The Donald Finkel Papers include his extensive research materials, journals, notes, and heavily revised manuscripts. A large collection of editorial matter toward all of his books and a small, yet revealing professional correspondence with editors and literary colleagues completes the Finkel Papers.
The Ann Grifalconi Collection of May Swenson Papers consists of correspondence from May Swenson and R.R. "Zan" Knudson, poetry drafts, photographs, and Swenson's portion of the 1969 film "Poetry is Alive and Well and Living in America."
The Mona Van Duyn Papers contain manuscripts and editorial matter toward her books, including the award-winning Near Changes. In addition, there are numerous drafts of individual poems and correspondence from and manuscripts by numerous literary figures.