James Merrill Papers. 1926-2003
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IX. Realia. [series]: (ca. 2.5 linear feet.)   
Scope: Consists of James Merrill's awards, book, glasses, camera, baby clothes and shoes, etc.


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Medal. ()   
Scope: The Lawrenceville Medal for Eminent Achievement: 3.5" diameter silver medal with red and black ribbon necklace, engraved on back James I. Merrill '43, October 11, 1991. In wooden box.


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Medal. ()   
Scope: The National Arts Club: 2.5" diameter bronze medal, with lady on front holding award with words Medal of Honor, engraved on back For Distinction in Literature, James Merrill, February 23, 1989. In box.


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Medal. ()   
Scope: Brandeis University Creative Arts Award: 3" diameter bronze medal with woman, man/horse, and boy with trumpet on front, engraved on back Poetry, James Merrill, 1985. In box.


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Medal. ()   
Scope: The Elmer H. Bobst Award for Contributing to Arts & Letters: 3" diameter bronze medal, with face of Elmer H. Bobst on front, with wording on back The Bobst Library, New York University with image of the library building. In box.


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Medal. ()   
Scope: The New York Public Library Literary Lions 10th Anniversary.


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Medal. ()   
Scope: State of Connecticut, Connecticut Commission on the Arts, Arts Award. In box.


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Medal. ()   
Scope: National Book Award


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Prize. ()   
Scope: The Los Angeles Times Book Prize.


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Award. ()   
Scope: The Golden Plate Award (When John Ashberry received it, he said I wonder if it's dishwasher proof?)


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Award. ()   
Scope: The Presidents Club of Florida State University Honors James I. Merrill as a Member


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Medal. ()   
Scope: The Golden Plate Award Medal: 2.5" diameter gold medal with purple ribbon necklace, wtih seated woman statue on front with words Gathering of the Greats, with wording on the back American Academy of Achievement, Banquet of the Golden Plate.


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Pin. ()   
Scope: The American Academy of Arts and Letters: 1x1" pin with horse with wings, engraved on back James Merrill, December 1, 1989.


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Medal. ()   
Scope: The Sabrina Society of Amherst College: 2.75" diameter golden medal, with seated lady statue on front, with wording on back It Asks of Us a Certain Height, Robert Frost At Amherst, 1963 with building and trees.


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Pair of eye glasses. ()   
Scope: Green glasses in red leather case.


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Poster. ()   
Scope: Poster 38x12", The whole view of Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall in mailing tube.


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Poster. ()   
Scope: Poster 11x14", announcing poetry reading by JM. Located in oversize.


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Poster. ()   
Scope: Poster 16x24", announcing poetry reading by JM at the Unversity of Western Ontario. Located in oversize.


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Poster. ()   
Scope: Poster 14x22", announcing poetry reading by JM at Princeton Unversity. Located in oversize.


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Poster. ()   
Scope: Poster 15x23", announcing Mary McCarthy tribute at Vassar College. Located in oversize.


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Poster. ()   
Scope: Poster 10.5x16.5", announcing the publication of A Different Person. 4 copies. Located in oversize.


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The Changing Light At Sandover . ()   
Scope: By James Merrill, New York: Atheneum, 1983. Los Angeles Times Book Prize.


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Camera. ()   
Scope: JM's camera.


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Photograph. ()   
Scope: 2.75x6" photo stand-up wooden cutout of James Merrill as a young boy.


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Silver cup. ()   
Scope: Silver cup, with James Ingram Merrill engraved with leaves, in brown flannel bag with words Tiffany & Co., New York.


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Silverware. ()   
Scope: Silver silverware includes: baby spoon with engraving of This little piggy went to market and Jim, baby fork, butter knife, spread knife, spoon with long skinny end.


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Baby shoe. ()   
Scope: One baby shoe, coated so gold/copper in color and stiff.


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Baby boots. ()   
Scope: Pair of bronzed baby boots, engraved on each bottom is Jimmy Merrill 1926. Each came in a plastic sack with handwritten label by Hellen Ingram Plummer, James Ingram Merrill's first shoes, 1927.


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Death mask. ()   
Scope: Death mask of James Merrill made out of white plaster.


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Nametag. ()   
Scope: American Academy of Achievement nametag, James Merrill, Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, with words on ribbon 1991 Salute to Excellence Weekend, June 27-29, Guest of Honor.


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Baby clothes. ()   
Scope: Baby clothes:


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Plastic canvas piece. ()   
Scope: Plastic canvas piece, with green background and words Pieces, James, and March with additional decoration.


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Stationery. ()   
Scope: James Merrill, 165 East 72nd Street, Apt. 9A, New York, New York 10021 and envelop with address on back flap.


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Baby's Own Book . ()   
Scope: James Merrill's baby book with photographs.


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Journal. ()   
Scope: Blank journal, 6.5x8.75".


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Business cards ()
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Yale graduation hood, blue ()
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Amherest graduation hood, purple ()
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Citation. ()   
Scope: New York University Presidential Citation for James Merrill, in burgundy leather folder.


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Unidentified artwork ()   
Scope: Located in oversize.


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Scrapbooks and Photo Albums ()