Chris Felver photographs of 20th century American poets, 1981-2003.

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Felver, Christopher, 1946-. Chris Felver photographs of 20th century American poets, 1981-2003.

Chris Felver photographs of 20th century American poets, 1981-2003.

Flat Box 1, Folder 1: 1 & 2. Denise Levertov, 3. Amiri Baraka, 4. Robert Creeley, Peter Orlovsky, Allen Ginsberg; 5. Larry Eigner, 6. Gregory Corso, Michael McClure, Allen Ginsberg; 7. Tom Clark, 8. Jess, 9. "The Beat Grid, " 10. Allen Ginsberg, Philip Glass; 11. Elsa Dorfman, 12. Adrienne Cecile Rich, 13. Allen Ginsberg, Gary Snyder, 14. Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg, Beat Exhibition, De Young Museum, 1996, 15. Robert Creeley, 1982. 16. Tillie Olsen [printed 1999], 17 & 18. Denise Levertov [printed 1999]. Flat Box 1, Folder 2: Georg Baselitz, 1989; R.B. Kitaj, 1989; Francesco Clemente, 1988; Angela Davis, 1995; Stan Brakhage, 1982; Joe Brainard, 1985; Alex Katz, 1985; Donald Sultan, 1992; Richard Brautigan, 1981; Tom Clark, 1995; Clark Coolidge, 1985; Fielding Dawson, 2000; Robert Hass, 1999; Robert Pinsky, 2000; and Hubert Selby, 1995. Flat Box 1, Folder 3: José Montoya, 2000; Dixie Salazar, 2000; Barry Gifford, 2000; Luis Omar Salinas, 2000; Francisco X. Alarcón, 2000; David Oliveira, 2001; Piri Thomas, 2000; Gary Soto, 1984; Lucha Corpi, 1985; John Rechy, 1996. Flat Box 1 Folder 4: Allen Ginsberg's grave, 2003. Robert Creeley filmed at Naropa, 1994. Accession 2004-275. Flat Box 1, Folder 5: 1. Robert Duncan and Robert Creeley, 1981, Berkeley, CA; 2. Robert Duncan, 1982; 3. Robert Creeley, 1982; 4. Ed Dorn, 1983; 5. Denise Levertov, 1983; 6. Allen Ginsberg, 1984 (on steps); 7. Allen Ginsberg, Robert Creeley, and student, 1983, Naropa Institute; 8. Gregory Corso, 1983, Boulder, CO; 9. Gregory Corso, William Burroughs, and Allen Ginsberg, 1983, Boulder, CO; 10. Allen Ginsberg, 1994, Lowell, MA. Small Map Folder 1: California Arts Council poster 2001: "Golden State Celebrates Poetry and Prose: A Writer For Everyone".

55 black and white prints.

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