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Finding Aid for the Judson Crews Papers, 1936-1961
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Judson Campbell Crews (1917- ) was a lecturer in social development studies at the University of Zambia, Lusaka (1974-78) wrote numerous books of poetry and contributed to some 350 periodicals. The collection consists of correspondence, literary manuscripts, published works and ephemera related to Crews' career as poet and editor of avant-garde and poetry magazines.
Judson Campbell Crews was born on June 30, 1917 in Waco, Texas; BA (1941), MA (1944), and studied Fine Arts (1946-47) at Baylor University; pursued graduate study at University of Texas at El Paso, 1967; landscape architect in Waco, 1936-39; publisher of Motive press (Waco, Texas) and Este Es Press (Taos, New Mexico), 1946-66; printer at Taos Star, El Crepusculo, and Taos News Publishing Company, 1948-66; lecturer in social development studies, University of Zambia, Lusaka, 1974-78; wrote numerous books of poetry and contributor to some 350 periodicals, including Beloit Poetry Journal, Poetry Now, Wormwood Review, Puerto del Sol, and Southwestern American Literature.
4 boxes (2 linear ft.)
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