Finding Aid to the Richard Brautigan Papers, 1942-2003, (bulk 1958-1984)

Finding Aid written by Kristen Schutjer and John Hawk; revised by Alison E. Bridger
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Finding Aid to the Richard Brautigan Papers, 1942-2003, (bulk 1958-1984)

Collection number: BANC MSS 87/173 c

The Bancroft Library



University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, California

Contact Information:

Processed by:
Kristen Schutjer and John Hawk
Date Completed:
June 1992
Encoded by:
Alvin D. Pollock
© 1996 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Collection Title: Richard Brautigan Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1942-2003,
Date (bulk): (bulk 1958-1984)
Collection Number: BANC MSS 87/173 c
Creator: Brautigan, Richard
Extent: Number of containers: 9 boxes, 10 cartons, and 4 oversize folders Linear feet: 15.9
Repository: The Bancroft Library.
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Abstract: Contain manuscripts, notebooks, correspondence, financial and travel records, records of his literary agent The Helen Brann Agency, clippings, reviews, publicity and flyers, a few photographs and some personal items.
Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English, with some German.
Physical Location: Many of the Bancroft Library collections are stored offsite and advance notice may be required for use. For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.

Information for Researchers

Access

Collection is open for research with the following exceptions:
Microfilm only to be used for Boxes 1-5 and Cartons 5-9;
Original manuscripts, letters, notebooks, and other manuscript materials created by Richard Brautigan may not be photocopied except by written permission of the copyright holder. Requests for such permission will be forwarded by The Bancroft Library. All other materials may be photocopied in accordance with standard Bancroft Library procedures.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or reproduce must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-6000. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library 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 reader.
Copyright restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.
Literary rights have been assigned to Richard Brautigan's daughter, Ianthe Swensen.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Richard Brautigan papers, BANC MSS 87/173 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Alternate Forms Available

Boxes 1-5 and Cartons 5-9 are available on microfilm. (BANC MSS 87/173 FILM)
Note: notebook #38, found in carton 9, is on microfilm reel 10, it is included with notebook #39.
Additional Notes on Collection:
Many of the papers included in this collection, with the exception of the Helen Brann Agency files and some other files, were found with Richard Brautigan's body in 1984. These papers have been microfilmed and are restricted for public use.

Related Collections

Richard Brautigan Papers (BANC MSS 93/91)
Richard Brautigan Papers: From Dwain Richard Cox (BANC MSS 2006/220)
William Novak Collection of Richard Brautigan (BANC MSS 91/4)
City Lights Books Records: Additions (BANC MSS 77/89)
Bruce Conner Correspondence Concerning Jay DeFeo's "The Rose" (BANC MSS 98/32) contains photocopy of corrected typescript of Sombrero Fallout in box 2.

Separated Material

Videotapes and sound recordings have been transferred to the Microforms Division of The Bancroft Library. (Phonotape 1975; Motion Pictures 455 & 456)
Photographs have been transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library. (BANC PIC 1987.068--AX)

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Brautigan, Richard--Archives
Helen Brann Agency
Authors, American--20th century--California
American poetry--20th century
Manuscripts for publication
Poems
Notebooks

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

The Richard Brautigan Papers were purchased by The Bancroft Library from Serendipity Books in March 1987. Additions were made on February 9, 2005 by the Helen Brann Agency.

Accruals

No additions are expected.

Processing Information

Processed by Kristen Schutjer and John Hawk in 1992; additions by Alison E. Bridger in 2006.

Biographical Information

Richard Gary Brautigan, 1935-1984
American novelist, short story writer, and poet.
1935 Born 30 January in Tacoma, Washington, oldest child of Bernard F. Brautigan and Mary Lull Brautigan. Very little is known about his childhood, which he refused to discuss. Some sources say that Brautigan never knew his father, others say that his father never knew of him until Brautigan's death was announced
1955? Allegedly committed to Oregon State Hospital after throwing rock through police station window, diagnosed as paranoid schizophrenic and given shock therapy treatments. Left home soon after release from hospital.
1955-1958? Moved to San Francisco and became involved with the Beat Movement.
1956 The Second Kingdom, first known poem, published.
1957 Married Virginia Dionne Adler in Reno, Nevada, 8 June.
1957-1958? The Return of the Rivers, a single poem, published.
1958 The Galilee Hitch-Hiker, a single poem, published
1959 Lay the Marble Tea published, collection of twenty-four poems.
1960 The Octopus Frontier published.
  Daughter Ianthe born, 25 March.
1961 Spent summer camping with family in Idaho's Stanley Basin and wrote Trout Fishing in America on a portable typewriter alongside the trout streams.
1964 A Confederate General from Big Sur published.
  Involved with the Diggers and the hippies of San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury district and often gave away copies of his poems on the streets.
1966-1967 Poet-in-residence at California Institute of Techonolgy .
1967 Trout Fishing in America published
  All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace published.
1968 Awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
  In Watermelon Sugar and The Pill Versus the Springhill Mine Disaster published. Please Plant This Book also published: eight seed packets, each containing seeds, with poems printed on the sides.
1969 Trout Fishing in America, The Pill Versus the Springhill Mine Disaster, and In Watermelon Sugar published in collection.
1970 Rommel Drives On Deep into Egypt published.
  Divorced from Virginia, 28 July, in San Francisco.
  The Abortion: An Historical Romance 1966 published.
1971 The Revenge of the Lawn published.
1972-1973? Establishes a residence in Pine Creek, Montana, just north of Yellowstone National Park. Allegedly refuses to deliver lectures or grant interviews for the next eight years.
1974 The Hawkline Monster published.
1975 Willard and His Bowling Trophies and Loading Mercury with a Pitchfork published.
1976 Sombrero Fallout published.
1977 Dreaming of Babylon published.
1978 June 30th, June 30th published.
  The Abortion, The Pill Versus the Springhill Mine Disaster, Trout Fishing in America, Rommel Drives On Deep into Egypt, and A Confederate General from Big Sur banned in Union Hills High School in northern California. ACLU case decided in favor of Brautigan and his publisher.
1979 At December meeting of Modern Language Association in San Francisco, participated in a panel discussion concerning Zen and Contemporary Poetry with Gary Snyder, Philip Whalen, Robert Bly, and Lucien Stryk.
1980 The Tokyo-Montana Express published. Begins lecture/promotion tour.
1982 So the Wind Won't Blow It All Away published.
1984 Commits suicide in house in Bolinas, California. Body discovered 25 October.
Chronology excerpted from Richard Brautigan: an Annotated Bibliography, by John F. Barber. (McFarland & Company, Inc., 1990)
For more information on Richard Brautigan see the website Brautigan Bibliography and Archive: The Works and Life of Richard Brautigan, by John F. Barber at http://www.brautigan.net/  

Scope and Content

The Richard Brautigan Papers contain manuscripts, notebooks, correspondence, financial and travel records, records of his literary agent The Helen Brann Agency, clippings, reviews, publicity and flyers, a few photographs and some personal items.
Manuscripts of his poetry and prose appear in a variety of stages, including notes and notebooks, manuscript drafts and typescripts and comprise the bulk of the collection. Correspondence is mostly incoming letters concerning both his professional and personal life including letters from publishers, literary advisors and from family and friends. The Helen Brann Agency files cover not only dealings with Brautigan but with his daughter and estate after his death. Files include correspondence, permissions, royalties and financial records.
Richard Brautigan was known to leave his papers with friends when he would leave town and some of these papers are included in other collections held at The Bancroft Library. See the Related Collections portion of this finding aid under Information for Researchers.
Many of the papers included in this collection with the exception of the Helen Brann Agency files and some other files, were found with Richard Brautigan's body in 1984.

Container List

 

Series 1:  Correspondence and Personal Papers, circa 1965-1984

Physical Description: Boxes 1-2

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged into three subseries: incoming, outgoing, and miscellaneous personal papers.
Contains personal and professional letters of Richard Brautigan. Incoming correspondence is more extensive and significant, including letters from publishers, informal literary advisors, and friends. A few miscellaneous personal items are also included, such as passports and visas, and some material relating to his daughter, Ianthe. See series 9 for more correspondence with literary agent Helen Brann.
 

Subseries 1.1:  Incoming, circa 1966-1984

reel 7, Box 1, folder 1

Abbot, Keith undated

reel 7, Box 1, folder 2

Ace undated

reel 7, Box 1, folder 3

Allen, Don 1967

reel 7, Box 1, folder 4

Beh, Siew Hwa 1976-1977

reel 7, Box 1, folder 5

Bergsma, Stuart Jr. 1976 May 6

reel 7, Box 1, folder 6

Bev 1976

reel 7, Box 1, folder 7

Bliss, Earl undated

reel 7, Box 1, folder 8

Blue Shield 1975-1976

 

Brann, Helen. See: Helen Brann Agency

reel 7, Box 1, folder 9

Brautigan, Virginia (Ginny) 1976

reel 7, Box 1, folder 10

Brown, William 1966 Dec. 16

reel 7, Box 1, folder 11

Carpenter, Don 1976 June

reel 7, Box 1, folder 12

Carroll, John 1975 Sept. 10

reel 7, Box 1, folder 13

City Lights 1976 April 19

reel 7, Box 1, folder 14

Conner, Bruce 1975-1976

reel 7, Box 1, folder 15

Conrad, Barnaby undated

reel 7, Box 1, folder 16

Coutts — royalty statement 1974

reel 7, Box 1, folder 17

Creeley, Robert 1975 Jan. 30

reel 7, Box 1, folder 18

Delacorte Press — royalty statement 1973

reel 7, Box 1, folder 19

Dell Books 1975 Oct. 1

reel 7, Box 1, folder 20

Dolger, Jonathan undated

reel 7, Box 1, folder 21

Doss, John and Margot 1976

reel 7, Box 1, folder 22

Essex Junction High School English Class 1977 Jan.

reel 7, Box 1, folder 23

Ferguson, Hoffman, Henn, and Mandel 1977

reel 7, Box 1, folder 24

Ferlinghetti, Lawrence 1976 June 4

reel 7, Box 1, folder 25

Foodym, Daralyn 1976 March 28

reel 7, Box 1, folder 26

Froebel School 1971

reel 7, Box 1, folder 27

Fujimoto, Kozuko no year Sept. 3

reel 7, Box 1, folder 28

Fuller, Blair 1968 Oct. 16

reel 7, Box 1, folder 29

Gatz, William Hjortsberg 1976

reel 7, Box 1, folder 30

Gentry, Curt M. 1976

reel 7, Box 1, folder 31

Grove Press 1974-1975

reel 7, Box 1, folder 32

Guy undated

reel 7, Box 1, folder 33-40

Helen Brann Agency — from Brann to Brautigan 1973-1977

reel 7, Box 1, folder 41

Helen Brann Agency — from Brann to Simon and Schuster 1973-1976

reel 7, Box 1, folder 42

Helen Brann Agency — to Brann from third parties arranged alphabetically, A-I 1974-76

reel 7, Box 1, folder 43

Helen Brann Agency — to Brann from third parties arranged alphabetically, M-S 1975-76

reel 7, Box 1, folder 44

Helen Brann Agency — from Brann to third parties arranged alphabetically, A-C 1975-76

reel 7, Box 1, folder 45

Helen Brann Agency — from Brann to third parties arranged alphabetically, F-Z 1975-76

reel 7, Box 1, folder 46-49

Helen Brann Agency — from John Hartnett to Brautigan 1975-1976

reel 7, Box 1, folder 50

Helen Brann Agency — from Hartnet to third parties 1975-76

reel 7, Box 1, folder 51

Helen Brann Agency — from Judy Faulkner to Brautigan 1976

reel 7, Box 1, folder 52

Helen Brann Agency — to Brautigan from third parties 1974-1977

reel 7, Box 1, folder 53

Helen Brann Agency — third party letters 1975-76

reel 7, Box 1, folder 54

Helen Brann Agency — publication and publicity materials found with correspondence 1975-76

reel 7, Box 1, folder 55

Herndon, Anthony undated

reel 7, Box 1, folder 56

Hodge, Richard 1975 June 18

reel 7, Box 1, folder 57

Holly 1976 May 12

reel 7, Box 1, folder 58

Horowitz, Michael undated

reel 7, Box 1, folder 59-60

Huppert and Swindlehurst, P.C. 1983 Dec.-1984 Sept.

reel 7, Box 1, folder 61

Joanne ( The Richard Brautigan Story) undated

reel 7, Box 1, folder 62

Krementz, Jill 1975 May 26

reel 8, Box 2, folder 1

LaVoie, Steve 1975 Sept. 12

reel 8, Box 2, folder 2

Lepper, Gary 1974 Nov. 18

reel 8, Box 2, folder 3

Loewinsohn, Ron and Kitty 1976

reel 8, Box 2, folder 4

Loie undated

reel 8, Box 2, folder 5

Luke, Carole A. 1982 May 27

reel 8, Box 2, folder 6

M. no year Oct. 2

reel 8, Box 2, folder 7

MacAdams, Lewis undated

reel 8, Box 2, folder 8

Margaret 1975 June 21

reel 8, Box 2, folder 9

Maverick Realty 1978-1979

reel 8, Box 2, folder 10

Melissa undated

reel 8, Box 2, folder 11

Metzger, Claudia undated

reel 8, Box 2, folder 12

Michi undated

reel 8, Box 2, folder 13

Moscoso, Victor 1975 Dec. 11

reel 8, Box 2, folder 14

Park County Montana. County Assessor 1975 Nov. 17

reel 8, Box 2, folder 15

Robert P. Mills, Ltd. 1968 Feb. 21

reel 8, Box 2, folder 16

Roberts, Flora 1975-1976

reel 8, Box 2, folder 17

Robin 1971 April 14

reel 8, Box 2, folder 18

Scherer, G. undated

reel 8, Box 2, folder 19

Seacat, Ellen 1971-1972

reel 8, Box 2, folder 20

Seymour Lawrence Incorporated 1974

reel 8, Box 2, folder 21

Sharon undated

reel 8, Box 2, folder 22

Shawn, Joel 1984

reel 8, Box 2, folder 23

Simon and Schuster undated

reel 8, Box 2, folder 24

Simon and Schuster — royalty statements 1974

reel 8, Box 2, folder 25

Snyder, Gary 1976 April 12

reel 8, Box 2, folder 26

Sterling 1976 April 24

reel 8, Box 2, folder 27

Stubhaug, Arild undated

reel 8, Box 2, folder 28-29

Swenson, Ianthe (Brautigan's daughter) undated

Oversize folder 3

Father's Day message undated

reel 8, Box 2, folder 30-31

Toby 1976

reel 8, Box 2, folder 32

United Agencies 1975 Nov. 7

reel 8, Box 2, folder 33

U.S. Information Service 1983-1984

reel 8, Box 2, folder 34

Upton, Charles undated

reel 8, Box 2, folder 35

Valerie 1975-1976

reel 8, Box 2, folder 36-38

Ward, Ray (Ward Dunham). 1974-1984

reel 8, Box 2, folder 39

Whalen, Philip 1976 Sept. 7

 

Miscellaneous incoming

reel 8, Box 2, folder 40

Small presses and readings, A-H undated

reel 8, Box 2, folder 41

Small presses and readings, R-T undated

reel 8, Box 2, folder 42

Love letters to Brautigan 1984

reel 8, Box 2, folder 43

Unidentified correspondents and empty envelopes undated

reel 8, Box 2, folder 43a

Calligraphic greeting to Aki and Richard 1978 Spring

oversize-folder 3

original 1978 Spring

 

Subseries 1.2:  Outgoing, 1964-1984

reel 8, Box 2, folder 44

Candy Pie 1965 Sept. 1

reel 8, Box 2, folder 45

Creeley, Robert undated

reel 8, Box 2, folder 46

Dolger, Jonathan 1984

reel 8, Box 2, folder 47

Gui 1964

reel 8, Box 2, folder 48

Hess, Oliver G. 1984 July 18

reel 8, Box 2, folder 49

Paul undated

reel 8, Box 2, folder 50

Sam undated

reel 8, Box 2, folder 51

Swenson, Ianthe 1983-1984

reel 8, Box 2, folder 52

Swindlehurst, Joe 1984 July 13

reel 8, Box 2, folder 53

Toby 1984 March 6

reel 8, Box 2
reel 8, Box 2, folder 54

Virginia (Brautigan's first wife) undated

reel 8, Box 2, folder 55

Business letters — carbon copies 1974-1976

 

Subseries 1.3:  Personal Papers circa 1965-1984

reel 8, Box 2, folder 56

Drawings, etc. by Ianthe undated

reel 8, Box 2, folder 57

Materials relating to Ianthe undated

reel 8, Box 2, folder 58

Two U.S. passports belonging to Brautigan 1976, 1981

reel 8, Box 2, folder 59

Materials for Japanese Visa 1983

reel 8, Box 2, folder 60

Texas Honorary Citizen (Photocopy) undated

oversize-folder 3

original undated

reel 8, Box 2, folder 61

Keio Plaza Hotel card, in Brautigan's name 1985

 

Series 2:  Literary Miscellany, circa 1965-1984

Physical Description: Box 3

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged by form into five subseries: works by others, reviews, publicity and flyers, contracts, and miscellaneous printed material.
Includes works by others, reviews and publicity concerning Brautigan's work, and printed material and notes which appear to be research material for Brautigan's novels.
 

Subseries 2.1:  Works By Others circa 1965-1984

reel 9, Box 3, folder 1

Armstrong, John 1965 June 7

reel 9, Box 3, folder 2

Baizley, Doris undated

reel 9, Box 3, folder 3

Chaney, Lon, Jr. undated

reel 9, Box 3, folder 4

Diggers/The Communication Co./Free City undated

reel 9, Box 3, folder 5

Greenwald, Ted 1972

reel 9, Box 3, folder 6

Hollo, Anselm 1976 Jan. 9

reel 9, Box 3, folder 7

Malecto, Miking undated

reel 9, Box 3, folder 8

Rosenthal, Jonah undated

reel 9, Box 3, folder 9

Whalen, Philip 1966?

reel 9, Box 3, folder 10

Unknown author undated

 

Subseries 2.2:  Reviews 1970-1976

reel 9, Box 3, folder 11-12

Miscellaneous reviews 1971-1976

reel 9, Box 3, folder 13

In Watermelon Sugar, in German 1970-1971

reel 9, Box 3, folder 14

Trout Fishing in America, in German 1971-1973

reel 9, Box 3, folder 15

Willard and His Bowling Trophies and The Hawkline Monster 1975

reel 9, Box 3, folder 16

Partial list of published reviews 1970-1972

 

Subseries 2.3:  Publicity and Flyers circa 1965-1984

reel 9, Box 3, folder 17

Reading at Borregard's Museum by Brautigan no year March 17

Box 7, folder 13

Reading at Hallwall's Gallery by Brautigan no year Oct. 13

reel 9, Box 3, folder 18

Publicity and flyers 1964-1969

reel 9, Box 3, folder 19

Mailing list undated

 

Subseries 2.4:  Contracts 1964

reel 9, Box 3, folder 20

Trout Fishing in America 1964 Jan. 22

 

Subseries 2.5:  Miscellaneous Printed Material circa 1965-1984

reel 9, Box 3, folder 21

Booklet printed in Japanese undated

reel 9, Box 3, folder 22

Coroner's Office Regulations and Laws... 1970

reel 9, Box 3, folder 23

Andrew Cole v. Black and Red, etc. 1984 May 16

reel 9, Box 3, folder 24

5630 Hiram Malott — mug shots and description undated

reel 9, Box 3, folder 25

J. Edgar Hoover for President undated

reel 9, Box 3, folder 25a

San Francisco restaurant menus

reel 9, Box 3, folder 25b

Miscellaneous printed pieces

oversize-folder 1

San Francisco Chronicle (photocopies) 1942 Jan.

Box 7, folder 14

News clippings 1981, undated

 

Subseries 2.6:  Miscellaneous Material in Another Hand undated

reel 9, Box 3, folder 26

Notebook: police work, the morgue, in S.F. undated

reel 9, Box 3, folder 27

$.40 problem undated

 

Series 3:  Financial and Travel Records, 1965-1978

Physical Description: Carton 1

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.
Contains expense accounts and receipts, including records pertaining to publications, travel, entertainment, and property holdings in Montana.
Carton 1, folder 1

Entertainment receipts 1971

Carton 1, folder 2

Expenses 1971

Carton 1, folder 3

Transportation and book receipts 1971

Carton 1, folder 4-5

Travel receipts 1971

Carton 1, folder 6

Entertainment receipts 1972

Carton 1, folder 7

Expenses 1972

Carton 1, folder 8

Transportation 1972

Carton 1, folder 9-10

Travel receipts 1972

Carton 1, folder 11

Travel receipts — Montana 1972

Carton 1, folder 12

Entertainment receipts 1973

Carton 1, folder 13

Expenses 1973

Carton 1, folder 14

Transportation 1973

Carton 1, folder 15

Travel receipts 1973

Carton 1, folder 16

Miscellaneous receipts 1973

Carton 1, folder 17

Entertainment and sports receipts 1974

Carton 1, folder 18

Expenses — San Francisco 1974

Carton 1, folder 19

Expenses — Montana 1974

Carton 1, folder 20

Transportation receipts 1974

Carton 1, folder 21

Travel receipts 1974

Carton 1, folder 22

Miscellaneous receipts 1974

Carton 1, folder 23

Miscellaneous financial and tax Papers 1974

Carton 1, folder 24

Entertainment 1975

Carton 1, folder 25

Expenses 1975

Carton 1, folder 26

Expenses — Montana 1975

Carton 1, folder 27

Supplies 1975

Carton 1, folder 28

Transportation 1975

Carton 1, folder 29

Travel 1975

Carton 1, folder 30

Miscellaneous receipts and financial papers 1975

Carton 1, folder 31

Banking 1975

Carton 1, folder 32

Miscellaneous receipts 1976

Carton 1, folder 33

Miscellaneous financial statements and receipts 1965-1973

Carton 1, folder 34

Montana leases and information

Carton 1, folder 35

Sale of Livingston property 1978

Carton 1, folder 36

Montana property assessments 1974-1976

 

Series 4:  Published Books, circa 1964-1982

Physical Description: Cartons 2-4

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged by literary form into three subseries: novels and short stories, poetry, and miscellaneous relating to published works.
Includes drafts and notes for Richard Brautigan's published works of prose (novels and short stories) and poetry. Various stages of development are represented. Some manuscripts have been heavily edited, while others are nearly completed typescripts. Prose works include, but are not limited to, A Confederate General from Big Sur, Trout Fishing in America, In Watermelon Sugar, The Abortion, and Dreaming of Babylon. Collections of poetry include, but are not limited to, Galilee Hitchhiker, The Pill Versus the Springhill Mine Disaster, and Loading Mercury with a Pitchfork. This series also includes screenplay versions of his novels and translations in German.
 

Subseries 4.1:  Novels and Short Stories 1964-1982

 

4.1.1:  A Confederate General from Big Sur (Grove, 1964)

Carton 2, folder 1

Beginning pages of typescript undated

Carton 2, folder 2

Typescript fragment undated

Carton 2, folder 3

Ending pages of typescript undated

Carton 2, folder 4

Corrections undated

Carton 2, folder 5

Setting typescript, first section 1964

Carton 2, folder 6

Setting typescript, second section 1964

Carton 2, folder 7

Galley, uncorrected 1964

Carton 2, folder 8

Galleys, marked set 1964 Aug.

Carton 2, folder 9

Galleys, marked set 1964

Carton 2, folder 10

Galleys, marked set, for final corrections and printing 1964 Aug. 24

Carton 2, folder 11

Plate proofs, master set 1964 Sept.

Carton 2, folder 12

Cover sample undated

Carton 2, folder 13

Unpublished chapters undated

 

4.1.2:  Trout Fishing in America (Four Seasons, 1967)

Carton 2, folder 14

The Kool-Aid Wino undated

Carton 2, folder 15

Preliminary pages 1967

Carton 2, folder 16

Original typescript undated

Carton 2, folder 17

Corrections undated

Carton 2, folder 18

Typescript bound in black binder undated

Carton 2, folder 19

Cover sample undated

 

4.1.3:  In Watermelon Sugar (Four Seasons, 1968)

Carton 2, folder 20

Composition schedule and notes 1964 July 19

Carton 2, folder 21

Versions of the beginning undated

Carton 2, folder 22

Original typescript, first half undated

Carton 2, folder 23

Original typescript, second half undated

Carton 2, folder 24

Corrections undated

Carton 2, folder 25

Setting typescript, first half undated

Carton 2, folder 26

Setting typescript, second half undated

Carton 2, folder 27

Shack — page proof undated

Carton 2, folder 28

Cover sample undated

Carton 2, folder 29

German translation 1968

Carton 2, folder 30

Play version undated

 

4.1.4:  Revenge of the Lawn (Simon & Schuster, 1971)

Carton 2, folder 31

Notes and drafts undated

Carton 2, folder 32

Preliminary pages 1971

 

4.1.5:  The Abortion (Simon & Schuster, 1971)

Carton 2, folder 33

Notes and miscellany undated

Carton 2, folder 34

Preliminary pages 1971

Carton 2, folder 35

Title page of part one undated

Carton 2, folder 36

Original typescript, first section undated

Carton 2, folder 33

Notes and miscellany undated

Carton 2, folder 34

Preliminary pages undated

Carton 2, folder 35

Title page of part one undated

Carton 2, folder 36

Original typescript, first section undated

Carton 2, folder 37

Original typescript, second section undated

Carton 2, folder 38

Original typescript, third section undated

Carton 2, folder 39

Corrections undated

 

4.1.6:  The Hawkline Monster (Simon & Schuster, 1974)

Carton 3, folder 1

Composition schedules and notes undated

Carton 3, folder 2

Early notes undated

Carton 3, folder 3

Original typescript, first section undated

Carton 3, folder 4

Original typescript, second section undated

Carton 3, folder 5

Setting typescript, first section undated

Carton 3, folder 6

Setting typescript, second section undated

Carton 3, folder 7

Photocopy of proofs undated

Carton 3, folder 8

Paste-ups and printing sample undated

Carton 3, folder 9

Advertising for New York Times Book Review (photocopy) no year Sept. 15

oversize-folder 3

original no year Sept. 15

Carton 3, folder 10

Screenplay — notecards undated

Carton 3, folder 11-13

Screenplay in 326 pages undated

Carton 3, folder 14

Screenplay, latest version no year April-June

 

4.1.7:  Willard and His Bowling Trophies (Simon & Schuster, 1976)

Carton 3, folder 15

Original typescript, first section undated

Carton 3, folder 16

Original typescript, second section undated

Carton 3, folder 17

Late typescript, first section undated

Carton 3, folder 18

Late typescript, second section undated

 

4.1.8:  Sombrero Fallout (Simon & Schuster, 1976)

Carton 3, folder 19

Typescript fragment undated

Carton 3, folder 20

First three chapters undated

Carton 3, folder 21

Early typescript, first section undated

Carton 3, folder 22

Early typescript, second section undated

Carton 3, folder 23

Corrections undated

Carton 3, folder 24

Late typescript, first section undated

Carton 3, folder 25

Late typescript, second section undated

Carton 3, folder 25a

Advertisement from New York Times Book Review 1976 Oct. 3

oversize-folder 2

original 1976 Oct. 3

 

4.1.9:  Dreaming of Babylon (Delacorte, 1977)

Carton 3, folder 26

Notes undated

Carton 3, folder 27

Early typescript, first section undated

Carton 3, folder 28

Early typescript, second section undated

Carton 3, folder 29

Corrections undated

Carton 3, folder 30

Revised early typescript, first section undated

Carton 3, folder 31

Revised early typescript, second section undated

Carton 3, folder 32

Late typescript, first section undated

Carton 3, folder 33

Late typescript, second section undated

Carton 4, folder 1

Setting typescript, first section undated

Carton 4, folder 2

Setting typescript, second section undated

Carton 4, folder 3

Revised setting typescript, first section undated

Carton 4, folder 4

Revised setting typescript, second section undated

Carton 4, folder 5

Page proofs 1977

 

4.1.10:  So the Wind Won't Blow it All Away (Delacorte, 1982)

Carton 4, folder 6

Revised typescript — photocopy undated

 

Subseries 4.2:  Poetry, 1958-1978

 

4.2.1:  Galilee Hitchhiker (White Rabbit Press, 1958)

Carton 4, folder 7

Original cover design undated

oversize-folder 3

original undated

 

4.2.2:  All Watched Over By Machines of Loving Grace (Communications Co., 1968)

Carton 4, folder 8

Preliminary pages 1967

Carton 4, folder 9

Typescript with holograph revisions undated

 

4.2.3:  The Pill Versus the Springhill Mine Disaster (Four Seasons, 1968)

Carton 4, folder 10

Setting typescript undated

Carton 4, folder 11

Galleys 1968 Feb.

Carton 4, folder 12

Some Songs for Soprano and Guitar poems put to music (from The Pill) Music by J. Elwain undated

Carton 4, folder 13

Cover samples undated

 

4.2.4:  Please Plant This Book (Graham Mackintosh, 1968)

Carton 4, folder 14

Early manuscript draft of cover, with seed packets undated

Carton 4, folder 15

Galleys, seed packets, notes undated

 

4.2.5:  Rommel Drives On Deep Into Egypt (Delacorte, 1970)

Carton 4, folder 16

Typescript poems undated

folder 17

Title pages undated

Carton 4, folder 18

Setting typescript undated

 

4.2.6:  Loading Mercury With a Pitchfork (Simon & Schuster, 1976)

Carton 4, folder 19

Group Portrait Without the Lions undated

Carton 4, folder 20

Page proofs with printer's revisions undated

Carton 4, folder 21

Cover sample undated

Carton 4, folder 21a

Advertisement from New York Times Book Review (photocopy) 1976 Aug. 1

oversize-folder 2

original 1976 Aug. 1

 

4.2.7:  June 30th, June 30th (Delacorte, 1978)

Carton 4, folder 22

Typescript poetry 1976

Carton 4, folder 23

Early typescript, paste-up 1976

Carton 4, folder 24

Late typescript undated

Carton 4, folder 25

Cover design undated

 

Subseries 4.3:  Miscellaneous Relating to Published Works circa 1968-1971

Carton 4, folder 26

Lost Chapters of Trout Fishing in America, tear sheets from ESQUIRE 1971 Oct.

Carton 4, folder 27

I Was Trying to Describe You to Someone, tear sheets of a story from Revenge of the Lawn undated

Carton 4, folder 28

The San Francisco Public Library: a Publishing House — photocopied magazine 1968

Carton 4, folder 29

Listening to Richard Brautigan — album cover undated

oversize-folder 3

original undated

Carton 4, folder 30

Composition schedules and corrections for unidentified work

 

Series 5:  Individual Prose Works, circa 1962-1984

Physical Description: Box 5; Carton 5

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by title.
Contains individual pieces of prose. Most are undated, many are without corrections, though some have multiple versions and are corrected. Items in Box 5 were formally in Carton 4:31-55.
reel 1, Box 5, folder 1

The Ad undated

reel 1, Box 5, folder 2

Added Days 1984 April 30

reel 1, Box 5, folder 3

Africa Kore 1979 Oct. 22

reel 1, Box 5, folder 4

After Hesiod undated

reel 1, Box 5, folder 5

The Age of Aquarious Versus the Front Porch of the Ancient Egyptians undated

reel 1, Box 5, folder 6

Aluminum Foil undated

reel 1, Box 5, folder 7

American Dogs: Take a Look at My Life undated

reel 1, Box 5, folder 8

American Hotels undated

reel 1, Box 5, folder 9

America: the Beautiful undated

reel 1, Box 5, folder 10

Another Short Story About Contemporary Life in California undated

reel 1, Box 5, folder 11

Another Texas Short Story undated

reel 1, Box 5, folder 12

An Apartment on Telegraph Hill undated

reel 1, Box 5, folder 13

The Arkansas BB Gun undated

reel 1, Box 5, folder 14

At Least 1979 Oct. 22

reel 1, Box 5, folder 15

Autumn Cold the Teacher 1979 Oct. 25

reel 1, Box 5, folder 16

Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven... undated

reel 1, Box 5, folder 17

The Back Door to Job undated

reel 1, Box 5, folder 18

Balance 1979 Oct. 18

reel 1, Box 5, folder 19

Ballad of the Funeral Parlor Apples undated

reel 1, Box 5, folder 20

The Beautiful Music 1979 Oct. 23

reel 1, Box 5, folder 21

The Bed Salesman undated

reel 1, Box 5, folder 22

Beowulf Umbrella 1964 Sept. 2

reel 1, Box 5, folder 23

The Bet 1979 Oct. 18

reel 1, Box 5, folder 24

A Brief Study in Chocolate Icecream 1979 Oct. 20

reel 1, Box 5, folder 25

Broken Dishes 1981 July 28

reel 1, Box 5, folder 26

The California Newspaper Stand undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 1

Cancelled undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 2

Cat Cantaloupe undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 3

Civil War undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 4

Coffee undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 5

Coffee Rent undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 6

Come Back, Salmon undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 7-9

The Complete Absence Of Twilight undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 10

A Constantly Changing Ticket for Passage 1979 Oct. 20

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 11

Construction Workers undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 12

Contemporary Life in California undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 13

The Correct Time undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 14

Counting Myself to Arrive at 120 1979 Oct. 31

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 15

A Couple Novels undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 16

Cracker Jacks undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 17

The Deserted Imagination undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 18

The Dinner Invitation undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 19

The Dipper undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 20

Dogs on the Roof undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 21

Down By the Old Mill Stream undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 22

The Elevator Down to the Hemingway Stories undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 23

Empire of Makeup 1979 Nov. 8

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 24

The [End] undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 25

Escape undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 26

An Eye for Good Produce undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 27

The F. Scott Fitzgerald AHHHHHH undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 28

The Fate of a West German Model in Tokyo: a Journalistic Dream from Japan undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 29

The Favor undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 30

A Feeling of Helplessness 1972 April 20

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 31

A Few Days Ago I Was Thinking About Russ... undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 32

Fifty-four Serious Mistakes in Punctuation that Can Alter the Memories of Childhood undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 33

The First Day on the Job undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 34

Flowers of 1939 undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 35

The Following Three Things Have Something to do with One Another undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 36

Football undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 37

The Friendless Little Brewmaster 1979 Nov. 9

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 38

The Frog that Found His Pond undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 39

The Fur Coat undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 40

Galaxie of Empties 1979 Nov. 1

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 41

Ghost Stories undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 42

Gone Before We Open Our Eyes undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 43

Gone Since Then undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 44

A Gothic Novel undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 45

The Great Golden Telescope undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 46

The Great Wall of California undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 47

A Gun for a Big Fish undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 48

The Habitue undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 49

The Haight-Ashbury Crawdad undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 50

The Hamburger Dancer undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 51

The Hanged, the Unemployed, and the Almost Strangled 1979 Oct. 18

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 52

The Hangman undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 53

Harmonica High undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 54

Hay on the Water 1971 Jan.

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 55

Heartbeat for a [Bucket] undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 56

Her Last Known Boyfriend: a Canadian Airman undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 57

Homage to Bullwinkle Moose undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 58

The Homecoming 1979 Oct. 16

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 59

House of Carpets undated

reel 1, Carton 5, folder 60

How Does it Feel to Be Rich and Famous... undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 61

I Remember Once Seeing a Movie in Chinatown... undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 62

I Used to Hunt Pheasants... undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 63

In Another Country 1979 Oct. 18

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 64

In the Talisman, Looking Out undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 65

The Instant Ghost Town undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 66

The Island Cafe 1962 March

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 67

Japan a Fantasy, Japan of Imagination 1979 Nov. 8

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 68

July 28th, 1981 Versus July 28th, 1982 1981 July 28

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 69

Just Friends 1979 Oct. 23

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 70

Kalasbel, Montana 1979 Oct. 26

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 71

Karate Candle 1979 Oct. 20

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 72

Key to the Frogs of South-Western Australia undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 73

Kitty Genovese-by-the-Sea undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 74

Largest Shipment of Vinegar Ever Made in the United States undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 75

Last Chance to Play the Piano 1979 Nov. 1

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 76

The Last of My Armstrong Spring Creek Mosquito Bites undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 77

Last Words About What Came and Went Yesterday 1979 Oct. 20

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 78

Leroy's Invention Works 1979 Oct. 22

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 79

The Letter undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 80

Life Goes on in a Pornographic Theater in Tokyo 1979 Oct. 23

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 81

Like a Child undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 82

Limited Opportunities undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 83

[ The Locust Theater...] undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 84

The Lost Tree undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 85

Make Sure You Know What You Are Doing undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 86

The Manderfield Tomb undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 87

The Man Who Took Out the Plumbing in His House and Replaced it With Poetry undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 88

The May 19th undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 89

The Menu undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 90

The [Messengers] undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 91

Missing Like Youth 1979 Nov. 10

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 92

Montana Chain Saw Silence undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 93

Montana Love undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 94

Moose: an American Pastoral undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 95

Mussels undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 96

My Fault undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 97

My Name Forgotten in the [Grass] no year June 10

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 98

The Names of the Characters in This Novel undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 99

The Necklace 1979 Oct. 22

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 100

The Neighbors undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 101

The Nightly Rounds undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 102

Not in the Right Place in the Land of Fools, the Blind Man is an Astronomer 1979 Oct. 16

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 103

The Obvious Charm of Lee Mellon undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 104

Old Bottles undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 105

One Afternoon, 1939 undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 106

One Third, One Third, One Third undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 107

Ornaments I Request Not for My Bed Ever 1979 Oct. 24

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 108

The Owl and The Mouse 1979 Oct. 16

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 109

Pillow Talk undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 110

Pilots 1979 Oct. 16

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 111

The Planetarium undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 112

The Pond People undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 113

Pork Chops undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 114

The Post Offices of Eastern Oregon undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 115

President 22 of November no year Nov. 22

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 116

The Pretty Office undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 117

[Primer] for Party Groupies undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 118

[Proper] Place undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 119

The Prospects of a Good Business in San Francisco undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 120

The Purple Worm Jewelry of North Carolina undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 121

Railroading: a Sketch for Michael McClure undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 122

The Remarkable Dining Cars of the Northern Pacific Railroad undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 123

Revenge of the Lawn undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 124

The Royal Wedding no year July 29

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 125

Russel Chatham: a Portrait of an Artist in His Own Time undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 126

Rust 1979 Nov. 8

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 127

Sandwalker undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 128

Scenario for an Eight Millimeter Camera and $1.95 Worth of Film undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 129

Seven Things 1979 Oct. 20

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 130

The Short History of Religion in California undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 131

The Short Story undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 132

Slave of Uranium Passion 1979 Oct. 23

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 133

Some Humor in the San Francisco Style undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 134

Something Cooking on the Stove undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 135

The Standard Equipment of the Osaka Police Department 1979 Nov. 8

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 136

The Story of Freewheelin Frank and Henry David Thoreau as Friends and Contemporaries undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 137

The Stove is Clean undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 138

A Study in California Flowers undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 139

Subscription Cancelled undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 140

Sunday undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 141

Taking Care of Practical Matters First undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 142

Talking to Friends undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 143

The Tape Recorder undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 144

Tell Springtime undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 145

Storm Statues of California Old People undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 146

Three Hooks undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 147

Three Hundred and Twenty Eight Ceilings 1981 June 20

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 148

Three Stories 1981

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 149

The Tokyo Rabbit Store 1979 Oct. 25

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 150

Trapped in the Center of a Mirror 1979 Oct. 24

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 151

Twice undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 152

The Two Hundred and Eleven Twist undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 153

Umbrellas in the Snow undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 154

An Unfortunate Woman 1982

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 155

An Unfortunate Woman 1983 April 4

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 156

A Very Special Happiness 1979 Nov. 5

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 157

A Very, Very, Very, Long Grocery List 1981 July 28

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 158

Walking Mushrooms 1979 Nov. 10

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 159

Watsonville undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 160

Way Back in 1947 undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 161

We Gave to the Dwarfs undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 162

The Weather in San Francisco undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 163

Welcome to the Border undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 164

Werewolf Rasberries undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 165

What the Mad Scientist Left Behind 1979 Oct. 26

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 166

Wheels of Fortune undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 167

When Time is Not Important 1979 Oct. 24

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 168

The Why Questions undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 169

Why Sharon Doesn't Stay Up to Watch the Johnny Carson Show Anymore undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 170

Without undated

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 171

Woman in a Snake Skin Coat no year Nov. 14

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 172

The Working Man 1979 Oct. 16

reel 2, Carton 5, folder 173

ZZZZZZTrain 1979 Oct. 25

 

Series 6:  Individual Poems, circa 1958-1984

Physical Description: Cartons 6-7

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by title.
Contains individual poems. This series includes both manuscript and typescript copies.
reel 3, Carton 6, folder 1

Adrenalin Mother undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 2

Africa undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 3

After undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 4

After the Rain undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 5

After Sapho undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 6

Agnes undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 7

Ah, But Touch the Morning Light undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 8

Airplane Barber Shop undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 9

Alas, Measured Perfectly undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 10

Alba for Antelope undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 11

Albatross Candle undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 12

Albert Einstein undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 13

Alfred undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 14

Alice undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 15

Aligators of New Orleans undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 16

All That's Left undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 17

All the Centuries of Man Look undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 18

All the People That I Didn't Meet and the Places That I Didn't Go undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 19

All These Preludes to Dying undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 20

Alphabet for Rent undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 21

Ambiguity undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 22

The Amelia Earhart Pancake 1970 Nov. 30

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 23

America/The Better Mousetrap undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 24

Among Snowy Mountains undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 25

Angels Have Stopped On undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 26

Anna Wanted a Poem, and She Got It undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 27

Anstruther undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 28

April! April! undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 29

April 7, 1969 1969 April 7

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 30

[April 12, 1967: Coming Back From San Quentin] 1967 April 12

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 31

Are You the Lamb of Your Own Forgiving? undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 32

As If My Body Were a Window undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 33

As If the Nineteen undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 34

As Mechanical As a Flight of Stairs undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 35

At Big Sur We Put Fish Nets undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 36

At Faith With Death undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 37

At the Guess of a Simple Hello undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 38

At the Lantern of the Black Carrot in the Snow undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 39

At the Tomb of Mayakovsky undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 40

At the Tomb of the Unknown Housewife undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 41

Attila at the Gates of the Telephone Company undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 42

August Has Thirty One Days undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 43

August 12 undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 44

Autobiography (... 1971-1972

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 45

The Autographed Handiwork of Graves undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 46

Automatic Anthole undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 47

Autumnal Poem undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 48

Bach undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 49

Back Door Luck undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 50

Bath no year Jan. 4

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 51

Bear Creek undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 52

The Beginning of a 10,000 Line Poem That Fell Asleep and Forgot to Wake Up 1979 Oct. 16

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The Big Sur Poem undated

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Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home undated

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Billy the Kid Versus Dracula 1967 May 2

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 56

A Bird In the Hand: It's the Passenger Pigeon 1960 Jan. 2

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 57

Birthday undated

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The Blackberry Death undated

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Block of Ice undated

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Blue Floor, Sand Dollars on the Toilet undated

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Boards undated

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Boo, Forever undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 63

The Boogie Master of the Grand Canyon 1973 Sept. 1

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 64

Booths for the Ladies 1960 Jan. 2

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 65

Break Water undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 66

BusBeautifulOnOffBlondeOnlyLookingNeverSpeakingLifeForever undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 67

The Buses undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 68

Business undated

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Cameo Turret undated

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Camera undated

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Camera of Secret Light undated

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A CandleLion Poem undated

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Cannon Ant undated

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Casablanca undated

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The Cats undated

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Cement undated

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A Certain Kind of Dream Forces undated

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Chain Liquor undated

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Champagne Over Bells undated

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Chant for a Cat undated

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Chess undated

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Chicken Tune undated

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Childfour undated

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Christmas Poem undated

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Christopher Columbus of Forgetting undated

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Circus undated

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Clock Wind undated

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A Closet Freezes undated

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Coin-Operated Death Mask undated

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Cold Harbor undated

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Cold Night in Hamburg undated

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Cold Strange Things to Eat undated

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Color as Beginning undated

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Controlled Distance undated

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Courtship undated

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Crab Cigar undated

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Cradle of Graves undated

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The Craft undated

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Crawling Down Your Body to Thrill You With My Mouth undated

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The Creative Process as a Question undated

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Crown of Weeds undated

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Crumbs 1984 April 23

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Curiously Young Like a Freshly Dug Grave undated

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The Cyclic Rate of a Candle undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 105

The Daily Bread undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 106

Daughter of the Farm 1958 July 8

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 107

The Day They Busted the Grateful Dead undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 108

Dead Mirror 1973 May 5

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 109

Death Is Beautiful Car Parked Only undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 110

Death Like a Needle undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 111

Death Like an Unknown Passion 197? Sept. 7

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 112

December 15, 1970 1970 Dec. 15

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 113

Departure undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 114

Directions 1984 April 23

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Discovery undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 116

Doing My Part undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 117

Domestic Scene undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 118

Donner Party undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 119

The Double-Bed Dream Gallows undated

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Draped Like Night Across an Unmapped Land undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 121

Dream undated

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Dreams of the Indoor Baseball Stadium undated

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Drunk, Late in August Night undated

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The Ducks undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 125

Dust undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 126

Early Egyptian Television Program undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 127

Education undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 128

Egypt undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 129

Empty Dog Light 1984 May 1

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The Empty Houses of America undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 131

End undated

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The End Got There Before the Beginning undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 133

The Entrails of My Uncle undated

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The Essence of Candlelight undated

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The Eternal Automobile undated

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The Eternity Unit undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 137

Eulogy undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 138

Everybody Has Gone Home 1970-1973

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 139

Everything Includes Us undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 140

False Sexual Coin undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 141

Fame undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 142

The Fatal Glass of Poetry undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 143

Feasting and Drinking Went Far Into the Night undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 144

Firefly undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 145

The Firemen's Lake 1967 Jan. 17

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 146

The First Lady of Purple undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 147

The First Senior Citizen undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 148

The First Snowflake undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 149

The Fishermen undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 150

Five Poems undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 151

The Flag undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 152

Flowers for a Crow undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 153

Flowers for Those You Love 1967 March 31

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Fog Horns into Ne undated

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The Forest Fire Dress undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 156

For Fear You Will Be Alone undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 157

The Fourth of July in December undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 158

43 Movie undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 159

Fragment undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 160

Frank's Number undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 161

Free Fall Cul-de-sac undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 162

Fried Chicken undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 163

Friends undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 164

Fuck Me Like Fried Potatoes undated

oversize-folder 4

framed and calligraphy copy undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 165

The Full Moon Has Vacated My Blood 1974 May 7

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 166

The Full-Moon L.A. Olympics 1984 Aug. 13

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 167

Fur Coats undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 168

The Garlic Meat Lady from undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 169

The Gate undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 170

General Custer Versus the Titanic undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 171

Genesis undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 172

Gettysburg undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 173

Girl undated

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Given Darkness for the Moon undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 175

Glass undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 176

Glory! Glory! undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 177

Go California 1963 July 6

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 178

Good-bye, My Death, Good-bye undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 179

The Good-bye Thing no year April 8

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 180

Good Luck Captain Martin undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 181

Good Times undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 182

'Good Work,' He Said, and undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 183

Got Problems, Huh? undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 184

Group Portrait Without the Lions undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 185

Guide to Herbs undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 186

Haiku Ambulance undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 187

Ham Sandwich undated

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Hands That Begin Babies undated

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Hannibal undated

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The Happiest Days of Your Life undated

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The Harbor undated

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The Harpistrain undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 193

Have You Ever Been There? undated

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Have You Seen the Gathered Dover of Death? undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 195

The Hazards undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 196

He Had a Mind Illuminated By Crows undated

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Helen in the Summer undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 198

The Henry Thoreau Defect undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 199

Her Last Kiss Was Like the Titanic undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 200

Her Sex Life Was Like a Musical Instrument undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 201

Here is Something Beautiful (Etc.)

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 202

He's a Little Guy, He's undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 203

Hippie Girl Selling Necklaces in the Street undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 204

His Hat Stuck in the Ground Like a Shovel undated

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His Occupation undated

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Home Again, Home Again Like a Turtle to His Balcony undated

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Home Cooking (All That Effort Wasted) undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 208

Honorable Mention undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 209

The Hoola-hoops of the Dark Kingdom undated

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Hoot! Hoot! Hoot! Hoot! undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 211

Horse Child Breakfast undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 212

Horse In a Lightning Storm 1974 June 16

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 213

The Hound of the Baskervilles undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 214

The House undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 215

The House and Pets of Bill, Zoe, and Margaret Brown undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 216

House, Fire, Rain undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 217

Housewife Poem undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 218

How the Fog Chants Us In undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 219

Human Dignity undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 220

Hummingbird Passport 1972 Sept. 2

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 221

I Am Summoned By a Door undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 222

I Answered the Telephone with My Grave undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 223

I Cannot Answer You Tonight In Small Portions undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 224

I Do Not Expect Love... undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 225

I Don't Want To Know About It undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 226

I Dream the Appearances of People Who Have Not Lived Yet undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 227

I Feel Good Today About My Freedom 1970 Oct. 14

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 228

I Lie Here Beside You While You Sleep undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 229

I Live In the Twentieth Century undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 230

I Seem To Be Covered With and Know So Many Places To Die undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 231

I Sit in My Kitchen Staring undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 232

I Sleep On the Floor undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 233

I Thought August 17, 1963 1963 Aug. 17

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 234

I Was Lost In the Company of Your Disguise undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 235

I Will Play a Poem For You undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 236

Ianthe Trying to Sleep undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 237

Ice Age Newsreel 1873 1963 Aug. 15

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 238

The Ice Man undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 239

The Ice Puppets` undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 240

If You Know What I Am Thinking undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 241

I'll Affect You Slowly undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 242

I'll Catch You Like A Sardine undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 243

I'll Court You undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 244

Imploding Back to the Simplest Component undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 245

In Carrion Umpire undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 246

In Her Sweetness Where She Folds My Wounds undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 247

In Its Own Way Huger Than King Kong undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 248

In Passing undated

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In Passing... undated

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In the Rain, in the Santa Barbara Mountains, in April undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 251

In the Vicinity of Love undated

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Indirect Popcorn undated

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Information undated

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It Is Passing Like A Star-Subtracted Ship undated

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It Takes a Secret To Know a Secret undated

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It's Technically Impossible For Me To Get Fucked 1967 March 9

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 257

It's Time To Train Yourself undated

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It's True That So Much Is Visited undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 259

Itself Twice 1973 Feb.

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 260

I've Never Had It Done So Gently Before undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 261

I've Written This Before But Never So Elegantly undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 262

Ixtlan undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 263

January 3 undated

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 264

January 20 1967 Jan. 20

reel 3, Carton 6, folder 265

January 30, 1967 1967 Jan. 30

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 1

The Jew of Me undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 2

Job: 24 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week, Etc. undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 3

The Joseph Henry Jackson Award undated

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June 12, 1963 1963 June 12

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June 15, 1963 1963 June 15

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 6

Just a Farm Woman undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 7

Just an Ordinary Girl, 118 undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 8

Kitty Hawk Kimono undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 9

Language Laundry 1984 April 23

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 10

The Last Day of November undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 11

The Last Surprize undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 12

Last Words undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 13

Last Year undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 14

The Late, Late Show of a Grizzly Bear undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 15

The Leaf Priest undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 16

The Leaning Tower of Sleep undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 17

Leaning Up Against the Pacific Ocean undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 18

Lemon Lard undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 19

Leopard undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 20

Let It Die Without Words undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 21

Light Without Water undated

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The Lightning Trance undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 23

Lighthouse undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 24

Like a Towering Cookie We Crumble Toward Sainthoood undated

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Like the Telegraph Key of an Ax Murderer undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 26

Lime undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 27

Linear Farewell, Nonlinear Farewell undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 28

Lip Pencil Like Ghosts undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 29

Listening to John Fahey, Such a Beautiful Guitar undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 30

Listening To a Postmark That Says, 'Alive and Well in Death' undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 31

Living Like I'm Living undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 32

Loading Mercury With a Pitchfork undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 33

Logging Trucks Go By the Topless undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 34

The Long Fluid Hands of the Harpsichordist undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 35

Lost undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 36

Lost, Forgotten, Gone undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 37

Love Ain't No Tragedy 1967 June 15

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 38

LoveFuneralStop undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 39

Love Pamel Poem no year April 24

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 40

Love Poem undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 41

The Lovely Sleepy Places Where We've Fucked undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 42

Love's Not the Way To Treat a Friend undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 43

Lovers 1967 March 11

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 44

Loving: the First Time undated

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A Lyric For a Dandelion Dulcimer undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 46

Magic undated

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The Magic Wand undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 48

Mammal Farewell undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 49

Mammal Fortress 1963 Jan. 23

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Man undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 51

Map Shower 1967 July 16

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 52

March 11, 1968 1968 March 11

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 53

March 17 no year March 17

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 54

March 18, Resting in the Maytag Homage undated

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March 25 no year March 25

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 56

Marcia in Montreal 1967 Sept. 27

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 57

Margaret in October 1975 Oct. 28

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 58

Marriage/Loser undated

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Mating Saliva undated

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A Memory of Gate Creek undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 61

The Mexican undated

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Mickey Mouse undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 63

Milena undated

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Mirror undated

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Moon in Leo Hangover undated

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The Moon Versus Us Ever Sleeping Together Again undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 67

Morning undated

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The Morning Star undated

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A Moth In Tucson, Arizona undated

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Mouths That Kissed in the Hot Ashes of Pompeii undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 71

Mrs. Myrtle Tate, Movie Projectionist undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 72

Mustard Soup undated

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My Heart Laid Bare undated

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The Names undated

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Nancy Drew Versus the Perfect Mystery undated

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The Necessity of Appearing in Your Own Face undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 77

The New Apartment Thing undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 78

Night. June 5, 1963 1963 June 5

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 79

Nightingale undated

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1939 undated

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No Dishes undated

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No Mark undated

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Nobody Knows What the Experience is Worth undated

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Notes on Triumph of the Will undated

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November 2 undated

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November 28 undated

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The Nude undated

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An Occasional Poem for Tom and Lois to Celebrate Having Dinner with Them on August 23, 1965 1965 Aug. 23

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 89

Ode to 1961 undated

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Of Visionary Accidents undated

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Oh, Libra Ladies undated

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The Oil Wells undated

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On My Infant Daughter undated

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On Pure Sudden Days Like Innocence undated

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One Poem undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 96

101.5 undated

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Oranges undated

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Ornithology undated

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Osiris Acres undated

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The Other Lovers undated

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Painfully Shy Like a Dead Deer undated

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The Palace of Porfirio Diaz in Oxian Mexico undated

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The Park undated

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The Peacock Song undated

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Peeing on Highway 88 undated

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Peeling Darkness Like an Orange undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 107

The Penis of the Woman undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 108

Perfection Controls That I Should Fall undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 109

Perhaps I Should Have Called You undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 110

Period Piece undated

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The Phone undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 112

A Place Where the Wind Doesn't Live 1967 July 16

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 113

The Planted Eggs, the Harvested Birds 1967 July 16

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 114

Please undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 115

The Plumage of a Different Bird undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 116

The Poem undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 117

A Poem Done in Late December undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 118

Poem For Gary Snyder undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 119

A Poem for In Front of the Mouth undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 120

Poem for Michael McClure 1967 March 14

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 121

A Poem for Richard [Dareton] undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 122

A Poem for Ron Loewinsohn undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 123

Poem for Women Who Are Always Late undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 124

A Poem That Finally Goes All Together undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 125

Poem to the Eiffel Tower undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 126

Poem Written Between 2:45 A.M. and 2:52 A.M. on December 10, 1966 1966 Dec. 10

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 127

Poet's Easter undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 128

Poker Star undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 129

Postcard undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 130

Potatoes undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 131

Praise Loving Mammal Our Dreams Begin With Your Shadow undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 132

President William McKinley undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 133

The Privacy of My Dreams is Like Death 1968 Jan. 15

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 134

Private Secret, Public Secret undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 135

Professional, Non-Offensive, Bland undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 136

Pronoun Census undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 137

Psalms of a Gold Rush Whore undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 138

Punitive Ghosts Like Steam-Driven Tennis Courts undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 139

The Rain undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 140

The Rain Came Down So Hard undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 141

Rainy Gary Snyder Poetry Reading Night 1967 March 16

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 142

Ralf undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 143

The Ralph Waldo Emerson of Your Thighs undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 144

Restaurant undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 145

Richard Brautigan undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 146

Right Beside the Morning Coffee undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 147

Roberta undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 148

The Rocket undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 149

Rockets undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 150

Running undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 151

Salmon Creek Days to Jersey Thursday undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 152

San Francisco undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 153

San Francisco House undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 154

San Francisco Poem undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 155

The Second Century undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 156

Second Poem Written on a Japanese Novel 1974 Oct. 27

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 157

Second Thoughts undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 158

September 16, 1968 1968 Sept. 16

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 159

September 24 no year Sept. 24

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 160

September 30, the Last Day of this God Damn Month 1969 Sept. 30

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 161

September Song undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 162

Sexual Accident undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 163

Sexually Signalling undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 164

Shack Weather Days undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 165

Shadowy Carpenter undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 166

She Bids Her Birds To Fly undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 167

She Has Favored Me With Her Body undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 168

She Sleeps This Very Evening in Greenbrook Castle undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 169

She Stands on the Corner, Broadway undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 170

She'll Make the Pass undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 171

The Shenevertakesherwatchoff Poem 1967 July 16

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 172

She's Balanced Liked a Flower on the Inner Thigh of What Goes on Forever undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 173

She's Sold Her Body So Many Times undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 174

Shinjuku Cato undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 175

Silence undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 176

The Silver Stairs of Ketchikan undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 177

The Sitting Here, Standing Here Poem undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 178

Sleeping With My Body After I Am Dead undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 179

Snowing in Eden undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 180

Socks undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 181

Some Days She Looks Good undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 182

Somehow We Live and Die Again undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 183

The Song of Kitty Hawk undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 184

Sonnet undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 185

Sorting Through Breakfast As If It Were a Closet undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 186

A Sort of Frankie and Johnny Ice Age Song undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 187

The Sort of Minus undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 188

Soup Feet 1966 Aug. 19

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 189

Spare. Back. Yard. 1965

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 190

Sperm Furniture 1968 Jan. 15

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 191

Spikes undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 192

Spot is the World's Greatest Dog undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 193

Standard Beginning undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 194

Star-Spangled Nails 1967 Dec. 11

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 195

Starting With Death and Counting Backwards undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 196

Stonehenge undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 197

The Story of a Puddle undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 198

The Story of My Whole God-Damn Life 1966

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 199

Strange Shit Comes Out of My Ass 1984 April 23

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 200

Stuck-up undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 201

A Study in May 6, 1969 1969 May 6

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 202

A Study in 3 undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 203

Sunday undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 204

The Swan Song undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 205

Sweet Typewriter of Only These Words 1968 April 11

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 206

Syntaxical Weather undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 207

Talking undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 208

The Tatoo 1973 Jan. 24

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 209

Ted Likes That Idea undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 210

A Telephone Call For R.E.L. 1963 June 9

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 211

Telephone Company undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 212

A Telescope, a Planetarium, a Firmament of Crows undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 213

Tell Everyone undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 214

Temple For a Minor Diety undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 215

Ten Dollars undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 216

Ten O'Clock 1966 Dec. 16

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 217

Then They Don't Know You undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 218

There Are About 50 Other Things I Can Do Right Now... undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 219

There Is A Hopelessness That Bares Its Walls undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 220

There Is Darkness On Your Lantern undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 221

There Is No Room Service Except Death... undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 222

There Is Nothing Quite Like the Lonliness Of Public Places undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 223

They Did Just What They Said They Were Going To Do undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 224

They Gave Him Dictionary Odds undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 225

Thirty Cents, Two Transfers, Love undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 226

Three Cities undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 227

Three Days of History undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 228

Three Descriptions undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 229

Three Greek Columns undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 230

Three Poems To Celebrate Marcia undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 231

Ticket To A Diamond Railroad Track undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 232

Tide Teeth undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 233

The Tired Poet undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 234

To a Friend undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 235

To Anna a Song To Alice 1963 July 11

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 236

To Arrive undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 237

To Be Sung undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 238

To Be Sung in California undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 239

To Eat High On the Hawk undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 240

To My Daughter, Age One, Then Krausgrill undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 241

To My Grandmother Split In Half By Lightning undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 242

To Run in the Middle of Writing Another Poem, Not This One undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 243

Tokyo Cats Roaming About undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 244

Tomato Soup and Transfiguration undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 245

Toward a Congolese Constitution undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 246

Towards the Pleasures of a Reconstituted Crow undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 247

Translation undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 248

Travelling Together Like Siamese Graves undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 249

Tribute To a Clam 1973 Sept.

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 250

The Twentieth of November Street undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 251

Two undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 252

Two Guys Get Out of a Car undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 253

Two More Words Towards the Definition of a Straw undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 254

Two Pigeons Walk Past a Filling Station undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 255

Umbrellaing Herself Like a Poorly-Designed Angel undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 256

Valerie's Birthday Poem 1969 April 9

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 257

Varieties of Picture undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 258

The Vase undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 259

Vicious Like A Carrot undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 260

The Visibility of a Dream undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 261

A Visit to the Minor Emotions undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 262

Voluntary Quicksand undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 263

Wagon Wheels 1967 Nov. 13

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 264

Walking With Their Pretty Mother undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 265

Walking Through the House Performing Senseless Tasks, Lovebetrayalchildhood Memories undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 266

Wallpaper undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 267

Walls undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 268

War Horse undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 269

The Way She Looks At It undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 270

We Are In a Kitchen undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 271

We Choose to Look Like People Who Are Dead undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 272

We Stop at the Rain undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 273

We Were the Eleven O'Clock News undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 274

Weather Report undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 275

We'll Sail Like the Flowers of Freedom undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 276

We're Here undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 277

We've All Done This Once Or Twice undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 278

The Whale Dance From Finnegans Wake undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 279

What Do You Think? undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 280

What Other Reason? undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 281

What's It All About? undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 282

What's Your Name? undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 283

When the Darkness Started... 1984 April 23

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 284

The Whorehouse At the Top of Mount Ranier undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 285

Winter and Summer undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 286

Winter Rain 1984 April 23

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 287

Wood undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 288

Wordless Questions Haunt All That Is Memory 1971 Oct. 6

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 289

World Traveller 1970 July 23

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 290

Would undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 291

Written on the Back of a Japanese Novel 1974 Oct. 27

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 292

Xerox Candy Bar undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 293

Yeah, There Was Always Going to Be a June 5, 1968 1968 June 5

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 294

Yes Is a Candle That You Light With Water undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 295

You [Are] Like a Gull in The Wind undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 296

You Can't Be Bored... undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 297

You Look At Her. She's Beautiful. You Know 1970 July 24

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 298

You Were the Prettiest Girl in Your High School Graduating Class undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 299

You Will Have Unreal Recollections of Me undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 300

Your Departure Versus the Hindenburg undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 301

Your Housekeeping Portrait As the Sky 1967 July 16

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 302

Your Love undated

reel 4, Carton 7, folder 303

Your Necklace Is Leaking undated

 

Series 7:  Notebooks, circa 1961-1984

Physical Description: Cartons 8-9

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically, with undated volumes at the end.
Includes addresses, phone numbers, expense accounts, poems, prose, and drafts of letters. The notebooks have been numbered by Bancroft staff (1-48 dated, 49-86 undated.) Numbering of undated volumes was arbitrary.
reel 5, Carton 8, folder 1

1 1961

reel 5, Carton 8, folder 2

2 1962

reel 5, Carton 8, folder 3

3 1963

reel 5, Carton 8, folder 4

4 1963

reel 5, Carton 8, folder 5

5 1964-1965

reel 5, Carton 8, folder 6

6 1965

reel 5, Carton 8, folder 7

6a 1967

reel 5, Carton 8, folder 8

7 1967

reel 5, Carton 8, folder 9

8 1968

reel 5, Carton 8, folder 10

9 1969

reel 5, Carton 8, folder 11

10 1970

reel 5, Carton 8, folder 12

11 1971

reel 5, Carton 8, folder 13

12 1972

reel 5, Carton 8, folder 14

13 1973-1977

reel 5, Carton 8, folder 15

14 1973

reel 5, Carton 8, folder 16

15 1973

reel 5, Carton 8, folder 17

15a 1974

reel 5, Carton 8, folder 18

16 1975

reel 5, Carton 8, folder 19

17 1976

reel 5, Carton 8, folder 20

18 1976

reel 5, Carton 8, folder 21

19 1976

reel 5, Carton 8, folder 22

20 1976

reel 5, Carton 8, folder 23

21 1976

reel 5, Carton 8, folder 24

22 1976

reel 5, Carton 8, folder 25

23 1976

reel 5, Carton 8, folder 26

24 1976

reel 5, Carton 8, folder 27

25 1976

reel 5, Carton 8, folder 28

26 1976

reel 5, Carton 8, folder 29

27 1976

reel 5, Carton 8, folder 30

28 1976

reel 6, Carton 8, folder 31

29 1979

reel 6, Carton 8, folder 32

30 1979

reel 6, Carton 8, folder 33

31 1979

reel 6, Carton 8, folder 34

32 1979

reel 6, Carton 8, folder 35

33 1979

reel 6, Carton 8, folder 36

34 1979

reel 6, Carton 8, folder 37

35 1979

reel 6, Carton 8, folder 38

36 1979

reel 6, Carton 8, folder 39

37 1982

reel 10, Carton 9, folder 1

38 1983

Scope and Content Note

(filmed with notebook 39)
reel 10, Carton 9, folder 2

39 1983

reel 10, Carton 9, folder 3

40 1983-1984

reel 10, Carton 9, folder 4

41 1983-1984

reel 10, Carton 9, folder 5

42 1983-1984

reel 10, Carton 9, folder 6

43 1984

reel 10, Carton 9, folder 7

44 1984

reel 10, Carton 9, folder 8

45 1984

reel 10, Carton 9, folder 9

46 1984

reel 10, Carton 9, folder 10

47 1984

reel 10, Carton 9, folder 11

48 1984

reel 10, Carton 9, folder 12

49 undated

reel 10, Carton 9, folder 13

50 undated

reel 10, Carton 9, folder 14

51 undated

reel 10, Carton 9, folder 15

52 undated

reel 10, Carton 9, folder 16

53 undated

reel 10, Carton 9, folder 17

54 undated

reel 10, Carton 9, folder 18

55 undated

reel 10, Carton 9, folder 19

56 undated

reel 10, Carton 9, folder 20

57 undated

reel 10, Carton 9, folder 21

58 undated

reel 11, Carton 9, folder 22

59 undated

reel 11, Carton 9, folder 23

60 undated

reel 11, Carton 9, folder 24

61 undated

reel 11, Carton 9, folder 25

62 undated

reel 11, Carton 9, folder 26

63 undated

reel 11, Carton 9, folder 27

64 undated

reel 11, Carton 9, folder 28

65 undated

reel 11, Carton 9, folder 29

66 undated

reel 11, Carton 9, folder 30

67 undated

reel 11, Carton 9, folder 31

68 undated

reel 11, Carton 9, folder 32

69 undated

reel 11, Carton 9, folder 33

70 undated

reel 11, Carton 9, folder 34

71 undated

reel 11, Carton 9, folder 35

72 undated

reel 11, Carton 9, folder 36

73 undated

reel 11, Carton 9, folder 37

74 undated

reel 11, Carton 9, folder 38

75 undated

reel 11, Carton 9, folder 39

76 undated

reel 11, Carton 9, folder 40

77 undated

reel 11, Carton 9, folder 41

78 undated

reel 11, Carton 9, folder 42

79 undated

reel 11, Carton 9, folder 43

80 undated

reel 11, Carton 9, folder 44

81 undated

reel 11, Carton 9, folder 45

82 undated

reel 11, Carton 9, folder 46

83 undated

reel 11, Carton 9, folder 47

84 undated

reel 11, Carton 9, folder 48

85 undated

reel 11, Carton 9, folder 49

86 undated

 

Series 8:  Fragments and Miscellaneous, undated

Physical Description: Box 4

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged by literary form into three subseries: poetry, prose, and miscellaneous.
Includes fragments of both prose and poetry which are incomplete or lack a title. Also contains envelopes and napkins that contain notes written by Brautigan.
 

Subseries 8.1:  Poetry undated

reel 6, Box 4, folder 1

Notes and undeciphered pieces undated

reel 6, Box 4, folder 2

Notes on scraps of paper undated

reel 6, Box 4, folder 3

Notes on napkins undated

reel 6, Box 4, folder 4

Collected poems and notes undated

reel 6, Box 4, folder 5

Manuscripts of two poems undated

reel 6, Box 4, folder 6

Typescript, collected poems undated

 

Subseries 8.2:  Prose undated

reel 6, Box 4, folder 7

Notes and undeciphered pieces undated

reel 6, Box 4, folder 8-9

Miscellaneous fragments undated

reel 6, Box 4, folder 10

Typescript, reviews of other authors by R.B. undated

 

Subseries 8.3:  Miscellaneous undated

reel 6, Box 4, folder 11

Typescript list of poems by Richard Brautigan undated

reel 6, Box 4, folder 12

Glasses undated

reel 6, Box 4, folder 13

Key to the Montana ranch undated

 

Series 9:  The Helen Brann Agency Files, 1969-2003

Physical Description: Boxes 6-9; carton 10

Arrangement

Arranged by form into four subseries: correspondence, published works by Brautigan, financial records and miscellaneous.

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence, copies of published works by Brautigan, royalty statements, clippings, and photos. Correspondence with Brautigan, his estate, with publishing companies and individuals, concern publication rights, translations, and royalties.
 

Subseries 9.1:  Correspondence, 1969-2003

box 6, folder 1-11

Permissions and royalties with Brautigan 1969-1981

box 7, folder 1-3

Permissions and royalties with Brautigan 1982-1984

box 7, folder 4-11

Permissions and royalties with Brautigan estate 1985-1996

carton 10, folder 21-36

Permissions and royalties with Brautigan estate 1981-2003

 

Subseries 9.2:  Published Works by Brautigan 1976, 1984

box 8, folder 1

The Full Moon LA Olympics (copy) 1984

box 8, folder 2

Loading Mercury with a Pitchfork (copy) 1976

box 8, folder 3

Revenge of the Lawn (copy) 1976

box 8, folder 4

Sombrero Fallout and other books (copy) 1976

 

Subseries 9.3:  Finacial records 1974-2003

box 9, folder 1-8

Dell statements 1974-1985

box 8, folder 5-22

Foreign statements and royalities circa 1981-2003

carton 10, folder 1-20

General statements circa 1981-2003

 

Subseries 9.4:  Miscellaneous circa 1984-1985

box 7, folder 12

Photographs and clippings circa 1984-1985