X. J. Kennedy papers
Personal and professional papers of American poet, translator, anthologist, editor, and author of children’s literature, X. J. Kennedy.
- circa 1945-2008
- Kennedy, X. J. (Person)
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Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.
Extent8 linear feet (8 boxes)
Personal and professional papers comprised of poetry, prose, reviews, lecture materials, photographs, poetry worksheets commonplace books, correspondence, and an early science fiction fanzine.
Biographical / Historical
Joseph Charles Kennedy, who used the nom de plume X. J. Kennedy, was born in 1929 and is a poet, translator, anthologist, editor, and author of children’s literature and textbooks on English literature and poetry. He was editor of Counter/Measure and poetry editor for the Paris Review.
Collection is minimally processed. Materials are loosely arranged into twelve series: Audio Materials; Correspondence; Exhibited Materials; Literary Works; Lecture Materials; Photographs; Poetry; Poetry Reviews and Other Reviews; Poetry Worksheets; Programs and Ephemera; Prose; and Science-Fiction Fanzines.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
2018M-108. Gift of X. J. Kennedy, 2018 May.
Includes audiovisual and/or digital media: audio casesette and a reel.
Processed by Melanie Wisner, 2018.
- Kennedy, X. J. X. J. Kennedy Papers, circa 1945-2008 (MS Am 3184): Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard University.
- November 20, 2018
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