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Finding Aid for the Ron Padgett Papers, 1965-1967
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Ron Padgett Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1965-1967
    Collection number: 993
    Creator: Padgett, Ron
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Ron Padgett (1942- ) was a poetry workshop instructor at St. Mark's-in-the-Bowery, New York City (1968-69), poet in various New York City Poets in the Schools programs (1969-76), writer in the community, South Carolina Arts Commission (1976-78), director of St. Mark's Poetry Project, New York City (1978-81), and the director of publications for the Teachers and Writers Collaborative (1982- ). The collection consists of correspondence from poets to Padgett, and some manuscripts.
    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

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of 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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Ron Padgett Papers (Collection 993). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233537 


    Padgett was born on June 17, 1942, in Tulsa, Oklahoma; A.B., Columbia University, 1964; poetry workshop instructor, St. Mark's-in-the-Bowery, New York City, 1968-69; poet in various New York City Poets in the Schools programs, 1969-76; co-founded Full Court Press publishers in 1973; writer in the community, South Carolina Arts Commission, 1976-78; director, St. Mark's Poetry Project, New York City, 1978-81; director of publications, Teachers and Writers Collaborative, beginning in 1982; published works include: Seventeen: collected plays (with Ted Berrigan, 1965), Sky (1966), Arrive by Pullman (1978), Tulsa kid (1979), Blood work: selected prose (1993), Ted: a personal memoir of Ted Berrigan (1993), and New & selected poems (1995).

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence from poets, including Aram Saroyan and Thomas Clark, to American poet Ron Padgett, and some manuscripts of Padgett.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Padgett, Ron--Archives.
    Poets, American--New York--New York--Archival resources.
    Manuscripts for publication.