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Contains 18 Results:

Series 1: Correspondence

 Series — Box: 1
Scope and Contents

Consists of correspondence including correspondence between Leroi Jones and Robert Duncan dating from 1962-1964. Also has correspondence from 1965-1967 amongst Duncan, Jess Collins, Hanry Wenning, and representatives of Meredin Gravure Co. on publication of Duncan's A Book of Resemblances, discussing estimates, schedules, printing details of this and other Duncan books and papers, personal affairs. Circa 107 items

Series 2, Sub-series 1: A Book of Resemblances: Poems: 1950-1953

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence and publisher’s material toward A Book of Resemblances illustrated by Jess Collins, published by Henry Wenning, and printed by the Meriden Gravure Co., Meriden, Connecticut. Later canceled, the book was first contracted in 1962 by Auerhahn Press, San Francisco, California. In 1965, Duncan, Collins, and Wenning discussed its possible publication and in July 1965, Wenning suggested submitting drawings and manuscripts to Claude Fredericks, printer, for estimate....

Leroi Jones, 1962-1963

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Description 19 items. Includes correspondence from Duncan to LeRoi Jones concerning Duncan's view on San Francisco poets Jack Spicer, George Stanley, and Stan Persky; their comments on Nation, Poetry, Grove Press and on his Adam Way, other works; on Jones' Black dada nihilism, Jane Crow, and the proposed publication of The Maidenhead, on Duncan's HD book, UBO appointment, Robert Creeley, Charles Olson, others.Also includes correspondence from LeRoi Jones to Duncan on Black dada...

Henry Wenning, 1962-1969

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3

30 items. Includes correspondence to and from Henry Wenning regarding the publication of A Book of Resemblances, the sale of Duncan materials by Wenning, and their personal friendship. See also Series 2.

David Schaff, 1962-1964

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2

3 items. Includes correspondence to David Schaff concerning manuscripts for the Yale Literary Magazine.