Ron Padgett papers 1929-2008

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Ron Padgett papers, 1929-2008

Ron Padgett papers 1929-2008

The collection consists of material created andaccumulated by Ron Padgett in the course of his work as a poet, translator, andeditor. Material includes extensive correspondence with other poets andwriters; manuscripts for Padgett's books of poetry, prose, and translations, aswell as some juvenilia and early writings; and manuscripts for writings byothers. Also included are "bokes," the term coined by Padgett to describe the"little unique editions" Ted Berrigan and he made for each other beginning inthe 1960s, which encompass dozens of unique handmade works by Tom Clark, AnneWaldman, Bill Berkson, George Schneeman, Michael Brownstein, Larry Fagin, TomVeitch, Aram Saroyan, Steve Carey, and Lewis Warsh, among others. Also foundare notebooks, including numerous travel diaries, project notebooks, andpersonal journals; appointment books for the years 1971 to 2002; as well asteaching files; student papers; research material; printed material; andpersonal papers. The collection also contains files for White Dove Review,edited by Padgett, along with Dick Gallup and Joe Brainard, while they werehigh school students in Tulsa, and Full Court Press, edited and published byPadgett, Joan Simon, and Anne Waldman from 1974 to 1989.

87.4 linear feet (89 boxes,including 2 oversize boxes)

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Howe, Susan, 1937-....

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American poet. From the description of Susan Howe manuscripts for Coracle Press publications, 2000-2002. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 706711159 Susan Howe (b. 1937), American poet and author. From the description of Susan Howe papers, 1894-2008 (bulk 1956-2008). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702198469 Susan Howe was born in 1937 in Boston, Massachusetts. She is the author of several books of poems and two volum...

Fraser, Kathleen, 1935-

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A poet and author, Fraser was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1937 and studied poetry in New York at the New School for Social Research and the Poetry Center at YMHA. She taught at the Iowa Writer's Workshop (1969), directed the Poetry Center at San Francisco State University (1972-1975), founded the literary journal How(ever), and taught creative writing at SFSU (1972-1992). She is an advocate of innovative women's writing and has worked to publish living women poets. From the descriptio...

Burckhardt, Rudy

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Photographer and filmmaker; New York, N.Y. b. 1914 d. 1999. From the description of Oral history interview with Rudy Burckhardt, 1993 Jan. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220205989 Burckhardt, Rudy, 1914-1999, Photographer and filmmaker of New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Rudy Burckhardt, 1993 Jan. 14 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 245522792 d. August 1, 1999. From the description of Art...

Hejinian, Lyn

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American poet, publisher, and editor, born in San Francisco in 1941. Associated with the Language School of contemporary poetry. Publisher of Tuumba Press chapbooks since the late 1970s and editor of Poetics journal since 1982. An important figure in promoting the avant-garde poetry of her day. Has spent most of her life in the San Francisco Bay Area. From the description of Lyn Hejinian papers, 1973-1994. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat recor...

Clark, Tom, 1941-....

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Tom Clark wrote a biography of Edward Dorn: EDWARD DORN : A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE, 2002. Clark envisioned a 2-part biography but never completed the second volume. Some of this material would have been used in the latter. From the description of Edward Dorn papers, circa 1930-2002. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754863675 Poet, biographer, novelist, dramatist, reviewer, and sportswriter. From the description of Tom Clark papers, 1984. (Duke University Library). Wor...

Winkfield, Trevor

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Saroyan, Aram.

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Aram Saroyan was born 25 September 1943, the son of playwright William Saroyan and Carol (Marcus) Saroyan, later Carol Matthau . He attended high school at the Trinity School in New York City. He attended college at the University of Chicago, New York University, and Columbia University, but never completed a college degree. In the late 1960s Saroyan experimented with marijuana and began to develop a career as a poet. Director Mike Nichols wanted to cast Saroyan in the lead of his movie The Grad...

Ashbery, John, 1927-....

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American poet and critic. From the description of Amid mounting evidence : typescript signed with autograph corrections : [New York], 1986 Dec. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870140 Poet. From the description of Reminiscences of John Ashbery : oral history, 1974. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122564946 American poet and editor of Art & Literature. From the description of The Tennis Court Oath gal...

Gallup, Dick, 1941-

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Padgett, Ron, 1942-....

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Padgett was born on June 17, 1942, in Tulsa, OK; A.B., Columbia Univ., 1964; poetry workshop instructor, St. Mark's-in-the-Bowery, New York City, 1968-69; poet in various NYC Poets in the Schools programs, 1969-76; cofounded Full Court Press publishers in 1973; writer in the community, South Carolina Arts Commission, 1976-78; director, St. Mark's Poetry Project, NYC, 1978-81; director of publications, Teachers and Writers Collaborative, beginning in 1982; published works include: Seventeen : col...

Auster, Paul, 1947-....

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Paul Auster (b. 1947) is a Brooklyn-based novelist, screenplay writer, poet, essayist and translator. From the description of Paul Auster collection of papers, 1999-2006 2000-2005. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 770725385 From the guide to the Paul Auster Papers, 1963-1995, 1972-mid-1995, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) From the guide to the Paul Auster collection of papers, 19...

Elmslie, Kenward

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An American poet, writer and lyricist associated with the New York School, Kenward Elmslie was born in New York City in 1929. The grandson of newspaper magnate Joseph Pulitzer, Elmslie graduated from Harvard in 1950 with a B.A. in literature and began his writing career as a lyricist and librettist for theatre and musicals, including The Sweet Bye and Bye (1966) and The Glass Harp (1972). He published stories, short plays and poetry in small magazines and collections; collaborated with graphic a...

Schneeman, George

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American artist George Schneeman was born March 11, 1934, in St. Paul, Minnesota. He received a BA in Philosophy and Literature from St. Mary's College, Winona, Minnesota and did graduate work in English Literature at the University of Minnesota. He later served in the U.S. Army from 1958 to 1960. In addition to his collage, frescoes, ceramics and other media, Schneeman has created numerous collaborative works with poets such as Bill Berkson, Ted Berrigan, Michael Brownstein, Ron Padgett, Anne W...

Coolidge, Clark, 1939-....

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Coolidge was born Feb. 26, 1939 in Providence, RI; attended Brown Univ., 1956-58; drummer with Serpent Power, a San Francisco rock group; producer of Words (weekly hour of new poetry) at KPFA-FM in Berkeley, CA, 1969-70; author of various books of poetry, including Flag flutter and U.S. Electric (1966), Clark Coolidge (1967), Space (1970), The so (1971), Suite V. (1973), The maintains (1974), and Polaroid (1975); co-editor of Joglars, 1964-66. From the description of Correspondence, ...

Notley Alice (1945- ).

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Alice Notley, born in Bisbee, Arizona, in 1945, is a recognized American poet, author, and editor. Among the numerous collections of verse that she has published are Incidentals in the Day World (Angel Hair Books, 1973), When I Was Alive, (Vehicle Edition, 1980), Waltzing Matilda, (Kulchur Foundation, 1981), Margaret and Dusty (Coffee House Press, 1985), and How Spring Comes (Toothpaste Press, 1981). In addition to her poetry, Notley wrote a short autobiography entitled Tell Me Again (Am Here Bo...

Mynes, Jess, 1970-

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Michael Gizzi was born in Schenectady, New York in 1949 to Carolyn and Anthony Gizzi. He had two brothers, Peter and Thomas Gizzi. He spent part of his childhood living in Ohio and lived in East Greenwich, Rhode Island for three years (10th, 11th, and 12th grade) of high school. His parents moved up to Pittsfield, Massachusetts and he returned to Rhode Island as an undergraduate student at Brown University where he recieved a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1976. He would return to Brown...

Raworth, Tom

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Tom Raworth was born and grew up in London. During the 1970s he travelled and worked in the United States and Mexico, returning to England in 1977 to be Resident Poet at King's College, Cambridge, in which city he still lives. Since 1966 he has published more than forty books and pamphlets of poetry, prose and translations, in several countries. His graphic work has been shown in France, Italy, and the USA, and he has collaborated and performed with musicians, painters, and other po...

Brownstein, Michael, 1943-....

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Owen, Maureen, 1943-

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Maureen Owen, poet, publisher, and editor, was born in 1943 in Graceville, Minnesota. Owen began publishing and editing Telephone Books and Telephone magazine in 1969. During the 1970s, she worked as coordinator and director (1976-1980) of the Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery in New York City. From the description of Maureen Owen collection of Greenwich Village poetry, 1975-1981. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702179195 American poet, editor and publisher, M...

Schuyler, James

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Biography Born on November 9, 1923 in Chicago, Illinois, James Marcus Schuyler experienced a peripatetic childhood. His family lived for a time in Downer's Grove, a suburb of Chicago, then Washington, D.C., and later Chevy Chase, Maryland. His parents divorced early in Schuyler's childhood and he remained with his mother and step-father. At the age of twelve, his family moved to Buffalo, New York, and two years later to East Aurora, a suburb ...

Berrigan, Ted

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Born in 1934 in Providence, Rhode Island, poet Ted Berrigan attended the University of Tulsa in Oklahoma. He was a second-generation member of the New York school of poets, and along with Ron Padgett, published a small literary magazine, C, during 1963 and 1964. He taught at Yale University, the Iowa Writers Workshop, the University of Michigan, and Essex University in England, and also served as poet-in-residence at the City College of New York. Among his published volumes of poetry are The Son...

Katz, Alex, 1927-....

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Painter; New York City. From the description of Alex Katz papers, 1953-1982. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78054299 Artist. From the description of Reminiscences of Alex Katz : oral history, 1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122343168 Painter (New York, N.Y.). From the description of Alex Katz interview, 1969 Oct. 20 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83634712 Alex Katz (1927- ) ...

Berkson, Bill.

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Towle, Tony, 1939-

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American poet. From the description of [Letter] 1977 October, New York [to] San Francisco Review of Books / Tony Towle. (University of Connecticut). WorldCat record id: 18341849 American poet. Berrigan is also an American poet. From the description of [Letter] 1977 October 22, New York [to] Ted [Berrigan] / Tony Towle. (University of Connecticut). WorldCat record id: 18341777 ...

Dine, Jim, 1935-....

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Jim Dine (1935- ) is a painter and sculptor from New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Jim Dine, 1965 Feb. 26 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 435526893 Painter, sculptor (New York, N.Y.). From the description of Jim Dine interview, 1965 Feb. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220181821 ...

Eshleman, Clayton

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Clayton Eshleman was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, in 1935. He earned a B.A. in philosophy and an M.A. in creative writing, both from Indiana University. He is the author of numerous collections of poetry and prose, including Under World Arrest (1994), Companion Spider (2002), An Alchemist with One Eye on the Fire (2006), and Reciprocal Distillations (2007), and has translated the work of César Vallejo and Aimé Césaire, among others. He founded and edited the literary magazines Caterpillar (196...

Warsh, Lewis

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American poet, novelist, and editor Lewis Warsh was born in New York City in 1944. He received his B.A. and M.A. from City College of the City University of New York and has taught at various institutions since 1973, including Queens College, Farleigh Dickinson University, SUNY Albany, and Long Island University. In 1965, Warsh attended the Berkeley Poetry Conference where he met poet Anne Waldman; during the late 1960s, Warsh was active among a group of New York poe...

Baxter, Glen

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Fagin, Larry

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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 dir...

Veitch, Tom

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Lauterbach, Ann, 1942-....

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Mathews, Harry, 1930-....

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Brainard, Joe, 1942-1994

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Joe Brainard, author and artist. Exhibited widely in New York and Chicago, Brainard harmonized linguistic and visual materials in extraordinary ways. His graphic work is notably literary, often incorporating works and sentences into non-literary designs. Both the art work and writing is full of information and frequently takes erotic and semiotic risks. From the description of Joe Brainard letters, 1957-1994. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 440865506 ...

Sanders, Ed

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James Edward Sanders was born in Kansas City, Missouri, on August 17, 1939. In 1958, at the age of 17, he left the University of Missouri, hitchhiked to New York City, and enrolled at New York University . Between 1961 and 1963, Sanders participated in a number of nonviolent demonstrations against the proliferation of nuclear weapons. At a peace vigil in August 1961, Sanders was fined and later jailed for refusing to pay. While in jail, Sanders wrote his first book, Poem from Jail, ...

Koch, Kenneth, 1925-2002

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Poet. From the description of Reminiscences of Kenneth Koch : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309743269 American Poet; born in Cincinnati, Ohio. He studied at Harvard (B.A. 1948) and Columbia University (Ph.D. 1959). He was a leading figure of the New York school of poetry. Koch also wrote a novel and plays, some of which have been produced off-Broadway. From the description of Kenneth Koch collection. [n.d.]...

Waldman, Anne, 1945-

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Poet, performer, editor, publisher, and teacher; director of the St. Mark's Poetry Project (New York); co-founder, with Allen Ginsberg, of the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, Naropa University. From the description of Anne Waldman papers, 1945-<2002> (bulk 1958-1998). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 68914842 American poet associated with the New York School of Poetry. From the description of 100 memories, 1970. (University of Calif...