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Roland (Patricia D.) Papers
MSS 0739  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Biography
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Publication Rights

  • Descriptive Summary

    Languages: English
    Contributing Institution: Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego
    9500 Gilman Drive
    La Jolla 92093-0175
    Title: Patricia D. Roland Papers
    Identifier/Call Number: MSS 0739
    Physical Description: 0.4 Linear feet (1 archives box)
    Date (inclusive): 1995-2007
    Abstract: The collection includes a small selection of Patricia D. Roland's personal papers, letters from poets John Taggart and Dominique Fourcade, and typescript drafts of writings by John Taggart.

    Biography

    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. Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired 2011.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection includes a small selection of Patricia D. Roland's personal papers, letters from poets John Taggart and Dominique Fourcade, and typescript drafts of writings by John Taggart.
    Arranged in three series: 1) MISCELLANEOUS MATERIALS, 2) LETTERS, and 3) WRITINGS OF JOHN TAGGART.
    SERIES 1: MISCELLANEOUS MATERIALS
    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.
    SERIES 2: LETTERS
    LETTERS from poets Dominique Fourcade and John Taggart. The majority of the letters are from Taggart, and date from 1995-2001.
    SERIES 3: WRITINGS OF JOHN TAGGART
    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

    American poetry -- 20th century
    Women poets -- United States
    Taggart, John, 1942- -- Archives
    Taggart, John, 1942- -- Correspondence
    Roland, Patricia D. -- Archives