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Michael McClure letter : New York, N.Y., to David Meltzer, San Francisco, Calif., [1961 Aug 31].

Author: Michael McClure; David Meltzer
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Database:WorldCat
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Letter describing daily events of settling in New York and other activities. Gives details of an apartment that has just been rented and of attending a talk by poet "Roi Jones" (Le Roi Jones is now known as Imamu Amiri Baraka) on Cuba and another reading by poet Bill Berkson. He inquires into details of an acceptance of a manuscript by UCLA and requests Meltzer's response by postcard if needed. The postmarked  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Postage stamps
Named Person: Amiri Baraka; Bill Berkson; Diane Di Prima; Amiri Baraka; Bill Berkson; Diane Di Prima
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael McClure; David Meltzer
OCLC Number: 427897294
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Typewritten transcript of letter in file.
Date of letter derived from postmark date on envelope.
Description: 2 p.

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Letter describing daily events of settling in New York and other activities. Gives details of an apartment that has just been rented and of attending a talk by poet "Roi Jones" (Le Roi Jones is now known as Imamu Amiri Baraka) on Cuba and another reading by poet Bill Berkson. He inquires into details of an acceptance of a manuscript by UCLA and requests Meltzer's response by postcard if needed. The postmarked envelope has a complete c/o return address of Diane Di Prima in New York City. The envelope has two 4 cent postage stamps with a picture of bi-plane on them and the naval air wings commemorating Naval Aviation from 1911 to 1961 affixed to it and canceled at the Church Street Station. (The stamps were issued on August 20, 1961, and commemorated the Golden Jubilee of the Navy's participation and development in aviation. The stamp image features naval air wings and the first naval airplane, the 1911 Curtiss A-1.).

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