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Collection Overview

Creator:
Coxe, Louis Osborne, 1918-
Title:
Louis O. Coxe Letters to William Meredith
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/41687h50g
Dates:
1939-1984
Size:
1 box and 0.2 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of approximately 110 letters by Louis O. Coxe (Princeton Class of 1940) to his former classmate, fellow poet, and friend William Meredith, primarily during the 1940s and 1970s.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists of approximately 110 letters by Coxe (Princeton Class of 1940) to his former classmate, fellow poet, and friend William Meredith, primarily during the 1940s and 1970s. The letters offer support and criticism of Meredith's poetry and mention such friends and poets as Allen Tate, Louis Untermeyer, and Willard Thorp. Also present is a small group of verse by Coxe.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Collection Creator Biography:

Coxe, Louis Osborne, 1918-

Born in Manchester, New Hampshire, Louis O. Coxe was an American poet. A 1940 graduate of Princeton University, Coxe taught English for brief periods at Princeton, Harvard, and the University of Minnesota before joining the faculty at Bowdoin College (1956), where he remained until his death.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Purchased from J. Howard Woolmer in 1992 (AM1993-44).

Appraisal

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager (2015) in 2012.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Louis O. Coxe Letters to William Meredith; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/41687h50g
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184