Perspective Magazine Archives, 1947-1980
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All Series Level Scope and Content Notes

Scope and Contents Note

The Archives of Perspective consist of three major groupings. The first is a series of correspondence which includes a large group of business and general correspondence and two smaller groups of letters from Wallace Stevens and William Carlos Williams. The second, and largest, series is made up of the manuscripts, correspondence, and editorial matter for individual issues of Perspective. The final portion of the collection consists of the magazine's business records.


Consists of correspondence, 1947-1980, to and from contributors, subscribers and patrons, editorial correspondence regarding various manuscripts, and business/operational letters.


Consists principally of correspondence from contributors. Last folder (27) is of undated and unidentified correspondence.


Consists of 5 letters and 2 poems from Wallace Stevens, listed below.


Consists of 8 letters from William Carlos Williams, or his wife, Florence.


Consists of notes, comments on works by contributers, decisions about acceptance--by Mona Van Duyn, Jarvis Thurston, John Morris, Stanley Elkin, Constance Urdang, Al Lebowitz, Ted Holmes, Donald Finkel, Nancy Shapiro, Steve Tudor, and others. Also includes biographical information for some contributors.


Consists of correspondence with subscribers, advertisers, printers, CCLM, other magazines and other business-related matters.


Consists of correspondence with Quarterlies, Inc., a distribution corporation.


Consists of correspondence, manuscripts, editorial matter, and miscellaneous materials relating to individual issues of Perspective.


Consists of a page of auto notes regarding contributors and lengths of manuscripts.


Consists of manuscripts and editorial matter.


Consists of Ts note for unidentified manuscript.


Consists of list of possible contributors and manuscripts received for William Carlos Williams issue.


Consists of title page for Tra la la la (story) by Sylvan Karchmer.


Consists of contributor's notes for Charles Norman and M.M. Liberman and title page for Big Buick to the pyramids (story) by Liberman.


Consists of draft of table of contents for the isue with auto list of authors.


Consists of manuscripts and editorial matter.


Consists of manuscripts and editorial matter.


Consists of manuscripts and editorial matter.


Manuscripts and editorial matter.


Consists of manuscripts and editorial matter.


Consists of manuscript and editorial matter.


Consists of manuscripts and editorial matter.


Consists of manuscripts and editorial matter.


Consists of manuscripts and editorial matter.


Consists of manuscripts and editorial matter.


Manuscript and editorial matter.


Manuscripts and editorial matter.


Manuscript and editorial matter.


Consists of some of the manuscripts used in this issue, arranged alphabetically by author.


Manuscript and editorial matter.


Consists of manuscripts and editorial matter.


Consists of business papers for Perspective : copyrights, tax materials, account books, legal papers, clippings, inventory notebooks and subscription lists.


Consists of records detailing stock of Perspective copies.