William Packard Papers, 1966-1985
Scope and Contents
Papers of a screenwriter, poet, playwright, and editor of The New York Quarterly, a poetry magazine. The papers contain worksheets for plays, novels, films, poetry, and trade books by William Packard. Included also are editorial drafts, interviews, documents, and correspondence for The New York Quarterly.
- Creation: 1966-1985
- Packard, William (Person)
Restrictions on Access
Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.
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William Packard was born in 1933 in New York, N.Y. He graduated with a degree in philosophy from Stanford University and was Professor of Poetry at the Washington Square Writing Center of New York University. He also taught acting and playwriting at the H.B. Studio in New York. He was an associate of Professor Carroll Terrell, a poet and president of the National Poetry Foundation. He was founder and editor of the New York Quarterly.
6 cubic feet (6 boxes)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of William Packard, 1987.
- Guide to the William Packard Papers, 1966-1985
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- Finding aid written in English.