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Richard Wilbur's Papers

Summary Information
Title: Richard Wilbur's Papers
Dates: 2000
Creator: Wilbur, Richard, 1921-
Extent: 1 folder
Location: Materials are housed in the Andersen Library caverns. Please allow 30 minutes for retrieval.
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-2086
This collection consists of print production materials by Richard Wilbur for one published title.

Repository: University of Minnesota. Children's Literature Research Collections.

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wilbur, Richard, 1921-


Materials are arranged alphabetically by published title and chronologically within each title.

Biography of Richard Wilbur

Richard Wilbur was born on March 1, 1921, in New York, NY. Wilbur graduated from Amhurst college, got married and then served in the U.S. armed forces during World War II. Upon returning to the United States, he enrolled in Harvard's gradutate school program and published his first book of poetry. Wilbur is one of the most acclaimed English-language poets of the twentieth century. He has won two Pulitzer Prizes, for Things of This World in 1957 and New and Collected Poems in 1988.

Biographical sources: Something About the Author Vol. 108

Collection Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of print production materials by Richard Wilbur for one published title.

Subject Terms
  • This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Vocabulary
  • Wilbur, Richard, 1921-
  • Poetry
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Box MF 4037
The Pig in the Spigot, published New York: Harcourt Children's Books, 2000 (1 folder)  Box MF 4037
Note  Contains: 1 holograph and typescript (14 p.)