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MS Am 2110

Laughlin, James, 1914-1997. James Laughlin compositions sent to Hugh Witemeyer: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: HD
Call No.: MS Am 2110
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Laughlin, James, 1914-1997.
Title: James Laughlin compositions sent to Hugh Witemeyer,
Date(s): 1982-1996.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Poems and other materials sent to Hugh Witemeyer by James Laughlin. Also includes printed material on James Laughlin.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*2001M-17. Gift of Dr. Hugh Witemeyer, Department of English, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131; received: 2001 Sept. 12.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open for research.
This collection is not housed at the Houghton Library but is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine what material is offsite and retrieval policies and times.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

James Laughlin Compositions Sent to Hugh Witemeyer (MS Am 2110). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Separated Materials

The Laughlin letters that were originally part of this accession can be found with other Witemeyer materials in bMS Am 2077.

Biographical / Historical

James Laughlin (1914-1997) was an American publisher, poet and founder of the New Directions Publishing Corporation.


Arranged alphabetically.

Scope and Contents

Includes copies of Laughlin's poems and essays sent (as enclosures in letters) by James Laughlin to his friend and colleague, Hugh Witemeyer. Also with printed material about JL and one photograph of JL.

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