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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 2749

Rebecca Newth material on New Directions Publishing Corp.

Overview

Preliminary box list only for a collection of New Directions correspondence (largely photocopies), ephemera, and exhibition materials.

Dates

  • 1940-1997

Language of Materials

English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is not housed at the Houghton Library but is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine what material is offsite and retrieval policies and times.

Extent

.75 linear feet (2 boxes)
Includes New Directions correspondence (mostly photocopies), ephemera, and exhibition materials.

Biographical / Historical

Rebecca Newth is a poet and creative writing teacher. The New Directions Publishing Corporation, of New York City and Norfolk, Conn., was founded in 1936 by poet/publisher James Laughlin. Newth and husband John A. (John Arthur) Harrison (1936-2003) compiled A checklist of books published by New Directions Publishing from 1937 to 1997 (2008).

Arrangement

Arrangement is a rough box list only and materials are not fully cataloged. Readers should note that when fully processed, the order of materials may change.

Physical Location

Harvard Depository

Immediate Source of Acquisition

2008M-66. Gift of Rebecca Newth Harrison; received: 2009 February 10.

General note

This collection is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. See access restrictions below for additional information.

Processing Information

Accessioned by: Melanie Wisner.
Link to catalog
Title
Newth, Rebecca, collector. Rebecca Newth material on New Directions Publishing Corp., circa 1940-1997: PRELIMINARY BOX LIST.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Description rules
dacs
EAD ID
hou02194

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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