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William Corbett Papers, 1993-2004

Identifier: 068
Collection Overview This collection contains broadsides printed by Pressed Wafer, many of which commemorate poetry readings at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and other institutions in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Some of these broadsides have been signed by the poet. The collection also includes several posters advertising poetry readings in Boston and Cambridge.
Dates: 1993-2004

Hovey Family Records

Identifier: CHC062
Abstract Collection of documents, booklets, and photographs which once belonged to the Hovey Family of Cambridge. Topics include school and learning material; First Baptist Church; Music, Penmanship, and Poetry; and items relating to Susan Hovey.
Dates: ca. 1870s-2001; Majority of material found within 1870s-1890s

Nancy Venable Raine Papers, 1979-1983

Identifier: 164
Scope and Contents This collection documents Nancy Venable Raine's work as poet-in-residence at the Fitzgerald School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1980-81. A portion of the collection is related to her collaboration with the Cambridge Arts Council to display student art and poetry on buses and subways as part of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s Arts on the Line program. It also includes a 16mm reel of the film Light Coming Through, a film portrait of Boston...
Dates: 1979-1983

Michael Shapiro Papers, 1981-2019

Identifier: 042
Collection Overview This collection contains the broadsides, cartoons, publications, and poetry of Michael Shapiro. His particular interest is American Yiddish poets from the early twentieth century. These poets include Anna Margolin (b. Rosa Lebensboym), Rachel Korn, Celia Dropkin, and Moishe-Leib Halpern. English translations of the poets are included with the artwork. “Don’t Think I’ve Changed,” by Margolin is from Drunk From the Bitter Truth, translated by Shirley Kumove. “On the Other Side of the Poem,” by...
Dates: 1981-2019

Louisa Solano Papers, 1956-2013

Identifier: 031
Collection Overview This collection contains printed material, correspondence, broadsides, photographs, and VHS and DVDs of poetry readings that represent the history of the Grolier Poetry Book Shop under Louisa Solano’s ownership. Of interest are the series of folders titled “Envelopes” (under Correspondence in Series 1: Subject Files, 1973-2013) in which poets sent their latest releases to Solano with notes. The Grolier Poetry Prize program brochures (Series 1: Subject Files, 1973-2013) list the year’s winner...
Dates: 1956-2013

Eddy Toussaint Tontongi Papers, 1984-2014

Identifier: 034
Collection Overview This collection contains journals, pamphlets, and books either written by or published by Eddy Toussaint Tontongi through Trilingual Press. The publications, which include poems, essays, and translations, are bilingual (English/Haitian Creole or French/Haitian Creole) or trilingual (English/French/Haitian Creole) and promote the Haitian Creole language or describe the Haitian Diaspora in the Boston area. The Trilingual Press publishes poetry, novels, essays, and translations.
Dates: 1984-2014

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