James Merrill Papers. 1926-2003
Collection Scope and Content Note
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Scope and Contents Note
The collection holds a wide variety of materials that document James
Ingram Merrill's entire life.
The extensive correspondence is between Merrill and his family,
friends, business associates, and others. Thousands of pages of heavily
annotated notebooks, typescripts, worksheets, and galleys show Merrill's
work towards poems, fiction, and drama. The audiovisual and personal
material document other aspects of Merrill's life.