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Jack Hirschman collection

Identifier: MS-1227


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.


  • 1959


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


.25 linear ft. (1 box)


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

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA