TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Biography

Scope and Content

Arrangement

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Series I: Correspondence, n.d., 1958-1976

Series II: Submissions and Questionnaires, n.d., 1970-1972

Series III: Photographs, n.d., 1962-1975

Series IV: Index to Correspondents, n.d.






Larry Fagin Papers



Finding aid prepared by Margaret Anderson.






Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center
405 Babbidge Road, Unit 1205
Storrs, Connecticut 06269-1205



© 2005 University of Connecticut



Overview of the Collection

Repository: Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Center.
Creator: Fagin, Larry.
Title: Larry Fagin Papers.
Dates: n.d., 1958-1977.
Quantity: 4.25 linear feet.
Identification: MSS19810004
Language: English.
Abstract: Born in 1937, Larry Fagin is a poet affiliated with the New York School.

Biography

Larry Fagin was born in 1939. He graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.A. in English Literature, and did graduate work at the Gutenberg Institute in Mainz, Germany. From 1971-1976 he was co-director of the St. Mark's Poetry Project in New York City, and he edited a poetry magazine, Adventures in Poetry, during this time. He founded the Danspace project and directed Danspace from 1975-1980. He has been a faculty member at the Naropa Institute in Boulder, Colorado, since 1975 and directed the Naropa Poetics program from 1982-1984. He has taught poetry in the public schools for many years, and since 1972 has been poetry consultant in Brooklyn's District 22. He has published several books of poetry, and edited works by other poets. In 1993 he was Poet in Residence in Sedona, Arizona. He received a NEA Fellowship in Poetry and a Poets Foundation Grant.

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Scope and Content

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 & 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.

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Arrangement

Series I: Correspondence (n.d., 1958-1976) is comprised of correspondence to Larry Fagin from other poets, artists, friends and family. Some of the correspondence is personal, and some related to Mr. Fagin's work with the Poetry Project. Also included is correspondence and memorabilia related to a tour by British poet, Basil Bunting, which was sponsored by the Poetry Project.

Series II: Submissions and Questionnaires (n.d., 1970-1972) includes submissions for Adventures in Poetry No. 9 and Proust Questionnaires which Mr. Fagin sent out and which many people completed and returned to him.

Series III: Photographs (n.d., 1962-1975) contains photographs from correspondents.

Series IV: Index to Correspondents (n.d.) contains a manual index to the correspondents in the collection.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

There are no access restrictions on this collection. Fragile materials have been duplicated and separated from the 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 manuscripts. Additional papers of Larry Fagin are included in the following collections, also held in the Dodd Research Center: Donald Allen, Bill Berkson, Ted Berrigan, Tom Clark, Fielding Dawson, Ed Dorn, Alice Notley, Frank O'Hara, and Aram Saroyan. 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.

Subjects:

Document Types:

Correspondence.
Manuscripts.
Photocopies.
Photographs.

Occupations:

Author.
Poet.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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

Acquisition Information

Collection was purchased from Mr. Fagin in segments by the University between 1975 and 1977.

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Detailed Description

Series I: Correspondence, n.d., 1958-1976
1:1 Abbott, Keith, 1969-1975
1:2 Acker, Kathy, 1972-1974
1:3 Adam, Helen, 1968-1975
1:4 Aebi, Irene, 1963
1:5 Aldan, Daisy, 1969-1970
1:6 Alexander, Paul, 1968-1975
1:7 Allen, Donald, 1970-1975
1:8 Allen, Michael, 1970
1:9 Alpert, Barry, 1976
1:10 Amirkhanian, Charles, 1970
1:11 Ammons, Archie, ca. 1974
1:12 Anderson, David, ca. 1973-1975
1:13 Anderson, Elliott, 1974
1:14 Andre, Michael, ca. 1974
1:15 Andrews, Bruce, 1972-ca. 1975
1:16 Angell, Gail, 1975
1:17 Antin, David, 1975
1:18 Appel, Allan, ca. 1968-1970
1:19 Ashbery, John, 1972-1975
1:20 Avidan, David, 1975
1:21 Ayden, Erje, 1972
1:22 Ball, David, 1970-1976
1:23 Ball, Gordon, 1976
1:24 Baracks, Barbara, 1974
1:25 Barhelme, Donald, 1970
1:26 Bartlett, Jennifer, ca. 1971
1:27 Batki, John, 1975
1:28 Baxter, Glenn, 1970-1972
1:29 Baxter, Glenn, 1973-1974
1:30 Behrens, Katja & Peter, 1961-1973
1:31 Benedikt, Michael, ca. 1970
1:32 Benson, Steve, 1971-1972
1:33 Berkson, Bill, 1968-1971
1:34 Berkson, Bill, 1972-1973
1:35 Berkson, Bill, 1974-1976
1:36 Bernheimer, Alan, 1969-1973
1:37 Berrigan, Edmund (Ted), 1968-1974
1:38 Berrigan, Sandra (Alper), 1968-1974
1:39 Biggs, Thazarbell, 1973-1976
1:40 Bland, Peter, 1970
1:41 Blaser, Robin, 1967
1:42 Bley, Paul, 1975
1:43 Blum, Z. and E., 1969
1:44 Bly, Robert, 1969-1974
1:45 Boone, Bruce, 1973
1:46 Borregard, Angela & Ebbe, 1975
1:47 Boudin, Jean, 1975
1:48 Brainard, Joe, 1969-1974
1:49 Brautigan, Richard, 1971
1:50 Bremser, Ray, 1971
1:51 Brinkmann, Rolf-Dieter, 1968-1970
1:52 Brodecky, William, 1969-1975
1:53 Brodey, James, 1967-1973
1:54 Brown, Rebecca, 1973-1976
1:55 Brownstein, Michael, 1968-1971
1:56 Bukowski, Charles, 1975-1976
1:57 Bunting, Basil (Tour), 1975-1976
1:58 Burckhardt, Rudy, 1968-1973
1:59 Burroughs, William, 1970-1975
1:60 Burton, Scott, 1968-1969
1:61 Cage, John, 1973
1:62 Carey, Steve, 1969-1973
1:63 Carroll, Jim, 1968
1:64 Carroll, Paul, 1969
1:65 Carter, Charlotte, n.d.
1:66 Ceravolo, Joseph, 1973
1:67 Chaloner, David, 1972
1:68 Clark, Angelica, 1969-1972
1:69 Clark, Tom, 1966-1970
1:70 Clark, Tom, 1970
1:71 Clark, Tom, 1971-1976
1:72 Codrescu, Andrei, 1970-1974
1:73 Cohen, Keith, 1971-1972
1:74 Cohen, Scott, 1970-1971
1:75 Coleman, Victor, 1970
1:76 Collom, Jack, 1970-1976
1:77 Coolidge, Clark, 1967-1971
1:78 Coolidge, Clark, 1972-1976
1:79 Coolidge, Clark, 1966-1968
1:80 Corbett, Bill, 1974-1975
1:81 Cornfield, Bob, 1968
1:82 Corso, Gregory, 1959-1976
1:83 Cott, Jonathan, 1968-1969
1:84 Crabtree, Lee, ca. 1968-1972
1:85 Creeley, Bobbie, 1974
1:86 Creeley, Robert, 1970-1974
1:87 Crozier, Andrew, 1968-1975
1:88 Dash, Robert, 1970-1973
1:89 Davidson, (Robert) Michael, 1976
1:90 Davies, Alan, 1973-1976
1:91 Dawson, Fielding, 1973-1976
1:92 Denby, Edwin, ca. 1973
1:93 Dine, Jim, 1970-1971
1:94 DiPalma, Raymond, 1969-1973
1:95 DiPrima, Diane, 1969-1976
1:96 Disch, Thomas, ca. 1969-1970
1:97 Dorn, Edward, 1974
1:98 Dorsky, Nick, 1972
1:99 DuMont, Reinhold, 1971-1972
1:100 Dumas, William, 1973
1:101 Duncan, Robert, 1976
1:102 Edson, Russell, 1974
1:103 Ellingham, Lew, 1973
2:104 Elliott, Richard, 1969-1973
2:105 Elmslie, Kenward, 1969-1975
2:106 Enslin, Theodore, 1975
2:107 Fagin, Joan Inglis, 1967-1973
2:108 Fagin, L. & J. (parents), 1972
2:109 Faulwell, Dean, 1972-1973
2:110 Faville, Curtis, 1973-1975
2:111 Fener, Rofi, 1972
2:112 Ferrari, Mary, 1972-1976
2:113 Flory, Mike, 1973
2:114 Ford, Charles, 1970-1976
2:115 Frank, Peter, 1974
2:116 Fraser, Kathleen, 1974-1975
2:117 Friedman, Richard, 1972-1975
2:118 Gallup, Dick and Carol, 1968-1970
2:119 Gildzen, Alex, n.d., 1974
2:120 Gilfillan, Merrill, n.d., 1970
2:121 Ginsberg, Allen, 1972-1975
2:122 Ginzburg, Ralph, 1968
2:123 Giorno, John, 1968-1972
2:124 Gitin, David, 1972-1974
2:125 Gitin, Maria, 1972-1974
2:126 Glover, Albert, 1974
2:127 Godfrey, John, 1969
2:128 Goldberg, Michael, n.d., 1969-1970
2:129 Golde, Morris, 1969-1975
2:130 Goldstein, Richard, 1970-1972
2:131 Goodell, Larry, 1975
2:132 Graverholz, James, 1975
2:133 Greenwald, Joan, 1973
2:134 Greenwald, Ted, 1969-ca. 1973
2:135 Gregg, Linda, 1973
2:136 Groffsky, Maxine, 1968-ca. 1973
2:137 Grooms, Red, ca. 1971
2:138 Grossinger, Richard, ca. 1973
2:139 Gustafson, Jim, 1974
2:140 Guston, Philip, 1970-1974
2:141 Hackman, Neil, n.d.
2:142 Hadler,?, 1972
2:143 Hall, Barry, 1970
2:144 Hall, Donald, 1970-1976
2:145 Hall, Stephen, 1974-1975
2:146 Hammond, Paul, 1971-1972
2:147 Harper & Row, 1968-1970
2:148 Harrison, Jim, 1974
2:149 Harwood, Lee, 1966-1976
2:150 Haseloff, Charles, 1970
2:151 Heliczer, Piero, 1971-1976
2:152 Heller, Michael, 1975
2:153 Herd, Dale, 1975-1976
2:154 Herman, Jan, 1971-1973
2:155 Hiler, Jerry, 1971-1972
2:156 Hollo, Anselm, 1970-1973
2:157 Hoover, Paul, 1972
2:158 Hornick, Lita, 1975
2:159 Horovitz, Michael, 1972-1973
2:160 Howe, Susan, ca. 1975-1976
2:161 Hoyem, Andrew, 1968-1971
2:162 Inglis, Sandra, n.d., 1969
2:163 John, Rolf-Eckart, 1970-1974
2:164 Johnson, Nicholas, 1971
2:165 Johnson, Ray, 1970-1973
2:166 Joris, Pierre, 1974
2:167 Kanemitsu, Matsumi, 1967-1969
2:168 Katz, Ada, 1971-1973
2:169 Katz, Alex, 1967-1968
2:170 Katz, Vincent, ca. 1967
2:171 Katz, William, ca. 1972
2:172 Kimberley, Nick, 1972-1973
2:173 Kinnell, Galway, n.d., 1974
2:174 Kissam, Edward, 1969
2:175 Knight, Arthur, 1975
2:176 Knott, Bill, 1974
2:177 Koch, Kenneth, 1969-ca. 1975
2:178 Koethe, John, 1970-1974
2:179 Kohler, Michael, 1975
2:180 Koller, James, 1969
2:181 Kolmar, Richard, 1970
2:182 Kostelanetz, Richard, 1970-1972
2:183 Krauss, Ruth, 1970-1974
2:184 Kunitz, Stanley, 1974
2:185 Kyger, Joanne, 1966-1974
2:186 Lally, Michael, 1973-1975
2:187 Lasnak, Valerie, 1962-ca. 1963
2:188 Laughlin, James, 1975
2:189 Lauterbach, Ann, 1970-1976
2:190 Lavine, Steven, 1968
2:191 Lazarchuck, Michael-Sean, ca. 1972
2:192 Leonard, Jim, ca. 1972
2:193 LeSueur, Joe, n.d., 1975
2:194 Levine, Les, 1972
2:195 Levitt, Annabel, 1976
2:196 Levy, Susan, 1974
2:197 Levy, William, 1964-1974
2:198 Lima, Frank, 1970
2:199 Loewinsohn, Ronald, 1976
2:200 Lopate, Phillip, ca. 1974
2:201 Lowenfels, Walter, 1975
2:202 Lustig, Shelly, 1967-ca. 1972
2:203 MacAdams, Lewis, 1970-1976
2:204 MacAdams, Phoebe, ca. 1973-1976
2:205 McClure, Michael, 1972-1976
2:206 McEwen, Rory and Romana, 1970-1973
2:207 MacInnis, Jamie, 1966-1972
2:208 MacIntosh, Graham, 1965
2:209 Mac Low, Jackson, 1976
2:210 McNaughton, Duncan, 1973
2:211 Malamude, Steve, ca. 1971-1973
2:212 Malanga, Gerard, 1970-1974
2:213 Mangelsdorf, Rich, 1971
2:214 Marshall, Ed, n.d.
2:215 Martin, John, 1974-1975
2:216 Mathews, Harry, 1968-1970
2:217 Mattingly, George, ca. 1972
2:218 Mayer, Bernadette, 1969-ca. 1976
2:219 Meltzer, David, 1963-ca. 1975
2:220 Mennes, Marianne, n.d.
2:221 Metcalf, Paul, 1974-1975
2:222 Meyers, Richard, 1970
2:223 Mikolowski, Ken, 1972-1975
2:224 Miles, [Barry], 1970
2:225 Miller, Henry, 1958
2:226 Miller, Richard, n.d., 1970-1971
2:227 Monnier, Jackie, 1969
2:228 Morrison, Madison, 1974
2:229 Moynihan, Rodrigo, 1969
2:230 Murry, Catherine, ca. 1966-1976
2:231 Nations, Opal, 1971-1973
2:232 Nolan, Pat, 1972-1975
2:233 North, Charles, 1969-ca. 1976
2:234 Notley, Alice, 1974
2:235 Obenzinger, Hilton, ca. 1969-1973
2:236 O'Gallagher, Liam, ca. 1970-1971
3:237 O'Hara, Frank, 1962
3:238 O'Hare, Lynn, 1972-1973
3:239 Oldenberg, Patty, 1974
3:240 Oppenheimer, Joel, 1972
3:241 Orlovsky, Peter, ca. 1972-1975
3:242 Owen, Maureen, ca. 1971
3:243 Padgett, Ron, 1967
3:244 Padgett, Ron, 1968
3:245 Padgett, Ron, 1969
3:246 Padgett, Ron, 1970
3:247 Padgett, Ron, 1971
3:248 Padgett, Ron, 1972
3:249 Padgett, Ron, 1973
3:250 Padgett, Ron, 196?-1975
3:251 Padgett, Ron, 1974-1976
3:252 Palmer, Michael, 1971-1976
3:253 Payne, J. and M., n.d.
3:254 Perreault, John, 1972-ca. 1976
3:255 Persky, Stan, 1966-1970
3:256 Picard, Lil, ca. 1968-1969
3:257 Platt, Charles, 1971
3:258 Plymell, Charles, ca. 1972-1973
3:259 Polk, Brigid, 1970
3:260 Presson, William, 1968-1971
3:261 Prichett, Henry, ca. 1967-1970
3:262 Quist, Susan, 1975
3:263 Rakosi, Carl, 1976
3:264 Ratcliff, Carter, ca. 1968-1970
3:265 Raworth, Tom, 1970-1973
3:266 Rezek, John, 1970
3:267 Rich, Robin, ca. 1962
3:268 Riley, Peter, ca. 1967-1971
3:269 Rivers, Larry, ca. 1970
3:270 Robbins, Jonathan, ca. 1974-1976
3:271 Rockwell, Martha, ca. 1968-1969
3:272 Rosenberg, David, 1969-1976
3:273 Rosenthal, Bob and Shelley, 1974
3:274 Ruscha, Ed, 1968-1969
3:275 Ruuttila, Eero, 1975
3:276 Ryguller, Rolf, 1969
3:277 Sanders, Ed, 1975
3:278 Saroyan, Aram, 1968-1973
3:279 Scharf, A.?, 1971
3:280 Schiff, Harris, 1970-1971
3:281 Schjedahl, Peter, 1969-ca. 1974
3:282 Schneeman, Carolee, n.d.
3:283 Schneeman, George, 1965-ca. 1971
3:284 Schuchat, Simon, 1972-1975
3:285 Schuyler, James, 1968-ca. 1973
3:286 Seidman, Hugh, 1975
3:287 Senauke, Alan, 1972
3:288 Shapiro, David, n.d.
3:289 Silliman, Ronald, 1974-1975
3:290 Silverton, Michael, 1969-1970
3:291 Sladek, John, ca. 1970
3:292 Snow, Richard, n.d.
3:293 Snyder, Gary, 1970-1975
3:294 Solomon, Carl, 1976
3:295 Sonbert, Warren, n.d., 1974-1976
3:296 Sorrentino, Gilbert, 1969-1974
3:297 Stanton, Johnny, n.d., ca. 1971-1973
3:298 Stepanchev, Stephen, 1975-1976
3:299 Stephens, Michael, 1974
3:300 Taggart, John, 1967
3:301 Talen, William, 1974
3:302 Tate, James, 1975
3:303 Thomas, Lorenzo, 1974
3:304 Towle, Anthony (Tony), 1968-1975
3:305 Turner, Eve, 1967
3:306 Tuttle, Richard, 1974
3:307 Tysh, George, 1968-1972
3:308 VanNewkirk, Allen, n.d.
3:309 Vega, Janine, 1975
3:310 Veitch, Tom, 1968-ca. 1970
3:311 Veitch, Tom, 1971-ca. 1975
3:312 Vermont, Charles, n.d., 1972
3:313 Violi, Paul, 1971-1975
3:314 Wachtel, Andi, 1971-ca. 1972
3:315 Wakoski, Diane, 1973
3:316 Waldman, Anne, 1967-1970
3:317 Waldman, Anne, 1971-1976
3:318 Waldman, Frances, 1970-1976
3:319 Waldman, John, n.d., 1973
3:320 Waldrop, Rosemarie, 1972-ca. 1975
3:321 Waltuch, Michael, 1971
3:322 Warsh, Lewis, 1967-1970
3:323 Warsh, Lewis, 1971-1975
3:324 Watten, Barry, ca. 1972-1974
3:325 Weingarten, Don, ca. 1968-1970
3:326 Whalen, Philip, 1970-1976
3:327 White, Joseph, ca. 1971-1972
3:328 Whittmore, Reed, 1974
3:329 Wiater, Michael, 1972
3:330 Wieners, John, 1974-1975
3:331 Wilkie, Britt, 1973-1974
3:332 Williams, Jonathan, 1974-1975
3:333 Williams, Mason, 1970
3:334 Williams, Vince, 1968
3:335 Winch, Terence, 1975
4:336 Winkfield, Trevor, 1968-1976
4:337 Woites, D., ca. 1972
4:338 Woolf, Douglas, 1974-1975
4:339 Wylie, Andrew, 1972
4:340 Young, LaMonte, 1960
4:341 Yavatsky, Bill, ca. 1968-1975
4:342 Zukofsky, Celia, 1962
4:343 Unidentified, ca. 1970-ca. 1975
Series II: Submissions and Questionnaires, n.d., 1970-1972
4:344 Adventures in Poetry No. 9, n.d., 1970-1972
4:345 Proust Questionnaire, 1970-1971
4:346 Proust Questionnaire, 1970-1971
Series III: Photographs, n.d., 1962-1975
4:347 Aebi, Irene photograph, ca. 1963
4:348 Ashbery, John photograph, n.d.
4:349 Baxter, Glen photograph, n.d.
4:350 Berkson, William photographs, n.d., 1970-1972
4:351 Blum, Z. and E. photograph, 1969
4:352 Bunting, Basil photographs, ca. 1975
4:353 Clark, Angelica and Tom photographs, 1969
4:354 Codrescu, Andrei photograph, 1970
4:355 Hall, Donald photographs, n.d., 1973
4:356 Harwood, Lee photographs, n.d.
4:357 Horovitz, Michael photographs, n.d., 1973
4:358 Inglis, Sandra photographs, 1969
4:359 O'Hare, Lynn photograph, ca. 1972
4:360 Padgett, Ron photograph, 1968-1970
4:361 Polk, Brigid photograph, 1970
4:362 Rich, Robin photographs, ca. 1962
4:363 Veitch, Tom photograph, ca. 1970
4:364 Waldman, Anne photographs, 1964-1970
4:365 Warsh, Lewis photographs, 1968-1971
4:366 Weiners, John photograph, n.d.
Series IV: Index to Correspondents, n.d.
5 Index, n.d.