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Ann Brewer Knox papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2305
Abstract

Ann Brewer Knox was a Washington D.C. area writer and teacher of poetry and short fiction. Her writings were widely published in journals and books. This collection contains drafts of poetry and short stories, book manuscripts, publications, personal journals, correspondence, publication, teaching and other professional materials, clippings, and floppy disks documenting her personal and professional writing career. The bulk of the material dates from 1977 to 2011.

Dates: circa 1935 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1977 - 2011

Anne Harding Woodworth collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2372
Abstract

This collection contains poems written by Anne Harding Woodworth (1943- ) between 1978 and 2017. Woodworth is a poet who has been most active in the Washington D.C. area. Woodworth has written five books of poetry and four chapbooks. In addition to her time as a poet, Woodworth was also the co-chair of the Poetry Board at the Folger Shakespeare Library.

Dates: 1978-2017

Beltway Poetry Quarterly records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2389
Abstract Beltway Poetry Quarterly is an online literary journal and resource bank dedicated to poets and poetry in the Washington, DC area. The organization publishes two to three issues per year focused on different themes and authors. Beltway Poetry Quarterly was founded in 2000 by DC-based poet Kim Roberts. This collection contains poetry samples and submissions, administrative files, promotional and outreach materials, correspondence, and other project files.The material dates from...
Dates: 1990-2019; Majority of material found within 2000-2019

Beth Joselow literary papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2242
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, drafts, and published poems, plays, and prose written by poet and writer Beth Joselow. The collection dates from 1968-2001. Having settled in Washington in 1970-, Beth was part of the Mass Transit Poets in Washington in the early 1970s. This Dupont Circle poetry group held weekly readings, produced five issues of Mass Transit, a poetry magazine, and led to the establishment of Some Of Us Press, which published chapbooks by Michael Lally, Terence...
Dates: 1968-2001

Brian Gilmore papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2257
Abstract This collection containes poems, essays, articles, notebooks, correspondence, fliers, clippings and other materials relating to the literary works of Washington D.C. poet Brian Gilmore. Included are articles from publications including the Washington Post, Detriot Free Press, the Washington Afro American, DC North, the Houston Chronicle and the Progressive as well as research files collected while composing these pieces. Topics include Malcolm X, Duke Ellington, the death penalty,...
Dates: 1977-2014

Buck Downs literary papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2270
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, postcards, handwritten/typed manuscripts, photographs, pre-publication proofs, art, and flyers. This material dates from 1984-2009 with the majority of the material falling within the dates 1988-2006. Most of the material consists of items mailed or sent to Buck Downs from other artists, poets, publisher, authors, and friends. Most of the material (whether typed manuscripts or graphic art) includes original poetry. This collection also contains...
Dates: 1984-2009; Majority of material found within 1988 - 2006

Daniel Schwarz DC poetry oral history collection

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Identifier: MS2320
Abstract

This collection contains oral histories (recordings and transcripts) with local poets E. Ethelbert Miller, Kim Roberts, and Sarah Browning. Daniel Schwarz conducted these interviews as part of a course assignment while he was a student at American University.

Dates: 2012 October - November

David W. McAleavey papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2051
Abstract

Collection consists of administrative files, correspondence, newsletters, manuscripts, videotape cassettes and audiotape cassettes dating from 1976-93 focusing primarily on writers who lived in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area during this period. The "Carousel" publications trace the development of the Writer's Center community for almost 18 years.

Dates: 1977-1993

D.C. Poets Against the War records

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Identifier: MS2251
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, flyers,publications and other material relating the Poets against the War organization.

Dates: 2003-2008

Devy Bendit papers

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Identifier: MS2246
Abstract

This collection contains poetry, correspondence, art work, and publications related to the life and work of Devy Bendit a local poet and lawyer. The material is dated from 1970-85.

Dates: 1970-1985

E. Ethelbert Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2215
Abstract Included are correspondence, fliers, posters, journals, photographs, interviews, and articles related to the artistic life of poet E. Ethelbert Miller dating from 1936-2022 with the bulk from 1962-2018. The collection also contains poet files with correspondence, fliers, programs, posters, photographs, interviews, and articles relating to specific poets within the Washington, D.C. area. A small portion of the collection (Series 2) relates to the work of D.C. Poet Laureate Dolores...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1962-2018; 1936-2022

Elisavietta Ritchie literary papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2333
Abstract

Elisavietta (Lisa) Ritchie's fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, photographs, and translations from Russian and French have appeared in numerous publications. This collection includes various drafts and publications of poems and stories written by Ritchie. It also contains correspondence to and from Ritchie, including letters from her parents and correspondence written in Russian. The collection dates from 1964-2014.

Dates: 1947-2014; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1990

Faye Moskowitz papers

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Identifier: MS2234-UA
Abstract

This collection includes resources related to the literary life of author and educator Faye Moskowitz.The records cover the years 1962-2007 with the bulk being from 1983-2003.

Dates: 1962-2007

Grace Cavalieri papers

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Identifier: MS2007
Abstract

Collection contains audio cassettes, CD-ROMs, literary journals, anthologies, plays, video cassettes, and magnetic audiotape reels. These electronic audio and video recordings produced between 1976 and 2000s. The audio recordings are of famous primarily local poets that Grace Cavalieri interviewed on her radio program The Poet and the Poem and an earlier radio show titled Poetry from the City. These shows date from the middle 1970s through the present.

Dates: 1945-2022

Hiram Larew literary papers

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Identifier: MS2225
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, contact lists, notebooks, journals, working files, manuscripts, poems, drafts, pictures and drawings, professional journals, magazines, serials, chapbooks, promotional materials, clippings, maps, brochures, schedules, workshop presentations and plans, CD's, DVDs, cassette tapes, VHS tapes and photographs pertaining to the works and poetry career of poet Hiram Larew. The materials date from 1947-2022, with the bulk of the materials dated from...
Dates: 1947-2022; Majority of material found within 1967-2019

Holly Bass Poetry Ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2224
Abstract

This collection contains postcards and fliers related to poetry readings and other performances by Holly Bass and other local poets and writers.

Dates: circa 1990-circa 2007

Hugh Walthall literary papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS2347
Abstract

Hugh Wallace “Wally” Walthall (1948 - 2015) was a local D.C. poet, actor, playwright, and publisher. The collection contains typed and handwritten poems, published works of poetry in monographs, anthologies, and serials. Some of the publications are journals that include poems by Mr. Walthall. These materials date from the 1960s through the 2000s.

Dates: Circa 1960s-Circa 2000s

Jean Nordhaus literary papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2328
Abstract

This collection contains the personal files of Jean Nordhaus and the organizational files for the Capitol Hill Poetry Group. The Capitol Hill Poetry Group is a critique group that was co-founded by Nordhaus along with Shirley Cochrane in Washington, DC in 1975. The collection covers the period of 1975-2013, and includes personal, administrative, event-related, and creative documents.

Dates: 1975-2013

John Elsberg literary magazine collection

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Identifier: MS2314
Abstract

This collection contains literary publications. Each folder has a list of publication titles included. These materials date from 1966-2007.

Dates: 1966-2007

Judith McCombs papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2265
Scope and Contents

This collection contains manuscripts, cover art, correspondence, drafts, critiques, fliers. Much of the material relates to two works by McCombs, Territories and Habit of Fire. The material dates from 1989-2008. There is also a small file for the reading series Kensington Row Bookshop which McCombs runs.

Dates: 1989-2008

Karren Alenier literary papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2223
Abstract

This collection contains journals, travel diaries, correspondence, poetry and short stories published and drafts, magazines, music scores, photographs, and personal papers relating to Karren Alenier's literary career. Most of the collection folders do not have dates supplied. The date range for the entire collection is 1962-2016.

Dates: 1962-2016

Kim Roberts biographical files of D.C. poets

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Identifier: MS2222
Abstract

This collection contains programs, correspondence, articles and other miscellanies amassed by D.C. poet Kim Roberts pertaining to over 250 Washington D.C. poets.

Dates: 1898-2015; undated. ; Majority of material found within 1995-2015

Kwame Alexander papers

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Identifier: MS2244
Abstract

This collection contains documents from Kwame Alexander and his two publishing companies - BlackWords Press and Alexander Publishing Group. The collection ranges in dates from 1990 until 2007.

Dates: 1990-2007

Mel Belin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2247
Abstract

This collection includes poetry and a novel in verse written by Mel Belin.

Dates: undated

Michael Glaser papers

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Identifier: MS2256
Abstract

This collection contains records of the St. Mary's Literary Festival and other literary materials produced and gathered by Michael Glaser (1943-) from 1969-2007. Dr. Michael Glaser was the co-founder and director of the festival, and professor of English at St. Mary's College of Maryland from 1970-2008.

Dates: 1969-2020

Poetry Committee of the Greater Washington, DC Area records

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Identifier: MS2303
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, bank statements, and membership information. These records date from 1987-1997 with the bulk falling between 1996-1997. These records come from Jeffrey Brown who served as treasurer of the committee during the late 1990s.

Dates: 1987-1997

Primary Writing small press records and Phyllis Rosenzweig personal correspondence collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2393
Abstract This collection contains publications (journal issues, postcards, monographs) related to the Primary Writing publication as well as small presses in Washington D.C., manuscript drafts, correspondence both related to the journal publication and other Primary Writing related work between Phyllis Rosenzweig, Diane Ward, and contributing authors, and a small amount of organization records related to the production of a journal including layout mock-ups, and receipts. There is also a series with...
Dates: 1973-2019; Majority of material found within 1994-2009

Robert Sargent literary papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2308
Abstract Robert S. Sargent was an electrical engineer, Defense Department defensive weapons specialist, and published poet who lived most of his adult life in Washington, DC. He was born in New Orleans in 1912 and died in Washington, DC in 2006. He began writing poetry in his fifties.This collection includes published and unpublished poetry, drafts, correspondence, and biographical materials related to the literary and personal life of poet Robert Sargent. The materials range in date from...
Dates: 1923-2006; Majority of material found within 1950 - 2006

Sarah Browning literary papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2252
Abstract

This collection contains poetry, correspondence, book manuscripts, event programs, weekly planners, brochures, conference information, grant proposals, submissions to publications, clippings, and organizational records. The material dates from 1985 to 2018 but the bulk of the material dates from 1997 to 2017. These are the papers and records of the poet and activist Sarah Browning.

Dates: 1985-2018; Majority of material found within 1997 - 2017

Clifford Bernier papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2269
Abstract

Clifford Bernier is a Washington D.C. area poet. The bulk of these papers are newspaper announcements for poetry events that he was involved with. Also included are three compact discs of his works.

Dates: 1998-2008