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Scope Note: http://id.worldcat.org/fast/915436 Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

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.

Alexander Trocchi Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms116
Scope and Contents

The Alexander Trocchi Papers include manuscripts of his novels, stories, essays and poems, the extant archives of Merlin, most of his manuscripts and correspondence concerning the Sigma Project, material relating to a large number of projects Trocchi was involved with in the 1960’s, and his journals and notebooks. The Trocchi Papers also house an extensive collection of magazines and ephemera, including material relating to the International Situationist movement.

Mona Van Duyn and Jarvis Thurston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms144
Scope and Contents The Mona Van Duyn and Jarvis Thurston Papers make up one of the largest groups within the Modern Literature Manuscript Collection. Included are hundreds of letters of correspondence from and to literary figures, publishers, editors, scholars, family, and friends. Also included are manuscripts and editorial matter towards most of Van Duyn’s books, drafts of individual poems, essays and reviews by both Van Duyn and Thurston, and manuscripts by others authors. Finally, the Van Duyn and Thurston...

Richard "Red" Watson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms135
Scope and Contents

Consists of correspondence, manuscripts and ephemera.

Note: 7" reel-to-reels located in Film and Media vault

Joy Williams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms158
Scope and Contents The Joy Williams Papers spans over five decades consists largely of her own manuscript materials, including drafts of book reviews, essays, college work, and short stories, as well as editorial material toward her books including, State of Grace, The Changeling, Taking Care, Breaking and Entering, Escapes, ...

Jay Wright Manuscript

 Collection — Box VMF 20, Folder: 10
Identifier: MS-VMF-vmf243
Scope and Contents

Consists of the original manuscript of The Prime Anniversary by Jay Wright. Published on July 29, 2019, The Prime Anniversary is comprised of a sequence of poems and a one-act play.

Donated to Washington University in St. Louis Department of Special Collections by Jay and Lois Wright in honor of their friend, Professor Steven Meyer.