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Meredith, William, 1919-2007

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

Carol Bergé Papers

 Collection
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...

James Dickey Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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.

Isabella Gardner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms050
Scope and Contents

The Isabella Gardner Papers contain manuscript and editorial material toward most of her books drafts of individual poems as well as letters to and from various editors, friends, and family.

David Jackson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms060
Scope and Contents

The David Jackson Papers consists of extensive correspondence, photographs of family and friends, and manuscript material towards Jackson’s poems, stories, and plays.

Lord John Press Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms155
Scope and Contents Consists of correspondence files and other publication materials between Lord John Press and John Ashbery, Clive Barker, John Barth, Donald Barthelme, Samuel Beckett, Saul Bellow, Thomas Berger, Joseph Brodsky, Ramsey Campbell, Raymond Carver, John Casey, Tom Clark, Robert Coover, Jack Dann, Stanley Elkin, George P. Elliott, Clayton Eshleman, Richard Ford, John Fowles, Bruce Francis, Stan Freberg, William Gaddis, John Gardner, William H. Gass, William Gibson, Ellen Gilchrist, Allen Ginsberg,...

William Meredith Collection

 Collection — Box: VMF 10, Folder: 21
Identifier: MS-VMF-vmf113
Scope and Contents

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

Robert Sward Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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.