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Guide to the William M. Roth Correspondence
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Outgoing correspondence, 1964-1965,

Physical Description: 8 letters

Scope and Content Note

Letters written to Kenneth Patchen, Jonathan Williams and Josephine Miles as a response to Kenneth Patchen's financial and medical circumstance.
Box-folder 1:1

Kenneth Patchen, 6 carbon copies [7 pp], Feb. 19, 1964-Mar. 24, 1965

Box-folder 1:2

Jonathan Williams, carbon [1 pg], Mar. 30, 1964

Box-folder 1:3

Josephine Miles, carbon [2 pp], Jul. 17,1964

 

Incoming correspondence, 1941-1942, 1963-1965

Physical Description: 20 folders

Scope and Content Note

Kenneth Patchen correspondence contains details about his writing and publishing activity in the 1940's, and later shifting to intimate descriptions of financial and medical troubles both by him and his wife Miriam. Also included are two responses from Jonathan Williams to William Roth about the Patchen situation, four letters from the Kenneth Patchen's physicians Saunders and Lucas, and a letter from Josephine Miles in regards to Kenneth Patchen's employment at UCLA.
Key to acronyms: TLS= typed letter signed, ALS = autographed letter signed, APCS = autographed postcard signed.
Box-folder 1:4-14

Patchen, Kenneth, 1941-1942, 1964-1965

Box-folder 1:4

ALS, "The two enclosures - a sample exhibit of bills..." [2 pp], Feb. 24, 1965

Box-folder 1:5

ALS, "I went into U.C. Medical Center in early July..." [2 pp], Nov. 10, 1964

Box-folder 1:6

ALS, "Perhaps you can help me -..." [3 pp], Feb. 4, 1964

Box-folder 1:7

APCS, " My new address: 'The Water Gypsy'...", May 21, 1942

Box-folder 1:8

ALS, "Needless to say I am sorry that The Colt is..." [1 pg], Apr. 20, 1942

Box-folder 1:9

ALS, "I have heard that The Colt is having rather..." [1 pg], Apr. 3, [1942]

Box-folder 1:10

TLS, "Yes, that will be fine: drawing up the contract..." [1 pg], Dec. 29, 1941

Box-folder 1:11

TLS, "I've finally settled a few things in connection.." [1 pg], Nov. 3, 1941

Box-folder 1:12

ALS, "I am having steps taken to sever relations..." [1 pg], Oct. 1, 1941

Box-folder 1:13

ALS, "How soon are you coming to New York..." [1 pg], Jul. 13, 1941

Box-folder 1:14

Attached canceled checks (4), and pharmacy receipts (9), 1964-1965

Box-folder 1:15-17

Patchen, Miriam, 1964-1965

Box-folder 1:15

ALS, "Each day suspicions get strengthened..." [6 pp], Oct. 21, 1965

Box-folder 1:16

ALS, "These just arrived late yesterday -..." [1 pg], Dec. 1964

Box-folder 1:17

TLS, "Thousands of thanks for your wire..." [3 pp], Feb. 25, 1964

Box-folder 1:18-19

Williams, Jonathan, 1964

Box-folder 1:18

TLS [5 pp], Feb. 24, 1964

Box-folder 1:18

TLS [1 pg], Apr. 28, 1964

Box-folder 1:19

Forwarded TLS from Miriam Patchen, [2 pp], (enclosed with Apr. 28, 1964 letter). [1964]

Box-folder 1:20

Miles, Josephine 1964

Box-folder 1:20

TLS [1 pg], Jun. 30, 1964

Box-folder 1:20

Forwarded TLS from Hugh G. Dirk [1 pg], Jun. 18, 1964

Box-folder 1:21

Sanders, J. B. de C. H. (M.D.), 1963-1964

Box-folder 1:21

TLS [1 pg], Mar. 10, 1964

Box-folder 1:21

Plus attached carbon [1 pg] from Dr. Lucas to Kenneth Patchen, Mar. 10, 1964

Box-folder 1:21

TLS [1 pg],

Box-folder 1:21

Dec. 20, 1963

Box-folder 1:21

Sep. 6, 1963

 

Other Related Letters, 1965,

Physical Description: 1 letter

Scope and Content Note

An invitation from Donald Sutherland to Kenneth Patchen to lecture at University of Colorado, Jan. 27, 1965 [see Box/folder 1:22]