Meredith, William, 1919-2007
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.
1946 June 10. Autograph postcard signed from Meredith to Robert Chapman asking him to meet for cocktails, and explaining that Pete is studying this summer with Roger Sessions. 1 page
1948 [circa December 26]. Manuscript draft of "A Christmas Charm" [poem] by Meredith. Inscribed to Robert Chapman. 1 page
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.