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Series S0001 - Correspondence

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CA ACU SPC F0005-S0001




  • 1948-1950, 1962-1976 (Creation)

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981 items.

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Correspondence with family, friends, writers, literary agents, editors, publishers, institutions. Arranged alphabetically by title of work with items arranged chronologically within the file, except first four files which deal not with particular titles, but with educational institutions, and letters of rejection and acceptance.

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Correspondence relating to poetry (with the exception of a general file, 1962-1966) was filed with the individual items. Since these letters are instrumental in dating some materials, and since removal to the Correspondence series would destroy the integrity of the file, they are to be found in the Manuscript Series - Poetry. A like arrangement prevails with respect to correspondence accompanying short stories.

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