Scope and Contents
Writings in the collection consists of drafts and proofs for many of Towle's published works, including Autobiography and Other Poems (1977), Works on Paper (1978), The History of the Invitation (2001), New & Selected Poems (1983), North (1970), Winter Journey (2008), and Memoir (2003). In addition to the material relating to published works, there are drafts for individual poems and prose works, fiction and non-fiction, printed publicity, reviews, royalty statments, permissions, as well as material relating to Towle's employment in the printmaking studio, Universal Limited Art Editions.
Conditions Governing Access
Box 17 (Correspondence): Restricted until 1 January 2028. For further information consult the appropriate curator.
Conditions Governing Use
Immediate Source of Acquisition
16.29 Linear Feet (17 boxes)
Language of Materials
Tony Towle (1939-)
This collection received a basic level of processing, including rehousing and minimal organization.
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 initial processing.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
- American literature -- 20th century
- American poetry -- 20th Century
- Ashbery, John, 1927-2017
- Authors, American -- 20th Century
- Berkson, Bill, 1939-2016
- Berrigan, Ted, 1934-1983
- Brainard, Joe, 1942-1994
- Hershon, Robert, 1936-
- Hornick, Lita R., 1927-
- Koch, Kenneth, 1925-2002
- Lanham, Sheila Mae
- North, Charles, 1941-
- Olin, Jeni, 1974-
- Padgett, Ron, 1942-
- Poets -- United States -- 20th Century
- Poets, American -- 20th Century -- Archives
- Schuyler, James
- Shapiro, David, 1947-
- Towle, Tony, 1939-
- Violi, Paul, 1944-2011
- Waldman, Anne, 1945-
- Guide to the Tony Towle Papers
- by Beinecke staff
- May 2013
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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