Finding-Aid for the Theodore Roethke Collection (VMF140)


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Collection Outline

Descriptive Summary

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Collection Outline

Theodore Roethke to Dorothy 1947: Nov. 9.

The waking: Poems 1933-1953 (Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1954) [1957]

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Roethke , Theodore , 1908-1963 , American author
Title: Theodore Roethke Collection
Identification: VMF140[Accession: 1406]

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Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

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Source

Laid in The Lost Son

Processed: November 26, 1973

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Box/folder
6/Roethke(1406)

Theodore Roethke to Dorothy, 1947: Nov. 9. (1 item (2 pp.): ALS)

Sending greetings; telling her where his poems have appeared recently; announcing that his second book will appear the next spring.

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6/Roethke (1337)

The waking: Poems 1933-1953 (Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1954), [1957] (1 item (ca 119 pp.))

Disbound copy, with original hard covers. This copy was used as a setting copy for Part One of the Secker and Warburg edition of the author's Selected Poems, eventually published as Words for the wind, 1957. Loosely inserted or stapled to the original pages are manuscript and typescript layouts for certain preliminary leaves, including the title-page and the contents leaves for both Parts One and Two. Each page of text bears pencil or ink instructions for the compositors. From the library of Roger Senhouse, a director of Secker and Warburg. (From Rota description) Staples removed. Most of the signatures intact.

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