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

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé.
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 1999
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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

Collection number: 961

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of 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
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff, May 1967
Revisions by:
Manuscripts Division staff, March 1968
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, September 2002
© 1999 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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. Department of 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, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Restrictions on Access

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

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  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
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  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Preferred Citation

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

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.
Online resources.


Container List

 

Poetry of the Avant-Garde. New York, Radio Station WNYC, Radio Station WBAI, 1966-1967

Physical Description: 42 reels.

Scope and Content Note

WNYC: 19 reels (10.5) 7.5 per second. Tape.
WBAI: 23 reels (7 and 10.5) Tape.
19 reels recorded by Michael Silverton for a series of radio broadcasts entitled, Poetry of the Avant Garde.
Contents:
  • Reel 1: Ted Berrigan
  • Reel 2: John Ashbery
  • Reel 3: Allan Kaplan
  • Reel 4: Jerome Rothenberg
  • Reel 5: Michael Benedikt
  • Reel 6: Russell Edson
  • Reel 7: Kenward Elmslie
  • Reel 8: Ted Berrigan
  • Reel 9: Joseph Ceravolo
  • Reel 10: Sotere Torregian
  • Reel 11: Lorenzo Thomas
  • Reel 12: John Perreault
  • Reel 13: Aram Saroyan
  • Reel 14: Jim Brodey
  • Reel 15: Peter Schjeedahl
  • Reel 16: Dick Gallup
  • Reel 17: Kathy Frazer
  • Reel 18: Tony Towle
  • Reel 19: Frank O'Hara Memorial
23 reels recorded by Michael Silverton for a series of broadcasts entitled, New York Poets.
Contents:
  • Reel 1 (10.5): A. Schweiner
  • Reel 2: Russell Edson
  • Reel 3: David Antin
  • Reel 4: Ted Greenwald
  • Reel 5: Lewis Warsh
  • Reel 6: Anne Waldman
  • Reel 7 (10.5): Shelley Slater
  • Reel 8: Frank Kuenstler
  • Reel 9: Frank Lima
  • Reel 10: Gerald Hopman
  • Reel 11: Paul Blackburn
  • Reel 12: Kenward Elmslie
  • Reel 13: Joe Brainard
  • Reel 14: Stanley Moss
  • Reel 15: Michael O'Brien
  • Reel 16: Tom Clark
  • Reel 17: Ted Berrigan
  • Reel 18: Ron Padgett
  • Reel 19: Don Gardner
  • Reel 20: Michael Brownstein
  • Reel 21: Milton Gilman
  • Reel 22: Robert Kelly
  • Reel 23 (10.5): Barton Midwood