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Preliminary Guide to the Ian Young Correspondence on The Male Muse, 1972-1974

Collection Overview

Letters (128 items, 1972-1974) to Young from prospective contributors to The Male Muse, including W.H. Auden, William Barber, Victor Borsa, Bruce Boone, Jim Eggeling, Allen Ginsberg, and others. Although the majority of the letters deal specifically with possible poems for inclusion into the anthology, many of the writers touch on their lives as gay men and their opinions of gay literature. The letters contain many original autographs. The collection also includes a copy of the published book.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Ian Young Correspondence on The Male Muse, 1972-1974
Creator
Young, Ian, 1945-
Extent
0.4 Linear Feet , 129 Items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Language
English.

Administrative Information

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Collection is open for research.

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Contents of the Collection

W.H. Auden
Box 1
William Barber
Box 1
Oswell Blakeston
Box 1
Victor Borsa
Box 1
Bruce Boone
Box 1
Perry Brass
Box 1
Jim Chapson
Box 1
Kirby Congdon
Box 1
Robert Duncan
Box 1
Kenneth-Charles Dupuis
Box 1
Jim Eggeling
Box 1
Larry Eigner
Box 1
Sal Farinella
Box 1
Edward Field
Box 1
Allen Ginsberg
Box 1
Paul Goodman
Box 1
E.V. Griffith
Box 1
Thom Gunn
Box 1
Robert Hawkes
Box 1
James Hietter
Box 1
Brian Hill
Box 1
Daryl Hine
Box 1
Richard Howard
Box 1
Christopher Isherwood
Box 1
Ronald Johnson
Box 1
James Kirkup
Box 1
J.Z. Kurlowicz
Box 1
E.A. Lacey
Box 1
Irving Layton
Box 1
John Lehmann
Box 1
James Liddy
Box 1
Waltern Lowenfels
Box 1
Paul Mariah
Box 1
James Mitchell
Box 1
Edward Mycue
Box 1
Harold Norse
Box 1
Robert Peters
Box 1
Ralph Pomeroy
Box 1
Al Purdy
Box 1
Michael Ratcliffe
Box 1
Larry Rubin
Box 1
Charley Shively
Box 1
George Stanley
Box 1
Richard Tagett
Box 1
Hunce Voelcker
Box 1
Burton Weiss
Box 1
John Wieners
Box 1
Jonathan Williams
Box 1

Historical Note

Ian Young was the editor of The Male Muse (The Crossing Press 1973). He also compiled The Male Homosexual in Literature: A Bibliography (1975, 1982).

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Ian Young Correspondence on The Male Muse, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Ian Young Correspondence on The Male Muse was received by The David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 2001.

Processing Information

Processed by Kate Crassons

Completed May 4, 2001

This collection is unprocessed: materials may have not been ordered and described beyond their original condition.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.