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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 2061

Aaron Kramer papers


Papers of American poet and professor, Aaron Kramer.


  • 1940 -1986

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


.3 linear feet (1 box)
Letters discuss Kramer's poetry, translations from Yiddish, and criticism. Correspondents include Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Lukas Foss, Alfred and Dorothy Kreymborg, Pete Seeger, Donald Swann, and Mark Van Doren. The compositions are successive drafts of articles published in various magazines and books.

Biographical / Historical

Aaron Kramer (1921-1997) was an American professor of English, a translator, essayist, and a poet of protest.


Arranged into the following two series:
  1. I. Letters to Aaron Kramer
  2. II. Compositions by Aaron Kramer

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

86M-95. Gift of Professor Aaron Kramer, 96 Van Bomel Boulevard, Oakdale, New York 11769; received: 1986 April 18.

Processing Information

Processed by: J.F. Coakley
Link to catalog
Kramer, Aaron, 1921-1997. Aaron Kramer papers, circa 1940-1986: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.

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