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Boyer, Claire Stewart: Poems, undated

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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists, for the most part, of manuscripts of works of Mormon and Utah poets collected by Loofbourow, including Claire Stewart Boyer, Maurice Churchill, Clarence E. Eddy, W. Eder, Maude Blixt Frome, Mary Clark Kimball, Cleone Montgomery, Genevieve Selender, Jane Sheean, Lois V. Smith, and Rachel B. Taft. Also included are a notebook, "Contemporary Verse," by Percy Horne containing newspaper clippings of poems which appeared in The Deseret News (Salt Lake City, Utah); a collection of parodies of well-known poems, Utah Sings C.O.D., with contributions by various Utah and Mormon poets; transcripts of a play, The Viking King, and an essay, "Richard Strauss" (1908), by W. Eger; and a commonplace book (1858) by Hannah Topfield King. In addition, there are some of Loofbourow's notes, his typescript of a critical appraisal of Clarence E. Eddy's poems written for the Salt Lake City Tribune (July 12, 1936), and a fragment of a typescript on Alfred Lambourne's poems.

Collection History

Custodial History:

The collection was formed as a result of a departmental practice of combining into one collection manuscript material of various accessions relating to a particular author.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and 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:

Boyer, Claire Stewart: Poems; Leon T. Loofbourow Collection of Mormon and Utah Poetry, WC014, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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