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Merrill, James, 1926-1995 (AC 1947)


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Jack W.C. Hagstrom (AC 1955) James I. Merrill Bibliography Papers

 Collection — Box 1-35: [Barcode: Hagstrom/Merrill 1-35]
Identifier: MA.01030
Scope and Contents The Jack W. C. Hagstrom (AC 1955) James I. Merrill Bibliography Papers consist of approximately 43.75 linear feet of material relating to Hagstrom’s 2009 publication, James Ingram Merrill: A Descriptive Bibliography. The bulk of the collection, twenty boxes, is periodicals that contain writing by or about James Merrill, most of which are referenced in Hagstrom’s bibliography. Some of these are the complete magazine or journal in which the article or poem appeared, while others...
Dates: 1956-2010

James I. Merrill (AC 1947) and William S. Burford (AC 1949) Correspondence

Identifier: MA.00176

The bulk of the collection consists of thirty-four letters written by James Merrill to William S. Burford while they were Amherst College undergraduates. Also, six pen and ink sketches from Merrill's student days at Amherst; and two copies of the final publication of (as well as a draft of credits for) the literary journal The Medusa, which Merrill and Burford co-founded.

Dates: 1945-1980

Merrill-Magowan Family Papers

Identifier: MA.00207
Abstract The Merrill-Magowan Family Papers document the activities and relationships of three generations of Merrill and Magowan family members, dating from 1880 to 2002. Family correspondence makes up the largest portion of the material, with business records appearing in bulk in the papers of Charles Edward Merrill (AC 1908), founder of Merrill Lynch & Co. These materials are supplemented with artworks, diaries, memorabilia, photographs, writings and newspaper clippings, and a set of family...
Dates: 1884-2002; Majority of material found within 1926-1975

Raymond T. Drew (AC 1949) Papers

Identifier: MA.00112
Abstract The bulk of the collection consists of letters written by Drew to his family in Greenfield, Massachusetts, while serving as a radio operator in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II, 1943-1946, which were transcribed and printed by his cousin Conrad Totman; and poetry manuscripts, ca. 1946-1975. Included in the poetry are two copies of his book Goat Songs (1970), and letters to Drew about the book; correspondents include James Merrill. The collection also includes photographs of Drew,...
Dates: 1943-1982; Majority of material found within 1943-1972

Sprague Family Papers

Identifier: MA.00248
Abstract The Sprague Family Papers include the papers of Rosemary Sprague, an Amherst-area attorney; her father, Atherton Hall Sprague (AC 1920), an Amherst College professor of mathematics; and her mother, Marion Whittemore Sprague. The collection includes correspondence, diaries and travel journals, unpublished poetry, plays, and novels, Sprague family genealogical material, and photographs. Notable among the correspondence are letters that Rosemary Sprague received from her friend, the poet James...
Dates: 1890-2005; Majority of material found within 1920-2005