Contact the CuratorMelissa Watterworth
Curator for Literary and Natural History Collections
Archives & Special Collections
Thomas J. Dodd Research Center
University of Connecticut Libraries
405 Babbidge Road Unit 1205
Storrs, CT 06269-1205
Email: email@example.com Literary Collection
Aaron Collection of Persian Gulf War Poetry Finding Aid
Poems written in response to the Persian Gulf War and collected by Aaron.
Allen Collection of Frank O'Hara Letters Finding Aid
Typewritten transcriptions by Donald Allen of Frank O'Hara letters. Allen collected and transcribed the letters while preparing and editing "The Collected Poems of Frank O'Hara."
Atkyns (Lee) Papers Finding Aid
The collection contains Atkyns scrapbooks , including photographs of his paintings and exhibitions, newspaper clippings, exhibition brochures and programs and professional correspondence. The scrapbooks contain frequent annotations by Atkyns concerning his career, the images, clippings or notices found in the books. Atkyns paintings can be found in the permanent collection of the William Benton Museum of Art at the University of Connecticut.
Bartow (Maxine) Papers Finding Aid
The collection contains correspondence from Fielding Dawson to Maxine Bartow from 1959 through 1990. Also included are jacket proofs from several Dawson publications, two black and white photographs (1958) and the manuscript of a short story, "Her Royal," written by Dawson.
Bates (Peter) Papers Finding Aid
Carbon and photocopied copies of typescript novels, plays, poems, stories and other writings.
Berkson (Bill) Papers Finding Aid
This collection has not yet been organized for unassisted research use. Researchers wishing to access this collection must make prior arrangements with the Curator before visiting Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center.
Berrigan (Ted) Papers Finding Aid
The collection consists primarily of correspondence and birthday greetings sent to Berrigan from poets associated with the second generation of The New York School. The letters date from 1962-1983. Anselm Hollos nineteen letters (1969-1981) reveal the two poets close collaboration.
Bertolette (Peter) Papers Finding Aid
The collection includes drafts and manuscripts of literary materials, correspondence, photographs and publications pertaining to Bertolettes literary and editorial/publishing career. The collection also contains materials concerning his tenure as a student including his years at the University of Connecticut.
Blanck (Jacob) Papers Finding Aid
Drafts and proof sheets for five works by Blanck: "Peter Parley to Penrod" (typescript and corrected proof sheets), "Salmagundi and Its Publisher" (carbon of typescript), "Harry Castlemon" (worksheets, three drafts and proof sheets), "American First Editions," 4th ed. (proof sheets), and "American Authors" (proof sheets).
Bookstore Press Records Finding Aid
The collection is primarily comprised of correspondence to Gerald Hausman, his wife, Lorry, and David Silverstein regarding submissions to and publications of the press. Correspondents are authors and illustrators published by the Press, along with a few others not directly associated with the Press including reviewers, authors, and small press publishers. Principal correspondents include David Kheridan, Ruth Krauss, Gerard Malanga, Paul Metcalf and Aram Saroyan. Much of the correspondence is personal in nature. No copies of out-going letters are included. A few manuscripts of books, typescripts and photostats of poems and other ephemeral materials are also present in addition to books, pamphlets and periodicals from the Press and other small press publishers. Also included are audio tapes of readings and interviews by Halsey Davis, Gerald Hausman, Bill DeVri, Ruth Krauss and Gerard Malanga.
Brakhage (Stan) Papers Finding Aid
The collection contains Barkhages correspondence to Robert Duncan, Jess Collins and Mary Shore and a celluloid strip from the film "Mothlight."
Bread and Puppet Theater Collection Finding Aid
The collection includes illustrated story scripts, handbills and performance programs, illustrated calendars and other related ephemera and publications.
Cambon (Glauco) Papers Finding Aid
The collection is principally letters received by Glauco Cambon from poets, scholars and friends in Italy and America. Also included are a few typescripts of essays by Cambon and several poetry manuscripts from correspondents. Chief correspondents include Biagio Marin, Eugenio Montale, Giuseppe Prezzolini, and Robert Penn Warren. Smaller amounts of correspondence from Luigi Barzini, Alberto Chiari, Cid Corman, Kurt Pinthus and Vittorio Sereni are present.
Charters (Ann) Papers Finding Aid
The collection contains typescripts and correspondence with contributors to Charter's compilation of Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 16: The Beats: Literary Bohemians in Postwar America (Detroit: Gale, 1983). Also included are 30 black and white, matted portraits of literary personalities that were displayed as an exhibition in the University Libraries (1981-1982) entitled Beats & Others: Literary Photographs 1966-1981 by Ann Charters.
Clark (Tom) Papers Finding Aid
This collection is available for assisted research use. Researchers wishing to access this collection must make prior arrangements with the Curator before visiting Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center.
Corman (Cid) Papers Finding Aid
The collection consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence, with some poetry manuscripts interfiled with the correspondence. Significant correspondents include Donald Allen, Nicholas Dean, Vincent Ferrini, Stephen Jonas, LeRoi Jones, Jeremy Prynne, and letters to David Giannini, Louis Rowan and Benice Weiss.
Corso (Gregory) Papers Finding Aid
The collection contains correspondence pertaining to the publication of Corsos poems in an anthology and manuscripts of poems, a notebook and an essay.
Creeley (Robert) Papers Finding Aid
undated, ca. 1940-1978
The collection consists chiefly of letters from Creeley to Jacob R. "Bob" Leeds (ca. 1940-1955), drafts of Creeleys stories and poems sent to Leeds, and Creeleys typescripts of poems written by Charles Olson, Vincent Ferrini, and others. Also includes Creeleys correspondence to others (1954-1978).
Daigon (Ruth) Papers Finding Aid
The collection consists of nearly two decades of poetry by Daigon. Poems are arranged by year of composition. The collection also contains the authors correspondence with publishers in regard to her work and 23 notebooks of drafts. Materials used in the publication of Poets on are housed separately. Two folders of personal materials have been restricted by the donor. These materials may only be accessed with the authors written permission.
Dawson (Fielding) Papers Finding Aid
This collection has not yet been organized for unassisted research use. Researchers wishing to access this collection must make prior arrangements with the Curator before visiting Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center.
Di Prima (Diane) Papers Finding Aid
The collection contains primarily correspondence between DiPrima and colleagues, friends and family. Also included are journals and diaries, poetry and a manuscript of Memoirs of a Beatnik.
Dorn (Ed) Papers Finding Aid
Correspondence to Edward Dorn from 1956-1993 comprises over half of the collection. Occasional letters are sent to either Peter Michelson or Jennifer Dunbar Dorn, but they are related either to the Rolling Stock or to the Dorn family in general. Significant correspondents include Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones), Lucia Berlin, Robert Bertholf, Stan and Jane Brakhage, Gordon Brotherston, Herb Butterfield, Tom Clark, Robert Creeley, John Daley, Donald Davie, Fielding Dawson, Clayton Eshleman, Willard Fox, Allen Ginsberg, Woody Haut, Victor Hernandez Cruz, Anselm Hollo, Harry Hoogstraten, J. H. Innskeep, Ken Irby, Terry Jacobus, Joyce Johnson, Jack Kerouac, William Levy, Ellen Mann, Michael McClure, Jim McCrary, Duncan McNaughton, Peter Michelson, Ken Mikolowski, Jeffrey Miller, John Moritz, Raymond Obermayr, Simone Okamura, Charles Olson, Joel Oppenheimer, Charles Potts, Jeremy Prynne, Tom Raworth, Joe Safdie, Ed Sanders, Nicholas Sedgwick, Al Simmons, Preman Sotomayor, David Southern, Anne Waldeman, Donald Wesling, John Wieners, John Wolff, Doug Woolf, and David Young. Includes extensive notes, drafts, and rewrites of Edward Dorns poetry and prose. Personal information about Edward Dorn is found only in the correspondence or interviewsmost of the published work on Edward Dorn concerns his work, not his personal life.
Eigner (Larry) Papers Finding Aid
Incoming and outgoing correspondence of Larry Eigner and acquaintances including David and Maria Gitin, George Bowering, Cid Corman, Robert Creeley, Robert Duncan, Vincent Ferrini, Denise Levertov and Gael Turnbull. Also includes poetry, literary magazines and an audio cassette. Related collections include George Butterick Papers, William K. Costley Papers, Vincent Ferrini Papers, James Koller Papers, Charles Olson Papers, James Weil Papers.
Evans (George) Papers Finding Aid
The collection consists of correspondence between the author and several individuals as well as photocopies of the correspondence between Charles Olson and Cid Corman. Also included are manuscript, typescript, and proofs of Charles Olson & Cid Corman: Complete Correspondence, 1950-1964 [Dodd C5032]. The bulk of the materials date from 1983 until 1987.
Fagin (Larry) Papers Finding Aid
The Collection is comprised primarily of correspondence to Larry Fagin. Most of the correspondence dates from 1968-1974. There is substantial correspondence with New York School poets Bill Berkson, Joe Brainard, Tom Clark, Clark Coolidge, Ron Padgett, James Schuyler, Tom Veitch, Anne Waldman and Lewis Warsh. There is also manuscript material of Bill Berkson, Joe Brainard, Ted Berrigan, John Ashbery, Clark Coolidge, Joseph Ceravolo, Tom Clark, John Giorno, John Godfrey, Richard Kolmar, Gerard Malanga, Charles North, Ron Padgett, John Perreault, Aram Saroyan, James Schuyler, Tony Towle, Tom Veitch, Anne Waldman, Lewis Warsh, Philip Whalen, Trevor Winkfield and others. The collection covers three interrelated areas: 1. Personal correspondence; 2. Readings and other activities of the Poetry Project; 3. Submissions to Adventures in Poetry magazines (the actual magazines are located in the Archives and Special Collections Little Magazine Collection Oversize). The final series is composed of a manual index of the correspondence created by Special Collections staff during initial processing of the collection.
Ferlinghetti (Lawrence) Papers Finding Aid
Typescript for Unfair Arguments with Existence (New Directions, 1963), with authors corrections, annotated as "Copy #3." Accompanied by uncorrected galleys.
Ferrini (Vincent) Papers Finding Aid
The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, notes, newspaper clippings, photographs and literary ephemera (posters, broadsides, and pamphlets).
First Casualty Press Records Finding Aid
Manuscripts of published and unpublished submissions, including numerous unpublished novels.
Fuller (Margaret W.) Papers Finding Aid
The collection contains manuscripts of poetry, plays, lyrics and fiction, as well as correspondence and notes. Although the author changed the titles of her work more than once, all manuscript materials are filed alphabetically by the title as it appears on the documents or as otherwise indicated by the author.
Gillespie (Merrill) Papers Finding Aid
The collection primarily consists of correspondence from Michael Rumaker to Merrill Gillespie. The bulk of the correspondence dates from 1953 to 1956 when Michael Rumaker was a student at Black Mountain College.
Gresser (Seymour) Papers Finding Aid
Correspondence of a literary nature to Gresser. Correspondents include: Kenneth Burke, Cid Corman, Constance W. (Mrs. Charles) Olson, Robert Payne, John Crowe Ransom, Allen Tate and Yvor Winters.
Harrison (Lou) Papers Finding Aid
The collection contains manuscripts and correspondence concerning the publication of Harrisons About Carl Ruggles: Section Four of a Book on Ruggles (Yonkers, NY: Published by Oscar Baradinsky at the Alicat Bookshop, 1946), with an introduction by Henry Cowell. Included is Harrisons typescript, two versions of Cowells introduction, and correspondence from Harrison and Ruggles to Baradinsky making significant changes in Cowells introduction and commenting on the design of the book. Majority of the collection dates from 1946-1952.
Hausman (Gerald) Papers Finding Aid
The collection contains manuscripts and correspondence pertaining to a significant number of Hausmans published books, in addition to the books and audiobooks themselves. Also included are a script, poems, slides and photographs, video materials and some artwork.
Heinold (George) Papers Finding Aid
This collection chronicles the literary and photographic career of George W. Heinold, a native of Madison, Connecticut and writer of popular stories about outdoor life, fishing, and hunting. The bulk of the collection spans the fifteen-year period from 1965 until 1980 when Heinold enjoyed the peak of his fame and apparently produced his largest volume of output. The papers encompass his personal correspondence, including letters and related materials on his Madison property which the State commandeered for highway development in the 1950s and financial records, in addition to the published articles, unpublished manuscripts, and photographs, plus negatives thereof, that constitutes the main part of the papers.
Jensen (Oliver O.) Papers Finding Aid
Personal and professional papers of Oliver Ormerod Jensen, writer, editor, self-taught historian, and railroad enthusiast.
Kaplan (Edward) Papers Finding Aid
Manuscripts of poems.
Kelly (Robert) Papers Finding Aid
The collection contains correspondence between George Minkoff, Robert Kelly and "Button", primarily in regard to the publication of a broadside of Common Shore, Book 5.
Koller (James) Papers Finding Aid
The collection primarily consists of letters to James Koller from various friends and colleagues (including Philip Whalen) and original manuscripts and typescripts of Koller's poetry and novels.
Lepore (Dominick J.) Papers Finding Aid
This collection consists of material dating from Mr. Lepore's graduation from Enfield High School in 1929 and ends with his published poetry in 1986. It includes his educational experiences as a student and then as a teacher, his work for the government, his poetry and his personal correspondence. The bulk of the collection falls into these last two areas.
Literary Correspondence and Manuscripts Collection Finding Aid
The collection contains single letters and literary manuscripts, or groups of fewer that ten (10) items, not part of a larger collection of papers. It includes manuscripts and letters by James Broughton, Andrei Codrescu, Edward Dahlberg, Robert Duncan, William Everson, Kenneth Koch, James Schuyler, Anne Waldman, and others.
Mackley (George) - Keyes (Wilma) Correspondence Collection Finding Aid
The collection contains correspondence from George Mackley, Elizabeth (Lib) Andrews, Harold Hugo, Emily Mackley and Pamela Mackley to Wilma Keyes from 1949 through 1983. Also included are 8 examples of Mackleys work.
McKain (David) Papers Finding Aid
David McKain is an award winning author and retired University of Connecticut faculty member (Avery Point Campus). McKain's papers contain manuscripts of edited and unedited written works, as well as professional correspondence and related documents.
Nelson (Marilyn [Waniek]) Papers Finding Aid
The collection contains correspondence from Nelson's MFA students at Vermont College and from other poets, personal notebooks, photographs, manuscripts of poetry and translations and term papers written while Nelson was a student.
New American Poetry Circuit Records Finding Aid
A cooperative organized to arrange and promote poetry readings for its registered poets in universities and colleges; founded and directed by Jeanetta L. Jones from an office in Berkeley, California. The idea of the cooperative was mooted by Jeanetta Jones through her correspondence with Clayton Eshleman. Both of them were poets, though Eshleman already had a following and had produced some anthology collections. Ms Jones sent out brochures that contained biographical data of the poets to all prospective clients throughout the country. Members included: D. Alexander, David Antin, Harvey Bialy, Paul Balckburn, Victor Coleman, Ed Dorn, Theodore Enslin, Clayton Eshleman, Larry Goodell, Jack Hirschman, Anselm Hollo, Kenneth Irby, Robert Kelly, Phillip Lamantia, Jackson MacLow, Michael McClure, Daphne Marlatt, David Meltzer, Jerome Rothenburg, Armand Schwerner, Charles Stein, Diane Wakoski. Among these poets were some of the most promising talents in literary circles at the time of the founding of the circuit, and Jeanetta had hoped to exploit their fame to the best advantage of all the poets in the co-op through some joint readings in some of the universities and colleges.
Niagara Frontier Review Records Finding Aid
The collection consists of correspondence and submissions addressed to Charles Boer from LeRoi Jones, Robert Creeley and Robert Kelly. Also included are photocopies of manuscripts by Charles Olson.
Norse (Harold) Collection Finding Aid
The collection consists of one years correspondence between Harold Norse and George R. Minkoff. The topic of the correspondence is the publication of the "long poem" entitled Christmas on Earth. A manuscript of the poem is included with the correspondence as is a copy of the contract between the two men detailing the publication of the poem.
Notley (Alice) Papers Finding Aid
The collection consists primarily of correspondence and collages. Correspondents include Robert Creeley, Anselm Hollo, Sal Salasin, Ron Padgett and Kate Farrell whose work was published in the Scarlet Magazine. Drafts of the first five issues of the journal are included in the collection. Two photographs (Charles Olson in his casket and Olsons typewriter) are located in Series I. One of the more significant documents in the collection is Notleys long, personal narrative poem The Descent of Alette (1992) which was published in The Scarlet Cabinet. Notley created many elaborate collages which are included in the collection, although undated.
Olson (Charles) Research Collection Finding Aid
The Charles Olson Research Collection contains the literary works, correspondence, photographs, and personal, professional, and family papers of writer and poet Charles Olson. This collection also includes some administrative records of Black Mountain College. Only the portions of the collection that have been processed are represented in the finding aid. As additional series are processed the information will be updated.
Oppenheimer (Joel) Papers Finding Aid
Born in Yonkers in 1930, Joel Oppenheimer was a student of Charles Olson's at Black Mountain College from 1950-1953. He published over a dozen books of poetry, a play, a book on baseball, and was a columnist for the "Village Voice" from 1968 to 1984. Oppenheimer was the first director of the St. Mark's Poetry Project in Greenwich Village (from 1966 to 1968) and was an active teacher of poetry throughout his life. He died of complications from cancer in 1988. The collection contains only a small amount of Oppenheimer's writing and correspondence prior to his time at Black Mountain College. The Black Mountain period itself is also represented somewhat poorly, although there are a few items of ephemera. The content of the collection becomes more comprehensive in the late 1950s and into the 1960s, with a substantial number of poetry manuscripts and a wider range of correspondence. While most all of Oppenheimer's published poems are represented in the collection, it is difficult to discern between first drafts and later copies.
Oyez Press Records Finding Aid
The collection consists largely of Robert Hawley's personal papers and records with regard to the Oyez Press from 1963 to 1988. The largest portion of the collection deals with project records of Oyez productions, including manuscripts, galleys, proofs, and production specific correspondence. Additional correspondence preserved by Hawley documents his relationships with poets such as William Everson, Mary Fabilli, and David Meltzer. The press correspondence also provides a wide range of perspectives on the San Francisco Poetry scene in the late 1960s and early 1970s --Hawley preserved many mailings from other publishers and announcements of poetry readings. Additionally, the collection contains business records including sales ledgers and receipts for a number of years prior to Oyez turning over distribution to a third party. The collection further consists of some of Robert Hawley's personal papers and one box of wood block engravings used for various Oyez projects.
Pendleton (Susan B.) Papers Finding Aid
The collection contains letters written to Charles Coleman Sellers of Ardmore, Pennsylvania from Susan B. Pendleton of Hebron, Connecticut. Some of the letters are also addressed to "Helen", presumably Mrs. Charles Sellers. The poems in folder #10 were all included in correspondence sent to Mrs. Catherine Maybury Seelye of the Acquisitions Department in Wilbur Cross Library, University of Connecticut.
Penmaen Press Records Finding Aid
Collection consists primarily of correspondence and other materials relating to projects undertaken by McCurdy under the Penmaen imprint. Project folders typically include correspondence, manuscript drafts, galley proofs, and publicity materials relating to the work (sometimes including reviews). The published versions of most of these works are available through the Dodd Center (the call numbers are listed in a note at the end of this finding aid). The materials making up the Face to Face project are comprehensive, detailing preliminary visions for the project, working correspondence with each of the contributors, and specific records dealing with the binding and production of the finished work. The collection also includes broadsides signed by Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Allen Ginsberg.
Petersen (Will) Papers Finding Aid
Collection includes correspondence from Cid Corman (1957-1960), written while Petersen was living in Japan and Corman was in Europe, Japan and San Francisco. The letters contain extensive discussions of literature and philosophy, Cormans experiences as a teacher in Japan, and the literary scene in San Francisco. Also includes one letter from Corman to Gary Snyder (1957) and a copy of Petersens The Day of the Hundred Dances (1975) with holograph notes, two versions of September Ridge (photocopies of annotated and corrected typescripts), published in Gary Snyder: Dimensions of a Life; and photocopies of Berkeley Bussei 1956, with holograph notes.
Polite (Allen) Papers Finding Aid
Handwritten manuscripts, notebooks, letters, typed transcriptions of poetry, prose and a play for voices, and published works by Allen Polite, writer and artist affiliated with the Black Arts Movement.
Powys Family Collection Finding Aid
The collection consists of manuscripts and correspondence of four members of the Powys family: (John, Theodore, Laurence (Francis) and Gertrude May (1877-1952); and newsclippings, portraits (sketches), and photographs. Also included is a portfolio of wood engravings by Gertrude. The bulk of the collection concerns John Cowper Powys and was acquired from him by a collector, Rex Parady. This portion of the collection includes correspondence between Powys and Parady in which Powys identifies various manuscripts and other items.
Raworth (Tom) Papers Finding Aid
The collection contains literary manuscripts, notebooks, correspondence received by Raworth, personal notes and fragments of writings, galleys, and some photographs. The builk of the collection dates from 1972 to 1977.
Rumaker (Michael) Papers Finding Aid
The Michael Rumaker Papers consist of manuscripts, letters, notebooks, audio recordings, and other personal papers from 1950 to 2010, including personal journals and and family photographs from 1925 through 2010. Literary manuscripts comprise multiple formats including short stories, plays, poems, essays, reviews, and fiction.
Sanders (Ed) Papers Finding Aid
Beat poet and writer; publisher and editor, "Fuck You A Magazine of the Arts" and Fuck You Press; proprietor, Peace Eye Bookstore, New York; peace and free- speech activist; rock performer. Born 1939, Kansas City, Mo. Sanders's papers. Includes manuscripts for poetry and other writing projects, including Shards of God (1970), The Family (1971), and Tales of Beatnik Glory (1975); publication files for Fuck You Press; files relating to 1966 obscenity case; files relating to peace and civil rights demonstrations, 1960s; correspondence, principally (more than 20 letters each) from Harry Fainlight, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Al Glover, John Keys, Tuli Kupferberg, and Gerard Malanga.
Saroyan (Aram) Papers Finding Aid
Incoming correspondence for the years 1975-1977. Much of this correspondence consists of returned manuscript submissions, and thus numerous fair copies of Saroyans own poems and reviews can be found within the correspondence. Notable correspondents include: Donald Allen, Richard Avedon, Ed Dorn, Gerald Hausman, Dick Higgins, David Kherdian, Kenneth Koch, Timothy Leary, Gerard Malanga, Carol and Walter Matthau, Rod McKuen, Joel Oppenheimer, George Plimpton, Charles Plymell, William Saroyan, Gary Snyder, Anne Waldman, and Philip Whalen. A small portion of the personal correspondence is addressed to Saroyans wife and children rather than to Saroyan himself. Includes a set of audio recordings made by Saroyan. One tape consists of a Lew Welch interview (probably copied from someone else) and Saroyans own tapings of talks with Joanne Kyger, Magda Cregg, Gary Snyder and Philip Whalen.
Schuyler (James) Papers Finding Aid
1971, 1980, 1985-1986
James Schuyler, American poet, novelist and art critic, won the Pulitzer Prize, for his book The Morning of the Poem. The collection contains three letters from Schuyler to Donald Allen, and several articles about Schuyler and his work.
Seelye (Catherine) Papers Finding Aid
1917-1978 [bulk 1973-1976]
Research notes, correspondence, and transcriptions for "Charles Olson and Ezra Pound: An Encounter at St. Elizabeths" (NY: Grossman, 1975), edited by Catherine Seelye. Seelye was a librarian at the University of Connecticut, which holds the Charles Olson Papers. Her edited book reproduces notes, essays, and poems Olson wrote during his frequent visits with Ezra Pound at St. Elizabeths Hospital in Washington, D.C., after Pound was declared mentally unfit to stand trial for treason in 1945. The collection includes correspondence from prominent literary figures in American poetry and the Black Mountain School. Donald Allen, Edward Dahlberg, Robert Duncan, James Laughlin, and Omar Pound are among those represented. Professional ethics in the archival and publishing fields are also addressed.
Shea (George) Papers Finding Aid
The papers of George Shea include some of his unpublished poetry, correspondence and research on George A. Custer.
Slavitz (Harriet) Papers Finding Aid
Manuscripts, journals, notebooks correspondence and audio recordings of poet, essayist, freelance writer, book editor, and for a brief time, instructor of English literature at the University of Connecticut, Harriet Slavitz.
Slow Loris Press Records Finding Aid
The Slow Loris Press was a independent non-profit venture headed by Anthony and Patricia Petrosky. The Slow Loris Press focused on publishing a poetry magazine called "Rapport" which evolved into a more wide ranging format with the start of the "Slow Loris Reader" (SLR) in 1978. The Press also published chapbooks and broadsides. It ceased operation in 1984 principally due to insufficient financial support.
Snow (Walter) Papers Finding Aid
Writer and journalist, b. 1905, Gardner, Mass., d. 1973, Willimantic, Conn. Affiliated with the New York Rebel Poets, 1930s; contributor to New Masses, Daily Worker, Anvil, and other leftist publications; co-editor of Anvil, with Jack Conroy; organizer for the American Newspaper Guild and the American Labor Party. Journalist for various New York and Willimantic newspapers. Writer of mystery and detective stories. Snow's papers. Include manuscripts of published and unpublished novels, stories, poems, plays, and critical articles; correspondence; mystery magazines with stories by Snow. Principal correspondents include Jack Conroy, Granville Hicks, Walter Carman.
Taggart (John) Papers Finding Aid
The collection contains one letter from John Taggart and numerous letters and postcards to Taggart. All materials are dated 1974-1975. There is a significant quantity of correspondence from Theodore Enslin and James Weil.
Talbot (Clare) Papers Finding Aid
The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, papers, articles, reviews, notes, publications, background materials, photos, photocopies, photostats, negatives, and order forms related to Clare Talbots writings as well as her business activities (her shop and Hilprand Press). A substantial proportion of the collection is comprised of materials relating to Clare Talbots work on "The Bookplates of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence".
Temple (John) Papers Finding Aid
The collection contains letters and manuscripts of John Temple sent to Andrew Crozier, editor of Ferry Press. The majority of the materials (1972-1974) pertain to the publication of Temple's book, The Ridge (earlier title The War Changed Me) and include typescripts, galleys, and cover proofs. Also included are annotated poetry manuscripts (1968-1972) and a letter from Jeremy Prynne to Andrew Crozier enclosing some of Temple's poems.
Turnbull (Gael) Papers Finding Aid
Letters of Turnbull to Melville Hardiment on personal and literary matters. The collection also includes a few poems and an essay on Basil Bunting (cf. 17 January 1965).
Upton (Charles) Papers Finding Aid
Charles Upton published two volumes of poetry at the age of 19, and despite his relative youth, has been considered a member of the Beat Poet generation ever since. Upton was also involved in peace activism, alternative spiritualities and later in traditionalist metaphysics. This collection contains Upton's writings, poems and correspondence relating to his work.
Warner (Rex) Papers Finding Aid
The collection contains manuscripts and typescripts of essays, articles, lectures, translations, reviews, broadcasts and notes pertaining to Warners interests in Greece and Greek authors. Materials have been arranged by format or implied format: Books, Broadcasts, Essays, Lectures, Reviews and Translations. Manuscripts concerning Thucydides, Sophocles, and Horace have been included with the information on The Stories of the Greeks for lack of a clear attribution.
Weil (James L.) Papers Finding Aid
The collection contains correspondence and manuscripts from Cid Corman (46 letters, 1977-1980), Larry Eigner (12 letters, 1 ms, 1978), Ed Sanders (1 ms, 1974), and Diane Wakoski (4 letters, 1963).
Whalen (Philip) Collection Finding Aid
The collection contains a typescript of Whalens "Seven Newport Poems" (1958), with textual variations from the published version, accompanied by a letter to Cid Corman (25 October 1958). Also included is a postcard from Whalen to Alan Marlowe (1975), letters to Whalen from Anne Waldman (1975-1977) and Clark Coolidge (1971-1977).
Wieners (John) Papers Finding Aid
The collection consists of correspondence and a few manuscripts. The bulk of the materials are those assembled by Raymond Foye in the course of editing Wieners' Selected Poems, 1958-1984 (Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1986). These files include correspondence with Wieners and others (1984-1985) and Allen Ginsberg's working manuscripts for the book's foreword.