Guide to the Marsha Truman Cooper Collection

Preliminary arrangement and description by Special Collections staff; latest revision K. Dodd
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Guide to the Marsha Truman Cooper Collection, ca. 1970-2003 [bulk dates 1970s-1980s]

Collection number: Mss 157

Department of Special Collections

Davidson Library

University of California, Santa Barbara
Processed by:
Preliminary arrangement and description by Special Collections staff; latest revision K. Dodd
Date Completed:
Jan. 23, 2013
Encoded by:
A. Demeter
© 2013 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Marsha Truman Cooper Collection
Dates: ca. 1970-2003
Bulk Dates: 1970s-1980s
Collection number: Mss 157
Collection Size: 1.2 linear feet (1 document box and 1 flat oversize box).
Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Abstract: Collection of local award winning poet, including correspondence with other poets, broadsides, ephemera, chapbooks and serials (cataloged separately).
Physical location: Del Sur (box 1); Del Sur Oversize (box 2).
Languages: English

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

Preferred Citation

Marsha Truman Cooper Collection. Mss 157. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Marsha Truman Cooper.

Scope and Content Notes

Collection of local award winning poet, including correspondence with other poets, broadsides, ephemera, chapbooks and serials (cataloged separately).

Indexing Terms

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


Box 1: 1

Books - Six Poets

Box 1: 2

Broadsides - Sheets with a poem printed on one or both sides

Box 1: 3

Correspondence - Includes correspondence between Truman Cooper and some of the following:

 

Bruchac, Joseph

 

Buckley, Christophe

 

Dickey, James

 

Kooser, Ted

 

Matthews, William (Bill)

 

Osterlund, Steven

 

Spicer, David

 

Stafford, William

 

Wiesel, Elie

Box 1: 4

Ephemera - Small pamphlets, handouts, poetry postcards, audio tapes, bookseller catalogues, and order forms.

 

Manuscripts and essays

Box 1: 5

"A Poet's Alphabet"

Box 1: 5

"Dull Subjects"

Box 1: 5

Fatigues

Box 1: 5

Foreseeable Futures by William Matthews

Box 1: 5

"Growing Old"

Box 1: 5

"Merida, 1969"

Box 1: 5

"Old Haunts"

Box 1: 5

"On the Tennis Court at Night"

Box 1: 5

"Richard Hugo and Detective Fiction"

Box 1: 5

"Young Ezra" by William Matthews

Box 1: 6

Photographs - Truman Cooper, Marsha

 

Poems

Box 1: 7

"great granny"

Box 1: 7

"Lifesaving"

Box 1: 7

"Sailors"

Box 1: 7

"The Task"

 

Poetry chapbooks

 

Blazek, Douglas

Box 1: 8

I Am a Weapon

Box 1: 8

Lethal Paper

Box 1: 8

Booth, Martin - Yogh

Box 1: 8

Gray, Darrell and Allan Kornblum - Good Morning

Box 1: 8

Kelly, Dave - Did you know they're beheading Bill Johnson today?

Box 1: 8

Krapf, Norbert - The Playfair Book of Hours

Box 1: 8

Masarik, Al - A Post Card From Europe

Box 1: 8

Matthews, Jack - Private Landscapes

Box 1: 8

Jessye, Dr. Eva - Selected Poems

Box 1: 8

Truman Cooper, Marsha - Substantial Holdings

Box 1: 8

Wakoski, Diane - The Fable of the Lion & the Scorpion

 

Serials

Box 1: 9

Bachy, no. 8

Box 1: 9

Blueline: A literary magazine dedicated to the spirit of the Adirondacks, vol. 24

Box 1: 9

Charas, vol. 3 no. 3: Letter laid in from Claire Levenhagen

Box 1: 9

Coda: Poets & Writers Newsletter, vol. 12 no. 5

Box 1: 9

Cottonwood Review, no. 18

Box 1: 10

Inland Writers Magazine, no. 3

Box 1: 10

Local Tenderness, vol. 1 no. 2

Box 1: 10

Loon: A journal of poetry, no. 10/11: Japan issue

Box 1: 10

Matrix: For She of the New Aeon, vol. 1-2

Box 1: 10

Nausea, vol. 3 no. 1

Box 1: 10

Pacific Rim Review, vol. 1 no. 1-2

Box 1: 10

River Styx, Issue 66: The Route 66 Issue

Box 1: 11

Star-Web Paper, no. 7

Box 1: 11

Southern Literary Messenger, vol. 1 no. 2

Box 1: 12

The Chowder Review, Winter 1973

Box 1: 12

The Wormwood Review, no. 67, 69, 71

Box 1: 12

Vagabond Magazine, no. 23/24: includes a supplement and pamphlet laid in; no. 30: A special issue entitled "Crazy Girl on the Bus"

Box 2: 1

Broadsides - Oversize