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Finding Aid for the Stanley Kurnik Papers, 1945-1986
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  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
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  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Stanley Kurnik Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1945-1986
    Collection number: 365
    Creator: Kurnik, Stanley
    Extent: 14 boxes (7 linear ft.) 2 oversize boxes
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Stanley Kurnik was a Los Angeles poet, author, teacher, and composer who ran the Los Angeles writers' workshops and Los Angeles poets' workshops at the First Unitarian Church. The collection consists of manuscripts, teaching, research and personal material, theater programs, memorabilia, correspondence, clippings, photocopies, photographs, reel to reel tape recordings, magazines, posters, and ephemera.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Arundel Press, purchase, 1993.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Stanley Kurnik Papers (Collection 365). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Kurnik was a Los Angeles poet, author, teacher, and composer who ran the Los Angeles writers' workshops and Los Angeles poets' workshops at the First Unitarian Church.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of manuscripts, teaching material, research material, personal material, theater programs, memorabilia, correspondence, clippings, photocopies, photographs, reel to reel tape recordings, magazines, posters, and ephemera. Contains writers' files, with drafts and correspondence, including letters from Ray Bradbury. Tape recordings include his productions for KPFK radio.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Kurnik, Stanley--Archives.
    Poets, American--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.