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MS Am 2036

Bishop, Elizabeth, 1911-1979. Elizabeth Bishop letters to Frank Bidart: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 2036
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Bishop, Elizabeth, 1911-1979.
Title: Elizabeth Bishop letters to Frank Bidart,
Date(s): 1971-1978.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters from the American poet Elizabeth Bishop to the American poet Frank Bidart.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*88M-3. Purchased with the Amy Lowell fund from Frank Bidart, 63 Sparks Street, No. 3, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138; received: 1988 1 July.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Elizabeth Bishop Letters to Frank Bidart (MS Am 2036). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Elizabeth Bishop was an American poet and translator of Brazilian poetry. Bidart is an American poet.

Scope and Contents

Forty-seven letters to Frank Bidart, including several drafts of poems, as well as a cookbook inscribed to Frank Bidart from Bishop.

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