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MS Am 2876

Budenz, Julia. Julia Budenz papers, circa 1960-2010: PRELIMINARY BOX LIST.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Am 2876
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Budenz, Julia.
Title: Julia Budenz papers,
Date(s): 1960-2010.
Quantity: 46 linear feet (44 boxes)
Language of materials: English
Abstract: Preliminary box list only for personal and professional papers of the American poet Julia Budenz.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2011M-50. Gift of Emily Lyle; received: 2012 April 9.

Processing Information:

Accessioned by: Melanie Wisner.

Conditions Governing Access:

RESTRICTION: Correspondence, journals, and medical records, as noted below, are closed until 2025 except where the author of letters (or the author's executor) has given explicit permission.
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.


Copyright in the works of Julia Budenz is held by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. For permission to quote or reproduce from manuscript material of Budenz, contact the Curator of Modern Books and Manuscripts, Houghton Library.

Biographical / Historical

Julia Budenz (1934-2010) was a poet and classics scholar. She was at one time an Ursuline nun; served as assistant to I. Bernard Cohen at Harvard University in the history of science; and taught classics at New Rochelle, Colby, and Berea. Her life's work, a poem titled The Gardens of Flora Baum, was published in December 2011.


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 the final typescript, drafts and working papers for The Gardens of Flora Baum, family and literary correspondence, biographical material, journals, and printed material.


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