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Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged.
These papers are the correspondence, manuscripts, memoranda, and publicity for poetry readings at the Camden Festivals of 1969 and 1970. There is also the book-manuscript and proofs for TWELVE TO TWELVE (London, Poets' Trust, 1970), twelve poems which were commissioned for the 1970 festival. The correspondents include Charles Causley, C. Day Lewis, Ted Hughes, Christopher Logue, Hugh MacDiarmid, Gary Snyder, and Louis Zukofsky.
Cataloged Materials and Arranged Correspondence: Baybars, Tanar; Beiles, Sinclair; Booth, Martin; Brunner, John; Gausley, Charles; Clark, Thomas A.; Cutler, Ivor; Day-Lewis, Cecil; Ferlinghetti, Lawrence; Hamburger, Michael; Harwood, Lee; Heaney, Seamus; Henri, Adrian; Hidden, Norman; Hughes, Ted; Jackson, Alan; Logue, Christopher; Lichfield, Boyd K.; Lucie-Smith, Edward; MacBeth, George; MacDiarmid, Hugh; McGough, Roger; Mailer, Norman; Mitchell, Adrian; Nuttall, Jeff; Okai, John; Pickard, Tom; Plomer, William; Redgrove, Peter; Silkin, Jon; Smith, Stevie; Snyder, Gary; Tribe, David; Zukofsky, Louis
Arranged: Camden Festival 1969: Correspondence; Memoranda, lists, etc.; Printed materials Camden Festival 1970: Correspondence (misc.); Memoranda, lists, bills, etc; Printed materials Twelve to twelve. Mss. (xerox) Twelve to twelve. Page proofs
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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Jeni Couzyn papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.
PDF finding aid deemed duplicative, fall 2018.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Poetry Marathon, May 1969, and Poetry D-Day, May 1970, were organized by Jeni Couzyn for the London Poetry Secretariat and the Poets' Trust.