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Marjorie Welish papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 433
Scope and Contents
The Marjorie Welish Papers document the life and work of poet, artist, and art critic Marjorie Welish and consist of professional correspondence, drafts of writings, notebooks, research files, course material, teaching notes, printed material, computer media, and audiovisual materials, 1950 to 2019.

The bulk of the collection consists of Welish's correspondence and drafts of writings. Writings shed light on her creative process and include autograph manuscript and typescript drafts and printed versions of her writings, including her poetry, essays, and criticism. Correspondence includes letters from colleagues, students, and friends regarding her teaching and writings. Other papers include research notes, her notes from courses she enrolled in, her teaching notes and class material, and various printed material that she collected as part of her research.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.

Boxes 18 and 44 (computer media): Restricted Fragile Material. Access copies of digital files may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.

Box 34 (student records): Restricted until 2107. For further information consult the appropriate curator.

Box 45 (audiovisual media): Restricted fragile material. Reference copies may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.
Conditions Governing Use
The Marjorie Welish Papers is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased from Granary Books on the Ezra Pound Archive Fund, 2006, and the Edwin J. Beinecke Book Fund, 2019.
Organized into six series: I. Correspondence, 1950-2003. II. Writings, 1950-2003. III. Other Papers, 1966-1999. IV. Printed Material, 1970-2003. V. Computer media, undated. VI. December 2020 Acquisition, 1959-2019 and undated.
1950 - 2019
Majority of material found within 1980 - 2003
32.5 Linear Feet (45 boxes)
Related Names
Welish, Marjorie, 1944-
Language of Materials