Guide to the "Kenneth Patchen: Hurrah for Anything" Film Production Records.

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The University Library
Special Collections and Archives
University Library
University of California, Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, California, 95064
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2005
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Guide to the "Kenneth Patchen: Hurrah for Anything" Film Production Records.

Collection number: MS 173

The University Library

Special Collections and Archives

University of California, Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, California
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UCSC OAC Unit
Date Completed:
December 2004
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UCSC OAC Unit
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Descriptive Summary

Title: "Kenneth Patchen: Hurrah for Anything" film production records
Dates: 1982
Collection number: MS 173
Creator: KQED-TV (Television station : San Francisco, Calif.)
Creator: Muramoto, Jane
Collection Size: 1 box, 5 reels, 2 VHS tapes
Repository: University of California, Santa Cruz. University Library. Special Collections and Archives
Santa Cruz, California 95064
Abstract: Contains transcripts, outtake reels and video tapes to "Kenneth Patchen: Hurrah for anything", a documentary on poet and novelist Kenneth Patchen produced by KQED Event & Presentation Unit in 1982.
Physical location: Stored at Special Collections: Advance notice is required for access to the papers.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Access

Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce the material, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

Preferred Citation

"Kenneth Patchen: Hurrah for Anything" film production records. MS 173. Special Collections and Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

Acquisition Information

Gift of KQED-TV c/o Jane Muramoto, 1982.

Administrative History

In 1982 Jane Muramoto produced for public broadcasting television station KQED in San Francisco, a half-hour documentary film of Kenneth Patchen's California years.
Kenneth Patchen: Hurrah for Anything, conveys the personal and human side of Patchen's creativity as told by Miriam Patchen, poet Al Young, small press printer Jonathan Clark, poet and playwright James Schevill, and UCSC Special Collections librarian, Rita Bottoms. The documentary also draws upon existing recordings of Kenneth Patchen reading with jazz ensembles and a 1959 Pacifica network radio interview.
Film is a production of KQED's Events and Presentations Unit. Producers/Directions: Jane Muramoto and Allen Willis. Executive Producers; Jim Scalem and Nat Katzman.

Scope and Content of Collection

Contains interview transcripts, outtake reels and video tapes to a documentary "Kenneth Patchen: Hurrah for anything" produced by KQED Event & Presentation Unit in 1982.

Arrangement

Arranged by format.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

"Kenneth Patchen: Hurrah for Anything" film production records--Archives
KQED-TV (Television station : San Francisco, Calif.)
Poets--United States--20th century.
Documentary.

Contributors

Patchen, Kenneth--1911-1972.
Patchen, Miriam.
Clark, Jonathan.
Young, Al.
Schevill, James.
Muramoto, Jane.

Related Material

The following collections in Special Collection at UCSC:

Collection Contents

Box/Folder 1:1-3

Transcripts 1982

Physical Description: 4 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes interview transcripts with Kenneth Patchen (1971), Miriam Patchen (1982), Jonathan Clark, Al Young (Nov 1981) & James Schevill (1982), and miscellaneous background and publicity material.
Box/Folder 1:4

Color Transparency 1982 Jan. 26

Physical Description: 1 transparency

Series Scope and Content Summary

One 2 1/2" x 2 1/2" color transparency of Miriam performing at the Kenneth Patchen Memorial reading, Intersection, Jan 26, 1982.
Box 1

Audio-Visual Recordings 1982

Physical Description: 2 VHS tapes, 5 outtake reels

Series Scope and Content Summary

Contains two 120 min VHS tapes titled "27 News- KQED Patchen", and five 16 mm outtake reels.

Use Note

Access to outtake reels RESTRICTED. Public copy available at Library Film & Video department; see for title "Kenneth Patchen: Hurrah for anything" (VT217).