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Daisy Aldan papers

Inventory


Series 1. Writings, 1964-1975
This series contains miscellaneous typescripts and work sheets of poems by Daisy Aldan.

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 1 Absence
5.0 pages
Contents Note: Manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed draft signed
undated
Box 1, Folder 47 The Blood Nets
5.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed copy signed
1964 Jan
Box 1, Folder 2 Bottom Is Just An Ass
12.0 pages
Contents Note: Manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed copy signed
undated
Box 1, Folder 3 Breakthrough
Contents Note: Typescript and manuscript work sheets for poem.

Genre: Typescript, Manuscript
undated
Box 1, Folder 4 Breakthrough
Contents Note: Typescript.

Genre: Typescript
undated
Box 1, Folder 48 The Ceremony of Bells
8.0 page
Contents Note: Manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed copy signed
undated
Box 1, Folder 49 The Cometary Script
14.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed draft signed
undated
Box 1, Folder 50 The Concert
6.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed copy signed
undated
Box 1, Folder 5 Christmas
17.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed copy signed
undated
Box 1, Folder 6 Cypresses
17.0 pages
Contents Note: Typescript: 3 pages, one is final form; two are drafts with manuscript revisions.

Genre: Typescript, Manuscript
1973 April
Box 1, Folder 52 The Dolls
2.0 pages
Contents Note: Manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed draft
undated
Box 1, Folder 53 The Earth Is a Being Which Deserves To Be Loved
6.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed draft
1964 May 2
Box 1, Folder 7 Even If I Founder
Contents Note: Typed copy signed.

Genre: Typed copy signed
undated
Box 1, Folder 8 Evening Stroll
5.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed copy signed
undated
Box 1, Folder 9 Everywhere In Constancy He Is Intoning, LOOK! LOOK!
25.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed copy signed
1966 Jan 5
Box 1, Folder 10 Frozen Frames of a Last Meeting
11.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed copy signed
undated
Box 1, Folder 11 Gold Leaf
9.0 pages
Contents Note: Manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed draft signed
undated
Box 1, Folder 12 Growing Dissatisfactions
14.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Mimeograph
undated
Box 1, Folder 13 Gulls Know
7.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed draft signed
undated
Box 1, Folder 14 How Many Times Can Ashes Spark a Fire?
15.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed draft signed
undated
Box 1, Folder 15 I Am Leaving
5.0 pages
Contents Note: Manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed copy signed
undated
Box 1, Folder 16 I Am Move By Necessity From Within
5.0 pages
Contents Note: Manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed copy
undated
Box 1, Folder 17 I Wash My Hands In Innocence
21.0 pages
Contents Note: Manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed copy signed
1996 Jan 13
Box 1, Folder 18 In a Frozen Moment
8.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed copy signed
undated
Box 1, Folder 19 In a M1jet Monastery
5.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed copy signed
undated
Box 1, Folder 20 In a Perpetual Dusk
8.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed signed copy
undated
Box 1, Folder 21 In Moderato Cantabile
7.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed copy signed
1964 March 1
Box 1, Folder 22 In the Winter City
8.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed draft
undated
Box 1, Folder 23 In Winter
7.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed copy signed
1966 Jan 4
Box 1, Folder 24 Incident at Michaelmas
3.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed draft
undated
Box 1, Folder 25 Kari
2.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed copy
1964 May 17
Box 1, Folder 26 Landscapes of Frost
4.0 pages
Contents Note: Manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed copy signed
undated
Box 1, Folder 27 Man Into Angel With A Naked Sword
20.0 pages
Contents Note: Manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed copy signed
undated
Box 1, Folder 28 Marble Forsythis
11.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed draft signed
1964 Feb 24
Box 1, Folder 29 Memory of Premonition
8.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed copy signed
undated
Box 1, Folder 30 Music by Muzak
16.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed copy signed
undated
Box 1, Folder 31 No Longer Will I Close An Opaque Door
6.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed draft signed
1965 July
Box 1, Folder 32 Not a Cemetery in the Snow
5.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed draft signed
undated
Box 1, Folder 33 Objectivity with Warmth
5.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed copy signed
1967 Jan 14
Box 1, Folder 34 Of Arrows and Vectors
14.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed draft signed
1965 July 19
Box 1, Folder 35 Our Heroine
4.0 pages
Contents Note: Manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed copy signed
undated
Box 1, Folder 54 The Race
2.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed drafts.

Genre: Typed copy signed
1975 Jan 13
Box 1, Folder 55 The Racial Question
15.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed copy signed
undated
Box 1, Folder 40 Rejection,Sanctified
10.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed draft signed
undated
Box 1, Folder 56 The Riderless Horse
20.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed draft signed
undated
Box 1, Folder 41 Sari Returns
5.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed draft signed
1964 June 13
Box 1, Folder 57 The Sky Is Moving Further Back, Opaque
14.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed copy signed
undated
Box 1, Folder 42 Son Et Lumièere
8.0 pages
Contents Note: Types and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed copy signed
undated
Box 1, Folder 58 The Song of the Double Flute
17.0 pages
Contents Note: Typescripts, two are final form; seven are drafts with manuscript ; eight pages of drafts.

Genre: Typescripts and manuscripts
1973 August
Box 1, Folder 43 Soon the Harvesting
5.0 pages
Contents Note: Typescripts, one is final form; three are drafts with manuscript revisions.

Genre: Typed final, typed draft
1973 July-August
Box 1, Folder 44 Spread Fingers
4.0 pages
Contents Note: Manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed copy signed
undated
Box 1, Folder 45 Stones: Avesbury
11.0 pages
Contents Note: Manuscript drafts.

Genre: Printed copy signed
undated
Box 1, Folder 46 Sun
13.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed copy signed
undated
Box 1, Folder 59 The Sun
2.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed copy signed
undated
Box 1, Folder 60 Through Hammered Glass: The Sun
3.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed draft signed
undated
Box 1, Folder 61 Tides
10.0 pages
Contents Note: Manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed copy
1966 Jan 4
Box 1, Folder 62 Times Carvings
4.0 pages
Contents Note: Manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed copy signed
1964 Sept 7
Box 1, Folder 63 Trapezists
6.0 pages
Contents Note: Manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed copy signed
undated
Box 1, Folder 64 Voyeur
9.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Printed copy signed
undated
Box 1, Folder 65 Yorkville
6.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed copy
1964 Jan
Box 1, Folder 66 You Radiance
7.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed copy signed
undated
Box 1, Folder 67 Your Letter
13.0 pages
Contents Note: Typed and manuscript drafts.

Genre: Typed copy signed
undated

Series 2. Writings Translated by Daisy Aldan
Contains writings translated by Daisy Aldan.

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 39 Adamov, Arthur. Ping Pong
Contents Note: English translation by Daisy Aldan.

Genre: Carbon copy of typescript
undated
Box 1, Folder 51 Steffen, Albert. The Death Experience of Manes
Contents Note: Typescript translated into English by Daisy Aldan and Elly Havas Simmons.

Genre: Typescript
undated
Box 1, Folder 36 Von Kleist, Heinrich. Penthesilaea (Queen of the Amazons)
Contents Note: Two work books with notes for Penthesila adapted from the German play by Daisy Aldan.

Genre: Typescript
undated

Series 3. Daisy Aldan background information, correspondence, and photographs, 1960-1987

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 68 Background information and correspondence
Contents Note: Includes a translation of a poem by Apollinaire; drafts and a final copy of "After this: banality," along with a cover letter concerning her "Poems of 1946" addressed to Roger Stoddard; biographical data on Daisy Aldan; and a prospectus for "A New Folder, Americans: Poems and Drawings," of which she was editor.

1965
Box 1, Folder 69 Announcements of workshops, lectures, readings and performances
1967-1987
Box 1, Folder 70 Photographs of Daisy Aldan and other poets
Contents Note: The group shot of poets is entitled "The Folder Poets" and was taken for an article in Mademoiselle Magazine in connection with "The New Folder: Americans: Poems and Drawings". Several of the poets were associated with the New York School of poetry. The poets photographed are: Daisy Aldan, Willard Maas, Kenneth Koch, Barbara Guest, Emilie Glen, Frank O’Hara, Ruth Yorck, Kenward Elmslie, Denise Levertov, Charles Boultenhouse, Arthur Gregor, Joy Gould, Leroi Jones (Baraka), Lucia Dlugozsewski, Jean Garrigue, Edward Field, and Storm Dehirsch.

1960-1965
Box 1, Folder 71 Report on Daisy Aldan by Diana Cohen
1980 May 14