Inventory of the Katherine McNeil Papers,

Sara Gunasekara
Department of Special Collections
General Library
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA 95616-5292
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Creator: McNeil, Katherine
Title: Katherine McNeil Papers
Date (inclusive): 1971-1983
Extent: 0.8 linear feet
Abstract: Katherine McNeil compiled the book Gary Snyder: a bibliography (1983). Her papers contain correspondence with Gary Snyder's publishers, collectors, and friends that McNeil assembled during the time she worked on the bibliography. In addition, there is correspondence from Gary Snyder answering various questions and providing background material. Also included are five audiocassettes that contain a biographical/bibliographical interview of Snyder.
Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
Repository: University of California, Davis. General Library. Department of Special Collections.
Davis, California 95616-5292
Collection number: D-485
Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

Biography

Katherine McNeil (1940- ) received an M.A. in English from Sonoma State College in 1975. Her master's thesis was titled, Gary Snyder: a bibliography. In 1983 she compiled the book, Gary Snyder: a bibliography, published by the Phoenix Book Shop.

Scope and Content

The Katherine McNeil Papers contain correspondence with publishers, collectors, and friends that McNeil assembled during the time she worked on her bibliography of Gary Snyder. In addition, there is correspondence from Gary Snyder answering various questions and providing background material. Also included are five audiocassettes that contain a biographical/bibliographical interview of Snyder.

Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is arranged into three series: Correspondence, Audiocassettes, and Ephemera.

Related Collection

D-050 Gary Snyder Papers

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
McNeil, Katherine--Archives
Snyder, Gary, 1930-
American poetry--20th century
Authors, American--20th century
Poets, American -- 20th century

Access

Collection is open for research.

Acquisition Information

Acquired in 1985.

Processing Information

Sara Gunasekara processed these papers and created and encoded this finding aid.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Katherine McNeil Papers, D-485, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

Publication Rights

Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. 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, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Collection Contents

 

Series 1. Correspondence 1974-1979

Physical Description: 145 letters
Box 1:1

Allen, Donald Merriam 1976 February 27

Box 1:2

Allen, Donald Merriam 1976 March 5

Box 1:3

Allen, Donald Merriam 1976 March 6

Box 1:4

Allen, Donald Merriam 1976 September 16

Box 1:5

Allen, Donald Merriam 1976 February 27

Box 1:6

Allen, Donald Merriam 1977 April 4

Box 1:7

Allen, Donald Merriam 1977 May 13

Box 1:8

Alternative Press undated

Box 1:9

Archive for New Poetry, University of California 1976 July 21

Box 1:10

Archive for New Poetry, University of California, San Digeo 1976 October 1

Box 1:11

Asphodel Book Shop 1974 April 29

Box 1:12

Asphodel Book Shop 1974 May 31

Box 1:13

Asphodel Book Shop 1976 February 27

Box 1:14

Bartlett, Lee 1976 September 3

Box 1:15

Beinecke Library 1976 March 23

Box 1:16

Beltrametti, Franco 1977 April 23

Box 1:17

Berg, Peter 1976 March 25

Box 1:18

Berger, Sid 1976 February 20

Box 1:19

Berger, Sid 1976 March 23

Box 1:20

Bertholf, Robert 1974 August 4

Box 1:21

Bly, Robert undated

Box 1:22

California State University, Chico. Dept. of English 1977 March 31

Box 1:23

Jonathan Cape Limited 1976 November 10

Box 1:24

Jonathan Cape Limited 1976 December 7

Box 1:25

Capra Press 1977 January 24

Box 1:26

City Lights 1976 November 10

Box 1:27

The Committee of Concern for the Traditional Indian 1977 May 1

Box 1:28

Copper Canyon Press 1976 November 16

Box 1:29

Corman, Cid 1976 March 9

Box 1:30

Corr, Michael 1976 August 30

Box 1:31

Corr, Michael 1977 February 9

Box 1:32

Davis, Norm 1974 June 2

Box 1:33

Davis, Norm 1976 July 5

Box 1:34

Davis, Norm 1977 January 31

Box 1:35

Davis, Norm 1977 May 3

Box 1:36

Dorbin, Sandy 1974 June 12

Box 1:37

Dorfman, Elsa undated

Box 1:38

Dorfman, Elsa 1977 January 11

Box 1:39

Drake, Albert 1976 July 23

Box 1:40

Drake, Albert undated

Box 1:41

Goldwasser, Tom 1976 November 30

Box 1:42

Goldwasser, Tom 1976 October 27

Box 1:43

Greensfelder, Sara 1977 February 25

Box 1:44

Grove Press 1976 December 2

Box 1:45

Heynen, William 1976 February 28

Box 1:46

Hoyem, Andrew 1976 March 5

Box 1:47

Inada, Lawson Fusao 1976 September 30

Box 1:48

Kent State University. University Libraries 1976 March 5

Box 1:49

Kent State University. University Libraries 1976 December 1

Box 1:50

KPFA 1976 June 23

Box 1:51

Kunitz, Don 1979 May 28

Box 1:52

Lepper, Gary M. 1975 September 1

Box 1:53

Lepper, Gary M. 1976 October 16

Box 1:54

Lepper, Gary M. 1977 May 8

Box 1:55

Lepper, Gary M. 1978 September 3

Box 1:56

McCord, Howard undated

Box 1:57

McCord, Howard undated

Box 1:58

National Council of Teachers of English 1976 November 15

Box 1:59

New Directions 1976 January 27

Box 1:60

New Directions 1976 February 23

Box 1:61

New Directions 1976 November 4

Box 1:62

New Directions 1977 February 2

Box 1:63

Northwestern University Library. Special Collections Department 1976 March 18

Box 1:64

Norton, Dave 1976 August 26

Box 1:65

Oyez 1976 April 3

Box 1:66

Oyez 1976 May 15

Box 1:67

Panjandrum Press 1977 April 29

Box 1:68

Parkinson, Thomas Francis 1978 June 23

Box 1:69

Parkinson, Thomas Francis undated

Box 1:70

Phoenix Book Shop 1974 December 3

Box 1:71

Phoenix Book Shop 1975 April 19

Box 1:72

Phoenix Book Shop 1975 December 10

Box 1:73

Phoenix Book Shop 1976 February 9

Box 1:74

Phoenix Book Shop 1976 May 25

Box 1:75

Phoenix Book Shop 1976 June 1

Box 1:76

Phoenix Book Shop 1976 June 4

Box 1:77

Phoenix Book Shop 1976 September 2

Box 1:78

Phoenix Book Shop 1976 September 30

Box 1:79

Phoenix Book Shop 1976 October 17

Box 1:80

Phoenix Book Shop 1976 December 5

Box 1:81

Phoenix Book Shop 1977 August 1

Box 1:82

Phoenix Book Shop 1977 August 8

Box 1:83

Phoenix Book Shop undated

Box 1:84

Phoenix Book Shop undated

Box 1:85

Phoenix Book Shop undated

Box 1:86

Phoenix Book Shop undated

Box 1:87

Phoenix Book Shop undated

Box 1:88

Phoenix Book Shop undated

Box 1:89

Phoenix Book Shop undated

Box 1:90

Phoenix Book Shop undated

Box 1:91

Portland State University. Portland Poetry Center 1976 March 20

Box 1:92

Press-22 1976 March 10

Box 1:93

Robbins, David 1977 May 16

Box 1:94

San Francisco State University. The Poetry Center 1976 April 29

Box 1:95

Sanfield, Steve undated

Box 1:96

Schiller, Alan 1977 January 12

Box 1:97

Schiller, Alan 1977 February 17

Box 1:98

Schwartz, Marilyn 1974 July 9

Box 1:99

Serendipity Books 1978 April 20

Box 1:100

Shapiro, Bob 1977 May 15

Box 1:101

Shoemaker, Jack 1976 October 27

Box 1:102

Shoemaker, Jack 1976 October 28

Box 1:103

Shoemaker, Jack undated

Box 1:104

Smetzer, Mike 1977 June 30

Box 1:105

Snyder, Gary 1974 June 24

Box 1:106

Snyder, Gary 1975 August 3

Box 1:107

Snyder, Gary 1975 October 7

Box 1:108

Snyder, Gary 1976 August 4

Box 1:109

Snyder, Gary 1976 October 13

Box 1:110

Snyder, Gary 1976 October 15

Box 1:111

Snyder, Gary 1977 January 3

Box 1:112

Snyder, Gary 1977 April 12

Box 1:113

Snyder, Gary 1977 May 17

Box 1:114

Snyder, Gary 1978 April 27

Box 2:1

Snyder, Gary 1978 December 24

Box 2:2

Snyder, Gary 1979 May 4

Box 2:3

Snyder, Gary 1979 August 9

Box 2:4

Snyder, Gary undated

Box 2:5

Snyder, Gary undated

Box 2:6

Snyder, Gary undated

Box 2:7

Snyder, Gary undated

Box 2:8

Snyder, Gary undated

Box 2:9

Snyder, Gary undated

Box 2:10

Snyder, Gary undated

Box 2:11

Southern Oregon State College Library 1976 June 22

Box 2:12

Stewart, Zack R. 1976 May 17

Box 2:13

Tanner, Wesley B. undated

Box 2:14

Teter, Holbrook undated

Box 2:15

Charles E. Tuttle Co. 1977 May 12

Box 2:16

Charles E. Tuttle Co. 1978 May 26

Box 2:17

Unicorn Press undated

Box 2:18

Unicorn Press 1977 January 9

Box 2:19

Unicorn Press undated

Box 2:20

University of California, Davis. Library. Special Collections 1977 May 16

Box 2:21

University of California, Los Angeles. Clark Library 1976 November 15

Box 2:22

University of Oregon Library 1976 September 28

Box 2:23

University of Oregon Library 1976 October 21

Box 2:24

Viking Press 1976 November 22

Box 2:25

Villiers Publications 1976 March 24

Box 2:26

Weishaus, Joel 1977 April 22

Box 2:27

White, Kenneth 1976 April 21

Box 2:28

Wilderness Institute 1977 April 7

Box 2:29

Wilentz, Ted 1976 August 26

Box 2:30

Wilson, T. Hunter 1976 March 5

Box 2:31

Wilson, T. Hunter 1976 November 30

Box 2:32-33

Series 2. Audiocassettes 1977 March 20

Physical Description: 5 audiocassettes

Scope and Content Note

Five audiocassettes of a biographical/bibliographical interview of Gary Snyder by McNeil.
 

Series 3. Ephemera 1971-1983

Physical Description: 14 folders

Scope and Content Note

Flyers, clippings, and printed material pertaining to Snyder, his publications, and readings.
Box 2:34

Announcements for Snyder events 1975

Box 2:35

Book announcements 1976-1980

Box 2:36

Clippings about Snyder 1976-1983

Box 2:37

Covers for New Directions in prose and poetry: 25 & 26 1972-1973

Box 2:38

Digger Papers undated

Box 2:39

Flyer for Yamabushi meeting undated

Box 2:40

Form letter from Nanao Sakaki 1973 February 1

Box 2:41

Image of Snyder undated

Box 2:42

Literary criticism of Snyder's works 1971-1978

Box 2:43

Living Here by the Frisco Bay Mussel Group undated

Box 2:44

Notes undated

Box 2:45

Postcards by Elsa Dorfman with photographs of Allen Ginsberg 1973-1976

Box 2:46

The Universal Dictionary undated

Box 2:47

World Ecology Year 1972