William Everson. Papers, ca. 1942-1971.
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The Everson Papers include corresondence between the author and the well-known book dealer Henry Wenning. Wenning was a friend and confidante to a great number of authors, many of whom are included in Washington University's Modern Literature Collection. He acted as publisher for Everson's poetry collection, the Blowing of the Seed (1966), and much of this correspondence deals with this book. The collection also contains a number of poetry manuscripts and galley proofs bearing Everson's corrections.


Bartlett, Lee and Allan Campo. William Everson, A Descriptive Bibliography , 1934-1976. (Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1977).

Lapper, Gary. A Bibliographic Introduction to Seventy-Five American Authors . (Berkeley: Serndipity Books, 1976).