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Guide to the Burning Water Archive
ca.1962-1968
 MSS.007

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Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Burning Water Archive
Dates [inclusive]: ca. 1962-1968
Abstract: The Burning Water Archive is a collection of correspondence to the editors, Edward Kissam and Paul Boorstin, and issues 1-5 of the journal.
Quantity: 0.25 Linear Feet (1 Box)
Call Phrase: MSS.007

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Scope and Content Note

The Burning Water Archive is a collection of correspondence to the editors, Edward Kissam and Paul Boorstin, from 1962 to 1968. Collection highlights include letters written by Carol Bergé, Robert Bly, Ted Enslin, Clayton Eschleman, and Gary Snyder.

Arrangement

The correspondence in the collection is arranged alphabetically. The issues of the journal are organized chronologically.

Missing Title

  1. Series I: Correspondence and Issues of Burning Water

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Bly, Robert
  • Bergé, Carol, 1928-
  • Snyder, Gary, 1930-
  • Enslin, Theodore
  • Eshleman, Clayton

Document Type

  • Manuscripts for publication.
  • Postcards.
  • Correspondence

Subject Organizations

  • Burning Water

Subject Topics

  • Art, Modern |y 20th century |v Periodicals.
  • Literature, E-perimental -- Periodicals.
  • Avant-garde (Aesthetics)
  • Small presses -- New York (State) -- New York
  • American literature |y 20th century.
  • Authors, American -- 20th century

Subject Places

  • New York (N.Y.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century

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Administrative Information

Provenance

The Burning Water Archive was acquired in 1969.

Access Restrictions

Materials are open to researchers. Please contact the Fales Library and Special Collections, fales.library@nyu.edu, 212-998-2596.

Use Restrictions

Copyright (or related rights to publicity and privacy) for materials in this collection was not transferred to New York University. Permission to use materials must be secured from the copyright holder. Please contact the Fales Library and Special Collections, fales.library@nyu.edu, 212-998-2596.

Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:

Identification of item, date (if known); The Burning Water Archive; MSS 7; [box number]; [folder number], Fales Library and Special Collections, New York University Libraries.

Separated Material

There is no information about materials that are associated by provenance to the described materials that have been physically separated or removed.

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Container List

Series I: Correspondence and Issues of Burning Water

Scope and Contents note

Series 1 contains one box of correspondence to the editors, Edward Kissam and Paul Boorstin between 1962-1968. Noted correspondents include Carol Bergé, Robert Bly, Ted Enslin, Clayton Eschleman, and Gary Snyder. Series 1 also contains issues 1-5 of Burning Water.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Carol Bergé, Robert Bly, George Bowering
1962-1964; 1966
Box: 1 Folder : 2 Cardona-Hine, Alvan Choudhury, Malay Roy - Defense Fund, John Willian Corrington
1962-1964; 1966
Box: 1 Folder : 3 Maurice English, D.J. Enright, Ted Enslin, Clayton Eshleman
1962-1965; undated
Box: 1 Folder : 4 Roy Fisher, Frederic A. Franklyn, John Haines, William Harmon, George Hitchcock, Anselm Hollo
1962-1968
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Ron Johnson, Robert Kelly, Howard McCord, James Merrill, James Ryan Morris
1963-1965; undated
Box: 1 Folder : 6 Margaret Randall
1962-1968
Box: 1 Folder : 7 Gary Snyder, John Tagliabue, Anne Waldman, Peter Wild, Jonathan Williams, and Miller Williams.
1962-1968
Box: 1 Folder : 8 Unidentified Correspondence
1965-1966
Box: 1 Folder : 9 Issues 1-3 of Burning Water
1963-1964
Box: 1 Folder : 10 Issues 4-5 of Burning Water
1965

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