Berryman, John, 1914-1972
Dates Of Existence
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 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 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...