Records created primarily by Michael Davidson, curator of the Archive for New Poetry (ANP), a collection housed in the Mandeville
Special Collections Library. The records include correspondence with many prominent figures in contemporary American writing,
and files on ANP projects such as the New Writing Series, Documents for New Poetry, the San Francisco Renaissance Conference
(1982), and the ANP NEWSLETTER. Also included are photographs of poets and materials relating to a 1984 public television
presentation "Rasgado en dos/Ripped in two," sponsored by UCSD and the California Council for the Humanities.
The collection is arranged in four series: 1) GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE, 2) POETS' FILES, 3) ANP PUBLICATIONS AND PROJECTS, and
The Archive for New Poetry (ANP) is a collection of materials devoted to the work of significant English-language writers
who have published since 1945. It is located in the Mandeville Special Collections Library of the University of California,
San Diego. The ANP was conceived and begun by Literature Professor Roy Harvey Pearce. Establishing the collection in 1968,
Pearce donated to the UCSD Library important first editions of post-war American poets.