Caroline D. Murray collection on Robert Hayden and his poetry
6.5 Linear feet
1938-2006 (bulk 1955-2004)
The Murray collection consists chiefly of study guides to Robert Hayden's poetry. There is some correspondence, photographs, print outs, photocopies of Hayden's poems, extracts from interviews with Hayden, newspaper clippings and a bibliography of both primary and secondary sources.
P. J. Capelotti was a student, writer, and naturalist. Of particular interest in this collection is Capelotti's correspondence with author Norman Mailer. Also included are family records, manuscripts of articles by Capelotti, and research materials for Capelotti's books.
This material was collected by Powel for his master's thesis, Notes on the life of T. S. Eliot 1888-1910, Brown University, 1954. Autograph and typed letters to and from Eliot's classmates; miscellaneous manuscripts relating to T. S. Eliot and Harvard College circa 1909; photostats of selected contributions by Eliot to Smith Academy Record and Harvard Advocate.
Personal and professional correspondence; includes letters from friends, other writers, and groups whose focus is gay life and rights; also includes his outgoing letters on computer disk. Original typescripts of his writings; photographs; magazines with articles he authored; clippings; books written by Preston and others; and proofs.
This collection is an assortment of materials from the Delaware-native poet, Percival R. Roberts, III (1935-1984). These materials include clippings from his weekly poetry column in the "Normal News," various drafts of works he has written as well as works from other poets, on which he has provided notes, correspondence, and reviews.