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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 3104

Alan Ansen papers

Correspondence and compositions of Alan Ansen.

Dates

  • 1938-2006

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Portions of the collection are open for research. Material from accession 2009M-15 requires permission of curator.
A majority of this collection is shelved offsite. Retrieval requires advance notice. Check with Houghton Public Services staff.

Extent

9.5 linear feet (10 boxes)

Collection contains compositions and correspondence to and from Alan Ansen.

Biographical / Historical

Alan Ansen (1922-2006) was an American poet, playwright, and an associate of Beat Generation writers.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by accession and only minimally described.
  1. 2005M-49
  2. 2009M-15
  3. 2014M-88
Accessions 2005M-49 and 2009M-15 are described in this finding aid, while accession number 2014M-88 is listed below as unprocessed.

Physical Location

Harvard Depository, pf

Provenance:

Purchased with funds from the Amy Lowell Trust, 2006-2014.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

2005M-49; 2009M-15; 2014M-88. Purchase, 2006-2014.

Processing Information

Collection list converted to finding aid: Adrien Hilton, 2016. Most of the collection is minimally described.
Link to catalog
Title
Ansen, Alan. Alan Ansen papers, circa 1938-2006 (MS Am 3104): Guide.
Status
in_progress
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Date
January 12, 2017
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English
EAD ID
hou02783

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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