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Finding-Aid for the James Dickey Papers (WTU00035)

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Summary Information
Title: James Dickey Papers
Creator: Dickey, James, 1923-
Extent: 2832 items
Call number: WTU00035
Language: English
Repository: Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, MO 63130


Access and Use:
Source of Collection:

Gift, [1964], 1965; Purchase, 1968, 1969, 1970.

Access Restrictions:

Open.

Use Restriction:

Users of the collections must read and abide by the Rules for the use of manuscript collection materials.

Users of the collections who wish to use items from this collection, in whole or in part, in any form of publication (as defined in the form) must sign and submit to the Washington University Department of Special Collections a hard copy of the Notification of intent publish manuscript collection materials form.

All publication not covered by fair use restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder.

Processing Information:

Processed by Washington University Department Special Collections Staff March, 1972EAD encoded finding-aid complete March, 2001


Biography

I. Standard biographical and bibliographical information may be found in Current Biography, April 1968; Contemporary Authors, Vol. 11-12; Contemporary Poets, p. 295. For an autobiographical statement, vita, see Ser. 4, folder 7. In addition, see James Dickey: A Bibliography, by Eileen K. Glancy, in Twentieth Century Literature, Vol. 15, number 1, April 1969; and The Achievement of James Dickey, by Laurence Lieberman, Scott, Foresman, 1968.


Collection Scope and Content Note

Scope and Contents Note

Ser. 1. CORRESPONDENCE, 1954-1960, 1962-1970. Boxes 1-3. 933 items. Letters foldered chronologically; undated and unidentified letters, folders 54-59. For list of correspondents, see Index. Work by others retained in Ser. 1 is listed pp. 4-5. Ser. 2-1. SINGLE TITLE POEMS. Boxes 4-12. 201 titles. Drafts foldered alphabetically by title. Approximate date of composition or periodical publication indicated in brackets. Ser. 2-2. ESSAYS. Box 13. 40 items. Includes drafts, notes toward published and unpublished essays on individual works by others and on the nature of poetry, foldered alphabetically by title. Ser. 2-3. REVIEWS, ADDRESSES, TRANSLATIONS. Box 14. 47 items. Includes drafts and notes toward reviews of individual collections of poems; introduction to a reading, [1966]; NBA acceptance speech, 1966; a commencement address, 1965; and translations of five French authors. Each foldered alphabetically by title. Ser. 3. MATERIAL TOWARD BOOKS. Boxes 15-17. 38 items. Arranged by date of publication, as follows: Into the Stone: table of contents, incomplete text; Drowning with Others: setting copy; Helmets: original typescript, final typescript, final typescript with front matter, setting copy; Buckdancer's Choice: 5 typescripts toward complete book, setting copy; Poems 1957-1967: final typescript, galley proof of May Day Sermon..., corrected galley proof; The Eyebeaters...: setting copy, printers galley proof, second galley proof, uncorrected; Self-Interviews: transcriptions from tapes in various stages by James and Barbara Reiss, revised typescripts, photocopies of final typescripts. Ser. 4. MISCELLANY. Box 18. c.34 items. Includes poems by others, copies of theses on James Dickey, photographs, clippings, announcements, miscellaneous notes, etc. ALsS, TLsS, Tss., Ts.[carbons], Mss., Ts.[duplicated], photocopies, printed items.

Subject Terms

  • Abse, Dannie, 1923-
  • Adams, Phoebe Lou, 1918-
  • Aiken, Conrad, 1889-1973.
  • Auden, W.H., 1907-1973.
  • Belitt, Ben, 1911-
  • Benedikt, Michael, 1935-
  • Berry, Wendell, 1934-
  • Berryman, John, 1914-1972.
  • Bly, Robert Elwood, 1926-
  • Booth, Philip, 1925-
  • Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-
  • Browns, Michael Dennis, 1940-
  • Buckley, Wiliam F., Jr., 1925-
  • Bunting, Basil, 1900-1985.
  • Burden, Jean, 1914-
  • Burnshaw, Stanley, 1906-
  • Calisher, Hortense, 1911-
  • Carroll, Paul, 1927-
  • Carruth, Hayden, 1921-
  • Cassill, R.V., 1919-
  • Ciardi, John, 1916-
  • Conquest, Robert, 1917-
  • Corman, Cid, 1924-
  • Corrington, John William, 1932-
  • Creeley, Robert, 1926-
  • Dacey, Philip, 1939-
  • Dahlberg, Edward, 1900-1977.
  • Dana, Robert, 1929-
  • Davison, Peter, 1928-
  • Dickey, William, 1928-
  • Donoghue, Denis, 1928-
  • Duncan, Robert, 1919-
  • East, Charles, 1924-
  • Eaton, Charles Edward, 1916-
  • Eberhart, Richard, 1904-
  • Enright, Dennis J., 1920-
  • Everson, Ronald Gilmour, 1903-
  • Exley, Fredrick, 1929-
  • Fowlis, Wallace, 1908-
  • Friar, Kimon, 1911-
  • Garrett, George, 1929-
  • Garrigue, Jean, 1914-1972.
  • Ghiselin, Brewster, 1903-
  • Gregory, Horace, 1898-1982.
  • Guenther, Charles, 1920-
  • Hall, Donald, 1928-
  • Harrison, Jim, 1937-
  • Hentoff, Nat, 1925-
  • Hill, Geoffrey, 1932-
  • Hollander, John, 1929-
  • Holmes, John, 1904-1962.
  • Howard, Richard, 1929-
  • Howe, Irving, 1920-
  • Howes, Barbara, 1914-
  • Hugo, Richard, 1923-1982.
  • Hyman, Stanley Edgar, 1919-1970.
  • Ignatow, David, 1914-
  • Jarrell, Randall, 1914-1965.
  • Kennedy, X.J., 1929-
  • Kessler, Jascha, 1929-
  • Kinnell, Galway, 1927-
  • Kirkup, James, 1927-
  • Kizer, Carolyn Ashley, 1925-
  • L'Heureux, John, 1934-
  • Laughlin, James, 1914-
  • Levertov, Denise, 1923-
  • Lieberman, Laurence, 1935-
  • Logan, John, 1923-
  • Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977.
  • Lytle, Andrew, 1902-
  • Macauley, Robie, 1919-
  • Madden, David, 1933-
  • Mailer, Norman, 1923-
  • McGrath, Thomas, 1916-
  • Meredith, William, 1919-
  • Merrill, James Ingram, 1926-
  • Miles, Josephine, 1911-1985.
  • Morse, Samuel French, 1916-
  • Moss Howard, 1922-
  • Moss, Stanley, 1925-
  • Neverov, Howard, 1920-
  • Nims, John Frederick, 1913-
  • Norse, Harold, 1916-
  • O'Conner, Flannery, 1925-1964.
  • Olson, Elder (James), 1909-
  • Ostroff, Anthony J., 1923-1978.
  • Peace, Roy Harvey, 1919-
  • Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972.
  • Purdy, Al, 1918-
  • Rago, Henry, 1915-1969.
  • Rahv, Philip, 1908-1973.
  • Ramsey, Paul, 1924-
  • Ransom, John Crowe, 1888-1974.
  • Ray, David, 1932-
  • Rodman, Selden, 1909-
  • Roethke, Theodore, 1908-1963.
  • Rosenburg, Harold, 1906-1978.
  • Roskolenko, Harry, 1907-1980.
  • Rubin, Louis D., 1923-
  • Rutsala, Vern, 1934-
  • Scott, Winfield Townley, 1910-1968.
  • Seager, Allan, 1906-1968.
  • Silkin, Jon, 1930-
  • Simpson, Louis, 1923-
  • Skelton, Robin, 1925-
  • Smith, William Jay, 1918-
  • Spears, Monroe K., 1916-
  • Squires, Radcliffe, 1917-
  • Stafford, William Edgar, 1914-
  • Stanford, Ann, 1916-
  • Stegner, Wallace, 1909-
  • Swados, Harvey, 1920-1972.
  • Swenson, May, 1919-
  • Tambimuttu, Thurairajah, 1915-1983.
  • Tomlinson, Charles, 1927-
  • Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977.
  • Viereck, Peter, 1916-
  • Waugh, Alexander Raben, 1898-1981.
  • Weiss, Theodore Russell, 1916-
  • Wheelock, John Hall, 1886-1978.
  • Whitehead, James, 1936-
  • Wilbur, Richard, 1921-
  • Williams, Jonathan, 1929-
  • Williams, Miller, 1930-
  • Williams, Oscar, 1900-1964.
  • Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963.
  • Witt, Harold, 1923-
  • Wouk, Herman, 1915-
  • Wright, James, 1927-1980.
Contents List
      Title
box-folder   1-3/1-59  
Series I.1 Correspondence 1954-1960, 1962-1970. [series]: (933 items.)
box-folder   1/1  
1954
box-folder   1/2  
1955
box-folder   1/3  
1956
box-folder   1/4  
1957: Jan - Mar.
box-folder   1/5  
1957: Apr. - May
box-folder   1/6  
1957: June - Sept.
box-folder   1/7  
1957: Oct. - Dec.
box-folder   1/8  
1958: Jan. - Apr.
box-folder   1/9  
1958: May - July
box-folder   1/10  
1958: Aug. - Sept.
box-folder   1/11  
1958: Oct.
box-folder   1/12  
1958: Nov. - Dec.
box-folder   1/13  
1959: Jan. - Apr.
box-folder   1/14  
1959: May
box-folder   1/15  
1959: June - Aug.
box-folder   1/16  
1959: Sept. - Oct.
box-folder   1/17  
1959: Nov.
box-folder   1/18  
1959: Dec.
box-folder   1/19  
1960: Jan. - Feb.
box-folder   1/20  
1960: Mar.
box-folder   1/21  
1960: Apr. - July
box-folder   1/22  
1960: Aug. - Oct.
box-folder   1/23  
1960: Nov.
box-folder   1/24  
1960: Dec.
box-folder   2/25  
1962
box-folder   2/26  
1963: Jan. - Apr.
box-folder   2/27  
1963: May - Dec.
box-folder   2/28  
1964: Jan. - Sept.
box-folder   2/29  
1964: Oct.
box-folder   2/30  
1964: Nov.
box-folder   2/31  
1964: Dec.
box-folder   2/32  
1965: Jan. - Feb.
box-folder   2/33  
1965: Mar.
box-folder   2/34  
1965: Apr.
box-folder   2/35  
1965: May
box-folder   2/36  
1965: June - Sept.
box-folder   2/37  
1965: Oct. - Dec.
box-folder   2/38  
1966: Jan. - Feb.
box-folder   2/39  
1966: Mar. - May
box-folder   2/40  
1966: June - Aug.
box-folder   2/41  
1966: Sept.
box-folder   3/42  
1966: Oct. - Dec.
box-folder   3/43  
1967: Jan. - Mar.
box-folder   3/44  
1967: Apr. - May
box-folder   3/45  
1967: June - Dec.
box-folder   3/46  
1968: Jan. - May
box-folder   3/47  
1968: June - Oct.
box-folder   3/48  
1969: Apr. - June
box-folder   3/49  
1969: July
box-folder   3/50  
1969: Aug.
box-folder   3/51  
1969: Sept. - Dec.
box-folder   3/52  
1970: Jan. - June
box-folder   3/53  
1970: July - Aug.
box-folder   3/54  
No Date, A - C
box-folder   3/55  
No Date, D - Ho
box-folder   3/56  
No Date, Hugo
box-folder   3/57  
No Date, I - M
box-folder   3/58  
No Date, N - T
box-folder   3/59  
Unidentified
 
Series I.2 Manuscripts by others [series]:
 
Series I.2.a Manuscripts by others retained with correspondence.
 
Bly, Robert.
box-folder   1/19  
Dusk before dawn [poem] Translation (typescript.)
box-folder   1/22  
Poem [poem] (Ms. 1960.)
box-folder   1/22  
Poem late at night [poem] (Ms. 1960.)
box-folder   1/19  
The rare perfume [poem] (Ts. translation from the French of Baudelaire.)
box-folder   1/22  
Summer in Minnesota [poem] (Ms. 1960.)
box-folder   1/22  
Taking turns reading poems aloud late at night [poem] (Ms. 1960.)
 
Booth, Philip.
box-folder   1/23  
The line [poem] (Ts.[carbon] draft.)
box-folder   1/23  
Night notes on an old dream [poem]
 
Carroll, Paul.
box-folder   2/34  
Poem to my bride [poem] (Ts.[photocopy] [1965: Apr. 13])
 
Hall, Donald.
box-folder   3/55  
Birds [poem] (Ts.[duplicated] n.d.)
box-folder   3/55  
Evening early in summer [poem] (Ts.[duplicated] n.d.)
box-folder   3/55  
Plains [poem] (Ts.[duplicated] n.d.)
box-folder   3/55  
Return to the city [poem] (Ts.[duplicated] n.d.)
box-folder   3/55  
The stump [poem] (Ts.[duplicated] n.d.)
box-folder   3/55  
Two [poem] (Ts.[duplicated] n.d.)
 
Harrison, Jim.
box-folder   3/43  
War Suite [poem] (Ts.[carbon] [1967])
 
Hecht, Roger.
box-folder   3/44  
The way to Damascus [poem] (MS. [1967])
 
Hill, Geoffrey.
box-folder   1/8  
The apostles (Versailles, 1919) [poem] (Ts. 1958.)
box-folder   1/4  
Asmodeus [poem] (Ts.[carbon] 1955.)
box-folder   1/4  
The distant fury of battle [poem] (Ts.[carbon] 1956.)
box-folder   1/8  
Doctor Faustus [poem] (Ts. 1958.)
box-folder   1/4  
Drakes's drum [poem] (Ts.[carbon] 1956.)
box-folder   1/8  
In piam memoriam, Spring 1958. [poem] (Ts. 1958.)
box-folder   1/8  
Orpheus & Eurydice [poem] (Ts. 1958.)
box-folder   1/8  
A pastoral [poem] (Ts. 1958)
box-folder   1/4  
Picture of a nativity [poem] (Ts.[carbon] 1956.)
box-folder   1/4  
The scapegoat [poem] (Ts.[carbon] 1956)
box-folder   1/4  
The white ship [poem] (Ts.[carbon] 1956.)
 
Hugo, Richard F.
box-folder   3/56  
Bathers: Michelle Russo [poem] (Ts.[duplicated] n.d.)
box-folder   3/56  
Duwamish [poem] (Ts. n.d.)
box-folder   3/56  
The great goot: Milton Wilson [poem] (Ts.[duplicated] n.d.)
box-folder   3/56  
Mosaic for autumn: Karl Shadbolt [poem] (Ts.[duplicated] n.d.)
box-folder   3/56  
The red chair: Sally Haley [poem] (Ts.[duplicated])
box-folder   3/56  
Summer stairs: James McGarrell [poem] (Ts.[duplicated])
box-folder   3/56  
A troubador removed [poem] (Ts. n.d.)
box-folder   3/56  
Yellow light: Carl Morris [poem] (Ts.[duplicated] n.d.)
 
Ignatow, David.
box-folder   1/5  
Continents [poem] (Ts. [1957])
box-folder   1/5  
Murzzuschlag song [poem] (Ts.[carbon] [1957])
box-folder   1/5  
Now a moment, now not, now? [poem] (Ts. [1957])
box-folder   1/5  
Seasons, journeys, cities, skies [prose excerpts] (Ts., ts.[carbon] [1957])
 
Johnson, Kay.
box-folder   1/9  
On his unexpected death: the last time I saw him [poem] (Ts. 1958: July)
 
Malone, Henry.
box-folder   2/34  
From the cornfields [poem] (Ts. n.d.)
box-folder   2/34  
A garden locked after sunset [poem] (Ts. n.d.)
box-folder   2/34  
Or a little flower...[poem] (Ts. n.d.)
box-folder   2/34  
The shoes [poem] (Ts. n.d.)
box-folder   2/34  
When a little girl came into my poems [poem] (Ts. n.d.)
box-folder   2/34  
Words coming up from nowhere [poem] (Ts. n.d.)
 
Marshall, Lenore G.
box-folder   3/46  
Story [poem] [1968]
 
Meredith, William.
box-folder   1/3  
1956: Christmas On falling asleep by firelight [poem] (Ts. signed)
Note: Transferred to printed. TM
 
Rutsala, Vern.
box-folder   2/31  
Faces [poem] (Ts. [1963])
box-folder   2/31  
Pruned [poem] (Ts. [1964])
 
Simmons, Joseph Edgar Jr.
box-folder   2/35  
Focus in purgatory [poem] (Ts.[carbon] [1965])
box-folder   2/32  
My mother in Spain [poem] (Ts.[carbon] [1965])
box-folder   2/35  
The necessity of profance love [poem] (Ts.[carbon] [1965])
box-folder   2/32  
Style [poem] (Ts.[carbon] [1965])
box-folder   2/32  
Train whistle [poem] (Ts.[carbon] [1965])
 
Stanford, Ann.
box-folder   1/13  
Hidden things [poem] Reprint [1958]
box-folder   1/13  
The walnuts [poem] Reprint [1958]
 
Taylor, Henry S.
box-folder   2/27  
A bargain at half the price [poem] (Ts. n.d.)
 
Viereck, Peter Robert Edward
box-folder   2/34  
More than wings can bear [poem] [1963-64]
 
Series II. Poems by James Dickey. [series]:   
Scope: Single title poems by James Dickey.


box-folder   4/--  
A - C
box-folder   4/1  
Adultery . ([poem])
 
n.d. (Ts., ts.[carbon] 4 drafts, moderate revision 1 draft, no revision. 5 drafts, 5 pp.)
box-folder   4/2  
After the night hunt . ([poem])
 
[ 1962, pub.] (Ts.[carbon] 2 drafts, no revision 2 drafts, 2 pp.)
box-folder   4/3  
Angina . ([poem])
 
[ 1964, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 13 drafts, moderate to heavy revision; 1 draft, no revision. 14 drafts, 26 pp.)
 
Word list, (1 p., Notes, 1 p.)
box-folder   4/4  
Antipolis . ([poem])
 
[ 1960, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate titles: The rampart, The rampart of Antibes. 1 draft, light revision; 1 draft, moderate revision; 10 drafts, heavy revision. 12 drafts, 12 pp.)
box-folder   4/5  
Apollo . ([poem])
 
n.d. (Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate title: For the Apollo eight moon orbit. Poem published in two parts: I. For the first manned moon orbit; II. The ground.)
 
Part I: (3 drafts, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 8 drafts, heavy revision. 12 drafts, 15 pp.)
 
Part II: (2 drafts, no revision; 11 drafts, heavy revision 13 drafts, 15 pp.)
box-folder   4/6  
Approaching prayer . ([poem])
 
n.d. (Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision 1 draft, 4 pp.)
box-folder   4/7  
As in a tower . ([poem])
 
[unpub.] (Ts. 1 draft, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 10 drafts, heavy revision. 12 drafts, 12 pp.)
box-folder   4/8  
At Darien bridge . ([poem])
 
[ 1963, pub.] (Ts., ms., ts.[carbon] Alternate titles: The salt marsh, The prisoner, To prisoners, The marshes. 7 drafts, moderate revision; 6 drafts, heavy revision. 13 drafts, 13 pp.)
 
At Mercy manor SEE Merch .[poem] ([poem])
box-folder   4/9  
Awaiting the swimmer . ([poem])
 
[ 1959, pub.] (Ts. 1 draft, light revision; 5 drafts, moderate revision; 4 drafts, heavy revision. 10 drafts, 1 pp.)
box-folder   4/10  
The bay of Naples . ([poem])
 
[On the bay of Naples][unpub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate title: On the bay of Naples. 1 draft, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 5 drafts, heavy revision. 7 drafts, 7 pp.)
box-folder   4/11  
The bay of Naples .[variant] ([poem])
 
[unpub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 drafts, light revision; 5 drafts, heavy revision. 7 drafts, 7 pp.)
box-folder   4/12  
The bee . ([poem])
 
n.d. (Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate title: The coaches; A fable of the bees; The wingback. One draft, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 5 drafts, heavy revision. 3 pp. of notes. 7 drafts, 17 pp.)
box-folder   4/13  
A beginning poet, aged sixty-five . ([poem])
 
[ 1958, pub.] (Ts. Alternate title: A beginning poet, aged sixty. 3 drafts, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 7 drafts, heavy revision. Also published as To a beginning poet. 12 drafts, 19 pp.)
box-folder   4/14  
The being . ([poem])
 
[ 1963, pub.] (Ts. 1 p. of notes. 5 drafts, heavy revision. 5 drafts, 11 pp.)
box-folder   4/15  
Below Ellijay . ([poem])
 
[ 1962, pub.] (Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision. Published as Part II of On the Coosawattee in Helmets. 1 p. autograph listing sections of poem 1 draft, 3 pp.)
box-folder   4/16  
A birth . ([poem])
 
[ 1960, pub.] (Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision. 1 draft, 1 p.)
box-folder   4/17  
The birthday dream . ([poem])
 
[ 1965, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate titles: The birthday sleep; The intense world; Intensity. 2 drafts, no revision; 3 drafts, moderate revision; 3 drafts, heavy revision. 8 drafts, 16 pp.)
box-folder   4/18  
Blood . ([poem])
 
[ 1969, pub.] (Ts. 1 draft, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 4 drafts, 4 pp.)
box-folder   4/19  
Blowgun and rattlesnake . ([poem])
 
[ 1963, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 fragments, notes included. Alternate titles: Snake poem; Instructions for rattlesnake hunting with a blowgun; Hunting rattlesnakes; Snake hunter with blowgun; The snake hunter; Blowgunning for (Rattle)snakes. 2 drafts, light revision; 5 drafts, heavy revision. 7 drafts, 16 pp.)
box-folder   4/20  
Brambles . ([poem])
 
[unpub.] (Ts. Alternate title: Thorns. 1 draft, light revision; 1 draft, moderate revision; 5 drafts, heavy revision. 7 drafts, 7 pp.)
box-folder   4/21  
Bread . ([poem])
 
[ 1967, pub.] (Ts. Alternate title: The last war poem. 2 drafts, light revision; 1 draft, moderate revision; 1 draft heavy revision. 4 drafts, 4 pp.)
box-folder   4/22  
Breath . ([poem])
 
[ 1963, pub.] (Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, heavy revision. 1 draft, 2 pp.)
box-folder   4/23  
Buckdancer's choice . ([poem])
 
[ 1965, pub.] (Ts. 1 p. autograph notes, 2 pp. word list. 1 draft, light revision; 1 draft, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 4 drafts, 7 pp.)
box-folder   4/24  
Bums, on waking . ([poem])
 
[ 1963, pub.] (Ts. 1 draft, light revision; 2 draft, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 4 drafts, 7 pp.)
box-folder   4/25  
The call . ([poem])
 
[ 1959, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon], ms. Alternate title: Summer dusk. 3 drafts, light revision; 7 drafts, moderate revision; 4 drafts, heavy revision. 14 drafts, 17 pp.)
box-folder   4/26  
By canoe through the fir forest . ([poem])
 
[ 1962, pub.] Published as Part I of On theCoosawattee. (Ts. Alternate titles: Through the fir forest by canoe; Through the fir forest by boat; Wooded river; (Through) entering the fir forest by (boat) river. 2 pp. repaired. 1 draft, light revision; 5 drafts, moderate revision; 3 drafts, heavy revision. 9 drafts, 12 pp.)
box-folder   4/27  
Canals . ([poem])
 
[unpub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 p. word list included. 1 draft, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 1 draft, moderate revision; 3 drafts, heavy revision. 6 drafts, 13 pp.)
box-folder   4/28  
The cancer match . ([poem])
 
[ 1969, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate titles: The cancer war; The cancer fighter; (Nightfall). Cancer. Whisky; Cancer and whiskey; The duel. 1 draft, no revision; 1 draft, moderate revision; 5 drafts, heavy revision. 7 drafts, 7 pp.)
box-folder   4/29  
Celebration . ([poem])
 
[ 1965, pub.] (5 drafts, heavy revision. 5 drafts, 8 pp.)
box-folder   4/30  
Chenille . ([poem])
 
[ 1964, pub.] (Ms., ts. 2 drafts, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 6 drafts, 10 pp.)
box-folder   4/31  
Cherrylog road . ([poem])
 
[ 1963, pub.] (Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, light revision. 1 draft, 3 pp.)
box-folder   4/32  
Children reading . ([poem])
 
[ 1964, pub.] (Ts. Alternate title: Children and words. 2 drafts, heavy revision. 2 drafts, 3 pp.)
box-folder   4/33  
A child's room . ([poem])
 
[ 1960, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate titles: A child; A beginning; The son. 4 drafts, no revision; 1 draft, moderate revision; 3 drafts, heavy revision. 8 drafts, 11 pp.)
box-folder   4/34  
The Christmas towns . ([poem])
 
n.d. [unpub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 3 drafts, no revision. 3 drafts, 3 pp.)
box-folder   4/35  
Church candles in Crete . ([poem])
 
[unpub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate title: Candles in a church. 1 p. autograph notes. 4 drafts, light revision; 12 drafts, moderate revision; 9 drafts, heavy revision. 25 drafts,)
box-folder   4/36  
Climbing and snowing . ([poem])
 
[unpub.] (Ts. Alternate titles: To join the snow; Snowing. 1 p. of notes included. 2 drafts, heavy revision. 2 drafts, 12 pp.)
box-folder   4/37  
Coming back to America . ([poem])
 
[ 1965, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate titles: America; Homecoming. 1 p. of notes included, 1 p. word list. Also ts. setting copy, printers marks, for New Yorker. 2 drafts, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 5 drafts, moderate revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 10 drafts, 16 pp.)
box-folder   4/38  
The common grave . ([poem])
 
[ 1964, pub.] (Ts. 1 p. word list included. 3 drafts, light revision; 4 drafts, moderate revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 8 drafts, 14 pp.)
box-folder   4/39  
The crows . ([poem])
 
[ 1962, pub.] (Ts.[carbon] 2 drafts, no revision. 2 drafts, 2 pp.)
box-folder   4/40  
Thy cypresses . ([poem])
 
[ 1958, pub.] (Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision. 1 draft, 2 pp.)
box-folder   5/--  
D - E
box-folder   5/41  
Dark ones . ([poem])
 
[ 1967, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate titles: The Holding action: an american pastoral; The return; The return: an american idyll; The blessing: an american pastoral; The defense. 2 drafts, light revision; 1 drafts, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 5 drafts, 8 pp.)
box-folder   5/42  
Deer among cattle . ([poem])
 
[ 1965, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 p. word list included. 2 drafts, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 4 drafts, heavy revision. 9 drafts, 10 pp.)
box-folder   5/42  
A Departure . ([poem])
 
[unpub.?] (Ts. 1 draft, no revision. Extensive autograph notes. 1 draft, 1 p.)
box-folder   5/43  
Diabetes . ([poem])
 
[ 1969, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate title of Sugar was Diabetes.)
 
Sugar
 
[ 1969, pub.] (Ts. Original title: Diabetes. 5 drafts, heavy revision. 1 draft, light revision. 6 drafts, 6 pp.)
 
Under buzzards
 
[ 1969, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate titles: Buzzards; Jessie Shields; The barn. 4 pp., word lists, 6 pp., autograph, ts. notes. 2 drafts, incomplete. One draft dated 1967-68. 2 drafts, no revision; 2 drafts, light revision; 6 drafts, moderate revision 8 drafts, heavy revision. 20 drafts, 36 pp.)
box-folder   5/44  
Dover: Believing in kings . ([poem])
 
[ 1958, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate title: Bounding England. 1 draft, light revision. One long draft, 63 pp., with extensive revision, correction, annotation throughout. 2 drafts, 67 pp.)
box-folder   5/45  
Drifting . ([poem])
 
[unpub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 p. word list included. 2 drafts, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 3 drafts, heavy revision. 1 draft, Part II only. 9 drafts, 18 pp.)
box-folder   5/46  
Drinking from a helmet . ([poem])
 
[ 1964, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 drafts, no revision; 2 drafts, light revision; 1 draft, moderate revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 6 drafts, 30 pp.)
box-folder   5/47  
Drinking from a helmet. (Varies from above) . ([poem])
 
[unpub.] (Ts. 5 drafts, heavy revision throughout. 5 drafts, 13 pp.)
box-folder   5/48  
Drowning with others . ([poem])
 
[ 1960, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision; 3 drafts, light revision; 9 drafts, moderate revision; 16 drafts, heavy revision. 29 drafts, 31 pp.)
box-folder   5/49  
Drowning with others (Varies from above) . ([poem])
 
[unpub.] (Ts. 17 drafts, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 19 drafts, 39 pp.)
box-folder   5/50  
Drowning with others (Varies with both above) . ([poem])
 
[unpub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate titles: Drowning in clear water; Drowning in Bright water (In sunlit water); The exstasie; The diver. 2 drafts, no revision. 5 drafts, light revision; 4 drafts, moderate revision; 7 drafts, heavy revision. 18 drafts, 18 pp.)
box-folder   5/51  
The dusk of horses . ([poem])
 
[ 1964, pub.] (Ts. [carbon] Alternate title: Horses at dusk. 1 draft, light revision. 1 draft, 1 p.)
box-folder   5/52  
Dust . ([poem])
 
[ 1965, pub.] (Ts. 1 p. autograph notes, autograph word list, 1 p. included. 1 draft, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 1 draft, moderate revision. 3 drafts, 5 pp.)
box-folder   5/53  
Eden . ([poem])
 
[unpub.] (Ts. Alternate titles: Adam; Thornton; The trembling artist. 1 draft appears incomplete. 1 p. ts., ms. notes about the poem. 7 drafts, heavy revision throughout. 8 drafts, 97 pp.)
box-folder   5/54  
The enclosure . ([poem])
 
[ 1959, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 3 drafts, no revision; 2 drafts, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 3 drafts, heavy revision. 10 drafts, 20 pp.)
box-folder   5/55  
Encounters in the Cage country . ([poem])
 
[ 1967, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 3 drafts, incomplete, Part I only. 1 p. ts. notes included. 4 drafts, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 4 drafts, moderate revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 10 drafts, 19 pp.)
box-folder   5/56  
The escape . ([poem])
 
[ 1964, pub.] (Ts. Alternate titles: The choice; Purchase. 2 drafts, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 4 drafts, 7 pp.)
box-folder   5/57  
Europe . ([poem])
 
[unpub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon], ms. 4 drafts incomplete. 3 drafts, no revision; 1 draft, moderate revision; 8 drafts, heavy revision. 12 drafts, 24 pp.)
box-folder   5/58  
The eye-beaters . ([poem])
 
[ 1970, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 p. ts. word list included. 2 drafts incomplete. 24 drafts, heavy revision throughout. 24 drafts, 138 pp/)
 
F59 The eyes . ([poem])
 
[unpub.] Incomplete. (Ts., ms. notes. 5 pp.)
box-folder   6/--  
F - H
box-folder   6/60  
Faces seen once . ([poem])
 
[ 1964, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 3 drafts incomplete. 1 draft, light revision; 6 drafts, heavy revision. 10 drafts, 17 pp.)
box-folder   6/61  
Falling . ([poem])
 
[ 1967, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 p. ts. word list included. 6 pp. ts. dedication page, title page, as if from setting copy. 1 draft incomplete. 1 draft, no revision; 6 drafts, moderate revision. 7 drafts, 39 pp.)
box-folder   6/62  
The falls . ([poem])
 
[unpub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate title: The voyage. 1 draft, no revision; 4 drafts, moderate revision; 4 drafts, heavy revision. 9 drafts, 1 pp.)
box-folder   6/63  
False youth: two seasons . ([poem])
 
[ 1967, pub.] (Ms., ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate titles: The only youth; Seasons of the last youth; Seasons of the false youth. 1 p. ts. word list, Parts I, II. 1 p. autograph notes. 2 drafts, incomplete. 2 drafts, no revision; 3 drafts, light revision; 5 drafts, heavy revision. 12 drafts, 26 pp.)
box-folder   6/64  
The father's body . ([poem])
 
[ 1956, pub.] (Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, light revision. 1 draft, 3 pp.)
box-folder   6/65  
Fathers and sons . ([poem])
 
[ 1967, pub.]
 
The second sleep
 
[ 1964, pub.] (Ms., ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate titles: The move; The son; Two places; The new place;The boy's sleep in the spring of his tenth year; the two sleeps. 2 drafts, no revision; 1 draft, heavy revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 4 drafts, light revision. 9 drafts, 9 pp.)
 
The aura
 
[ 1965, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 drafts, incomplete. 2 drafts, no revision; 3 drafts, moderate revision. 2 drafts, light revision. 9 drafts, 15 pp.)
box-folder   6/66  
The fiend . ([poem])
 
[ 1965, pub.] (Ts. 6 drafts, heavy revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision. 1 ts. p. word list 8 drafts, 38 pp.)
box-folder   6/67  
The firebombing . ([poem])
 
[ 1964, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon]. 1 p. ts. word list. 1 draft, incomplete. 8 drafts, heavy revision. 9 drafts, 62 pp.)
box-folder   6/68  
The first cold weather . ([poem])
 
[unpub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 3 drafts, no revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 3 drafts, heavy revision. 8 drafts, 11 pp.)
box-folder   6/69  
The first morning of cancer . ([poem])
 
[ 1957, pub.] (Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision. 1 draft, 4 pp.)
box-folder   6/70  
The flash . ([poem])
 
[ 1966, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate title: The flashes. 1 draft, no revision; 4 drafts, heavy revision. 5 drafts, 5 pp.)
box-folder   6/71  
The flight . ([poem])
 
[ 1956, pub.]
 
[ 1956, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 drafts, no revision; 1 draft, moderate revision. 3 drafts, 12 pp.)
box-folder   6/72  
Fog envelops the animals . ([poem])
 
[ 1961, pub.] (Ts. 2 drafts, light revision; 3 drafts, moderate revision; 4 drafts, heavy revision. 9 drafts, 9 pp.)
box-folder   6/73  
A folksinger of the thirties . ([poem])
 
[ 1963, pub.] (Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision. 1 draft, 4 pp.)
box-folder   6/74  
For the last wolvefine . ([poem])
 
[ 1967, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision. 2 drafts, light revision; 6 drafts, heavy revision. 9 drafts, 19 pp.)
box-folder   6/75  
For the linden moth . ([poem])
 
[ 1964, pub.] (Ts. 1 p. ts. word list. 1 draft, incomplete; 4 drafts, moderate revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 6 drafts, 8 pp.)
box-folder   6/76  
Fox blood . ([poem])
 
[ 1965, pub.] (Ts., ms. 1 draft bears note: `New style/Poem I/(metrics) (diction and meter)' 2 drafts, incomplete. 1 p., ts.word list. 3 drafts, moderate revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 6 drafts, 8 pp.)
box-folder   6/77  
The game . ([poem])
 
[ 1959, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate title: The episode. 2 drafts, no revision; 7 drafts, moderate revision; 7 drafts, heavy revision. 16 drafts, 18 pp.)
box-folder   6/78  
Gamecodk . ([poem])
 
[ 1965, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate title: Dead game. 2 drafts, no revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 3 drafts, heavy revision. 7 drafts, 8 pp.)
box-folder   6/79  
Genesis . ([poem])
 
[ 1958, pub.] (Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, heavy revision. 1 draft, 1 p.)
box-folder   6/80  
A grave . ([poem])
 
[unpub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate title: A grave in a graveyard. 2 drafts, no revision; 8 drafts, light revision; 7 drafts, moderate revision; 3 drafts, heavy revision. 20 drafts, 20 pp.)
box-folder   6/81  
The head-aim . ([poem])
 
[ 1965, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 p. ts. word list. 2 drafts, no revision; 3 drafts, light revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 6 drafts, 7 pp.)
box-folder   6/82  
The heaven of animals . ([poem])
 
[ 1961, pub.] (Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision. 1 draft, 1 p.)
box-folder   6/83  
Hedge life . ([poem])
 
[ 1965, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 draft used for printers setting copy, New Yorker, 1965: Sept. 1 p. ts. word list. 2 drafts, no revision; 2 drafts, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 8 drafts, 9 pp.)
box-folder   6/84  
Helmets . ([poem])
 
[unpub.] (Ms., ts. Drafts vary considerably. 3 drafts, heavy revision. 3 drafts, 9 pp.)
box-folder   6/85  
Horses and prisoners . ([poem])
 
[ 1963, pub.] (Ts. 1 draft incomplete. 1 draft, no revision; 2 drafts, light revision. 3 drafts, 5 pp. (See also: The island horses [poem]))
box-folder   6/86  
The hospital orderly's noon . ([poem])
 
[unpub.] (Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, light revision. 1 draft, 1 p.)
box-folder   6/87  
The hospital window . ([poem])
 
[ 1962, pub.] (Ts. Alternate titles: A farewell; The greeting; The sign. 1 draft, light revision; 9 drafts, moderate revision; 15 drafts, heavy revision. 25 drafts, 45 pp.)
 
F88 Hunting Civil War relics with a mine-detector . ([poem])
 
[unpub.] SEE Hunting Civil War relics at Nimblewill creek. (Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 drafts incomplete. 2 drafts, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 4 drafts, moderate revision; 8 drafts, heavy revision. 15 drafts, 32 pp.)
box-folder   7/--  
I - L
box-folder   7/89  
The ice skin . ([poem])
 
[ 1963, pub.] (Ts. 3 drafts, heavy revision; 1 draft varies considerably from others. 4 drafts, 7 pp.)
box-folder   7/90  
In the bombadier's compartment . ([poem])
 
[unpub.] Alternate title: The flight. (Ts. Heavy revision 1 draft, 1 p.)
box-folder   7/91  
In the child's night . ([poem])
 
[ 1963, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 drafts, heavy revision; 2 drafts, light revision. 4 drafts, 4 pp.)
box-folder   7/92  
In the pocket . ([poem])
 
[ 1970, pub.] (Ts. 1 draft, heavy revision; 1 draft, light revision. 3 pp. of notes about intent of poem. 2 drafts, 5 pp.)
box-folder   7/93  
In the tree-house at night . ([poem])
 
[ 1961, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision; 4 drafts, light revision; 1 draft, moderate revision; 11 drafts, heavy revision. 17 drafts, 34 pp.)
box-folder   7/94  
Into the stone . ([poem])
 
[ 1959, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 5 drafts, light revision; 5 drafts, moderate revision; 14 drafts, heavy revision; 1 draft, no revision. 25 drafts, 33 pp.)
box-folder   7/95  
The inundation . ([poem])
 
[ 1962, pub., On the inundation] See also PartII, On the Coosawattee, 1964. (Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, moderate revision. 1 draft, 2 pp.)
box-folder   7/96  
Invitation au voyage . ([poem])
 
[unpub.?] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 draft, heavy revision; 3 drafts, no revision. 4 drafts, 4 pp.)
box-folder   7/97  
The island . ([poem])
 
[ 1960, pub.] (Ts. Alternate titles: The keeper; The graves; The fever. 1 draft, no revision; 2 drafts, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 4 drafts, heavy revision. 9 drafts, 17 pp.)
box-folder   7/98  
The island horses . ([poem])
 
[unpub.?] (Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision. 1 draft, 2 pp.)
box-folder   7/99  
Jane Proctor's love poem . ([poem])
 
[unpub.?] (Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate title: Jane Saylor's love poem; Jane Saylor's love story. 3 drafts, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 6 drafts, 6 pp.)
box-folder   7/100  
The jewel . ([poem])
 
[ 1959, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate titles: In the islands; The crews. 1 draft, no revision; 6 drafts, moderate revision; 6 drafts, heavy revision. 13 drafts, 13 pp.)
box-folder   7/101  
Joel Cahill dead . ([poem])
 
[ 1958, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate title: Joel Cahill. 1 draft, light revision; 7 drafts, heavy revision. 8 drafts, 9 pp.)
box-folder   7/102  
Knock . ([poem])
 
[ 1969, pub.] (Ts. 1 draft, light revision; 3 drafts, heavy revision. 4 drafts, 4 pp. 4 drafts, 4 pp.)
box-folder   7/103  
Kudzu . ([poem])
 
[ 1963, pub.] (Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision; 1 draft, heavy revision; 2 drafts, light revision. 4 drafts, 8 pp.)
box-folder   7/104  
The landfall . ([poem])
 
[ 1959, pub.] (Ts. Alternate titles: The landfalls; The voyage; The arena. 6 drafts, moderate revision; 19 drafts, heavy revision. 25 drafts, 51 pp.)
box-folder   7/105  
The leap . ([poem])
 
[ 1967, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 3 drafts, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision; 6 drafts, 12 pp.)
box-folder   7/106  
A letter . ([poem])
 
[ 1962, pub.] (Ts.[carbon] 4 drafts, no revision. 4 drafts, 4 pp.)
box-folder   7/107  
Lighthouse . ([poem])
 
[unpub.] (Ts. 1 draft, light revision; 5 drafts, heavy revision. 6 drafts, 6 pp.)
box-folder   7/108  
Lightning . ([poem])
 
[unpub.?] Subtitled, part IV: The elect. (1 ts. page, wordlist. 1 draft, light revision; 4 drafts, heavy revision. 5 drafts, 10 pp.)
box-folder   7/109  
Living light . ([poem])
 
[unpub.] (Ts. 1 draft, heavy revision. 1 draft, 1 p.)
box-folder   7/110  
The Lord in the air . ([poem])
 
[ c.1969, pub.] (1 draft, no revision; 3 drafts, moderate revision; 5 drafts, heavy revision. Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate title: The power. 9 drafts, 9 pp.)
box-folder   8/--  
M - O
box-folder   8/111  
Madness . ([poem])
 
[ c.1969, Pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 4 pp. notes about creation of the poem, ls., and 1 p. ms. notes, including word list. 2 drafts, light revision; 6 drafts, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 8 drafts, 28 pp.)
box-folder   8/112  
The magus . ([poem])
 
[ 1960, pub.] (Ts. 1 draft, no revision; 5 drafts, heavy revision. 6 drafts, 6 pp.)
box-folder   8/113  
Mangham . ([poem])
 
[ 1965, pub.] (Ts., ms. 2 pp. ts. word list. 5 drafts, light revision; 1 draft, moderate revision. 6 drafts, 12 pp.)
box-folder   8/114  
Mary Sheffield . ([poem])
 
[ 1964, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate titles: Before war, rivers. 2 pp. ts. word lists, phrases. 2 drafts, no revision; 1 draft, moderate revision; 5 drafts, light revision. 8 drafts, 10 pp.)
box-folder   8/115-117  
. May Day Sermon to the Women of Gilmer County, Georgia, by a womanpreacher leaving the Baptist Church . ([poem])
 
[ 1967, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 pp. ms. notes concerning poem, to be used at `poetry center', presumably a reading. Original title: A May Day Courtship Legend. Other titles: The Barn; An April Courtship...; A Courtship legend of Gilmer County. c.30 drafts, some apparently incomplete; some drafts out of order. Length varies, c.8-20 pp. each. Poem varies substantially from draft to draft. Moderate to heavy revision throughout. Loose sheets in 3 folders. c.30 drafts, c.403 pp.)
box-folder   8/118  
Mercy . ([poem])
 
n.d. Originally titled, At mercy manor. (Ts., ms. 1 p. ts. notes on intent of poem. 2 drafts, light revision; 4 drafts, heavy revision. 6 drafts, 11 pp.)
box-folder   8/119  
Messages . ([poem])
 
n.d. Includes, Part I: Butterflies, Part II:Giving a son to the sea. (Ts. 1 draft, light revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 1 p. ts. word list. 3 drafts, 10 pp.)
box-folder   8/120  
The metamorphoses . ([poem])
 
[unpub.?] (Ts. Heavy revision. 1 draft, 1 p.)
box-folder   8/121 Mindoro, 1944  
. ([poem])
 
[ 1960, pub.] Originally titled: Poem froman old war. Other titles: Standing with the rope. (Ts., ts.[carbon]. Several pages of ms. notes. 2 drafts, no revision; 5 drafts, light revision; 6 drafts, moderate revision; 6 drafts, heavy revision. 19 drafts, 67 pp.)
box-folder   8/122  
The mission . ([poem])
 
[unpub.] Alternate title: The game. (Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 drafts, light revision; 10 drafts, moderate revision; 5 drafts, heavy revision. 17 drafts, 31 pp.)
box-folder   8/123  
A morning . ([poem])
 
[unpub.] Alternate title: Antibes. (Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 1 draft, moderate revision; 4 drafts, heavy revision. 7 drafts, 7 pp.)
box-folder   8/124  
Near Darien . ([poem])
 
[ 1960, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 3 drafts, no revision; 4 drafts, light revision; 18 drafts, moderate revision. 25 drafts, 39 pp.)
box-folder   8/125  
Net, drying . ([poem])
 
[unpub.?] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision; 2 drafts, light revision; 1 draft, moderate revision. 4 drafts, 4 pp.)
box-folder   8/126  
The night pool . ([poem])
 
[ 1965, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 drafts, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 4 drafts, 4 pp.)
box-folder   8/127  
On the hill below the lighthouse . ([poem])
 
[ 1959, pub.] Original title: Below the lighthouse.Other titles: The lighthouse; Noon: The lighthouse; Noon: Under the lighthouse;Noon; The memory. (2 drafts, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 6 drafts, 8 pp.)
box-folder   8/128  
The other . ([poem])
 
[ 1959, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision; 2 drafts, light revision; 5 drafts, moderate revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 9 drafts, 18 pp.)
box-folder   9/--  
P - R
box-folder   9/129  
Paestum . ([poem])
 
[ 1963, pub.] (Ts.[carbon]. 1 draft, light revision; 2 drafts, no revision. 3 drafts, 9 pp.)
box-folder   9/130  
The park . ([poem])
 
[unpub.?] (Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate titles: The Lake; The Garment. 3 drafts, light revision; 8 drafts, heavy revision; 6 pp. incomplete passages, or fragments. 11 drafts, 20 pp.)
box-folder   9/131  
Patience: in the mill . ([poem])
 
[unpub.?] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision; 1 draft, light revision. 2 drafts, 2 pp.)
box-folder   9/132  
The performance . ([poem])
 
[ 1959, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 3 drafts, no revision; 3 drafts, light revision; 4 drafts, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 12 drafts, 17 pp.)
box-folder   9/133  
Philoctetes . ([poem])
 
[unpub.] (Ts. 1 draft, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 4 drafts, 9 pp.)
box-folder   9/134  
Pine . ([poem])
 
n.d. (Ts., ts.[carbon] No complete draft, apparently. Worksheets divided `apprehensions' 1 - 5. Moderate to heavy revision throughout. 10 pp. ts., ms. notes concerning nature of poem; 2 pp. ts. word lists. loose sheets, 58 pp.)
box-folder   9/135  
The place . ([poem])
 
n.d. Alternate titles: Frozen lakes; Winterin Madison. (Ts. 1 p. ms. notes. 10 drafts, heavy revision. 10 drafts, 11 pp.)
box-folder   9/136  
Poem . ([poem])
 
[ 1960, pub.] Alternate titles: The chain;The look from a dead mind changes; An Uncle, in his death; The chosen; Onthe death of a drunken (Grandfather) Uncle. (Ts., ts.[carbon] 4 pp., fragments. 1 draft, light revision; 11 drafts, heavy revision; 5 drafts, moderate revision. 17 drafts, 34 pp.)
box-folder   9/137  
Poem . ([poem])
 
[unpub.] n.d. (Ts. Haiku. Several drafts on one page. 3 pp.)
box-folder   9/138  
Poem . ([poem])
 
[unpub.?] Alternate titles: Power; Haephestos. (Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 drafts, no revision; 3 drafts, light revision; 10 drafts, moderate revision; 6 drafts, heavy revision. 21 drafts, 30 pp.)
box-folder   9/139  
A poem about bird-catching by one who has never caught a bird . ([poem])
 
[ 1962, pub.] (Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision; 1 draft, light revision. 2 drafts, 4 pp.)
box-folder   9/140  
The poisoned man . ([poem])
 
[ 1964, pub.] (Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, light revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 2 drafts, 3 pp.)
box-folder   9/141  
Power and light . ([poem])
 
n.d. Alternate titles: The ascent; Light;Power; Rebirth; Descent; Descent and return. (Ts. 3 drafts, light revision; 6 drafts, heavy revision. 9 drafts, 17 pp.)
box-folder   9/142  
Praiano lights . ([poem])
 
[unpub.?] (Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, light revision. 1 draft, 2 pp.)
box-folder   9/143  
The prodigal . ([poem])
 
[ 1960, pub.] Alternate titles: The prodigal(son); Umbria. (Ts.; ts.[carbon] 2 drafts, light revision; 11 drafts, moderate reivision; 1 draft, heavy revision. Some drafts incomplete. 14 drafts, 37 pp.)
box-folder   9/144  
Pursuit from under . ([poem])
 
[ 1964, pub.] (Ts. 1 draft, light revision; 6 drafts, heavy revision. 7 drafts, 13 pp.)
box-folder   9/145  
The rafters . ([poem])
 
[ 1964, pub.] Alternate title: In the rafters. (Ts. 3 drafts, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision. 5 drafts, 9 pp.)
box-folder   9/146  
Rainbird . ([poem])
 
[unpub.?] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 drafts, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 4 drafts, 4 pp.)
box-folder   9/147  
Reading Genesis to a blind child . ([poem])
 
[[ 1960, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate title: Reading to a blind child (differs from poem of same title) 3 drafts, no revision; 2 drafts, light revision; 1 draft, moderate revision; 10 drafts, heavy revision. 17 drafts, 33 pp.)
box-folder   9/148  
Reading to a blind child . ([poem])
 
[unpub.?] Alternate titles: The beginning; Poem. (3 drafts, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 9 drafts, moderate revision; 3 drafts, heavy revision. 16 drafts, 37 pp.)
box-folder   9/149  
The red bow . ([poem])
 
[ 1957, pub.] (Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, light revision. 1 draft, 5 pp.)
box-folder   9/150  
Reincarnation I . ([poem])
 
[ 1964, pub.] (Ts. 3 drafts, heavy revision. 3 drafts, 3 pp.)
box-folder   9/151  
Reincarnation . ([poem])
 
[unpub.?] Differs from poem of same title. (Ts., ts.[photocopy] 3 drafts, light revision; 3 drafts, heavy revision. 6 drafts, 6 pp.)
box-folder   9/152  
Reincarnation (II) . ([poem])
 
n.d. Variant, on version, Two poems of theair [1964] (Ts., ts.[photocopy], Ts.[carbon] Alternate title: Albatross. 2 drafts, possibly incomplete. Heavy revision throughout 2 drafts, 6 pp.)
box-folder   9/153  
Reincarnation . ([poem])
 
[unpub.?] Differs from poems of same title. (Ts. 4 drafts, light revision. 4 drafts, 4 pp.)
box-folder   9/154  
Reincarnation (II) . ([poem])
 
n.d. Variant. See Two poems of the air [1964] (Ts. 1 p. wordlist. 1 p. ms. notes. 3 drafts, moderate to heavy revision throughout. 3 drafts, 27 pp.)
box-folder   9/155  
Reincarnation II . ([poem])
 
[ 1964, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 drafts, no revision; 2 drafts, light revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 5 drafts, 35 pp.)
box-folder   9/156  
The rib . ([poem])
 
[ 1962, pub.] (Ts. Alternate titles: Adam; Adam in winter. Drafts vary considerably. 1 draft, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 9 drafts, moderate revision; 8 drafts, heavy revision. 19 drafts, 34 pp.)
box-folder   9/157  
Root-light, or the lawyer's daughter . ([poem])
 
[unpub.?] (1 p. ts. wordlist; 1 p. ts., ms. notes. Ts. 1 draft, light revision; 3 drafts, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 6 drafts, 9 pp.)
box-folder   10/--  
S
box-folder   10/158  
The scratch . ([poem])
 
[ 1960, pub.] Alternate title: Bleeding. (Ts., ts. carbon]. 2 drafts, light revision; 3 drafts, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 7 drafts, 7 pp.)
box-folder   10/159  
Seeking the chosen . ([poem])
 
[unpub.?] Alternate titles: In the field of the chosen; The Elect;Acorns. (Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 drafts, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 4 drafts, moderate revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 8 drafts, 9 pp.)
box-folder   10/160  
The shark's parlor . ([poem])
 
[ 1965, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 pps. ts. wordlist; 1 p. ts. notes. Drafts divided, Parts I, II. Some incomplete. 3 drafts, no revision; 7 drafts, moderate revision; 3 drafts, heavy revision. 13 drafts, 41 pp.)
box-folder   10/161  
The sheep-child . ([poem])
 
n.d. (Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 drafts, no revision; 2 drafts, light revision; 3 drafts, moderate revision. 7 drafts, 14 pp.)
box-folder   10/162  
The signs . ([poem])
 
[ 1959, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision; 2 drafts, light revision; 5 drafts, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 10 drafts, 20 pp.)
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Slave quarters . ([poem])
 
[ 1965, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 13 drafts, light revision; 11 drafts, moderate revision. A few drafts, page 1 only. 24 drafts, 93 pp.)
box-folder   10/164  
Sled burial, Dream ceremony . ([poem])
 
[ 1965, pub.] (Ts. 1 draft, light revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 2 drafts, 2 pp.)
box-folder   10/165  
Sleeping out at Easter . ([poem])
 
[ 1960, pub.] Alternate titles: Sleeping outin April; Sleeping out in June; Sleeping out in in a suburban wood; Poem. (Ts., ts.[carbon] 9 drafts, light revision; 17 drafts, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 28 drafts, 28 pp.)
box-folder   10/166  
Snakebite . ([poem])
 
n.d. (Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 ms. word list; 2 pp. ts. notes; 1 draft, no revision; 2 drafts, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 7 drafts, 14 pp.)
box-folder   10/167  
The snow serpent . ([poem])
 
[unpub.?] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision; 4 drafts, light revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 7 drafts, 8 pp.)
box-folder   10/168  
Springer mountain . ([poem])
 
[ 1962, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision; 4 drafts, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 1 draft, heavy revision; 8 drafts, 20 pp.)
box-folder   10/169  
The sprinter at forty . ([poem])
 
[unpub.?] (Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate titles: The sprinter; A vision of the sprinter. 3 drafts, light revision; 3 drafts, moderate revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 7 drafts, 10 pp.)
box-folder   10/170  
The step . ([poem])
 
[ 1962, pub.] (Ts.[carbon] 1 draft, light revision. 1 draft, 2 pp.)
box-folder   10/171  
The stepson . ([poem])
 
[unpub.?] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 pp. ts. notes concerning intent of poem. 1 draft, incomplete. Drafts vary considerably, 1 - 14 pp. each. 2 drafts, light revision; 4 drafts, moderate revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 7 drafts, 62 pp.)
box-folder   10/172  
The Stepson (cont.) . ([poem])
 
[Unpub.?] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 pp. ts. notes. Numerous drafts, p. 1 only; several drafts incomplete. 6 drafts, light revision; 13 drafts, moderate revision; 3 drafts, heavy revision; c. 22 drafts, 101 pp.)
box-folder   10/173  
The string . ([poem])
 
[ 1959, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] Alternate title: The brother. 1 draft, no revision; 2 drafts, light revision; 8 drafts, moderate revision; 4 drafts, heavy revision. 15 drafts, 17 pp.)
Note: Sugar: sec Diabetes
box-folder   10/174  
The summons . ([poem])
 
[ 1961, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision; 2 drafts, light revision; 1 draft, moderate revision; 6 drafts, heavy revision. 10 drafts, 10 pp.)
box-folder   10/175  
Sun . ([poem])
 
[ c.1966, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision; 3 drafts, moderate revision; 5 drafts, heavy revision. 9 drafts, 18 pp.)
box-folder   10/176  
Sustainment . ([poem])
 
[ c.1966, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 p. ts, word list. Alternate titles: Descent; Descent and sustenance; Dying on horseback; Love poem: Dying on horseback. 2 drafts, no revision; 3 drafts, heavy revision. 5 drafts, 11 pp.)
box-folder   10/177  
The swimmer . ([poem])
 
[unpub.?] See alsoAWaitingthe swimmer for similiar theme. (Ts., ts.[carbon] 2 drafts, no revision; 1 draft, light revision. 3 drafts, 10 pp.)
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T
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Them, crying . ([poem])
 
[ 1964, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon], ms. 1 p. ts. wordlist. 1 p. ms. notes. 2 versions of poem. 3 drafts, no revision; 12 drafts, light revision; 7 drafts, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. Several drafts incomplete. 24 drafts, 49 pp.)
box-folder   11/179  
Through the tree line . ([poem])
 
[unpub.?] (Ts. 1 draft, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision. 3 drafts, 3 pp.)
box-folder   11/180  
To be Edward Thomas . ([poem])
 
[ 1957, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] Drafts vary in length, and form. 2 pp. of ms. notes. 1 draft, light revision; 20 drafts, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 23 drafts, 147 pp.)
box-folder   11/181  
To Gweno, with a guitar . ([poem])
 
[unpub.?] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision; 2 drafts, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 6 drafts, 8 pp.)
box-folder   11/182  
Trees and cattle . ([poem])
 
[ 1960, pub.] (Ts., ts.[carbon] 1 draft, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 4 drafts, moderate revision; 4 drafts, heavy revision. Alternate titles: Trees; Man and cattle; Stones and cattle. 10 drafts, 10 pp.)
box-folder   11/183  
Turning away . ([poem])
 
[ 1966, pub.] (Ts., ts. [carbon] 1 p. ts. word list. 1 draft, no revision; 8 drafts, moderate revision; 7 drafts, heavy revision. 21 loose sheets of incomplete drafts. 16 drafts, 137 pp.)
box-folder   11/184  
The twin stars . ([poem])
 
[unpub.?] (Ts., ts. [carbon] Alternate titles: Dark; Convalescence (Recovery). 5 drafts, no revision; 4 drafts, light revision; 4 drafts, moderate revision; 4 drafts, heavy revision. 17 drafts, 18 pp.)
box-folder   11/185  
Two poems of going home . ([poem])
 
[ 1969, pub.] In 2 parts:
 
Part I: Living there: (1 draft, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 1 draft, heavy revision; 1 p. ts. notes concerning poem. 4 drafts, 9 pp.)
 
Part II: Looking for the Buckhead boys: (1 draft incomplete; 3 drafts, light revision; 1 draft, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 1 p. ts. notes. ts. throughout. 7 drafts, 20 pp.)
box-folder   11/186  
Two poems of the military . ([poem])
 
[unpub.?] In 2 parts:
 
Part I: Haunting the manuevers: (1 p. ms. notes. 2 drafts, light revision; 3 drafts, moderate revision; Ts. 5 drafts, 12 pp.)
 
Part II: Drums where I live: (3 drafts, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 5 drafts, 5 pp.)
box-folder   12/--  
U - W
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Umbria . ([poem])
 
[unpub.?] (Ts., ts. [carbon] 2 drafts, no revision; 6 drafts, light revision; 10 drafts, moderate revision; 4 drafts, heavy revision. 22 drafts, 28 pp.)
box-folder   12/188  
The underground stream . ([poem])
 
[ 1960, pub.] (Ts., ts. [carbon] Alternate titles: The motion; The smile. 1 draft, no revision; 4 drafts, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 8 drafts, 8 pp.)
box-folder   12/189  
The vegetable king . ([poem])
 
[ 1959, pub.] Alternate titles: Seasonal rite;Osiris; The vegetable God; The return. (Ts. 2 drafts, moderate revision; 6 drafts, heavy revision. 8 drafts, 17 pp.)
box-folder   12/190  
Venom . ([poem])
 
[ 1969, pub.] (Ts. 2 pp. ms. notes. 3 drafts, light revision; 4 drafts, moderate revision. 8 drafts, 9 pp.)
box-folder   12/191  
A view of Fujiyama after the war . ([poem])
 
[ 1960, pub.] Alternate title: In the countryof the enemy; In the enemy's country. (Ts., ts. [carbon] 3 drafts, moderate revision; 8 drafts, heavy revision. 11 drafts, 13 pp.)
box-folder   12/192  
Victory . ([poem])
 
[ 1968, pub.] (Ts. 1 p. ts. notes; 1 p. ms. notes. 1 draft, light revision; 4 drafts, moderate revision; 7 drafts, heavy revision. 12 drafts, 46 pp.)
box-folder   12/193  
The vigils . ([poem])
 
[ 1955, pub.] (Ts., ts. [carbon] 2 drafts, no revision. 2 drafts, 6 pp.)
box-folder   12/194  
Walking on water . ([poem])
 
[ 1960, pub.] (Ts., ts. [carbon] Alternate titles: Poem; The marsh. 1 draft, no revision; 7 drafts, light revision; 8 drafts, moderate revision; 2 drafts, heavy revision. 18 drafts, 31 pp.)
box-folder   12/195  
The war wound . ([poem])
 
[ 1964, pub.] (Ts., ts. [carbon] 2 drafts, no revision; 2 drafts, light revision; 1 draft, heavy revision. 5 drafts, 5 pp.)
box-folder   12/196  
The wedding . ([poem])
 
[ 1960, pub.] (Ts., ts. [carbon] Alternate title: The heroes. 4 drafts, no revision; 3 drafts, light revision; 4 drafts, heavy revision. 11 drafts, 17 pp.)
box-folder   12/197  
The wheelchair drunk . ([poem])
 
[unpub.?] (Ts., ts. [carbon] 1 p. ts. wordlist. 1 draft, no revision; 1 draft, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision. 4 drafts, 8 pp.)
box-folder   12/198  
Why in London the blind are saviors . ([poem])
 
[ 1963, pub.] (Ts., ts. [carbon] Alternate title: The blind in London. 1 draft, no revision; 2 drafts, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision; 3 drafts, heavy revision. 8 drafts, 11 pp.)
box-folder   12/199  
Winter trout . ([poem])
 
[ 1964, pub.] (Ts., ts. [carbon] 1 draft, no revision; 1 draft, light revision. 2 drafts, 4 pp.)
box-folder   12/200  
The wish to be buried where one has made love . ([poem])
 
[unpub.?] (Ts., ts. [carbon], ms. Alternate title: Landscape. 7 drafts, light revision; 2 drafts, moderate revision. 9 drafts, 9 pp.)
box-folder   12/201  
The work of art . ([poem])
 
[ 1957, pub.] (Ts. [carbon] 1 draft, light revision. 1 draft, 3 pp.)
 
Series II.2. Essays by James Dickey [series]:
box-folder   13/1  
Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold . (1966) ([essay])
 
2 pp. ts. notes, with autograph annotations
 
Ts. draft, light revision, (2 pp.)
 
Ts. [carbon] draft, no revision, (3 pp.)
box-folder   13/2  
Edwin Arlington Robinson: The many truths . ([essay])   
Scope: First published, 1965 as an Introduction to The Selected Poems..., editedby Morton Dauwen Zabel.


 
Autograph notes, including quotations, 16 pp. Also Newsfrom the MacMillan Company, ts. [duplicated], n.d., (2 pp. which includes announcement of Selected Poems....)
 
Ts. notes, outlining direction of essay, (16 pp.)
 
Ts. draft, moderate revision, (21 pp.)
 
Ts. [carbon] draft, no revision, (22 pp.)
box-folder   13/3  
The Energized man .. ([essay])   
Scope: (On the poet as the fully realized man) (Unpublished?)


 
Ts. draft, light revision, (4 pp.)
box-folder   13/4  
The Hound of Heaven by Francis Thompson . (1966) ([essay])
 
Ts. draft, moderate revision, (3 pp.)
 
Ts. draft, light revision, (2 pp.)
 
Ts. [carbon] draft, light revision, (4 pp.)
box-folder   13/5  
The Imagination as glory .. ([essay])   
Scope: (Unpublished?) (Possibly a lecture)


 
Ts. draft, light revision, (10 pp.)
box-folder   13/6  
Notes on the decline of outrage .. (1961) ([essay])
 
Ts. [carbon] draft, dated 1959, light revision, (24 pp.)
 
Ts. biographical note, (1 p.)
box-folder   13/7  
The Poet turns on himself .. (1966) ([essay])
 
Ts. [duplicated] draft, on Voice of America Letterhead. No revision, (13 pp.)
box-folder   13/8  
The Poet witnesses a bold mission .. (1968) ([essay])
 
Ts. notes, (1 p.)
 
Ts. draft, heavy revision, (1 p.)
 
Ts. draft, moderate revision, (1 p.)
 
Ts. [carbon] draft, (1 p.)
 
Ts. [carbon] draft, light revision, (1 p. Alternate title: For the astronauts.)
 
Ts. [carbon] draft, no revision, (3 pp.)
box-folder   13/9  
Reading: The great world and the family circle .. ([essay])   
Scope: (Unpublished?)


 
Ts. notes, (2 pp.)
 
Ts. draft, light revision, (5 pp.)
 
Ts. draft, moderate revision, (6 pp.)
 
Ts.[carbon] draft, no revision, p.5 missing, (5 pp.)
box-folder   13/10  
Robert Frost: Man & Myth .. (1966) ([essay])
 
Autograph notes, 3 pp. Ts. notes, outline, (3 pp.)
 
Ts. draft, moderate revision, 10 pp. Alternate title: The RobertFrost Story
 
Reconsidered.
 
Ts. draft, moderate revision, 10 pp. Alternate title: The RobertFrost Story
 
Ts. draft, moderate revision, 11 pp. Alternate title: The art ofwalking blindfold with a master.
box-folder   13/11  
The Self as agent .. (1968) ([essay])
 
Ts. notes, with autograph annotation, 7 pp. Alternate titles: TheI of the poem and its weather; The figure Iof the poem; The self as (secret) agent
 
The Self as (poetical) agent.
 
Ts. draft, incomplete, 1-12 only. Moderate revision, (12 pp.)
box-folder   13/12  
The Son, the cave, and the burning bush .. ([essay])   
Scope: First published, 1968, as the Introduction to The Young American Poets, edited by Paul Carroll.


 
Ts.[photocopy] draft, heavy revision in hand of Paul Carroll (6 pp.)
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A song to David by Christopher Smart .. (1966) ([essay])
 
Ts.[carbon] draft, no revision, (3 pp.)
 
Ts. draft, light revision, (3 pp.)
 
Ts. draft, moderate revision, (3 pp.)
 
Autograph notes, (4 pp.)
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The Yachts by William Carlos Williams .. (1966) ([essay])
 
Ts. notes, (2 pp.)
 
Ts. draft, moderate revision, (3 pp.)
 
Series II.3. Reviews, addresses, translations by James Dickey [series]:
box-folder   14/1  
The analysis of wonderment ..review of Arms of light [collection of poems] by Claire McAllister. ([review])
 
Ts. notes, 1 p.; autograph notes, (1 p.)
 
Ts, draft, heavy revision, (2 pp.)
box-folder   14/2  
Dead heroes and their lives ..review of The Glass House: The life of Theodore Roethke by Allan Seager. ([review])
 
Ts.[carbon] draft, light revision, last page is ts., (12 pp.)
 
Ts.[carbon] draft, moderate revision, (8 pp.)
 
Ts. draft, moderate revision, (10 pp.)
 
Ts. draft, light revision, (11 pp.)
 
Ts. notes, outline, autograph annotations, 3 pp. Alternate title: Theodore
 
Roethke and Allan Seager. .
 
Ts. draft, incomplete, heavy revision, (3 pp.)
 
Autograph notes, (14 pp.)
box-folder   14/3  
The death and keys of the censor . ([review])
 
Ts.[carbon] draft, no revision, (21 pp.)
box-folder   14/4  
Four Voices of The brass serpent ..by T. carmi; No voyage .by Mary Oliver; A time of bees ..by Mona Van Duyn; Finger of Hermes . by Radcliffe Squires. ([review])
 
Ts. draft, moderate revision, (5 pp.)
 
Ts.[carbon] draft, no revision, (3 pp.)
 
Ts. notes, autograph annotations, (5 pp.)
 
Autograph notes, (2 pp.)
box-folder   14/5  
Grim, wild, dazzling and rapt ..of The wheel of summer ., by Joseph Langland; The nesting ground ., by David Wagoner; The selected poems of John Malcolm Brinnin .; Spring of the thief ., by John Logan. ([review])
 
Ts.[carbon] draft, no revision, 3 pp.
 
Ts. draft, heavy revision, (3 pp.)
 
Ts. draft, moderate revision, (3 pp.)
 
Ts. notes, autograph annotations, (2 pp.)
box-folder   14/6  
Intelligence as joy ..review of Tell me, tell me -- Granite, steel and other topics ..by Marianne Moore. ([review])
 
Ts. draft, moderate revision, (5 pp.)
box-folder   14/7  
The poetry is in the unravelling ..review of Poems to solve ..by May Swenson. ([review])
 
Ts.[carbon] draft, light revision, (2 pp.)
box-folder   14/8  
The secret voice of the average ..review of Edwin Arlington Robinson: The life of poetry, by Louis Coxe. ([review])
 
Ts. notes, light revision, (5 pp.)
 
Ts. draft, light revision, incomplete, (1 p.)
 
Ts. draft, heavy revision, (3 pp.)
 
Ts.[carbon] draft, no revision, (4 pp.)
 
Ts.[photocopy] draft (same as above) with moderate revision and correction, (4 pp.)
box-folder   14/9  
Theodore Roethke ..review of Sequence, sometimes metaphysical, by Theodore Roethke. ([review])
 
Ts. draft, light revision, (4 pp.)
 
Ts. draft, moderate revision, (4 pp.)
 
Autograph notes, 2 pp.; ts. notes, (1 p.)
box-folder   14/10  
Your next door neighbor's poems ..review of ten collections of poems and plays ([review])
 
Ts. draft, light revision, (20 pp.)
 
Autograph notes, (9 pp.)
 
Ts. notes, (10 pp.)
box-folder   14/11  
Untitled Reviews:
 
untitled review ..Philip Legler, A change of view Ts. Light revision, (1 p. [review])
 
untitled review .William Goodreau, Ts., light revision, (1 p.[review])
 
untitled review .Keith Wright, Western time Ts., moderate revision, (1 p.[review])
 
untitled review .Derek Walcott, Selected poems Ts., light revision, (1 p.[review])
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Introduction to a reading by Yevegeny Yevtushenko ., Library of Congress, [1966]: Nov. 21. ([address])
 
Ts. draft, light revision, (2 pp.)
 
Ts. draft, notes, (2 pp.)
box-folder   14/13  
National Book Award, Acceptance speech (1966) ([address])
 
Ts. draft, moderate revision, (3 pp.)
box-folder   14/14  
A private brinkmanship .. [June 6, 1965] ([address])   
Scope: Delivered at Commencement ceremonies, Pitzer College, Claremont, California


 
Ts. draft, light revision, (8 pp.)
 
Ts. outline, notes, autograph annotations, 3 pp.; autograph notes, (2 pp.)
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Translations:
 
Alberti, Rafael. Death and judgment . ([poem])
 
Ts. draft, no revision, (2 pp.)
 
Emié, Louis. The angel .. ([poem])
 
Ts.[carbon], no revision, (4 pp.)
 
Ts.[carbon] of original French (L'ange), autograph insert, 1 line, (4 pp. 2 copies)
 
Supervielle ., Jules. Oloron-Sainte-Marie (Trans. possibly not by Dickey) ([poem])
 
Ts.[carbon], no revision, (2 pp.)
 
Ts.[carbon] of original French, (2 pp. 2 copies)
 
Frénaud, André. The peasants ..(Trans. possibly not by Dickey) ([poem])
 
Ts.[carbon], no revision, (4 pp.)
 
Ts.[carbon] of original French (Les Paysons), (4 pp. 2 copies.)
 
Reverdy, Pierre. This begins by . ([poem])
 
Ts. draft, light revision, (1 p.)
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Unidentified essay or address ([essay])   
Scope: Ts. notes, outline, autograph annotations, 1 p.


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Autobiographical sketch and unidentified essay.
 
Autobiographical sketch, written in third person ([essay])   
Scope: Ts., no revision, 1 p. (Birth date apparently incorrect, cites 1924)


 
Statement on meaning of poetry   
Scope: Ts., light revision, 1 p. ,


 
Series III. Material toward books by James Dickey. [series]:   
Scope: Arranged chronologically by date of publication.


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Material toward Into the stone . Charles Scribner's Sons,Poets of Today,VII, 1960. ([manuscript])
 
Material toward Into the stone . (Ts. 2 pp. [typescript])   
Scope: Table of contents. Includes Dover: Believing in kings; The Father's body; The red bow; The work of art; The confrontation of the hero; The first morning of cancer; The ground of killing; The anniversary; Genesis; and The swimmer, which were not published as part of the book. The poem, Mindoro, 1944 is originally titled, Poem from an old war. The underground stream, Uncle, and Trees & cattle are not included. The divisions of the book: Family, War, Death & others, and Love are included.


 
Material toward Into the stone . (Ts.[photocopy] 6 pp.[typescript])   
Scope: Published pages as they appeared in Into the Stone,..pp. 37, 38, 43, 44, 45, taped verso Weselyan University Press stationery. Part of printers setting copy apparently, printers marks throughout. Text, incomplete. Sleeping out at Easter, The Underground stream; and The String. These 3 poems appear as the first 3 poems in Into the stone section of Poems, 1957-1967.


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Material toward Drowning with others , Weselyan University Press 1962.   
Scope: Weselyan University Press


 
Material toward Drowning with others . (Ts., ts.[carbon]. 72 pp. [typescript])   
Scope: Setting copy [Sept. 20, 1961] Printers marks throughout. Includes half-title page, dedication (not as published), acknowledgement sheet (not as published), title page, acknowledgements and copyright page, table of contents. Text is complete. Sections I, III poems out of order. Sections II, IV in order as published.


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Material toward Helmets .Wesleyan University Press, 1964.
 
Material toward Helmets . (32 pp. Ts., ts.[carbon] [typescript])   
Scope: Moderate revision. Originally titled Springer Mountain. Includes autograph list of poems, indicating original place of publication. 16 titles are ticked off, indicating choice for inclusion in Helmets. Eight of these titles were later omitted. Text includes the following which were omitted: Gamecocks; After the night hunt; The hanging bed; Under oaks; The lawn; The kite in battle; Late September; A letter; The crows; The courtship; Walking the fire line; Wall and cloud; A poem about bird-catching by one who has never caught a bird. By canoe through the fir forest was later changed to Part I of On the Cosawattee. Bound, brown spring binder.


 
Material toward Helmets .. (Ts.[carbon]. 56 pp. [typescript])   
Scope: Text, poems in order as published, complete. Includes dedication, but no other front matter. Light revision. Bound, black spring binder.


 
Material toward Helmets . (Ts., ts.[carbon]. 58 pp. [typescript])   
Scope: Light revision, primarily in punctuation. Bound, red spring binder. Text, poems in order as published, complete. Includes dedication, acknowledgements (with autograph corrections) which vary considerably from published form; table of contents.


 
Material toward Helmets . (Ts., ts.[carbon]. 59 pp.[typescript])   
Scope: Loose sheets. Setting copy. Printers marks throughout. Includes half-title, title page, acknowledgments and copyright page, dedication, table of contents, and section titles. Text is complete and in order as published.


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Material toward Buckdancer's choice .Wesleyan University Press, 1965.
 
Material toward Buckdancer's choice . (Ts.[carbon]. 55 pp. [typescript])   
Scope: No revision or correction. Bound, blue spring binder. Includes half-title, dedication, acknowledgements page (which varies from published version), section title: Two poems of the air, which includes The firebombing and Reincarnation II, and section title: Buckdancer's choice, neither of which is used in published version. Reincarnation II was later omitted. Text includes, not in published order, all poems except Fathers & sons; Mangham; Dust; and Slave quarters, and includes two copies each of Gamecock; The night pool; and The war wound. Part I of Fathers & Sons [The second sleep] is included as a separate poem. The text includes the following poems which were later omitted; [See J.R.T. Bueno to Dickey, March 9, 1965]: A letter; Deer among cattle; The head-aim; Sustainment; Mary Sheffield.


 
Material toward Buckdancer's choice .. (Ts.[carbon]. 54 pp. [typescript])   
Scope: Light revision. Bound, blue spring binder. Poem The night pool; and The shark's parlous are laid in only. Includes half-title, dedication, acknowledgments, (which differ from published version). Text includes section title: Two poems of the air: Text is not in order as published. Includes the following poems later ommitted: A letter; Deer among cattle; The head-aim; Sustainment; and Mary Sheffield; and does not include Part II of Fathers and Sons [The aura]; Gamecock; Dust; and Slave quarters. Part I of the Shark's aprlour is included, although Part II appeared as the full title.


 
Material toward Buckdancer's choice .. (Ts.[carbon]. 40 pp. [typescript])   
Scope: No revision. Bound, green spring binder. On cover, titled changed to The fiend. .Inside half-title is Buckdancer's choice. Includes half-title, dedication, section title: Two poems of the air. Part II begins with the War wound. Text includes poems later omitted: A letter; Drifting; The head-aim; Mary Sheffield; and ommits Buckdancer's choice; Part II of Fathers and sons [The aura]; Gamecock; The night pool; Mangham; Dust; The fiend; and Slave quarters. Poems not in order as published.


 
Material toward Buckdancer's choice .. (54 pp. Ts.[carbon]. [typescript])   
Scope: No revision. Bound, blue spring binder. Includes half-title, dedication, and acknowledgements page, which differ from published version. Text, complete and in order as published. Includes 2 versions of Slave quarters, the second as it appeared originally in The New Yorker. Poem later revised. Poems divided into sections as published.


 
Buckdancer's choice .. (Ts.[carbon]. 54 pp. No revision. Bound, blue spring binder.[typescript])   
Scope: Includes half-title, dedication, acknowledgments, which differ from published version. Text complete, in order as published. Includes 2 versions of Slave quarters, as above. Poems also divided into section as published.


 
Material toward Buckdancer's choice .. (Ts. 44 pp. [typescript])   
Scope: No revision. Bound, blue spring binder. Setting Copy. Incomplete. Printers markings throughout. Section I title Two poems of the air crossed out. Does not include poems Gamecock; The night pool; The war wound.


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Material toward Poems 1957-1967 .Weselyan University Press, 1967. ([manuscript])
 
Material toward Poems 1957-1967 .. (Ts., ts.[carbon]. 60 pp. [galley proof])   
Scope: Bound, orange paper covers. Originally titled "Falling". Includes title, dedication. Text, complete, including May Day Sermon... but not in order as published. Section divisions correspond. Galley proof of Dark ones also included.


 
Material toward Poems 1957-1967 .. (6 galleys.[galley proof])   
Scope: Galley proof, incomplete. May day sermon to the women of Gilmer County, Georgia, by a woman preacher leaving the Baptist Church [poem] Galley dated [Dec. 19, 1966] Corrected in Dickey's hand.


 
Material toward Poems 1957-1967 .. (140 galleys.[galley proof])   
Scope: Galley proof. Includes title page, copyright notice, dedication, acknowledgments. Text, 6 corrections in Dickey's hand.


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Material toward The Eye-beaters, blood, victory, madness, buckhead, and mercy . Doubleday & Company, 1970. ([manuscript])
 
Material toward The Eye-beaters, blood, victory, madness, buckhead, and mercy .. (Ts. 52 pp.) ([typescript])   
Scope: Setting copy. Printers markings throughout. Half-title, authors page, mock-up of title page, copyright notice, dedication, table of contents. Text, complete.


 
Material toward The Eye-beaters, blood, victory, madness, buckhead, and mercy .. (28 galleys.) ([galley proof])   
Scope: Galley proof. Includes half-title, title page, copyright notice (incomplete), dedication, table of contents. Text, complete. Printers markings throughout.


 
Material toward The Eye-beaters, blood, victory, madness, buckhead, and mercy .. (24 galleys.) ([galley proof])   
Scope: Galley proof. Marked second set - first revised galleys. Includes title page, copyrights, dedication, contents. Text, complete.


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Material toward Self-Interviews .Doubleday & Company, 1970. Recorded and edited by James and Barbara Reiss.
 
Material toward Self-Interviews . (Ts.[carbon]. 88 pp. [typscript]) ()   
Scope: F1 Part One, Chapters 1, 2, 3. Revision, correction, suggestions throughout probably in the hand of James or Barbara Reiss. Tape numbers indicated in margins. Note indicates text taken from Tape I, Side 1, and Tape 1, Side 2. Content substantially as published, although later rearranged into chapters and a great deal was later omitted.


 
Material toward Self-Interviews . (Ts.[carbon] 19 pp. [typscript])   
Scope: F2 Part Two, Chapter 1. Revision, correction, suggestions throughout probably in the hand of James or Barbara Reiss. Note indicates text taken from Tape II, Side 1. Pages numbered 89-107. Tape numbers indicated in margins.


 
Material toward Self-Interviews . (Ts.[carbon]. 25 pp. [typscript])   
Scope: F3 Part Two, Chapter 2. Revision, correction, suggestions throughout probably in the hand of James of Barbara Reiss. Note indicates text taken from Tape II, Side, 2 and Tape III, Side 1. Pages numbered 108-132. Tape numbers indicated in margins. Text is not as published.


 
Material toward Self-Interviews . (Ts.[carbon]. 10 pp. [typscript])   
Scope: F4 Part Two, Chapter 3. Revision, correction, suggestions throughout probably in the hand of James or Barbara Reiss. Tape numbers indicated in margins. Pages numbered 133-142. Additional comments on Springer Mountain were later shifted to Chapter 2.


 
Material toward Self-Interviews . (Ts.[carbon]. 23 pp. [typscript])   
Scope: F5 Part Two, Chapter 4. Revision, correction, suggestions throughout probably in the hand of James or Barbara Reiss. Note indicates text taken from Tape III, Side 2. Tape numbers indicated in margins. Pages numbered 143-165


 
Material toward Self-Interviews . (Ts.[carbon] 18 pp. [typscript])   
Scope: F6 Part Two, Chapter 5. Revision, correction, suggestions throughout probably in the hand of James or Barbara Reiss. Tape numberes indicated in margins. Pages numbered 166-183.


 
Material toward Self-Interviews . (Ts. 18 pp. [typscript])   
Scope: F7 Part One, Chapter 2. Slight revision and correction, probably in hand of James or Barbara Reiss. Appears to be as published, except pp. 14-17 appear to have been later omitted from the book.


 
Material toward Self-Interviews . (Ts. 12 pp.[typscript])   
Scope: F8 Part Two, Chapter 3. Slight revision and correction, probably in hand of James or Barbara Reiss. Text appears substantially as published, except the discussion of Scarred Girl differs.


 
Material toward Self-Interviews . (Ts. 24 pp. [typscript])   
Scope: F9 Part Two, Chapter 4. Slight revision and correction, probably in hand of James or Barbara Reiss. Text appears as pbulished, although a few sentences omitted or added, phrases substituted.


 
Material toward Self-Interviews . (Ts. 17 pp. [typscript])   
Scope: F10 Part Two, Chapter 5. Slight revision and correction, probably in hand of James or Barbara Reiss. Text does not include discussion ofMay Day... and the concluding paragraphs are not as published.


 
Material toward Self-Interviews . (Ts.[photocopy] 18 pp. [typscript])   
Scope: F11 Part One, Chapter 1. No revision. Appears substantially as published.


 
Material toward Self-Interviews . (Ts.[photocopy] Same as above.[typscript])   
Scope: F12 Part One, Chapter 1.


 
Material toward Self-Interviews . (Ts.[photocopy] 37 pp.[typscript])   
Scope: F13 Part One, Chapter 3. No revision. Appears substantially as published,


 
Material toward Self-Interviews . (Ts.[photocopy] Same as above.)   
Scope: F14 Part One, Chapter 3.


 
Material toward Self-Interviews . (Ts.[carbon]. 20 pp. [typscript])   
Scope: F15 Part Two, Chapter 1. No revision. Appears substantially as published.


 
(Ts.[photocopy]. 20 pp.)   
Scope: F16 Part Two, Chapter 1. No revision. Appears substantially as published.


 
Material toward Self-Interviews . (Ts.[carbon]. 23 pp. [typscript])   
Scope: F17 Part Two, Chapter 2. No revision. Appears substantially as published.


 
Material toward Self-Interviews . (Ts.[photocopy]. 20 pp.[typscript])   
Scope: F18 Part Two, Chapter 2. No revision. Appears substantially as published.


 
Material toward Self-Interviews . (Ts.[carbon]. 8 pp. [typscript])   
Scope: F19 Part Two, Chapter 5. No revision. Incomplete, includes only end of discussion on Coming back to America to the conclusion of the book. Appears to be exactly as published. Pages numbered 13-20.


 
Series IV. Miscellany [series]:
box-folder   18/1  
Lieberman, Laurence. (5 pp.)   
Scope: A note on James Dickey's style [essay] Photocopy of galley proof. Autograph note to Dickey, upper left hand corner.


box-folder   18/2  
Pincus, Monica Mosely. Two poems of the air .   
Scope: A thesis...Reed College, May 1964 in conjunction with a calligraphic edition of the same title (i.e., The Firebomging, and Reincarnation (II).


 
Ts.[photocopy], no revision, (22 pp.)
box-folder   18/3  
Dacey, Philip. Untitled M.A. .   
Scope: Thesis, on the poetry of James Dickey.


 
Ts.[photocopy], draft, including suggested revision, (91 pp.)
box-folder   18/4  
Kipling, George.
 
James Dickey: The spirit and the image [term paper?] (Ts.[duplicated], no revision, 36 pp. Bound, blue paper covers.)
box-folder   18/5  
Literary work by others:
 
Logan, John.
 
The rescue .[poem] (1 p.)   
Scope: Ts.[photocopy], no revision


 
Poem, slow to come, on the death of Cummings .[poem] (2 pp. Signed.)   
Scope: Ts.[duplicated], no revision


 
On the death of Keats .[poem] (2 pp.)   
Scope: Ts.[duplicated], no revision, 1 p. Signed. (Accompanied by autograph notes signed, n.d.


 
Louchheim, Katie.
 
Argument with three alps .[poem] (1 p.)   
Scope: Ts.[photocopy], no revision


 
An exorcism .[poem]   
Scope: Ts.[photocopy], no revision, 2 pp. (Acompanied by ANS, [Jan. 11, 1968]


 
Wheelock, John Hall.
 
Dialectics of flight .[poem]   
Scope: Ms., 1 p. Signed.


 
Return in age .[poem]   
Scope: Ms., 1 p. Signed. Original title: Dark sound of the sea. Revised last


 
stanza provided, but crossed out. .
 
Salamanca, J. R.
 
The lost country? . (1 p.)   
Scope: Ts. excerpts. No revision


 
Photograph of [Geoffrey Hill?] ("3 × 2" 2 items)
box-folder   18/6  
Misc. File ca. 1969,
 
Itinerary for New York, n.d.
 
Ts., including 2 firm appointments
 
Ts.[carbon] working schedule copy. Revisions throughout (1 p.)
 
Summer schedule, May-August, [1969]
 
Ts. light revision, (1 p.)
 
Ts.[carbon], light revision,
 
Misc. New York file, undated
 
Ts.autograph annotations, 1 p.
 
Ts. List of names numbered 1-8, 1 p.
 
Autograph notes on proposed activities as [Poetry Consultant, Library of Congress?]
box-folder   18/7  
Clipping, miscellany:
 
Glossy proofs of ads for Follet Publishing Co., including The Naomi Poems, by Saint Geraud; The poem in its skin, by Paul Carroll; Th young American poets, edited by Paul Carroll.
 
Printed announcement of Big Table publications, Spring, 1968
 
Photograph of James Dickey reading, unidentified.
 
Vita, James Dickey, for use in Guggenheim Fellowship application, n.d. (6 pp.)   
Scope: Ts.[duplicated] draft. Includes summary of writing career, Statement of purpose, list of awards received, list of publications


 
Hollins Columns [newspaper] Oct. 20, 1960. Hollins College, Virginia. Includes article on Symposium in which James Dickey participated.
 
Clipping: The Oregon Journal [newspaper] May 11, 1964, concerning Monica Mosely Pincus.
 
Clipping: North Clackamas News [newspaper] [Oregon] Dec. 26, 1963, concerning publication of Helmets and The suspect in poetry, by James Dickey.
 
Clipping: The Quest [newspaper] Reed College, Oregon March 4, 1963. Includes announcement of a Dickey reading.
 
Photograph of James Dickey, by Elsa Dorfman, taken June 1970, Harvard, of James Dickey as Phi Beta Kappa poet. (not boxed)
 
The Poetry Center (YM-YWHA) Information pamphlet and calendar of events. [1965]
 
The academy of American Poets. The Lamont Poetry Selection: Applicationand information, 1965. (James Dickey listed as a judge)
 
Hollins College, Literary Festival, Nov. 12, 1960. Announcement of readings.
 
The National Observer, December 4, 1976. Interview with James Dickey conducted by Paul Hendrickson.