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MS Am 2749

Newth, Rebecca, collector. Rebecca Newth material on New Directions Publishing Corp., circa 1940-1997: PRELIMINARY BOX LIST.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Am 2749
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Newth, Rebecca, collector.
Title: Rebecca Newth material on New Directions Publishing Corp.,
Date(s): 1940-1997.
Quantity: 1 collection (.75 linear feet (2 boxes)
Language of materials: English.
Abstract: Preliminary box list only for a collection of New Directions correspondence (largely photocopies), ephemera, and exhibition materials.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2008M-66. Gift of Rebecca Newth Harrison; received: 2009 February 10.

Processing Information:

Accessioned by: Melanie Wisner.

Conditions Governing Access:

RESTRICTED: Collection is unprocessed. Access to collection requires permission of curator.
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.

Biographical / Historical

Rebecca Newth is a poet and creative writing teacher. The New Directions Publishing Corporation, of New York City and Norfolk, Conn., was founded in 1936 by poet/publisher James Laughlin. Newth and husband John A. (John Arthur) Harrison (1936-2003) compiled A checklist of books published by New Directions Publishing from 1937 to 1997 (2008).

Arrangement

Arrangement is a rough box list only and materials are not fully cataloged. Readers should note that when fully processed, the order of materials may change.

Scope and Contents

Includes New Directions correspondence (mostly photocopies), ephemera, and exhibition materials.

General

This collection is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. See access restrictions below for additional information.

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