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William Packard Papers, 1965-1970s

Identifier: SpC MS 1770

Scope and Contents

Collection, 1965-mid-1970s, consists of a variety of materials originating from William Packard. Includes a portrait, an adaptation of a play from the Japanese, a number of letters, several manuscripts, publicity, and teaching course material, copies of Packard's poetry in several formats and poetry by Michael Harlow.


  • 1965-mid-1970s


Conditions Governing Access

Kept at Folger Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.

Conditions Governing Use

Information on literary rights available in Library.

Biographical Note

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.


1 linear foot (1 box)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift by Dorothy L. "Dory" Green, February 21, 2018.

Related Materials

Related to SpC MS 0381, William Packard Papers.

Guide to the William Packard Papers, 1965-1970s
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Elizabeth Russell
May 2018
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Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States