassettes, professional papers, printed material, a computer disk, and other papers, documenting Bellamy's work as an author and editor, as director of the Literature Program of the National Endowment for the Arts, and as editor and publisher of Fiction International magazine.
Dates: 1962-2014

Charles Bernstein papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 984
Scope and Contents: The Charles Bernstein papers, which span from 1950-2010s, contain extensive writings, along with other papers, programs, clippings, notebooks, audiovisual materials, and electronic media that document or are related to Bernstein's life and work.
Dates: 1950-2012

Mei-mei Berssenbrugge papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1082
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, writings of others, personal papers, photographs, printed material, audio recordings, electronic media, and other papers documenting the life and work of poet Mei-mei Berssenbrugge. Correspondence consists of letters from poets, writers, publishers, literary organizations, and others including John Ashbery, Charles Bernstein, Susan Bee, Ray DiPalma, Rachel Blau Duplessis, Ron Padgett, Arthur Sze, and Richard Tuttle. Writings consist of...
Dates: 1955-2015

William Bird Ezra Pound papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 178
Overview: Correspondence, writings, personal papers and musical compositions by Ezra Pound dating from his sojourn in Paris during the early 1920s.
Dates: 1900-1926

Blue Press records

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1235
Scope and Contents: The Blue Press Records, which span from 1999-2007, contain poetry magazines, production materials, and other papers related to Blue Press's publications.
Dates: 1999-2007

Bottle of Smoke Press records

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1234
Content Description: The Bottle of Smoke Records, which span from 1947-2019, contains correspondence, production materials, financial records, electronic media, printed material, realia, and other records relating to publications by Bottle of Smoke Press.
Dates: 1947-2019

William Stanley Braithwaite Papers

 Collection
Call Number: JWJ MSS 72
Overview: The William Stanley Braithwaite Papers document his personal and professional life and span the dates 1797 to 1942. The Papers contain correspondence, writings, and other papers, which provide evidence of Braithwaite's career as a writer, publisher, and anthologist. The Papers also includes third-party correspondence, notably, a letter from Sir Joseph Banks to J. Nicol from circa 1797.
Dates: 1797-1942, bulk 1830-1942

Besmilr Brigham papers

 Collection
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

Anne Brigman papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 380
Overview: Contains photographs, writings, and printed material documenting the work of Anne Brigman. Included among the papers are four paste-up copies of Brigman's book of photography and poetry, Songs of a Pagan and one paste-up copy of her second book, Wild Flute Songs. The papers also contain early typescript drafts of Songs of a Pagan, clippings on Brigman, exhibition notices and flier, and other printed material.
Dates: 1914-1947

Louis Daniel Brodsky collection of William Heyen papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1257
Content Description: Contains correspondence, writings, printed material, proofs, production files, audio tapes, and other papers created by or relating to the life and work of William Heyen.
Dates: 1970-2011

Don Byrd papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 967
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of correspondence, sketchbooks, notebooks, photographs, audiovisual materials, and other papers that document the work and social circle of poet Don Byrd. Notable correspondents include Charles Bernstein, Clayton Eshleman, Susan Howe, Gerrit Lansing, Paul Metcalf, and Jed Rasula. Photographs include color and black and white portraits of Byrd and other poets. Audiovisual materials consist of audiorecordings made by Byrd of poets including John Ashbery, Charles...
Dates: 1953-2010

Gladys Campbell papers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1914-1995

Kathleen Foster Campbell papers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1924-1992

Cave Canem records

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1995-2012