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Daniela Gioseffi papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1096

Scope and Contents

The Daniela Gioseffi Papers, which span from 1960 to 2018, contain correspondence, writings, printed material, electronic media, and other papers related to the life and work of Daniela Gioseffi. Correspondence makes up the bulk of the collection, documenting Gioseffi's personal and business relationships with poets, authors, critics, and cultural luminaries. Audiovisual materials and electronic media in the collection document interviews, readings, and other events with which Gioseffi was involved.

Dates

  • circa 1960-2018

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Boxes 9, 13 (audiocassettes): Restricted fragile material. Reference copies may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.

Boxes 10-11 (digital media): Restricted fragile material. Access copies of digital files may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.

Conditions Governing Use

The Daniela Gioseffi 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

Gift of Daniela Gioseffi, 2016-2018.

Arrangement

Organized into five groupings: I. Correspondence, 1960-2015. II. Personal Papers and Memorabilia, 1970-2013. III. Textbooks, 1981-1989. IV. Interviews and Recordings, 1974-2016. V. December 2018 Acquisition, circa 1960-2018.

Extent

5.83 Linear Feet (14 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/beinecke.gioseffi

Overview

The Daniela Gioseffi Papers, which span from 1960 to 2018, contain correspondence, writings, printed material, electronic media, and other papers related to the life and work of Daniela Gioseffi. Correspondence makes up the bulk of the collection, documenting Gioseffi's personal and business relationships with poets, authors, critics, and cultural luminaries. Audiovisual materials and electronic media in the collection document interviews, readings, and other events with which Gioseffi was involved.

Biographical / Historical

Daniela Gioseffi is an Italian-American poet, novelist, and critic, born in New Jersey in 1941. She studied at Montclair University and Catholic University of America before going on to produce sixteen books of poetry and prose. Gioseffi teaches in New York City and has won numerous awards including the American Book Award in 1990 for her book "Women on War: International Writings from Antiquity to the Present".

Processing Information

Collections are processed to a variety of levels, depending on the work necessary to make them usable, their perceived research value, the availability of staff, competing priorities, and whether or not further accruals are expected. The library attempts to provide a basic level of preservation and access for all collections as they are acquired, and does more extensive processing of higher priority collections as time and resources permit.

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.
Title
Daniela Gioseffi Papers
Status
Completed
Author
Rosemary K. J. Davis
Date
December 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

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Access Information

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