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 III. Personal Papers, 1943-1994
- Cards; address books; calendars
- Awards; Guggenheim application; acting career; articles
- Financial papers
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Series III. Personal papers, 1943-1994 Material in the subseries are arranged chronologically. Series III.1. Identification and membership cards, 1972-1993 F1 Sixteen cards, including seven New York state driver's licenses, several university faculty cards, one American Civil Liberties Union card for Neil Derrick, Jr., and an American Academy of Poets membership card. 13 Series III.2. Address books, [n.d.] F2 Four address books listing names, address, phone numbers, and a few notes. Series III.3. Appointment calendars, 1973 and 1990 F3 Two calendars which bear autograph appointments, 1973 and 1990 The 1990 calendar has been removed to oversize box 17. Series III.4. Awards, 1962-1993 F4 Includes correspondence, clippings, and programs regarding Field's receipt of the Lamont Poetry Selection (1962), the Shelley Memorial Award (1975), the American Academy in Rome Fellowship in Creative Writing (1981), and the Lambda Literary Award in Poetry (1993). Series III.5. Guggenheim application, 1962-1963 F5 Includes application completed by Field and correspondence (including a letter from Howard Moss) related to Field's Guggenheim application. Field was granted a Fellowship for 1963-1964. Series III.6. Material related to Field's acting career, 1958-1960 F6 Biographical sheet by the Talent Exchange and programs for plays in which Field acted, 1958-1960 Series III.7. Articles mentioning Edward Field, 1977-2001 F7 Clippings and photocopies of articles which mention Field or his poetry, 1977-2001 13 Series III. Personal papers (cont'd) Series III.8. Photographs of Field, his friends, and family, 1943-1994 Includes numerous photographs of Field, as well as group photographs with friends and family and locations visited by Field. The photographs are arranged chronologically, with some photographs which include only Field in separate folders. F8 Field and friends, 1943-1969 Thirty-five items include photographs of Arthur Gregor, Fred Kuh, Daisy Aldan, Ismene Markou, Robert Friend, Millen Brand and family, and Samuel and Porter Lowry, plus one negative. F9 Field, 1960 Seven items, including contact sheets. F10 Field and friends, 1972-1979 One hundred and thirty items include photographs of Neil Derrick, David Del Tredici (with a postcard), and Betty Deran, plus one negative and a postcard from "Walter." F11 Field and friends, 1984 Six items include photographs of Neil Derrick and one slide. F12 Field, 1987 Five items include contact sheets and a note from photographer, Robert Girard. F13 Field and friends, 1991 Fourteen items include photographs of Avel de Knight, Yoshi [U] and Neil Derrick. F14 Field, 1992 Six items, includes contact sheets and a note from photographer, Becket Logan. F15 Field and friends, 1992-1994 Thirty-three items include photographs of Alex Gildzen, Dimitris Karageorghia, Gerhard Hoffmann, Arthur Gregor, Elia Braca, Robert Peters, Paul Trachtenburg, Janet Simon, John (Walter) Maxim, Herman Rose, Neil Derrick, and the Winners. Includes several negatives. F16 Field, [n.d.] One hundred and nineteen items include some contact sheets (cut up) and photocopies. One photograph is framed and one attached to a German identification card. 13 Series III. Personal papers (cont'd) Series III.8. Photographs of Field, his friends, and family (cont'd) F17 Field and friends, [n.d.] Fifty-four items include photographs of Neil Derrick, Reina Rubel, Anita Ellis, Naomi Lazard, Millen Brand, Robert and Silva Winner, Betty Deran, Alma Routsong, Lucille Clark, Ralph Pomeroy, Daisy Dowleh, David Del Tredici, Sandy Green, Glenna Luschei, Ray Barry, Bernard Pechter, and Samuel Lowry, Nadia, Nina Lowry, Barbara and Sharon Barry, Ack Van Rouyen, Avel de Knight, Remy Charlip, Tobias Schneebaum, and theater performance of Field's work. Include one postcard and contact sheets. F18 Field family, 1960-1988 Thirty items include photographs of Field's parents (Louis and Hilda), siblings (Richard, Alice, Adele, Barbara, and Robert), plus nieces, nephews, and in-laws. F19 Neil Derrick, [n.d.] Ten photographs of Field's companion. F20 Duffy family, [n.d.] Fourteen photographs. F21 Kent State University, [n.d.] Nine photographs. F22 Negatives, [n.d.] Series III.9. Financial papers, 1971-1993 Includes some of Field's bank books, banking and tax records, credit card statements, correspondence and records regarding housing arrangements at Westbeth, and records of investments. Arranged chronologically. F23 Bank books, 1974-1991 Eight items. Banking records, 1987-1993 Includes statements, canceled checks, deposit slips, electronic withdrawal slips, and correspondence. F24 1987 F25 1988 F26 1989 F27 1990 F28 1991 F29 1992 F30 1993 F31 [n.d.] F32 Visa Credit Account records, 1988-1992 Includes statements and receipts for purchases and services. F33 Westbeth housing records, inheritance from the estate of Walter A. Weiss, and investment statements, 1972-1993 14 Box 14 contains Field's income tax records, 1971-1988
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