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Lindsay Hill Papers MSS 696
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Description
Papers of Lindsay Hill, American poet and editor. The bulk of the materials date from 1968 to 2001. Included is correspondence with friends and colleagues; original typescripts and manuscripts of Hill’s poetry and prose; business material related to Hill’s production company, Spoken Engine Co.; original submissions, correspondence, and business materials related to the publication of Facture; and photographs of Lindsay Hill. The collection is arranged in seven series: 1) CORRESPONDENCE, 2) WRITINGS, 3) EDITORIAL WORK, 4) SPOKEN ENGINE CO., 5) FACTURE, 6) CONFERENCES, and 7) IMAGES AND RECORDINGS.
Background
Lindsay Hill was born in 1952 in San Francisco, California. While attending Bard College his first book of poetry, Avelaval, was published. After graduating from Bard in 1975, Hill continued writing and publishing while working as an investment banker. In 1995 he retired from finance to pursue poetry full-time.
Extent
4.8 Linear feet (12 archives boxes, 2 oversize folders)
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: ALLOW ONE WEEK FOR RETRIEVAL OF MATERIALS