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  • Contributing Institution: University of California, Santa Cruz
    Title: Peter Veres papers
    Creator: Veres, Peter, 1938-
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.172
    Physical Description: 0.25 Linear Feet 1 half document box
    Date (inclusive): 1973-1977
    Language of Material: English


    Collection open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright for the items in this collection is owned by the creators and their heirs. Reproduction or distribution of any work protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the copyright owner. It is the responsibility of the user to determine whether a use is fair use, and to obtain any necessary permissions. For more information see UCSC Special Collections and Archives policy on Reproduction and Use.

    Preferred Citation

    Peter Veres papers. MS 172. Special Collections and Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Peter Veres, April 1989.

    Alternative Forms of Material Available

    "Miriam Patchen, an interview with Peter Veres"(LCD10805)
    "The Argument of Innocence" at McHenry Stacks (N6537.P27V47) and Special Collections (PS3531.A764A885)


    Peter Veres, author of The Argument of Innocence: A selection from the arts of Kenneth Patchen" was born in 1938 in London. He was raised in Budapest by Hungarian - Jewish parents. The family immigrated to United States in early 1949 and settled in New York City where he attended public school and received a BA from Columbia College. In 1961 he married Ruth and moved to Cambridge. After receiving a Harvard master's degree the couple moved to Berkeley in 1963 where they raised their two children. In the Bay Area he's taught art history at Lone Mountain College, San Francisco and currently is making name as an mosaic artist.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Contains correspondence, manuscript pages and clippings relating to his published work "The Argument of Innocence". Included also is the transcript to "Miriam Patchen, an interview with Peter Veres", 1974.

    Related Material

    The following collections in Special Collection at UCSC:
    MS 160 Kenneth Patchen Papers; MS 161 Miriam Patchen Papers; MS 163 Kathryn Winslow collection; MS 164 Alan and Beatrice Parker collection; MS 165 James Boyer May correspondence; MS 167 Chester Kessler papers; MS 168 Fred Wright correspondence; MS 170 William M. Roth correspondence; MS 175 William Plumley collection; MS 177 Johnny Wittwer Papers

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Poets, American -- 20th century
    Patchen, Miriam, 1914-2000
    Patchen, Kenneth, 1911-1972
    Veres, Peter, 1938-