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Letter, postcard, and poems, 1938-1959, undated

 Part of Collection — Box: 2, Folder: GROUP 23, F-1
Call Number: JWJ MSS MISC

Scope and Contents

TLS to Dwight Macdonald, 1958 Dec 30, discussing his hopes of money for work sent to Ginsburg and Hess and enclosing a poem, "Sterne," for Gloria Macdonald; APcS to Dwight Macdonald, 1938 Jun 29, from Bennington, Vermont, inviting him to stay; two-line poem on the back of an envelope for the Macdonalds, 1958 Aug; envelope addressed to Miss Hettie Cohen, 1959 Mar 4; manuscript notes on "Having Snow"; manuscript poem, "March 29, I"; and typescript poem, "Poem," beginning "The winter sky, leaden, whitened and brightened a little," with holograph first line inserted, "You are what you want to be [...]"


  • 1938-1959, undated


Physical Description

7 items.

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection:

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

General note

Accession: 20010504-e

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