Smith, William Jay, 1918-2015
Dates Of Existence
Donald Finkel Papers
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.
Found in: Manuscripts / Donald Finkel Papers
William Jay Smith Papers
Scope and Contents The William Jay Smith Papers correspondence from literary figures dating back to the 1940s, including a substantial group of letters from Russian, Hungarian, and other Eastern European authors. Numerous letters from publishers, editors, scholars, and friends are also present in the collection. The Smith Papers also include manuscripts and editorial matter towards his published work, as well as a large collection of manuscripts by other authors. Finally, the Smith Papers include a large...
Found in: Manuscripts / William Jay Smith Papers
May Swenson Papers
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...
Found in: Manuscripts / May Swenson Papers