Papers of John Moffitt [manuscript], 1975-1985.

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Papers of John Moffitt [manuscript], 1975-1985.

The collection contains Moffitt's personal correspondence, much of it from fellow poets and contributors to "America" magazine. The writing and publication of poetry are the chief topics. Many poems submitted to Moffitt for advice and possible publication are included. Other topics include iris cultivation, the Ramakrishna order of Hindu monks, and life in South Africa, 1982-1984.

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University of Virginia. Library

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