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Jack Hirschman collection

MS-1227
 Collection
Identifier: MS-1227

Description

The papers of Jack Hirschman consist of correspondence between Hirschman and Thomas Parkinson. The correspondence touches on their experience in Hanover, NH as well as their respective works in progress. There are also numerous mentions of fellow poets Alan Ginsburg, Karl Shapiro, Charles Olson, Robert Creeley and Robert Duncan, as well as other contemporaries. A collection of poems by Hirschman is also included.

Dates

  • 1959

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Overview

Jack Hirschman (b.1933), poet and social activist. Contains a collection of 19 letters between poets Jack Hirschman and Thomas Parkinson. Also includes a few Hirschman poems in typescript and 2 postcards. The letters discuss their writing, teaching and publishing efforts.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Herbert Faulkner West 1922 Memorial Fund; Purchase; 2012

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA