Papers, 1957-1971.


Allen, Donald, 1912-2004. Papers, 1957-1971.

Papers, 1957-1971.

Correspondence, mss. of writings, galley proofs, transcripts, and poetry, received by Allen from Frank O'Hara, Charles Olson, and Michael Rumaker. Includes correspondence (1957-1964) of O'Hara concerning his grant application to National Institute of Arts and Letters; transcript of a film relating to O'Hara produced by American Poetry Archive, San Francisco State University; galley proofs of works of Olson edited by Allen, including The Human Universe and Other Essays (1965); and mss. of poetry and correspondence (including copies of Allen's letters) of Michael Rumaker.

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Olson, Charles, 1910-1970 (person)

Charles Olson, the leading voice of the Black Mountain poets, was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, and was a notable student at Wesleyan University, where his groundbreaking work on Herman Melville evolved into the highly praised monograph, Call Me Ishmael. Inspired by Franklin Roosevelt, Olson worked his way up through the Democratic Party, but quit after Roosevelt's death, and began a brilliant career as a writer and educator. His manifesto, Projective Verse, influenced a generation of poets ...

Allen, Donald, 1912-2004 (person)

Editor and publisher. From the description of Papers, 1957-1971. (University of Connecticut). WorldCat record id: 28415680 American editor and publisher, born in Iowa in 1912. Allen was an editor at Grove Press for sixteen years, where his most important work was the anthology The New American Poetry. He founded the Four Seasons Foundation and Grey Fox Press. Allen also was the translator of works of Eugè€ne Ionesco. Allen has had a significant impact on the development of p...

O'Hara, Frank (person)

Frank O'Hara lived in New York and was a noted American poet, playwright, and art critic. He was a leading member of the so-called New York School of poets. His works include "Lunch Poems" (1965) and "Collected Poems" (1971). From the description of Frank O'Hara collection. [ca1960-1964]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 651603420 Frank O'Hara (1926-1966) was a poet. From the description of Papers, 1946-1973. (Columbia University In the Cit...

Rumaker, Michael, 1932-.... (person)

Author and poet, early associate of Beat writers in San Francisco, Calif., and student at Black Mountain College, Black Mountain, N.C. From the description of Michael Rumaker papers, ca. 1957-1990. (University of Connecticut). WorldCat record id: 28420364 Michael Rumaker was born in South Philadelphia to Michael Joseph and Winifred Marvel Rumaker, the fourth of nine children. He spent his first seven months in the Preston Retreat charity ward, too sickly to be b...