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Charles Keppel papers, 1956-1998

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0706
Bib ID 4079548 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Keppel, Charles
Title Charles Keppel papers, 1956-1998
Physical Description 9 linear feet (13 boxes 1 oversize folder)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/27_KAL-KU_16.pdf
Access

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Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, audio cassettes, and printed materials. Three items consisting of a nine page autograph poem entitled "The Light Touch"; a collection of short poems written in five small notebooks called "From the Sublime"; and a printed pamphlet of poetry entitled "Modern Haiku and Tanka". All items were prepared during 1971, butr several pieces in "From the Sublime" date back to 1956. A sixth notebook dated 1971-1972 for "From the Sublime" is also included. Keppel writes one notebook each month and forwards them to the collection after they are completed. There are a few cataloged letters in box 1, but the bulk of the collection consists of Keppel's poetry and essays. 1988 ADDITION: volume of poetry"Simplexities". 1997 ADDITION: two volumes of poetry"Illuminating Occasions" and "A Universe On Our Hands"

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); Charles Keppel papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Charles Keppel, 1971, 1972, 1976& 1977.

Gift of Bruce Keppel, 1997 & 1998.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Processed CS 11/--/1988.

2 printed volumes Cataloged HR 09/22/1997.

Printed volume Cataloged HR 07/08/1998.

Subject Headings

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Audiocassettes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Essays Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Notebooks 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"
American poetry -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poets, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Poet, of San Francisco, Calif.; Charles William Keppel, 1906-1998 (Columbia University A.B. 1928).