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William F. Claire Collection on Mark Van Doren, 1940-1987

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1848
Bib ID 12767756 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Claire, William F.
Title William F. Claire Collection on Mark Van Doren, 1940-1987
Physical Description 2 linear feet (4 document boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in six series.

Description

Summary

Much of this material came from submissions to the magazine and includes correspondence between Claire and Mark and Dorothy Van Doren. There are also works by Robert Lax, Allen Tate, John Taglibue relating to Mark Van Doren.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); William F. Claire Collection on Mark Van Doren; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Related RBML Collections:

Mark Van Doren Papers

Robert Lax Papers

Accrual

Accruals are not expected

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers [processed, ptl 07/31/2017.

Revision Description

2017-08-01 File created.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Magazines (periodicals) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poems Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Booth, Philip, 1925-2007 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bullock, Marie, 1911-1986 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Claire, William F Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Griffin, John Howard, 1920-1980 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lax, Robert Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poets Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Tagliabue, John, 1923-2006 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Van Doren, Dorothy, 1896-1993 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Van Doren, Mark, 1894-1972 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

William F. Claire was born in Northampton, Massachusetts in 1935. Claire graduated from Deerfield Academy in 1954 and received his bachelor's degree in 1958 from Columbia University. He studied at Georgetown University before joining the military. Claire also worked for the Pentagon, as well as in various public and private jobs in Washington DC early in his career. A notable writer and poet in his own right, Claire founded the literary magazine "Voyages" in 1967. Since its inception"Voyages" has won a number of awards including a National Endowment for the Arts award. Claire's work has been published in "The American Scholar""Antioch Review""New York Times""Smithsonian Magazine""The Poetry Pilot" of the Academy of American Poets, as well as numerous other major publications. His poems have also been recorded for the Library of Congress archives. Honors include winning a Rockefeller Foundation Grant for residency in Belagio, Italy and he is a Yaddo and MacDowell scholar. Claire currently lives in both Lewes, Delaware and Naples, Florida, and is the owner of an antiquarian art and book business. Biographical information from The Quotations page on William Claire.