Stuart Wright Collection: James Dickey Papers, 1950-1978

Manuscript Collection #1169-019

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Series 1 :
Loose Manuscripts Transferred from the Stuart Wright Book Collection
  • Box 1
    • Folder a
      Poems 1957-1967, by James Dickey [Books] (1966) 9 items. 13 p. Note: James Dickey, Durham, North Carolina, Letter to Mrs. Louis Untermeyer regarding invitation to visit Bridgeport, Connecticut [Correspondence] (12 April 1966) TLS; James Dickey, Leesburg, Virginia, Letter to Louis Untermeyer, regarding inclusion in new edition of Modern American Poetry and enclosing biographical sketch; Two biographical sketch of James Dickey [Correspondence] (April 1967) Mimeographed typescript; "James Dickey Has A New Voice", Wesleyan University Press News Release advertising Poems 1957-1967 [Press Releases] (17 March 1967) Mimeographed typescript; Wesleyan University Press Review copy slip [Press Releases] (24 April 1967) Edited printed form; "Writer Turned Reader: Babel to Byzantium. Poets and Poetry Today by James Dick" reviewed by Thomas Lask, New York Times Book Review [Reviews] (10 May 1968) Clipping; "Sorties: Journals and New Essays, by James Dickey" reviewed by David Kalstone, New York Times Book Review [Reviews] (23 January 1972) Clipping; James Dickey Portrait used to illustrate clipping of 10 May 1968 [Photographs] (ca. 1968) Photographic print; Black & white; 3.5" x 5"; Photographic prints cataloged: #P-1160.019.001.a.1; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #49.26
    • Folder b
      Drowning With Others, by James Dickey [Books] (1966) Printed. 2 items. 2 p. Note: James Dickey, Madison, Wisconsin, Letter to Louis Untermeyer recalling previous meeting in Washington, DC and discussion of poets and poetry, explaining his "poetic education" during World War II (12 February 1966) TLS; "Rustic and Urbane: James Dickey: Helmets, John Updike: Telephone poles; Blas De Otero: Twenty Poems", reviewed in London Times Literary Supplement (20 August 1967) Clipping; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #49.27
    • Folder c
      Symbol and Image in the Shorter Poems of Herman Melville, by James Dickey [Books] (1950) Printed. 3 items. 3 p. Note: Scrapbook photos of James Dickey (ca. 1950s) including images of Dickey in his back yard and standing beside his ca. 1948-1950 Pontiac Chieftain sedan; Photographic prints cataloged: #P-1169.019.001.c.2 - c.4; Photographic prints; Black & white; 2.7" x 4.5"; Traces of glue on verso; needs conservation; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #49.34
    • Folder d
      Review, The, vol. 17, n. 1 [Periodicals] (1978) 1 item. 1 p. Note: "Jay" to "Dear Bob" noting that the issue contains the "Dickey interview" and suggesting he pass it on to Stuart Wright (ca. 1978) ALS; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #52.39

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