Carol Kyle Papers

Overview

Scope and Contents

Subject Terms

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 7: CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Box 12Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Official (university correspondence)Add to your cart.
Box 12Add to your cart.
Folder 1: University of Pennsylvania, regarding dissertation and orals, 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 2: UIUC English,Add to your cart.
Box 12Add to your cart.
Folder 1: General, 1980-93Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Regarding complaint of Victoria Stagg Elliot (student), 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 3: UIUCAdd to your cart.
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Folder 1: General, 1986, 1989Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Teaching awards, 1985-86Add to your cart.
(Includes correspondence from W.S. Merwin and Maynard Mack)
Folder 3: Faculty reports, 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Personal (letters sent and received by Kyle; names are as given in letters)Add to your cart.
Box 12Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Anonymous (love letter), 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 2: GeneralAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Ed (astrophysicist), 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 4: John, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 5: John(see also Works, Creative/MacDowell Colony novel notes), 1987-1988Add to your cart.
Folder 6: MotherAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Dr. Schwenck, 1970Add to your cart.
(regarding medical conditions)
Folder 8: Hugh Trevor-Roper, 1973Add to your cart.
(regarding meeting Martin Borman in Argentina; see Poetry/Individual Poems)
Folder 9: William, 1985Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Postcards, cards and notesAdd to your cart.
Box 13Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Writers (correspondence to and from other writers)Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: Carol Burnes, ca. 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Raymond Carver, 1985Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Sarah Getty, 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Maxine Kumin, 1985Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Archibald MacLeish, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 6: W.S. Merwyn (photocopies from the Merwyn Collection, Rare Book and Special Collections library, UIUC), 1973-1981Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Betty Nelson, 1989Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Adrienne Rich, 1975, 1980, 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Sarah Schulman, 1988-89Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Michael Van Walleghen, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Nancy Willard, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 12: James Wright, 1974-75Add to your cart.
(includes photographs of and typescript poems by Wright)
Folder 2: Professional (regarding jobs, papers written and committee work)Add to your cart.
Box 13Add to your cart.
Folder 1: General, 1977, 1980-89Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Job-hunting, 1985-1986Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Lewis Leary (regarding Freneau paper), 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Visiting artists (see also correspondence with writers), 1973, 1980-85Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Publishing (corr. with publishers, publishing houses, and agent Barbara S. Kouts)Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: General (corr. includes Michael Korda, editor at Simon & Schuster), 1977-1991Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Regarding The African Violet Queen, 1989-1993Add to your cart.
Folder 4: StudentsAdd to your cart.
Box 13Add to your cart.
Folder 1: General, 1981-1989Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Brian Daldorph (regarding Merwyn), 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Brian Galford, 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Requests for letters of recommendationAdd to your cart.

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