Humphries Papers, 1896-1992 (Bulk: 1915-1969)
19 archives boxes (9.5 linear ft.)
The collection consists chiefly of incoming and outgoing correspondence, manuscript drafts, typescripts and galley proofs documenting the career of Rolfe Humphries as a poet, translator, teacher, editor, and reviewer. Correspondents include Louise Bogan, David Ferry, Richard Gillman, Donald Hall, Ezra Pound, Theodore Roethke, and E. Merrill Root. Poetry manuscripts include material that was unpublished or appeared later in substantially different form. Also included are reviews of Humphries' work and general articles about him as well as a small amount of family papers, including an autobiography of his mother, Florence Yost Humphries.
Terms of Access and Use:
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There is no restriction on access to the papers for research use. Photocopied materials in the collection may not be photocopied without permission from the owner of the originals.
Requests for permission to publish material from the papers should be directed to Archives and Special Collections.
Amherst College Archives and Special Collections