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Guide to the C: A Journal of Poetry Archive
ca. 1955-1966 (Bulk 1964-1966).
 MSS.008

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Collection processed by Tania Friedel, 1999.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on June 13, 2017
Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Title: C: A Journal of Poetry Archive
Dates [inclusive]: ca. 1955-1966 (Bulk 1964-1966)
Abstract: The C: A Journal of Poetry Archive is a collection of correspondence and manuscripts submitted to the editor, Ted Berrigan. The collection also includes issues of C: A Journal of Poetry.
Quantity: 0.25 Linear Feet (1 Box)
Call Phrase: MSS.008

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Scope and Content Note

The C: A Journal of Poetry Archive contains correspondence and manuscripts submitted to the editor, Ted Berrigan. Collection highlights include correspondence and manuscripts written by John Ashbery, Marianne Moore, and James Schuyler. The collection also includes issues of the magazine.

Arrangement

The C: A Journal of PoetryArchive is arranged alphabetically. Published materials in the collection such as issues of the magazine and comics are arranged chronologically.

Missing Title

  1. Series I: Correspondence, Manuscripts, Covers, and Publications
  2. Series II: Comics

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Ashbery, John, 1927-
  • Berrigan, Ted
  • Koch, Kenneth, 1925-2002
  • Guest, Barbara
  • Saroyan, William, 1908-1981
  • Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972
  • Whalen, Philip
  • Schuyler, James

Document Type

  • Correspondence.
  • Cover Art.
  • Postcards.
  • Manuscripts for publication.

Subject Organizations

  • C: A Journal of Poetry

Subject Topics

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

Subject Places

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

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Administrative Information

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  C: A Journal of PoetryArchive; MSS 8; [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, Manuscripts, Covers, and Publications

Scope and Contents note

The C: A Journal of PoetryArchive is a collection of correspondence and manuscripts submitted to the editor, Ted Berrigan. Collection highlights include letters and manuscripts written by John Ashbery, Marianne Moore, James Schuyler and William Saroyan.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Correspondence and manuscripts - "A-L" including materials by John Ashbery, Barbara Guest, Kenneth Koch, and Joseph Le Sueur.
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 2 Correspondence and manuscripts - Marianne Moore.
1964
Box: 1 Folder : 3 Correspondence and manuscripts - William Saroyan.
1965
Box: 1 Folder : 4 Correspondence and manuscripts - James Schuyler.
undated; 1955
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Correspondence and manuscripts - Philip Whalen.
1965
Box: 1 Folder : 6 Covers, also contains an article on Joe Brainard's art.
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 7 Volume 1, Number 7
[February 1964]
Box: 1 Folder : 8 Volume 1, Number 9
[Summer 1964]
Box: 1 Folder : 9 Volume 1, Number 10
[February 1965]
Box: 1 Folder : 10 Volume 2, Number 11
[Summer 1965]
Box: 1 Folder : 11 Volume 2, Number 13
[May 1966]

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Series II: Comics

Scope and Contents note

Consists of one folder containing 2 issues of a comic book put out by many of the same people who contributed to C: A Journal of Poetry.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 12 C: Comics, Nos. 1 and 2
undated

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