Berryman, John, 1914-1972
Dates Of Existence
Collection — Box: VMF 1, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents 1957 October 7. Typescript of Beloved Do Not Think of Me [collection of poems]. Published as His Thoughts Made Pockets and the Plane Buckt. Very light manuscript revision, manuscript pagination upper right corners, Black Book [poem] inserted after original compilation. 15 pages.Page proof of His Thoughts Made Pockets and the Plane Buckt [collection of poems]. Light revision, moderate...
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of letters and cards from Elizabeth Bishop to Anne Stevenson providing biographical information to be used in writing Elizabeth Bishopas part of Twayne's United States Authors Series. Bishop also discusses her work and comments on literary figures including Robert Lowell, Marianne Moore, W.H. Auden, Ernest Hemingway, John Berryman, and many others. Included with the collection are one typed letter signed from Marianne Moore...
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 Howard Nemerov Papers are a large group of materials which help document the career of this important American poet. The collection includes a great number of worksheets, drafts, and notes towards poems, essays, lectures, stories, collections, and novels. Nemerov corresponded with numerous important literary figures and their letters are housed in the Nemerov Papers. Kenneth Burke, Maxine Kumin, Kay Boyle, and Reed Whittemore, in particular, have been long-time correspondents with...
Scope and Contents The George Marion O'Donnell Papers includes occasional manuscripts and correspondence either to or from Rae Beamish, Richard Croom Beatty, John Berryman, John Malcolm Brinnin, Nelson Del Bittner, Harry Brown, Basil Bunting, Truman Capote, Hubert Creekmore, Robert Woodham Daniel, Donald Davidson, Edward Donahoe, Charles Henri Ford, Theodore C. Hoepfner, Merle Hoyleman, Robert Hillyer, William Inge, Marian Ives, James Laughlin, Leroy Leatherman, R.W.B. Lewis, Jim Lord, Willard Maas, Edward...
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...