Special Collections Department
Edward Field Papers
Manuscript Collection Number: 363
Accessioned: Purchase, 1994
Extent: 21 linear ft.
Content: Correspondence, photographs and negatives, poems, prose, book reviews, clippings, posters, programs, financial papers, address books, calendars, interviews, books, magazines and journals, flyers, plays, and ephemera.
Access: The collection is open for research.
Processed: 1997-1998 by Anita A. Wellner
Special Collections, University of Delaware Library
Newark, Delaware 19717-5267
Table of Contents
Series II. Personal and Professional Correspondence, 1953-1994
- Mailing lists, n.d.
- Business correspondence, 1964-1994
- Permissions files, 1967-1994
- Send-out files - Poetry, 1963-1994
- Send-out files - Prose, 1976-1994
- Correspondence related to appearances, 1958-1994
- Publicity files, 1989-1994
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9 Series II. Personal and professional correspondence, 1953-1994 Series II.1. Mailing lists, [n.d.] F1 Typescript mailing lists compiled by Field, with extensive revisions, [n.d.] Series II.2. Business correspondence, 1964-1994 Includes correspondence regarding Yaddo, reviews, workshops, poetry readings, publishers of his books and anthologies. Also includes contracts, information about awards, grant applications, finances, publishers' statements, bills, and letters of reference for other poets and writers. Arranged chronologically. F2 1964-1979 F3 1980-1983 F4 1984-1986 F5 1987-1990 F6 1991-1994 F7 [n.d.] Series II.3. Permissions files, 1967-1994 Correspondence regarding permissions to print or reprint work (particularly poems) written by Field. Includes letters from Henri Cole, Franklin Abbott, Steve Kowit and Carl Morse. Arranged chronologically. F8 1967-1981 F9 1982-1986 F10 1987-1988 F11 1989-1991 F12 1992-1994 and [n.d.] Series II.4. Send-out files - Poetry, 1963-1994 Correspondence regarding poetry which Field submitted to various publishers for consideration. Also includes contracts for work accepted, as well as lists of journals and addresses, and lists of poems indicated to which journals they were submitted. Includes letters from numerous writers. Names are mentioned in the folder description but are not exhaustive. Arranged chronologically. See Series I.1 for copies of poems sent out. F13 1963-1979 Includes letters from John F. Nims, Howard Moss, John Gill, Steve Berg, Grace Schulman, Andrei Codrescu, and Michael Benedikt. F14 1980-1984 Includes letters from Stephen Spender, Martin Bax, Ted Solotaroff, and Richard Seaver. F15 1985-1989 Includes letters from William Novak, John Benedict, Ed Ochester, Peter Davison, and Alice Quinn. F16 1990-1991 Includes letters from Laurence Goldstein, Ron Offen, Franklin Abbott, Naomi Shihab Nye, and Michael de Capua. F17 1992-1994 Includes letters from Andrei Codrescu, Grace Schulman, Michael Hathaway, Rudy Kikel, John L. Clark, Kirby Congdon, and Byrne Fone. F18 Lists of poems, publishers, and addresses, 1991 and [n.d.] Series II.5. Send-out files - Prose, 1976-1994 Correspondence regarding articles and reviews submitted to various publishers by Field. Includes Field's biographical essay on Alfred Chester for the Dictionary of Literary Biography, some contracts, and a few photocopies. Arranged chronologically. F19 1976-1992 Includes letters from Seymour Lawrence, Robert Silvers, and Donna Hilbert. F20 1993-1994 Includes letters from Susan Morrison, J. D. McClatchy, Laurence Goldstein, and Thomas Beller. Series II.6. Correspondence related to appearances, 1958-1994 Correspondence in regard to Field's appearances at poetry readings and other public events. Includes files of clippings and tearsheets related to Field's appearances, itineraries, travel arrangements, contracts, programs, posters, flyers, and notes by Field. Arranged chronologically. Some large posters or clippings have been removed to oversize box 17. F21 1958-1965 F22 1966-1969 F23 1970-1975 F24 1976-1981 F25 1982-1989 F26 1990-1994 F27 [n.d.] 10 Series II.7. Publicity files, 1989-2003 Correspondence regarding public relations and publicity for the publication of Field's books, interviews with Field, contacts to announce readings, and biographical information about Field. Includes correspondence, notes, flyers, lists, a draft of an interview, and clippings. Arranged chronologically. F28 1989-2003
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