All Series Level Scope and Content Notes
Scope and Contents Note
Accession: 23074 and 23082
Consists of correspondence, manuscripts, research material, River Styx material, teaching and school
material, print material, audiovisual material, and realia.
Consists of personal and business correspondence.
Consists of Castro poems, essays, articles, and book reviews. See
Series III for more material.
Consists of research materials used by Castro as source for
articles and book reviews. Materials may also have been used in the
production of River Styx issues. Many
folders contain typescripts and correspondence. Consult in-house
finding-aid for more information.
Consists of research material on the following people and places:
A/D Gallery, Margaret Atwood, Austral Gallery, Francis Bacon, James
Baldwin, Jennifer Bartlett, William A. Bascom, William Bernoundy,
Robert Bly, Edward Boccia, Eavan Boland, Robert Boynes, Joseph
Brodskey, Arthur Brown, Joe Bruchac, Harry Cargas, Seth Carlin,
Christ Church, Amy Clampitt, Francesco Clemente, COCA, J.M. Coetzee,
Thulani Davis, Maryanne De Julio, Willem De Kooning, Vine Deloria,
Michael Eastman, Mary Beth Edelson, Joan and Stanley Elkin, Mary
Engelbreit, Alison Ferring (William Shearburn Gallery), Linda
Fisher, Ian Friend (Museum of Contemporary Religious Art), Carolyn
Forché, Forum for Contemporary Art, Donal Fox, Douglas Freed, Carlos
Fuentes, Andrea Fuhrman, William Gaddis, William Gass, H.L. Gates
Jr., Allen Ginsburg, Günter Grass, Nancy Graves, Clement Greenberg,
Greenburg Gallery, Dan Gualdoni, Peter Halley, Helen and Newton
Harrison, William Hawk, Sheldon Helfman, Julius Hemphill, John
Hicks, Leon Hicks, John Irving, Matthew Kangas, Michael Kenna,
Anselm Kiefer, Jamaica Kincaid, John Knoepfle, Bill Kohn, Bob
Kolbrener, Julia Kristeva, Barbara Kruger, Laumeier Sculpture Park,
Belinda Lee, Floyd LeFlore, Annette Lemieux, Robert Lobe, Locus
Gallery, Rose Lee Lovell, Mark Madsen, Edward Maeder (Los Angeles
County Museum of Art), Robert Mapplethorp, Gabriel Garcia Marquez,
Pier Marton, James Merrill, Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel, W.S. Merwin,
Oliver Messiaen, Czeslaw Milosz, Renee Montileone, Toni Morrison,
Iris Murdock, Howard Neverov, Louise Nevelson, Sharon Olds, Yoko Ono
and John Lennon, Ursula Oppens, Nicanor Parra, Gary Passanise,
Octavio Paz, Carl Phillips, Darryl Pinckney, Robert A. Powell,
Public art in St. Louis, Shannon Ravenel, R. Duane Reed, Ishmael
Reed, Eugene Redmond, Marissa Regini, Carter Revard, Adrienne Rich,
Alina Rivera, Alejando el Romero, John Rozelle, Salman Rushdie, Glen
Savan, Jane Saver, Nancy Scheinman, Schmidt Comtemporary Art
Gallery, Pat Schuchard, Howard Schwartz, Martin Schweig, Seattle,
Ntozake Shange, Leslie Silko, Howard Michael Singerman, Elliott
Smith, Mary Sprague, St. Alphonsus Church, St. Louis Art Museum, Sid
Stebel, Stein Gallery, The Sunflower, Sue Lyn Thomas, Quincy Troupe,
Ernest Trova, Uri Eviatar Gallery, Derek Walcott, Herb Weitman,
Nelson Wu, Mona Van Duyn, and Adam Zagajewski.
Consists of layouts, mock-ups, artist's proofs, and typescripts
for issues of River Styx . Also,
includes board information, Duff's Poetry Series material, River
Styx PM Series material, ephemera, and correspondence. See Series I
for more correspondence and Series III for research material.
Consists of material toward classes taught by Castro, student
grades and evaluations, student work, and material from Castro's
undergraduate and graduate work.
This material is temporarily restricted. Consult Curator for more
Consists of Castro's vita and recommendations; material
concerning her work for a local cable show, "The Writer's Circle;"
and materical concerning her YMCA Leadership Award.
Print Material is divided into five subseries: Miscellaneous
Print Material, Broadsides, Artwork and Posters, Books Transferred
to Rare Books Division, and Journals Transferred to Rare Books
Consists of book, exhibit, and film catalogues; loose notes and
clippings; Arizona Living (Vol. 6,
No. 28, July 11, 1975); Mind Breaths: Poems
1972-1976 by Allen Ginsburg; The
Riverfront Times (No. 168, Dec. 9-15, 1981); Roof Book News (undated); American Book Review (Vol. 16, No. 3,
August-September 1994); Segue
Distributing (1993); Third Annual Meeting of the Missouri
Philological Association (1978); and North Atlantic books
Consists of broadsides by Diane Burn, Michael Castro, Hugh Fox,
and Maurice Kenny.
Broadsides by Castro and Fox are located in oversize in section
Consists of artwork and posters by Break
Word with the World III: A Commemorative Collection ,
Alejandro el Romero, Joe Kemp, Anthony Loman, Peace eye poets,
Margaret Sheperd, and Sun Ra.
Artwork and posters by Break Word with
the World III: A Commemorative Collection , Alejandro el
Romero, Anthony Loman, and Peace eye poets are located in oversize
in section B-3-3.
Consists of books transferred to rare books division. See
in-house finding-aid for complete listing.
Consists of journals transferred to rare books division. See
in-house finding-aid for complete listing.
Audiovisual is divided into three subseries: Cassette Tapes,
Reel-to-reel Tapes, and Videotapes.
Consists of seven cassette tapes featuring William Gass
discussing Plato’s The Republic
(1990) and twelve tapes featuring Robbe-Grillet (1988).
Consists of thirteen reel-to-reel tapes. The titles listed by
Castro have been maintained.
The original reel-to-reel tape boxes are located in box 17.
The tape itself states "19 cuts Kentucky Fried Chicken"
Consists of onve videotape titled, YMCA of Metropolitan St.
Consists of bookbinding materials and two t-shirts, Heart of St.
Louis Arts Festival 1987 and St. Louis Writers Are…The Living End,