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Timothy Leach Papers, 1964-1965

Collection Overview

Title: Timothy Leach Papers, 1964-1965

Predominant Dates:1964-1965

ID: MS/MS/ms066

Creator: Leach, Timothy

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Date Acquired: 12/21/1966

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Timothy Leach Papers includes correspondence to Leach from Robert Creeley, Edward Dahlberg, Richard Eberhart, George P. Elliott, Richmond Lattimore, William Stafford, Robert Sward, May Swenson, and Jonathan Williams, primarily concerned with poetry readings at Washington University.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Open

Use Restrictions:

Users of the collection must read and agree to abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Materials Use Policies.

Providing access to materials does not constitute permission to publish or otherwise authorize use. All publication not covered by fair use or other exceptions is restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder, which may or may not be Washington University.

If you wish to publish or license Special Collections materials, please contact Special Collections to inquire about copyright status at (314) 935-5495 or spec@wumail.wustl.edu. (Publish means quotation in whole or in part in seminar or term papers, theses or dissertations, journal articles, monographs, books, digital forms, photographs, images, dramatic presentations, transcriptions, or any other form prepared for a limited or general public.)

Acquisition Source: Gift of Timothy Leach

Acquisition Method: Accession number 798

Preferred Citation: Name of the Collection, Washington University Libraries, Department of Special Collections


Box and Folder Listing

Folder 1: Robert Creeley to Timothy LeachAdd to your cart.

Autograph letters signed, 2 items

Discusses arrangements for poetry reading, and in letter dated April 15, 1965 gives biographical data.

Folder 2: Edward Dahlberg to Timothy LeachAdd to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 item. Discusses arrangements for poetry reading, and gives information about recent work.
Folder 3: Richard Eberhart to Timothy LeachAdd to your cart.
Typed letters signed, 3 items. Discusses arrangements for poetry reading, includes a complete itinerary for May 20, 1964-May 24, 1964.
Folder 4: George Paul Elliott to Timothy LeachAdd to your cart.
Typed letters signed and autograph letters signed, 6 items. Discusses arrangements for poetry reading.
Folder 5: Richmond Lattimore to Timothy LeachAdd to your cart.
Autograph letters signed, 6 itmes. Discusses arrangements for poetry reading. In letter dated Sept. 4, 1964, lists published books and awards.
Folder 6: William Stafford to Timothy LeachAdd to your cart.
Typed letters signed, 4 items. Discusses arrangements for poetry reading. In letter dated Nov. 17, 1964, comments on Denise Levertov and John Berryman, and a benefit given for Poetry magazine.
Folder 7: Robert Sward to Timothy LeachAdd to your cart.
Typed letters signed, 3 items. Discusses arrangements for poetry reading.
Folder 8: May Swenson to Timothy LeachAdd to your cart.
Typed letters signed, 5 items. Discusses arrangements for poetry reading. In letter dated Jan. 21, 1965, Swenson explains that she will be reading `shape poems,' i.e. poems which have a typographical frame, chosen mainly from the collection To Mix With Time.
Folder 9: Jonathan Williams to Timothy LeachAdd to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 item. Comments that Dahlberg had suggested that he [Williams] read at Washington University.
Folder 10: CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Typed letters signed, 2 items. Organizational material includes letters from Burroughs Mitchell and Jean E. Morris concerning the readings of Robert Sward and May Swenson.
Folder 11: MiscellanyAdd to your cart.
Includes Richard Eberhart's itinerary, biographical data, mimeographed poetry, and photograph; May Swenson's biographical data; and a printed list of Jonathan Williams publications. 6 items.