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E. E. Cummings collection

  • Collection
  • 1950 - 1959

The collection consists of 3 typed, signed letters; a postcard; 5 Christmas cards; and a short note from Cummings. (tls to Peter Russell, the rest to Mrs. Ellen Stevenson). One of these letters relates to reprinting one of Cummings' articles. One Xmas card is a reproduction of a painting by E.E. Cummings (stamped on verso "Painting by E.E. Cummings").

Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962

Robert Duncan collection

  • Collection
  • 1966

The collection consists of corrected page proofs of "The Years as Catches" (in a proof of the cover), which was published by Oyez in 1966. Also included is a typescript of "I Am A Most Fleshly Man", with its page markings and bibliography; a typescript of "Notes On Proofs"; and some font samples.

Duncan, Robert, 1919-1988

George Cuomo fonds

  • Fonds
  • ca. 1948-1994

The fonds consists of records documenting Cuomo's writing activities. Fonds includes notebooks and lists recording hours worked and money earned from his writing; notes, variant drafts and proofs for his novels, short stories and poems, as well as news clippings and other research material; variant drafts of an unpublished play; variant drafts of essays, articles and book reviews; brochures and other ephemera.

Cuomo, George

Michael McClure collection

  • Collection
  • 1955 - 1971

The collection consists of correspondence with publishers Michael Horovitz (New Departures) and John Martin (Black Sparrow Press); holograph manuscript fragments consisting of "I Suspend My Wait" (1955) and "This Is The Cave Of The Void Of Our Senses" from "Dark Brown"(1961), plus a copy of "Dark Brown" with an enclosed hls to Robert Hawley (1966); and a corrected typescript of an application for a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, 1967.

McClure, Michael

Frank O'Hara collection

  • Collection
  • ca. 1960-1964

The collection consists of holograph corrections and typescript of "Love's Labor, an eclogue" and a typescript of "The General's Return From One Place To Another".

O'Hara, Frank

Ezra Pound collection

  • Collection
  • 1908 - 1961

The collection consists firstly, of poetry manuscripts and proofs including "Personae", "Lustra", and "Canzoni and Ripostes"; secondly, a prose manuscript of "That Audience, or the Bugaboo of the Public"; and thirdly, of correspondence to Elkin Mathews (publisher), St. John Adcock, Harry and Caresse Crosby (Black Sun Press), Louis Zukofsky, The British Union of Fascists, T. S. Eliot, Montgomery Belgion, Michael Harald, Clifford Gessler, and others.

Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972

Elizabeth Bartlett fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1967

The fonds consists of a handwritten letter to Fred Candelaria (Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C.) enclosing her song lyric “Guadalajara”. She suggests that he might compose a score for it. She also mentions that she has only a few copies of her book left, but that Robin Skelton was recommending it for a British edition.

Bartlett, Elizabeth

Edward Dahlberg fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1930

The fonds consists of a handwritten letter to Harriet Monroe, editor of Poetry (Chicago), inquiring about the poems he sent two months previously and giving his assessment of several imagist poets. In the letter, he mentions Flint, Lawrence, Pound, Williams, Fletcher, Aldington, and Stanley Kunitz.

Dahlberg, Edward, 1900-1977

Diane Di Prima collection

  • Collection
  • 1959

The collection consists of five typewritten leaves of poems, with the author's holograph corrections. Each of the poems also has the author's autograph.

Di Prima, Diane

Lawrence Ferlinghetti collection

  • Collection
  • 1967

The collection consists of a typed, signed letter to Alan Marlowe, on behalf of City Light Books. In the letter, Ferlinghetti refers to his trip to New Mexico and the “hippie” situation there. He also requests him to send copies of his books “Huncke's Journal” and “Love Poems From The Middle Latin”, as they are running out of copies. He refers to Timothy Leary's “1000 Prayers” and requests him to send as many as possible.

Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

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