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Levertov, Denise, 1923-1997

 Person
Dates Of Existence
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Lee Anderson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms004

Carol Bergé Papers

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Identifier: MS-MS-ms011
Scope and Contents The Carol Bergé Papers consist almost entirely of her professional and literary papers from 1970 to 2006. They include an extensive collection of correspondence with contemporary literary figures which includes carbons of many of Berge's letters to her correspondents. The Bergé Papers also contain correspondence, manuscripts, drafts, proofs, and promotional material toward nearly all of her post-1970 books, notably Acts of Love, An American Romance, A Couple Called...

Robert Creeley Papers

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Identifier: MS-MS-ms031
Scope and Contents Series I, Correspondence, 1945-1968, bulking 1963-1968, including letters from Charles Olson, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, W.S.Merwin, Witter Bynner, Louis Zukofsky, Henry Rago, Fred Eckman, others and correspondence among Creeley, Walter Hamady and Henry Wenning on publication of The Charm, Words, For Joel, letters from Creeley to Dudley Wynn, University of New Mexico, others, c. 200 items;Series 2, Literary manuscripts, inc. those of The Charm, Divisions & other early poems,...

James Dickey Papers

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Identifier: MS-MS-ms035
Scope and Contents The James Dickey Papers include a correspondence file, spanning 1954 to 1970, consisting of nearly 1000 letters from literary figures, publishers, editors, and friends. Letters from literary notables are often accompanied by their poetry manuscripts. The bulk of the collection consists of Dickey's own manuscript drafts of poems, essays, reviews, translations and addresses. Proof of Dickey's meticulous craftmanship is found in his heavily revised poetry manuscripts, many of which have...

Donald Finkel Papers

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Identifier: MS-MS-ms045
Scope and Contents

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.

Denise Levertov Papers

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Identifier: MS-MS-ms070
Scope and Contents Consists of correspondence to Charles Wrey Gardiner, an early London mentor; to Richard Deutch, a young students and poet, giving him critical attention and personal encouragement; to Walter Hamady, printer, concerning Hamady's publication of "Psalm Concerning the Castle" [poem].  Also includes typescripts and proofs of "Psalm Concerning ths Castle" and materials toward Levertov's lecture "Chekhov on Hampstead Heath" at Cornell University and the subsequent publication of the poem "Chekov on...

Walter Lowenfels Papers

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Identifier: MS-MS-ms074
Scope and Contents The Walter Lowenfels collection includes letters primarily to Walter Lowenfels or Marjorie Elizabeth (Nan) Braymer, arranged alphabetically by sender, concerning contributions to Where is Vietnam?, payments, editorial policy, criticism, little magazines, sales of worksheets, reactions to book's publication, and including biographical and bibliographic sketches of many correspondents. Principal correspondents include: George Abbe, Robert Bly, Nan Braymer,...

Robert Sward Papers

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Identifier: MS-MS-ms110
Scope and Contents The Robert Sward Papers are one of the largest and most diverse manuscript collections among Washington University's holdings. They include an extensive correspondence with literary figures, little magazine editors, small press publishers, family members, and friends. Thousands of pages of Sward's heavily revised worksheets and journals are also present and serve as excellent examples of the poetic process at work. A large collection of little magazines, small press publications, and...

May Swenson Papers

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Identifier: MS-MS-ms111
Scope and Contents The May Swenson Papers contain manuscript and editorial material toward most of her books including Another Animal (1954), A Cage of Spines (1958), To Mix with Time: New and Selected Poems (1963), and Half Sun Half Sleep (1967). This material includes drafts of individual poems as well as letters to and from various editors, friends, and readers. Swenson’s correspondents include John Hall Wheelock, and Burroughs Mitchell, but the most fascinating portion of the May Swenson Papers is her...

Mona Van Duyn Papers

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Identifier: MS-MS-ms120
Scope and Contents

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.