United Artists (New York, N.Y.) Records, 1977-1983


United Artists (New York, N.Y.) Records, 1977-1983

Records of a publishing company established by poets Lewis Warsh and Bernadette Mayer in 1977. Successor to Angel Hair magazine and Angel Hair Books, United Artists published works of contemporary poets and writers, including Ted Berrigan, Clark Coolidge, Alan Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, Robert Creeley, and Bill Berkson. Correspondence with these and other United Artist contributors can be found in the collection. Also included are typescripts of works submitted and materials used for production of United Artists publications.

3.60 linear feet; (9 archives boxes)



SNAC Resource ID: 6662930

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