James Merrill Papers. 1926-2003
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box-folder   1-14/-  
VI. Audiovisual. [series]: (ca. 22.0 linear feet.)   
Scope: Consists of photographs, negatives, slides, cassette tapes, video tapes, and reel-to-reels.


box-folder   1-10/-  
VI. 1. Photographs. (ca. 18.0 linear feet.)   
Scope: The photographs are divided in the categories below. The folders are only partially labeled. Some are located in oversize.


box-folder   1-6/-  
VI. 1. a. Photographs from James Merrill. (ca. 12.0 linear feet.)   
Scope: There was no apparent original order of these photographs. They are sorted into general categories, including James Merrill, Family, Friends, and Places. However, some photographs may overlap categories. For example, there may be family photographs in with friends, and vice versa.



Scope: Some photographs have labels on the back indentifying the photograph; the labels were put on by staff or scholars. Words written in pencil in brackets [ ], on the back of the photographs were written by staff to identify the photograph. Some photographs are identified by the label on the folder they are in.


box-folder   1/-  
James Merrill. ()   
Scope: Includes photographs of James Merrill as a child, as a young man, in college, in the 1960s and 1970s, as an older man, and professional photographs of him.


box-folder   2/-  
Family. ()   
Scope: Includes photographs of James Merrill's family arranged alphabetically by last name, then general family and friends, and children.


box-folder   3-4/-  
Friends. ()   
Scope: Includes photographs of James Merrill's friends arranged alphabetically by last name and then general groups of friends.


box-folder   5-6/-  
Places. ()   
Scope: Includes photographs of places including 702 Elizabeth, Key West; "The Orchard;" Southampton; Stonington; and others. This group also includes photographs of animals and objects.


box-folder   7/-  
VI. 1. b. Photographs from James Merrill, originally in Vincit Qui Patitur photo album. (ca. 1.5 linear feet.)   
Scope: Includes photographs of James Merrill as a child, as a young man, in military uniform, his family, his friends, places/houses, and others.



Scope: The original order was not maintained. The photographs have been sorted by people and places, then arranged alphabetically by last name or place name. Located in oversize


box-folder   8/-  
VI. 1. c. Photographs relating to David Jackson. (ca. 1.5 linear feet.)   
Scope: Includes photographs of David Jackson, his family, and his friends especially James Merrill.


box-folder   9/-  
VI. 1. d. Photographs from Peter Hooten. (ca. 1.5 linear feet.)   
Scope: Includes photographs from Peter Hooten.


box-folder   10/-  
VI. 1.e. Photographs from Jerl Surratt. (1 folder.)   
Scope: Includes photographs from Jerl Surratt.


box-folder   10/-  
VI. 1. f. Miscellany Photographs. (14 folders.)   
Scope: Includes various miscellaneous photographs.


box-folder   10/-  
VI. 1. g. Possible Duplicate Photographs. (22 folders.)   
Scope: Includes photographs that may be duplicates of photographs in the earlier boxes.


box-folder   10/-  
VI. 1. h. Photographs from James Merrill, originally in blue whale photo album. (1 folder)   
Scope: Includes photographs of James Merrill as a child and his family.



Scope: The original order was maintained. Photo album has been disposed of.


box-folder   10/-  
VI. 1. i. Photographs from James Merrill, originally in photo album labeled Jim. (1 folder)   
Scope: Includes photographs of a house and Merrill's family.



Scope: The original order was maintained.


box-folder   10/-  
VI. 1. j. Photographs from James Merrill, originally in black photo album. (1 folder)   
Scope: Includes photographs of James Merrill as a child and his family.


box-folder   10/-  
VI. 1. k. Photographs from "The Orchard". In scrapbook (1 folder)
box-folder   10/-  
VI. 1. l. Photographs, originally in black photo album. (1 folder)   
Scope: The original order was maintained. Photo album has been disposed of.


box-folder   11-13/-  
VI. 2. Negatives. (ca. 1.25 linear foot.)   
Scope: ca. 500 negatives intermixed with slides, no apparent order.


box-folder   11-13/-  
VI. 3. Slides. (ca. 1.25 linear foot.)   
Scope: ca. 500 slides intermixed with negatives, no apparent order.


box-folder   14/-  
VI. 4. Cassette tapes. (ca. 0.5 linear foot.)
box-folder   14/-  
From John Lord. (34 cassette tapes.)
box-folder   14/-  
Hoiby: Investiture at Cecconi's (Merrill) (1 cassette tape.)
box-folder   14/-  
James Merrill at the Hill-stead, The Sunken Garden Poetry Festival. (1 cassette tape.)
box-folder   14/-  
James Merrill Tribute. (1 cassette tape.)
box-folder   14/-  
Cassette tapes #9-16. (8 cassette tapes.)
box-folder   14/-  
Side A Galen Green Shares New Poems with JM & DJ. ... 1-316-683-0387 . Side B July 25, 1985: Wichita: Drafts: Galen Green . Please Share This Tape . (1 cassette tape.)
box-folder   14/-  
Accession 1700 . A Memorial Tribute to David Kalstone 9/20/1986. New York Pulic Library with J. D. McClatchy, Richard Poirier, Maxine Grofsky, Edmund White, Alec Treuhaft, Charles Kalstone, Alfred Corn, & James Merrill . (1 cassette tape.)
box-folder   12/-  
VI. 5. Video tapes. (ca. 0.5 linear foot.)
box-folder   12/-  
Merrill Memorial, New York Public Library, 5/13/95 . (1 video tape.)
box-folder   12/-  
Found the following in brown mailing envelop labeled Fox/Lorber Associates, Inc., 432 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10016 (to) James Merrill 164 E. 72nd St, New York, NY 10021 . postmarked Feb. 17, 1979. (2 video tapes and DAT 124 tape.)
box-folder   12/-  
Accession 1327 . Poetry Reading, Merrill, Leszek, Tape #1 . (1 DAT 124 tape.)
box-folder   12/-  
Insurance Video, Merrill, NYC Home . (1 video tape.)
box-folder   12/-  
DJM Insurance Tape . Poetry Reading, Merrill, Leszek, Tape #1 . (1 video tape.)
box-folder   12/-  
VI. 6. Reel-to-reels. (ca. 0.5 linear foot.)
box-folder   12/-  
(Radio Prodotti Geloso) piano and readings. (3" reel-to-reel.)
box-folder   12/-  
No title. No tape. (3" reel-to-reel.)
box-folder   12/-  
The Dreamers . (5" reel-to-reel, Agfa.)