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Daniel Haberman papers, 1972-1987

Summary Information

Abstract

American poet, translator and graphic designer. Haberman was instrumental in founding the American Poets' Corner at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City and was the Cathedral's first Poet-in-Residence (1983-1986).

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1992
Bib ID 14336462 View CLIO record
Creator(s)
Title Daniel Haberman papers, 1972-1987
Physical Description 5.04 Linear Feet (12 document boxes)
Language(s) English .
Other Finding Aids

American Poets' Corner. Columbia University Libraries.

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.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged in seven series:

Description

Content Description

Drafts of his poems, correspondence, recordings of his readings, photograph, reviews, blurbs, awards, and notes.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Other Finding Aids

American Poets' Corner. Columbia University Libraries.

Conditions Governing 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.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Curator of Manuscripts/University Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

The RBML cannot provide access to original time-based media material which has not been first been reformatted for preservation. Researchers are welcome to examine archival time-based media items and decide whether they wish to place an order for Audio/Video reformatting. If copyright and/or condition restrictions apply, it may not be possible to digitize a requested item. Please note that A/V reformatting is handled by an outside vendor and typically takes 6-8 weeks.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Daniel Haberman Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Processed by Patrick Lawlor and Barbara Nissman, 2019.

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"
Poems Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
American poetry -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cathedral of St. John the Divine (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Nissman, Barbara Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poetry -- Translations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poets, American -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Haberman (1933–1991) was an American poet, translator and graphic designer. Haberman was instrumental in founding the American Poets' Corner at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City and was the Cathedral's first Poet-in-Residence (1983-1986). Haberman published two volumes of poetry, Poems (1977) and The Furtive Wall (1982). A collection of his verse, The Lug of Days to Come (1996) was released posthumously. Haberman's translations of Archilochus, Erinna, Praxilla, Antipater of Sidon, Zenobius, and Gaetulicus were done in collaboration with Marylin B. Arthur. As a graphic designer, Haberman designed 16 editions of Shakespeare.