Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The Merwin mss., 1966-1969, are the letters of William Stanley Merwin, 1927- , poet, to his editor at Macmillan company, Arthur Gregor, 1923- , poet. The letters concern Merwin's book, Products of the perfected civilization: Selected writings of Chamfort, from composition to publication by Macmillan. Additional letters to Miss B. Holmes and Mr. Roberts list recipients of author presentation copies. A Macmillan "Author's questionnaire," filled out by Merwin, and an undated letter to Miss Jones regarding disposition of the manuscript, complete the collection.

Collection size: 18 items

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