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Box 5

 Container

Contains 32 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from Martin Willitts Jr. to Robert Bixby

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 30
Scope and Contents Letter contains Willitts' poem "Before Numbers" with corrections

Letter from Martin Willitts Jr. to Robert Bixby

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 31
Scope and Contents Letter contains an edited manuscript of Willitts' book [i]Secret Language of the Universe[/i] and a CD with jpegs of artwork for Bixby to choose from.

Secret Language of the Universe by Martin Willitts, Jr.

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: Folder 1
Scope and Contents The collection is housed in 136 boxes (the first 135 labeled by Bixby himself) which document the creative output of March Street Press between 1992 until 2009. The bulk of the collection contains correspondence between the editor (Robert J. Bixby) and authors, manuscripts, proofs, copyright documents, photographs, cover art and ephemera. It also contains a complete run of the magazine, Parting Gifts, as well as copy of each book published by the press. The...

Envelope addressed to Martin Willitts Jr. from Robert Bixby

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 1

Letter from Martin Willitts Jr. to Robert Bixby

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 2
Scope and Contents The letter is in response to a letter sent by Bixby asking how Willits should send his manuscript, The Secret Language of the Universe to Bixby.

Manuscript of The Secret Language of the Universe by Martin Willitts Jr., 2006-01-01

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 3
Scope and Contents Contains a title page, acknowledgements, a table of contents, a biography of Willitts, and the collection of poems

Letter from Martin Willitts Jr. to Robert Bixby, 2006

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 4
Scope and Contents Letter is regarding the attached manuscript for [i]The Secret Language of the Universe[/i] that was sent with the letter. Additionally, Willitts lets Bixby know that he will be moving by November 1, 2006, so the best way to contact Willitts would be through e-mail. Fall 2006.

Manuscript of The Secret Language of the Universe by Martin Willitts Jr., 2006-01-01

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 5
Scope and Contents Manuscript came with previous letter. Additionally, the manuscript has a proper front cover and added pictures to the manuscript. There are also several edits made by Bixby to the manuscript.

E-mail from Susan Seer Cloud to Martin Willitts Jr., 2006-05-15

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 6
Scope and Contents E-mail is regarding Cloud writing a blurb for Willitts's [i]The Secret Language of the Universe[/i] and recommending other places to send the book to get a blurb from.

Big City Lit submission information, 2006-05-04

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 7
Scope and Contents Information on how to submit pieces to [i]Big City Lit [/i]and what specifically they are looking for in pieces