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Series 1 Biographical Materials 1968-1990

Scope and Contents

Fellowship applications; teaching position applications; and materials related to job search. Correspodence regarding tenure positions, guest editorship and authoring book.
Box 6, Folder  30

University of Virginia - tenure decision; etc. 1968-1975

Box 6, Folder  26

Fellowship applications and correspondence 1971-1990

Box 6, Folder  31

Job Hunting 1976-1982

Box 3, Folder  21

Ploughshares - guest editorship correspondence 1980-1981 undated

Box 6, Folder  33

UC Davis - tenure correspondence 1982 - 1983

Box 6, Folder  29

Harvard correspondence - proposed long term book 1989 - 1990

 

Series 2 Works by Williamson circa 1960-1997

Scope and Contents

Arranged in five subseries: Poems, Plays, Short Stories, Writing Notebooks, and Other Works.
 

Subseries 2.1 Poems circa 1960-1975

Scope and Contents

Arranged in five subseries: Undergraduate Poems, Graduate School Poems, Later Graduate School Poems, Charlottesville Poems, and Other Poems.
 

Subseries 2.1.1 Undergraduate Poems circa 1960-1964

Physical Description: 34 folders

Scope and Contents

Arranged alphabetically by title.
The poems are undated but were written circa 1960-1964 during Williamson's undergraduate years.
Box 1, Folder 1

"Adam Descending" undated

Box 1, Folder 2

"Ambivalences in March," "Rot at Solstice" undated

Box 1, Folder 3

"Autumnal" undated

Box 1, Folder 4

"Ballad" undated

Box 1, Folder 5

"Bastards were frequent..." undated

Box 1, Folder 6

"Before I spoke..." undated

Box 1, Folder 7

"Births and Deaths" undated

Box 1, Folder 8

"The Closing of the Aragon Ballroom" undated

Box 1, Folder 9

"Collage" undated

Box 1, Folder 10

"Corona" undated

Box 1, Folder 11

"Easter Morning" undated

Box 1, Folder 12

"Elegy" undated

Box 1, Folder 13

"Firenze" undated

Box 1, Folder 14

"In Memory of Robinson Jeffers" undated

Box 1, Folder 15

"In the night of dying stars" undated

Box 1, Folder 16

"Laid waste my harvest" undated

Scope and Contents

draft
Box 1, Folder 17

"Memory and Belief" undated

Box 1, Folder 18

"Music for Karen's Wedding" undated

Box 1, Folder 19

"Night Watch" undated

Box 1, Folder 20

"Now is spun forth...." undated

Box 1, Folder 21

"Poem," "Inscription in January" undated

Box 1, Folder 22

"The Renewal" undated

Box 1, Folder 23

"Restaurant" undated

Box 1, Folder 24

Rilke translations undated

Box 1, Folder 25

"The Ruins" undated

Box 1, Folder 26

"Sacred Vertigo" undated

Box 1, Folder 27

"Slow / Movements" undated

Box 1, Folder 28

"Summer" undated

Box 1, Folder 29

"Thunderhead in August" undated

Box 1, Folder 30

"To a Discordant Beach" undated

Box 1, Folder 31

"Le Tombeau d'Arthur Rimbaud" undated

Box 1, Folder 32

"Walking and Vision" undated

Box 1, Folder 33

"Wedding Song" undated

Box 1, Folder 34

"The Winter Loves" undated

 

Subseries 2.1.2 Graduate School Poems circa 1964-1969

Physical Description: 27 folders

Scope and Contents

Arranged alphabetically by title.
The poems are undated but were written circa 1964-1969 during Williamson's graduate school years.
Box 1, Folder 35

"Autumn Clarity" undated

Box 1, Folder 36

"Beelzebub on the First of September" undated

Box 1, Folder 37

"The Cripple's House" undated

Box 1, Folder 38

"Dark of the Moon" undated

Box 1, Folder 39

"The Dead Bride" undated

Box 1, Folder 40

"The Death of the Janitor" undated

Box 1, Folder 41

"The Duelists" undated

Box 1, Folder 42

"During a Summer Rain" undated

Box 1, Folder 43

"Good Friday Riding Westward" undated

Box 1, Folder 44

"Houses in Summer" undated

Box 1, Folder 45

"Jo and Geoffrey in the Churchyard" undated

Box 1, Folder 46

"Journey After Illness" undated

Box 1, Folder 47

"Journeys" undated

Box 1, Folder 48

"The Judgments of Dawn" undated

Box 1, Folder 49

"Laurie" undated

Box 1, Folder 50

"Moulting Weather" undated

Box 1, Folder 51

"My Grandmother's Death" undated

Box 1, Folder 52

"Nostalgia (Ungaretti)" undated

Box 1, Folder 53

"Nympholepsy: Chicago" undated

Box 1, Folder 54

"Ode to Henry Thoreau" undated

Box 1, Folder 55

"On the Huron Avenue Bus" undated

Box 1, Folder 56

"A Premature Elegy for Mr. Auden" undated

Box 1, Folder 57

"The Rebuildings" undated

Box 1, Folder 58

"Spring Litany" undated

Box 1, Folder 59

"Spring Studies 2: The Radios" undated

Box 1, Folder 60

"Ulro: Night at M.I.T." undated

Box 1, Folder 61

"Walk Now, and Note the Lover's Death" undated

 

Subseries 2.1.3 Later Graduate School Poems circa 1966-1969

Physical Description: 24 folders

Scope and Contents

Arranged alphabetically by title.
Box 1, Folder 62

"All Through the Night" undated

Box 1, Folder 63

"April 5, 1968" undated

Box 1, Folder 64

"Aubade, Reconstructed in Tranquility" undated

Box 1, Folder 65

"Chicago April" undated

Box 1, Folder 66

"Clara Is A Stained-Glass Window" undated

Box 1, Folder 67

"A Classroom on the Tenth Floor" undated

Box 1, Folder 68

"The Confessional (after Baudelaire)" undated

Box 1, Folder 69

"During First Illness, 1956" undated

Box 1, Folder 70

"Family Happiness" undated

Box 1, Folder 71

"A First Night Away From Home" undated

Box 1, Folder 72

"Frizzled John Dryden" undated

Box 1, Folder 73

"Hammond Street Twilights" undated

Box 1, Folder 74

"A Hypothetical Letter" undated

Box 1, Folder 75

"An Illustration from the Ramayana" undated

Box 1, Folder 76

"Life After Birth, Sex After Marriage" undated

Box 1, Folder 77

"Matins in Avignon" undated

Box 1, Folder 78

"Robert Lowell In Cathedra" undated

Box 1, Folder 79

"The Second of May" undated

Box 1, Folder 80

"A Suicide Letter for Gerard de Nerval" undated

Box 1, Folder 81

"Sunday Hangover in Cambridge" undated

Box 1, Folder 82

"Tetanus" undated

Box 1, Folder 83

"313 Founders Hall" undated

Box 1, Folder 84

"Van Gogh's Asylum" undated

Box 1, Folder 85

"War in the Valley of Vision: Christmas 1967" undated

 

Subseries 2.1.4 Charlottesville Poems circa 1969-1975

Physical Description: 31 folders

Scope and Contents

Arranged alphabetically by title.
The poems are undated but were written circa 1969-1975 during Williamson's time in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Box 1, Folder 86

"Bernini's Proserpine" undated

Box 1, Folder 87

"C., Again" undated

Box 1, Folder 88

"Cambridge 1964" undated

Box 1, Folder 89

"A Career: Matisse" undated

Box 1, Folder 90

"Customs of the Barbarians" undated

Box 1, Folder 91

"Dirty Old Teacher Poem" undated

Box 1, Folder 92

"Dream Without End" undated

Box 1, Folder 93

"The First Spring Nights" undated

Box 1, Folder 94

"Friends Who Have Failed" undated

Box 1, Folder 95

"The Hotel with a View of the Jungfrau" undated

Box 1, Folder 96

"If, on Your First Love's Wedding Day" undated

Box 1, Folder 97

"In the Town Of Springhill, Nova Scotia" undated

Box 1, Folder 98

"Interior with Seated Woman" undated

Box 1, Folder 99

"Intruder" undated

Box 1, Folder 100

"Last Autumn in Charlottesville" undated

Box 1, Folder 101

"Late Words to C." undated

Box 1, Folder 102

"Letter from Ravenna" undated

Box 1, Folder 103

"Mirror-Portrait" undated

Box 1, Folder 104

"The Mountains" undated

Box 1, Folder 105

"The Muse of Distance" undated

Box 1, Folder 106

"A Progress of the Soul" undated

Box 1, Folder 107

"A Prologue" undated

Box 1, Folder 108

"The Revolution Comes to Charlottesville, Va." undated

Box 1, Folder 109

"Secrets" undated

Box 1, Folder 110

"The Seventies" undated

Box 1, Folder 111

"Spring Trains" undated

Box 1, Folder 112

"Temporary Earth" undated

Box 1, Folder 113

"To Think of Sex in America" undated

Box 1, Folder 114

"Trois Gymnopedies" undated

Box 1, Folder 115

"Twelfth Nightand the Power Failure" undated

Box 1, Folder 116

"Young in New York" undated

 

Subseries 2.1.5 Other Poems 1960-1977

Box 3, Folder 2

Muse of Distance - excluded poems undated

Box 3, Folder 4

Published poems - Post Res Publica - pattern complicated undated

Box 3, Folder 5

Love and the Soul - rewritings; European poetry - Jeffers some Taylor undated

Box 3, Folder 6

Muse of Distance - drafts of title poem undated

Box 3, Folder 7

Prose "Muse of Distance" undated

Box 3, Folder 8

"Muse of Distance" poems - Pre-California: Freud If There Is; The Trees of the Forest; other poems and drafts 1977

Box 3, Folder 11

"Love and the Soul": with Paul Breslin's comments undated

Box 3, Folder 12

MSS - "Epilogue", "Listening to Puccini Again, After a Year", "Love and the Soul" undated

Box 3, Folder 13

New Poems undated

Box 3, Folder 14

"The Muse of Distance" - first collected copy undated

Box 3, Folder 15

"Res Publica" Part II - drafts undated

Box 3, Folder 16

"Presence" - early versions undated

Box 3, Folder 17

"Res Publica" - Part I - drafts, tables of contents, friends' critiques undated

Box 3, Folder 22

"Muse of Distance" - correspondence with Knopf undated

Box 4, Folder 1

Recitation undated

Box 4, Folder 2

"Requited Love" and "Travelling in Marriage" undated

Box 4, Folder 4

Later "Love and the Soul" poems - drafts undated

Box 4, Folder 5

"Love and the Soul" undated

Box 6, Folder 13

Newspaper Clippings - story behind poem "Dreams of Sacrifice" 1968

Box 6, Folder 17

Poetry manuscripts 1960-1962

Box 6, Folder 19

Poetry manuscripts 1964-1970

 

Subseries 2.2 Plays 1962-1966

Physical Description: 3 folders

Scope and Contents

Arranged alphabetically by title.
Box 1, Folder 117

"The Marble Lovers" 1966

Box 1, Folder 118

"A Passion" 1962

Box 1, Folder 119

"Quetzalcoatl" 1963

Box 6, Folder 14

Sophomore Class Night Play (Harvard 1962) 1962

 

Subseries 2.3 Short Stories 1961-1964

Physical Description: 4 folders

Scope and Contents

Arranged alphabetically by title.
Box 1, Folder 120

"The Attempt" 1961

Box 1, Folder 121

"Proserpine" 1964

Scope and Contents

drafts
Box 1, Folder 122

"The Return" 1961

Scope and Contents

page proofs, never printed
Box 1, Folder 123

"Two Days Across the Tracks" 1962

 

Subseries 2.4 Writing Notebooks 1964-1999

Scope and Contents

Arranged chronologically.
Box 6, Folder 23

Writing Notebook - Europe (Summer) 1964

Box 2, Folder 1

1968-1969

Box 2, Folder 2

Charlottesville 1970-1975

Box 2, Folder 3

Charlottesville and Europe 1974-1976

Box 2, Folder 4

Europe and Cambridge 1975-1978

Box 2, Folder 5

1976-1977

Box 2, Folder 6

1977-1978

Box 2, Folder 7

1977-1979

Box 2, Folder 8

1978-1981

Box 2, Folder 9

1980-1981

Box 2, Folder 10

1980-1982

Box 2, Folder 11

1981

Box 2, Folder 12

1983 Fall

Box 2, Folder 13

1984-1985

Box 2, Folder 14

1984-1985

Box 2, Folder 15

1985

Box 2, Folder 16

1985-1986

Box 2, Folder 17

1986

Box 2, Folder 18

1986

Box 2, Folder 19

1986

Box 2, Folder 20

1986

Box 2, Folder 21

1986-1987

Box 2, Folder 22

1986-1988

Box 2, Folder 23

1987

Box 2, Folder 24

1987-1988

Box 2, Folder 25

1987-1989

Box 2, Folder 26

1988

Box 2, Folder 27

1988 Summer

Box 2, Folder 28

1988-1989

Box 2, Folder 29

1989

Box 2, Folder 30

1989

Box 2, Folder 31

1989

Box 2, Folder 32

late 1980s

Box 2, Folder 33

late 1980s-early 1990s

Box 2, Folder 34

1990

Box 2, Folder 35

1990

Box 2, Folder 36

1990

Box 2, Folder 37

1990-1991

Box 2, Folder 38

1990-1993

Box 2, Folder 39

1991

Box 2, Folder 40

1992

Box 2, Folder 41

1992

Box 2, Folder 42

1992

Box 2, Folder 43

1992 Fall

Box 2, Folder 44

1992 October 17

Box 2, Folder 45

1992-1993

Box 2, Folder 46

1993

Box 2, Folder 47

1995

Box 2, Folder 48

1995

Box 2, Folder 49

1995

Box 2, Folder 50

1995

Box 2, Folder 51

1995

Box 2, Folder 52

1996

Box 2, Folder 53

1996

Box 2, Folder 54

1996-1998

Box 2, Folder 55

1997

Box 2, Folder 56

1997

Box 2, Folder 57

1997

 

Subseries 2.5 Other Works 1977-1996

Scope and Contents

Essays and coursework from high school, college, and graduate school. Reviews and translations.
Box 3, Folder 1

Hart Crane 1984 undated

Box 3, Folder 3

Mac Dowell - submission charts 1989

Box 3, Folder 9

Larkin Essay undated

Box 3, Folder 10

Lowell - Essay and Memoir undated

Box 3, Folder 18

Eloquence and "Mere Life" - drafts undated

Box 3, Folder 19

Pulitzer Prize 1996

Box 3, Folder 20

Tate Essay and correspondence - articles, notes, and "Language Against Itself" undated

Box 4, Folder 3

Palfom - Table of Contents undated

Box 4, Folder 6

Reviews and Essays - Charlottesville years undated

Box 4, Folder 7

College course papers - undergraduate undated

Box 4, Folder 8-9

Graduate School - course papers undated

Box 6, Folder 15

College High School Essays undated

Box 6, Folder 16

Play "Cottonwood Leaves" and other High School writings (1958) 1958

Box 6, Folder 18

Statement for grad poetry workshop, Univ. of Virginia undated

Box 6, Folder 20

Essay version of "Pity the Monsters" with comments by David Perkins 1966 -1967

Box 6, Folder 21

Freshman year novel with comments by Isabel Satterthwaite 1961

Box 6, Folder 22

Fiction Attempts 1960

Box 6, Folder 24

"Looking for Buddhism in India" - unpublished essay 2004

Box 6, Folder 25

Pulitzer Prize nominating jury notes 1999

Box 6, Folder 27

Harvard University Press - correspondence and press clippings on "Introspection and Contemporary Poetry" 1978 - 1985 undated

Box 6, Folder 28

Background material for "Introspection and Contemporary Poetry" undated

Box 6, Folder 32

Interview with Gary Snyder for Poetry Foundation undated

Box 6, Folder 34

Montale Essay and notes from Claire Huffman's class 1977

Box 6, Folder 35

"The Divided Image" - original draft of Djuna Barnes paper. First published essay and comments by Guy Davenport undated

Box 6, Folder 36

Translations of French Poet Andre Marissel undated

Box 6, Folder 38

Reviews 1970 - 1980

 

Series 3 Correspondence 1963-2010

Scope and Contents

Contains Williamson's incoming and outgoing literary correspondence which discusses publication of his work.
Arranged into three subseries: Outgoing, Incoming, and Pity the Monsters book.
 

Subseries 3.1 Outgoing 1968-1975

Physical Description: 18 folders

Scope and Contents

Contains originals and carbon copy letters that Williamson sent to journals, magazines and publishers. Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.
Box 1, Folder 124

American Poetry Review 1975 July 20

Box 1, Folder 125

Follett Publishing Company 1971 June 30

Box 1, Folder 126

Gibson, Margaret 1974 February 24

Box 1, Folder 127

Houghton Mifflin Company 1972 August 5

Box 1, Folder 128

Houghton Mifflin Company 1974 June 11

Box 1, Folder 129

Houghton Mifflin Company 1974 June 24

Box 1, Folder 130

Houghton Mifflin Company 1974 July 7

Box 1, Folder 131

Houghton Mifflin Company 1975 May 26

Box 1, Folder 132

Kayak 1975 January 25

Box 1, Folder 133

Alfred Knopf Inc. 1975 July 25

Box 1, Folder 134

New Yorker 1971 October 8

Box 1, Folder 135

New Yorker 1972 January 3

Box 1, Folder 136

New Yorker 1972 February 20

Box 1, Folder 137

New Yorker 1974 September 15

Box 1, Folder 138

Shenandoah 1974 May 10

Box 1, Folder 139

Tri-Quarterly 1968 September 16

Box 1, Folder 140

Viking Press 1975 February 24

Box 1, Folder 141

Yale University Press 1974 April 14

 

Subseries 3.2 Incoming 1963-2010

Physical Description: 107 folders

Scope and Contents

Contains letters from magazines, journals, and publishers discussing publication of Williamson's work. Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.
Box 1, Folder 142

Ackermann, Joan 1975 August 15

Box 1, Folder 143

American Book Review 1978 September 19

Box 1, Folder 144

American Poetry Review 1973 November 14

Box 1, Folder 145

American Poetry Review 1973 December 28

Box 1, Folder 146

American Poetry Review 1974 January 16

Box 1, Folder 147

American Poetry Review 1975 July 8

Box 1, Folder 148

Atlantic Monthly 1965 January 22

Box 1, Folder 149

Atlantic Monthly 1969 August 27

Box 1, Folder 150

Atheneum 1974 October 11

Box 1, Folder 151

Carroll, Paul 1971 November 5

Box 1, Folder 152

Carroll, Paul 1972 April 6

Box 1, Folder 153

Chelsea 1968 April 6

Box 1, Folder 154

Chelsea undated

Box 1, Folder 155

Critique 1963 October 2

Box 1, Folder 156

Doubleday 1973 September 7

Box 1, Folder 157

Doubleday 1973 December 11

Box 1, Folder 158

Faber and Faber Ltd. 1964 June 24

Box 1, Folder 159

Falmouth Review of Literature 1967 March 27

Box 1, Folder 160

Falmouth Review of Literature 1967 May 8

Box 1, Folder 161

Farrar, Straus Giroux 1971 September 29

Box 1, Folder 162

Farrar, Straus Giroux 1973 February 23

Box 1, Folder 163

Farrar, Straus Giroux 1978 July 27

Box 1, Folder 164

Follett Publishing Company 1971 January 19

Box 1, Folder 165

Follett Publishing Company 1971 May 4

Box 1, Folder 166

Follett Publishing Company 1971 August 10

Box 1, Folder 167

Follett Publishing Company 1971 September 13

Box 1, Folder 168

Follett Publishing Company 1972 July 27

Box 1, Folder 169

Gibson, Margaret 1974 February 8

Box 1, Folder 170

David R. Godine 1972 October 5

Box 1, Folder 171

David R. Godine 1973 June 5

Box 1, Folder 172

David R. Godine 1981 June 10

Box 1, Folder 173

Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1981 November 23

Box 1, Folder 174

Houghton Mifflin Company 1972 April 13

Box 1, Folder 175

Houghton Mifflin Company 1972 July 18

Box 1, Folder 176

Houghton Mifflin Company 1972 September 7

Box 1, Folder 177

Houghton Mifflin Company 1974 June 3

Box 1, Folder 178

Houghton Mifflin Company 1974 June 19

Box 1, Folder 179

Houghton Mifflin Company 1974 June 28

Box 1, Folder 180

Houghton Mifflin Company 1974 July 10

Box 1, Folder 181

Houghton Mifflin Company 1974 December 17

Box 1, Folder 182

Houghton Mifflin Company 1975 July 14

Box 1, Folder 183

Kayak 1974 December 19

Box 1, Folder 184

Kayak 1975 June 4

Box 1, Folder 185

Kenyon Review undated

Box 1, Folder 186

Alfred A. Knopf Inc. undated

Box 1, Folder 187

Alfred A. Knopf undated

Box 1, Folder 188

McCann, Richard 1974 April 20

Box 1, Folder 189

New American Review undated

Box 1, Folder 190

New Directions Publishing Corporation 1976 October 6

Box 1, Folder 191

New Review 1974 June 19

Box 1, Folder 192

New Yorker 1971 February 23

Box 1, Folder 193

New Yorker 1971 September 22

Box 1, Folder 194

New Yorker 1971 October 1

Box 1, Folder 195

New Yorker 1971 October 15

Box 1, Folder 196

New Yorker 1971 December 30

Box 1, Folder 197

New Yorker 1972 January 21

Box 1, Folder 198

New Yorker 1972 February 15

Box 1, Folder 199

New Yorker 1972 February 29

Box 1, Folder 200

New Yorker 1973 September 11

Box 1, Folder 201

New Yorker 1973 September 21

Box 1, Folder 202

New Yorker 1974 February 12

Box 1, Folder 203

New Yorker 1974 December 10

Box 1, Folder 204

New Yorker 1974 December 19

Box 1, Folder 205

New Yorker 1975 January 15

Box 1, Folder 206

New Yorker undated

Box 1, Folder 207

W.W. Norton Company 1980 July 3

Box 1, Folder 208

Partisan Review 1972 August 22

Box 1, Folder 209

Partisan Review 1973 February 1

Box 1, Folder 210

Poetry 1978 March 30

Box 1, Folder 211

Poetry 1971 October 1

Box 1, Folder 212

Poetry 1972 May 11

Box 1, Folder 213

Poetry 1978 June 12

Box 1, Folder 214

Poetry 1978 August 2

Box 1, Folder 215

Poetry 1979 February 2

Box 1, Folder 216

Poetry 1979 June 20

Box 1, Folder 217

Poetry undated

Box 1, Folder 218

Prairie Schooner 1970 October 31

Box 1, Folder 219

Princeton University Press 1976 January 9

Box 1, Folder 220

Quarterly Review of Literature 1971 January 26

Box 1, Folder 221

Quarterly Review of Literature 1974 November 23

Box 1, Folder 222

Quarterly Review of Literature undated

Box 1, Folder 223

Quarterly Review of Literature undated

Box 1, Folder 224

Quest 1967 September 28

Box 1, Folder 225

Quest 1967 October 25

Box 1, Folder 226

Sewanee Review 1976 December 9

Box 1, Folder 227

Sewanee Review 1977 March 2

Box 1, Folder 228

Shenandoah 1969 November 1

Box 1, Folder 229

Shenandoah 1969 December 27

Box 1, Folder 230

Shenandoah 1970 January 7

Box 1, Folder 231

Shenandoah 1973 September 26

Box 1, Folder 232

Shenandoah 1973 November 19

Box 1, Folder 233

Shenandoah 1974 May 15

Box 1, Folder 234

Shenandoah 1974 July 6

Box 1, Folder 235

Shenandoah 1974 July 22

Box 1, Folder 236

Shenandoah 1978 October 24

Box 1, Folder 237

Tri-Quarterly 1968 June 21

Box 1, Folder 238

University of Georgia Press 1976 March 23

Box 1, Folder 239

University of Massachusetts Press 1978 February 16

Box 1, Folder 240

University of Massachusetts Press 1981 March 6

Box 1, Folder 241

Viking Press Inc. 1975 March 4

Box 1, Folder 242

Viking Press Inc. 1975 May 15

Box 1, Folder 243

Virginia Quarterly Review 1970 April 23

Box 1, Folder 244

Wesleyan University Press 1972 February 4

Box 1, Folder 245

Wesleyan University Press 1979 July 6

Box 1, Folder 246

Yale Review 1971 June 17

Box 1, Folder 247

Yale University Press 1974 April?

Box 1, Folder 248

Unidentified undated

Box 5, Folder 1

Letters from Daniel Albright 1973-1983

Box 5, Folder 2

Letters from Debra Allbery 1987-2004

Box 5, Folder 3

Letters from James Atlas 1974-2001

Box 5, Folder 4

Letters from George Baldessin 1976-1977

Box 5, Folder 5

Letters from April Bernard 1978-1984

Box 5, Folder 6

Letters from Frank Bidart 1972-1975

Box 5, Folder 7

Letters from Yves Bonnefoy 1975

Box 5, Folder 8

Letters from Paul Breslin 1965-1993

Box 5, Folder 9

Letters from Kenneth Burke 1969-1972

Box 5, Folder 10

Letters from Bradford Cook undated

Box 5, Folder 11

Letter from John Ashbery undated

Box 5, Folder 12

Letters from Jeff Clark 1994

Box 5, Folder 13

Letters from Albert Cook 1978-1983

Box 5, Folder 14

Letters from Alfred Corn 19781990

Box 5, Folder 15

Letters from Clayton Eshleman 1976-1989

Box 5, Folder 16

Letters from David Ferry 1993-1995

Box 5, Folder 17

Letters from Robert Fitzgerald 1975-1981

Box 5, Folder 18

Letters from Jonathan Galassi 1977-2000

Box 5, Folder 19

Letters from Courtenay Graham 1970

Box 5, Folder 20

Letters from Jorie Graham 1988 undated

Box 5, Folder 21

Letters from Allen Grossman 1982-1986

Box 5, Folder 22

Letters from Rachel Hadas 1981-1990

Box 5, Folder 23

Letters from Donald Hall 1980-2006

Box 5, Folder 24

Letters from Mark Halliday 1981 1989

Box 5, Folder 25

Letters from Patricia Hampi 1987

Box 5, Folder 26

Letters from William Harmon 1978-1988

Box 5, Folder 27

Letters from Brooks Haxton 1997 2001

Box 5, Folder 28

Letters from Seamus Heaney 1983

Box 5, Folder 29

Letters from Peter Klappert 1976

Box 5, Folder 30

Letters from Mary Leader 1990-1997

Box 5, Folder 31

Letters from John Logan 1981

Box 5, Folder 32

Letters from Robert Lowell 1969-1973

Box 5, Folder 33

Letters from Scott McLean 1988-1998

Box 5, Folder 34

Letters from Andre Marissel 1968-1979

Box 5, Folder 35

Letters from Jack Marshall 1987-2000

Box 5, Folder 36

Letters from J.D. McClatchy 1980-1988

Box 5, Folder 37

Letters from Heather McHugh 1988-1996

Box 5, Folder 38

Letters from James McMichael 1980-2004

Box 5, Folder 39

Letters from Sandra McPherson 1983-1984

Box 5, Folder 40

Letters from Jane Mead 1995-2002

Box 5, Folder 41

Letter from James Merrill undated

Box 5, Folder 42

Letters from W.S. Merwin 1998-1999

Box 5, Folder 43

Letter from John Morgan undated

Box 5, Folder 44

Letters from Gregory Orr 1978-2001

Box 5, Folder 45

Letters from David Perkins 1968-2010

Box 5, Folder 46

Letters from Robert Pinsky 1975-2002

Box 5, Folder 47

Letter from John Reck 1988

Box 5, Folder 48

Letters from James Richardson 1984 1988

Box 5, Folder 49

Letters from Kennith Rosen 1989-1992

Box 5, Folder 50

Letters from Alfred and Isabel Satterthwaite 1963-1989

Box 5, Folder 51

Letters from Alan Shapiro 1987 1996

Box 5, Folder 52

Letters from Robert Shaw 1971-1974

Box 5, Folder 53

Letters from Charles Simic undated

Box 5, Folder 54

Letters from Tom Sleigh 1989-2000

Box 5, Folder 55

Letters from Louis Simpson 1984

Box 5, Folder 56

Letters from Gary Snyder 1988-2003

Box 5, Folder 57

Letter from Gary Soto 1984

Box 5, Folder 58

Letters from Mark Strand 1981 undated

Box 5, Folder 59

Letters from Jonathan Strong 1981 1983

Box 5, Folder 60

Letters from Joel Sunderman 1962-1966

Box 5, Folder 61

Letters from Elizabeth Tallent 1989-1995

Box 5, Folder 62

Letters from Allen Tate 1976

Box 5, Folder 63

Letters from Eleanor Ross Taylor 1977-2004

Box 5, Folder 64

Letters from Peter Taylor 1972-1991

Box 5, Folder 65

Letters from Imants Tillers 1976-1977

Box 5, Folder 66

Letters from Richard Tillinghast 1968-2001

Box 6, Folder 1

Letters from Jean Valentine 1970 - 2000

Box 6, Folder 2

Letters from Helen Vendler 1997 undated

Box 6, Folder 3

Letters from Ellen Bryant Voigt 1991 - 1995 undated

Box 6, Folder 4

Letters from Diane Wakoski 1970 - 1994

Box 6, Folder 5

Letters from Michael Watterlord 1972 - 1974 undated

Box 6, Folder 6

Letter from Brom Weber 1984

Box 6, Folder 7

Letters from Joe Wenderoth 1993 - 1997 undated

Box 6, Folder 8-9

Letters from Richard Wertime 1961-2004

Box 6, Folder 10

Letters from Ruth Whitman 1965 - 1974

Box 6, Folder 11

Letters from Michele Wyrebek 1991 - 1996 undated

Box 6, Folder 12

Letters from Stephen Yenser 1993 - 1994

Box 1, Folder  249

Subseries 3.3 Pity the Monsters book 1973-1981

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Contains incoming and outgoing correspondence, primarily with Yale University Press, concerning the publication of Williamson's book, Pity the Monsters: The Political Vision of Robert Lowell.
 

Series 4 Works by Others 1964-1989

Scope and Contents

Contains manuscripts of Frank Bidart, Richard Wertime and Richard Tillinghast, friends of Williamson. Organized into three subseries: Frank Bidart, Richard Wertime and Richard Tillinghast.
 

Subseries 4.1 Bidart, Frank 1964-1989

Physical Description: 20 folders

Scope and Contents

Arranged alphabetically by title.
Box 1, Folder 250

The Book of the Body 1975

Box 1, Folder 251

"California Plush" 1969

Box 1, Folder 252

"Dark Night" undated

Box 1, Folder 253

"Desertion" 1964

Box 1, Folder 254

"The First Hour of the Night" 1989

Box 1, Folder 255

"For Mary Ann Youngren" 1980

Box 1, Folder 256

"Genesis 1-2:4" 1982

Box 1, Folder 257

Golden State 1969

Box 1, Folder 258

Golden State 1971 May

Box 1, Folder 259

Golden State 1971 November

Box 1, Folder 260

"Guilty of Dust" undated

Box 1, Folder 261

"In Memoriam John F. Kennedy" undated

Box 1, Folder 262

"In the Western Night" undated

Box 1, Folder 263

"Robert Lowell" 1979

Box 1, Folder 264

"The Sacrifice" 1982

Box 1, Folder 265

"The Sacrifice" undated

Box 1, Folder 266

"Temporary Order" 1965

Box 1, Folder 267

"To the Dead" undated

Box 1, Folder 268

Untitled late 1960s

Box 1, Folder 269

"The War of Vaslav Nijinsky" 1980

 

Subseries 4.2 Wertime, Richard circa 1966-1973

Physical Description: 9 folders

Scope and Contents

Arranged alphabetically by title.
Box 1, Folder 270

"At the Pool" undated

Box 1, Folder 271

"The Chinese Sword" undated

Box 1, Folder 272

"Good Fences" undated

Box 1, Folder 273

"The Hills of Soft Oblivion" undated

Box 1, Folder 274

"On the Outside Looking In" undated

Box 1, Folder 275

"Peter and the Wolf" undated

Box 1, Folder 276

"The Return" undated

Box 1, Folder 277

"Texaco" undated

Box 1, Folder 278

"A Wool Scarf from London" undated

 

Subseries 4.3 Tillinghast, Richard 1968-1982

Scope and Contents

Published and unpublished manuscripts.
Box 6, Folder 37

Richard Tillinghast (poet and Harvard friend) manuscripts, including never published collection of "Home Cooking" 1968-1982 undated

 

Series 5 Addenda

Scope and Contents

Includes additions to the collection after 2016.
Box 7, Folder  1

Westernness Interview undated

Box 7, Folder  2

W.B. Perkins undated

Box 7, Folder  3

Tim Keegan undated

Box 7, Folder  4

Mary North 1970-1972, undated

Box 7, Folder  5

Courtney Graham undated

Box 7, Folder  6

Paul Breslin 1966-1973, undated

Box 7, Folder  7

James Atlas: Early Poems 1971-1972

Box 7, Folder  8

Peter Taylor - "the whistler" undated

Box 7, Folder  9

Gale Research 1983-2001

Box 7, Folder  10

Kerney Rhoden undated

Box 7, Folder  11

Frank Bidart - recent undated

Box 7, Folder  12

A.W., Reviews of 1974-1988

Box 7, Folder  13

Francis Glosser 1969, undated

Box 7, Folder  14

Poetry Search 2002

Box 7, Folder  15

Schwartz, Richardson er. al. undated

Box 7, Folder  16

Robert Pinsky 1978-1986, undated

Box 7, Folder  17

Robert Pinsky 1978-1986. undated

Box 7, Folder  18

Alan Williamson 1997-2009

Box 7, Folder  19

Alan Williamson & Gary Snyder Correspondence undated

Box 7, Folder  20

Michael Watterlond undated

Box 7, Folder  21

St. Dorothy's Rest Long Poem 1998-2005

Box 7, Folder  22

"American Poets and the Local Zen" - interview with Chinese Scholar Chung Ling 2001

Box 7, Folder  23

Notes and Drafts for Westerness: A Meditation undated

Box 7, Folder  24

Drafts of "The Christian Year" Published in Triquarterly 1998-2000

Box 7, Folder  25

Drafts of "The Planetarium" published in Michigan Quarterly Review 2005

Box 7, Folder  26

Res Publica, marketing and reviews of 1998

Box 7, Folder  27

Notes and Drafts for "Journey to the East" 2004

Box 7, Folder  28

Notes and Drafts for "St. Dorothy's Rest" unpublished 2000

Box 7, Folder  29

Drafts of "Empty Sky" published in American Poetry Review 2000-2001

Box 7, Folder  30

Drafts of Short Poems from Franciscan Notes Typelo Press, forthcoming 2019 undated