American Poetry -- 20th century
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Collection contains typescript poetry manuscripts, typescript and holograph correspondence written to and by Goodman between 1978 and 1984, drafts and manuscripts, and various notes and fragments written by Goodman. For detailed inventories of materials within Series I, see "Other Finding Aids" note for that series. Note that most of the materials are undated.
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.
Collection includes 21 holograph poems by Paul Metcalf as well as three reviews of writing by other authors. Metcalf reviews Todd Moore's poetry (1985), The Lyric Return by Lucille Coleman, and The Night Traveler by Mary Oliver. Note that most of the materials in the collection are undated.
Bound typesript copy of Portrait Poems by Sarah N. Cleghorn, dated 1934. Title page signed by author. Volume includes poems such as "Three Great Ladies of Manchester, Vermont," "John Masefield," "Dorothea," "Of William Mann Fincke," "Emilia," "Saint Clare Hears Saint Francis," and "Margarita Singing Ballads."
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 The collection also includes correspondences, literary projects, lectures, articles, essays, reviews, unpublished works, and personal memorabilia.
This scrapbook contains a collection of poetry by different authors, cut from various typewritten and handwritten sources and glued onto the page. Identifiable text sources include the New Yorker magazine, and poets include Frances Frost, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Louise Bogan, Ogden Nash, and Dorothy Parker. Also includes clippings of articles on poetry, and a few New Yorker cartoons. The authorship of some of the typewritten and handwritten poetry is unattributed.