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Guide to the Charles and Barbara Paine Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content of Collecion
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material
  • Separated material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Charles and Barbara Paine collection
    Dates: 1957-1983
    Collection number: MS 169
    Collector: Paine, Charles
    Collector: Paine, Barbara
    Collection Size: 1 document box, 1 folio, 23 books
    Repository: University of California, Santa Cruz. University Library. Special Collections and Archives
    Santa Cruz, California 95064
    Abstract: Consists of incoming correspondence from Miriam Patchen, painted books, signed and unsigned books, and miscellany printed ephemera produced by poet-novelist Kenneth Patchen.
    Physical location: Stored offsite at NRLF: Advance notice is required for access to the papers.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Access

    Collection open for research.

    Publication Rights

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

    Preferred Citation

    Charles and Barbara Paine collection. MS 169. Special Collections and Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

    Acquisition Information

    Donated by Charles Paine in memory of Barbara Paine, December 2002.

    Biography

    Charles and Barbara Paine were collectors and patrons of Kenneth Patchen's work.

    Scope and Content of Collecion

    Consists of incoming correspondence from Miriam Patchen, painted books, signed and unsigned books, and miscellany printed ephemera produced by poet-novelist Kenneth Patchen. Material is arranged by format.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Paine, Charles--Archives
    Paine, Barbara--Archives
    Poets, American--20th century
    Authors, American--20th century
    Patchen, Kenneth--1911-1972
    Patchen, Kenneth--1911-1972--Kenneth Patchen archive
    Correspondence
    Ephemera
    Painted books

    Related Material

    The following collections in Special Collection at UCSC:

    Separated material

    Books cataloged separately. Includes 13 inscribed and 10 unsigned copies.
    1. Aflame and Afun of Walking Faces. New Directions, 1970; inscribed by Kenneth Patchen "for Charles and Barbara/ springtime best/ Miriam & Kenneth/ March 1970" (paperback)
    2. A flame and Afun of Walking Faces. New Directions, 1970; unsigned (hardcover)
    3. The Argument of Innocence. Scrimshaw Press, 1976; inscribed by Miriam Patchen "For Barbara & Charles/ Who may play with the King of Toys/ Love, Sirkka-Miriam/ February 1977" (paperback)
    4. Because It Is. New Directions, 1960; unsigned
    5. But Even So. New Directions, 1968; inscribed by Miriam, signed by Kenneth Patchen "To Barbara & Charles/ Dec 1968/ With all warmest wishes/ Kenneth and Miriam Patchen" (paperback)
    6. The Collected Poems of Kenneth Patchen. New Directions, 1st edition; inscribed by Miriam, signed by Kenneth Patchen "To two dear friends,/ Barbara and Charles Paine/ Their Wealth Ever Enriches/ Others/ With Love/ Kenneth and Miriam/ Patchen/ December 1971." (hardcover)
    7. Collected Poems. New Directions, 1970; unsigned
    8. Doubleheader: Poems and Letter to God. New Directions, 1958; inscribed by Kenneth Patchen "for the Charles Paines/ with every wish/ Kenneth Patchen/ Dec 66" (paperback)
    9. Hallelujah Anyway. New Directions, 1967; inscribed by Kenneth Patchen "for Barbara and Charles/ love/ from Miriam and Kenneth/ Jun 14, 1967" (paperback)
    10. Hallelujah Anyway: A Kenneth Patchen Exhibition, Catalog . University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, 1974; unsigned
    11. The Journal of Albion Moonlight. New Directions, 1961; unsigned
    12. In Quest of Candlelighters. New Directions, 1972; inscribed by Miriam Patchen "For Barbara/ and Charles/ With Eternal Love/ Miriam/ & Kenneth, May 6, 1972", (paperback)
    13. Kenneth Patchen: Painter of Poems. The Corcoran Gallery of Art, catalog, 1970; unsigned (copy 1)
    14. Kenneth Patchen: Painter of Poems. The Corcoran Gallery of Art, catalog, 1970; unsigned (copy 2)
    15. Kenneth Patchen: Painter of Poems. The Corcoran Gallery of Art, catalog, 1970; unsigned (copy 3)
    16. Memoirs of a Shy Pornographer. City Lights Books, 1958; unsigned
    17. Patchen: The Last Interview. #40 Capra Chapbook Series, 1976; unsigned
    18. Patchen's Lost Plays. Capra Press, 1977; unsigned
    19. Peace or Perish: A Crisis Anthology. Poets for Peace, 1983; inscribed by Miriam Patchen "Peace!/ Miriam Patchen", (paperback)
    20. Sleepers Awake. New Directions, 1969; inscribed by Kenneth Patchen "for Barbara and Charles/ with the fondest greetings/ of Miriam and Kenneth/ December 1969" (paperback)
    21. Still Another Pelican in the Breadbox. Pig Iron Press, 1980; unsigned
    22. When We Were Here Together. New Directions, 1957; unsigned (hardcover)
    23. Wonderings. New Directions, 1971; inscribed by Kenneth Patchen "for Barbara & Charles/ with our admiring love/ Miriam & Kenneth/ April 1971" (hardcover)