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Collection Details


Collection Name: Michel Farano
Repository Name: University of Delaware. Library. Special Collections Department [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Newark, Delaware, United States
URL: http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/findaids/farano.htm
Dates Spanned: 1933-1980
Description: The papers of Michel Farano, a twentieth century American poet and critic, consist of incoming letters and cards from a variety of friends and literary figures. Correspondents include Horace Gregory, Jean and Louis Untermeyer, Sylvia Townsend Warner, and William Carlos Williams; although most of these people sent greeting cards and the only substantial correspondence is from Jean Starr Untermeyer and William Carlos Williams. The poet Jean Starr Untermeyer maintained a close friendship with Farano and dedicated her autobiography, Private Collection (1965), to Farano. William Carlos Williams critiques several of Farano's poems. This collection contains letters, poems, photographs and a variety of printed materials. The papers are arranged alphabetically by individual correspondent and chronologically within each file.
Broad Subjects: Intellectual life; Literature
ASP Subjects: Authors; Letters; Literature; United States; Writing
Collection Code: OHC0004776