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Michael Lekakis papers

Creator:
Lekakis, Michael, 1907-  Search this
Names:
Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962  Search this
Freeman, Joseph  Search this
Gilford, Henry  Search this
Olson, Charles, 1910-1970  Search this
Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972  Search this
Sweeney, James Johnson, 1900-  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet ((on 2 microfilm reels))
0.4 Linear feet (Addition)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1940-1990
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence; U.S. Army records; postcards; telegrams; a monologue; photographs; catalogs; clippings; and publications.
REEL N69-131: U.S. Army records commenting on Lekakis' work in camouflage during World War II; 11 letters, postcards and telegrams, 1951-1963, from Marion and E.E. Cummings concerning translations, from U.S.I.S. officers, and from the Baltimore Museum of Art, the last concerning a Lekakis painting rejected by the Trustees; a xerox monologue, "Medea at Corinth," by Joseph Freeman, and a comment on Lekakis by Henry Gilford; photographs; catalogs; and clippings.
REELS 3090-3091: Papers pertaining to poets Charles Olson and Ezra Pound. Included are 12 letters and postcards from Olson, a letter from the University of Connecticut Archives requesting information about Olson, and two publications (Y & X, 1948 and Right Angle, 1949) which contain poems by Olson. In addition there are 32 letters and postcards, 1953-1958, from Ezra Pound, two letters from Dorothy Pound, and a letter from James Johnson Sweeney to Ezra Pound about the possibility of acquiring Lekakis's sculpture for the Guggenheim.
ADDITION: Biographical information, including records from the memorial service for Lekakis held at the Art Students League, March 6, 1988; clippings, 1962-1988; exhibition announcements, 1946-1990, and catalogs, 1980-1988; poems by Lekakis; and a transcript of a Voice of America radio interview.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, sculptor, poet; New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
Donated 1969-1978 by Michael Lekakis, except for Cummings & Pound letters which were returned to Lekakis after microfilming, and in 1992 by Catherine Lekakis Hios, sister of Michael Lekakis.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Poets  Search this
Topic:
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.lekamich
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-lekamich

Charles Olson Reads from Maximus Poems IV, V, VI [sound recording]

Reader:
Olson, Charles 1910-1970  Search this
Cover designer:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Recorder:
Miles, Barry 1943-  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Type:
Phonograph records
Collections
Date:
1975
Topic:
Oral interpretation of poetry  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Local number:
FW09738
Folkways 9738
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
See more items in:
Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_233039
Online Media:

Anthology #2 [sound recording]

Artist:
Olson, Charles 1910-1970  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 7 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Topic:
Spoken word  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-7RR-0913
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_318297

Anthology #4 [sound recording]

Artist:
Olson, Charles 1910-1970  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 7 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Topic:
Spoken word  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-7RR-2173
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_319412

Anthology [sound recording]

Producer:
Olson, Charles 1910-1970  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 7 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Topic:
World music anthologies  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-7RR-2560
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_319760

Anthology of Charles Olson [sound recording]

Producer:
Olson, Charles 1910-1970  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 7 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Topic:
World music anthologies  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-7RR-2704
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_319876

Charles Olson Reads from Maximus Poems I [sound recording]

Author:
Olson, Charles 1910-1970  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 7 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Topic:
Spoken word  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-7RR-4273
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_339637

Charles Olson Reads from Maximus Poems II [sound recording]

Author:
Olson, Charles 1910-1970  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 7 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Topic:
Spoken word  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-7RR-4278
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_339642

Charles Olson Reads from Maximus Poems IV, V, VI [sound recording]

Author:
Olson, Charles 1910-1970  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 7 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Topic:
Poetry  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-7RR-4279
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_339643

Charles Olson [sound recording]

Performer:
Olson, Charles 1910-1970  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 7 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Local number:
FW-ASCH-7RR-5679
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_341450

Poetry [sound recording]

Performer:
Olson, Charles 1910-1970  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 7 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Topic:
Spoken word  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-7RR-5718
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_341489

Poetry [sound recording]

Performer:
Olson, Charles 1910-1970  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 7 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Topic:
Spoken word  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-7RR-5719
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_341490

Poetry [sound recording]

Performer:
Olson, Charles 1910-1970  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 7 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Topic:
Spoken word  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-7RR-5720
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_341491

Poetry [sound recording]

Performer:
Olson, Charles 1910-1970  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 7 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Topic:
Spoken word  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-7RR-5721
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_341492

Y & X / drawings by Corrado Cagli ; poems by Charles Olson

Author:
Cagli, Corrado 1910-1976  Search this
Olson, Charles 1910-1970  Search this
Black Sun Press  Search this
Press Collection (Library of Congress) DLC  Search this
Subject:
Cagli, Corrado 1910-1976  Search this
Physical description:
[12] p. : 5 ill. ; 31 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1948
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_803855

Cy Twombly : paintings and sculptures 1951 and 1953 : [exhibition] February 1989, Sperone Westwater, New York

Title:
Paintings and sculptures 1951 and 1953
Author:
Twombly, Cy 1928-2011  Search this
Motherwell, Robert  Search this
Rauschenberg, Robert 1925-2008  Search this
Olson, Charles 1910-1970  Search this
Sperone Westwater (Gallery)  Search this
Subject:
Twombly, Cy 1928-2011  Search this
Physical description:
[73] p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 34 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1989
C1989
Call number:
N40.1.T965 S65p 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_566200

A redirection in post-war American poetry and art : Charles Olson and Robert Rauschenberg / by Jo G. Leadingham

Author:
Leadingham, Jo G (Jo Greenland) 1935-  Search this
Subject:
Olson, Charles 1910-1970  Search this
Rauschenberg, Robert 1925-2008  Search this
Physical description:
iv, 189 leaves : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1992
20th century
Topic:
American poetry  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.R24 L43 1992a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_461045

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