Guide to the Robert Duncan Papers

UCSC OAC Unit
The University Library
Special Collections and Archives
University Library
University of California, Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, California, 95064
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Robert Duncan Papers

Collection number: MS 318

The University Library

Special Collections and Archives

University of California, Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, California
Processed by:
UCSC OAC Unit
Date Completed:
August 2008
Encoded by:
M. Carey
© 2008 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Robert Duncan papers
Dates: 1955-1972
Collection number: MS 318
Collector: University of California, Santa Cruz, Special Collections
Collection Size: 1 half doc box

11 folders
Repository: University of California, Santa Cruz. University Library. Special Collections and Archives
Santa Cruz, California 95064
Abstract: This small collection includes a letter to N. O. Brown, a couple of annotated manuscripts, cards, print appearances, clippings and dealer catalogs.
Physical location: Stored in Special Collections & Archives: Advance notice is required for access to the papers.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Access

Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce the material, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

Preferred Citation

Robert Duncan papers. MS 318. Special Collections and Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

Acquisition Information

Purchase and gift.

Scope and Content of Collection

This small collection includes a letter to N. O. Brown, a couple of annotated manuscripts, cards, print appearances, clippings and dealer catalogs.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Duncan, Robert Edward, 1919-1988--Archives
Poets, American--20th century
Collins, Jess, 1923-2004


Container List

box-folder 1:1

Outgoing correspondence to N. O. Brown January 22, 1960

box-folder 1:2-7

Manuscripts

box-folder 1:2

"A List of Critical Works by Poets in this Century" - typescript, annotated, edited w/holograph note ca. 1960-1960

box-folder 1:3

"Nests", S.F. 1956 - typescript, annotated ca. 1955-1968

box-folder 1:3

"Up-Rising", typescript, annotated, signed with print version in The Nation, annotated w/note to "Steve" ca. 1955-1968

box-folder 1:4

Letters - mimeograph & typescript pages, annotated & edited ca. 1967-1968

box-folder 1:5

Letters - edited & annotated unbound copy #60 of an edition of 510 copies printed by Claude Fredericks, Pawlet Vermont & published by Jonathan Williams, Highlands, N.C. ca. 1957-1960

box-folder 1:6

The Truth and Life of Myth - corrected galleys, from the House of Books, Ltd. 1968

box-folder 1:7

"Ground Work/Santa Cruz Propositions" - personal journal, photocopy ca. 1960-1980

box-folder 1:8

Drawings - 2 cards, 1 sketch, 5 photos of line drawings ca. 1966-1970

box-folder 1:9

Prospectuses

box-folder 1:9

A Book of Remembrances 1966

box-folder 1:9

The Truth & Life of Myth 1968

box-folder 1:10

Print appearences, news clippings

box-folder 1:10

Poetry Center announcement 1959

box-folder 1:10

R.B. Kitaj, UC 1967

box-folder 1:10

"Poetry: Combatting Society with Surrealism", Time, 1/24/1969

box-folder 1:11

"Tenth Muse" - Dealer catalogs

box-folder 1:11

no. 26 1968

box-folder 1:11

no. 38 April 1972