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Poets, American -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Anne Sexton papers

 Collection
Identifier: C-11
Overview The Anne Sexton Papers were compiled by Sexton’s therapist during the last nine months of her life. The collection offers a glimpse into the mind of the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, a mind tormented by suicidal thoughts, depression and bipolar disorder. Onionskin carbon copies of her published and unpublished poetry from 1974 reveal both the depths of her despair and the eloquence with which she expressed it – before she finally ended her life on October 4, 1974. Also included in the ...

Carol Berge collection of Zebras manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: C-24
Scope and Contents Collection contains typescript draft versions of Berge's 1991 book, Zebras, or, Contour Lines. Also includes proof copies. Some pages have holograph comments and corrections, others are photocopies of typescript draft pages.

Note that items in collection are undated, but Zebras was published in 1991.

Cid Corman papers

 Collection
Identifier: C-27
Overview The Cid Corman Papers consist of correspondence to the poet/publisher from friends and family, exclusively from the year 1963. The collection also has the manuscripts for the unpublished Year One, a book of excerpts from Corman’s 1963 letters. The materials represent “a year in the life” of Cid Corman while in Japan, a year in which, Corman observes, “time becomes confused, seasons bury themselves in one another, children adults and the dead merge. The past becomes a future in terms of a ...

Ellen Bryant Voigt collection

 Collection
Identifier: C-29
Scope and Contents Collection contains typescript drafts of poems (many with holograph changes and notes), copies of poems published in magazines, uncollected and unpublished poems, notebooks, lecture notes, and correspondence

Paul Blackburn papers

 Collection
Identifier: C-13
Scope and Contents Materials are largely from the mid-1950s, including letters and poems that reveal the poet’s life, work and travels in Europe, Toulouse, Banyalbufar in Majorca, Vienna, Frankfurt, and Perugia are among the places from which the poet writes. Some correspondence and work from later years. Robert Buckeye’s research and correspondence in preparation of and the article for Credences itself gives considerable useful comment on the poet’s work.

Richard Jackson papers

 Collection
Identifier: C-42
Overview The Richard Jackson Papers include material from each of his five books of poetry and four chapbook adaptations, including some complete drafts and setting copies, as well as many incomplete drafts and alternate versions of poems. He also has several boxes of notebooks that record his ideas as well as his research. The collection also includes correspondences, literary projects, lectures, articles, essays, reviews, unpublished works, and personal memorabilia.

Robert Frost verbatim, ca. 1970-1984

 Item — Box 9: Series C-4.III
Identifier: C-4.III.1
Scope and Contents Unpublished manuscript (ca. 805 p.) describing Cook's meetings and discussions with Robert Frost, and reflections on the poet and his work, between July 1925 and the poet's death in 1963. The text also contains transcripts of some formal lectures given by Frost. Includes an interview with Cook by an unnamed interviewer, on Sept. 3, 1978, in Middlebury, Vt. Reginald Cook collection also contains audio recordings of Robert Frost lectures on CD and cassette, as well as a number of essays written ...

Wales Hawkins collection of Robert Frost materials

 Collection
Identifier: C-36
Scope and Contents Collection contains 31 boxes of materials related to Robert Frost collected by Wales Hawkins and Corinne Tennyson Davids. Most materials are dated from the 1940s through the 1960s, and include correspondence, publications about Robert Frost, realia, Christmas cards, ephemera, newspaper clippings, and audio recordings of lectures and interviews on reel-to-reel tapes (note that transcripts are available for all of the recordings in this collection).

Among the noteworthy materials in ...