Finding Aid for the Grover Jacoby Records of the Variegation and Recurrence Poetry Journals, 1947-1951

Processed by Brooke Whiting; machine-readable finding aid created by Amy Shung-Gee Wong
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 1999
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Grover Jacoby Records of the Variegation and Recurrence Poetry Journals, 1947-1951

Collection number: 377

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Brooke Whiting, October 1959
Additions by:
Manuscripts Division staff, June 1967 and Brooke Whiting, April 1968
Encoded by:
Amy Shung-Gee Wong
Encoding supervision and revision by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, July 2002
© 1999 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Grover Jacoby Records of the Variegation and Recurrence Poetry Journals,
Date (inclusive): 1947-1951
Collection number: 377
Creator: Jacoby, Grover
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Grover Jacoby was the editor of two national quarterly journals of poetry: Variegation: a Quarterly of Rhyme and Recurrence: a Quarterly of Rhyme. The collection consists of material pertaining to the poetry journals and includes letters to the editor, reviews and comments, extracts from the two quarterlies appearing in other publications, newspaper clippings, issues of the quarterlies, and related ephemera.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Additional Physical Form Available

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  • Public Services Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Grover Jacoby, 1951-71.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Grover Jacoby Records of the Variegation and Recurrence Poetry Journals (Collection 377). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Jacoby was the editor of two national quarterly journals of poetry: Variegation: a Quarterly of Rhyme (Los Angeles, 1946-59) and Recurrence: a Quarterly of Rhyme (Los Angeles, 1950-59).

Scope and Content

Collection consists of material pertaining to the poetry journals Variegation and Recurrence, edited by Jacoby. Includes letters to the editor, reviews and comments, extracts from the two quarterlies appearing in other publications, newspaper clippings, issues of the quarterlies, and related ephemera. Also includes microfilm of Grover Jacoby's scrapbook and incoming correspondence, and original manuscripts of his Muy pocas Charlas avec Madame Lyr in North America and Donne Quichotte: Retrato in North America. Correspondents include Muriel Spark, Louis Untermeyer, Van Wyck Brooks, Christopher Isherwood, Marianne Moore, May Sarton, and William Carlos Williams.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Jacoby, Grover--Archives.
Variegation. Recurrence.
Periodical editors--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
Manuscripts for publication.


Container List

 

Variegation and Recurrence.

Physical Description: 1 box.

Scope and Content Note

  • Collection of material pertaining to the two national quarterly journals of poetry: Variegation, devoted to free verse; and Recurrence, devoted to rhymed verse. Los Angeles, 1947- .
  • Editor: Grover Jacoby.
  • Material comprises letters to the editor, reviews and comments, extracts from the two quarterlies appearing in other publications, newspaper clippings, and related ephemera.
  • Also microfilm (positive) of Mr. Jacoby's scrapbook and incoming correspondence, 1947-1951 (microfilm cabinets, Collection 377).
  • Gift: Grover Jacoby, 1951.
Box 1

Letters to Grover I. Jacoby. v.p., 1947- .

Creator/Collector: Jacoby, Grover I., Jr.
Physical Description: 45 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Van Wyek Brooks, Huntington Cairns, John Ciardi, John Gould Fletcher, Christopher Isherwood, Josephine Miles, Marianne Moore, May Sarton, Muriel Spark, Thurairajah Tambimuttu, and William Carlos Williams.
Box 1

Muy pocas Charlas avec Madame Lyr in North America (sequel to Donne Quichotte: Retrato in North America), by James Y. Grover (nom de plume). Los Angeles, ca. 1968.

Physical Description: 9 leaves. 28cm. Typescript with holograph corrections and additions.

Note

Unpublished.
Gift of the author, March 1968.