C. D. Wright papers
Scope and Contents
- circa 1900s-2016
Conditions Governing Access
Boxes 26-27, 32, 56, and 78 (computer media): Restricted fragile material. Reference copies of electronic files may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.
Box 68 (computer media): Restricted until 2041 January 2. For further information consult the appropriate curator.
Boxes 55 and 79-80 (audiovisual material): Restricted fragile material. Reference copies may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.
Conditions Governing Use
Immediate Source of Acquisition
August 2012 acquisition: Gift of C.D. Wright, 2012.
October 2012 acquisition: Purchased from C.D. Wright on the Alfred Z. Baker, Jr. Fund and the Edwin J. Beinecke Book Fund, 2012.
June 2016 acquisition: Purchased from Forrest Gander on the Alfred Z. Baker, Jr. Fund, 2016.
January 2017 acquisition: Purchased from Forrest Gander on the Edwin J. Beinecke Book Fund, 2017.
September 2017 acquisition: Purchased from Forrest Gander on the Edwin J. Beinecke Book Fund, 2017.
56.21 Linear Feet ((80 boxes) + 1 broadside)
Language of Materials
A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog
C. D. Wright (1949-)
In addition to the Witter Bynner Prize and a Whiting Award, she has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Guggenheim Foundation, the Bunting Institute, and the Lannan Foundation. With her husband, poet Forrest Gander, she edits Lost Roads Publishers. Wright teaches at Brown University.
Biographical information taken from the Academy of American Poets, Biographies of American Poets.
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.
Former call numbers: Uncat MSS 939, Uncat MSS 981, Uncat MSS 1287, and Uncat MSS 1288.
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
- Audiovisual materials
- Berssenbrugge, Mei-mei, 1947-
- Born digital
- Electronic documents
- Gander, Forrest, 1956-
- Gizzi, Peter, 1959-
- Lost Roads Publishers
- Merwin, W. S. (William Stanley), 1927-
- Ondaatje, Michael, 1943-
- Photographic prints
- Poets -- United States -- 20th Century
- Poets, American -- 20th Century -- Archives
- Sound recordings
- Waldrop, Keith, 1932-
- Waldrop, Rosmarie, 1935-
- Welish, Marjorie, 1944-
- Willis, Elizabeth
- Wright, C. D., 1949-2016
- Guide to the C. D. Wright Papers
- by Beinecke staff, Brooke McManus
- 2007-05-15. Revised: October 2022.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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