Merrill, James, 1926-1995
- Existence: 1926-03-03 - 1995-02-06
James Merrill (1926-1995), American poet.
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: YCAL MSS 222
Overview: Series I, Correspondence, consists chiefly of incoming personal and professional correspondence and family correspondence. The collection is particularly rich for its correspondence with poets, editors, translators, publishers, and literary scholars and critics during the middle part of the 20th century. There are letters from many well-known poets writing in English during this period, including W.H. Auden, John Berryman, Elizabeth Bishop, Louise Bogan, James Dickey, T.S. Eliot, Seamus Heaney,...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 765
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, writings, printed material, and other paper by or relating to American poet Forrest Gander. There is correspondence with other poets, writers, translators, and publishers. Correspondents include James Merrill, Robert Creeley, Clayton Eshleman, Rosmarie Waldrop, Fanny Howe, Ann Lauterbach, Michael Palmer, Michael Ondaatje, Marjorie Welish, David Shapiro, Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge, Charles Bernstein, Cole Swensen, Henri Cole, Peter Cole, Peter Gizzi, and many...
Dates: 1956-2006, bulk 1980-2006
Call Number: YCAL MSS 59
Overview: The Barbara Howes papers contain writings, correspondence, personal and financial papers, and photographs documenting the life and literary career of American poet and editor Barbara Howes. The collection includes extensive files on all of Howes's book-length publications and many manuscripts and typescripts of individual poems, short stories and articles; her correspondence with her family, particularly with her mother and her husband, the poet William Jay Smith; and letters from a wide circle...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 705
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, photographs, personal papers, printed material, audiovisual material, memorabilia, and artwork that document the life and work of author J. D. McClatchy from his youth to the 2010s. Correspondence is both personal and professional and includes letters from Anthony Hecht, James Merrill, Robert Penn Warren, and Richard Wilbur, among many other prominent figures of 20th and 21st century American literature, as well as correspondence relating to...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 580
Overview: The collection consists of writings, correspondence, photographs, audiovisual material, artwork, printed material, computer disks and other papers by or relating to James Merrill and documenting aspects of his work as a poet and writer. Some of the material was created and accumulated by J. D. McClatchy, who served as executor of Merrill's estate and who co-edited several volumes of Merrill's works, including Collected Poems (2001), Collected Novels and Plays (2002), Collected Prose (2004), The...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 77
Overview: The Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas Collection contains manuscripts, letters, photographs, clippings, artworks, and research materials relating to the life and work of Gertrude Stein and her companion, Alice B. Toklas gathered during the years following Stein's death to supplement the Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas Papers (YCAL MSS 76). Items from such friends and admirers as Elizabeth Fuller Chapman, Doda Conrad, Clement Hurd, Samuel Steward, and Donald Sutherland complement the...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 808
Call Number: YCAL MSS 581
Overview: This collection consists of material created and accumlated by Stephen Yenser in the course of researching and editing the literary work of James Merrill. Material primarily includes correspondence between Yenser and Merrill spanning 1967 to 1995 and various drafts of Merrill's writings.