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Hamilton and Mary Tyler collection of James Broughton letters and manuscripts

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: PCMS-0113

Two letters (TLS) to the Tylers, 1962 August 26 and 1962 September 8)

"Birthday Card" (TMsS)

"Beyond Her Depth" (TMsS), inscribed to Mary

"Three Visits to the Virgin," broadside, 1957, signed and dated by Broughton

Clipping from The Colorado Daily, 1962 August 10, featuring article about and poem by James Broughton

Dates

  • 1957-1962

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The Hamilton and Mary Tyler collection of James Broughton letters and manuscripts, 1957-1962, is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright of papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns. Researchers must obtain the written permission of the holder(s) of copyright and the Poetry Collection before requesting photocopies and/or publishing quotations from materials in the collection. Once permission is obtained, most papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures unless otherwise specified.

Extent

1 Folder(s)

Overview

Poet, filmmaker, and playwright James Richard Broughton (1913-1999) grew up in San Francisco and was educated at Stanford University. Alongside poets Kenneth Rexroth and Robert Duncan, he was a member of the San Francisco Renaissance movement. Hamilton and Mary Tyler befriended many writers, and were long time friends of Robert Duncan. This small file contains two letters to the Tylers (1962), two TMsS, and an inscribed broadside.

Biographical / Historical

Poet, filmmaker, and playwright James Richard Broughton (1913-1999) grew up in San Francisco and was educated at Stanford University. Alongside poets Kenneth Rexroth and Robert Duncan, he was a member of the San Francisco Renaissance movement. Broughton’s honors include a fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and an American Film Institute Award for Independent Film and Video Artists. Broughton taught at San Francisco State University and San Francisco Art Institute and was resident playwright with the Playhouse Repertory Theater from 1958 to 1964.

Hamilton and Mary Tyler befriended many writers, and were long time friends of Robert Duncan.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by material type.

Acquisition Information

Purchased by the Poetry Collection from Serendipity Books in October 1999 as part of a larger Robert Duncan and Jess collection owned by the Tylers.

Accruals

No further accruals are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Marie Elia in November 2019.

Creator

Source

Title
Finding aid for the Hamilton and Mary Tyler collection of James Broughton letters and manuscripts
Author
Finding aid prepared by Marie Elia
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
eng

Repository Details

Part of the The Poetry Collection Repository

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