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Finding Aid for the Avant-Garde Poetry Tape Recordings, 1966
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Avant-Garde Poetry Tape Recordings,
    Date (inclusive): 1966
    Collection number: 961
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.) 2 cartons (2.0 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

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

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Library Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library 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

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Avant-Garde Poetry Tape Recordings (Collection 961). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233596 

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of 42 reel-to-reel tapes recorded by Michael Silverton for an avant-garde poetry series for New York radio station WNYC in 1966, and another for radio station WBAI in 1967. Interviewees include: Kenneth Koch, John Ashbery, Allan Kaplan, Jerome Rothenberg, Michael Benedikt, Russell Edson, Kenward Elmslie, Ted Berrigan, Joseph Ceravolo, Sotere Torregian, Lorenzo Thomas, John Perreault, Aram Saroyan, Jim Brodey, Peter Schjeedahl, Dick Gallup, Kathy Frazer, Tony Towle, Frank O'Hara (memorial), A. Schweiner, David Antin, Ted Greenwald, Lewis Warsh, Anne Waldman, Shelley Slater, Frank Kuenstler, Frank Lima, Gerald Hopman, Paul Blackburn, Joe Brainard, Stanley Moss, Michael O'Brien, Tom Clark, Ron Padgett, Don Gardner, Michael Brownstein, Milton Gilman, Robert Gilman, and Barton Midwood.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Poets, American--20th century--Audiotapes.