Carol Kyle Papers

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Detailed Description

Biographical

Coursework completed

Courses Taught

Works, Creative

Works, Scholarly

Projects and Grants

Correspondence

Committee Work

News Clippings, articles, and publications



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Collection Overview

Title: Carol Kyle Papers, 1957-1995Add to your cart.

ID: 15/7/46

Primary Creator: Kyle, Carol (1939-1995)

Extent: 12.3 cubic feet

Arrangement: By Subject, Alphabetically Thereunder Unless Noted

Subjects: Astronomy, Computer Based Education, Creative Writing, Faculty Papers, Fulbright Awards, National Endowment for the Humanities, Poetry, Women's Studies

Formats/Genres: Papers

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Papers of Carol Kyle (1939-1995), professor of English (1968-1995), contain professional and personal correspondence, literary and scholarly publications, manuscripts and drafts of poetry, photographs, sound recordings, and teaching and research materials related to classes taken as a student at Duquesne University (1957-1961) and the University of Pennsylvania (1962-1968); courses taught while a professor at UIUC, including pilot classes on poetry and astronomy, the literature of AIDS, contemporary American poetry, women writers, and computer use in humanities instruction; creative works, include poetry collections and individual poems, novels and novellas, and short stories; scholarly and research works, including book- and article-length works on contemporary poetry, domestic imagery, Robert Frost (dissertation topic), and numerous poets and writers, including W.S. Merwin, Adrienne Rich, James Wright and Charles Olson; materials relating to research grants received for the completion or implementation of projects, including a Fulbright to conduct research in Buenos Aires, Argentina (1972), an NEH grant to develop a poetry and astronomy curriculum (1978-1979), her work at the National Humanities Institute with Maynard Mack (1971), her tenure as De Witt-Wallace visitor at the MacDowell artists' colony(1989), and awards presented to Kyle, including the Chancellor's Award for Distiguished Teaching (1987) and the LAS Award for Distinguished Teaching; and correspondence with publishers, students, colleagues, and writers, including Adrienne Rich, Sarah Getty, Carol Burns, Raymond Carver, Maxine Kumin, Archibald MacLeish, W.S. Merwin, Sarah Schulman, and James Wright.

Subject/Index Terms

Astronomy
Computer Based Education
Creative Writing
Faculty Papers
Fulbright Awards
National Endowment for the Humanities
Poetry
Women's Studies


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Series 1: BiographicalAdd to your cart.
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Folder 1: Curriculum vitae, 1974-1992Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Departmental death notice, January 17th, 1995Add to your cart.
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Folder 4: PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Daily notebooksAdd to your cart.
Including poetry notes, thoughts, memoranda, journal entries, to-do lists; 13 small notepads
Folder 6: Biographical notes,, ca. 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 7: "John" notebooks (see also Correspondence, and Novels, Orchid Tango; regarding personal relationship), 1987-1988Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Diary, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Living Will Materials, 1986, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Musical materials, including diary materials, 1980-1982Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Medical documents, 1986-87Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Financial materials, 1980-94Add to your cart.
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