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American literature

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Scope Note: http://id.worldcat.org/fast/807113 Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:

Ija Adler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms002
Scope and Contents The Ija Adler Papers consists of correspondence, 1932-1967, and associated manuscripts and miscellany.Series 1, Adler correspondence and that of bookmen Isaac Levine and Leroy Goble, 1919-1967, 57 items.Series 2, Correspondence and autographs associated with Adler's interests, including the following subseries: 2/1, autographs and letters of Charles Dexter Allen, Arnold Bennett, Calvin Coolidge, Mary Mapes Dodge, Louise Imogene Guiney, Ella Higginson, E.A. Robinson,...

Mary Jo Bang Papers

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Identifier: MS-MS-ms154
Scope and Contents The Mary Jo Bang Papers consists largely of her own manuscript materials, including drafts of individual poems, book reviews, essays, introductions and translations, as well as editorial material toward her published and unpublished books. Also included are personal journals, college work, artwork, printed materials and ephemera. A substantial amount of personal and business correspondence is present, primarily with friends, family, editors, students, and...

Carol Bergé Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms011
Scope and Contents The Carol Bergé Papers consist almost entirely of her professional and literary papers from 1970 to 2006. They include an extensive collection of correspondence with contemporary literary figures which includes carbons of many of Berge's letters to her correspondents. The Bergé Papers also contain correspondence, manuscripts, drafts, proofs, and promotional material toward nearly all of her post-1970 books, notably Acts of Love, An American Romance, A Couple Called...

Kay Boyle Collection

 Collection — Box VMF 20, Folder: 8
Identifier: MS-VMF-vmf241
Scope and Contents

Includes 6-page transcript from Kay Boyle's Senate loyalty hearings during the McCarthy era; manuscript draft of a letter from Boyle to Samuel Beckett (2 sheets); two letters from Kenneth Burke to Boyle (including one with photocopied letter from Mona Van Duyn to Burke on verso); one letter from Evan Connell to Boyle; and one letter from Alexandra Pringle at Virago Press in London to Boyle (with Boyle's manuscript annotations).

Ethan Shaskan Bumas Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-MS-ms020
Scope and Contents

The Ethan Shaskan Bumas papers contains three items of correspondence, five manuscripts, reading announcements and clippings.

William S. Burroughs Collection

 Collection — Box VMF 20, Folder: 1
Identifier: MS-VMF-vmf234
Scope and Contents A pair of Burroughs’ “automatic drawings” from the cycle of Surrealistic experiments he created in Paris while his 1959 novel Naked Lunch was being prepared for publication. Inspired to try his hand at visual pieces by the artist Brion Gysin—who was assisting Burroughs in the organization of the book, and would later become a long-time collaborator—the drawings arrange loose circular spirals and diagonal scrawls, respectively, in rows and columns over the...

Tom Clark Papers

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Identifier: MS-MS-ms026
Scope and Contents The Tom Clark Papers consists of what Clark has termed his “Naropa Archive” - material he gathered together during his two-year investigation of the Naropa Institute including research materials, manuscripts, correspondence, editorial matter and other materials related to this research.  Also included in the Clark Papers are correspondence, manuscripts, and editorial matter toward Clark’s other works including Family Pictures, The...

Robert David Cohen Papers

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Identifier: MS-MS-ms027
Scope and Contents

The Robert David Cohen Papers include correspondence from Robert Sward and Ann Quin to Cohen, written while Cohen lived in Mexico in 1968-1969, as well as poetry manuscripts written by Cohen alone and by the three authors together. The collection also contains a notebook by Cohen which held notes about Sward and notes toward The Play, a collaborative work by Sward and Cohen.

Cid Corman Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-MS-ms030
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence of Cid Corman and Henry Wenning, 1962-1964, with 31 letters written by Corman, and 5 by Wenning [carbon only]. The letters discuss prospective business arrangements for distribution in the United States of Origin Press materials and other books, as well as personal affairs and observations of life in Kyoto, Japan. Arrangements center largely around possible purchase by Wenning and James Lowell of 50 bound volumes of Origin, second...

Robert Creeley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms031
Scope and Contents Series I, Correspondence, 1945-1968, bulking 1963-1968, including letters from Charles Olson, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, W.S.Merwin, Witter Bynner, Louis Zukofsky, Henry Rago, Fred Eckman, others and correspondence among Creeley, Walter Hamady and Henry Wenning on publication of The Charm, Words, For Joel, letters from Creeley to Dudley Wynn, University of New Mexico, others, c. 200 items;Series 2, Literary manuscripts, inc. those of The Charm, Divisions & other early poems,...