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Film, transcripts and letters relating to getting it together -- a film on larry eigner poet

 Collection
Call Number: MS 122

Overview

Leonard Henny (born 1935), educator, filmmaker and author, learned of Larry Eigner (1927-1996) and his poetry through his colleague, Joseph Eigner, educator and Larry Eigner's brother. Moved by Larry Eigner's challenges and work, Henny produced this film, getting it together -- a film on larry eigner poet, as a part of his work with Films for Social Change. The accompanying papers include transcripts of a poetry reading used in the film and Eigner's own corrections to the transcripts, as well as drafts of promotional material for the film. Letters from Henny to Eigner and his family about the making of the film round out the collection.

Dates

  • 1970 - 1973

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Extent

.25 Linear Feet (1 document case)

Physical Location

MS 122

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Larry Eigner, 1973

Related Materials

Larry Eigner poems and papers, MS 39, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.
Transcriptions of Larry Eigner poems by Robert Grenier, MS 257, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.
Larry Eigner correspondence with The Paris Review, at MS 55 Ea and MS 55 B3, Kenneth Spencer Spencer Library, University of Kansas.

Bibliography

  • Faville, Curtis and Robert Grenier. Collected poems by Larry Eigner. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2009
  • Leif, Irving P. Larry Eigner: A Bibliography of His Works. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1989
Title
Guide to the "getting it together -- a film on larry eigner poet" Collection
Subtitle
Film, transcripts and letters relating to getting it together -- a film on larry eigner poet
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by alh, 1973; mab, 2009. Finding aid encoded by mab, mrm, 2009.
Date
2005
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Language of description
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Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/1160409572
Preferred citation
Film, transcripts and letters relating to <emph render="italic">getting it together -- a film on larry eigner poet</emph>, Department of Special Collections, MS 122, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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