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MAY SARTON PAPERS

Collection Number
Collection Dates
Collection Volume
DG0854
1976
.25 cu.ft. (1 box)

Biographical Sketch | Scope & Content | Related Collections | Series & Subseries | Box Inventory

Provenance
Provenance of this collection is unknown.

Restrictions
Noncirculating; available for research.

Copyright
The collection is protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U. S. Code). Reproductions can be made only if they are to be used for "private study, scholarship, or research." It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials, other than that noted above.

Biographical Sketch
May Sarton was born on May 3, 1912 in Wondelgem, Belgium. She attended grade school in Cambridge, Massachusetts and the Institut Belge de Culture Francaise in Brussels from 1924-1925. Instead of going to college, Ms. Sarton opted to join Eva Le Gallienne's Civic Repertory Theater Company in New York City as an apprentice in the hopes of becoming an actress. In 1934, she founded the Associated Actor's Theater in Hartford, Connecticut.

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Scope and Content
The collection contains typescripts and proofs for A Walk Through the Woods (1976), a poem about walking through the woods in springtime. The materials are arranged alphabetically by title. Within each title the materials are arranged in the probable order in which they were created.

Series and Subseries

A. Books

Box Inventory

Box/Folder 

A. Books

     A Walk through the Woods by May Sarton, pictures by Kazue
     Mizumura (New York: Harper & Row, 1976).

     1/1       Typescript, "original text," pp. 1-4.

     1/2       Jacket material, 4 pp.

     1/3       Proofs, "customer's copy," 2 copies.

     1/4       Proofs for title page, 3 copies.




Processed: March 9, 1998
Revised: July 2001

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