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Patricia D. Roland Papers MSS 739
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Biography
  • Preferred Citation
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  • Scope and Contents
  • Publication Rights

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Patricia D. Roland Papers
    Identifier/Call Number: MSS 739
    Contributing Institution: Mandeville Special Collections Library
    La Jolla, California 92093-0175
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.4 lin. ft. 1 archives box
    Date (bulk): Bulk, 1995-2001
    Date (inclusive): 1995-2007
    Abstract: The papers of Patricia D. Roland range in date from 1995-2007 and include letters from poets John Taggart and Dominique Fourcade; typescript drafts of John Taggart's writing; and Patricia Roland's personal papers.
    Creator: Roland, Patricia D.


    Patricia D. Roland is a journalist and educator and taught for seven years at Harrisburg Area Community College. She attended state universities in Pennsylvania for French and journalism, and earned a Master's Degree in English literature. She has also published under the name Patricia Roland-Mateya and Patricia Mateya. Roland currently lives in San Francisco, California; and otherwise splits her time between Scotland, Ireland and France.

    Preferred Citation

    Patricia D. Roland Papers, MSS 739. Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD.

    Acquisition Information

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    Scope and Contents

    The Patricia D. Roland Papers are arranged in three series: 1) MISCELLANEOUS MATERIALS, 2) LETTERS, and 3) WRITINGS OF JOHN TAGGART.
    MISCELLANEOUS MATERIALS include drafts of Roland's poems, notes and course material for a class taught by John Taggart at Shippensburg University. Also included are photographs of Roland, photographs of John Taggart, and a review written by Roland of Taggart's work for Harrisburg's The Patriot-News.
    LETTERS from poets Dominique Fourcade and John Taggart. The majority of the letters are from Taggart, and date from 1995-2001.
    The WRITINGS OF JOHN TAGGART series consists primarily of typescript drafts of Taggart's work. Of particular note, is his work "K. Tropes for Robert Creeley" which includes typescript drafts with annotations, correspondence with the philosopher Jacques Derrida, and French translations with edits; two drafts of "Walk-Out: Rereading George Oppen"; and "Odor of Quince" written for Patricia Roland. Some correspondence is also included.

    Publication Rights

    Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Taggart, John--Archives
    Taggart, John--correspondent
    American poetry--20th century
    Poets, American--20th century