Mary Boatwright Collection of James Merrill Papers ca. 1968-2001
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I. Correspondence [series]:   
Scope: Consists of correspondence to Mary Boatwright.


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From: Mary T. Boatwright
 
 
((ALS, 1 p., w/ env. and enclosure))   
Scope: Several copies of "Jimmy Merrill in Stonington," authored by Mary Boatwright.


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From: Jim Boylan
 
 
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Scope: "Our James" speech by Mary Boatwright at the dedication of the James Merrill Reading Room.


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From: Paul G. Holland, Jr., Cummings & Lockwood
 
 
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Scope: re: JM's estate


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From: Peter Hooten
 
 
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Scope: Titlepage from Peter Hooten's performance of "Robert Frost Poetry / Prose."


 
 
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From: David Jackson
 
 
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Scope: A portion of the card is torn and missing.


 
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From: Doris Magowan
 
 
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Scope: Request for Mary Boatwright's memorial speech for JM


 
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Scope: Request for Mary Boatwright's memorial speech for JM


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From: Sandy McClatchy
 
 
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From: James Merrill
 
 
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Scope: Note on copy of poem, "How to Get On in Society" by John Betjeman


 
 
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Scope: Photo of portrait of JM as a child.


 
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Scope: Enclosed is "Eight Bits," a small pamphlet of short poems.


 
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Scope: Manuscript of "The Image Maker," with note from JM.


 
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Scope: "Thanksgiving Ode" enclosed.


 
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From: Hellen Plummer
 
 
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Scope: Two photos (duplicates) of JM portrait enclosed.


 
 
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From: "Ron"
 
 
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From: Nancy Rose
 
 
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From: "Thad" [?]
 
 
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Scope: Article enclosed, "Jacksonville Visits Influenced Poet"


 
 
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From: Unidentified
 
 
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II. Ephemera [series]:   
Scope: Ephemera is divided into four subseries: Print and Magazines Featuring Poems, etc. by Merrill, Clippings, Tributes to Merrill, and Legal Papers.


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II.1 Print and Magazines Featuring Poems, etc. by Merrill (4 folders)   
Scope: Consists of copies of Poetry (1977) featuring "O"; A Memorial Tribute to David Kalstone; Barbara Kassel: New Paintings, signed by Merrill; Voices from Sandover, The New Yorker (1995) featuring "Koi;" and a photocopy of "The Next to Last Scene."


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II.2 Clippings (5 folders)   
Scope: Consists of clippings featuring Merrill. Includes memorial articles and obituaries, book reviews, and articles discussing Merrill.


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II.3 Tributes to Merrill (3 folders)   
Scope: Consists of tributes to Merrill: "In Thanksgiving for the Life of James Ingram Merrill" at the Calvary Church, Stonington, Connecticut (1995); "James Merrill: A Memorial Tribute" at the New York Public Library (1995); and "Remarks by Mrs. V.T. Boatwright at the Dedication of the James Merrill Reading Room in the Richard W. Woolworth Library" (1998).


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II.4 Legal Papers (2 folders)   
Scope: Consists of a Motion For Appeal From Probate, a Decree Allowing Appeal From Probate, and a Notice of Decree Admitting Will to Probate for the Merril Estate.


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III. Realia [series]: (1 drawing)   
Scope: Consists of a framed drawing of James Merrill as a young boy.