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Goliard Press records, 1961-1970

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Call No.: MS#0499
Bib ID 4078819 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Goliard Press
Title Goliard Press records, 1961-1970
Physical Description 3 linear feet (5 manuscript boxes, 3 flat boxes)
Language(s) English .

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Correspondence and production files of The Goliard Press, relating to the publication of contemporary English and American poetry. Most of the letters are addressed to Barry Hall or Tom Raworth. Among the poets represented are Basil Bunting, Robert Creeley, Allen Ginsberg, Anselm Hollo, Ted Hughes, Christopher Logue, Michael McClure, Charles Olson, and Louis Zukofsky.

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Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Goliard Press records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--367980. Method of acquisition--Purchase; Accession number--M-59.

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Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.

Revision Description

2021-03-12 EAD document created by CCR.

Subject Headings

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"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
American poetry -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bohemianism -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bunting, Basil Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Creeley, Robert, 1926-2005 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
English poetry -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hall, Barry Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hollo, Anselm Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hughes, Ted, 1930-1998 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jonathan Cape (Firm) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Literature publishing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Logue, Christopher, 1926-2011 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
McClure, Michael Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Olson, Charles, 1910-1970 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Publishers and publishing -- England -- London Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Raworth, Tom Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Zukofsky, Louis, 1904-1978 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

The Goliard Press is now a subsidiary of Jonathan Cape, Ltd.

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Series I: Cataloged Correspondence, 1964-1970

Box 1 Blackburn, Paul, 1966-1969, 10 t.l.s.

Box 1 Corrigan, Philip R.D., 1966, 1 t.l.s.

Box 1 Creeley, Robert, 1967, 3 a.l.s. and 1 t.l.s.

Box 1 Feinstein, Elaine, 1966, 1 a.l.s

Box 1 Ginsberg, Allen, 1967-1968, 2 a.l.s., 2 a.p.c.s. and 1 t.l.s.

Box 1 Hollo, Anselm, 1964-1969, 16 a.l.s., 10 t.l.s. and 2 a.p.c.s.

Box 1 Hoyem, Andrew, 1967-1969, 8 a.l.s. and 3 t.l.s.

Box 1 Hughes, Ted, [1965] December 8, 1 t.l.s.

Box 1 Logue, Christopher, 1966, 1 a.l.s

Box 1 Lucie-Smith, Edward, 1966, 1 a.l.s. and 1 t.l.s.

Box 1 McClure, Michael, 1967-1970, 17 a.l.s., 19 t.l.s., 1 a.p.c.s., 1 printed announcement

Box 1 Olson, Charles, 1966, 3 a.l.s.

Box 1 Raworth, Tom, 1966-1967, 2 a.l.s. and 1 t.l.

Box 1 Stone, Bernard, 1965 October 2, 1 t.l.s.

Box 1 Turnbull, Gael, 1968-1969, 4 a.l.s., 17 t.l.s., 2 t.p.c.s., 1 a.p.c.s. and 1 a.p.c

Box 1 Wieners, John, 1970, 2 a.l.s.

Box 1 Williams, Jonathan, 1966-1969, 8 t.l.s. and 2 t.p.c.s.

Box 1 Zukofsky, Celia Thaew (Mrs. Louis), 1969, 3 t.l.s.

Box 1 Zukofsky, Louis, 1965-1969, 5 a.l.s. & 2 t.l.s.

Series II: Manuscripts

This series includes both cataloged and uncataloged manuscripts. Cataloged manuscripts are in Box 2, and uncataloged manuscripts are in Boxes 3-5.

Arranged alphabetically, by author and then by title

Andrews, George

Box 3 Burning Joy

Mock-up proofs; proofs

Box 3 "before your very eyes!" [an occasional magazine]

Proofs and printed copies

Bunting, Basil

Box 2 Briggflatts: an autobiography , t.ms., 27p.

Box 3 Briggflatts

Art work; mock-up copy; proof, miscellaneous

Flatbox 85 Briggflatts

Wrapper proof

Box 3 Ode

[Christmas card]. ms. copy; proofs

Butler, Bill

Box 2 Twenty-four names of God , t.ms., 1p.

Box 3 Twenty-four names of God

Printed broadside

Clark, Tom

Box 2 The emperor of the animals: a play , t.ms., 2p.

Box 3 The emperor of the animals

Announcement; printed copies; proofs

Farkas, Zolton

Box 2 The Baltimore poems , t.ms., 11p.

Box 3 The Baltimore poems

Announcement; ms. copy; mock-up copy; printed copies, proofs

Box 3 Fedden, Robin. Personal landscape

Mock-up copy, proofs

Feinstein, Elaine

Box 2 In a green eye; poem , t.ms., 24p.

Box 3 In a green eye; poem

Announcements; galley proofs; ms.copy; mock-up; proof; printed copies

Hirschman, Jack

Box 2 Hochzeit, a.ms., 1p.

Box 2 London seen directly , a.ms., 1p.

Box 3 London seen directly


Box 2 Thirty three for Billy and Barry and Tom , a.ms., 1p.

Box 2 Wasn't it like, a.ms., 1p.

Box 3 Wasn't it like

Proofs and printed copies

Box 2 What the devil did, a.ms., 1p.

Hollo, Anselm

Box 3 The claim

Announcements; mock-up copy; proofs

Box 2 Spring fever bear post-hibernation poem , t.ms.s., 1 p.

Hughes, Ted

Box 4 The burning of the brothel

Mock-up copies; printed copies; proofs

Flatbox 85 The burning of the brothel

Wrapper proofs

Jonas, Stephen

Box 4 The music master

Printed copies; proofs

Box 4 Transmutations

Mock-up proof; proofs; wrapper

Logue, Christopher

Box 2 In May , t.ms., 1p. and proofs

Box 2 Selections from a correspondence between an Irishman and a rat , t.ms., 1p.

Box 4 Selections from a correspondence between an Irishman and a rat

Mock-up copy; printed copies; miscellaneous

Lucie-Smith, Edward

Box 4 Fir-tree song

Ms.copy; printed copies; proofs

Box 2 Gallipoli - Fifty years after , t.ms., 3p.

Box 2 Gallipoli - Fifty years after

Galley proof corrected by Ted Hughes

Box 4 Gallipoli - Fifty years after


Flatbox 85 Gallipoli - Fifty years after

Wrapper proofs

Box 4 A game of French and English

Mock-up copy; printed copies; proof

Box 2 Three experiments , t.ms., 3p.

Box 4 Three experiments

Printed copy

Box 4 MacBeth, George. The screens

Ms. copy; mock-up copy; proofs and printed copies

McClure, Michael

Box 4 Dark brown


Box 4 Hymn to St. Geryon


Box 2 Intro for Dark brown , t.ms., 2 p.

Miller, Henry

Box 2 Lawrence Clark Powell; two tributes , t.ms., 3p.

Box 5 A souvenir of the visit by Lawrence Clark Powell


Box 5 Moraes, Dom. BeIdaire etcetera

Ms. copy; printed copy; proof

Olson, Charles

Box 2 So the Norse, t.ms., 1 p.

Box 2 West , t.ms., 6p.

Box 2 West , Mock-up copy with proofs, 7p.

With many corrections in Olson's hand

Box 5 West

Ms.copy; photograph; printed copies; proofs

Padgett, Ron

Box 2 Inside the man Max Jacob , t.ms., 1 p.

Box 2 Sky , t.ms., 2 p.

Box 5 Sky

Proof and printed copies

Raworth, Tom

Box 2 The relation ship , t.ms., 18 p.

Box 2 The relation ship , t.ms.s., 48p.

Mock-up copy

Box 5 The relation ship

Illustrations; mock-up copies; proofs

Saroyan, Aram

Box 2 Sled Hill Voices , t.ms., 15p.

Box 5 Sled Hill Voices

Mock-up copy; proofs

Turnbull, Gael

Box 2 A trampoline--Contents, t.ms., 1 p.

Box 2 A trampoline--Cover Design, a.ms., 3 p.

Box 5 Turret Poets Read

Poems by Christopher Logue, Edward Lucie-Smith, George MacBeth, and Jeff Nuttall. Ms.copy; proofs.

Box 2 Tysh, George. A flounder, t.ms., 1 p.

Box 2 Wieners, John. Selected poems; nerves, a.ms., 59p.

Box 2 Zukofsky, Celia Thaew (Mrs. Louis). Catullus, a.ms., 2 p.

List for complimentary copies

Zukofsky, Louis

Box 2 Catullus , a.ms., 2 p.

Note pages for Carmen 85

Box 2 Catullus , a.ms., 7 p.

Xerox copy of notebook, with notes added

Box 2 Iyyob , t.ms., 8 p.

Box 2 Iyyob , Galley proof, 1p.

With his corrections and signed by LZ, 1965 November 11

Box 5 Iyyob

Mock-up copies; proofs

Box 5 Miscellaneous