TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Biography

Scope and Content

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Bibliography

Detailed Description

Series I: Incoming Correspondence, 1954-1980

Series II: Outgoing Correspondence, 1966-1989






Cid Corman Papers



Finding aid prepared by Archives and Special Collections Staff






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Overview of the Collection

Repository: Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Center.
Creator: Corman, Cid.
Title: Cid Corman Papers.
Dates: 1954-1989.
Quantity: .5 linear feet.
Identification: MSS19970103
Language: English.
Abstract: Poet, editor and translator, Cid Corman was born in 1924 in Boston, Massachusetts. Owner of the Origin Press, he was the editor and publisher of Origin magazine.

Biography

Poet, editor and translator, Cid Corman was born in 1924 in Boston, Massachusetts. Owner of the Origin Press, he was the editor and publisher of Origin magazine.

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Scope and Content

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.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

There are no access restrictions on this collection.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish from these Papers must be obtained in writing from both the University of Connecticut Libraries and the owner(s) of the copyright.

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Related Material

Archives & Special Collections has a substantial collection of literary materials and the records of several small presses. For detailed information on these collections please contact the curator or ask at the reference desk.

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Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Persons:

Allen, Donald Merriam, 1912- —Correspondence.
Baraka, Imamu Amiri, 1934- —Correspondence.
Dean, Nicholas—Correspondence.
Ferrini, Vincent, 1913- —Correspondence.
Giannini, David—Correspondence.
Jonas, Stephen—Correspondence.
Prynne, J.H., 1936- —Correspondence.
Rowan, Louis—Correspondence.
Weiss, Bernice—Correspondence.

Subjects:

American poetry—20th century.
American poetry—Periodicals.
Authors and publishers—United States.
Boston (Mass.)—Cultural Affairs—Literature.
Boston (Mass.)—Newspapers, periodicals, and journalism.
Massachusetts—Cultural affairs—Literature.
Massachusetts—Newspapers, periodicals, and journalism.
Origin Press.
Origin.
Periodicals—Publishing—Massachusetts.
Poems.
Poetry—Editing.
Poets, American—20th century.
Publishers and publishing—United States.

Document Types:

Correspondence.

Occupations:

Editor.
Poet.
Publisher.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Item description, #:#], Cid Corman Papers. Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut Libraries.

Acquisition Information

The collection was purchased from Mr. Corman by the University of Connecticut.

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Bibliography

About the Author:

Ann Charters. “Cid Corman, “ American Poets Since World War II, ed. Donald J. GreinerDictionary of Literary Biography ,vol. 5.Detroit: Gale Research, 1980.

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Detailed Description

Series I: Incoming Correspondence, 1954-1980
1:1 Allen, Donald, 1964
1:2 Allen, Donald, 1964
1:3 Dean, Nicholas, 1966
1:4 Donahue, Wade, ca. 1954
1:5 Ferrini, Margaret, 1961-1973
1:6 Ferrini, Vincent, 1960-1969
1:7 Ferrini, Vincent, 1971-1980
1:8 Jonas, Stephen, 1961
1:9 Jonas, Stephen, 1961
1:10 Jonas, Stephen, 1961
1:11 Jonas, Stephen, 1961
1:12 Jonas, Stephen, 1961
1:13 Jonas, Stephen, 1961
1:14 Jonas, Stephen, 1962
1:15 Jones, LeRoi, 1962
1:16 Kessler, Jascha, 1954
1:17 Prynne, Jeremy H., 1961
1:18 Prynne, Jeremy H., 1961
1:19 Prynne, Jeremy H., 1961
1:20 Sorrentino, Gilbert, 1962
1:21 Wieners, John, 1957
1:22 Wieners, John, 1957
Series II: Outgoing Correspondence, 1966-1989
1:23 Giannini, David, 1980
1:24 Giannini, David, 1983-1984
1:25 Giannini, David, 1985
1:26 Giannini, David, 1986-1987
1:27 Giannini, David, 1988-1989
1:28 Rowan, Louis, 1966
1:29 Rowan, Louis, 1966
1:30 Rowan, Louis, 1966
1:31 Rowan, Louis, 1967
1:32 Rowan, Louis, 1967
1:33 Rowan, Louis, 1968
1:34 Rowan, Louis, 1968
1:35 Rowan, Louis, 1969
1:36 Weiss, Bernice, 1970