Washington State Poetry Foundation records, 1953-1971  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Washington State Poetry Foundation
Washington State Poetry Foundation records
1953-1971 (inclusive)
.33 cubic foot
Collection Number
1836 (Accession No. 1836-001)
Records of an organization to promote the study and publication of Washington poetry
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
Access Restrictions

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Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

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Historical NoteReturn to Top

The Washington State Poetry Foundation was established in 1953 to promote the study and publication of Washington Poetry. It published Washington State Poetry (anthology), Marietta Conway Kennard's " The Poet and the River," poems by Washington poets, and a recording, "Sounds of Northwest Poetry," (phonodisc and masters). It was coordinated by Ethelyn M. Hartwich and was dissolved after her death in 1970.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, minutes of meetings, three books, three recordings.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Corporate Names :
  • Washington State Poetry Foundation--Archives
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Binns, John H (creator)
    • Hartwich, Ethelyn Miller (creator)
    • Stevens, Pameler (creator)
    • Zillman, Lawrence J (creator)