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Poets, American -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:

John Ashbery collection of artwork and objects

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1318
Overview: The collection consists of artwork and objects collected by American poet John Ashbery. It includes paintings, glassware, ceramics, clothing, household objects, realia, printed material, collage materials, and other items of significance to Ashbery, some of which inspired his poetry or appeared in his published work. The collection includes materials by or received from Ashbery's husband David Kermani and artists Joe Brainard and Trevor Winkfield, among others. All materials were kept in...
Dates: 1819-2018

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

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

Papers relating to Blind Date and New Blind Date

 Collection
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

 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

Joseph Brodsky papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 613
Overview: The Joseph Brodsky Papers document the life and work of Russian-born poet, essayist and Nobel Laureate Joseph Brodsky, with a particular emphasis on the time period of his residence in the United States (1972-1996). The papers consist of correspondence, writings, personal papers (including legal, medical and financial records), audiovisual material, teaching material, student papers, newspaper clippings and printed ephemera, spanning the years 1890-2004, with the bulk of the material dating...
Dates: circa 1890-2004, bulk 1972-1996

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

Chelsea records

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1090
Scope and Contents: Manuscripts by authors, translators, and artists, submitted to Chelsea during editorship of Sona Raiziss and Alfredo de Palchi, encompassing issues 20/21 (1966)-82/83 (2007), with related author contracts, photographs, issue drafts and proofs, and digital files; similar materials for books published by Chelsea Editions, 1990s-2010s; Chelsea editorial meeting minutes and other administrative files, including digital files;...
Dates: 1967-2013, bulk 1990-2013

Chiron Review records

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 836
Overview: The Chiron Review Records contain submissions to the Chiron Review from poets, other writers, and artists, with related correspondence and subjects files; drafts, proofs, and paper and negative film mechanical layouts for Chiron Review issues, 1989-2011, some with related correspondence, photographs, and notes; similar materials for Chiron Review chapbooks; printed issues of The Kindred...
Dates: circa 1960s-2015, bulk circa 1900-2015

Julien Cornell papers relating to Ezra Pound

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1945-1965

Douglas Crase and Frank Polach papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1134
Scope and Contents: The Douglas Crase and Frank Polach papers contain writings, correspondence, photographs, research materials, artwork, and other papers by, to, or relating to the lives and work Douglas Crase and Frank Polach. Also includes extensive materials relating to the lives and work of Rupert Barnaby, Dwight Ripley, and Robert Dash.
Dates: 1896-2013

Toi Derricotte papers

 Collection
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

Cornelius Eady Papers

 Collection
Call Number: JWJ MSS 146
Overview: The Cornelius Eady Papers contains writings, correspondence, printed material, electronic files, and audiovisual material that document the professional activities of African American poet, author, and educator Cornelius Eady.
Dates: 1968-2012

Esquire correspondence concerning The question of Ezra Pound

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1957

Fantasy Magazine papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 55
Overview: The Fantasy Magazine Papers consist of manuscripts, correspondence, and other materials documenting the life of the magazine.
Dates: 1929-1979

John Gould Fletcher Collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 467
Overview: The John Gould Fletcher collection contains material by, about, and relating to American poet John Gould Fletcher.
Dates: 1911-1965

Charles Henri Ford papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 32
Overview: The Charles Henri Ford Papers contain correspondence, writings, and artwork that document Ford's activities as an author and journal editor,with the bulk of the material dating from 1928 to 2002. Much of the material acquired before 1982 relates to the journals Blues and View, while the 2004 acquisition includes documentation of broader range of Ford's activities.
Dates: 1918-2003, bulk 1928-2002

Frances Frost papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 33
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, journals, financial papers, scrapbooks and drafts of Frost's poetry, short stories, and longer works.
Dates: 1919-1976 (inclusive), 1928-1959, bulk 1928-1959