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Laughlin, James, 1914-1997

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1914-10-30 - 1997-11-12

James Laughlin, American poet and literary book publisher who founded New Directions Publishing.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

James Laughlin papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 654
Overview: The James Laughlin Papers contain writings by Laughlin and others, an award acceptance speech by Laughlin, papers and audiocassettes relating to "New Directions at 50," the 50th Anniversary of New Directions exhibition at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, and various material removed from printed volumes.
Dates: 1939-1994, bulk 1976-1994

Gustaf Sobin papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 647
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence and writings that document the life and work of the American poet Gustaf Sobin. Correspondence sheds light on his relationships with other literary figures, including René Char, James Laughlin, Hyatt Waggoner, and Charles Tomlinson, among others. Writings consist of extensive notes and drafts for most of his major works and provide comprehensive documentation of his creative process.
Dates: 1952-2005

William Carlos Williams papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 116
Overview: The William Carlos Williams Papers document the life and work of poet, prose writer, dramatist, and physician William Carlos Williams. The papers consist of correspondence, writings, photographs, medical records, artwork, sound recordings, newspaper clippings and printed material, and personal papers. The papers primarily document Williams's life as a prolific writer, including drafts of prose, poetry, drama, lectures and readings; and correspondence and writings of others that reveal his...
Dates: circa 1880-1985, bulk 1930-1973