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Mary Boatwright Collection of James Merrill Papers (MSS133)

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Mary Boatwright Collection of James Merrill Papers (MSS133), 1968-2001 | MSS Manuscripts

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Collection Overview

Title: Mary Boatwright Collection of James Merrill Papers (MSS133), 1968-2001Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1968-2001

ID: MSS/MSS/133

Primary Creator: Merrill, James Ingram

Other Creators: Jackson, David (1922-2001)

Extent: 3.0 Boxes

Date Acquired: 07/20/2004

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Mary Boatwright Collection of James Merrill Papers consists of correspondence, manuscripts, ephemera, and realia.

Collection Historical Note

Mary Boatwright was James Merrill's neighbor in Stonington, Connecticut.

Administrative Information

Repository: MSS Manuscripts

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 Mary Boatwright

Acquisition Method: Accession number 23054

Related Materials: See also the James Merrill Papers (MSS083) and the David Jackson Papers (MSS060)

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


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[Series 1: Correspondence],
[Series 2: Ephemera, circa 1979-2001],
[Series 3: Realia],
[All]

Series 2: Ephemera, circa 1979-2001Add to your cart.
Ephemera is divided into four subseries: Print and Magazines Featuring Poems, etc. by Merrill, Clippings, Tributes to Merrill, and Legal Papers.
Sub-Series 2.1: Print and Magazines Featuring Poems, etc. by MerrillAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 18-21: Consists of copies of Poetry (1977) featuring "O"; A Memorial Tribute to David Kalstone; Barbara Kassel: New Paintings, signed by Merrill; Voices from Sandover, The New Yorker (1995) featuring "Koi;" and a photocopy of "The Next to Last Scene.", 1977-1995Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 2.2: ClippingsAdd to your cart.
Box 2-3Add to your cart.
Folder 22-26: circa 1979-2001Add to your cart.
Consists of clippings featuring Merrill. Includes memorial articles and obituaries, book reviews, and articles discussing Merrill.
Sub-Series 2.3: Tributes to MerrillAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 27-29: Consists of tributes to Merrill: "In Thanksgiving for the Life of James Ingram Merrill" at the Calvary Church, Stonington, Connecticut (1995); "James Merrill: A Memorial Tribute" at the New York Public Library (1995); and "Remarks by Mrs. V.T. Boatwright at the Dedication of the James Merrill Reading Room in the Richard W. Woolworth Library" (1998)., 1995-1998Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 2.4: Legal PapersAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 30-31: Consists of a Motion For Appeal From Probate, a Decree Allowing Appeal From Probate, and a Notice of Decree Admitting Will to Probate for the Merrill Estate., 1995Add to your cart.

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[Series 1: Correspondence],
[Series 2: Ephemera, circa 1979-2001],
[Series 3: Realia],
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