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Jennifer Atkinson Papers


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Jennifer Atkinson Papers, 1984-1995 | MS Manuscripts

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Title: Jennifer Atkinson Papers, 1984-1995Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1984-1995

ID: MS/MS/ms007

Primary Creator: Atkinson, Jennifer, 1955-

Extent: 3.0 Boxes

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Jennifer Atkinson Papers consists of correspondence circa 1985-1995, drafts towards published works including The Dogwood Tree, Dares, and Jepthaw's Vows. Also included are numerous drafts of indiviual works of poetry and prose.

Collection Historical Note

Jennifer Atkinson (M.F.A., University of Iowa, 1984) is the author of two collections of poetry: The Dogwood Tree, and The Drowned City. She is the winner of the University of Alabama Poetry Prize for her first book and of the Samuel French Morse Prize for her second book, Atkinson has taught in the M.F.A. programs at Washington University in St. Louis and at George Mason University.

Administrative Information

Repository: MS 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.)

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

Box and Folder Listing

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[Series 1: Correspondence],
[Series 2: Poems],
[Series 3: Material towards Books and Manuscripts],
[Series 4: Prose],
[Series 5: Notebooks and Folders],
[Series 6: Printed Matter],
[Series 7: Miscellany],

Series 3: Material towards Books and ManuscriptsAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Material towards The Dogwood TreeAdd to your cart.
(Typescript draft, 60 pages, includes table of contents.)
Sub-Series 2: Material towards Jephthaw's VowAdd to your cart.
(2 Typescript drafts, 26 pages. 1 draft with heavy revisions & notes in black ink signed M including Typed Letter Signed 1 page.)
Sub-Series 3: Material towards the manuscript DaresAdd to your cart.
(2 Typescript drafts, 69 pages light editorial marks in pencil.)

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Correspondence],
[Series 2: Poems],
[Series 3: Material towards Books and Manuscripts],
[Series 4: Prose],
[Series 5: Notebooks and Folders],
[Series 6: Printed Matter],
[Series 7: Miscellany],

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