Papers relating to The Confession Stone: Song Cycles, 1962-1976
Scope and Contents
Forty-nine-page typescript mimeograph copy of "The Confession Stone: Song Cycles," with annotations and corrections in pencil and pen in an unidentified hand, "copyrighted 1965," and bound in a white folder containing manuscript notes in an unidentified hand on the inside back cover; eleven-page typescript carbon of "The Land of the Living and The Land of the Risen Dead," dated 1962 Nov 16; "Mary's Lullaby" printed on a leaf followed by Dodson's reproduced signature and "Christmas, 1963"; oversized picture postcard containing a portrait photograph of Countee Cullen with a note dated 1970 Apr 30 from Dodson to Paul Breman regarding Confession Stone on the verso; typed coctail party invitation to Paul Breman dated 1976 Dec 15, from Dodson and his wife Edith, mimeographed on the verso of a printed holiday card containing the poem "A Certain Glory"; portrait photograph of Dodson by Kurt Ammann; and six undated 9 x 5 cm. cards containing holograph notes for an unidentified lecture.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research. Restricted Fragile Papers may only be consulted with permission of the appropriate curator. Preservation photocopies for reference use have been substituted in the main files.
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
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