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- Subject: American poetry -- 20th century X
- Schevill, James, 1920-2009 1
Call Number: Ms-2012-019
Scope and Contents: Business correspondence, poems, design work, mockups of serial, copies of published issues of serial, copies of other published works, contracts, receipts, invoices, clippings, reviews, anthology, photographs.
Call Number: Ms-2011-035
Overview: The Dave Church papers contain correspondence, notebooks, manuscripts, broadsides, poetry journals, artwork, audio- and videocassettes, representing all aspects of Church's poetry: creation, editing, submission, publication and performance. Also included is a collection of poetry books by other authors, inscribed to Church. Most of the material is from the years 1996-2008 (although some items date from as early as 1957).
Call Number: MS-2012-003
Overview: Consists of correspondence, manuscripts, personal and administrative records, printed materials, photographs, ephemera, and a few artifacts belonging to or associated with Nathaniel A. Davis (1866-1945) and his wife Sonia H. Davis (1883-1972). Mr. Davis, of Jewish and Portuguese heritage, was writer, editor, educator, social activist, entrepreneur, world traveler, publisher, journalist and founder of Planetaryan, a humanitarian organization devoted to world peace....
Dates: 1879-1972, bulk 1930-1965
Call Number: ms.2015.025
Overview: The Edward D. Pacheco Collection on Beat Poets is comprised of materials related to three influential members of the Beat Movement: William S. Burroughs, Herbert Huncke, and Brion Gysin.
Call Number: Ms-2011-025
Overview: The Michael Gizzi papers are comprised predominately of correspondence and writings by Gizzi and by others. There are also printed, graphic, and audio materials. Most of the material dates from 1985 - 1999 and the collection is representative of a broad community of poets and artists.
Dates: circa 1940-2010
Call Number: Ms-2014-013
Overview: This collection consists of the literary and personal papers of the poet James Humphrey. It includes correspondence with poets, publishers, friends and family; manuscripts for poems, novels, screenplays, essays and short stories, both published and unpublished; unframed abstract artwork, photographs and scrapbooks. The audio material in these papers consists of one audiocassette, two compact discs and eight reel-to-reel tapes. The papers are dated from 1957 to 2009.
Dates: 1957-2009, bulk 1971-2006
Call Number: Ms-2008-029
Abstract: This collection represents a comprehensive portrait of Rudy Kikel, a distinguished gay poet, scholar, and journalist, and a staunch supporter of gay and lesbian writers and artists. It documents Kikel's tenure as the arts and entertainment editor for Bay Windows, New England's leading LGBT weekly, from 1983 when it was first founded until he retired in 2004. The collection consists of a variety of materials, the bulk of which date from the early 1960s to 2004. It includes an extensive...
Dates: 1942-2017, bulk 1960-2006
Call Number: Ms-2008-028
Abstract: The Murray collection consists chiefly of study guides to Robert Hayden's poetry. There is some correspondence, photographs, print outs, photocopies of Hayden's poems, extracts from interviews with Hayden, newspaper clippings and a bibliography of both primary and secondary sources.
Dates: 1938-2006, bulk 1955-2004
Call Number: MS-2012-001
Overview: The records for the Poetry Mission include correspondence, minutes, financial records, publicity records, and original poetry sent as submissions from poets all around the northeastern region of the United States. Of note are the records and submissions collected and used for the 1994 publication of the poetry anthology called A Glass of Green Tea – With Honig in honor of Rhode Island poet Edwin Honig.
Call Number: Ms-79-13
Abstract: The Parker Tyler Correspondence consists of forty-two letters from Ezra Pound (1885-1972) and William Carlos Williams (1883-1963), addressed to Parker Tyler, a young American poet and literary critic. This small but rich body of correspondence serves a dual function: it sheds light on Tyler's development and reputation as a writer; and, most importantly, it offers valuable insights into the personal lives and the poetic theories and techniques of two major figures in American literature.