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Kulchur Foundation records, 1936-1994, bulk 1969-1989

Series II: Kulchur Magazine and Kulchur Press,, 1953-1989

This series comprises the bulk of the collection and includes the editorial, administrative, and financial records of Kulchur.

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Subseries II.1: Kulchur Magazine, 1961-1966

This subseries contains files for each issue of the magazine that Lita Hornick had a hand in editing-- fromKulchur 3through magazine's final issue,Kulchur 20(though the file forKulchur 4,which was guest-edited by Gilbert Sorrentino, is mostly photostats). These files generally contain the manuscripts for articles and reviews for each issue (often heavily marked up by Ms. Hornick) and hand-written notes about layout and the order in which the pieces should appear.



Box 7 Folder 1 Kulchur #3 Editorial Files


Box 7 Folder 2 Kulchur #4, 1961 (mostly Photostats), 1961


Box 7 Folder 3 Kulchur #6, Summer, 1962


Box 7 Folder 4 Kulchur #7, Autumn, 1962


Box 7 Folder 5 Kulchur #8, Winter, 1962


Box 7 Folder 6 Kulchur #9, Spring, 1963



Box 8 Folder 1 Kulchur #10, Summer, 1963


Box 8 Folder 2 Kulchur #11, Autumn, 1963


Box 8 Folder 3 Kulchur #12, Winter, 1963


Box 8 Folder 4 Kulchur #13, Spring, 1964


Box 8 Folder 5 Kulchur #14, Summer, 1964


Box 8 Folder 6 Kulchur # 15, Autumn, 1964



Box 9 Folder 1 Kulchur #16, Winter, 1964-1965


Box 9 Folder 2 Kulchur #17, Spring, 1965


Box 9 Folder 3 Kulchur #18, Summer, 1965


Box 9 Folder 4 Kulchur #19, Fall, 1965


Box 9 Folder 5 Kulchur #20, Winter, 1965-1966


Subseries II.2: Editorial Files, 1967-1989

This subseries is comprised of files for each of the books published by Kulchur Press and Kulchur Foundation, arranged alphabetically by author. Most files will contain an original manuscript, and corrected and uncorrected proofs, cover art or illustrations, as well as any additional material related to the book's production or promotion such as promotional material and invitations to release parties. This series also includes the manuscripts, proofs, and other editorial files for books written by Lita Hornick and published by Kulchur. For files on books authored by Hornick, but not published by Kulchur, see Series III: Lita Hornick Files.

Additionally, original artwork for Kulchur Press publications (such as Joe Brainard's artwork forAlbumandBean Spasms)will be found with the editorial files for those books, rather than in the artwork Series.


Adam, Helen


Turn Again to Me and Other Poems , 1982



Box 10 Folder 1 Manuscript


Box 10 Folder 2 to 5 Proofs

(includes galley proofs, corrected galleys, and page proofs)


Box 10 Folder 6 Paste-up Copy



Box 54 Publicity Material


Adam, Helen and Austé


Stone Cold Gothic , 1984



Box 11 Folder 1 Manuscript


Box 11 Folder 2 to 4 Proofs


Antin, David


Talking , 1972



Box 12 Folder 1 Cover Designs


Box 12 Folder 2 Manuscript


Box 12 Folder 3 Mechanicals


Box 12 Folder 4 Promotional Material


Berrigan, Ted and Ron Padgett


Bean Spasms , 1967



Box 13 Folder 1 to 3 Cover Design and Cover Art

(Joe Brainard's original Artwork)


Box 13 Folder 4 Original Artwork-- Joe Brainard


Box 13 Folder 5 Photographs



Box 54 Reviews


Brainard, Joe


Selected Writings , 1971



Box 13 Folder 6 Manuscript


Box 13 Folder 7 Proofs-- Cover


Box 13 Folder 8 Promotional Material


Ceravolo, Joe


Millennium Dust , 1982


Box 13 Folder 9 Manuscript


Box 13 Folder 10 Cover Art



Box 14 Folder 1 to 4 Proofs


Box 14 Folder 5 Publicity Material


Tom Clark


At Malibu , 1975


Box 14 Folder 6 Manuscript


Box 14 Folder 7 to 9 Proofs


Box 14 Folder 10 Promotional Material


Elmslie, Kenward


Album , 1969



Box 15 Folder 1 Manuscript


Box 15 Folder 2 to 4 Original Artwork by Joe Brainard

(includes "Bev," "The Black Capsule," and "April," as well as other illustrations)


Box 15 Folder 5 Dummies


Box 15 Folder 6 Photostat Proofs



Box 59 Folder 1 Galley Proofs- with Corrections


Sung Sex , 1989



Box 15 Folder 7 to 10 Proofs


Fagin, Larry


Rhymes of a Jerk , 1974



Box 16 Folder 1 Manuscript


Box 16 Folder 2 Publicity Material



Box 54 Folder 2 to 4 Page Proofs


Box 54 Folder 5 to 6 Cover Designs


Ferrari, Mary


Isle of the Little God , 1981



Box 16 Folder 3 Manuscript


Box 16 Folder 4 Cover Art


Box 16 Folder 5 to 9 Proofs



Box 17 Folder 1 Paste-up Pages


Box 17 Folder 2 to 3 Promotional Material


Giorno, John


Balling Buddha , 1970


Box 17 Folder 4 Manuscript


Giorno, John and Richard Bosman


Grasping at Emptiness , 1985


Box 17 Folder 5 Art Work


Box 17 Folder 6 to 7 Proofs



Box 18 Folder 1 to 3 Proofs


Greenwald, Ted


The Licorice Chronicles , 1979



Box 55 Cover Design


Box 55 Page Proofs (3 sets)


Hartman, Yuki


Ping , 1984



Box 17 Folder 4 Manuscript


Box 17 Folder 5 to 9 Proofs


Box 17 Folder 10 Paste-up Pages


Box 17 Folder 11 Publicity Materials


Hornick, Lita


Night Flight , 1978-1982



Box 19 Folder 1 Artwork


Manuscript


Box 19 Folder 2 to 4 General


Box 19 Folder 5 Introduction


Box 19 Folder 6 Ted Berrigan/Romantic Formalist


Box 19 Folder 7 John Wieners/Tragic Lyricist


Box 19 Folder 8 to 9 The Jack Kerouac School of Disembodies Poetics



Box 20 Folder 1 David Antin/Debunker of the "Real"


Box 20 Folder 2 to 3 Joe Brainard/Ingenious Ironist


Box 20 Folder 4 The Haunted Land of Helen Adams


Box 20 Folder 5 to 8 The Poems of Jack Kerouac


Box 20 Folder 9 to 11 Notes on the Records of Giorno Poetry Systems



Box 21 Folder 1 to 4 Twelve Paintings in My Collection


Box 21 Folder 5 to 9 Proofs



Box 22 Folder 1 to 2 Proofs-- David Antin Chapter


Box 22 Folder 3 Promotional Materials


Box 22 Folder 4 Reviews



Box 58 Cover Design and Artwork-- Oversize


Nine Martinis , 1986



Box 21 Folder 5 to 7 Artwork


Manuscript



Box 23 Folder 1 General


Box 23 Folder 2 Paul Blackburn/Sensual Singer


Box 23 Folder 3 Susan Hall/Out of the Shadows


Box 23 Folder 4 Andrei Codrescu/Sabateur (sic) of History


Box 23 Folder 5 Richard Bosman/Terror as Myth


Box 23 Folder 6 Alice Notley/A Feminine Identity


Box 23 Folder 7 Austé/Romantic Occultist


Box 23 Folder 8 Joseph Ceravolo/Night Bird


Box 23 Folder 9 Miriam Schapiro/Woman Articulate


Box 23 Folder 10 to 12 Proofs


Box 23 Folder 13 to 14 Promotional Materials


Howe, Susan


Defenestration of Prague , 1983



Box 24 Folder 1 Cover Art


Box 24 Folder 2 to 3 Manuscript


Box 24 Folder 4 to 7 Proofs



Box 25 Folder 1 to 2 Proofs


Box 25 Folder 3 Promotional Materials


Jones, Hettie


Poetry Now , 1966


Box 25 Folder 4 Manuscript


Box 25 Folder 5 Permissions


Box 25 Folder 6 Reviews and Contributor List


Katz, Alex and Kenneth Koch


Interlocking Lives , 1970



Box 54 Manuscript



Box 25 Folder 7 Cover Design


Box 25 Folder 8 to 20 Proofs

(includes page proofs, galleys, and bluelines)



Box 26 Folder 1 Proofs


Box 26 Folder 2 Dummy


Kostelanetz, Richard


I Articulations , 1974


Box 26 Folder 3 Manuscript


Box 26 Folder 4 to 6 Proofs


Box 26 Folder 7 Publicity Materials


Lavin, Stuart R.


Let Myself Shine , 1979


Box 26 Folder 8 to 9 Manuscript


Box 26 Folder 10 Publicity Material



Box 56 Page Proofs


MacAdams, Lewis


Live at the Church , 1977



Box 26 Folder 11 Manuscript


Box 26 Folder 12 Proofs


Box 26 Folder 13 Promotional Material



Box 56 Cover Art


Box 56 Proofs


Malanga, Gerard and Andy Warhol


Screen Tests/A Diary , 1966



Box 27 Folder 1 Manuscript


Box 27 Folder 2 Photographs


Box 27 Folder 3 Proofs


Box 27 Folder 4 Release Forms and Permissions


Box 27 Folder 5 Reviews


Mayer, Bernadette


Poetry , 1976


Box 27 Folder 6 Manuscript


Box 27 Folder 7 Paste-up Copy


Box 27 Folder 8 to 9 Proofs


North, Charles


Leap Year , 1978



Box 28 Folder 1 Manuscript


Box 28 Folder 2 Proofs


Box 28 Folder 3 Paste-up Copy


Notley, Alica


Waltzing Matilda , 1981


Box 28 Folder 4 Manuscript


Box 28 Folder 5 Galleys



Box 29 Folder 1 to 4 Proofs


Box 29 Folder 5 Paste-up Copy


Box 29 Folder 6 Promotional Material


Owen, Maureen


Hearts in Space , 1980



Box 30 Folder 1 Manuscript


Box 30 Folder 2 to 6 Proofs


Box 30 Folder 7 Mechanicals


Box 30 Folder 8 Promotional Material



Box 58 Cover Design and Artwork


Owens, Rochelle


How Much Paint Does the Paintings Need , 1988



Box 31 Folder 1 Manuscript


Box 31 Folder 2 to 4 Proofs (3 Folder)


I am the Babe of Joseph Stalin's Daughter , 1972


Box 31 Folder 5 Manuscript


Box 31 Folder 6 Paste-up Copy


Box 31 Folder 7 Promotional Materials


Perrault, John


Luck , 1969



Box 32 Folder 1 Manuscript



Box 59 Folder 2 Galley proofs


Plymell, Charles


The Trashing of America , 1975



Box 32 Folder 2 Artwork


Box 32 Folder 3 to 4 Manuscript


Box 32 Folder 5 Proofs (blueline)


Box 32 Folder 6 Paste-up Copy


Box 32 Folder 7 Reviews



Box 56 Galley Proofs


Ratcliff, Carter


Fever Coast , 1973



Box 32 Folder 8 Cover Design


Box 32 Folder 9 Manuscript


Box 32 Folder 10 Proofs


Box 32 Folder 11 Promotional Materials



Box 59 Folder 5 Galley Proofs


Pommy Vega, Janine


The Bard Owl , 1980



Box 33 Folder 1 Manuscript


Box 33 Folder 2 to 4 Proofs


Saroyan, Aram


Untitled, 1968


Box 33 Folder 5 Manuscript


Torregian, Sotère


The Age of Gold , 1976


Box 33 Folder 6 Manuscript


Box 33 Folder 7 Proofs


Towle, Tony


New and Selected Poems , 1983



Box 34 Folder 1 Manuscript


Box 34 Folder 2 to 4 Proofs


Box 34 Folder 5 Promotional Material


Violi, Paul


In Baltic Circles , 1973


Box 34 Folder 6 Cover Art


Box 34 Folder 7 Manuscript


Box 34 Folder 8 Promotional Material



Box 59 Folder 6 Galley Proofs


Box 59 Folder 7 Cover Design


Waldman, Anne


No Hassles , 1971



Box 35 Folder 1 Manuscript


Box 35 Folder 2 Paste-up Copy


Box 35 Folder 3 Promotional Materials


Waldman, Anne and Susan Howe


Invention , 1985


Box 35 Folder 4 to 7 Proofs


Warsh, Lewis


Blue Heaven , 1978



Box 36 Folder 1 Manuscript


Box 36 Folder 2 to 3 Proofs


Box 36 Folder 4 Promotional Materials



Box 56 Galley Proofs


Subseries II.3: Unpublished Manuscripts, 1953-1992

This series includes manuscripts that were submitted to Kulchur, but never published, as well as a small body of work that was submitted toCover,a little magazine edited and published by Lita Hornick's friend Jeffrey Cyphers Wright.



Box 37 Folder 1 Adam, Helem-- Poems


Box 37 Folder 2 Austé-- Poems and Tales, 1976-1979


Box 37 Folder 3 Berrigan, Ted-- Review of Joe Ceravolo's Millennium Dust, 1982


Box 37 Folder 4 Eshleman, Clayton-- "Bouquet,", 1965

(review of Cid Corman'sIn Good Time.Submitted toKulchurbut not published.


Box 37 Folder 5 Goodman, Paul-- "Casper's Birthday,", 1953


Box 37 Folder 6 Ginsberg, Allen-- Note


Box 37 Folder 7 Giorno, John-- Cancer of My Ball Manuscript

(photocopy)


Box 37 Folder 8 Gustafson, Jim-- "Shameless in New York"


Box 37 Folder 9 Hamilton, Steve-- Poems


Box 37 Folder 10 Higgins, Dick-- Essays, 1976


Box 37 Folder 11 Jones, LeRoi-- "An Anthology of Chance Operations,", 1964

(book review)


Box 37 Folder 12 to 13 Kirstein, Lincoln-- "Eisenstein,", 1963


Box 37 Folder 14 Kaplan, Allan, 1964


Box 37 Folder 15 Katz, Alex-- Drawing


Box 37 Folder 16 MacLow, Jackson-- Poems, 1964


Box 37 Folder 17 to 19 Malanga, Gerard-- Poems, 1964-1990


Box 37 Folder 20 Margolies, Richard


Box 37 Folder 21 Monk, Meredith Jane-- "Chacon Trio,", 1977

(music score inscribed to Lita and Morton Hornick)


Box 37 Folder 22 Olsen, Charles-- "Psychic Subdivisions,", 1964


Box 37 Folder 23 to 24 Owens, Rochelle-- "Chucky's Hunch" and "Gram Atom Lita Poem: Poem for Lita Hornick,", 1980-1981


Box 37 Folder 25 Powers, Shirley-- Poems, 1974


Box 37 Folder 26 Randall, Margaret


Box 37 Folder 27 Ross, David-- Review


Box 37 Folder 28 Rothenberg, Jerome-- "Words,", 1964


Box 37 Folder 29 Sinclair, John-- Review of A.B. Spellman's The beautiful Days


Box 37 Folder 30 Sorrentino, Gilbert-- Review


Box 37 Folder 31 Spellman, A.B.-- Review


Box 37 Folder 32 Torregian, Sotère-- Poems, 1976


Box 37 Folder 33 Towle, Rachel-- Poems, 1971-1974


Box 37 Folder 34 Vega, Janine Pommey-- Poems


Box 37 Folder 35 Waldman, Anne-- Poems


Box 37 Folder 36 Weigel, Tom-- "Corker" and "Foot on Pedal"


Box 37 Folder 37 Unidentified, Unpublished Manuscripts


Material Submitted to Cover Magazine



Box 38 Folder 1 Brodsky, Louis-- Poems


Box 38 Folder 2 Economou, George-- Poems


Box 38 Folder 3 Ginsburg, Allen-- "Images From Mind and Space New York City"


Box 38 Folder 4 Hughes, Sophie-- Poems


Box 38 Folder 5 McClure, Michael-- Poems


Box 38 Folder 6 Nasdor, Marc-- "Returning Vultures"


Box 38 Folder 7 Notley, Alice-- "Rubies,", 1992


Box 38 Folder 8 Oliver, Douglas-- The Lake of the Presidents, 1992


Box 38 Folder 9 Owens, Rochelle-- Poems


Box 38 Folder 10 Padgett, Ron-- Poems


Box 38 Folder 11 Pettet, Simon-- "Meulana"


Box 38 Folder 12 Rosenthal, Bob-- Poems


Box 38 Folder 13 Trausse, John-- Poems


Box 38 Folder 14 Vega, Janine Pommey-- Poems


Box 38 Folder 15 Viola, Paul-- Poems


Box 38 Folder 16 Warsh, Lewis-- Poems


Subseries II.4: Administrative and Financial Records, 1961-1994

Administrative and Financial Records, 1961-1994: This series includes Kulchur's Business and Administrative Files, including files for events sponsored or produced by the Kulchur Foundation as well as financial records, subscription records, and copyright agreements.


Box 38 Folder 17 Advertising, 1964-1965


Box 38 Folder 18 Association of Literary Magazines of America (ALMA), 1962-1965


Box 38 Folder 19 to 23 Authors' Contracts, 1961-1985


Box 38 Folder 23 Copyright and Permissions, 1961-1979


Box 38 Folder 24 Corporate Documents, 1961-1970

(Trademark registration, Board of Directors documents, etc.)


Box 38 Folder 25 Legal Documents


Box 38 Folder 26 Library of Congress Cataloging Documents, 1966-1974



Box 39 Folder 1 Mailing Lists


Box 39 Folder 2 to 3 Orders


Box 39 Folder 4 Postage and Mailings


Box 39 Folder 5 Permissions, 1964


Box 39 Folder 6 Marc Schleifer, 1961-1962


Box 39 Folder 7 The Toilet

(re. Kulchur Foundation co-producing LeRoi Jones's playThe Toilet)


Publicity



Box 40 Folder 1 Book Announcements


Box 40 Folder 2 to 3 Book Distribution Lists


Box 40 Folder 4 to 5 Book Inventory


Box 40 Folder 6 to 7 Invitations


Readings and Events


Box 40 Folder 8 Chinese- American Poetry Readings, 1988


Box 40 Folder 9 to 10 Institute of Contemporary Art Poetry (Philadelphia) Series, 1975-1976


Box 40 Folder 11 to 21 Museum of Modern Art Poetry Readings, 1973-1983



Box 41 Folder 1 to 6 Museum of Modern Art Poetry Readings, 1984-1994



Box 53 Video of Poetry 9 at MOMA (betamax)



Box 41 Folder 7 Poetry Evening at the Whitney Museum of American Art, 1972


Poetry Project


Box 41 Folder 8 Program Information


Box 41 Folder 9 Correspondence


Box 41 Folder 10 St. Marks Theater Poetry Reading


Box 41 Folder 11 Newspaper Clippings and Ephemera


Financial Records



Box 42 Checks, Registers, and Deposit Statements, 1962-1973



Box 43 Folder 1 Bright Greek Light Company, 1965

(re. Kulchur Founadtion co-producing Lionel Abel's play "The Wives")


Box 43 Folder 2 Citadel Press, 1966-1967


Box 43 Folder 3 Eastern New Distributirs, 1962-1965


Box 43 Folder 4 Evergreen Review Ads, 1964-1986


Box 43 Folder 5 Financial Reports, 1961-1962, 1964-1968, 1961-1962, 1964-1968


Box 43 Folder 6 Galerie der Spiegel, 1967

(Correspondence and Contracts regarding German Publication ofScreen Tests


Box 43 Folder 7 H. Gantt, 1961-1970

(correspondence and invoices related to the printing of Kulchur Magazine and Books)


Box 43 Folder 8 Kulchur Advertising Rates


Box 43 Folder 9 Mandarin Books, LTD, 1964-1965


Box 43 Folder 10 National Association of College Stores (NACS), 1963-1964


Box 43 Folder 11 Sanavio, Piero, 1964


Box 43 Folder 12 Scorpion Press, 1962-1964


Box 43 Folder 13 Tax Records, 1968-1973



Box 44 Subscription Files