Personal papers of the American dramatist, poet, and teacher. Includes his literary writings (1933-1940), notebooks (1945-1988),
lecture notes for literature classes taught at Bennington College (1961-1988), letters received (1944-1988), and printed ephemera
documenting plays, concerts and exhibits attended (1950-1988), and travel (1944-1988). Photographs portray family (circa 1850-1964)
and friends, writers, artists, dancers, and musicians.
Claude Fredericks was a dramatist and poet who taught at Bennington College from 1961-1992. He founded The Banyan Press and
published the work of well-known poets and fiction writers. Fredericks died on January 11, 2013.
RESTRICTED ACCESS: Until January 11, 2028, this collection is available to researchers only with the written permission of
the Yoshitsune Foundation. Student evaluations in Boxes 26-32 are SEALED until 2063.