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   William F. Claire collection on Mark Van Doren, 1940-1980

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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.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.:MS#1848
Bib ID:12767756 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Claire, William F. publisher
Title:William F. Claire collection on Mark Van Doren, 1940-1980
Physical description:1 linear ft. (2 boxes)
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. This collection has no restrictions.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

Arrangement: Correspondence; Manuscripts; Voyages Magazine; Poems; Memorials; Printed Matter; Broadsides; Photographs.

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Description

Scope and Content

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.

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Using the Collection

Offsite

Access Restrictions

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

This collection has no restrictions.

Restrictions on Use

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

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Papers. Processed, 07/31/2017 ptl

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion August 1, 2017 Finding aid written in English.
    2017-08-01 File created.

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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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magazines (periodicals)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
photographsPortalCLIOArchiveGRID
poemsPortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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Booth, Philip, 1925-2007.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Bullock, Marie, 1911-1986.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Claire, William F.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Griffin, John Howard, 1920-1980.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lax, Robert.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
PoetsPortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Tagliabue, John, 1923-2006.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Van Doren, Dorothy, 1896-1993.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Van Doren, Mark, 1894-1972.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Voyages: A National Literary Magazine.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

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.

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