Harriet Slavitz Papers
Scope and Content Note
The Harriet Slavitz Papers are comprised of manuscripts and drafts of writings, handwritten journals and notebooks, notes and manuscript fragments, personal correspondence, audio recordings, and typed transcriptions of Slavitz's poetry by Rosemary Bramble.
The collection is open and available for research.
Restrictions on Use and Copyright Information
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.
Harriet Slavitz was a poet, essayist, freelance writer, book editor, and for a brief time, instructor of English literature at the University of Connecticut. Born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, on November 13, 1930, Slavitz lived for many years in Brooklyn and New York City, New York. After graduating from Brooklyn College in 1956, she attended the University of Connecticut where she received her Masters in English in 1958. She attended the Bread Loaf Writers Conference in Middlebury, Vermont, in the summers of 1956 and 1957. Slavitz traveled in Mexico, Ireland and Provincetown, Massachusetts, and in 1981 moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico, where she wrote and published extensively including numerous book reviews and critical essays that appeared in Publisher’s Weekly, The Santa Fe New Mexican, and The Santa Fe Recorder. Harriet Slavitz died in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on January 9, 2007.
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Manuscripts, journals, notebooks correspondence and audio recordings of poet, essayist, freelance writer, book editor, and for a brief time, instructor of English literature at the University of Connecticut, Harriet Slavitz.
Provenance and Acquisition
The collection was acquired as a gift from Rosemary Bramble in 2008.
- Harriet Slavitz Papers
- Archives & Special Collections staff
- 2012 September
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