Finding-Aid for the William Carlos Williams Collection (VMF193)


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Collection Outline

Descriptive Summary

Restrictions

Administrative Information


Collection Outline

William Carlos Williams to John Israel Smith 1952: Mar. 22.

William Carlos Williams to Ellen B. (Betty) Stevenson [Mrs. Adlai] 1954: Sept. 8.

Lecture 1955: May 8.

"The writer and his public" [announcement] 1955: May 8.

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Williams , William Carlos , 1883-1963 , American author.
Title: William Carlos Williams Collection
Identification: VMF193[Accession: 1007.]

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Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

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Administrative Information

Sources

Laid in Williams, The buildup, Random House, ca. 1952.

Processed: September, 1969.

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Box/folder
10/WilliamsWC (1007)

William Carlos Williams to John Israel Smith, 1952: Mar. 22. (1 item (1 p.): TL)

Ts. letter signed, from William Carlos Williams to John Israel Smith, telling of the circumstances surrounding the writing and revising of his Autobiography.

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Box/folder
10/WilliamsWC (1243)

William Carlos Williams to Ellen B. (Betty) Stevenson [Mrs. Adlai], 1954: Sept. 8. (1 item (1 p.): TLS with envelope)

Typed letter signed, William Carlos Williams to Ellen B. (Betty) Stevenson [Mrs. Adlai], provisionally accepting invitation as guest to the Chicago Art Center in late 1954 or early 1955. Offers to read also and inquires about other activities scheduled for the visit. Explains some scheduling complications.
Letter marked in blue ink with notes in unidentified hand. Possibly bottom of page is cut off; page crumpled.

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Box/folder
10/WilliamsWC (1491)

Lecture, 1955: May 8. (1 item (7 pp.): TS [duplicated])

The author and his public (The modern poem); Definition: A cry in the night[lecture]. Text for newsrelease of Williams' lecture at the 1955 Oreon E. Scott Symposium on "The Writer and his public", at Wash. U.

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Box/folder
10/WilliamsWC (1491)

"The writer and his public" [announcement], 1955: May 8. (1 item)

Washington University, St. Louis. The 1955 Oreon E. Scott Symposium on "The writer and his public"[announcement]. Containing photos. and bio. info. on William Carlos Williams and Randall Jarrell.

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