William Jay Smith Papers, ca. 1924-2004.
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X. Miscellaneous Manuscripts. [series]: (ca. 260 items.)   
Scope: Consists of miscellaneous manuscripts and related material by William Jay Smith.


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X. 1. Juvenilia and Washington University (57 items.)   
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 1945.


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X. 2. Monte Carlo (61 items.)   
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.


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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 (1980:May 24-25). (48 items.)
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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 reading. (5 items.)
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X. 2. c. Brochures. Consists of brochures relating to International Poetry Forum of Monte Carlo (1980:May 24-25). (8 items.)
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X. 3. Louise Bogan Memorial and Lecture (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.


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X. 4. Interview. (2 items.)   
Scope: Consists of transcript of interview of Smith by Istvan Bart, head of Hungarian P.E.N. Includes galley proof for interview.


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X. 5. Miscellaneous notes. (ca. 100 items.)   
Scope: Consists of miscellaneous notes, receipts, etc.