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John Taggart Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0214

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.

Dates

  • 1974-1975

Access

The collection is open and available for research.

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.

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).

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

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.

Acquisition Information

Unknown.

Related Material

Archives & Special Collections has a substantial collection of materials pertaining to American literature. For detailed information on these collections please contact the curator or ask at the Reading Room desk.

Bibliography

General note

Published Works:

Writings by the Author

  1. To Construct a Clock, Elizabeth Press, 1971.
  2. Pyramid Canon, Burning Deck Press, 1973.
  3. The Pyramid Is a Pure Crystal, Elizabeth Press, 1974.
  4. Prism and the Pine Twig, Elizabeth Press, 1977.
  5. Dodeka, Membrane Press, 1979.
  6. (Editor) Maps [an independent magazine of contemporary American poetry]
  7. Source:Contemporary Authors Online. The Gale Group, 1999.
Title
John Taggart Papers
Status
Published
Author
Archives & Special Collections staff
Date
2000 April
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, University of Connecticut Library Repository

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