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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1777-1777.4

Arthur Freeman poems

Manuscript poems by American writer Arthur Freeman.


  • 1959-1980

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


1.25 linear feet (3 boxes)

Contains manuscripts of poems Freeman published in Apollonian Poems, Estrangements, Assays of Bias, and Place; galleys and page proofs for Assays of Bias and Place; unpublished poems and fragments; his translations of poems by French poets; and five notebooks, 1963-1973, containing journal entries, notes, and drafts of poems.

Biographical / Historical

Freeman is an American poet.


Organized into the following series:
  1. bMS Am 1777: Papers
  2. bMS Am 1777.1: Additional papers, 1967
  3. bMS Am 1777.2: Additional papers, 1968
  4. bMS Am 1777.3: Additional papers, 1983
  5. bMS Am 1777.4: Additional papers, 1988

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

*65M-153, *67M-71, *68M-38, *83M-13, *88M-4. Gift of Arthur Freeman; received: 1967-1988.
Freeman, Arthur, 1938-. Arthur Freeman poems: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

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