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Alan Jenkins (AC 1924) Carl Sandburg Collection

Identifier: MA.00154
Abstract Jenkins was a Congregational pastor who formed a friendship with poet, novelist and folk singer Carl Sandburg. Collection contains correspondence between Sandberg and Jenkins, articles on Sandburg by Jenkins, other news clippings, photographs, notes, and related letters from Sandburg's literary contemporaries.
Dates: circa 1938-1970

Amherst College Commencement Collection

Identifier: MA.00097
Abstract Commencement programs, news articles, speeches, class week programs and schedules of events, tickets for events held during class week and commencement, poems, student addresses and other items relating to commencements. Arranged chronologically.
Dates: 1822-

Cornelius Patton (AC 1883) William Wordsworth Manuscript Collection

Identifier: MA.00247
Abstract Collection of manuscript poems, outgoing correspondence, and scrapbooks about English Romantic poet William Wordsworth.
Dates: 1815-1850

David Schubert (AC 1933) Collection

Identifier: MA.00314
Abstract The David Schubert (AC 1933) Collection contains a limited group of papers related to poet David Schubert, including letters to, from, and about David Schubert from family, friends, teachers, and administrators. The collection includes a selection of published versions of his poetry as well as orginal manuscripts and typescripts.
Dates: circa 1932-1980

Emily Dickinson Collection

Identifier: MA.00167
Abstract The collection documents the creative work and personal life of Emily Dickinson, spanning her lifetime, from 1830 to 1886; her family and friends; and the early publication history of her work. It also includes material from Dickinson scholars Mabel Loomis Todd, Millicent Todd Bingham, Jay Leyda, and others. The collection includes original poems, manuscripts, and letters from Dickinson to family and friends; images of the poet, including the daguerreotype and silhouette; physical artifacts...
Dates: 1840-2005; Majority of material found within 1850-1955

Jack W. C. Hagstrom (AC 1955) Collection of Dana Gioia Bibliography Papers

Identifier: MA.00284
Abstract Materials assembled by Jack W. C. Hagstrom in the course of writing a bibliography of poet Dana Gioia, which was published as Dana Gioia: A Descriptive Bibliography with Critical Essays (Parrish House, 2002). The collection includes publications containing writing by and about Gioia; correspondence between Gioia and Hagstrom; and Hagstrom's notes, correspondence, and typescripts for the bibliography.
Dates: 1966-2002

Jack W. C. Hagstrom (AC 1955) Collection of Thom Gunn Bibliography Papers

Identifier: MA.00265
Abstract Materials assembled by Jack W. C. Hagstrom in the course of writing a bibliography of poet Thom Gunn, published in 1979 as Thom Gunn: a Bibliography 1940-1978. An update to the book was published in issues of the Bulletin of Bibliography between 1992 and 1994 as Emendations to Thom Gunn: a bibliography 1940-1978 (Part I-[V]). The collection includes publications containing writing by and about...
Dates: 1940-2006

Jack W. C. Hagstrom (AC 1955) Correspondence with or about Donald Hall, Marianne Moore, Dave Smith and Richard Wilbur

Identifier: MA.00235
Abstract Chiefly Jack Hagstrom's correspondence with poets Hall, Moore, Smith and Wilbur, as well as with numerous publishers, scholars, librarians and book dealers, mainly concerning his collection of these writers' works. Also included are critical and bibliographical reviews, invoices, etc.
Dates: 1958-2002

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

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 are...
Dates: 1956-2010

James Hayford (AC 1935) Papers

Identifier: MA.00236
Abstract Poetry notebooks and manuscript poems by Vermont poet, teacher, and political activist James Hayford, 1933-1993. There is also a small amount of prose writing, including the text of his Bond oration at Amherst College in 1935, his M.A. thesis (1942) on Robert Frost, and an unpublished short novel. A small amount of correspondence is also included.
Dates: 1933-1972

Kennedy Convocation Collection

Identifier: MA.00121
Abstract Correspondence, press releases, news clippings, photographs and other materials documenting President John F. Kennedy's visit to Amherst College on October 26, 1963 for a special convocation at which he and poet Archibald MacLeish were awarded honorary degrees, and for a ground breaking ceremony for the Robert Frost Library.
Dates: 1962-2003

Lawrence H. Conrad Collection of Vachel Lindsay and Robert Frost Material

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MA.01014
Abstract The Lawrence H. Conrad Collection of Vachel Lindsay and Robert Frost Material consists of material related to American poets Vachel Lindsay and Robert Frost which was collected by a mutual friend of theirs, writer and English professor Lawrence H. Conrad. The collection includes correspondence, manuscript and typescript poems by Lindsay and Frost, programs and pamphlets produced by Lindsay, and press clippings and scholarly writings about the two poets.
Dates: 1918-1966; Majority of material found within 1928-1934

Richard (AC 1952) and Josephine Haskell Aldridge Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MA.01017
Abstract Papers documenting the life of poet Richard Aldridge and his wife, children's author Josephine Haskell Aldridge. Material in the collection includes draft and unpublished writings by Richard Aldridge from childhood on; publication-related materials; a large amount of correspondence from family members and other writers; documentation from the various schools that Richard Aldridge attended, including photographs and memorabilia from Amherst College; and photographs, primarily of Richard...
Dates: 1898 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1994

Richard Claverhouse Jebb Papers

Identifier: MA.00198
Abstract Chiefly scholarly notebooks and manuscripts by Sir Richard Claverhouse Jebb on topics in ancient Greek poetry. The collection also includes one letter from W. G. Headlam and one published article concerning Jebb's personal library.
Dates: 1859-1917; Majority of material found within 1882-1905

William H. Clamurro (AC 1967) Papers

Identifier: MA.00366
Abstract The William H. Clamurro (AC 1967) Papers contain wartime letters from Clamurro to his parents and to Amherst College classmate Jack D. Hailey; poetry written while in Vietnam; letters from poet Archibald MacLeish to Clamurro, and other documentation about Clamurro's time in Vietnam and the writing he did during his service.
Dates: circa 1969-2018