- circa 1827-2009
- Majority of material found within 1942-2000
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
4.25 linear feet (4 boxes)
A significant amount of material and correspondence was created and collected during the tenure of WPR curator Stratis Haviaras. The collection dates from the mid-20th century with the bulk of materials circa 1970-2000.
Material types include correspondence, manuscript and typescript compositions, reports, transcripts, collection lists, invoices and receipts, memos, photographs, articles, ephemera, original illustrations, clippings, and other printed materials all relating to the activities of the WPR and its staff.
Biographical / Historical
The Woodberry Poetry Room was initially located in Widener Library and moved to Lamont Library in 1949. In 2000, WPR was administratively transferred to Houghton Library.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Woodberry Poetry Room (Harvard College Library). Woodberry Poetry Room records, circa 1827-2009 (MS Am 3170): Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard University.
- 2018 April 24
- Description rules
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in English.
- EAD ID
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.
Cambridge MA 02138 USA