Wendell Metzger papers, 1941-2002  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Metzger, Wendell
Title
Wendell Metzger papers
Dates
1941-2002
Quantity
6.42 cubic feet (7 boxes)
Collection Number
5375
Summary
Papers of Seattle poet and writer, Wendell Metzger who graduated University of Washington in 1988 with an MFA, and died in May 2003.
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

Open to all users

Some material stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was partially provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Wendell Metzger was a Seattle poet and writer. He graduated from the University of Washington in with a BA in 1956 and an MFA in 1988. Metzger died in May 2003.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Wendell Metzger papers document the work of this Seattle poet and writer. The papers include correspondence, journals; manuscripts of novels, short stories, and poems; photographs;biographical information; and additional writings by Joyce Metzger.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights retained. Contact repository for details

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 5375-001: Wendell Metzger papers, 1941-2002Return to Top

6 cubic feet (6 boxes)

Scope and Content: The Wendell Metzger papers document the work of this Seattle poet and writer. The papers include correspondence, journals; manuscripts of novels, short stories, and poems; and photographs.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights retained. Contact repository for details

Acquisition Info: Gift of Wendell Metzger's wife, Joyce Metzger, April 22, 2004

Processing Info: Minimally processed in 2007

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Accession
1-3 5375-001
Correspondence
circa 1942-2002
3 5375-001
Journals
1941-1973
Manuscripts
circa 1963-1994
Box Accession
4-6 5375-001
Short Stories
4-6 5375-001
Plays
4-6 5375-001
Novels
4-6 5375-001
Poems

Accession No. 5375-002: Wendell Metzger papers, 1995-2001Return to Top

.42 cubic feet (1 box)

Scope and Content: Poems, articles, essays, and other writings by Wendell Metzger, as well as correspondence, biographical information, and writings by Joyce Metzger.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights retained. Contact repository for details.

Acquisition Info: Wendell Metzger, donated 1996-2001 Transferred from Carla Rickerson upon her retirement in June 2015

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder Accession
1/1 5375-002
Poems
1990s
1/2 5375-002
Articles, essays, and other writings
1990s
1/3 5375-002
Alpha Beat Press broadsides
undated, 1995-1997
1/4 5375-002
Book advertisements
undated
1/5 5375-002
Reviews
undated
1/6 5375-002
Correspondence
1996-2001
1/7 5375-002
Correspondence with photograph copies
1997
1/8 5375-002
Clippings and Miscellaneous
undated, 1997-1998
1/9 5375-002
Wendell Metzger published books
1997
1/10 5375-002
Joyce Metzger published books
1998-1999
1/11 5375-002
Poetry journals
1997-1999

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • American poetry--20th century
  • Poets, American--20th century
  • Personal Names :
  • Metzger, Joyce
  • Metzger, Wendell--Archives
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Diaries
  • Personal correspondence
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Metzger, Joyce (author)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

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