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Carol Bergé papers

Carol Bergé, Papers, 1961-62

Inventory

Prepared for the WWW by Barbara Bass, February 21, 2002
1 document case, .33 cu. ft., 11th floor


Biographical Sketch

Carol Bergé, born in New York City in 1928, is a gifted author who finds poetry and prose to be equally engaging and challenging. Among her literary influences are Leo Tolstoy, D.H. Lawrence, Charles Olson, Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones), and Shirley Jackson. Some of Bergé's poetical works include The Vulnerable Island (Renegade Press, 1964), Poems Made of Skin (Weed/Flower Press, 1968), and From a Soft Angle: Poems About Women (Bobbs-Merrill, 1971); her prose works include The Vancouver Report (Vector Press, 1964) and Acts of Love: An American Novel (Bobbs-Merrill, 1973). In addition, she has contributed to numerous anthologies and literary periodicals, including Iowa Review, Small Press Review, and Village Voice. The recipient of numerous literary awards, Bergé has also taught at several universities and has given readings all over the United States and in Mexico.


Scope and Content

The Carol Bergé Papers consist of letters to Bergé from Cid Corman (17), Robert Creeley (1), Edward Dahlberg (2), Denise Levertov Goodman (10), Mitchell Goodman (1), Robert Kelly (7), and Gael Turnbull (2). Carbon copies of 42 replies to these correspondents from Bergé are included. A copy of a letter from Charles Hanna to Cid Corman is also included. The letters are organized chronologically.


Box 1

Folder -- Contents

  1. Kelly, Robert Glynn to Carol Bergé: Jan. 13, 1961
  2. Goodman, Denise Levertov to Carol Bergé: Nov. 25, 1961
  3. Corman, Cid to Carol Bergé: Nov. 26, 1961
  4. Goodman, Denise Levertov to Carol Bergé: Nov. 29, 1961
  5. Corman, Cid to Carol Bergé: Dec. 19, 1961
  6. Kelly, Robert Glynn to Carol Bergé: Dec. 1961
  7. Bergé, Carol to Cid Corman: Dec. 1961
  8. Kelly, Robert Glynn to Carol Bergé: Jan. 2, 1962
  9. Goodman, Denise Levertov to Carol Bergé: Jan. 11, 1962
  10. Kelly, Robert Glynn to Carol Bergé: Jan. 15, 1962
  11. Bergé, Carol to Denise Levertov Goodman: Jan. 15, 1962
  12. Bergé, Carol to Denise Levertov Goodman: Jan. 15, 1962
  13. Bergé, Carol to Robert Lynn Kelly: Jan. 21, 1962
  14. Bergé, Carol to Denise Levertov Goodman: Jan. 23, 1962
  15. Kelly, Robert Lynn to Carol Bergé: Jan. 25, 1962
  16. Kelly, Robert Glynn to Carol Bergé: Feb. 11, 1962
  17. Bergé, Carol to Robert Lynn Kelly: Feb. 15, 1962
  18. Bergé, Carol to Robert Glynn Kelly: Feb. 23, 1962
  19. Creely, Robert White to Carol Bergé: Mar. 23, 1962
  20. Kelly, Robert Glynn to Carol Bergé: Mar. 26, 1962
  21. Bergé, Carol to Robert Glyn Kelly: Mar. 30, 1962
  22. Bergé, Carol to Denise Levertov Goodman: Apr. 3, 1962
  23. Bergé, Carol to Edward Dahlberg: Apr. 4, 1962
  24. Goodman, Denise Levertov to Carol Bergé: Apr. 9, 1962
  25. Dalhberg, Edward to Carol Bergé: Apr. 17, 1962
  26. Bergé, Carol to Denise Levertov Goodman: Apr. 21, 1962
  27. Bergé, Carol to Cid Corman: Apr. 26: 1962
  28. Bergé, Carol to Edward Dahlberg: May 3, 1962
  29. Corman, Cid to Carol Bergé: May 3, 1962
  30. Goodman, Denise Levertov to Carol Bergé: May 10, 1962
  31. Dahlberg, Edward to Carol Bergé: May 8, 1962
  32. Corman, Cid to Carol Bergé: May 11, 1962
  33. Bergé, Carol to Cid Corman: May 11, 1962
  34. Bergé, Carol to Cid Corman: May 17, 1962
  35. Bergé, Carol to Gael Turnbull: May 21, 1962
  36. Goodman, Denise Levertov to Carol Bergé: May 21, 1962
  37. Bergé, Carol to Cid Corman: May 22, 1962
  38. Bergé, Carol to Denise Levertov Goodman: May 22, 1962
  39. Corman, Cid to Carol Bergé: May 22, 1962
  40. Bergé, Carol to Cid Corman: May 23, 1962
  41. Bergé, Carol to Edard Dahlberg: May 23, 1962
  42. Bergé, Carol to Cid Corman: May 26, 1962
  43. Turnbull, Gael to Carol Bergé: May 28, 1962
  44. Corman, Cid to Carol Bergé: May 29, 1962
  45. Bergé, Carol to Denise Levertov Goodman: May 30, 1962
  46. Bergé, Carol to Gael Turnbull: May, 1962
  47. Bergé, Carol to Cid Corman: June 1, 1962
  48. Bergé, Carol to Cid Corman: June 2, 1962
  49. Corman, Cid to Carol Bergé: June 3, 1962
  50. Corman, Cid to Carol Bergé: June 7, 1962
  51. Goodman, Denise Levertov to Carol Bergé: June 7, 1962
  52. Corman, Cid to Carol Bergé: June 10, 1962
  53. Bergé, Carol to Cid Corman: June 13, 1962
  54. Goodman, Denise Levertov to Carol Bergé: June 14, 1962
  55. Bergé, Carol to Cid Corman: June 17, 1962
  56. Corman, Cid to Carol Bergé: June 17, 1962
  57. Turnbull, Gael to Carol Bergé: June 19, 1962
  58. Bergé, Carol to Denise Levertov Goodman: June 23, 1962
  59. Corman, Cid to Carol Bergé: June 1, 1962
  60. Bergé, Carol to Cid Corman: July 1, 1962
  61. Hanna, Charles to Cid Corman: July 6, 1962
  62. Goodman, Mitchell to Carol Bergé: July 9, 1962
  63. Bergé, Carol to Mitchell Goodman: July 13, 1962
  64. Bergé, Carol to Gael Turnbull: July 15, 1962
  65. Corman, Cid to Carol Bergé: July 18, 1962
  66. Corman, Cid to Carol Bergé: July 31, 1962
  67. Bergé, Carol to Cid Corman: July 31, 1962
  68. Corman, Cid to Carol Bergé: Sept. 10, 1962
  69. Bergé, Carol to Cid Corman: Sept. 10, 1962
  70. Corman, Cid to Carol Bergé: Sept. 19, 1962
  71. Bergé, Carol to Cid Corman: Sept. 19, 1962
  72. Bergé, Carol to Cid Corman: Oct. 18, 1962
  73. Bergé, Carol to Cid Corman: Nov. 28, 1962
  74. Corman, Cid to Carol Bergé: Dec. 4, 1962
  75. Bergé, Carol to Cid Corman: Dec. 8, 1962
  76. Corman, Cid to Carol Bergé: Dec. 15, 1962
  77. Bergé, Carol to Cid Corman: Dec. 23, 1962
  78. Bergé, Carol to Cid Corman: n.d.
  79. Bergé, Carol to Cid Corman: n.d.
  80. Bergé, Carol to Denise Levertov Goodman: n.d.
  81. Bergé, Carol to Robert Glynn Kelly: n.d.
  82. Goodman, Denise Levertov to Carol Bergé: n.d.
  83. Goodman, Denise Levertov to Carol Bergé: n.d. (Saturday)
  84. Miscellaneous

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