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MS Am 2061

Kramer, Aaron, 1921-1997. Aaron Kramer papers, circa 1940-1986: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 2061
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Kramer, Aaron, 1921-1997.
Title: Aaron Kramer papers,
Date(s): 1940 -1986.
Quantity: 1 collection (.3 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Papers of American poet and professor, Aaron Kramer.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

86M-95. Gift of Professor Aaron Kramer, 96 Van Bomel Boulevard, Oakdale, New York 11769; received: 1986 April 18.

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Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Aaron Kramer Papers, circa 1940-1986 (MS Am 2061). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Aaron Kramer (1921-1997) was an American professor of English, a translator, essayist, and a poet of protest.


Arranged into the following two series:

Scope and Contents

Letters discuss Kramer's poetry, translations from Yiddish, and criticism. Correspondents include Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Lukas Foss, Alfred and Dorothy Kreymborg, Pete Seeger, Donald Swann, and Mark Van Doren. The compositions are successive drafts of articles published in various magazines and books.

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