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American Women's Poetry Miscellaneous Correspondence and Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 03-01-exws_awpcmisc
Abstract

An assortment of individually purchased or donated correspondence and ephemera associated with American women poets or other authors.

Dates: 1865-2002; Majority of material found within Bulk 1904-1994

Anthony Bellesorte OCSO Epistolary Journal

 Collection
Identifier: 01-exws_trappistwrites
Abstract

Series of letters, notes, drawings, and worksheets that Father Anthony kept from June 22, 1972 - September 29, 1974. These journal entries, written as letters, detail his spiritual journey and his life over this two-year period. The heading or title that appears on many of the entries is "A Trappist Writes to God."

Dates: 1972-1974

Auction Catalog Collections

 Collection
Identifier: 04-exws_auctioncatalogs
Abstract

Collections of catalogs from major international auction houses (Bloomsbury, Sotheby's and Christie's) pertaining to auctions that took place primarily in the early twentieth through the late twentieth century. The majority of the catalogs are for manuscript, book and jewelry sales, but a third collection recording auctions of a variety of other items is currently under development.

Dates: 1815-1997; bulk 1920-1997; Other: Date acquired: 2000

Ben Tibbs Archive

 Collection
Identifier: 03-exws_tibbs
Abstract

Issues of literary magazines in which Kalamazoo-area poet Ben Tibbs's works were published, list of contents of the original Tibbs book donation and ephemera.

Dates: 1958-1977

Besmilr Brigham-Will Inman Correspondence Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 03-01-exws_brigham-inman
Abstract

The majority of this collection is correspondence between American poet Besmilr Brigham and American poet / editor Will Inman between 1977 and 1978. It also includes typescripts and proofs of Brigham's poems and short stories, as well as two photographs.

Dates: 1971-1978; bulk 1977-1978; Other: Date acquired: 1996

Bryce Lyon Correspondence Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 02-exws_lyon
Abstract

Scholarly and personal correspondence between medieval historian Bryce Lyon (1920-2007) and other scholars in the United States, United Kingdom and Belgium.

Dates: 1949-2007; bulk 1949-2004; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/2011

Carol Bergé - Judson Crews Correspondence Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 03-01-exws_berge-crews
Abstract Collected correspondence between authors Carol Berge (1928-2006) and Judson Crews (1917-2010) from the late 1970s and mid 1980s. Also contains a few pieces of correspondence between Berge or Crews and other artists, editors, publishers, and friends In addition to the correspondence, the collection contains drafts of both Berge's and Crews' poetry and prose and includes Berge's editor's copy of the manuscript for Crews' book The Clock of Moss. The are also manuscript...
Dates: 1978-1987

Chrysogonus Waddell OCSO Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01-01-exws_chrysogonuswaddell
Abstract

The papers of Father Chrysogonus Waddell OCSO, scholar of Cistercian chant and liturgy. Microfilms, microfiches, images of  manuscripts, transcriptions of manuscripts, correspondence, draft descriptions of some of the Dom Edmond Obrecht Gethsemani Abbey Collection manuscripts.

Dates: 1955-2008; Other: Date acquired: 2009-05-13

Comics Collections

 Collection
Identifier: 05-exws_comics
Abstract

Primarily DC and Marvel Comics from the mid 1980s-late 2000s, but also includes  a small collection of Dutch-language Donald Duck comics. Prominently featured among the DC and Marvel comics are Avengers, Batman, Captain America, Catwoman, Green Arrow, Green Lantern, Incredible Hulk, Justice League of America, Superman and X-Men.

Dates: Publication: 1986-2011; Other: Majority of material found within 1992-2010; Other: Date acquired: 2011

Crimilda Pontes Graphic Arts Archive

 Collection
Identifier: 05-exws_pontes
Abstract Archive of the work of graphic designer Crimilda Pontes, concentrated mostly on the period during which she worked for University of Yale Press and Smithsonian Institute. Contains correspondences, obituaries, prayer cards, business cards, photographs, newspapers, newspaper clippings, cards, booklets, enrollment cards, diplomas, travel journals, invitations, calligraphy samples, postcards, event notices, travel budgets, magazines, letterheads, bookplates, sheet music, maps, dust jackets,...
Dates: 1951-1991; Other: Date acquired: 2000-12-14

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Correspondence 19
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 8
Poets, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 7
American poetry -- 20th century 6
Ephemera 5
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Letters 5
Serial publications 5
Pamphlets 4
Photographs 4
Proofs (Printing) 4
Publishers and publishing 4
Small presses 4
Typescripts 4
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism 3
American poetry -- 19th century 3
Authors -- 20th century -- Correspondence 3
Catalogs 3
Cistercians 3
Graphic arts 3
Graphic design (Typography) 3
Poets, American -- 20th century 3
Postcards 3
Bibliographies 2
Book designers--United States 2
Books -- Reviews 2
English poetry -- History and criticism 2
Illumination of books and manuscripts 2
Obituaries 2
Poetry 2
Poets -- 20th century -- Correspondence 2
Printing -- History 2
Printing -- Specimens 2
Spiritual life -- Catholic Church 2
articles 2
Advertisements 1
America, Captain (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
American literature -- 20th century 1
Architecture -- Middle East 1
Architecture, Medieval -- Europe 1
Architecture, Medieval -- Great Britain 1
Art portfolios 1
Art, Chinese -- Catalogs 1
Artists -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Arts -- Periodicals 1
Auction catalogs 1
Authors, American -- 20th century 1
Authors, South African -- 20th century 1
Autographs -- Collections 1
Avengers (Fictitious characters) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Batman (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Beer labels -- Design 1
Beowulf -- Criticism, Textual 1
Book auctions--Catalogs 1
Book design--United States 1
Book industries and trade--United States--20th century 1
Book jackets 1
Bookbinding 1
Bookplates -- Collectors and collecting 1
Bookplates -- Specimens 1
Books 1
Books -- History 1
Breviaries -- Texts 1
Business records 1
Calligraphy 1
Catholic Church -- Liturgy -- History 1
Catwoman (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Chapbooks 1
Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400. Canterbury tales 1
Children's books -- United States 1
Children's literature -- United States 1
Children's literature, English 1
Children's periodicals 1
Children's poetry, American 1
Christian literature, English (Old) -- Bibliography 1
Church architecture 1
Cistercian glass painting and staining -- France 1
Cistercian monasteries 1
Cistercians -- Liturgy -- Texts 1
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 1
College teachers as authors 1
College teaching 1
Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Comic books, strips, etc. -- Graphic novels 1
Commercial art -- Printing 1
Commercial art -- United States -- 20th century 1
Cuneiform tablets--Specimens 1
Detective and mystery stories 1
Devotional exercises 1
Diaries 1
Donald Duck (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Economic history -- Medieval, 500-1500 1
Embossing (Printing) 1
English literature -- History and criticism 1
English literature -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 1
English literature -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- Study and teaching 1
English poetry -- 20th century 1
English poetry -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- Study and teaching 1
Etching -- 20th century 1
Etchings 1
Europe -- History -- 476-1492 1
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Callan, Edward (Edward Thomas O'Dwyer), 1917-2011 3
Black Sparrow Press 2
Abbaye de Lachalade (Meuse, France) 1
Abbaye de Pontigny 1
Abbaye de la Bénisson-Dieu 1
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Aelfric, Abbot of Eynsham 1
Aelred, of Rievaulx, Saint, 1110-1167 1
Allen, Francis Wilbur 1
Allen, Thomas B. (Thomas Burt), 1928-2004 1
Arion Press 1
Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973 1
Baldwin, Alec, 1958- 1
Bellesorte, Anthony R., approximately 1936- 1
Benson, John Howard, 1901-1956 1
Bergé, Carol, 1928-2006 1
Berlin, Lucia 1
Bixby, Robert, 1952-2012 1
Blackburn, Paul 1
Blake, Trevor 1
Bloodroot Press 1
Boutilier, Nancy, 1961- 1
Bowles, Jane (Bowles, Jane Auer), 1917-1973 1
Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999 1
Boyce, Gray Cowan, 1899-1981 1
Braceland, Lawrence C. 1
Briggs, Katherine Mary 1
Brigham, Besmilr 1
Bromige, David 1
Bukowski, Charles T. 1
Caenegem, R. C. van (Raoul Charles) 1
Cash, Barbara 1
Christensen, Paul, 1943- 1
Christie, Manson & Woods International Inc. 1
Clampitt, Amy 1
Clark, Tom (Thomas Willard), 1941- 1
Club Konrad Haebler‏ 1
Codrescu, Andrei, 1946- 1
Coleman, Wanda 1
Cook, Ferris 1
Cooney, Seamus 1
Corman, Cid 1
Cossery, Albert, 1913-2008 1
Creeley, Robert, 1926-2005 1
Crews, Judson 1
DC Comics, Inc. 1
Davis, R. H. C. (Ralph Henry Carless), 1918-1991 1
Dawson, Fielding, 1930-2002 1
Di Prima, Diane 1
Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886 1
Dorn, Edward 1
Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 1
Dunn, Frederick, Dr. 1
Edwards, Paul, 1950- 1
Eigner, Larry, 1927-1996 1
Enslin, Theodore 1
Eshleman, Clayton 1
Estelle Doheny Collection 1
Everson, William, 1912-1994 1
Faas, Ekbert, 1938- 1
Faksimile-Verlag Luzern 1
Fante, John, 1909-1983 1
Field, Edward, 1924- 1
Francis, Lesley Lee, 1931- 1
Frank, Thaisa 1
Gilbert, of Hoyland 1
Goodman, Paul, 1911-1972 1
Gordimer, Nadine 1
Grossinger, Richard, 1944- 1
Guest, Barbara 1
Hall, Donald, 1928- 1
Hanka, Ladislav 1
Hartenstein, Fred V. 1
Hartley, Marsden, 1877-1943 1
Helms, Alan 1
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911 1
Hilles, Howard 1
Inman, Will, 1923-2009 1
Irving, Edward Burroughs, 1923- 1
Ives Street Press 1
Jaffe, Sherril, 1945- 1
Janus Press 1
Joel Oppenheimer, 1930-1988 1
Jong, Erica 1
Joyce, James, 1882-1941 1
Kat Ran Press 1
Kelly, Robert, 1935- 1
Koller, James 1
Laistner, M. L. W. (Max Ludwig Wolfram), 1890-1959 1
Lally, Michael, 1942- 1
Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930 1
Levertov, Denise, 1923-1997 1
Lewis, Wyndham, 1882-1957 1
Lifshin, Lyn 1
Loy, Mina 1
Luthuli, A. J. (Albert John), 1898-1967 1
Lyon, Bryce Dale, 1920- 1
M. Moleiro Editor, S.A. 1
Malanga, Gerard 1
March Street Press 1
Martin, John 1
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