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Carolyn Stoloff Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PCMS-0029

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.

Dates

  • 1953-1990

Creator

Language of Materials

Collection material in English.

Physical Description

6.75 linear feet (27 boxes)

Terms of Access

The Carolyn Stoloff Collection, 1953-1990, is open for research.

Copyright

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.

Extent

6.75 Linear Feet (27 boxes)

Overview

The Carolyn Stoloff Collection contains typed and autograph manuscripts, many with numerous handwritten corrections, for over a dozen individual poems; 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.

Historical Note

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).

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in two series.

Acquisition Information

Donated to the Poetry Collection by Carolyn Stoloff and Sonya Dorman Hess.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected to this collection.

Physical Description

6.75 linear feet (27 boxes)

Processing Information

Collection processed by Poetry Collection staff.

Title
Finding aid for the Carolyn Stoloff Collection, 1953-1990
Author
Finding aid prepared by James Maynard.
Date
2010
Description rules
Finding aid prepared using local best practices.
Language of description
und

Repository Details

Part of the The Poetry Collection Repository

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