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Ko (Won) papers
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Description
This collection contains the papers of Korean-American poet, human rights activist, and professor Ko Sung-Won (1925-2008).
Background
Ko Sung-Won (1925-2008), known by the pen name Ko Won, was born and educated in Korea before studying in England and immigrating to the United States in 1964. He received an MFA from the University of Iowa and a PhD in Comparative Literature from New York University. He was an associate professor at Brooklyn College, City University of New York, and later taught at the University of California, Riverside, and the University of La Verne. Ko published his own poetry and translations of poetry in English and Korean.
Extent
6.33 Linear Feet 9 boxes and 1 oversize folder
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Korean Heritage Library at eal@usc.edu. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Korean Heritage Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
Advance notice required for access.