A Guide to the Cid Corman Papers, 1954-1989

A Guide to the Cid Corman Papers

Summary Information

Title
A Guide to the Cid Corman Papers
Inclusive Dates
1954-1989
Extent
0.5 Linear feet
Abstract
Poet, editor and translator, Cid Corman was born in 1924 in Boston, Massachusetts. Owner of the Origin Press, he was the editor and publisher of Origin magazine.
Call Number
1997.0103
Language
English
Finding Aid Prepared By
Finding aid prepared by Archives & Special Collections Staff (August 1999)
Repository
University of Connecticut Libraries 405 Babbidge Road Unit 1205 Storrs, Connecticut, 06269-1205 860.486.2524 archives@uconn.edu

Preferred Citation

[Item description, #:#], Cid Corman Papers.  Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center,  University of Connecticut Libraries.

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Access and Use

Acquisition Information

The collection was purchased from Mr. Corman by the University of Connecticut.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open and available for research.

Preferred Citation

[Item description, #:#], Cid Corman Papers.  Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center,  University of Connecticut Libraries.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Origin Press.

Genre(s)

  • Correspondence
  • Newspapers
  • Periodicals
  • Poems

Geographic Name(s)

  • Boston (Mass.)
  • Massachusetts
  • United States

Personal Name(s)

  • Allen , Donald Merriam, 1912-2004
  • Baraka, Imamu Amiri, 1934-
  • Dean, Nicholas, Nicholas
  • Ferrini, Vincent
  • Prynne, J.H., 1936- —Correspondence.
  • Rowan, Louis
  • Weiss, Bernice—Correspondence.

Subject(s)

  • American poetry
  • Authors and publishers
  • Cultural life
  • Editors
  • Literature
  • Origin.
  • Poetry--Editing
  • Poets
  • Publishers and publishing
  • Twentieth century.

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Biography

Poet, editor and translator, Cid Corman was born in 1924 in  Boston, Massachusetts. Owner of the  Origin Press, he was the editor and publisher of  Origin magazine.

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Scope and Content

The collection consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence, with some poetry manuscripts interfiled with the correspondence. Significant correspondents include Donald Allen,  Nicholas Dean, Vincent Ferrini,  Stephen Jonas,  LeRoi Jones,  Jeremy Prynne, and letters to  David Giannini,  Louis Rowan and  Benice Weiss.

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Collection Inventory

Series I: Incoming Correspondence, 1954-1980 

BoxFolder

Allen, Donald, 1964 

1:1

Allen, Donald, 1964 

1:2

Dean, Nicholas, 1966 

1:3

Donahue, Wade, ca. 1954 

1:4

Ferrini, Margaret, 1961-1973 

1:5

Ferrini, Vincent, 1960-1969 

1:6

Ferrini, Vincent, 1971-1980 

1:7

Jonas, Stephen, 1961 

1:8

Jonas, Stephen, 1961 

1:9

Jonas, Stephen, 1961 

1:10

Jonas, Stephen, 1961 

1:11

Jonas, Stephen, 1961 

1:12

Jonas, Stephen, 1961 

1:13

Jonas, Stephen, 1962 

1:14

Jones, LeRoi, 1962 

1:15

Kessler, Jascha, 1954 

1:16

Prynne, Jeremy H., 1961 

1:17

Prynne, Jeremy H., 1961 

1:18

Prynne, Jeremy H., 1961 

1:19

Sorrentino, Gilbert, 1962 

1:20

Wieners, John, 1957 

1:21

Wieners, John, 1957 

1:22

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Series II: Outgoing Correspondence, 1966-1989 

BoxFolder

Giannini, David, 1980 

1:23

Giannini, David, 1983-1984 

1:24

Giannini, David, 1985 

1:25

Giannini, David, 1986-1987 

1:26

Giannini, David, 1988-1989 

1:27

Rowan, Louis, 1966 

1:28

Rowan, Louis, 1966 

1:29

Rowan, Louis, 1966 

1:30

Rowan, Louis, 1967 

1:31

Rowan, Louis, 1967 

1:32

Rowan, Louis, 1968 

1:33

Rowan, Louis, 1968 

1:34

Rowan, Louis, 1969 

1:35

Weiss, Bernice, 1970 

1:36

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