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Stephen Yenser papers relating to James Merrill

Call Number: YCAL MSS 581
Scope and Contents

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.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The Stephen Yenser Papers Relating to James Merrill 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 Stephen Yenser on the Eugene G. O'Neill Memorial Fund, 2002.


Organized into two series: I. Correspondence, 1967-1991. II. Writings and Other Papers, 1970-2001.

3.33 Linear Feet ((8 boxes) + 1 art)
Related Names
Yenser, Stephen
Merrill, James, 1926-1995
Language of Materials