Stephen Sandy letters from poets, 1954-1988.


Stephen Sandy letters from poets, 1954-1988.

Letters to the American poet Stephen Merrill Sandy from poets and others.

3 box (1.5 linear ft.)



SNAC Resource ID: 6383499

Houghton Library

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