Scope and Content
Title: Ron Padgett Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1965-1967
Collection number: 993
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library.
Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Ron Padgett (1942- ) was a poetry workshop instructor at St. Mark's-in-the-Bowery, New York City (1968-69), poet in various
New York City Poets in the Schools programs (1969-76), writer in the community, South Carolina Arts Commission (1976-78),
director of St. Mark's Poetry Project, New York City (1978-81), and the director of publications for the Teachers and Writers
Collaborative (1982- ). The collection consists of correspondence from poets to Padgett, and some manuscripts.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department
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[Identification of item], Ron Padgett Papers (Collection 993). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research
Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
Padgett was born on June 17, 1942, in Tulsa, Oklahoma; A.B., Columbia University, 1964; poetry workshop instructor, St. Mark's-in-the-Bowery,
New York City, 1968-69; poet in various New York City Poets in the Schools programs, 1969-76; co-founded Full Court Press
publishers in 1973; writer in the community, South Carolina Arts Commission, 1976-78; director, St. Mark's Poetry Project,
New York City, 1978-81; director of publications, Teachers and Writers Collaborative, beginning in 1982; published works include:
Seventeen: collected plays (with Ted Berrigan, 1965),
Arrive by Pullman (1978),
Tulsa kid (1979),
Blood work: selected prose (1993),
Ted: a personal memoir of Ted Berrigan (1993), and
New & selected poems (1995).
Scope and Content
Collection consists of correspondence from poets, including Aram Saroyan and Thomas Clark, to American poet Ron Padgett, and
some manuscripts of Padgett.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Poets, American--New York--New York--Archival resources.
Manuscripts for publication.