Washington Poets Association records, 2001-2007  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Washington Poets Association
Title
Washington Poets Association records
Dates
2001-2007 (inclusive)
Quantity
.18 cubic feet (1 box)
Collection Number
6000 (Accession No. 6000-001)
Summary
Documents relating to the establishment of Poet Laureate for Washington state including, news-clippings, correspondence, newsletters and memos, and autographed event posters for James Bertolino and Elizabeth Austen. From 1971-2013, the Association has supported poetry across the state, organizing and sponsoring poetry events and publishing an annual journal titled "Cascade"
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

The Washington Poets Association existed to support poetry across the state through the organization and sponsorship of poetry events, contests, and the publication of its annual poetry journal Cascade. Established in 1971, the association was dissolved in 2013, after 42 years of existence.

- Adapted from the Washington Poets Association Facebook page

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Documents relating to the establishment of Poet Laureate for Washington state including, news-clippings, correspondence, newsletters and memos, and autographed event posters for James Bertolino and Elizabeth Austen.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's copyrights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries Special Collections.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/1 News-clippings 2001-2003
1/2 Newsletters and Memos 2001-2006
1/3 Correspondence 2002-2004
1/4 Posters for James Bertolino and Eliabeth Austen 2005-2007

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Poetry
  • Poets, American--Washington (State)
  • Personal Names :
  • Austen, Elizabeth--Posters
  • Bertolino, James, 1942---Posters
  • Corporate Names :
  • Washington Poets Association--Archives
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Business correspondence
  • Newsletters

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)