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Claire, William F.

William F. Claire card to Timothy Murray

2013 September 5


Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 099, F950


Creator: Claire, William F.


Title: William F. Claire card to Timothy Murray


Inclusive Dates: 2013 September 5


Extent: 1 item (2 p.)


Abstract: American poet and editor William Claire inscribed this card, on which is printed his poem, "Thinking of Anais Nin," to University of Delaware Librarian Timothy Murray.


Language: Materials entirely in English.



Citation

MSS 099, F950, William F. Claire card to Timothy Murray, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.

Shelving Summary

Box 66, F950: Shelved in SPEC MSS 099 manuscript boxes

Location

Special Collections, University of Delaware Library / Newark, Delaware 19717-5267 / Phone: 302-831-2229 / Fax: 302-831-6003 / URL: http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/

Source

Gift of William Claire, September 2013.

Processing

Processed and encoded by Anita Wellner, November 2013.


The collection is open for research.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. Please contact Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, http://www.lib.udel.edu/cgi-bin/askspec.cgi


Biographical Note

American poet and editor William F. Claire (1935- ) was founding editor and publisher of Voyages, a national literary magazine published in Washington, D.C., during the 1960s and 1970s.

Additionally Claire has edited and published books relating to Alan Swallow, Mark Van Doren, the poetry of Michelangelo, and physicians as writers. He is also the author of several books of poetry, From a Southern France Notebook (1974), The Strange Coherence of Our Dreams: Poems (1973) and Poems: a Selection (2004).

Sources:

"William Francis Claire." Contemporary Authors Online (reproduced in Gale Biography In Context). http://ic.galegroup.com (accessed November 18, 2013).


Scope and Content Note

American poet and editor William Claire inscribed this card, on which is printed his poem, "Thinking of Anais Nin," to University of Delaware Librarian Timothy Murray.

Sent in September of 2013, the verso of this card bears a handwritten note from William Claire to Murray in which he refers to his recent gift of an Arthur Mizener letter to John Monagan.


Selected Search Terms

Personal Names
Claire, William F.--Correspondence.
Nin, Anaïs, 1903-1977--Correspondence.
Topical Terms
Poets, American--History--20th century--Correspondence.
Form/Genre Terms
Card.
Personal Contributors
Murray, Timothy, 1950- , correspondent.

Related Materials in this Repository

This item forms part of MSS 099 Miscellaneous Literary and Historical Manuscripts.

MSS 099, F935, William Claire Collection of James T. Farrell


Detailed Contents List

Autograph card signed, 2013 September 5   [Box 66 F950]