Title: Carol Kyle Papers, 1957-1995
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
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.
Computer Based Education
National Endowment for the Humanities