Susan Howe papers


Susan Howe papers

1894-2008 (bulk 1956-2008)

The collection consists of material created and accumulated by Susan Howe in the course of her activities as a poet, author, and teacher, and primarily documents Howe's literary career from 1998 to 2008. Material includes correspondence with poets, authors, artists, and musicians; drafts and manuscripts of published poetry collections, including The Midnight, Kidnapped, and Pierce-Arrow, and other writings; notebooks and diaries; teaching and research material; artwork; and family and personal papers.

17 Linear Feet (25 boxes and 72 broadside folders)

eng, Latn

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