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Finding Aid for the St. Mark's Poetry Project Records, 1962-1987
2016  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • History
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: St. Mark's Poetry Project Records
    Date (inclusive): 1962-1987
    Collection number: 2016
    Creator: St. Mark's Church In-the-Bowery (New York, N.Y.). Poetry Project.
    Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
    Abstract: Collection consists of correspondence, literary manuscripts, and ephemera relating to the St. Mark's Poetry Project of New York, a government-financed program of creative arts open to "alienated" youth from ages 17 to 25.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    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.

    History

    The St. Mark's Poetry Project is part of a community arts program which has been operating out of St. mark's Church in the Bowery since 1966.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence, literary manuscripts, and ephemera relating to the St. Mark's Poetry Project of New York, a government-financed program of creative arts open to "alienated" youth from ages 17 to 25. Includes issues of the Project's newsletter, 1972-87. Manuscripts of poets include: Ray Bremer, Scott Cohen, Burt Kimmelman, R.A. Reinstein, M.G. Stephens, and Karen Swenson.

    Indexing Terms

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

    Subjects

    St. Mark's Church In-the-Bowery (New York, N.Y.).--Poetry Project--Archives.
    Poets, American--20th century--Archival resources.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Manuscripts for publication.