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Contact Infomation:

Special Collections

MSU  Libraries

366 W. Circle Drive

East Lansing, MI 48824

517.884.6471

E-mail:spc@mail.lib.msu.edu

URL: http://specialcollections.lib.msu.edu

Date Received:

1998

Date Processed:

Unknown

Acquisitions Information:

Unknown

Preferred Citation:

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Box number, Folder number and/or title, Michigan Writers Symposium Collection, MSS 241, Special Collections, MSU Libraries, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Copyright Notice:

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this archive, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Usage Restrictions:

There are no restrictions on the access of this collection.

Photoduplication Restrictions:

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Collection Summary:

Included in the collection are six document boxes, each devoted to an annual symposium. The collections are comprised of correspondence, expense records, itineraries, photographs, publicity materials, and sound and video recordings.

Historical Background:

Sponsored by the Michigan State University Libraries, the symposia were held at Michigan State University 1992 through 1995, 1997 and 1998.  Symposium themes include “American Indian Authors,” “A Tribute to Isabel Miller,” “ Campus Writers and Poets,” “A Sumac Reunion,” and “ The Fourth Genre:  Creative Nonfiction.”  Featured are authors Marcia Aldrich, Gogisgi/Carroll Arnett, Betty Louise Bell, Joseph Bednarik, Stuart Dybek, Richard Ford, Katherine V. Forrest, Dan Gerber, Barbara Grier, Jim Harrison, Gordon Henry, William S. Penn, Lev Raphael, Robert Root, Anita Skeen, John Smolens, Michael Steinberg, Diane Wakoski, and Ted Weesner.

Processing Note:

Unknown

Arrangement:


Box Folder Description
    1992 Symposium
    (Richard Ford, Dan Gerber, Jim Harrison, Ted Weesner)
1 1 Biographical materials on writers
  2 Correspondence
  3 Expenses
  4 Itinerary notes
  5 MSU library affiliates report
  6 Photos
  7 Publicity
  8 Recordings (audio)
  9 Responses to symposium
Box Folder Description
    1993 Symposium – “American Indian Authors”
    (Carroll Arnett, Betty Bell, Gordon Henry)
2 1 Biographical materials on authors
  2 Correspondence
  3 Expenses
  4 Itinerary notes
  5 Photos
  6 Publicity
  7 Video recordings
Box Folder Description
    1994 Symposium – “A Tribute to Isabel Miller”
    (Anita Skeen, Lev Raphael, Barbara Grier, Katherine V. Forrest)
3 1 Biographical materials on writers
  2 Correspondence
  3 Expenses
  4 Gay and Lesbian literature
  5 Itinerary notes
  6 Photos
  7 Publicity
  8 Recordings (audio)
Box Folder Description
    1995 Symposium – “Campus Writers and Poets”
    (Marcia Aldrich, William S. Penn, John Smolens, Diane Wakoski)
4 1 Correspondence
  2 Expenses
  3 Photos
  4 Publicity
Box Folder Description
    1997 Symposium – “A Sumac Reunion”
    (Dan Gerber, Jim Harrison, Joseph Bednarik)
5 1 Correspondence
  2 Expenses
  3 Photos
  4 Publicity
  5 Recordings (audio)
    1998 Symposium – “The Fourth Genre: Creative Nonfiction”
    (Stuart Dybek, Michael Steinberg, Robert Root, Marcia Aldrich)
6 1 Correspondence
  2 Expenses
  3 Photos
  4 Publicity
  5 Recordings (audio)



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