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Finding Aid for the Tom Clark Papers, 1963-1991
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Description
Thomas Willard Clark (1941- ) was the poetry editor of The Paris Review (1963-73), senior writer of The Boulder Monthly (1978-79) and instructor in poetics at New College of California (1988- ). He wrote numerous books of poetry, wrote a biography of musician Neil Young (1971) and books on baseball. The collection consists of correspondence and manuscripts sent to Clark by various authors for possible publication. Also includes many of Clark's manuscripts as well as manuscripts and correspondence from other authors.
Background
Thomas Willard Clark was born March 1, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois; attended John Carroll University (1959-60), University of Michigan (BA, 1963), Cambridge University (MA, 1965), and University of Essex (1965-67); poetry editor, Paris Review (1963-73); instructor in American poetry, University of Essex (1966-67); senior writer, Boulder Monthly (1978-79); instructor in poetics, New College of California, beginning in 1988; author of numerous books of poetry, including Stones (1969), Air (1970), and Blue (1974); also wrote a biography of musician Neil Young (1971) and books on baseball.
Extent
7 boxes (3.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.