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Fussiner (Barbara and Howard) collection on Denise Levertov
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Materials consist of correspondence between the Fussiners and Denise Levertov and Mitchell Goodman, mostly incoming correspondece to the Fussiners from Denise and/or Mitch. Letters and cards from a few other individuals can be found in the collection as well.
Barabara (née Bank) Fussiner and her husband Howard Fussiner were friends of poet Denise Levertov. Barbara and Denise met in New York in 1948 through Mitch Goodman's brother Howard. Barbara went on to work as the director of the Children's Preschool in New Haven, Connecticut. Howard was a painter and later worked as Souther Connecticut State University as a professor of art. Denise and Mitch wed in 1947 and divorced in 1975.
0.75 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box and 1 half box)
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