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.