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.8: Personal Correspondence, A - L
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Series II.8. Personal correspondence, 1953-1994 Includes letters from Field's friends, family, and acquaintances. Arranged alphabetically by sender. 10 F29 Abbott, Franklin, 1994 One letter with art and review. F30 Adinolfi, Matthew (Matteo) and Jennifer Williams, 1983-1994 Twelve letters with artwork by both. F31 Aiken, Conrad 1962 Oct 13 TLS 1p Oct 31 TLS 1p F32 Aitken, Will, 1990 Sep 18 One letter. F33 Aldan, Daisy, 1965 Oct 22 One letter, with program and clipping regarding A New Folder, which includes poems by Field. F34 Alexander, David, 1992 Jun 19 Letter on piece of artwork. F35 Algren, Nelson, 1972 Sep 29 One card. 10 Series II. Personal and professional correspondence (cont'd) Series II.8. Personal correspondence (cont'd) F36 Alta, [1981 Jun] One postcard. F37A Andrews, Stephen, 1973-1994 Two letters. F37B Athill, Diana, [ca. 2000] Draft material for chapters of her book, (Yesterday Morning Granta, 2002). F38 Baker, Don, 1994 Mar 21 One card. Barbara, Ma Deva - see Van Rouyen F39 Barker, David, 1978 Two letters. F40 Barry, Barbara, 1971 Nov 26 One letter. F41 Barry, Raymond J., 1987-1992 Three letters with reviews of his plays and acting. F42 Bergman, David, 1990-1993 Nine letters, includes some of his poems and the drafts of his article on Field, which he wrote for The Dictionary of Literary Biography. One of the drafts bears Field's revisions. F43 Boutilier, Nancy, [n.d.] One letter. F44 Bowles, Paul 1989 Jun 5 ALS 1p  ANS 1p F45 Boyle, Kay 1964 Jul 17 ALS 1p F46 Brand, Millen, 1963-1978 Seventeen letters, with photographs, clippings, and typescript poems (some signed). F47 Brinnin, John Malcolm 1977 Jun 19 ALS 1p F48 Brooks, Gwendolyn  ALS 1p 10 Series II. Personal and professional correspondence (cont'd) Series II.8. Personal correspondence (cont'd) F49 Broughton, James Richard, 1987-1994 Twenty-two letters, Broughton's typescript poems, articles about him, a poetry postcard, "This Is It." F50 Brown, Harry, 1979-1980 Three letters. Buel, Charles, 1979-1994 Includes sheet music for Buel's compositions for two Field poems, color-photocopy photographs, and clippings. The letters include explicit descriptions of gay culture. F51 1978-1983 F52 1984-1988 F53 1989-1990 F54 1991-1992 F55 1993-1994 F56 [n.d.] F57 Cadmus, Paul, 1994 Apr 20 Letter bears a photocopy of a photograph of Cadmus on the verso. Enclosed is a photograph of his painting "Book Buff." F58 Cady, Joe, 1983-1985 Two letters plus copies of three articles written by Cady and inscribed to Field. F59 Caen, Herb, [n.d.] One letter. F60 Caldwell, Joseph, 1992 Three letters. F61 Calisher, Hortense, 1962 and 1991 Two letters. F62 Carr, Virginia Spencer, 1993-1994 Four letters regarding Bowles and Chester. F63 Carver, [Ray], 1987 May 17 One letter. F64 Chaikin, Joe/Jo and Shami, 1989-1993 Four letters. 10 Series II. Personal and professional correspondence (cont'd) Series II.8. Personal correspondence (cont'd) F65 Chaikin, Miriam, 1994 Jan 19 One letter. F66 Charlip, Remy, 1971-1993 Includes six letters from Charlip to Field and five letters written by Field to Charlip, plus a program for Intermedia 68 (with poems by Field) and other programs which include Charlip as choreographer or dancer and poetry by Field. F67 Chernaik, Judith, [1993 Jun 7] One letter. F68 Clay, Steven, 1993 Aug 13 One letter. F69 Cohen, Ira, 1989-1994 Six letters, plus poems by Cohen and a postcard bearing a photograph of Cohen. F70 Congdon, Kirby, 1970-1993 Five letters, plus a photograph, a letter to Gerald Locklin, and a letter from his bibliographer. F71 Corita, Sister, [n.d.] One letter from this artist. F72 Cowley, Malcolm 1962 Oct 16 TLS 1p 1962 Nov 9 TLS 1p F73 Crandall, Burr, 1976 Apr 4 One letter. F74 Crawford, Tom, 1983-1992 Three letters and one poem. F75 Cronin, Anthony,  Jan 26 One letter, plus an enclosed fan letter. 10 Series II. Personal and professional correspondence (cont'd) Series II.8. Personal correspondence (cont'd) F76 Daly, Chris, [1994 Feb 24] One letter. F77 Darr, Ann, [n.d.] One letter. F78 Davenport, Guy, 1988-1993 Five letters. F79 Davis, Maggie S., [n.d.] One note. F80 Davison, Peter, 1962 Sep 24 One letter. F81 De Knight, Avel, 1982-1993 Eleven letters from this watercolor artist. F82 Del Tredici, David, 1971-1974 Seven letters from this composer. F83 Deran, Elizabeth, 1971-1982 Four letters, plus three pages of Quija board responses as played by Field and Deran (with Edgar Cayce) in the 1960s and Field's horoscope written by Deran. F84 Derrick, Neil, 1970 One letter. F85 Deutsch, Babette 1962 Oct 11 TLS 1p F86 De Vaal, Hans, 1994 Apr 15 One letter. F87 Diamond, David L., [1988 Nov 1] One card from this composer. F88 Dickey, James 1990 Aug 1 TLS 1p D'Izmiri, Franco see Frank Polite F89 Dorfman, Elsa, 1989 Apr 14 One letter, plus a draft of a letter of recommendation for Dorfman by Field, and a copy of an article about her photography. F90 Dorscher, Peter C., 1985 Dec 22 One letter and two photographs. 10 Series II. Personal and professional correspondence (cont'd) Series II.8. Personal correspondence (cont'd) F91 Duckworth, Mildred, [1971 Apr 7] One letter. F92 Duffy, Lawrence, 1980-1991 Two letters. F93 Dugan, Alan, 1978 Aug 11 One letter. F94 Duhamel, Denise, 1991-1994 Twenty-six letters, plus poems (including her "Barbie poems") by Duhamel, her resume, article about her poetry, and flyers for readings of her poetry. F95 Durbrow, Philip Marshall, [n.d.] One letter and a copy of his research paper about Field. F96 Feingold, Michael, 1987 Two letters. F97 Field, Edward, 1968-1993 Drafts of seven letters written by Field. F98 Field family letters, 1973-1993 Seven letters, photographs, or clippings from Field's brothers, sisters, and nieces, as well as memorial keepsakes from the funeral of each of his parents an his mother's obituary. See also the correspondence from his sister, Barbara Van Royen. F99 Fischer, Allen C., 1992-1993 Two letters and copies of his poems. F100 Flanagan, Robert, [n.d.] One note. F101 Flanders, Laura, 1994 Feb 18 One letter. F102 Fowlie, Wallace  Mar 28 TLS 1p  May 15 TLS 1p F103 Freeman, Sunil, 1993 Sep 2 One letter. 10 Series II. Personal and professional correspondence (cont'd) Series II.8. Personal correspondence (cont'd) F104 Friar, Kimon, 1965-1987 Five letters. Friend, Robert, 1953-1994 Extensive collection of letters from poet Robert Friend, includes originals, copies, and offprints of his poems, articles about his or Field's poetry, photographs, and a cassette recording of an interview with Friend. Letters discuss his writing, Alfred Chester, travels, living in Israel and his accounts of Arab friends killed in the Arab/Israeli conflict, Robert Lowell, Ted Hughes, other poets, critiques, Field's poems and books, and his personal struggles. Over 145 letters. F105 1953-1963 F106 1964-1968 F107 1970-1975 F108 1976-1979 F109 1980-1985 F110 1986-1987 F111 1988 F112 1989 F113 1990-1991 Jan F114 1991 Mar-Nov F115 1992 F116 1993-1994 and [n.d.] F117 Frucht, Abby, 1993 May 7 One letter. 10 Series II. Personal and professional correspondence (cont'd) Series II.8. Personal correspondence (cont'd) F118 Gardner, Lewis, [n.d.] One letter. F119 Ghigna, Charles, 1992 Sep 25 One letter. F120 Gildner, Gary, 1968 Two letters, plus drafts of Field's endorsement of Gildner's book First Practice. F121 Gildzen, Alexander, 1987-1993 One letter plus one hundred and one postcard, ninety-seven of which are part of his "Postcard Memoirs." The other four are "Postcard Memoirs Illustrations," which are postcard photographs of Gildzen. Also includes a photograph of Gildzen, a postcard photograph with Shirley McLaine. F122 Gill, John, 1993 Jul 19 One letter. F123 Ginsberg, Allen 1991 Sep 14 ANS 2p. F124 Glanville, Brian and Pam (Manasse), 1991-1994 Eleven letters and a typescript story by Pam Glanville. F125 Glanville, Mark and Julie, 1991-1994 Seven letters. 11 Glass, Norman Collection of sixty-seven letters from writer Norman Glass. Glass discusses his relationship to Alfred Chester and Paul Bowles, his travels, Field's work on Chester, his own writing and emotional state, and detailed descriptions of his daily life. Includes one poem by Glass. See also the Edward Field Alfred Chester Archives (Ms 340) for other letters from Glass to Field. F126 1976 F127 1977 F128 1978-1981 F129 1982-1984 F130 1985-1986 F131 1987-1988 F132 1989 F133 Glatt, Lisa, 1991-1994 Nine letters, plus short stories and poems by Glatt, and one letter from Judith Fleishman. Goldgar, Harry, 1984-1994 Extensive collection of over two hundred and thirty letters from writer Harry Goldgar. Also includes clippings of his reviews published in national newspapers and some drafts of Field's letters of response. He discusses Alfred Chester, Fritz Peters, his writing, mental telepathy, and daily life. F134 1984-1987 F135 1988 F136 1989 Jan-Jul F137 1989 Aug-Dec F138 1990 Jan-Jul F139 1990 Aug-Dec F140 1991 Jan-Jun F141 1991 Jul-Dec F142 1992 Jan-Jun F143 1992 Jul-Dec F144 1993 Jan-Jun F145 1993 Jul-Dec F146 1994 and [n.d.] F147 Goldstein, Laurence, 1989-1994 Three letters and a clipping of his article about Field. Clipping removed to oversize box 17. F148 Gooch, Brad, 1989 Mar 20 One letter regarding his biography on Frank O'Hara. F149 Gould, Philip and Nadia, 1972-1989 Three letters. F150 Green, Michele, 1992-1993 Four letters. F151 Gregor, Arthur, 1972-1994 Forty letters from this poet and professor, discussing his writing, travels, teaching, jobs, mutual friends, his home in France, and Stanley Moss. Includes tearsheets and typescipts of his poems, a photograph, a letter to Avon Books, a draft of a letter from Field to Gregor, and his business card. F152 Griffin, Howard, 1963-1975 Seventeen letters from poet Howard Griffin regarding mutual friends and travels. He mentions Alfred Chester and Paul Bowles. 11 Series II. Personal and professional correspondence (cont'd) Series II.8. Personal correspondence (cont'd) F153 Groff, David, 1992 Dec 2 One letter. F154 Gross, John, 1976-1977 Two letters. F155 Gunn, Thom 1991 Sep 7 ALS 1p F156 Haines, John Meade, 1972 Jul 1 One letter. F157 Harnack, Curtis, 1971-1972 Three letters. F158 Harris, Jana, 1992 One letter. F159 Harris, William J., 1992 One letter. F160 Hecht, Anthony, 1992 Dec 2 One letter. F161 Hewitt, Christopher, [n.d.] Includes a clipping of an Hewitt's interview of Field. F162 Hibbard, Allen, 1993 Four letters, plus a short story and poems by Hibbard. F163 Hilbert, Donna, 1992-1994 Seven letters, plus a flyer for her Mansions. F164 Hoffmann, Gerhard, 1987-1994 Nine letters from this German poet and publisher, plus an Albino catalog. F165 Holloway, David, 1965 Jun 16 One letter. F166 Holstad, Scott C., 1993-1994 Five letters from this poet. F167 Howard, Richard, 1992 One card, plus a clipping mentioning Field and a copy of Howard's recommendation of Field's A Full Heart. F168 Howes, Barbara, 1979 Feb 25 One letter. F169 Hughes, Langston 1964 May 29 TLS 1p F170 Igrejas, Manuel (Manny), 1983-1994 Eleven letters from this poet, plus poems and a short story by Igrejas. 11 Series II. Personal and professional correspondence (cont'd) Series II.8. Personal correspondence (cont'd) F171 Jacobsen, Josephine, 1979 Two postcards. F172 Jacobson, David, 1983-1991 Three letters. F173 Janov, Arthur, 1971 Sep 15 One letter from this originator of "primal scream" therapy and a draft of a letter from Field. F174 Jessop, Clytie, 1994 Jan 7 One letter. F175 Jong, Erica 1979 Feb 23 ALS 2p F176 Kantor, Peter, 1992 Four letters from this Hungarian poet and translator. F177 Karageorgiou, Dimitris, 1993 Jan One letter plus a draft of Field's response, which includes a poem celebrating Alexander Gildzen's 50th birthday. F178 Kcim, Sy, 1988-1994 Two letters. F179 Kedesdy, Jurgen H., [n.d.] One letter. 11 Series II. Personal and professional correspondence (cont'd) Series II.8. Personal correspondence (cont'd) F180 Khlifi Mohamed Hedi, 1977 Two letters. F181 Kikel, Rudy, 1980-1993 Twenty-one letters from this poet, plus a copy and clipping of his interview with Edward Field, as well as copies of his poems and a Little Caesar Press catalog (1980). Two clippings removed to oversize box 17. F182 Kinnell, Galway 1983 May 18 TLS 1p F183 Kirstein, Lincoln 1964 Apr 2 TLS 1p 1964 Apr 22 TLS 1p F184 Kizer, Carolyn, 1967-1991 Three letters, plus a signed autograph poem. F185 Knudson, Rozanne (Zan), 1970-1994 Twenty-one letters (some written from Bethany Beach, DE) from this author and companion of May Swenson. Includes a letter from Field responding to Swenson's death, a poster and guide for Poetry Is Alive, Well and Living in America, written by Knudson and including work by Field and Swenson. F186 Kochera, Angela, 1992 Three letters. F187 Koertge, Ron, 1978-1994 Twenty-eight letters from this California poet. F188 Koestenbaum, Wayne, 1993-1994 Five letters. F189 Kowit, Steve, 1983-1992 Sixteen letters from this California poet. F190 Krey, Friedhelm, Dr., 1990-1991 Three letters, discusses the opening of the East German wall. F191 Kuh, Frederick Walter, 1966-1983 Five letters from this founder of the Old Spaghetti Factory Cafe. 11 Series II. Personal and professional correspondence (cont'd) Series II.8. Personal correspondence (cont'd) F192 Kunitz, Stanley, 1975-1992 Two letters. F193 Lama, Maya, 1988-1992 Three letters, with a photograph of her son Garwang Dechen Dorje Lama. Lawson, Paul, 1985-1994 Twenty-six letters from this Washington, DC poet, including photographs and copies of his poems. F194 1985-1989 F195 1990-1991 F196 1992-1994 F197 Lazard, Naomi, 1972-1994 Nineteen letters from this poet, plus offprints and typescripts of some of her poems and an essay, "Film and Poetry." F198 Lechay, Dan, [n.y.]: Apr 30 One letter. F199 Lerman, Leo, 1962 One letter. F200 Levertov, Denise [1963 Jun 27] ACS 1p (To Alfred Chester) [n.d.] ANS 1p (To Field) F201 Levin, Garbriel, 1990 Mar 12 One letter. F202 Levitt, Peter, 1992-1993 Two letters, with signed typescript poem. F203 Levy, Owen, 1989 Jun 13 One letter. F204 Linenthal, Frances, [n.d.] One message from Mark Linenthal. 11 Series II. Personal and professional correspondence (cont'd) Series II.8. Personal correspondence (cont'd) F205 Locklin, Gerald, 1971-1994 Thirty letters from this poet. Also includes an offprint of a story, a poetry poster for "Beer," printed and copied poems, a poetry brochure titled "The Horsefly don't bother me," flyers, and an issue of Truly Fine. See also his correspondence with Field in the files related to their collaboration on New Geography of Poets. F206 Louis, Adrian C., 1992-1994 Five letters discussing his poems. F207 Lummis, Suzanne, 1994 May 8 One letter, plus a poem. F208 Lurie, Alison, 1989 Jul 3 One letter. F209 Luschei, Glenna, 1992-1993 Three letters.
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