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Djuna Barnes papers

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/1512

Abstract

Title:
Djuna Barnes papers
Author/Creator:
Barnes, Djuna
Collection number:
73-26
Size:
102 linear feet
Bulk dates:
1910-1975
Inclusive dates:
1820-1982
Collection Area:
Literature and Rare Books
Repository:
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email: askhornbake@umd.edu
Abstract:

The University of Maryland Libraries are the primary repository for the archive of Djuna Barnes (1892-1982), who was an avant-garde American writer and artist. Her papers consist of family and personal papers, correspondence, publications, manuscript drafts, newspaper clippings, serials, photographs, and original art work documenting Barnes's career. Significant correspondents in the collection include T. S. Eliot, Emily Coleman, Marianne Moore, Peggy Guggenheim, Dag Hammarskjöld, Kay Boyle, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Robert McAlmon, Laurence Vail, Allan Ross Macdougall, Allen Tate, E. E. Cummings, William Carlos Williams, and Eugene O'Neill. Some of the books from her personal library are among the holdings of the Marylandia and Rare Books Department.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

This collection is open for research. Researchers will consult the microfilm of Series I-IV, unless permission is granted for access to the actual papers prior to a research visit. Original works of art in Series VIII are fragile and are consulted only by appointment. For information and to secure permission or make an appointment, email archives-um@umd.edu.

Preferred citation:

Djuna Barnes papers, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Publication rights:

Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials policy for more information. Queries regarding publication rights and copyright status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator. Inquiries about permission to publish the works of Djuna Barnes should be directed to the Authors League Fund, 31 East 32nd Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10016. Tel: 212-268-1208, Fax: 212-564-8363 and 212-564-8363, Email: staff@authorsleaguefund.org.

Alternate formats:

Microfilm of Series I-IV available for loan at a qualified institution. A researcher or qualified borrowing institution may initiate a loan request by contacting the Curator of Literary Manuscripts.

Status:

This collection is PROCESSED.A full finding aid is available.