James Merrill Papers. 1926-2003
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V. Material Towards Books. [series]: (ca. 11.5 linear feet.)   
Scope: Consists of material towards books including page proofs, galley proofs, business, typescripts/manuscripts, correspondence, drafts, notes, and changes and corrections for the different books by Merrill.


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V.1. The Black Swan. (ca, 90 items, 3 folders.)
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V.1.a. page proofs. (ca. 13 items, 1 folder.)
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V.1.b. typescripts/manuscripts. (4 items, 1 folder.)
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V.1.c. drafts. (ca. 73 items, 1 folder.)
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V.2. First Poems. (ca 22 items, 9 folders.)
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V.2.a. page proofs. (ca. 7 items, 1 folder.)
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V.2.b. galley proofs. (1 item, 1 folder.)
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V.2.c. business. (3 items, 1 folder.)
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V.2.d. typescripts/manuscripts. (5 items, 4 folders.)
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V.2.e. drafts. (4 items, 1 folder.)
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V.2.f. notes. (2 items, 1 folder.)
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V.3. The Seraglio. (ca. 27 items, 4 folders.)
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V.3.a. business. (3 items, 1 folder.)
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V.3.b. typescripts/manuscripts. (1 item, 1 folder.)
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V.3.c. notes. (ca. 23 items, 2 folders.)
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V.3.d. galley proofs. (2 items, 2 folders.)   
Scope: Located in oversize.


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V.4. The Country of a Thousand Years of Peace. (ca. 26 items, 4 folders.)
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V.4.a. page proofs. (ca. 12 items, 1 folder.)
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V.4.b. galley proofs. (3 items, 1 folder.)
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V.4.c. drafts. (ca. 10 items, 1 folder.)
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V.4.d. changes and corrections. (1 item, 1 folder.)
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V.5. Selected Poems. (4 items, 1 folder.)
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V.5.a. typescripts/manuscripts. (4 items, 1 folder.)
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V.6. Water Street. (ca. 29 items, 5 folders.)
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V.6.a. page proofs. (1 item, 1 folder.)
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V.6.b. galley proofs. (ca. 6 items, 1 folder.)
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V.6.c. typescripts/manuscripts. (1 item, 1 folder.)
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V.6.d. drafts. (ca. 20 items 1 folder.)
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V.6.e. changes and corrections. (1 item, 1 folder.)
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V.7. The (Diblos) Notebook. (ca. 136 items, 9 folders.)
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V.7.a. galley proofs. (3 items, 3 folders.)
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V.7.b. business. (4 items, 1 folder.)
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V.7.c. typescripts/manuscripts. (5 items, 1 folder.)
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V.7.d. drafts. (ca. 95 items, 3 folders.)
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V.7.e. notes. (ca. 29 items, 1 folder.)
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V.8. Nights and Days. (ca. 13 items, 4 folders.)
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V.8.a. page proofs. (1 item, 1 folder.)
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V.8.b. galley proofs. (5 items, 1 folder.)
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V.8.c. drafts. (ca. 6 items, 1 folder.)
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V.8.d. galley proofs, The Thousand and Second Night . (1 item, 1 folder.)
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V.9. The Fire Screen. (ca. 14 items, 7 folders.)
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V.9.a. page proofs. (1 item, 1 folder.)
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V.9.b. galley proofs. (3 items, 3 folders.)
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V.9.c. typescripts/manuscripts. (1 item, 1 folder.)
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V.9.d. drafts. (ca. 8 items, 1 folder.)
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V.9.e. changes and corrections. (1 item, 1 folder.)
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V.10. Braving the Elements. (ca. 8 items, 5 folders.)
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V.10.a. page proofs. (2 items, 1 folder.)
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V.10.b. galley proofs. (1 item, 1 folder.)
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V.10.c. typescripts/manuscripts. (1 item, 1 folder.)
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V.10.d. drafts. (3 items, 1 folder.)
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V.10.e. changes and corrections. (1 item, 1 folder.)
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V.11. The Yellow Pages. (ca. 25 items, 10 folders.)
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V.11.a. page proofs. (4 items, 3 folders.)
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V.11.b. business. (ca. 13 items, 1 folder.)
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V.11.c. typescripts/manuscripts. (ca. 6 items, 5 folders.)
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V.11.d. correspondence. (2 items, 1 folder.)
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V.12. Divine Comedies. (ca. 809 items, 18 folders.)
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V.12.a. galley proofs. (1 item, 1 folder.)
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V.12.b. drafts. (ca. 9 items, 2 folders.)
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V.12.c. changes and corrections. (1 item, 1 folder.)
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V.12.d. typescripts/manuscripts, The Book of Ephraim . (1 item, 1 folder.)
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V.12.e. drafts, The Book of Ephraim . (ca. 394 items, 7 folders.)
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V.12.f. notes, The Book of Ephraim . (ca. 403 items, 5 folders.)
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V.12.g. changes and corrections. The Book of Ephraim . (1 item, 1 folder.)
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V.13. Mirabell: Books of Number. (ca. 642 items, 17 folders.)
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V.13.a. page proofs. (1 item, 1 folder.)
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V.13.b. business. (2 items, 1 folder.)
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V.13.c. typescripts/manuscripts. (1 item, 1 folder.)
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V.13.d. drafts. (ca. 306 items, 7 folders.)
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V.13.e. notes. (ca. 330 items, 5 folders.)
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V.13.f. changes and corrections. (2 items, 1 folder.)
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V.14. Scripts for the Pageant. (ca. 1166 items, 14 folders.)
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V.14.a. galley proofs. (1 item, 1 folder.)
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V.14.b. business. (1 item, 1 folder.)
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V.14.c. typescripts/manuscripts. (1 item, 1 folder.)
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V.14.d. drafts. (ca. 420 items, 6 folders.)
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V.14.e. notes. (ca. 740 items, 5 folders.)
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V.14.f. changes and corrections. (3 items, 1 folder.)
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V.15. The Changing Light at Sandover. (ca. 24 items, 5 folders.)
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V.15.a. page proofs. (2 items, 1 folder.)
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V.15.b. business. (2 items, 1 folder.)
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V.15.c. drafts. (ca. 15 items, 1 folder.)
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V.15.d. changes and corrections. (4 items, 1 folder.)
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V.15.e. late revisions. (1 item, 1 folder.)
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V.16. From the First Nine. (ca. 10 items, 4 folders.)
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V.16.a. typescripts/manuscripts. (4 items, 2 folders.)
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V.16.b. drafts. (5 items, 1 folder.)
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V.16.c. changes and corrections. (1 item, 1 folder.)
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V.17. Late Settings. (ca. 20 items, 2 folders.)
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V.17.a. drafts. (ca. 20 items, 2 folders.)
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V.18. Recitative. (2 items, 1 folder.)
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V.18.a. business. (2 items, 1 folder.)
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V.19. The Inner Room. (ca. 8 items, 4 folders.)
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V.19.a. galley proofs. (1 item, 1 folder.)
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V.19.b. business. (1 item, 1 folder.)
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V.19.c. drafts. (ca. 6 items, 2 folders.)
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V.19.d. book cover proof (ca. 2 items, 1 folder)   
Scope: Located in oversize.


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V.20. Selected Poems (1946-1985). (ca. 10 items, 3 folders.)
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V.20.a. page proofs. (1 item, 1 folder.)
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V.20.b. drafts. (ca. 8 items,1 folder.)
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V.20.c. changes and corrections. (1 item, 1 folder.)
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V.21. A Different Person (ca. 149 items, 17 folders.)
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V.21.a. page proofs. (2 items, 1 folder.)
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V.21.b. business. (3 items, 1 folder.)
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V.21.c. typescripts/manuscripts. (3 items, 3 folders.)
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V.21.d. drafts. (ca. 128 items, 10 folders.)
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V.21.e. notes. (ca. 11 item, 1 folder.)
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V.21.f. changes and corrections. (2 items, 1 folder.)
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V.22. A Scattering of Salts. (ca. 40 items, 14 folders.)
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V.22.a. page proofs. (3 items, 3 folders.)
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V.22.b. typescripts/manuscripts. (3 items, 2 folders.)
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V.22.c. drafts. (ca. 33 items, 8 folders.)
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V.22.d. galley proofs, Self-Portrait in Tyvek Winbreaker . (1 item, 1 folder.)
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V.23. Unidentified. (1 item, 1 folder.)
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V.22.a. page proofs. (1 item, 1 folder.)
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V.24. Small Press Publications. (3 items, 3 folders.)
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V.24.a. Ideas, Etc . (1 item, 1 folder.)   
Scope: Page proof from one poem in the publication, with holograph annotations and revisions.


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V.24.b. Peter . (1 item, 1 folder.)   
Scope: Title page and page signed by JM that describes publication information.


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V.24.c. Unidentified. (1 item, 1 folder.)   
Scope: Page proofs.