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David Bromige Papers: Selections

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170 digital objects.


Audiovisual recordings from the collection of poet David Bromige. David Bromige was a poet, critic, and professor associated with the Black Mountain School of Poetry. Materials in the collection include recordings of his classes and events at Sonoma State University, readings at the Berkeley Rhymer's Club, Bromige reading and singing, and many more poetry readings at various locations. A significant object consists of nineteen original tapes documenting Bromige's and Richard Denner's production of their cantos. Voices of prominent poets featured in this collection include: Joanne Kyger, Robert Grenier, Michael Davidson, Robert Creeley, and Robert Duncan, and more. Also included are born digital objects from the David Bromige Papers, including photographs of Bromige, radio interviews with Jack Foley, and a video of Bromige’s last public reading.

Due to copyright restrictions, access to content not by David Bromige may be limited. This material is copyright-protected, and researchers must register with the Special Collections Request System to initiate requests to view select sound recordings. Requests may be made through the request button links in each object.

Creation Date
  • 1960-2009
Location Of Originals

From the David Bromige Papers. MSS 6. Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego Library.


Photograph of David Bromige from the David Bromige Papers. MSS 6. UC San Diego Library Special Collections and Archives.

Photograph taken by Zaven A. Vetzmadian.


Audiovisual recordings on reel and cassette in this collection were digitized through support by a Public Knowledge grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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