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Edward Field Papers

1943 - 1994

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

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Appendix B: Selected correspondence, M - Z


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Appendix B: Index of Selected correspondence, M - Z

      All letters are addressed to Edward Field unless otherwise noted. 

Martin, Herbert Woodward.
     1990: December 4    ALS       1p        F23

Martin, Robert K., 1941-
     1976: July 8        TLS       1p        F211
Masarik, Al
    To Edward Field
     [1991]              AD        1p        F28
          Note:  Biographical information.
     1991 May 5          ANS       1p        F24
     [1991     Nov 22]   ACS       1p        F25
          Note:  Change of address card.
     1992 Sep 28    	 ANS       1p        F26
    To Charles Stetler
     1990 May 20    	 ANS       1p        F22
          Note:  Includes a one-page biographical note.

Masterson, Dan, 1934-
     1991 May 6          ALS       1p        F28
          Note:  Written on a typescript biographical sheet.

Mayhall, Jane
     1964 Sep 21    	 TLS       1p        F215
     1980 Nov 10    	 TLS       1p        F215

McClatchy, J. D., 1945-
     1992 Apr 10    	 TLS       1p        F17
     1993 May 10    	 TCS       1p        F20

McDonald, Walter
     1990 Aug 15    	 TLS       1p        F22
     1991 May 6          TLS       1p        F28
          Note:  Includes biographical information.

McElroy, Colleen J.
     1991 May 13    	 TLS       1p        F28

McFarland, Ronald E.
     1981 Mar 24         TLS       1p        F24

Meinke, Peter
     1982 Sep 22         TLS       2p        F218
          Note:  Includes a signed poem, class schedule, and a copy of a letter to Gregor.
     1986 Sep 29         ALS       2p        F4
     [1990]    Sep 24    ANS       1p        F23
     [1991     Dec]      ACS       1p        F218
     [n.d.]              ACS       1p        F218
     [n.d.]              TNS       1p        F7

Melhem, D. H.
     1992 Jul 9          ALS       1p        F219
          Aug 3          ACS       1p        F219
          Sep 9          TLS       1p        F219
          Oct 2          TLS       1p        F219

Miles, Josephine, 1911-
     1964 Sep 30         ALS       1p        F222
     [1967     Apr 16]   ALS       1p        F222
     [n.d.]              ANS       1p        F222

Miller, Isabel, 1924-
     1972 Sep 22         TLS       1p        F278
          Note:  Pseudonym for Alma Routsong.
          Oct 15         TLS       2p        F278

Miller, Mary Britton, 1883-
     1967 Jul 2          TLS       2p        F223

Milosz, Czeslaw
     [1992     Mar 18]   ANS       1p        F224
          Note:  Written on a copy of a poem by Milosz.

Mirikitani, Janice
     1990 Aug 7          TLS       1p        F22

Morrison, Blake
     1991 Aug 28         ANS       1p        F16

Moss, Howard, 1922-
     1962 Oct 10         TLS       1p        F5
     1974 May 14         TLS       1p        F13
     1982 Dec 2          TNS       1p        F14
     1983 May 19         TLS       1p        F14
          Nov 4          TNS       1p        F14
     1984 May 22         TLS       1p        F14
     1986 Apr 3          TNS       1p        F15

Moss, Stanley
     [1967]              ANS       1p        F228
          Note:  Written on a review by Moss of Field's Variety Photoplays.
     1976 Apr 29         TLS       1p        F9
          May 3          TLS       1p        F2

Nelson, Eric
     1991 Apr 29         TLS       1p        F24

Niatum, Duane, 1938-
     1991 May 9          TLS       1p        F24

Nims, John Frederick, 1913-
     1977 Nov 28         TLS       1p        F13
          Note:  Bears autograph note.
     1982 Dec 2          TLS       1p        F14
     1983 Feb 19         TLS       1p        F14
          May 26         TCS       1p        F14
     [1992]              ANS       1p        F234
     1992 Jan 10         TLS       1p        F234
          Oct 11         TLS       1p        F234

Noll, Bink, 1927-
     1982 Jun 28         ANS       1p        F235
          Note:  Written on a photocopied letter.
     1984 Apr 12         TLS       1p        F235
          Note:  Include an autograph note at the bottom of the letter and an enclosed
          position paper on teaching poetry.
          Sep 19         ALS       1p        F235
          Note:  Written on the verso of a mimeographed letter.
     1985 [Dec 25]       ADS       1p        F235
          Note:  Signed Christmas poem.

Norris, Kathleen, 1947-
     1972 May 8          TNS       1p        F23
     1991 May 1          TLS       1p        F24
          Note:  Includes a signed permission form with an attached autograph note.
          Jun 14         TLS       1p        F25
          Nov 22         ACS       1p        F236
          Dec 26         ACS       1p        F25
     [1992     Aug 14]   ACS       1p        F236
     1993 Dec 31         ACS       1p        F236

Norse, Harold
     [1990     Nov 8]    ANS       1p        F237
          Note:  Includes a flyer for The American Idiom.

Novak, William
     1989 Oct 22         TLS       1p        F15

Nye, Naomi Shihab
     1977-1991           Letters   7p        F298
          Note:  Includes two carbon-typescript poems and a flyer.
     1991 Apr 30         TLS       1p        F28
          Note:  Includes an autograph note and biographical information.
          Jul 22         TLS       1p        F16
          Note: Includes flyer and autograph note.

Appendix B:  Selected correspondence, M - Z (cont'd)

O'Hagan, Andrew, 1968-
     1993 Apr 25         TLS       1p        F241

Ochester, Ed
     1974 May 7          TLS       1p        F239
          Note:  Includes a flyer and two typescript poems written by Ochester.
     [1988]              ALS       1p        F15
     [1990]              ALS       1p        F16
          Note:  Includes signed form.
     1991 May 15         TLS       1p        F24
     [n.d.]              TNS       1p        F7
     [n.d.]              TL (x)    1p        F7

Offen, Ron
     [1992     Oct 26]   ACS       1p        F240
     [1994     May 20]   ACS       1p        F240

Olds, Sharon
     1989 Nov 29         ALS       1p        F21
     1990 Nov 21         ANS       1p        F23

Osbey, Brenda Marie
     1990 Oct 2          TLS       1p        F23

Ostriker, Alicia
     [1990     Aug 29]   ACS       1p        F22
     [1991]              ANS       1p        F28
          Note:  Written on biographical sheet.
     [1992     Dec]      ANS       1p        F26
          Note:  Written on a flyer.
     [n.d.]              ALS       1p        F27
          Note:  Includes a typescript poem, "Appearances and Reality," inscribed to Field
          by Ostriker (2p).

Owen, Guy, 1925-
     [n.d.]              ANS       2p        F243
          Note:  Notes on tear sheets of his poems.

Ozick, Cynthia
     1986 Dec 25         ALS       2p        F244
          Note:  With a draft letter from Field to Ozick.

Padgett, Ron
     1990 Sep 9          TLS       1p        F23
     1991 Apr 30         ALS       1p        F24
     1992 Oct 12         ALS       1p        F26

Pape, Greg, 1947-
     1990 Aug 26         TLS       1p        F22

Peacock, Molly, 1947-
     1990 Apr            TLS       1p        F5
          Oct 10         TLS       1p        F23
     1994 Apr 3          TNS       1p        F246

Perchik, Simon
     1989 Mar 5          TLS       1p        F248
          Note:  Includes an ad for his "The Gandolf Poems."

Peters, Robert, 1924-
     1975-1994           Letters   25p       F250
          Note:  Includes typescript poems, gay erotica, brochures, flyers, and a class
          syllabus.
     1983 Dec 22         TLS       1p        F25
     1988 Jan 13         TLS       1p        F25
     1991 Sep 24         TLS       1p        F25

Phelps, Robert, 1922-
     1987 Dec 10         TLS       1p        F251
          Note:  Includes an ink drawing.

Phillips, Robert
     1991 Nov 11         TLS       1p        F253

Piercy, Marge
     1991 Apr 29         TLS       1p        F28
          Note:  Includes biographical information.

Pitchford, Kenneth
     [1972     Jun 28]   TLS       1p        F255

Poirier, Richard
     1992 Apr 14         TLS       1p        F19
     1993 Aug 4          TNS       1p        F20

Pomeroy, Ralph, 1926-
     1963-1994           Letters   178p      F257-265
          Note:  Includes poems, clippings, photographs, a photocopy of Andy Warhohl's
          painting of Pomeroy, a book review, and a letter from David Ray to Pomeroy.
     1990 Sep            ANS       1p        F23
          Note:  Note is written on the bottom of a typescript poem titled "River's End."
     [1991]              ANS       1p        F28
          Note: Written on a biographical sheet.

Preston, John Hyde, 1906-
     [n.d.]              ALS       1p        F266

Purdy, James
     1967-1993           Letters   8p        F267
          Note:  Includes four photocopied typescript poems by Purdy inscribed to Field.
     1990 Aug 17         TLS       1p        F22
     1991 Apr 27         TLS       1p        F28
           Note:  Includes biographical information.

Ransom, John Crowe, 1888-1974.
     1962 Oct 20         ALS       1p        F268

Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915-
     1963 Apr 15         TLS       1p        F5

Redmond, Eugene B.
     1990 Jul 26         TLS       1p        F22

Reed, Ishmael, 1938-
     1991 Jan 11         ACS       1p        F24

Reid, Christopher
     1987 Jun 9          TNS       1p        F13

Replansky, Naomi
     1988 Aug 31         ALS       2p        F271
     1991 Mar 11         ACS       1p        F26
          Nov 11         ACS       1p        F271
     1993 Mar 27         ALS       1p        F271

Rios, Alberto
     [1986     Jan 25]   ANS       1p        F272
          Note:  Includes photograph and a baby announcement.
     [n.y.]    Jun 23    ALS       1p        F272

Robbins, Richard
     1990 Sep 10         ALS       1p        F23
          Sep 20         ACS       1p        F23
     [1991]              AN        1p        F28
          Note:  Initialed note with biographical sheet.

Robertson, Kirk
     [1978]              TLS       1p        F273
          Note:  Includes broadside of his poems, inscribed to Field.

Root, Judith C.
     1991 May 6          TLS       1p        F24

Rorem, Ned, 1923-
     1964 Jun 5          ANS       1p        F274
     1979 Aug 24         ACS       1p        F274
     [1987     Sep 12]   ACS       1p        F274
     [1992     Dec 1]    ACS       1p        F274
     [n.d.]              ACS       1p        F274

Rose, Norman
     1990 Jul-Sep        Letters   4p        F5
          Note:  Includes a four-page proposal for a new poetry journal.
     1991 Nov 5          TLS       1p        F16
     [1992]    Mar 2     TLS       1p        F276
     [1992]    Mar 24    TLS       1p        F276

Rothenberg, Jerome, 1931-
     [1969     Oct]      ANS       1p        F277
          Note:  Written on a photocopied article.

Rudolf, Anthony, 1942-
     [n.y.]    May 2     TLS       1p        F7
          Note:  With autograph note.

Runciman, Lex
     1990 Aug 6          TLS       1p        F22

Rutsala, Vern
     1987 Apr 1          TLS       1p        F13
     1990 Jul 16         TLS       2p        F22
          Aug 6          TLS       1p        F22

Appendix B:  Selected correspondence, M - Z (cont'd)

Savitt, Lynne
     1991 Apr 27         TLS       1p        F28
          Note:  Includes biographical information.

Sawyer-Laucanno, Christopher, 1951-
     1989-1990           Letters   8p        F280

Schneebaum, Tobias
     1978-1993           Letters   146p      F283-290
          Note:  Includes a letter from Clifton Wright to Schneebaum, clippings, articles,
          and brochures.

Schulman, Grace
    To Wilfred A. Farrell
     1975 Apr 14         TL (c)         1p        F291
    To Edward Field
     1974 Jun 16         TLS       1p        F13
     1977 Jun 6          TLS       1p        F24
     1981 Feb 24         TLS       1p        F24
     1983 Jun 8          TNS       1p        F14
     1984 Aug 3          TLS       1p        F291
     1985 Aug 23         TLS       1p        F291
     [1985     Dec 6]    ACS       1p        F291
     1987 Apr 19         TLS       1p        F13
     1992 Apr 13         ANS       1p        F17
     1992 May 14         TNS       1p        F17
     1994 Mar 18         ACS       1p        F291
     [n.d.]              ANS       1p        F7
     [199?]              ACS       1p        F291
     [n.d.]              ANS       1p        F7
     [n.d.]              ALS       1p        F7
     [n.d.]              TLS       1p        F7
     [n.d.]              TLS       1p        F291
    To Arthur Gregor
     1974 Dec 18         TLS (x)   1p        F291

Schwartz, Howard, 1945-
     1976 Dec 13         TLS       1p        F13
     1977 Jan 7          TLS       1p        F13

Schwartz, Lynne Sharon
     1990 Dec 1          TLS       1p        F292
     1991 Mar 25         TLS       1p        F292

Scott, Herb, 1931-
     1991 May 7          ALS       1p        F24

Sendak, Maurice
     1992 May 22         ACS       1p        F293

Shapiro, Karl Jay, 1913-
     1962 Oct 18         TNS       1p        F295

Shefner, Evelyn, 1919-
     [1983]    Jul 10    TLS       2p        F296
     1989 Jul 13         TLS       1p        F296
     [1991]    Nov 22    TLS       1p        F296

Short, Gary, 1953-
     [1990     Oct]      TLS       1p        F23
     1990 Oct 14         TLS       1p        F23
          Nov 19         ACS       1p        F23
     1991 Apr 30         TLS       1p        F24
     [1991     May]      ANS       1p        F24

Simenon, Georges, 1903-
     1964 Apr 24         TLS       1p        F299

Simic, Charles, 1938-
     1993 Apr 23         ALS       1p        F300

Skinner, Knute, 1929-
     1967 Apr 6          ALS       1p        F301
          Jul 26         ALS       1p        F301
     1984 Jan 26         ALS       2p        F14
     1991 Dec 20         ALS       1p        F25

Sklar, Morty, 1935-
     1980 Oct 25         ALS       1p        F302

Snyder, Gary, 1930-
     [1991     Sep 2]    ANS       1p        F25

Solotaroff, Ted, 1928-
     1977-1992           Letters   11p       F308
          Note:  Includes draft of a Field letter to Solotaroff, an article, photocopied
          typescript poem, and a typescript poem with corrections.
     1982 Jan 6          TLS       1p        F14
     1989 Aug 10         TLS       1p        F15

Soto, Gary
     1991 Apr 29         TLS       1p        F24

Speer, Laurel, 1940-
     1983 Dec 23         TNS       1p        F309

Spender, Stephen, 1909-
     1963 May 1          ALS       1p        F13

Stafford, William, 1914-
     1991 Nov 2          TLS       1p        F25
          Note:  Includes a signed permission form and biographical sheet.
Steele, Timothy
     1991 Sep 19         TLS       1p        F25
          Note:  Includes photocopies of two of his poems.

Steinman, Lisa Malinowski, 1950-
     1990 Aug 6          TLS       1p        F22
          Note:  Includes an enclosed typescript poem, "A Simple Song for Highway 99E."

Stetler, Charles
     1988 Nov 3          TLS       1p        F310
     1989 Feb 9          TLS       1p        F21
          Aug 21         TLS       1p        F21
          Nov 13         TLS       1p        F21
     1990 Feb 20         TLS       1p        F22
          Jun 6          TLS       1p        F22
          Jul 19         TLS       1p        F22
          Aug 16         TLS       1p        F22
          Aug 23         TLS       1p        F22
          Sep 5          TLS       1p        F23
          Oct 4          TLS       1p        F23
          Oct 16         TLS       1p        F23
          Nov 8          TLS       1p        F23
          Nov 26         TLS       1p        F23
     1991 May 7          TLS       1p        F310
          Aug 20         TLS       2p        F25
     1993 Dec 14         TLS       1p        F310

Steward, Samuel M.
     1978 Feb 24         TLS       1p        F3
     1993 Apr-Jun        Letters   6p        F311

Stokesbury, Leon, 1945-
     1989 Jul 27         TLS       1p        F11
     1990 Jul 14         ALS       1p        F22
          Aug 6          ALS       1p        F22
     1991 Apr 29         TLS       1p        F24

Stryk, Lucien
     1979 Feb 25         ALS       1p        F20
     1991 Apr 27         TLS       1p        F28
          Note:  Includes biographical information.

Stuart, Dabney, 1937-
    To Edward Field
     1990 Oct 19         TLS       1p        F23
     1991 Sep 6          TNS       1p        F28
          Note:  Includes biographical information.
    To Gerald Locklin
     1990 Sep 28         TLS       1p        F23

Swenson, May
     1963-1985           Letters   26p       F312-313
          Note:  Includes a signed typescript poem, a tear sheet of a poem, letters from
          Knudson to Field, articles, and a carbon-typescript article by Swenson.

Swift, Joan, 1926-
     1990 Aug 12         TLS       1p        F22
          Aug 25         TLS       1p        F22
          Note:  Includes a one-page vita.

Tagliabue, John, 1923-
     1983 Sep 27         TLS       1p        F314
          Note:  Written on the verso of a flyer about his poetry.

Tall, Deborah, 1951-
     1991                Letters   3p        F19

Tanselle, G. Thomas (George Thomas), 1934-
     1986 Nov 19         TLS       1p        F4

Tate, Isabella Gardner
     1964 Apr 12         ALS       2p        F317

Tremblay, William, 1940-
     1976 Dec 1          TLS       1p        F13
     1990 Nov 25         TLS       1p        F16
          Note:  Includes a form letter and author's agreement.
     1991 Oct 22         TLS       1p        F16
           Note:  Includes a form letter and author's agreement.
     [n.d.]              TLS       1p        F7
          Note: Form letter.

Trinidad, David, 1953-
     1990 Sep 23         TLS       1p        F16
          Note:  Includes a form letter.
          Oct 8          ALS       2p        F16
     [1994     Mar 18]   ACS       1p        F322
          Note:  Card is also from Ira Silverberg.

Trowbridge, William, 1941-
     1991 Feb 2          TLS       1p        F28
          Note: Includes biographical information.

Trower, Philip
     1980 Nov 5          ALS       2p        F323

Turco, Lewis
     1967 Jan 17         TLS       2p        F325
          Feb 5          TLS       1p        F325

Tyler, Parker
     1967 Feb 27         TLS       1p        F327

Appendix B:  Selected correspondence, M - Z (cont'd)

Updike, John
     1981 Mar 9          TLS       1p        F4

Urdang, Constance
     1979 Nov 5          TLS       1p        F328

Van Doren, Mark, 1894-1972.
     1962 Oct 25         ALS       1p        F331

Van Dyke, Henry
     [1989]    Oct 27    ACS       1p        F332
     [1990]    Oct 24    ALS       1p        F332
          Note:  Written on the verso of a flyer for a Field reading.
     1990 Nov 21         ALS       1p        F332
          Note:  Written on the verso of a photocopied memo.

Van Itallie, Jean Claude, 1935-
     1985-1993           Letters   5p        F333

Vidal, Gore, 1925-
     [1989     Jan 9]    ACS       1p        F341
     [1989     Jun 4]    ALS       2p        F341
     [1993     May 15]   ALS       2p        F341
     [1994     Mar 29]   ALS       2p        F341

Vinz, Mark, 1943-
     1991 Apr 28         TLS       1p        F28
          Note:  Includes biographical information.

Vogel, Ilse Margret
     1992-1994           Letters   4p        F343
          Note:  Includes photocopies of review of her book.

Wagner, Charles A.
     1975 Mar 20         TLS       1p        F2

Wakoski, Diane
     1968 Jan 14         TLS       2p        F345
     1971 Nov 29         TLS       1p        F345

Wallace, Robert, 1932-
     1982 Dec 29         ALS       1p        F14
          Note:  Folder also includes a form letter from Wallace.
     1983 Dec 19         ALS       1p        F14

Webb, Charles
     1976 Oct 21         TL        1p        F34
          Note:  Includes two photocopied typescript poems by Webb.
     1988 Aug 15         TLS       1p        F10
     1992 Jul 9          TLS       1p        F347

Webb, Charles Harper
     1991 May 16         TNS       1p        F19
          Note:  Includes a book proposal which includes Field.
          Nov 14         TLS       1p        F19

Webb, Charles Richard, 1939-
     1990 Sep 4          TLS       1p        F23
     1992 Oct 20         TLS       1p        F26

Weber, Mark
     1990-1992           Letters   7p        F348
          Note:  Includes photocopies of typescript poems.

Weiss, Ted
     1991 Nov 12         ALS       1p        F349
          Dec 23         ACS       1p        F349
     1992 Jan 14         TLS       1p        F349

Whitehead, James
     1990 Aug 3          ALS       1p        F22
          Sep 23         ALS       2p        F23
     [1991]              TLS       1p        F28
          Note:  Includes biographical information.

Whittemore, Reed, 1919-
     1991 Sep 19         TLS       1p        F28
          Note:  Includes biographical information.

Wiesel, Elie, 1928-
     1989 Dec 4          TNS       1p        F351

Wilbur, Richard, 1921-
     1992 Dec 1          ACS       1p        F352

Williams, Miller
     1981 Jun 16         TLS       2p        F8
     1989 Feb 7          TLS       1p        F21
          Apr 21         TLS       1p        F15
          Jun 7          TNS       1p        F21
          Jun 28         TNS       1p        F21
     1990 Jan 18         TLS       1p        F22
          Aug 3          TLS       1p        F22
          Aug 17         TLS       1p        F22
          Oct 1          TLS       1p        F23
          Oct 15         TLS       4p        F23
          Nov 6          TLS       1p        F23
     1991 Jan 10         TLS       2p        F24
          Feb 1          TLS       1p        F24
          Note:  Includes photocopies of clippings and a poem by Judy Turner.
          Apr 18         TLS       1p        F24
          May 23         TLS       1p        F24
     [n.d.]              ANS       1p        F353

Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963.
     [n.d.]              TLS       1p        F354
     [n.y.]    Oct 18    TLS       1p        F354
          Note:  Folder includes a card from Florence Williams noting her husband's illness
          in 1962.

Wilson, Don D.
     1994 Mar 20         ACS       1p        F355
          Note:  Written on a postcard with a poem by Judy Klass.

Winner, Robert, 1930-
     1982-1990           Letters   3p        F356
          Note:  Includes photocopies of poems and reviews, a typescript poem by Margaret
          Ryan, and programs.

Wojahn, David, 1953-
     1991 Apr 29         TLS       1p        F24

Wright, Charles D., 1931-1978.
     1965 Jun 9          TLS       1p        F359

Wright, Charles, 1935-
     [1991]              ANS       1p        F28
          Note:  Written on a biographical sheet.
     1991 Apr 25         ALS       2p        F24
          Note:  Includes photocopies of two poems by Wright.

Yglesias, Jose
     1991 Nov 21         TLS       2p        F367
     [n.d.]              ANS       1p        F367
          Note:  Written on a tearsheet of the title page from Yglesias' book "A Wake in
          Ybor City."

Young Bear, Ray A.
     [n.d.]              ALS       1p        F27
          Note:  Includes an article about Young Bear.

Young, Ian
     1988 Oct 4          TLS       1p        F368
          Oct 21         TLS       1p        F368

Zimmer, Paul
     1991 Apr 15         ANS       1p        F24

Zolynas, Al, 1945-
     1991 May 2          TLS       1p        F28
          Note:  Includes biographical information.
     1992:     August 7  TLS       1p        F370

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