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Container List

Boxes 1-10

Series 1: Correspondence, 1921-1985, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.
Includes literary publications, publishers, and professional organizations connected to Miss Miles' writing career, along with correspondence related to her teaching career and academic relationship with the University of California. Many writers are represented, including James Dickey, Diane di Prima, Robert Duncan, Allen Ginsberg, Denise Levertov, Harold Norse, Kenneth Rexroth, Gary Snyder, Stephen Spender, and Wallace Stegner. Box 10 contains several files of letters from former students, invitations to read and lecture, and requests for published materials, followed by one folder of outgoing correspondence.
box 1, folder 1

Academy of American Poets 1964-84

box 1, folder 2

Addison-Wesley Publishing Co. 1965-67

box 1, folder 3

Ahsahta Press 1975-79

box 1, folder 4

Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. 1942-43

box 1, folder 5

Allyn and Bacon, Inc. 1963

box 1, folder 6

Alta California Bookstore 1965

box 1, folder 7

American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters 1980-81

box 1, folder 8

American Association of University Women 1939

box 1, folder 9

American Council of Learned Societies 1964

box 1, folder 10

Ammons, A. R., 1926- 1954-85

box 1, folder 11

Anderson, Edgar, 1897- 1957-64

box 1, folder 12

Anderson, Jack, 1935- 1969

box 1, folder 13

Anderson, Lee 1941-52

box 1, folder 14

Andrews, Lyman, 1938- 1965-80

box 1, folder 15

Antin, David, 1932- 1974

box 1, folder 16

Ark 2 1979

box 1, folder 17

Asia Society 1963-64

box 1, folder 18

The Atlantic Monthly 1935-38, 1964-67

box 1, folder 19

A miscellaneous 1935-82, n.d.

box 1, folder 20

Baker, Laura Nelson, 1911- 1968

box 1, folder 21

Ball, Albert 1958-61

box 1, folder 22

Barish, Jonas A. 1957

box 1, folder 23

Basic Books 5 1964-67

box 1, folder 24

Bay Area Book Reviewers Association 1984

box 1, folder 25

Beacon Press 1923-24

box 1, folder 26

Beloit Poetry Journal 1953-75

box 1, folder 27

Beloof, Robert Lawrence, 1923- 1952-60

box 1, folder 28

Bentley, Eric Russell, 1916- 1959

box 1, folder 29

Bishop, Elizabeth, 1911-1979 1968-73

box 1, folder 30

Blaser, Robin 1966-68

box 1, folder 31

Bly, Robert 1967

box 1, folder 32

Bogen, Donald Howard 1980-84

box 1, folder 33

Boggs, Tom 1941-43

box 1, folder 34

Booth, Stephen 1976-83

box 1, folder 35

Borestone Mountain Poetry Awards 1966

box 1, folder 36

Borich, Michael, 1949- 1978

box 1, folder 37

Borough, Reuben W., 1883-1970 1928-65

box 1, folder 38

Bottomfish Magazine 1976

box 1, folder 39

Bouwsma, William James, 1923- 1975

box 1, folder 40

Bowker, Albert Homer, 1911- 1975

box 1, folder 41

Boyle, Kay, 1902- 1968-78

box 1, folder 42

Bradshaw, Franklyn R. 1965-85

box 1, folder 43

Brady, Caroline Agnes von Egmont, 1905- 1973

box 1, folder 44

Brandeis University 1979

box 1, folder 45

Brooks, Cleanth, 1906- 1959-64

box 1, folder 46

Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917- 1964

box 1, folder 47

Brown, Rosalie Moore, 1910- 1959-82

box 1, folder 48

Burden, Jean 1983

box 1, folder 49-50

B miscellaneous 1928-85, n.d.

box 2, folder 1

Caen, Herbert Eugene n.d.

box 2, folder 2

Caldwell, James Ralston 1939-52

box 2, folder 3

Caldwell, Robert 1973-83, n.d.

box 2, folder 4

California Association of Teachers of English 1964-78

box 2, folder 5

California Council for the Humanities 1981

box 2, folder 6

California State University, San Jose 1975-79

box 2, folder 7

Canto 1976

box 2, folder 8

Cardenal, Ernesto 1961

box 2, folder 9

Carson, Josephine, 1919- n.d.

box 2, folder 10

Carver, Raymond 1977

box 2, folder 11

Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine Poet's Corner 1984-85, n.d.

box 2, folder 12

Center for the Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences 1959

box 2, folder 13

Central California Council of Teachers of English 1970

box 2, folder 14

Chao, Yuen Ren 1963

box 2, folder 15

Charles Scribner's Sons 1965-72

box 2, folder 16

Cheit, Earl F. 1971

box 2, folder 17

Chelsea 1967-69

box 2, folder 18

Chicago Review 1976

box 2, folder 19

Childress, William 1971-74

box 2, folder 20

Chrisman, Robert 1969

box 2, folder 21

City Lights Bookshop n.d.

box 2, folder 22

Clark, Naomi, 1932- 1978-85

box 2, folder 23

Clemens, Cyril, 1902- 1971

box 2, folder 24

Cody, Fred, 1916-1983 1972

box 2, folder 25

Columbia University 1964-78

box 2, folder 26

Columbia University Press 1982

box 2, folder 27

Combs, Tram, 1924- 1965-66

box 2, folder 28

Commentary 1962

box 2, folder 29

Common Sense 1940-41

box 2, folder 30

Conjunctions 1980

box 2, folder 31

Constance, Lincoln, 1909- 1960-73

box 2, folder 32

Contemporary Poetry 1943-52

box 2, folder 33

Cook, Albert S. 1963-81

box 2, folder 34

Cornell University 1959

box 2, folder 35

Corrington, John William 1968-78

box 2, folder 36

Cowley, Malcolm 1934-52

box 2, folder 37

Crews, Frederick C. 1978, n.d.

box 2, folder 38

Critical Inquiry 1976-81

box 2, folder 39

Cruz, Victor Hernandez, 1949- 1983, n.d.

box 2, folder 40

Cummings, Edward Estlin, 1894-1962 1950

box 2, folder 41

Cunningham, Imogen, 1883-1976 1973

box 2, folder 42

Curtis Brown, Ltd. 1971

box 2, folder 43

C miscellaneous 1938-85, n.d.

box 2, folder 44

Daiches, David 1944

box 2, folder 45

Davie, Donald, 1922- 1957-78

box 2, folder 46

Deakin, Motley F. 1961-64

box 2, folder 47

Dellums, Ronald 1980

box 2, folder 48

Dennis, Carl Edward 1966-72, n.d.

box 2, folder 49

Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1937

box 2, folder 50

Dickey, James 1965-67

box 2, folder 51

Dickey, William 1977-83

box 2, folder 52

di Prima, Diane 1967

box 2, folder 53

Deutch, Babette 1958-60

box 2, folder 54

Dockhorn, Klaus 1974

box 2, folder 55

Doolittle, Hilda, 1886-1961 1949

box 2, folder 56

Duncan, Hugh 1947

box 2, folder 57

Duncan, Robert 1975

box 2, folder 58

D miscellaneous 1927-85, n.d.

box 3, folder 1

Eberhart, Richard, 1904- 1953-79

box 3, folder 2

Educational Testing Service 1966

box 3, folder 3

Edwards, Walter A. 1939, n.d.

box 3, folder 4

Eigner, Larry, 1927- 1984, n.d.

box 3, folder 5

Elliott, George, 1918-1980 1955-79, n.d.

box 3, folder 6

Epoch 1980-82, n.d.

box 3, folder 7

Evergreen Review 1957

box 3, folder 8

Everson, Landis 1955, 1981

box 3, folder 9

Everson, William, 1912- 1939-41

box 3, folder 10

E miscellaneous 1935-83, n.d.

box 3, folder 11

Fabilli, Mary 1981-84

box 3, folder 12

Ferril, Thomas Hornsby, 1896- 1964

box 3, folder 13

Field, Sara Bard, 1882-1974 1936-60

box 3, folder 14

Fiore, Amadeus Peter, 1927- 1969-71

box 3, folder 15

First the Blade 1930-31

box 3, folder 16

Fisher, David, 1946- 1979-83

box 3, folder 17

Fitzell, Lincoln, 1903- 1955

box 3, folder 18

Flanner, Hildegarde, 1899- 1953-85

box 3, folder 19

Folkways/Scholastic Records 1967-68

box 3, folder 20

Foreman, Paul, 1943- 1974-81

box 3, folder 21

Foshay, Arthur Wellesley, 1912- 1960-68

box 3, folder 22

Fowler, Gene, 1931- 1964-74

box 3, folder 23

Frankenstein, Alfred Victor, 1906- 1967

box 3, folder 24

Fussel, Edwin S. 1968-75

box 3, folder 25

F miscellaneous 1956-85, n.d.

box 3, folder 26

Gelfant, Blanche H., 1922- 1982

box 3, folder 27

Gensler, Kinereth D. 1979

box 3, folder 28

George W. Doran Company 1925-26

box 3, folder 29

Ginsberg, Allen, 1926- 1984

box 3, folder 30

Glide Urban Center 1970

box 3, folder 31

Gould, Jean, 1909- 1979

box 3, folder 32

Gramercy Review 1978-79

box 3, folder 33

Grubb, Verna Elizabeth, 1894- (aka Ann Winslow) 1934-65

box 3, folder 34

Gumperz, John, 1922- 1965

box 3, folder 35

Gunn, Thom 1967-83

box 3, folder 36

G miscellaneous 1946-84, n.d.

box 4, folder 1

Hafley, James Robert, 1928- 1959-84

box 4, folder 2

Halpern, Daniel, 1945- 1979-85

box 4, folder 3

Halpern, Martin, 1929- 1963-84, n.d.

box 4, folder 4

Hamilton, George Rostevor, 1888- 1951

box 4, folder 5

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1946-77

box 4, folder 6

Harper, Michael S., 1938- 1969-75

box 4, folder 7

Harper and Row, Publishers 1969-75

box 4, folder 8

Harris, Jocelyn 1978-84

box 4, folder 9

Hart, James David, 1911- 1957-68

box 4, folder 10

Harvard University 1969-70

box 4, folder 11

Hayakawa, Samuel Ichiye, 1906- 1940

box 4, folder 12

Hazo, Samuel John 1970

box 4, folder 13

Hearne, Vicki, 1946- 1976-83, n.d.

box 4, folder 14

Hearse 1972-73

box 4, folder 15

Helmbold, William C. 1955

box 4, folder 16

Herskovitz, Melville J. 1949-55

box 4, folder 17

Hitch, Charles Johnston 1975-78

box 4, folder 18

Hoffman, Daniel G. 1953-64

box 4, folder 19

Holloway, Roberta, 1902- 1948-70

box 4, folder 20

Holmes Book Company 1964

box 4, folder 21

Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1968-70

box 4, folder 22

Horton, Philip Clark 1940

box 4, folder 23

Houghton Mifflin Company 1959

box 4, folder 24

Howard, William 1955-56

box 4, folder 25

Hudson Review 1948-68

box 4, folder 26

Hughes, Jim, 1937- 1978-85

box 4, folder 27

Hughes, Merritt Yerkes, 1893- 1949-73

box 4, folder 28

Hymes, Dell H. 1959-78

box 4, folder 29

H miscellaneous 1953-85, n.d.

box 4, folder 30

Ignatow, David 1968

box 4, folder 31

The Ina Coolbrith Circle 1962

box 4, folder 32

Indiana University Press 1954-75

box 4, folder 33

Intersection 1967

box 4, folder 34

The Iowa Review 1981

box 4, folder 35

I miscellaneous 1956-83

box 4, folder 36

Jacobson, Josephine 1973-83, n.d.

box 4, folder 37

Jarrell, Randall, 1914-1965 n.d.

box 4, folder 38

John O'Hara Journal 1979

box 4, folder 39

Johns Hopkins University 1981

box 4, folder 40

Jones, Howard Mumford, 1892- 1959-75

box 4, folder 41

Jordan, John Emory, 1919- 1954-66

box 4, folder 42

Jordan, June, 1936- 1977

box 4, folder 43

Journal of California Anthropology 1980

box 4, folder 44

Joyce, James n.d.

box 4, folder 45

Juhasz, Suzanne, 1942- 1984-85, n.d.

box 4, folder 46

J miscellaneous 1965-84, n.d.

box 5, folder 1

Kantor, J. R. K. (James Roland Kristofer), 1928- 1977-84

box 5, folder 2

Kayak 1969

box 5, folder 3

Keith, Joseph Joel 1939-51

box 5, folder 4

Kennedy, X. J. 1968

box 5, folder 5

The Kenyon Review 1960

box 5, folder 6

Keppel, Charles William, 1906- 1936-39

box 5, folder 7

Kerr, Clark, 1911- 1959, n.d.

box 5, folder 8

Kessler, Milton 1979

box 5, folder 9

Kizer, Carolyn 1976

box 5, folder 10

Knapp, Bernie 1976-85, n.d.

box 5, folder 11

Korte, Mary Norbert, 1934- 1968

box 5, folder 12

Kozaki, Nobuaki 1978-79

box 5, folder 13

Kreymborg, Alfred, 1883-1966 1940

box 5, folder 14

Kumin, Maxine, 1925- 1982

box 5, folder 15

K miscellaneous 1960-85, n.d.

box 5, folder 16

Language 1964

box 5, folder 17

Lawrence, Mary Blumer, 1910- 1968

box 5, folder 18

Leed, Jacob 1963-66

box 5, folder 19

Lehman, Benjamin Harrison, 1889- 1952-68

box 5, folder 20

Levertov, Denise, 1923- 1967-69

box 5, folder 21

Levine, Philip, 1928- n.d.

box 5, folder 22

Lewis, Janet, 1899- 1963

box 5, folder 23

Life 1980

box 5, folder 24

Little, Brown and Company 1964-72

box 5, folder 25

Loban, Walter 1982-83

box 5, folder 26

Loewinsohn, Ron 1981-84

box 5, folder 27

Logan, James Venable, 1901- 1948-49

box 5, folder 28

Logan, John, 1923- 1977

box 5, folder 29

Lynch, James Jeremiah, 1910-1962 1955

box 5, folder 30

L miscellaneous 1953-84, n.d.

box 5, folder 31

MacDonald, Jessica North, 1894- 1956-60

box 5, folder 32

Macmillan Company 1940-65

box 5, folder 33

MacShane, Frank 1983

box 5, folder 34

Malkiel, Yakov, 1914- 1948-63

box 5, folder 35

March, Harold, 1896- 1958

box 5, folder 36

Mariah, Paul 1966-71

box 5, folder 37

Marshall, James 1984

box 5, folder 38

Massachusetts Review 1965-71

box 5, folder 39

Matson, Cline, 1941- 1982-83

box 5, folder 40

McClure, Michael 1965

box 5, folder 41

McGahey, Jeanne 1981

box 5, folder 42

McGraw Hill Webster Publishing Division 1964

box 5, folder 43

McKenzie, Gordon, 1901- 1954

box 5, folder 44

McPherson, Sandra 1979-83

box 5, folder 45

Meiklejohn, Alexander, 1872-1964 1962

box 5, folder 46

Meredith, William, 1919- 1977-80

box 5, folder 47

Michigan Quarterly Review 1964

box 5, folder 48

Miller, Vassar 1980

box 5, folder 49

Mills College 1964

box 5, folder 50

Mitchell, Margareta K. n.d.

box 5, folder 51

Modern Language Association 1957-80

box 5, folder 52

Moore, Marianne, 1887- 1957-64

box 5, folder 53

Morgan, Agnes Fay, 1884-1968 1964

box 5, folder 54

Morley, Sylvanus Griswold, 1878- 1968

box 5, folder 55

Morris, Charles William, 1901- 1957

box 5, folder 56

Morrison, Theodore, 1901- 1945

box 5, folder 57

Morse, Samuel French, 1916- 1938, n.d.

box 5, folder 58

Moses, W. R. 1935-41

box 5, folder 59

Murphy, Francis E. 1968-69

box 5, folder 60

Mycue, Edward, 1937- 1974-80

box 5, folder 61

M miscellaneous 1952-84, n.d.

box 6, folder 1

Nathan, Leonard [Edward], 1924- 1964-67

box 6, folder 2

The Nation 1936, 1965-85

box 6, folder 3

National Council of Teachers of English 1963-81

box 6, folder 4

National Endowment for the Arts 1968-81

box 6, folder 5

National Endowment for the Humanities 1977

box 6, folder 6

National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities 1968

box 6, folder 7

National Institute of Arts and Letters 1956-66

box 6, folder 8

National Poetry Series 1980-81

box 6, folder 9

New Directions Press 1963-71

box 6, folder 10

New England Review n.d.

box 6, folder 11

New Literary History 1971-72

box 6, folder 12

New Republic 1937

box 6, folder 13

The New Yorker 1968-80

box 6, folder 14

Noll, Bink, 1927- 1966

box 6, folder 15

Norse, Harold 1972

box 6, folder 16

The North American Review 1967

box 6, folder 17

Northwest Review 1963

box 6, folder 18

Nye, Naomi Shihab 1979-83

box 6, folder 19

N miscellaneous 1954-83

box 6, folder 20

Octagon Books, Inc. 1964-72

box 6, folder 21

The Ohio Review n.d.

box 6, folder 22

Old Colony Trust Company 1935-44

box 6, folder 23

Olds, Sharon 1968-84

box 6, folder 24

Oppen, George 1970, n.d.

box 6, folder 25

Ostroff, Anthony, 1923- 1963

box 6, folder 26

Oxford University Press 1936-39

box 6, folder 27

Oyez 1965-66

box 6, folder 28

O miscellaneous 1949-85, n.d.

box 6, folder 29

Parkinson, Ariel, 1926- 1963-65

box 6, folder 30

Parkinson, Thomas Francis, 1920- 1958-85

box 6, folder 31

Patchen, Miriam n.d.

box 6, folder 32

Pearce, Roy Harvey 1950-77

box 6, folder 33

Pember, Tim 1956-60, n.d.

box 6, folder 34

PEN American Center 1978-82

box 6, folder 35

Pennsylvania State University 1978

box 6, folder 36

Perloff, Marjorie 1980-84, n.d.

box 6, folder 37

Persky, Stanley, 1941- n.d.

box 6, folder 38

Pinsker, Sanford 1976

box 6, folder 39

Plainsong 1979

box 6, folder 40

Plum 1980

box 6, folder 41

Poetry 1959-81

box 6, folder 42

Poetry/LA 1981

box 6, folder 43

Poetry Northwest 1975-80

box 6, folder 44

Poetry Now 1973-83

box 6, folder 45

Poetry Society of America 1977-81

box 6, folder 46

Pollock, J. S. P. 1939, n.d.

box 6, folder 47

Porter, Bern 1964-68, n.d.

box 6, folder 48

Potter, George Ruben, 1895-1954 1948

box 6, folder 49

Potts, Abbie Findlay, 1884-1964 1954-58

box 6, folder 50

Powell, Lawrence Clark, 1906- 1975

box 6, folder 51

Prentice-Hall Inc. 1959-78

box 6, folder 52

Preston, Lee E. 1960-73

box 6, folder 53

Princeton University Press 1977

box 6, folder 54

P miscellaneous 1956-84, n.d.

box 6, folder 55

Quarterly Review of Literature 1963

box 7, folder 1

Rabkin, Norman 1968

box 7, folder 2

Randall, Belle 1974-76, n.d.

box 7, folder 3

Random House 1950-71

box 7, folder 4

Ransom, John Crowe, 1888- 1948-50

box 7, folder 5

Reinecke, Lawrence W. 1962

box 7, folder 6

Renoir, Alain, 1921- 1960-80

box 7, folder 7

Renoir, Jean, 1894- 1960-65

box 7, folder 8

Rexroth, Kenneth, 1905- 1955

box 7, folder 9

Reynal and Hitchcock, Inc. 1945

box 7, folder 10

Rice, Stan, 1942- 1971-72

box 7, folder 11

Rinehart and Associates 1956

box 7, folder 12

Ritchie, Lisa 1954-70

box 7, folder 13

Robinson, Foster 1978-83

box 7, folder 14

Robinson Jeffers Tor House Foundation 1981-82

box 7, folder 15

Rockefeller Foundation 1950

box 7, folder 16

Rocky Mountain Review 1944, n.d.

box 7, folder 17

Rodriguez, Richard 1981

box 7, folder 18

Romance Philology 1953-60

box 7, folder 19

Roseliep, Raymond, 1917- 1976

box 7, folder 20

Rosenberg, James L. 1953-1962

box 7, folder 21

Ross Valley Book Company 1981

box 7, folder 22

Rukeyser, Muriel, 1913-1980 1946-68

box 7, folder 23

R miscellaneous 1958-84, n.d.

box 7, folder 24

San Francisco Arts Festival 1984

box 7, folder 25

San Francisco State University. Poetry Center 1974

box 7, folder 26

San Jose Studies 1975-79

box 7, folder 27

Sarton, May 1951

box 7, folder 28

Schevill, James Erwin, 1920- 1960-83

box 7, folder 29

Schideler, Ross 1966-[84]

box 7, folder 30

Scholastic Magazines 1962-69

box 7, folder 31

Schorer, Mark, 1908-1977 1951-60

box 7, folder 32

Schrader, Allen 1974

box 7, folder 33

Scott, Foresman and Company 1969

box 7, folder 34

Scott, Winfield Townley, 1910-1968 1967

box 7, folder 35

Scripps College 1957

box 7, folder 36

Sears, Evelyn n.d.

box 7, folder 37

Sebeok, Thomas Albert, 1920- 1957

box 7, folder 38

The Sequoia 1968

box 7, folder 39

Shapiro, Karl Jay, 1913- 1950-73

box 7, folder 40

Shenandoah n.d.

box 7, folder 41

Simpson, Louis Ashton Marantz, 1923- 1964-68

box 7, folder 42

Smith, Henry Nash, 1906- 1958-67

box 7, folder 43

Smith, Lawrence R., 1945- 1980-81

box 7, folder 44

Smith College 1966

box 7, folder 45

Smith, Paul Jordan, 1885- 1938

box 7, folder 46

Snyder, Gary, 1930- 1968-70

box 7, folder 47

Southern Review 1937-40

box 7, folder 48

Sovern, Michael I., 1931- 1984

box 7, folder 49

Spender, Stephen, 1909- 1966

box 7, folder 50

Speyer, Leonora, 1872- 1945

box 7, folder 51

Spotkov, Jerry 1968-69, n.d.

box 7, folder 52

Sproul, Robert Gordon, 1891-1975 1956-60

box 7, folder 53

Stafford, William, 1914- 1958-84

box 7, folder 54

Stanford, Ann 1963-80

box 7, folder 55

Stanford University 1921-81

box 7, folder 56

Stanley, George, 1934- 1960-80

box 7, folder 57

Starbuck, George, 1931- 1966-85

box 7, folder 58

Starokin, Helen Schevill 1974-85, n.d.

box 7, folder 59

Stegner, Wallace Earle, 1909- 1949

box 7, folder 60

Steinhoff, William Richard, 1914- 1984-85, n.d.

box 7, folder 61

Stone, John, 1936- 1975-85

box 7, folder 62

Stoutenburg, Adrien 1964-80

box 7, folder 63

Strongin, Lynn 1969-82

box 7, folder 64

Style 1966-85

box 7, folder 65

Sullivan, Noel, 1890-1956 1939

box 7, folder 66

Swallow, Alan 1954

box 7, folder 67

Swenson, May 1958-79

box 7, folder 68

Syracuse University 1964

box 7, folder 69

Sze, Arthur 1972-81, n.d.

box 7, folder 70-71

S miscellaneous 1921-85, n.d.

box 8, folder 1

Tate, James, 1943- 1967

box 8, folder 2

Terman, Lewis Madison, 1877- 1946

box 8, folder 3

Theodore Roethke Memorial Foundation 1971

box 8, folder 4

Thomas, Joyce Carol 1982-83

box 8, folder 5

Thorpe, Clarence DeWitt, 1887- 1945

box 8, folder 6

Triem, Eve, 1902- 1965-76

box 8, folder 7

Trilling, Lionel, 1905- 1942

box 8, folder 8

Tulane Drama Review 1962

box 8, folder 9

T miscellaneous 1949-84, n.d.

box 8, folder 10

Unicorn Press 1967-68, n.d.

box 8, folder 11

University of Arizona, Tucson 1978-81

box 8, folder 12

University of Buffalo 1930-40

box 8, folder 13

University of California, Berkeley 1958-84

box 8, folder 14

Academic Senate 1974-78

box 8, folder 15

Bancroft Library 1964-83

box 8, folder 16

Regional Oral History Office 1977-85

box 8, folder 17

Bay Area Writing Project 1977-84

box 8, folder 18

College of Letters and Science 1960

box 8, folder 19

Dept. of English 1966-83

box 8, folder 20

Library 1964-76

box 8, folder 21

Office of the Chancellor 1967-83

box 8, folder 22

School of Education 1981-84

box 8, folder 23

University of California Press 1957-77

box 8, folder 24

University of California, Riverside 1975-80

box 8, folder 25

University of California, Santa Barbara 1964

box 8, folder 26

University of California, Santa Cruz 1964-68

 

University of California (System).

box 8, folder 27

Office of the President and Vice President, including: 1935-85

 

Sproul, Robert Gordon, 1891-1975

 

Kerr, Clark, 1911-

 

Hitch, Charles Johnston

 

Saxon, David S.

 

Gardner, David Pierpont, 1933-

box 8, folder 28

Board of Regents 1979

box 8, folder 29

University Extension 1968-74

box 8, folder 30

University of Chicago Press 1981

box 8, folder 31

University of Illinois Press 1973-84

box 8, folder 32

University of Michigan 1967-78

box 8, folder 33

University of Minnesota 1963-69

box 8, folder 34

University of Missouri 1982

box 8, folder 35

University of Pennsylvania Press 1980

box 8, folder 36

University of Washington - Institute for Comparative and Foreign Area Studies 1975

box 8, folder 37

Unruh, Jesse, 1922-1987 1964

box 8, folder 38

Untermeyer, Jean Starr 1944

box 8, folder 39

U miscellaneous 1958-65, n.d.

box 9, folder 1

Vassar College 1963

box 9, folder 2

Victorian Studies 1964

box 9, folder 3

Volick, Grace 1942

box 9, folder 4

Voyages 1968-75, n.d.

box 9, folder 5

V miscellaneous 1964-80, n.d.

box 9, folder 6

Wakowski, Dianne, 1937- 1960-72

box 9, folder 7

Washington Square Press 1964-65

box 9, folder 8

Washington University Libraries 1964-68

box 9, folder 9

The Watershed Foundation 1981

box 9, folder 10

Weiss, Jason, 1955- 1979-85

box 9, folder 11

Welleck, Rene 1943-63

box 9, folder 12

Welsh, Marie de L. 1943-67

box 9, folder 13

Wesleyan University Press 1966-68

box 9, folder 14

Wesling, Donald 1980

box 9, folder 15

Whitmore, Reed 1978-79, n.d.

box 9, folder 16

Williams, Oscar n.d.

box 9, folder 17

Wilson, John C. 1934-35

box 9, folder 18

Wimsatt, William Kurtz, 1907- 1951

box 9, folder 19

Winters, Janet 1976-83

box 9, folder 20

Witke, Charles 1968

box 9, folder 21

Wolf, Leonard, 1880-1969 1960

box 9, folder 22

Woman Poet 1977-79

box 9, folder 23

World Congress of Poets 1980

box 9, folder 24

Word 1963

box 9, folder 25

Wright, Celeste Turner, 1906- 1953-85

box 9, folder 26

Wright, George Thaddeus 1975-83

box 9, folder 27

W miscellaneous 1939-84, n.d.

box 9, folder 28

Yale University 1958-68

box 9, folder 29

Young, Al 1969

box 9, folder 30

Y miscellaneous 1955-79, n.d.

box 9, folder 31

Zabel, Morton Dauwen 1943

box 9, folder 32

Zenman, M.E. 1952

box 9, folder 33

Z miscellaneous 1956-83, n.d.

box 9, folder 34-38

Unidentified correspondents 1937-84, n.d.

box 10, folder 1-3

Unidentified correspondents 1937-84, n.d.

box 10, folder 4-8

Letters from former students, A-Z and unidentified 1940-84

box 10, folder 9-11

Invitations to read and lecture 1949-83, n.d.

box 10, folder 12

Requests for published material 1962-84, n.d.

box 10, folder 13

Outgoing correspondence 1948-84

Cartons 1-7; Boxes 11-13

Series 2: Writings, 1919-1984, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically or alphabetically, as appropriate.
Divided into eight sub-series: Books; Plays; Articles and Essays; Individual Poems; Poetry Notebooks; Translations; Early Writings; and, Notes on Literature. Books has been further divided into two sub-subseries: Poetry Collections and Prose. Reviews included in Articles and Essays are filed under the title of the work being reviewed. Individual Poems were arranged by decade by Miss Miles.
Contains typescripts, with corrections and working notes, for over 20 books, including Lines At Intersection (1939), and The Ways of the Poem (1961). A large number of Miss Miles' notebooks, spanning her entire professional career, 1924-1983, are also present.
 

Subseries 2.1:  Books, 1934-1979, n.d.

 

2.1.1:  Poetry Collections

carton 1, folder 1-2

Lines at Intersection - typescript, galleys 1939

carton 1, folder 3-8

Local Measures - typescript, carbon, poetry omitted from volume 1946

carton 1, folder 9

Prefabrications - typescript 1955

carton 1, folder 10-15

Kinds of Affection - typescript, carbon, proofs, galleys 1967

carton 1, folder 16-17

Fields of Learning - typescript, design layout 1968

carton 1, folder 18-32

To All Appearances - typescripts, poetry omitted from volume, proofs, galleys, jacket cover 1974

carton 1, folder 33-58

Coming to Terms - typescripts, revisions, printer's copies, proofs mock-up, galleys, jacket copy 1979

 

2.1.2:  Prose

carton 1, folder 59-60

Wordsworth and the Vocabulary of Emotion - typescripts with corrections 1934-40

carton 2, folder 1-2

Pathetic Fallacy in the Nineteenth Century - typescript, carbon 1939-40

carton 2, folder 3

Adjectives in English Poetry: Some Aspects of Their History - typescript 1944-45

carton 2, folder 4

Primary Language of Poetry in the 1640's - typescripts with corrections 1948

carton 2, folder 5

Primary Language of Poetry in the 1740's and 1840's - typescript with corrections 1950

carton 2, folder 6

Continuity of Poetic Language - typescript with corrections 1951

carton 2, folder 7-9

Preface to Concordance to the poetical works of John Dryden by Guy Montgomery - typescripts, notes, drafts 1957

carton 2, folder 10-23

Renaissance, eighteenth-century, and modern language in English poetry; a tabular view - typescript with corrections, notes, tabulations 1960

carton 2, folder 24-31

The ways of the poem - typescript with corrections, drafts, outlines, proofs, mock up 1961

carton 2, folder 32-36

Preface to Hindi Poetry by S. H. Vatsyayan - typescript with corrections, notes, drafts [1962]

carton 2, folder 37-66

Style and proportion: the language of prose and poetry - typescripts with corrections, outlines, drafts, notes and tabulations, mock up 1967

carton 3, folder 1-2

Concerning Literature: Writing About Writing - typescript with corrections, notes 1969

carton 3, folder 3-5

Poetry and Change: Donne, Milton, Wordsworth, and the equilibrium of the present - typescript 1974

carton 3, folder 6

Easy Reading and Easy Writing: The Enjoyment of Life in Literature - typescript and notes n.d.

 

Subseries 2.2:  Plays, 1953-1961, n.d.

carton 3, folder 7-8

Chairman of the Board - typescript with corrections, notes 1953

carton 3, folder 9-15

House and Home - typescript, drafts, financial breakdown 1961

carton 3, folder 16-17

Our Side - typescript with corrections n.d.

carton 3, folder 18-22

Outcasts of Poker Flat - typescript with corrections, carbon, notes n.d.

carton 3, folder 23-24

The Second Front - typescript with corrections, notes n.d.

carton 3, folder 25

The Truth Shall Make You Free - typescript, carbon n.d.

 

Subseries 2.3:  Articles and Essays, 1937-1981, n.d.

carton 3, folder 26

About Poems n.d.

carton 3, folder 27

Academic Plan: 1974-1979 n.d.

carton 3, folder 28

[Review of] The Airmen by Selden Rodman 1941

carton 3, folder 29

Allegory n.d.

carton 3, folder 30

Benjamin Harrison Lehman: 1889-1977 n.d.

carton 3, folder 31

Chambers of Imagery 1946

carton 3, folder 32

Comment n.d.

carton 3, folder 33

A Comment in Retrospect n.d.

carton 3, folder 34

Devotation and Criticism 1937

carton 3, folder 35

[Review of] Elizabethan and Metaphysical Imagery by Rosemond Tuve 1947

carton 3, folder 36

Emerson's Wise Universe n.d.

carton 3, folder 37

Factor Analysis n.d.

carton 3, folder 38

Faculty: Suggested Clarification n.d.

carton 3, folder 39

[Review of] Father and Son by Stanley Kunitz 1958

carton 3, folder 40

Fleur de Lis 1931

carton 3, folder 41

For the Writer and Reader n.d.

carton 3, folder 42

Forest and Trees n.d.

carton 3, folder 43

The Freshman at Composition n.d.

carton 3, folder 44

From Good to Bright: A Note in Poetic History 1944

carton 3, folder 45

Have you been writing verse during all these years, Miss Miles? 1939

carton 3, folder 46

The Heroic Style of the Song of Roland n.d.

carton 3, folder 47

The Humor of Composition n.d.

carton 3, folder 48

[Review of] The Idiom of Poetry by Fredrick Pottle 1941

carton 3, folder 49

Imagery, Metaphor, Symbol n.d.

carton 3, folder 50

[Review of] Imagery of Keats and Shelley by Richard Harter 1949

carton 3, folder 51

Notes on The Laocoon by Wallace Stevens n.d.

carton 3, folder 52

Light, Wind, Motion n.d.

carton 3, folder 53

The Lyric n.d.

carton 3, folder 54

Major Adjectives in English Poetry 1944

carton 3, folder 55

Metaphor n.d.

carton 3, folder 56-60

The Mirrour for Magistrates 1981

carton 3, folder 61

More Semantics of Poetry n.d.

carton 3, folder 62-63

The New Concordances n.d.

carton 3, folder 64

Note on Productivity n.d.

carton 3, folder 65

Notes on Prose Style 1965

carton 3, folder 66

Pacific Coast Poetry, 1947 1947

carton 3, folder 67

Plan for Study, Poetic Language: the Changing Relation of Object to Emotion in the 19th Century n.d.

carton 3, folder 68

Poetic Space n.d.

carton 3, folder 69

Poetry and Space n.d.

carton 3, folder 70

Poetry and the Velocity of Change 1974

carton 3, folder 71

Poetry and Tradition n.d.

carton 3, folder 72

Poetry as a Rainbow 1946

carton 3, folder 73

Poetry Pierced to the Bone 1939

carton 3, folder 74

Postscript, July 27, 1942 1942

carton 3, folder 75

Preliminary Report on Metrics 1958

carton 3, folder 76

Primary Language of Lycidas n.d.

carton 3, folder 77

Prime Words in Poetry 1939

carton 3, folder 78

Problems of Metaphor n.d.

carton 3, folder 79

Quantitive Measures for Poetry n.d.

carton 3, folder 80

Questions About Polarity n.d.

carton 3, folder 81

The Regents and the University n.d.

carton 3, folder 82

Robinson and the Years Ahead n.d.

carton 3, folder 83

The Romantic Mode in Poetry n.d.

carton 3, folder 84

A Sample of Interpretation n.d.

carton 3, folder 85

Some Major Poetic Words 1943

carton 3, folder 86

Some Poets of 1938 Compared and Contrasted 1938

carton 3, folder 87

Spencer's Ireland n.d.

carton 3, folder 88

[Review of] Statistics and Style by Lubomir Dolezel 1970

carton 3, folder 89

Sweet and Lovely Language of Gerard Manley Hopkins 1943

carton 3, folder 90

Symposium on the Paragraph n.d.

carton 3, folder 91

Syntax in Prose Style n.d.

carton 3, folder 92

Talk on Poetry 1939

carton 3, folder 93

Teaching English Poetry n.d.

carton 3, folder 94

Tension n.d.

carton 3, folder 95

Toward Analysis of Prose Style n.d.

carton 3, folder 96

Twentieth Attempt to Simplify Main Principles n.d.

carton 3, folder 97

The Use of Reason 1960

carton 3, folder 98

Weights and Measures in Poetry n.d.

carton 3, folder 99

[Review of] The Well Wrought Urn by Cleanth Brooks 1947

carton 3, folder 100

What We Already Know About Composition and What We Need to Know n.d.

carton 3, folder 101

What We Compose 1963

carton 3, folder 102

Williams Wordsworth and Glitter n.d.

carton 3, folder 103

[Review of] Wordsworth and the Rhetoric Tradition in England by Klaus Deckhorn 1944

carton 3, folder 104

Wordsworth's Essay Upon Epitaphs as an Essay in Criticism 1938

carton 3, folder 105

Untitled Essays n.d.

 

Subseries 2.4:  Poems, 1930-1984, n.d.

carton 3, folder 106-109

"Circa 1930's" 1930s

carton 3, folder 110

"Circa 1950's" 1950s

carton 3, folder 111-115

"Circa 1960's" 1960s

carton 4, folder 1

"Circa 1980's" 1980s

carton 4, folder 2-7

"For Magistrates" - typescript and notes n.d.

carton 4, folder 9-32

"Miscellaneous" n.d.

carton 4, folder 33

Unidentified n.d.

carton 4, folder 34

Notes and fragments n.d.

 

Subseries 2.5:  Poetry Notebooks, 1924-1983

box 11-12

Poetry notebooks 1924-83

 

Subseries 2.6:  Translations, n.d.

carton 4, folder 35

"Foreign poetry adapted by J. Miles" n.d.

 

Subseries 2.7:  Early Writings, 1919-1928

carton 4, folder 36-45

Articles, essays and plays 1919-28

carton 4, folder 46-47

Miscellaneous n.d.

 

Subseries 2.8:  Notes on Literature, n.d.

carton 4, folder 48-74

Sixteenth-Twentieth century authors n.d.

 

Word Count Project of prose and poetry by: n.d.

carton 4, folder 75-135

Joseph Addison - Myles Coverdale

carton 5, folder 1-124

Abraham Cowley - Marianne Moore

carton 6, folder 1-111

Thomas Moore - Louis Zukofsky

carton 6, folder 112-119

Miscellaneous word counts and notes n.d.

carton 7, folder 1-31

Miscellaneous word counts and notes n.d.

carton 7, folder 32-81

Unsorted notes n.d.

box 13, folder 1-27

Unsorted notes n.d.

Carton 8, folders 1-46; Oversize Folders 1-3; Oversize Box 1

Series 3: Literary Career, 1922-1985, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Divided into two sub-series: Business Papers (arranged hierarchically), and Awards and Tributes (arranged chronologically).
Business Papers include biographical citations, interviews with and articles about Miss Miles, as well as reviews of her work. Awards and Tributes include the Distinguished Poetic Achievement award from the Academy of American Poets, as well as poems dedicated to Miss Miles, and musical compositions inspired by her work.
 

Subseries 3.1:  Business Papers, 1922-1985, n.d.

carton 8, folder 1-2

Copyright, royalty and publication information 1946-84

carton 8, folder 3-4

Biographical notes and citations 1940-84

carton 8, folder 5

Public appearances 1937-84

carton 8, folder 6

Interviews with Josephine Miles 1977-84

carton 8, folder 7

Articles about Josephine Miles 1975-79, n.d.

carton 8, folder 8-15

Literary reviews 1943-85, n.d.

carton 8, folder 16-17

Clippings 1922-84

 

Subseries 3.2:  Awards and Tributes, 1935-1986, n.d.

carton 8, folder 18

Shelley Memorial Award 1935, 1960-82

carton 8, folder 19

Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship 1948

carton 8, folder 20

National Institute of Arts and Letters Literary Honor 1956 May 23

carton 8, folder 21

Oscar Blumenthal Prize for Poetry 1959 June

carton 8, folder 22

Honorary Degree, Mills College, Oakland, Calif. 1965 June 6

carton 8, folder 23

Borestone Mountain Poetry Award 1966

carton 8, folder 24

James Russell Lowell Prize for Poetry, 1975 1975, 1979-80

carton 8, folder 25

Academy of American Poets - Distinguished Poetic Achievement 1978 Sept. 6

 

California Association of Teachers of English

Oversize box 1

Author of the Year 1979

Oversize folder 1 A

Award of Merit 1982 Feb. 14

carton 8, folder 26

Commonwealth Club of California - Silver Medal, 53rd Book Awards 1984 June

Oversize folder 2 A

Arts Commission of San Francisco - Distinguished Work and Achievement in Literature 1984 Aug.

carton 8, folder 27

Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize 1984 Oct. 16

carton 8, folder 28

Before Columbus Foundation - American Book Award 1984

carton 8, folder 29

Fred Cody Award for Literature 1985 March

carton 8, folder 30-31

Poems dedicated to Josephine Miles 1965-86

carton 8, folder 32-45

Off-prints and other works inscribed to Josephine Miles 1928-65, n.d.

carton 8, folder 46

Musical compositions inspired by the work of Josephine Miles 1969, n.d.

Oversize folder 3 A

Musical scores n.d.

Carton 8, folders 47-66; Carton 9, folders 1-14; Oversize Folders 4-5

Series 4: University of California, Berkeley, 1940-1985

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.
Includes awards and recognition given Miss Miles by UC, including the Distinguished Achievement Award and Guggenheim Fellowship, along with her lecture and teaching notes.
carton 8, folder 47-66

Lecture and teaching notes 1940-63

carton 9, folder 1

Appointments and supplements to bio-bibliography 1940-78

carton 9, folder 2

Guggenheim Fellowship 1948-49

carton 9, folder 3-4

Committee on Prose Improvement 1951-83

carton 9, folder 5

"Poetry Circuit" Selection Committee 1964 June

carton 9, folder 6

"Memo regarding the Free Speech Controversy" 1964 Dec.

carton 9, folder 7

Institute of Creative Arts appointment 1965-66

carton 9, folder 8

University Professor distinction 1973 Jan. 24

carton 9, folder 9

Literary Publications Advisory Board 1973-78

carton 9, folder 10

Faculty Research Lecture Committee 1975-81

carton 9, folder 11

Poetry Corner in the Morrison Library 1976

Oversize folder 4 A

Distinguished Teaching Award 1977-78

Oversize folder 5 A

Distinguished Achievement Award 1978

carton 9, folder 12

Roberta Holloway Poetry Fellowship Committee 1978-83

carton 9, folder 13

Berkeley Fellows membership Feb. 27, 1979

carton 9, folder 14

"Idea and Experiment", a Faculty Questionnaire n.d.

Carton 9, folders 15-64; v. 1-4

Series 5: Family And Personal Papers, 1911-1986, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged hierarchically or chronologically, as appropriate.
A relatively small amount of correspondence from Josephine Miles' parents, brother, uncle, niece, and nephews is supplemented by family scrapbooks, memorabilia, and notes from her early school days as well as her university work. Also includes an outline, notes, and corrected transcription from Miss Miles' oral history, obituary and letters of condolence, and family genealogy notes.
 

Subseries 5.1:  Family Correspondence, 1912-1985, n.d.

carton 9, folder 15

Miles, Josephine Lackner [mother] 1912-37

carton 9, folder 16

Miles, Reginald Odber [father] 1914-16

carton 9, folder 17

Miles, John Odber [brother] 1922-84

carton 9, folder 18

Miles, Herbert D. [uncle] 1937-39

carton 9, folder 19

Miles, William Chipman [nephew] 1956-68

carton 9, folder 20

Connor, Jody Miles [niece] 1970-83

carton 9, folder 21

Miles, Tom [nephew] n.d.

carton 9, folder 22

Miscellaneous 1960-85

 

Subseries 5.2:  Personal Papers, 1911-1986, n.d.

volume 1

"Baby's Biography" scrapbook 1911-23

carton 9, folder 23

Medical report and notes regarding Josephine Miles' arthritis 1918

volume 2 and 4

Family photo album and scrapbook 1918-32

volume 3

"California Missions," a report by Josephine Miles [1918]

carton 9, folder 24

Report cards 1921, 1925

carton 9, folder 25-50

Class notes, outlines, and miscellaneous papers 1928-38

 

University of California, Los Angeles

carton 9, folder 51

Phi Beta Kappa membership 1930-31

carton 9, folder 52

Commencement program 1932 June 17

carton 9, folder 53-58

Notes for Ph.D. qualifying exam, thesis, and dissertation n.d.

carton 9, folder 59

University of California, Berkeley - Doctor of Philosophy examination program 1938 Mar. 22

carton 9, folder 60

Alumni Distinguished Service Award, UCLA 1973 June 9

carton 9, folder 61

Oral history notes, outline, and corrected transcription 1979-85

carton 9, folder 62

Miscellaneous photographs n.d.

carton 9, folder 63

Obituaries and letters of condolence 1985-86

carton 9, folder 64

Family genealogy notes n.d.