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48 Linear Feet (48 boxes)
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Gustaf Sobin (1935-2005)
Sobin was born November 15, 1935, in Boston, Massachusetts, and was educated at Brown University (A.B., 1958). His published books of poetry include: Wind Chrysalid's Rattle (1980), Voyaging Portraits (1988), and Towards the Blanched Alphabet (1998), among others. His published works of prose and fiction include: Dark Mirrors: A Novel of Provence (1992) and Luminous Debris: Reflecting on Vestige in Provence (1999), among others.
Sobin died of pancreatic cancer, July 7, 2005, in Cavaillon, Vaucluse, France.
"Gustaf Sobin." Contemporary Authors Online. Detroit: Gale, 2005. Gale Biography In Context. Web. 2 Nov. 2012.
This collection received a basic level of processing, including rehousing and in some instances minimal organization, upon acquisition. Further rehousing and description was carried out in 2012.
As a rule, descriptive information found in the Collection Contents section is drawn in large part 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 initial processing.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
Former call number: Uncat MSS 908.
- American literature -- 20th century
- American poetry -- 20th Century
- Authors -- 20th Century
- Authors, American -- 20th Century -- Archives
- Char, René, 1907-1988
- Laughlin, James, 1914-1997
- Poets -- 20th Century
- Poets, American -- 20th Century -- Archives
- Provence (France)
- Sobin, Gustaf
- Tomlinson, Charles, 1927-2015
- Waggoner, Hyatt Howe, 1913-1988
- Guide to the Gustaf Sobin Papers
- by Beinecke staff
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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