Squires, Radcliffe, 1917-1993
Dates Of Existence
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...
Scope and Contents The Radcliffe Squires Papers consist primarily of correspondence, most of it with literary personalities in reference to his book about Allen Tate. Among the authors who corresponded with Squires are James Dickey, Edwin Honig, Brewster Ghiselin, Howard Nemerov, Frederic Prokosch, and John Crowe Ransom. Squires corresponded with Allen Tate while preparing his study and this eventually led to a close personal friendship between the two men. Among the most important materials in the Squires...
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...