Skip to main content Skip to search results
To request boxes, please submit the collection, series, and box number(s) via our Contact form.

Showing Collections: 1 - 10 of 14

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

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 Winch,...
Dates: 1968-2001

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 some...
Dates: 1984-2009; Majority of material found within 1988 - 2006

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

Hugh Walthall literary papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS2347
Overview 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

 Collection
Identifier: MS2314
Overview This collection contains literary publications. Each folder has a list of publication titles included. These materials date from 1966-2007.
Dates: 1966-2007

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

Primary Writing small press records and Phyllis Rosenzweig personal correspondence collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2393
Overview 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
Overview 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