Scope and Contents
Title: Patricia D. Roland Papers
Identifier/Call Number: MSS 739
Mandeville Special Collections Library
La Jolla, California 92093-0175
Language of Material:
0.4 lin. ft.
1 archives box
Date (bulk): Bulk, 1995-2001
Date (inclusive): 1995-2007
The papers of Patricia D. Roland range in date from 1995-2007 and include letters from poets John Taggart and Dominique Fourcade;
typescript drafts of John Taggart's writing; and Patricia Roland's personal papers.
Roland, Patricia D.
Patricia D. Roland is a journalist and educator and taught for seven years at Harrisburg Area Community College. She attended
state universities in Pennsylvania for French and journalism, and earned a Master's Degree in English literature. She has
also published under the name Patricia Roland-Mateya and Patricia Mateya. Roland currently lives in San Francisco, California;
and otherwise splits her time between Scotland, Ireland and France.
Patricia D. Roland Papers, MSS 739. Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD.
Scope and Contents
The Patricia D. Roland Papers are arranged in three series: 1) MISCELLANEOUS MATERIALS, 2) LETTERS, and 3) WRITINGS OF JOHN
SERIES 1: MISCELLANEOUS MATERIALS
MISCELLANEOUS MATERIALS include drafts of Roland's poems, notes and course material for a class taught by John Taggart at
Shippensburg University. Also included are photographs of Roland, photographs of John Taggart, and a review written by Roland
of Taggart's work for Harrisburg's
SERIES 2: LETTERS
LETTERS from poets Dominique Fourcade and John Taggart. The majority of the letters are from Taggart, and date from 1995-2001.
SERIES 3: WRITINGS OF JOHN TAGGART
The WRITINGS OF JOHN TAGGART series consists primarily of typescript drafts of Taggart's work. Of particular note, is his
work "K. Tropes for Robert Creeley" which includes typescript drafts with annotations, correspondence with the philosopher
Jacques Derrida, and French translations with edits; two drafts of "Walk-Out: Rereading George Oppen"; and "Odor of Quince"
written for Patricia Roland. Some correspondence is also included.
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
American poetry--20th century
Poets, American--20th century