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Series 1: Correspondence

 

General

Box 1

A - D.

Box 2

E - J.

Box 3

K - O.

Box 9

P - Z and unidentified.

 

Individual

Box 12

Acconci - Clark.

General Physical Description note: 77 letters.
Box 19

Coolidge - Malanga.

Box 20

Matthau - Poetry; a.

Box 21

Random House - Zukofsky.

Box 22

Saroyan, William.

 

Series 2: Manuscripts

 

Manuscripts By the Following Authors

Box 4

Acconci, Vito Hannibal.

General Physical Description note: 6 items.
Box 4

Anderson, Jack.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 4

Bayes, Ron.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 4

Berrigan, Ted.

General Physical Description note: 4 items.
Box 4

Brainard, Joe.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
Box 4

Brodey, Jim.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
Box 4

Brovar, Bob.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 4

Burroughs, William.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 4

Caldwell, Jenni.

General Physical Description note: 10 items.
Box 4

Ceravolo, Joseph.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
Box 4

Clark, Tom.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
Box 4

Coolidge, Clark.

General Physical Description note: 4 items.
Box 4

Creeley, Robert.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
Box 4

Dawson, Fielding.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 4

Fowler, Al.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 4

Gallup, Dick.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 4

Greene, Jonathan.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
Box 4

Greenwald, Ted.

General Physical Description note: 5 items.
Box 4

Grenier, Robert.

General Physical Description note: 7 items.
Box 4

Houédard, Dom Sylvester.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 4

Kolmar, Richard.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 4

Lax, Robert.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 4

Levy, D.A.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 4

Mayer, Bernadette.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 4

Morgan, Edwin.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
Box 4

Nasper, Louie.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 4

Nichol, bp.

General Physical Description note: 8 items.
Box 4

Niedecker, Lorine.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 4

Olson, Charles.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 4

Perreault, John.

General Physical Description note: 18 items.
Box 4

Pinelli, Joseph.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
Box 4

Pollet, Sylvester.

General Physical Description note: 9 items.
Box 4

Raworth, Tom.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 4

San Juan, E.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 4

Sandberg, David.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 4

Saroyan, Aram.

General Physical Description note: 20 items.
Box 4

Saxon, Dan.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 4

Silverton, Mike.

General Physical Description note: 5 items.
Box 4

Stein, Charles.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
Box 4

Veitch, Tom.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 4

Viscusi, Robert.

General Physical Description note: 4 items.
Box 4

Unidentified.

General Physical Description note: 12 items.
 

Manuscripts and Other Material Used in the Publication of Lines 1-4

Box 5

Lines 1.

Scope and Contents note

Original manuscript, spare covers.
Box 5

Lines 2.

Scope and Contents note

Manuscripts, and original ink and wash drawing for cover.
Box 5

Lines 3.

Scope and Contents note

Manuscripts excluding Veitch's Naked Express.
Box 5

Lines 4.

Scope and Contents note

Manuscripts and original cover and back cover.
Box 4

Ephemera. Winter 1965.

General Physical Description note: 23 items.

Scope and Contents note

re Lines House.
Box 4

Slides of art work, presumably exhibitions at Lines House.

General Physical Description note: 10 items.
Box 5

Saroyan, Aram, 1943- . Top. n.p. 1965.

General Physical Description note: 5 leaves.

Scope and Contents note

Original stencils.
Box 5

--- Diary. June 1961.

General Physical Description note: 5 leaves. Typescript copy.

Scope and Contents note

With this is the original manuscript.
Box 5

Art Directors Club Certificate of Merit to Aram Saroyan. Presented April 1, 1958.

General Physical Description note: 1 leaf.

Scope and Contents note

Also program for You can't take it with you. Trinity School. April, 1960. Aram Saroyan acted the role of Donald.
Box 5

Saroyan, Aram, 1943- . Book reports. n.p. 1954-1955.

General Physical Description note: 9 leaves. Holograph and typescript.

Scope and Contents note

These were assignments for school.
Box 5

Lines 3.5 Newspaper Issue.

General Physical Description note: 1 leaf.

Scope and Contents note

A limited edition of 100 numbered copies. This is no.45. 50¢
Part of a page of the New York Post, Wednesday. January 27, 1965.
Box 5

Saroyan, Aram, 1943- . Bibliography. n.p. 1969.

General Physical Description note: 7 leaves. Holograph.

Scope and Contents note

This is a listing of Saroyan's appearances in print.
Box 5

--- Songs & buttons. Stockholm. September 6, 1966.

General Physical Description note: 45 leaves. Holograph. Written in a spiral-bound notebook.
Box 5

--- My trip abroad. v.p. May 23-July 6, 1957.

General Physical Description note: Holograph. Written in a leather-bound notebook designed to be a travel journal.
Box 5

--- Aram Saroyan. [New York?] Lines. 1967.

General Physical Description note: 26 leaves.

Scope and Contents note

illustrated edition for Aram. Tom Clark. June 3, '67. Cambridge.
This copy has original ink drawings by Tom Clark on all leaves.
Box 5

Extra covers for Lapstrake, by Ted Greenwald.

General Physical Description note: 5 items.
Box 5

Saroyan, Aram, 1943- . Collected readable works to date: miscellaneous, Sled Hill Voices, Third Floor Voices, Works, Aram Saroyan, Pages, Excerpts from Gertrude Stein. Cambridge, Massachusetts. April 29, 1967.

General Physical Description note: 1 reel (5 in.) Tape recording.
 

[Articles About Aram Saroyan]

Box 48

The California Courier. , vol.31 no.26, 27. January 12, 1989

General Physical Description note: p.1.

Scope and Contents note

Writer Aram Saroyan to Discuss his Armenian American Identity.
Box 48

News-Chronicle. Lifestyle Section. Author Finds Conejo to be the Write Place. March 6, 1989.

Scope and Contents note

Article about Aram Saroyan and his novel The Romantic.
 

Books By or Published By Aram Saroyan

Box 6

Saroyan, Aram. Coffee coffee. New York: 0 to 9 Books. c. 1967.

Box 6

Saroyan, Aram. Aram Saroyan. New York: Random House, [1968].

Box 6

Coolidge, Clark. Flag flutter & U.S. electric. [New York?] Lines. 1966.

Box 6

Perreault, John. Camouflage. [New York?] Lines. 1966.

Box 7

General Stamp Album. Venice, California, Dansco. c. 1956.

Scope and Contents note

This contains Aram Saroyan's stamp collection, made when he was a boy.
Box 7

29 empty match folders and 3 buttons, all printed with poems by Saroyan.

General Physical Description note: 32 items.
 

Periodicals Containing Works By Aram Saroyan

Box 6

Analysis, vol.3 no.3: Franz Kline.

General Physical Description note: p.18.
Box 6

Analysis, vol.4 no.1: Venice. August 1, 1957.

General Physical Description note: p.5.
Box 6

Analysis, vol.5 no.1.

General Physical Description note: p.11.

Scope and Contents note

Small poem.
Cover by Saroyan and David Porter.
Box 6

Analysis, vol.5 no.2: A visit with Oscar Williams, by Saroyan and F.D. Hill, and This morning.

General Physical Description note: pp.5-6.
Box 6

Artesian, vol.4 no.2 (): Sketches. Spring 1959

General Physical Description note: p.17.

General note

(Saroyan's photograph with his father and sister is on the front cover)
Box 6

Before your very eyes! an occasional magazine. (): [Poem]. c. 1967

General Physical Description note: 2nd leaf.
Box 6

Drainage no.1 (): [4 poems]. c1967

General Physical Description note: 7th, 8th, 9th, & 10th leaves.
Box 6

Drainage no.2 (): Third floor voices. May 1967

General Physical Description note: 4th-7th leaves.
Box 6

Granta, vol.71 no.12456 (): The sentence. n.d.

General Physical Description note: p.20.
Box 6

Joglars no.1 (): Tired poem, 4th leaf; 4 poems from Sled Hill Voices, 4th leaf (verso) - 5th leaf; Poem recognizing someone in the street, 22nd leaf; [3 more poems on following pages]. 1966

Box 6

Nation, vol.198 no.13 (): Poem. March 30, 1963

General Physical Description note: p.275.
Box 6

Nation, vol.202 no.9 (): The sentence. February 28, 1966

General Physical Description note: p.250.
Box 6

Patterns, vol.1 no.1 (): Poems. Winter 1967

General Physical Description note: p.18.
Box 6

Quest (): In Klee. Spring 1961

General Physical Description note: p.13.
Box 6

0 to 9 no.2 (): Poems. August 1967

General Physical Description note: pp.58-61.
Box 6

0 to 9 no.3 (): Poems. January 1968

General Physical Description note: pp.12, 22, 25, 32, 46, 54, 64, 67.
Box 6

Lines, no.1-6 (). September 1964-November 1965

General Physical Description note: Also a copy of no.1-5 bound in blue cloth.

Scope and Contents note

Edited by Saroyan; the six issues contain poems by him.
Box 6

Poetry, vol.104 no.1 (): [Book review of Robert Creeley's The Island]. April 1964

General Physical Description note: pp.45-47.
Box 6

Poetry, vol.108 no.6 (): From Sled Hill Voices. September 1966

General Physical Description note: pp.380-381.
Box 6

Poetry, vol.110 no.6 (): Nine poems. September 1967

General Physical Description note: pp.374-378.
Box 6

Poetry, vol.112 no.3 (): Poem. June 1968

General Physical Description note: pp.162-163.
Box 14

Rolling Stone. San Francisco, California. no.159 () [poem]. 1974

General Physical Description note: [p.59].
Box 16

Ararat no.52 (vol.13 no.4 - ): For Tom Clark [poem]. Autumn 1972

General Physical Description note: p.10.
Box 16

Ararat no.54 (vol.14 no.3 - ). Homage to Archie Minasian [review]. Summer 1973

General Physical Description note: pp.2-3.
Box 16

Beaulines no.2 (): My friends [poem]. February 1973

General Physical Description note: [p.7].
Box 16

Beaulines no.5 (): [story]. July/August 1973

General Physical Description note: p.9.
Box 16

Beaulines no.6 (): Quotations from Dr. Oyle [article]. September/October 1973

General Physical Description note: pp.4-5.
Box 17

Big Sky, no.5 (): 3 poems. c. 1973

General Physical Description note: [pp.35-37].
Box 17

Big Sky, no.6 (): Marilyn Monroe [poem]. c. 1973

General Physical Description note: [p.80]
Box 17

The Bolinas magazine, no.1 (): Madness [poem]. March 1973

Box 17

The Bolinas magazine, no.2 ]: poem and fiction. [1973

Box 17

Buffalo Stamps, no.6 (): poems. c. 1973

General Physical Description note: pp.8-13.
Box 17

Contact no.7 ]: poems. [ca. 1973

General Physical Description note: pp.43-44.
Box 17

Lip no.1 / Telegraph books special issue, edited by Victor Bockris (): poems. c. 1972

General Physical Description note: pp.42-51.
Box 17

The Milk Quarterly no.4 (): This is a little story (with Lewis Warsh). March 1973

General Physical Description note: p.42.
Box 17

The Milk Quarterly, no.6 (): One Night [poem]. December 1973

General Physical Description note: p.28.
Box 17

The Nation, vol.217 no.19 (): Quick poem. December 3, 1973

General Physical Description note: p.606.
Box 17

Poetry review, vol.64, no.3 (): My grandmother, [poem], and Full moon ode [poem]. Autumn 1973

General Physical Description note: pp.254-256
Box 17

Strange Faeces 10 ]: various articles. [

Box 17

The 10]: poems. [1972

General Physical Description note: [p.15].
Box 17

The World no.26 (): 5 poems with Bill Berkson. Winter 1973

Box 17

The World no.28 (): poems from The Bolinas Book. May 1973

General Physical Description note: pp.33-38.
Box 23

Ararat. New York. vol.15 no.2 (): Thirteen [Poem]. Spring 1974

Box 23

The Bolinas hearsay news. Bolinas. Poem. ca. July 26, 1974

Box 23

The Bolinas hearsay news. Bolinas. ) Poem. ca. (August 12, 1974

Box 23

The Bolinas hearsay news. Bolinas. ) Poem: Friendship. ca. (September 6, 1974

Box 23

The Bolinas hearsay news. Bolinas. ) News item. ca. (October 15, 1974

Box 23

Chicago. Essex, England. no.2 () Poem: Cream's story. February 1974

Box 23

The ear in a wheatfield. Victoria, Australia. () Poem. May 1974

Box 23

The east-west journal. vol.4 no.8 () Letter. September 1974

Box 23

The end over end. Monte Rio, California. no.8 () Poems. Spring/Summer 1974

Box 23

L magazine. Berkeley, California. vol.2 no.1/2. Poem: Mr. Stumola.

Box 23

Nation. New York. vol.219 no.2 () Poem: The night. July 20, 1974

Box 23

New Journal. Cambridge, Massachusetts. () Poem: Lines from my autobiography. November 1974

Box 23

New York Times. New York. () Article: Unhorsed as a space cowboy. Clipped. November 23, 1974

Box 23

Occident. Berkeley, California. vol.8 () Poem: Timing. Spring 1974

Box 23

Out there. Chicago. no.6. Poems: Erasers: Sawing the wood; Poem.

Box 23

Paris review. New York. no.59 () Poems: Madness: I'm the Mississippi. Fall 1974

Box 23

Poetry. Chicago. vol.124 no.6 () Poems: Life is no arrival: Life is a dream. September 1974

Box 23

The poetry project newsletter. New York. no.15 () Open letter. May 1974

Box 23

Rolling stone. San Francisco. no.159 () Poem: Lines for my autobiography. April 25, 1974

Box 23

Sotto voice. Beeston, Nottingham. no.1 ] Excerpts from The Street. [1974

Box 23

Sotto voice. Beeston, Nottingham. no.3 ] Poem: Sawing the wood. [1974

Box 32

1. Archive Newsletter.

General Physical Description note: pp.35-39.

Scope and Contents note

Published by the Special Collections Library of the University of California at San Diego.
A review of Talking Poetry: Conversations in the Workshop with Contemporary Poets, edited by Lee Bartlett.

General note

Missing.
Box 32

Ararat. vol.29 no.3. The Driver: Reflections on Jack Kerouac. Summer 1988.

General Physical Description note: pp.26-27.
Box 7

Angel Hair no.3 (): [Poems]. Summer 1967

General Physical Description note: 10th leaf and verso of 10th leaf.
Box 7

Art and Literature no.12 (): 4 Poems from Works. Spring 1967

General Physical Description note: pp.155-157.
Box 7

Kulchur, vol.5 no.19 (): [Book review of Telegrams from my Windmill, by Ian Hamilton Finlay]. Autumn 1965

General Physical Description note: p.101.
Box 7

Seventeen (): Lens on Europe. January 1958

General Physical Description note: pp.70-71.
Box 8

Artes Hispanicas, vol.1 no.3 & 4 (): [Poems]. Winter / Spring 1968

General Physical Description note: pp.236-238.
Box 8

Chicago Review, vol.19 no.4 (): [Poems]. September 1967

General Physical Description note: pp.22-27.
Box 8

Elephant no.1 (): [Poems]. Summer 1965

General Physical Description note: 27th-29th leaves.
Box 8

ICA Bulletin no.161 (, Four poems. August & September 1966)

General Physical Description note: p.31.
Box 8

Paris Review, vol.9 no.35 (): Poem. Fall 1965

General Physical Description note: p.126.
Box 8

Paris Review, vol.10 no.40 (): from Works. Winter-Spring 1967

General Physical Description note: p.165.
Box 8

Paris Review, vol.11 no.43 (: French poets. Summer 1968)

General Physical Description note: p.56; Introduction, and p.57.
Box 8

Wivenhoe Park Review no.1 (): Prose. Winter 1965

General Physical Description note: pp.80-83.
Box 10

Clothesline no.2. Poem. 1970.

General Physical Description note: 3rd-6th leaf.
Box 10

Adventures in poetry no.7 (): Poem. February 1971

General Physical Description note: 3rd-18th leaf.
Box 10

Search for tomorrow. Iowa City. no.3 (). [Poems]. 1971

Box 10

This. Iowa City. no.2. [Poems]. c. 1971.

Box 10

Gum. Iowa City. no.6. [Poems]. September 1971.

Box 10

Hellcoal annual one. Providence, Rhode Island. no.1. [Poem]. c. 1971.

General Physical Description note: [p.79].
Box 13

Beaulines. Bolinas, California. no.1 (). [poem]. 1972

General Physical Description note: [p.7.].
Box 13

Big Sky. Bolinas, California. no.4 (). [poems]. 1972

General Physical Description note: 2 leaves.
Box 13

Contact, The San Francisco Journal of New Writing, Arts, and Ideas. San Francisco. (). 1958

General note

[Photograph by Aram Saroyan of William Saroyan]
Box 13

ERA. Philadelphia. vol.8 no.1 (). [extracts]. Spring 1972

General Physical Description note: [pp.39-48].
Box 13

Expose: Concrete Poetry. Indiana University. (). February 1970

Scope and Contents note

[Cover poem by Aram Saroyan]
Box 13

Marijuana Review. vol.1 no.6 (). [poem]. January - June 1971

General Physical Description note: [p.15].
Box 13

The 9. Boulder, Colorado. [poem].

General Physical Description note: 1 leaf.
Box 13

The Paper. Bolinas, California. no.16 (). [poem]. August 1972

General Physical Description note: [p.45].
Box 13

The Paris Review. London. no.53. [poems].

General Physical Description note: [pp.28-31].
Box 13

Poetry Review. London. vol.63 no.3 (). [poems]. Autumn 1972

General Physical Description note: [pp.262-264].
Box 13

San Francisco. San Francisco. (). [poems]. 1972

Box 55

Ararat. , no.117. Excerpt from The Romantic. Winter 1989

General Physical Description note: pp.28-31.
Box 48

The California Courier. , vol.31 no.31. February 9, 1989

General Physical Description note: pp.7 and 15.

Scope and Contents note

Writer Aram Saroyan Discusses his Armenian Roots and Identity. Article includes half of Aram Saroyan's talk at the Pasadena Library auditorium on January 22, 1989 sponsered by the Armenian Allied Arts Association.
Box 55

The California Courier, vol.31 no.32.

General Physical Description note: p.10.

Scope and Contents note

Writer Aram Saroyan Discusses his Armenian Roots and Identity. Comprised of the second half of Aram Saroyan's talk.
Box 55

Los Angeles Times Book Review. Sunday, February 26, 1989.

General Physical Description note: p.2.

Scope and Contents note

A Life After Death. A review of Five Seasons by A.B. Yehoshua.
Box 55

Los Angeles Times Book Review. Sunday, July 9, 1989.

General Physical Description note: p.3.

Scope and Contents note

Michener Tries Parable. A review of Journey by James Michener.
Box 55

Los Angeles Times Book Review. Sunday, August 13, 1989.

General Physical Description note: pp.3 and 5.

Scope and Contents note

Ready to Dare the Undaring. A review of Cartographies by Maya Sonenberg.
Box 55

Los Angeles Times Book Review. Sunday, September 24, 1989.

General Physical Description note: p.2.

Scope and Contents note

How to Doff a Suit of Armor. A review of Physical Culture by Hillary Johnson.
Box 55

Los Angeles Times. Thursday, December 7, 1989.

General Physical Description note: A photocopy copy of this review as it appeared in the newspaper (pp.17-18).

Scope and Contents note

Suppose We Invaded Nicaragua? A review of The Circus Master's Mission by Joel Brinkley. [In] E section.
Box 55

Los Angeles Times. Monday, December 25, 1989.

General Physical Description note: A photocopy copy of the review as it appears in the newspaper (p.15).

Scope and Contents note

Portrait of One Legacy of Vietnam. A review of The Deuce by Robert Olen Butler. [In] E section.
 

Books By or Published By Aram Saroyan

Box 8

Saroyan, Aram. Aram Saroyan. [New York?] Lines. 1967.

Box 8

Saroyan, Aram. Works. [New York?] Lines. 1966.

Box 8

Coolidge, Clark. Clark Coolidge. [New York?] Lines. 1967.

Box 8

Kolmar, Richard. Games. [New York?] Lines. 1966.

Box 10

Grace, Carol. The secret in the daisy. New York: Random House ] [c. 1955

General note

The author is Mrs. Walter Matthau, the former Mrs. William Saroyan, Aram's mother.
 

Books - Presentation Copies to Aram Saroyan

Box 10

Clark, Tom. Green. Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press. 1971.

Box 10

Grenier, Robert. Dusk road games: poems, 1960-66. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Pym-Randall Press. c. 1967.

Box 10

Hausman, Gerald. New Marlboro Stage. Lenox, Massachusetts: Bookstore Press. 1971.

Box 10

Kherdian, David. Homage to Adana. Fresno: Giligia Press. 1971.

Box 10

Minasian, Khatchik. Five Poems. Mount Horeb: Perishable Press. 1971.

Box 10

Raworth, Tom. Lion Lion. London: Trigram Press Limited. c. 1970.

Box 10

Kherdian, David. An evening with Saroyan, the ghost of Shah-Mouradian, a review of Short Drive, Sweet Chariot. Fresno: Giligia Press. Monday, May 9, 1966. 1970.

Box 13

MacAdams, Lewis. City Money. Oxford, England: Burning Waters, [1972].

Box 13

Veitch, Tom. My Father's Golden Eye. [New York]: Adventures in Poetry, [1970].

Box 13

Bockris, Victor. In America. Pennsylvania: Telegraph Books [1972].

General note

[Cover photo by Aram Saroyam]
Box 13

Buxton, John. Byron and Shelley. London: Macmillan. 1968.

Box 13

Cornish, Sam. Generations. [United States]: Beacon Press [1971].

Box 13

Kyger, Joanne. Desecheo Notebook. Berkeley, California: Arif Press. 1971.

Box 13

MacAdams, Lewis Jr. Dance - As Individual Body-Power. [New York: The Institute of Further Studies. 1972].

Box 13

Warsh, Lewis, Long Distance. London: Ferry Press. 1971.

Scope and Contents note

Collages by George Schneeman.
Box 13

Wylie, Andrew. Yellow Flowers. [United States of America]: Dot Books, ] [1972

Box 13

ATOZ - '71-'72. Dedicated to Aram Saroyan. n.p. n.d.

Box 18

Berkson, Bill. Recent visitors. n.p., Angel Hair Books, [c. 1973].

Box 18

Brodey, Jim. Breathlahem. New York: Sun Spot, [

Box 18

Creeley, Robert. Contexts of poetry: interviews 1961-1971. Bolinas, California: Four Seasons Foundation. 1973.

Box 18

Creeley, Robert. The Creative. Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press. March 1973.

Scope and Contents note

[Reprint from Sparrow 6]
Box 18

Creeley, Robert. His idea. n.p.: The Coach House Press, [c. 1973].

Box 18

DeVore, Darrell. Pigmy Unit. n.p.: Books Too. n.d.

Box 18

Loonin, Allen. Extension of crevice. Bolinas, California. 1971.

Box 18

Meltzer, David. French broom. Bolinas, California. 1973.

Box 18

Padgett, Ron and Tom Veitch. Antlers in the treetops. Toronto: The Coach House Press, [1973].

Box 18

Sander, Ellen. Trips. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, [c. 1973].

Box 18

Waldman, Anne. Light and shadow. n.p. [c. 1972].

Box 18

Berkson, Bill. Ants. Berkeley: Arif Press. 1974.

Box 18

Berkson, Bill. 100 women. Chicago: Simon and Schuster. 1974.

Box 18

Bockris-Wylie. Ali. New York: Freeway Press. 1974.

Box 18

Hawkins, Bobbie. Fifteen poems. Berkeley: Arif Press. 1974.

Box 18

Knott, Bill. Love poems to myself. Boston: Barn Dream Press. 1974.

Box 18

Kyger, Joanne. Trucks:tracks. Bolinas: Mesa Press. 1974.

Box 18

MacClain, Martin. The Bearing. San Francisco: Cranium Press. 1967.

Box 18

MacClain, Martin. The dwelling poem. n.p.: no publisher. n.d.

Box 18

Malanga, Gerard. Light/Licht. Göttingen, Germany: Expanded media editions. 1973.

Box 18

Malanga, Gerard. 22 by Gerard Malanga. Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press. 1974.

Box 18

Malanga, Gerard. Wheels of light. Dharmsala, India: White Light Foundation. 1972.

Box 18

Palmer, Michael. The Circular Gates. Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press. 1974.

Box 18

Pearlstein, Darlene. Rabbits, frogs and other mischief. Chicago: Yellow Press. 1973.

Box 18

Waldman, Anne. Life notes. New York: Bobbs-Merrill Company. 1973.

Box 18

Wolfe, Michael. How love gets around. Victoria, British Columbia: Soft Press. 1974.

Box 32

About Time. Poems by Diana Der Hovanessian.

Box 32

The Wounded Alphabet: Poems Collected & New 1953-1983, by George Hitchcock.

Box 32

Love-Songs & Graffiti. Verse by Jack Little.

Box 32

Sometime the Cow Kick Your Head: Light Verse 1988.

Scope and Contents note

An anthology edited by Robert Wallace including a poem by Jack Little, who has inscribed the book.
Box 32

Forbidden Days of Ramazan. A novel by Lucik Melikian.

Box 32

From Hunger to Caviar. A novel by Lucik Melikian.

Box 52-53

Ladies Above Suspicion. Poems by Michael C. Ford. Illuminati.

General Physical Description note: Inscribed.
Box 52-53

Turtle Dream by Gerald Hausman. A Mariposa Book.

Box 52-53

Stargazer by Gerald Hausman. Lotus Press.

Box 52-53

The Feminization of America by Elinor Lenz and Barbara Myerhoff. Jeremy P. Tarcher. Inscribed by Elinor Lenz.

Box 52-53

The State of California by Ted Pejovich. Knopf. Signed.

Box 52-53

In the Name of Love by Jessica Lansing (David Ritz). A Jove Book.

Box 52-53

Dreams by David Ritz. Berkeley.

Box 52-53

Blue Notes Under a Green Felt Hat by David Ritz. Donald I. Fine.

Box 52-53

Raising the Dead by Roger L. Simon. Villard Books.

General Physical Description note: Inscribed.
Box 52-53

Spring Thaw by S.L. Stebel. Walker and Company.

Box 52-53

Pangolin Magazine. Blue Shadow Press. Ventura, California.

Box 52-53

The Best of the Arcade Poetry Project. Ventura, California.

Box 10

--- Adam-12. Hudson, Massachusetts. October 12, 1971.

General Physical Description note: 22 leaves. Mimeograph.

Scope and Contents note

A collection of writing from the Poetry Workshop conducted by Aram Saroyan with Mrs. Welch's 3rd Grade Class at the Linden Street School.
 

Ephemera

Box 13

Miscellaneous ephemera sent to Aram Saroyan.

General Physical Description note: 1 folder.
 

Manuscripts

Box 14

Animal Crackers. Aram Saroyan and Tom Veitch. 1972.

General Physical Description note: 18 leaves. Typescript.
Box 14

Bolinas. Aram Saroyan and Gerard Malanga.

General Physical Description note: 86pp. Typescript.
Box 14

The Bolinas Book. 1972.

General Physical Description note: 20 leaves. Typescript.
Box 14

The Children. Photographs by Aram Saroyan, Words by Philip Whalen. Taken between 1957-58.

General Physical Description note: 85 leaves. Holograph.
Box 14

Evening in Bolinas. 1972.

General Physical Description note: 23 leaves. Typescript.
Box 14

Friends: an epistolary novel. Aram Saroyan and Tom Clark.

General Physical Description note: 29pp. Photocopy of typescript.
Box 14

Lines for My Autobiography and Other Poems.

General Physical Description note: 51pp. Typescript.
Box 14

Miscellaneous.

General Physical Description note: 12pp. Typescript and articles pasted onto paper.
Box 14

Rocky 9 Ace. Gerard Malanga's manuscript.

General Physical Description note: 18pp. Carbon of typescript.
Box 14

Friendly Persuasion. 1973.

General Physical Description note: 64 leaves. Holograph.
Box 14

Poetry in Motion. 1973.

General Physical Description note: 86 leaves. Holograph.
Box 14

The Street. 1973.

General Physical Description note: 120 leaves. Holograph.
Box 14

The library at night. A short story. Bolinas, California. February 20, 1974.

General Physical Description note: 4 leaves. Holograph (photocopy).

Scope and Contents note

Cover by Gailyn Saroyan.
Box 14

The journey: a diary. Begun in Bolinas, California. March 1974.

General Physical Description note: 21 leaf. Holograph (photocopy).
Box 14

Timetables. Begun in Bolinas, California. March 1974.

General Physical Description note: Holograph (photocopies).

Scope and Contents note

Contributions towards a new novel. Includes: The library at night, Dear Walter, Suspended animation, and Meeting Bob Dylan, American Blues, and Monday.
Box 15

Manuscripts and other materials used in the publication of Bolinas magazine, no.1 and 2, edited by Aram Saroyan and Russ Riviere. 1973.

General Physical Description note: Holograph and typescript.
Box 15

Day by day; poems by Aram Saroyan. 1973.

General Physical Description note: 56 leaves. Holograph.
Box 15

Heart; poems by Aram Saroyan. 1954-1972.

General Physical Description note: 71 leaves. Holograph.
Box 15

Hello, America; a novel by Aram Saroyan. 1974.

General Physical Description note: 60 leaves. Holograph.
Box 15

High on the mesa; a modern western. Aram Saroyan. 1974.

General Physical Description note: 48 leaves. Holograph.
Box 15

Lines for my autobiography and other poems.

General Physical Description note: 40 leaves.
Box 15

Poetry in motion, and Friendly Persuasion and Other Poems.

General Physical Description note: 55 leaves and 50 leaves. Holograph, typescript and photocopy of both typescript and holograph materials.

Scope and Contents note

(Partial manuscript)
[Revised manuscripts in notebook form]
Box 15

Timetables, a novel. 1974.

General Physical Description note: 123 leaves. Holograph.
 

Anthologies Containing Works By Aram Saroyan

Box 7

The American Literary Anthology / 1. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, [c. 1968].

Box 7

An Anthology of Concrete Poetry, edited by Emmett Williams. New York: Something Else Press, Incorporated, [c. 1967].

Box 7

The Young American Poets: a Big Table Book, edited by Paul Carroll. Chicago: Follett Publishing Company [c. 1968].

Scope and Contents note

Introduction by James Dickey.
Box 7

Once Again, [edited with an introduction by] Jean-François Bory. [New York]: New Directions [c. 1968].

Scope and Contents note

Translated by Lee Hildreth.
Box 16

Allstars, edited by Tom Clark. New York: Grossman Publishers, [c. 1972].

Box 16

How porcupines make love, edited by Alan C. Purves. Lexington, Massachusetts: photocopy College Publishing, [c. 1972].

Box 16

Probes; an introduction to poetry, William K. Harlan. New York: The Macmillan Company, [c. 1973].

Box 16

Shake the kaleidoscope; a new anthology of modern poetry, edited by Milton Klonsky. New York: Pocket Books, [c. 1973].

Box 16

Konglomerati. Gulfport, Florida: Konglomerati Press, [

General note

Published and printed in three parts.
Box 24

Fathar 66. Bolinas: Duncan McNaughton. 1974.

Box 24

Fillmer, H. Thompson, et al. Patterns of language. New York: American Book Company. 1974.

Box 24

National Poetry Anthology. Clarkston, Georgia. De Kalb Literary Arts Journal, vol.7 no.2/4. n.d.

Box 24

Swanger, David. The poem as process. New York: Harcourt, Brace Jovanovich. 1974.

Box 24

Laughlin, James, et al. New Directions 33: An international anthology of prose and poetry. [New York]: [New Directions Publishing Corporation] [c. 1976].

 

Miscellaneous

Box 10

--- Goodbye cards from Mrs. Welch's third grade class. Hudson, Massachusetts: Linden Elementary School. December 13, 1971.

General Physical Description note: 32 items.
Box 10

--- Christmas card Little is what she is. Cambridge, Massachusetts. 1971.

Box 10

--- Media. Clippings from various periodicals, all by Aram Saroyan. Cambridge, Massachusetts. 1971.

General Physical Description note: Mounted on paper. 10 leaves.
Box 10

--- Writing. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1972.

General Physical Description note: 60pp. Photocopy.
Box 12

--- Correspondence.

Box 10

--- Postcards. Cambridge, Massachusetts. 1971.

General Physical Description note: 5 pieces.
Box 10

--- Highschool writing. v.p. 1957.

General Physical Description note: 6 leaves. Typescript.
Box 10

--- Writing. n.p. 1964-1970.

General Physical Description note: 36 leaves. Typescript.
Box 18

Announcement of Expose: concrete poetry, a symposium held at Indiana University, February , and related material. 1970

Scope and Contents note

Utilized Aram Saroyan's work in this genre. Cover poem by Aram Saroyan.
Box 18

Hand made poster announcing Aram Saroyan reading in Bolinas, California.

Box 18

Material on proposed anthology: Semiotic Trends in Contemporary Poetry, under the direction of Mary Ellen Solt.

General note

To be published by Mouton Publishers, the Hague, the Netherlands.
Box 18

Beyond poetry. New York. n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Two issues of periodical.
Box 18

Posters for Saroyan poetry readings. 1974.

General Physical Description note: 7 items.
Box 18

Saroyan, William. Peace, it's wonderful. New York: Modern Age Books. 1939.

Box 33

Vanity Fair. Article How Wily is Andrew Wylie? by Michael Shnayerson. January 1988.

General Physical Description note: pp.24-29.

Scope and Contents note

Aram Saroyan is quoted in the piece.
Box 33

Ronnie Finklehof, Superstar! by Alan W. Livingston.

Scope and Contents note

A copy of the Fawcett Juniper paperback with a note signed by the author on the occasion of the Los Angeles book party for the book.
Box 33

Buck James: Lives in the Balance, a teleplay by Garner Simmons. Dated February 5, 1988.

Scope and Contents note

Final draft and two revisions of parts of the final draft.
This is a shooting script for the short-lived television series, Buck James, starring Dennis Weaver.
Box 33

A Letter from Germany, a proposal for a television mini-series, by Jeff Pollack and Hubert de la Bouillerie.

General note

NOTE: de la Bouillerie is Aram Saroyan's first cousin.
Box 33

Catalogues etc. from the American Booksellers' Convention (ABA)/Encino, California. , which Aram Saroyan attended to promote The Romantic. 1988

General Physical Description note: In a large manila envelope labeled same.
Box 33

The California Courier. December 8, 1988.

Scope and Contents note

On the front page is a photograph taken at the book signing for The Romantic at Dutton's Brentwood Bookstore in Los Angeles.
(Pictured: Carol Matthau, Strawberry, Aram, and Gailyn Saroyan, Walter Matthau, and Jack Lemmon).
Box 33

Los Angeles Times Book Review. December 18, 1988.

Scope and Contents note

Stuart Schoffman's Critic's Choice review of The Romantic appears on p.10.
Box 33

8 envelopes of unsorted material & 1 poster.

Box ?

Program for Senior Graduation Ceremonies at the Viewpoint School in Calabassas, California on June 9, 1989.

Scope and Contents note

Aram Saroyan gave the commencement address.
Box ?

Video tape of the graduation ceremony at Viewpoint School including Aram Saroyan's commencement address.

Box 55

Kahlil Gibran: Paintings & Drawings 1905-1930. Vrej Baghoomian. 1989.

Scope and Contents note

A hardcover copy of the catalogue for the retrospective exhibit. Aram Saroyan's essay appears on pp.4-11.
Box ?

lighght--- The Paris Review poster.

Scope and Contents note

A silkscreen poster, signed and numbered by Aram Saroyan, one of an edition of 150 executed by Ron McPherson of La Poloma editions for The Paris Review during the summer of 1989.
 

Correspondence, Individual

Box 19

Correspondence, Individual: Coolidge - Malanga.

Box 20

Matthau - Poetry: a.

Box 21

Random House - Zukofsky.

Box 22

Saroyan, William.

 

Manuscript Material By Aram Saroyan

Box 24

Confessions of a poet - singer - songwriter. n.p. n.d.

General Physical Description note: 19 leaves. Holograph.
Box 24

Confessions of a poet - singer - songwriter. n.p. n.d.

General Physical Description note: 19 leaves. Typescript (carbon).
Box 24

Heart. n.p. n.d.

General Physical Description note: 4 p.l., 36 leaves. Holograph.
Box 24

The street: an autobiographical novel. v.p., v.d. 3 p.l., 60 leaves.

General Physical Description note: Holograph.

Scope and Contents note

Original manuscript of the published work.
Box 24

The street: an autobiographical novel. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 3 p.l., 127 leaves. Typescript.
Box 24

Timetables. n.p. n.d. [

General Physical Description note: 66 leaves. Typescript (carbon).
 

Published Material By Aram Saroyan

Box 24

The Bolinas book. South Lancaster, Massachusetts, Other Publications. 1974.

 

Series 3: Aram Saroyan Literary Archives for 1988 1988

 

Correspondence

General note

(The numbers in parenthesis refers to the no. of items from correspondent. No no. signifies a single item).
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1. Abintra, the Bookseller.

Box 25-27

2. Acacia Elementary School.

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3. Admiral, Virginia.

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4. Amnesty International.

Box 25-27

5. Arbeeny, Karen Lee.

Box 25-27

6. Armenian Assembly of America.

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7. The Art Letter.

Box 25-27

8. Aversano, Frank.

Box 25-27

9. Aversano, Frank & Sally.

Box 25-27

10. The Authors Guild, Incorporated.

General Physical Description note: (7 items).
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11. The Authors League Fund.

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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12. Bagatourian, Biana (student).

Box 25-27

13. Bagdasarian, Armen.

Box 25-27

14. Bailey, Rosemary and Miles, Barry.

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15. Bartlett, Nancy.

Box 25-27

16. Beyond Baroque Literary/Arts Center.

General Physical Description note: (6 items).
Box 25-27

17. Blatty, Mike & Sue.

Box 25-27

18. Bonanno, David ( American Poetry Review).

Box 25-27

19. Bond, Harold.

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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20. The Bread and Roses Award.

Box 25-27

21. Calder, Professor Daniel G. (UCLA).

Box 25-27

22. Calder, Daniel G. and Carothers, Caryl (Friends of English, UCLA).

Box 25-27

23. California Democratic State Party.

Box 25-27

24. Carothers, Caryl (Friends of English, UCLA).

Box 25-27

25. Chavez, Cesar.

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26. Christian Appalachian Project.

Box 25-27

27. Clarke, Wendy.

Box 25-27

28. Cleary, Kristen.

Box 25-27

29. Cockburn, Alexander.

Box 25-27

30. Coffee House Press.

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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31. Cohen, Ronny (The Art Letter).

Box 25-27

32. Coleman, Wanda.

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33. Cooper, Gail.

Box 25-27

34. Crosscurrents (Short Fiction Symposium).

Box 25-27

35. Dalkey Archive.

Box 25-27

36. Darwent, Brian.

Box 25-27

37. de la Bouillerie, Hilary (cousin's wife).

General Physical Description note: (3 items).
Box 25-27

38. Dell Books.

Box 25-27

39. Der Yeghiayan, Garbis (American-Armenian International College).

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
Box 25-27

40. Diehl, Digby (PEN American Center West).

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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41. Diehl, Digby & Kay.

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42. Disabled American Veterans.

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43. Dittrick, Lynn (MTM).

Box 25-27

44. Dollars & Sense.

Box 25-27

45. Dukakis, Michael S.

Box 25-27

46. Dutton's Brentwood Bookstore.

Box 25-27

47. Dvosin, Nora.

Box 25-27

48. Dworkoski, Robert J. (Viewpoint School).

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49. Espey, John.

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50. Findon, Kathy (McGraw-Hill).

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51. First Stage.

Box 25-27

52. Fishman, Dr. Charles (SUNY Farmingdale).

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53. Fishman, Charles & Ellen.

Box 25-27

54. Fontana, Tom.

General Physical Description note: (10 items).
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55. Fuentes, Manuel.

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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56. Fusion Video.

Box 25-27

57. Gaines, Rosslyn (UCLA).

General Physical Description note: (4 items).
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58. Galbraith, John Kenneth.

Box 25-27

59. Gay Mens Health Crisis.

General Physical Description note: (4 items).
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60. Gere, Richard (Tibet House).

Box 25-27

61. Ginsberg, Meryl (UCLA--The Writers' Program).

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62. Glazer, Lori (McGraw-Hill).

Box 25-27

63. Goffin, Ellen.

General Physical Description note: (6 items).
Box 25-27

64. Goffin, Gerry.

Box 25-27

65. Goldberg, Barry.

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
Box 25-27

66. Gotlieb, Dr. Howard B. (Boston University Library).

General Physical Description note: (5 items).
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67. Granger, John (University of California, San Diego).

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68. Granta.

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69. Gregorian, Vartan.

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70. Half Hollow Hills School District.

Box 25-27

71. Hamalian, Leo.

General Physical Description note: (8 items).
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72. Hamilton, Edward R. (Bookseller).

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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73. Healey, John G. (Amnesty International).

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74. Heiney, Donald (University of California, Irvine).

General Physical Description note: (3 items).
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75. Hovnanian Armenian School.

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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76. Hudgins, Chris (2--University of Nevada, Las Vegas).

Box 25-27

77. Huerta, Dolores (United Farm Workers).

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78. Human Rights Watch.

Box 25-27

79. Huth, Geof.

General Physical Description note: (3 items).
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80. The Hydens (cousin & husband).

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81. In These Times.

Box 25-27

82. Jackson, Jesse.

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83. Jay, Barbara.

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84. Johnson, Janet (student).

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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85. Sam: Johnson's Bookshop.

Box 25-27

86. Junker, Howard (Zyzzyva).

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87. Karoff, Jeff.

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88. Kallenberg, John K. (Fresno County Librarian).

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
Box 25-27

89. Kalinian, Paul (William Saroyan Film Project).

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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90. Jan Kesner Gallery.

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91. Kohn, Ben & Barbara.

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92. Kolligian, Leo S.

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93. Kornblum, Allan (Coffee House Press).

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94. Krim, Seymour.

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95. Laven, Connie Jo (Robert Kennedy Medical Center).

Box 25-27

96. Lears.

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97. Leary, Timothy.

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98. Leedom-Ackerman, Joanne (PEN American Center West).

General Physical Description note: (3 items).
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99. Library Journal.

Box 25-27

100. Little, Jack W. (August -Armenian Heritage Project).

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101. Long, Carole (Armenian Assembly of America).

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102. Kerdian, David.

General Physical Description note: (3 items).
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103. Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

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104. Loy, Lerenzy (Mickey) (The Writers' Program, UCLA).

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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105. Lucas, Noirin (The Wendy Weil Agency).

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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106. MacAdams, Phoebe.

General Physical Description note: (4 items).
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107. Malanga, Gerard.

General Physical Description note: (6 items).
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108. Mallon, Thomas.

General Physical Description note: (3 items).
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109. Manson, Joyce (UCLA Extension).

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110. Marcus, Rosheen (Maternal Grandmother).

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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111. Matthau, Carol (Mother).

General Physical Description note: (5 items).
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112. Matthau, Charles (Half-brother).

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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113. Matthau, Walter (step-father).

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114. McCarthy, Mignon (student).

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115. McClanahan, Pauli (Mother-in-law).

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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116. McGovern, George.

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117. Melikian, Armen.

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118. Melikian, Lucik.

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119. Minasian, Helen.

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120. Minasian, Vahan (cousin).

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121. New Directions.

General Physical Description note: (4 items).
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122. Nicaragua Medical Aid.

Box 25-27

123. Niles, Charles (Boston University Library).

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124. Ohannessian, Griselda ( New Directions).

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125. Parisi, Joseph ( Poetry Magazine).

Box 25-27

126. Parker, Janet (Thousand Oaks High School Librarian).

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127. Peck, Michele.

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128. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.

General Physical Description note: (3 items).
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129. Petrie, Bernard (lawyer).

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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130. Pollinger, Gerald (Laurence Pollinger Literary Agency).

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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131. Plowshares Defense Fund.

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132. Price-Williams, Douglas (UCLA).

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133. Pruder, Elgin & Elinor (Aunt & husband).

General Physical Description note: (3 items).
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134. The Poetry Project.

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135. Rayfiel, David.

General Physical Description note: (3 items).
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136. Reichert, Amie.

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137. Ritchie, Michael & Jimmie.

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138. Robarts, Richard C. (Near East Foundation).

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139. Rooks, Lois (At Home In New York).

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140. Roosevelt, James (Social Security and Medicare).

Box 25-27

141. Saroyan, Aram.

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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142. Saroyan, Lucy (sister).

Box 25-27

143. Screen Actors Guild.

General Physical Description note: (3 items).
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144. See, Carolyn.

General Physical Description note: (4 items).
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145. Segal, Susan (student).

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146. Small World Books.

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147. Smith, Steve (Insurance Agent).

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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148. Somerville Sutton, Ginger (Sidwell Friends School).

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149. Songwriters Hall of Fame.

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150. Sonnenberg, Ben (Grand Street).

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151. Sparks, Joan (Thousand Oaks Highschool).

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152. Spellman, Erica (International Creative Management).

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153. Stevens, Byam (The Writers Theater).

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154. Stone, I.F.

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155. Storace, Patricia ( The Paris Review).

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156. Surovy, Nicolas.

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157. Sykes, Michael (Floating Island Publications).

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158. Tatum, Leigh & Frances (cousin & husband).

Box 25-27

159. Tecnica.

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160. Tolhurst, Susan Mahoney.

Box 25-27

161. Trinity Alumni Directory.

Box 25-27

162. Truher, Sarah (Boston University Library).

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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163. Tuttle-Mori Agency (A.S.'s agents in Japan).

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164. Vagabond Books.

General Physical Description note: (6 items).
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165. van der Leeden, Ingrid (Delacourte Press).

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166. Villamore, Paula.

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167. Vonnegut, Kurt ( The Washington Spectator).

Box 25-27

168. Voter Revolt.

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169. Venis, Linda (The Writers' Program, UCLA).

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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170. UCLA Cultural and Recreational Affairs.

General Physical Description note: (5 items).
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171. UCLA Department of English.

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172. UCLA Extention.

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173. UCLA Friends of English.

Box 25-27

174. UCSD Archive Newsletter.

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
Box 25-27

175. Wanger, Shelley (Interview).

Box 25-27

176. War Resisters League.

Box 25-27

177. Watson, Clarissa.

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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178. Watson, Jill (sister-in-law).

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179. Weaver, Dan (editor at McGraw-Hill).

General Physical Description note: (4 items).
Box 25-27

180. The Wendy Weil Agency (A.S.'s agent).

General Physical Description note: (4 items).
Box 25-27

181. Whalen, Kathy Smart.

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182. Widdifield, Helen E.

Box 25-27

183. Woloch, Cecelia (Poet-in-the-Schools).

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
Box 25-27

184. Writers Guild of America West.

Box 25-27

185. The Writers Theater.

General Physical Description note: (6 items).
Box 25-27

186. Yaker, Diana (student).

 

The Romantic

General note

(The novel was published by McGraw-Hill on November 1, 1988)
Box 28

1. The Romantic, Revisions (Ending).

General Physical Description note: 5pp. In a legal-size manila folder marked same. Holograph in black ink on yellow, lined, legal-size sheets.
Box 28

2. The Romantic: Revisions.

General Physical Description note: 57 original typed manuscript pages with holograph corrections. 30 photocopied pages with holograph corrections. One yellow, lined, legal size sheet in black ink holograph. In a labeled manila folder.

Scope and Contents note

Typed revisions and additions.
Box 28

3. Success (an early version of The Romantic with its original title.)

General Physical Description note: Photocopied. 201pp. In a labeled manila envelope.
Box 28

4. Early Version of The Romantic. Unrevised manuscript. Fall 1987.

General Physical Description note: Photocopied. 213pp. In labeled manila envelope.
Box 28

5. Final Copy-Edited Manuscript of The Romantic 5/3/88.

General Physical Description note: Photocopy. 213pp. In a labeled manila envelope.

Scope and Contents note

With copy editor's, editor's, and author's corrections.
Box 28

6. Binder copy of The Romantic.

General Physical Description note: Mostly photocopy of typescript with some original typed pages interspersed. 213pp. In a gray oversize McGraw-Hill envelope labeled.

Scope and Contents note

With holograph corrections by author.
Box 29

7. The Romantic--Corrected Proofs.

General Physical Description note: In an oversize manila envelope labeled same. 210pp.

Scope and Contents note

Proof sheets corrected by author.
 

8. The Romantic: Dead Matter

General Physical Description note: (In a Box With a McGraw-Hill Mailing Label Addressed to Aram Saroyan).
Box 29

A. The Master Manuscript.

General Physical Description note: Typescript with holograph. 213pp.

Scope and Contents note

Corrections in pencil by editor, in green pencil by copy editor, and in black pen by Aram Saroyan.
Box 29

B. Master.

General Physical Description note: 210pp.

Scope and Contents note

Printed proof of manuscript with holograph corrections in purple pencil and blue ink by copy editor.
Box 29

9. The Romantic.

General Physical Description note: Bound in blue covers. 210pp.

Scope and Contents note

Uncorrected page proofs.
Box 29

10. Jacket copy for The Romantic.

General Physical Description note: Holograph in black ink on yellow, lined, legal size sheet (with more on the back) and 2 typed pages. In a labeled legal-size manila folder.

Scope and Contents note

With holograph corrections.
Box 29

11. McGraw-Hill Book Company Catalogue for --Fall/Winter. 1988/1989

Scope and Contents note

p.30 is devoted to The Romantic.
Box 30

12. Sneak Preview.

Scope and Contents note

A trade paperback with excerpts from McGraw-Hill's fiction list for Fall 1988/Winter 1989. Chapters 4 or 5 of The Romantic, pp.141-163.
Box 30

13. Media & Reviews.

General Physical Description note: In a folder marked same.

Scope and Contents note

The Press Release from McGraw-Hill for The Romantic.
Copies of ads for the book in Publishers Weekly, the New York Times Book Review, and the Los Angeles Times Book Review.
Copies of reviews of the book in Publishers Weekly, Kirkus, Library Journal, The San Francisco Chronicle, Playboy, The Boston Globe, The New York Times Book Review, and the Los Angeles Times Book Review (where it was selected as Critics' Choice).
 

St. Elsewhere

General note

(Aram Saroyan was hired to write the teleplay for the prepenultimate episode of St. Elsewhere. The show was broadcast on the night of May 11, 1988 on NBC.)
Box 30

1. Episode 20.

General Physical Description note: In a manila envelope with an MTM letterhead addressed to Aram Saroyan. 5pp. Mimeographed.

Scope and Contents note

A outline of the 5 narrative lines to be incorporated into the teleplay. With holograph additions and notes by Aram Saroyan.
(Also included in the envelope is an autographed picture of the entire cast of St. Elsewhere).
Box 30

2. Mead Composition Book labeled St. Elsewhere.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 30pp.

Scope and Contents note

Aram Saroyan's notes taken during two story meetings at MTM Productions--the first with John Tinker, and the second, after the first draft of the teleplay had been written, with John Tinker and Channing Gibson, the producers of St. Elsewhere.
Box 30

3. Copies of the Final Drafts--the shooting scripts--of the season's episodes 3-5, 8, 11-15 of St. Elsewhere.

General Physical Description note: In different colored covers mostly stamped St. Elsewhere.
Box 31

4. A copy of the Second Draft labeled 5 Way Split #1 and Frieda #1 of a storyline to be featured in Episode 20.

General Physical Description note: Mimeographed & stapled.

General note

Note: The producers had rejected this draft by another writer but gave Aram Saroyan a copy to refer to in his own work on the central story line of the donor transplants.
Missing.
Box 31

5. Loose sheets clipped together, including a copy of a news-clipping with the headline 5 Get Organs of One Slain Man; 7pp. from an Episcopal Church manual on the marriage ceremony; and 6pp. relating to speech impediments.

General note

All of this material was used as a resource by Aram Saroyan in writing the teleplay for Episode 20.

General note

Missing.
Box 31

6. First Draft.

General Physical Description note: 67pp. in black ink holograph on yellow, lined, legal size sheets. In a legal size manila folder labeled St. Elsewhere.
Box 31

7. First draft. Typed. Dated January 11, 1988.

General Physical Description note: 54pp. with holograph corrections. In a manila folder labeled St. Elsewhere.
Box 31

8. Second Draft.

General Physical Description note: 35pp.: 31 in holograph on yellow, lined, legal size sheets; 34 typed with holograph corrections. In a legal-size manila folder labeled St. Elsewhere--Second Draft.
Box 31

9. St. Elsewhere/Rewrite.

General Physical Description note: Two labeled manila folders, each containing 52 typed pages with holograph corrections.

Scope and Contents note

All were worksheets in Aram Saroyan's transition of the first draft into the second draft.
Box 31

10. Second Draft, typed. Dated February 1, 1988.

General Physical Description note: 52pp. typed with holograph corrections. In a manila folder labeled St. Elsewhere--Second Draft.
Box 31

11. Two scripts (marked in holograph): St. Elsewhere/First Draft, and St. Elsewhere/Second Draft.

General Physical Description note: In yellow covers.
Box 31

12. Shooting Script.

General Physical Description note: In light yellow covers stamped St. Elsewhere with an MTM Enterprises logo in the lower right corner.

Scope and Contents note

Episode 20 is entitled Split Decision, Teleplay by Aram Saroyan, Story by John Tinker and Channing Gibson.
Box 31

13. A video casette labeled St. Elsewhere/Episode 20, Teleplay by Aram Saroyan.

Scope and Contents note

This is a video tape of the show broadcast on May 11, 1988 on NBC.
 

Friends in the World

Scope and Contents note

(A 12,000 word memoir by Aram Saroyan, incorporated into the manuscript of The Light in New York.)
Box 31

1. Goodbye to New York (the piece's first title).

General Physical Description note: 36pp. in holograph black ink on yellow, lined, legal size sheets. In a legal size manila folder.
Box 31

2. Typed draft.

General Physical Description note: 29pp.: 16 typed with holograph corrections, 13 photocopies of typescript with holograph corrections. In a manila folder labeled Goodbye to New York/Friends in the World.
Box 31

3. Final draft.

General Physical Description note: 50pp. of photocopied typescript with holograph corrections by Aram Saroyan. In a manila folder labeled Friends in the World.
 

Armenia

Scope and Contents note

(During the summer of 1988 Aram Saroyan was hired by the Armenian Heritage Project, Incorporated to write a proposal for a television documentary on Armenia, its history and people.)
Box 31

1. Notes on Armenian history by Aram Saroyan.

General Physical Description note: A blue Mead Notebook. 70 sheets, approximately half used. Black ink holograph. In a large manila envelope labeled Research for a documentary on Armenia.

Scope and Contents note

(Much of these notes taken during a long conversation with Harut Sassounian, the editor of the California Courier, a weekly Armenian American newspaper)
The notebook also contains a sequence entitled Great Moments in the Life of William Saroyan (3pp. Black ink holograph), which was written for Tom Fontana.

General note

Tom Fontana is a television writer-producer (St. Elsewhere, Tattingers) who is interested in adapting Aram Saroyan's Last Rites: The Death of William Saroyan for a feature movie.
Box 31

2. Copies of The Christian Science Monitor and The California Courier and clippings from the New York Times relating to Armenia.

General Physical Description note: In the same large manila envelope labeled Research for a documentary on Armenia.
Box 31

3. First draft.

General Physical Description note: Black ink holograph on 15 yellow, lined, legal size sheets and 6 typed pages with holograph corrections. In a legal-size manila folder labeled Armenia.

Scope and Contents note

On a small sheet of paper in ballpoint blue holograph a quotation from William Saroyan about Armenia and the Armenians.
Box 31

4. Typed drafts.

General Physical Description note: 20pp., 20 photocopied pages, and 23pp. All in a manila folder labeled Armenia.

Scope and Contents note

Original typed first draft, Corrected typed first draft (with holograph corrections by Aram Saroyan), and Final, uncorrected typed draft.
Box 32

The Light in New York.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 150pp. in large white envelope labeled The Light in New York/original typed ms.

Scope and Contents note

This is the original typed manuscript with holograph corrections of The Light in New York, a memoir comprised of the following pieces: The Upper East Side State of Mind, My Sixties, Sixties into Seventies, Friends in the World, and The Light in New York.
Box 32

The Moment: New and Selected Poems 1972-1988.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 75pp., both photocopied and original typed, and another photocopied, typed version.

Scope and Contents note

(Including My Teachers, the final poem in the manuscript, written by Aram Saroyan in 1988).
 

Original Manuscripts

Box 32

1. Preface for The Light in New York.

General Physical Description note: Original typed manuscript with holograph corrections, 2pp. Photocopy of corrected final draft, 2pp. In a manila folder labeled Preface for The Light in New York.

General note

NOTE: This preface was omitted from the final manuscript.
Box 32

2. Last section of My Sixties.

General Physical Description note: 3 yellow lined legal size sheets in black ink holograph. 10 typed pages with holograph corrections. In a legal size manila folder labeled My Sixties(Ending).
Box 32

3. Last section of My Sixties.

General Physical Description note: Original typed manuscript with holograph corrections in black ink, 4pp. Photocopy of final manuscript, 2pp. In a manila folder labeled End of My Sixties.
Box 32

4. Last Rites.

General Physical Description note: 10 legal size yellow lined sheets in black ink holograph. 21 white sheets of typing paper in black ink holograph. In a legal size manila folder labeled Last Rites.

General note

NOTE: These pages comprise an outline for a screenplay of Last Rites and were done for the writer-producer Tom Fontana.
Box 32

5. Death on the Upper East Side.

General Physical Description note: Black ink holograph on 6 yellow, lined, legal size sheets. 6 typed pages with corrections in black ink holograph.

General note

NOTE: This piece describes the wake at Frank E. Campbell's in Manhattan for Carter Cooper, the 23 year old son of the late Wyatt Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt, who comitted suicide in July 1988. This piece was never submitted to any publication.
Box 32

6. A letter to The Nation.

General Physical Description note: 1p. typed with holograph corrections.

Scope and Contents note

(Regarding an article by Seymour Krim about the New York Times).
A photocopy of the final draft, signed James Redding, the protagonist of Aram Saroyan's novel The Romantic.
The letter was mailed but never printed.
 

UCLA Extension Class

Scope and Contents note

In a white oversize envelope with the UCLA Extension return address insignia, a copy of the UCLA Extension Summer Quarter Catalogue for 1988. On p.95 is an ad for Diary Writing: A Workshop with Aram Saroyan, a course he gave over the summer quarter.
 

Appearances

Scope and Contents note

(In a manila folder labeled Appearances, announcements, flyers, etc. for the following appearances by Aram Saroyan)
Box 32

* A reading with Carolyn See at Beyond Baroque in Venice (California) on April 22, 1988.

Box 32

* A reading/talk with Carolyn See for the UCLA Friends of English on April 27, 1988.

Box 32

* Book Affaire. Luncheon and Autograph Party. A Benefit for the Robert F. Kennedy Medical Center at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on (re The Romantic). November 6, 1988.

Box 32

* A reading with Eloise Klein Healy at Gasoline Alley in Hollywood on November 13, 1988.

Box 32

* A Book Signing for The Romantic at Dutton's Brentwood Bookstore in Los Angeles on December 1, 1988.

Box 32

* A Book Signing for The Romantic at Hudson Book and News in Manhattan on December 9, 1988.

 

Series 4: Additions. July 1986

Box 34, Folder 1-10

Trio (New York: Simon and Schuster. ). 1985

Scope and Contents note

Manuscripts and galleys.
Box 35, Folder 1

Galleys from Trio.

Box 35, Folder 2

Trio: reviews, letters to the editor, etc.

Box 35, Folder 3

Miscellaneous/Inserts and Notes.

Box 35, Folder 4

Miscellaneous.

 

Chapters from Trio:

Box 35, Folder 5

Almost Christmas.

Box 35, Folder 6

Springtime in the Rockies.

Box 35, Folder 7

Suburban Square and O'Sullivan in Spain.

Box 35, Folder 8

The Brown Weekend.

Box 35, Folder 9

The Sound of Love.

Box 35, Folder 10

The Shoes in the Lobby.

Box 35, Folder 10

The View From the Plaza.

Box 35, Folder 11

The Last Fairy Tale.

Box 35, Folder 12

Up Above the World.

Box 35, Folder 13

Gloria.

Box 35, Folder 14

Oona.

Box 35, Folder 15

Introduction.

Box 35, Folder 16

Afterword.

Box 35, Folder 17

Today: Interview notes, publicity for Trio.

Box 35, Folder 18

Notes on manuscript.

Box 35, Folder 19-20

The Matthaus at Home.

Box 35, Folder 21

Pasternak and Mandelstam, Act 2.

Box 35, Folder 22

Pasternak and Mandelstam.

Box 35, Folder 23

On Writing Trio.

Box 35, Folder 24

Archie Minasian's Party.

Box 35, Folder 25

Preface.

Box 35, Folder 26

Afterword.

Box 35, Folder 27

Revised A Merry Xmas to You, G.V.!

Box 35, Folder 28

Ted Berrigan: A Personal Memoir.

Box 35, Folder 29

Trio - synopses, etc.

Box 35, Folder 30

Trio - articles, etc.

Box 35, Folder 31

Trio - resources.

Box 36

Books and magazines - includes advance uncorrected copy of Trio.

Box 37

Books and magazines - includes videotape of an interview with A.S. re Trio. July 17, 1985.

Box 38, Folder 1-4

Original typed manuscript of Trio.

Box 35, Folder 5-8

Copy of Trio with revision notes by Joni Evans and Marjorie Williams (including first person material not in the manuscript).

Box 35, Folder 9-11

Copy of Trio with revision notes by A.S.

Box 39, Folder 1-2

Final master of manuscript before typed by the Linden Press typist ( January 1985).

Box 35, Folder 3-6

Typed copy of Trio with corrections by Linden typist.

General note

(Box 39 also contains three handwritten diaries)
Box 40

Two books; correspondence of A.S.

 

Series 5: Additions. September 1986

Box 41-43

Correspondence between A.S. and various persons. ca. 1985.

Box 44, Folder 1

Chapters from Trio: Almost Christmas, etc.

Box 44, Folder 2

Chapters from Trio: The Sound of Love, etc.

Box 44, Folder 3

Chapters from Trio: The Last Fairy Tale, etc.

Box 44, Folder 4

A Merry Christmas to You, Gloria Vanderbilt! (from Trio).

Box 44, Folder 5

Typescript of Trio.

Box 44, Folder 6

Corrected typed (by Linda Gaede) of Brown Weekend and Springtime (from Trio).

Box 44, Folder 7

O'Sullivan in Spain (from Trio) original typed draft.

Box 45, Folder 1

Springtime in the Rockies: original typed draft.

Box 45, Folder 2

The Brown Weekend: first two typed drafts.

Box 45, Folder 3

Correspondence with various publishers.

Box 45, Folder 4

University of La Verne - yearbook, etc. Announcement of Aram Saroyan's talk at the campus ( November 9, 1984).

Box 45, Folder 5

Trio (Springtime, O'Sullivan, Brown Weekend).

General Physical Description note: Photocopy.
Box 45, Folder 6

Correspondence.

Box 46

Correspondence.

 

Posters With Short Poems By Aram Saroyan

Box 46

eatc.

Box 10

lighght.

Box 10

YOU YOU.

Box 10

PaUL KLee.

Box 10

eyeye.

Box 47

guarantee.

General Physical Description note: (5 items)
Box 47

oxygen.

 

Series 6: Aram Saroyan Literary Archives for 1989 1989

Box 49-52

Correspondence.

General note

(The numbers in parenthesis refers to the no.of items from correspondent. No no. signifies a single item)
Box 49-52

1. Abd al-Hayy Moore (formerly Daniel Moore).

Box 49-52

2. Admiral, Virginia.

Box 49-52

3. Alfs, Kate (Los Angeles Theater Works).

Box 49-52

4. American Armenian International College.

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
Box 49-52

5. Armenian Assembly of America.

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
Box 49-52

6. American Friends of Armenia.

General Physical Description note: (8).
Box 49-52

7. Amirkhanian, Ben (3--William Saroyan Festival).

Box 49-52

8. Ararat Home of Los Angeles.

Box 49-52

9. Archive Newsletter (3--Univeristy of California at San Diego).

Box 49-52

10. Baghoomian (Gallery), Vrej.

General Physical Description note: (7).
Box 49-52

11. Bantam Books News.

Box 49-52

12. Berman, Alice Haigazian.

Box 49-52

13. Bernstein, Pam (William Morris Agency).

Box 49-52

14. Beyond Baroque.

Box 49-52

15. Bolinas Festival of the Arts.

General Physical Description note: (3 items).
Box 49-52

16. Bonanno, David (4--The American Poetry Review).

Box 49-52

17. Bookslinger, Incorporated.

General Physical Description note: (5 items).
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18. Bowman, Valerie (student).

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19. Brown, Jerry (California Democratic Victory Fund).

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20. Cagney Enterprises.

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21. California Arts Council.

Box 49-52

22. The California Courier.

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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23. California Poets in the Schools.

Box 49-52

24. The Center for Victims of Torture.

Box 49-52

25. Chambers, Constance (The Ford Foundation).

Box 49-52

26. Chapman College.

Box 49-52

27. Charing Cross Books.

General Physical Description note: (3 items).
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28. Chavez, Cesar (United Farm Workers).

Box 49-52

29. Chavez, Rudy (student).

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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30. Cleary, Kristen.

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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31. Coffee House Press.

General Physical Description note: (3 items).
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32. Coker, Katherine (student).

General Physical Description note: (3 items).
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33. Cooper, Gail (Prudential Real Estate agent).

Box 49-52

34. Copage, Eric ( The New York Times Magazine).

Box 49-52

35. Danspace Project.

Box 49-52

36. Dawson, Fielding.

Box 49-52

37. Day, Doris (Animal League).

Box 49-52

38. de la Bouillerie, Hubert and Hilary (cousin and wife).

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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39. Diehl, Digby.

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40. Dillingham, Leslie (Michael Chekhov Studio).

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41. Disabled Veterans.

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42. Dutton's Brentwood Bookstore.

Box 49-52

43. Dworkoski, Robert J. (Viewpoint School).

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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44. Farrell, John (PEN Center U.S.A. West).

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45. Fishman, Charles.

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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46. Fontana, Tom.

General Physical Description note: (3 items).
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47. Foster Parents Plan.

Box 49-52

48. Frank, Michael.

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49. Fuchs, Daniel.

General Physical Description note: (3 items).
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50. Fuentes, Manuel.

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51. Gallegly, Elton (Congressman).

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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52. Gallery 454 North.

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53. Gerber, Merrill Joan.

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54. Glassgold, Peter (New Directions).

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55. Glazer, Lori (McGraw Hill).

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56. Goeke, John and Annie (cousin and husband).

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57. Goffin, Ellen (cousin).

General Physical Description note: (3 items).
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58. Goldberg, Mr. & Mrs. Barry.

Box 49-52

59. Goldsmith, Bruce.

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60. Gotlieb, Dr. Howard B. (Boston University Libraries).

General Physical Description note: (3 items).
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61. Grapes, Jack.

Box 49-52

62. Grumman, Bob.

General Physical Description note: (3 items).
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63. Hamalian, Leo (Ararat).

General Physical Description note: (7 items).
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64. Hamilton, Edward R.

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65. Handgun Control.

Box 49-52

66. K. Reed Harrison (City Council).

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67. Harpers.

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68. Hausman, Gerald.

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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69. Haviland, Julia.

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70. Heiney, Donald (University of California at Irvine).

General Physical Description note: (4 items).
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71. Helmer, Bonita.

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72. Higashi, Kiyo (Gallery).

General Physical Description note: (3 items).
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73. Hill, Diane E.

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74. Humanitarian Law Project (Romero).

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75. Hyden, Charles (cousin and husband).

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76. International Biographical Centre.

Box 49-52

77. Izmirlian, Leon.

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78. Jacoby, Herbert P. (attorney).

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79. Jay, Barbara and Steve.

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80. Jay, Steve.

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81. JAVA (Coffee House).

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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82. Johnson, Janet (student).

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83. Kennedy Library, John F.

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84. Kherdian, David.

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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85. Klein, Patsy.

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86. Kranz, Paul (Medical Aid to Nicaragua).

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87. Krim, Seymour.

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88. Kristofferson, Kris and Lisa.

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89. Kurefeld, Michael ( L.A. Weekly).

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90. Lambert, Nancy (student).

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91. Lewis and Clark College.

General Physical Description note: (4 items).
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92. Little, Jack (The Armenian Heritage Project).

General Physical Description note: (4 items).
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93. Los Angeles Times.

General Physical Description note: (4 items).
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94. MacAdams, Phoebe.

General Physical Description note: (3 items).
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95. Macklin, Elizabeth (Wigwag).

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96. Malanga, Gerard.

General Physical Description note: (6 items).
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97. Mallon, Thomas.

General Physical Description note: (4 items).
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98. Marcus, Rosheen (grandmother).

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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99. Marquis, P.M.

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100. Matthau, Carol.

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101. Matthau, Charles (half-brother).

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102. Barbara Mathes Gallery.

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103. Matthow, Michele.

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104. McClanahan, Pauli.

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105. McGrath (Gallery), Earl.

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106. McGivern, Maureen (Friends of the Library, Palm Desert).

General Physical Description note: (5 items).
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107. McGraw Hill.

Box 49-52

108. Mehagian, Nancy (student).

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109. Metzger, Deena.

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110. Miles, Jack ( Los Angeles Times Book Review).

General Physical Description note: (3 items).
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111. Mitchell, John ( News-Chronicle).

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112. Modern Language Association of America.

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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113. Moradian, Roxie.

General Physical Description note: (3 items).
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114. Moore, Helen (formerly Mrs. Archie Minasian).

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115. Mowry, Don and Judy.

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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116. Nagy, Joan B. (McGraw-Hill).

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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117. Nardin Fine Arts Limited.

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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118. The National Humane Education Society.

Box 49-52

119. Natwick, Myron (student).

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120. NEST (New El Salvador Today).

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121. Nigro, Terri (Paragon Word Processing).

General Physical Description note: (5 items).
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122. Niles, Charles (Boston University Special Collections).

Box 49-52

123. New Directions.

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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124. The New Yorker.

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125. Ohanesian, Frank D.

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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126. Ojai Valley Voice.

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127. Oxfam America.

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128. Padgett, Ron.

General Physical Description note: (5 items).
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129. Paragon House.

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130. Parisi, Joseph ( Poetry Magazine).

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131. Partners of Conscience (Amnesty International).

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132. Peabody, Judith (Gay Men's Health Crisis).

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133. Peck, Michele.

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134. PEN Center U.S.A. West.

General Physical Description note: (20).
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135. Petrie, Bernard (attorney).

General Physical Description note: (3 items).
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136. Poetry on the Buses II.

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137. Poets' Audio Center.

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138. The Poetry Center.

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139. The Poetry Project.

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140. Pollack Media Group.

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141. The Progressive.

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142. Priestley, Dr. Joan.

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143. Pruder, Elgin (maternal aunt's husband).

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144. Raksin, Alex ( Los Angeles Times Book Review).

General Physical Description note: (3 items).
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145. Rayfiel, David.

General Physical Description note: (3 items).
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146. Ring, Frances.

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147. Ritz, David and Roberta.

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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148. Samuels, Linda.

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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149. Saroyan, Armenak (son).

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150. Saroyan, Cream (daughter).

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151. Saroyan, Lucy (sister).

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152. Saroyan, Strawberry (daughter).

General Physical Description note: (7 items).
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153. William Saroyan Festival Committee.

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154. Schimmelpfeng, Richard H. (University of Connecticut/Storrs Library).

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155. Schallert, Edwin G. (Debevoise & Plimpton).

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156. See, Carolyn.

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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157. See, Lisa.

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158. Sender-Barayon, Ramon.

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159. Simmons, David (student).

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160. Small World Books.

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161. Small Press Distribution.

Box 49-52

162. Smart-Whalen, Kathy.

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163. Smith, Jennifer C. (assistant to Wendy Weil, former agent of Aram Saroyan).

Box 49-52

164. South Huntington Schools.

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165. Southern Illinois University Press.

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166. Stebel, S.L.

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167. Stevens, Byam (The Writers Theater).

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168. Stoltzfus, Ben (University of California/Riverside).

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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169. Story Magazine/Richard Rosenthal.

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170. Stuart, Ken (Paragon House).

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171. Sutton, Pamela ( The American Poetry Review).

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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172. Tatum, Leigh and Frances (cousin and husband).

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173. Theater West.

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174. Tolegian, Araks V. (August - widow of Manuel Tolegian).

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175. The Trinity Alumni Review.

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176. Tunick, Connie.

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177. UCLA.

General Physical Description note: (25 items).
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178. UCSB. (Santa Barbara).

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179. University of Chicago Press.

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180. Vagabond Books.

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181. Virginia Center for the Arts.

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182. Voter Revolt (Proposition 103).

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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183. Wanger, Shelley (Interview).

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184. Ware, Ciji.

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185. Watson, Richard and Jill (sister-in-law and husband).

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186. The Washington Spectator.

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187. Weaver, Dan (editor at McGraw-Hill).

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188. Weil, Wendy (former agent).

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189. Weiss, Eric (Westwood One).

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190. Wigwag.

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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191. Wooldridge, Susan.

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192. Words Project for Aids.

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193. Writers Guild of America.

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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194. The Writers Theater.

General Physical Description note: (2 items).
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195. Yellow Press.

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196. Zipper, Andi (McGraw Hill).

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197. Z Magazine.

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198. Zyzzyva (magazine).

Box 48 & 55

Love Scenes.

Scope and Contents note

This short novel about an actor was first called The Star, then The Actor, and finally Love Scenes.
Box 48 & 55

1. Notes on the novel.

General Physical Description note: 4pp. Holograph black ink on yellow lined legal sized sheets. In a manila legal-sized folder labeled The Star (Synopsis & Character Capsules)
Box 48 & 55

2. Love Scenes.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 160pp. holograph black ink on yellow lined legal sized sheets in six legal size manila folders.

Scope and Contents note

Original manuscript.
Box 48 & 55

3. The original typed manuscript of the novel with holograph corrections.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 450pp. including some photocopied pages with holograph corrections. In seven manila folders.

General note

NOTE: The folders noted in # 2 and 3 are variously labeled The Star, The Actor and Love Scenes as the title of the novel changed.
Box 48 & 55

4.Typed manuscript.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 150pp. (photocopy) In a white enveloped labeled The Actor/Love Scenes.

Scope and Contents note

With holograph corrections by the author and attached queries by the typist.
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5. Typed manuscript.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 300pp. (photocopy). In a manila envelope labeled Love Scenes: Edited Copy.

Scope and Contents note

With author's holograph corrections and a typed copy with holograph corrections.
Box 48 & 55

6. Typed manuscript.

General Physical Description note: 108pp. In a manila envelope labeled Love Scenes: Last Draft.

Scope and Contents note

With holograph corrections.
Box 49

Foreword to 3 Books By Jack Kerouac (Reissued ). 1990

General note

NOTE: Aram Saroyan was asked by McGraw Hill to write a generic Foreword to appear in each of the three novels by Jack Kerouac to be reissued in trade paperback editions in January 1990: Visions of Cody, Tristessa, and Big Sur.
Box 49

1. Jack Kerouac.

General Physical Description note: 2 yellow lined legal-size sheets in the author's holograph. In a manila legal-size folder.
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2. Jack Kerouac.

General Physical Description note: 8 typed pages with holograph corrections. In a manila folder.

Scope and Contents note

4 drafts of the Foreword.
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Kahlil Gibran.

Scope and Contents note

The catalogue essay for the exhibition Kahlil Gibran: Paintings and Drawings 1905-1930 at the Vrej Baghoomian Gallery (Soho, Manhattan), May 25-June 24, 1989.
Box 49

1. Kahlil Gibran.

General Physical Description note: 8 yellow lined legal-size pages in holograph. In a legal size manila folder
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2. Kahlil Gibran.

General Physical Description note: 18 typed pages with holograph corrections. In a manila folder

Scope and Contents note

(2 copies of the essay). Also in the folder, two copies of the press-release for the exhibit and two copies of the invitation to the exhibit.
 

An Armenian Heritage

Scope and Contents note

An Armenian Heritage was a talk given by Aram Saroyan at the Pasadena Library on January 22, 1989, sponsered by the Armenian Allied Arts Association.
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1. Talk at Armenian Arts Asso.

General Physical Description note: Legal-size manila folder.

Scope and Contents note

6 yellow lined sheets in author's holograph and 1 typed page with holograph corrections.
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2. Talk at Armenian Arts Asso.

Scope and Contents note

23 typed pages with holograph corrections; 13 photocopied pages with holograph corrections; and 15 typed pages (finished draft).
 

Original Manuscripts of Poems

Box 55

1. Film Noir.

General Physical Description note: 14pp. In a manila folder.

Scope and Contents note

Five drafts, typed with holograph corrections (2pp. in author's holograph).
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2. Eleven Poems.

General Physical Description note: 20pp. In a manila folder labeled Poems.

Scope and Contents note

In Southampton, July (in holograph)
For Carter Cooper (4 drafts, one in holograph, 3 typed with holograph corrections)
Sonnet (in holograph)
My Teachers (4 drafts, typed with holograph corrections)
Untitled
A Room
Poem
Gangster of Love
Sonnet
Untitled
For Gailyn
 

Original Manuscripts of Book Reviews for the Los Angeles Times

General note

NOTE: During 1989 Aram Saroyan was asked to become a regular reviewer for the Los Angeles Times Book Review. Over the course of the year he reviewed the following books:
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1. Five Seasons, a novel by A.B. Yehoshua.

General Physical Description note: 3 yellow lined legal size sheets in holograph; 4 typed pages with the author's holograph corrections. In a legal size manila folder labeled Five Seasons.
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2. Journey, a novel by James Michener.

General Physical Description note: 4 yellow lined legal-size sheets in holograph, 5 typed pages with author's corrections. In a legal-size manila folder labeled Journey.
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3. Cartographies, stories by Maya Sonenberg.

General Physical Description note: 4 yellow lined legal-size sheets, 4 typed pages with the author's holograph corrections. In a legal-size manila folder labeled Review of Cartographiesand Physical Culture.
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4. Physical Culture, a novel by Hillary Johnson.

General Physical Description note: 3 yellow lined legal-size sheets in author's holograph. In a legal-size manila folder labeled Review(s) of Cartographiesand Physical Culture.
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5. The Circus Master's Mission, a novel by Joel Brinkley.

General Physical Description note: 3 legal-size yellow lined sheets in holograph, 6 typed pages with holograph corrections. In a legal-size manila folder labeled Review of The Circus Master's Mission.
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6. The Deuce, a novel by Robert Olen Butler.

General Physical Description note: 3 yellow lined legal-size sheets in holograph, 1 typed page with author's corrections. In a legal-size manila folder labeled The Deuce.
 

Original Typed

Scope and Contents note

In a manila folder labeled Original Typed, typed copies of four essays by Aram Saroyan:
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1. The autobiographical essay for the Contemporary Authors Autobiography Series vol.5 (Gale) with holograph corrections.

General Physical Description note: 27pp.
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2. Soundings and Hearings, a review of Talking Poetry: Conversations in the Workshop with Contemporary Poets, with holograph corrections.

General Physical Description note: 6pp.
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3. The Most Expensive Word in History.

General Physical Description note: 7pp. with holograph corrections.

Scope and Contents note

A typed revision of this essay which originally appeared in Mother Jones in 1981 for the manuscript The Light in New York.
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4. Rites of Passage.

General Physical Description note: 10pp.

Scope and Contents note

A typed copy of this much printed essay by Aram Saroyan with holograph corrections.
This piece is included in The Light in New York.
Box 48

The Light in New York.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 190pp. Photocopies with holograph corrections in a manila envelope labeled The Light in New York.

Scope and Contents note

A copy of the final manuscript of this memoir of the Sixties and after written by Aram Saroyan over the past fifteen years. The final contents:
  • Author's Note
  • 1/ The Sixties: The Light in New York, The Upper East Side State of Mind, Remembering Ted Berrigan, My Sixties, Sixties into Seventies
  • 2/ After the Sixties: The Town That Fought to Save Itself, Cosette, Tap Shoes, Cicero on Main Street, Marijuana and Me, A Death in the Family, The Most Expensive Word in History, Rites of Passage
  • 3/ Friends in the World (long memoir).
 

Bound Galleys and Review Copy

Scope and Contents note

Bound galley copies of The Circus Master's Mission by Joel Brinkley, Physical Culture by Hillary Johnson, Journey by James Michener, and Cartographies by Maya Sonenberg.
A review copy of The Deuce by Robert Olen Butler.

General note

Note: These copies have notations by Aram Saroyan with reference to his reviews.