James Laughlin papers
Scope and Contents
- 1939 - 1994
- Majority of material found within 1976 - 1994
Conditions Governing Access
Box 5 (audiocassettes): Restricted fragile material. Reference copies may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.
Conditions Governing Use
Immediate Source of Acquisition
1988-2005, printed volumes were accessioned in Printed Acquisitions. 2008, material was accessioned in Manuscript Unit.
2.64 Linear Feet (5 boxes)
Language of Materials
James Laughlin (1914-1997)
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 ZA MS 106, Uncat ZA MS 489, Uncat MSS 1017, and Uncat ZA File 152. 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.
"So Much Depends," typescript poem (photocopy) by James Laughlin was identified as missing from the papers during 2012 processing.
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.
- Audiovisual materials
- Authors -- 20th Century
- Authors, American -- 20th Century -- Archives
- Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
- Editors -- 20th Century
- Editors -- United States
- Laughlin, James, 1914-1997
- New Directions Publishing
- Poets -- 20th Century
- Poets, American -- 20th Century -- Archives
- Publishers and publishing -- United States
- Publishers and publishing -- United States -- Exhibitions
- Sound recordings
- Guide to the James Laughlin Papers
- by Molly Wheeler
- November 2012
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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