American poetry -- 20th Century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 107 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: YCAL MSS 721
Overview: The collection consists of material created and accumulated by Ron Padgett in the course of his work as a poet, translator, and editor. Material includes extensive correspondence with other poets and writers; manuscripts for Padgett's books of poetry and prose, as well as some juvenilia and early writings; manuscripts for Padgett’s English translations of works by French-language poets including Guillaume Apollinaire, Blaise Cendrars, Valery Larbaud, Paul Morand, and Pierre Reverdy; manuscripts...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1236
Scope and Contents: The papers related to Mike & Dale's Younger Poets, which span from 1996-2011, contains correspondence, writings, production papers, proofs, printing blocks, and other papers related to the production and content of "Mike & Dale's Younger Poets" publications.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 743
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, personal papers, photographs, printed material, and a videotaped interview, documenting the life and career of American poet Simon Perchik. Correspondence is chiefly professional in nature, consisting of letters from editors, publishers, and other authors, relating to the writings of Simon Perchik and to twentieth-century American poetry generally. Principal correspondents include Elizabeth Press and Edward Butscher. Writings consists of...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 182
Overview: The collection consists of letters and a few manuscripts by or related to Ezra Pound. Correspondents include Ubaldo degli Uberti; Ethel de Courcy Duncan; Robert Duncan; Gladys Hines; Lewis Maverick; Donald J. Paquette; Odon Por; and Louis Zukofsky. Manuscripts include holographs of "To Our Lady of Vicarious Atonement" and "What I Feel about Walt Whitman" by Pound and biographical notes on Pound by Lewis Maverick.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 639
Overview: The collection documents the life and work of poet and author Dachine Rainer (pseudonym of Sylvia Newman) and her relationships with other literary figures, particularly Rebecca West. Material includes correspondence, writings, personal papers, photographs, printed material, and a computer disk.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 883
Scope and Contents: Correspondence and writings documenting the work of Edwin Arlington Robinson. Includes manuscripts, typescripts, and proofs of Robinson's poetry; correspondence with Lawrence W. Lamm, Lucius Beebe, Elizabeth Sparhawk-Jones, and other correspondents; and the typescript of and correspondence pertaining to C. Beecher Hogan's A Bibliography of Edwin Arlington Robinson.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 835
Overview: Manuscripts, printed works, correspondence, and professional papers of the writer James Rorty. The Writings series includes Rorty's typescript and manuscript essays on social issues, civil rights, and political activism, two of his poems, and printed works. The Correspondence series includes three typed letters between Rorty's wife Winifred Rorty and Matthew Josephson; letters between Rorty and Jerré E. Tanner regarding Tanner's setting of Rorty's poem "A Spring Garland" for voice and piano,...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 643
Call Number: YCAL MSS 54
Overview: The Olga Rudge Papers document many aspects of Rudge's personal life and professional activities. There are 32 boxes of letters between Ezra Pound and Rudge. Other major correspondents include Mary de Rachewiltz, James Laughlin, George Antheil, Renata Borgatti, conte Guido Chigi Saracini, Cyril Connolly, T. S. Eliot, Egerton Grey, Desmond O'Grady, D. D. Paige, Ildebrando Pizzetti, Dorothy Pound, and Adrian Stokes. The papers also contain daily notebooks kept by Rudge from 1966 on; a variety of...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 241
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1330
Overview: The Kay Ryan papers contains correspondence, writings, artwork, photographs, personal and professional papers, poetry broadsides and other printed material, and audiovisual and computer media documenting the life and career of American poet Kay Ryan. The bulk of the collection consists of individual and collected poems, prose, notes, and journals, as well as correspondence between Ryan and her friends, family, colleagues, publishers, arts organizations such as the Poetry Foundation, and the...
Dates: 1945-2017, bulk 1973-2017
Call Number: YCAL MSS 744
Overview: The Stephen Sandy Papers consist of correspondence, subject files, writings, personal papers, printed material, photographs, and audiovisual material created and accumulated by American poet Stephen Sandy. The papers document the creation, publication, and reception of Sandy's work from his earliest pamphlet, Mary Baldwin (1962), to more recent work, shedding light on Sandy's poetic sensibility and his personal and professional relationships with other poets. Significant quantities of material...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 601
Overview: This collection consists of material created and accumulated by Grace Schulman during her career as a poet, editor, and educator. Material includes writings, personal papers, correspondence, photographs, audiovisual material, and printed material, documenting the creation of several of Schulman's published volumes of poetry and her edition of The Poems of Marianne Moore (2003), as well as individual poems she published in numerous magazines.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 334
Overview: The Delmore Schwartz Papers document the life and work of the writer, editor, and teacher Delmore Schwartz. The papers consist of writings, notebooks, correspondence, photographs, personal papers and effects, drawings, clippings, and printed material. Writings and notebooks comprise the bulk of the papers. Writings include drafts of poems, stories, essays, reviews, criticism, lectures, and other writings. Notebooks span two decades and document Schwartz's increasingly troubled mind and frantic...
Dates: 1906-1975, bulk 1926-1966
Call Number: YCAL MSS 171
Overview: Correspondence between Slocum and Pound concerning Slocum's attempts to place works by Pound in American magazines; Pound's political and economic views; general literary matters; and their mutual friend James Laughlin. The collection also contains typescripts of three articles by Pound, including "In War Begin Responsibilities," and of a talk on Pound by Slocum, "Cast a Cold Eye."
Call Number: YCAL MSS 647
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence and writings that document the life and work of the American poet Gustaf Sobin. Correspondence sheds light on his relationships with other literary figures, including René Char, James Laughlin, Hyatt Waggoner, and Charles Tomlinson, among others. Writings consist of extensive notes and drafts for most of his major works and provide comprehensive documentation of his creative process.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 295
Overview: The collection consists of material created and accumulated by Frank Stanford, as well as material created and accumulated after Stanford's death by C. D. Wright in her role as co-executor of his estate and as editor of Lost Roads Publishers. Included are Stanford's writings, which comprise manuscripts and drafts of poems and prose, some of which are C. D. Wright's copies, and notebooks; correspondence received by Stanford from editors, publishers, and writers; correspondence relating to...
Dates: 1960-2000, bulk 1970-1993
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1086
Scope and Contents: This collection contains writings, correspondence, notebooks, photographs, artwork, personal papers, audiovisual materials, and other papers by or related to American poet Frank Stanford. Includes material related to painter Ginny Crouch Stanford, including her artwork and correspondence.
Call Number: OSB MSS 158
Overview: The William Force Stead Papers document the literary career and aspects of the personal life of poet, clergyman and scholar William Force Stead. The papers include personal and professional correspondence; writings; notebooks, personal papers and photographs; printed material; and documents relating to Stead's work as Honorary Secretary of the Keats-Shelley Memorial Association. The letters document aspects of Stead's literary and religious careers as well as his family relationships. Literary...
Dates: 1859-1968, bulk 1900-1940
Call Number: YCAL MSS 714
Scope and Contents: Writings, correspondence, journals, datebooks, notebooks, teaching materials, printed materials, awards, artwork, and audiovisual materials by, to, or relating to poet Susan Stewart.
Dates: circa 1965-2012