James Merrill Papers. 1926-2003
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I. Correspondence. [series]: (ca. 83.5 linear feet.)   
Scope: Consists of general correspondence, family correspondence, business correspondence, correspondence to Frederick Buechner, correspondence from Charles P. Curtis, correspondence in Greek, and unidentified correspondence.


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I. 1. General Correspondence. (ca. 62.5linear feet.)
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I. 1. a. General Correspondence from James Merrill. (ca. 9.0 linear feet.)   
Scope: This is arranged alphabetically by recipient's last name.


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I. 1. b. General Correspondence to James Merrill. (ca. 53.0 linear feet.)   
Scope: This is arranged alphabetically by author's last name.


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I. 1. c. General Correspondence Neither from Nor to James Merrill. (ca. 0.5 linear feet.)   
Scope: This is arranged alphabetically then chronologically.


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I. 2. Family Correspondence. (ca. 8.0 linear feet.)   
Scope:


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I. 2. a. Uncataloged. (ca. 7.5 linear feet.)   
Scope:


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I.2.a.i. Family Correspondence from James Merrill. (ca. 3.5 linear feet.)   
Scope: Arranged alphabetically by last name of recipient.


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I.2.a.ii. Family Correspondence to James Merrill. (ca. 3.0 linear feet.)   
Scope: Arranged alphabetically by last name of author.


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I.2.a.iii. Family Correspondence Neither from Nor to James Merrill. (ca. 1.0 linear feet, ca. 309 items)   
Scope: Includes correspondence relating to James Merrill and Family, correspondence between Chalres E. Merrill, Sr. and Kinta Desmare, correspondence to Hellen Ingram Merrill Plummer from family and friends.


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I. 2. b. Cataloged. (ca. 0.5 linear feet.)
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I.2.b.i. Family Correspondence from James Merrill. (ca. 208 items.)   
Scope: Arranged alphabetically by last name of recipient.


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(I.2.b.ii. Family Correspondence to James Merrill.) (ca. 5 items.)   
Scope: Arranged alphabetically by first name of author.


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(I.2.b.iii. Family Correspondence Neither from Nor to James Merrill.) (ca. 11 item.)   
Scope: Arranged alphabetically.


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I. 3. Business Correspondence. (ca. 7.0 linear feet.)   
Scope: This is arranged alphabetically by organization name.


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I. 4. Correspondence to Frederick Buechner. (ca. 3.0 linear feet.)   
Scope: Consists of photocopies of the correspondence, arranged chronologically.


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I. 5. Correspondence from Charles P. Curtis. (ca. 0.5 linear feet.)   
Scope: Consists of correspondence from Charles P. Curtis to Ellen and Nelly about his big game hunting trip in Africa, housed in a scrapbook, ca. 30 letters, arranged chronologically.


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I. 6. Correspondence in Greek. (ca. 0.5 linear feet.)   
Scope: Uncatalogued.


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I.6.a. Identified. (ca. 106 items)
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I.6.b. Unidentified. (ca. 108 items)
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I. 7. Unidentified Correspondence. (ca. 2.0 linear feet.)
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(I.7.a. Uncataloged) (1.5 linear feet.)
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(I.7.a.i. Unidentified Correspondence from James Merrill.) (ca. 13 items.)   
Scope: Arranged alphabetically by first name of recipient.


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(I.7.a.ii. Unidentified Correspondence to James Merrill.) (ca. 935 items.)   
Scope:


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(I.7.a.ii.1. Unidentified Correspondence to James Merrill: A - Z.) (ca. 783 items.)   
Scope: Arranged alphabetically by first name of author or first letter of first name, when the full name could not be made out.


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(I.7.a.ii.2. Unidentified Correspondence to James Merrill: Illegible.) (ca. 80 items.)   
Scope: Arranged chronologically.


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(I.7.a.ii.3. Unidentified Correspondence to James Merrill: Unidentified.) (ca. 72 items.)   
Scope: Arranged chronologically.


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(I.7.a.iii. Unidentified Correspondence Neither to Nor from James Merrill.) (ca. 38 items.)   
Scope: Arranged alphabetically, then chronologically.


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(I.7.a.iv. Unidentified Family Correspondence.) (ca. 33 items.)   
Scope:


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I.7.a.iv.1. From JM. (No items.)
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I.7.a.iv.2. To JM. (ca. 3 items.)   
Scope: Arranged alphabetically by first name of author.


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I.7.a.iv.3. Neither from Nor to JM. (ca. 30 items.)   
Scope: Arranged alphabetically.


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(I.7.b. Cataloged) (0.5 linear feet.)
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(I.7.b.i. Unidentified Correspondence from James Merrill.) (ca. 14 items.)   
Scope: Arranged in reverse chronological order.


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(I.7.b.ii. Unidentified Correspondence to James Merrill.) ()   
Scope:


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(I.7.b.ii.1. Unidentified Correspondence to James Merrill: A - Z.) (ca. 23 items.)   
Scope: Arranged alphabetically by first name of author.


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(I.7.b.ii.2. Unidentified Correspondence to James Merrill: Illegible.) (1 item.)   
Scope: Arranged chronologically.


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(I.7.b.ii.3. Unidentified Correspondence to James Merrill: Unidentified.) (ca 3 items.)   
Scope: Arranged chronologically.


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(I.7.b.iii. Unidentified Correspondence Neither to Nor from James Merrill.) (No items.)   
Scope:


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(I.7.b.iv. Unidentified Family Correspondence.) (No items.)   
Scope:


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II. Journals. [series]: (ca. 7.5 linear feet.)   
Scope: Consists of James Merrill's journals, David Kalstone's journals, and Bernard de Zogheb's journal.


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II. 1. James Merrill's Journals. (ca. 6.0 linear feet.)   
Scope: Consists of James Merrill's journals with auto entries by Merrill, arranged chronologically by the first date noted in each journal. The dates listed are the beginning and ending dates found in each journal. However, some pages are undated and the dates may be sporadic throughout the journals.


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JNL 68. ()   
Scope: Index Available/Notebook B


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Scope: Index Avaiable/Notebook C


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Scope: Index Available/Notbook D


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Scope: Index Available/Notebook E


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Scope: Missing as of 2003: May 6


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JNL 67. ()   
Scope: Index Available/Notebook J


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Scope: Index Available/Notebook I


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Scope: Index Available/Notebook H


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Scope: Index Available/Notebook L


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Scope: Index Available/Notebook G


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Scope: Index Available/Notebook F


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JNL 70. ()   
Scope: Index Available/Notebook A


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Scope: Missing as of 2003: May 6


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II. 2. David Kalstone's Journals. (ca. 1.0 linear feet.)   
Scope: Consists of David Kalstone's (1932-1986, American author) bound venetian journals and daily agenda books, with auto entries by Kalstone, arranged chronologically. (Accession 17250).


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Journal.   
Scope: Venice.


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Journal.   
Scope: Venice. Includes printed program for A Memorial Tribute to David Kalstone, held September 20, 1986, at the New York Public Library.The program contains tributes made at the service by J. D. McClatchy, Richard Poirier, Maxine Groffsky, Edmund White, Alec Treuhaft, Charles Kalstone, Alfred Corn, and James Merrill. Also see Accession #17000, Series VI.4. Audiovisual, cassette tapes: A Memorial Tribute to David Kalstone 9/20/1986. New York Public Library with J. D. McClatchy, Richard Poirier, Maxine Groffsky, Edmund White, Alec Treuhaft, Charles Kalstone, Alfred Corn, and James Merrill.


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Journal.   
Scope: Venice.


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Journal.
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Daily Agenda.
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Daily Agenda.
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Daily Agenda.   
Scope: New York.


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Daily Agenda.
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II. 3. Bernard de Zogheb's Journal. (0.5 linear feet, 1 item.)   
Scope: Spiral notebook with letters from various people to Bernard de Zogheb pasted onto the notebook pages.


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III. Ouija Material. [series]: (ca. 1.5 linear feet.)   
Scope: Consists of transcripts from James Merrill's sessions with the Ouija board, which were used as inspirations for some of his poetry. These are arranged by format (bound, notebook, and looseleaf) and then chronologically within each group.


 
III.1. Bound Ouija material. (ca. 0.5 linear feet.)
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Ouija transcripts. (1 item.)   
Scope: Ts, (black binder), pages 1 - 184.


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Ouija transcripts. (1 item.)   
Scope: Ts, (white binder), pages 185 - 319.


 
III.2. Ouija Notebook material. (ca. 0.5 linear feet.)
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Ouija notebook. (1 item.)
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Ouija notebook. (1 item.)   
Scope: Athens.


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Ouija notebook. (1 item.)
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Ouija notebook. (1 item.)
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Ouija notebook. (1 item.)
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Ouija notebook. (1 item.)   
Scope: Includes TLS, to James Merrill from Bruce Taylor, 1981: February 5, 1p.


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Ouija notebook. (1 item.)
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Ouija notebook. (1 item.)
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Ouija notebook. (1 item.)
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Ouija notebook. (1 item.)
 
III.3. Looseleaf Ouija material. (ca. 0.5 linear feet.)
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Individual Ouija sessions. (ca. 10 items.)   
Scope: Ts and Ts[x]


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Ouija transcripts. (2 items.)   
Scope: Ts[x] and Ms[x]


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Ouija transcripts. (ca. 31 item.)   
Scope: Ms


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Individual Ouija sessions. (ca. 4 items.)   
Scope: Ts and Ms


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Ouija session re: DMC, Yanni. (1 item.)   
Scope: Ts


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Ouija session re: Changing Light. (ca. 3 items.)   
Scope: Ms


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Ouija transcripts. (ca. 4 items.)   
Scope: Ms


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Ouija transcripts. (1 item.)   
Scope: Ts, pages 231-308.


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Ouija transcripts. (1 item.)   
Scope: Ts[x] (copy of most of above material), pages 229-302.


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Individual Ouija sessions. (1 item.)   
Scope: Ts[x]


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Individual Ouija sessions. (1 item.)   
Scope: Ms


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IV. Manuscripts [series]: (ca. 19.0 linear feet.)   
Scope: Consists of material by James Merrill and by others.


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IV.1 Manuscripts by James Merrill (ca. 15.5 linear feet.)   
Scope: Consists of poems; poetic sequences; prose; drama; translations; miscellaneous manuscripts; and unidentified manuscripts by James Merrill.


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IV.1.a. Poems (ca. 7.5 linear feet)   
Scope: Consists of individual poems by Merrill, arranged alphabetically by title or first line.


 
An Abdication (8 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 248


 
About the Phoenix (36 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 110


 
Accumulations of the Sea (15 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 9


 
Acrostic (11 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 817


 
Advice to Galatea (2 items)   
Scope: Not published; also titled Advice to a Statue / "April 1945"


 
After an Estrangement (6 items)   
Scope: Also titled After a Quarrel


 
After Cavafy (3 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 853


 
After My Mother's Death (1 item)   
Scope: Not published ; on yellow paper, pencil, with list of poems such as "1002nd Night" that appear in Nights and Days


 
After Greece (25 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 134


 
After the Ball (9 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 486


 
After the Fire (17 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 296


 
"After the mutual turning of the head" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
Afternoon Sun (3 items)   
Scope: Not published; includes a page of "Variations: White Stag, Black Bear;" one draft on typed copy of "Little Fallacy"


 
"The Air was moth-involving and the light" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "July 1945"


 
Alabaster (52 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 604


 
Alessio and the Zinnias (17 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 668


 
"All day the Spanish woman has been in a temper" (2 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Among the Mosaics (17 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Amsterdam (12 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 87


 
Amy Lowell Walks in Her Garden (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "May, 1943;" 34 lines blank verse


 
Anatomy Is Destiny (2 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Angel (7 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 160


 
Annie Hill (58 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Annie Hill's Grave (7 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 158


 
Another April (12 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 318


 
Another August (7 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 257


 
Another Postscript (7 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 829


 
Arabian Night (22 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 504


 
Arclight (17 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 468


 
The Art Dealer (12 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 196


 
Ascendancy of Children (9 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 912


 
"At Dottie Travis' pool" (1 pink note card)   
Scope: Not published; Pool at 1000 Peachtree Battle Ave NW


 
"At last it is cooler, thanks" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
At Mamallapurdam (3 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 811


 
At Sea (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
"At 75 one's sights en- / large" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
"At sunrise no devotions" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
Autumn 1960 (7 items)   
Scope: Not published under this title; titled "Elegy" except for last draft, dated 1961; next to last draft of "Elegy" dated Autumn 1960; note on one draft "NY Times Summer 1961;" one draft entitled "Two Elegies," with "The Art Dealer;" published as Autumn Elegy Collected Poems p. 735


 
Awaiting Developments (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; typed white note card


 
Banks of a Stream Where Creatures Bathe (33 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 325


 
A Bag of Peanuts for John Hollander (10 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 733


 
Bareness: A Final Word (3 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Bath Poem (10 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 707


 
Beauty is Dead (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "Dec. 1941"


 
The Bed (4 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 703


 
"Begin with the black crust of flesh" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
Beginner's Greek (2 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 809; "James I. Merrill, '43;" May 1944 at bottom; all 3 drafts 1944


 
The Bequest (9 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 736


 
Between Us (7 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 189


 
"Beware of making know the things you know" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
Big Mirror Outdoors (37 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 590


 
Birth and Death of Harlequin (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "November, 1942"


 
"Bird, breast but the shallow air" (2 items)   
Scope: Not published; "May 1945"


 
Birthday (2 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 708


 
A Birthday Cake for D.; From J. and J. C. (2 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Birthmark (2 items)   
Scope: Not published; "28.ix.75"


 
Black (?)   
Scope: Not published; "July, 1925"


 
Black Mesa (30 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 329


 
The Black Swan (4 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 3


 
The Black Swan (1 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 3; "Keep separate--these sheets included w/Friar letters," but only one sheet.


 
The Blind (4 items)   
Scope: Not published; "November 1943"


 
Blow Voyage (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "Orient Express 1983"


 
Blue and White (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "June, 1943"


 
Blue and Gold (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "September, 1942"


 
The Blue Grotto (12 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 462


 
b o d y (9 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 646


 
Bouquet in Time (5 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Breakfast Nook (7 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
The Broken Bowl (7 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 2


 
The Broken Home (36 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 197


 
Bronze 2 (17 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 449


 
"But that was then. The new improved tomato" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
Byzantium Revisited (17 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
"A cache of spirits is all I can offer now" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; 4 lines on a yellow note card


 
Calypso Duet: The Uglies (2 items)   
Scope: Not published; also titled Song of the Uglies


 
The Candid Decorator (7 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 717


 
A Carpet Not Bought (16 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 202


 
Carte du Jour -- 4 Mars 1950 (2 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 2 ; in French, quatrains


 
The Case Worker (4 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 743


 
The Cast Away (6 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 750


 
The Cat (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
The Catch-All (4 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 769


 
"Catherine, Walter" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "8 - ix - 61;" 6 verse praising, thanking people


 
Channel 13 (12 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 461


 
The Charioteer of Delphi (5 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 74


 
Charles on Fire (6 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 195


 
"Charlotte's amaryllis, bloom by bloom" (3 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Charts (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
Chees! (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; limerick


 
Child of the Earth (2 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 766; crossed out: "Nina de la tierra" "1969"


 
Childhood Visit (4 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Childlessness (16 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 148


 
Chimes for Yahya (56 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 371


 
Chinese Poem (1 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 849


 
Christmas, 1500 (4 items)   
Scope: Not published; Note: folder states 2 pages; story of Anthony's contrition, setting Florence; "January, August, November, 1942"


 
Christmas Tree (7 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 866


 
Clearing the Title (47 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 406


 
Cloud Country (1 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 11


 
Coda: The Higher Keys (3 items)   
Scope: Published in The Changing Light


 
Col Tempo (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; love poem for David in Jamaica


 
"Come noiosa era la mia vita!" (2 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
The Cone (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "February 1945"


 
Conservatory (6 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 17


 
Conversation (2 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Cornwall (14 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 571


 
Cosmo (13 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 650


 
The Cosmological Eye (15 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 681; also titled The Blue Eye


 
Country Music (7 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 756


 
The Country of a Thousand Years of Peace (6 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 57


 
"Cowards and poets must die many times" (2 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Crocheted Curtain (20 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 742


 
The Cruise (3 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 92


 
Crystal Ball (6 items)   
Scope: Not published; folder states 1 item


 
The Current (6 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 204


 
Dancing, Joyously Dancing (1 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 14


 
La Danse, From the French of Pierre Louys (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "July, 1942"


 
"David dear, David dear" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "(with gift of a salt dish)"


 
David's Night in Veliés (12 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 255


 
David's Watercolor (18 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 503


 
"The day I changed my brand of cigarettes" (1 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. n;


 
The Day of the Eclipse (43 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 104


 
A Day on the Connecticut River (24 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 444


 
Days of 1956 (2 items)   
Scope: Not published; folder states one item


 
Days of 1941 and '44 (23 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 425


 
Days of 1944 (19 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 868; also titled To Wake (Days of 1994), Summer Visits (1994)


 
Days of 1908 (3 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 803


 
Days of 1971 (44 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 348


 
Days of 1964 (23 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 220


 
Days of 1935 (65 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 3; also titled Days of 1934


 
Dead Center (4 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 540


 
"Dear hunter, carry but this bow" (2 items)   
Scope: Not published; first letters of 5 line poem spell DAVID


 
Death of a Millionaire (2 items)   
Scope: Not published; quatrain


 
Death Masks (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "July, 1942"


 
Debut (8 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Declaration Day (16 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 494; Dedication [1943] "to my mother;" "June-August 1943," sonnet


 
Dedication (1 item)   
Scope: Not publishedsonnet, also to his mother?


 
A Dedication (4 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 123


 
Delft After Vermeer (1 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 741


 
Desdemona (2 items)   
Scope: Not published; folder states one item; on typed page, an additional poem, Titania


 
Desert Hotel with Frog Amulet (23 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 764


 
Destiny of Gestures (3 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Developers at Crystal River (10 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 413


 
The Diary of the Duc De L*** (10 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 697


 
Do Not Be Simple, Do Not Be Sweet (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "February 1946"


 
Domestic Architecture (14 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 838


 
Domino (11 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 419


 
Donne (2 items)   
Scope: Not published; on John Donne?; "January 1944"


 
The Doodler (15 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 98


 
Doorknob (4 items)   
Scope: Not published; "11.xi.85"


 
A Downward Look (16 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 589


 
A Dream (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "October, 1943"


 
Dream (Escape) (26 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 1150


 
Dreams about Clothes (4 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 345


 
The Drowning Poet (2 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 12


 
The Dunes (10 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 82


 
"Dusk to the green lagoon comes green." (2 items)   
Scope: Not published; "circa 1949"


 
"Each day's sufficient poetry" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
Early Settlers (13 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 709


 
Earth Air Water Fire (2 items)   
Scope: Not published; "July, November, 1943"


 
"Eat me," say these mushrooms clearly" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; typed on yellow card, birthday of "Charlee"


 
Eclogue (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
Economic Man (18 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 729


 
L'Egyptienne (2 items)   
Scope: Not published; "June 1942"


 
Eight Bits (22 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 538; includes Death of a Millionaire


 
18 West 11th Street (21 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 314


 
Electra: A Translation (25 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 343; "Summer '71;" also titled Seascape with Dentist


 
; Elegy Before Death (5 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Elegy for the Dying (5 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
"Elizabeth, you should have" (3 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Embarkation Sonnets (1 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 692


 
The Emigration (2 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Empedecles (2 items)   
Scope: Not published; "22.ix.79"


 
En Route (5 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 821; "25.viii;" also titled "A Marriage"


 
Entrance from Sleep (1 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 13


 
Envoi (7 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 726


 
The Enoy (2 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 244


 
Epithalamium (5 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 825


 
Equinox (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
"Escaping by a flap of leather" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
Eureka (2 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Europa (4 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 701


 
Eve Addresses the Serpent (4 items)   
Scope: Not published; "November 1944"


 
Evening on the Hilltop (8 items)   
Scope: Not published; "12.viii.89"


 
Facing the Wall (13 items)   
Scope: Not published; also titled Slides


 
The Falls (3 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Family Tree (2 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Family Week at Oracle Ranch (43 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 654


 
"The fan of silk you flourish in your hand" (2 items)   
Scope: Not published; sonnet


 
Farewell (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; to Kimon Friar?


 
Farewell Performance (40 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 581; draft page of Geiger Counter


 
A Fever (32 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 259


 
The Fifteenth Summer (9 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 507; also titled Youth and The Fourteenth Summer


 
Figures in a Legendary Glade (12 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 31


 
Fire Poem (1 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 59


 
First Poems (7 items)   
Scope: Not published; also titled Juvenilia; "First Poems for Frederick Buechner "12.i.79;" also dated "1972" and "4.i.73;" on Amherst College stationary 4 quatrains


 
Five Inscriptions (7 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 818


 
Five Old Favorites (41 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 152; also titled Five Leaves from the Album in the Waiting Room


 
"Flattered all summer" (3 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Fleche d'Or (12 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 347


 
The Flint Eye (2 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 6


 
Flying from Byzantium (25 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 251; 1 page titled "Goodbye [Adieu] and After


 
Foliage of Vision (1 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 27


 
Following the Lieder (2 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
For a Bestiary (38 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 686


 
Dedicatory poem for Eleanor [']s Copy of Water Street (3 items)   
Scope: Not published; filed in the "F's" because first draft title "for E."?; also for G. for R. and I.


 
For Frank Taylor on his 69th Birthday (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
"For I am white, but O my soul is black" (6 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
"For Isabel" (1 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, pink note card w/ stamp of E. Dickinson; quatrain; "21.vii.81"


 
"For JMB a 70" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; quatrain in red ink


 
For John Hollander (7 items)   
Scope: Not published; 24.iii.88; also titled In the Study and Little Hall


 
For my Father (1 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 781; "16 July 1950;" 5 lines on "despair is over for a time"


 
For Proust (10 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 139


 
For Proust, II (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
For the Poet (3 items)   
Scope: Not published; "July 1945;" "The marble eye will never close but who;" For S. T. J., Jr. 1?; "July 1945"


 
The Formal Lovers (24 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 686


 
The Forms of Death (10 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Fort Lauderdale (2 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 820


 
Fountain in Disuse, Athens (15 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 723


 
The Fountain of Age (4 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Four Little Poems (7 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 25


 
Four Transmissions in Code (1 item)   
Scope: Not Published; two typed lines on postcard; "2/1"


 
The Friend of the Fourth Decade (26 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 228


 
From a Notebook (10 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 130


 
From Morning to Morning (10 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 679


 
From the Cupola 2 (65 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 207


 
From the Cutting Room Floor (29 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 463


 
The Formal Lovers (3 items)   
Scope: Not published; folder states 1 item


 
"Small beyond great swaying glooms" (1 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 739; from "The Broken Home" in Collected Poems


 
Fragment for Voice and Ukelele (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; typewritten on blue note card addressed to Peter Hooten, 20 East 17 Street NY; "1.ix.84"


 
"Francisco on his shelf" (1 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 513; from The Image Maker


 
"Fruit on the table. How we have loved it, taste" (2 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Full Moon: Letter to T (3 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 754


 
The Furnished Room (6 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 18; also titled Eden, Idyll, Winter Idyll


 
Gadfly Triolets (5 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 834; "(DJ from his fond JM)" "for DJ"


 
Garden (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "November 1944"


 
Gentle Afternoon (3 items)   
Scope: Not published; "August 1945"


 
Getting Through (15 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 150


 
Ginger Beef (38 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 535


 
The Girl with the Eyes of Glass (1 item)   
Scope: Not Published; "April 1942"


 
"A glinting torpor / Sacred with venom" (2 items)   
Scope: Not published; "7-8 March 63"


 
Gothic Novel (8 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 810


 
Götterdämmerung (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "October, 1942"


 
Goyesca (3 items)   
Scope: Not published; "ca. 1943 - 4;" ballet danced to Granados' Goyescas, music based upon certain drawings by Goya


 
Grace (9 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 568


 
Grace Abounding (2 items)   
Scope: Not published; "for Grace Stone 1960? 61?"


 
Graffito5 (67 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 7


 
The Grand Canyon (8 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 136


 
The Grape Cure (1 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 29


 
Grass (6 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 405


 
The Great Emigration (28 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 629


 
"Green upon Green" [dedication to From the First Nine] (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; for Harry and Kathleen


 
The Green Eye (6 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 5


 
The Greenhouse (1 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 63


 
"Gusts from the Stadium downhill" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "9.i.73


 
The Harpist (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "August, 1942"


 
The Headdress (6 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
The Hearings (5 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
The Help (16 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 418


 
"Help me love, you who are blind" (5 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
"Here in this circus tent" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; DMc from JM; 30.iv.80


 
Here Today (11 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 836


 
"Here under you bold spell, I cannot prevent" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
The Hermit in the Forest (2 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
The Hero (8 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Here Mozart Sings (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "December, 1942"


 
The Higher Keys (2 folders)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 205


 
Hindu Illuminations (12 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 534


 
"His profile flames, slices the hard wind; then" (4 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Holderlin (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "March 1945"


 
"Holding a lens to magic one is least" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "October 1946"


 
"Holding his mother's hand, less" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; sketch of the face of a female veiled or mummy like


 
Homage to Beardsley (3 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Home Fires (37 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 608


 
The House Fly (14 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 436


 
The Horoscope (2 items)   
Scope: Not published in this form


 
The Hospitable Translators (2 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 830; "Raritan"


 
Hôtel de l'Univers en Portugal (1 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 68


 
Hourglass (2) (5 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 740


 
Hour-Glass (4 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 16


 
The House (7 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 50


 
House by the Water (7 items)   
Scope: Not published; "1963"


 
The House of the Customs Men (1 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 790; "How to make Bob and Doris see the fruits of their half century?;" "15 June 1985"


 
"H.P. (1925-1980)" (11 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 828


 
Human Relations (7 items)   
Scope: Not published; "1957"


 
"I meant for you to have intelligence (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
I never baked a cake before / But now that David's (44 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
"I never yet have seen a human being dead" (3 items)   
Scope: Not published; "May 1944"


 
"I write to kill, when wiles" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "7.vi.67"


 
Icarus (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "November, 1942"


 
Icecap (49 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 569


 
Ideas (12 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 433


 
The Illustrations (15 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 832


 
Impeyan Monal (3 items)   
Scope: Not published; "9.iv.85"


 
"In accents so convincing they nonplus" (2 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
In Amazement (10 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 854 as Minotaur; "Some drafts of 'Minotaur;" "22-25.ix.94"


 
In Monument Valley (8 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 301


 
In Nine Sleep Valley (86 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 319


 
"In the beginning, a dimensionless" (5 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
In the Dark (3 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 477


 
In the Hall of Mirrors (17 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 121


 
In the Pink (19 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 857


 
In Theaters (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; about Baudelaire, 5 lines


 
India: The Dance of Giving (11 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 710


 
The Insect God (4 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
The Instilling (11 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 623


 
Introduction to the Media (4 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 850


 
Investiture at Cecconi's (22 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 580; includes one draft page of Walks in Rome


 
Island in the Works (13 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 411


 
Jotting at Ravenna (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; Juan Burning the Diary 20/727


 
"Keats on board ship for what we shall call Rome" (2 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 677 items; Black Swan dedication “To Kimon Friar”


 
Key West Aquarium: The Saw Fish (24 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 883; also Unlovely Fauna drafts


 
The Kimono (12 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 361


 
"King Louis of France had a gilded ball" (3 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
The Kitchen Knight (3 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 734


 
Kite Poem (1 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 24


 
Koi (4 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 867


 
Komboloi (91 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 334


 
Kostas Tympakianakis (11 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 238


 
Kyoto: At the Detached Palace (1 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 67


 
Laboratory Poem (9 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 89


 
"Lamps from men's foreheads" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
Landscape with Torrent (2 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 721


 
Landscape with VW (9 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 724


 
Last Mornings in California (39 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 447


 
Last Times (3 items)   
Scope: Not published; 11 lines in Greek


 
The Laughing Buddha (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "Nov. 1941"


 
The Lawn Fete of Homunculus Artifex (11 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 145


 
Lecture: The Skeleton (2 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 702


 
Lenses (40 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 475


 
The Leper Colony (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
Letter (15 items)   
Scope: Not published; "Letter (unpublished)"


 
Letter from Egypt (33 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 164


 
Letter to Gina [Plunguian?] (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
Letter to Henry Luce (14 items)   
Scope: Not published; version of "Elizabeth" poem


 
A Letter To The Editor (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; 1945 newspaper; "J.I.M."


 
"The letters lie on the floor" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
Light of the Street, Darkness of Your Own House (14 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 245


 
Lindoro (2 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Lines Composed at Sunset (6 items)   
Scope: Not published?; "American Letters '48;" page from the magazine apparently


 
Lines for X (2 items)   
Scope: Not published; pencil draft lines from Bronze on one page


 
Lipstick (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; 4 lines on white note card


 
"A little boy" (2 items)   
Scope: Not published; ink on yellowing paper


 
Little Fanfare for Felix Magowan (6 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 201


 
"The little love god split" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
"The lizard quicker than its own tongue is darting" (2 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
The Locusts (14 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 119


 
The Log (2 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 295


 
A Look Askance (13 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 637; also titled Sodom Was, Sodom Rome Babylon, Notes on NY, The NY School, A Look Askance at New York, A Look Askance at Xandau


 
"Look for kindness where you never expect to find it" (2 items)   
Scope: Not published; "Ca. 44" in red ink


 
"Looking up from my craft" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
Lorelei (7 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 227


 
Losing the Marbles 1 (65 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 572


 
Lost in Translation (59 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 362


 
Love Takes the Shape of a Camellia (2 items)   
Scope: Not published; "James I. Merrill '43"


 
Lover by Full Moon (6 items)   
Scope: Not published; also titled The Two by Moonlight


 
The Lovers (3 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 64


 
LP (2 items)   
Scope: Not published; "1967;" On sheet a separate villanelle "642719" / "1967;" also the "theatres" poem about Baudelaire 1956


 
Lunch with a Scholar (6 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 765


 
The Mad Scene (11 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 206


 
Maise (12 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 186


 
Man's Raga (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
Mandala (13 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 312


 
Manos Karastefaris (9 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 379


 
Marsyas (6 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 96


 
Masquerade (1 item)   
Scope: Not published/ sonnet


 
Master and Man (12 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 767


 
Matinees (49 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 267


 
"May this thermometric sphere" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; file card


 
McKane's Falls (40 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 368


 
Meditation (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; sonnet "Oct 1941"


 
Medusa (10 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 7


 
Melisande (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "August, 1942"


 
Men's Song at Wedding (1 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 716; "1967"


 
Menu (25 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 530


 
Meteor (3 items)   
Scope: Not published; "1958"


 
The "Metro" (5 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 435


 
Midas Among the Goldenrod (12 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 78


 
Midsummer Evening on the Prinsengracht (13 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 478


 
"Mimi darling Valentine" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; paper note


 
Minds (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; half sheet of paper


 
Minotaur (2 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 854; clean drafts


 
Minuet - 18th Century (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "July, 1942"


 
Mirror (11 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 83


 
Missing: Café at Rapallo   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 794


 
Missing Person (10 items)   
Scope: Not published; poem about David losing himself


 
Month (25 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 438


 
The Moon (3 items)   
Scope: Not published; "27.viii;" on the moon walk


 
Odd Bits (11 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 851 as More Bits


 
"The moon ends inquiries" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
More Enterprise (3 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 237


 
More or Less (9 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 632


 
Morning Exercise (10 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 602


 
Morning Glory (69 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 496


 
Morning in the Grand Style (3 items)   
Scope: Not published; "November 1946"


 
Mornings in a New House (37 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 261


 
Mosquito (5 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 746


 
Mouthpiece (36 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 815


 
Movements of Hands (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "July 1945"


 
Mozart (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "Winter 1941-42"


 
Mozart, II (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "January 1943;" sonnet


 
Music from Above (8 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 722


 
"Music heightens the affair" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
Mutability (1 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. "June, 1942"


 
"My bedroom apple green, flattening out" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "25.i.95"


 
"My eye is a brown jewel, a frozen city" (2 items)   
Scope: Not published; "/in red ink: college days"


 
My Father's Irish Setters (29 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 627


 
NYR, Box 2001 (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; pink note card; 4 line personal ad


 
Narcissus (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "July, 1944;" "James I. Merrill '43"


 
A Narrow Escape (11 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 77


 
Navarino (28 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 846


 
Nero Dines in the Gardens of the Golden House (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "December, 1942"


 
"New Happiness--how to cope with it?" (2 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
New Study (5 items)   
Scope: Not published; "25.viii"


 
Night: Before Death (4 items)   
Scope: Not published; "January, 1943" ; also titled Sonnet


 
Nightgown (7 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 175


 
Nike (26 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 249


 
"Nimbly, the mirage, where General Rommel" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
Nine Lives 1 (76 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 591


 
1939 (8 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 191


 
"no eyes are wet" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "NY 1948?9?"


 
No Nightingales (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "August, 1942"


 
"No syllable 2"   
Scope: Not published; "1963"


 
Notes for a Swan Song (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
No Word (11 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 753


 
Nobody's Fault (9 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Nocturne 1 (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "Oct. 1941"


 
Novelettes (37 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 624


 
November Ode (30 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 843; drafts and JM reaction to criticism of poem


 
"Now we are safe at last," (2 items)   
Scope: Not published; "Ca. 1960"


 
"Now all the minions of Amor" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
Now or Never (2 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
O Soft Embalmer (7 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
The Oasis (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
The Objects (5 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Octave for an Uncompleteable Sonnet   
Scope: Not published; "November, 1942"


 
The Octopus (4 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 58


 
Ode to Memory (15 items)   
Scope: Not published; "22.vi. 79"


 
"Of late there had been a stir" (12 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
"Off to Roumania for her annual" (3 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
The Old Fate 2 (2 items)   
Scope: Not published; "/ 21.viii.89"


 
Old Journal (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "2.i.73;" Version of First Poems


 
Olive Grove (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; folder states: Olive Green


 
On an Enemy (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "October 1944"


 
On An Italian Shore (3 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 802; also titled Cavafy: On an . . .


 
On the Block (21 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 633


 
On the Bridge (30 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 737


 
"Once more now this whole being bearing my name" (4 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
164 East 72nd Street (85 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 661


 
"Only because we two," (2 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Opaque Morning W. C. W. 1883-1963 (5 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 757


 
The Opera Company (44 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 263


 
"Or as they call you here" (13 items)   
Scope: Not published; 1965?


 
Oracle (9 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 725


 
Oranges (3 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 856


 
Orfeo (2 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 97


 
Orpheus (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "October, 1942"


 
Osbert Sitwell (4 items)   
Scope: Not published; anagrams on Sitwell's name


 
Ouzo for Robin (17 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 240


 
Overdue Pilgrimage (46 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 666


 
Page from the Koran (19 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 428


 
Pagliaccio (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "June, 1942"


 
The Palace of Poesy (8 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Palm (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; not Valéry


 
Palm Beach with Portuguese Man-of-War (29 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 420


 
The Pardoner's Tale (7 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 761


 
The Parnassians (1 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 529


 
The Parrot (4 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 37


 
The Parrot Fish (10 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 163


 
Part of the Vigil (12 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 246


 
"Passing of time unnerves us all" (2 items)   
Scope: Not published; birthday poem for DJ 1962


 
Pathetic Fallacy (2 items)   
Scope: Not published under this title, whole day in Beirut


 
Paul Valéry: Palme (22 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 472


 
The Peacock (4 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 39


 
Pearl (12 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 665


 
A Pebble from the North Cape (10 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Peeled Words (7 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 842


 
Peevish Poem (5 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
The Pelican (1 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 38


 
The Perfume (4 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 103


 
Periwinkles (9 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 48


 
Perspectives of the Lonesome Eye (2 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 682; folder states 1 item


 
Peter (53 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 440


 
Phenomenal Love Song (1 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 684; "April 1946"


 
Philip Larkin (5 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 835


 
A Phoenix (6 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Pieces of History (7 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 299


 
Pier: Under Pisces (24 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 416


 
"Pierced by the violet light, the others have risen" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
The Pilgrimage to Dachu (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
Pipe Dream (11 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 833


 
Pledge (7 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 649


 
Poem for Those (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "Who never find out how to give things names"


 
Poem in Spring (3 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 15


 
Poem of Summer's End (34 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 132


 
Poet with Astrologer (2 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 741


 
Pola Diva (6 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 271


 
The Ponchielli Complex (24 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 614


 
The Pond (2 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
"Poor Shattered HIP (was she in fact)" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; white note card from Hellen, w/ 6 lines by JM


 
Portrait (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "July, 1942;" of a woman


 
A Portrait (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "November 1944"


 
Posing for Sculpture (9 items)   
Scope: Not published; sonnet


 
Poupee Valsante (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "May, 1943" ; "(from The Tales of Hoffman)"


 
The Power Station (21 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 114


 
"Precisely, Chris" (5 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Preface to the Memoirs (1 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 262; folder states Preface to the Memories


 
Prelude, In a Minor Key (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "May, 1943"


 
The Present (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
Press Release (60 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 638


 
Primer (5 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 40


 
Prism: A Paperweight (17 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 137


 
Processional (7 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 583


 
The Progress (2 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Prose of Departure 1 (43 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 541


 
The Pyroxenes (15 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 664


 
The Puppet Garonce (5 items)   
Scope: Not published; also titled Puppet Theatre and Little Players


 
Quatrains for Pegasus (23 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 663


 
"The quiet intensity of mute-eye swell" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; early


 
R's (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; typed 5 line stanzas


 
Radio (4 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 653


 
Radiometer (5 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 469


 
The Railroad Station (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; pencil on small note card


 
Recognition (1 item)   
Scope: Not published/ "June 1941"


 
Recognition (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "August, 1942"


 
The Reconnaissance (6 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 156


 
Remora (5 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 258


 
A Renewal (7 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 66


 
Tardy Repentance of a Female Bass (2 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Rescue (22 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 619; also titled Turtle


 
Revivals of Tristan (16 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 423


 
Rhapsody on Czech Themes 1 (01 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 859; folder states Rhapsody on Czech Things


 
'Rien n'égale en longueur les boiteuse journées…' (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; in English; "June, 1943"


 
"Rimmed with rouge there in the chalkwhite circle" (2 items)   
Scope: Not published; "'Plectrum' tentative title"


 
The Ring Cycle (37 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 611


 
River Poem (3 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 23


 
Roger Clay's Proposal (7 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 155


 
The Romance Language (6 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 751


 
A Room at the Heart of Things (97 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 508


 
Rough Sketch for an Aeon on the Alps (35 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 712


 
"Said Alcibiades to Socrates" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; penciled on fragment of an air letter


 
Saint (23 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 73


 
Salome (24 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 79


 
Santo (5 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 439


 
Santorini: Stopping the Leak 1 (12 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 479


 
Scenes of Childhood (96 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 141


 
The School Play (11 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 422


 
Scrapping the Computer (12 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 635


 
"The sea and the sea's rhythms" (4 items)   
Scope: Not published; "ca. 1963"


 
The Sea-Nymph (2 items)   
Scope: Not published; "Feb. 1942"


 
Seascape with Dentist (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "11.vii.71"


 
Seaside Doorway, Summer Dawn (15 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 758


 
Self-Portrait in Tyvec™ Windbreaker (15 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 669; in blue ink: "a poem written entirely on the computer"


 
Sententions (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "1950-51?"


 
Serenade (4 items)   
Scope: Not published; "ca. 1944"


 
Serenade (4 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 501


 
Le Serpent Qui Danse (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "June, 1946;" "from the French of Charles Baudelaire"


 
The Seventh Round (6 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 749


 
"The Seventies! They ended long ago." (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; white note card; 16. ix.92


 
"Shelley would have viewed" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; this draft belongs with drafts of Overdue Pilgrimage


 
"Shielding her red eyes the albino girl" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
Siestas of an Architect (5 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 827


 
"Silently and moonlessly" (2 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
642719 (2 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 747; also titled Villanelle


 
16.ix.65 (10 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 233


 
Six Leaves from the Album in the Waiting-Room (3 items)   
Scope: Not mss. but pages from Poetry magazine; "June '61" Old Vienna, Economic Man, etc.


 
"Small foreign cars were easy to get round" (3 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
The Smile (10 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 166


 
Snake Pit (2 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Snapshot of a Snapshot of Adam (11 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 826


 
Snow Jobs (14 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 607


 
"Some evenings, even now, I will run home early" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
Some Negatives: X at the Chateau (27 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 65


 
Song (8 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 840


 
Sonnet (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "May-June 1942"


 
Sonnet (1 item)   
Scope: Not published"November 1944"


 
Sonnet (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
Sonnet: A Cynic Mutters Under His Breath (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
Sonnet in Pieces (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "to a gay deceiver"


 
Spleen (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
"June, 1942"   
Scope: "From the French of Charles Baudelaire"


 
Stained Glass Window (2 items)   
Scope: "We got it when the Baptist church next door"


 
Stones (5 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 118


 
The Storm (6 items)   
Scope: Not publishedearly poem


 
Strato in Plaster (32 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 336


 
The Sun Sets (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
"The sunflower's going" (2 items)   
Scope: Not published; in red ink: "late '50's"


 
The Suppliant (10 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 823


 
"Surprise, surprise!" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
A Survival (11 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 109; also titled The Cottage in the Garden; folder states: A Survivor


 
Suspense of Love (2 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 690


 
Swimming by Night (21 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 167


 
Swimming with Dolphins (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
Syrinx (16 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 355


 
Table Talk (8 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 731


 
Ten More (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; (1959); Ten [More] Commandments for ?


 
A Tenancy (34 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 168


 
"The two loves of my life both want to die" (2 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Then and Now (2 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Theory of Vision (11 item)   
Scope: Not published; "April, 1944"


 
"There came a spell when Fall" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "29.4.79


 
"There had been earlier witchcrafts, those" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
"There were 'bonds. for sale at the bank" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; 4 lines on red card, gift for Frank from D and J


 
"These are the things that I do not like" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; half sheet "James I. Merrill. AGE 10"


 
"These early visions of desire" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; draft belongs in First Poems folder


 
"They are the winners, the old ones, alone upon" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "June 1945"


 
Think Tank (7 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 415


 
"This poor machine, it has no red" (3 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Thistledown (1 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 61


 
"Those afternoons you'd wake" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; red note card


 
"Though chocolate is bad for you" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; Happy Birthday to Harriet and Grace


 
The Thousand and Second Night (ca. 156 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 176


 
Three Dreams about Elizabeth Bishop (3 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Three Phases (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "October, 1943"


 
Three Chores (8 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 90


 
Three Sketches for Europa (16 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 93


 
Three Sonnets for Cleopatra (4 items)   
Scope: Not published; "September, 1942"


 
Tiffany Base (14 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Time (29 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 192


 
A Timepiece (7 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 62


 
Tintype before Sailing (7 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
To a Butterfly (13 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 161


 
To a Pocket Calculator (19 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 831


 
To L. C. from J.M (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; parchment card: On Her Birthday, MXMIII


 
To Remember J. J. J. (5 items)   
Scope: Not published; also titled To Remember Jean


 
To My Greek (84 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 241


 
To Return is to Advance (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "October 1946"


 
To the Editor of Shenandoah (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "Athens: 13.viii.73"


 
To the Reader (17 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 616


 
A Toast for Doris and Robert Magowan's 40th Anniversary--Not Long After a Burglary (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
"Today the seven years were up. The movers," (2 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
"The tomato worm" (2 items)   
Scope: Not published; "15 Feb 64"


 
Tomorrows (6 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 759


 
Tony: Ending the Life (55 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 642


 
Topics (34 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 429


 
Tourist Solves Language Problem (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; couplet


 
Transfigured Bird (20 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 33


 
Trees Listening to Bach (22 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 470


 
Trails Through the Night (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "July, 1942;" 6 quatrains


 
Trellis (4 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 75


 
The Triangle (2 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Trois Voiles (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "August, 1942;" Chason de Crépuscule


 
"The trumpet of the blood is fluent in" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "July 1945"


 
Tsikoudhià (12 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 752


 
Two for One (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; 2 five line stanzas; 1. Nulla Dies sine Linea; 2. Pentimento


 
Two from Florida (19 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 505


 
Leavetaking Limerick (2 items)   
Scope: Not published; red and blue note cards; "Christian from James 10.iii.86 Key West"


 
"Two neighbors by their swimming pool" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
Under Libra: Weights and Measures (80 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 330


 
Under Mars   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 327


 
"Unperceptibly the needle stuck at E" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
Up and Down (59 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 339


 
Upon a Second Marriage (3 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 72


 
An Upset (14 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 437


 
An Upward Look (30 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 674


 
An Urban Convalescence (27 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 127


 
A Valentine in Crayons (9 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 700


 
Vanity (3 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Variations and Elegy: White Stag (23 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 42


 
Variations: The Air Is Sweetest (15 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 19


 
Versailles (2 items)   
Scope: Not published; "March 1945"


 
Verse for Urania (102 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 385


 
The Victor Dog (8 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 353


 
View from the Laboratory (12 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
A View of the Burning (11 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 95


 
Violent Pastoral (8 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 190


 
A Vision of the Garden (17 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 131


 
Voices from a Ryder (5 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. published as Storm 848


 
Voices from the Other World (27 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 112


 
Volume 44, No. 4 (12 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 641; also titled Volume 61, Number 8 and Vol. 58, NO. 3


 
Volcanic Holiday (58 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 617


 
"A Vouliagmeni de l'Attique" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; paper scrap


 
"Wait. A half-remembered incident" (2 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Walking All Night (34 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 107


 
Walks in Rome (102 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 563


 
Wasp (8 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Watching the Dance (8 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 205; also titled At the Ballet; in blue ink: "in N.Y. Ballet Program (1963?)"


 
The Water Hyacinth (10 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 157


 
Waterspout (7 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 502


 
"We might be waiting in a darkening room" (3 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
We Walk in Woods (3 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 763


 
"Well then, a glass flashed to the flushing air" (7 items)   
Scope: Not published; It does have a title: Poem


 
"Whatever led" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "24 October;" about attending boring Hudson Review party


 
"When by your voice the air is stirred" (2 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
"Whenever someone dies" (2 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Where? (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "October 1941"


 
The White Unholy Ghost (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; albino girl poem again; "James Merrill 431 E 57 NY"


 
Whitebeard on Videotape (15 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 399


 
Who Guessed Amiss the Riddle of the Sphinx (3 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 76


 
The Will (74 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 392


 
Willow (11 item)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 49


 
Willowware Cup (25 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 324


 
"A wind must have died down, or a spring rain" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
"The wind, the winter's" (2 items)   
Scope: Not published; in red ink: "1958 (unfinished)"


 
The Wintering Weeks (3 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 71


 
Winter's Tale (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; apparently the 1940's


 
"Words and more words. Their touchstones litter us" (2 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
Words for Maria (30 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 235


 
Words for the Familiar Spirit (23 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 719


 
Wreath for the Warm-Eyed (7 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 18


 
Yam (18 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 328


 
Yànnina (8 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 380


 
Ye, They Sal Have the Flour of Il Endyng (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; early


 
Years ago in Amherst, Alison (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; on note card Alison and Jonathan


 
"Yes, yes, the world's a stage. Let it be said." (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
"You have impressed a hollow in my mind" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; quarter paper; "12 June 1944;" For Friar?


 
"Your taste for older women would persist" (4 items)   
Scope: Not published


 
"You my simple one" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
"You who are made in the rare shape of death" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published; "July 1945;" sonnet


 
"Your mind's gone, you keep nodding" (1 item)   
Scope: Not published


 
Zeno Reminded of a Family Quarrel (7 items)   
Scope: Published in Collected Poems, p. 706


box-folder   6/-  
IV.1.b. Poetic Sequences. (8 items.) (ca. 1.5 linear feet.)   
Scope: Consists of sequences of poems by Merrill, arranged alphabetically by title or first line.


box-folder    
The Country of a Thousand Years of Peace . (1 item.)
box-folder    
North Star (with Frederick Buechner). (1 item.)
box-folder    
Poems, 1942-1943. (1 item.)   
Scope: Accession 1666.


box-folder    
Poems. (1 item.)
box-folder    
Poems to Tomas Howkins. (2 items.)
box-folder    
Polaris, a Book of Poems (with Frederick Buechner). (1 item.)
box-folder    
A Selection of Undergraduate Writing (includes Rose and The Flint Eye ) from English 23-24. (1 item.)
box-folder    
Short stories. (1 item.)
box-folder   7-12/-  
IV.1.c. Prose. (ca. 3.5 linear foot.)   
Scope: Consists of prose work by Merrill including fiction, non-fiction, and fragments, arranged by category then alphabetically by title or first line.


box-folder   7/-  
IV.1.c.i. Fiction. (ca. 0.25 linear feet)
box-folder    
Ambition's Debt Is Paid . pub. Jim's Book . (1 item.)
box-folder    
Bridge Party . (1 item.)
box-folder    
The Driver . pub. Recitative . (3 items.)
box-folder    
The Fairy Tale . pub. Jim's Book . (1 item.)
box-folder    
The Frost . (2 items.)
box-folder    
The Green and Pink . (1 item.)
box-folder    
In Broad Daylight . (3 items.)
box-folder    
Madonna . pub. Jim's Book . (1 item.)
box-folder    
Miss Georgina Tinker . pub. Jim's Book . (1 item.)
box-folder    
Mr. Pope and Mr. Pratt . (1 item.)
box-folder    
Perhaps a Million Years . (1 item.)
box-folder    
Peru: The Landscape Game . pub. Recitative . (ca. 24 items.)
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Return . (2 items.)
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Rose pub. Recitative . (1 item.)
box-folder   7-11/-  
IV.1.c.ii. Non-Fiction. (ca. 2.75 linear feet)
box-folder   7-8/-  
IV.1.c.ii.(a) Essays. (ca. 0.75 linear feet)
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A la recherche du temps perdu: Impressionism in Literature, This is a photocopy of the original held at Amherst of JM's senior thesis at Amherst. (1 item.)
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A la recherche du temps perdu: Impressionism in Literature, Typescript carbon. (1 item.)
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A la recherche du temps perdu: Impressionism in Literature, Typescript carbon. (1 item.)
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A la recherche du temps perdu: Impressionism in Literature, Notes and quotations towards thesis. (1 item.)
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Acoustical Chambers . pub. Recitative . (ca. 8 items.)
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Angel or Earthly Creature . pub. Jim's Book . (1 item.)
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Autobiography . (1 item.)
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Base Angel . (1 item.)
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Concerning Berkeley and the World and God . (2 items.)
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Divine Poem . pub. Recitative . (ca. 33 items.)
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Esthetic Perception . (1 item.)
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Holderin . (1 item.)
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Impressionism in Painting . (1 item.)
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Impressions of Marlowe . (1 item.)
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The Language Problem in Carlyle . (1 item.)
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The Language Problem in Newman . (1 item.)
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The Language Problem in Tennyson . (1 item.)
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Re: Lawrenceville . (4 items.)
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Marvelous Poet: Review of C.P. Cavafy: Collected Poems, translated by Edmund Keeley . pub. New York Review . (1 item.)
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Notes on Corot . pub. Recitative . (ca. 16 items.)
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Object Lessons . pub. Recitative . (ca. 16 items.)
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Patterns? . (1 item.)
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The Plato Club With David Jackson. (2 items.)
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The Plato Club . Page proofs. (1 item.)
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Plays within Plays . (1 item.)
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Ravel's Mother Goose . (5 items.)
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Rilke and George . (1 item.)
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The Transparent Eye . pub. Recitative . (ca. 20 items.)
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Unreal Citizens . pub. Recitative . (ca. 38 items.)
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The Use of Metaphor in Literature and Science . With professor's comments. (2 items.)
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The White Devil and A Woman Killed wtih Kindness . (1 item.)
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Clippings from The Lawrence by or about JM. (5 items.)
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IV.1.c.ii.(b) Interviews. (ca. 0.25 linear feet)   
Scope: Arranged alphabetically by interviewees last name.


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Interview with John Boatwright and Enrique Ucelay DaCal, pub. Recitative . (4 items.)
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Interview with Fred Bornhauser, pub. Recitative . (2 items.)
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Interview with Professor Chung. (1 item.)
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Interview with J. D. McClatchy, pub. Recitative . (2 items.)
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Interview with James Merrill by unidentified, with annotations by James Merrill and unidentified. (1 item.)
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Interview with Philip Rubin. (2 items.)
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Interview with Donald Sheehan, pub. Contemporary Literature vol. 9 no. 1. (4 items.)
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Interview with Helen Vendler, pub. Recitative . (1 item.)
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Interview. (1 item.)
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On Yannina: An Interview with David Kalstone . pub. Recitative . (2 items.)
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IV.1.c.ii.(c) Introductions, prefaces, and afterwords. (ca. 0.25 linear feet)   
Scope: Arranged alphabetically by author's last name.


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Foreword to Above the Land by Julie Agoos (Yale Younger Poet Series). (ca. 11 item.)
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Foreword to Navigable Waterways by Pamela Alexander (Yale Younger Poet Series). (ca. 18 items.)
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Foreword to Terms to Be Met by George Bradley (Yale Younger Poet Series). (ca. 18 items.)
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Foreword to Out of the Woods by Thomas Bolt (Yale Younger Poet Series). (ca. 7 items.)
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Foreword to Hermit with Landscape by Daniel Hall (Yale Younger Poet Series). (ca. 16 items.)
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Introduction to Dante's Inferno: Translations by Twenty Contemporary Poets ed. Daniel Halpern. (2 items.)
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Afterword to Becoming a Poet: Elizabeth Bishop and Marianne Moore and Robert Lowell by David Kalstone. (ca. 42 items.)
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Introduction to New Paintings by Barbara Kassel. (5 items.)
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Foreword to To the Place of Trumpets by Brigit Pegeer Kelly (Yale Younger Poet Series). (1 item.)
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Foreword to The Evolution of the Flightless Bird by Richard Kenney (Yale Younger Poet Series). (ca. 12 items.)
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Introduction to Dorothea Tanning: hail, delierium! . (1 item.)
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Forward to Le Sorelle Bronte pub. Recitative . (1 item.)
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Forward to Nineteen Poems pub. Recitative . (5 items.)
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Foreword to Recitative . (4 items.)
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Robert Bagg: A Postrcript pub. Recitative . (ca. 7 items.)
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IV.1.c.ii.(d) Readings, Speeches, Lectures. (ca. 0.75 linear feet)
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Aphorisms 1970 . (1 item.)
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A Class Day Talk pub. Recitative . (ca. 9 items.)
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Education of the Poet . (ca. 32 items.)
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National Book Award ( Mirabell: Books of Number ), Acceptance speech. (1 item.)
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National Book Award ( Nights and Days ), Acceptance speech. (2 items.)
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Notes on Cafavy reading. (ca. 7 items.)
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Notes for Memorial to Howard Moss. (ca. 18 items.)
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Notes for RW at the Morgan Library . (ca. 6 items.)
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Notes for reading at Washington University. (ca. 16 items.)
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Notes for speech on Alan Ansen. (2 items.)
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Notes for speech on T. S. Eliot at Washington University. (ca. 8 items.)
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Sandover . Various drafts, notes, business, etc. for Voices of Sandover , An Evening at Sandover , etc. (ca. 100 items.)
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An Evening at Sandover , Ts[p] drafts with minor holograph annotations. (1 item.)
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An Evening at Sandover , Ts[p] draft. (1 item.)
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An Evening at Sandover , Ts[p] notes and drafts. (ca. 23 items.)
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An Evening at Sandover , Ts[p] draft with minor holograph annotations and revisions. (4 items.)
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Evening at Sandover , Ts draft with minor holograph annotations and revisions. (1 item.)
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Evening at Sandover , notes. (ca. 12 item.)
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Voices from Sandover , galley proofs. (2 items.)
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Voices from Sandover , business. (ca. 22 items.)
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Voices from Sandover , Ts[x]. (1 item.)
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Voices from Sandover , Ts[p] drafts with holograph annoations and revisions. (2 items.)
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Voices from Sandover , drafts. (5 items.)
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Voices from Sandover , drafts, notes, business. (ca. 19 items.)
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Voices from Sandover , drafts and speech introduction. (ca. 6 items.)
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James Merrill and Helen Vendler, Poetry Works relating to Sandover , Ts. (1 item.)
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Sketch for Life Magazine. (ca. 11 item.)
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Speech on John Ashberry. (2 items.)
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Speech on Howard Moss (1 item.)
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Tribute to Louise Fitzhugh. (1 item.)
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Tribute to David Kalstone. (3 items.)
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Various notes. (2 items.)
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Various notes, lists, drafts towards readings, speeches, toasts, etc. (ca. 30 items.)
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Various notes towards speeches, toasts, tributes, etc. (ca. 21 item.)
box-folder   11/-  
IV.1.c.ii.(e) Blurbs. (ca. 0.25 linear feet)
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Comments on Louis Coxe's The North Wall , copy of printed page advertising the book. (1 item.)
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Comments about Madison Morrison in TL [draft] to George Economou from JM. (1 item.)
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Comments on Wyatt Townley's Perfectly Normal , copy of printed page advertising the book. (1 item.)
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Comments on Frederick Turner's The Garden , Ts. (1 item.)
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Comments on Frederick Turner's The New World , Ts. (1 item.)
box-folder   12/-  
IV.1.c.iii. Fragments. (ca. 0.5 linear feet)
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Although no painter myself ... . (1 item.)
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Francis material , possibly related to early version of The Seraglio . (3 items.)
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A guidebook I took to Greece in the 50s... . (ca. 8 items.)
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Half of a novel, Salzburg-Mallorea-Rome . (3 items.)
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Ideas, by their nature, are few and everywhere... . (2 items.)
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Istanbul . (1 item.)
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Journal Entries , for Seneca Review . (ca. 8 items.)
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Lawrenceville. ()   
Scope: Missing as of 2004: March 2.


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Lost 70s novel (ca. 12 items.)
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Notes for Kyoto piece for John Myers' Semicolon . (ca. 10 items.)
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Paint . (4 items.)
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Rilke essay. (2 items.)
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The Stonington Novel . (5 items.)
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Untitled Novel. (ca. 6 items.)
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We were perhaps eight at table ... . (1 item.)
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Reading notes from Amherst years. (1 item.)
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Various autobiographical notes. (ca. 6 items.)
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Various drafts of letters, some with poem drafts on them. (ca. 10 items.)
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Various fragments. (ca. 15 items.)
box-folder   13-15/-  
IV. 1. d. Drama. (ca. 1.5 linear feet.)   
Scope: Consists of drama work by Merrill, arranged alphabetically by title.


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i. The Bait . (6 items, 3 folders.)   
Scope: Two copies of the original version and Ts short story or sketch.


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ii. The Bait . (2 items, 2 folders.)   
Scope: Two copies of revised version.


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iii. The Birthday Party: A play in verse . (2 items, 2 folders.)   
Scope: Two copies.


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iv. The Brain Bank . (6 items, 1 folder.)   
Scope: Tentative sketches, precis, journal entries.


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vi. The Image-Maker . (3 folders, 3 folders.)   
Scope: Two copies and playbill.


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vii. The Immortal Husband . (5 items, 5 folders.)   
Scope: Five copies.


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viii. Tithonus/The Immortal Husband . (ca. 29 items, 7 folders.)   
Scope: Drafts and scripts.


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IV. 1. e. Translations. (ca. 0.5 linear feet.)   
Scope: Consists of translations by Merrill, arranged alphabetically by title or first line.


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The Author in Exile to His Publisher in Prison by V. Vassilikos. (1 item.)
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Bowl of Roses by R. Rilke. (1 item.)
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Cafe at Rapallo by E. Montale. (2 items.)
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The Dead Horse by C. Meireles. (1 item.)
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Drinking Sans Rival ouzo... by V. Vassilikos. (1 item.)
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The Eel by E. Montale. (1 item.)
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Ich Grolle Nicht by H. Heine/Schumann. (4 items.)
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In the Greenhouse by E. Montale. (2 items.)
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Isolda di Elba by V. Vassilikos. (1 item.)
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Lad, it is time by R. Rilke. (2 items.)
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Les Collines by G. Apollinaire. (1 item.)
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The Malleability of Sorrow by H. Lodeizen. (1 item.)
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Palme by R. Rilke. (2 items.)
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Parsifal by P. Verlaine. (2 items.)
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Second Rose Motif by C. Meireles. (2 items.)
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Vigil by C. Meireles. (1 item.)
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Translations of various H. Lodeizen poems. (ca. 18 items.)
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Translations of various C. Meireles poems. (ca. 9 items.)
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Translation of short story of V. Vassilikos. (2 items.)
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IV. 1. f. Miscellaneous Manuscripts. (ca. 1.0 linear feet.)   
Scope: Consists of autograph manuscripts and typescripts by JM. Some have titles and some do not. They were not easily identifiable with specific JM works. These are roughly arranged chronologically.


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Miscellaneous Manuscripts. (ca. 96 items.)
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Miscellaneous Manuscripts. (ca. 73 items.)
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Miscellaneous Manuscripts. (ca. 84 items.)
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Miscellaneous Manuscripts. (ca. 75 items.)
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Miscellaneous Manuscripts. (ca. 101 item.)
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Miscellaneous Manuscripts. (ca. 84 items.)
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Miscellaneous Manuscripts. (ca. 56 items.)
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Miscellaneous Manuscripts. (ca. 38 items.)
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Miscellaneous Manuscripts. (ca. 100 items.)
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Miscellaneous Manuscripts. (ca. 60 items.)
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Miscellaneous Manuscripts. (ca. 26 items.)
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Miscellaneous Manuscripts, Juvenalia. (ca. 16 items.)
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Miscellaneous Manuscripts, Sheet Music (ca. 14 items.)   
Scope: Located in oversize.


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IV. 2. Manuscripts by Others. (ca. 10.5 linear feet.)   
Scope: Consists of manuscripts by others, arranged alphabetically by author's last name, then by title or first line. Some material had no author identified, this material is filed by Unidentified author and arranged by title or first line.


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Manuscripts by Others   
Scope: The manuscripts are arranged alphabetically by author's last name, then by title or first line.


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A.F.A.
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The Point
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Adams, Don.
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poem and essay
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Allen, David.
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James Merrill: The Poet and the Man
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Allen, Dick.
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poems
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Alonso, Jose.
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untitled
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Amirthanayagam, Indran.
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Be Rude, Boy, Again
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Words for the Sri Lanka Tourist Office
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Anderson, Marcia Lee.
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poems
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Ansen, Alan.
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Epistle to Chester Kallman
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The Lay Contemplative's Vade Mecum
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The Return from Greece
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Routines
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W.H. Auden and Chester Kallman: A Collaboration
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Antler,____
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American Literature in Context
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Bubble-Boggled
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Bubble Hubbub
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Common Sense
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Everything is Different Now
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Follow Orders
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From Twilight to Twilight
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Jack Off Seance
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Metaphysical Turmoil in the Termite Gut
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Not Privy to My Thoughts?
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Now You Know
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Paramecium Messiah Gesticulation
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River Anatomy
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Rotifer Breakthrough
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Applewhite, James.
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Iron Age Flying
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Argoos, Julie.
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Brain Damage
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Calendar Year
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Auden, W. H.
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A New Year Greeting
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Austin, Norman.
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Adagio
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Hermes
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B., P. B.
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Something to Consider
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Backhurst, Paul.
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For the Omahas
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Bagg, Robert.
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The Defense of the West   
Scope: Includes TLS, 1p from Bagg to Merrill (1967: October 6).


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Evripides' Hippolytos, translation
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poems
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Baranczak, Stanislaw.
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James Merrill
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Wiersze Wybrane
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Barnstone, Willis.
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A Rose in Hell
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Bell, Charles G.
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The Number of My Loves
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Berton, Melissa.
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Poetry Sample
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Bidart, Frank.
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The Arc
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The Book of the body
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Elegy
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The First Hour of the Night
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The Sacrifice
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The War of Vaslav Nijinsky
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Bishop, Elizabeth
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12 O'Clock News
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Blais, Marie-Claire.
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Nuit de la Poesie
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Blasing, Mutlu K.
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Rethinking Models of Literary Change
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Bleckley, David.
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Particle Intervals
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Blumenfeld, Harold.
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The Charioteer of Delphi score
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Bogen, Don.
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After the Splendid Display
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Bojo, the Homo
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The Queen's Masque
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Bolt, Thomas.
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Blackbody Radiation
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A Cluster of Sunsets
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Dark Ice
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Sermons in Stones
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Bolton, Charles.
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Heart Murmur
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Pain's Kitchen
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Specific Gravity
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Borris, Siegfried.
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Practical Harmony
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Bradley, George.
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A Brief Last Testament
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The Fire Fetched Down
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Keats' Handkerchief
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Brockway, James.
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poems
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Browning, Barbara.
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We Were All Hungry
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Budenz, Julia.
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Sonetti Petrarcheschi
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Buechner, Frederick.
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Class Poem 1993
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Burford, William
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Proteus
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Burnett, Tom.
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From Angels to Zanzibar
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Campbell, Charles.
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Poetry's Cobblestones Cut Diamond-Faceted
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[Causse, Michele].
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A Quelle Heure Est la Levee dans le Desert?
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Chambers, John.
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The Man Who Sank Atlantis
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Chouliaras, Yiorgos.
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Call It Cruelty, Call It Culture
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Christopher, Nicholas.
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Desperate Characters
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Coffman, Lisa.
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Brother Ass
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Corn, Alfred.
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Ashes and Ardor
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Dublin, the Liberties
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The West Door: Poems
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Creston, Richard
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Ode to the Cupola
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D.E.A.
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It's Time and I Saw Her Wince
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D.N.J.
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A Superior Geography
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Dacaville, Anthony.
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poems
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Daum, Raymond.
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The Spirits Beneath the Stones
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Deren, Maya
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Arts in Haiti
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Dickerson, Billie.
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poems
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Dietz, Daniel.
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stories
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Doty, Mark.
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Atlantis
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Dunlop, Lane.
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The Partie Pris of Things
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Durkin, Kevin.
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James Merrill's Four-Dimensional Magnum Opus
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Edwards, George.
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Music and the Politics of Postmodernism
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The Nonsense of an Ending
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Eliot, Alexander.
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re: Don Pour's Pageant
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Elliot, Alistair.
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poems
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Fandel, John.
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The Eight Morning
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Farinholt, Katharine Woltz.
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Late Settings by James Merrill, Poet Supreme
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Feirstein, Frederick
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In the Witches' Woods
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Feldman, Irving
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All of Us Here
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Finley, William
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Liquid Stories
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Fitzgerald, Edward.
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
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Fitzgerald, Robert.
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Mirroring the Commedia: An Appreciation of Laurence Binyon's Version   
Scope: Includes ALS, 2 p from Fitzgerald to Merrill (1980: November 25).


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Forche, Carolyn.
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Angel of History
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Freccero, John.
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Paradiso X
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Friedmann, Elizabeth.
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To the Scribe
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Fredericks, Claude.
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I'm madman ...
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Mammy Hottentot & Daddy Esking
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On Circe's Island
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Friar, Kimon.
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translations
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Fuller, Janice.
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Wallace Stevens, James Merrill, and the Way of the Dandy
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Galvin, James.
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Merrill Intro
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Gibbons, Mark.
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poems
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Goldensohn, Lorrie.
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Fronting the Backward Past
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Golffing, Francis et al.
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Finger Exercises
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Golffing, Francis.
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poems
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A Wreath for Jimmy
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Gomes, Alair.
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Journal of a Trip
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Gracht, Gisele van der.
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The Inner Wall-Paper
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Grams, Paul
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poems
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Grassi, Carolyn
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Actual Grace
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Down to Earth
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Ebb and Flow
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Interiors
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Italian Poems
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Masques
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Poems of Place
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Stonehenge
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Green, Galen
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Sad Rodeo
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Greene, George.
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Letters to Fitch
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Postscript
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Selected Poems
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Gurganus, Allan.
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The Biography of My Autobiography
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Guym(?), R. S.
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Sonnet Against Racine's Phedre
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Hadas, Rachel.
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The Art of What Has Been
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Living in Time
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Musings
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Other Worlds Than This
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Harrison, Jeffrey.
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poems
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The Singing Underneath
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Harteis, Richard
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Morocco Journal   
Scope: Includes ALS, 1 p from Harteis to Merrill (1981: September 10).


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Hess, Marjorie.
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Mirabell: Books of Number
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Hill, Gary.
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Epitaph
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Hine, Daryl.
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In & Out
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The Wastebasket
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Hinton, David.
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Tung Chi'I-Ch'Ang's Album
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Hollander, John.
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Blue Wine
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By the Gulf
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For a Tall Headstone
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His View of Hong Kong
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Limping on Lemnos, on a Hill with Waves
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poems
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Tales of the Supernatural
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The Trimmer
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Hollander, Martha.
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Looking East on 12th Street
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Homewood, Edward R.
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Triceptual
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Horvath, Brooke.
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Frederick Buechner: The Son of Laughter
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High Seas and Heavy Traffic
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Howard, Richard.
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For James Boatwright
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The Flowers of Evil by Charles Baudelaire, translation
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Huskey, James.
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James Merrill's Grand and Comic Fairytale
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Jackson, David.
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Would the above do? No, I felt; ...
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Johnston, Ned.
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Home Waters
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[Joncy, Montezuma].
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The Epileptic Fit
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Joseph, Lawrence.
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Curriculum Vitae
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Kallman, Chester.
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translations
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Kalstone, David.
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poems
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Kelley, Briget.
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untitled
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Kempton, Murray.
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The Soviet Union's distaste for free elections ...
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Kenney, Richard
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The Evolution of the Flightless Bird
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Kikel, Rudy.
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Current Addresses
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Miss Gottshee
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Nein
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Knox, Caroline.
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Coffee Table Book
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Koch, Kenneth.
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poems
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Lawson, D. S.
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James Merrill
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Lederer, Richard.
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This History of the World
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Lehman, David.
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For I Will Consider Your Dog Molly
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Prospectus
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Lesser, Rika.
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Etruscan Things
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Holding Out
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Leithauser, Brad.
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poems
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L'Engle, Madeleine.
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Triennial Address
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Lock, Samuel.
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Gilgamesh
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Lodeizen, Hans/James Merrill.
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For My Father
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Logan, William.
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poems
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poems
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Sad-Faced Man
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Loerke, Oskar.
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Towards Evening
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Loughhead, Charles.
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Traces of Histories for JM
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Ludwig, Michael.
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The Changing Light at Sandover
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Magowan, Robin.
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Memoirs
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Magowan, Stephen.
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The Cow Jumped over the Moon
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The Last Castrato
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The Ripoff Artist
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Mai, Chiang.
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Strange Relation
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Many authors.
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blurbs   
Scope: Authors include: Robert Frost, Joy Hawkins, Emerson, William James.


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Many authors.
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extracts from letters   
Scope: Authors include: Adrien de Menasce, Simone Rodocanachi, Fay Guarino, Laura Terni, Marcel Salinas, Suzy Romano, Peter Calvious, Johnny Nahman, Rosine Moreno, Maggie Debbane.


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Marx, Raoul.
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Poets at Home
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Matheson, William.
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poems
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Mathews, Harry
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Singular Pleasures
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McClatchy J. D.
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The Fall Guy
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Introduction for a reading
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The Tanning Prize - Nominations
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McGinley, Phyllis
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Memo for Duncan Hines
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Mendell, Olga.
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poems
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Meredith, William.
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Love Letter from an Impossible Land
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Merrill, Bruce.
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The Young Man's Novel
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Merrill, Octavia.
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Gold Stars
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Millier, Brett Candlish.
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Elusive Mastery
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Moffett, Judith.
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Masking as Theme
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Now You've Seen through Me, Sang the Cataract
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Sir Cameo
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Surviving
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What Is Truth?
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Whinny Moor Crossing
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Moore, Marianne.
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Feed Me, Also, River God
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Morrison, Madison.
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Each and Realization
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Magic
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Need
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Oriental Element in Modernist Anglo-American Poetry
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poems
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The Poetical Element in the Lao Tzu
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Sleep
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translations
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Morse, Robert.
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The End
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Nineteen Poems
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Winter Eve
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Moss, Howard.
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Afterwords
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Missing Person
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Stars
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Muir, Edwin.
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The Combat
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Mullen, William.
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Enchanted Rock
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Spring Canyon
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Mycue, Edward.
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Poems and Songs
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poems
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The Stephen Cycle
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Nadel, Alan.
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And When the Long Adventure Reached Its End
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Nepo, Mark.
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Fire without Witness
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Newman, Michael.
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No Second Coming
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poems
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The Savage Plot-Heisters
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Swatches of the Whole Cloth
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Non, Everand A.
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Volume I - First Edition of Lyric Lays and Vice Verses
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Oates, Joyce Carol.
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JCO and I
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Paley, Karen S.
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What I Say to Mean
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Perkins, Robert.
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M Is for Muskox
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Pettingell, Phoebe.
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When Mom Is the Muse
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Polito, Robert.
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Doubles
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Evidence
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Last Times
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poems
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Reader's Guide to James Merrill's The Changing Light at Sandover
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A Second Cup
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Sibylline Listening
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Undercurrents of Distress
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What the Dead Know
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Poros.
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Greek Isles
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Potts, Beatrice Plummer.
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About the Artists: Ben Shute
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Potts, Theo.
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Here's our young man from Greece...
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Reed, Jeremy.
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poems
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Richie, Donald.
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diverse poems
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Gerodonotachi
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Japan
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Journals
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Prose of Departure
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Sections of a Child
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Selected Stories - Namahage
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The Triumph of Antiquity
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A Want of Trysts
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Richie, Mary.
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The Session
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Rogers, Bertha.
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Beowulf
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A House of Corners
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untitled
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Rotella, Guy.
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Framing Aftermath
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Russell, Peter.
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Ephemeron
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poems
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poems
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S., J.
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As promised, gentlemen
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Saez, Richard.
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At the Salon Level
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Schnider, P.
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Waxworks
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Schwartz, Lloyd.
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Apparitions
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Cairo Traffic
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Scott, Mark.
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James Merrill's Speech of Touch
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Sea Cliff Press.
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Holiday Greetings
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Seferis, George.
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poems
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Selinger, Eric.
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Soliloquy or Kiss
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Sheehan, Donald
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James Merrill's Divine Comedies
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Mary De Rachewiltz' Italian Translation of Cantos I-XXX: A Prosodic Novel
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Sysladobsis August
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Sinano, C. Ayoub.
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Pola de Pera
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Sloss, Henry.
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An Old World Setting
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untitled
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Smith, Margoret.
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How to Eat a Lily
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Snodgrass, W.D.
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Adolf Hitler   
Scope: Includes ALS, 2 p from Snodgrass to Merrill (1975: September 29)


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The Führer Bunker: The Complete Cycle
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Souville, E. M.
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Origin of the Florida Orange
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Spender, Stephen.
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speech
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Sprague, [Maryan].
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Alice in Wondertown
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False Dogs
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Strand, Mark.
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Introduction to James Merrill
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Sullivan, Janet.
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Viewfinder
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Summers, U. T.
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Mary and John
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Tarozzi, Bianca.
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The Book of Ephraim
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Theise, Neil.
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The Beginning
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Thompson, Sue.
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Introduction
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Tirrell, John Elliott.
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Nobis Pacem
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Turner, Frederick.
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The Garden
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poems
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Van Duyn, Mona.
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For Robert M. Schmitz, June 1969
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The Pagoda
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Pigeon Eggs
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poems
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poems
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poems
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Wachsman, Gordon.
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The Contemporary Aztec Myth
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Wade, J. Bradley.
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The Little Blue Man
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Waltl, Herbert.
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Antipolis
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Warth, Jane.
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The Famous Pianist V
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Weinraub, Richard.
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Four Treasures
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poems
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poems
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Wender, Dorothea.
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Hesiod and Theognis
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Wesket, Y.
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Sty Week
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Westover, Jeffrey.
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Summoning Old and Altered Ghosts
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Wright, Craig.
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John Dory
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Yenser, Jon Kelly.
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Reminiscence
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A Sensible Place
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Yenser, Stephen.
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Bibliography
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Blue Guide
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Bringing It Home
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Close Camardon
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Falling Awake
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Feux D'Artifices
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The Fullness of Time
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Introduction
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James Merrill: His Poetry and the Age
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Merrill In His Element
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The Names of God
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New Books in Review
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Nightwood: Contexts
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notes for poems
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Old Haunts
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Open Secrets
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Pavanes & Polypeptides
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poems
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poems
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poems
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Recent Poetry: Five Poets
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Research Plan
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Sea Changes: On Dave Smith
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Terminal Moraine
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Vertumnal
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York, Virginia.
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A Green Wave
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Young, William.
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poems
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Zagajewski, Adam.
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Tremor: Selected Poems
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Zogheb, Bernard de.
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Nella casa ...
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Non so cosa ...
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Opere
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Phaedra
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Salome
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Salome
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Le Sorelle Bronte
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Vacanze a Parigi
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La Vita Alessandrina
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Manuscripts by Unidentified Others   
Scope: These manuscripts are arranged alphabetically by title or first line because the author is unidentified.


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Across Testi Lapcha Pass
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All the feelings are mixed
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An Alphabet of Anger
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The American Renaissance: Give All to Love
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And the Sun and On This Day [by (ek)]
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Angels
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April
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Armadillo
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Articulation and the Creative Process
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At the Bus Stop, Eurydice
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At the Masseur's
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Bad Blood
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The Beautiful Prostitute, Lisa
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Before They Wake
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Birds in a Forest Swaying
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Book 24
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The Boy Who Cried Love
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Breaking Home
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The Broken Window
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Burn, burn all...
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Catullus: Excruciar
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Clearing Your Desk
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The Collected Poems of Frank O'Hara
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Combing the Hair
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The Compass Card
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Concord: A Self-Portrait
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Continental Drift
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Custom Made
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Cynthia, white and elderly is...
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Cysts
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Cythera
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Dante's Last Word
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Dead Reckoning
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Death and Alchemical Transformation
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Discovery/The Nation '80
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Dorothy Wordsworth
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Double exposure
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draft
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The dragon in itself...
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Dream Sequins
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Effet de Neige
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Elegy
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Elizabeth Bishop: Conversations
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Elizabeth Bishop published Geography III in 1976...
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The Encantadas
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Excerpts from the Angel Handbook
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Fall
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The Fire House
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Five Inscriptions
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Five Translations of Chun Wang
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Fog Argument
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For Judith Hoberman Kinsley
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Fourteen People
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A Fragile Father
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From one end of this country ...
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From the Balbec Liederbuch
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Gods Don't Have to Think
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The Greater Dionysia
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Green Children
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guests; the Persian...
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The Guides
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A habit all my own
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Hell
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Home From Hospital
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Icarus and Cythesa
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I don't complain, although my heart would break...
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An Idol's Gesture
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I Know a Place [by unidentified, Carl]
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In the Catskills
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Institute of Contemporary Arts Poetry Reading, 28th September 1954
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In Time and Place
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Introduction
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It was early in 1952 ...
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I Wish We Could've Made It Anyway
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It's finally come clear, Jimmy
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Je Demande la Vie Eternelle
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James Merrill: the Mad Scene
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Julie: That story's ...
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Kitty
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Labuntur Anni
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La Cava delle Antiquita
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La Madeleine
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Last Christmas
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Last Crop
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A Law for the Preservation of an Historical District
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Letter Delivered on the Seventh Day
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Lexington: a flyting
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Lives and Deaths of the Poets and Non-Poets
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L'oeuvre et L'homme
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Love
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Lovely ... reminding us of the emotional energy...
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Mademoiselle's Last Sunday
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Magic
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Magic World
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The manipulation of mirrors
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Manuscripts in Greek
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March 15, 1979
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May 2, 1982
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Medea to Jason
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Memorandum of agreement
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Merrill Introduction, 1 p.
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Merrill Introduction, 3 pp.
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A Midsummer Night's Dream
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Mirabell libretto
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Moon
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Mort Intime
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Nana
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The Naturalist
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1991
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No Words, Just Silent Wasting Heals a Pain Uniquely Female
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Noche Triste
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Notes & acknowledgments
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Notes from Greece
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Notes on Northwest Landscape
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Notes on the Recurring Images in Montale's Poems
Note: Possibly by James Merrill.
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Ode to the Chapel Center
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On the Calendar
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One cannot ever forget...
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One to One
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Orrery
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Oxygen
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Packs
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page in French
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Path over Underpass
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Perhaps you've wondered why this sudden silence...
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Pittsburgh International Airport
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poems
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poems
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poems: Griselda's Song: Patience on a Monument, The Capital of Way, Epithalamium for a Midsummer Marriage
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Poetry and Music on a Tree
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Powers of Thirteen
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Prelude
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Prelude, Variations, and Finale on Goethe's "The Suffering of Light"
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Proving What?
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Psyche in Winter
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Quotations
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Rabbits
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Referents; mystical eyes ...
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The rider and the dream
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Say/Tell
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Scene i. Jews, Coviello
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Sequence
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Signs
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Singular and Plural
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Sinks from uniqueness now one more example
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Sleeping in the Sun
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Son of Zeus and Maria
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Sondra
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Sundown Song for a Teacher
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That Road
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There was an end ...
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This began as it ended
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This is neither the time ...
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Though far too modest
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The Time of Day: I
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To Barbara in Florida
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To dearest J.I.M.
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To James Merrill
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To run their small boat faster, these two...
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The Town Is a Puppet Show
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The Trip
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Two Incidents On and Off Guam
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Two Travelers on a Summer Evening
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Uncle Grant
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United Hungarians
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untitled
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Vantages a Week
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Visions from the Ramble
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A Visit
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W. H. Auden had just closed his summer home ...
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A Waka for Robert Hegel
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Wash in Eight Colors
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We would like to obtain the professional rights...
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The Wedding and Reception
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Went
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What Does a Midsummers Dream Have to Say?
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Where the Jungle Begins
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Why Life Isn't Like the Movies
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Woodcut and If Nietzche's Right
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You bitch, squealed Ezra Pound
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You Turn Me On
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Diverse poems and fragments
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Diverse poems and fragments
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Diverse poems and fragments
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Untitled collection of poems
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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.


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


box-folder   17/-  
V.20. Selected Poems (1946-1985). (ca. 10 items, 3 folders.)
box-folder   17/-  
V.20.a. page proofs. (1 item, 1 folder.)
box-folder   17/-  
V.20.b. drafts. (ca. 8 items,1 folder.)
box-folder   17/-  
V.20.c. changes and corrections. (1 item, 1 folder.)
box-folder   18-20/-  
V.21. A Different Person (ca. 149 items, 17 folders.)
box-folder   18-20/-  
V.21.a. page proofs. (2 items, 1 folder.)
box-folder   18-20/-  
V.21.b. business. (3 items, 1 folder.)
box-folder   18-20/-  
V.21.c. typescripts/manuscripts. (3 items, 3 folders.)
box-folder   18-20/-  
V.21.d. drafts. (ca. 128 items, 10 folders.)
box-folder   18-20/-  
V.21.e. notes. (ca. 11 item, 1 folder.)
box-folder   18-20/-  
V.21.f. changes and corrections. (2 items, 1 folder.)
box-folder   21-23/-  
V.22. A Scattering of Salts. (ca. 40 items, 14 folders.)
box-folder   21-23/-  
V.22.a. page proofs. (3 items, 3 folders.)
box-folder   21-23/-  
V.22.b. typescripts/manuscripts. (3 items, 2 folders.)
box-folder   21-23/-  
V.22.c. drafts. (ca. 33 items, 8 folders.)
box-folder   21-23/-  
V.22.d. galley proofs, Self-Portrait in Tyvek Winbreaker . (1 item, 1 folder.)
box-folder   23/-  
V.23. Unidentified. (1 item, 1 folder.)
box-folder   23/-  
V.22.a. page proofs. (1 item, 1 folder.)
box-folder   23/-  
V.24. Small Press Publications. (3 items, 3 folders.)
box-folder   23/-  
V.24.a. Ideas, Etc . (1 item, 1 folder.)   
Scope: Page proof from one poem in the publication, with holograph annotations and revisions.


box-folder   23/-  
V.24.b. Peter . (1 item, 1 folder.)   
Scope: Title page and page signed by JM that describes publication information.


box-folder   23/-  
V.24.c. Unidentified. (1 item, 1 folder.)   
Scope: Page proofs.


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.)
 
VII. Personal Papers. [series]: (ca. 9.0 linear feet.)   
Scope: Consists of James Merrill's general, medical, legal, and financial materials.


box-folder   1-3, 6/1-61.2  
VII. General. (ca. 5.0 linear feet.)
box-folder   1/1-12  
VII.1. Education. ()
box-folder   1/1  
Handwritten notes of quotes from JM's childhood and note on Australia. (4 items.)
box-folder   1/2  
Southampton County School and Palm Beach Private School. (16 items.)
box-folder   1/3  
St. Bernard's Prepatory School / Grade Reports. (8 items.)
box-folder   1/4  
St. Bernard's Prepatory School / School Assignments, etc. (14 items.)
box-folder   1/5  
Lawrenceville School. (26 items.)
box-folder   1/6  
Lawrenceville School. (32 items.)
box-folder   1/7  
Lawrenceville School. (15 items.)
box-folder   1/8  
Lawrenceville School: Reunion and Later Years. (13 items.)
box-folder   1/9  
Amherst College. (15 items.)
box-folder   1/10  
Amherst College / Olio . (2 copies.)
box-folder   1/11  
Amherst College / Olio . (3 items.)
box-folder   1/12  
Amherst College. (4 items.)
box-folder   1/12.1  
Educational material for James Merrill and Hellen Ingram and clippings. (ca 22 items.)   
Scope: Accession 1526.


box-folder   1/13  
VII.2. Military. ()
box-folder   1/13  
Military. (4 items.)
box-folder   1/14-23  
VII.3. Awards, Honors, Etc. ()
box-folder   1/14  
National Book Committee. (6 items.)
box-folder   1/15  
Awards, Honors, Etc. (12 items.)
box-folder   1/16  
Awards, Honors, Etc. (6 items.)
box-folder   1/17  
Amherst College, Honorary Degree of Doctor of Literature. (8 items.)
box-folder   1/18  
Awards, Honors, Etc. (8 items.)
box-folder   1/19  
Library of Congress. (7 items.)
box-folder   1/20  
American Academy of Achievement. (6 items.)
box-folder   1/21  
American Academy of Arts and Letters. (14 items.)
box-folder   1/22  
Academy of American Poets. (2 items.)
box-folder   1/23  
National Poetry Competition. (1 item.)
box-folder   1/24  
VII.4. Organizations. ()
box-folder   1/24  
Organizations. (39 items.)
box-folder   2/25  
VII.5. Licenses. ()
box-folder   2/25  
Licenses. (17 items.)
box-folder   2/26  
VII.6. CV's. ()
box-folder   2/26  
CV's. (14 items.)
box-folder   2/27-43  
VII.7. Calendars, Date books, Address books, etc. ()
box-folder   2/27  
Calendars. Date books, Address books, etc. (5 items.)
box-folder   2/28  
Calendars. Date books, Address books, etc. (3 items.)
box-folder   2/29  
Calendars. Date books, Address books, etc. (ca. 35 items.)
box-folder   2/30  
Calendars. Date books, Address books, etc. (1 item.)
box-folder   2/31  
Calendars. Date books, Address books, etc. (5 items.)
box-folder   2/32  
Calendars. Date books, Address books, etc. (3 items.)
box-folder   2/33  
Calendars. Date books, Address books, etc. (3 items.)
box-folder   2/34  
Calendars. Date books, Address books, etc. (3 items.)
box-folder   2/35  
Calendars. Date books, Address books, etc. (4 items.)
box-folder   2/36  
Calendars. Date books, Address books, etc. (8 items.)
box-folder   2/37  
Calendars. Date books, Address books, etc. (5 items.)
box-folder   2/38  
Calendars. Date books, Address books, etc. (5 items.)
box-folder   2/39  
Calendars. Date books, Address books, etc. (6 items.)
box-folder   2/40  
Calendars. Date books, Address books, etc. (3 items.)
box-folder   2/41  
Calendars. Date books, Address books, etc. (5 items.)
box-folder   2/42  
Calendars. Date books, Address books, etc. (7 items.)
box-folder   2/43  
Calendars. Date books, Address books, etc. (47 items.)
box-folder   2/44-45.2  
VII.8. Travel, Itineraries, Maps, Etc. ()
box-folder   2/44  
Travel, Itineraries, Maps, Etc. (16 items.)
box-folder   2/45  
Travel, Itineraries, Maps, Etc. (ca. 40 items.)
box-folder   2/45.1  
Travel Souvenirs. (ca. 56 items.)
box-folder   2/45.2  
Travel Souvenirs. (ca. 50 items.)
box-folder   2/46  
VII.9. Building Plans. ()
box-folder   2/46  
Plans for wallpaper for Stonington and related invoices. (24 items.)
box-folder   2-3/47-50  
VII.10. Family. ()   
Scope: See also scrapbooks in Series IX. Realia.


box-folder   2/47  
Hellen Ingram Plummer. (ca. 185 items.)   
Scope: See also scrapbooks in Series IX. Realia.


 
Doris Merrill Magowan. (1 item.)   
Scope: See scrapbooks in Series IX. Realia.


box-folder   3/48  
Family. (4 items.)
box-folder   3/49  
Information on William L. Plummer. (1 item.)
box-folder   3/50.1-50.2  
Family, especially on Charles Merrill. (35 items.)   
Scope: See also scrapbooks in Series IX. Realia.


box-folder   3/50.2  
Old Wives Tale (1 item.)
box-folder   3/50.2  
In Memoriam Charles Edward Merrill 1885-1956 from the Safeway Stores (1 item.)
box-folder   3/51-55  
VII.11. Friends. ()
box-folder   3/51  
Peter Hooten. (11 item.)
box-folder   3/52  
Others, including J. D. McClatchy and Molly Howe. (7 items.)
box-folder   3/53  
David Jackson. (18 items.)
box-folder   3/54  
David Jackson. (10 items.)
box-folder   3/55  
June Reid. (7 items.)
box-folder   3/56-58  
VII.12. Artwork. ()
box-folder   3/56  
James Merrill childhood drawings. (35 items.)   
Scope: 6x7" framed drawing by Merrill, "To My dear Mama: I Love Your Very Much" (1938) wrapped and located in realia box.


box-folder   3/57  
James Merrill. (ca. 87 items.)
box-folder   3/58  
Artwork. (40 items.)   
Scope: PRESERVATION: Painting 10x14", paint on canvas assumed by JM of young boy holding a flower, lots of green [canvas nailed to wooden frame on back, nails rusting, paint chipping, tear in middle area of canvas and stored horizontally, but needs stored vertically]. Stored near end of collection with box of Scrapbooks.


box-folder   3/59  
VII.13. Death. ()
box-folder   3/59  
Death. (6 items.)
box-folder   3/60-61  
VII.14. Miscellaneous. ()
box-folder   3/60  
Miscellaneous. (ca. 149 items.)
box-folder   3/61  
Miscellaneous. (ca. 36 items.)
box-folder   3/61.1  
Miscellaneous. (ca. 64 items.)   
Scope: No detailed item listing available.


box-folder   3/61.2  
Miscellaneous. (ca. 28 items.)   
Scope: No detailed item listing available.


box-folder   3/62-63.1  
VII. Medical. (ca. 0.5 linear feet.)
box-folder   3/62  
Medical. (29 items.)
box-folder   3/63  
Medical. (47 items.)
box-folder   3/63.1  
Medical. (2 items.)   
Scope: No detailed item listing available.


box-folder   3/64-76  
VII. Legal. (ca. 0.5 linear feet.)
box-folder   3/64  
Legal. (31 item.)
box-folder   3/65  
Wills. (23 items.)
box-folder   3/66  
Insurance. (12 items.)
box-folder   3/67  
Insurance. (15 items.)
box-folder   3/68  
Appraisals and Inventories. (13 items.)
box-folder   3/69  
Personal Loans and IOUs. (2 items.)
box-folder   3/70  
Lease and Tenant Material. (5 items.)
box-folder   3/71  
Legal. (4 items.)
box-folder   3/72  
Warranties and Service Contracts. (14 items.)
box-folder   3/73  
Literary Contracts. (6 items.)
box-folder   3/74  
Literary Contracts. (12 items.)
box-folder   3/75  
Literary Contracts. (16 items.)
box-folder   3/76  
Literary Contracts. (24 items.)
box-folder   4-5/77-105.1  
VII. Financial. (ca. 3.0 linear feet.)
box-folder   4/77  
Barnett Bank: Bank Statements. (3 items.)
box-folder   4/78  
CitiBank: Checking Account Books. (4 items.)
box-folder   4/79  
CitiBank: Checking Account Books. (4 items.)
box-folder   4/80  
CitiBank: Bank Statements. (ca. 26 items.)
box-folder   4/81  
CitiBank: Bank Statements. (11 item.)
box-folder   4/82  
CitiBank: Bank Statements. (20 items.)
box-folder   4/83  
CitiBank: Bank Statements. (22 items.)
box-folder   4/84  
CitiBank: Bank Statements. (39 items.)
box-folder   5/85  
CitiBank: Bank Statements. (17 items.)
box-folder   5/86  
CitiBank: Loose Cancelled Checks. (ca. 186 items.)
box-folder   5/87  
Connecticut National Bank: Bank Statements. (ca. 47 items.)
box-folder   5/88  
Dry Dock Savings Bank: Checking Account Book. (1 item.)
box-folder   5/89  
Florida National Bank of the Florida Keys and Southeast Bank: Bank Statements. (10 items.)
box-folder   5/90  
Florida National Bank of the Florida Keys: Bank Statements. (18 items.)
box-folder   5/91  
Hartford National Bank: Checking Account Book and Bank Statements. (21 item.)
box-folder   5/92  
Shawmut Bank: Bank Statements. (8 items.)
box-folder   5/93  
Various Banks: Bank Statements, Checks, Etc. (16 items.)
box-folder   5/94  
Deloitte and Touche / Deloitte Haskins and Sells: Investment Reports and Accounting for Merrill Trusts no. 11 & 12. (5 items.)
box-folder   5/95  
Magowan Investment Company: Investment Reports and Accounting. (25 items.)
box-folder   5/96  
Merrill Lynch: Investment Reports and Accounting. (17 items.)
box-folder   5/97  
O'Connor, Davies and Company: Investment Reports and Accounting. (1 item.)
box-folder   5/98  
Price Waterhouse and Company: Investment Reports and Accounting. (2 items.)
box-folder   5/99  
SF Associates: Investment Reports and Accounting. (4 items.)
box-folder   5/100  
Bills, Invoices and Receipts. (ca. 91 item.)
box-folder   5/101  
Bills, Invoices and Receipts. (ca. 85 items.)
box-folder   5/102  
Publisher's Royalty Statements, A - K. (ca. 67 items.)
box-folder   5/103  
Publisher's Royalty Statements, M - W. (ca. 35 items.)
box-folder   5/104  
Various check stubs. (8 items.)
box-folder   5/105  
Miscellaneous Financial Material. (2 items.)
box-folder   5/105.1  
Miscellaneous Financial Material. (1 item.)   
Scope: No detailed item listing available.


 
VIII. Ephemera. [series]: (ca. 12.0 linear feet.)   
Scope: Consists of print and magazine material, clippings, and programs concerning James Merrill and concerning others.


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VIII. 1. Print and Magazines (ca. 6.0 linear feet.)   
Scope: The VIII.1.a-c. includes material featuring poems etc. by JM, with articles discussing JM, and material unrelated to JM.


 
VIII. 1. a. Print and Magazines Featuring Poems Etc. by JM. ()   
Scope:


 
VIII. 1. b. Print and Magazines With Articles Discussing JM. ()
 
VIII. 1. b. i. Memorial Articles and Obituaries ()
 
VIII. 1. b. ii. Book Reviews. ()
 
VIII. 1. b. iii. Interviews and Articles Discussing JM. ()
 
VIII. 1. c. Print and Magazines Unrelated to JM. ()
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VIII. 1. d. Offprints and Articles. ()   
Scope: This includes offprints, articles, and photocopies. The items may overlap with some items in the other subseries of Print and Magazine and/or with the Clippings.


box-folder   4/1  
VIII.1.d.i. By JM. ()
box-folder   4/2-70  
VIII.1.d.ii. By Others. ()
box-folder   4/71  
VIII. 1. e. Pre-print Material. ()
box-folder   4/72  
VIII. 1. f. Miscellany. ()
box-folder   1-2/-  
VIII. 2. Clippings (ca. 3.0 linear feet.)   
Scope: Includes material concerning JM and not concerning JM.


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VIII. 2. a. Clippings Concerning JM. (ca. 1.5 linear feet.)   
Scope: This has its own folder numbering system, beginning with #1.


 
VIII. 2. a. i. Profiles and News. ()
box-folder   1/1  
Profiles and News. (ca. 15 items.)
box-folder   1/2  
Profiles and News. (ca. 9 items.)
box-folder   1/3  
Profiles and News. (ca. 9 items.)
box-folder   1/4  
Profiles and News. (ca. 6 items.)
box-folder   1/5  
Profiles and News. (ca. 3 items.)   
Scope: Missing original as of 2003: May 17 (ca. 12 items).


box-folder   1/6  
Profiles and News. (ca. 4 items.)   
Scope: Missing original as of 2003: May 17 (ca. 17 items).


box-folder   1/7  
Profiles and News. (ca. 14 items.)
box-folder   1/8  
Profiles and News. (ca. 16 items.)
box-folder   1/9  
Profiles and News. (ca. 24 items.)   
Scope: Incluldes material on the scandal involving a Stonington grocery store and the poem November Ode.


box-folder   1/10  
Profiles and News. (ca. 22 items.)
box-folder   1/11  
Profiles and News. (ca. 7 items.)
box-folder   1/12  
Profiles and News. (ca. 59 items.)   
Scope: Includes JM obituaries and news of his death.


box-folder   1/13  
VIII. 2. a. ii. Interviews. (ca. 14 items.)
 
VIII. 2. a. iii. Book Reviews. ()
box-folder   1/14  
First Poems . (ca. 33 items.)
box-folder   1/15  
The Immortal Husband . (ca. 32 items.)
box-folder   1/16  
The Seraglio . (ca. 60 items.)
box-folder   1/17  
The Sergalio . (ca. 63 items.)
box-folder   1/18  
Water Street . (ca. 5 items.)
box-folder   1/19  
The (Diblos) Notebook . (ca. 68 items.)   
Scope: Missing as of 2003: May 17.


box-folder   1/20  
Nights and Days . (ca. 28 items.)
box-folder   1/21  
Fire Screen . (ca. 13 items.)
box-folder   1/22  
Braving the Elements . (ca. 22 items.)
box-folder   1/23  
The Yellow Pages . (ca. 2 items.)
box-folder   1/24  
Divine Comedies . (ca. 18 items.)
box-folder   1/25  
Divine Comedies . (ca. 34 items.)
box-folder   1/26  
Mirabell: Books of Number . (ca. 28 items.)
box-folder   1/27  
Scripts for the Pageant . (ca. 25 items.)
box-folder   1/28  
From the First Nine . (ca. 18 items.)
box-folder   1/29  
Late Settings . (ca. 18 items.)
box-folder   1/30  
Changing Light at Sandover . (ca. 5 items.)   
Scope: Missing original as of 2003: May 17 (ca. 25 items).


box-folder   1/31  
Changing Light at Sandover . (ca. 24 items.)   
Scope: Missing as of 2003: May 17.


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Recitative . (ca. 13 items.)
box-folder   1/33  
The Inner Room . (ca. 3 items.)   
Scope: Missing original as of 2003: May 17 (ca. 14 items).


box-folder   1/34  
A Different Person . (ca. 20 items.)   
Scope: Missing as of 2003: May 17.


box-folder   1/35  
A Different Person . (ca. 26 items.)
box-folder   1/36  
A Scattering of Salts . (ca. 26 items.)
box-folder   1/37  
Other reviews. (ca. 8 items.)   
Scope: Missing as of 2003: May 17.


box-folder   1/38  
Reviews of anthologies including JM. (ca. 15 items.)   
Scope: Missing as of 2003: May 17.


 
VIII. 2. a. iv. Honors and Awards. ()
box-folder   1/39  
High School and College. (ca. 11 item)
box-folder   1/40  
National Book Award. (ca. 23 items)
box-folder   1/41  
Bollingen Prize. (ca. 16 items)
box-folder   1/42  
Pulitzer Prize. (ca. 17 items.)
box-folder   1/43  
National Book Critics Circle, L.A. Times, Bobst Award, Connecticut Commission for the Arts. (ca. 14 items)
box-folder   1/44  
Poet Laureate of Connecticut and National Art Club. (ca. 38 items)
box-folder   1/45  
Library of Congress Bobbitt Prize and American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. (ca. 31 item)
box-folder   1/46  
Honorary Degree from Amherst and Honorary Degree from Yale. (ca. 11 item)
box-folder   1/47  
VIII. 2. a. v. Announcements of JM Poetry Readings (ca. 40 items.)
box-folder   1/48  
VIII. 2. a. vi. Very brief mentions. (ca. 38 items.)
box-folder   1/49  
VIII. 2. a. vii. Poems, Articles, and Reviews by JM. (11 item.)   
Scope: Missing original as of 2003: May 17 (ca. 40 items).


box-folder   2/1-16  
VIII. 2. b. Clippings Not Concerning JM. (ca. 1.5 linear feet.)   
Scope: This has its own folder numbering system, beginning with #1.


box-folder   2/1  
Family. (ca. 17 items.)
box-folder   2/2  
Family: Relating to Charles Merrill's business and his divorce. (ca. 38 items.)
box-folder   2/3  
Family: Tribute to Helen K. Ingram, great-grandmother to James Merrill, died April 20, 1898. (ca. 9 items.)
box-folder   2/4  
Family: Newsclipping about James Merrill's great-grandfather from The Florida Times-Union . (1 item.)
box-folder   2/5  
Family: Relating to Doris Magowan (JM's half sister). (ca. 8 items.)
box-folder   2/6  
Family: Relating to Carol Perrenot Longone (friend of Helen Ingram Plummer, JM's mother). (ca. 9 items.)
box-folder   2/7  
News and writing of other literary figures and friends. (ca. 58 items.)
box-folder   2/8  
News and writing of other literary figures and friends. (ca. 63 items.)
box-folder   2/9  
News and writing of other literary figures and friends. (ca. 30 items.)   
Scope: Includes material related to Mary McCarthy and Elizabeth Bishop.


box-folder   2/10  
News and writing of other literary figures and friends. (ca. 63 items.)   
Scope: Including material related to Peter Hooten, W. H. Auden, John Hersey, Eugenio Montale, Maya Deren, Freddie Buechner, Kimon Friar, J. D. McClatchy, Stephen Yenser, David Jackson family.


box-folder   2/11  
Newsclippings from the Colored News section of the Mount Sterling Advocate . (3 items.)
box-folder   2/12  
AIDS Quilt songbook and AIDS. (ca. 38 items.)
box-folder   2/13  
Opera and Performances. (ca. 29 items.)
box-folder   2/14  
Stonington, Key West and other homes and travels. (ca. 32 items.)   
Scope: This material includes mateiral about the combustion of the house on 11th Street which JM wrote about.


box-folder   2/15  
News of weird science and helath. (ca. 35 items.)
box-folder   2/16  
Miscellaneous. (ca. 146 items.)
box-folder   1-2/1-30  
VIII. 3. Programs. (ca. 3.0 linear feet.)   
Scope: Includes various types of programs.


box-folder   1/ 1  
Poetry readings by JM. (ca. 41 item)
box-folder   1/ 2  
Poetry readings by JM. (ca. 28 items)
box-folder   1/ 3  
Poetry readings by JM. (ca. 17 items)
box-folder   1/ 4  
Poetry readings by JM. (ca. 20 items)
box-folder   1/ 5  
Poetry readings by JM. (ca. 14 items)   
Scope: PRESERVATION: Flyer 11x14", paper painted red with paper of JM biography attached, Oct. 13, Central Library [mounted on cardboard, but paper is pealing away]. Stored in OVERSIZE.


box-folder   1/ 6  
Programs for performances of JM's plays, etc. (ca. 40 items)
box-folder   1/ 7  
Programs for performances of JM's plays, etc. (ca. 22 items)
box-folder   1/ 8  
Poetry readings not featuring JM. (ca. 18 items)
box-folder   1/ 9  
Funeral and Memorial Services for Others. (ca. 16 items)
box-folder   1/ 10  
Funeral and Memorial Services for Others. (ca. 10 items)
box-folder   1/ 11  
Publishers' Literary Catalogs (including JM). (ca. 9 items)
box-folder   1/ 12  
Publishers' Literary Catalogs (including JM). (ca. 8 items)
box-folder   1/ 13  
Publishers' Literary Catalogs (includes promotion material). (ca. 8 items)
box-folder   1/ 14  
Opera and Theatre. (1 item)   
Scope: Scrapbook containing programs and clippings about operas JM attended, 100 pages, 2 sided.


box-folder   1/ 15  
Opera and Theatre. (ca. 9 items)
box-folder   1/ 16  
Opera and Theatre. (ca. 6 items)
box-folder   1/ 17  
Opera and Theatre. (ca. 20 items)
box-folder   1/ 18  
Opera and Theatre. (ca. 17 items)
box-folder   1/ 19  
Opera and Theatre. (ca. 5 items)
box-folder   2/20  
Opera and Theatre. (ca. 11 item)
box-folder   2/21  
Opera and Theatre. (ca. 8 items)
box-folder   2/22  
Opera and Theatre. (ca. 8 items)
box-folder   2/23  
Opera and Theatre. (ca. 10 items)
box-folder   2/24  
Opera and Theatre. (ca. 13 items)
box-folder   2/25  
Opera and Theatre. (ca. 26 items)
box-folder   2/26  
Opera and Theatre. (ca. 19 items)
box-folder   2/27  
Art Exhibits. (ca. 21 item)
box-folder   2/28  
Art Exhibits. (ca. 24 items)
box-folder   2/29  
Art Exhibits. (ca. 16 items)
box-folder   2/30  
Promotional and Publishing. (ca. 14 items)
box-folder   2/31  
Organizational Materials. (ca. 10 items)
box-folder   2/.  
VIII.4. Emphemra Regarding Stephen Yenser. (ca. 8 items)
box-folder   2/1  
(Ephemera Regarding Stephen Yenser.) (ca. 8 items)
 
IX. Realia. [series]: (ca. 2.5 linear feet.)   
Scope: Consists of James Merrill's awards, book, glasses, camera, baby clothes and shoes, etc.


box-folder   1/-  
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.


box-folder   1/-  
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.


box-folder   1/-  
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.


box-folder   1/-  
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.


box-folder   1/-  
Medal. ()   
Scope: The New York Public Library Literary Lions 10th Anniversary.


box-folder   1/-  
Medal. ()   
Scope: State of Connecticut, Connecticut Commission on the Arts, Arts Award. In box.


box-folder   1/-  
Medal. ()   
Scope: National Book Award


box-folder   1/-  
Prize. ()   
Scope: The Los Angeles Times Book Prize.


box-folder   1/-  
Award. ()   
Scope: The Golden Plate Award (When John Ashberry received it, he said I wonder if it's dishwasher proof?)


box-folder   1/-  
Award. ()   
Scope: The Presidents Club of Florida State University Honors James I. Merrill as a Member


box-folder   1/-  
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.


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


box-folder   1/-  
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.


box-folder   1/-  
Pair of eye glasses. ()   
Scope: Green glasses in red leather case.


box-folder   1/-  
Poster. ()   
Scope: Poster 38x12", The whole view of Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall in mailing tube.


box-folder   1/-  
Poster. ()   
Scope: Poster 11x14", announcing poetry reading by JM. Located in oversize.


box-folder   1/-  
Poster. ()   
Scope: Poster 16x24", announcing poetry reading by JM at the Unversity of Western Ontario. Located in oversize.


box-folder   1/-  
Poster. ()   
Scope: Poster 14x22", announcing poetry reading by JM at Princeton Unversity. Located in oversize.


box-folder   1/-  
Poster. ()   
Scope: Poster 15x23", announcing Mary McCarthy tribute at Vassar College. Located in oversize.


box-folder   1/-  
Poster. ()   
Scope: Poster 10.5x16.5", announcing the publication of A Different Person. 4 copies. Located in oversize.


box-folder   1/-  
The Changing Light At Sandover . ()   
Scope: By James Merrill, New York: Atheneum, 1983. Los Angeles Times Book Prize.


box-folder   1/-  
Camera. ()   
Scope: JM's camera.


box-folder   1/-  
Photograph. ()   
Scope: 2.75x6" photo stand-up wooden cutout of James Merrill as a young boy.


box-folder   1/-  
Silver cup. ()   
Scope: Silver cup, with James Ingram Merrill engraved with leaves, in brown flannel bag with words Tiffany & Co., New York.


box-folder   1/-  
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.


box-folder   1/-  
Baby shoe. ()   
Scope: One baby shoe, coated so gold/copper in color and stiff.


box-folder   1/-  
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.


box-folder   2/-  
Death mask. ()   
Scope: Death mask of James Merrill made out of white plaster.


box-folder   3/-  
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.


box-folder   1/-  
Baby clothes. ()   
Scope: Baby clothes:


box-folder   3/-  
Plastic canvas piece. ()   
Scope: Plastic canvas piece, with green background and words Pieces, James, and March with additional decoration.


box-folder   1/-  
Stationery. ()   
Scope: James Merrill, 165 East 72nd Street, Apt. 9A, New York, New York 10021 and envelop with address on back flap.


box-folder   1/-  
Baby's Own Book . ()   
Scope: James Merrill's baby book with photographs.


box-folder   3/-  
Journal. ()   
Scope: Blank journal, 6.5x8.75".


box-folder   1/-  
Business cards ()
box-folder   1/-  
Yale graduation hood, blue ()
box-folder   1/-  
Amherest graduation hood, purple ()
box-folder   1/-  
Citation. ()   
Scope: New York University Presidential Citation for James Merrill, in burgundy leather folder.


box-folder   1/-  
Unidentified artwork ()   
Scope: Located in oversize.


box-folder   1/-  
Scrapbooks and Photo Albums ()