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Bill Deemer papers, approximately 1965-1969.
BANC MSS 2018/217 box 1; BANC MSS 2018/217 box 2; BANC MSS 2018/217 box 3; BANC MSS 2018/217
Collection Overview

Title:

Bill Deemer papers, approximately 1965-1969

Creator/Contributor:

Deemer, Bill, creator, author.

Abstract:

Contains 23 notebooks with manuscript entries of poems and poetic lines. The notebooks are undated and numbered sequentially from 1 to 23. Also contains one folder of miscellany including ephemera, programs, etc. from 1965-1969.

Date:

1965 (issued)

Subject:

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Deemer, Bill -- Archives
Poets, American -- Oregon

Note:

Bill Deemer papers, BANC MSS 2018/217, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift of Toby Deemer ; 2018.
Pacific Northwest poet Bill Deemer (September 1, 1946-2018) left high school during his junior year. He published his first poems in "Poetry" while still a teenager. Influenced by Issa and Basho, Deemer composed spare poems that engaged themes of balance and perspective, often with natural imagery and wry humor.
In English.

Type:

Poems-20th century.
Manuscripts for publication.

Physical Description:

print
1.0 (3

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2018/217 box 1
BANC MSS 2018/217 box 2
BANC MSS 2018/217 box 3
BANC MSS 2018/217

Origin:

California