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Finding Aid for the Madeline Gleason Papers, 1947-1971
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Description
Madeline Gleason (1913- ) was a poet, playwright, and painter. She founded the San Francisco Poetry Guild, organized the first poetry festival in America (1947), and taught master workshop in poetry at the Poetry Center, San Francisco State College (1959-60). The collection consists of Gleason's literary papers, correspondence, clippings, and ephemera.
Background
Gleason was born January 26, 1913; although employed by a brokerage firm (1944-68), she was a poet, playwright, and painter; founder of San Francisco Poetry Guild; organized the first poetry festival in America (1947); taught master workshop in poetry at the Poetry Center, San Francisco State College (1959-60); her published works include The metaphysical needle (1949), Concerto for bell and telephone (1957) and contributions to various anthology publications.
Extent
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
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.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.