William Jay Smith Papers, ca. 1924-2004.
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box-folder   52-71/262-338.  
IV. Anthologies. [series]: (2642 items.)   
Scope: Consists of material toward the publication of various anthologies edited by William Jay Smith, including drafts, correspondence and other miscellaneous editorial or publication material.


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IV. 1. Herrick (117 items.)   
Scope: Consists of material toward Herrick Selected with an introduction and notes by William Jay Smith (New York: Dell Publishing Co, 1962).


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IV. 1. a. Correspondence. Consists of correspondence from 1961 between William Jay Smith and editors at Laurel editions and Western Printing. (4 items.)
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IV. 1. b. Manuscript material. Consists of manuscript material for Herrick. (55 items.)
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IV. 1. b. 1. Draft of introduction. Consists of Ts draft of introduction for Herrick by William Jay Smith with auto revisions and a number of reader notes. (13 items.)
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IV. 1. b. 2. Selected poems by Herrick. Consists of Ts of selected poems by William Herrick. (23 items.)
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IV. 1. b. 3. Miscellaneous notes. Consists of miscellaneous notes relating to publication of Herrick. (19 items.)
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IV. 1. c. Tables of contents. Consists of 3 drafts of table of contents for Herrick with auto revisions. (3 items.)
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IV. 2. Golden Journey   
Scope: Consists of material toward The Golden Journey: Poems for Young People, compiled by William Jay Smith and Louise Bogan (Chicago: Reilly & Lee, 1965).


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IV. 2. a. Correspondence. Consists of correspondence from 1963-1965 between William Jay Smith and editor at Reilly & Lee, Maxine Rieckhoff, and editors of other publishing houses concerning poems published in The Golden Journey: Poems for Young People. (115 items.)
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IV. 2. b. Manuscript material. Consists of manuscript material for The Golden Journey: Poems for Young People. (200 items.)
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IV. 2. b. 1. Auto notes. Consists of auto notes, primarily titles of poems for consideration in The Golden Journey: Poems for Young People. (6 items.)
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IV. 2. b. 2. Drafts of introduction. Consists of Ts and auto drafts of introduction by William Jay Smith and Louise Bogan for The Golden Journey: Poems for Young People and notes. (5 items.)
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IV. 2. b. 3. Early compilation of poems. Consists of nearly 200 poems selected for possible inclusion in The Golden Journey: Poems for Young People, some Ts, some photocopied and pasted and miscellaneous notes. (188 items.)
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IV. 2. b. 4. Late compilation of poems. Consists of 242 page compilation of poems for inclusion in The Golden Journey: Poems for Young People, Ts and photocopied with auto notes. (1 item.)
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IV. 2. c. Publication material. Consists of pre-publication publicity materials for The Golden Journey: Poems for Young People, including Ts drafts and printed announcements. (11 items.)
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IV. 3. Poems from France . (396 items.)   
Scope: Consists of material toward Poems from France, edited by William Jay Smith, illustrated by Roger Duvoisin (New York: Crowell, 1967).


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IV. 3. a. Correspondence. Consists of correspondence from 1952-1967 between William Jay Smith and Elizabeth M. Riley, editor at Thomas Y. Crowell and others. (31 items.)
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IV. 3. b. Manuscript material. Consists of manuscript material toward Poems from France. (184 items.)
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IV. 3. b. 1. Translations by William Jay Smith. Consists of poem translations by William Jay Smith for Poems from France, Ts and auto partial drafts of introduction to anthology and miscellaneous notes. (24 items.)
box-folder   55/276-277  
IV. 3. b. 2. Translations by others. Consists of Ts poem translations by Merlyod Lawrence and X.J. Kennedy for Poems from France. (19 items.)
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IV. 3. b. 3. Early compilation. Consists of Ts and auto copies and photocopies of translated and untranslated poems selected for possible use in Poems from France and miscellaneous notes. (127 items.)
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IV. 3. b. 4. Late compilation. Consists of Ts and auto copies or photocopies of translated and untranslated poems selected for Poems from France. (1 item.)
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IV. 3. b. 5. Setting copy. Consists of Ts draft used as setting copy for Poems from France. (1 item.)
 
IV. 3. b. 6. Galley proofs. Consists of galley proofs for Poems from France, filed in galley case. (1 item.)
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IV. 3. b. 7. Page proofs. Consists of one set of page proofs for Poems from France. (1 item.)
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IV. 3. c. Publication material. Consists of miscellaneous publication material for Poems from France, including Ts copy for dust jacket, auto and Ts drafts of introduction, Cromwell catalogue, selected unbound printed pages and dust jacket sample. (7 items.)
box-folder   57-58/284-291  
IV. 4. Poems from Italy . (350 items.)   
Scope: Consists of material toward Poems from Italy, edited by William Jay Smith, illustrated by Elaine Raphael (New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1972).


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IV. 4. a. Correspondence. Consists of correspondence from 1967-1971 between William Jay Smith and editors at Thomas Y. Crowell C. and co-translators including examples of translated poems. (60 items.)
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IV. 4. b. Manuscript material. Consists of manuscript material toward Poems from Italy. (172 items.)
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IV. 4. b. 1. Notes toward introduction. Consists of notes toward introduction to Poems from Italy by William Jay Smith. (7 items.)
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IV. 4. b. 2. Early compilation. Consists of Ts and auto copies and photocopies of translated and untranslated poems selected for possible use in Poems from Italy and miscellaneous notes. (99 items.)
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IV. 4. b. 3. Early draft. Consists of early draft of Poems from Italy and William Jay Smith's auto notes for editor concerning revisions. (2 items.)
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IV. 4. b. 4. Late compilation. Consists of late compilation of poems for use in Poems from Italy. (1 item.)
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IV. 4. b. 5. Setting copy. Consists of Ts setting copy for Poems from Italy. (1 item.)
 
IV. 4. b. 6. Galley proofs. Consists of 2 sets of galley proofs for Poems from Italy, filed in galley case. (2 items.)
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IV. 4. c. Miscellany. Consists of miscellaneous publication matter for Poems from Italy including page proofs of introduction, Crowell catalogue, announcement for book and miscellaneous items. (6 items.)
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IV. 5. Modern Hungarian Poetry . (323 items.)   
Scope: Consists of material toward Modern Hungarian Poetry, edited with introduction by Miklos Vadja, forward by William Jay Smith. Translators include William Jay Smith, Ted Hughes, George MacBeth and Richard Wilbur (New York: Columbia University Press, 1977), printed in Hungary.


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IV. 5. a. Correspondence. Consists of correspondence from 1976 between William Jay Smith and editors at Corvina Press, Budapest, Miklos Vajda, editor of Modern Hungarian Poetry and others. (14 items.)
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IV. 5. b. Manuscript material. Consists of manuscript material toward Modern Hungarian Poetry. (151 items.)
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IV. 5. b. 1. Drafts of forward. Consists of Ts and auto drafts of Forward for Modern Hungarian Poetry by William Jay Smith. (8 items. 8 item.)
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IV. 5. b. 2. Poem translations. Consists of Ts copies and photocopies of poem translations by William Jay Smith and others for use in Modern Hungarian Poetry. (123 items.)
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IV. 5. b. 3. Setting copy. Consists of Ts(x) setting copy of Modern Hungarian Poetry including auto revisions by William Jay Smith. (1 item.)
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IV. 5. b. 4. Introduction. Consists of Ts(x) introduction to Modern Hungarian Poetry by Miklos Vajda with auto revisions by William Jay Smith. (1 item.)
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IV. 5. b. 5. Miscellaneous notes. Consists of miscellaneous notes including Ts(cb) of table of contents for Modern Hungarian Poetry. (15 items.)
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IV. 5. b. 6. Galley proofs. Consists of photocopy of 1 set of galley proofs for Modern Hungarian Poetry, 1 set of selected proofs with Ts of poems. Another set of galley proofs is filed in galley case. (3 items.)
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IV. 5. c. Publication material. Consists of Ts copy of publicity tear-sheet announcing Modern Hungarian Poetry and gallies and photocopies of photographs of various Hungarian poets. (7 items.)
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IV. 6. Light Verse and Satires of Witter Bynner . (424 items.)   
Scope: Consists of material toward Light Verse and Satires of Witter Bynner, edited by and with an introduction by William Jay Smith (New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1978).


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IV. 6. a. Correspondence. Consists of correspondence from 1975-1977 between William Jay Smith and James Kraft of The Witter Bynner Foundation, concerning the publication of Light Verse and Satires of Witter Bynner. (40 items.)
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IV. 6. b. Manuscript material. Consists of manuscript material toward Light Verse and Satires of Witter Bynner. (191 items.)
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IV. 6. b. 1. Drafts for introduction. Consists of Ts and Ts(cb) drafts of introduction by William Jay Smith to Light Verse and Satires of Witter Bynner and draft fragments and notes. (7 items.)
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IV. 6. b. 2. Lists of selections. Consists of lists of poems and other works considered for use in Light Verse and Satires of Witter Bynner and photocopies of some of these poems. (25 items.)
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IV. 6. b. 3. Notes. Consists of large bundle of reading notes by William Jay Smith on various works by Witter Bynner including select photocopies of works by Bynner and clippings. (81 items.)
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IV. 6. b. 4. Essays by others. Consists of Ts essays by James Kraft, Burton Watson, Richard Wilbur and Richmond Lattimore on Witter Bynner. (4 items.)
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IV. 6. b. 5. Works by Bynner. Consists of photocopies of poems and prose pieces by Witter Bynner. (57 items.)
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IV. 6. b. 6. Setting copy. Consists of Ts draft used as setting copy for Light Verse and Satires of Witter Bynner. (1 item.)
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IV. 6. b. 7. Miscellany. Consists of publication and editorial miscellany including photocopies of letters by Witter Bynner, articles about Bynner, story by Mabel Lahem, draft of thesis by Lois D. Rodnick and clippings. (18 items.)
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IV. 7. A Green Place . (121 items.)   
Scope: Consists of material toward A Green Place: Modern Poems for Young People, edited by William Jay Smith, illustrated by Jacques Hnizdovsky (New York: Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, 1982).


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IV. 7. a. Correspondence. Consists of correspondence from 1979-1983 between William Jay Smith and others concerning the publication of A Green Place. (23 items.)
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IV. 7. b. Manuscript material. Consists of manuscript material toward A Green Place. (14 items.)
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IV. 7. b. 1. Drafts. Consists of 3 Ts drafts of A Green Place, 2 of which were used as setting copies. (3 items.)
 
IV. 7. b. 2. Galley proofs. Consists of 2 sets of galley proofs for A Green Place, filed in galley case. (2 items.)
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IV. 7. b. 3. Notes. Consists of miscellaneous notes toward A Green Place. (9 items.)
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IV. 7. c. Publication material. Consists of miscellaneous publication material for A Green Place including dust jacket copy, photocopies of illustrations and photocopy of author index. (70 items.)
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IV. 8. Brazilian Poetry . (228 items.)   
Scope: Consists of material toward Brazilian Poetry (1950-1980), edited, with an introduction, by William Jay Smith and Emanuel Brasil (Midletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1983).


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IV. 8. a. Correspondence. Consists of correspondence relating to the publication of Brazilian Poetry (1950-1980) from 1982-1983 between William Jay Smith and co-editor Emanuel Brasil, Cynthia Miller of Wesleyan University Press and others. (75 items.)
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IV. 8. b. Manuscript material. Consists of manuscript material toward Brazilian Poetry (1950-1980. (76 items.)
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IV. 8. b. 1. Drafts of introduction. Consists of Ts drafts of introduction to Brazilian Poetry (1950-1980), one copy in Portuguese, and auto notes and photocopies of poems. (8 items.)
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IV. 8. b. 2. Early drafts of poems. Consists of Ts and auto drafts of poems for Brazilian Poetry (1950-1980) translated by William Jay Smith, copies of original poems and notes. (40 items.)
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IV. 8. b. 3. Final draft. Consists of Ts (x) final draft of Brazilian Poetry (1950-1980). (1 item.)
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IV. 8. b. 4. Page proofs. Consists of 1 set of page proofs for Brazilian Poetry (1950-1980). (1 item.)
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IV. 8. c. Publication material. Consists of miscellaneous publication material for Brazilian Poetry (1950-1980) including dust jacket sample and copy, publisher's questionaire and catalogue, notes, photocopies of photos considered for the book and Ts and auto drafts of biographical sketches for Brazilian poets and the editor. (26 items.)
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IV. 8. d. Miscellany. Consists of Ts essay by Kenneth David Jackson, University of Texas, "Literature and Criticism of The Brazilian Concrete Poets." (1 item.)
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IV. 9. Dutch Interior A . (157 items.)   
Scope: Consists of material toward Dutch Interior: Postwar Poetry of the Netherlands and Flanders, edited by William Jay Smith and James S. Holmes, introduction by Cees Buddingh (New York: Columbia University Press, 1984).


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IV. 9. a. Correspondence. Consists of correspondence from 1982-1984 between William Jay Smith and editors of Columbia University Press concerning publication of Dutch Interior and the staff of the "Foundation for the Promotion of the Translation of Dutch Literary Works" concerning subsidies for publication and others. (51 items.)
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IV. 9. b. Manuscript material. Consists of manuscript material toward Dutch Interior. (13 items.)
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IV. 9. b. 1. Drafts of introduction and forward. Consists of 2 Ts drafts of Forward for Dutch Interior by Smith and James Holmes, 7 drafts of Introduction by Cees Buddingh, all with auto corrections by Smith and Holmes. (9 items.)
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IV. 9. b. 2. Drafts. Consists of two Ts (x) drafts of Dutch Interior with editor's corrections. (2 items.)
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IV. 9. b. 3. Final draft. Consists of Ts (x) final, copy-edited draft of Dutch Interior. (1 item.)
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IV. 9. b. 4. Page proofs. Consists of 1 set of page proofs for Dutch Interior. (1 item.)
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IV. 9. b. e. Drafts. Consists of 2 Ts (x) drafts of Dutch Interior with editors' corrections. (2 items.) (Ts (x). 2 drafts.)
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IV. 9. c. Publication material. Consists of miscellaneous publication material for Dutch Interior including tables of contents, drafts of biographical sketches of poets and editors, photocopies of photographs considered for illustration and dust jacket. (62 items.)
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IV. 9. d. Micellany. Consists of miscellaneous notes and editorial matter relating to the publication of Dutch Interior. (18 items.)