The Dave Church papers contain correspondence, notebooks, manuscripts, broadsides, poetry journals, artwork, audio- and videocassettes, representing all aspects of Church's poetry: creation, editing, submission, publication and performance. Also included is a collection of poetry books by other authors, inscribed to Church. Most of the material is from the years 1996-2008 (although some items date from as early as 1957).
The Michael Gizzi papers are comprised predominately of correspondence and writings by Gizzi and by others. There are also printed, graphic, and audio materials. Most of the material dates from 1985 - 1999 and the collection is representative of a broad community of poets and artists.
This collection consists of the literary and personal papers of the poet James Humphrey. It includes correspondence with poets, publishers, friends and family; manuscripts for poems, novels, screenplays, essays and short stories, both published and unpublished; unframed abstract artwork, photographs and scrapbooks. The audio material in these papers consists of one audiocassette, two compact discs and eight reel-to-reel tapes. The papers are dated from 1957 to 2009.
collection represents a comprehensive portrait of Rudy Kikel, a distinguished gay poet,
scholar, and journalist, and a staunch supporter of gay and lesbian writers and artists.
It documents Kikel's tenure as the arts and entertainment editor for Bay Windows, New
England's leading LGBT weekly, from 1983 when it was first founded until he retired in
2004. The collection consists of a variety of materials, the bulk of which date from the
early 1960s to 2004. It includes an extensive compilation of manuscripts of Kikel's
poetry, copies of his scholarly and professional writings, an assortment of significant
LGBT periodicals, and correspondence from many acclaimed gay poets, including Thom Gunn,
Richard Howard, Felice Picano, Paul Monette, and James Merrill, to cite just a