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Overview The Anne Sexton collection was 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 Onionskin carbon copies of her published and unpublished poetry from 1974 reveal both the depths of her despair and the eloquence with which she expressed it – before she finally ended her life on October 4, 1974.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...
Scope and Contents This collection includes manuscripts as well as poetry workbooks.
Dates: 1922 - 1981
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 The collection also has the manuscripts for the unpublished Year One, a book of excerpts from Corman’s 1963 letters.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...
Scope and Contents The collection is divided into two series: Bookshop and publishing, and authors. The first series contains four folders pertaining to general bookshop/publishing business or to Dike Blair. Materials in this series include mailing pieces, ads, and reviews, newspaper clippings, promotional materials, and one folder of Shard Villa photographs (Salisbury, VT), given to Dike Blair. The second series primarily pertains to the various authors whose books were sold by The Vermont Book Shop and were...
Dates: 1929-2001; Majority of material found within 1951-1983
Scope and Contents The Joseph McElroy collection contains 37 catalogued Hollinger boxes and 28 uncatalogued Hollinger boxes with the materials in these boxes spanning 34 years from 1953 to 1987. Series I of the collection, correspondence, contains both catalogued and uncatalogued correspondence and spans 4 boxes. In all there are possibly 500 letters, 306 of those are catalogued and kept in individual folders. Series II, Reviews, is comprised of only 1 box and contains reviews by McElroy. Finally, Series III,...
Dates: 1953 - 1987
Scope and Contents The Hemingway Family Archive joins Hemingway archives in more than 75 private and institutional collections, the most distinguished of which include those at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum, in Boston, and the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at the University of Texas at Austin. Compiled by writer Leicester Hemingway (1915-1982), the younger brother of Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961), in the process of researching and writing his biography, ...
Dates: 1878 - 2001
Overview Leslie Epstein's collection is made up of material from each of his eight novels, including some complete drafts, galleys, and setting copes, as well as many incomplete drafts and alternate versions. He also has saved many notes covering his ideas as well as his research. Also included are his papers from college and graduate school – plays, essays, stories, his undergraduate thesis, and his dissertation. The collection also has a number of correspondences, multiple reviews of his work,...
Dates: 1952 - 1999
Overview This collection comprises letters written to Marguerite Wilkinson from contemporary American poets. The bulk of the correspondence was written in 1919, and primarily concerns Wilkinson’s poetry anthologies: Golden Songs of the Golden State (1917), New Voices (1919), Contemporary Poetry (1923) and The Way of the Makers (1925), with responses from authors to her requests for permission to use their poems. These responses frequently include suggestions of different poems or discussions of poetry...
Dates: 1912 - 1928
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.
Dates: 1953 - 1984
Scope and Contents The correspondence in this collection between Buckeye and various authors was typically started by Buckeye when he invited them to speak at the Middlebury College library as a part of the speaker series he implemented during his time at the College. In several cases, communication developed into friendly correspondence. Authors with whom Buckeye corresponded with frequently include Bob Arnold, Carol Berge, Nicholas Delbanco, Lyle Glazier, and Mitchell Goodman. Box 1 contains 47 folders for...
Dates: 1973 - 2003
Scope and Contents This collection contains eight folders with correspondence between Wilfred Davison and different American writers and academics. There are 55 letters in total, dating from December 27th, 1920 to May 2nd, 1929.
Dates: 1920 - 1929
- Subject: Authors and publishers X
- Authors and publishers -- United States -- Correspondence 8
- Authors and publishers 3
- Correspondence 3
- Poets, American -- 20th century 3
- American Poetry -- 20th century 2
- American poetry 2
- Poets, American 2
- American Fiction -- 20th century 1
- American Literature -- 20th century 1
- Authors -- Vermont -- 20th century 1
- Bookstores 1
- Criticism 1
- Diaries 1
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Fiction 1
- Librarians -- United States -- Correspondence 1
- Manuscripts 1
- Middlebury College -- Alumni and alumnae 1
- Middlebury College -- Faculty 1
- Modernism (Literature) 1
- Photographs 1 ∧ less
- Corman, Cid, 1924-2004 3
- Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 2
- McElroy, Joseph 2
- Ai, 1947-2010 1
- Alvarez, Julia 1
- Arnold, Bob 1
- Arrowsmith, William, 1924-1992 1
- Arthur, Elizabeth, 1953- 1
- Atwood, Margaret, 1939- 1
- Baskin, Leonard, 1922-2000 1
- Benet, William Rose, 1886-1950 1
- Bergé, Carol, 1928-2006 1
- Berry, Wendell, 1934- 1
- Blackburn, Paul, 1926-1971 1
- Blair, Dike, 1919-2009 1
- Bread Loaf School of English (Middlebury College) 1
- Bridwell, Tom 1
- Buckeye, Robert 1
- Butterick, George F. 1
- Canby, Henry Seidel, 1878-1961 1 ∧ less