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Will Inman Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-113

Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence from Wilmington native Will Inman to Neal Thomas, as well as some of Inman's works and letters to additional recipients.

Dates

  • 1983-1993, undated

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.

Copyright Statement

Copyright retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical Note

Poet and author William Archibald McGirt, who legally changed his name to Will Inman in 1973 is a 1943 Duke University graduate. He describes his political views as "Democratic revolutionary socialist", and his religion as "Kaurian". His career included publisher and editor of Kauri, a newsletter, faculty member Montgomery College, association with Free University of New York, artist in residence, American University, Washington, D.C. Inman's correspondence was usually typed, landscape view, with the letter one one half and a poem on the other half.  Inman  often included other poems with his letters. See Manuscript 136 for other correspondence and poetry of Inman's.

Extent

3 Folder (Contains 3 folders)

Language

English

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated by Neal Thomas. Date of acquisition unknown.
Title
Will Inman Correspondence
Status
Partially Processed
Author
Special Collections Staff
Date
Undated
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Randall Library Special Collections Repository

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