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American poetry -- 20th century -- Archival resources

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

R. L. Barth papers

Identifier: 0161
Abstract The R. L. Barth papers consist of manuscripts, paste-ups, chapbooks, and file copies of small press poetry published by the Robert L. Barth Press from the time of its founding in 1981 until the press ceased in the early 2000s. The collection also includes Barth's correspondence with poets Turner Cassity, Dick Davis, John Finlay, Charles Gullans, X. J. Kennedy, Janet Lewis, Timothy Steele, and Wesley Trimpi. Notable among the correspondence is a file of letters from Barth to Timothy Steele,...
Dates: 1981 - 2022

"Beatitude" #32 publication records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31275053948213]
Identifier: 6147
Abstract The "Beatitude" #32 publication records, 1980-1982, consists of typescripts, drawings, notes, and mockups for issue number 32 of "Beatitude", the San Francisco magazine of beat poetry. Drafts of poems by Janice Blue, Neeli Cherkovski, Louis Collins, Gregory Corso, Kirby Doyle, Gary Gach, Latif Harris, Howard Hart, Jack Hirschman, Roderick Iverson, Bob Kaufman, Michael Koch, Paul Landry, Christine Legoff, William Maher, Kaye McDonough, Jack Micheline, Jack Mueller, Gerry Nicosia, David...
Dates: 1980-1982

Ambrose Bierce correspondence collection

Identifier: 0342

Letters from Ambrose Bierce to a variety of correspondents, including Samuel Loveman, B.J.S. Cahill, and Burnette G. Haskell. The collection also includes copies of some of Bierce's contracts with Neale Publishing, and pamphlets advertising his "Collected Works."

Dates: 1893-1913, undated

Charles Bukowski papers

Identifier: 0155

The collection includes Charles Bukowski's (1920-1994) original poetry and short stories, along with drafts of Women, Factotum, Ham on Rye, Post Office, and Barfly; screenplays based on Bukowski's fiction; periodical appearances; tape recordings; and ephemera.

Dates: 1957-1994

Jack Hirschman papers

Identifier: 0158

Manuscripts of Hirschman's (b.1933) Requiem and Hunger; typescript translations of Russian writer Alexander Kohan; Bukowski ephemera.

Dates: 1962 - 1982

Harriet Howe papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0154

Harriet Abott Howe was a life-long writer who published poetry and short essays in Los Angeles and San Francisco newspapers and magazines during the 1890s, but after that does not seem to have been entirely successful in publishing her work. She was also active in the Women's Club, the purpose of which was the education, elevation and protection of womankind. The Harriet Howe papers consist predominantly of typescripts of Howe's poetry, essays, and stories.

Dates: 1886-1948

Rupert Hughes papers

Identifier: 0173

Collection consists of subject files, typescripts, correspondence, published articles and personal memorabilia of American novelist, biographer, screenwriter, and musicologist Rupert Hughes (1872-1956).

Dates: 1895 - 1954

Arthur Lerner collection on Poetry Therapy

Identifier: 0179

This collection contains publications pertaining to poetry therapy collected by Arthur Lerner, as well as a small amount of his correspondence. Lerner was one of the pioneers of the use of poetry therapy techniques as a form of psychological therapy.

Dates: 1953 - 1997

Lawrence Lipton papers

Identifier: 0159
Abstract The Lawrence Lipton papers, 1883-2009 (bulk 1950-1975), consist of correspondence, interviews, manuscripts, typescripts, audio recordings, clippings, periodicals, photographs, motion pictures, and ephemera, created and collected by Beat Generation chronicler, novelist, and poet, Lawrence Lipton. The collection documents Lipton's prolific work as a novelist, poet, and columnist through typescripts and manuscripts of his works; correspondence between Lipton and members of the Beats, including...
Dates: 1883 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1975

Gerald Locklin papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0354
Abstract Gerald Locklin is an American poet and Professor Emeritus of English at California State University, Long Beach and the poetry editor of Chiron Review. From 1965 through 2007, he taught creative writing, 20th-century literature, and literary theory at California State University, Long Beach. Although now Professor Emeritus, he continues to teach as an occasional part-time lecturer both at CSU, Long Beach and in the University of Southern California's Master of Professional Writing Program. ...
Dates: 1970s-1980s