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Guide to the Karen Swenson Papers MSS.069

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Collection processed by Jennifer E. Neal

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on May 12, 2020
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Weatherly Stephan to reflect addition of printed material in Series VI  , March 2019

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Swenson, Karen
Source - dnr: Swenson, Karen
Title: Karen Swenson Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1945-2002
Dates [bulk]: 1974-1999
Abstract: Karen Swenson (born 1936) is an American poet, educator, and journalist. Born in New York City, Swenson attended Barnard College and New York University. She taught for fifteen years at City University in New York and is a celebrated published author and world traveler. The collection dates between 1945 and 2002, with the bulk dating between 1974 and 1994. Materials include literary journals and print publications, newspaper and magazine articles; correspondence; poems; photocopied manuscripts; photographs; and four audiocassettes.
Quantity: 11 Linear Feet in 14 manuscript boxes, 5 record cartons, and 1 card box
Location: Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact at least two business days prior to your research visit to coordinate access.
Language: Materials primarily in English.
Call Phrase: MSS.069