Woodberry Poetry Room collection of broadsides
- circa 1914-1991 and undated
- Majority of material found within 1960-1980
Conditions Governing Access
Extent4.7 linear feet (15 boxes)
Includes poetry broadsides, predominantly in English, published in the United States, Canada, Ireland, and the United Kingdom. Authors include Gwendolyn Brooks, Robert Duncan, Allen Ginsberg, Seamus Heaney, Langston Hughes, and Adrienne Rich, among many others.
The bulk of the broadsides are letterpress printed, with illustrations utilizing a variety of printmaking techniques, including screen printing, relief and intaglio processes, and lithography; some broadsides are entirely screen printed (notably those of Wild Hawthorn Press).
- Woodberry Poetry Room collection of broadsides, circa 1914-1991 and undated, bulk 1960-1980 (MS Am 3190): Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard University
- 2019 May
- Description rules
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in English
- EAD ID
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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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