Lee Anderson Papers
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VII. The Yale Series of Recorded Poets. [series]:   
Scope: From 1959-1961 Anderson was the coordinator of the Yale Series of Recorded Poets, a recording project in which a number of outstanding British and American poets recorded their poetry for release in the Yale Series. The following material relates from Anderson's involvement with the project.


 
VII. 1. General Correspondence: Yale Poetry Series   
Scope: Includes correspondence relating to Anderson's involvement with the Yale Series and in particular with his later attempts to sell his literary papers to Yale. Starred (*) correspondence is included in the general index to the Lee Anderson Papers. Except where indicated all correspondence is directed to Lee Anderson.


 
Anderson, Lee
 
To Donald Gallup, Curator of American Literature, Yale
 
1961:
 
Jan 19
 
1966:
 
July 6
 
Aug 11,
 
20,
 
25
 
1969:
 
Sept 24 ((Also included, ca. 50pp. legal documents related to Anderson's attempts to sell his papers to Yale).)
 
To Alvin Kernan, Yale University
 
1966:
 
Aug 25
 
To Maynard Mack, English Dept., Yale
 
1966:
 
Aug 4
 
Ellsworth, John S.
 
1966:
 
July 18
 
Gallup, Donald
 
1966:
 
May 31
 
Aug 9,
 
30
 
1968:
 
Feb 29
 
1969:
 
April 14
 
July 1,
 
17,
 
28,
 
28,
 
Aug 8
 
Sept 7
 
1970:
 
Oct 15
 
Nov 10
 
Kone, Elliott, Audio-Visual Dept, Yale
 
1959:
 
June 19
 
June 19
 
Mack, Maynard
 
1966:
 
July 25
 
1969:
 
Oct 20 (2 folders, ca. 60 items)
 
VII. 2. Editorial Matter.   
Scope: Includes material relating to the issuing of specific records in the Yale Series, particularly with editorial matters relating to the jacket copy. Material relating to the following recordings is included:


 
Ted Hughes. (1 folder, 4 items)   
Scope: Includes Lee Anderson's typescript drafts of the jacket copy (3 copies), 17 pp.; along with proofs of the jacket copy.


 
Marianne Moore. (1 folder, 35 items)   
Scope: Included is correspondence related to the recording of Moore, correspondents include Louis Martz, Lee Anderson, and *Geoffrey Hartman who wrote the jacket copy.


 
Louis Simpson. (1 folder, 15 items)   
Scope: Includes correspondence related to the issuing of the record, including letters arranging the recording session, requests for permissions to publishers, and contractual materials. Correspondents include Lee Anderson, Louis Martz, and *Louis Simpson.


 
Vernon Watkins. (Includes Anderson's typescript drafts (4 sets), 24 pp.; one set of proofs; and a photocopy of the record jacket.1 folder, 5 items)   
Scope: Consists of materials relating to the jacket copy which was written by Lee Anderson.


 
Ted Weiss. (1 folder, 13 items)   
Scope: Consists of correspondence related to the issuing of the record, correspondents include Louis Martz, Lee Anderson, and Elliott Kone; one set of corrected proofs for the jacket copy, which was written by Martz; photocopy of the accompanying text for the record.


 
VII. 3. Miscellany. (1 folder, 15 items)   
Scope: Includes various lists of poets, booklets and promotional material relating to the Yale Series, and accompanying texts for three of the records in the series: Conrad Aiken, Lee Anderson, R. P. Blackmur.