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Williams, Jonathan, 1929-2008

 Person
Dates
  • Existence: 1929-2008
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Helen Adam Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: PCMS-0079
Overview Helen Adam (1909-1993) was a poet and visual artist of the San Francisco Renaissance. Born in Scotland, she garnered acclaim at a young age for her collection of poems titled The Elfin Peddlar. After attending Edinburgh University for two years Helen and her sister and frequent collaborator Pat Adam worked as journalists in London before moving to the United States with their mother in 1939. The family made their way to San Francisco, at the beginning of what...

Robert Duncan collection

 Collection
Identifier: PCMS-0110
Overview

The Robert Duncan collection comprises over 100 linear feet of manuscript material, correspondence, artwork, ephemera, audio visual material, and printed material related to Robert Duncan’s (1919-1988) life and work, including a significant amount of material related to his partner, Jess (1923-2004), a visual artist who often collaborated with Duncan.

Jargon Society Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PCMS-0019
Overview The Jargon Society Collection features an extensive collection of materials relating to the long and influential life of the press, including numerous manuscripts and correspondence from such American and English poets as Charles Olson and Robert Duncan, production and promotional materials, financial records, and photographs as well as the manuscripts and personal papers of Jonathan Williams.

Robert Kelly Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PCMS-0023
Overview The Robert Kelly Collection contains an extensive collection of Kelly’s autographed and typed manuscripts and notebooks (approximately 58,000 pages); over 4,000 letters to Kelly from such writers as Cid Corman, Robert Creeley, Robert Duncan, Ted Enslin, Clayton Eshleman, Charles Olson, Jonathan Williams, and Diane Wakoski; and copies of many of Kelly’s letters to others.

Elias Wilentz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PCMS-0011
Overview The Elias Wilentz Collection contains manuscripts by poets such as Ted Berrigan, Joel Oppenheimer, and Jonathan Williams; correspondence; photographs; and miscellaneous items.