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Michael Heller Papers M1741
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  • Title: Michael Heller papers
    Identifier/Call Number: M1741
    Contributing Institution: Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 36.0 Linear feet 76 manuscript boxes
    Date (inclusive): 1960-2010
    Abstract: The papers include correspondence dating from the early sixties with nearly 600 figures in the middle of the literary world including writers, critics, and publishers. Of particular note is correspondence with Cid Corman, Clayton Eshleman, Walter Hamady, Jackson Mac Low, George Oppen, Carl Rakosi, Armand Schwerner, John Taggart, Nathaniel Tarn, and Hannah Weiner. In addition there are files documenting Heller's work on George Oppen and Carl Rakosi, as well as notebooks, audio and videotapes, early manuscripts, literary ephemera and roughly 10,000 pages of manuscripts by other writers.
    creator: Heller, Michael, 1937-

    Access to Collection

    Open for research. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.

    Publication Rights

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Scope and Content

    The papers include correspondence dating from the early sixties with nearly 600 figures in the middle of the literary world including writers, critics, and publishers. Of particular note is correspondence with Cid Corman, Clayton Eshleman, Walter Hamady, Jackson Mac Low, George Oppen, Carl Rakosi, Armand Schwerner, John Taggart, Nathaniel Tarn, and Hannah Weiner. In addition there are files documenting Heller's work on George Oppen and Carl Rakosi, as well as notebooks, audio and videotapes, early manuscripts, literary ephemera and roughly 10,000 pages of manuscripts by other writers.

    Biographical note

    Michael Heller is an important Objectivist poet and literary critc. He is the author of ten books of critically acclaimed poetry, a memoir, three works of criticism, and essays on the Objectivist poets and poetry.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchased, 2010. Accession 2010-033.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], Michael Heller Papers, M1741. Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Armantrout, Rae, 1947-
    Corman, Cid
    Eshleman, Clayton
    Granary Books (Firm)
    Hamady, Walter
    Oppen, George
    Pinsky, Robert
    Rakosi, Carl, 1903-2004
    Tarn, Nathaniel
    Weiner, Hannah