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Finding Aid for the Bern Porter Papers, 1935-1983
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[Huntsville, Alabama]

Note

[No further description available]
Box 45

Through January 1966.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 45

Through May 15, 1966.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 47

Through July 20, 1966.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 48

December 1966.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 49

To February 15, 1967.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 49

To June 15, 1967.

Physical Description: 1 folder.

Scope and Content Note

Includes Ole.
Box 50

To October 1, 1967.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 50

To November 1, 1967.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 44

Dated November 10, 1965.

Box 52

To departure for Guatemala. February 25, 1968.

Physical Description: 2 folders.
 

[Bernard Porter]

Note

[No further description available]
Box 42

Folio.

Box 43

Folder.

Box 43

Distributed by Bernard Porter--his early authors.

Physical Description: Envelope.
Box 96

Bibliographical notes. November 1971-January 1977.

 

[Illustrations by Bernard Porter]

Box 57

Folder no.2: Marijuana Review no.2.

Box 75

Drawing. 1961. By Bernard Porter.

Note

Case by Bernard Porter.
Box 75

Original illustrations for Taifun Willi.

Box 93

Original illustrations for Lamantia's erotic poems. Run-on by Bern Porter.

Physical Description: Original manuscript.
Box 51

Letter. John G. Moore. vol.1, illustrated by Bernard Porter.

Box 66

Dawnbird.

Physical Description: Original cut.
 

[Miscellaneous]

Note

[No further description available]
Box 81

March 15, 1972-October 15, 1972.

Physical Description: Folders.
Box 82

March 15, 1972-October 15, 1972.

Physical Description: Folders.
Box 84

October 15, 1972-January 1, 1973.

Physical Description: Folder.
Box 85

January 1, 1973-June 1, 1973.

Physical Description: Folder.
Box 85

June 1, 1973-October 15, 1973.

Physical Description: Folder.
Box 90

no.1-2: Correspondence, notes, manuscript material and little magazines. October 1973-December 1973.

Physical Description: 2 folders.
Box 91

Correspondence, notes, manuscript material and little magazines. January 1974-April 1975.

Physical Description: 2 folders.
Box 43

Bay Area Creators. 1945-1965.

Box 48

[Miscellaneous].

Physical Description: 1 folder.

Scope and Content Note

Frank Lobdell Catalog. Faulkner Poetry Project. Production material for Art Productions. 1928-1965. Correspondence with W. Lowenfels.
Box 49

#7. May 1967. Contains reviews of seven Porter publications.

Box 53

Folder no.1: Guatemala City. February 26, 1968-April 27, 1968.

Box 53

Folder no.2: Guatemala City and Rockland, Maine. April 1968-May 2, 1968.

Box 61

Summary of Knox County Regional Report. 1969.

Box 94

Cell 666: A television script by Eve Linkletter, Clinton Dufy and Bern Porter.

Box 97

February 20, 1977-October 2, 1978.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 98

Vagabond White Paper, no.5 (c. 1983).

Scope and Content Note

Contains interview with Bern Porter by Phil Nuremberg. Signed by Porter and Nuremberg.
Box 103

Portrait of James Joyce.

Physical Description: Framed and boxed.

Note

A coloured photograph, part of Porter's Joyce collection which did not go to Colby College, Maine.
Boxes 99-100

Unprocessed additions.

Note

Purchase, ca. 1986(?).
 

[Edited by Bernard Porter]

Box 42

Leaves Fall. Fred Luigel and Bernard Porter, editors.

Physical Description: Complete file, autographed. [Photocopy].
Box 66

Henry: Anthology of World Poets, edited by Bernard Porter.

Physical Description: Manuscript.
 

[Published / Distributed by Bernard Porter]

Box 51

Recent Selected Articles by Buckminster Fuller. Introduction autographed by Gertz. Distributed by Bern Porter Books.

Box 61

Bernard Langlais, by P.L. Ely.

Box 104

A Bridge for Luxembourg, by Paolo Soleri. Pasadena California: Bern Porter. 1958.

Physical Description: 7 sheets.
Box 105

3 lithographs and 1 oil painting by George Stliilman. Pasadena, California: Bern Porter. 1958.

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 65

The Genesis of `The Tropic of Cancer', by Michael Fraenkel. Additions by Bernard Porter. Published by Bernard Porter in 1970.

 

[Photographs / Portraits of Bernard Porter]

Box 41

Portrait of Bernard Porter by Imogen Cunningham.

Box 41

Bernard Porter at Schillerhaus Gardens by H. Bowden. Sausalito, California. August 12, 1950.

Physical Description: Original copperplate.
Box 88

Photograph of Bern Porter, by Harry Bowden. San Francisco. ca. 1950.

Box 66

Portrait of Bernard Porter.

Physical Description: Original cut.
Box 103

Portrait of Bern Porter by Liesel Rosenthal.

 

[Works by Others]

Box 66

Wildcat Hall Revisited: A Photographic Visit With Edward Weston, by H. Bowden.

Physical Description: Film.
Box 51

Fifty-six Preliminary Poems. Lee Ver Duft.

Box 37

Lyrics & Epigrams. Dakin Laurence, translator.

Box 41

Man. William Faulkner. 1965.

Physical Description: Manuscript.
Box 44

Bibliography of Henry Miller. Maxine Renken. Denver. 1962.

Box 51

Copley-Book. Diter Rot. 1965.

Box 51

Cancer on Trial. E.R. Hutchison.

Scope and Content Note

Insert by Bernard Porter.
Box 58

Folder no.3: Letters, manuscripts, early pamphlet publications of Dutch-American poet Lee Ver Duft, etc.

Box 72

Pop Art. Do it yourself.

Box 75

Semblance of a Devoted Past, by Henry Miller.

Physical Description: Manuscript.
Box 76

What to do About Alf, by Henry Miller.

Physical Description: Manuscript.
Box 76

Metaphor: an Annotated Bibliography and History, by Warren Shibles. Whitewater, Wisconsin: Language Press, c. 1971.

Box 77

Varda: the Master Builder, by Henry Miller.

Physical Description: Manuscript.

Scope and Content Note

With Bernard Porter drawings.
Box 95

Bibliography. Janelle-Therese Viglini. Manuscripts. Poetry. Where to go / What to do in New York.

Box 83

Easy Dream Book, by Toby Messman. Piedmont, California, Bernard Porter Books. October 1972.

Physical Description: Copy number one.
Box 83

Pregnant Man, 4: Still Life (1971-1972), by Simon Fallon. n.p.,. ca. 1972.

Physical Description: Original typescript.

Note

Case by Bernard Porter.
 

[Belfast, Maine]

Note

[No further description available]
Box 92

April 1, 1975-May 6, 1976.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 92

May 6, 1976-September 7, 1976.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 93

September 7, 1976-February 20, 1977.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
 

[Rockland, Maine]

Note

[No further description available]
Box 51

To September 1968.

Physical Description: 1 folder.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Ginsburg, Rockwell Kent, etc.
Box 54

no.3: June 1968.

Box 54

no.4: through July 1, 1968.

Box 55

no.1-2: Summer 1968.

Box 56

no.1-2: Fall 1968.

Box 57

no.1: September 1968-March 1969.

Box 59

no.1: January 1969-July 1969.

Scope and Content Note

Production materials include correspondence for Dieresis by Bernard Porter and Man by William Faulkner.
Box 59

no.2: April-June 1969.

Scope and Content Note

John Martin (Black Sparrow Press), Dick Higgins (Something Else Press).
Box 60

no.3: June-July 1969.

Scope and Content Note

Issues of the time: Berkeley Barb, New York Free Press, Village Voice, etc.
Box 60

July 1969.

Physical Description: 1 folder.

Scope and Content Note

Contains Bernard Porter bibliography.
Box 62

July-August, 1969.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 62

August 1969-December 1969.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Boxes 63-64

January 1970.

Physical Description: 4 folders.
Box 65

February 1970-March 1970.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 67

May-June, 1970.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 67

June 1970.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 68

August 1970-December 1970.

Physical Description: 1 folder.

Scope and Content Note

Contains Bernard Porter lecture: Aspects of the Atomic Bomb, October 10, 1970, and correspondence.
Box 68

July 1970.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 73

January 1971.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 73

February 1971-March 1971.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 74

April 1971-May 1971.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 74

Through June 1, 1971.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 77

Bernard Porter: Bibliography. August 30, 1969-October 2, 1971. Rockland, Maine. January 11, 1972.

Physical Description: Only copy.
Box 78

Through August 1, 1971.

Box 79

Through January 1, 1972.

Box 80

Through January 1, 1972.

Box 80

Through March 15, 1972.

Box 81

Through March 15, 1972.

 

[ The Viglini Letters]

Box 94

vol.1. February 1973-June 1974. Bern Porter. 1977.

Box 95

vol.2. July 1974-February 1977. Bern Porter. 1977.

Box 97

vol.3. March 1977-February 1979.

Box 96

The Viglini Manuscripts.

 

[By Bernard Porter]

Box 1

Artifacts.

Box 39

Cosmic Sight.

Box 41

Alollo.

Box 42

Miller Said.

Physical Description: Original.
Box 104

Art productions. 1937. New York. 1937.

Physical Description: 80 leaves in a cloth case.

Note

Collected and assembled by Bern Porter.
Box 105

Broadside. San Francisco. 1955-58.

Physical Description: 1 folder.

Scope and Content Note

Complete file of 52 numbered items, and negatives of most of them. Also included are a few projected broadsides, never published. Photographed in March, 1976, Matt Lubic, Seattle, Washington, in order to publish them in facsimile.
Box 102

Art Scrapbook.

Scope and Content Note

Collected, assembled and with a front cover in oil, by Bernard Porter (On loan).
Box 88

After Brockman: A Symposium. n.p., Abyss Publications. 1974.

Scope and Content Note

With typescript manuscript of essay by Bern Porter (inserted).
Box 88

Contemporary Italian Artists, compiled by Bern Porter. Venice. 1973.

Physical Description: Copy 1 of 2 copies.
Box 69

Per Book. Rockland, Maine. 1970.

Physical Description: Copy number one.
Box 69

Enry One. Rockland, Maine. 1970.

Physical Description: Only copy.
Box 69

Enry 2-5. Rockland, Maine. 1970.

Physical Description: Only copy.
Box 69

OEye. Rockland, Maine. 1970.

Physical Description: Only copy.
Box 69

Reminiscences, 1927-1970. Rockland, Maine. 1970.

Physical Description: Only copy.
Box 46

Moscow. 1966.

Physical Description: Only copy.
Box 46

468B. 1966.

Physical Description: One of six copies.
Box 46

Maldorot.

Physical Description: Only copy.

Note

With original frontispiece by Bernard Porter.
Box 46

My life in New Hampshire. 1961.

Physical Description: 1 folder.

Scope and Content Note

A collection of papers.
Box 46

Mathematics for Electronics. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice Hall. 1965.

Box 58

Knox County, Maine.

Physical Description: Holograph.
Box 61

Knox County, Maine. A Regional Report. 1969.

Box 61

The Box.

Box 61

Soda 19.

Box 65

Recollections of Alabama.

Physical Description: Copper plate.
Box 65

Oraisons Fanèbres de Bossuet.

Box 69

Novel Art News.

Physical Description: Only copy.
Box 69

Ula. 1971.

Physical Description: Only copy.
Box 69

b.p. 1971.

Physical Description: Only copy.
Box 70

Package no.1: Assorted Cuts, 1938-1965. vol.1.

Physical Description: Only copy.

Note

Porter also made the case by hand.
Box 70

Assorted Cuts, 1935-1965. vol.2, by Bernard Porter.

Physical Description: Only copy.

Note

Porter also made the case by hand.
Box 70

Package no.2: Assorted Cuts, 1949-1965. vol.3.

Physical Description: Only copy.
Box 71

Assorted Cuts, 1961-1967. vol.4.

Physical Description: Only copy.
Box 71

Assorted Cuts, 1945-1965. vol.5.

Physical Description: Only copy.
Box 71

Assorted Cuts, 1965. vol.6.

Physical Description: Only copy.
Box 72

Cut Leaves.

Box 72

Day Notes for Mother.

Box 72

Ginsberg/Porter.

Physical Description: Only copy.

Note

Porter also made the case by hand.
Box 72

Hexa 914.

Physical Description: Only copy.
Box 75

Knox County Diary.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 76

I've Left.

Physical Description: Paperback.
Box 76

Construction. 1961.

Note

Porter also made the case by hand.
Box 76

Mechanical Drawing.

Note

Porter also made the case by hand.
Box 77

Found Painting. 1963.

Physical Description: Only copy.

Note

Porter also made the case by hand.
Box 77

Frosted 1C27. 1971.

Physical Description: Only copy.

Note

Porter also made the case by hand.
Box 78

The 14th of February. 1971.

Physical Description: Only copy.

Note

Porter also made the case by hand.
Box 81

Found Poems. Millerton, New York: Something Else Press. 1972.

Scope and Content Note

Paperback edition with holograph notes and signature.
Box 83

Founds, vol.3. n.p. n.d.

Note

Porter also made the case by hand.
Box 84

Hand Fashioned Chocolates. n.p.,. ca. 1972.

Physical Description: Only copy.

Note

Porter also made the case by hand.
Box 86

Founds, vol.1. 1968-1972.

Physical Description: Only copy.

Note

Porter also made the case by hand.
Box 86

Mothering Time: Selected Works. 1928-1973 . Published by Black Sparrow Press: Los Angeles. 1973.

Physical Description: Original typescript.
Box 87

Founds, vol.2. 1968-1972.

Physical Description: Only copy.

Note

Porter also made the case by hand.
Box 87

Trattoria Due Forni.

Physical Description: First of two copies.

Note

Porter also made the case by hand.
Box 88

Where to go / what to do / when in New York / week of June 12, 1972, by Bern Porter. n.p. 1973.

Physical Description: Copy 146 of 250 copies.
Box 88

no.1: Life in Alabama.

Physical Description: 1 folder.

Scope and Content Note

A collection of papers.
Box 89

no.2: Life in Alabama.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 89

no.3: Life in Alabama.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 101

Found Object. 1946.

Physical Description: Only copy.

Note

Case by Bernard Porter, 1971.
Box 98

The Manhattan telephone book.

Box 98

Poems. 1984.

Physical Description: Holograph and photocopy.

Scope and Content Note

Written on this around-the-world trip. January-March 1984.