Anne Walker Artists' Book Collection 1974-2006


Anne Walker Artists' Book Collection MS 114., 1974-2006

Anne Walker Artists' Book Collection 1974-2006

The collection contains 34 books executed primarily in gouache and pastel by Walker with poetry or lines from various authors living or dead. Poets and writers include Michel Butor, Peter Davison, Emily Dickinson, Edward Kessler, Kenneth Koch, Ron Padgett and Henry David Thoreau. Also included in the collection is correspondence related to the books, exhibition materials, and general publicity on Walker.

7 boxes; (3 linear ft.)

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Kessler, Edward, 1927- (person)

Walker, Anne (person)

Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862 (person)

Henry David Thoreau (b. July 12, 1817, Concord, Massachusetts-d. May 6, 1862, Concord, Massachusetts), American author, lecturer, naturalist, student of Native American artifacts and life, transcendentalist, land surveyor, and life-long resident of Concord, Massachusetts. He was an active opponent of slavery and a social critic. He graduated from Harvard College in 1837....

Koch, Kenneth, 1925-2002 (person)

Poet. From the description of Reminiscences of Kenneth Koch : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309743269 American Poet; born in Cincinnati, Ohio. He studied at Harvard (B.A. 1948) and Columbia University (Ph.D. 1959). He was a leading figure of the New York school of poetry. Koch also wrote a novel and plays, some of which have been produced off-Broadway. From the description of Kenneth Koch collection. [n.d.]...

Butor, Michel (person)

French novelist, essayist and poet. From the description of Conditionnement / by Michel Butor. 19-- (The University of Queensland Library). WorldCat record id: 44841206 Michel Butor, French novelist, essayist and scholar, was born in 1926 in Monsen-Baroeul, Nord, France. He was educated at the Sorbonne in Paris during the 1940s and held teaching positions at a number of European and American universities throughout his academic career. He was an international figure in the d...

Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886 (person)

Poet. Full name: Emily Elizabeth Dickinson. From the description of Emily Dickinson papers, 1847-1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79423614 Dickinson was a poet of Amherst, Mass. John Long Graves was her cousin. From the description of Letters to John Long Graves, 1854-1927. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79380981 Emily Dickinson, poet of Amherst, Massachusetts, received formal training in botany and horticulture while a student at Amherst ...

Dorny, Bertrand, 1931-.... (person)

Walker, Anne, 1933-.... (person)

Anne Walker is a printmaker and painter; she lives in Paris. Walker was born in 1933 in Boston, Massachusetts, and graduated in 1955 from Smith College; she spent her junior year in Paris, working at the Académie de la Grande Chaumière in Montparnasse. In 1956 she returned to Paris to study with Johnny Friedlaender at his atelier; her first etchings were done there. She has continued to make prints, created etchings, and a number of fine-press books. Walker's graphic work has been e...

Davison, Peter, 1928- (person)

Padgett, Ron, 1942-.... (person)

Padgett was born on June 17, 1942, in Tulsa, OK; A.B., Columbia Univ., 1964; poetry workshop instructor, St. Mark's-in-the-Bowery, New York City, 1968-69; poet in various NYC Poets in the Schools programs, 1969-76; cofounded Full Court Press publishers in 1973; writer in the community, South Carolina Arts Commission, 1976-78; director, St. Mark's Poetry Project, NYC, 1978-81; director of publications, Teachers and Writers Collaborative, beginning in 1982; published works include: Seventeen : col...