Grace Schulman papers
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of material created and accumulated by Grace Schulman during her career as a poet, editor, and educator. Material includes writings, personal papers, correspondence, photographs, audiovisual material, and printed material, documenting the creation of several of Schulman's published volumes of poetry and her edition of The Poetry of Marianne Moore, as well as individual poems she published in numerous magazines.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Box 11-12, 23 (audiovisual material): Use of originals is restricted. Reference copies may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.
Conditions Governing Use
The Grace Schulman 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 Grace Schulman on the Sinclair Lewis Fund and the Elizabeth Wakeman Dwight Memorial Fund, 2002, 2007.
Organized into two groupings: I. June and July 2002 Acquisitions. II. September 2006 Acquisition.
Material within this collection has been organized by acquisition reflecting the fact that the collection has been acquired in increments over time.
Researchers should note that material within each acquisition overlaps with/or relates to material found in other acquisitions. For instance, correspondence and writings can be found in both groupings. In order to locate all relevant material within this collection, researchers will need to consult each acquisition described in the Collection Contents section.
18.84 Linear Feet (34 boxes)
Language of Materials
This collection consists of material created and accumulated by Grace Schulman during her career as a poet, editor, and educator. Material includes writings, personal papers, correspondence, photographs, audiovisual material, and printed material, documenting the creation of several of Schulman's published volumes of poetry and her edition of The Poems of Marianne Moore (2003), as well as individual poems she published in numerous magazines.
Grace Schulman, American poet and educator, was born in New York City in 1935. She studied at Bard College and graduated from American University in 1955, and received a Ph.D. from New York University in 1971. She is the Distinguished Professor of English at Baruch College, CUNY. She has taught poetry writing at Princeton University, Columbia University, Wesleyan University, Bennington College, and Warren Wilson College. Her work has appeared in the New Yorker, the New Republic, Paris Review, Antaeus, Grand Street, the Yale Review, the Hudson Review, and the Kenyon Review. She served as Poetry Editor of the Nation from 1972 to 2006, and director of the Poetry Center, 92nd Street Y, from 1973 to 1985. Her volumes of poetry include Burn Down the Icons (1976), Hemispheres (1984), For That Day Only (1994), The Paintings of Our Lives (2001), and Days of Wonder: New and Selected Poems (2002). Other works include her edition of The Poems of Marianne Moore (2003), several works of criticism, and translations of the poetry of T. Carmi and Pablo Antonio Cuadra.
The collection received preliminary processing at the time of acquisition. Further organization, rehousing, and description were carried out in 2012.
The collection is comprised of material formerly classed as: Uncat MSS 310 and Uncat MSS 896. Various acquisitions associated with the collection have not been merged and organized as a whole. Each acquisition is described separately in the contents list below, according to month and year of acquisition.
Information included in the Description of Papers note and Collection Contents section is drawn from information supplied with the collection and from an initial survey of the contents. Folder titles appearing in the contents list below are often based on those provided by the creator or previous custodian. Titles have not been verified against the contents of the folders in all cases. Otherwise, folder titles are supplied by staff during basic processing.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
- Guide to the Grace Schulman Papers
- by Beinecke staff
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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