TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Biography

Scope and Content

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Bibliography

Detailed Description

Series I: Correspondence, 1974-1975






John Taggart Papers



Finding aid prepared by Archives & Special Collections Staff.






Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center
405 Babbidge Road, Unit 1205
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Overview of the Collection

Repository: Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center.
Creator: Taggart, John.
Title: John Taggart Papers.
Dates: 1974-1975.
Quantity: .25 linear feet.
Identification: MSS19980214
Language: English.
Abstract: John Taggart was born 5 October 1942, in Guthrie Center, Iowa. Taggart is a professor at Shippensburg State College, Shippensburg, PA, where he has been a professor of English since 1969.

Biography

John Taggart was born 5 October 1942, in Guthrie Center, Iowa, the son of D. F. (a clergyman) and Pauline (Farwell) Taggart. He attended Earlham College (B.A., 1965), University of Chicago (M.A., 1966) and Syracuse University (Ph.D., 1974). A member of the Coordinating Council of Literary Magazines and Committee of Small Magazine Editors and Publishers, Taggart is a professor at Shippensburg State College, Shippensburg, PA, where he has been a professor of English since 1969. He has received a Ford Foundation fellowship (1965), National Endowment for the Arts grant (1976) and distinguished academic service award (1976).

Published Works:

Writings by the Author
To Construct a Clock, Elizabeth Press, 1971.
Pyramid Canon, Burning Deck Press, 1973.
The Pyramid Is a Pure Crystal, Elizabeth Press, 1974.
Prism and the Pine Twig, Elizabeth Press, 1977.
Dodeka, Membrane Press, 1979.
(Editor) Maps [an independent magazine of contemporary American poetry]
Source:Contemporary Authors Online. The Gale Group, 1999.

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Scope and Content

The collection contains one letter from John Taggart and numerous letters and postcards to Taggart. All materials are date 1974-1975. There is a significant quantity of correspondence from Theodore Enslin and James Weil.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

There are no access restrictions on this collection.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish from these Papers must be obtained in writing from both the University of Connecticut Libraries and the owner(s) of the copyright.

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Related Material

Archives & Special Collections has a substantial collection of literary materials. For detailed information on these collections please contact the curator or ask at the reference desk.

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Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Persons:

Booth, Philip E.—Correspondence.
Bronk, William—Correspondence.
Corman, Cid—Correspondence.
Cunniff, Tom—Correspondence.
Elliott, George P., 1918- —Correspondence.
Enslin, Theodore—Correspondence.
Johnson, Ronald, 1935- —Correspondence.
Oppen, George—Correspondence.
Oppen, Mary, 1908- —Correspondence.
Perchik, Simon—Correspondence.
Weil, James L.—Correspondence.

Subjects:

American periodicals—Indiana.
American poetry—20th century.
American poetry—Periodicals.
Goshen (Ind.)
Indiana—Cultural affairs—Literature.
Indiana—Newspapers, periodicals, and journalism.
Maps (Goshen, Ind.)
Poetry—Editing.
Shippensburg State College—Faculty—Personal and professional papers.

Document Types:

Correspondence.
Photographs.

Occupations:

Editor.
Poet.
Professor.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Item description, #:#], John Taggart Papers. Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Unknown.

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Bibliography

Stations. #3/4 (1976), pp. 124-131.
Paper Air. v. 2, #1 (1979).

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Detailed Description

Series I: Correspondence, 1974-1975
Outgoing Correspondence
1:1 Cunniff, Tom, 1974
Incoming Correspondence
1:2 Booth, Philip, 1975
1:3 Bronk, William, 1974-1975
1:4 Corman, Cid, 1974
1:5 Elliot, George P., 1974-1975
1:6 Enslin, Theodore, 1974-1975
1:7 Johnson, Ronald, 1974-1975
1:8 Oppen, George and Mary, 1974-1975
1:9 Perchik, Simon, 1974
1:10 Weil, James, 1974-1975