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American poetry -- 20th century -- Archival resources

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Carol Muske-Dukes papers

Identifier: 0349

The Carol Muske-Dukes papers consist of the literary works, academic files, and personal papers, photographs, and correspondence of Carol Muske-Dukes, California poet laureate and USC professor of creative writing. The materials cover the period from the early 1957 to 2015.

Dates: 1957 - 2020

Joshua Odell collection on Richard Wilber

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0193

Collection of books by and about the American poet and Pulitzer Prize winner (1921 - ). Includes keepsakes and broadsides. The collection was assembled by Joshua Odell. Index.

Dates: 0000

Poets Garden records

Identifier: 0110

The Poets Garden records contains publications, letters, diaries, and memorabilia of the literary group created by Los Angeles poet Ruth Le Prade. The collection also contains materials relating to the poet Edwin Markham (1852-1940) and the labor and socialist activist Eugene Debs.

Dates: 1876-1971

Kenneth Rexroth papers

Identifier: 0119

The papers of Kenneth Rexroth, American poet and activist, comprise manuscripts, notes, printed material, publications, correspondence, ephemera, and artwork related to poetry, writing, speaking engagements, and teaching, primarily from the last decade of his life; also included are correspondence, manuscripts, drawings, photographs, and edits compiled by Geoffrey Gardner for a Kenneth Rexroth festschrift published in 1980.

Dates: 1940 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1981

Peter Shneidre papers

Identifier: 0163

This collection contains the papers of Peter Shneidre, who ran the small poetry press Illuminati Press and who published a number of small poetry periodicals. Shneidre was also a nationally published poet and he corresponded with a number of poets about both business and personal matters between 1980 and his death in 2007. This collection also includes the financial records of Illuminati Press and the Press's publication files.

Dates: 1974 - 2007

David St. John papers

Identifier: 5334
Abstract The David St. John papers consist of notes, drafts, and publication materials for all of St. John's collections of poetry, as well as for prose works, individual and unpublished poems, and collaborative works. The collection also contains drafts of introductions that St. John wrote for others' works, interview transcripts and recordings, scripts for and recordings of readings and lectures, notebooks, agendas and appointment calendars, and materials from various committees and professional...
Dates: 1960 - 2018

William Van Wyck papers

Identifier: 0150

Two scrapbooks, typed poems, correspondence, memoirs, and drafts of published works by William Van Wyck.

Dates: 1916 - 1956

Dorothy Lillis Walker papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 0379

Collection consists of photographs, correspondence, student materials, and books of poetry created and collected by Dorothy Lillis Walker. Dorothy Lillis Walker was a graduate of the University of Southern California, and taught English at Boyle Heights Junior High School.

Dates: 1920s-1930s

Richard Wilbur poems and photograph

 Collection — Map-case 6, drawer: 2
Identifier: 6027

This small collection contains "Two Riddles from Aldhelm," 1975, broadside edition, numbered 41 of 100, signed; "Teresa", 1976, press proof, signed; a photograph of Wilbur at the Grolier Club, 1970, photograph by Elsa Dorfman for her book, "Elsa's Housebook". The collection also includes a photocopy of a postcards sent by WIlbur to Jack W.C. Hagstrom regarding his poem, "Teresa".

Dates: 1970 - 1987