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MS Am 1641

Woodberry, George Edward, 1855-1930, collector. Woodberry Poetry Room manuscript collection, 1896-1967: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1641
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Woodberry, George Edward, 1855-1930, collector.
Title: Woodberry Poetry Room manuscript collection,
Date(s): 1896-1967.
Quantity: 1 collection (3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Collection of poems and letters assembled by the Curator of the Woodberry Poetry Room in Lamont Library at Harvard University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Transferred from the Woodberry Poetry Room, 1960-1965.
Gift of John L. Sweeney, 1962-1964.
Gift of George Edward Woodberry, 1967.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Woodberry Poetry Room Manuscript Collection, 1896-1967 (MS Am 1641). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

This collection of poems and letters was first assembled by the Curator of the Woodberry Poetry Room in Lamont Library at Harvard. It contains annotated drafts of poems by various poets, mostly American; some correspondence between the poets and the poetry room concerning tape recordings of the poets reading from their works; a few photographs; and clippings.

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