Joans, Ted (1928-2003)
Scope:
The Ted Joans collection includes manuscripts and audio materials.

The collection includes manuscripts for many of Joans’s poems, such as "Be Tongue," "Bon Jour, Messieurs/Dames!," "Croissants," "Lam-Men Ting," "My Personal Diary of Surreal Dictionary Tale," "The Seven Sons of Lautreamont," and one untitled item, as well.

Also present are two 60-minute cassette tapes of Joans reading his own poetry (Oct. 1976).
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Notable Figures
1. Joans, Ted
Associated Subjects
1. African American Collections -- Poetry Subject Guide
2. Poetry Subject Guide
3. American poetry -- 20th century.
4. Poems
5. American poetry -- African American authors.
6. Sound recordings
7. African American poets