collection contains materials relating to the poet Gloria Oden, created between 1955
and 2010. The collection predominantly consists of correspondence and poetry, but
also includes photographs, newspapers clippings, and VHS tapes. A majority of the
correspondence consists of letters from poetry critic Donald Hall to Gloria Oden
written between 1974 and 1979, and letters from Gloria Oden to humanities and
government professor Jay Martin from 1999 to 2010.