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Holmes, John Clellon, 1926-1988


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Epistolary diary : typescript

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0974

Consists of a sequence of correspondence written by John Clellon Holmes to his wife, Shirley, between May 18-27, 1974, and form a personal journal recording his reflections and experiences during a solitary trip to a family cabin in Maine.

Dates: 1974 May 18-27

John Clellon Holmes letter to Shirley Allen

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0864

American author John Clellon Holmes typed this four-page letter to his future wife, Shirley Allen.

Dates: 1953 June 23

John Clellon Holmes letter to Shirley Holmes

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0933

American author John Clellon Holmes (1926-1988) wrote this three-page letter to his wife Shirley, describing his experiences at the West-Central Writers' Conference in June of 1967.

Dates: 1967 June 19

John Clellon Holmes letters to Richard Douglass

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0902

American poet John Clellon Holmes wrote these letters, filled with encouragement and critique, to a young poet named Richard Douglass, who identified with the Beats.

Dates: 1976-2011; Majority of material found within 1976-1977

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