Fore-edge photograph of a collection of programs issued by the Writer’s Forum reading series at SUNY Brockport, 1968-1975. The collection was complied by poet William Heyen, one-time director of the Forum. Each program includes a poem by and a photograph of the featured poet; most are signed by the poet. Poets represented include: W.S. Merwin, Diane Wakoski, John Hollander, Richard Wilbur, Galway Kinnell, William Stafford, Robert Creeley, John Berryman, Robert Bly, Nadine Gordimer, Louis Simpson, Erica Jong, C.K. Williams, Richard Howard, Carolyn Kizer, Ishmael Reed, Robert Bly, Denise Levertov, Gary Snyder, John Ashbery, Anne Sexton, Allen Ginsberg, Adrienne Rich, Richard Hugo, Marge Piercy, James Tate, William Matthews, Richard Eberhart, among others. Related collections: William Heyen Papers; Heyen Papers Addition; Al Poulin and Boa Editions Papers; additional materials may be located in the Beinecke Library’s Uncataloged Acquisitions Database.
Selected posters and lobby advertisements featuring key scenes and lead actors in silent western films, circa 1910-1930.
Complete description of the collection: Western Silent Film Lobby Card Collection (Call Number: WA MSS S-2553); additional images from the collection: Western Silent Film Lobby Card Collection Images.
Mural painted by Native American writer Leslie Silko (detail, context)
(Uncat MSS 705 Box 11)
Images of the Delsarte system of expression, popularized in the 1880s
and found in the volume: The Popular Entertainer and Self-Instructor in Elocution
(Chicago: Conkey, 1898) [in the collection of the Beinecke Library as part of a salesman’s sample book, including Wood’s Natural History for Children]