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In case : manuscript

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0825

Scope and Content Note

The collection comprises one typescript photocopy of James Sherry's thirty-four page manuscript, "In Case."


  • Creation: circa 1981


Language of Materials

Materials entirely in English.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. Please contact Special Collections, University of Delaware Library,

James Sherry (1946- )

American poet James Sherry was born on December 30, 1946, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His published work includes Part Songs, In Case, Converses, and Popular Fiction.

Sherry is publisher of Roof Books and Segue Books, distributed by Small Press Distribution. Roof Books has published over 100 titles of contemporary poetry and criticism. In the late 1970s, Sherry founded the Segue Foundation, began publishing the poetry journal Roof, and distributed the critical journal L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E, two of the early seminal publications of the Language poetry movement. The Brooklyn Rail. "Publisher James Sherry in conversation with Farnoosh Fathi, October 2004." (accessed June 11, 2008).Roof Books. "Roof Books Authors; James Sherry." (accessed May 20, 2008).


1 item (34 pages)


One typescript photocopy of American poet James Sherry's thirty-four page manuscript, "In Case."


Purchase, May 2008.

Shelving Summary

Box 55, F0825: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

OCLC Number


Processed and encoded by Anita Wellner, May 2008. Further encoded by George Apodaca, October 2015.

Finding aid for In case : manuscript
University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
2008 June 11
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Repository Details

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