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Belle Randall collection of Thom Gunn letters, 1960-2006.
BANC MSS 2008/252 box 1; BANC MSS 2008/252; BANC MSS 2008/252
Collection Overview

Title:

Belle Randall collection of Thom Gunn letters, 1960-2006

Creator/Contributor:

Randall, Belle, creator, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Gunn, Thom, correspondent.

Abstract:

Letters to Belle Randall from noted poet, Thom Gunn; with additional papers of Belle Randall. The bulk of the letters date from the 1960s through Gunn's death in 2004.

Date:

1960 (issued)

Subject:

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Randall, Belle -- Archives
Randall, Belle -- Correspondence
Gunn, Thom -- Correspondence
Poets, American -- 20th century
Women poets, American -- 20th century

Note:

Collection processed at folder level.
Belle Randall collection of Thom Gunn letters, BANC MSS 2008/252, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; from Serendipity Books; in 2007.
In English.
Belle Randall was taught by Gunn as a freshman at UC Berkeley, where she won the Emily Cook Chamberlain Prize in Poetry in 1961 and the Eisner Prize in English in 1966. She was a Stegner Fellow at Stanford in 1969. Randall's MA in creative writing was earned at Stanford in 1972, her thesis becoming her first published book of poems. She is now a distinguished poet and teacher in her own right.
Purchase; from Serendipity Books; in 2007.

Type:

Letters-20th century.

Physical Description:

print
1 box (.4 linear feet)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2008/252 box 1
BANC MSS 2008/252
BANC MSS 2008/252

Origin:

California