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Box 5

 Container

Contains 32 Collections and/or Records:

Secret Language of the Universe by Martin Willitts, Jr.

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: Folder 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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...
Dates: 1987-2009; Majority of material found within Bulk 1992-2009; Other: Date acquired: 2012

Envelope addressed to Martin Willitts Jr. from Robert Bixby

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 1
Scope and Contents Envelope has nothing in it and is still half shut.
Dates: 1987-2009; Majority of material found within Bulk 1992-2009; Other: Date acquired: 2012

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.
Dates: 1987-2009; Majority of material found within Bulk 1992-2009; Other: Date acquired: 2012

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
Dates: Created: 2006-01-01

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.
Dates: Created: 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.
Dates: Created: 2006-01-01

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.
Dates: Created: 2006-05-15

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
Dates: Created: 2006-05-04

E-mail from M Holm, editor of Big City Lit, to Martin Willitts, 2002-07-19

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 8
Scope and Contents E-mail confirms that Willitts poem "Before Drawing" has been accepted by [i]Big City Lit[/i] and will be used in the January feature of Colors.
Dates: Created: 2002-07-19

Big City Lit Poetry Feature: Colors, 2003-01

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 9