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Finding aid of the James L. White Papers
Coll2006-003  
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Description
Journals and drafts of poetry, in particular the posthumously-published anthology, The Salt Ecstasies , and prose of the poet James L. White (1936-1981).
Background
James L. White was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, on March 26, 1936. From the age of 16 he received training in classical ballet. He was later awarded a scholarship to the American Ballet Theater in New York City, and while serving in the U.S. Army in West Germany he danced for the State Ballet in Karlsruhe. White obtained undergraduate degrees from Indiana University and Colorado State University, and an MA in Literary Criticism from the latter.
Extent
4 archive boxes 1.5 linear feet
Restrictions
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Availability
The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.