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William Meredith collection of John Berryman papers and library, 1952-1972

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 4078431 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Berryman, John, 1914-1972 ; Meredith, William, 1919-2007
Title William Meredith collection of John Berryman papers and library, 1952-1972
Physical Description 8.5 linear feet (2 boxes, 28 volumes)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/05_BEL-BEV_18.pdf
Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected items cataloged; remainder arranged.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, manuscripts, and proofs of writings by and about John Berryman collected by his friend and critic, William Meredith. The collection also contains 28 volumes from Berryman's library containing his notes, inscriptions, etc. (loose notes are filed with the manuscripts) and 43 books, mostly inscribed to Berryman's mother. Correspondence of the following people are cataloged: Van Meter Ames, Saul Bellow, John Berryman, Robert Giroux, William Meredith, and William Phillips.

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

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); John Berryman papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Related Materials

See also the John Haffenden Collection of John Berryman Papers https://clio.columbia.edu/catalog/4078432

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers processed HR 07/--/72.

Books Processed HR 03/--/77.

Collection name changed from "John Berryman Papers" to more descriptive and DACS compliant name. KWS 2018-10-02

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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"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Galley proofs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
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
Poets Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

American poet.