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Amherst College -- Alumni and alumnae

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00176
Abstract

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

Raymond T. Drew (AC 1949) Papers

 Collection
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