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Poets, American -- 20th Century -- Archives

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 99 Collections and/or Records:

Grace Schulman papers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1948-2007

Delmore Schwartz papers

 Collection
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

David Shapiro papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1422
Content Description: The David Shapiro Papers consists of correspondence, writings, chronological files, personal and professional papers, digital files, and audiovisual materials by or relating to David Shapiro. Correspondence documents his collaborations and friendships with other writers, poets, critics, and artists in the United States and abroad. Correspondents include John Ashbery, Ted Berrigan, Harold Bloom, Joseph Ceravolo, John Ciardi, Arthur A. Cohen, Peter Cole, Tory Dent, Allen Ginsberg, Michal Govrin,...
Dates: circa 1950s-2017

Harvey Shapiro papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 604
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, writings, and personal papers documenting the personal and professional life of American poet and editor Harvey Shapiro. Correspondence consists chiefly of letters to Shapiro from American and English-language authors, literary critics, and editors who came of age in the post-WWII period. There are files for Barbara Gibbs and Francis Golffing and for author and publisher Alan Swallow, but letters can also be found for Charles Bernstein, Allen Ginsberg,...
Dates: 1923-2013

David Slavitt papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1476
Overview: The collection contains writings, printed material, photographs, personal and professional papers, and memorabilia created and collected by American author, poet, and translator David Slavitt. Throughout his career, Slavitt published works of poetry, erotic novels, memoirs, and thrillers, as well as English translations of works from Latin, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Spanish, French, Old English, and Sanskrit. Also included are correspondence and writings of Slavitt’s family, friends, and...
Dates: 1946-2014

Gustaf Sobin papers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1952-2005

Frank Stanford papers

 Collection
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

Wallace Stevens collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 545
Overview: The Wallace Stevens collection contains material donated to the library by Wallace Stevens, his daughter Holly Stevens, the Rev. John Curry Gay, and others. The Wallace Stevens gifts include one typed letter signed from Stevens, one manuscript by Stevens, "A Collect of Philosophy," and a bound copy of a score presented to Stevens by Jan Wisse. The Holly Stevens gift consists of a setting draft and galley and page proofs for the Letters of Wallace Stevens (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1966). The...
Dates: 1921-1966

Susan Stewart papers

 Collection
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

Arthur Sze papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1261
Content Description: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, personal papers, photographs, audio and video recordings, digital files, and other papers related to the life and career of poet Arthur Sze. Materials including notes, drafts, and manuscripts document Sze’s work as a poet, writer, editor, and translator, and provide insight into his creative process. Extensive correspondence reveals his professional relationships with other writers in the United States and abroad, particularly his...
Dates: 1950-2016, bulk 1972-2016

Sara Teasdale collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 746
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, writings, photographs, and other personal papers by or relating to the American poet Sara Teasdale. Correspondence includes several autograph manuscript letters from Teasdale and third-party letters relating to her. Writings include an autograph manuscript diary kept by Teasdale on her first trip to Europe between Feburary and May 1905, six autograph manuscript notebooks, numbered IV through IX, containing poems drafted between 1911 and 1932, and several...
Dates: 1890-1989, bulk 1905-1932

Tony Towle papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 745
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, writings, and other papers documenting the life and literary activities of New York City poet Tony Towle. Towle spent his life in New York City and, after training with Kenneth Koch and Frank O'Hara, was associated with the second generation of the New York School. In addition to Koch and O'Hara, Towle corresponded with numerous poets, artists, and editors based in the city, including John Ashberry, Bill Berkson, Ted Berrigan, Joe Brainard, Rob Hershon, Lita...
Dates: 1960-2011

Sherwood Trask Papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 844
Summary: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, printed material, photographs, and personal papers by and relating to American educator and poet Sherwood Trask.
Dates: 1846-1969, bulk 1921-1963

Gerald Robert Vizenor papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 539
Overview: The collection consists of writings, correspondence, research and teaching material, photographs, printed material, audiovisual material, computer disks, and other papers, documenting the literary and academic career of Gerald Robert Vizenor and relating to many of his published works on Native American literature, history, and culture.
Dates: 1880-2020, bulk 1960-2015

Robert Penn Warren papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 51
Overview: The papers consist of drafts of manuscripts and related material, correspondence, photographs, and newspaper clippings documenting Warren's life from his undergraduate years until his death in 1989.
Dates: 1906-1989

James L. Weil papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 825
Overview: The Weil papers contain correspondence, production files and writings, records of the Elizabeth Press, printed and audiovisual materials, and personal papers. The collection is made up of twenty-one separate donations made by Weil from 1983 to 2005. The first several accessions consist exclusively of materials relating to publications by Weil, while later accessions, beginning with the October 1990 Acquisition, consist of larger groups of material including correspondence, production files, and...
Dates: 1927-2005

Marjorie Welish papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 433
Overview: The Marjorie Welish papers document the life and work of poet, artist, and art critic Marjorie Welish and consist of professional correspondence, drafts of writings, notebooks, research files, course material, teaching notes, printed material, computer media, and audiovisual materials, 1950 to 2019.
Dates: 1950-2019, bulk 1980-2003

William Carlos Williams papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 116
Overview: The William Carlos Williams Papers document the life and work of poet, prose writer, dramatist, and physician William Carlos Williams. The papers consist of correspondence, writings, photographs, medical records, artwork, sound recordings, newspaper clippings and printed material, and personal papers. The papers primarily document Williams's life as a prolific writer, including drafts of prose, poetry, drama, lectures and readings; and correspondence and writings of others that reveal his...
Dates: circa 1880-1985, bulk 1930-1973

C. D. Wright papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 820
Overview: The C. D. Wright papers consists of correspondence, writings, notebooks, and printed and other material relating chiefly to Wright's literary and professional activities. There is correspondence from writers, artists, literary scholars, family, and friends. Named correspondents include Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge, Forrest Gander, Peter Gizzi, W. S. Merwin, Michael Ondaatje, Keith and Rosmarie Waldrop, Marjorie Welish, and Elizabeth Willis, among others. The writings include drafts, proofs, and other...
Dates: circa 1900s-2016