Carolyn Stoloff Collection
The Carolyn Stoloff Collection contains typed and autograph manuscripts, many with numerous handwritten corrections, for over a dozen individual poems like Anticipating the End of Distance, At the Sea’s Edge, and After Breakfast, and for collections such as Taos Poems, Lighter-Than-Night Verse (1977), and Dying to Survive (1973); publicity, reviews, and correspondence for Stepping Out (1971); correspondence to and from individuals such as Sonya Dorman Hess, and to and from little magazines and literary journals including Poetry Northwest, The New Yorker, and dozens more.
- Stoloff, Carolyn (Person)
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Terms of Access
The Carolyn Stoloff Collection, 1953-1990, is open for research.
Copyright of papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns. Researchers must obtain the written permission of the holder(s) of copyright and the Poetry Collection before requesting photocopies and/or publishing quotations from materials in the collection. Once permission is obtained, most papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures unless otherwise specified.
6.75 Linear Feet (27 boxes)
Carolyn Stoloff is a poet and painter whose writing has appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies. In 1967 she received the Theodore Roethke Award from Poetry Northwest, and has been awarded grants from the National Council on the Arts, the MacDowell Colony, and other foundations. Her books include Stepping Out (1971), Dying to Survive (1973), Swiftly Now (1982), A Spool of Blue: New and Selected Poems (1983), You Came to Meet Someone Else (1993), and Reaching for Honey (2004).
This collection is arranged in two series.
Donated to the Poetry Collection by Carolyn Stoloff and Sonya Dorman Hess.
Accruals and Additions
No further accruals are expected to this collection.
Collection processed by Poetry Collection staff.
- Finding aid for the Carolyn Stoloff Collection, 1953-1990
- Finding aid prepared by James Maynard.
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- Finding aid prepared using local best practices.
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