Collection C014 - Ida Hodes and Jonathan Williams collection

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Title proper

Ida Hodes and Jonathan Williams collection

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  • Textual record

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  • Source of title proper: Title is based on recipient of letters.
  • Variations in title: Previously known as Letters to Ida Hodes.

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Reference code

C014

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Date(s)

  • 1955 – 1959 (Creation)
    Creator
    Williams, Jonathan

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Physical description

0.25 cm of textual records

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Name of creator

(March 8, 1929-March 16, 2008)

Biographical history

Jonathan Williams was born in Asheville, North Carolina on March 8, 1929 and died in Highlands, North Carolina on March 16, 2008. Williams was an American poet, artist, and publisher. He studied Art History at Princeton University and painting at Karl Knaths and Phillips Memorial Gallery in 1949. He attended Chicago Institute of Design, and Black Mountain College from1951 to 1956. Williams was a member of the U.S. Army Medical Corps between 1952 and 1954. He was the founder, executive director, editor, publisher, and designer of Jargon Society Inc., which was founded in 1951 in Highlands, North Carolina.

Custodial history

Unknown.

Scope and content

Collection composed of letters and postcards written by the founder of Jargon Press, Jonathan Williams, to Ida Hodes. The letters contain information about poetry and publications, about subscriptions, poetry and poetry circles in the United States, a discussion of career prospects, and publicity for recent publications by Jargon Press.

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Physical condition

Documents are yellow. Some records are faded and torn.

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Unknown.

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Material is arranged chronologically

Language of material

  • English

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Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Reproduction for private study and research is permitted.
Use of material in publications can only be done with written permission of the copyright holder.

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Item list available.

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No further accruals are expected.

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Spec Coll Z 473 W65+

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Final

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Full

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