A Guide to the Ann Charters Papers, 1966-2012

A Guide to the Ann Charters Papers

Summary Information

Title
A Guide to the Ann Charters Papers
Creator
Charters, Ann.
Inclusive Dates
1966-2012
Extent
16.0 Linear feet
Abstract
Ann Charters was born 10 November 1936, in Bridgeport, CT, the daughter of Nathan (a contractor) and Kate (Schultz) Danberg. She attended the University of California, Berkeley (B.A., 1957) and Columbia University (M.A., 1959, Ph.D., 1965).
Call Number
1998.0200
Language
English
Finding Aid Prepared By
Finding aid prepared by Archives & Special Collections Staff. (July 24, 2002)
Repository
University of Connecticut Libraries 405 Babbidge Road Unit 1205 Storrs, Connecticut, 06269-1205 860.486.2524 archives@uconn.edu

Preferred Citation

[Item, Folder #], Ann Charters Papers. Archives & Special Collections, University of Connecticut Libraries.

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Access and Use

Acquisition Information

The literary portraits were purchased for the collection at the time of their exhibition.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open and available for research.

Preferred Citation

[Item, Folder #], Ann Charters Papers. Archives & Special Collections, University of Connecticut Libraries.

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Controlled Access Headings

Genre(s)

  • Correspondence
  • Manuscripts (document genre)
  • Photographs
  • Typescripts

Occupation(s)

  • Authors

Personal Name(s)

  • Charters, Ann.

Subject(s)

  • American literature
  • Biography
  • Twentieth century.

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Biography

Ann Charters was born 10 November 1936, in  Bridgeport, CT, the daughter of Nathan (a contractor) and Kate (Schultz) Danberg. She attended the  University of California, Berkeley (B.A., 1957) and  Columbia University (M.A., 1959, Ph.D., 1965). Charters career has included teaching creative writing at  Colby Junior College,  New London, NH (1961-63), working as an assistant editor at  Random House-Knopf (1965) and continuing as an educator at  Columbia University (instructor in literature, 1965-66),  New York City Community College of Applied Arts and Sciences of the  City University of New York (assistant professor of English (1967-70) and  University of Connecticut (associate professor, 1974-81, professor of English, 1981-). She has been awarded fellowships from  Columbia University (1958-59, 1963-64, 1965-66) and grants from the  University of Connecticut (1975-76, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1986). Charters is a member of International PEN and  Phi Beta Kappa.

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Scope and Content

The collection contains typescripts and correspondence with contributors to Charter's compilation of Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 16: The Beats: Literary Bohemians in Postwar America (  Detroit:  Gale, 1983). Also included are 30 black and white, matted portraits of literary personalities that were displayed as an exhibition in the University Libraries (1981-1982) entitled "Beats & Others: Literary Photographs 1966-1981" by Ann Charters.

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Related Materials

Separated Material

The following materials have been separated from the collection and cataloged:

Charter's Listening Night 2000-0105.vr1

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Bibliography

American Literary Scholarship: An Annual,  Duke University Press, 1983.Chicago Tribune Book World,  September 2, 1979.Choice,  , July/August, 1973.Library Journal,  May 1, 1979.Newsweek,  April 2, 1973.New York Times,  September 6, 1979.New York Times Book Review,  April 15, 1973.New York Times Book Review,  , July 15, 1979.Poetry Project,  April/May, 1987.Saturday Review,  July 7, 1979.Time,  July 30, 1979.Times Literary Supplement,  November 23, 1979.

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Collection Inventory

Series I: Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 16: The Beats: Literary Bohemians in Postwar America, undated, 1980-1982 

Box

Introduction, 1980 

1:1

Baraka, Amiri (  LeRoi Jones), 1980 

1:2

Blackburn, Paul, 1980 

1:3

Bremser, Bonnie, undated 

1:4

Bremser, Ray, undated 

1:5

Brossard, Chandler, undated 

1:6

Burroughs, William S., 1982 

1:7
Box

Notes: Burroughs and Huncke 

1:8

Carroll, Paul, undated 

1:9

Cassady, Carolyn, undated 

1:10

Cassady, Neal, undated 

1:11

Clausen, Andy, undated 

1:12

Corso, Gregory, 1981 

1:13

Creeley, Robert, undated 

1:14

DiPrima, Diane, undated 

1:15

Doyle, Kirby, undated 

1:16

Duncan, Robert, undated 

1:17

Duncan, Robert, undated 

1:18

Everson, William (  Brother Antoninus), 1981 

1:19

Everson, William (Brother Antoninus), undated 

1:20

Ginsberg, Allen, undated 

1:21

Gusin, Brion, undated 

1:22

Huncke, Herbert, undated 

1:23

Joans, Ted, undated 

1:24

Kandel, Lenore, undated 

1:25

Kaufman, Bob, undated 

1:26

Kerouac, Jan, undated 

1:27

Kerouac, Jack, undated 

1:28

Kesey, Ken, undated 

1:29

Krim, Seymour, undated 

1:30

Kupferberg, Tuli, undated 

1:31

Kyger, Joanne, undated 

1:32

Lamantia, Philip, undated 

1:33

Leary, Timothy, undated 

1:34

Landesman, Jay and Fran, undated 

1:35

Lipton, Lawrence, undated 

1:36

Marshall, Edward, undated 

1:37

Mailer, Norman, 1981 

1:38

McClure, Joanna, undated 

1:39

McClure, Michael, 1982 

1:40

Mead, Taylor, undated 

1:41

Meltzer, David, undated 

1:42

Micheline, Jack, 1980 

1:43

Montgomery, John, undated 

1:44

Norse, Harold, undated 

1:45

O'Hara, Frank, undated 

1:46

Olson, Charles, undated 

1:47

Orlovsky, Peter, undated 

1:48

Patchen, Kenneth, undated 

1:49

Perkoff, Stuart Z., undated 

1:50

Plymell, Charles, undated 

1:51

Plymell, Charles, undated 

1:52

Rexroth, Kenneth, 1982 

1:53

Rothenberg, Jerome, undated 

1:54

Rumaker, Michael, undated 

1:55

Sanders, Ed, undated 

1:56

Snyder, Gary, undated 

1:57

Solomon, Carl, undated 

1:58

Spicer, Jack, undated 

1:59

Upton, Charles, undated 

1:60

Vega, Janine Pommy, 1981 

1:61

Wakoski, Diane, undated 

1:62

Waldman, Anne, undated 

1:63

Watts, Alan Wilson, undated 

1:64

Welch, Lew, undated 

1:65

Whalen, Philip, undated 

1:66

Wieners, John, undated 

1:67

Williams, William Carlos, undated 

1:68

Photocopies of Proofs (incomplete), 1982 

2:69

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Series II: Photographs, undated, 1966-1981 

Box

Sanders, Ed (with daughter), 1966 

2

Blackburn, Paul, 1966 

2

Burroughs, William S., 1972 

2

Jack Kerouac's funeral, 1969 

2

Creeley, Robert, 1970 

2

Kerouac, Jack, 1966 

2

Holmes, John Clellon, 1981 

2

Allen, Donald, 1968 

2

Corso, Gregory, 1969 

2

Waldman, Anne and  Brownstein, Michael, 1970 

2

Bremser, Ray, 1970 

2

Cassady, Carolyn, 1972 

2

Weiners, John, 1970 

2

Zukofsky, Louis, 1970 

2

Orlovsky, Peter, 1966 

2

Jack Kerouac's grave, 1981 

2

Jack Kerouac's house, 1966 

2

Eigner, Larry, 1968 

2

Looking through Olson's door, 1968 

3

Olson, Charles, 1968 

3

Olson's street, 1968 

3

Olson's apartment house, 1968 

3

Olson, Charles (close up), 1968 

3

Kerouac with his mother, 1966 

3

Brother Antoninus (  William Everson), 1968 

3

Snyder, Gary, 1969 

3

Kerouac, Jack, undated 

3

McClure, Michael, 1969 

3

Duncan, Robert, 1970 

3

Ferlinghetti, Lawrence, 1969 

3

Ferrini, Vincent, 1981 

3

Ginsberg, Allen (breakfast,  Naropa Institute), 1981 

3

Allen Ginsberg on the telephone with  Bob Dylan, 1966 

3

Ginsberg, Allen (reading), 1970 

3

Cherry Valley kitchen, 1970 

3

Jack Kerouac's birthplace, undated 

3

Allen Ginsberg with his father (  Louis Ginsberg), 1970 

3

Rexroth, Kenneth, 1969 

3
Box

Allen Ginsberg's farm, 1970 

3

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Series III: Clippings 1973-1991 

Box

Clippings 1969-1991 

Scope and Content Note

Subjects Include: John M Montgomery, Amy Tan, Lawrence Ferlighetti, William Burroughs, William Gaines, Allen Ginsberg, Kenneth Patchen,William Everson, H.G. Wells, Donald Schenker, John Edgar Wideman, Jack and Jan Kerouac, Voyeurism, Robert Duncan, Harry Smith, Thomas Parkinsons, Alexis Smith, Diana di Prima, John Clellon Holmes, Gary Snyder, Michael McClure, Linda Gregg, Rosalie Moore, Dharma Bums, Richard Yates, Phillip Glass, William Turnbull, Charles Olsen, Anne Waldman, Gregory Corso

4

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Pull My Daisy 1977, 1959   1 film reel (29 min.) : sd., b&w ; 16 mm.


    Disk
Computer disks / tapes   Dodd DVD 184 R
    Cassette
Moving Images   1998-0200/VR 1 I
    Reel
Moving Images   1998-0200/MP 1

Scope and Content Note

Print from distributor New Yorker Films.