Finding Aid for the Clark Coolidge Correspondence, 1966-1971

Processed by Wendy Littell; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
© 2003
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Clark Coolidge Correspondence, 1966-1971

Collection number: 2036

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Wendy Littell, Winter 1973
Revised by:
Charlotte Payne, Summer 1974
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, October 2003
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Clark Coolidge Correspondence,
Date (inclusive): 1966-1971
Collection number: 2036
Creator: Coolidge, Clark, 1939-
Extent: 3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Clark Coolidge (1939- ) was the producer of Words (weekly hour of new poetry) at KPFA-FM in Berkeley, California (1969-70), the author of various books of poetry, and co-editor of Joglars (1964-66). The collection consists of correspondence to Coolidge from various poets.
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.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Clark Coolidge, purchase, 1972.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Clark Coolidge Correspondence (Collection 2036). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Coolidge was born February 26, 1939 in Providence, Rhode Island; attended Brown University, 1956-58; drummer with Serpent Power, a San Francisco rock group; producer of Words (weekly hour of new poetry) at KPFA-FM in Berkeley, California, 1969-70; author of various books of poetry, including Flag flutter and U.S. Electric (1966), Clark Coolidge (1967), Space (1970), The so (1971), Suite V. (1973), The maintains (1974), and Polaroid (1975); co-editor of Joglars, 1964-66.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of correspondence to Coolidge from various poets, including: Vito Acconci, John Ashbery, Bill Berkson, Ted Berrigan, Michael Brownstein, Tom Clark, Larry Fagin, John Giorno, David Meltzer, Ron Padgett, Aram Saroyan, James Schuyler, Tom Veitch, Anne Waldman, Lewis Warsh, and Philip Whalen.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Coolidge, Clark, 1939- --Archives.
Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence.
Poets, American--20th century--Archival resources.


Container List

 

Correspondence to Clark Coolidge

Box 1

Acconci, Vito, 1940- .

Physical Description: 13 items.
Box 1

Ashbery, John, 1927- .

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1

Berkson, Bill, 1939- . (1968- ).

Physical Description: 102 items.
Box 1

Berrigan, Ted, 1934- .

Physical Description: 19 items.
Box 1

Brownstein, Michael, 1943- .

Physical Description: 12 items.
Box 1

Clark, Tom, 1941- (1966-July 1971).

Physical Description: 57 items.
Box 2

Clark, Tom, 1941- (August 1971- ).

Physical Description: 83 items.
Box 2

Fagin, Larry.

Physical Description: 63 items.
Box 2

Giorno, John, 1935- .

Physical Description: 10 items.
Box 2

Meltzer, David, 1937- .

Physical Description: 6 items.
Box 2

Padgett, Ron, 1942- .

Physical Description: 71 items.
Box 3

Saroyan, Aram, 1943- .

Physical Description: 29 items.
Box 3

Schulyler, James, 1923- .

Physical Description: 13 items.
Box 3

Veitch, Tom, 1941- .

Physical Description: 82 items.
Box 3

Waldman, Anne, 1945- .

Physical Description: 22 items.
Box 3

Warsh, Lewis, 1944- .

Physical Description: 31 items.
Box 3

Whalen, Philip, 1923- .

Physical Description: 11 items.