Peter Landers Makuck Papers

1978-2015
Manuscript Collection #1321
Creator(s)
Makuck, Peter, 1940-
Physical description
15 Cubic Feet, 13 boxes, consisting of correspondence, lecture notes, poetry, drafts, short stories, artwork, and publications
Preferred Citation
Peter Landers Makuck Papers (#1321), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
Access
No restrictions

This collection contains literary and personal papers of Dr. Peter L. Makuck, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of the English Department, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, where he taught from 1978 to 2006. Included are correspondence, lecture and teaching notes, and drafts of poems and short stories. A large portion of this collection pertains to the publication Tar River Poetry from its founding in 1978 by Dr. Makuck, as a publication of the English Department at ECU, until 2015. Included are correspondence and all but one of the issues.


Administrative information
Custodial History

January 28, 2018, (unprocessed), 10 cubic feet; This collection contains literary and personal papers of Dr. Peter L. Makuck, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of the English Department, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, where he taught from 1978 to 2006. Included are correspondence, lecture and teaching notes, and drafts of poems and short stories. A large portion of this collection pertains to the publication Tar River Poetry from its founding in 1978 by Dr. Makuck, as a publication of the English Department at ECU, until 2015. Included are correspondence and all but one of the issues. Gift of Peter Landers Makuck.

August 8, 2018, (unprocessed addition 1), 5 cubic feet; Addition includes printed journals and books containing Makuck's essays, poetry, and book reviews; the address he gave at East Carolina University's 1994 commencement; and artwork used for the covers of the Tar River Poetry publication. Gift of Peter Landers Makuck.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Peter Landers Makuck

Copyright notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.


Container list
Box 1 Letters from Al Poulin Jr. to Peter Markuck, Al Poulin Jr "A momentary order" signed manuscript, 1964-2001
Box 2 Letters from: Alexander Theroux to Peter Makuck, The Sewanee review to Peter Makuck, W.D. Snodgrass to Peter Makuck, 1964-2001
Box 3 letters from: Hugh Hennedy to Peter Makuck, Leslie Norris to Peter Makuck, 1989-2001
Box 4 Letters from: William Heyen to Peter Makuck, Lewis P. Simpson or Peter Makuck + Drafts of "Dziadek", Brendan Galvin to Peter Makuck, Betty Adcock to Petter Makuck, 1970-1997
Box 5 Letters from: Louis Simpson to Peter Makuck, Michael Waters to Peter Makuck, Samuel Hazo to Peter Makuck, Richard Simpson to Peter Makuck,, 1982-2008
Box 6 Letters from: Fred Chappell to Peter Makuck, Michael Matt To Peter Makuck, Fred Morgan to Peter Makuck, Jonathan Holden to Peter Makuck, Luke Whismant to Peter Makuck, Tar river poetry contributors and award winners., 1982-2002
Box 7 Letters commenting on Tar river Poetry, Poems written for Tar river poetry, Tar river poetry Vol. 18-32, 1979-1996
Box 8 Tar river Poetry Vol. 33-44, 1993-2005
Box 9 Tar river poetry Vol. 45-56, 2005-2017
Box 10 Letter from Publisher and Part 1-2 of breaking and entering manuscript , Authors proof of breaking and entering, Revised pages of breaking and entering, Master set revised pages of breaking and entering, Publication of breaking and entering., 1981
Box 11 Manuscripts of luck/disappointed bridges, Manuscripts of Peter Makuck: (Stories, Poetry), Drafts and edits of: ("Getting there", "Fastidious", "Adios, Senor Errands of Mercy impitoyable","Recovery", "There is nothing until we find it", "Reckless")
Box 12 Published; ("Poems", "Stories", "Reviews", "Published works") by Peter Makuck, Interviews involving Peter Makuck, Articles about Peter Makuck, Certificate of service and flyers about Peter Makuck, 1989-2002
Box 13 Letters and articles about Peter Makuck: ("commencement speech and a copy of the speech, Photo of Peter Makuck", "Distinguished Professor lecture, including photos of awarding ceremony"), Letters from poets to Peter, French Association of American Studies, 1975-1996
Box 14 Published stories By Peter Makuck, Published Poems by Peter Makuck,, 1976-2008
Box 15 Photos for Tar River Poetry cover