Sward, Robert, 1933-

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Robert Sward was born in Chicago. He obtained a B.A. from the University of Illinois and an M.A. from the University of Iowa. He was appointed Visiting Poet in the University of Victoria Department of Creative Writing in 1969, and also taught in the University of Victoria Department of English. Sward's publications include "Poems: New and Selected, 1957-1976", and the novel "Jurassic Shales" (1975). In 1970 he founded the Soft Press publishing company in Victoria. In the early 1970s Sward and Robin Skelton began collaborating on a book of poems "Callsigns and Hannah", but due to disagreements the collaboration was abandoned and Skelton completed the book on his own, publishing it as "Callsigns".

From the description of Robert Sward fonds. [1937-1979]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 651604541

American poet.

From the description of Papers, 1951-1971. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 28421424

American author.

From the description of Papers. 1951-1971. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 12952540

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creatorOf Sward, Robert, 1933-. Papers. Washington University in St. Louis, .
referencedIn Rodriguez-Diaz, Angel,. Oral history interview with Angel Rodriguez-Diaz, 2004 April 23-May 7 [sound recording]. Archives of American Art
referencedIn John Taggart Papers, 1965-1974 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
referencedIn Poetry mss., 1954-2002 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Sward, Robert, 1933-. Papers, 1951-1971. Washington University in St. Louis, .
creatorOf Sward, Robert, 1933-. Robert Sward fonds. [1937-1979]. University of Victoria Libraries, UVic
referencedIn Leach, Timothy. Papers, 1964-1965. Washington University in St. Louis, .
referencedIn Gitin, David. Papers, 1968-1993. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Gitin, David. Papers, 1968-1993. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Harmon, William, 1938-. William Harmon papers, 1939-2000 (correspondents S). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn University of Connecticut Libraries Records, undated, 1882- Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Center.
creatorOf Cheuse, Alan. Papers of Alan Cheuse [manuscript], 1999-2003. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn May Sarton Papers, 1846-1995, 1920-1995 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn Rodriguez-Diaz, Angel,. Oral history interview with Angel Rodriguez-Diaz, 2004 Apr. 23-May 7 [sound recording]. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Cheuse, Alan. Papers of Alan Cheuse [manuscript], 1983-1991. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Abbe, George, 1911-1989. [Free lance archives]. Washington University in St. Louis, .
referencedIn George P. Garrett Papers, 1929-2008, (bulk 1960-2000) David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
creatorOf Cheuse, Alan. Papers of Alan Cheuse [manuscript], 1992-1996. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Sward, Robert, 1933-. Poetry reading at Sarah Lawrence College [sound recording] / by Robert Sward. Sarah Lawrence College, Esther Raushenbush Library
creatorOf Abbe, George, 1911-1989. Free lance magazine archives, ca. 1964-1969. Washington University in St. Louis, .
referencedIn Antioch Review mss., 1940-2007 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Finkel, Donald. Papers. Washington University in St. Louis, .
referencedIn William Harmon Papers (#4568), 1939-2000 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
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associatedWith Ciardi, John, 1916-1986. person
correspondedWith Cogswell, Fred, 1917-2004 person
associatedWith Cohen, Robert. person
correspondedWith Cohen, Robert David, 1945- person
associatedWith Creeley, Robert, 1926-2005. person
associatedWith Dickey, William. person
correspondedWith DiPalma, Ray person
associatedWith DiPalma, Raymond. person
associatedWith Eckman, Frederick, 1924-1996. person
associatedWith Edell, Frederick. person
associatedWith Engle, Paul, 1908-1991. person
associatedWith Finkel, Donald. person
correspondedWith Garrett, George P., 1929-2008 person
associatedWith Gitin, David. person
associatedWith Guthrie, Ramon, 1896-1973. person
associatedWith Hall, Donald, 1928- person
associatedWith Harmon, William, 1938- person
correspondedWith Hitchcock, George person
correspondedWith Hollo, Anselm person
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associatedWith Jerome, Judson. person
associatedWith Johnson, Diane. person
associatedWith Justice, Donald, 1925-2004. person
associatedWith Kennedy, X. J. person
associatedWith Kroetsch, Robert, 1927-2011. person
correspondedWith Leach, Timothy. person
associatedWith Levertov, Denise, 1923-1997. person
associatedWith Lieberman, Laurence. person
associatedWith Logan, John, 1923-1987. person
associatedWith Lurie, Alison. person
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associatedWith Quin, Ann. person
associatedWith Randall, Margaret, 1936- person
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associatedWith Rodriguez-Diaz, Angel, person
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associatedWith Rubin, David Lee. person
associatedWith Sarah Lawrence College. corporateBody
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associatedWith Schestakowich, Irina, 1944- person
associatedWith Schevill, James Erwin, 1920- person
associatedWith Skelton, Robin, 1925-1997. person
associatedWith Soft Press (Victoria, B.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith Sward, Judith. person
associatedWith Taggart, John, 1942- person
associatedWith University of Connecticut. University of Connecticut Libraries. corporateBody
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Poetry
Book editors
Authors, American--20th century
Publishers and Publishing
Little magazines
Periodical editors
Authors, American
Authors and publishers
Motion pictures
Small presses
Editors
Poets, American
American poetry--20th century
Women poets, American
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Poets, American
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