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San Francisco Renaissance (1950s-1960s)

Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Poetry Foundation Glossary of Poetic Terms Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Robert Duncan Papers

Identifier: MS-MS-ms037
Scope and Contents The highlight of the Robert Duncan Papers is his correspondence with author Leroi Jones, which spans the years 1962-1964. The letters discuss many issues contemporary to that time: Black dada, current publishing, and other authors, such as Robert Creeley, Charles Olson, and Diane DiPrima. The remainder of the collection consists of material toward several of Duncan's books. Of particular interest is the correspondence and material toward A Book of Resemblances:...

Michael McClure Letters

 Collection — Box VMF 10, Folder: 14
Identifier: MS-VMF-vmf106
Scope and Contents

Correspondence from McClure to Henry Wenning, American book dealer and publisher, 1961-1965.

David Meltzer Papers

Identifier: MS-MS-ms081
Scope and Contents The David Meltzer Papers consists of correspondence to and from Robert Hawley which provide an interesting insight into Oyez Press and its production of some of Meltzer's books as well as a number of letter to American bookseller Henry Wenning.In addition to writing numerous collections of poetry, Meltzer has edited a number of anthologies and the significant collection of interviews including, The San Francisco Poets (1971). The book consists of...

Kenneth Rexroth Collection

 Collection — Box VMF 11, Folder: 20
Identifier: MS-VMF-vmf138
Scope and Contents 1967 January 17. Typescript letter signed from Robert Gorrlieb to Rexroth requesting his opinions on the war in Vietnam for a projected book to be published by Simon and Schuster titled Authors Take Sides on Vietnam. 1 page1968 March 5. Autograph letter signed from Rexroth to Ron Wolin enclosing a draft of a translation of a Chinese poem. 1 page1967 August 1. Autograph translation of Rexroth of a poem from the Chinese by Chou Kwanghi. 1...