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Coffield, Glen, 1917-1981


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Camp Waldport records

Identifier: Bx 034
Abstract Camp Waldport, or Civilian Public Service (CPS) Camp No. 56, was a conscientious objector camp in Oregon during WWII, and was home to the Fine Arts Group. Among Camp Waldport's interns were several poets and artists who are considered to have contributed to the Beat Movement and the "San Francisco Renaissance" of the 1950s and 60s, including Adrian Wilson, Kermit Sheets, painter Morris Graves, and poets William Everson and Glen Coffield. The camp's press, the Untide Press, published volumes...
Dates: 1943-1945

Glen Stemmons Coffield papers

Identifier: Coll 217

During World War II, Glen Stemmons Coffield (1917-1981) was an intern at the famous Civilian Public Service (CPS) camp for conscientious objectors, Camp Waldport, whose Untide Press published two of his books of poems. Later, he was an active force in the Beat and San Francisco Renaissance scenes throughout his creative career. The Coffield Papers contain Coffield's essays, periodicals, plays, poems/poetry-books, prose and miscellaneous work.

Dates: 1943-1981

Charles E. Davis papers on Civilian Public Service and the Untide Press

Identifier: Coll 470

Charles E. Davis was a printer who served in the conscientious objectors camp on the Oregon coast during World War II (Civilian Public Services Camp #56), as well as other CPS camps during the war. This collection contains Untide Press booklets, proof and mock-up sheets, correspondence, and other examples of fine press printing.

Dates: 1942-2003

Wm. R. Eshelman materials on the Untide Press

 Collection — Multiple collection box [SFM 105] 1: [Barcode: i20403367]
Identifier: SFM 105

Consists of letter from Eshelman to Martin Schmitt, August 31, 1948, giving information on the Untide Press, along with carbon copies of materials pertaining to Untide Press. The Press was started in 1943 at CPS camp at Waldport, Or., by Lawrence Siemons,.

Dates: 1944-1948

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Arts -- Oregon -- Waldport -- Periodicals 2
Literature 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Oregon -- Waldport -- Waldport 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States 2
American literature -- 20th century 1