Finding-Aid for the James Dickey Papers (MSS035)


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Table of Contents

Collection Outline

Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents Note

Restrictions

Administrative Information

Box and Folder Listing


Collection Outline

Series I.1 Correspondence 1954-1960, 1962-1970.

Series I.2 Manuscripts by others

Series II. Poems by James Dickey.

Series II.2. Essays by James Dickey

Series II.3. Reviews, addresses, translations by James Dickey

Series III. Material toward books by James Dickey.

Series IV. Miscellany

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Descriptive Summary

CreatorDickey, James, 1923-
TitleJames Dickey Papers
Quantity: 2832 items
Identification: MSS035

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Biographical Note

I. Standard biographical and bibliographical information may be found in Current Biography, April 1968; Contemporary Authors, Vol. 11-12; Contemporary Poets, p. 295. For an autobiographical statement, vita, see Ser. 4, folder 7. In addition, see James Dickey: A Bibliography, by Eileen K. Glancy, in Twentieth Century Literature, Vol. 15, number 1, April 1969; and The Achievement of James Dickey, by Laurence Lieberman, Scott, Foresman, 1968.

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Scope and Contents Note

Ser. 1. CORRESPONDENCE, 1954-1960, 1962-1970. Boxes 1-3. 933 items. Letters foldered chronologically; undated and unidentified letters, folders 54-59. For list of correspondents, see Index. Work by others retained in Ser. 1 is listed pp. 4-5. Ser. 2-1. SINGLE TITLE POEMS. Boxes 4-12. 201 titles. Drafts foldered alphabetically by title. Approximate date of composition or periodical publication indicated in brackets. Ser. 2-2. ESSAYS. Box 13. 40 items. Includes drafts, notes toward published and unpublished essays on individual works by others and on the nature of poetry, foldered alphabetically by title. Ser. 2-3. REVIEWS, ADDRESSES, TRANSLATIONS. Box 14. 47 items. Includes drafts and notes toward reviews of individual collections of poems; introduction to a reading, [1966]; NBA acceptance speech, 1966; a commencement address, 1965; and translations of five French authors. Each foldered alphabetically by title. Ser. 3. MATERIAL TOWARD BOOKS. Boxes 15-17. 38 items. Arranged by date of publication, as follows: Into the Stone: table of contents, incomplete text; Drowning with Others: setting copy; Helmets: original typescript, final typescript, final typescript with front matter, setting copy; Buckdancer's Choice: 5 typescripts toward complete book, setting copy; Poems 1957-1967: final typescript, galley proof of May Day Sermon..., corrected galley proof; The Eyebeaters...: setting copy, printers galley proof, second galley proof, uncorrected; Self-Interviews: transcriptions from tapes in various stages by James and Barbara Reiss, revised typescripts, photocopies of final typescripts. Ser. 4. MISCELLANY. Box 18. c.34 items. Includes poems by others, copies of theses on James Dickey, photographs, clippings, announcements, miscellaneous notes, etc. ALsS, TLsS, Tss., Ts.[carbons], Mss., Ts.[duplicated], photocopies, printed items.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open.

Use Restriction

Users of the collections must read and abide by the Rules for the use of manuscript collection materials.

Users of the collections who wish to use items from this collection, in whole or in part, in any form of publication (as defined in the form) must sign and submit to the Washington University Department of Special Collections a hard copy of the Notification of intent publish manuscript collection materials form.

All publication not covered by fair use restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder.

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Administrative Information

Source of Collection

Gift, [1964], 1965; Purchase, 1968, 1969, 1970.

Processing Information

Processed by Washington University Department Special Collections Staff March, 1972EAD encoded finding-aid complete March, 2001

Accruals

Interfiled within collection or by accession at end of collection.

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Box and Folder Listing

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1-3/1-59

Series I.1 Correspondence , 1954-1960, 1962-1970. (933 items.)

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1/1
, 1954
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1/2
, 1955
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1/3
, 1956
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1/4
, 1957: Jan - Mar.
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1/5
, 1957: Apr. - May
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1/6
, 1957: June - Sept.
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1/7
, 1957: Oct. - Dec.
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1/8
, 1958: Jan. - Apr.
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1/9
, 1958: May - July
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1/10
, 1958: Aug. - Sept.
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1/11
, 1958: Oct.
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1/12
, 1958: Nov. - Dec.
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1/13
, 1959: Jan. - Apr.
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1/14
, 1959: May
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1/15
, 1959: June - Aug.
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1/16
, 1959: Sept. - Oct.
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1/17
, 1959: Nov.
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1/18
, 1959: Dec.
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1/19
, 1960: Jan. - Feb.
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1/20
, 1960: Mar.
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1/21
, 1960: Apr. - July
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1/22
, 1960: Aug. - Oct.
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, 1960: Nov.
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1/24
, 1960: Dec.
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2/25
, 1962
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2/26
, 1963: Jan. - Apr.
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2/27
, 1963: May - Dec.
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2/28
, 1964: Jan. - Sept.
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, 1964: Oct.
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, 1964: Nov.
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2/31
, 1964: Dec.
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, 1965: Jan. - Feb.
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, 1965: Mar.
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, 1965: Apr.
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, 1965: May
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, 1965: June - Sept.
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, 1965: Oct. - Dec.
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, 1966: Jan. - Feb.
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, 1966: Mar. - May
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, 1966: June - Aug.
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, 1966: Sept.
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, 1966: Oct. - Dec.
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3/43
, 1967: Jan. - Mar.
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, 1967: Apr. - May
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, 1967: June - Dec.
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, 1968: Jan. - May
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, 1968: June - Oct.
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, 1969: Apr. - June
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, 1969: July
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, 1969: Aug.
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, 1969: Sept. - Dec.
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, 1970: Jan. - June
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, 1970: July - Aug.
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3/54
No Date, A - C,
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No Date, D - Ho,
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No Date, Hugo,
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No Date, I - M,
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No Date, N - T,
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Unidentified,

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Series I.2 Manuscripts by others,

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Series I.2.a Manuscripts by others retained with correspondence.,
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Bly, Robert.,
1/19Dusk before dawn [poem] Translation, typescript.
1/22Poem [poem], Ms. 1960.
Poem late at night [poem], (Ms. 1960.)
The rare perfume [poem], (Ts. translation from the French of Baudelaire.)
Summer in Minnesota [poem], (Ms. 1960.)
Taking turns reading poems aloud late at night [poem], (Ms. 1960.)
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Booth, Philip.,
1/23The line [poem], Ts.[carbon] draft.
Night notes on an old dream [poem],
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Carroll, Paul.,
2/34Poem to my bride [poem], Ts.[photocopy] [1965: Apr. 13]
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Hall, Donald.,
3/55Birds [poem], Ts.[duplicated] n.d.
Evening early in summer [poem], (Ts.[duplicated] n.d.)
Plains [poem], (Ts.[duplicated] n.d.)
Return to the city [poem], (Ts.[duplicated] n.d.)
The stump [poem], (Ts.[duplicated] n.d.)
Two [poem], (Ts.[duplicated] n.d.)
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Harrison, Jim.,
3/43War Suite [poem], Ts.[carbon] [1967]
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Hecht, Roger.,
3/44The way to Damascus [poem], MS. [1967]
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Hill, Geoffrey.,
1/8The apostles (Versailles, [poem], 1919) Ts. 1958.
1/4Asmodeus [poem], Ts.[carbon] 1955.
The distant fury of battle [poem], (Ts.[carbon] 1956.)
Doctor Faustus [poem], (Ts. 1958.)
Drakes's drum [poem], (Ts.[carbon] 1956.)
In piam memoriam, [poem], Spring 1958. (Ts. 1958.)
Orpheus & Eurydice [poem], (Ts. 1958.)
A pastoral [poem], (Ts. 1958)
Picture of a nativity [poem], (Ts.[carbon] 1956.)
The scapegoat [poem], (Ts.[carbon] 1956)
The white ship [poem], (Ts.[carbon] 1956.)
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Hugo, Richard F.,
3/56Bathers: Michelle Russo [poem], Ts.[duplicated] n.d.
Duwamish [poem], (Ts. n.d.)
The great goot: Milton Wilson [poem], (Ts.[duplicated] n.d.)
Mosaic for autumn: Karl Shadbolt [poem], (Ts.[duplicated] n.d.)
The red chair: Sally Haley [poem], (Ts.[duplicated])
Summer stairs: James McGarrell [poem], (Ts.[duplicated])
A troubador removed [poem], (Ts. n.d.)
Yellow light: Carl Morris [poem], (Ts.[duplicated] n.d.)
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Ignatow, David.,
1/5Continents [poem], Ts. [1957]
Murzzuschlag song [poem], (Ts.[carbon] [1957])
Now a moment, now not, now? [poem], (Ts. [1957])
Seasons, journeys, cities, skies [prose excerpts], (Ts., ts.[carbon] [1957])
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Johnson, Kay.,
1/9On his unexpected death: the last time I saw him [poem], Ts. 1958: July
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Malone, Henry.,
From the cornfields [poem], (Ts. n.d.)
A garden locked after sunset [poem], (Ts. n.d.)
Or a little flower...[poem], (Ts. n.d.)
The shoes [poem], (Ts. n.d.)
When a little girl came into my poems [poem], (Ts. n.d.)
Words coming up from nowhere [poem], (Ts. n.d.)
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Marshall, Lenore G.,
3/46Story [poem] , [1968]
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Meredith, William.,
1/3Christmas On falling asleep by firelight [poem], 1956: Ts. signed
Transferred to printed. TM
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Rutsala, Vern.,
2/31Faces [poem], Ts. [1963]
Pruned [poem], (Ts. [1964])
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Simmons, Joseph Edgar Jr.,
2/35Focus in purgatory [poem], Ts.[carbon] [1965]
2/32My mother in Spain [poem], Ts.[carbon] [1965]
The necessity of profance love [poem], (Ts.[carbon] [1965])
Style [poem], (Ts.[carbon] [1965])
Train whistle [poem], (Ts.[carbon] [1965])
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Stanford, Ann.,
1/13Hidden things [poem] Reprint , [1958]
The walnuts [poem] Reprint , [1958]
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Taylor, Henry S.,
2/27A bargain at half the price [poem], Ts. n.d.
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Viereck, Peter Robert Edward,
More than wings can bear [poem] , [1963-64]

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Series II. Poems by James Dickey.,

Single title poems by James Dickey.
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4/1Adultery., ([poem])
, n.d. Ts., ts.[carbon] 4 drafts, moderate revision 1 draft, no revision. 5 drafts, 5 pp.
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4/2After the night hunt., ([poem])
[pub.], 1962, Ts.[carbon] 2 drafts, no revision 2 drafts, 2 pp.
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4/3Angina., ([poem])
[pub.], 1964, Ts., ts.[carbon] 13 drafts, moderate to heavy revision; 1 draft, no revision. 14 drafts, 26 pp.
Word list,, 1 p., Notes, 1 p.
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4/4Antipolis., ([poem])
[pub.], 1960, Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate titles: The rampart, The rampart of Antibes. 1 draft, light revision; 1 draft, moderate revision; 10 drafts, heavy revision. 12 drafts, 12 pp.
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4/5Apollo., ([poem])
, n.d. Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate title: For the Apollo eight moon orbit. Poem published in two parts: I. For the first manned moon orbit; II. The ground.
Part I:, (3 drafts, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 8 drafts, heavy revision. 12 drafts, 15 pp.)
Part II:, (2 drafts, no revision; 11 drafts, heavy revision 13 drafts, 15 pp.)
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4/6Approaching prayer., ([poem])
, n.d. Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision 1 draft, 4 pp.
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4/7As in a tower., ([poem])
[unpub.], Ts. 1 draft, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 10 drafts, heavy revision. 12 drafts, 12 pp.
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4/8At Darien bridge., ([poem])
[pub.], 1963, Ts., ms., ts.[carbon] Alternate titles: The salt marsh, The prisoner, To prisoners, The marshes. 7 drafts, moderate revision; 6 drafts, heavy revision. 13 drafts, 13 pp.
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At Mercy manor SEE Merch.[poem], ([poem])
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4/9Awaiting the swimmer., ([poem])
[pub.], 1959, Ts. 1 draft, light revision; 5 drafts, moderate revision; 4 drafts, heavy revision. 10 drafts, 1 pp.
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4/10The bay of Naples., ([poem])
[On the bay of Naples][unpub.], Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate title: On the bay of Naples. 1 draft, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 5 drafts, heavy revision. 7 drafts, 7 pp.
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4/11The bay of Naples .[variant], ([poem])
[unpub.], Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 drafts, light revision; 5 drafts, heavy revision. 7 drafts, 7 pp.
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4/12The bee., ([poem])
, n.d. Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate title: The coaches; A fable of the bees; The wingback. One draft, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 5 drafts, heavy revision. 3 pp. of notes. 7 drafts, 17 pp.
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4/13A beginning poet, aged sixty-five., ([poem])
[pub.], 1958, Ts. Alternate title: A beginning poet, aged sixty. 3 drafts, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 7 drafts, heavy revision. Also published as To a beginning poet. 12 drafts, 19 pp.
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4/14The being., ([poem])
[pub.], 1963, Ts. 1 p. of notes. 5 drafts, heavy revision. 5 drafts, 11 pp.
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4/15Below Ellijay., ([poem])
[pub.], 1962, Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision. Published as Part II of On the Coosawattee in Helmets. 1 p. autograph listing sections of poem 1 draft, 3 pp.
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4/16A birth., ([poem])
[pub.], 1960, Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision. 1 draft, 1 p.
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4/17The birthday dream., ([poem])
[pub.], 1965, Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate titles: The birthday sleep; The intense world; Intensity. 2 drafts, no revision; 3 drafts, moderate revision; 3 drafts, heavy revision. 8 drafts, 16 pp.
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4/18Blood., ([poem])
[pub.], 1969, Ts. 1 draft, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 4 drafts, 4 pp.
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4/19Blowgun and rattlesnake., ([poem])
[pub.], 1963, Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 fragments, notes included. Alternate titles: Snake poem; Instructions for rattlesnake hunting with a blowgun; Hunting rattlesnakes; Snake hunter with blowgun; The snake hunter; Blowgunning for (Rattle)snakes. 2 drafts, light revision; 5 drafts, heavy revision. 7 drafts, 16 pp.
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4/20Brambles., ([poem])
[unpub.], Ts. Alternate title: Thorns. 1 draft, light revision; 1 draft, moderate revision; 5 drafts, heavy revision. 7 drafts, 7 pp.
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4/21Bread., ([poem])
[pub.], 1967, Ts. Alternate title: The last war poem. 2 drafts, light revision; 1 draft, moderate revision; 1 draft heavy revision. 4 drafts, 4 pp.
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4/22Breath., ([poem])
[pub.], 1963, Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, heavy revision. 1 draft, 2 pp.
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4/23Buckdancer's choice., ([poem])
[pub.], 1965, Ts. 1 p. autograph notes, 2 pp. word list. 1 draft, light revision; 1 draft, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 4 drafts, 7 pp.
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4/24Bums, on waking., ([poem])
[pub.], 1963, Ts. 1 draft, light revision; 2 draft, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 4 drafts, 7 pp.
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4/25The call., ([poem])
[pub.], 1959, Ts., ts.[carbon], ms. Alternate title: Summer dusk. 3 drafts, light revision; 7 drafts, moderate revision; 4 drafts, heavy revision. 14 drafts, 17 pp.
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4/26By canoe through the fir forest., ([poem])
[pub.] Published as Part I of On theCoosawattee., 1962, Ts. Alternate titles: Through the fir forest by canoe; Through the fir forest by boat; Wooded river; (Through) entering the fir forest by (boat) river. 2 pp. repaired. 1 draft, light revision; 5 drafts, moderate revision; 3 drafts, heavy revision. 9 drafts, 12 pp.
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4/27Canals., ([poem])
[unpub.], Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 p. word list included. 1 draft, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 1 draft, moderate revision; 3 drafts, heavy revision. 6 drafts, 13 pp.
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4/28The cancer match., ([poem])
[pub.], 1969, Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate titles: The cancer war; The cancer fighter; (Nightfall). Cancer. Whisky; Cancer and whiskey; The duel. 1 draft, no revision; 1 draft, moderate revision; 5 drafts, heavy revision. 7 drafts, 7 pp.
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4/29Celebration., ([poem])
[pub.], 1965, 5 drafts, heavy revision. 5 drafts, 8 pp.
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4/30Chenille., ([poem])
[pub.], 1964, Ms., ts. 2 drafts, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 6 drafts, 10 pp.
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4/31Cherrylog road., ([poem])
[pub.], 1963, Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, light revision. 1 draft, 3 pp.
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4/32Children reading., ([poem])
[pub.], 1964, Ts. Alternate title: Children and words. 2 drafts, heavy revision. 2 drafts, 3 pp.
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4/33A child's room., ([poem])
[pub.], 1960, Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate titles: A child; A beginning; The son. 4 drafts, no revision; 1 draft, moderate revision; 3 drafts, heavy revision. 8 drafts, 11 pp.
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4/34The Christmas towns., ([poem])
[unpub.], n.d. Ts., ts.[carbon] 3 drafts, no revision. 3 drafts, 3 pp.
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4/35Church candles in Crete., ([poem])
[unpub.], Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate title: Candles in a church. 1 p. autograph notes. 4 drafts, light revision; 12 drafts, moderate revision; 9 drafts, heavy revision. 25 drafts,
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4/36Climbing and snowing., ([poem])
[unpub.], Ts. Alternate titles: To join the snow; Snowing. 1 p. of notes included. 2 drafts, heavy revision. 2 drafts, 12 pp.
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4/37Coming back to America., ([poem])
[pub.], 1965, Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate titles: America; Homecoming. 1 p. of notes included, 1 p. word list. Also ts. setting copy, printers marks, for New Yorker. 2 drafts, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 5 drafts, moderate revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 10 drafts, 16 pp.
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4/38The common grave., ([poem])
[pub.], 1964, Ts. 1 p. word list included. 3 drafts, light revision; 4 drafts, moderate revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 8 drafts, 14 pp.
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4/39The crows., ([poem])
[pub.], 1962, Ts.[carbon] 2 drafts, no revision. 2 drafts, 2 pp.
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4/40Thy cypresses., ([poem])
[pub.], 1958, Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision. 1 draft, 2 pp.
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5/41Dark ones., ([poem])
[pub.], 1967, Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate titles: The Holding action: an american pastoral; The return; The return: an american idyll; The blessing: an american pastoral; The defense. 2 drafts, light revision; 1 drafts, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 5 drafts, 8 pp.
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5/42Deer among cattle., ([poem])
[pub.], 1965, Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 p. word list included. 2 drafts, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 4 drafts, heavy revision. 9 drafts, 10 pp.
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A Departure., ([poem])
[unpub.?], Ts. 1 draft, no revision. Extensive autograph notes. 1 draft, 1 p.
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5/43Diabetes., ([poem])
[pub.], 1969, Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate title of Sugar was Diabetes.
Sugar,
[pub.], 1969, (Ts. Original title: Diabetes. 5 drafts, heavy revision. 1 draft, light revision. 6 drafts, 6 pp.)
Under buzzards,
[pub.], 1969, (Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate titles: Buzzards; Jessie Shields; The barn. 4 pp., word lists, 6 pp., autograph, ts. notes. 2 drafts, incomplete. One draft dated 1967-68. 2 drafts, no revision; 2 drafts, light revision; 6 drafts, moderate revision 8 drafts, heavy revision. 20 drafts, 36 pp.)
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5/44Dover: Believing in kings., ([poem])
[pub.], 1958, Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate title: Bounding England. 1 draft, light revision. One long draft, 63 pp., with extensive revision, correction, annotation throughout. 2 drafts, 67 pp.
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5/45Drifting., ([poem])
[unpub.], Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 p. word list included. 2 drafts, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 3 drafts, heavy revision. 1 draft, Part II only. 9 drafts, 18 pp.
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5/46Drinking from a helmet., ([poem])
[pub.], 1964, Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 drafts, no revision; 2 drafts, light revision; 1 draft, moderate revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 6 drafts, 30 pp.
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5/47Drinking from a helmet. (Varies from above)., ([poem])
[unpub.], Ts. 5 drafts, heavy revision throughout. 5 drafts, 13 pp.
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5/48Drowning with others., ([poem])
[pub.], 1960, Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision; 3 drafts, light revision; 9 drafts, moderate revision; 16 drafts, heavy revision. 29 drafts, 31 pp.
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5/49Drowning with others (Varies from above)., ([poem])
[unpub.], Ts. 17 drafts, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 19 drafts, 39 pp.
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5/50Drowning with others (Varies with both above)., ([poem])
[unpub.], Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate titles: Drowning in clear water; Drowning in Bright water (In sunlit water); The exstasie; The diver. 2 drafts, no revision. 5 drafts, light revision; 4 drafts, moderate revision; 7 drafts, heavy revision. 18 drafts, 18 pp.
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5/51The dusk of horses., ([poem])
[pub.], 1964, Ts. [carbon] Alternate title: Horses at dusk. 1 draft, light revision. 1 draft, 1 p.
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5/52Dust., ([poem])
[pub.], 1965, Ts. 1 p. autograph notes, autograph word list, 1 p. included. 1 draft, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 1 draft, moderate revision. 3 drafts, 5 pp.
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5/53Eden., ([poem])
[unpub.], Ts. Alternate titles: Adam; Thornton; The trembling artist. 1 draft appears incomplete. 1 p. ts., ms. notes about the poem. 7 drafts, heavy revision throughout. 8 drafts, 97 pp.
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5/54The enclosure., ([poem])
[pub.], 1959, Ts., ts.[carbon] 3 drafts, no revision; 2 drafts, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 3 drafts, heavy revision. 10 drafts, 20 pp.
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5/55Encounters in the Cage country., ([poem])
[pub.], 1967, Ts., ts.[carbon] 3 drafts, incomplete, Part I only. 1 p. ts. notes included. 4 drafts, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 4 drafts, moderate revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 10 drafts, 19 pp.
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5/56The escape., ([poem])
[pub.], 1964, Ts. Alternate titles: The choice; Purchase. 2 drafts, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 4 drafts, 7 pp.
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5/57Europe., ([poem])
[unpub.], Ts., ts.[carbon], ms. 4 drafts incomplete. 3 drafts, no revision; 1 draft, moderate revision; 8 drafts, heavy revision. 12 drafts, 24 pp.
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5/58The eye-beaters., ([poem])
[pub.], 1970, Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 p. ts. word list included. 2 drafts incomplete. 24 drafts, heavy revision throughout. 24 drafts, 138 pp/
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F59 The eyes., ([poem])
[unpub.] Incomplete., Ts., ms. notes. 5 pp.
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6/60Faces seen once., ([poem])
[pub.], 1964, Ts., ts.[carbon] 3 drafts incomplete. 1 draft, light revision; 6 drafts, heavy revision. 10 drafts, 17 pp.
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6/61Falling., ([poem])
[pub.], 1967, Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 p. ts. word list included. 6 pp. ts. dedication page, title page, as if from setting copy. 1 draft incomplete. 1 draft, no revision; 6 drafts, moderate revision. 7 drafts, 39 pp.
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6/62The falls., ([poem])
[unpub.], Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate title: The voyage. 1 draft, no revision; 4 drafts, moderate revision; 4 drafts, heavy revision. 9 drafts, 1 pp.
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6/63False youth: two seasons., ([poem])
[pub.], 1967, Ms., ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate titles: The only youth; Seasons of the last youth; Seasons of the false youth. 1 p. ts. word list, Parts I, II. 1 p. autograph notes. 2 drafts, incomplete. 2 drafts, no revision; 3 drafts, light revision; 5 drafts, heavy revision. 12 drafts, 26 pp.
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6/64The father's body., ([poem])
[pub.], 1956, Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, light revision. 1 draft, 3 pp.
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6/65Fathers and sons., ([poem])
[pub.], 1967,
The second sleep,
[pub.], 1964, (Ms., ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate titles: The move; The son; Two places; The new place;The boy's sleep in the spring of his tenth year; the two sleeps. 2 drafts, no revision; 1 draft, heavy revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 4 drafts, light revision. 9 drafts, 9 pp.)
The aura,
[pub.], 1965, (Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 drafts, incomplete. 2 drafts, no revision; 3 drafts, moderate revision. 2 drafts, light revision. 9 drafts, 15 pp.)
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6/66The fiend., ([poem])
[pub.], 1965, Ts. 6 drafts, heavy revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision. 1 ts. p. word list 8 drafts, 38 pp.
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6/67The firebombing., ([poem])
[pub.], 1964, Ts., ts.[carbon]. 1 p. ts. word list. 1 draft, incomplete. 8 drafts, heavy revision. 9 drafts, 62 pp.
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6/68The first cold weather., ([poem])
[unpub.], Ts., ts.[carbon] 3 drafts, no revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 3 drafts, heavy revision. 8 drafts, 11 pp.
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6/69The first morning of cancer., ([poem])
[pub.], 1957, Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision. 1 draft, 4 pp.
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6/70The flash., ([poem])
[pub.], 1966, Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate title: The flashes. 1 draft, no revision; 4 drafts, heavy revision. 5 drafts, 5 pp.
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6/71The flight., ([poem])
[pub.], 1956,
[pub.], 1956, Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 drafts, no revision; 1 draft, moderate revision. 3 drafts, 12 pp.
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6/72Fog envelops the animals., ([poem])
[pub.], 1961, Ts. 2 drafts, light revision; 3 drafts, moderate revision; 4 drafts, heavy revision. 9 drafts, 9 pp.
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6/73A folksinger of the thirties., ([poem])
[pub.], 1963, Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision. 1 draft, 4 pp.
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6/74For the last wolvefine., ([poem])
[pub.], 1967, Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision. 2 drafts, light revision; 6 drafts, heavy revision. 9 drafts, 19 pp.
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6/75For the linden moth., ([poem])
[pub.], 1964, Ts. 1 p. ts. word list. 1 draft, incomplete; 4 drafts, moderate revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 6 drafts, 8 pp.
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6/76Fox blood., ([poem])
[pub.], 1965, Ts., ms. 1 draft bears note: `New style/Poem I/(metrics) (diction and meter)' 2 drafts, incomplete. 1 p., ts.word list. 3 drafts, moderate revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 6 drafts, 8 pp.
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6/77The game., ([poem])
[pub.], 1959, Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate title: The episode. 2 drafts, no revision; 7 drafts, moderate revision; 7 drafts, heavy revision. 16 drafts, 18 pp.
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6/78Gamecodk., ([poem])
[pub.], 1965, Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate title: Dead game. 2 drafts, no revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 3 drafts, heavy revision. 7 drafts, 8 pp.
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6/79Genesis., ([poem])
[pub.], 1958, Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, heavy revision. 1 draft, 1 p.
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6/80A grave., ([poem])
[unpub.], Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate title: A grave in a graveyard. 2 drafts, no revision; 8 drafts, light revision; 7 drafts, moderate revision; 3 drafts, heavy revision. 20 drafts, 20 pp.
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6/81The head-aim., ([poem])
[pub.], 1965, Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 p. ts. word list. 2 drafts, no revision; 3 drafts, light revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 6 drafts, 7 pp.
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6/82The heaven of animals., ([poem])
[pub.], 1961, Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision. 1 draft, 1 p.
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6/83Hedge life., ([poem])
[pub.], 1965, Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 draft used for printers setting copy, New Yorker, 1965: Sept. 1 p. ts. word list. 2 drafts, no revision; 2 drafts, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 8 drafts, 9 pp.
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6/84Helmets., ([poem])
[unpub.], Ms., ts. Drafts vary considerably. 3 drafts, heavy revision. 3 drafts, 9 pp.
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6/85Horses and prisoners., ([poem])
[pub.], 1963, Ts. 1 draft incomplete. 1 draft, no revision; 2 drafts, light revision. 3 drafts, 5 pp. (See also: The island horses [poem])
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6/86The hospital orderly's noon., ([poem])
[unpub.], Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, light revision. 1 draft, 1 p.
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6/87The hospital window., ([poem])
[pub.], 1962, Ts. Alternate titles: A farewell; The greeting; The sign. 1 draft, light revision; 9 drafts, moderate revision; 15 drafts, heavy revision. 25 drafts, 45 pp.
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F88 Hunting Civil War relics with a mine-detector., ([poem])
[unpub.] SEE Hunting Civil War relics at Nimblewill creek., Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 drafts incomplete. 2 drafts, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 4 drafts, moderate revision; 8 drafts, heavy revision. 15 drafts, 32 pp.
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7/89The ice skin., ([poem])
[pub.], 1963, Ts. 3 drafts, heavy revision; 1 draft varies considerably from others. 4 drafts, 7 pp.
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7/90In the bombadier's compartment., ([poem])
[unpub.] Alternate title: The flight., Ts. Heavy revision 1 draft, 1 p.
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7/91In the child's night., ([poem])
[pub.], 1963, Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 drafts, heavy revision; 2 drafts, light revision. 4 drafts, 4 pp.
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7/92In the pocket., ([poem])
[pub.], 1970, Ts. 1 draft, heavy revision; 1 draft, light revision. 3 pp. of notes about intent of poem. 2 drafts, 5 pp.
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7/93In the tree-house at night., ([poem])
[pub.], 1961, Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision; 4 drafts, light revision; 1 draft, moderate revision; 11 drafts, heavy revision. 17 drafts, 34 pp.
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7/94Into the stone., ([poem])
[pub.], 1959, Ts., ts.[carbon] 5 drafts, light revision; 5 drafts, moderate revision; 14 drafts, heavy revision; 1 draft, no revision. 25 drafts, 33 pp.
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7/95The inundation., ([poem])
[pub., On the inundation] See also PartII, On the Coosawattee, , 1962, 1964. Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, moderate revision. 1 draft, 2 pp.
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7/96Invitation au voyage., ([poem])
[unpub.?], Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 draft, heavy revision; 3 drafts, no revision. 4 drafts, 4 pp.
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7/97The island., ([poem])
[pub.], 1960, Ts. Alternate titles: The keeper; The graves; The fever. 1 draft, no revision; 2 drafts, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 4 drafts, heavy revision. 9 drafts, 17 pp.
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7/98The island horses., ([poem])
[unpub.?], Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision. 1 draft, 2 pp.
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7/99Jane Proctor's love poem., ([poem])
[unpub.?], Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate title: Jane Saylor's love poem; Jane Saylor's love story. 3 drafts, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 6 drafts, 6 pp.
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7/100The jewel., ([poem])
[pub.], 1959, Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate titles: In the islands; The crews. 1 draft, no revision; 6 drafts, moderate revision; 6 drafts, heavy revision. 13 drafts, 13 pp.
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7/101Joel Cahill dead., ([poem])
[pub.], 1958, Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate title: Joel Cahill. 1 draft, light revision; 7 drafts, heavy revision. 8 drafts, 9 pp.
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7/102Knock., ([poem])
[pub.], 1969, Ts. 1 draft, light revision; 3 drafts, heavy revision. 4 drafts, 4 pp. 4 drafts, 4 pp.
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7/103Kudzu., ([poem])
[pub.], 1963, Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision; 1 draft, heavy revision; 2 drafts, light revision. 4 drafts, 8 pp.
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7/104The landfall., ([poem])
[pub.], 1959, Ts. Alternate titles: The landfalls; The voyage; The arena. 6 drafts, moderate revision; 19 drafts, heavy revision. 25 drafts, 51 pp.
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7/105The leap., ([poem])
[pub.], 1967, Ts., ts.[carbon] 3 drafts, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision; 6 drafts, 12 pp.
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7/106A letter., ([poem])
[pub.], 1962, Ts.[carbon] 4 drafts, no revision. 4 drafts, 4 pp.
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7/107Lighthouse., ([poem])
[unpub.], Ts. 1 draft, light revision; 5 drafts, heavy revision. 6 drafts, 6 pp.
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7/108Lightning., ([poem])
[unpub.?] Subtitled, part IV: The elect., 1 ts. page, wordlist. 1 draft, light revision; 4 drafts, heavy revision. 5 drafts, 10 pp.
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7/109Living light., ([poem])
[unpub.], Ts. 1 draft, heavy revision. 1 draft, 1 p.
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7/110The Lord in the air., ([poem])
[pub.], c.1969, 1 draft, no revision; 3 drafts, moderate revision; 5 drafts, heavy revision. Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate title: The power. 9 drafts, 9 pp.
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8/111Madness., ([poem])
[Pub.], c.1969, Ts., ts.[carbon] 4 pp. notes about creation of the poem, ls., and 1 p. ms. notes, including word list. 2 drafts, light revision; 6 drafts, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 8 drafts, 28 pp.
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8/112The magus., ([poem])
[pub.], 1960, Ts. 1 draft, no revision; 5 drafts, heavy revision. 6 drafts, 6 pp.
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8/113Mangham., ([poem])
[pub.], 1965, Ts., ms. 2 pp. ts. word list. 5 drafts, light revision; 1 draft, moderate revision. 6 drafts, 12 pp.
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8/114Mary Sheffield., ([poem])
[pub.], 1964, Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate titles: Before war, rivers. 2 pp. ts. word lists, phrases. 2 drafts, no revision; 1 draft, moderate revision; 5 drafts, light revision. 8 drafts, 10 pp.
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8/115-117. May Day Sermon to the Women of Gilmer County, Georgia, by a womanpreacher leaving the Baptist Church., ([poem])
[pub.], 1967, Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 pp. ms. notes concerning poem, to be used at `poetry center', presumably a reading. Original title: A May Day Courtship Legend. Other titles: The Barn; An April Courtship...; A Courtship legend of Gilmer County. c.30 drafts, some apparently incomplete; some drafts out of order. Length varies, c.8-20 pp. each. Poem varies substantially from draft to draft. Moderate to heavy revision throughout. Loose sheets in 3 folders. c.30 drafts, c.403 pp.
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8/118Mercy., ([poem])
Originally titled, At mercy manor., n.d. Ts., ms. 1 p. ts. notes on intent of poem. 2 drafts, light revision; 4 drafts, heavy revision. 6 drafts, 11 pp.
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8/119Messages., ([poem])
Includes, Part I: Butterflies, Part II:Giving a son to the sea., n.d. Ts. 1 draft, light revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 1 p. ts. word list. 3 drafts, 10 pp.
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8/120The metamorphoses., ([poem])
[unpub.?], Ts. Heavy revision. 1 draft, 1 p.
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8/121 Mindoro, 1944., ([poem])
[pub.] Originally titled: Poem froman old war. Other titles: Standing with the rope., 1960, Ts., ts.[carbon]. Several pages of ms. notes. 2 drafts, no revision; 5 drafts, light revision; 6 drafts, moderate revision; 6 drafts, heavy revision. 19 drafts, 67 pp.
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8/122The mission., ([poem])
[unpub.] Alternate title: The game., Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 drafts, light revision; 10 drafts, moderate revision; 5 drafts, heavy revision. 17 drafts, 31 pp.
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8/123A morning., ([poem])
[unpub.] Alternate title: Antibes., Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 1 draft, moderate revision; 4 drafts, heavy revision. 7 drafts, 7 pp.
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8/124Near Darien., ([poem])
[pub.], 1960, Ts., ts.[carbon] 3 drafts, no revision; 4 drafts, light revision; 18 drafts, moderate revision. 25 drafts, 39 pp.
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8/125Net, drying., ([poem])
[unpub.?], Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision; 2 drafts, light revision; 1 draft, moderate revision. 4 drafts, 4 pp.
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8/126The night pool., ([poem])
[pub.], 1965, Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 drafts, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 4 drafts, 4 pp.
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8/127On the hill below the lighthouse., ([poem])
[pub.] Original title: Below the lighthouse.Other titles: The lighthouse; Noon: The lighthouse; Noon: Under the lighthouse;Noon; The memory., 1959, 2 drafts, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 6 drafts, 8 pp.
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8/128The other., ([poem])
[pub.], 1959, Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision; 2 drafts, light revision; 5 drafts, moderate revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 9 drafts, 18 pp.
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9/129Paestum., ([poem])
[pub.], 1963, Ts.[carbon]. 1 draft, light revision; 2 drafts, no revision. 3 drafts, 9 pp.
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9/130The park., ([poem])
[unpub.?], Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate titles: The Lake; The Garment. 3 drafts, light revision; 8 drafts, heavy revision; 6 pp. incomplete passages, or fragments. 11 drafts, 20 pp.
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9/131Patience: in the mill., ([poem])
[unpub.?], Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision; 1 draft, light revision. 2 drafts, 2 pp.
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9/132The performance., ([poem])
[pub.], 1959, Ts., ts.[carbon] 3 drafts, no revision; 3 drafts, light revision; 4 drafts, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 12 drafts, 17 pp.
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9/133Philoctetes., ([poem])
[unpub.], Ts. 1 draft, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 4 drafts, 9 pp.
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9/134Pine., ([poem])
, n.d. Ts., ts.[carbon] No complete draft, apparently. Worksheets divided `apprehensions' 1 - 5. Moderate to heavy revision throughout. 10 pp. ts., ms. notes concerning nature of poem; 2 pp. ts. word lists. loose sheets, 58 pp.
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9/135The place., ([poem])
Alternate titles: Frozen lakes; Winterin Madison., n.d. Ts. 1 p. ms. notes. 10 drafts, heavy revision. 10 drafts, 11 pp.
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9/136Poem., ([poem])
[pub.] Alternate titles: The chain;The look from a dead mind changes; An Uncle, in his death; The chosen; Onthe death of a drunken (Grandfather) Uncle., 1960, Ts., ts.[carbon] 4 pp., fragments. 1 draft, light revision; 11 drafts, heavy revision; 5 drafts, moderate revision. 17 drafts, 34 pp.
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9/137Poem., ([poem])
[unpub.] , n.d. Ts. Haiku. Several drafts on one page. 3 pp.
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9/138Poem., ([poem])
[unpub.?] Alternate titles: Power; Haephestos., Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 drafts, no revision; 3 drafts, light revision; 10 drafts, moderate revision; 6 drafts, heavy revision. 21 drafts, 30 pp.
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9/139A poem about bird-catching by one who has never caught a bird., ([poem])
[pub.], 1962, Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision; 1 draft, light revision. 2 drafts, 4 pp.
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9/140The poisoned man., ([poem])
[pub.], 1964, Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, light revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 2 drafts, 3 pp.
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9/141Power and light., ([poem])
Alternate titles: The ascent; Light;Power; Rebirth; Descent; Descent and return., n.d. Ts. 3 drafts, light revision; 6 drafts, heavy revision. 9 drafts, 17 pp.
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9/142Praiano lights., ([poem])
[unpub.?], Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, light revision. 1 draft, 2 pp.
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9/143The prodigal., ([poem])
[pub.] Alternate titles: The prodigal(son); Umbria., 1960, Ts.; ts.[carbon] 2 drafts, light revision; 11 drafts, moderate reivision; 1 draft, heavy revision. Some drafts incomplete. 14 drafts, 37 pp.
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9/144Pursuit from under., ([poem])
[pub.], 1964, Ts. 1 draft, light revision; 6 drafts, heavy revision. 7 drafts, 13 pp.
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9/145The rafters., ([poem])
[pub.] Alternate title: In the rafters., 1964, Ts. 3 drafts, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision. 5 drafts, 9 pp.
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9/146Rainbird., ([poem])
[unpub.?], Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 drafts, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 4 drafts, 4 pp.
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9/147Reading Genesis to a blind child., ([poem])
[[pub.], 1960, Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate title: Reading to a blind child (differs from poem of same title) 3 drafts, no revision; 2 drafts, light revision; 1 draft, moderate revision; 10 drafts, heavy revision. 17 drafts, 33 pp.
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9/148Reading to a blind child., ([poem])
[unpub.?] Alternate titles: The beginning; Poem., 3 drafts, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 9 drafts, moderate revision; 3 drafts, heavy revision. 16 drafts, 37 pp.
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9/149The red bow., ([poem])
[pub.], 1957, Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, light revision. 1 draft, 5 pp.
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9/150Reincarnation I., ([poem])
[pub.], 1964, Ts. 3 drafts, heavy revision. 3 drafts, 3 pp.
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9/151Reincarnation., ([poem])
[unpub.?] Differs from poem of same title., Ts., ts.[photocopy] 3 drafts, light revision; 3 drafts, heavy revision. 6 drafts, 6 pp.
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9/152Reincarnation (II)., ([poem])
Variant, on version, Two poems of theair , n.d. [1964] Ts., ts.[photocopy], Ts.[carbon] Alternate title: Albatross. 2 drafts, possibly incomplete. Heavy revision throughout 2 drafts, 6 pp.
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9/153Reincarnation., ([poem])
[unpub.?] Differs from poems of same title., Ts. 4 drafts, light revision. 4 drafts, 4 pp.
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9/154Reincarnation (II)., ([poem])
Variant. See Two poems of the air , n.d. [1964] Ts. 1 p. wordlist. 1 p. ms. notes. 3 drafts, moderate to heavy revision throughout. 3 drafts, 27 pp.
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9/155Reincarnation II., ([poem])
[pub.], 1964, Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 drafts, no revision; 2 drafts, light revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 5 drafts, 35 pp.
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9/156The rib., ([poem])
[pub.], 1962, Ts. Alternate titles: Adam; Adam in winter. Drafts vary considerably. 1 draft, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 9 drafts, moderate revision; 8 drafts, heavy revision. 19 drafts, 34 pp.
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9/157Root-light, or the lawyer's daughter., ([poem])
[unpub.?], 1 p. ts. wordlist; 1 p. ts., ms. notes. Ts. 1 draft, light revision; 3 drafts, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 6 drafts, 9 pp.
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10/158The scratch., ([poem])
[pub.] Alternate title: Bleeding., 1960, Ts., ts. carbon]. 2 drafts, light revision; 3 drafts, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 7 drafts, 7 pp.
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10/159Seeking the chosen., ([poem])
[unpub.?] Alternate titles: In the field of the chosen; The Elect;Acorns., Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 drafts, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 4 drafts, moderate revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 8 drafts, 9 pp.
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10/160The shark's parlor., ([poem])
[pub.], 1965, Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 pps. ts. wordlist; 1 p. ts. notes. Drafts divided, Parts I, II. Some incomplete. 3 drafts, no revision; 7 drafts, moderate revision; 3 drafts, heavy revision. 13 drafts, 41 pp.
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10/161The sheep-child., ([poem])
, n.d. Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 drafts, no revision; 2 drafts, light revision; 3 drafts, moderate revision. 7 drafts, 14 pp.
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10/162The signs., ([poem])
[pub.], 1959, Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision; 2 drafts, light revision; 5 drafts, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 10 drafts, 20 pp.
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10/163Slave quarters., ([poem])
[pub.], 1965, Ts., ts.[carbon] 13 drafts, light revision; 11 drafts, moderate revision. A few drafts, page 1 only. 24 drafts, 93 pp.
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10/164Sled burial, Dream ceremony., ([poem])
[pub.], 1965, Ts. 1 draft, light revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 2 drafts, 2 pp.
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10/165Sleeping out at Easter., ([poem])
[pub.] Alternate titles: Sleeping outin April; Sleeping out in June; Sleeping out in in a suburban wood; Poem., 1960, Ts., ts.[carbon] 9 drafts, light revision; 17 drafts, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 28 drafts, 28 pp.
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10/166Snakebite., ([poem])
, n.d. Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 ms. word list; 2 pp. ts. notes; 1 draft, no revision; 2 drafts, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 7 drafts, 14 pp.
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10/167The snow serpent., ([poem])
[unpub.?], Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision; 4 drafts, light revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 7 drafts, 8 pp.
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10/168Springer mountain., ([poem])
[pub.], 1962, Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision; 4 drafts, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 1 draft, heavy revision; 8 drafts, 20 pp.
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10/169The sprinter at forty., ([poem])
[unpub.?], Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate titles: The sprinter; A vision of the sprinter. 3 drafts, light revision; 3 drafts, moderate revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 7 drafts, 10 pp.
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10/170The step., ([poem])
[pub.], 1962, Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, light revision. 1 draft, 2 pp.
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10/171The stepson., ([poem])
[unpub.?], Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 pp. ts. notes concerning intent of poem. 1 draft, incomplete. Drafts vary considerably, 1 - 14 pp. each. 2 drafts, light revision; 4 drafts, moderate revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 7 drafts, 62 pp.
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10/172The Stepson (cont.)., ([poem])
[Unpub.?], Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 pp. ts. notes. Numerous drafts, p. 1 only; several drafts incomplete. 6 drafts, light revision; 13 drafts, moderate revision; 3 drafts, heavy revision; c. 22 drafts, 101 pp.
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10/173The string., ([poem])
[pub.], 1959, Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate title: The brother. 1 draft, no revision; 2 drafts, light revision; 8 drafts, moderate revision; 4 drafts, heavy revision. 15 drafts, 17 pp.
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10/174The summons., ([poem])
[pub.], 1961, Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision; 2 drafts, light revision; 1 draft, moderate revision; 6 drafts, heavy revision. 10 drafts, 10 pp.
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10/175Sun., ([poem])
[pub.], c.1966, Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision; 3 drafts, moderate revision; 5 drafts, heavy revision. 9 drafts, 18 pp.
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10/176Sustainment., ([poem])
[pub.], c.1966, Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 p. ts, word list. Alternate titles: Descent; Descent and sustenance; Dying on horseback; Love poem: Dying on horseback. 2 drafts, no revision; 3 drafts, heavy revision. 5 drafts, 11 pp.
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10/177The swimmer., ([poem])
[unpub.?] See alsoAWaitingthe swimmer for similiar theme., Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 drafts, no revision; 1 draft, light revision. 3 drafts, 10 pp.
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11/178Them, crying., ([poem])
[pub.], 1964, Ts., ts.[carbon], ms. 1 p. ts. wordlist. 1 p. ms. notes. 2 versions of poem. 3 drafts, no revision; 12 drafts, light revision; 7 drafts, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. Several drafts incomplete. 24 drafts, 49 pp.
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11/179Through the tree line., ([poem])
[unpub.?], Ts. 1 draft, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision. 3 drafts, 3 pp.
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11/180To be Edward Thomas., ([poem])
[pub.], 1957, Ts., ts.[carbon] Drafts vary in length, and form. 2 pp. of ms. notes. 1 draft, light revision; 20 drafts, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 23 drafts, 147 pp.
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11/181To Gweno, with a guitar., ([poem])
[unpub.?], Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision; 2 drafts, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 6 drafts, 8 pp.
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11/182Trees and cattle., ([poem])
[pub.], 1960, Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 4 drafts, moderate revision; 4 drafts, heavy revision. Alternate titles: Trees; Man and cattle; Stones and cattle. 10 drafts, 10 pp.
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11/183Turning away., ([poem])
[pub.], 1966, Ts., ts. [carbon] 1 p. ts. word list. 1 draft, no revision; 8 drafts, moderate revision; 7 drafts, heavy revision. 21 loose sheets of incomplete drafts. 16 drafts, 137 pp.
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11/184The twin stars., ([poem])
[unpub.?], Ts., ts. [carbon] Alternate titles: Dark; Convalescence (Recovery). 5 drafts, no revision; 4 drafts, light revision; 4 drafts, moderate revision; 4 drafts, heavy revision. 17 drafts, 18 pp.
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11/185Two poems of going home., ([poem])
[pub.] In 2 parts:, 1969,
Part I: Living there:, (1 draft, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 1 draft, heavy revision; 1 p. ts. notes concerning poem. 4 drafts, 9 pp.)
Part II: Looking for the Buckhead boys:, (1 draft incomplete; 3 drafts, light revision; 1 draft, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 1 p. ts. notes. ts. throughout. 7 drafts, 20 pp.)
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11/186Two poems of the military., ([poem])
[unpub.?] In 2 parts:,
Part I: Haunting the manuevers:, (1 p. ms. notes. 2 drafts, light revision; 3 drafts, moderate revision; Ts. 5 drafts, 12 pp.)
Part II: Drums where I live:, (3 drafts, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 5 drafts, 5 pp.)
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12/187Umbria., ([poem])
[unpub.?], Ts., ts. [carbon] 2 drafts, no revision; 6 drafts, light revision; 10 drafts, moderate revision; 4 drafts, heavy revision. 22 drafts, 28 pp.
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12/188The underground stream., ([poem])
[pub.], 1960, Ts., ts. [carbon] Alternate titles: The motion; The smile. 1 draft, no revision; 4 drafts, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 8 drafts, 8 pp.
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12/189The vegetable king., ([poem])
[pub.] Alternate titles: Seasonal rite;Osiris; The vegetable God; The return., 1959, Ts. 2 drafts, moderate revision; 6 drafts, heavy revision. 8 drafts, 17 pp.
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12/190Venom., ([poem])
[pub.], 1969, Ts. 2 pp. ms. notes. 3 drafts, light revision; 4 drafts, moderate revision. 8 drafts, 9 pp.
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12/191A view of Fujiyama after the war., ([poem])
[pub.] Alternate title: In the countryof the enemy; In the enemy's country., 1960, Ts., ts. [carbon] 3 drafts, moderate revision; 8 drafts, heavy revision. 11 drafts, 13 pp.
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12/192Victory., ([poem])
[pub.], 1968, Ts. 1 p. ts. notes; 1 p. ms. notes. 1 draft, light revision; 4 drafts, moderate revision; 7 drafts, heavy revision. 12 drafts, 46 pp.
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12/193The vigils., ([poem])
[pub.], 1955, Ts., ts. [carbon] 2 drafts, no revision. 2 drafts, 6 pp.
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12/194Walking on water., ([poem])
[pub.], 1960, Ts., ts. [carbon] Alternate titles: Poem; The marsh. 1 draft, no revision; 7 drafts, light revision; 8 drafts, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 18 drafts, 31 pp.
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12/195The war wound., ([poem])
[pub.], 1964, Ts., ts. [carbon] 2 drafts, no revision; 2 drafts, light revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 5 drafts, 5 pp.
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12/196The wedding., ([poem])
[pub.], 1960, Ts., ts. [carbon] Alternate title: The heroes. 4 drafts, no revision; 3 drafts, light revision; 4 drafts, heavy revision. 11 drafts, 17 pp.
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12/197The wheelchair drunk., ([poem])
[unpub.?], Ts., ts. [carbon] 1 p. ts. wordlist. 1 draft, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision. 4 drafts, 8 pp.
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12/198Why in London the blind are saviors., ([poem])
[pub.], 1963, Ts., ts. [carbon] Alternate title: The blind in London. 1 draft, no revision; 2 drafts, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 3 drafts, heavy revision. 8 drafts, 11 pp.
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12/199Winter trout., ([poem])
[pub.], 1964, Ts., ts. [carbon] 1 draft, no revision; 1 draft, light revision. 2 drafts, 4 pp.
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12/200The wish to be buried where one has made love., ([poem])
[unpub.?], Ts., ts. [carbon], ms. Alternate title: Landscape. 7 drafts, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision. 9 drafts, 9 pp.
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12/201The work of art., ([poem])
[pub.], 1957, Ts. [carbon] 1 draft, light revision. 1 draft, 3 pp.

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Series II.2. Essays by James Dickey,

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Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold ., (1966) ([essay])
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2 pp. ts. notes, with autograph annotations,
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Ts. draft, light revision,, (2 pp.)
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Edwin Arlington Robinson: The many truths., ([essay])
First published, 1965 as an Introduction to The Selected Poems..., editedby Morton Dauwen Zabel.
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Autograph notes, including quotations, 16 pp. Also Newsfrom the MacMillan Company, ts. [duplicated], , n.d., (2 pp. which includes announcement of Selected Poems....)
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Ts. notes, outlining direction of essay,, (16 pp.)
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Ts. draft, moderate revision,, (21 pp.)
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Ts. [carbon] draft, no revision,, (22 pp.)
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The Energized man .., ([essay])
(On the poet as the fully realized man) (Unpublished?)
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Ts. draft, light revision,, (4 pp.)
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The Hound of Heaven by Francis Thompson ., (1966) ([essay])
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Ts. draft, moderate revision,, (3 pp.)
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The Imagination as glory .., ([essay])
(Unpublished?) (Possibly a lecture)
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Notes on the decline of outrage .., (1961) ([essay])
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Ts. [carbon] draft, light revision,, dated 1959, (24 pp.)
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The Poet turns on himself .., (1966) ([essay])
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The Poet witnesses a bold mission .., (1968) ([essay])
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Ts. draft, heavy revision,, (1 p.)
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Ts. draft, moderate revision,, (1 p.)
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Ts. [carbon] draft,, (1 p.)
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Ts. [carbon] draft, light revision,, (1 p. Alternate title: For the astronauts.)
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Reading: The great world and the family circle .., ([essay])
(Unpublished?)
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Ts. notes,, (2 pp.)
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Ts.[carbon] draft, no revision, p.5 missing,, (5 pp.)
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Robert Frost: Man & Myth .., (1966) ([essay])
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Ts. draft, moderate revision, 10 pp. Alternate title: The RobertFrost Story,
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Reconsidered.,
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Ts. draft, moderate revision, 10 pp. Alternate title: The RobertFrost Story,
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Ts. draft, moderate revision, 11 pp. Alternate title: The art ofwalking blindfold with a master.,
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The Self as agent .., (1968) ([essay])
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The Self as (poetical) agent.,
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The Son, the cave, and the burning bush .., ([essay])
First published, 1968, as the Introduction to The Young American Poets, edited by Paul Carroll.
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A song to David by Christopher Smart .., (1966) ([essay])
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The Yachts by William Carlos Williams .., (1966) ([essay])
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Series II.3. Reviews, addresses, translations by James Dickey,

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The analysis of wonderment..review of Arms of light [collection of poems] by Claire McAllister., ([review])
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Ts, draft, heavy revision,, (2 pp.)
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Dead heroes and their lives..review of The Glass House: The life of Theodore Roethke by Allan Seager., ([review])
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Ts.[carbon] draft, light revision, last page is ts.,, (12 pp.)
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Ts.[carbon] draft, moderate revision,, (8 pp.)
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Ts. draft, moderate revision,, (10 pp.)
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Ts. draft, light revision,, (11 pp.)
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Ts. notes, outline, autograph annotations, 3 pp. Alternate title: Theodore,
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Roethke and Allan Seager..,
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Ts. draft, incomplete, heavy revision,, (3 pp.)
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Autograph notes,, (14 pp.)
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The death and keys of the censor., ([review])
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Ts.[carbon] draft, no revision,, (21 pp.)
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Four Voices of The brass serpent..by T. carmi; No voyage.by Mary Oliver;A time of bees..by Mona Van Duyn;Finger of Hermes. by Radcliffe Squires., ([review])
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Ts. draft, moderate revision,, (5 pp.)
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Ts.[carbon] draft, no revision,, (3 pp.)
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Ts. notes, autograph annotations,, (5 pp.)
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Autograph notes,, (2 pp.)
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Grim, wild, dazzling and rapt..ofThe wheel of summer., by Joseph Langland;The nesting ground., by David Wagoner;The selected poems of John Malcolm Brinnin.;Spring of the thief., by John Logan., ([review])
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Ts.[carbon] draft, no revision, 3 pp.,
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Intelligence as joy..review of Tell me, tell me -- Granite, steel and other topics..by Marianne Moore., ([review])
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The poetry is in the unravelling ..review of Poems to solve..by May Swenson., ([review])
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The secret voice of the average..review of Edwin Arlington Robinson: The life of poetry, by Louis Coxe., ([review])
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Ts. draft, light revision, incomplete,, (1 p.)
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Ts.[photocopy] draft (same as above) with moderate revision and correction,, (4 pp.)
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Theodore Roethke ..review of Sequence, sometimes metaphysical, by Theodore Roethke., ([review])
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Autograph notes, 2 pp.; ts. notes,, (1 p.)
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Your next door neighbor's poems ..review of ten collections of poems and plays, ([review])
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Ts. draft, light revision,, (20 pp.)
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Autograph notes,, (9 pp.)
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Ts. notes,, (10 pp.)
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Untitled Reviews:,
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untitled review..Philip Legler, A change of view Ts. Light revision,, (1 p. [review])
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untitled review.William Goodreau, Ts., light revision,, (1 p.[review])
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untitled review.Keith Wright, Western time Ts., moderate revision,, (1 p.[review])
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untitled review.Derek Walcott, Selected poems Ts., light revision,, (1 p.[review])
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Introduction to a reading by Yevegeny Yevtushenko ., Library of Congress, , [1966]: Nov. 21. ([address])
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National Book Award, Acceptance speech, (1966) ([address])
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Ts. draft, moderate revision,, (3 pp.)
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A private brinkmanship .. , [June 6, 1965] ([address])
Delivered at Commencement ceremonies, Pitzer College, Claremont, California
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Ts. draft, light revision,, (8 pp.)
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Translations:,
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Alberti, Rafael.Death and judgment., ([poem])
Ts. draft, no revision,, 2 pp.
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Emié, Louis. The angel.., ([poem])
Ts.[carbon], no revision,, 4 pp.
Ts.[carbon] of original French (L'ange), autograph insert, 1 line,, 4 pp. 2 copies
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Supervielle., Jules. Oloron-Sainte-Marie (Trans. possibly not by Dickey), ([poem])
Ts.[carbon], no revision,, 2 pp.
Ts.[carbon] of original French,, 2 pp. 2 copies
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Frénaud, André. The peasants..(Trans. possibly not by Dickey), ([poem])
Ts.[carbon], no revision,, 4 pp.
Ts.[carbon] of original French (Les Paysons),, 4 pp. 2 copies.
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Reverdy, Pierre. This begins by., ([poem])
Ts. draft, light revision,, 1 p.
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Unidentified essay or address, ([essay])
Ts. notes, outline, autograph annotations, 1 p.
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Autobiographical sketch and unidentified essay.,
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Autobiographical sketch, written in third person, ([essay])
Ts., no revision, 1 p. (Birth date apparently incorrect, cites 1924)
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Series III. Material toward books by James Dickey.,

Arranged chronologically by date of publication.
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Material toward Into the stone . Charles Scribner's Sons,Poets of Today,VII, , 1960. ([manuscript])
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Material toward Into the stone ., (Ts. 2 pp. [typescript])
Table of contents. Includes Dover: Believing in kings; The Father's body; The red bow; The work of art; The confrontation of the hero; The first morning of cancer; The ground of killing; The anniversary; Genesis; and The swimmer, which were not published as part of the book. The poem, Mindoro, 1944 is originally titled, Poem from an old war. The underground stream, Uncle, and Trees & cattle are not included. The divisions of the book: Family, War, Death & others, and Love are included.
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Material toward Into the stone ., (Ts.[photocopy] 6 pp.[typescript])
Published pages as they appeared in Into the Stone,..pp. 37, 38, 43, 44, 45, taped verso Weselyan University Press stationery. Part of printers setting copy apparently, printers marks throughout. Text, incomplete. Sleeping out at Easter, The Underground stream; and The String. These 3 poems appear as the first 3 poems in Into the stone section of Poems, 1957-1967.
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Material toward Drowning with others , Weselyan University Press, 1962.
Weselyan University Press
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Material toward Drowning with others ., (Ts., ts.[carbon]. 72 pp. [typescript])
Setting copy [Sept. 20, 1961] Printers marks throughout. Includes half-title page, dedication (not as published), acknowledgement sheet (not as published), title page, acknowledgements and copyright page, table of contents. Text is complete. Sections I, III poems out of order. Sections II, IV in order as published.
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Material toward Helmets .Wesleyan University Press, , 1964.
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Material toward Helmets ., (32 pp. Ts., ts.[carbon] [typescript])
Moderate revision. Originally titled Springer Mountain. Includes autograph list of poems, indicating original place of publication. 16 titles are ticked off, indicating choice for inclusion in Helmets. Eight of these titles were later omitted. Text includes the following which were omitted: Gamecocks; After the night hunt; The hanging bed; Under oaks; The lawn; The kite in battle; Late September; A letter; The crows; The courtship; Walking the fire line; Wall and cloud; A poem about bird-catching by one who has never caught a bird. By canoe through the fir forest was later changed to Part I of On the Cosawattee. Bound, brown spring binder.
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Material toward Helmets .., (Ts.[carbon]. 56 pp. [typescript])
Text, poems in order as published, complete. Includes dedication, but no other front matter. Light revision. Bound, black spring binder.
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Material toward Helmets ., (Ts., ts.[carbon]. 58 pp. [typescript])
Light revision, primarily in punctuation. Bound, red spring binder. Text, poems in order as published, complete. Includes dedication, acknowledgements (with autograph corrections) which vary considerably from published form; table of contents.
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Material toward Helmets ., (Ts., ts.[carbon]. 59 pp.[typescript])
Loose sheets. Setting copy. Printers marks throughout. Includes half-title, title page, acknowledgments and copyright page, dedication, table of contents, and section titles. Text is complete and in order as published.
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Material toward Buckdancer's choice .Wesleyan University Press, , 1965.
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Material towardBuckdancer's choice ., (Ts.[carbon]. 55 pp. [typescript])
No revision or correction. Bound, blue spring binder. Includes half-title, dedication, acknowledgements page (which varies from published version), section title: Two poems of the air, which includes The firebombing and Reincarnation II, and section title: Buckdancer's choice, neither of which is used in published version. Reincarnation II was later omitted. Text includes, not in published order, all poems except Fathers & sons; Mangham; Dust; and Slave quarters, and includes two copies each of Gamecock; The night pool; and The war wound. Part I of Fathers & Sons [The second sleep] is included as a separate poem. The text includes the following poems which were later omitted; [See J.R.T. Bueno to Dickey, March 9, 1965]: A letter; Deer among cattle; The head-aim; Sustainment; Mary Sheffield.
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Material towardBuckdancer's choice .., (Ts.[carbon]. 54 pp. [typescript])
Light revision. Bound, blue spring binder. Poem The night pool; and The shark's parlous are laid in only. Includes half-title, dedication, acknowledgments, (which differ from published version). Text includes section title: Two poems of the air: Text is not in order as published. Includes the following poems later ommitted: A letter; Deer among cattle; The head-aim; Sustainment; and Mary Sheffield; and does not include Part II of Fathers and Sons [The aura]; Gamecock; Dust; and Slave quarters. Part I of the Shark's aprlour is included, although Part II appeared as the full title.
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Material towardBuckdancer's choice .., (Ts.[carbon]. 40 pp. [typescript])
No revision. Bound, green spring binder. On cover, titled changed to The fiend. .Inside half-title is Buckdancer's choice. Includes half-title, dedication, section title: Two poems of the air. Part II begins with the War wound. Text includes poems later omitted: A letter; Drifting; The head-aim; Mary Sheffield; and ommits Buckdancer's choice; Part II of Fathers and sons [The aura]; Gamecock; The night pool; Mangham; Dust; The fiend; and Slave quarters. Poems not in order as published.
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Material towardBuckdancer's choice .., (54 pp. Ts.[carbon]. [typescript])
No revision. Bound, blue spring binder. Includes half-title, dedication, and acknowledgements page, which differ from published version. Text, complete and in order as published. Includes 2 versions of Slave quarters, the second as it appeared originally in The New Yorker. Poem later revised. Poems divided into sections as published.
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Buckdancer's choice .., (Ts.[carbon]. 54 pp. No revision. Bound, blue spring binder.[typescript])
Includes half-title, dedication, acknowledgments, which differ from published version. Text complete, in order as published. Includes 2 versions of Slave quarters, as above. Poems also divided into section as published.
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Material towardBuckdancer's choice .., (Ts. 44 pp. [typescript])
No revision. Bound, blue spring binder. Setting Copy. Incomplete. Printers markings throughout. Section I title Two poems of the air crossed out. Does not include poems Gamecock; The night pool; The war wound.
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Material toward Poems 1957-1967 .Weselyan University Press, , 1967. ([manuscript])
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Material towardPoems 1957-1967 .., (Ts., ts.[carbon]. 60 pp. [galley proof])
Bound, orange paper covers. Originally titled "Falling". Includes title, dedication. Text, complete, including May Day Sermon... but not in order as published. Section divisions correspond. Galley proof of Dark ones also included.
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Material towardPoems 1957-1967 .., (6 galleys.[galley proof])
Galley proof, incomplete. May day sermon to the women of Gilmer County, Georgia, by a woman preacher leaving the Baptist Church [poem] Galley dated [Dec. 19, 1966] Corrected in Dickey's hand.
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Material towardPoems 1957-1967 .., (140 galleys.[galley proof])
Galley proof. Includes title page, copyright notice, dedication, acknowledgments. Text, 6 corrections in Dickey's hand.
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Material toward The Eye-beaters, blood, victory, madness, buckhead, and mercy . Doubleday & Company, , 1970. ([manuscript])
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Material towardThe Eye-beaters, blood, victory, madness, buckhead, and mercy .., (Ts. 52 pp.) ([typescript])
Setting copy. Printers markings throughout. Half-title, authors page, mock-up of title page, copyright notice, dedication, table of contents. Text, complete.
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Material towardThe Eye-beaters, blood, victory, madness, buckhead, and mercy .., (28 galleys.) ([galley proof])
Galley proof. Includes half-title, title page, copyright notice (incomplete), dedication, table of contents. Text, complete. Printers markings throughout.
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Material toward The Eye-beaters, blood, victory, madness, buckhead, and mercy .., (24 galleys.) ([galley proof])
Galley proof. Marked second set - first revised galleys. Includes title page, copyrights, dedication, contents. Text, complete.
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Material toward Self-Interviews .Doubleday & Company, Recorded and edited by James and Barbara Reiss., 1970.
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Material towardSelf-Interviews ., (Ts.[carbon]. 88 pp. [typscript]) ()
F1 Part One, Chapters 1, 2, 3. Revision, correction, suggestions throughout probably in the hand of James or Barbara Reiss. Tape numbers indicated in margins. Note indicates text taken from Tape I, Side 1, and Tape 1, Side 2. Content substantially as published, although later rearranged into chapters and a great deal was later omitted.
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Material towardSelf-Interviews ., (Ts.[carbon] 19 pp. [typscript])
F2 Part Two, Chapter 1. Revision, correction, suggestions throughout probably in the hand of James or Barbara Reiss. Note indicates text taken from Tape II, Side 1. Pages numbered 89-107. Tape numbers indicated in margins.
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Material towardSelf-Interviews ., (Ts.[carbon]. 25 pp. [typscript])
F3 Part Two, Chapter 2. Revision, correction, suggestions throughout probably in the hand of James of Barbara Reiss. Note indicates text taken from Tape II, Side, 2 and Tape III, Side 1. Pages numbered 108-132. Tape numbers indicated in margins. Text is not as published.
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Material towardSelf-Interviews ., (Ts.[carbon]. 10 pp. [typscript])
F4 Part Two, Chapter 3. Revision, correction, suggestions throughout probably in the hand of James or Barbara Reiss. Tape numbers indicated in margins. Pages numbered 133-142. Additional comments on Springer Mountain were later shifted to Chapter 2.
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Material towardSelf-Interviews ., (Ts.[carbon]. 23 pp. [typscript])
F5 Part Two, Chapter 4. Revision, correction, suggestions throughout probably in the hand of James or Barbara Reiss. Note indicates text taken from Tape III, Side 2. Tape numbers indicated in margins. Pages numbered 143-165
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Material towardSelf-Interviews ., (Ts.[carbon] 18 pp. [typscript])
F6 Part Two, Chapter 5. Revision, correction, suggestions throughout probably in the hand of James or Barbara Reiss. Tape numberes indicated in margins. Pages numbered 166-183.
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Material towardSelf-Interviews ., (Ts. 18 pp. [typscript])
F7 Part One, Chapter 2. Slight revision and correction, probably in hand of James or Barbara Reiss. Appears to be as published, except pp. 14-17 appear to have been later omitted from the book.
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Material towardSelf-Interviews ., (Ts. 12 pp.[typscript])
F8 Part Two, Chapter 3. Slight revision and correction, probably in hand of James or Barbara Reiss. Text appears substantially as published, except the discussion of Scarred Girl differs.
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Material towardSelf-Interviews ., (Ts. 24 pp. [typscript])
F9 Part Two, Chapter 4. Slight revision and correction, probably in hand of James or Barbara Reiss. Text appears as pbulished, although a few sentences omitted or added, phrases substituted.
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Material towardSelf-Interviews ., (Ts. 17 pp. [typscript])
F10 Part Two, Chapter 5. Slight revision and correction, probably in hand of James or Barbara Reiss. Text does not include discussion ofMay Day... and the concluding paragraphs are not as published.
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Material towardSelf-Interviews ., (Ts.[photocopy] 18 pp. [typscript])
F11 Part One, Chapter 1. No revision. Appears substantially as published.
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Material towardSelf-Interviews ., (Ts.[photocopy] Same as above.[typscript])
F12 Part One, Chapter 1.
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Material towardSelf-Interviews ., (Ts.[photocopy] 37 pp.[typscript])
F13 Part One, Chapter 3. No revision. Appears substantially as published,
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Material towardSelf-Interviews ., (Ts.[photocopy] Same as above.)
F14 Part One, Chapter 3.
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Material towardSelf-Interviews ., (Ts.[carbon]. 20 pp. [typscript])
F15 Part Two, Chapter 1. No revision. Appears substantially as published.
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F16 Part Two, Chapter 1. No revision. Appears substantially as published.
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Material towardSelf-Interviews ., (Ts.[carbon]. 23 pp. [typscript])
F17 Part Two, Chapter 2. No revision. Appears substantially as published.
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Material towardSelf-Interviews ., (Ts.[photocopy]. 20 pp.[typscript])
F18 Part Two, Chapter 2. No revision. Appears substantially as published.
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Material towardSelf-Interviews ., (Ts.[carbon]. 8 pp. [typscript])
F19 Part Two, Chapter 5. No revision. Incomplete, includes only end of discussion on Coming back to America to the conclusion of the book. Appears to be exactly as published. Pages numbered 13-20.

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Series IV. Miscellany,

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18/1
Lieberman, Laurence., (5 pp.)
A note on James Dickey's style [essay] Photocopy of galley proof. Autograph note to Dickey, upper left hand corner.
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Pincus, Monica Mosely.Two poems of the air.,
A thesis...Reed College, May 1964 in conjunction with a calligraphic edition of the same title (i.e., The Firebomging, and Reincarnation (II).
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Ts.[photocopy], no revision,, (22 pp.)
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Dacey, Philip.Untitled M.A..,
Thesis, on the poetry of James Dickey.
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Ts.[photocopy], draft, including suggested revision,, (91 pp.)
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Kipling, George.,
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James Dickey: The spirit and the image [term paper?], (Ts.[duplicated], no revision, 36 pp. Bound, blue paper covers.)
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Literary work by others:,
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Logan, John.,
The rescue .[poem], 1 p.
Ts.[photocopy], no revision
Poem, slow to come, on the death of Cummings .[poem], 2 pp. Signed.
Ts.[duplicated], no revision
On the death of Keats .[poem], 2 pp.
Ts.[duplicated], no revision, 1 p. Signed. (Accompanied by autograph notes signed, n.d.
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Louchheim, Katie.,
Argument with three alps .[poem], 1 p.
Ts.[photocopy], no revision
An exorcism .[poem],
Ts.[photocopy], no revision, 2 pp. (Acompanied by ANS, [Jan. 11, 1968]
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Wheelock, John Hall.,
Dialectics of flight .[poem],
Ms., 1 p. Signed.
Return in age .[poem],
Ms., 1 p. Signed. Original title: Dark sound of the sea. Revised last
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stanza provided, but crossed out..,
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Salamanca, J. R.,
The lost country?., 1 p.
Ts. excerpts. No revision
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Photograph of [Geoffrey Hill?], ("3 × 2" 2 items)
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Misc. File ca. 1969,,
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Itinerary for New York, , n.d.
Ts., including 2 firm appointments,
Ts.[carbon] working schedule copy. Revisions throughout, 1 p.
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Summer schedule, May-August, , [1969]
Ts. light revision,, 1 p.
Ts.[carbon], light revision,,
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Misc. New York file, undated,
Ts.autograph annotations, 1 p.,
Ts. List of names numbered 1-8, 1 p.,
Autograph notes on proposed activities as [Poetry Consultant, Library of Congress?],
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Clipping, miscellany:,
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Glossy proofs of ads for Follet Publishing Co., including The Naomi Poems, by Saint Geraud; The poem in its skin, by Paul Carroll; Th young American poets, edited by Paul Carroll.,
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Printed announcement of Big Table publications, Spring, , 1968
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Photograph of James Dickey reading, unidentified.,
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Vita, James Dickey, for use in Guggenheim Fellowship application, , n.d. (6 pp.)
Ts.[duplicated] draft. Includes summary of writing career, Statement of purpose, list of awards received, list of publications
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Hollins Columns [newspaper] Hollins College, Virginia. Includes article on Symposium in which James Dickey participated., Oct. 20, 1960.
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Clipping: The Oregon Journal [newspaper] concerning Monica Mosely Pincus., May 11, 1964,
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Clipping: North Clackamas News [newspaper] [Oregon] concerning publication of Helmets and The suspect in poetry, by James Dickey., Dec. 26, 1963,
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Clipping: The Quest [newspaper] Reed College, Oregon Includes announcement of a Dickey reading., March 4, 1963.
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Photograph of James Dickey, by Elsa Dorfman, taken Harvard, of James Dickey as Phi Beta Kappa poet. (not boxed), June 1970,
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The Poetry Center (YM-YWHA) Information pamphlet and calendar of events. , [1965]
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The academy of American Poets. The Lamont Poetry Selection: Applicationand information, (James Dickey listed as a judge), 1965.
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Hollins College, Literary Festival, Announcement of readings., Nov. 12, 1960.
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The National Observer, Interview with James Dickey conducted by Paul Hendrickson., December 4, 1976.

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