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Louise Glück papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 946
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of correspondence, writings, notebooks, writings of others, ephemera, photographs, and artwork documenting the life and work of poet Louise Glück. Correspondence spans Glück's career and includes poets Steven Berg, Robert Pinsky, C. K. Williams, and others, as well as family correspondence. Writings include individual poems and drafts of collections including Ararat, The Wild Iris, Meadowlands, Vita Nova, A Village Life, and Faithful and Virtuous Night. Writings of others include works by numerous writers including Steven Berg, Frank Bidart, Kathryn Davis, Robert Pinsky, Claudia Rankine, Ellen Bryant Voigt, and C. K. Williams. Artwork includes oil paintings and watercolors by Louise Glück.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.

Box 59 (videocassette): Restricted fragile. Reference copies may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.

Boxes 39, 60: Restricted until 2050. For further information consult the appropriate curator.

Box 61 (student works): Restricted until 2089. For further information consult the appropriate curator.
Conditions Governing Use
The Louise Glück 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 Wylie Agency on the Edwin J. Beinecke Book Fund, 2008 and 2017.
Organized into seven series: I. Correspondence, 1950s-2005. II. Writings, 1950s-2006. III. Writings of Others, 1970s-2005. IV. Other Papers, 1950s-1990s. V. Artwork, 1958-1965. VI. Restricted Material. VII. January 2017 Acquisition, 1940-2017.
50.36 Linear Feet ((53 boxes) + 8 art)
Related Names
Glück, Louise, 1943-
Language of Materials