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Howard, Richard, 1929-2022

 Person
Dates Of Existence
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Mary Jo Bang Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms154
Scope and Contents The Mary Jo Bang Papers consists largely of her own manuscript materials, including drafts of individual poems, book reviews, essays, introductions and translations, as well as editorial material toward her published and unpublished books. Also included are personal journals, college work, artwork, printed materials and ephemera. A substantial amount of personal and business correspondence is present, primarily with friends, family, editors, students, and...

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.

Howard Nemerov Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms089
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...

Radcliffe Squires Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms108
Scope and Contents The Radcliffe Squires Papers consist primarily of correspondence, most of it with literary personalities in reference to his book about Allen Tate. Among the authors who corresponded with Squires are James Dickey, Edwin Honig, Brewster Ghiselin, Howard Nemerov, Frederic Prokosch, and John Crowe Ransom. Squires corresponded with Allen Tate while preparing his study and this eventually led to a close personal friendship between the two men. Among the most important materials in the Squires...

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

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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...

Benjamin Taylor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms113
Scope and Contents

The Benjamin Taylor Papers includes correspondence with many American and European authors, as well as the manuscript version of his novel, Tales Out of School (1995) and his major work of nonfiction, Into the Open: Reflections on Genius and Modernity (1995). Also included is material towards the essay: “The Question of Jewishness and the Question of Writing: A Conversation with Edmond Jabès.”

Jarvis Thurston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms114
Scope and Contents

The Jarvis Thurston Papers consist primarily of correspondence relating to Washington University's Department of English and its visiting writers program. The most significant part of the Thurston collection is the correspondence from James T. Farrell to Thurston and Van Duyn. These letters are of a more personal nature and often discuss literary matters such as Van Duyn's work. A small group of manuscripts, notably two drafts of a Thurston short story, "The Cross," is also included.