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Guide to the Mark O'Brien Papers, 1968-1999, n.d.
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Collection Contents

Boxes 1-3, Oversize Folder 1 B

Series 1: Poetry, 1980-1998, n.d.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically, undated works filed at the end of each year or sub-series. If no title was given as part of the original work, the first line of the work is supplied as the title.

Scope and Content Note

Divided into two sub-series: Individual Poems and Chapbooks. Contains typescript drafts, photocopies of published works, and chapbooks.
 

Individual Poems, 1980-1998, n.d.

box 1, folder 1

BANC MSS 99/247c and the radio goes, February 1980

box 1, folder 2

BANC MSS 99/247c A Poem for Debby, June 1980

Oversize folder 1 B

BANC MSS 99/247c A Poem for Debby, June 1980

box 1, folder 3

BANC MSS 99/247c My Mobile, July 1980

box 1, folder 4

BANC MSS 99/247c A Poem for Jan, August 1980

box 1, folder 5

BANC MSS 99/247c Another Poem for Jan, August 1980

box 1, folder 6

BANC MSS 99/247c My Kitchen, August 1980

box 1, folder 7

BANC MSS 99/247c A Dialogue with Judy, September 1980

box 1, folder 8

BANC MSS 99/247c For Clifford Bernel, September 1980, January 1982

box 1, folder 9

BANC MSS 99/247c The Last Request of Robert Kennedy, September 1980

box 1, folder 10

BANC MSS 99/247c Pearl, December 1980

box 1, folder 11

BANC MSS 99/247c A Poem for a Wedding, December 1980

Oversize folder 1B

BANC MSS 99/247c A Poem for a Wedding, December 1980

box 1, folder 12

BANC MSS 99/247c A Song of Joy, December 1980

box 1, folder 13

BANC MSS 99/247c A Word Collage for Mary Lea, 1980

box 1, folder 14

BANC MSS 99/247c Trixie, January 1981

box 1, folder 15

BANC MSS 99/247c The Rower, March 1981

box 1, folder 16

BANC MSS 99/247c laid back, June 1981

box 1, folder 17

BANC MSS 99/247c The Trees, June 1981

box 1, folder 18

BANC MSS 99/247c The Trees; The Infinite Improbability Device, June 1981

box 1, folder 19

BANC MSS 99/247c KCBS, August 1981

box 1, folder 20

BANC MSS 99/247c A.M., October 1981

box 1, folder 21

BANC MSS 99/247c Danielle, October 1981, January 1982

box 1, folder 22

BANC MSS 99/247c Learning How to Drive Again, October 1981

box 1, folder 23

BANC MSS 99/247c Out of Place, October 1981

box 1, folder 24

BANC MSS 99/247c The Peasant's Poetry, October 1981

box 1, folder 25

BANC MSS 99/247c Greg, November 1981

box 1, folder 26

BANC MSS 99/247c Imported Nobility, November 1981

box 1, folder 27

BANC MSS 99/247c Limon, November 1981

box 1, folder 28

BANC MSS 99/247c Mary Lea and the Sixteenth of July, November 1981

box 1, folder 29

BANC MSS 99/247c Metromania, November 1981

box 1, folder 30

BANC MSS 99/247c Poetry's Progress, November 1981

box 1, folder 31

BANC MSS 99/247c Rainy Day, November 1981

box 1, folder 32

BANC MSS 99/247c Your Absence, November 1981

box 1, folder 33

BANC MSS 99/247c Accidental Meter, 1981

box 1, folder 34

BANC MSS 99/247c Mrs. Garcia, January 1982

box 1, folder 35

BANC MSS 99/247c Ste. Anne de Beaupré; The Boston and Nevada Sandwich Trading Company, Inc., January 1982

Oversize folder 1B

BANC MSS 99/247c Ste. Anne de Beaupré; The Boston and Nevada Sandwich Trading Company, Inc., January 1982

box 1, folder 36

BANC MSS 99/247c Christina, February 1982

box 1, folder 37

BANC MSS 99/247c The Closing of the West, February 1982

box 1, folder 38

BANC MSS 99/247c The Explorers, February 1982

box 1, folder 39

BANC MSS 99/247c The Blue Ink Hassle, March 1982

box 1, folder 40

BANC MSS 99/247c Joaquin, March 1982

box 1, folder 41

BANC MSS 99/247c Miguel, March 1982

box 1, folder 42

BANC MSS 99/247c Reverie, March 1982

box 1, folder 43

BANC MSS 99/247c Afghandistan [sic], April 1982

box 1, folder 44

BANC MSS 99/247c Star-Gazer, April 1982

box 1, folder 45

BANC MSS 99/247c I Met a Man Who Tried to Sell Me; Ives's Second Symphony; I Think That I Shall Never Write; Prufrock Visits Yankee Stadium; Intelligence; Funeral Wishes, May 1982

Oversize folder 1B

BANC MSS 99/247c I Met a Man Who Tried to Sell Me; Ives's Second Symphony; I Think That I Shall Never Write; Prufrock Visits Yankee Stadium; Intelligence; Funeral Wishes, May 1982

box 1, folder 46

BANC MSS 99/247c A Poem for Avril, June 1982

box 1, folder 47

BANC MSS 99/247c What can you do with a pain in the gut

[and other poems], September 1982

Oversize folder 1B

BANC MSS 99/247c What can you do with a pain in the gut

[and other poems], September 1982

box 1, folder 48

BANC MSS 99/247c In December, the Fan Looks Forward to Spring, December 1982

box 1, folder 49

BANC MSS 99/247c Graduation Day, [1982]

box 1, folder 50

BANC MSS 99/247c Lennon, 1982

box 1, folder 51

BANC MSS 99/247c Writing Poetry, 1982

box 1, folder 52

BANC MSS 99/247c At Midnight [and] Campus Musicians, November 1983

box 1, folder 53

BANC MSS 99/247c Peter Sellers was the Wrong Actor, November 1983

box 1, folder 54

BANC MSS 99/247c Walled In, December 1983

box 1, folder 55

BANC MSS 99/247c Disappointment, 1983

box 1, folder 56

BANC MSS 99/247c Mrs. Stephens, 1983

box 1, folder 57

BANC MSS 99/247c A Song for the Child of Brenduchka and Avico, 1983

box 1, folder 58

BANC MSS 99/247c Karen, January 1984

Oversize folder 1B

BANC MSS 99/247c Karen, January 1984

box 1, folder 59

BANC MSS 99/247c What Plato Thought, February 1984

box 1, folder 60

BANC MSS 99/247c Zeno's Paradox Denied, February 1984

box 1, folder 61

BANC MSS 99/247c Carla, March 1984

box 1, folder 62

BANC MSS 99/247c Nina, March 1984

Oversize folder 1B

BANC MSS 99/247c Nina, March 1984

box 1, folder 63

BANC MSS 99/247c Photo Album, April 1984

box 1, folder 64

BANC MSS 99/247c Surfaces, April 1984

box 1, folder 65

BANC MSS 99/247c This must be '47, there she is!, April 1984

box 1, folder 66

BANC MSS 99/247c Auf Lederhosen, May 1984

Oversize folder 1B

BANC MSS 99/247c Auf Lederhosen, May 1984

box 1, folder 67

BANC MSS 99/247c The Archer on the Avenue, June 1984

box 1, folder 68

BANC MSS 99/247c Limerick #1, June 1984

box 1, folder 69

BANC MSS 99/247c The Attraction, November 1984, August 1985

box 1, folder 70

BANC MSS 99/247c The French Attendant's Question, November 1984

box 1, folder 71

BANC MSS 99/247c The Guys in My Hospital Room, November 1984

box 1, folder 72

BANC MSS 99/247c A Panda's Universe, November 1984

box 1, folder 73

BANC MSS 99/247c Randomness, December 1984

box 1, folder 74

BANC MSS 99/247c The Accidental Death of Joan Burroughs, 1984

box 1, folder 75

BANC MSS 99/247c The Ecstasy of Seeing Crowds, 1984

box 1, folder 76

BANC MSS 99/247c Saint Patrick's Day, 1984

box 1, folder 77

BANC MSS 99/247c Child's Song, February 1985, April 1985, June 1985

Oversize folder 1B

BANC MSS 99/247c Child's Song, February 1985, April 1985, June 1985

box 1, folder 78

BANC MSS 99/247c What's This Noise Inside My Head?, May 1985

box 1, folder 79

BANC MSS 99/247c Shreds and Threads, June 1985

box 1, folder 80

BANC MSS 99/247c Sidewalk Cafe at Night, August 1985

box 1, folder 81

BANC MSS 99/247c Being Lifted, November 1985

box 1, folder 82

BANC MSS 99/247c Haiku, Group One, November 1985

box 1, folder 83

BANC MSS 99/247c Limericks #2-#6, November, 1985

box 1, folder 84

BANC MSS 99/247c Night Strike, November 1985

box 1, folder 85

BANC MSS 99/247c The Days, December 1985

box 1, folder 86

BANC MSS 99/247c A Free Hand, February-April 1986

box 1, folder 87

BANC MSS 99/247c Reactions, February 1986

box 1, folder 88

BANC MSS 99/247c The Enemy, March 1986

box 1, folder 89

BANC MSS 99/247c The Child of Debby and Brian, April 1986

box 1, folder 90

BANC MSS 99/247c Haiku, Group Two, April 1986

box 1, folder 91

BANC MSS 99/247c Questions of a Descendant, April 1986

box 1, folder 92

BANC MSS 99/247c Stalker, April 1986

box 1, folder 93

BANC MSS 99/247c Country of Origin, May 1986

box 1, folder 94

BANC MSS 99/247c Laboratory, June 1986

box 1, folder 95

BANC MSS 99/247c good morning america, July 1986

box 1, folder 96

BANC MSS 99/247c Healing, July 1986

box 1, folder 97

BANC MSS 99/247c In Bishop Berkeley's Town, July 1986

box 1, folder 98

BANC MSS 99/247c Serial Killer, July 1986

box 1, folder 99

BANC MSS 99/247c Unexpected Visitors, July 1986

box 1, folder 100

BANC MSS 99/247c The End of Summer, October 1986

box 1, folder 101

BANC MSS 99/247c The Mail, November 1986

box 1, folder 102

BANC MSS 99/247c November Twenty-third, November 1986

box 1, folder 103

BANC MSS 99/247c Watching Television, November 1986

box 1, folder 104

BANC MSS 99/247c WELL Renga #1, December 1986

box 1, folder 105

BANC MSS 99/247c WELL Renga #2, [December 1986?]

box 2, folder 1

BANC MSS 99/247c Heisenberg's Dream, January 1987

box 2, folder 2

BANC MSS 99/247c My Last Jan Poem, January 1987

box 2, folder 3

BANC MSS 99/247c The Orange County Tales, January 1987

box 2, folder 4

BANC MSS 99/247c Por Enio y Becky, January 1987

box 2, folder 5

BANC MSS 99/247c Sunlight, February 1987

box 2, folder 6

BANC MSS 99/247c An Amputated Childhood, April 1987

box 2, folder 7

BANC MSS 99/247c Boston and Vicinities, April 1987

box 2, folder 8

BANC MSS 99/247c Words Frequently Seen in Poems, April 1987

box 2, folder 9

BANC MSS 99/247c The Disappearance, July 1987

box 2, folder 10

BANC MSS 99/247c Love Poem for No One in Particular, July 1987

box 2, folder 11

BANC MSS 99/247c The Three Stooges Meet Ronald Reagan and Learn Arabic, July 1987

box 2, folder 12

BANC MSS 99/247c Wall Street Week, October 1987

box 2, folder 13

BANC MSS 99/247c Cockroaches, December 1987, February 1988

box 2, folder 14

BANC MSS 99/247c Death of Kong, December 1987

box 2, folder 15

BANC MSS 99/247c Magic Number, December 1987

box 2, folder 16

BANC MSS 99/247c In Saint Catherine's Home for the Hopelessly Crippled, 1987

box 2, folder 17

BANC MSS 99/247c Bulletins, February 1988

box 2, folder 18

BANC MSS 99/247c Two Cats, February 1988

box 2, folder 19

BANC MSS 99/247c Amnesia, March 1988

box 2, folder 20

BANC MSS 99/247c The Man in the Iron Lung, March 1988

box 2, folder 21

BANC MSS 99/247c America is Back, Standing Tall, April 1988

box 2, folder 22

BANC MSS 99/247c Bete-noires [sic], April 1988

box 2, folder 23

BANC MSS 99/247c Colors of the Day, April 1988

box 2, folder 24

BANC MSS 99/247c Dos Equis, April 1988

box 2, folder 25

BANC MSS 99/247c The Gospel According to a Confused Passerby, June 1988

box 2, folder 26

BANC MSS 99/247c The Great War, June 1988

box 2, folder 27

BANC MSS 99/247c Betrayed, July 1988

box 2, folder 28

BANC MSS 99/247c Gratitude, July 1988

box 2, folder 29

BANC MSS 99/247c Picnic, July 1988

box 2, folder 30

BANC MSS 99/247c A Time for Cursing, July 1988

box 2, folder 31

BANC MSS 99/247c Breathing, September 1988

box 2, folder 32

BANC MSS 99/247c Cronkite, September 1988

box 2, folder 33

BANC MSS 99/247c SF to Crack Down on People, September 1988

box 2, folder 34

BANC MSS 99/247c The Supreme Soviet Views "Coming Home", September 1988

box 2, folder 35

BANC MSS 99/247c The Emergency, December 1988

box 2, folder 36

BANC MSS 99/247c Rules, December 1988

box 2, folder 37

BANC MSS 99/247c Computer Poem, January 1989

box 2, folder 38

BANC MSS 99/247c Wally Shows the Beaver How To Jerk Off, January 1989

box 2, folder 39

BANC MSS 99/247c The Oliver North Story, Starring Charlie Sheen, February 1989

box 2, folder 40

BANC MSS 99/247c The Bunny on the Warner Brothers Shield, April 1989

box 2, folder 41

BANC MSS 99/247c Nixon: A Zombie Romance, June 1989

box 2, folder 42

BANC MSS 99/247c Murder Will In, September 1989

box 2, folder 43

BANC MSS 99/247c They Take Paradise, November 1989

box 2, folder 44

BANC MSS 99/247c Streetperson, December 1989

box 2, folder 45

BANC MSS 99/247c The Morning Routine, January 1990

box 2, folder 46

BANC MSS 99/247c rant 1/14/90, January 1990

box 2, folder 47

BANC MSS 99/247c rant 3/16/90, March 1990

box 2, folder 48

BANC MSS 99/247c fragment #1, April 1990

box 2, folder 49

BANC MSS 99/247c fragment #2, April 1990

box 2, folder 50

BANC MSS 99/247c fragment #3, April 1990

box 2, folder 51

BANC MSS 99/247c fragment #4, April 1990

box 2, folder 52

BANC MSS 99/247c Grey, September 1990

box 2, folder 53

BANC MSS 99/247c Patmos, October 1990

box 2, folder 54

BANC MSS 99/247c Accounting 101, 1990

box 2, folder 55

BANC MSS 99/247c Kilgore Trout's Long Planned Revenge [and excerpts], 1990

box 2, folder 56

BANC MSS 99/247c rant 1.9.91, January 1991

box 2, folder 57

BANC MSS 99/247c Shattuck Avenue in Time of War, January 1991

box 2, folder 58

BANC MSS 99/247c Eschatology Rap, March 1991

box 2, folder 59

BANC MSS 99/247c Lifestyles of the Blind and Paralyzed, April 1991

box 2, folder 60

BANC MSS 99/247c Tongue, June 1991

box 2, folder 61

BANC MSS 99/247c Travels with Jo, June 1991

box 2, folder 62

BANC MSS 99/247c Victory Chant, September [1991?]

box 2, folder 63

BANC MSS 99/247c Communism in the Rain, October 1991

box 2, folder 64

BANC MSS 99/247c Snake, October 1991

box 2, folder 65

BANC MSS 99/247c Beautiful Women, December 1991

box 2, folder 66

BANC MSS 99/247c Mister Death, December 1991

box 2, folder 67

BANC MSS 99/247c Division, 1991

box 2, folder 68

BANC MSS 99/247c letter to a social worker, 1991

box 2, folder 69

BANC MSS 99/247c American Ruins, January 1992

box 2, folder 70

BANC MSS 99/247c Listening to KPFA on a Sunday Morning, January 1992

box 2, folder 71

BANC MSS 99/247c Stir, February 1992

box 2, folder 72

BANC MSS 99/247c Talents, February 1992

box 2, folder 73

BANC MSS 99/247c Variations on I Wish I Could Kill Myself, February 1992

box 2, folder 74

BANC MSS 99/247c The Good Years, March 1992

box 2, folder 75

BANC MSS 99/247c This is the Poem You Are Now Reading, March 1992

box 2, folder 76

BANC MSS 99/247c Walkers, March 1992

box 2, folder 77

BANC MSS 99/247c Didja Hear About . . .?, April 1992

box 2, folder 78

BANC MSS 99/247c My Mouthstick, April 1992

box 2, folder 79

BANC MSS 99/247c Victim, April 1992

box 2, folder 80

BANC MSS 99/247c The Package, May 1992

box 2, folder 81

BANC MSS 99/247c The Day After I Go Out, June 1992

box 2, folder 82

BANC MSS 99/247c Hood, July 1992

box 2, folder 83

BANC MSS 99/247c Becoming Her, December 1992

box 2, folder 84

BANC MSS 99/247c A Dream of Lesbians, December 1992

box 2, folder 85

BANC MSS 99/247c Femininity, December 1992

box 2, folder 86

BANC MSS 99/247c February Blues, February 1993

box 2, folder 87

BANC MSS 99/247c Journey, February 1993

box 2, folder 88

BANC MSS 99/247c Linda, 1983, February 1993

box 2, folder 89

BANC MSS 99/247c Sonnet #1, March 1993

box 2, folder 90

BANC MSS 99/247c Sonnet #2, March 1993

box 2, folder 91

BANC MSS 99/247c Whistling, April 1993

box 2, folder 92

BANC MSS 99/247c Leavetaking, July 1993

box 2, folder 93

BANC MSS 99/247c Marlene, July 1993

box 2, folder 94

BANC MSS 99/247c Martha's Promise, August 1993

box 2, folder 95

BANC MSS 99/247c Waltz, September 1993

box 2, folder 96

BANC MSS 99/247c I Love Ricky: A Television Revision, November 1993

box 2, folder 97

BANC MSS 99/247c Information, November 1993

box 2, folder 98

BANC MSS 99/247c The Commercials are Frightening, December 1993

box 3, folder 1

BANC MSS 99/247c Mickey, January 1994

box 2, folder 2

BANC MSS 99/247c On My Pillow, February 1994

box 2, folder 3

BANC MSS 99/247c Visions of the Nation-State in Decline, February 1994

box 2, folder 4

BANC MSS 99/247c Can Poetry Matter?, March 1994

box 2, folder 5

BANC MSS 99/247c Mary Lea, 1979, March 1994

box 2, folder 6

BANC MSS 99/247c Jingle, June 1994

box 2, folder 7

BANC MSS 99/247c The Lovers, July 1994, July 1997

box 2, folder 8

BANC MSS 99/247c August, October 1994

box 2, folder 9

BANC MSS 99/247c Kennedy, October 1994

box 2, folder 10

BANC MSS 99/247c Questions I Feared the Journalist Would Ask, October 1994

box 2, folder 11

BANC MSS 99/247c Election Night, 1984 . . ., November 1994

box 2, folder 12

BANC MSS 99/247c Judy, 1977, November 1994

box 2, folder 13

BANC MSS 99/247c Map, November 1994

box 2, folder 14

BANC MSS 99/247c Unreconstructed, November 1994

box 2, folder 15

BANC MSS 99/247c My Other Life, January 1995

box 2, folder 16

BANC MSS 99/247c A Poem for Alicia, February 1995

box 2, folder 17

BANC MSS 99/247c Who Rules America?, March 1995

box 2, folder 18

BANC MSS 99/247c Crossing the Wall, May 1995

box 2, folder 19

BANC MSS 99/247c Iron Lung Blues, May 1995

box 2, folder 20

BANC MSS 99/247c The Laughter of Death, May 1995

box 2, folder 21

BANC MSS 99/247c The Punishment Lady, May 1995

box 2, folder 22

BANC MSS 99/247c Running, May 1995

box 2, folder 23

BANC MSS 99/247c Three Reasons to Live, May 1995

box 2, folder 24

BANC MSS 99/247c Creations, July 1995

box 2, folder 25

BANC MSS 99/247c Object of Desire, July 1995

box 2, folder 26

BANC MSS 99/247c A Portrait of the Lady, July 1995

box 2, folder 27

BANC MSS 99/247c Why I Love Classical Music, July 1995

box 2, folder 28

BANC MSS 99/247c No, We Weren't Lovers, August 1995

box 2, folder 29

BANC MSS 99/247c One Nation, August 1995

box 2, folder 30

BANC MSS 99/247c How I Survived Childhood, October 1995

box 2, folder 31

BANC MSS 99/247c A Birthday Poem for a Midsummer Night's Dream Queen, 1995

box 2, folder 32

BANC MSS 99/247c A Poem for the Dream Queen Written Upon the Occasion of the Feast Day of Saint Valentine, 1995

box 2, folder 33

BANC MSS 99/247c Rough Winds Do Shake the Darling Buds of May: A Poem for the Dream Queen Written Upon the Occasion of May, 1995

box 2, folder 34

BANC MSS 99/247c Free Man Liberates Paris, July 1996

box 2, folder 35

BANC MSS 99/247c When You Enter, September 1996

box 2, folder 36

BANC MSS 99/247c The Dirty Little Secret of Western Civ, November 1996

box 2, folder 37

BANC MSS 99/247c Journal Entry, November 1996

box 2, folder 38

BANC MSS 99/247c Wesley, November 1996

box 2, folder 39

BANC MSS 99/247c Humble Ambitions, December 1996

box 2, folder 40

BANC MSS 99/247c Steve and Harry Do the Game, December 1996

box 2, folder 41

BANC MSS 99/247c Success, December 1996

box 2, folder 42

BANC MSS 99/247c How to Operate Your Futon Frame, [1996]

box 2, folder 43

BANC MSS 99/247c A Valentine for Susan, February 1997

box 2, folder 44

BANC MSS 99/247c Dreamother, March 1997

box 2, folder 45

BANC MSS 99/247c Single Helix and WimWam Go to the Movies, May 1997

box 2, folder 46

BANC MSS 99/247c Strike Out, May 1997

box 2, folder 47

BANC MSS 99/247c If, June 1997

box 2, folder 48

BANC MSS 99/247c The News, June 1997

box 2, folder 49

BANC MSS 99/247c Red Sox, June 1997

box 2, folder 50

BANC MSS 99/247c Two Sisters, June 1997

box 2, folder 51

BANC MSS 99/247c Why is It?, June 1997

box 2, folder 52

BANC MSS 99/247c Buffaloes, September 1997

box 2, folder 53

BANC MSS 99/247c The Hero's Journey, September 1997

box 2, folder 54

BANC MSS 99/247c Earth, October 1997

box 2, folder 55

BANC MSS 99/247c Kira's Song, October 1997

box 2, folder 56

BANC MSS 99/247c Rob's Song, November 1997

box 2, folder 57

BANC MSS 99/247c WimWam and Single Helix Talk Dirty, November 1997

box 2, folder 58

BANC MSS 99/247c Moon, December 1997

box 2, folder 59

BANC MSS 99/247c When I Saw You on the Today Show, December 1997

box 2, folder 60

BANC MSS 99/247c Cats, February 1998

box 2, folder 61

BANC MSS 99/247c Lessons, March 1998

box 2, folder 62

BANC MSS 99/247c WimWam and Single Helix Discuss the Old Days, March 1998

box 2, folder 63

BANC MSS 99/247c Phonetic Frenetic Poetic, April 1998

box 2, folder 64

BANC MSS 99/247c Reruns, April 1998

box 2, folder 65

BANC MSS 99/247c Social Security Becomes User Friendly, April 1998

box 2, folder 66

BANC MSS 99/247c Suggestions for My Obituary, April 1998

box 2, folder 67

BANC MSS 99/247c When He's Out of the Tank, He's Out of His Mind, April 1998

box 2, folder 68

BANC MSS 99/247c Asian Wisdom, May 1998

box 2, folder 69

BANC MSS 99/247c Wheelchair, May 1998

box 2, folder 70

BANC MSS 99/247c For John Berryman, 1913-1971, June 1998

box 2, folder 71

BANC MSS 99/247c Remembering Her, June 1998

box 2, folder 72

BANC MSS 99/247c After Karen's Party, n.d.

box 2, folder 73

BANC MSS 99/247c Almost a Boy, n.d.

box 2, folder 74

BANC MSS 99/247c Beyond Words, n.d.

box 2, folder 75

BANC MSS 99/247c Bionic Man, n.d.

box 2, folder 76

BANC MSS 99/247c Boucher, n.d.

box 2, folder 77

BANC MSS 99/247c Campus at Night, n.d.

box 2, folder 78

BANC MSS 99/247c "Concerned Catholics", n.d.

box 2, folder 79

BANC MSS 99/247c The Drifter, n.d.

box 2, folder 80

BANC MSS 99/247c Hanging On By, n.d.

box 2, folder 81

BANC MSS 99/247c Hank Makes the Call, n.d.

box 2, folder 82

BANC MSS 99/247c Hero, n.d.

box 2, folder 83

BANC MSS 99/247c If Berkeley is a City by the Bay, n.d.

Oversize folder 1B

BANC MSS 99/247c If Berkeley is a City by the Bay, n.d.

box 3, folder 84

BANC MSS 99/247c on telegraph, n.d.

box 2, folder 85

BANC MSS 99/247c Passive Voice, n.d.

box 2, folder 86

BANC MSS 99/247c Pegasus, n.d.

box 2, folder 87

BANC MSS 99/247c A Poem for the Dream Queen Written Upon the Occasion of April Fool's Day, n.d.

box 2, folder 88

BANC MSS 99/247c A Poem for the Dream Queen Written Upon the Occasion of the First Anniversary of Her Manifestation to Picasso Man, n.d.

box 2, folder 89

BANC MSS 99/247c A Poem for the Dream Queen Written Upon the Occasion of March, n.d.

box 2, folder 90

BANC MSS 99/247c Rachel's Patient, n.d.

box 2, folder 91

BANC MSS 99/247c The Rockefeller Loop, n.d.

box 2, folder 92

BANC MSS 99/247c Scene of the Accident, n.d.

box 2, folder 93

BANC MSS 99/247c Sir:, n.d.

box 2, folder 94

BANC MSS 99/247c Sonnet #3, n.d.

box 2, folder 95

BANC MSS 99/247c Sonnet #4, n.d.

box 2, folder 96

BANC MSS 99/247c A Test of Nerve, n.d.

box 2, folder 97

BANC MSS 99/247c Trio, n.d.

 

Chapbooks, 1997-1998

box 3, folder 98

BANC MSS 99/247c love & baseball: poems on America's favorite pastimes by Mark O'Brien and Susan Fernbach, 1997

box 3, folder 99

BANC MSS 99/247c The Man in the Iron Lung: Poems by Mark O'Brien , 1997

box 3, folder 100

BANC MSS 99/247c Breathing: Poems by Mark O'Brien [second edition], 1998

Boxes 4-5

Series 2: Prose, 1979-1999, n.d.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically, undated works filed at the end of each year or sub-series. If no title was given as part of the original work, the first line of the work is supplied as the title.

Scope and Content Note

Divided into six sub-series: Books, Articles, Short Stories, Speeches, Reviews, and Miscellaneous. Consists of draft typescripts and photocopies of published works. Books includes a novel and autobiographies; Articles includes interviews and essays; Short Stories are works of fiction; Reviews include evaluations of books, magazines, videos, and products; and, Miscellaneous includes satires and a radio play.
 

Books, 1979-1997, n.d.

box 4, folder 1

BANC MSS 99/247c A Free Man In Paris, [ca. 1979]

box 4, folder 2-18

BANC MSS 99/247c How I Became a Human Being, 1997

box 4, folder 2-18

BANC MSS 99/247c How I Became a Human Being, 1994-1997

 

Articles, 1982-1999, n.d.

box 4, folder 20

BANC MSS 99/247c How I Became a Human Being, 1982

box 4, folder 21

BANC MSS 99/247c Visiting Parents, 1986

box 4, folder 22

BANC MSS 99/247c The Unification of Stephen Hawking, 1988, [1995]

box 4, folder 23

BANC MSS 99/247c The Stalking of Stephen Hawking, 1989

box 4, folder 24

BANC MSS 99/247c Is the Body Obsolete?, 1989

box 4, folder 25

BANC MSS 99/247c On Seeing a Sex Surrogate, [1990]

box 4, folder 26

BANC MSS 99/247c Disability and Poetry, [1991]

box 4, folder 27

BANC MSS 99/247c Der Wunsch nach Liebe , May 1992

box 4, folder 28

BANC MSS 99/247c Lipstick, September 1992

box 4, folder 29

BANC MSS 99/247c IHSS [In Home Support Services], [1992]

box 4, folder 30

BANC MSS 99/247c Lost Causes, [1992]

box 4, folder 31

BANC MSS 99/247c A Perfect Moment, March 1993

box 4, folder 32

BANC MSS 99/247c Conflict, [1993]

box 4, folder 33

BANC MSS 99/247c Kindness, [1993]

box 4, folder 34

BANC MSS 99/247c Sexual Healing, May/June 1994

box 4, folder 35

BANC MSS 99/247c Access to Poetry, 1994

box 4, folder 36

BANC MSS 99/247c At War With Nursing Home Industry, 1994

box 4, folder 37

BANC MSS 99/247c [Baseball], 1994

box 4, folder 38

BANC MSS 99/247c Bet Shakespeare would've read them, though, 1994

box 4, folder 39

BANC MSS 99/247c Death, [1994]

box 4, folder 40

BANC MSS 99/247c March of Dimes, [1994]

box 4, folder 41

BANC MSS 99/247c Identity, September 1995

box 4, folder 42

BANC MSS 99/247c Graduation, November 1995

box 4, folder 43

BANC MSS 99/247c Are We Freaks? Or What?, [1995]

box 4, folder 44

BANC MSS 99/247c [Cuts2], [1995]

box 4, folder 45

BANC MSS 99/247c [Euth], [1995]

box 4, folder 46

BANC MSS 99/247c Use, [1995]

box 5, folder 1

BANC MSS 99/247c [Dramabug], May 1996

box 5, folder 2

BANC MSS 99/247c A High Quad Defends the Quality of Life, October 1996

box 5, folder 3

BANC MSS 99/247c The Miracle of Eucharist, October 1996

box 5, folder 4

BANC MSS 99/247c [Shakes2], [1996]

box 5, folder 5

BANC MSS 99/247c [TVGOP], [1996]

box 5, folder 6

BANC MSS 99/247c Shaman, May 1997

box 5, folder 7

BANC MSS 99/247c Names, [1997]

box 5, folder 8

BANC MSS 99/247c Oscar, [1997]

box 5, folder 9

BANC MSS 99/247c In 1978, when I began attending . . ., July 1998

box 5, folder 10

BANC MSS 99/247c Surviving on Life Support with No Spare Parts, December 1998

box 5, folder 11

BANC MSS 99/247c Chair, [1998]

box 5, folder 12

BANC MSS 99/247c Doctors, [1998]

box 5, folder 13

BANC MSS 99/247c Holy Spirit Newsletter, [1998]

box 5, folder 14

BANC MSS 99/247c In the Name of Compassion, February 1999

box 5, folder 15

BANC MSS 99/247c The Alienation of Play, n.d.

box 5, folder 16

BANC MSS 99/247c Disabled activists have attracted much attention . . ., n.d.

box 5, folder 17

BANC MSS 99/247c Disabled, the Beaver, a Machine -- and Determiniation -- Help Make a Writer, n.d.

box 5, folder 18

BANC MSS 99/247c I awake every morning in an iron lung, n.d.

 

Short Stories, 1987-1998, n.d.

box 5, folder 19

BANC MSS 99/247c Slipping Away, March 1987

box 5, folder 20

BANC MSS 99/247c Unemployed, 1987

box 5, folder 21

BANC MSS 99/247c The Eclair, 1988

box 5, folder 22

BANC MSS 99/247c It Doesn't Get Sticky, But It Sure Gets Sweaty, October 1993

box 5, folder 23

BANC MSS 99/247c A Student of History, [1994]

box 5, folder 24

BANC MSS 99/247c Foreigners, 1997

box 5, folder 25

BANC MSS 99/247c Helping the Handicapped, [1997]

box 5, folder 26

BANC MSS 99/247c Disconnect, [1998]

box 5, folder 27

BANC MSS 99/247c The First Joke, [1998]

box 5, folder 28

BANC MSS 99/247c Thanks, [1998]

box 5, folder 29

BANC MSS 99/247c When Pigs Have Wings, 1998

box 5, folder 30

BANC MSS 99/247c [Kennedy], n.d.

box 5, folder 31

BANC MSS 99/247c The Long Trip, n.d.

box 5, folder 32

BANC MSS 99/247c The M Room, n.d.

box 5, folder 33

BANC MSS 99/247c The Seed, n.d.

 

Speeches, 1994-1997

box 5, folder 34

BANC MSS 99/247c A Talent For Love [eulogy for Helen Agnes Kelly O'Brien], 1994

box 5, folder 35

BANC MSS 99/247c Commencement speech, U.C. Berkeley, Department of English, 1997

box 5, folder 36

BANC MSS 99/247c Speech given at Littler Mendelson [brother Kenneth O'Brien's law firm], [1997]

 

Reviews, 1982-1996, n.d.

box 5, folder 37

BANC MSS 99/247c Aids to Make You Able by Wendy M. Davis, 1982

box 5, folder 38

BANC MSS 99/247c Design for Independent Living by Raymond Lifchez and Barbara Winslow, 1982

box 5, folder 39

BANC MSS 99/247c The Cripple Liberation Front Marching Band Blues by Lorenzo Wilson Milam, 1984

box 5, folder 40

BANC MSS 99/247c Enabling Computers, 1984

box 5, folder 41

BANC MSS 99/247c Kaleidoscope edited by Carson w. Heiner, Jr., May 1985

box 5, folder 42

BANC MSS 99/247c Disabled We Stand by Allan T. Sutherland, 1985

box 5, folder 43

BANC MSS 99/247c Living Up The Street by Gary Soto, [1985?]

box 5, folder 44

BANC MSS 99/247c We're All Doing Time by Bo Lozoff, January 1986

box 5, folder 45

BANC MSS 99/247c The God Chaser by Pat Ellis Taylor, [1986?]

box 5, folder 46

BANC MSS 99/247c Rethinking Architecture by Raymond Lifchez, 1987

box 5, folder 47

BANC MSS 99/247c Proxopera: A Tale of Modern Ireland by Benedict Kiely, [1988?]

box 5, folder 48

BANC MSS 99/247c Thomas Merton on Mysticism by Raymond Bailey, 1988

box 5, folder 49

BANC MSS 99/247c And Other Voyages by Robin Magowan, [1992]

box 5, folder 50

BANC MSS 99/247c The Blob That Ate Oaxaca and Other Travel Tales by Carlos Amantea, [1992]

box 5, folder 51

BANC MSS 99/247c Fabled Cities of Central Asia by Vadim Gippenrieter and Robin Magowan, [1992]

box 5, folder 52

BANC MSS 99/247c Harlot's Ghost by Norman Mailer, [1992]

box 5, folder 53

BANC MSS 99/247c Here: A Poetry Performance by Cheryl Marie Wade video written, directed and produced by Cheryl Marie Wade, 1992

box 5, folder 54

BANC MSS 99/247c CripZen: A Manual for Survival by Lorenzo Wilson Milam, 1993

box 5, folder 55

BANC MSS 99/247c Differences In Common: Straight Talk on Mental Retardation, Down Syndrome and Life by Marilyn Trainer, [1993]

box 5, folder 56

BANC MSS 99/247c A Different Person by James Merrill, [1993]

box 5, folder 57

BANC MSS 99/247c MOUTH edited by Lucy Gwen, [1993]

box 5, folder 58

BANC MSS 99/247c The Book of Job translated by Stephen Mitchell, [1994]

box 5, folder 59

BANC MSS 99/247c Various reviews for Monthly Whole Earth Catalog , [1994]

box 5, folder 60

BANC MSS 99/247c The Eclipse of Man and Nature: An Enquiry into the Origins and Consequences of Modern Science by Philip Sherrard, [1996]

box 5, folder 61

BANC MSS 99/247c A Handbook for the Disabled by Suzanne Lunt [and other reviews], n.d.

box 5, folder 62

BANC MSS 99/247c A Leg To Stand On by Oliver Sacks, M.D., n.d.

 

Miscellaneous, 1989-1997, n.d.

box 5, folder 63

BANC MSS 99/247c Collaboration (email exchange between O'Brien and Neil Marcus), 1989

box 5, folder 64

BANC MSS 99/247c Poetry Primer, [1990?]

box 5, folder 65

BANC MSS 99/247c [Mailer], [1991]

box 5, folder 66

BANC MSS 99/247c Guide to Operations Personal Computer, [1992]

box 5, folder 67

BANC MSS 99/247c Tragic Butt Brave, October 1994

box 5, folder 68

BANC MSS 99/247c [Star Trek], [1994]

box 5, folder 69

BANC MSS 99/247c The Joy of Fox: A Play for Radio, [1997]

Box 6

Series 3: Personalia, 1968-1998

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Content Note

Consists of undergraduate and graduate academic course work, biographical sketches by others, awards, reviews of O'Brien's poetry, obituaries, and eulogies.
box 6, folder 1

Diploma of Graduation, Grant Adult School, 1968

box 6, folder 2

California State University, Hayward registration form, 1977

 

Undergraduate course work

box 6, folder 3-5

BANC MSS 99/247c English, 1977-1981, n.d.

box 6, folder 6

BANC MSS 99/247c History, 1977, n.d.

box 6, folder 7

BANC MSS 99/247c Philosophy, 1978

box 6, folder 8

BANC MSS 99/247c Social Policy, 1979

box 6, folder 9

BANC MSS 99/247c Rhetoric, 1980, n.d.

box 6, folder 10

BANC MSS 99/247c Miscellany, 1979, n.d.

box 6, folder 11

Commencement program, Dept. of English, U.C. Berkeley, 1982

box 6, folder 12-14

Graduate course work, School of Journalism, U.C. Berkeley, 1982-1983

box 6, folder 15

Biographical sketches, 1982-1997, n.d.

box 6, folder 16

Awards, 1987

box 6, folder 17

Reviews of Breathing , 1990

box 6, folder 18

Hearing and appeal regarding payments from In Home Support Services program, 1994

box 6, folder 19

World Wide Web page, 1998

box 6, folder 20

Obituaries, 1999

box 6, folder 21

Memorial service, 1999

box 6, folder 22

Eulogy by Ken O'Brien, 1999

box 6, folder 23

Eulogy by Jessica Yu, 1999