Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The Meltzer mss. II, 1969-1970, consist of letters from poet David Meltzer, 1937- , to Houston, Texas bookseller Grace David. The letter discuss Meltzer's poetry, his family and activities, and his financial problems. Several of the letter have ink drawings appended.

Mrs. David owned a shop called The Bookman and was of occasional financial assistance to Meltzer. A copy of "Catalogue 18 - Poetry" Fall 1969, of The Bookman, carrying a Meltzer drawing on the cover, completes the collection.

Collection size: 11 items

Related manuscripts: Meltzer mss.

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