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Kimball Flaccus papers

Identifier: ML-64

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The papers of William Kimball Flaccus contain correspondence, clippings, articles, book manuscripts, poems, photographs, book reviews, newspapers, scrapbooks, posters and research material related to his career as a poet and scholar. The unpublished manuscript of his book on Edgar Lee Masters entitled "Edgar Lee Masters: The Formative Years" and his Ph.D. thesis on Masters are also included. Some material related to his service in Alaska during World War II is also included. Of note is his correspondence with other poets and writers of his time including T.S. Eliot, Robert Frost, Archibald McLeish and John Wheelock Hall.


  • 1866; 1916; 1921-1986


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


28.5 linear ft. (17 boxes)

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Additional Description


William Kimball Flaccus (1911-1972), poet and teacher. Dartmouth College Class of 1933. The collection consists of correspondence, poetry and prose manuscripts and printed matter relating to his career as a poet and scholar. Includes a quantity of papers relating to his service in Alaska in the Second World War and his biographical and critical studies of Edgar Lee Masters

Part of the Rauner Library Archives and Manuscripts Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA

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