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Wilson, Robert A. (Robert Alfred), 1922-2016


Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

American and English poetry readings fliers, posters, and cards

Identifier: MSS 0878

This collection of American and English poetry readings fliers, posters, and cards comprises promotional ephemera documenting live poetry events in America and England. The collection contains posters, fliers, postcards, calendars, newsletters, programs and other printed and hand-drawn ephemera documenting the activities of poets, live performance venues, and literary networks largely associated with the California and New York experimental poetry scenes.

Dates: 1951-2011; Majority of material found within 1965-1998

Mitchell Goodman letters to Robert Wilson

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0872

American novelist Mitchell Goodman wrote these two letters in 1962 to Phoenix Book Shop owner Robert Wilson inquiring about books for his wife, Denise Levertov.

Dates: 1962

Robert A. Wilson collection

Identifier: MSS 0481

The Robert A. Wilson collection comprises 9 linear feet of material related to 36 prominent literary figures, previously in the private collection of Robert A. Wilson, the final owner of the Phoenix Book Shop, in New York City (1962-1988).

Dates: 1906-2011

Robert A. Wilson collection related to James Purdy

Identifier: MSS 0369

Originally the private collection of book dealer Robert A. Wilson, this collection spans the years 1956–1998 and includes letters, manuscripts, galleys, publicity fliers, publishers’ announcements, and ephemera related to the work of twentieth century American author James Purdy.

Dates: 1956–1998

Robert A. Wilson John Wieners collection

Identifier: MSS 0555
Abstract The Robert A. Wilson John Wieners collection comprises one linear foot of materials, spanning the dates between 1958-1988, relating to the literary career of and publication of works by Boston-born poet John Wieners (1934-2002). The collection includes manuscripts, page and galley proofs, mock-ups of some of Wieners's shorter publications, postcards, correspondence to Robert Wilson from Wieners, sheet music, flyers for Wieners's New York readings, reviews of Wieners's work, and...
Dates: 1958-1988

Robert A. Wilson - Marianne Moore collection

Identifier: MSS 0641

The Robert A. Wilson - Marianne Moore collection comprises 1 linear foot of material spanning the dates between 1925 and 1997 and includes correspondence to and from American poet Marianne Moore, the majority of which was written to Phoenix Book Shop proprietor Robert A. Wilson; works by and about Moore; newspaper clippings, photographs, pamphlets, broadsheets, and invitations documenting aspects of Moore’s career and public appearances; audio recordings; and realia.

Dates: 1925-1997; Majority of material found within 1950-1977

Robert A. Wilson W. H. Auden collection

Identifier: MSS 0982
Abstract W. H. Auden (1907-1973) was an English and American poet, translator, librettist, playwright, and essayist. The Robert A. Wilson W. H. Auden collection comprises Wilson’s collected materials created by and related to W. H. Auden. The collection includes manuscript and typescript drafts, proofs, and published versions of Auden’s poetry, translations, prose, and dramatic works; programs and promotional ephemera for Auden’s readings and events as well as other performances related to the...
Dates: circa 1930-2007, undated; Majority of material found within 1950-2000

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Correspondence 5
Fliers (printed matter) 5
Photographs 5
Clippings (information artifacts) 4
Collectors 4
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Galley proofs 4
Manuscripts (documents) 4
Poets 4
Poets, American--20th century 4
Authors, American--20th century 3
Booksellers 3
Ephemera (general) 3
Posters 3
Reviews (document genre) 3
American poetry--20th century 2
Catalogs (documents) 2
Dramatists, American--20th century 2
English poetry--20th century 2
Page proofs 2
Phonograph records 2
Poems 2
Poets, English--20th century 2
Postcards 2
Programs (documents) 2
Typescripts 2
Alternative spaces (Arts facilities) 1
American poetry--21st century 1
Announcements 1
Arts facilities 1
Audio cassette 1
Authors 1
Beat generation--California--San Francisco 1
Beat generation--Poetry 1
Black Arts movement 1
Black Mountain school (Group of poets) 1
Black-and-white photographs 1
Broadsides (notices) 1
Calendars 1
Candlesticks 1
Centers for the performing arts 1
Collages (visual works) 1
Compact discs 1
Drafts (documents) 1
Drama 1
Dramatists, English 1
Gay authors 1
Handkerchiefs 1
Invitations 1
Irish poetry--Translations into English 1
Letterpress printing 1
Letters (correspondence) 1
Librettos (documents for music) 1
Literary readings 1
Mimeograph copies 1
Mock-ups 1
Modernism (Literature) 1
Newsletters 1
Notebooks 1
Novelists, American--20th century--Correspondence 1
Opera--20th century 1
Operas--Librettos 1
Pamphlets 1
Passports 1
Periodicals 1
Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence 1
Poets, American--21st century 1
Pressbooks (theatre manuals) 1
Printed ephemera 1
Promotional materials 1
Proofs (printed matter) 1
Publications (documents) 1
Realia 1
Scripts (documents) 1
Sheet music 1
Translations (documents) 1
Works of art 1
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