Vince Clemente Papers

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Vince Clemente papers
Creator: Clemente, Vince
Call Number: D.280
Dates: 1974-2011
Physical Description: 26 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Access
Use
Citation
Related Materials
Content List
Series I: Manuscripts, typescripts, proofs
Series II: Published articles and selected poems, 1974-2007
Series III: Newspaper articles
Series IV: Lectures and readings
Series V: Correspondence with American poets
Series VI: Reviews of Clemente's works
Series VII: Other authors
Subseries I: Peter Thabit Jones material
Subseries II: John Ciardi material
Subseries III: John Steinbeck material
Subseries IV: William Heyen material
Subseries V: Carolyn M. Kleefeld
Subseries VI: Additional authors
Series VIII: Biography
Subseries I: Biographical material
Subseries II: Materials from Clemente's library
Collection Overview
Title: Vince Clemente papers
Creator: Clemente, Vince
Call Number: D.280
Dates: 1974-2011
Physical Description: 26 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
Vince Clemente, American poet, biographer, critic, editor, and professor of English was born on April 28, 1932. The son of an Italian-American fisherman and seamstress from New York City, Clemente was interested and inspired by local surroundings and artists - a subject matter of much of his poetry and scholarship. He received a BA in English (Honors) from St. Francis College of Brooklyn in 1953 and served in the U.S. Army's 716th Military Police Battalion from 1953 to 1955. Clemente earned his Master's Degree in English (Honors) from Columbia University and continued his graduate studies at Columbia from 1959 to 1960.

Clemente has written nine volumes of poetry: Under a Baleful Star, A Garland for Margaret Fuller (2006), Sweeter Than Vivaldi (2002), Watergaw Along the Thames (1999), A Place for Lost Children (1997), This Shining Place (1992), Girl in the Yellow Caboose (1991), Broadbill Off Conscience Bay (1982), Songs from Puccini (1978), and Snow Owl Above Stony Brook Harbor (1977). His poems and other writings have appeared in journals and newspapers including The New York Times, The Boston Book Review, Newsday, The South Carolina Review, Poets and Writers Magazine, Cumberland Poetry Review, Blue Unicorn, VIA, and Italian-Americana, and in a selection of newspapers and other publications in the United Kingdom, including The Seventh Quarry: Swansea [Wales] Poetry Magazine. Also, his poems have been featured in anthologies, including Blood to Remember: American Poets on the Holocaust (1991), Island Light: A Long Island Anthology (1983), Remembering Walt Whitman: Centenary Celebration (1992), and Darwin: A Norton Critical Third Edition (2001). In addition, Clemente has collaborated on a bilingual volume of poetry, Soapte ale sufletului/Whispers of the Soul (2008), with Peter Thabit Jones, translated into Romanian by Olimpia Iacob.

In addition to his poetry, Clemente has authored four books: Remembering John Hall Wheelock: North Atlantic Review (1991), John Ciardi: Measure of the Man (1986), Paumanok Rising: Figures in a Landscape (1982), and From This Book of Praise: Conversation with William Heyen (1981). He also wrote a personal responsive essay for the first publication of the bilingual drama, Baiatul si Capul Leului/The Boy and the Lion's Head (2009), by Peter Thabit Jones, translated into Romanian by Olimpia Iacob. He served as the editor of North Atlantic Review, Long Island Historical Journal, West Hills Review: A Walt Whitman Journal, Long Pond Review, and Lyrismos (the latter three he founded). Clemente took pride in the legacy of Long Island authors and artists, and became a trustee of Whitman's Long Island birthplace, where he also founded the poet-in-residence program. He was also a leader in the movement to erect a memorial statue to author John Steinbeck in Sag Harbor, Long Island.

Clemente currently is English Professor Emeritus at SUNY Stony Brook, a lecturer and journalist, as well as author and poet. He is presently Consulting Editor, America, for The Seventh Quarry: Swansea [Wales] Poetry Magazine and a columnist for The Sag Harbor Express. From 1996–1998 he was a lecturer and writer at Richmond-On-Thames, England, and was visiting writer to a number of American institutions including CW Post College, Hofstra University, Dowling College, and several SUNY schools. Clemente has been the recipient of many awards and honors, including grants from the New York State Council of the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts. He is recipient of the first North Sea Scene Poetry Recognition Award.

Scope and Content
The Vince Clemente Papers consist of published and unpublished manuscripts, correspondence (including John Ciardi, John Hall Wheelock, and William Heyen) and printed ephemera. Materials date primarily from the 1980s forward, although there is some earlier correspondence. Materials are organized over time as acquired beginning in 2000 and by subsequent updated acquisitions from Vince Clemente.

Boxes 21-26 represent later additions to the collection.

Index of correspondence within the collection:

A

Abramson, Martin

Ahern, John

Allen, Gay Wilson

Anjali, Gurani

Appleman, Philip

Arrowsmith, William

Ashbery, John

Asimov, Issac

Astor, Susan

Awsaph, Philip

Axinn, Donald E.

B

Bain, David H.

Balducci, Carolyn

Barkan, Stanley

Bart, Jill

Battaglia, Concetta

Bell, Marvin

Bertolino, James

Bishop, Janice

Bly, Robert

Booth, Philip

Bourjaily, Robin

Brinnin, John M.

Bridsky, Stan

Broxton, Bonnie Russell

Bruccoli, Matthew J.

Brunnemer, Lewis

Bryant, William Cullen II

Bumas, Jonathan

Burnshaw, Stanley

Byrnes, Fred

C

Cardia, Joseph

Carruth, Hayden

Carter, Jared

Castan, Fran

Cedering, Siv

Chapman, Wayne

Chang, Diana

Ciardi, Ella

Ciardi, John

Ciardi, Judith

Cifelli, Edward M.

Ciolli, Vivian

Codrescu, Andrei

Coles, Robert

Connellan, Leo

Conner, Alison Murphy

Costa, Judith Ann "Judy"

Coulehan, Jack

Cousins, Norman

Cowley, Lisa

Creeley, Robert

D

Davidson, Peter

de Pazzi, Elles

Dickey, James

Di Piero, W.S.

Dodd, Wayne

Dolan, Paul

Donovan, Barbara

Durler, John

E

Eady, Cornelius

Eberhart, Richard

Elman, Richard

Engle, Paul

Erbes, Cynthia

Everett, Graham

Eyges, Doris Holmes

F

Feirstein, Frederick

Feldman, Irving

Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

Finberg, Charles E.

Finkel, Donald

Fishman, Charles

G

Gambone, Kenneth

Garrett, George

Gelfand, Morris

Giancola, Dan

Gibbs, Alonzo

Ginsberg, Allen

Gioia, Dana

Gioseffi, Daniela

Glass, Jesse

Gluck, Louise

Goldfarb, David

Greco, Leonard

Guenther, Charles

Guilbert, Anthony

H

Hadas, Rachel

Hadella, Paul

Haines, John

Hair, Jennie

Hall, Donald

Hamill, Sam

Hansen, Kenneth O.

Harrison, Robert

Haug, James

Hecht, Anthony

Held, George

Helner, Frane L.

Heyen, William

Hoffman, Barbara

Holmes, John

Horowitz, Kathy Sperling

Hubbell, Jay B.

Hugo, Richard

I

Ignatow, David

Ignatow, Yaedi

Iodice, Ruth G.

J

Jafee, Dan

Jeffery, Mildred

Jerome, Judson

Jones, Peter Thabit

Jordan, June

Junkins, Donald

K

Kaufman, Marjorie

Keefe, David

Kennedy, X.J.

Kessler, Milton

Kinsella, Thomas

Kleefeld, Carolyn M.

Kramer, Aaron

Krapf, Norbet

Krickel, Edward

Krieg, John

Kronenberg, Mindy

Kumin, Maxine

Kunitz, Stanley

L

Langland, Joseph

Lewandowki, Stephen,

Logan, John

Long, Robert

Lovill, Jeff

M

Macleish, Archibald

Mancuso, Fran

Mariani, Paul

Mareck, Michele A.

Mazzaro, Jerome

McDermott, John J.

McKee, Lewis

McPherson, Sandra

Melchior, Susan

Meredith, William

Miller, Edward

Milosz, Czeslaw

Moran, Dan

Morgan, Robert

Moseley, Annabelle

Mulvihill, William

Murphy, Robert Cushman

Murray, Dan

N

Napolitano, Louise

Newman, Paul

Neyssen, Grace

Nims, John F.

O

O'Gorman, Ned

P

Pacerick, Gary

Padilla, Celeste

Page, Carolyn

Paleos, Kalliopy

Parisi, Joseph

Parlatore, Anselm

Pastan, Linda

Patterson, Raymond

Pavlivh, Walter

Pavone, Canio

Peternel, Joan

Philips, Robert

Planz, Allen

Porter, Anne

Poulin, A. Jr.

Pound, Omar S.

Prasad, Prem

R

Raffle, Burton

Richman, Susan

Rinaldi, Nicholas

Robbins, Natalie

Roethke, Theodore

Roseliep, Raymond

Rosten, Norman

S

Schacht, Mike

Schulberg, Budd

Shapiro, Karl

Sherman, Carol

Sherman, Susan

Silkin, John

Simpson, Louis

Slavitt, David R.

Smith, Dave

Smith, William Jay

Snodgrass, W.D.

Stafford, Kim

Stafford, William

Stever, Edward

Stock, Tom

Stokes, Terry

Stoddard, Hope

Stone, Barbara

Stone, John

Stryk, Lucien

Swann, Brian

Sward, Robert

Swensen, Karen

Swenson, May

T

Tagliabue, John

Tarn, Nathaniel

Taylor, Barry

Taylor, Henry

Terries, Virginia

Tucker, Martin

Turco, Lewis

V

Viereck, Peter

W

Wadsworth, Charles E.

Wagoner, David

Wakoski, Diane

Walker, Sue

Wallace, George

Wallach, Amei

Walsh, Michael

Waters, Michael

Weber, R.B.

Welt, Ely

Wheat, Maxwell

Wheat, Maxwell C. Jr.

Wheelock, John Hall

Wheelock, Phyllis

Wheelock, Wiliam Hawxhurst

White, Claire N.

White, William

Wilkins, Sophie

Williams, John [A.]

Williams, Miller

Subject(s):
Manuscripts
Correspondence
Clemente, Vince
Ciardi, John, 1916-1986
Wheelock, John Hall, 1886-1978
Heyen, William, 1940-
Jones, Peter Thabit
Poets, American
Authors, American
Access
The Vince Clemente papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], Vince Clemente papers, D.280, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterRelated Materials
A further information source is: Jones, Peter Thabit. An Interview with Vince Clemente, American Poet, Critic, Editor and State University of New York English Professor Emeritus. Swansea, Wales: Eastside Poetry, 2001, 5 pp. with cover photo of Clemente.


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Content List
Series I: Manuscripts, typescripts, proofs
Box 1, Folder 1Typescripts of poetry, by Vince Clemente
Sweeter than Vivaldi: Lives in verse, undated
38 pages

Tales from Concord: Remembering Emerson, Thoreau, and Margaret Fuller, undated
38 pages

Starling in the birdbath and other poems, undated
26 pages

Box 1, Folder 2Sweeter than Vivaldi
Proofs, with corrections by Vince Clemente
Flyers announcing the volume
Box 1, Folder 3Vince Clemente unpublished manuscripts
"Sausalito, time of the wild plum"
Short story

"Whistling Vivaldi, singing Whitman"
Memoir

Box 1, Folder 4Vince Clemente: unpublished typescripts
"Some lines - lifelines - in John Ciardi"
"John Hall Wheelock of Scribner's, of Pudding Hill Lanes, East Hampton"
Box 1, Folder 5Vince Clemente: Whistling Vivaldi, Singing Whitman, and other essays
Unpublished typescript

Box 1, Folder 6Manuscripts to be published
Arranged chronologically

"William Heyen. The pure serene of memory in one man," original typescript with manuscript editing
Published in Manassas Review, Summer-Fall 1978
11 pages

"Poet of ponds and the soulful waters," William Heyen, original typescript with manuscript editing
Published in Paumanok Rising, 1981
3 pages

"A.J.M. Smith: remembering Ted Roethke," copy of original typescript
Published in Red Cedar Review, Spring 1981
15 pages

"Remembering Robert Cushman Murphy of Stony Brook," typescript with manuscript editing
Published in New York Times, October 3, 1983
4 pages

Review of Norbert Krapf's Heartwood, original typescript with manuscript editing
Published in PLA Report C.W. Post College, 1983-1984
4 pages

"Somewhere on this island: a lost Whitman," typescript edited by William S. White, July 28, 1984
6 pages

"Bryant's 'To a waterfowl' and the painter W.S. Mount," final typescript, with manuscript editing
Published in Under Open Sky: Poets on W.C. Bryant, 1986
9 pages

"William Sidney Mount: 'In the morning I wrote in Frost'" typescript with manuscript editing
Published in Long Island Historical Journal, Fall 1988
19 pages

"'In the wilderness of heaven': the Long Island boyhood of John Hall Wheelock," original typescript with manuscript editing
Published in Long Pond Review no. 12, Spring 1989- 1990
22 pages

Box 1, Folder 7'In the wilderness of heaven: new and selected poems,' unpublished, typescript
Box 1, Folder 8Manuscripts for articles to be published, Spring-Summer 2001
"Scuttle Hole Road, the painter Sheridan Lord", Spring 2001
To be published in Sag Harbor Express

"Paul Engle's long reach: Iowa City to Long Island"
Subsequently published in The South Carolina Review, Vol. 37, no. 2 (Spring 2005): pp. 186-191

"An interview with Vince Clemente, by Peter Thabit Jones"
Subsequently published by University of Wales at Swansea, Summer 2001. See folder 16:2.

"Writers, their homes, my town," manuscript
Published text, The Sag Harbor Express, February–March, 2001

Box 1, Folder 9Unpublished manuscripts
Arranged chronologically

Vince Clemente. "On reading Peg Watts-Cartwright's Chasing Venus," typescript, undated
"The regional muse: three ports in a landscape – Whitman, Wheelock, and Heyen," typescript with manuscript editing, December 15, 1978
6 pages

"Remembering John Hall Wheelock," typescript with editing notes, 1982?
14 pages

"Where memory is tarn deep," typescript, undated
5 pages

"Out of Nesconset Ponds: the Long Island Boyhood of William Heyen," typescript with handwritten notes on title page, 1984-1994
26 pages

Box 1, Folder 10Under a baleful star: a garland for Margaret Fuller, typescript, published 2006
Box 1, Folder 11Under a baleful star: a garland for Margaret Fuller, galley proofs, published, 2006
Box 2, Folder 1Vince Clemente, poems, Richmond-on-Thames, England, 1996-1998
Written while Clemente was living in England

Box 2, Folder 2-4Vince Clemente, poems, letters, and other papers, Richmond-on-Thames, England, 1996-1998
Box 2, Folder 5Script, Song of humankind [Ourselves], by Susan Melchior
Script includes poems by Vince Clemente and William Heyen. Also, letter from Melchior to Clemente and a performance poster

Box 3, Folder 1Vince Clemente. 'Snow Owl above Stony Brook Harbor, and other poems,' printer's text, 1976-1977
Box 3, Folder 2Vince Clemente. 'Songs From Puccini,' galley proofs, 1978
Box 3, Folder 3Poems, typescript, 1998-2000
Box 3, Folder 4"Essays from a small peninsula," unpublished essays typescript, 1998-2000
Box 3, Folder 5"Footrace along the Brooklyn Bridge"
Published in William Heyen's American Writers Respond, September 11, 2002

Working versions of the essay
Proofs, final version
Vince Clemente letter to William Heyen, November 5, 2001
Box 3, Folder 6Footrace along the Brooklyn Bridge and other stories, unpublished, typescript
Box 3, Folder 7Vince Clemente. "John Steinbeck's Sag Harbor: a place for the heart to rest," typescript, undated
Box 3, Folder 8Vince Clemente. "Like Whitman, 'Fed and bred under the Italian dispensation,'" typescript, undated
Box 3, Folder 9Manuscripts of essays to be published, 2006
Vince Clemente, "On hearing her song," typescript
Subsequently published in Seventh Quarry, January 2006. See folder 22:5

Vince Clemente, "John Steinbeck's Sag Harbor: that place for the heart to rest," typescript
Subsequently published in The South Carolina Review, Vol. 39 no. 1 (Spring 2006): pp. 142-155

Vince Clemente, "Ella Ciardi remembers brother John: the lone tape," typescript
Subsequently published in Italian-Americana, Summer 2007- see folder 9:10
See folder 18:1 for Ella Ciardi's audio tape, CD, and transcription

Vince Clemente, "Notes from an archivist," typescript
Subsequently published in The South Carolina Review, Vol. 41, no. 1 (Fall 2008): pp. 142-151. See folder 22:8

Box 3, Folder 10Manuscripts of essays to be published, 2007
Vince Clemente, "1900: an Italian odyssey," typescript
Vince Clemente, "Poems come from the strangest places," typescript
Vince Clemente, "The American catbird living abroad," typescript
Vince Clemente, "Notes from an archivist," typescript
Vince Clemente, "John Ciardi and John Holmes, my master teach," typescript
Vince Clemente, "The poem as prayer behind the prayer," typescript
Vince Clemente, "Deer at the window," typescript
Box 3, Folder 11Unpublished manuscript: Vince Clemente, "Littoral lament: the uncollected poems," typescript, undated
107 pages

Box 3, Folder 12Manuscript of volume of poetry to be published: Vince Clemente, "Companions: from a season of marriage," typescript
To be published by The Seventh Quarry Press, (Peter Thabit Jones, publisher), Spring 2008

Box 21, Folder 1In the wilderness of heaven: selected and uncollected poems, 2007
Completed typescript, with dedication to John H. Wheelock, 2007

Box 21, Folder 2Whistling Vivaldi: singing Whitman: selected prose, October 2007
Completed and expanded typescript, October 2007.

Box 22, Folder 1Vince Clemente, "Fruits of the primary glances"
Typescript, 30 pages, essay. Unpublished.

Box 22, Folder 2Vince Clemente, "Just a city garden walk"
Typescript, 8 pages, essay contrasting Sag Harbor and 2008 New York City walks. Unpublished.

Box 22, Folder 3Vince Clemente, "The army years: only yesterday"
Typescript, 14 pages, essay about the Army experience of a 20-year-old. Unpublished.

Box 22, Folder 4Vince Clemente, "Yes, 'So paltry is our pride of race'"
Typescript, 8 pages, essay. To be published in Italian-Americana, Rhode Island University, 2009.

Box 22, Folder 9Vince Clemente, "The mother and father of my poems", 2009
Typescript, 20 pages, essay of reflection. Unpublished

Box 22, Folder 10Vince Clemente, "On reading Mia Barkan Clarke's Tea with nana", 2009
Typescript, 4 pages, critique of the volume and expression of appreciation. Unpublished

Box 22, Folder 11Vince Clemente, "A place for lost children", 2009
Typescript, 13 pages, essay about the making of Whispers of the Soul. Unpublished

Box 22, Folder 12Vince Clemente, "Sag Harbor: that place where prayer is possible", 2009
Typescript, 9 pages, essay of reflection on Sag Harbor. Unpublished

Box 22, Folder 13Vince Clemente, "To have lived only once: how truly worth it", 2009
Typescript, 16 pages, essay responding to "Einmal" by Rilke. Unpublished

Box 22, Folder 14Vince Clemente, "Whispers of the soul: this strangest everything", 2009
Typescript, 10 pages, essay chronicling the making of the volume with Peter Thabit Jones. Unpublished

Box 24, Folder 1Vince Clemente, "The English years: Watergaw along the Thames"
Typescript, 15 pages, essay. Unpublished.

Box 24, Folder 2Vince Clemente, "Littoral lament: life's solemn evanescence"
Typescript, 5 pages, essay. Unpublished.

Box 24, Folder 3Vince Clemente, "Now, this walker in the city"
Typescript, 5 pages, essay. Unpublished.

Box 24, Folder 4Vince Clemente, "A pity we are not all saints"
Typescript, 12 pages, essay. Unpublished.

Box 24, Folder 5Vince Clemente, "Poems come from the strangest places"
Typescript, 6 pages, essay. Unpublished.

Box 24, Folder 6Vince Clemente, "Under a baleful star: poet-artist collaboration"
Typescript, 18 pages, essay. Unpublished.

Box 24, Folder 7Vince Clemente, "Wakening the ghosts: the words we use, that use us"
Typescript, 7 pages, essay. Unpublished.

Box 24, Folder 8Vince Clemente, "The woman in my poems"
Typescript, 20 pages, essay. Unpublished.

Box 26, Folder 2Vince Clemente, "The heartbreak at the heart of things," the Seventh Quarry Press anticipates publication in 2012
Typescript, approximately 50 pages, included is an announcement of its publication from the Seventh Quarry Press and a letter to Peter Thabit Jones

Box 26, Folder 3Vince Clemente, "At life's end", [2011]
Typescript, 12 pages, essay

Box 26, Folder 3Vince Clemente, "Good-bye, my fancy", [2011]
Typescript, first 30 pages of a planned full-length autobiography, essay

Box 26, Folder 3Vince Clemente, "Return of this: my first symphony", [2011]
Typescript, 6 pages, essay

Series II: Published articles and selected poems, 1974-2007
Box 4, Folder 1Vince Clemente, "The Martyrdom Of Savonarola: 1498" and "Still life," Descant, Vol. 18, no. 3 (Spring 1974)
Box 4, Folder 2Vince Clemente, "Tuscan bird hunters," Street Magazine (Fall 1974): p. 11
Box 4, Folder 3Vince Clemente, "Walt Whitman in the Hamptons," Street Magazine, Volume II, Number 1, Issue 5 (1975): pp. 1-3
Box 4, Folder 4Vince Clemente, "John Hall Wheelock: poet of death and honeysuckle," Long Pond Review (January 1976): pp. 10-19
Box 4, Folder 5Vince Clemente, "Lucy Brown visits Concord," Thoreau Journal Quarterly, Vol. 9, no. 4, (October 1977)
Box 4, Folder 6Vince Clemente, "Saturday morning at home," Kansas Quarterly, Volume 9, Number 1 (Winter 1977): p. 118
Box 4, Folder 7Vince Clemente, "Lobster harvest off crane's neck," Street Magazine, Volume II, Number 4, Issue 8 (1978): p. 3
Box 4, Folder 8Vince Clemente, ed. West Hills Review, Volume 1, Issue 1, (Fall 1979)
Box 4, Folder 9Vince Clemente, "1898: an Italian odyssey," United Italian Americans for Progress, (1980)
Box 4, Folder 10Vince Clemente, ed. "'Poets to come': William Heyen, poet-in-residence," West Hills Review, Volume 2, (Fall 1980): p. 112
Box 4, Folder 11Vince Clemente, "Herb garden in the doorway of Whitman's house," Choice, Twentieth Anniversary Issue, Number 11 of 12 (1980): pp. 16-17
Box 4, Folder 12Vince Clemente, "A.J.M. Smith: remembering Ted Roethke," Red Cedar Review, vol. 14, no 1 (Spring 1981)
see pp. 80-94

Box 5, Folder 1Vince Clemente, Various poems. Convergence #1 and #2, Ed. Dan Giancola, (1982)
Box 5, Folder 2Vince Clemente, "Heartwood by Norbert Krapf," a review, PLA Report, Long Island University, Volume 9, (1983)
Box 5, Folder 3Vince Clemente, "Under old field light," Zephyr, Volume 2, Issue 2 (1984): p. 7.
Box 5, Folder 4Vince Clemente, "Mother poem," "Apricot orchard," Bluefish, Volume 2, Number 3 of 4 (Autumn 1984/Spring 1985): pp. 57-58
Box 5, Folder 5Vince Clemente, "Mourning a wife," Blue Unicorn, Vol. 9, no. 1, (1985)
Box 5, Folder 6Vince Clemente, "My traveling companion," Croton Review, Issue 9, (Spring/Summer 1986): pp. 39-40.
Box 5, Folder 7Vince Clemente, "Basho awake at night," BWR, Volume 13, Number 1 (Fall 1986): p. 71.
Box 5, Folder 8Vince Clemente, "A man is what he does with his attention: a conversation with John Ciardi," Poesis: A Journal of Criticism, Vol. 7, no. 2, (1986)
Box 5, Folder 9Vince Clemente, "The doe at Orient Point," Raining Leaves, Great South Bay Poetry Cooperative, (1986)
Box 5, Folder 10Vince Clemente, "William Sidney Mount: 'In the morning I wrote in frost,'" The Long Island Historical Journal, (Fall 1988)
Box 5, Folder 11Vince Clemente, "Annie's blue asters" Blue Unicorn, Vol. 12, no 1., (1988)
Box 5, Folder 12Vince Clemente, "An essay beginning and ending with lost children," "Childsong," "Waking the child," "Flames," "Child and old man," North Atlantic Review, Volume I, Issue 1 (Summer 1989): pp. 50-56.
Box 5, Folder 13Vince Clemente, "In the wilderness of heaven: the seedtime of John Hall Wheelock," Long Pond Review, Number 12, (1989)
Box 6, Folder 1Vince Clemente, "Basho," Long Island Quarterly, (Spring 1990): p. 11
Box 6, Folder 2Vince Clemente, "Battle of the baritones," North Atlantic Review, Number 2 (Summer 1990): p. 81
Box 6, Folder 3Vince Clemente, "Remembering William Stafford," Starting from Paumanok, Volume V, Number 3, (Fall 1990)
Box 6, Folder 4Vince Clemente, "Morning in the mountains," Long Island Quarterly, (Spring 1991): p. 5.
Box 6, Folder 5Vince Clemente, "Our sacred objects," Poets and Writers Magazine, (May/June 1991)
Box 6, Folder 6Vince Clemente, ed., "Wheelock: 'In the wilderness of heaven," "Early fall, thinking of Wheelock," North Atlantic Review, Number 3 (Summer 1991): pp. 7-12
Box 6, Folder 7Vince Clemente, "Wintering," Long Island Quarterly, (Winter 1991): p. 23
Box 6, Folder 8Vince Clemente, "Complin song," Long Island Quarterly, (Spring 1992): pp. 11-14
Box 6, Folder 9Vince Clemente, "Reading John Ciardi, reading Whitman, a transcription," Epiphany: A Journal of Literature, University of Arkansas, (Summer 1992)
Box 6, Folder 10Vince Clemente, "Sausalito: 1957," The Portable Californian, (Summer 1992)
Includes correspondence with Paul Hadella

Box 6, Folder 11Vince Clemente, "Scrap metal day In Brooklyn," Fan: A Baseball Magazine, (Summer 1992)
Box 6, Folder 12Vince Clemente, "1898: an Italian odyssey," VIA: Voices in Italian America, Volume 3, Number 2 (Fall 1992): p. 99
Box 6, Folder 13Vince Clemente, "Eberhart," Paintbrush, Volume XIX, Number 38 (Autumn 1992): p. 76
Box 6, Folder 14Vince Clemente, "My father at the typewriter, composing," Eclectic Literary Forum, (Winter 1992)
Box 7, Folder 1Vince Clemente, "Memories of a Jewish boyhood," Italian Americana, Volume XI, Number 2 (Spring/Summer 1993): pp. 237-240
Box 7, Folder 2Vince Clemente, "With Whitman at West Hills," Eclectic Literary Forum, Volume 3, Number 3, (Fall 1993)
Box 7, Folder 3Vince Clemente, "Father of my spirit" [John Ciardi] Starting from Paumanok, Volume X, Number 2, (Fall 1993)
Box 7, Folder 4Vince Clemente, "Glories strung like beads," Fan: A Baseball Magazine, (Fall/Winter 1993)
Box 7, Folder 5Vince Clemente, "Wood duck vigil," Long Island Quarterly, (Winter 1993): pp. 12-13.
Box 7, Folder 6Vince Clemente, "Braiding the duckblind," American Literary Review, Volume VI, Number 1 (Spring 1995): pp. 40-41
Box 7, Folder 7Vince Clemente, "The writer as hyphenated-American," The Boston Book Review, (August 1995)
Box 7, Folder 8Vince Clemente, "Family photo," Long Island Quarterly, (Winter 1995): p. 26
Box 7, Folder 9Vince Clemente, "William Stafford and the Quaker farmhouse at West Hills," Eclectic Literary Forum, Vol. 5, Number 4, (1995)
A tribute to William Stafford

Box 7, Folder 10Vince Clemente, "Elegy," Live Poets Society, Volume IV, p. 32, (1996)
Box 7, Folder 11Vince Clemente, "Some relaxed interchanges with friends," Eclectic Literary Forum, Vol. 6, Number 1, (1996)
A tribute to William Stafford

Box 7, Folder 12Vince Clemente, "Watergaw along the Thames," Long Island Quarterly (Summer 1997): p. 3
Box 7, Folder 13Vince Clemente, "Lionel trilling fighting sleep," Eclectic Literary Forum, Vol. 7, no. 1, (1997)
Essay on Trilling's holograph poem "Notes for a Memoir;" see folder 10:18

Box 8, Folder 1Vince Clemente, "Musicians from Peru" and "At night in troubled sleep," Swagmag 8, Ed. Peter Thabit Jones, (1998)
Box 8, Folder 2Vince Clemente, "Young mother and retarded child," Cumberland Poetry Review, Volume XVII, Number 2 (Spring 1998): p. 75
Box 8, Folder 3Vince Clemente, "Outfielder's sky," Fan: A Baseball Magazine, (Spring 1999)
Box 8, Folder 4Vince Clemente, "Pomace" and "Emerson the monastery in Sicily," Navis 7, (Spring 1999)
Box 8, Folder 5Vince Clemente, "For a daughter far from home," Long Island Quarterly (Summer 1999): pp. 22-23
Box 8, Folder 6Vince Clemente, "Berrying, St. Ives in Cornwall," Whelks Walk Review, Volume II, Number 2 (August 1999): p. 73
Box 8, Folder 7Vince Clemente, "The poet in the twentieth century," Port Folio, (January 2000)
Box 8, Folder 8Vince Clemente, "James Dickey remembering John Hall Wheelock," South Carolina Review, Volume 32, Number 2 (Spring 2000): pp. 13-18
Box 8, Folder 9Vince Clemente, "Annie's blue sandals," Long Island Quarterly (Summer 2000): p. 20
Box 8, Folder 10Vince Clemente, "Wm. Hathaway, sightseer as thinking reed," Sag Harbor Reader, (Summer 2000)
Review of Sightseer

Box 8, Folder 11Vince Clemente, "William Sidney Mount: painter among writers," Port Folio, (September 2000)
Box 8, Folder 12Vince Clemente, "John Ciardi (1916-1886): the flowering of Italian American experience," Port Folio, (October 2000)
Box 8, Folder 13Vince Clemente, "The seed-bearer," Blue Unicorn, Volume XXIV, Number 2 (February 2001): p. 17
Box 8, Folder 14Vince Clemente, "Haying," Blue Unicorn, Volume XXIV, Number 3 (June 2001): p. 13
Box 8, Folder 15Vince Clemente, "Sogno d'oro," "Thoreau packs his journals," "Hopkins fishes the Elwy," The Ledge, Number 25 (Fall 2001): pp. 38-42
Box 8, Folder 16Vince Clemente, "Peninsula," Long Island Quarterly (Summer 2002): p. 6
Box 8, Folder 17Vince Clemente, "The hid pulse in things," Long Island Quarterly (Autumn 2002): p. 8
Box 8, Folder 18Vince Clemente, "My father's paper piano keyboard," VIA:Voices in Italian America, Volume 13, Number 2 (Fall 2002): pp. 35-42
Box 9, Folder 1Vince Clemente, "Hillside, New Jersey, 1948," Xanadu, Volume 24 (2003): pp. 44-45
Box 9, Folder 2Vince Clemente, "What is this breathing in me?" Blue Unicorn, Volume XXVII, Number 1 (October 2003): p. 5
Box 9, Folder 3Vince Clemente, "Trillium from the woods," Blue Unicorn, Volume XXVII, Number 3 (June 2004): p. 18
Box 9, Folder 4Vince Clemente, "Sausalito, time of the wild plum," The Pacific Review, Volume 23 (2005): pp. 45-55
Box 9, Folder 5[Vince Clemente, initial and featured poet]
Box 9, Folder 6Vince Clemente, "Paul Engle's long reach from Iowa City to Long Island," The South Carolina Review, Volume 37, Number 2 (Spring 2005): pp. 186-191
Box 9, Folder 7Vince Clemente, "Flyfishing," "Hopkins fishes the Elwy," The Seventh Quarry, Issue 3 (Winter 2006): p. 15
Vince Clemente, "Consulting Editor, America," profiled on pp. 5-14

Box 9, Folder 8Vince Clemente, "Stanley Kunitz and the writer as hyphenated-American," Shabdaguchha, Volume 8, Number 3/4 (April-September 2006): pp. 39-40
Box 9, Folder 9Vince Clemente, "I saved this one, color of creation," Blue Unicorn, Volume XXX, Number 3, 30th Anniversary Special Issue on Light (June 2007): pp. 30-31
Box 9, Folder 10Vince Clemente, "Ella Ciardi remembers brother John: the lone tape," pp. 160-169; "Dumpster," pp. 176-177, Italian Americana, Volume XXV, Number 2, (Summer 2007)
Box 22, Folder 5Vince Clemente, "On hearing her song," The Seventh Quarry, no. 3, Winter 2006, The Poetry Library: Southbank Centre, London, poetrymagazines.org.uk
7 pages

Box 22, Folder 6Vince Clemente, "Thoreau packs his journals," Blue Unicorn, Volume 31, Number 3 (June 2008): pages 32-33
Box 22, Folder 7Vince Clemente, "Mattituck," "Povestea orfanilor," "Cornul e primul care pleaca," Convorbiri Literare, Number 6 (150) (June 2008): pages 94-95
Translated by Olimpia Iacob

Box 22, Folder 8Vince Clemente, "Notes from an archivist," The South Carolina Review, Volume 41, Number 1 (Fall 2008): pages 142-151. Vince Clemente, "And I think of roses," The Seventh Quarry, Issue 10, (Summer 2009): page 9
Box 24, Folder 9Vince Clemente, "Littoral lament," Xanadu, 2008
Page 15. Includes typescript letter from Clemente to Andrew Policano, the editor

Box 24, Folder 10Vince Clemente, "A circle of meadow," "Cricket at the poetry reading," "From a train window," The Seventh Quarry: Swansea Poetry Magazine, Issue Twelve, Summer 2010
Pages 3-4. Includes typescript letter from Clemente to Peter Thabit Jones, the editor

Box 26, Folder 1Vince Clemente, "VIII. From Rieti: letter to Waldo," "IX. With Nino, awake," and "XXIV. Burying the child," translated into Romanian by Olimpia Iacob, Poezia, Anul XV, nr 3 (53) (2010): pages 124-127
Box 26, Folder 1Vince Clemente, "A trenta sei, after John Ciardi," Blue Unicorn, Volume XXXIV, Number 1 (October 2010): page 20
Box 26, Folder 1Vince Clemente, "Emerson, the monastery at Sicily," Blue Unicorn, Volume XXXIV, Number 2 (February 2011): page 38
Box 26, Folder 1Vince Clemente, "Wakening the ghosts: the words that we use, that use us," The Seventh Quarry, Issue 13 (Winter 2011): pages 47-54
Accompanied by letter from Vince Clemente to Peter Thabit Jones

Box 26, Folder 1Vince Clemente, "Francis, here my hand." Published on-line in String Poet: Journal of Poetry and Music, Issue 1, (May 2011)
Typescript, signed, 3 copies, 1 page each

Box 26, Folder 1Vince Clemente, "Major American poet, House of Scribner's editor," (Essay on John Wheelcock) The Seventh Quarry, Issue 14 (Summer 2011): pp. 60-71
Accompanied by typescript, 12 pages, and letter from Vince Clemente to Peter Thabit Jones

Box 26, Folder 1Vince Clemente, "At night and in a troubled sleep," Korean Expatriate Literature (2011): pages 50-51
Accompanied by a note from Stanley Barkan; the annual includes an interview with Barkan, publisher of Cross-Cultural Communications

Series III: Newspaper articles
Box 10, Folder 1-7The Sag Harbor Express, "Our town" column by Vince Clemente, 1999-2007
Box 22, Folder 15The Sag Harbor Express, "Our town" column by Vince Clemente, 2007-2008
Box 10, Folder 8The Sag Harbor Express, articles about Vince Clemente
Box 10, Folder 9Articles by Vince Clemente in other newspapers, 1979-2004
New York Times
2 articles

Newsday
5 articles

Sag Harbor Reader
1 article

Village Times
1 article

Three Village Herald
2 articles

East Hampton Star
1 article

Series IV: Lectures and readings
Box 10, Folder 10Long Island lectures, 1995-2002
"Out of the travel-worn satchel: on the poet's craft," Live Poets Society, Unitarian Fellowship of Bellport, October 22, 1995
"'Sounding the all clear' the poet as moral cartographer," Live Poets Society, Fifth Annual Writer's Conference, Dowling College, July 11, 1998
"John Ciardi: the many lives, my life with the man," Writers Talk, Southampton College, October 13, 1999
"Native pigments, the regional muse," Writers Space of Babylon, May 25, 1999
"Native pigments, the poet and painter, uses of the Long Island landscape part 1: early stirrings," Live Poets Society Workshop, November 21, 1999
"Seamus Heaney (1939): poet as moral compass," John Jermain Memorial Library, Sag Harbor, November 18, 2000
"Motions of grace: the poets Theodore Roethke and William Heyen," Clayton Liberatore Gallery, March 24, 2001
"Walt Whitman's Long Island," Westhampton Beach Library, April 11, 2001
"John Ciardi: flowering of the Italian American experience," Clayton Liberatore Gallery, Bridgehampton, October 20, 2001
"A man's life in poetry: in the creel of the ear," Live Poets Society, Bayport Unitarian Church, November 4, 2001
"Some poets and painters in a Long Island landscape," Clayton Liberatore Gallery of Bridgehampton, July 13, 2002
"A life in poetry: family talk of the generations," The Pen Women of Suffolk County, Quogue Library, October 11, 2002
Box 10, Folder 11Long Island lectures, 2003
"Fruits of primary glances and the making of the poet," The Unitarian-Universalist Society of Suffolk County, April 27, 2003
"Whitman, American bard and the 'Italian dispensation,'" John Jermain Library, Sag Harbor, October 11, 2003
"John Steinbeck: Sag Harbor, 'A place for the heart to rest'," Writers Talk, Southampton College, November 18, 2003
Box 15, Folder 1Memorabilia, lectures and discussions given by Vince Clemente
SUNY Writers Festival at Binghamton, April 2-5, 1987
"Remembering poets," Walt Whitman Heritage Lecture Series, October 14, 1988
Photo, "Neighborhood house," Vince Clemente and group, Setauket, NY, June 4, 1988
"Democracy's poet: Walt Whitman, a celebration," New York State Whitman Celebration, March 28, April 24, 1992
"Long Island poets tribute to William Stafford," Walt Whitman Heritage Lecture Series, [moderated], May 1, 1994
"David Ignatow and friends," Walt Whitman Heritage Lecture Series, November 13, 1994
with invitation for 1998 memorial event; Clemente's last letter to Ignatow; and letter to Virginia Terris, regarding Ignatow's death

Walt Whitman reading, Heckscher Museum, November 20, 1994
Introduction to Louis Simpson, Live Poets Society Fifth Annual Poetry Writer's Conference, July 11, 1998
"Service of Thanksgiving for the life and works of Ted Hughes," Westminster Abbey, May 13, 1999
inscribed by Welsh Poet, Peter Thabit Jones

Photo, "3 Long Island poets": Vince Clemente, Dan Giancola, Dan Murray, Summer 1999
"Native pigments, Long Island Poets Roundtable," The Parrish Art Museum, October 2, 1999
includes letter

Announcement of the addition of Under a Baleful Star, A Garland for Margaret Fuller (2006) to the "American Poets Series," Cross-Cultural Communications, 2006
Box 15, Folder 2Programs and flyers
Mid-Island Y JCC Poetry Reading Series, 2001-2002, Vince Clemente, December 16, 2001
John Steinbeck Project, Meet the Writers Book Fair Art Preview, Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, May 10, 2002
Vince Clemente participating writer

Calendar of events (May-June), Canio's Books, Sag Harbor, June 15, 2002
Vince Clemente reading from Sweeter Than Vivaldi, June 15

Box 15, Folder 3Program and flyers
Hofstra University: "Moby-Dick 2001, An International Celebration"
"Poetry Forum" includes Vince Clemente's, "With Melville at Pittsfield," p. 9, and a form letter from Frank Van Zant, poet, E. Newport, NY, and organizer of the Melville Poetry Forum

Poetry Reading Series, Mid-Island Y JCC, 2001-2002
Vince Clemente, scheduled reader

Poetry Readings at Canio's of Sag Harbor, August-October, 2001
Vince Clemente, scheduled reader

Box 15, Folder 4Programs and flyers
Southampton College: "Meet the Writers" Bookfair," The John Steinbeck Project, Southampton College, May 2, 2003
Order of service, Unitarian Universalist Society of South Suffolk, April 27, 2003
Clemente guest speaker

Bookmark and flyer, "Celebrate National Poetry Month with Long Island Poet Vince Clemente", April 2003
Reading "Some painters and poets in a Long Island landscape: William Sydney Mount and Walt Whitman, William Merritt Chase and John Hall Wheelock, Ernesto F. Costa and Vince Clemente," Smithtown Library, April 22, 2003; article: Elizabeth W. Sobel, "Speaking at Smithtown Library is a Homecoming," The Times of Smithtown, St. James Nesconset, April 17, 2003

Invitation to a presentation on John Hall Wheelock by Vince Clemente, Rogers Memorial Library, January 27, 2003
"The American poet abroad: living in England," Clayton Liberatore Gallery, July 12, 2003
"Whitman, American bard and the 'Italian dispensation,'" National Italian Heritage Month, Sag Harbor Italian American Community, John Jermain Memorial Library, October 11, 2003
"John Steinbeck – the Sag Harbor years," Writers Speak, Southampton College, November 18, 2003
Flyer, Spring Equinox Poetry Reading, Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum, March 2004
Flyer, Poetry Marathon, Marine Museum, Amagansett, NY, August 2004
Outline for Vince Clemente's poetry reading at Marine Museum, Amagansett, NY, August 2004
"Vince Clemente Poetry Reading," The Montauk Library, August 29, 2005
Series V: Correspondence with American poets
Box 11, Folder 1Philip Able
1 letter on verso of 1 typescript poem "The Poet's Car"

Box 24, Folder 11Martin Abramson, 2010
[Critic and poet], 11 letters, one with attached typescript of book reviews by Abramson

Box 11, Folder 1Carol Bonomo Albright, 2006
[Editor of Italian Americana], 1 letter

Box 11, Folder 1Gay Wilson Allen
27 letters, blurb for Measure of the Man, and photograph (1968-1993)

Box 11, Folder 1Gurani Anjali, 1992
1 letter

Box 11, Folder 1Phillip Appleman, 1985-2002
[Poet/Darwinian scholar, whose Darwin: A Norton Critical Third Edition, included the work of Vince Clemente], 20 letters

Box 11, Folder 1John Ashbery, 1984
1 letter

Box 11, Folder 1Susan Astor, 1982
3 letters

Box 11, Folder 1Donald E. Axinn, 1998
2 letters (1998), including poems

Box 11, Folder 2Carolyn Balducci, 2005
1 letter

Box 11, Folder 2Stanley Barkan
[Director of Cross-Cultural Communications], 1 letter and 1 National Book Awards Entry Form (2000-2006)

Box 22, Folder 16Stanley H. Barkan, 2008
[Publisher, Cross-Cultural Communications], 1 postcard

Box 26, Folder 4Stanley Barkan
1 note to Clemente

Box 11, Folder 2Jill Bart, 2000-2001
6 letters (2000-2001), including poems, 1 undated typescript

Box 11, Folder 2Concetta Battaglia, 1999-2000
5 letters (1999-2000), including poems

Box 24, Folder 11Concetta Battaglia, 2010
[Maine poet, published in The Seventh Quarry], 5 letters, attached typescript of various poems by Battaglia. One letter from Battaglia to P.T. Jones

Box 26, Folder 4Concetta Battagalia
2 letters and several poems by Battagalia

Box 11, Folder 2Marvin Bell, 1984-1996
10 letters

Box 11, Folder 2James Bertolino, 1979
2 letters

Box 22, Folder 16Janice Bishop, 2008
[Long Island poet], 3 letters and 1 flier

Box 11, Folder 2Robert Bly
2 letters, 2 articles, and signed broadside, "The Buried Train" (1994-1999)

Box 11, Folder 2Robin Bourjaily, 1991
2 letters

Box 11, Folder 2Stan Brodsky, 1999
1 letter

Box 26, Folder 4Stan Brodsky
5 letters, 1 poem by Clemente, and 1 card

Box 11, Folder 2Matthew J. Bruccoli, 1983, 2001
2 letters, both related to John Hall Wheelock

Box 11, Folder 2Lewis Brunnemer, 1993
2 letters and book synopsis

Box 11, Folder 2William Cullen Bryant II, 1985
2 letters

Box 11, Folder 2Stanley Burnshaw, 2001
[critic/man-of-letters, friend of John Ciardi], 5 letters

Box 11, Folder 2Fred Byrnes
4 letters and 1 typescript

Box 11, Folder 3Joe Cardia, 1999-2001
23 letters, poems, and articles

Box 11, Folder 4Hayden Carruth, 1988
1 letter

Box 11, Folder 4Jared Carter, 1987
1 letter

Box 11, Folder 4Fran Castan, 1998-2000
5 letters and printed ephemera

Box 11, Folder 4Siv Cedering
1 letter, 1 typescript poem "Sunday Traveler; for William Stafford, in 1968"

Box 11, Folder 4Diana Chang, 1991-2002
5 letters and poems, includes reviews of Chang's poetry

Box 11, Folder 4Wayne Chapman, 2003-2007
[Editor of The South Carolina Review], 8 letters

Box 22, Folder 16Wayne Chapman
[Editor-in-Chief, The South Carolina Review]

Box 11, Folder 4Edward M. Cifelli, 2001-2002
[biographer of John Ciardi], 8 letters), includes articles

Box 11, Folder 4Vivian Ciolli, 2000
1 letter

Box 26, Folder 4Mia Barton Clarke
1 letter which originally accompanied her book, Tea With Nana: Paintings and Poems

Box 11, Folder 4Andrei Codrescu, 1995-1996
[Editor, Exquisite Corpse], 3 letters

Box 11, Folder 4Robert Coles, 1989
1 letter

Box 11, Folder 4Leo Connellan, 1989
1 letter

Box 22, Folder 16Judy Costa
[Biographer; wife of Ernesto Costa, artist], 3 letters; signed typescript of Ernesto Costa: Painter As Courage-Teacher by Vince Clemente (2008)

Box 11, Folder 5Jack Coulehan, 1992-2002
45 letters, poems and photographs

Box 22, Folder 16Lisa Cowley, 2008
[Long Island poet; journalist], 1 card

Box 11, Folder 4Robert Creeley, 1980
1 letter

Box 11, Folder 6Peter Davison, 1995
1 letter

Box 11, Folder 6James Dickey, 1981-1997
7 letters and 1 article

Box 11, Folder 6Wayne Dodd, 1988-1989
3 letters

Box 11, Folder 6Paul Dolan, 1998
1 letter

Box 26, Folder 4Kathy Donnelly
1 letters and 1 card

Box 11, Folder 6Barbara Donovan, 1996-1998
[Live Poets Society], 9 letters and printed ephemera

Box 11, Folder 6John Durler, 1997
2 letters

Box 11, Folder 6Cornelius Eady, 1993
1 letter and 1 article

Box 11, Folder 6Paul Engle, 1981-1991
15 letters and 2 poems

Box 11, Folder 7C.K. [Cynthia] Erbes, 1994-2002
[Editor of Eclectic Literary Forum], 41 letters

Box 12, Folder 1Graham Everett, 1983-2007
[Publisher of Street Press], 36 letters; poems, typescript, and printed ephemera

Box 22, Folder 17Graham Everett, 2008
[Long Island poet; Publisher, Street Press], 1 letter, 6 typescript poems

Box 24, Folder 11Graham Everett, 2010 [one erroneously dated 2001]
[Editor and poet], 2 letters

Box 12, Folder 2Frederick Feirstein [to A.J.M. Smith], 1974
1 letter

Box 12, Folder 2Irving Feldman, 1984
1 letter

Box 12, Folder 2Lawrence Ferlinghetti, 1977-1998
2 letters

Box 12, Folder 2Donald Finkel, 1990
2 letters

Box 12, Folder 2Charles Fishman, 1985-1991
2 letters

Box 12, Folder 2Kenneth Gambone, 1992-1995
3 letters

Box 12, Folder 2Morris Gelfand, 1987-1988
[Stone House Press], 3 letters and printed ephemera

Box 12, Folder 3Dan Giancola, 1984-2001
26 letters, poems, and 1 article

Box 12, Folder 4Alonzo Gibbs [to Max Wheat], 1981
1 letter

Box 12, Folder 4Allen Ginsberg, 1991
Signed broadside poem, "I love old Walt Whitman so"

Box 12, Folder 4Dana Gioia, 1994-1995
6 letters

Box 12, Folder 4Daniela Gioseffi, 1986
1 letter

Box 12, Folder 4Jesse Glass, 1991
1 letter

Box 12, Folder 4Louise Glück, 1988
1 letter

Box 12, Folder 4Natalie Goldberg, 1992 and undated
2 letters

Box 12, Folder 4David Goldfarb, 1993
2 letters [including Clemente's recommendation] and poems

Box 12, Folder 4Leonard Greco, 2002-2004
14 letters and poems

Box 22, Folder 17Leonard Greco, 2009
[Long Island poet; Journalist, Street Press], 1 letter

Box 12, Folder 4Charles Guenther, 2004-2007
4 letters, 1 photocopy

Box 12, Folder 4Anthony Guilbert, 1993-1998
19 letters

Box 12, Folder 5Rachel Hadas, 1997
1 letter and printed ephemera

Box 12, Folder 5John Haines, 1988
2 letters

Box 12, Folder 5Jennie Hair, 1995
2 letters

Box 12, Folder 5Sam Hamill, 1992
1 letter

Box 12, Folder 5Kenneth O. Hansen, 1985
1 letter

Box 12, Folder 5Robert L. Harrison, 1993-2005
5 letters, includes articles and Harrison's interview with Mike Schact

Box 12, Folder 5James Haug, 1981
1 letter

Box 12, Folder 5Anthony Hecht, 1985
1 letter

Box 12, Folder 5George Held, 1999-2000
3 letters, 1 poem

Box 12, Folder 6-7Frane Helner, 1996-2004
Folder 6. 14 letters and poems (1996-2002) -- Folder 7. 19 letters and poems (2003-2004)

Box 22, Folder 17Frane Helner, 2008-2009
[Long Island poet], 3 letters, 3 typescript poems

Box 24, Folder 12Frane Helner, 2010
[Long Island poet], 7 letters

Box 26, Folder 4Frane Helner
4 letters, 1 card, and 6 signed poems by Helner

Box 22, Folder 17Barbara Hoffman, 2003-2009
[Long Island poet], 5 letters, signed (2003-2004, 2009), 4 typescript poems, typescript of Reading Tennyson: the English Sketches by Vince Clemente, 1 flier (2003-2004)

Box 12, Folder 5Kathy Sperling Horowitz, 1997-1999
4 letters and 3 poems

Box 26, Folder 4Kathy Horowitz
12 letters, and 3 poems by Horowitz

Box 12, Folder 5Jay B. Hubbell, 1975-1979
5 letters [about John Hall Wheelock]

Box 12, Folder 5Richard Hugo, 1978-1980
3 letters

Box 13, Folder 1David Ignatow, 1975-1997
13 letters; poem manuscript, "#33," "White-Haired I Walk…;" and printed ephemera

Box 13, Folder 1Yaedi Ignatow, 2005
2 letters with attachments

Box 13, Folder 1Ruth G. Iodice, 2003-2004
[Poetry editor of Blue Unicorn], 10 letters and poems

Box 22, Folder 17Ruth Iodice, 2008
[Editor, Blue Unicorn], 1 postcard

Box 24, Folder 12Ruth Iodice, 2010
[Editor, Blue Unicorn], note and response letter, as well as a Blue Unicorn flier

Box 13, Folder 1Mildred Jeffrey, 1988
1 letter

Box 13, Folder 1June Jordan [to Joann Krieg], 1988
1 letter: accepting first woman poet-in-residence at Whitman House

Box 13, Folder 1Donald Junkins, 1982
1 letter

Box 13, Folder 2Marjorie Kaufman, 1997-2000
[Writer for the New York Times], 6 letters

Box 13, Folder 2David Keefe, 1996-1997
[Weatherlight Press], 12 letters and poems

Box 13, Folder 2Milton Kessler, 1983-1994
5 letters and poems

Box 13, Folder 2Thomas Kinsella, 1989
1 letter

Box 13, Folder 2Aaron Kramer, 1975-1986
4 letters

Box 13, Folder 3Norbert Krapf, 1982-2007
[Director of CW Post Poetry Center], 35 letters, also includes typescripts, articles, and printed ephemera

Box 22, Folder 17Norbert Krapf, 2006-2008
[National Poet; Poet Laureate of Indiana], 2 letters, signed typescript poem, 2 fliers

Box 26, Folder 4Norbert Krapf
5 letters, 2 poems by Krapf, and a review of Krapf's poetry

Box 13, Folder 2Mindy Kronenberg, 1999-2000
3 letters

Box 22, Folder 17Mindy Kronenberg, 2008
[Long Island poet; Editor, Book/Mark], 1 letter

Box 13, Folder 2Stanley Kunitz, 1996
1 letter

Box 13, Folder 4Joseph Langland, 1983
1 letter

Box 13, Folder 4Stephen Lewandowski, 1983-1998
3 letters

Box 13, Folder 4John Logan, 1944-1989
8 letters and printed ephemera

Box 13, Folder 4Robert Long, 1994-1998
3 letters and 1 poem

Box 13, Folder 4Archibald MacLeish
4 letters and a complete transcript from NYCity's WNET Channel 13 program, Bill Moyer's Journal: A Conversation with Archibald MacLeish, 3/7/76, 15 pages

Box 13, Folder 4Fran Mancuso, 1997
2 letters and poems

Box 24, Folder 12Michele A. Mareck, 2009-2010
[California poet, former student of Clemente's], 4 letters and typescript of various poems by Mareck

Box 24, Folder 12John J. McDermott
[Professor of philosophy, Texas]

Box 26, Folder 4John J. McDermott
5 letters, 1 poem by Clemente and 1 poem by McDermott, and posters for a talk given by McDermott ("A Jamesian Personscape: The Fringe as Messaging to the 'Sick Soul'")

Box 13, Folder 4Lewis McKee, 1991
1 letter

Box 13, Folder 4Susan Melchior, 1999-2000
5 letters

Box 13, Folder 4William Meredith, 1982-1991
3 letters and poem, "Those we love"

Box 13, Folder 5Edward H. Miller, 1978-1993
3 letters

Box 13, Folder 5Czeslaw Milosz
signed broadside "Ars Poetica" [with correction]

Box 13, Folder 5Daniel Moran, 2005-2007
3 letters

Box 13, Folder 5Frederick Morgan, 1985
1 letter

Box 13, Folder 5Robert Morgan, 1984
1 letter

Box 13, Folder 6Annabelle Moseley, 2006-2007
12 letters with attachments

Box 22, Folder 18Annabelle Moseley
[Long Island poet; novelist], 6 letters, articles, typescript of introduction of Peter Thabit Jones and Aeronwy Thomas at Stevenson Academy of Fine Arts by Annabelle Moseley, and typescript of An Applied Metaxu of Simone Weil: One Poet's Thoughts by Annabelle Moseley (2008)

Box 26, Folder 4Annabelle Moseley
10 letters, and several poems by Moseley

Box 13, Folder 5Robert Cushman Murphy, 1972-1983
2 letters to Alfred Van Buren (1972); "In Memoriam," (obituary) Murphy Monocle, Vol. 5, no.. 3 (1973); 1 letter from Alison Murphy Conner to Vince Clemente (1983)

Box 13, Folder 5Dan Murray, 1998
1 letter

Box 13, Folder 5Gloria Murray, 2005
1 letter

Box 13, Folder 5William Mulvihill, 1999-2002
6 letters

Box 13, Folder 7Louise Napolitano-Carman, 1995-1996
2 letters and 1 typescript

Box 13, Folder 8Paul Newman, 1997-2002
[Editor, Abraxas], 22 letters

Box 13, Folder 7Grace Neyssen, 1991-1998
3 letters

Box 13, Folder 7John F. Nims, 1992
1 letter

Box 13, Folder 7Ned O'Gorman, 1983
2 letters

Box 13, Folder 7Sharon Olds, 1992
signed broadside "Natural History"

Box 13, Folder 7Greg Orr, undated
1 letter

Box 13, Folder 9Celeste Padilla, undated
1 letter

Box 13, Folder 9Carolyn Page, 1994
1 letter

Box 13, Folder 9Kalliopy Paleos, 1991-1992
4 letters and poems

Box 13, Folder 9Roxanne Panero, 2007
[Long Island artist], 1 letter and photograph of her drawing, Reading Clemente, of a woman reading Under a Baleful Star: A Garland for Margaret Fuller by Vince Clemente

Box 13, Folder 9Anselm Parlatore, 1982
1 letter

Box 13, Folder 9Linda Pastan, 1978
2 letters

Box 13, Folder 9Raymond Patterson, 1986-1998
11 letters and poems

Box 13, Folder 9Walter Pavlich, 1986
2 letters

Box 13, Folder 9Canio Pavone, 1997-1998
4 letters

Box 13, Folder 9Richard Peek, 2004
Christmas card from Vince Clemente with attached letter

Box 13, Folder 9Joan Peternel, 1999-2001
9 letters

Box 13, Folder 9Robert Phillips, 1982-1985
3 letters and poem, "Promising"

Box 13, Folder 9Allen Planz, undated-2005
3 letters

Box 22, Folder 18Anne Porter, 2008
[Long Island poet; wife of Fairfield Porter, painter], 1 letter, 1 signed typescript poem by Vince Clemente

Box 13, Folder 9A. Poulin, Jr., 1977-1985
7 letters and a signed poem, "The Singers," typescript photocopy, 1977 and 1978, 4 pages

Box 13, Folder 9Omar S. Pound, 1969
[Ezra Pound's Son], 1 letter

Box 13, Folder 9Prem Prasad, 1994
2 letters and 1 photograph

Box 14, Folder 1Burton Raffel, 1988
1 letter

Box 14, Folder 1Susan Richman, 1972-1991
3 letters

Box 14, Folder 1Nicholas Rinaldi, 1982-1985
3 letters

Box 14, Folder 1Natalie Robbins, 1984
1 letter

Box 14, Folder 1Raymond Roseliep, 1978
2 letters

Box 14, Folder 1Norman Rosten, 1988
2 letters

Box 14, Folder 1Mike Schacht, 1993-1998
[Editor of Fan: A Baseball Magazine], 9 letters

Box 26, Folder 4Cliff Schrage
5 letters, proposal, synopsis, and chapter 13 of Schrage's book Silas Dillon of Cary County, and 9 poems by Schrage

Box 14, Folder 1Carol Sherman, 1998
autographed article

Box 22, Folder 18Carol Sherman, 2008
[Long Island poet], 2 letters

Box 14, Folder 1Susan Sherman, 1993
[For May Sarton; about Ciardi Archives], 1 letter

Box 14, Folder 1Jon Silkin, 1996
[Editor of Stand Magazine], 2 letters

Box 14, Folder 1Louis Simpson, 1975
1 letter

Box 14, Folder 1David R. Slavitt, 1983-1991
3 letters

Box 14, Folder 1Dave Smith, 1980-1985
5 letters

Box 14, Folder 1W.D. Snodgrass, 1978
1 letter

Box 14, Folder 2William Stafford, 1978-1994
24 letters, poems, printed ephemera, and a signed photograph

Box 14, Folder 2Kim Stafford, 1994
[Son of William Stafford], 4 letters

Box 14, Folder 3Edward Stever, 1992-1993
3 letters and poems

Box 14, Folder 3Tom Stock, 1999-2000
3 letters), including poems

Box 14, Folder 3Terry Stokes, 1982
1 letter

Box 14, Folder 3Barbara Stone, 1998-1999
[Editor of Hampton Shorts], 2 letters

Box 14, Folder 4Lucien Stryk, 1979-1997
59 letters, including poems and photograph with Vince Clemente

Box 14, Folder 3Brian Swann, 1979-1980
8 letters

Box 14, Folder 3Robert Sward [to AJM Smith], 1963
1 letter

Box 14, Folder 3Karen Swenson, February 6, 19XX
1 letter

Box 14, Folder 3May Swenson, 1975-1991
12 letters and a poem (manuscript and typescript): "From Sea Cliff, March," May 1982, 2 pages

Box 14, Folder 5John Tagliabue, 1985-2006
Correspondence, poems, reviews, and announcement of John Tagliabue's death (June 2006), [includes copies of John Ciardi correspondence]

Box 14, Folder 6Nathaniel Tarn, 1993
1 letter

Box 14, Folder 6Barry Taylor, 1998-1999
[Maypole Press], 3 personal letters and 4 mass mailings

Box 14, Folder 6Henry Taylor, 1975-1979
4 letters

Box 14, Folder 6Gayl Teller, 2003-2006
13 letters with attachments

Box 14, Folder 6Virginia Terris, 1997-2000
2 letters

Box 14, Folder 6Martin Tucker, 1998
1 letter

Box 14, Folder 7Lewis Turco, 1985-1997
4 letters, including other essays and poems, articles, and Christmas cards

Box 14, Folder 8Charles E. Wadsworth, 1987
1 letter

Box 14, Folder 8David Wagoner, undated
2 letters

Box 26, Folder 4Lois Walker
2 letters, 3 poems by Walker, and a piece of artwork by Walker

Box 14, Folder 8Sue Walker, 1988-1994
[Publisher of Negative Capability Press and the journal Negative Capability], 2 letters

Box 14, Folder 8George Wallace, 1995-1999
[Long Island Quarterly], 9 letters

Box 14, Folder 8Amei Wallach, 1983
[Newsday], 2 letters

Box 14, Folder 8Michael Walsh, 1999
1 letter

Box 14, Folder 8Michael Waters, 1981
1 letter

Box 14, Folder 8R.B. Weber, undated
1 letter

Box 14, Folder 9Maxwell C. Wheat, Jr., 1982-2007
22 letters; poems, articles, typescript, and printed ephemera, including a letter to New York State Senator Hillary Clinton regarding legislation for a National Memorial Poem, flyers, correspondence with Edgar Carlson regarding the memoirs of Maxwell C. Wheat, Jr., and two typescripts for "That Rarest of Men: Maxwell C. Wheat, Jr." by Vince Clemente [for publication in the memoirs]

Box 24, Folder 12Claire N. White, 2010
[Long Island poet, editor, historian] 2 letters

Box 14, Folder 8John A. Williams, 1996
2 letters) and poems

Series VI: Reviews of Clemente's works
Box 15, Folder 5Reviews of Clemente books
Review of Vince Clemente's A Place for Lost Children, by Mindy Kronenberg, Book/Mark, Winter 1999, pp. 9-10
Letter, Mindy Kronenberg to Vince Clemente, May 11, 1999
Review of Sweeter Than Vivaldi by Mindy Kronenberg, Book/Mark, Spring/Summer 2004
Letter, Paul Newman to Vince Clemente, October 20, 2000
Review of Watergaw and two Clemente poems, Abraxas, Issue 16
Series VII: Other authors
Subseries I: Peter Thabit Jones material
Welsh poet; taught Clemente's work at Dylan Thomas' Swansea Home, part of University of Wales at Swansea Curriculum

Box 16, Folder 1Catalogue, Department of Adult Continuing Education, University of Wales Swansea, 1999
Note: Course "Poets and Poetry," taught by Peter Thabit Jones at the Swansea House of Dylan Thomas, with Vince Clemente included as a subject in the course

Box 16, Folder 5University of Wales at Swansea catalogue, Dept. of Adult Continuing Education, 2002-2003
Page 63, Peter Thabit Jones' course "Poets and Poetry I" description reads "…the works of American poets such as New York's Vince Clemente"

Box 16, Folder 7Course catalog, Swansea University, 2004-2005
Page 59 includes Thabit-Jones' poetry course description, which features Vince Clemente's work

Box 16, Folder 8Course catalog, Swansea University, 2005-2006
Page 67, "Poets and poetry I," taught by Peter Thabit Jones, Vince Clemente a subject

Box 16, Folder 2"An interview with Vince Clemente: from the Peninsula House at Sag Harbor"
Two copies, (one copy inscribed by PT Jones to Vince Clemente, September 2001)

Box 16, Folder 2Course description, taught by Jones and citing Clemente's poetry; with note from Jones to Clemente
Box 16, Folder 3Peter Thabit Jones letters, poems, and printed ephemera, 1997-2000
37 items

Box 16, Folder 4Correspondence and manuscript poems by Jones, 2001
Box 16, Folder 6Correspondence and poetry, 2001-2002
Box 16, Folder 10Correspondence, Peter Thabit Jones, 2002-2003
Box 16, Folder 11-12;
Box 17, Folder 1
Correspondence, Peter Thabit Jones, 2003-2006
13 letters

Box 21, Folder 3Peter Thabit Jones correspondence, October 2006-2007
Includes 7 letters; poetry, articles, photographs

Box 23, Folder 2Correspondence, 2007-2009
14 letters, poems, and printed ephemera, including publisher's proofs of Poet to Poet #1

Box 23, Folder 3Correspondence, 2009
7 letters and printed ephemera

Box 24, Folder 16Peter Thabit Jones correspondence, 2010
18 letters and various printed ephemera

Box 26, Folder 4Peter Thabit Jones correspondence
5 letters

Box 16, Folder 9Peter Thabit Jones, The Lizard Catchers, typescript, dedicated to Vince and Annie Clemente
Box 16, Folder 10Outline, "Contemporary poetry: 'Words alone are certain good," Meath Writers Group, Meath Public Library, May 16, 2003
Box 16, Folder 10"The colour of saying: tutoring At 5 Cwmdonkin Drive," Quadrant [Australian literary journal], June 2003
About teaching at the Swansea, Dylan Thomas Home; Vince Clemente is mentioned on page 64

Box 23, Folder 1Manuscript, "The boy and the lion's head"
Original typescript with manuscript notes by Clemente, 35 pages
For book with Romanian translation by Olimpia Iacob, published 2009, please check library catalog

Box 23, Folder 4Materials regarding "Soapte ale sufletului/Whispers of the soul"
For book with Romanian translation by Olimpia Iacob, published 2008, please go to library catalog

Peter Thabit Jones, "Whispers of the soul," webpage announcement, November 22, 2008
http://www.peterthabitjones.com/index.html, 2 pages

"Soapte ale sufletuluti," Editura Fundatiei Poezia Iasi, June 2008
www.afcn.ro/upload/finantari/pe-no-, 8 pages. Includes biography and poem excerpts from Whispers of the Soul in Romanian, translated by Olimpia Iacob. MS note to VC from Peter Thabit Jones about funding information.

Cover for "Soapte ale sufletului/Whispers of the soul" by Peter Thabit Jones and Vince Clemente, translated by Olimpia Iacob
Bilingual volume to be published in Romania

Box 23, Folder 5Materials regarding "The boy and the lion's head"
Vince Clemente, "On reading Peter Thabit Jones's 'The boy and the lion's head'"
Essay, typescript, 13 pages

Liviu Comsia, "The way of initiation to Kilvey Hill"
Review, typescript, 4 pages

Alexandru Zotta, "A story of the need for love…"
Review, typescript, 10 pages. Translated by Olimpia Iacob.

Program from the premiere performance of Peter Thabit Jones's 'The boy and the lion's head'
PC, 6 pages

Box 23, Folder 6Photographs
Peter Thabit Jones and Aeronwy Thomas at The White Horse Tavern, Greenwich Village, during "Dylan Thomas tribute" tour, Spring 2008
Peter Thabit Jones and Vince Clemente, New York Public Library, during "Dylan Thomas tribute" tour, Spring 2008
Peter Thabit Jones, Vince Clemente, Stanley Barkan, and Aeronwy Thomas, New York Public Library, during "Dylan Thomas tribute" tour, Spring 2008
The Queen of England and Prince Philip reading Peter Thabit Jones' poem, "Kilvey Hill," on the stained glass window in St. Thomas School, Swansea, Wales, 2007
Peter Thabit Jones and Olimpia Iacob [translator of Whispers of the Soul], Romania, October 2008
Peter Thabit Jones and Olimpia Iacob at bust honoring Romanian national poet, Satu Mare, Romania, October 2008
Peter Thabit Jones and Olimpia Iacob at Romanian National College, October 2008
Peter Thabit Jones, Olimpia Iacob and Professor Alexandru Zotta at Romanian launch of "The boy and the lion's head", 2009
Box 23, Folder 7Aeronwy Thomas and Peter Thabit Jones, "Tribute to Dylan Thomas" tour, announcements and fliers, Spring 2008
15 pages

Box 23, Folder 8Aeronwy Thomas and Peter Thabit Jones, "Tribute to Dylan Thomas" tour, films produced by Stanley H. Barkan, Spring 2008
7 DVDs

Walt Whitman birthplace, Long Island, April 4, 2008
Stevenson Academy of Fine Arts, Long Island, April 6, 2008
East Meadow Library, Long Island, April 10, 2008
Southampton Inn, North Sea Poetry Scene, April 12, 2008
National Arts Club, New York City, April 18, 2008
White Horse Tavern, Greenwich Village, New York, May 5, 2008
Poetry Center at Passaic County Community College, New Jersey, May 2008
Box 23, Folder 9Various fliers
Peter Thabit Jones, "Walking with Dylan Thomas," Mid-Manhattan Library, The New York Public Library, New York, May 27, 2009
Peter Thabit Jones, "Celebrating Dylan Thomas: Dylan down the ups," The Chattery, Uplands, Swansea, October 27, 2009
Invitation to attend "Aeronwy Thomas Eliis (1943-2009): memorial and life celebration," Wales International Center, Chrysler Building, New York, December 10, 2009
Presented by Stanley Barkan [Cross-Cultural Communications] and Catrin Brace [Welsh Assembly Government]

"Dylan Thomas in Wales visiting American students project: Spring 2010" announcement
Box 23, Folder 10"Welcome to the official domain of Peter Thabit Jones," homepage of Jones's website, http://www.peterthabitjones.com/, January 5, 2010
4 pages, computer printout.

Box 24, Folder 14Peter Thabit Jones material
Vince Clemente, "On reading Peter Thabit Jones's poems from a cabin on Big Sur"
Typescript, 12 pages. Published as the preface for the following.

Peter Thabit Jones. "Poems from a cabin on Big Sur"
Typescript with photographs, 71 pages

Flier, advertising Walking with Dylan Thomas film
2 pages

Box 24, Folder 15Peter Thabit Jones material as poet-in-residence at Big Sur, California, May 2010
Assorted photographs of Peter Thabit Jones
Computer printouts, 9 pages

Copy of newspaper announcement of poetry reading by Jones
Flier for "Finding Dylan Thomas"
Review in Romanian of Jones's "The boy and the lion's head"
2 pages

Subseries II: John Ciardi material
Box 17, Folder 2Correspondence related to John Ciardi: Measure of the Man, A-B
University of Arkansas Press letter of acceptance of John Ciardi, Measure of the Man, 1986
John Ahern, 1986
1 letter

William Arrowsmith, 1986
1 letter

Isaac Asimov, 1985-1986
5 letters and 1 typescript

David H. Bain, 1985-1986
4 letters

Philip Booth, 1983-1996
7 letters and 1 typescript

John M. Brinnin, 1985
1 letter

Jonathan Bumas, 1986
1 letter and photograph of artwork

Stanley Burnshaw, 1985-1989
14 letters and 1 typescript

Box 17, Folder 3Correspondence related to John Ciardi: Measure of the Man, C-Eb
Ella Ciardi, 1986-1987
[Sister of JC], 11 letters

Judith Ciardi, 1985
[Wife of JC], 4 letters

Edward M. Cifelli, 1985-1986
3 letters

Norman Cousins, 1985-1986
3 letters

W.S. Di Piero, 1986
4 letters

Richard Eberhart, 1982-1987
11 letters

Box 17, Folder 4Correspondence related to John Ciardi: Measure of the Man, Ec-J
Doris Holmes Eyges, 1985-1986
[Wife of John Holmes], 2 letters

Richard Elman, 1986-1998
5 letters and 1 typescript

Charles E. Feinberg, 1985
1 letter

George Garrett, 1986
2 letters and 1 typescript

Charles Guenther, 1986
biographical note

Donald Hall, 1978-1998
19 letters

John Holmes, 1955
1 letter

Dan Jaffee, 1986
5 letters

Judson Jerome, 1985-1986
3 letters and 2 typescript

Box 17, Folder 5Correspondence related to John Ciardi: Measure of the Man, K
X.J. Kennedy, 1985-1987
13 letters

Norbert Krapf
1 typescript

Edward Krickel, 1985-1992
9 letters and 2 copies of letters from John Ciardi

Joann Krieg, 1985-1986
4 letters and 1 typescript

Maxine Kumin, 1985-1998
3 letters and 1 typescript

Box 17, Folder 6Correspondence related to John Ciardi: Measure of the Man, L-S
Jeff Lovill, 1985-1990
15 letters

Paul Mariani, 1985-1988
4 letters

Jerome Mazzaro, 1985
1 letter

Sandra McPherson, 1984-1985
2 letters

John F. Nims, 1985-1992
17 letters

Gary Pacernick, 1985-1987
4 letters

Joseph Parisi, 1985
1 letter

Karl Shapiro, 1985-1992
18 letters and 2 poems: untitled, "I sing to the simplest flower" and "Whitman"

Sophie Wilkins, 1994-1998
[Mrs. Karl Shapiro], 13 letters of correspondence

William Jay Smith, 1985-1986
4 letters and 1 typescript

John Stone, 1986
1 letter

Box 17, Folder 7Correspondence related to John Ciardi: Measure of the Man, John Tagliabue, 1985-1999
37 letters

Box 17, Folder 8Correspondence related to John Ciardi: Measure of the Man, Lewis Turco, 1978-1985
3 letters, 1 typescript for Measure of the Man, and one photograph

Box 17, Folder 9Correspondence related to John Ciardi: Measure of the Man, U-Z
Peter Viereck, 1985?
2 letters

Diane Wakoski, 1985-1990
4 letters

Elly Welt, 1985-1986
3 letters

William White, 1979-1986
8 letters and 1 typescript

Richard Wilbur, 1983-1986
4 letters

John A. Williams, 1985-1986
2 letters

Miller Williams, 1985-1991
15 letters

Box 17, Folder 10Reviews of John Ciardi: Measure of Man
Box 18, Folder 1John Ciardi material
Photograph, John and Judith Ciardi with unidentified others at Bread Loaf, 1957
"Ciardi on tape," Tuftonian, February 1961
John Ciardi, "About being born and surviving it," preprint from Contemporary Authors Auto Biography Series, Vol. 2
inscribed by Ciardi to Clemente, May 14, 1985; edited by Clemente for use in John Ciardi: Measure of the Man

Transcription and commentary, audio tape, and CD of Ella Ciardi : John Ciardi, the early years, 1986
Transcription and commentary by Clemente's SUNY Stony Brook student, Veronica Ann Rodriguez

Box 18, Folder 2"Poetic injustice: the FBI files of the poet John Ciardi," by William P. Barett
Box 18, Folder 3John Ciardi, foreword to La Cucina (Rose L. Sorce), September 14, 1985
Foreword typed for Vince Clemente by Judith Ciardi, September 14, 1985, at the Ciardi home in Meteuchen, N.J.

Box 18, Folder 4John Ciardi materials
Ciardi to Philadelphia school child, 1976[?]
Copy; with manuscript to Clemente

Ciardi to Kenneth Gambone, March 27, 1986
Copy

Ciardi to Prof. Nick Marino, September 20, 1985
Copy

Interview, "John Ciardi: a man is what he does with his attention", June 12, 1984
Original manuscript, with letter to Vince Clemente

Program, "Poets on Paumanok: Ciardi and Whitman," Walt Whitman Birthplace, West Hills, Long Island, June 3, 1984
[Clemente presenter]; "John Ciardi on Walt Whitman," original typescript

John Ciardi, vita
Original typescript

Photograph, John Ciardi and Vince Clemente, Setauket, NY, June 1984
"An apology for lost classicism"
Signed original typescript, with manuscript editing

"Memoir of a damaged harp teacher" broadside, inscribed to Vince Clemente
Program In Memory of John Ciardi, 1916-1986, Kirkpatrick Chapel, Rutgers University, September 24, 1986
Box 18, Folder 5Original letters, John Ciardi to Vince Clemente, November 10, 1978-March 26, 1986
Box 18, Folder 6Silkin, Jon. The two freedoms: poems. Macmillan, 1958
Book from Ciardi library: Note penciled on front end paper: "This is John Ciardi's copy, his notes reading Silkin. Vince Clemente 12/94."
48 pages

Box 18, Folder 7Alling, Kenneth Slade. Kingdom of Diagonals. Indiana University Press, 1954
Book from Ciardi library: Notes throughout; penciled on front end paper: "This is John Ciardi's copy, with his notes, Vince Clemente, 12/94."
62 pages

Box 18, Folder 8Vince Clemente. "My friend, John Ciardi," John Ciardi, Man of Letters exhibition catalog, Hofstra University Library, 1987
Added note in Vince Clemente's hand, "Items 1-117 are from the Vince Clemente Collection," [Stony Brook University, Special Collections]

Box 18, Folder 9Photograph negatives: Ciardi at Bread Loaf, photographs from John Ciardi, Man of Letters exhibition catalog, Hofstra University Library, pages 13-14, 1987
Box 18, Folder 10John Ciardi. "On passion as a literary tradition," Blue Unicorn, Volume I, Number 2 (February 1978) p. 4
Subseries III: John Steinbeck material
Box 18, Folder 11John Steinbeck: Materials pertaining to creation of "The John Steinbeck Memorial Trust"
Fundraiser, Grenning Gallery, Sag Harbor, October 4, 2003
Vince Clemente letter to Budd Schulberg [fundraiser honored guest], October 23, 2003
Newspaper articles: Beth Young, "Hope to honor Steinbeck," The Sag Harbor Express, Nov. 14, 2002; "Steinbeck sculptor to hold master class at Pierson [High School]" Sag Harbor Express, Nov. 27, 2003
Letter from Vince Clemente to John Jermain Memorial Library, Board of Directors, outlining creation of John Steinbeck Archival Center
Box 18, Folder 12John Steinbeck newsletter, Volume I, Issues 3 and 4
Vince Clemente both contributing writer and associate editor

Box 18, Folder 13John Steinbeck at Sag Harbor: materials related to the John Steinbeck Memorial Trust and John Steinbeck Sag Harbor newsletter
including the first volume and issue of the newsletter and a Clemente typescript of a collection of John Steinbeck's letters

Subseries IV: William Heyen material
Box 18, Folder 14William Heyen material: Christmas cards, 1976-2000
Box 19, Folder 1-6William Heyen correspondence, 1975-2008
Box 26, Folder 4William Heyen correspondence
9 letters, 2 postcards, and 4 framed and signed poems by Heyen

Box 18, Folder 15William Heyen, interviews with and manuscripts about
Interview by Ed Harsen, 1977
Unpublished manuscript

Memoir, "John White remembers Billy Heyen of Nesconset grammar school", 1979
Unpublished typescript

William Heyen, Introduction to Vince Clemente's Songs from Puccini, 1979
Typescript

Werner Heyen, "My brother Bill", 1983
Unpublished memoir, manuscript

Interview by Vince Clemente, Book of Praise, 1983
Unpublished, typescript with manuscript notes

Vince Clemente, "Out of Nesconset ponds", 1985
Unpublished, manuscript with handwritten comments by William Heyen

William Heyen, "A blade," published in John Ciardi: Measure of the Man, 1985
Typescript

Rosemarie Thornton on William Heyen's "With me far away", 1994
Typescript

Box 19, Folder 7William Heyen material
"Our light"
Signed broadside and manuscript

"At West Hills"
Manuscript

Photograph, Southampton, Long Island, 1984
"The way"
Manuscript

"The steer", 1984
Signed broadside

Subseries V: Carolyn M. Kleefeld
Box 25, Folder 1Carolyn M. Kleefeld works
Carolyn Mary Kleefeld. "Soul seeds: revelations and drawings." Merrick, N.Y.: Cross-Cultural Communications, 2008
Foreword by Laura Huxley. Inscribed to Vince Clemente by the author

Carolyn Mary Kleefeld. "Vagabond dawns." Merrick, N.Y.: Cross-Cultural Communications, 2009
Inscribed to Vince Clemente by the author. Contains compact disc with audio recordings of selected poems from the book.

Box 25, Folder 2Carolyn Mary Kleefeld. "Psyche of mirrors", 2010
Bound typescript, 183 pages. Foreword by Laura Huxley. Includes 6 letters between Carolyn Kleefeld and Vince Clemente

Box 25, Folder 3Carolyn M. Kleefeld correspondence, 2010
9 letters, various poems by Carolyn Kleefeld and printed ephemera

Box 25, Folder 4Carolyn M. Kleefeld correspondence, 2010
13 letters and various poems by Carolyn Kleefeld

Box 26, Folder 5Carolyn M. Kleefeld material
9 letters, 13 poems, and various digital prints of artwork

Subseries VI: Additional authors
Box 20, Folder 5Ernesto F. Costa material
Artist, paintings illustrated Sweeter Than Vivaldi

Article, "Costa at Galerie Mistinguette" Artworks, June 1999
Rogers Memorial Library, Southampton, NY, "Artist of the month, June, 2002, Ernesto F. Costa"
List of the exhibit's 16 paintings; invitation postcard, featuring Costa's Life and Death, 2001

Catalogue, "Ernesto F. Costa," Galerie Mistinguette of Manhasset, New York
2 copies

Correspondence, Judy Costa [wife of Ernesto Costa], 2001-2002
Who's Who In America biography of Ernesto F. Costa, information not published
Press release, Ernesto F. Costa Seminar, Rogers Memorial Library, June 22, 2002
[Vince Clemente, speaker

Outline of talk delivered by Vince Clemente at Costa Seminar, June 22, 2002
Box 20, Folder 6Dana Gioia material
Two photographs, 1995
Clemente and Gioia, Live Poets Society Writers Conference, Dowling College, Oakdale, NY, Summer 1995. [Gioia was the key note speaker and was introduced by Clemente]

Vince Clemente introduction to Dana Gioia, Live Poets Society Writers Conference, Dowling College, Oakdale, NY, Summer 1995
Box 20, Folder 7Aeronwy Thomas and Peter Thabit Jones
Aeronwy Thomas interview by Peter Thabit Jones, 4 pp.; Interview with Martin Holroyd (Aeronwy Thomas's publisher) by Peter Thabit Jones, 2 pp.; with letters to Wayne Chapman (editor of The South Carolina Review); biographies of Aeronwy Thomas and Peter Thabit Jones, 2 pp.; The Aeronwy Thomas and Peter Thabit Jones Schedule of Appearances, Speaking Tour, April-June 2008, Sponsored by Stanley H. Barkan [Cross-Cultural Communications].

Box 20, Folder 8Stanley Barkan at Swansea, Wales, May 2006
Flyer, photos, and New York Times article

One-page flyer: "An evening with Stanley Barkan", May 19, 2006
Four color photographs
Stanley Barkan and Peter Thabit Jones at Dylan Thomas gravesite, Swansea; Aeronwy Thomas, daughter of Dylan Thomas; Aeronwy Thomas and Peter Thabit Jones; Stanley Barkan, publisher: Cross-Cultural Communications and American poet

"His 'bridges' cross 40 different cultures," Amy Singer, New York Times, December 23, 1984
Photocopy. 1 page, includes photo of Barkan, editor and publisher of Cross-Cultural Communications, and his wife, Bebe, art director, at their offices in Merrick, NY.

Box 20, Folder 9Theodore Roethke, poem and photograph
"For a Great Teacher," unpublished poem, (1 page, typescript, carbon) signed with handwritten note in red pen by Roethke about the poem, and his students James Wright and David Wagoner [Note: The manuscript belonged to the Canadian poet, AJM Smith, Roethke's longtime friend from Michigan State University and was a gift from Smith's son, Peter, to Vince Clemente]

Photo, Roethke at home of AJM Smith, East Lansing, Michigan, Summer 1963

Box 20, Folder 10Lionel Trilling manuscript: Notes for a memoir/note-card
The note-card was found in Trilling's annotated copy of Rare Inscribed Books of 20th Century American Poetry, (edited by Conrad Aiken), in Vince Clemente's personal collection. The Book acquisition was dated by Trilling, November 1948

Box 20, Folder 11John Hall Wheelock material
John Hall Wheelock letters to Vince Clemente, 1968-1977
15 letters), [copies, originals at the Jay B. Hubbell Center, Duke University Library]

4 typescript letters from Erma P. Whittington, Jay B. Hubbell Center Librarian, 1979
Phyllis Wheelock to Vince Clemente, 3 manuscript letters, 1977-1979
William Hawxhurst Wheelock to Vince Clemente, 2 manuscript letters, 1999
Hope Stoddard letters to Vince Clemente, 14 typescript letters, 1979-1981
John Hall Wheelock to Hope Stoddard, copies of 7 manuscript and typescript letters, 1973-1975
Vince Clemente's typescript notes from interview with John Hall Wheelock, July 16, 1975
5 pages

Clemente, "My dear friend, John Hall Wheelock," typescript with manuscript editing, June 7, 1978
8 pages

Clemente, "John Wheelock: 'A mystery too deep for words,'" typescript with manuscript editing, January 9, 1980
4 pages

"Wheelock, retiring, tells of 46 yrs. at Scribner's," Paul V. Beckley, New York Herald Tribune, February 1, 1957
Photocopy

Box 20, Folder 12"Independent studies on John Hall Wheelock; biographical material"
Student scrapbook of Wheelock-related materials included student manuscript notes, photocopies of articles, original newspaper clippings - approximately 45 pages

Box 23, Folder 11Graham Everett, Manuscript: "An incomplete dictionary of disappearing things", October 2009
Typescript, 30 pages. Includes manuscript note to Clemente requesting critical comments, October 6, 2009. Also includes letter to Everett from Clemente, typescript, 1 page, October 29, 2009

Box 25, Folder 5Norbert Krapf, "The return of the native: a poet comes home," Traces of Indiana and Midwestern History, Vol. 22, no. 2 (Spring 2010), pages 48-55
Includes letter from Clemente to Krapf

Series VIII: Biography
Subseries I: Biographical material
Box 20, Folder 1Vince Clemente's vita [brief autobiographical sketch]
Updated version, 2002
Updated version, 2006-2007
Updated version, 2007-2008
Updated version, 2006-2008
Box 23, Folder 12Publications about Vince Clemente
Peter Thabit Jones, "Poet profile: Vince Clemente," Poetry Library, South Bank London, http://www.poetrymagazines.org.uk/magazine/record.asp?id=19377, January 18, 2008
2 pages

"Vince Clemente, 2007 poet of the year," Walt Whitman Birthplace, http://www.waltwhitman.org/2007Poetoftheyear.asp, March 21, 2008
14 pages

Peter Thabit Jones, "The color of saying: tutoring at 5 Cwmdonkin Drive," Quadrant Magazine of Australia, http://www.quadrant.org.au/php/article_view.php?article_id=244, March 26, 2008
6 pages

Victoria Cooper, "From Swansea to Sag Harbor," Dan's Papers of Long Island, http://www.danshamptons.com/content/danspapers/issue04_2008/12.html, May 17, 2008
4 pages

Elise D'Haene, "Welsh poetry with a touch of Thomas," The East Hampton Star, http://www.easthamptonstar.com/DNN/Default.aspx?tabid=1183, May 19, 2008
4 pages

"John Ciardi memorabilia: The Vince Clemente Collection," Stony Brook University, Special Collections and University Archives, http://www.stonybrook.edu/libspecial/collections/manuscripts/clemente.shtml, May 27, 2008
3 pages

"Peter Thabit Jones has been asked to write a guide to Dylan Thomas's New York," ThisIsSwansea.co.uk, http://www.thisissouthwales.co.uk, July 4, 2008
3 pages

Information about The Seventh Quarry, Peter Thabit Jones, and Vince Clemente, Peter Thabit Jones.com, http://www.peterthabitjones.com/theseventhquarry.html, September 13, 2008
6 pages

Box 25, Folder 6Novato high school material
Novato high school memory book, 1959-2009
Contains 4 pages of recognition of Clemente, including excerpts from Sweeter than Vivaldi

Letter to Bonnie Russell Broxton, June 22, 2010
Card from Bonnie Russell Broxton, June 2010
Subseries II: Materials from Clemente's library
Box 20, Folder 2Little Review: A Magazine of the Arts, "Henry James number", August 1918
[Ezra Pound, Foreign Editor] Literary journal owned by Clemente

Box 20, Folder 3Poetry, Vol. 79, no. 1, October 1951
[Contains James Dickey's "Of Holy War," his first poem in Poetry] Literary journal owned by Clemente

Box 20, Folder 3Poetry, Vol. 111, no. 3, December 1967
[Contains William Stafford's "A Five Book Shelf," p. 187]. Literary journal owned by Clemente

Box 20, Folder 4Sterling George. A Wine of Wizardry and Other Poems. San Francisco: A.M. Robertson, 2002
This volume was gift of William Mulvihill to Vince Clemente and contains an accompanying letter from Mulvihill, October 21, 2002. The author George Sterling was born in Sag Harbor, NY and was friend to author Jack London. Correspondence between William Mulvihill and Vince Clemente is to be found elsewhere in Clemente Papers

Box 24, Folder 13Judith Ann Costa. Ernesto F. Costa: Shinnecock Hills Painter. Middle Village, N.Y.: Griffon House Publications, 2009
Book from Vince Clemente's library: inscribed to Vince Clemente by the author. A letter from Clemente to Judith Ann Costa, and two pages of publishing information are included



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