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BAXTER, James K. (James Keir), 1926-1972.

Collection | Ref # MSS & Archives B-30 | Held by The University of Auckland Library (Special Collections)

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Title:

BAXTER, James K. (James Keir), 1926-1972.

Creator:

BAXTER, James K. (James Keir), 1926-1972.

Level of description:

Collection

Extent:

1 folder

Reference number:

MSS & Archives B-30

Description:

Holographs and typescripts. 10 poems: 'Song to the Father' (2 leaves); 'Summertime on the Shortest Day of the Year' (2 leaves); 'The Boobhead and the Girl (4 leaves) - holograph and typescript; 'A Poem to my Father' holograph and typescript; 'Song to the Lord God on a Spring Morning' (4 leaves) holograph and typescript; 'Sestina to Frank McKay'; 'Sestina of the Makutu'; Letter to Peter Olds'; 'Sestina of the Dark Welcome'; 'Winter at Jerusalem'. 5 of these poems were published in Landfall 103 (1972). 2 photographs of Baxter at Jerusalem (1970?). These appear to have been donated by Jacquie Baxter in 1973 in response to Peter Dane's gift of copies of the poems.

Subjects:

Poets, New Zealand--20th century.

New Zealand poetry--20th century.

Dates covered:

Circa 1970 - Circa 1979

Archival history:

Donated by Dr Peter Dane, Dept of English, 1981. The poems were originally donated by Baxter to Peter Dane. The photographs appear to have been donated by Jacquie Baxter in 1973 in response to Peter Dane's gift of copies of the poems.

Access conditions:

Not restricted

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