Scope and Content
Title: Clark Coolidge Correspondence,
Date (inclusive): 1966-1971
Collection number: 2036
Coolidge, Clark, 1939-
3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library.
Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Clark Coolidge (1939- ) was the producer of
Words (weekly hour of new poetry) at KPFA-FM in Berkeley, California (1969-70), the author of various books of poetry, and co-editor
Joglars (1964-66). The collection consists of correspondence to Coolidge from various poets.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department
of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of 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
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Restrictions on Access
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Clark Coolidge, purchase, 1972.
[Identification of item], Clark Coolidge Correspondence (Collection 2036). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young
Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
Coolidge was born February 26, 1939 in Providence, Rhode Island; attended Brown University, 1956-58; drummer with Serpent
Power, a San Francisco rock group; producer of
Words (weekly hour of new poetry) at KPFA-FM in Berkeley, California, 1969-70; author of various books of poetry, including
Flag flutter and U.S. Electric (1966),
Clark Coolidge (1967),
The so (1971),
Suite V. (1973),
The maintains (1974), and
Polaroid (1975); co-editor of
Scope and Content
Collection consists of correspondence to Coolidge from various poets, including: Vito Acconci, John Ashbery, Bill Berkson,
Ted Berrigan, Michael Brownstein, Tom Clark, Larry Fagin, John Giorno, David Meltzer, Ron Padgett, Aram Saroyan, James Schuyler,
Tom Veitch, Anne Waldman, Lewis Warsh, and Philip Whalen.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Coolidge, Clark, 1939- --Archives.
Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence.
Poets, American--20th century--Archival resources.