X. Miscellaneous Manuscripts. [series]:
(ca. 260 items.)
Scope: Consists of miscellaneous manuscripts and related material by
William Jay Smith.
X. 1. Juvenilia and Washington
Scope: Consists of 8 folders of early manuscripts, school papers,
exams, etc. by William Jay Smith. Includes report cards,
notebooks from Blow School, Smith's grammar school; high school
poetry and story; original draft of Washington University
Master's Thesis, exams and essays from Washington University;
poetry by Smith from Washington University; miscellaneous
correspondence; translation of poetry by Louis Aragon and a
radio skit by Smith from U.S. Navy Language School in
X. 2. Monte Carlo
Scope: Consists of 4 folders of material relating to the
International Poetry Forum of Monte Carlo (1980:May
24-25) in which William Jay Smith participated.
X. 2. a. Correspondence, clippings, etc.. Consists
of correspondence from Samuel Hazo, Andree Chedid and others,
Smith's outgoing drafts and notes and clippings, all relating
to the International Poetry Forum of Monte Carlo
X. 2. b. Poetry collections. Consists of 3 folders
of Ts and Ts(x) poems by William Jay Smith and Andree Chedid,
the featured readers at the International Poetry Forum of
Monte Carlo (1980:May 24-25). The poems
have been gathered in collection form (5 drafts) and included
both French and English versions of the poems. These poems may
have been printed as a booklet for those attending the
X. 2. c. Brochures. Consists of brochures relating
to International Poetry Forum of Monte Carlo
X. 3. Louise Bogan Memorial and
(ca. 40 items.)
Scope: Consists of material relating to the Louise Bogan Memorial
(1970:Mar 11) at the Academy of Arts and
Letters in New York and to a lecture Smith gave at the Library
of Congress, 1970:May 4. The lecture was
published as Louise Bogan: A Woman's
Words, Library of Congress, 1971.
Includes correspondence relating to both memorial and
lecture, announcements, several drafts of the lecture and
Smith's auto notes and comments.
X. 4. Interview.
Scope: Consists of transcript of interview of Smith by Istvan Bart,
head of Hungarian P.E.N. Includes galley proof for
X. 5. Miscellaneous notes.
(ca. 100 items.)
Scope: Consists of miscellaneous notes, receipts, etc.