Lilly Library Manuscript Collections

KIZER, C. MSS.

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INVENTORY

I. Correspondence

Organized into two subseries: Colleagues and friends, followed by family correspondence. One folder per name unless otherwise indicated.

Colleagues and friends. Arranged alphabetically by correspondent, followed by the year or range of years of the correspondence. Correspondents with only one or two letters are not listed and are filed together in a general file for each letter of the alphabet.

Box 1
  • A - General (2 folders)
  • Ackerman, Diane. 1987, 1996-1997
  • Adachi, Barbara. 1996
  • Adams, Alice. 1985-1996
  • Adams, Léonie. 1962-1978
  • Ahmad, Aijaz. 1965-1969 (3 folders)
  • Ali, Agha Shahid. 1982-1998
  • Ammons, A.R. 1963-1971
  • Anderson, Gordon. 1961-2002
  • Anghelaki-Rooke, Katerina. 1988-1994
  • Arnold, Robert B. 1957-1959
  • Ashbery, John. 1982-2003
  • Athas, Daphne. 1974-2004
  • B - General (3 folders)
  • Bakken, Dick. 1972-1988
  • Balaban, John. 1997-2001
  • Bantam Books Inc. 1974
  • Barich, Bill. 1996-1998
  • Barnard, Mary. 1984-2005
  • Barnard College. 1971-1972, 1988
  • Barnstone, Willis. 1981-1995
  • Bates, Dick. 1941
  • Bayes, Ronald. 1965-2003 (3 folders)
  • Beddow, Reid. 1983-1985
  • Bell, Margaret. 1953-1961
  • Bender, Eleanor. 1979-1986
  • Berge, Carol. 1973
  • Berryman, John. 1962-1964
  • Berssenbrugge, Mei-mei. 1985-1986
  • Betts, Doris. 1972-1974
  • Biddle, Katherine Garrison Chapin. 1973
  • Birch, Cyril. 1962-1985
  • Bloch, Chana. undated
  • Bly, Robert. 1963-1999
  • BkMk Press. 1998-2000
  • Boatwright, James. 1963-1988
  • Bogan, Louise to Mildred Weston. 1938-1969. Photocopies
  • Boisseau, Michelle. 1997-2004
  • Borders, Alden. 1988-1997
  • Bowen, Roger. 1979-2000
  • Boyle, Kay. 1957-1961
  • Brandt & Brandt. 1964-1965
  • Broner, Esther. 1981-1996
  • Brooks, Gwendolyn. 1995-2000
  • Broughton, Irv. 1988
  • Broughton, James. 1956-1994
  • Broumas, Olga. 1978-1985
  • Brumwell, Marcus. 1947-1961
  • Brutus, Dennis. 1970
  • Buckley, Christopher. 1998-2004
  • Burden, Jean. 1990-1992
  • Burdick, Owen. 1995-2001 (see also: Sisk, Michael)
  • Burnett, Virgil. 1971
  • C - General (3 folders)
  • Caetani, Marguerita. 1955-1956
  • Cambanis, Miranda. 1972-1986
  • Campbell, Joseph. 1946-1989
  • Cansler, Barbara Lynn. 1981
  • Capouya, Emile. 1962-1964 (2 folders)
  • Carlile, Henry. 1984-1991
  • Carroll, Paul. 1958-1964
  • Carroll, Stuart H. 1942-2004
  • Carruth, Hayden. 1959-1961, May (2 folders)
Box 2
  • Carruth, Hayden. 1961, June-2004 (5 folders)
  • Cartiu, Jean. 1961-1985 (2 folders)
  • Cassian, Nina. 1983, 1999
  • Chappell, Fred. 1971-1999
  • Chatterton, Gordon. 1943-1945
  • Cheung, Dominic. 1986-1987
  • Churry, Craig. 1980-1984
  • Clower, Jean. 1960
  • Codrescu, Andrei. 1984-2001
  • Cole, William. 1980
  • Coleman, Elizabeth. 1971
  • Columbia University. 1945, 1971-1972
  • Connell, Evan. 1960-1961
  • Conquest, Robert. 1958-1980 (3 folders)
  • Copper Canyon Press. 1980-2003 (2 folders)
  • Corley, William Ward. 1958-1961
  • Corn, Alfred. 1988-2004 (2 folders)
  • Coyle, David Cushman. 1938-1949
  • Creely, Robert. 1962-2003
  • Crown, Bonnie. 1966-1986
  • Cunliff, Mitzi (Solomon). 1954-1958
  • D - General (2 folders)
  • Dalisay, Yasmin. 2000-2003
  • Daniell, Rosemary. 1972-2000
  • Davidson, C. Girard (Jebby). 1950-1951
  • Davidson, Frank P. 1943-1986
  • Davis, Barbara Thompson. 1965-2002
  • Davis, Carol. 1980-1983
  • Davison, Peter. 1966, 1986-1999
  • De Longechamps, Joanne. 1961-1966
  • DeFrees, Madeline. 1961-1985 (2 folders)
  • Diamond, Joan. 1979-1985
  • Dickey, James. 1963-1981
  • Dickie, Joan. 1965-1977
  • Dimond, John. 1943
  • Dionne, Pamela Moore. 1997-1999
  • Doty, Mark. 1997-1999
  • Doubiago, Sharon. 1985-1992
  • Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1965-1983
  • Drama Survey. 1963-1964
  • Dukes, Carol Muske. 1980-2003
  • Dunn, Millard. 1982
  • Dutourd, Jean. 1997-2002
  • E - General
  • Eberhart, Richard. 1967
  • Ecco Press. 1981-1995
  • Edel, Leon. 1987-1993
  • Edelman Jr., Gerald. 1994-2001
  • Edmondson, Colin. undated
  • Ehle, John. 1980-1985
  • Ehret, Terry. 1993-2005
  • Ellegood, Donald. 1968-1996
  • Everson, William. 1982-1983
Box 3
  • F - General
  • Faiz, Faiz Ahmad. 1966-1982
  • Falk, Marcia. 1980-2003
  • Faust, Johnny. 1941-1942
  • Federico, Salvatore. 1987-1995
  • Ferté, Thomas. 1984-2005
  • Field, Edward. 1977-1999
  • Finch, Annie. 1990-2001
  • Finkel, Constance and Donald. 1961-2000 (2 folders)
  • Fisher, David. 1980-1989
  • Fitzgerald, Robert. 1946-1979
  • Fitzsimmons, Thomas. 1965-1975
  • Flexner, Hortense. 1945-1958
  • Forché, Carolyn. 1985-1993
  • Foreign Service of the United States (see: United States Department of State)
  • Fortas, Abe. 1952-1980 (6 folders)
  • Forté, Roland. 1993-1994
  • Friedberg, Martha. 1979-1988
  • Friedson, Tony. 1979-1980
  • G - General (2 folders)
  • Gach, Garry. 1985
  • Galassi, Jonathan. 1983-1986
  • Gale, Vi. 1961-1985
  • Gallagher, Tess. 1983-2000
  • Gallant, Mavis. 1998
  • Gardner, Isabella. 1955-1973
  • Garrett, George. 1959-2004 (4 folders)
  • Ginsberg, Allen. 1956-1994
  • Gioia, Dana. 1985-2000
  • Gjuzel, Bogomil. 1970-1991
  • Goedicke, Patricia. 1978-2003
  • Goldstein, Larry. 1986-2001
  • Gottfried, Sue Davidson. 1960
  • Graves, Morris. 1961-1987
  • Green, Johnny. 1975-1987
  • Gregor, Arthur. 1965, 1975, 1996
  • Griffin, Shaun. 1989-2000
  • Gunn, Thom. 1960-1990
  • Gustafsson, Lars. 1970-1986
  • Guthrie, Jack. 1941-1983
  • H - General (2 folders)
  • H.H. Wilson Company. 1965-1966
  • Haag, John. 1996
  • Hacker, Marilyn. 1973-2005
  • Haferd, Margaret. 1962-1965
  • Haines, John. 1981-2001
  • Hall, Donald. 1955-1996
  • Hall, James B. 1958-1986
Box 4
  • Hamburger, Michael. 1958-2001
  • Hanson, Kenneth. 1963-1989
  • Hard, Fred. 1962-2003
  • Hardwick, Elizabeth. 1982-1991
  • Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc. 1972-1988
  • Hirschman, Jack. 1985-1988
  • Hoffman, Dan. 1989-2001
  • Hoffman, Robert W. 1942-1943
  • Holden, Jonathan. 1986-1987
  • Holland, Laura Chaney. 1991-1997
  • Holland, William. 1960-2004
  • Hollander, John. 1958-2003
  • Holmes, John. 1959-1962
  • Holton, Milne. 1973
  • Hosaih, Shahdid. 1965
  • Howard, Richard. undated
  • Howe, Susan Elizabeth. 1997-2000
  • Hubbell, Sue. 1988-1995
  • Huff, Robert. 1958-1959
  • Huggan, Isabel. 1995-1996
  • Hugo, Richard. 1968-1984
  • Humphries, Rolfe. 1956-1967
  • Hunley, Tom C. 1997-2001
  • Hunter, Paul. 1974-1975
  • I - General
  • Iddings, Kathleen. 1984-1988
  • Indiana University Press. 1959-1967
  • Isaksson, Olov. 1968
  • Isely, Jeter Allen. 1942-1943
  • Ivry, Benjamin. 1988-2000
  • J - General (2 folders)
  • Jacobsen, Josephine. 1961-1998
  • Janeway, Elizabeth. 1974-1986
  • Jellema, Roderick. 1974-1975, 1986
  • Jenkins, Joyce. 1985-2000
  • John Calder (Publishers) Ltd. 1958
  • Johnson, Judith. 1987-1994
  • K - General (2 folders)
  • Kaplan, Robert. 1989
  • Kaufman, Shirley. 1974-2000
  • kayak [magazine]. 1969-1983
  • Keeble, John. 1981-1997
  • Keeley, Edmund (Mike). 1966-2002. (3 folders)
  • Keene, Donald L. 1943-2005 (13 folders)
Box 5
  • Kermode, Frank. 1966-1972
  • Kessler, Steven. 1998-1999
  • Keyser, Samuel Jay. 1981, 1998
  • Khan, Ghani. 1965
  • Kiernan, Victor. 1965-1966
  • Kinnell, Galway. 1976-2002
  • Kitchell, Kaaren. 1999-2003
  • Knight, Joe. 2004
  • Knott, Bill. 1973, 1987
  • Knowles, Lee. 1946-1947
  • Kumin, Maxine. 1969-2003 (5 folders)
  • Kunitz, Stanley. 1955-2001
  • L - General (2 folders)
  • Langland, Lois. 1968-2002
  • Lapid, Ilana. 1999-2002
  • Lazard, Naomi. 1964-1989
  • Le Guin, Ursula K. 1984-2001
  • Lehman, David. 1997-2003
  • Leider, Phil. 1962-1963
  • Leithauser, Brad. 1987-1999
  • Levertov, Denise. 1970-1998
  • Levine, Philip (see: VI. Memorabilia. Organizations. Pulitzer Prize Poetry Jury)
  • Lewis, Janet. 1960-1994
  • L'Heureux, John. 1960-1985 (2 folders)
  • The Library of America (Geoffrey O'Brien). 1998-2003
  • Lifshin, Lyn. 1982-1987
  • Linney, Romulus. 1973-2002
  • Little, Geraldine C. 1980-1981
  • Locher, Caroline and Kaspar T. 1985-1997
  • Logan, John. 1962-1985
  • London, Ann. 1955-1975
  • Louchheim, Katie. 1965-1978
  • Lurie, Alison. 1997
  • Lux, Tom. 1987-1997
  • Mc - General
  • McAuley, James. 1979-2001
  • Macauley, Robie. 1962-1963
  • McCarthy, Lee. 1985-2004
  • McClatchy, Sandy. 1994-2002
  • McFadden, Mary Ann. 1976-1996
  • McFadyean, Sir Andrew. 1947-1963
  • M - General (2 folders)
  • Marbrook, Djelloul and Marilyn. 1970-2006
  • Marcus, Adrianne. 1967-1996
  • Martinson, Tom. 1987
  • Masters, Hilary. 1995-1999
  • Matchett, William H. 1962-2005
  • Mathews, Marthiel. 1953-1963
  • Matthews, William. 1986-1995
  • Meredith, William. 1967-1976
  • Merwin, William S. 1983-1997
  • Middleton, Christopher. 1993-2005
  • Migrenne, Jean. 1993
  • Miles, Josephine. 1959-1976
  • Minty, Judith. 1987-2001
  • Mitchelmore, Charles and Laurana. 1995-1998
  • Mitford, Jessica. 1982-1983, 1994
  • Montague, John. 1963-2003
  • Moore, Harry T. 1960-1961
  • Moore, Richard. 1967-1981
  • Morgan, Frederick. 1963-1972
  • Morgan, Patricia. 1990-1997
Box 6
  • Morley, Hilda. 1982-1994 (see Jennifer Moyer, Nov. 24, 1987)
  • Morris, Carl. 1960-1984 (2 folders)
  • Morris, David Curt. 1986-1993
  • Morris, Hilda. 1957-1976
  • Morris, Mary. 1997
  • Morton, James. 1979
  • Moss, Ben Frank. 1976-1981
  • Mott, Michael. 1977-1981
  • Moyer, Jennifer. 1980-1987
  • Mueenuddin, Barbara. 1970-1971
  • Mueller, Lisel. 1995-1997
  • Mueller, Robert. 1961-1965
  • Mumford, Geddes. 1943-1947
  • Mumford, Lewis. 1941-1972 (2 folders)
  • N - General
  • Naumoff, Lawrence. 1971-1988
  • Neff, Hadley. ca. 1941-1945, including numerous sketches concerning his service during World
  • War II (2 folders)
  • Nelson, Gwen. 1974-1982
  • Nelson, Peter. 1967
  • New Directions. 1956-1974, 2004
  • The New Republic. 1955-1962
  • The New Yorker. 1943, 1962-1983
  • Nicholson, Catherine. 1973
  • Noethe, Sheryl. 1994-2000
  • Norse, Harold. 1967
  • O - General
  • Oates, Joyce Carol. 1986-1998
  • O'Daly, William. 1977, 1987, 2005
  • Oden, Gloria. 1962-1985
  • O'Donnell, Mary. 1996
  • O'Hehir, Diana. 1977-1999
  • Olds, Sharon. 1985-1999
  • Oliveira, David. 1995-2000
  • Olivier, Louis. 1987-1989
  • Olsen, Tillie. 1972-1984
  • Osborne, Charles. 1970-1971
  • Osherow, Jackie. 1998-2000
  • Ostricker, Alicia. 1983-1985
  • P - General
  • Pagels, Elaine. 1986-1987
  • Painter, Charlotte. 1982-1984
  • Palmer, Jack. 1959-1984
  • Pander, Henk. 1985-1987
  • Parra, Nicanor. undated
  • Partisan Review. 1956-1963
  • Pastan, Linda. 1982-1998
  • Patchen, Kenneth. 1967
  • Peacock, Molly. 1987-1998
  • Perez, Nola. 1993-1996
  • Peters, Robert. 1980-1991
  • Petersen, Paulann. 1994-2004
  • Peterson, Robert. 1957-2000 (6 folders)
  • Phillips, Jane. 1986-2000 (2 folders)
  • Phillips, Robert. 1985-2001
  • Piercy, Marge. 1985-2003
  • Pierone, Bob. 1980; typescript of a tribute to Ben Kizer. (2 folders)
  • Pifer, Alan. 1939-1987
  • Pineda, Rafael. 1961-1962
  • Pitter, Ruth. 1955-1978
  • Poetry Magazine. 1944-1995 (2 folders)
  • Poetry Society of America. 1980-2003
  • Poets & Writers (see: Williams, Galen)
  • Poets House
Box 7
  • Ponsot, Marie. 1997-2000
  • Poulin, Al. 1974-1986
  • Powell, W.H. 1973-1996
  • Powell, Joe. 1996-1997
  • Presfield, Christopher. 1999-2000
  • Price, Reynolds. 1972-1989
  • Q - General
  • Quinn, Mary Bernetta. 1967-1987
  • R - General (2 folders)
  • Rabb, Margaret. 1975, 1984-2004 (2 folders)
  • Rafat, Taufiq. 1965
  • Ramke, Bin. 1988-1989
  • Rashed, Noon Meem. 1966
  • Rawlins, C.L. (Chip). 1967-1999
  • Ray, David. 1963-1999
  • Reed College Library. 1966-1985
  • Reidel, James. 1985-2002 (3 folders)
  • Rich, Adrienne. 1973-2001
  • Riding, Laura. 1970
  • Rigsbee, David. 1976-1995 (2 folders)
  • Roberts, Diane. 1995-1999
  • Robinson, Eric. 1988-1993; The John Clare Society Newsletter, 1989-1992 (2 folders)
  • Roethke, Theodore and Beatrice. 1955-1960
  • Rose, Lloyd. 1960, 1973
  • Ruggles, Eleanor. 1959-1960
  • Russell, Jeff. 1990-2003
  • Russell, Ralph. 1969-1970
  • Ryan, Kay. 1996-2000
  • S - General (3 folders)
  • Salim-ur-rahman, M. 1965-1966
  • Salter, Mary Jo. 1997-1998
  • Sampson, Dennis. 1996-1999
  • Santoro, Madeline. 1964-1985
  • Sarah Lawrence College. 1958-1985
  • Sargent, Robert. 1980-1996
  • Schain, Elliot. 1984
  • Schmidt, Cynthia E. 1988-2003
  • Schneider, Franz. 1988
  • Schwartz, Delmore. 1961-1962
  • Schwartzman, William. 1995-2003
  • Seaton, Jerome. 1986-2004
  • Sefaris, George. 1963
  • Segal, Lore. 1985-1997
  • Seidensticker, Ed. 1969-1981
  • Sexton, Anne. 1959-1972
  • Shapiro, Karl. 1955-1960 (2 folders)
  • Sheeks, Robert. 1941-1946. Enclosures include watercolors and photographs - some filed separately (5 folders)
  • Shiffert, Edith. 1967
  • Shinoda, Ayako. 1980-1985
  • Simpson, Louis. 1959-2000
  • Sisk, Michael. 1995-1996 (see also: Owen Burdick)
Box 8
  • Skebe, Alifair. 2000-2003
  • Skelton, Robin. 1961-1973
  • Slavitt, David. 1996-2000
  • Smith, Arthur Hall. 1957-1999
  • Smith, David. 1983-1985, 1995
  • Smith, Rod T. 1996-1999
  • Smith, William Jay. 1970-2000
  • Snyder, Gary. 1982-1991
  • Solomon, Harold. 1945-1946
  • Solotaroff, Ted and Virginia (see: Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc.)
  • Stafford, William. 1970-1989
  • Starck, Clemens. 1996-2001
  • Steinman, Lisa. 1984-2002
  • Stern, Daniel. 1995-2001
  • Stoloff, Carolyn. 1961-1996
  • Stuart-Smith, Stephen. 1996-2001
  • Swenson, Karen. 1980-2004
  • Sward, Robert. 1989-1994
  • Sze, Arthur and Carol Moldaw. 1981-2004
  • T - General
  • Taggard, Genevieve. 1943-1945
  • Tagliabue, John. 1965-2001
  • Taylor, Henry. 1965, 1986-2002
  • Theroux, Paul. 1964-1966
  • Thompson, Jan. 1951-2001 (5 folders)
  • Tidyman, Susan Gould. 1983
  • Tobey, Mark. 1951-1985, 1996-1998 (2 folders)
  • Todd, Ruthven. 1958-1970 (6 folders)
  • Trejo, Ruben and Joanne. 1985-1988
  • Triem, Eve. 1961-1985
  • Trinkhaus, Charles. 1969-1972
  • Trotter, William. 1965, 1997-1998
  • U - General
  • United States Department of State, 1961-1968
  • United States Information Service (see: United States Department of State)
  • University of Arizona. 1986-1990
  • V - General
  • Vaeth, Kim. 1980-1993
  • Van Duyn, Mona. 1959-1984
  • Viking Press. 1983
  • Vos, Frank. 1942-1950
  • W - General (2 folders)
  • W.W. Norton & Company. 1982-1983, 1995 (2 folders)
  • Wagoner, David. 1955-1998 (3 folders)
  • Wain, John. 1957-1975 (2 folders)
Box 9
  • Wakowski, Diane. 1987-2001
  • Washington State University. 1964
  • Watt, Jean. 1965-1967
  • Weales, Gerald. 1993-1999
  • Weaver, Mathew. 1981-1997
  • Weigl, Bruce. 1986
  • Weiss, Dan. 1956
  • Weston, Mildred. 1960, 1986-1987
  • Wheeler, Jackson. 1974-2004 (2 folders)
  • Whisnant, Charleen. 1972
  • Whitehead, Lorita. 1965
  • Whiting, Bertie (B.R.) and Lorri. 1963-1996
  • Whittemore, Reed. 1969-2000
  • Wilbur, Richard. 1988-1996
  • Williams, Charles K. 1986-2003
  • Williams, Galen. 1966-2002
  • Williams, Richard. 1972-1974
  • Williams, William Carlos. 1954-1958, 1964
  • Wilson, Robert. 1982-1985
  • Winslow, Jane and Pete. 1965-1973
  • Witt, Harold. 1959-1966
  • Wolff, Milton. 1996-1997
  • Wright, Charles and Ruth. 1977-1978
  • Wright, Harold. 1967-1970
  • Wright, James and Anne. 1957-1990
  • Wright, Jay. 1968-1974
  • XYZ - General
  • Yamada, Calvin. 1985
  • Yang, Raymond. 1942-1944
  • Zobel de Ayala, Fernando. 1975-1984
  • Unidentified. Arranged alphabetically by first name followed by illegible signatures. (4 folders)
Box 9

Family. Arranged alphabetically by name, followed by year or range of years of the correspondence.

  • Bullitt, Ashley Ann (daughter). 1954-2002 (6 folders)
  • Bullitt, Charles Stimson (husband, 1948-1954). 1947-1995; congratulatory letters from family and friends concerning their marriage, 1948 (2 folders)
  • Bullitt, Crystal and Melita (grandchildren). 1982-1984
  • Bullitt, Jill (daughter). 1957-2004 (4 folders)
  • Bullitt, Scott (son). 1960-1980
  • Bullitt children, jointly. 1956-1962
  • Kizer, Benjamin. 1930-1952. Correspondence with and about Ezra Pound
  • Kizer, Benjamin and Mabel Ashley (parents). With Carolyn, 1928-1940 (3 folders)
Box 10
  • Kizer, Benjamin and Mabel Ashley (parents). With Carolyn, 1941-1975 (35 folders)
Box 11
  • Kizer, Benjamin and Mabel (parents). With other family members and friends. 1893-1941, 1951 (4 folders)
  • Schwartzman, Emma and Walker (grandchildren). 1993-2003
  • Woodbridge, John Marshall (husband, married 1975). 1974-1987 (2 folders)
  • Other family members to Carolyn. 1927-1992

II. WRITINGS

Arranged by: Books, Essays and short stories, Interviews with CK, Lectures and speeches, Plays, Poetry, Reviews, Translations, Notes, and Notebooks.

Box 11

Books. Arranged alphabetically by title.

  • American Poetry: The Twentieth Century, co-edited by CK (2000). Photocopy of various pages
  • [Autobiography]. Typescript, draft pages
  • The Essential John Clare, edited by CK (1993). Notes for introduction, table of contents, various typescripts, related materials (6 folders)
  • Harping On: Poems 1985-1995 (1996). Lists of persons sent copies for review or as gifts
  • Hilda Morris: Recent Bronzes. Mock-up of catalog
  • Knock Upon Silence (1965). Printer's copy, galleys, blurbs, contract (3 folders)
  • Mermaids in the Basement: Poems for Women (1984). Draft, blurbs
  • Midnight Was My Cry: New and Selected Poems (1971). Introduction, blurbs, lists of persons sent copies for review or as gifts
  • The Nearness of You: Poems for Men (1986). Drafts (2 folders)
  • One Hundred Great Poems by Women, edited by CK (1995). Typescripts of introduction; permissions report; lists of persons sent copies for review or as gifts (2 folders)
  • Picking and Choosing: Essays on Prose, edited by CK (1995). Draft; lists of persons sent copies for review or as gifts
  • Pro Femina: A Poem (2000). Jacket copy, press release
  • Proses: Essays on Poets & Poetry (1994). List of persons sent copies for review or as gifts
  • The Ungrateful Garden (1961). Page proofs; list of names for review copies
  • Yin: New Poems (1984). Permission-to-publish forms; list of persons sent copies for review or as gifts
Box 11

Essays and Short Stories. Arranged alphabetically by title after Early Writings

  • Early writings (3 folders)
  • Early writings: Papers written for classes at Sarah Lawrence College (B.A. 1945)
Box 12

Essays and Short Stories (cont.)

  • 48th Annual Exhibition of Northwest Artists, Seattle Art Museum. Draft typescript, undated
  • African Genesis. Carbon typescript, undated
  • The American Disease. Typescript, undated
  • American Poetry of the Fifties: I. Elders and Betters. Typescript; galley for Literary Annual, pub. by Calder and Boyars. Carbon typescript and galley. undated
  • At Home in Austria: Hungarian Refugees. Corrected typescript, 1958
  • The Book of Ruth. For The Writer's Chronicle, 1999. Author's proof
  • Careers of a Poet. typescript
  • Concerning Four Poems. typescript fragment
  • Donald Keene and Japanese Fiction. For journal Delos? Draft and page proofs. undated
  • [England and English Friends]. Typescript, itinerary and addresses, printed journals
  • The Expanding and Contracting Universe: Reflections on Walt Whitman and two Tokugawa Poets. Drafts and notes, undated
  • Factors affecting immediate generation of post-war novelists and poets. Typescript fragment
  • The Green Man: John Clare. Draft, page proof, notes, etc. undated
  • How to Keep a Salon. Typescript. Feb.? 1958
  • How to Write American. Draft [1964]
  • Introduction to Volume 1 of Woman Poet, edited by CK and resignation letter, Jan. 1, 1984
  • Just Leave It On the Table, for The New York Times. Typescript and photocopies, undated
  • Keys to Chaucer's House of Fame. Typescript and notes
  • Kizer's Commandments
  • Lyric and the Art of Mildred Weston. Tear sheet and photocopies of typescript
  • Margaret, Are You Grieving? Draft, undated
  • Memories! Stories! Draft, July 20, 1986
  • Mona Van Duyn, for It Starts With the Creature: Essays on the Poetry of Mona Van Duyn, ed. by Michael Burns. Draft, 1995
  • Ms Browning's Heavy Heart, for The Paris Review (Spring 2000??). Draft, page proofs, correspondence,research material (2 folders)
  • A Muse. Draft, undated
  • October in Florence. Corrected typescript, undated
  • Pakistan Journal. Sept. 12-25, 1969. Corrected typescript
  • The Peking Peril. Draft, undated
  • The Poet and the Community. Draft, undated
  • Poetry at the Mermaid. Draft, undated
  • The Progress of Labor Legislation in India (A research paper for the Institute of Pacific Relations....). Carbon typescripts, undated
  • A Prose Piece. typescript fragment
  • Report on Pakistan. Carbon typescript, ca. Apr. 1965
  • Robert Peterson. Corrected typescript. ca. Oct. 2000
  • Robinson Jeffers. Photocopy of typescript, undated
  • Rubin Trejo. Corrected photocopy of typescript, undated; print of painting; poster
  • Seattle Repertory: One Season. Corrected carbon typescript, undated
  • Seattle 2: After hearing a noted scholar speculate the history of Troy, based on archaeological findings. Draft typescript
  • A Slight Mechanical Failure. Photocopy of printed article
  • So Big, for The New York Times. Corrected typescript and photocopies, notes
  • Some of My Best Friends. Typescript and photocopy
  • Stories My Mother Taught Me. Typescript
  • Summer Festivals 1970. Typescript fragment
  • Theodore Roethke. Typescript
  • Theodore Roethke as Teacher. Three typescript drafts
  • To the Editors [The New York Review]. June 5, 1990. Photocopy of typescript, clippings
  • Vachel Lindsay, for P.S.Q. Bulletin, Summer '79. Typescript
  • [Venus] Draft pages, undated
  • Western Space, for Calapooya Collage. Reprint, undated
  • What Can I Do For You? Typescript and photocopy, undated
  • What Can I Say? Corrected typescript, undated
  • Where Are the Slurs of Yesteryear? For The New York Times. Print out and photocopies
  • Who is Sylvia, What is She? Or He, Or It or Them? Corrected typescript, undated
  • Why a Western Art Magazine? Corrected carbon typescript, undated
  • Why I Don't Write Nature Poetry. Corrected typescript, undated
  • Why I Write. Typescript fragment
  • William Carlos Williams. Corrected typescript, carbon typescript, poem, notes
  • The Worm Race. Two typescripts, undated
  • The Writer As Subversive in the Academy. Holograph, undated
  • Unidentified fragments
Box 12

Interviews with CK. Arranged alphabetically by interviewer

  • Bidart, Frank. Aug. 22, 1983. Corrected computer print-out
  • Broughton, Irv. 1987. For book on writer interviews. Typescript
  • Davis, Barbara Thompson. May 19, 1993. For Art of Poetry series, The Paris Review. Page proofs and corrected typescript
  • Hongo, Garrett. "Garrett Hongo in Conversation with Carolyn Kizer," The American Poetry Archives News, vol. 8, no. 1, Fall/Winter 1991. 2 copies
  • Janus, Pat. undated. For Valley. Clipping
  • Just, Ward. Mar. 1992. For The Paris Review. Various typescripts and computer printouts; two 3" computer discs
  • Kitaj, Karma. Jan. 31, 2000. Typescript
  • Matthews, William, with Elizabeth Lerner and David Crag Austin. 1987. For Columbia, A Magazine of Poetry & Prose. Typescript
  • Miller, Gail. Kutztown University. undated
  • Millett, Kate. Feb. 1972. Corrected typescript of tape
  • O'Connell, Nicholas. For At the Field's End: Interviews with 20 Pacific Northwest Writers. (Seattle, WA: Madrona Publishers, 1987). Photocopy of printed article
  • Price, Reynolds. Apr. 22, 1972. Typed transcript of tape
  • Rigsbee, David and Steven Ford-Brown. Apr. 4, 1987. Types transcript of tape
  • Sherwin, Judy. 1972. Typed transcript of tape
  • Silver, Phyllis. Oct. 17, 1984. Corrected typescript
  • Tarkington, Tim. undated. Photocopy
  • Whisnant, Charleen. Feb. 15, 1972. Typed transcript of tape
  • unidentified (3). 1. undated. Concerns poems about women. Corrected typescript; 2. "for Q9." incomplete photocopy of printed version; 3. For Voyages. vol. l, no. 1, Fall, 1967. Photocopies of printed version, one with corrections. (2 folders)
Box 12

Lectures and speeches. Arranged alphabetically by title. Mostly typescripts, notes, etc.

  • Chinese Poetry and the American Imagination. Panel discussions, Apr. 21-23, 1977
  • Commencement Address. Eastern Washington University, Cheney, Washington, June 9, 1989
  • The Commonwealth Club of California as recipient of California Book Awards Silver Medal for Poetry, May 7, 2002.
  • The Craft To Be Simple. Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend, Washington, July 12, 1977
  • The Humanities speech. Eugene, Oregon, Feb. 1984
  • Is Poetry Necessary? The Poetry of Social Concern. undated
  • The Library Lover. Mills Commencement address, 1990
  • Picking Poems by Women. undated
  • Poetry, Sex and Pornography. For The Friends of Duke University Library, 1972
  • Trends in American Poetry. Karachi, Oct. 6, 1964
  • Twenty-Third Annual Exhibition of Northwest Watercolors. Seattle Art Museum, Mar. 1963
  • Women Writers of the West. Modern Language Association, Dec. 26, 1975
  • Miscellaneous notes. Possibly for opening of art exhibit(s) for Mark Tobey and Richard Gilkey
Box 13

Plays. Arranged alphabetically by title.

  • As the Sun Sinks Slowly in the West. Two photocopies
  • Euripides: Iphigenia in Taurus. Drafts, 1997-1998 (2 folders)
  • Golden Friends I Had. Draft, 1943-1944
  • Man Without a World. Drafts, ca. 1946-1947
  • The Nobody. Holograph draft, June 1933
  • They Flee From Me. First draft, undated
  • Untitled. Portions of two plays
Box 13

Poetry. Single poems, arranged alphabetically by title after Early poetry. Mostly holograph and/or typescripts. One poem per folder. Untitled poems complete this section. Titles in brackets were taken from CK's folder labels. These may reflect the subject of the poem or group of poems, or a tentative title.

  • Early poetry. Includes volume of poems bound in a vellum manuscript - contract, dated Apr. 14, 1636 - given to Carolyn's mother for her birthday, Sept. 28, 1939. (3 folders)
  • The Acropolis
  • Admonition, To Be Unheeded
  • Afternoon Happiness
  • Against Adults
  • Aerial Flight; Eagle
  • An American Beauty
  • Amusing Our Daughters
  • The Animal Master
  • Another Year to Heaven, for D[enise] L[evertov]'s Birthday
  • Antique Father
  • [Aphorisms, haiku, etc.]
  • Application for a Policy
  • Arms and the Girl
  • The Ashes
  • The Bay of Manila
  • Being Good
  • Bitch
  • The Blessing
  • Blonde
  • Blood of a Poet
  • The Buried Life
  • Children
  • Children of Maille
  • A Child's Guide to Central Ohio
  • [Chile, Allende, Neruda: October, 1973]
  • Christmas, 2000
  • Colescott
  • Coming of Age in Venezuela
  • Communion
  • Condemned Loft Near Pearl Street
  • Semele Recycled (The Confessions of Dionysus)
  • Conquistador
  • Copulating Gods (3 folders)
  • Counting the Ways
  • Courting
  • A Cup of Sorrow for Mrs. Clifton
  • Cultural Revolution
  • Dangerous Games
  • Days of 1986
  • The Death of a Public Servant
  • Death of My Uncle
  • Declarative
  • Deirdre
  • A Dream of a Large Lady
  • A Dream of Ann London and Abe
  • Dryden
  • Election Day, 1984
  • Eleutheria
  • The Erotic Philosophers
  • Exodus
  • The Fall of a Year
  • Fanny
  • February Elegy
  • Fin du siecle Blues
  • The Final Decree or Genesis Restored
  • Final Meeting
  • For Haydon Carruth
  • For Ingeborg Bachman
  • For Jan, As the End Draws Near
  • For Jan, In Bar Maria
  • For Joanne
  • For Louis MacNeice
  • For My Daughter (Ashley's 25th Birthday)
  • For Sappho / After Sappho
  • For the Boys of Bar Maria
  • For the Inheritors
  • For the Prince in Exile (Li Chin, 750 A.D.)
  • For the Relief of Certain Faculties
  • For Zbigniew Herbert
  • [Geddes and Castelfiorentino]
  • Gerda
  • The Gift
  • Girls, Girls, Girls: Three Delicious Flavors
  • Girl's Song (lyrics)
  • Give Me Back My Life
  • Goethe Grown Old
  • Graph
  • Gulf War
  • A Hairline Crack
  • Halation
  • Have a Chair, Lachaise, and So On...
  • Heine Poems: Dream-Cities
  • Heine Poems: Exegesis
  • Heine Poems: A Night on the [Strand?]
  • Heine Poems: Tying One in Vienna
  • Home to Stay
  • Hongkew
  • Horseback
  • Hotel
  • The House in Brown's Addition
  • House of Fame; Glass Mountain
  • How It Passes
  • How We Define Ourselves
  • I Dreamed I Was Saint Augustine
  • The Imprisoned Poetess
  • In My Solitude
  • In the First Stanza
  • In the Night
  • Index, a Mountain
  • Ingathering
  • Jill's Toes
  • John: Tools
  • Kenneth Hanson and Han Yü
Box 14

Poetry (cont.)

  • Lady Macbeth in the Freak Show
  • Leader (The Josef V. Dzugashvili Centennial Poem)
  • Leaving Idlewild
  • Letter Retrieved with the Aid of a Stomach Pump
  • Lines to Accompany Flowers for Eve
  • Listening to Hilary
  • Lost in Translation
  • [Love poems]
  • The Lover
  • Man Teaching Cuckoo to Say 'Cuckoo'
  • Marriage Song
  • Married To the Muse
  • Medicine
  • Men
  • [Moghul Poems]
  • A Month of My Life
  • The Moose on the Runway
  • Mud Soup
  • A Muse of Water
  • [Muse Poems]
  • Mutters in Battersea
  • My Home Town
  • New Bedford
  • New York: 1945; Anniversaries
  • Night Sounds
  • The Night the Poetry Burned Down
  • Norman Dubie Poem
  • On a Line from Julian
  • On a Line from Theodore
  • On a Line from Valery
  • On Burning Love-Letters
  • On Closing a Wartime Notebook
  • The Oration
  • Order and Middle-Aged Gladness
  • Orpheus in Missoula
  • Our Leaders
  • Parent's Pantoum
  • Pearl
  • The Play of Light After Midnight
  • [Poetry and the Goddess]
  • Postcards From Rotterdam
  • Pro Femina
  • Promising Author
  • sQ
  • Race Relations
  • Reading Your Poems in Your House While You Are Away
  • Rebellion
  • Recurring Dream of a Hair Stylist
  • Reunion
  • Richard Gilkey
  • A Rune for the Jilted
  • Running Away from Home
  • Second Time Around
  • Shalimar Gardens
  • The Silent Man
  • Singing Aloud
  • The Skein
  • The Solitary Player
  • A Song for Muriel
  • Sonnet for Stanley Kunitz
  • The Soul and the Sight
  • Stars Through the Perilous Night (6 folders)
  • Streets of Pearl and Gold
  • Sunday
  • Tanka
  • Tenor
  • Thinking About My Mother
  • Thrall
  • Threatening Letter
  • A Time of Love
  • To a Novelist
  • To a Poet
  • To an Unknown Poet
  • To My Brother Writers of Lahore
  • To My Home Town [Spokane]
  • To My Mother
  • To the Shade of Richard Selig
  • Trio
  • Twelve O'clock
  • The Unbelievers (aka Dixit insipiens)
  • [Unfinished Business]
  • Union of Women
  • Urdu on the Arno
  • Valentine Haiku
  • The Valley of the Fallen
  • Verses to be Sung to the Tune of a Reed Lute
  • A Virgin World
  • Vita Nuova
  • The Voyagers
  • W.H. Auden: A Communist to Others
  • The War in the West: A Cantata (lyrics). Includes "The Story of a Cantata," by CK (2 folders)
  • The Way We Live Now
  • We All Write Seagull Poems: This is Mine
  • Weeping at that Big Tomb
  • When I Cried Your Name Aloud
  • Where I've Been All My Life
  • Winter Song
  • With Unmoistened Foot
  • The Wolf at the Window
  • Wolf, wolf
  • A Word to Young Mothers
  • The Wounded and the Maimed
  • unpublished/unfinished poems
  • untitled book of poems? "(of Carolyn's 40's poems)"
  • Page proofs of group of poems for unidentified anthology
  • List of unpublished poems
Box 14

Reviews. Book reviews, unless otherwise indicated. Mostly typescripts. Arranged alphabetically by author and title of the book or exhibit reviewed by CK. Publication information given where known

  • Brownstein, Rachel M. Becoming a Heroine: Reading About Women in Novels. Washington Post Book World, Dec. 12, 1982
  • Canetti, Elias. Crowds & Power
  • Conrad, Peter. Behind the Mountain: Return to Tasmania. New York Times Book Review
  • Corman, Cid. The Granite Pail: The Selected Poems of Lorine Niedecker
  • Hillyer, Robert. The Relic and Other Poems
  • Holloway. The Minute and Longer Poems; Logue, Christopher. Devil, Maggot and Son; Amis, Kingsley. A Case of Samples; Singer, Burns. Still and All
  • Humphries, Rolfe. Poems Collected and New; Green Armor on Green Ground
Box 15

Reviews (cont.)

  • MacDiarmid, Hugh. Collected Poems
  • Mack, Maynard. Alexander Pope: A Life
  • Mariani, Paul. Dream Song: The Life of John Berryman
  • Marx, Leo. The Machine in the Garden
  • Olson, Stanley. Elinor Wylie: A Life Apart, A Biography
  • Peterson, Robert. Lone Rider
  • Ponsot, Marie. The Bird Catcher; Finch, Annie. Eve; Ackerman, Diane. I Praise My Destroyer; Ivry, Benjamin. Paradise for the Portuguese Queen
  • Sexton, Anne. Live or Die
  • Shapiro, Karl. Reports of my Death
  • Smith, Arthur Hall. Landscape (art exhibit)
  • Stevenson, Anne. Bitter Fame: A Life of Sylvia Plath
  • Swados, Harvey. Standing Fast
  • Williams, C.K. Tar; Bidart, Frank. The Sacrifice
Box 15

Translations. Arranged alphabetically by author or genre

  • Dante's Inferno, Canto XVII
  • Gjuzel, Bogomil
  • Ivanor, Binyo
  • Khan, Ghani
  • Korn, Rachel
  • Maunick, Edouard J.
  • Mei Lan-Feng
  • Mir, M. Safdar
  • Pavlovski, Radovan
  • Shu Ting
  • Tollas, Tibor
  • Tu Fu
  • Poem from Latin
  • Various poems from Chinese
  • Various poems from Urdu, by CK and others (3 folders)
Box 15

Notes. Notes for various prose pieces and poetry (3 folders)

Box 15

Notebooks. Arranged by date. Page numbers represent number of pages in notebook that were used.

  • 1940. New York. Diary. 72 pp.
  • 1953, Autumn. "Poetry Notebook." Original work by Kizer and copies of poetry by others, including Bogan, Kunitz, Roethke, Dylan Thomas, Yeats. ca. 100 pp.
  • 1953-1954? As Carolyn Stimson Bullitt, Seattle. Roethke's class? Metrics; typed essays, notes on writers, memorable lines, essay "The Woman Within," drafts of poems. ca. 70 pp.
  • 1954, Spring. "Poetry Notebook." Original work by Kizer and copies of poetry by others, including Robert Lowell Patricia Coombs, Anthony Hecht, Rene Char, et al. ca. 100 pp.
  • 1954. Notes on English History; reading list for History 272 (Winter 1954). ca. 60 pp.
  • 1955, Fall. Stanley Kunitz poetry workshop. Notes, poems laid in
  • 1955, Dec. 10-1958, May 8. Mostly poetry, several items laid in. 162 pp.
  • 1955. Drafts of poems, drafts of poetry laid in. 70 pp.
  • ca. 1955? Notes on Blake's poetry, miscellaneous items laid in. 47 pp.
  • ca. 1956. Sketch of spider web: The Imagination: Mallarine's image of the sacred spider..."; poetry drafts, extracts of reviews, notes. 52 pp.
  • ca. 1957-1958. "American Poetry of the Fifties," notes on other poets including notes on personal encounters with them and private opinions of their work. Student papers and critiqued poems; section on Chinese history. (2 folders)
  • ca. 1958. Poetry drafts. 83 pp.
  • 1958-1959. "Poetry Notebook," Seattle. Mostly poetry, includes drawings, addresses and notes, typescript of poem laid in. 34 pp.
Box 16

Notebooks (cont.)

  • 1961-1962. London address. Poetry drafts and notes, miscellaneous items laid in including oil pastel sketch by Ashley Bullit. 98 pp.
  • 1963. "Portland 503," Seattle. Poetry and analysis, additional items pasted or laid in. 54pp.
  • 1964-1969. 1964 desk diary. Poetry fragments, notes, engagements, many diary entries concerning trip to Pakistan for XI F.I.L.L.M. Congress in Islamabad in 1969, miscellaneous items laid in including two small notebooks from 1969 Congress
  • ca. 1966. Notes and poems, mostly concerning other writers, several printed items laid in. 7 pp.
  • ca. 1966-1970? Poetry, notes, miscellaneous items laid in. 42 pp.
  • 1969. Drafts of poems, texts and authors for study and teaching. 30 pp.
  • 1960s? Diary entries, list of poems to be read, notes on Louise Bogan. 30 pp.
  • 1970. Drafts of poems, a serial poem [multiple authors?]; drawing of a cat. 29 pp.
  • 1970-1974. Poetry drafts, several typescript poems and clippings laid in. 89 pp.
  • ca. 1971-1974. Drafts of poems, reading notes, addresses, several items laid in. 34 pp.
  • 1973. Poetry drafts, notes, some journal writing, opens to Nabokov quotation, miscellaneous items laid in. 76 pp.
  • 1975. Draft of poem, notes on Robin Skelton, Yeats, metrics, several items laid in. 10 pp.
  • 1975-2004. Mostly drafts of poems, miscellaneous items pasted or laid in. 21 pp.
  • 1977. Poetry drafts, notes, letters, extracts, poems laid in. 22 pp.
  • 1978, February, Centre College of Kentucky, Danville, Kentucky. Subjects for study and teaching, drafts of poems, several items laid in. 46 pp.
  • 1980. Names and addresses, substantial quotations, notes, several items laid in. 55 pp.
  • 1983. Notes on particular women and other historical figures, drafts of poems, list of members of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade. ca. 90 pp.
  • 1988. Diary entries concerning trip to Greece, draft of the poem "The Middle Class," several items laid in.
  • 1980s. Notes, poetry drafts, extracts, miscellaneous items laid in. 51 pp.
  • 1991? Canto draft XVII-XVIII (humorous), language notes, clippings laid in. 20 pp.
  • 1992-ca. 1996, Paris. Drafts of poems, notes, clippings pasted or laid in. 51 pp.
  • 1994-1995? Poetry, notes, prose, clippings pasted or laid in. ca. 20 pp.
  • 1990s? Drafts of poems, notes concerning Eleanor Clark, Pope, Ondaatje, John Clare, T.S. Eliot, Charlotte Mew, Zhen Min. 39 pp.
  • 1990s. Sonoma, CA. Mostly notes concerning John Clare, several items pasted or laid in. 27pp.
  • Undated. Chinese verse, poems laid in. 13 pp.
  • Undated. Draft of poem and two short prose pieces. 3 pp.
  • Undated. Ink drawings. 9 pp.
  • Undated. Mostly drafts of poetry. 32 pp.
  • Undated. Notes, including: "Poems Hughes suppressed in ARIEL"; quotations/notes on Bob Creeley, Goethe, Stanley, Yeats and miscellaneous items laid in. 33 pp.
Box 17

Notebooks (cont.)

  • Undated. Notes on Brecht, critiques of artwork, several items laid in. 11 pp.
  • Undated. [Notes on] Czech verse. 1 p.
  • Undated. [Notes on] Sapho. 2 pp.
  • Undated. Poetry and general ideas. 14 pp.
  • Undated. Poetry: "Gerda," "Pearl"; notes on women poets: HD, Plath, clipping laid in. 27 pp.
  • Undated. "WOMEN WRITERS The feminine Sensibility" List of women writers, themes in women's writing indexed against writers' names. 6 pp.
  • Undated. various loose leaves
  • Blank notebooks (2) made by CK's mother, Mabel. One with inlaid inscription "To C.A.K. on her sixteenth birthday..."

III. Writings by Others

Arranged alphabetically by author followed by a brief description of contents. Includes holographs, typescripts, carbon typescripts, or photocopies. One folder per author unless otherwise indicated.

Box 17
  • Adams, Rick. Various poems
  • Alegria, Claribel and Manlio Agueta. Various writings
  • Alexander, Floyce M. "Stalin"
  • Ali, Sophia. Glass Bracelets
  • Altizer, Nell. "What is the Text, Anyway?"
  • Anghelaki-Rooke, Katerina. New and Selected Poems.
  • Ashanti, Baron James. Various poems
  • Ashbery, John. "Three Notes of Henry Green"
  • Ashley, Raymond. The Swamper (novel); The Swamper (screen play); various writings (3 folders)
  • Athas, Daphne. Introduction to talk by CK
  • Atkins, Dorothy Faye. "First Time at Aunt Braskie's Well" poem
  • Bakken, Dick. "True History of the Eruption"
  • Barnstone, Aliki. "Bathing Jesus" poem
  • Bartlett, Sharon. "George Seferis"
  • Beck, Art. Translation of Luxorius's Simple to See.
  • Berkbigler, Shaun. Poems
  • Bloch, Chana and Chana Kronfeld. Translations of various poems by Yehuda Amichai
  • Brown, Rosellen. Cora Fry.
  • Brown, Sharon. "Poem"
  • Brunot, James. "Ten Bird Haikus for Ashley"
  • Bullitt, Crystal. Various poems
  • Cavafy, Constantine Peter. Various poems
  • Childers, David C. Various poems
  • Coleman, Elliot. Various poems
  • Connolly, Geraldine. Various poems
  • Corn, Alfred. "The Impact of Character on Character" and related materials
  • Diamond, Barbara. Reaching for the Rose (3 folders)
  • Ferguson, Chris. Various poems
  • Finkel, Donald. The Road Back; various poems; translations of various Chinese poems (3 folders)
  • Flaubert, Gustave. Various quotes
  • Foley, Jack. Review of CK's Harping On
  • Forché, Carolyn. Blue Hour
  • Fortas, Abe. Various writings
  • Fourtouni, Eleni. Translation of Victoria Theodorou's Aryan Sleep
  • Fortas, Abe. Various writings
  • Forté, Roland. Various poems
  • Gilbert, Sandra and Diana O Hehir. Quick Bread: Poems of Food and Cooking
  • Gjuzel, Bogomil. Untitled play, various poems and writings (3 folders)
Box 18
  • Greeley, Robert. "Bub and Sis"
  • Gu Cheng. The City, translated by John Rosewald and Chen Yanbing; Sea of Dreams, translated by Joseph R. Allen
  • Gullans, Charles. Translation of Leconte de Lisle's "Noon"
  • Gustafsson, Lars. Various poems
  • Haines, John. New Poems, 1980-88
  • Hanson, Ken. Various poems
  • Heilman, Robert B. Introduction of CK for 22nd annual Roethke Memorial Reading
  • Henderson, H.G. Various translations of haikus
  • Herbert, George. Various poems
  • Herbert, Zbigniew. Various translated poems
  • Hoffman, William and Anthony Holland. Cornbury: The Queen's Governor
  • Holmes, John. Various poems
  • Howe, Susan E. Various poems
  • Jacobson, Josephine. Various poems
  • Janeway, Elisabeth. Bad Dream: On Orders and Disorders of Power
  • Jeffers, Robinson. "Dostoevsky and Parracide"
  • Jellema, Rod. Various poems
  • Kazan, Francesca. "Site of Remembrance"
  • Keeley, Edmund. Various writings (2 folders)
  • Kemble, Frances. Various writings
  • Kepner, Susan. The Lioness in Bloom: Modern Thai Fiction about Women. Excerpts
  • Khan, Ghani. Various pieces
  • Kirkpatrick, Pamela Johnston. Various poems
  • Kirkpatrick, Robert. "What's Lost in Translation"
  • Kizer, Benjamin H. Autobiography; "The Institute of Pacific Relations"; ten essays; printed (7 folders)
  • Kizer, Mabel. Notebook; printed items (2 folders)
  • Kloof, Roy. Various poems
  • Knox, Heléne Margrethe. "The Alien Dimension: A Study of Metaphor and Metonymy in the Poetry of Emily Dickinson" PhD thesis
  • Kunitz, Stanley. Various poems
  • Lau, Carolyn. Wode Shuofa (My Way of Speaking)
  • Lefkowitz, Mary R. "Classical Mythology and the Role of Women in Modern Literature"
  • Li, Pin. "A Critique on the Translation of Han Shan"
  • Linney, Romulus. Ave Maria; Klonsky and Schwartz; Komachi at the Holy Tree (3 folders)
  • Logan, John. "Saturday Afternoon at the Movies"
  • Lucie-Smith, Edward. Introduction to an exhibition opening
  • Macdonald, Cynthia. Various poems
  • McElroy, Collen J. As the Moon Advised
  • McKean, Thomas. The Angel of the Mind: Unpublished Poems by Ruth Pitter; typescript of interview with Ruth Pitter
  • Mairs, Nancy. "House Love"
  • Marbrook, Del. Review of CK's Harping On
  • Marshall, Jack. Various poems
  • Martinez, Valeria. "To Carolyn With Love"
  • Maunick, Edouard. Transcript of interview
Box 19
  • Meyers, Bert. Twenty Poems
  • Middleton, Christopher. Tableaux I-XX
  • Miller, Ruth. Various poems
  • Mitford, Jessica. "Introduction to 1994 Project Censored Yearbook"; photocopies of clippings
  • Montague, John. Blurb about CK
  • Montale, Eugenio. Various poems translated by Glauco Cambon, Charles Wright and James Merrill.
  • Moore, Richard. Various poems
  • Morley, Hilda. Various poems; writings about her poetry
  • Noethe, Sheryl. "The Dream Doctor;" "Ghost Openings" (2 folders)
  • Oden, Gloria. "Covenant"; various writings (2 folders)
  • O'Donnell, Mary. A Bright Pulse
  • O'Hehir, Diana. Spells for Not Dying Again; Witness; "Once I Was This, Now I Am That" (3 folders)
  • Peters, Robert. Crunching Gravel
  • Peterson, Robert. Waiting for Garbo; various writings (2 folders)
  • Phillips, Jane. "La nouvelle Eloisa"
  • Phillips, Robert. "Larger than Life: Mythology and Carolyn Kizer"
  • Pitter, Ruth. Various poems
  • Polaski, Sandi, et al. "An Apology to and for Sylvia Plath"
  • Potter, Peggy Rabb. Various poems
  • Poulin, Al. Translations of various Rilke poems
  • Pratt, Linda Ray. "The Abuse of Eve by the New World Adam"
  • Ramanujan, A. K. "Form in Classical Tamil Poetry"
  • Ramke, Lloyd Binford. Various poems
  • Rashed, N. M. Various poems
  • Rawlins, C. L. Lost; "Solvay Trona Mine, June 30, 1994"; "White Butterflies"
  • Reidel, Jim. Translation of Ingeborg Bachmann's "The Good God of Manhattan;" Translations of Ingeborg Bachmann (2 folders)
  • Rigsbee, David. The Hopper Light; various poems (2 folders)
  • Robert, David. Translations of Guillaume Apollinaire
  • Roethke, Theodore. Various poems
  • Rose, Lloyd. Various writings
  • Russell, Ralph. "On Translating Ghalib" and "The Pursuit of the Urdu Ghazal"
  • Sampson, Dennis. "The Passionate Life: A Review of Harping On by Carolyn Kizer"; introduction to talk by CK
  • Schain, Eliot. The Magic Frontier; Westering Angels (2 folders)
  • Schiff, Laura. Translations of Károly Bari, Nina Cassian, Amy Karolyi
  • Schwartzman, William. Various poems
  • Sherwin, Judith Johnson. "Voyages of a Mile-High Fille de Joie"
  • Simic, Charles. Translation of A Wake for the Living, by Radmila Lazic
  • Skelton, Robin. Various poems
  • Smith, Adam. Various poems
  • Smith, Arthur Hall. "The Oxford Book of Diet-Free Verse"
  • Snyder, Gary. Hanging Out with Ravens
  • Soldofsky, Alan. "A Bright Logic: Metaphorical Invention and the Vernacular of Compression in Hart Crane's Early Poetry"
  • Solomon, Barbara. Various writings
  • Sowards, Carol. "Marina Tsvetayeva"
  • Stalker, Douglas. Various poems
  • Svare, Richard. Various writings
  • Szymborska, Wislawa. English translations of various poems by various translators
Box 20
  • Tagliabue, John. Various poems
  • Timon. English translation of various poems, unknown translator
  • Tobey, Mark. Various writings
  • Triem, Eve. Various poems
  • Tsao, Lionel. "Written Chinese: Three Related Research Projects" Application for a grant.
  • Ueda, Makoto. "Bashō and the Poetics of Haiku"
  • Ungaretti, Giuseppe. Translated by Glauco Cambon and Lowry Nelson
  • Wagoner, David. The Spinning Ladies; various writings (3 folders)
  • Wang, Yun. Various poems
  • Warwick, Joanna. Translations of Stanislaw Grochowiak, Jaroslaw Iwaszkiewicz, and Wislawa Szymborska
  • Weidaw, Desirée. Various writings
  • Webster, Brenda. untitled piece concerning Chinese women writers
  • Weelkes, Thomas. Copy of 1608 "Ayeres or phantasticke spirites"
  • Weston, Mildred. Various poems
  • Whittemore, Reed. Translations of Urdu works
  • Wiegman, Leo. Translations of poems by Ingeborg Bachmann
  • Witt, Harold. Various poems
  • Various poets/authors:
    • American Academy of Poets contest submissions
    • Fanny Faye Wood contest submissions
    • Northwest Review submissions
    • "Poets I Like"
    • "Women Poets"
    • Miscellaneous poems and prose pieces
  • Various translators:
    • Bengali poetry
    • Eastern European poetry
    • Yugoslavian poetry
    • Miscellaneous poems
  • Unknown authors:
    • "A Comic Epic Proem in Pose"
    • Poems
    • Translations (4 folders)
  • Printed and photocopies of printed works. Arranged alphabetically. Not listed.

IV. Teaching materials

Materials used by CK for teaching various classes and workshops. Arranged chronologically, followed by general materials. Includes correspondence, notes, syllabi, photocopies of poems used for class/workshop, essays and poems by her students.

Box 20
  • 1972. Barnard College, lecturer (3 folders)
  • 1975. Ohio University, Athens, workshop
  • 1975-1976. University of Maryland, visiting poet (4 folders)
  • 1980. Santa Cruz Writer's Conference
  • 1981. Nov. University of California-Berkeley extension class
  • 1981. University of Cincinnati, lecturer
Box 21
  • 1982. Columbia School of Arts, New York, lecturer or poet-in-residence
  • 1983. Aug. 30-Sept. 4. Poetry workshop, Napa, CA
  • 1985? Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, lecturer
  • 1995. Santa Fe, NM, lecturer
  • undated. Poems used for unidentified workshop
  • "Forms and Metres" Poems used for topic
  • Student work. Arranged alphabetically by student (18 folders)
  • "Student work for Paul Carroll Anthology" 1971
  • Translation lectures. Mostly poems used for topic
  • Miscellaneous teaching materials (3 folders)

V. Photographs

Box 21
  • Kizer, Carolyn. 1924-1975 and many undated. Includes professional portraits and snapshots; wedding pictures with Stimson Bullitt, 1948 and with John Woodbridge, 1975 (20 folders) (see also: Box 29 and Box 30)
Box 22
  • Family:
    • Ashley family (5 folders)
    • Bullitt, Ashley Ann (daughter) (see also: Box 30)
    • Bullitt, Jill (daughter) (see also: Box 30 and Box 31)
    • Bullitt, Scott (son) (see also: Box 30)
    • Bullitt, Stimson (husband) (See also: wedding pictures under CK, 1948)
    • Bullitt family (CK, Stimson and children)
    • Kizer, Benjamin (father) (2 folders) (see also: Box 30)
    • Kizer, Mabel (3 folders) (see also: Box 30)
    • Kizer family (3 folders)
    • Woodbridge, John (husband) (See also: wedding pictures under CK, 1975)
    • Miscellaneous snapshots (2 folders)
    • Negatives and transparencies (6 folders)
  • Friends and colleagues. Arranged alphabetically by name (7 folders) (see also: Box 30)
  • James Wright Poetry Festival transparencies
  • Pakistan. Removed from scrapbook, 1964-1965, when CK was Poet--in-Residence in Lahore
  • Miscellaneous. Scenery, buildings, etc.
Box 29:
  • Kizer, Carolyn. Scrapbook, Sept. 1964 to Apr. 1965. Documenting CK's stay in Lahore, Pakistan as Poet-in-Residence
Box 30: Oversize
  • Kizer, Carolyn
  • Family
    • Bullitt children
    • Kizer, Benjamin
    • Kizer, Mabel
    • Friends and colleagues
Box 31: Oversize folio
  • Family: Bullitt, Jill, Sept. 1968

VI. Memorabilia

Box 23
  • Biographical. Includes bios for various reference sources, birth certificate, vitae, lists of anthologies which include works by CK, etc.
  • Addresses. Six address books and various slips with addresses
  • Art:
    • Artwork - original. Two watercolor sketches by CK; two watercolor sketches by Richard Gilkey; watercolor sketch by Hilda Morris; various water colors, pencil, and pen and ink sketches by unknown artists (see also: Box 31)
    • Artwork - copies. Mostly photographs and slides of paintings and sculptures by various artists (8 folders)
    • List of artwork owned by CK
    • Loan agreement of Mark Tobey paintings, 2004
    • Mock-up of Hilda Morris exhibition catalog, Portland Art Museum, 1973
  • Awards. Includes certificates, correspondence, plaques and related materials (see also: Box 28, Box 30 and Box 31)
    • American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters literary award. May 15, 1985
    • The Arts Commission of San Francisco...for distinguished work and achievement in literature (see: Box 31)
    • California Book Award, The Commonwealth Club of California silver medal. 1996, 2001
    • Fred Cody Award, Bay Area Book Reviewers Association, Mar. 15, 2000
    • Governor's Writers Award, State of Washington, Sept. 19, 1997
    • Mills College honorary doctorate, Feb. 15, 1990
    • Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. 1985
    • San Jose Poetry Center Award of Special Merit. June 20, 1987
    • St. Andrews Presbyterian College honorary doctorate. May 14, 1989 (see also: Box 31)
    • State of Washington certificate of recognition (see: Box 31)
    • Theodore Roethke Memorial Prize, Sept. 20, 1988
    • Washington State University honorary doctorate. May 11, 1991 (see also: Box 30)
    • Whitman College honorary doctorate. May 25, 1986
    • Various awards, mostly for Cool, Calm and Collected: Poems, 1960-2000
  • Calendars: 1946 (fragment only), 1961-1962, 1964-1966, 1968-1971, 1972-1974, 1976, 1984-1987 (6 folders) (see also: Box 30)
  • Conferences/symposia. Includes correspondence, programs, etc.:
    • 1969, Sept. 12-27. 11th International Congress of International Federation for Modern Languages and Literatures, F.I.I.L.M.
    • 1970, Apr. 13-15. International Poetry Festival, Library of Congress, Washington, DC
    • 1970, Aug. 25-28. Soirée de Poési de Struga, Struga, Yugoslavia
    • 1970, Sept. 3-7. Biennale Internationale de Poésie, Knokke-Le Zoute, Belgium
    • 1973, Mar. 7. "Glasgow Program" Tape transcripts of CK, et al.
    • 1982, June. Indiana University Writers' Conference, Bloomington, IN
    • 1986, May 6-9. U.S.-Chinese Writers Conference, UCLA
    • 1992, Apr. 23. The Academy of American Poets Symposium. "Asian American Literature: Questions of Identity"
    • 1997, Jan. 26-Feb. 15. Atlantic Center for the Arts
Box 24
  • Education: Class notes, programs, grades, exam, etc. from Sarah Lawrence, Columbia University and University of Washington (3 folders)
  • Family (see also: Box 28, Box 30 and Box 31; and, Writings by Others)
    • Ashley, Raymond Thornton (uncle). School-related material, poem
    • Ashley, William, Jr. (grandfather). Arithmetic notebook, 1825
    • Bullitt, Ashley Ann (daughter). Childhood memorabilia, report cards and class notes
    • Bullitt, Crystal (niece). Materials relating to suicide and memorial
    • Bullitt, Jill. Childhood drawings, report cards
    • Bullitt, Scott. Childhood memorabilia, report cards
    • Bullitt children. Unsigned artwork
    • Kizer, Benjamin. Cashbook, 1898-1902; three diaries, 1944-1945, 1944-1946, 1949-1950; inventory of papers; printed materials about Kizer; miscellaneous (7 folders) (see also: Box 31)
    • Kizer, Mabel. Drawing of G.B. Shaw by MK; University of Colorado materials; miscellaneous (5 folders) (see also: Box 28 and Box 31)
    • Kizer, Benjamin and Mabel. Marriage certificate; wedding announcement, March 19, 1921; congratulatory letters on wedding in 1921 and birth of CK in 1923 (2 folders)
    • Kizer family history
    • Warren/Ashley family history (3 folders)
    • Woodbridge, John M. Business cards, vitae, drawing by Pam [Woodbridge (daughter?)], etc. (see also: Box 30 and Box 31)
    • Miscellaneous
  • FBI file, 1985
  • Financial. Includes various receipts, insurance papers, royalty statement, etc.
  • Grant application. John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1964
  • Hair. Lock from first haircut
  • Last Will and Testament. 1973 and 1976
  • Lecture services. Agreements and correspondence concerning appearances
  • Marriage announcements and certificate. 1948, 1975
  • Medical. Includes meal and weight plans and files on tuberculosis
  • Organizations. Contains correspondence, clippings, printed materials:
    • The Academy of American Poets, 1965-1999
    • Amnesty International, 1971
    • Arts International, 1986
    • Associated Writing Programs, 1979-1999
    • Association of Literary Magazines of America, undated
Box 25
  • Organizations (cont.)
    • Institute of Pacific Relations, 1942-1945
    • International Poetry Forum. 1973/74-1974/75
    • Modern Language Association of America
    • National Foundation for the Arts and Humanities, 1966-1969
    • New York Public Library, 1988, 1990
    • P.E.N., 1966-1988
    • The Poetry Center of the YM and YWHA. 1958-1972
    • Poetry Northwest. 1961-1966
    • The Poetry Society of America, 1971-1972, 1988
    • Pulitzer Prize Poetry Jury, 1985-1987
    • Watershed Foundation, 1986-1987
  • Quilt (see: Box 28)
  • Passports
  • Scrapbook (see: Box 29)
  • Travel. Includes itineraries, clippings, etc. (2 folders)
  • Video (see: Box 28)
  • Miscellaneous (3 folders)
Box 28: Realia
  • Awards:
    • Eastern Washington University President's Award, June 9, 1989. Silver-plated, bronze medallion
    • Independent Publisher Book Awards, 2001. Acrylic trophy
    • International P.E.N. Congress, 1966, June 12-18. Bronze medallion
    • Sarah Lawrence College Alumnae/I Citation for Achievement, 1997. Engraved glass trophy
  • Quilt. "Alphabet quilt begun by Gerda Johnson" Quilt block patterns clipped from newspaper and assorted fabric pieces
  • Family. Scrapbook of Mabel Kizer. Montrose, Colorado, 1883-1890
  • Video. Broadcast tape, "R's Poetica #19, Apr, 23, 1966, EOC, Humphries, Kizer 1 hr."; three VHS tapes, "Joan Merrill Doc[umentary], Poet of Character"
Box 29: Realia
  • Scrapbook, Sept. 1964 to Apr. 1965. Documenting CK's stay in Lahore, Pakistan as Poet-in-Residence
Box 30: Oversize materials
  • Awards
    • Washington State University honorary doctorate, May, 11, 1991. Diploma
  • Calendar: 1983
  • Family
    • Woodbridge, John.
    • Drawing by daughter Diana, Dec. 6, 1974
Box 31: Oversize materials
  • Artwork: Bullitt, Jill. Artist's proof of flower-pot etching. Inscribed "for Mother, with deep love on your birthday." 12/10/70.
  • Awards:
    • The Arts Commission of San Francisco...for distinguished work and achievement in literature, undated
    • St. Andrews Presbyterian College honorary doctorate, May 14, 1989
    • State of Washington certificate of recognition: June 26, 1966; May 11, 1985
  • Family:
    • Kizer, Benjamin. Awards: Citizenship...Spokane, Washington,...Community Chest Campaign, 1928; American Society of Planning Officials Award, Mar., 1957
    • Kizer, Mabel. The State of Nevada, Department of Public Instruction, Life Diploma, Jan. 27, 1911
    • Woodbridge, John. American institute of Architects Certificate of Fellowship, May 20, 1974

VII. Printed

Clippings make up the bulk of this section, followed by additional printed materials.

Box 25

Clippings. Arranged by those pertaining to CK, those pertaining to her family, followed by various subjects.

  • Articles by CK, 1982-1999 (3 folders)
  • Poems by CK, 1947-1995 (2 folders)
  • Articles about CK, 1943-2002 (11 folders)
  • Ads for books by CK
  • Reviews of books written by CK. Arranged alphabetically by title (13 folders)
  • Family (2 folders)
Box 26

Clippings (cont.):

  • Art
  • Artists (2 folders)
  • Book reviews (2 folders)
  • Obituaries
  • Poetry and writing
  • Poets and writers (7 folders)
  • Social/political (5 folders)
  • Women writers
  • Miscellaneous (3 folders)
Box 26

Printed materials:

  • Art. Mostly announcements of upcoming art exhibitions
  • Art - exhibition catalogs
  • Catalogs. Contain ads for CK's books
  • Copper Canyon Press. Mostly catalogs and ads for CK's books
  • Journals. Contain articles about CK
Box 27

Printed materials (cont.):

  • Readings. Includes programs, fliers, press releases, etc. for readings by CK. Arranged in chronological order (8 folders) (see also: Box 31)
  • Writings by others. Includes tear sheets and photocopies (19 folders)
  • Miscellaneous
Box 31: Oversize
  • Readings. Includes programs, fliers, press releases, etc. for readings by CK

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