Poets, American -- 20th century -- Archival resources
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1
Overview This small collection includes some of the broadsides and examples of fine press and letterpress printing collected by USC Libraries Special Collections for its American Literature Collection.
Collection — Box 1
Overview 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 Plumb,...
Abstract 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
Abstract 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.
Overview 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
Collection — Multiple Containers
Overview 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. A...
Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31275049017925]
Overview 16 items relating to the author Christopher Morley (1890-1957) collected by Bernice B. Mercer (identified in the collection as Mrs. Theodore Mercer). Items in the collection include Alfred P. Lee's Christmas folder [circa 1930] containing Andrew McGill's Idea of Happiness by Christopher Morley; an announcement of an exhibition of first editions of the works of Christopher Morley at Sessler's Bookshop, Philadephia, 1931; a program of Author's Night, sponsored by...
Dates: 1931 - 1939
Overview 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
Overview 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.
Abstract 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