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MISCELLANEOUS MATERIALS

box 1, folder 1

Appointment and address book 1992

box 1, folder 2

Barron, Todd. "Tell" 1993

Note

Typescript with annotations.
box 1, folder 3

Biographical statements 1977

box 1, folder 4

Crosson as an actor, scrapbook 0

Note

Includes photographs and correspondence.
box 1, folder 5

Photographs of Crosson - Informal portraits 1969

box 1, folder 6

Photographs of Crosson with others 1961 - 1973

box 1, folder 7

Photographs of Crosson with others 0

Note

No date.
box 1, folder 8

Photographs of others 0

Note

No date.
box 1, folder 9

Photographs - Miscellaneous 1963

box 1, folder 10

Pomona Junior College Yearbook 1945

box 1, folder 11

Pomona Junior College Yearbook 1946

box 1, folder 12

Zachary, R. Y. "Signs of a New Poetry in California" 0

Note

No date. Essay mentions Crosson.
 

CORRESPONDENCE

box 1, folder 13

A-Z - Miscellaneous 0

box 1, folder 14

BACHY (Leland Hickman, editor) 1978 - 1981

box 1, folder 15

CONTEMPORARY QUARTERLY (Kenneth John Archity, editor) 1976 - 1981

box 1, folder 16

Coulter, Larry 1965

box 1, folder 17

Engh, George 1966

box 2, folder 1

ESQUIRE 1959 - 1980

box 2, folder 2

Green, Benson 1963

Note

Includes letters from Peter.
box 2, folder 3

Holden, John M. 1963 - 1984

box 2, folder 4

Holden, Valentine 1968

box 2, folder 5

Jesson, L. M. and Ralph 1964 - 1966

box 2, folder 6

Los Angeles Theater of Ear (LATE) 1980 - 1981

box 2, folder 7

MacDowell Colony 1964

box 2, folder 8

Madden, Lourie 1990 - 1994

box 2, folder 9

Madden, Lourie 1994 - 1998

box 2, folder 10

Monica McCall, Inc. (Mary Pritchett, associate) 1955 - 1958

box 2, folder 11

New American Library of World Literature, Inc. 1955

box 2, folder 12

OCCIDENTAL POETS 1978

box 2, folder 13

Shinsky, Laura [?] 1966 - 1980

box 2, folder 14

Shinsky, Stan 1963 - 1966

box 2, folder 15

Souza, Frank R. 1963

box 2, folder 16

TRIQUARTERLY (Elliott Anderson, editor) 1979 - 1980

box 2, folder 17

Tuttle, Tony 1963

box 2, folder 18

Vangelisti, Paul 1963 - 1998

Note

Includes creative writing assignments by Jaimes Ayala with corrections by Paul Vangelisti.
box 2, folder 19

Warren, Tatjiana (Tanya) 1974 - 1990

box 2, folder 20

Weil, Wendy 1965 - 1969

box 2, folder 21

Wolfe, Grace 1962 - 1966

box 2, folder 22

Unidentified correspondents 0

 

WRITINGS BY CROSSON

 

College Papers

box 2, folder 23

English 1-B 1947

Note

Notebook, manuscript.
box 2, folder 24

Chaucer - Class writing 1952

box 2, folder 25

Notes of Attendance: The Formulation of a Story: Upon Initiation of a Novel - Writing Class 0

Note

No date. Typescript, draft.
box 3, folder 1

Notes on "Toward A Philosophy of History" 0

Note

No date. Typescript.
box 3, folder 2

Opera - Music 170 1951

Note

June 19. Notebook.
box 3, folder 3

Stephen's English Classes 0

Note

No date. Manuscripts.
 

Published Writings

box 3, folder 4

Book reviews by Crosson - "Corner Creasin" 1948

Note

For MOUNTAIN newspaper at Mt. San Antonio College.
box 3, folder 5

GEOGRAPHIES: WILLIAM JAMES, GERTRUDE STEIN, GENERAL BOOTH AND IVES (1980) - Original typescript 1980

Note

First titled as "American Geographies."
box 3, folder 6

GEOGRAPHIES: WILLIAM JAMES, GERTRUDE STEIN, GENERAL BOOTH AND IVES (1980) - Typescript draft 1980

Note

Part 1. First titled as "American Geographies."
box 3, folder 7

GEOGRAPHIES: WILLIAM JAMES, GERTRUDE STEIN, GENERAL BOOTH AND IVES (1980) - Typescript draft 1980

Note

Part 2. First titled as "American Geographies."
box 3, folder 8

GEOGRAPHIES: WILLIAM JAMES, GERTRUDE STEIN, GENERAL BOOTH AND IVES (1980) - "William James" 1980

Note

August. Published in INVISIBLE CITY, Numbers 26-27.
box 3, folder 9

GEOGRAPHIES: WILLIAM JAMES, GERTRUDE STEIN, GENERAL BOOTH AND IVES (1980) - "Selection from GEOGRAPHIES..." 1981

Note

Published in BACHY #18.
box 3, folder 10

ABANDONED LATITUDES: NEW WRITINGS BY 3 LOS ANGELES POETS (1983) - "Rockford File" 1980

Note

Typescript, first version.
box 3, folder 11

ABANDONED LATITUDES: NEW WRITINGS BY 3 LOS ANGELES POETS (1983) - "Wet Check" 1982

Note

Typescript, draft. Published in BOXCAR #1.
box 3, folder 12

ABANDONED LATITUDES: NEW WRITINGS BY 3 LOS ANGELES POETS (1983) - Reviews 1983

box 3, folder 13

Day Sam Goldwyn Stepped Off the Train 1983

Note

BOXCAR #2. Includes original typescript.
box 3, folder 14

Lemon 1983

Note

BOXCAR #2. Photocopy.
box 3, folder 15

From Daybook 1984

Note

Spring. MAGAZINE, vol. 14, no. 12.
box 3, folder 16

CALLIOPE 1987

Note

Original draft and book cover.
box 3, folder 17

Rabbits 1988

Note

FOREHEAD 1. Typescript.
box 3, folder 18

Egypt (A First Recital) from Field Notes. To Lily 1989

Note

TEMBLOR 9. Photocopy.
box 3, folder 19

Egypt (1989) - "Field Notes" 1988

Note

Typescript, drafts. Includes note to Lee Hickman.
box 3, folder 20

Yevtushenko is Fake. He Says 1990

Note

FOREHEAD 2. Typescript, photocopy.
box 3, folder 21

On Memory for Todd 1992

Note

RE*MAP #4.
box 3, folder 22

BLUE SOPRANO (1994) 1994

Note

Typescript, drafts. See also, Series 3C: Unpublished Writings, "The Price of Lemons."
box 3, folder 23

Mengele 1994

Note

RIBOT 2. Photocopy.
box 3, folder 24

Robert Crosson: Friday December 13 0

Note

No date. Red Hill Press, INVISIBLE CITY. Brochure.
 

Unpublished Writings

box 4, folder 1

List of poems 0

box 4, folder 2

3/ in LA 0

Note

No date. Typescript.
box 4, folder 3

Aborted first drafts 1986 - 1990

Note

Original typescripts.
box 4, folder 4

Adjunct to the Narrative 1991

Note

Typescript, drafts.
box 4, folder 5

Advantage at Fort Bragg 1992

Note

Typescript, photocopy.
box 4, folder 6

After A Trip to the Dentist 0

Note

No date. Typescript, photocopy.
box 4, folder 7

Ambient Noise Has No Duration 0

Note

No date. Typescript, draft.
box 4, folder 8

Analym 0

Note

No date. Typescript.
box 4, folder 9

Arrogance of Poverty - From Daybooks 0

Note

No date. Manuscript, photocopy.
box 4, folder 10

Ars Poetica 1991

Note

Typescript, draft.
box 4, folder 11

As Regards 1994

Note

Typescript, draft.
box 4, folder 12

At the Red Ox in Heidelburg 1958

Note

Typescript, draft.
box 4, folder 13

At Work 0

Note

No date. Typescript.
box 4, folder 14

B.G. 1957

Note

May. Typescript.
box 4, folder 15

Ballad of Old Sam 1950

Note

Typescript.
box 4, folder 16

Being a Gentleman, He Took Me to Coffee 1958

Note

May. Typescript.
box 4, folder 17

Bird in Some Visions 1957

Note

Typescript.
box 4, folder 18

Black Storm 1959

Note

Typescript.
box 4, folder 19

Bleeding Hearts, A Shallow Mercy 1997

Note

Typescript, drafts.
box 4, folder 20

Blonde Figure, Reclining 1959

Note

March. Typescript.
box 4, folder 21

Blue Ballet of Mr. Fielding 0

Note

No date. Typescript.
box 4, folder 22

Bogus Diaries of S. Freud 1991

Note

Original typescript and photocopy.
box 4, folder 23

Brecht/ Revised. For Tanya 1988

Note

Typescript, drafts.
box 4, folder 24

Burning Bush 0

Note

No date. Typescript, drafts.
box 4, folder 25

Caesar 1992

Note

Typescript, photocopy.
box 4, folder 26

Casual Exchange 1990

Note

Typescript, draft.
box 4, folder 27

Catarock 1990

Note

Typescript.
box 4, folder 28

Chekhov, Anton. "Cherry Orchard" (Adaptation for television series) 0

Note

No date. Format copyrighted. Typescript.
box 4, folder 29

Chief Use of Men Over Forty-Five 0

Note

No date. Typescript.
box 4, folder 30

Churchyard, From a Spanish Balcony 1958

Note

July. Typescript.
box 4, folder 31

City View 1957

Note

Original typescript.
box 4, folder 32

Collar 0

Note

No date. Typescript.
box 4, folder 33

College of Neglected Science (CONS) 1991 - 1993

Note

Typescript drafts, paginated. Contains "Transforming Death Into Carnal Pleasure," "Do You Know Him?," "The Photograph," "Wee Mouse, and All That," "Apollo Gold," "City of Angels," "Clocks Were Invented by Insomniacs," "Pretty on the Table," "Portents (and Omens) of Things Beautiful," "The Plague," "Book of Music," "Carbon Canyon," "Glass Menagerie," "After Fact," "No Belts, No Shoestrings," "Total Eclipse," "Ari(e)l," "Boulder Rock," "The Red Wagon," "A Summersday in Paris...," "On the Nature of Things," "The Architect: On Urban Design," "The Portable Artaud," "From the Province of Monarchs," "Mengele," " The Rustic," "The Other Ends of Modernity," "Last Letter From Bernie," "Without: A Daybook," and "Facsimile." Includes stationary.
box 4, folder 34

Confirmation of Objectives. The Alphabet - On the Letter A 0

Note

No date. Original typescript.
box 4, folder 35

Continuities. To Paulo, A Revision 1987

Note

Typescript, drafts.
box 4, folder 36

Count of Flutes and Sashes 1991

Note

Typescript, drafts.
box 4, folder 37

Coxcomb 0

Note

No date. Typescript.
box 4, folder 38

CROSSsections and Happenings - Casa Jovenita et Etienne 1967

Note

Original typescript.
box 4, folder 39

Curtis Ikuo Kobo 1998

Note

Typescript original.
box 4, folder 40

Day Book Narratives. An Accounting of the Month of August, 1972: A Forty-Third Year 1972

Note

Typescript, photocopy.
box 5, folder 1

Daybook 1976

Note

Original typescript, draft.
box 5, folder 2

Daybook 1983

Note

Typescript, drafts.
box 5, folder 3

Daybook - Chanukah 1994

Note

Typescript, drafts.
box 5, folder 4

Deep North 1992

Note

Typescript, photocopy.
box 5, folder 5

Dickrosariobalestrierio 1977

Note

Typescript letter, photocopy draft.
box 5, folder 6

Disciple 1956

Note

Typescript, drafts.
box 5, folder 7

Don't Ask Me Nothing 0

Note

No date.
box 5, folder 8

Dr. Willie 0

Note

No date. Typescript, draft.
box 5, folder 9

Dugan's Fern 1973

Note

Typescript, 109pp. Includes letter from Houghton Mifflin Company and comments on drafts by Ben Pleasants.
box 5, folder 10

Dugan's Fern 1983

Note

Typescript with revision, 110pp.
box 5, folder 11

Early Works 1964 - 1965

Note

Original typescripts, drafts.
box 5, folder 12

Embarrassing/Old Stuff 1986

Note

Original typescripts, drafts.
box 5, folder 13

End of the War 0

Note

No date. Typescript, draft.
box 5, folder 14

Extraordinary Disappearance of Mary Margaret McBride 0

Note

No date. Typescript, draft.
box 5, folder 15

Fading Like Cocksuckers at a Lesbian Ball 1991

Note

Typescript.
box 5, folder 16

Family 0

Note

No date. Original typescript, pp. 1-7.
box 5, folder 17

Farewell to the Piano 1969

Note

Typescript, drafts.
box 5, folder 18

Fire in the Barn 0

Note

No date. Original typescript, draft.
box 5, folder 19

Flying Down Ducks 0

Note

No date. Typescript.
box 5, folder 20

Friends - A Correspondence 1950 - 1959

Note

No date. Original letters.
box 6, folder 1

Friends - A Correspondence, 1950-1959 0

Note

No date. Original typescript with pagination.
box 6, folder 2

Friends - A Correspondence, 1950-1959 1988

Note

January. First draft, original typescript.
box 6, folder 3

Friends - A Correspondence, 1950-1959 0

Note

Second title, "LETTERS: A CORRESPONDENCE." Typescript photocopies, annotated.
box 6, folder 4

Friends - A Correspondence, 1950-1959 1988

Note

May. Second draft, typescript.
box 6, folder 5

From A Manual of Pieties (Die Hauspostille) 1994

Note

Typescript, photocopy.
box 6, folder 6

From A View of Toledo 1998

Note

June 29. Original typescript.
box 6, folder 7

From Daybooks - To Susan Howe 1990

Note

Manuscripts, photocopies.
box 6, folder 8

From Dog City 0

Note

No date. Typescript, photocopy with corrections.
box 6, folder 9

From the Dream Life of Balzo Schell 0

Note

No date. Original typescript, draft.
box 6, folder 10

Game Called Remembering 1956 - 1957

Note

For Richard. Original typescript, draft.
box 6, folder 11

General Booth Enters Heaven (Radioplay) 0

Note

No date. Typescript, draft.
box 6, folder 12

Geography Is 0

Note

No date. Original typescript, fragment of a play.
box 6, folder 13

Gift 0

Note

No date. Typescript.
box 6, folder 14

Godard 1993

Note

Typescript, draft.
box 6, folder 15

Going Up the Hill to Fetch a Pail Of 0

Note

No date. Typescript.
box 7, folder 1

Hang Together: A Hot Day in May (Screenplay) 1969

Note

Original. Typescript, draft.
box 7, folder 2

Happy Tree 0

Note

No date. Typescript.
box 7, folder 3

Hawker (Radioplay) 1984

Note

Typescript and letter.
box 7, folder 4

Heterosexual View of the World Is Not Mine. Neither Pan, Nor Caliban...Fuck Aquinas and His Angels 1991

Note

Announcement card.
box 7, folder 5

Honeybun 1992

Note

Typescript, photocopy.
box 7, folder 6

House of Women 1991 - 1994

Note

Typescript, drafts. See also in the same series, "Tubbs Hotel" for draft of "Turkey Trot," 1989 in box 14, folder 11.
box 7, folder 7

How Solemn Occasion 0

Note

No date. Typescript, draft.
box 7, folder 8

Humiliated Piano (Conversation with Maestro) 1989 - 1991

Note

Typescript, drafts.
box 7, folder 9

Hymns to the Pomona Public Library 0

Note

No date. Original typescript, drafts.
box 7, folder 10

I Ching 0

Note

No date. Typescript.
box 7, folder 11

Ibiza 1957

Note

December. Typescript.
box 7, folder 12

Ides of March 0

Note

No date. Typescript, photocopy.
box 7, folder 13

Impertinence of Frailty. A Saturday 1993

Note

Original typescript, revised.
box 7, folder 14

Imposter 0

Note

No date. Original typescript.
box 7, folder 15

Imposture of Lemons: Or; Some of the Worst Movies Ever Made 1993

Note

Typescript, drafts. Second draft is titled, "The Price of Lemons: Or; Some of the Worst Movies Ever Made."
box 7, folder 16

In Aethers of the Amazon 1998

Note

Typescript, drafts.
box 7, folder 17

In Passing 1992 - 1994

Note

Typescript, drafts. See also in the same series, "Oranges and Tangerines."
box 7, folder 18

In the Soup 0

Note

No date. Typescript, draft.
box 7, folder 19

Insert in a Work Diary 1973

Note

Typescript.
box 7, folder 20

Inside Story of Terreno 1958

Note

August. Typescript, drafts.
box 7, folder 21

Journey 1959

Note

Typescript.
box 7, folder 22

Jesus-Christ First-National Bank - Six Chronicles 0

Note

ca. 1968. Typescript. See also Series 7A: Reel-to-Reel Recordings in box 47, folder 3.
box 7, folder 23

July 4 1992

Note

Typescript.
box 7, folder 24

Jungle Papers and Others 1993

Note

Typescript, drafts and manuscripts by Christine?.
box 8, folder 1

Kindertotenlieder 0

Note

No date. Original typescript.
box 8, folder 2

Kuan Song in Praise of Ambiguity 0

Note

No date. Typescript.
box 8, folder 3

Ladder 0

Note

No date. Typescript.
box 8, folder 4

Lady I Work For 0

Note

No date. Typescript, draft.
box 8, folder 5

Laughing Times At Willow Creek (Fragments) 1954 - 1959

Note

Typescript.
box 8, folder 6

Letter From Those Who Went Back - This Time to Stay 1954 - 1960

Note

Typescript, drafts.
box 8, folder 7

Letter to Dr. Laing 1971

Note

Typescript, unfinished.
box 8, folder 8

Letter... (To Margot?) 1974

Note

Typescript, draft.
box 8, folder 9

Letter to Ralph Borgesson 0

Note

No date. Typescript, drafts.
box 8, folder 10

Lida Rose 1994

Note

Typescript, photocopy.
box 8, folder 11

Little Girl Blue 1957

Note

Typescript.
box 8, folder 12

Little Miss Muffet 1958 - 1959

Note

Typescript, drafts.
box 8, folder 13

Lost Harbor 0

Note

No date. Typescript.
box 8, folder 14

Love 0

Note

No date. Typescript.
box 8, folder 15

Love Story 1971

Note

Manuscript, draft.
box 8, folder 16

Man and People - Index 0

Note

No date. Typescript and handwritten notes.
box 8, folder 17

Meeting: (A Preface to Antonio and Marie Perez) 0

Note

No date. Typescript, draft.
box 8, folder 18

Meg's-Kat 1989

Note

Typescript.
box 8, folder 19

Mein Kampf 1998

Note

Typescript, drafts.
box 8, folder 20

Meistersinger 0

Note

No date. Typescript, photocopy.
box 8, folder 21

Memorium: In the Season of Gerald, When He Might Have Laughed 1957

Note

Typescript.
box 8, folder 22

Midland 1991

Note

April - July. Original typescript, drafts.
box 8, folder 23

Midland 1991

Note

September. Typescript, draft.
box 8, folder 24

Midnight 1959

Note

Typescript, draft.
box 8, folder 25

Mingo Junctions 1973

Note

Typescript, draft.
box 8, folder 26

Mink 0

Note

No date. Typescript, draft.
box 8, folder 27

Mister, Mister, Spare a Dime 0

Note

No date. Typescript, draft.
box 8, folder 28

Modes of Transport 1942

Note

Original typescript.
box 8, folder 29

Mood of Peyote: (Not Everyone Reacts the Same) 1956

Note

Typescript.
box 8, folder 30

Moon Over Athens 1995

Note

Typescript, photocopy.
box 8, folder 31

Most Notable Feature of the Poem 1988

Note

Typescript. See also in the same series, "Nemo's Boat."
box 8, folder 32

Mrs. O'Leary's Kitchen 1999 - 2000

Note

Typescript, drafts.
box 8, folder 33

My Love Has Golden Hair 1953

Note

Typescript.
box 8, folder 34

Narrative of Beginning 1957

Note

Original typescript.
box 8, folder 35

Nemo's Boat 0

Note

No date. Typescript.
box 8, folder 36

New Work 1991 - 1992

Note

Typescript, drafts. Contains "Drought," "Listening to the Dogs Bark," "On Reflection of the Beautiful," "Live Lobster," "Reception," "Paragraph," and "Lullaby." Includes RE*MAP newsletter.
box 9, folder 1

Newton's Apple 1991

Note

Original typescript, draft. See also "Egypt (1989) - 'Field Notes' in Series 3B: Published Writings for earlier draft.
box 9, folder 2

Note to the Reader, In Passing 1973

Note

Typescript.
box 9, folder 3

Noun and Pronoun 1990

Note

Typescript, draft.
box 9, folder 4

Ohio on the Farm 1941

Note

Typescript, draft.
box 9, folder 5

On Men and Women. Three Pieces (A Reading) 0

Note

No date. Typescript, photocopies.
box 9, folder 6

On the Head of a Dead Cat 1956

Note

Original typescript.
box 9, folder 7

OQQ Book Illustrated 1980

Note

Composition book. Manuscript.
box 9, folder 8

Oranges and Tangerines 1991

Note

Typescript. See also in the same series, "In Passing."
box 9, folder 9

Orchard Rain 1955

Note

Typescript.
box 9, folder 10

Party: A Reunion (Radioplay) 0

Note

ca. 1976. Original typescript, drafts. Includes announcement clipping, 1979. See also, Series 6B: Audio and Videocassette Recordings, in box 45, folder 5-6 and Series 7A: Reel-to-Reel Recordings in box 47, folder 6.
box 9, folder 11

Party: A Reunion (Radioplay) 1976

Note

Typescript, edited drafts.
box 9, folder 12

Party: A Reunion (Radioplay) - "Moon-Soup Apocalypse" 1969

Note

Typescript, drafts.
box 9, folder 13

Party: A Reunion (Radioplay) - "Sunburst of Insanity: A Chronicle of Impermanences" 1969

Note

Typescript drafts.
box 9, folder 14

Pasolini/On Freud 0

Note

No date. Typescript.
box 9, folder 15

Passing of Childe Harold 1989 - 1993

Note

Typescript, drafts.
box 9, folder 16

Peacocks Are So Strange to Look At 1954

Note

Summer. Typescript.
box 9, folder 17

Peeping Tom 0

Note

No date. Typescript.
box 9, folder 18

Personal 0

Note

No date. Typescript.
box 9, folder 19

Phone Bernie, a reading at Art Center College of Design 0

Note

No date. Typescript.
box 9, folder 20

Picture At the Galleria 1955

Note

Typescript, draft.
box 9, folder 21

Pieties 0

Note

No date. Typescript.
box 9, folder 22

Poem 1992

Note

Typescript, draft.
box 9, folder 23

Poem 0

Note

No date. Typescript.
box 9, folder 24

Poems of Carlos Illescas translated by Victor Valle 1990

Note

September 9. At LA Festival/La Terra Firma. Typescript, draft. Includes letter and photographs of Carlos Illescas.
box 9, folder 25

Portland 0

Note

No date. Typescript, drafts.
box 9, folder 26

Price of Lemons 1995

Note

Original typescript with letter from the editors of Littoral Books. Includes also, second title, "On Spicer and Other Poems" in print, [published? pp. 89-108].
box 9, folder 27

Prism As the Eye of Sun 1957

Note

Typescript, draft.
box 9, folder 28

Pythagoras 1994

Note

Typescript.
box 10, folder 1

Rabbits 1990

Note

Original typescript and drafts.
box 10, folder 2

Rain, Chase the Angels 0

Note

No date. Typescript, drafts.
box 10, folder 3

Ramblas 1960

Note

Typescript, draft.
box 10, folder 4

Red-Shuttered Room. A fiction 1989 - 1993

Note

Typescript, drafts.
box 10, folder 5

Reunion: An Account of the Month of August, 1972; Upon the Occasion of My Forty-Third Year 1972

Note

Typescript, photocopy.
box 10, folder 6

Reunion: Eleven 0

Note

No date. Typescript with comments by editor, J.R.
box 10, folder 7

River House 0

Note

No date. Original typescript, draft.
box 10, folder 8

Rome is Melrose Avenue 1991

Note

Typescript, draft.
box 10, folder 9

Roses for the Traveling Sun 1957

Note

Typescript, photocopy.
box 10, folder 10

Round-Trip to Midland - First draft - "Book One" 0

Note

No date. Typescript.
box 10, folder 11

Round-Trip to Midland - First draft - "Book One," pp. 1-26 0

Note

No date. Typescript.
box 10, folder 12

Round-Trip to Midland - First draft - "Book Two" 0

Note

No date. Part 1. Typescript.
box 10, folder 13

Round-Trip to Midland - First draft - "Book Two" 0

Note

No date. Part 2. Typescript.
box 10, folder 14

Round-Trip to Midland - First draft - "Interlude" 0

Note

No date. Typescript.
box 11, folder 1

Round-Trip to Midland - First draft - "Book Three" 0

Note

No date. Part 1. Typescript.
box 11, folder 2

Round-Trip to Midland - First draft - "Book Three" 0

Note

No date. Part 2. Typescript.
box 11, folder 3

Round-Trip to Midland - First draft - "Book Four" 0

Note

No date. Part 1. Typescript.
box 11, folder 4

Round-Trip to Midland - First draft - "Book Four" 0

Note

No date. Part 2. Typescript.
box 11, folder 5

Round-Trip to Midland - Second draft - "Book One" 0

Note

No date. Part 1. Original typescript. The only full copy to Tat W.
box 11, folder 6

Round-Trip to Midland - Second draft - "Book One" 0

Note

No date. Part 2. Original typescript.
box 11, folder 7

Round-Trip to Midland - Second draft - "Book Two" 0

Note

No date. Original typescript.
box 11, folder 8

Round-Trip to Midland - Second draft - "Book Four" 0

Note

No date. Original typescript.
box 12, folder 1

Round-Trip to Midland - Edit by Paul Vangelisti - Draft 1 0

Note

[Before 1975]. Part 1. Typescript, photocopies.
box 12, folder 2

Round-Trip to Midland - Edit by Paul Vangelisti - Draft 1 0

Note

[Before 1975]. Part 2. Typescript, photocopies.
box 12, folder 3

Round-Trip to Midland - Edit by Paul Vangelisti - Draft 2 0

Note

[Before 1975]. Part 1. Typescript, photocopies.
box 12, folder 4

Round-Trip to Midland - Edit by Paul Vangelisti - Draft 2 0

Note

[Before 1975]. Part 2. Typescript, photocopies.
box 12, folder 5

Round-Trip to Midland - Edit by Paul Vangelisti - Draft 3 1975

Note

Part 1. Typescript, photocopies.
box 12, folder 6

Round-Trip to Midland - Edit by Paul Vangelisti - Draft 3 1975

Note

Part 2. Typescript, photocopies.
box 13, folder 1

Round-Trip to Midland - Edit by Paul Vangelisti - Draft 4 0

Note

[Post 1975]. Part 1. Typescript, photocopies.
box 13, folder 2

Round-Trip to Midland - Edit by Paul Vangelisti - Draft 4 0

Note

[Post 1975]. Part 2. Typescript, photocopies.
box 13, folder 3

Round-Trip to Midland- For John Rechy's class 1976

Note

Typescripts. Includes letter.
box 13, folder 4

Round-Trip to Midland - Letter to Mr. Sorrentino 1982

Note

Typescript, photocopy.
box 13, folder 5

Round-Trip to Midland - "Finding Indians" 1992

Note

Typescript.
box 13, folder 6

Round-Trip to Midland - Editor's comments 0

Note

No date. Typescript with corrections.
box 13, folder 7

Sandalwood (When Birds Are Too Loud: That's the Only Time To Listen to Music) 1960

Note

June. Typescript.
box 13, folder 8

Schimmelreiter 0

Note

No date. Typescript.
box 13, folder 9

Schimmel's Feast 1962 - 1971

Note

Typescript, drafts.
box 13, folder 10

See Am Mondsee 1958

Note

Typescript.
box 13, folder 11

Segue 1986

Note

Original typescript.
box 13, folder 12

Shadows 0

Note

No date. Typescript, draft.
box 13, folder 13

Sitting Alone In His Room, He Could Be Disappointed 1958

Note

March. Typescript, draft.
box 13, folder 14

Sitting In My Old Car At the Beach 1956

Note

Typescript.
box 13, folder 15

Six Ways to Sunday 0

Note

No date. Alias, Lee Carter Lewis. Typescript, drafts.
box 13, folder 16

Snow Country 0

Note

No date. Typescript, draft.
box 13, folder 17

Son Serra, Warmed in Whitest Sun 1958

Note

January. Typescript.
box 13, folder 18

Songs at Campsite - The Dresden Room 1992 - 1994

Note

First draft is titled as "Strategic Devices." Typescript, drafts.
box 13, folder 19

Sonnet 1957

Note

May. Typescript.
box 13, folder 20

Soundtrip 0

Note

No date. Original typescript.
box 13, folder 21

Spending All Night in the Tunnel 1991

Note

Typescript, draft.
box 13, folder 22

Spirit and a Sense of Geography, or Walden on an Island in Spain 0

Note

No date. Typescript, drafts.
box 13, folder 23

Spring, Pierced to the Root 1992

Note

Typescript.
box 13, folder 24

Stein Song 1956

Note

Typescript, draft.
box 13, folder 25

Strawberry That You Put on Your Mashed-Potatoes. Three Days From a Carpenter's Journal 1978

Note

Typescript, photocopy.
box 13, folder 26

Streetcar 0

Note

No date. Typescript, draft.
box 14, folder 1

Susan: A Case History 0

Note

No date. Original typescript, draft.
box 14, folder 2

Tape-Deck 0

Note

No date. Typescript, pp. 1-4.
box 14, folder 3

Them Night Birds Still Flap At My Window: An Address to the Academy 0

Note

No date. Typescript.
box 14, folder 4

Themes - Fed and Wet Pennies 1970

Note

Manuscript.
box 14, folder 5

Thirty-Five Pounds 0

Note

No date. Typescript.
box 14, folder 6

Thousands Marched And Threw Flowers 0

Note

No date. Typescript.
box 14, folder 7

Through the Looking Glass; A Personal View of An Absolute Sociology 0

Note

No date. Typescript.
box 14, folder 8

To Eloise 0

Note

No date. Typescript, drafts.
box 14, folder 9

Tracking the Mind is Not a Sportman's Job 1993

Note

Includes clippings and flyer. See also Series 4: Daybook, 1993, April 30.
box 14, folder 10

Tripping in Long Skirts. A Friday from daybooks 0

Note

No date. Typescript, photocopy.
box 14, folder 11

Tubbs Hotel 1989

Note

Typescript, drafts. See also in the same series, "House of Women."
box 14, folder 12

Two Sheets to the Wind 1977

Note

Typescript.
box 14, folder 13

Up the Stairs or Fickle Up Your Finger Fate 0

Note

No date. Manuscript.
box 14, folder 14

Us [or] The Daily Accident 0

Note

No date. Typescript.
box 14, folder 15

Venice, on the Pier 1954

box 14, folder 16

Victrola 0

Note

No date. Typescript, drafts with comments by editor, J.R.
box 14, folder 17

View of Toledo 1988

Note

Typescript.
box 14, folder 18

Wait and See 0

Note

No date. Typescript.
box 14, folder 19

Wallpapered Bus 1952 - 1994

Note

Typescript, drafts. See also Series 7B: Reel-to-Reel Recordings in box 48, folder 2.
box 14, folder 20

Wallpapered Bus 1991

Note

Typescript, draft.
box 14, folder 21

Walking Through Dust on Clavo Sotelo 1958

Note

June. Typescript, draft.
box 14, folder 22

War Games 1979

Note

Typescript.
box 14, folder 23

Way Out West 0

Note

No date. Typescript, drafts.
box 14, folder 24

Wet Blue: File Code-Ten 1969

Note

Typescript with magazine illustrations.
box 14, folder 25

What Time Was Yesterday? 0

Note

No date. Typescript.
box 14, folder 26

What Touching Means 1992

Note

Typescript, drafts.
box 14, folder 27

When Other Helpers Fail in Comfortsflee 0

Note

No date. Typescript, drafts.
box 14, folder 28

White Collars 1958

Note

Original typescript.
box 14, folder 29

Wilde, Oscar. "Selfish Giant" (Adaptation for cartoon) 0

Note

No date. Copyright. Typescript original.
box 14, folder 30

Willow Ran 1959

Note

June. Typescript, draft.
box 14, folder 31

With Circle for Eyes - Lunchtime 1951

Note

Typescript.
box 14, folder 32

Works in the Mudslide 0

Note

No date. Typescript, draft.
box 14, folder 33

Writing English in French or Selling Life Insurance 1991

Note

Typescript, photocopy.
box 14, folder 34

Unidentified short story 1937 - 1970

Note

Typescript, drafts. Includes contents page. Missing chapters, "Hollywood Marathon" and "Cowboys and Indians."
box 15, folder 1

Unidentified short story 1957

Note

Typescript, drafts, pp. 41-47 and pp. 54-58.
box 15, folder 2

Unidentified short story 1982

Note

Typescript, draft.
box 15, folder 3

Unidentified short story 0

Note

No date.
box 15, folder 4

Unidentified writings - Miscellaneous 0

 

DAYBOOKS

box 15, folder 5

1957, September - October 0

box 15, folder 6

1960 - 1961 0

Note

BOOK 4 and BOOK 5.
box 15, folder 7

1961, May - June 0

Note

BOOK 6 and BOOK 7.
box 15, folder 8

1961, June - July 0

Note

BOOK 8.
box 15, folder 9

1961, August 0

Note

BOOK 9.
box 16, folder 1

1961, October - December 0

box 16, folder 2

1962, February - December 0

Note

BOOK 12.
box 16, folder 3

1966, April - 1967, January 0

box 16, folder 4

1967, February - July 0

box 16, folder 5

1967, July - 1969, January 0

box 16, folder 6

1970, March 31 - April 1 0

box 16, folder 7

1971 - 1972 0

box 16, folder 8

1972, August - December 0

Note

Notebook and loose materials.
box 16, folder 9

1975, January - 1976, October 0

box 17, folder 1

1975, June - 1978, May 0

box 17, folder 2

1978, December - 1979, May 0

box 17, folder 3

1979, October - December 0

box 17, folder 4

1979, December 0

Note

GENERAL BOOTH ENTERS HEAVEN.
box 17, folder 5

1980, April - October 0

Note

THE LA BOX.
box 17, folder 6

1980, July - 1981, September 0

Note

TUESDAY NIGHT.
box 17, folder 7

1980 - 1982 0

Note

EAT CHICKEN.
box 17, folder 8

1981, April - July 0

Note

THE FASTEST GUN IN THE WEST.
box 17, folder 9

1981, September - 1982, October 0

box 18, folder 1

1982, February - June 0

Note

JUST SHOW UP THERE.
box 18, folder 2

1982, November - December 0

Note

LACE.
box 18, folder 3

1983, January - July 0

Note

PAPERS.
box 18, folder 4

1983, July - October 0

Note

STAKES.
box 19, folder 1

1983, November - 1984, February 0

Note

AFENTS.
box 19, folder 2

1984, February - June 0

box 19, folder 3

1984, July - November 0

Note

ENVELOPES AND APPLES.
box 19, folder 4

1984, August - 1985, March 0

Note

MOON SOUP.
box 20, folder 1

1985, March - June 0

Note

ROCKS AND CABBAGES.
box 20, folder 2

1985, June - September 0

Note

EQUIVOCAL ESSAYS ET CETERA...
box 20, folder 3

1985, September - December 0

Note

BLOOD WEDDING.
box 20, folder 4

1985, December - 1986, March 0

Note

RAIN.
box 21, folder 1

1986, March - June 0

Note

A SORE FOOT.
box 21, folder 2

1986, June - August 0

Note

INAUGURATION.
box 21, folder 3

1986, August - October 0

Note

TOWNS.
box 21, folder 4

1986, October - 1987, February 0

Note

THE ESTABLISHMENT.
box 22, folder 1

1987, February - May 0

Note

BIRTHDAYS.
box 22, folder 2

1987, May - July 0

Note

AUDIENCE.
box 22, folder 3

1987, July - September 0

Note

INFORMATION.
box 22, folder 4

1987, September - November 0

box 23, folder 1

1987, November - 1988, May 0

box 23, folder 2

1988, May - August 0

Note

NEMO.
box 23, folder 3

1988, August - October 0

box 23, folder 4

1988, October - 1989, January 0

box 24, folder 1

1989, February - May 0

box 24, folder 2

1989, June - October 0

box 24, folder 3

1989, October - December 0

Note

SIGNS/&SIGNALS.
box 24, folder 4

1989, December - 1990, February 0

box 25, folder 1

1990, February - April 0

box 25, folder 2

1990, April - June 0

box 25, folder 3

1990, June - July 0

box 26, folder 1

1990, August 2 - 29 0

box 26, folder 2

1990, August - November 0

box 26, folder 3

1990, November - 1991, February 0

box 26, folder 4

1991, February - June 0

box 27, folder 1

1991, June - September 0

box 27, folder 2

1991, September - December 0

box 27, folder 3

1991, December - 1992, March 0

box 27, folder 4

1992, March - May 0

box 28, folder 1

1992, May - July 0

box 28, folder 2

1992, July - September 0

box 28, folder 3

1992, September - October 0

box 28, folder 4

1992, October - December 0

box 29, folder 1

1992, December - 1993, April 0

box 29, folder 2

1993, April - June 0

box 29, folder 3

1993, June - August 0

box 30, folder 1

1993, August - October 0

box 30, folder 2

1993, October - November 0

box 30, folder 3

1993, November - December 0

box 31, folder 1

1993, December - 1994, February 0

box 31, folder 2

1994, February - May 0

box 31, folder 3

1994, May - June 0

box 32, folder 1

1994, July - September 0

box 32, folder 2

1994, October - November 0

Note

Includes portrait drawings by Guilano.
box 32, folder 3

1994, November - 1995, January 0

box 33, folder 1

1995, January - April 0

box 33, folder 2

1995, May 0

box 33, folder 3

1995, June - 1996, February 0

box 34, folder 1

1996, February - August 0

box 34, folder 2

1996, August - October 0

box 34, folder 3

1996, September - 1997, January 0

box 35, folder 1

1997, January - February 0

Note

Includes floppy disk from Paul Vangelisti.
box 35, folder 2

1997, February - October 0

box 35, folder 3

1997, October - 1998, March 3 0

box 36, folder 1

1998, March - July 0

box 36, folder 2

1998, July - December 0

box 36, folder 3

1998, December 0

box 37, folder 1

1999, January 0

box 37, folder 2

1999, February 0

box 37, folder 3

1999, March 0

box 38, folder 1

1999, May 0

box 38, folder 2

1999, July 0

box 38, folder 3

1999, July - August 0

box 39, folder 1

1999, August 0

box 39, folder 2

1999, September 0

box 39, folder 3

1999, October 0

box 39, folder 4

1999, November 0

box 40, folder 1

1999, December 0

box 40, folder 2

2000, February - March 0

box 40, folder 3

2000, April 0

box 41, folder 1

2000, May - July 0

box 41, folder 2

2000, July - September 0

box 41, folder 3

2000, September - October 0

box 42, folder 1

2000, October - December 0

box 42, folder 2

2000, December - 2001, February 0

box 42, folder 3

2001, February - April 0

box 43, folder 1

2001, April - May 0

box 43, folder 2

2001, May - June 0

box 43, folder 3

No year. June 0

box 43, folder 4

No year. July - August 0

box 43, folder 5

No year. September - November 0

Note

Journal entries at Westside Hospital.
box 43, folder 6

No year. November - December 0

 

ARTWORKS BY CROSSON

box 44, folder 1, oversize FB37201

Collages 0

Note

1970, 1998-1999.
box 44, folder 2, oversize FB37301

Collages 2000

Note

January - May.
box 44, folder 3, oversize FB37401

Collages 2000 - 2001

box 44, folder 4

Drawings by Crosson 0

box 44, folder 5

Watercolors - Slides 1970 - 1972

 

CASSETTE RECORDINGS

 

Videocassette Recordings

box 44, folder 6

Age of Aids: Sorrow and Hope 1991

Note

October 25. Bruce Davison, host. At Los Angeles Poetry Festival. Recorded live, KZET, West Hollywood. The poets: Robert Crosson, Gill Cuadros, John Dorr, Carol Muske Dukes, Lewis Macadams and Harry Northup. VHS.
box 44, folder 7

MIKE'S MURDER - Clippings 1984

box 44, folder 8

MIKE'S MURDER - Videotape (VHS) 1984

Note

Crosson played a middle aged photographer. From Dick Simon.
box 44, folder 9

Old Venice Jailhouse 1981

Note

Robert Crosson and Ruth Weiss read poetry. Betamax and VHS. Includes flyer.
 

Audiocassettes - Readings by Crosson

box 45, folder 1

GEOGRAPHIES - Los Angeles Poetry Series, Live 1982

Note

May 2. Original Language Poetry Series. NPR. Fifth Street Theatre.
box 45, folder 2

GEOGRAPHIES - Reading at Tatana's house 1992

Note

Part 1 and Part 2. "General Booth Enters Heaven," March 29 on Side A. "City of Angels," March 15 on Side B.
box 45, folder 3

GEOGRAPHIES - Reading at Tatana's house 1992

Note

July 19. Part 3. "On Being Read the First Chapter of a Porno Novel Written By a Friend," "The Day Selah Was Born," "The Advantage at Fort Bragg," "The Art Center," "View of Toledo," "Caesar," and "July 4."
box 45, folder 4

Party: A Reunion (Radioplay). The First Show 1977

Note

November 23. Produced and directed by Paul Vangelisti, at the Los Angeles Theatre of the Ear (LATE), KPFK Los Angeles. 10 p.m. See also, Series 3C: Unpublished Works for typescript in box 9, folder 10 and Series 7A: Reel-to-Reel Recordings in box 47, folder 6.
box 45, folder 5

Party: A Reunion (Radioplay). The Second Cast 1979

Note

November 23. Produced and directed by Paul Vangelisti at LATE.
box 45, folder 6

Party: A Reunion (Radioplay), with Banaj Bassu 1982

Note

May 2. Original Language Poetry Series. At Fifth Street Theatre, KPFK. See also, Series 7B: Reel-to-Reel Recordings in box 47, folder 13.
box 45, folder 7

Walt Whitman's "Song of Myself" and Other Selected Works 1997

Note

April 6. Recorded live at Borders, Los Angeles. Part 1 and Part 2.
box 45, folder 8

Walt Whitman's "Song of Myself" and Other Selected Works 1997

Note

April 6. Recorded live at Borders, Los Angeles. Includes reading of "Leaves of Grass" by Crosson. Part 3 and Part 4.
 

Audiocassettes - Readings by Others

box 45, folder 9

Costo, Corrado - "Condor" 0

Note

No date. Presented by LATE.
box 45, folder 10

Iredynski, Ireneusz - "Window" [side one] and Costa, Corrado - "The Dodo, Or The School for Night" [side two] 1981

Note

January 28. Presented by LATE.
box 45, folder 11

Meister, Ernst - "Apology for Doubt" 0

Note

No date. Presented by LATE.
box 45, folder 12

Steelsmith, Mary - "Wacs in Khaki" [side one] and Lynch, Bill - "Molecular Bikeology" [side two] 1980

Note

November 26. Presented by LATE.
box 45, folder 13

Vangelisti, Paul - "Villa" 1986

Note

January 10.
box 45, folder 14

Unknown reader - "Sexy Broad/Maids" 1983

Note

March 17. Presented by LATE.
box 45, folder 15

Unknown reader - "Six Characters in Search of an Author" 0

Note

No date. Presented by LATE.
 

Audiocassettes - Interviews

box 45, folder 16

Interview with Crosson by Brigetta 1979

Note

August. Also includes Brigetta's interview with Tanya on side B.
box 45, folder 17

Interview with Crosson by Erickson 1978

Note

June 19. Crosson also reads "Antiphonal," excerpts from the "Wallpapered Bus" and "Bagels." Recorded on 1979, October 18-19.
box 45, folder 18

Poetry Connexion - Austin Strauss, Wanda Coleman and Robert Crosson 1982

Note

October 2. KPFK, Pacifica Radio. Also includes poetry readings by Crosson, "Homeage to a Lady" and "Bagels."
 

REEL-TO-REEL RECORDINGS

 

Readings by Crosson

box 46, folder 1

Actor, a talk [side one]. Round-Trip to Midland, chapters 1-3 [side two] 1973

box 46, folder 2

As Helen and One Child - Preface to 3 pieces 1973

Note

September 23-25.
box 46, folder 3

In the Company of Friends: Swapmeet and Jesus-Christ First-National Bank - Six Chronicles (1968) 1973

Note

For typescript, see also, Series 3C: Writings by Crosson in box 7 and folder 27.
box 46, folder 4

Letter to Gordy Ingersall and The Voice 1973

Note

August 10-11.
box 46, folder 5

Meeting (Summer Poems), The Party, Summer Cantos: 1957, Sandalwood, The Dishwasher, and Huxley at the Coronet 1973

Note

September 19-21.
box 46, folder 6

Party: A Reunion (Radioplay) 1977

Note

November 23. At KPFK, Pacifica Radio. See also, Series 3C: Unpublished Works in box 9, folder 10 and Series 6B: Audiocassette Recordings in box 45, folder 5.
box 46, folder 7

Pedal-Point: Narratives and Ballads (1958-1968) and A Course in Child-Development: 'A Look Behind the News' 1973

box 46, folder 8

Poetry Live 1977

Note

June 9. Produced by Paul Vangelisti at KPFK, Pacifica Radio. Original copy.
box 46, folder 9

Poetry Live 1977

Note

June 9. Produced by Paul Vangelisti at KPFK, Pacifica Radio. Duplicate. Side one only.
box 46, folder 10

Revelations and Reject: 'Shaggy-dog' (1958) 1973

box 46, folder 11

Story and Upon Meeting American History 1973

Note

August 18.
 

Readings With Others

box 46, folder 12

Bassu, Banaj and Robert Crosson - Original Language Poetry Series 1982

Note

May 2. Produced by Paul Vangelisti at KPFK, Pacifica Radio. See also, Series 6B: Audiocassette Recordings in box 45, folder 7.
box 46, folder 13

Carral, Nellie, John Halden, Connie Lindberg, et al sings "I'll Be Seeing You" 1958

box 46, folder 14

Shaw, Jonathan reads "Midnight Matinee," Crosson reads "Wallpapered Bus" and "The Delores Letters" with Borges 1973

Note

See also, Series 3C: Unpublished Works for typescripts of "The Wallpapered Bus" in box 14, folder 19.
 

Miscellaneous

 

ORIGINALS OF PRESERVATION PHOTOCOPIES

box 47, folder 1

Materials from boxes 1-3 0

box 47, folder 2

Materials from boxes 4-6 0

box 47, folder 3

Materials from box 7 0

box 47, folder 4

Materials from box 8 0

box 47, folder 5

Materials from boxes 9-14 0

box 47, folder 6

Materials from box 15 0

box 47, folder 7

Materials from boxes 16-44 0