Lester Afflick Papers


Title of collection or material

Lester Afflick Papers

Finding aid

Significant contributors

Creation dates

ca. 1975-1998

Source institution

General notes

The Lester Afflick papers are comprised mostly of correspondence and manuscripts of his poetry.

Content notes

Series 1: Correspondence contains correspondence to and from Afflick. It is arranged in chronological order with the exception of a folder of correspondence with Martin Afflick.

Series 2: Manuscripts consists of three subseries.

Subseries A contains materials and drafts of Afflick's poetry. They are arranged alphabetically according to a comprehensive list provided by Afflick.
Subseries B contains materials from poetry collections and projected collections. The last folder contains a comprehensive list of Afflick's poems.
Subseries C contains materials manuscripts of plays, essays, and articles.
Subseries D contains disks of Afflick and printouts from those working disks.
Series 3: Biographic Materials contains a small number of biographic materials such as copies of Afflick's birth certificate, announcements, immigration papers, and scrapbooks.

Series 4: Afflick's Personal Library consists of periodicals in Afflick's collection including The Door Newsletter of which he was a co-editor. This series also includes manuscripts of other poets' works.



7.0 linear feet (7 boxes)


Call number

MSS 097

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