Guide to the Irving Rosenthal Papers
Guide to the Irving Rosenthal Papers
Collection number: M1550Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
- Processed by:
- Joseph Geller
- Date Completed:
- Encoded by:
- Joseph Geller
Series I. PERSONAL
Scope and Content Note
1.1. Agnews State Hospital, 1951: materials from summer job at Agnews State Hospital; includes an evaluation of his experience.
1.2. Athens, Greece, 1964: materials from stay; includes letters, tickets, business cards, receipts, notes, and map.
1.3. Autobiographical statements and resumes, 1952-1965
1.4. Bankbooks, 1948-1967
1.5. Beads, 1963: correspondence with bead sellers regarding business Rosenthal tried to start in Tangier, Morocco; includes photographs.
1.6. Camp Ramapo, 1955: materials relating to Rosenthal's summer job at Camp Ramapo; includes descriptions of the camp, schedules, notes, photographs of Rosenthal, and negatives.
1.7. Childhood, 1932-1948: materials from childhood and high-school years; includes stamp albums, programs, report cards, and high-school diploma.
1.8. Childhood, ca. 1932-1935: photographs of Rosenthal and family; removed from folder # 1.7.
1.9. Childhood, autograph collection, 1945: autographs and autograph book
1.10. Childhood, senior yearbook, 1948
1.11-2.3. College years, 1948-1952
1.11. College years, 1948-1952: correspondence, admissions statement, test scores, report cards, papers, programs, clippings, gay bar ephemera
1.12. College years, Bob Curiel, 1951-1952: one love letter to Curiel and lyrics to song Curiel played on guitar
1.13. College years, design, 1950-1952: sketches, notes
1.14. College years, classics course, 1951: notes and papers for classical civilizations course
2.1. College years, private notes, 1950-1951: reading and thinking notes, quotes, notes, clippings on homosexuality
2.2. College years, psychological analyses, 1951-1952: analyses of himself and others
2.3. College years, writing, 1950-1952: poetry fragments, translations, beginning of a story
Flat Box 3.1. College years, artwork, 1951-1952: Rosenthal's drawings and sketches, mostly charcoal on newsprint.
2.4. Cuba, 1960-1962: letters, clippings, typescripts, photograph
2.5. Cuba, The Debriefing, 1961: typescript by Rosenthal
2.6. Cuba, The PM Affair, 1961: typescript by Rosenthal
2.7. Cuba, Jose Marti, ca. 1961: photographs of Marti and his exhumation, pamphlet, Vindicacion de Cuba
2.8. Cuba, Bay of Pigs, 1961: photographs of invasion
2.9. Cuba, Havana, 1961: photographs by Rosenthal
2.10. Cuba, literary figures, 1960-1961: photographs of Pablo Neruda et al.; also meeting of artists and writers, including Rosenthal.
2.11. Cuba, Tumba Francesa, 1961: photographs of Cuban film
2.12. Declaration of Conscience Committee, 1961: letters by Philip Whalen, LeRoi Jones, et al.; also telegram, postcards, newsletter.
2.13. Dissertation correspondence and criticism, 1958: letters, dissertation proposal
2.14. Hare Krishna, 1967-1968: correspondence; includes ephemera, postcards, and photograph.
2.15. Healthcare in New York, 1959-1967: bills, receipts, identification cards, letters
2.16. Illinois Institute of Technology, 1954: letters, notes, drawing, report card
2.17. Job hunting, 1959-1962: letters, business cards, notes
4.1 Navy correspondence course evaluation project, 1952-1954: letters, notes, telegrams
4.2. New York City community college, 1965-1967: letter, student papers, notes, notebooks
4.3. New York City notes and documents, 1964-1967: address book, notebook, identification cards, draft of poem on envelope
4.4. Oahu, Hawaii, 1957: transcribed postcards
4.5. Programmed instruction, 1962: letters, notes
4.6. Salaries and taxes, 1948-1968: check stubs, tax forms, etc.
4.7. Selective Service, 1950-1952: letters and forms
4.8 Tangier, Morocco, 1962-1964: letters, notes, business card, photographs of Paul Bowles, Peter Birnbaum, Ira Cohen, Rosenthal, et al.
4.9. Teaching, Chicago, 1955-1957: notes, Rosenthal's transcripts, teaching materials, letters
4.10. Teaching, New York, 1962-1965: forms, notes, letters, teaching materials
4.11. U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1966: letters, clipping
4.12. University of Chicago, 1952-1958: letters, forms, transcripts, identification card, audograph disc
40.1. University of Chicago, Counseling Center, 1934-1954: letters, forms, and notes from Rosenthal's work as a counselor.
Series II. CORRESPONDENCE
Scope and Content Note
5.1. Alexander, Dorris, 1951-1952: extensive correspondence; includes artwork, clipping, invitation, and postcard.
5.2. Allan, Richard, 1952-1954: letters, greeting card
5.3. Allen, Donald, 1958-2000: correspondence, postcard
5.4. Ansen, Alan, 1958-1964: correspondence; includes typescript of "Running" and review of Gregory Corso's "Gasoline."
5.5. Aronowitz, Al, 1959-1997: correspondence; includes The Blacklisted Journalist (1997).
5.6. Arrabal, Fernando, 1959-1960: letter, flyers, photographs
5.7. Bassin, Barry, 1966-1968: extensive correspondence; includes clippings, magazine, Night, issues 1 and 2, (1968), porno press and Hare Krishna press fragments.
5.8. Bathhurst, Bill, 1966-1967: correspondence; includes typescript of poem, "HE."
5.9. Beckett, Samuel, 1958: letter
5.10. Benfield, Michael, 1966-1969: correspondence; includes copy of hospital admittance form and manuscript of poem, "Freedom Lost" written on a paper towel.
5.11. Bentzel, Joseph, 1968-1969: correspondence; includes photographs.
5.12. Birnbaum, Peter, 1964-1974: extensive correspondence; includes postcards, notebooks, photographs, artwork, and business cards.
5.13. Birnbaum, Peter, ca. 1964-1974: printing scraps, clippings, artwork
5.14. Birnbaum, Peter, 1968: Marbels from Cockaroch Morseleum by Isser Aronvici, published by Birnbaum.
5.15. Bowles, Paul, 1959-1978: extensive correspondence regarding life in Tangier, Morocco and Big Table submissions and publications; includes two photographs (one landscape, one of Bowles) and typescripts, "Ketama-taza" (1959) and "The Ball at Sidi Hosni" (ca. 1960).
5.16. Boyd, Robert, 1960-1961: note, typescripts of poems
5.17. Brand, Arlene, 1957-1961: correspondence; includes greeting card and Audograph FL-60 disc.
5.18. Breen, Walter, 1960: postcard
5.19. Bremser, Ray and Bonnie, 1958-1962: extensive correspondence; includes letter from Ray Bremser to Gregory Corso; also photographs, postcards, artwork, manuscripts, and typescripts.
5.20. Bremser, Ray, ca. 1959: typescript of "The Square"
5.21. Brenan, Gerald, 1964: letter
5.22. Brown, Chris, 1965-1968: correspondence, postcard
5.23. Brown, Geoffrey, 1966-1967: extensive correspondence; includes typescripts and photographs.
5.24. Brown, Geoffrey, 1967-1987: correspondence; includes typescripts and "A Free Book (But not without Cost)," a binder of poetry (1984), inscribed to Rosenthal.
6.1-6.7. Burroughs, William, 1958-1962
6.1. Burroughs, 1958-1959: extensive correspondence, including correspondence between Burroughs, Rosenthal, Allen Ginsberg, et al., regarding the publication of Naked Lunch in The Chicago Review and Big Table and by Olympia and Grove Press; includes typescript portions of Naked Lunch, some with edits by Allen Ginsberg and Rosenthal; proofs for The Chicago Review; also publication offers, legal papers, and Burroughs's artwork.
6.2. Burroughs, 1959-1961: extensive correspondence, including Burroughs, Rosenthal, Allen Ginsberg, et al.; includes Rosenthal's notes on editing Naked Lunch submitted to Grove Press; also typescripts, telegram, publication offers, clippings, proofs, contract, Burroughs's artwork, and notices of seizure for Naked Lunch and The Soft Machine.
6.3. Burroughs, loose typescripts, 1958-1960: portions of Naked Lunch, including "The Hospital," "Soul Crackers," and "The Examination," some with edits by Burroughs and Rosenthal (ca. 1958); also fragment with edits by Gregory Corso and "Conspiracy" title page (dropped from Naked Lunch "Hospital" section) with edits by Allen Ginsberg.
6.4. Burroughs, typescript, 1959: "Queer" from Naked Lunch with edits by Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg; also biographical notes.
6.5. Burroughs, typescript, 1959: "In Search of Yage" from Naked Lunch with edits by Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg.
6.6. Burroughs, The Naked Lunch, 1959: published by Olympia Press; first copy to enter US; contains Rosenthal's edits throughout; used by Burroughs as base manuscript for Grove edition.
6.7. Burroughs, My Own Mag, 1960: zine with drawing of Burroughs on the cover; pages 3-4 edited by Burroughs.
6.8. Cabrera Infante, Guillermo, 1961: letters
6.9. Cabrera Infante, Guillermo, 1961: photographs removed from folder # 6.8
6.10. Capote, Truman, 1958-1959: letters, telegram, postcards
7.1. Carroll, Paul, 1957-1959: extensive correspondence; includes notes, clipping, telegrams.
7.2. Carroll, Paul, 1959: extensive correspondence; includes telegrams.
7.3. Carroll, Paul, 1960-1988: correspondence; includes notes, telegrams, postcards, clipping.
7.4. Casey, Calvert, 1961: letter
7.5. Chester, Alfred, 1964: letters, note
7.6. Ciardi, John, 1959: letters, galley proof, clipping
7.7. Clay, Mel, 1964: correspondence; includes typescript of poem.
7.8. Cohen, Ira, 1963-1989: extensive correspondence; includes postcards, prints.
7.9. Cohen, Ira, Nexus, 1998: vol. 33, no. 2, dedication to Rosenthal in 2001.
7.10. Conner, Bruce, ca. 1960: correspondence; includes mail art, brochures, exhibition announcements, catalogs, clippings, and artwork.
7.11. Corso, Gregory, 1958-2001: correspondence; includes typescripts of a review of Doctor Sax by Jack Kerouac and of "On Chessman's Crime" (1960); also postcards, clippings, two obituaries and tributes to Corso in Poetry Flash (2001).
7.12. Corso, Gregory, 1959: six photographs of 1959 poetry reading; the photographs picture Corso, Jack Kerouac, Ray and Bonnie Bremser, et al.; removed from folder # 7.11.
7.13. Coulter, Michael, ca. 1966-1967: extensive correspondence; includes business card, photographs, and artwork, felt-tip sketches and drawings for Pole Vault by Edward Marshall.
7.14. Cowen, Elise, 1956-1962: correspondence; includes identification card, etc.
7.15. Cowen, Elise, slides, no date: slides removed from folder # 7.14
7.16. Creeley, Robert, 1958: letter to Creeley
7.17. Cummings, David, 1959: letters, notes, postcard
7.18. Curiel, Robert, 1951-1989: correspondence
7.19. Curley, A., 1957-1958: correspondence; includes notes and cards.
7.20. Dahlberg, Edward, 1958-1977: extensive correspondence; includes clippings, postcards, and typescripts: "Tears of the Virgin" (ca. 1959); "Because I was Flesh," (one page and scrap with Rosenthal's edits); Dahlberg's biography.
8.1. Dahlberg, Edward, Sewanee Review, 1959: no. 2, inscribed to Rosenthal
8.2. Dahlberg, Edward, TriQuarterly, 1970: no. 19; issue dedicated to Dahlberg.
8.3. Dahlberg, Julia, 1965-1993: correspondence; includes postcards, greeting cards, business cards, legal papers, and photographs.
8.4. Dahlberg, R'Lene, 1959-1982: correspondence; includes postcards and galley proof of Allen Ginsberg's introduction to Leave the Word Alone by Ed Marshall.
8.5. Deemer, Bill, 1968: letters, postcard
8.6. DeFanti, Charles, 1972-1974: correspondence
8.7. Di Prima, Diane, 1960-1969: letter to Allen Ginsberg, greeting card, typescript, "Thinks on Westernness"
8.8. Dorfman, Elsa, 1960-2000: correspondence; includes drafts of statements about poetry by nine poets for the Paterson Society; also postcards of Dorfman's photographs and photocopied articles from Views: The Journal of Photography in New England (1981).
8.9. Dowden, George, 1960-1966: letters
8.10. Dragudze, Tamara, 1963-1965: letters
8.11. Edelstein, Richard, 1951-1954: extensive correspondence
8.12. Elkin, Gay, 1949-1952: correspondence; includes greeting cards and a reprint of "Transvestism: An Empirical Study" by Louise Lawrence, from International Journal of Sexology (1951).
8.13. Ferlinghetti, Lawrence, 1958-1964: correspondence, including letters regarding the suppression of the 1959 winter issue of The Chicago Review; also City Lights Books postcards.
8.14. Fisher, Melvin, 1967: extensive correspondence; includes correspondence with Rosenthal, Geoffrey Brown, the Fisher Family, et al.; includes manuscripts, and artwork
8.15. Fisher, Melvin, 1967-1976: extensive correspondence
8.16. Fisher, Melvin, ca. 1967-1968: photographs removed from folders # 8.14-8.15 of Melvin Fisher, Geoffrey Brown, et al.; photostrips of Melvin Fisher, Rosenthal, et al.
9.1. Fles, John, 1958-1962: extensive correspondence; includes postcards, telegram, The Trembling Lamb (1960), edited by John Fles; also includes typescript of "The Remembers," a story about Ray and Bonnie Bremser, and typescript of "The Boom" (1962).
9.2. Forbes, Sumner, 1962: note, letter
9.3. Ford, Charles Henri, View, 1945: Series 5, No. 1
9.4. Ford, Charles Henri, 1965-1984: correspondence; includes posters, artwork, and postcards.
9.5. Foster, Pat, 1948: card, clipping
9.6. Fusco, Peter, 1966-1967: photostrip of Rosenthal and Peter Fusco, note, letter, manuscript, "O Perverted Generation"
9.7-9.13. Ginsberg, Allen, 1949-1999
9.7. Ginsberg, 1949-1959: typescript "Patterson" (ca. 1949); extensive correspondence; includes correspondence regarding William Burroughs, Gregory Corso, Gary Snyder, Jack Kerouac, Robert Creeley, Alan Ansen, et al.; correspondence regarding the suppression of the 1959 winter issue of The Chicago Review and Rosenthal's resignation; Jargon 31: 14 Poets, 1 Artist (1958).
9.8. Ginsberg, 1959-1965: extensive correspondence; includes correspondence regarding Big Table, Ginsberg's travels in India, and Rosenthal's stay in Tangier, Morocco; also includes Ginsberg's feedback on Sheeper; typescript of poem, "Kali Ma" (ca. 1963).
9.9. Ginsberg, 1966-1971: extensive correspondence; includes correspondence regarding Herbert Huncke, Don Allen, Jack Smith, et al.; clipped articles about Ginsberg; Village Voice, "Hustler for Life" (1966); Life, "The Guru Comes to Kansas" (1966); transcription of taped recording; includes discussion between Rosenthal and Ginsberg about the 1967 Arab-Israeli War.
9.10. Ginsberg, photographs, 1962-1971: photographs of Ginsberg's travels in India sent to Marc Schleifer with captions on back (1962); mounted photograph, Allen Ginsberg singing at the Blue Angel Cabaret in San Francisco (1971); removed from folders # 9.8-9.9.
9.11. Ginsberg, 1971: typescripts for "Interrogation of a Businessman by the Interior Police" (interview of Ginsberg by Rosenthal).
9.12. Ginsberg, 1973-1992: extensive correspondence; includes letters in defense of Abbie Hoffman; posters; Little Free Press pamphlets; memorandum of a North Beach conversation between Rosenthal, Ginsberg, and Serge Grenier (1981); programs for poetry readings; clipping; copy of Rosenthal's inscription in Ginsberg's copy of Sheeper.
9.13. Ginsberg, 1994-1999: correspondence; clippings; exhibit announcements; ICA newsletter; Rosenthal's notes from last visit with Ginsberg.
3.2. Ginsberg, Village Voice, 1997: vol. 42, no. 15; includes memorial feature, "Remembering Allen Ginsberg."
41. Ginsberg, Allen Ginsberg Reads Kaddish, 1966: LP record, inscribed by Ginsberg to Rosenthal
10.1. Gitana, Nina, 1960: greeting card, letters
10.2. Goodman, Paul, 1960: typescript, "The Fate of Dr. Reich's Books (The Injunction against Reich's Books)," appeared in Kulcher 2 (1960).
10.3. Grady, Panna, 1966-1968: correspondence; includes greeting cards.
10.4. Gurin, David, 1961-1968: extensive correspondence; includes notes, postcards, and four typescripts by "A. Burgereau"; also Gurin's comments on Sheeper.
10.5. Gurin, David, 1968-1999: extensive correspondence; includes postcards, clippings, and greeting cards.
10.6. Gurin, David, 1959-1999: photographs of David Gurin and others removed from folders # 10.4-10.5.
10.7. Haber, Daniel, ca. 1967-1980: correspondence; includes artwork, postcards, and photograph.
10.8. Hall, Tevelda, 1955-1959: correspondence; includes flyer.
10.9. Hamburger, Michael, 1958: letters
10.10. Harris Family, 1968-1989: photographs of Harris family, flyers
10.11. Harris, George III, 1967-1979: extensive correspondence between Harris, Rosenthal, et al.; includes clippings, postcards, greeting card, photographs.
10.12. Harris, George III, 1980-1986: extensive correspondence between Harris, Rosenthal, et al.; includes postcards, notes, clipping, Ultra High Hollywood News (four issues, 1980), photograph.
10.13. Harvey, Arthur, 1961-1968: postcard, booklet, Theory and Practice of Civil Disobedience
10.14. Hasselwood, Dave, 1959-1981: extensive correspondence; includes artwork, flyer, photographs, and typescript "The Current Fall of the Social World."
11.1. Heine, William, 1961-1974: extensive correspondence; includes artwork, mostly pencil drawings on index cards.
11.2-11.4. Heine, William, 1961-1966: ink drawing and collage (3 folders)
11.5-11.6. Heine, William, 1966: three-part acetate overlays for use in Polevault (2 folders)
11.7. Heine, William, 1973: cover designs for Polevault
11.8. Heine, William, 1961: tie-dye wall hangings
12.1. Heuga, Robert, 1960: correspondence; includes postcards.
12.2. Horwitz, Charles, 1960-1962: correspondence
12.3. Howard, Richard, 1958: correspondence
12.4. Hudson, Robert, 1960: correspondence; includes greeting card.
12.5-16.4. Huncke, Herbert, 1959-1973
12.5. Huncke, 1961-1962, Huncke-Rosenthal correspondence: extensive correspondence; includes transcripts of "Forty Thieves" and "Argument between Huncke and Irving"; artwork, notes, and greeting card.
12.6. Huncke, 1965-1968, Huncke-Rosenthal correspondence: extensive correspondence; includes correspondence regarding Huncke's Ching; flyer for Huncke's Journal (1965) and postcards.
12.7. Huncke, 1959-1960, other correspondence: extensive correspondence; includes correspondence with Mollie Collins, Allen Ginsberg, Peter Orlovsky, Jack Kerouac, et al.; telegram, notes, postcards, receipts, and legal papers.
12.8. Huncke, 1961, other correspondence: extensive correspondence; includes correspondence with Janine Pommy, Howard Schulman, et al.; artwork by Arnold Levin and postcards.
12.9. Huncke, 1961, other correspondence: extensive correspondence; includes correspondence with Elizabeth Sutherland, Janine Pommy, et al.; includes artwork by Janine Pommy and Arnold Levin.
12.10. Huncke, 1961-1966, miscellaneous manuscripts and typescripts: includes manuscripts and notes for portions of Huncke's Ching, including "Burroughs," "Herbert E. Huncke/Hunks/H.E.H.," and others.
13.1. Huncke, 1966-1967, miscellaneous manuscripts and typescripts: includes manuscripts, "Bill Burroughs, Wm. S. Burroughs, Alias Bull Lee" and others; also includes typescript, "The Mysterious He" and Huncke's first notes on Huncke's Ching.
13.2. Huncke, Herbert, 1967, miscellaneous manuscripts and typescripts: includes artwork by Huncke and correspondence.
13.3. Huncke, 1963-1965: loose typescripts
13.4. Huncke, 1965: typescript of Huncke's Journal
13.5. Huncke, 1966: "Green Notebook" typescripts
13.6. Huncke, 1966: typescripts of "Burroughs" and "Bill Burroughs, Wm. S. Burroughs, Alias Bull Lee"
14.1-14.3. Huncke, ca. 1966: compilation of all Huncke's typescripts through 1966 (Rosenthal notes that this is the most complete set; 20 pages are missing); includes some pieces published in Huncke's Journal and many pieces included in Huncke's Ching, as well as additional fragments and untitled pieces. (3 folders)
14.4-14.5. Huncke, ca. 1966: compilation of all Huncke's typescripts through 1966 (Rosenthal notes that this is a less complete set; around 50 pages are missing); includes some pieces published in Huncke's Journal and many pieces included in Huncke's Ching, as well as additional fragments and untitled pieces. (2 folders)
15.1. Huncke, 1966-1967: contains index cards listing information about Huncke's manuscripts.
15.2-15.6 Huncke, 1966-1967: loose typescripts (5 folders)
16.1-16.2. Huncke, 1967: contains the typescript of Huncke's Ching offered to Grove Press. (2 folders)
16.3-16.4. Huncke, 1973: contains duplicate of restored Huncke's Ching typescript. (2 folders)
17.1. Hutchins, Robert, 1958-1959: correspondence
17.2. Itkin, Michael, 1966-1969: letter, booklet, flyer, greeting card
17.3 Johnson, Ray, 1961-1995: correspondence, flyers
17.4 Jones, LeRoi, 1960-1966: correspondence; includes postcard, clipping, typescript of "Cuba Libra" published in Kulcher 2 (1960).
17.5. Karo, George and Helene, 1951-1976: correspondence; includes Rosenthal's notes and exams for George Karo's ancient art and archeology course.
17.6. Kerouac, Jack, Lucien Midnight, 1958: manuscript cover and copies of typescript
17.7. Kerouac, Jack, 1958-1959: extensive correspondence; includes telegram, postcards, clipping, note from Allen Ginsberg and Peter Orlovsky to Rosenthal, manuscript cover for Old Angel Midnight.
17.8. Keys, Anthony, 1989-1990: letters
17.9. Koch, Helene L., 1957-1961: letters
17.10. Kokkinen, Eila, 1959-1964: extensive correspondence; includes resume, postcards, telegrams, notes, photographs.
17.11. Kokkinen, Eila, 1965-2000: extensive correspondence; includes letters regarding personal issues such as health and friendships, as well as references to Herbert Huncke's memorial service, Allen Ginsberg's death, and other events.
17.12. Koller, James, 1959-1960: correspondence
17.13. Kray, Betty, 1958: correspondence
18.1. Kreplick, Joseph and Ruth, 1960: correspondence; includes flyer.
18.2. Kroll, Michael, 1957-1958: correspondence; includes postcards.
18.3. Kyger, Joanne, 1968-1981: letters, postcard
18.4. Lamantia, Philip, 1961-1964: correspondence; includes typescript by Raphael Kohler.
18.5. LaVigne, Robert, 1967-1982: correspondence; includes artwork.
Tube 39. LaVigne, Robert, ca. 1970: "Round Yellow," print, no.1
18.6. Lee, Sondra, 1967: typescript of poems for Glamorous Novelties.
18.7. Levin Arnold, 1960-1961: correspondence; includes artwork.
18.8. Lionni, Paolo, 1966: typescripts, forms
18.9. Lowell, James, 1967-1969: letters
18.10. Mailer, Norman, 1961: letters
18.11. Markman, Joel, 1963-1966: letters, photographs
18.12. Marpol, Stephen, 1964-1968: photographs, letter, postcard
18.13-21.9. Marshall, Edward, 1955-1973
18.13. Marshall, 1955-1961: extensive correspondence; includes typescripts, postcards, photographs.
18.14. Marshall, 1962-1973: extensive correspondence; includes notes, typescripts, pamphlets.
18.15. Marshall, 1967: printing materials for Transit Glory; drafts, notes, mock-ups, artwork
18.16. Marshall, 1967: Transit Glory, published by Carp and Whitefish with drawings by William Heine.
18.17. Marshall, ca. 1970: printing materials for unpublished book; includes notes, mock-ups, artwork, table of contents.
18.18. Marshall, 1972: printing materials for Pole Volt; includes drafts, notes, mock-ups, artwork.
19.1. Marshall, 1972: edited poems on index cards, poems selected and rejected for Pole Volt
19.2-19.4. Marshall, 1972: proofs for Pole Volt (3 folders)
Flat Box 20. Marshall, 1972: book spine pattern jig for Pole Volt
21.1. Marshall, 1972: bound dummy for Pole Volt
21.2. Marshall, 1972: unbound dummies for Pole Volt
21.3. Marshall, Doris Nieder, no date: Nieder's collations of "Leave the Word Alone" and "How Deep is Thy Love"
21.4. Marshall, Black Mountain Review, 1957: autumn issue
21.5. Marshall, Yugan, 1959-1961: nos. 4 and 7
21.6. Marshall, Measure, 1962: no. 3
21.7. Marshall, Fuck You: A Magazine for the Arts, 1962: vol. 1, no. 5
21.8. Marshall, 1967: The Great Society
21.9. Marshall, M.E.A.L, 1970: vol. 2, no. 2
21.10. Matson, Clive, ca. 1962-1984: correspondence; includes typescripts, postcards, broadsides, flyer.
22.1. McClure, Michael, 1957-1961: extensive correspondence; includes correspondence with Paul Carroll and others; also typescripts, postcards, broadside, drawing.
22.2. McClure, Michael, 1962: extensive correspondence; includes typescripts of Thirteen Mad Sonnets, The Cigar, others; photograph of McClure ca. 1962.
22.3. McClure, Michael, 1963-1978: extensive correspondence; includes McClure's comments on Sheeper, notes, postcards, "Herakles," poem dedicated to Rosenthal.
22.4. McGilvery, Lawrence, 1952-2000: letter, note, greeting cards
22.5. McLeod, Anthony, 1953-1954: letters
22.6. McLeod, Daniel, 1953-1955: letters
22.7. McReynolds, David, 1959: letters
22.8. Meeker, Marilynn, 1960-1961: letters
22.9. Mekas, Jonas, 1959-1961: letters
22.10. Meltzer, David, 1962: letter
22.11. Millward, Pamela, 1967: typescripts
22.12. Milne, Kay, 1951-1954: letters, postcards, greeting card
22.13. Mondadori, Fabrizio, 1962: letters
22.14. Montez, Mario, 1966-1967: flyers, poster, photograph
22.15. Moraft, Barbara, 1959-1961: letters, telegram
22.16. Morris, Charles and Ruth, 1952-1958: correspondence; includes greeting card, postcard
22.17. Morris, William, 1959-1960: postcard, letter, flyer, photograph
22.18. Nakamura, Utaemon VI, 1960-2001: letters, photographs, obituaries
22.19. Neide, Peter, 1962-1965: extensive correspondence; mostly letters from Neide to Leo Skir; also includes receipts.
22.20. Neidorf, Mary, 1953-1960: letters, greeting cards, postcards, photographs
22.21. Nelson, Gareth, 1958-1960: correspondence; includes postcards
22.22. Neugarten, Bernice, 1957: letters
22.23. Nichols, Clinton, 1959-1960: letters, postcards, typescripts, note
22.24. Nicoletti, Richard, 1967: typescripts, drawings, note
22.25. Nieder, Doris, 1959: correspondence
22.26. Olson, Charles, 1959-1960: typescripts, letters, note
22.27. Ong, Nancy, 1951-1952: letters, greeting card
22.28. Oppenheimer, Joel, 1958: letters, typescripts
22.29. Orlovsky, Marie, 1961: letters, note
22.30. Orlovsky, Peter, 1959-1978: correspondence; includes postcards.
23.1. Page, Marjorie, 1956-1959: correspondence; includes postcards and clipping.
23.2. Persky, Stan, 1960-1961: letters
23.3. Pitschel, Barbara, 1957-1968: correspondence; includes postcards.
23.4. Pitschel, Roland, 1958-1959: letters, telegram, postcard
23.5. Plimpton, George, 1964-1965: letters
23.6. Plymell, Charles, 1967: typescript for Glamorous Novelties
23.7. Podell, Albert, 1958-1961: extensive correspondence; includes postcards, telegrams, clippings.
23.8. Pommy, Janine, 1961-1967: notes, typescript
23.9. Rechy, John, 1959-1962: correspondence; includes clippings.
23.10. Rexroth, Kenneth, 1958: letter
23.11. Richkin, Robert, 1967-1969: galley proof, letters, typescript, manuscript
23.12. Riesman, David, 1957-1958: correspondence
23.13. Rogers, Carl, 1952-1956: correspondence; includes notes and copy of research proposal.
23.14. Rogers Pugh, Harriet, 1955-1957: letters, postcard, greeting card
23.15. Romagnolo, Fred, 1949-1959: extensive correspondence; includes postcards, telegram, greeting cards, photographs.
23.16. Rosenthal, Belle and Sidney (Rosenthal's parents), 1921-1982: correspondence; includes Sidney's operator's license, telegram, greeting cards, copy of clipping, letter from Belle to Allen Ginsberg, copy of Belle's will.
23.17. Safro, Malka, 1960-1961: letters, postcards
23.18. Sanders, Edward, 1950-1957: extensive correspondence
23.19. Sanders, Melvin, 1951-1963: extensive correspondence; includes postcards, greeting card, telegrams.
24.1. Schleifer, Marc, 1958-1962: extensive correspondence; includes broadside, telegrams, typescript, photograph, galley proofs, poster.
24.2. Schleifer, Marc, 1962-1982: extensive correspondence; includes clippings, flyers, photographs.
24.3. Schleifer, Marc, poetry reading project, 1959: correspondence; includes notes, telegrams, flyer, postcard.
24.4. Schleifer, Marc, letters from Marian Zazeela, 1958-1962; extensive correspondence includes typescripts, photographs, slides, The Monthly Review, vol. 13, nos. 3 and 4 (1961).
24.5. Schleifer, Marc, letters to Marian Zazeela, 1961-1962: extensive correspondence; includes notes.
24.6. Schlesinger, Arthur, 1958-1961: letters
24.7. Schulman, Howard, 1959-1962: extensive correspondence; includes postcards, typescripts, Pa'lante, no.1 (1962).
24.8. Schulman, Howard, 1962-1985: extensive correspondence; includes flyer, telegram, postcards, typescript.
24.9. Skir, Leo, 1962-1969: extensive correspondence; includes typescripts for memoir, postcards, notes, photographs (contact sheet).
24.10. Smalakis, Laura, 1954-1958: correspondence; includes postcards, greeting cards
25.1-30.3 Smith, Jack, 1958-1996
25.1. Smith, 1961: correspondence; includes typescript transcriptions of taped conversations between Smith, Rosenthal, Herbert Huncke, others; also notes, membership card.
25.2. Smith, 1962: correspondence; includes copies of letters from Smith to David Gurin; also notes and Scene, vol. 8, no. 2.
25.3. Smith, 1963-1975: extensive correspondence; includes copy of "Rehearsal for the Destruction of Atlantis"; also clippings, flyers, notes, Film-Makers Cooperative catalogue (1963), inscribed to Rosenthal.
25.4. Smith, 1977-1989: extensive correspondence; includes clippings, notes, flyers, postcards, photograph.
25.5. Smith, 1989-1996: letters, notes, clippings, obituaries, Rosenthal's phone interviews with Jack Smith's sister, Mary Sue Slater
25.6. Smith, 1959: mounted photograph of Jerry Sims
25.7. Smith, photographs 1960: photographs of Smith, one on collage
25.8. Smith, contact sheets, 1960-1961: contact sheets for photo shoots picturing Rene Rivera (Mario Montez), Marian Zazeela, et al., some with tape to indicate cropping and framing
25.9. Smith, photographs, 1961: photographs and negatives of Rosenthal and Reese Haire
Flat Box 26.1. Smith, photographs, ca. 1959-1966: black and white photographs of Mario Montez, Rosenthal, Reese Haire, Isabel Eberstadt, et al.
Flat Box 26.2. Smith, mounted photograph, ca. 1958: color photograph of two costumed figures in Lincoln Center rubble.
Flat Box 26.3. Smith, mounted photograph, ca. 1958: color photograph of costumed figure leaning on a platter.
25.10. Smith, Sheeper photographs, 1967: photographs of Rosenthal for Sheeper dust jacket; note by Rosenthal describes re-touching of photographs
25.11. Smith, artwork and ephemera, ca. 1961-1966: drawings, cartoons, booklets, flyers; includes flyer for Flaming Creatures, negative of Mario Montez.
25.12. Smith, The Beautiful Book, 1962: booklet with photos by Smith
25.13. Smith, artwork and ephemera, ca. 1966-1970: drawings and designs for Glamorous Novelties, Sheeper, Marbels from Cockaroch Morseleum, others; also includes cartoons and flyers.
Flat Box 27.1. Smith, Dreamweapon, 1962: booklet by Angus Maclise with Smith photographs printed on paper; poster originally folded into booklet.
Flat Box 27.2. Smith, press plates, 1966-1968: aluminum press plates for Hollow Prescenium Mountain, No President, and business card.
Flat Box 27.3. Smith, manila folder project, 1967: artwork on manila folders
Flat Box 27.4. Smith, Avalanche, 1974: art magazine with spread by Smith
Flat Box 27.5. Smith, posters, 1976-1984: posters for Smith's productions; includes The Secret of Rented Island, I was a Male Yvonne de Carlo, others.
25.14. Smith, Art-Rite, 1975-1978: nos. 11, 12 (1975-1976); includes short article on Jack Smith, "American Tourister"; no. 19 (1978); includes text and art by Smith, "Capitalism of Lotusland."
Flat Box 28. Smith, ca. 1961: costume garment
Flat Box 29. Smith, ca. 1961: costume garments; sent to Rosenthal after Smith's death.
30.1. Smith, publicity packet, 1987: copies of press clippings and flyers; includes draft of cover note and note by Jeanette Szudy.
30.2. Smith, 1988: typescript dissertation chapter on Smith by Uzi Parnes
30.3. Smith, 1996: typescript essay on Smith by Lawrence Rinder; includes letter to Rosenthal.
30.4. Snyder, Gary, 1958: letters
30.5. Solomon, Carl, 1960: letter, note
30.6. Solomon, Freude and Norman: 1961-1962: correspondence; includes postcards, notes, unopened letter from Freude to Elise Cowan (opened in 2008 during processing).
30.7. Sourelis, Stan, 1959: letters, postcard, greeting card
30.8. Spellman, A. B., 1960: typescript of poem published in Kulcher 2.
30.9. Standal, Stanley, 1953-1961: extensive correspondence; includes postcards, greeting cards, photographs, portion of Standal's dissertation.
30.10. Stubenhaus, Abbe, 1967-1974: letters, typescripts, postcards, wedding prayer book
30.11. Sturz, Herbert, 1951-1983: extensive correspondence; includes postcards, greeting cards.
30.12. Sutherland, Elizabeth, 1961: letters
30.13. Suzuki, D.T., 1958: typescript, "Rinzai on Zen"
30.14. Taylor, Simon Watson, 1959: greeting card, note, postcard
30.15. Tedesco, Claudia, 1969-1986: letters, postcards, greeting cards, photographs
30.16. Turnbull, Gael, 1958: letter
30.17. Usdansky, George, 1955-1960: extensive correspondence; includes postcards, clippings, audograph disc.
30.18. Waring, James, 1960-1961: letter, note, typescript
31.1. Whalen, Philip, 1958-2002: extensive correspondence; includes postcards, notes, artwork, obituaries.
3.3. Whalen, Philip, A Commentary, 1960: one page poster-sized manuscript
31.2. Whalen, Philip, Invention of the Letter, 1966: manuscript of hand-drawn book and final copy for reproduction
31.3. Whalen, Philip, Invention of the Letter, 1967: copies of uncut pages
31.4. Whalen, Philip, Winning His Way, 1967: manuscript of hand-drawn book with cover letter
3.4. Whalen, Philip, Winning His Way, 1982-1983: pre-press drawings, plates, and proofs
31.5. Whiteman, Ruth, 1954: letter, postcard, notes
31.6. Wieners, John, 1959-1961: extensive correspondence; includes letters to Freude Solomon and others; also manuscripts, notes, telegram, clippings.
31.7. Wieners, John, 1961-2002: extensive correspondence; includes letters to Freude Solomon and others; also manuscript, flyers, clippings, greeting cards, Zarza, April, 1961, Measure, no. 3, 1962, "In Memoriam John Wieners," 2002.
31.8. Williams, Jonathan, 1958-1978: letters, postcards, greeting cards, newsletter
31.9. Yarborough, Ernest, 1957: photocopy of postcard, greeting card
31.10. Yglesias, Jose, 1952-1961: letters, business card
31.11. Zazeela, Marian, 1957-1961: extensive correspondence; includes artwork, typescript, notes, theater program, photograph of Zazeela and Rosenthal.
31.12. Zazeela, Marian, 1962-2000: extensive correspondence; includes artwork, manuscript, theater program, flyers, posters.
31.13. Zinn, Marjorie, 1956-1969: postcard, letters, Ebony, March 1956 and Tan, July, 1958
Series III. MISCELLANEOUS CORRESPONDENCE
Scope and Content Note
32.1. Miscellaneous A, 1953-1961: letters, receipts, artwork, hand-printed booklet
32.2. Miscellaneous B, ca. 1949-1968: correspondence; includes flyer and postcard
32.3. Miscellaneous C, ca. 1950-1972: correspondence; includes receipts and Rosenthal's 1966 calendar.
32.4. Miscellaneous D, 1969: letter
32.5. Miscellaneous G, ca. 1952-1967: letters, postcards
32.6. Miscellaneous H, ca. 1952-1967: correspondence; includes postcards and invitations.
32.7. Miscellaneous I and J: correspondence; includes greeting card and poster.
32.8. Miscellaneous K, 1952-1970: correspondence; includes greeting card, postcard, photograph of Bonnie Bremser; also Kerista Speeler, vol. 1, issue 3 (1964).
32.9. Miscellaneous L, 1956-1959: telegram, letter, postcard
32.10. Miscellaneous M, 1960-1967: letters, postcards
32.11. Miscellaneous N, 1965-1966: letter, invitation
32.12. Miscellaneous O, 1958-1959: letters
32.13. Miscellaneous P, 1955-1960: letters, postcards, manuscript, greeting cards
32.14. Miscellaneous R, 1957-1967: letters, typescripts
32.15. Miscellaneous S, 1957-1972: letters, newsletter, drawing, greeting card
32.16. Miscellaneous T, 1953-1971: ticket for Dylan Thomas reading, letters
32.17. Miscellaneous W, 1958-1963: letters, greeting card, business card
Series IV. PROFFESIONAL
Scope and Content Note
33.1 Auerhahn Press, 1959-1960: flyer, postcards
33.2-33.9. Big Table, 1958-1959
33.2. Big Table, 1958-1959: correspondence; includes clipping, poster, and notes.
33.3. Big Table, distribution, 1958-1959: correspondence; includes postcard, invoice, notes, and distribution list.
33.4. Big Table, typescripts, 1959: typescripts for Big Table no. 1; includes typescripts by William Burroughs, Gregory Corso, Jack Kerouac, and Rosenthal (material intended for suppressed 1959 winter edition of The Chicago Review).
33.5. Big Table; production, 1959: notes, artwork, letter, receipt
33.6. Big Table, galley proofs, 1959: galley proofs for Big Table no. 1
33.7. Big Table, Harry Gantt, 1959: correspondence with Harry Gantt, publisher and printer; includes notes, receipt, telegram, and postcards.
33.8. Big Table, ACLU: materials relating to court case over the suppression of Big Table by the US Post Office; includes correspondence, telegram, pamphlet, and copy of judge's decision.
33.9. Big Table, 1959: no. 1
33.10. Book of Grass, 1967: letters
33.11. Carp and Whitefish, 1965-1969: correspondence; includes artwork, clipping, invoices, and loose pages and cover of receipt book.
33.12-34.2 Chicago Review, 1957-1959
33.12. Chicago Review, 1957: extensive correspondence; includes notes, manuscripts, typescripts, including typescript for "Invitation to Sleep" by Rosenthal published in The Chicago Review, spring 1957.
33.13. Chicago Review, photographs, 1957: photographs of staff, including Rosenthal; removed from folder # 33.12.
33.14. Chicago Review, 1958-1959: extensive correspondence; includes poster, notes, clippings, and committee report regarding the suppression of The Chicago Review.
34.1. Chicago Review, 1957-1958: vol. 11, no. 1, no. 4
34.2. Chicago Review, spring 1958, vol. 12, no. 1-3
34.3 Glamorous Novelties, 1966: notes, typescripts
35.1-38.4. Sheeper, 1959-1990
35.1-35.5. Drafts, 1959-1967: early and rejected drafts; includes manuscripts, typescripts, notebooks. (5 folders)
35.6. Typescript, 1963: pages 1-80
35.7. Typescript, 1963: chapters 54, 55
36.1. Typescript, 1963: sent to Eila Kokkinen from Tangier.
36.2. Typescript, 1963: sent to Michael McClure from Tangier; includes note to McClure.
36.3-36.4. Typescript, 1963: first complete typescript (2 folders)
36.5. Gnaoua, 1964: no. 1; includes passages from Sheeper.
36.6. Grove Press, 1964-1975: extensive correspondence regarding the publication of Sheeper; includes contracts, clippings; also letter from Herbert Huncke and others.
36.7. Typescript, ca. 1965: 68 pages
37.1. Akzente, 1966: vol. 13, no.6 and special issue; includes chapters from Sheeper.
37.2. Evergreen Review, 1967: vol. 11, no. 46; includes sections from Sheeper.
37.3. Floating Bear Newsletter, 1967: no. 33; includes chapter from Sheeper.
37.4. Growing Hand, 1967: includes chapter from Sheeper
37.5-37.6. Typescript, 1967: final typescript submitted to Grove Press. (2 folders)
37.7. Les Episodes, 2001: no. 11; includes chapters from Sheeper.
Flat Box 38.1. Galley proofs, 1967: corrected by Rosenthal
Flat Box 38.2. Page proofs, 1967
Flat Box 38.3. Page proofs, 1967: corrected by Rosenthal.
37.7. Reviews, 1967-1969: clippings
37.8. Fan mail and solicitations, 1965-1970: letters, postcards
37.9. Draft, 1990: copy of first draft of 1990 revision
Flat Box 38.4. Galley proofs, 1967: revisions by Rosenthal; used as base for 1990 edition.