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SAN FRANCISCO REVIEW AND NEW DIRECTIONS

 

Correspondence between Degnan and other publishers

box 1, folder 1

Hitchcock, George 1961 - 1962

box 1, folder 2

Kuhlman, Gilda 1962 - 1962

box 1, folder 3

Laughlin, James B. 1961 - 1978

box 1, folder 4

Laughlin, James B. 1961 - 1978

box 1, folder 5

Lorch, Else B. 1965 - 1973

box 1, folder 6

Mac Gregor, Robert M. 1962 - 1974

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Mac Gregor, Robert M. 1962 - 1974

box 1, folder 8

Martin, Frederick R. 1969 - 1975

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Miller, Roy 1959 - 1959

 

General Correspondence

box 1, folder 10

Bly, Robert (The Sixties Press) 1967 - 1967

box 1, folder 11

Borchardt, Georges 1962 - 1966

box 1, folder 12

Cheshire Publishing Pty Ltd. 1972 - 1972

box 1, folder 13

Erbe, Edwin 1962 - 1964

box 1, folder 14

Ferry, W.H. 1961 - 1962

box 1, folder 15

Hawkes, John 1961 - 1965

box 1, folder 16

Houghton Mifflin Company 1970 - 1972

box 1, folder 17

King, Martin Luther, Jr. 1961 - 1961

box 1, folder 18

Kray (Ussachevsky), Betty 1962 - 1976

box 1, folder 19

Nemer, David 1966 - 1974

box 1, folder 20

NEW YORKER Magazine 1963 - 1963

box 1, folder 21

Pembes, Tim 1959 - 1962

box 1, folder 22

Pritchett, Victor S. 1962 - 1962

box 1, folder 23

Ray, Man and Julie 1959 - 1977

box 1, folder 24

Scott, Foresman and Company 1968 - 1970

box 1, folder 25

Spender, Stephen 1959 - 1959

box 1, folder 26

Webb, Thompson, Jr. 1969 - 1969

box 1, folder 27

Whittemore, Reed (THE CARLETON MISCELLANY) 1961 - 1961

box 1, folder 28

Miscellaneous Correspondence, A-Z

box 1, folder 29

Unidentified Correspondence

 

Correspondence of Other Publishers and Editors

box 1, folder 30

Atheneum Publishers and SAN FRANCISCO REVIEW Editors 1963 - 1963

box 1, folder 31

Hitchcock, George and Roy Miller 1958 - 1959

box 2, folder 1

Hitchcock, George and Roy Miller 1959 - 1962

box 2, folder 2

Laughlin, James B. 1962 - 1965

box 2, folder 3

Mac Gregor, Robert 1962 - 1973

box 2, folder 4

Pollinger, Laurence and Robert Mac Gregor 1963 - 1974

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Orlovitz, Gil and Roy Miller 1958 - 1960

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Villiers Publications 1957 - 1961

 

Correspondence, Writers to SAN FRANCISCO REVIEW

box 2, folder 7

Allen, Marijane 1960 - 1962

box 2, folder 8

Anderson, Jack 1960 - 1961

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Banks, Richard 1960 - 1961

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Bass, Robert 1961 - 1961

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Berge, Carol 1962 - 1962

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Bird, Dick 1960 - 1961

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Birney, Earle 1961 - 1961

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Blackburn, Paul 1961 - 1962

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Burdick, Eugene 1958 - 1958

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Carney, Matthew 1960 - 1962

box 2, folder 17

Carruth, Hayden 1961 - 1963

box 2, folder 18

Christie, David 1959 - 1962

box 2, folder 19

Corrington, William 1960 - 1962

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Creeley, Robert 1960 - 1960

box 2, folder 21

Cullen, Robert 1962 - 1962

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Cuomo, George 1961 - 1962

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Czerniawski, Adam 1962 - 1963

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Ellison, Miriam T. 1959 - 1959

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Eshleman, Clayton 1961 - 1962

box 2, folder 26

Faust, Irvin 1962 - 1964

box 2, folder 27

Ferlinghetti, Lawrence 1959 - 1959

box 2, folder 28

Ford, Gena 1961 - 1963

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Galler, David 1961 - 1962

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Ginsberg, Allen 1959 - 1959

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Gonzalez-Gerth, Miguel 1960 - 1962

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Greer, Scott 1962 - 1962

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Haag, John 1960 - 1962

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Haines, John 1961 - 1963

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Honig, Edwin 1961 - 1961

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Ishikawa, Robert 1960 - 1961

box 2, folder 37

Kroll, Ernest 1961 - 1962

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Leahy, Jack 1961 - 1962

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Levertov, Denise 1961 - 1961

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Lowenfels, Walter 1961 - 1962

box 2, folder 41

Marsh, Willard 1961 - 1962

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McGrath, Thomas 1961 - 1963

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Meyers, Bert 1961 - 1962

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Montgomery, Jean 1962 - 1962

box 2, folder 45

Nelson, Raymond 1962 - 1962

box 2, folder 46

Nin, Anais 1958 - 1961

box 2, folder 47

Oates, Joyce Carol 1961 - 1961

box 2, folder 48

Ordon, Edmund 1962 - 1962

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Othus, Rita 1962 - 1962

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Ozick, Cynthia 1960 - 1962

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Pauker, John 1959 - 1961

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Ridland, John M. 1962 - 1963

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Rothenberg, Jerome 1961 - 1962

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Rule, Jane 1960 - 1961

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Russell, Bertrand 1958 - 1961

box 2, folder 56

Saroyan, William 1958 - 1959

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Shapiro, Norman R. 1962 - 1962

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Simpson, Louis 1961 - 1962

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Snyder, Gary 1960 - 1960

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Stoutenburg, Adrien 1961 - 1962

box 2, folder 61

Tagliabue, John 1962 - 1962

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Taylor, H. George 1960 - 1962

box 3, folder 2

Thomas, John 1960 - 1962

box 3, folder 3

Thomas, Norman 1958 - 1959

box 3, folder 4

Touster, Saul 1961 - 1966

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Vliet, R.G. 1961 - 1963

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Wang, David Rafael 1960 - 1962

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Weingarten, Robert 1961 - 1962

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Williams, William Carlos 1958 - 1958

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Witt, Harold 1959 - 1962

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Zukofsky, Louis 1958 - 1960

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Miscellaneous Correspondence A-Z

box 3, folder 12

Miscellaneous Correspondence A-Z

box 3, folder 13

Miscellaneous Correspondence A-Z

box 3, folder 14

Unidentified Correspondence

 

MISCELLANEOUS MATERIALS

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SAN FRANCISCO REVIEW and New Directions - Book Sales and Inventory Records 1965 - 1974

box 3, folder 16

SAN FRANCISCO REVIEW and New Directions - New Directions Catalogs 1962 - 1980

box 3, folder 17

SAN FRANCISCO REVIEW and New Directions - New Directions Catalogs 1962 - 1980

box 3, folder 18

SAN FRANCISCO REVIEW and New Directions - Basic Review List 1962 - 1962

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List of periodical names and addresses
box 3, folder 19

SAN FRANCISCO REVIEW and New Directions - Unidentified Items

box 3, folder 20

Degnan's Personal Items - RAMPARTS Magazine - Financial Statements 1966 - 1968

box 3, folder 21

Degnan's Personal Items - Miscellaneous Financial Records

 

FILES OF MAJOR WRITERS

box 3, folder 22

Bronk, William - Miscellaneous Works - Selected Published Poems -

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Two booklets: one complied by the author and one copy of AUDIT vol 2. no. 5
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Bronk, William - Miscellaneous Works - Selected Typescript

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With some notes by the author
box 3, folder 24

Bronk, William - Books - EMPTY HANDS - 1965 - 1965

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Early version with dedication and signature
box 3, folder 25

Bronk, William - Books - WORLD, THE WORLDLESS - 1964 - 1964

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Typescript version submitted to the Lamont Poetry Selection
box 3, folder 26

Bronk, William - Books - WORLD, THE WORLDLESS - 1963 - 1964

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Legal and copyright forms, carbons, photocopies
box 3, folder 27

Bronk, William - Books - WORLD, THE WORLDLESS - 1965 - 1965

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Advertisement in "Americans for Democratic Action" Convention brochure, ad on page 17
box 3, folder 28

Bronk, William - Books - WORLD, THE WORLDLESS - 1964 - 1964

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Selected Advertisements and Mailing List for Review Copies
box 4, folder 1

Bronk, William - Books - WORLD, THE WORLDLESS - 1965 - 1965

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Reviews
box 4, folder 2

Bronk, William - Correspondence - Letters about WORLD, THE WORLDLESS 1963 - 1967

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Mailed to June Degnan
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Bronk, William - Correspondence - Letters from Bronk to Degnan 1962 - 1978

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Bronk, William - Correspondence - General Correspondence 1964 - 1966

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Mostly letters from New Directions publishers
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Bronk, William - Royalty Statements - 1968 - 1973

box 4, folder 6

Dahlberg, Edward - Publicity information on BECAUSE I WAS FLESH 1964 - 1964

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Hall, James - Miscellaneous Works - Letters Never Mailed -

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Spring 1963, pages from the printed version in KENYON REVIEW; also includes a note from Hall
box 4, folder 8

Hall, James - Miscellaneous Works - God Cares, But Waits

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Spring 1969, short story reprinted from VIRGINIA QUARTERLY REVIEW, 45:2, typeset copy with note from Hall
box 4, folder 9

Hall, James - US HE DEVOURS - Selected Stories for the final version 1964 - 1964

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Photocopies of printed material, two copies
box 4, folder 10

Hall, James - US HE DEVOURS - Selected Stories for the final version 1964 - 1964

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Photocopies of printed material, two copies
box 4, folder 11

Hall, James - US HE DEVOURS - Reviews 1964 - 1965

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Photocopies, some originals
box 4, folder 12

Hall, James - Correspondence - Letters between Hall and Degnan 1962 - 1965

box 4, folder 13

Hall, James - Correspondence - Letters between Hall and George Hithcock 1958 - 1962

box 4, folder 14

Hall, James - Correspondence - Letters about Hall to New Directions 1962 - 1964

box 4, folder 15

Hall, James - Miscellaneous Materials - Contract, Copyright form, advertisements 1962 - 1964

box 4, folder 16

Hall, James - Miscellaneous Materials - Royalty Statements 1968 - 1969

box 4, folder 17

Mishima, Yukio - Miscellaneous Works - Dojoji

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Play translated by Donald Keene, photocopy of typescript, ca. 1965
box 4, folder 18

Mishima, Yukio - Miscellaneous Works - Onnagata

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Short story translated by Donald Keene, photocopy of a typescript, ca. 1965
box 4, folder 19

Mishima, Yukio - Swaddling Clothes

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Translated by Ivan Morris in TODAY'S JAPAN, copy of printed version
box 4, folder 20

Mishima, Yukio - Correspondence - Letters between Mishima and Robert MacGregor 1962 - 1965

box 4, folder 21

Mishima, Yukio - Correspondence - Letters from Robert MacGregor about Mishima 1962 - 1965

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Carbons of originals
box 4, folder 22

Mishima, Yukio - Ephemera 1963 - 1965

box 4, folder 23

Oppen/Reznikoff - BY THE WATERS & THE MATERIALS - Bluestone, George 1962 - 1962

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Publicity Correspondence
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Oppen/Reznikoff - BY THE WATERS & THE MATERIALS - Bogan, Louise 1962 - 1962

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Publicity Correspondence
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Oppen/Reznikoff - BY THE WATERS & THE MATERIALS - Coulette, Henri 1962 - 1962

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Publicity Correspondence
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Oppen/Reznikoff - BY THE WATERS & THE MATERIALS - Erbe, Edwin 1962 - 1962

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Publicity Correspondence
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Oppen/Reznikoff - BY THE WATERS & THE MATERIALS - Levine, Philip 1962 - 1962

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Publicity Correspondence
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Oppen/Reznikoff - BY THE WATERS & THE MATERIALS - Rago, Henry 1962 - 1962

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Publicity Correspondence
box 5, folder 1

Oppen/Reznikoff - BY THE WATERS & THE MATERIALS - Smith, Roger 1962 - 1962

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Publicity Correspondence
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Oppen/Reznikoff - BY THE WATERS & THE MATERIALS - Miscellaneous A-Z

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Publicity Correspondence, ca. 1962
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Oppen/Reznikoff - BY THE WATERS & THE MATERIALS - Publicity Ephemera

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Includes list of persons to be sent review copies of the books, ca. 1962
box 5, folder 4

Oppen/Reznikoff - BY THE WATERS & THE MATERIALS - Gotham Book Mart reception 1962 - 1962

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Publicity Photographs of Oppen and Reznikoff, also includes photos of C.P. Snow and Degnan
box 5, folder 5

Oppen/Reznikoff - BY THE WATERS & THE MATERIALS - Gotham Book Mart reception 1962

Note

Article and Photographs of the reception in THE VILLAGER, photocopy
box 5, folder 6

Oppen/Reznikoff - BY THE WATERS & THE MATERIALS - Gotham Book Mart reception 1962 - 1962

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Reviews of the two books
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Oppen/Reznikoff - THIS IN WHICH & TESTIMONY - Publicity ephemera

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Oppen/Reznikoff - Publicity for Poetry Center Ready by Reznikoff and Oppen 1974 - 1974

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Oppen, George - Miscellaneous Work - Published Work - The Mind's Own Place

Note

Carbon of typescript
box 5, folder 10

Oppen, George - Miscellaneous Work - Published Work - 20 poems and an Interview 1973 - 1973

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In CHICAGO, October 1973, no. 1, photocopy
box 5, folder 11

Oppen, George - Miscellaneous Work - Published Work - Selected poems 1980 - 1980

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Published in Poetry Pilot, issued by Academy of American Poets
box 5, folder 12

Oppen, George - Miscellaneous Work - Typescripts - Poems 1960 - 1961

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Sent by Oppen to Degnan for review
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Oppen, George - Miscellaneous Work - Typescripts - Miscellaneous Poems

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Oppen, George - Miscellaneous Work - Typescripts - Miscellaneous Poems

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Oppen, George - Miscellaneous Work - THE MATERIALS - Typescript of poems 1962 - 1962

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Includes some correspondence between Oppen and Degnan relating to the poems
box 5, folder 16

Oppen, George - Miscellaneous Work - THE MATERIALS - Publicity ephemera

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ca. 1962
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Oppen, George - Miscellaneous Work - THIS IN WHICH - Typescripts of poems for

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ca. 1965
box 5, folder 18, oversize MC03713

Oppen, George - Miscellaneous Work - THIS IN WHICH - Galley Proofs 1965 - 1965

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Three copies
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Oppen, George - Miscellaneous Work - THIS IN WHICH - Ephemera

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Includes contract and publicity materials, ca. 1964-1965
box 5, folder 20

Oppen, George - Miscellaneous Work - THIS IN WHICH - Reviews 1966 - 1966

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Oppen, George - Miscellaneous Work - OF BEING NUMEROUS - Typescripts of poems 1968 - 1968

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Photocopies
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Oppen, George - Miscellaneous Work - OF BEING NUMEROUS - Publicity material 1969 - 1969

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Oppen, George - Miscellaneous Work - COLLECTED POEMS - Reviews 1972 - 1972

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Oppen, George - Correspondence - Letters between Oppen and Degnan 1965 - 1981

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Oppen, George - Correspondence - Letters between Oppen and Degnan 1965 - 1981

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Oppen, George - Correspondence - Letters between Oppen and Degnan 1965 - 1981

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Oppen, George - Correspondence - Letters regarding THIS IN WHICH 1965 - 1976

box 5, folder 28

Oppen, George - Correspondence - Letters from New Directions to Oppen 1969 - 1976

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Oppen, George - Miscellaneous Items - Poetry in the Sixties 1969

Note

Article in NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW, Mentions Oppen's poetry, three copies
box 6, folder 2

Oppen, George - Miscellaneous Items - Royalty Statements 1968 - 1973

box 6, folder 3

Oppen, George - Miscellaneous Items - Review PRIMITIVE, MEANING A LIFE 1978

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Reviews by Michael Heller in NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
box 6, folder 4

Oppen, George - Miscellaneous Items - A Tribute to George Oppen 1983 - 1983

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By Charles Amirkhanian in FOLIO
box 6, folder 5

Oppen, George - Miscellaneous Items - From Pulitzer to Alzheimer 1984

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Article on the life of Oppen in NORTHERN CALIFORNIAN JEWISH BULLETIN, vol. 132. no. 15, photocopy
box 6, folder 6

Oppen, Mary - Typescripts of Poems

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ca. 1970's, photocopies
box 6, folder 7

Oppen, Mary - Poems by Mary Oppen

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Typeset
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Oppen, Mary - Reviews of MEANING A LIFE 1979 - 1979

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Her autobiography
box 6, folder 9

Reznikoff, Charles - Miscellaneous Poems - Selected Poems

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Three carbon copies of typescript
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Reznikoff, Charles - Miscellaneous Poems - Selected Poems

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Three carbon copies of typescript
box 6, folder 11

Reznikoff, Charles - Miscellaneous Poems - Collected Poems

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ca. 1959, three carbon copies of typescript
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Reznikoff, Charles - Miscellaneous Poems - Collected Poems

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ca. 1959, three carbon copies of typescript
box 6, folder 13

Reznikoff, Charles - Miscellaneous Poems - Collected Poems

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ca. 1959, three carbon copies of typescript
box 6, folder 14

Reznikoff, Charles - Books - BY THE WATERS OF MANHATTAN 1962 - 1962

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Ephemera and publicity materials
box 6, folder 15, oversize MC03714

Reznikoff, Charles - Books - Galley proofs 1965 - 1965

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Two copies, one has corrections
box 6, folder 16

Reznikoff, Charles - Books - TESTIMONY: THE UNITED STATES (1885-1890) - 1965 - 1966

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Publicity and advertising materials
box 6, folder 17

Reznikoff, Charles - Books - TESTIMONY: THE UNITED STATES (1885-1890) - 1966 - 1966

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Review by Milton Hindus in COMMENTARY
box 6, folder 18

Reznikoff, Charles - Books - TESTIMONY: THE UNITED STATES (1885-1890) - 1965 - 1966

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Miscellaneous Reviews
box 7, folder 1

Reznikoff, Charles - Correspondence - Letters between Reznikoff and Degnan 1961 - 1975

box 7, folder 2

Reznikoff, Charles - Correspondence - About BY THE WATERS OF MANHATTAN

Note

ca. 1962-1973
box 7, folder 3

Reznikoff, Charles - Correspondence - Correspondence about TESTIMONY 1965 - 1965

box 7, folder 4

Reznikoff, Charles - Correspondence - Miscellaneous Correspondence to Reznikoff 1969 - 1974

box 7, folder 5

Reznikoff, Charles - Miscellaneous Materials - Royalty Statements 1968 - 1973

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Reznikoff, Charles - Miscellaneous Materials - Reznikoff's Obituary 1976

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Printed in the NEW YORK TIMES, includes note from Marie Syrkin to Degnan
box 7, folder 7

Snow, C.P. - Preface to BY THE WATERS OF MANHATTAN 1961 - 1961

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Written by Snow, two copies, typescript and carbon
box 7, folder 8

Snow, C.P. - Miscellaneous Clippings about Snow

Note

ca. 1978
box 7, folder 9

Snow, C.P. - Correspondence between Snow and Degnan 1961 - 1978

box 7, folder 10

Sorrentino, Gilbert - The Perfect Fiction 1966 - 1966

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Short Story, typescript, also includes some correspondence between Sorrentino and Degnan
box 7, folder 11

Zahn, Curtis - AMERICAN CONTEMPORARY - Typescript 1963 - 1963

Note

Two copyedited versions
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Zahn, Curtis - AMERICAN CONTEMPORARY - Typescript 1963 - 1963

Note

Two copyedited versions
box 7, folder 13

Zahn, Curtis - AMERICAN CONTEMPORARY - Ephemera and Publicity Materials 1962 - 1965

box 7, folder 14

Zahn, Curtis - AMERICAN CONTEMPORARY - Reviews 1965 - 1965

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Zahn, Curtis - Correspondence - Letters between Zahn and Degnan

Note

ca. 1961-1969
box 8, folder 1

Zahn, Curtis - Correspondence - Letters between Zahn and George Hitchcock 1962 - 1962

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Zahn, Curtis - Correspondence - Letters between Zahn and James Laughlin 1962 - 1966

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Zahn, Curtis - Correspondence - Letters between Zahn and Roy Miller 1958 - 1960

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Zahn, Curtis - Correspondence - Correspondence about Zahn, A-Z 1962 - 1965

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Zahn, Curtis - Royalty Statements 1968 - 1974

 

SAN FRANCISCO REVIEW ANNUAL, 1963

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SAN FRANCISCO REVIEW Annual - Typescripts - Three French poems 1963 - 1963

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By Brierre, Damas, Gratiant
box 8, folder 7

SAN FRANCISCO REVIEW Annual - Typescript - Polish Poems & Related Materials 1963 - 1963

box 8, folder 8

SAN FRANCISCO REVIEW Annual - Typescripts - Too Soon for Pigeons, James Spencer 1963 - 1963

Note

Short story, photocopy
box 8, folder 9

SAN FRANCISCO REVIEW Annual - Typescript - Annotated draft of the Annual 1963 - 1963

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Carbon copy with annotations
box 8, folder 10, oversize MC03712

SAN FRANCISCO REVIEW Annual - Galley Proofs - 22 April 1963 and 5 July 1963 1963

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Includes corrections
box 8, folder 11

SAN FRANCISCO REVIEW Annual - Miscellaneous Ephemera 1963 - 1963

Note

Galley cover, contributors' note, and publicity information
 

ORIGINALS OF PRESERVATION PHOTOCOPIES

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Originals of Preservation Photocopies 1963 - 1963