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Title: Archie Ammons papers,
Creator: A. R. Ammons 1926-2001
Inclusive dates: 1945-2010.
26.4 cubic ft.
Journals, correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, chapbooks, typescript, memoranda, and paintings.
Abstract::
Primarily incoming correspondence from students and teaching colleagues; fellow literary figures; and family members. The letters frequently enclose poetry for review; snapshots of family members; and photos of Ammons and other literary figures. The papers provide sources for the study of modern American poetry, including the publication of poetry in various journals. Some letters discuss the publication of Ammons' own books of poetry; others highlight activities of small presses. Letters and records of writers' conferences underscore Ammons' role in Southern regional literature. Also, material detailing his role in Cornell's Department of English and its creative writing program.

Call number: 14-12-2665
Language: Collection material in English
Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library