Scrapbooks, 1976-1986.


Scrapbooks, 1976-1986.

Scrapbooks, 1976-1986, include black and white and colored photographs, newspaper clippings, award and membership certificates, poetry meeting programs and fliers, and cards and correspondence, documenting Giroux's poetry and life as a poet, other poets, notably Joseph Cherwinski, and poetry organizations, especially the National Federation of State Poetry Societies, Inc. 1982 Conference held in Memphis (Tenn.), and the Poetry Society of Michigan and its 50th Anniversary events in 1985. A number of her publications are available in the Clarke Historical Library. Additional information on Giroux and Cherwinski may be found in the Poetry Society of Michigan collection, which is also available in the Clarke.

1 cubic ft. (in 1 box) : ill.


SNAC Resource ID: 7764628

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Cherwinski, Joseph, 1915- (person)

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Giroux, Joye S. (person)

Joye S. Giroux began writing poetry when she was 18-years-old. Her poetry has won a number of awards and been published in numerous journals. She is a member of several poetry organizaitons, including the National Federation of State Poetry Societies, Inc. and the Poetry Society of Michigan, of which she served as president, 1980-1981, and "Poets Anonymous" of Big Rapids (Mich.). From 1969 through 1985, Giroux taught French at Big Rapids High School. Now retired, she lives in Clayton (N.C.). [Th...

Poetry Society of Michigan (corporateBody)

Organized in 1936, the Poetry Society of Michigan continues to actively promote the mutual interests of Michigan poets, encourage a greater understanding of the nature of poetry, and increase cooperation among poets and those interested in poetry. The Society sponsors poetry contests, works with young people to encourage them to read and write poetry, publishes Peninsula Poets, a quarterly magazine, and holds regular meetings through the state in the spring, summer, and fall. (Information from t...