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Stanley D. Willis collection of Jonathan Williams and Jargon Society materials, 1962-1994

 Collection
Identifier: AC-1275

Content Description

This collection consists of poems, postcards, broadsides, and offprints written or published by poet Jonathan Williams and mailed to Washington D. C. area poet Stanley D. Willis. Johnathan Williams (1929-2008) was an Asheville, North Carolina native, Black Mountain College alumnus, and the founder of the Jargon Society.

Dates

  • 1962-1994

Biographical / Historical

Jonthan Williams (1929-2008) was an American avant-garde poet. He atteneded Black Mountain College and founded the literary press The Jargon Society. Stanley D. Willis was an obscure poet from the Washington, D. C. area.

Extent

.25 Linear Feet (1 box, 1 oversize folder)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

This collection consists of poems, postcards, broadsides, and offprints written or published by poet Jonathan Williams and mailed to Washington D. C. area poet Stanley D. Willis. Johnathan Williams (1929-2008) was an Asheville, North Carolina native, Black Mountain College alumnus, and the founder of the Jargon Society.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged chronologically with the photograph located at the end of the first box. Oversized broadsized are stored seperately.

Physical Location

B27.3.2; WR.F1.D1

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from L & T Press, 2017
Title
Stanley D. Willis Collection of Jonathan Williams and Jargon Society materials, 1962-1994
Status
Completed
Author
Dustin Witsman
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Appalachian State University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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Boone U.S.A. - North Carolina 28608-2026 United States
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