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Personal papers of the American dramatist, poet, and teacher. Includes his literary writings (1933-1940), notebooks (1945-1988), lecture notes for literature classes taught at Bennington College (1961-1988), letters received (1944-1988), and printed ephemera documenting plays, concerts and exhibits attended (1950-1988), and travel (1944-1988). Photographs portray family (circa 1850-1964) and friends, writers, artists, dancers, and musicians.
Claude Fredericks was a dramatist and poet who taught at Bennington College from 1961-1992. He founded The Banyan Press and published the work of well-known poets and fiction writers. Fredericks died on January 11, 2013.
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Open for use by qualified researchers with the exception of student evaluations in Boxes 26-32, which are sealed until 2063. Audiovisual material unavailable until reformatted.