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The Clinton F. Larson Collection

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Collection Overview

Collection Inventory+/-

Content Description

Collection Use

Administrative Information

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Collection Overview +/-

Title: The Clinton F. Larson Collection
Dates: 1964-1977 (inclusive)
Collection Number: MS 008
Summary: This collection contains poetry from local poet Clinton F. Larson.
Repository: Stewart Library Special Collections
Address:
2901 University Circle
Ogden UT 84408

Collection Inventory +/-

Box 1, Folder 1: The Western World, A Book of Poems , original manuscript (1975) by Clinton F. Larson - autographed. (1964-1977)
Box 1, Folder 2: Copies of poems (1964-1977)

Photostate copies of fifteen of Clinton F. Larson's poems:

"Napoleon"

"Temple of the Dead"

"Hitler's Meat Hooks"

"Stardust Left"

"Coal Towns"

"Survival"

"A Question of Balance"

"Heliocentric"

"Derelict of War"

"Round Fifteen"

"To Coronado Bridge"

"Warm December"

"Jo-Jo at Four"

"Angel"

"Nightwatch"

Box 1, Folder 3: International Biographical Centre (July 10-17, 1977)
Box 1, Folder 4: Supplement for the textbook Modern Poetry of Western America by Clinton F. Larson and William Stafford. (1964-1979)
Box 1, Folder 5: Snow White and the Mirror, a Fairy Tale by Clinton F. Larson - 1968 ditto copy (one item, 34 pp.) bound in folder. (1968)
Box 1, Folder 6: Zerox copy (poor) of "Homestead in Idaho" - original manuscript. BYU print copy of same poem. (1964/1977)
Box 1, Folder 7: "The Conversions of God," a poem by Larson - 1964, Utah Academy Proceedings publication - autographed. (1964)
Box 1, Folder 8: "The Nineteenth Century: An Indiscretion" poem by Larson 1969 Railley Literature Series #1 - autographed. (1969)
Box 1, Folder 9: Brochere of the Rocky Mountain Regional Theatre for the world premiere of Larson's play, "The Prophet" - autographed. (1964-1977)

Chapman edition of Larson's play, "The Prophet."

Box 1, Folder 10: Zerox copy of newspaper clipping announcing Modern Poetry of Western America to be the United States representative in the Books Across the Sea Program. (1846-1926)

(Newspaper photograph of Clinton F. Larson included). BYU Press advertisement of the book.

Box 1, Folder 11: Clinton F. Larson Curriculum Vitae. (1964-1977)
Box 1, Folder 12: Original manuscript of Deirdre and Naisi by Larson. (1964-1977)
Box 1, Folder 13: The first and final handwritten draft of Deirdre and Naisi completed January 1977. (1964-1977)

Xerox copy with handwritten note by Larson (one item - 85 pp.).

Box 1, Folder 14: Copies of poems (1964-1977)

Zerox copies of 46 of Larson's poems: "Boyhood"; "Ballerina"; "Shallows"; "Tornado"; "Lava"; "Monsoon"; "Unicorn";

"Saint"; "The Port of Cobh"; "Whited Sepulchre"; "Lt. Alden Fillmore"; "Public Relations Expert"; "A Waxwing's Harvest Autumn";

"Getting Lost"; "A Solemnity"; "On ZZYZX Road"; "Apocalypse"; "Pericles"; "The Turning Point: General Stonewall Jackson at Chancellorsville";

"Children Selling Flowers"; "Leo's Christmas Trees"; "Figurine"; "TV Special"; "White"; "Beyond Time"; "Hales, Bales and Bell"; "Prayer to Allah"

"Rain on a Roof"; "Two Homes"; "Gardenia in October"; "Black Hole"; "Equal Rights Amendment"; "Columbia River"; "Earthsend Plaque" (autographed);

"Pianist Teaching Doctrine"; "Structuralists"; "Imagination"; "Christ the Mariner"; "Antiquarian"; "Epistemology"; "Southern Belle"; "Rumor"; "Owning Land"

"Jesse"; "Light Globe"; "Big Piney, Wyoming"

Box 1, Folder 15: "Lyrics of Motion," critique of Clinton Larson's poetry by Marden Clark. (1964-1977)
Box 1, Folder 16: Review of Clinton Larson's poetry from Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought ; "A Pilgrimage of Awe" by Karl Keller. (1964-1977)
Box 1, Folder 17: Reviews of book, Modern Poetry of Western America , edited by Clinton Larson and William Stafford. (1964-1977)
Box 1, Folder 18: Newspaper clipping, Deseret News , February 26, 1977; "Y Poet Invited to Royal Jubilee." (Feb. 26, 1977)
Box 1, Folder 19: Poems (1964-1977)

Poem; "Grass Fire" (photocopy)

Poem; "A Solemnity" autographed by Clinton Larson. Includes original manuscript (photocopy)

Poem; "Epistemology" with original manuscript (photocopy)

Poem; "Lt. Alden Fillmore" autographed by Clinton Larson. Includes original manuscript (photocopy)

Poem; "Owning Land" with original manuscript (photocopy)

Poem; "Derelict of War" with original manuscript (photocopy)

Poem; "Public Relations Expert" autographed by Clinton Larson. Includes original manuscript (photocopy)

Content Description +/-

This collection contains poetry from local poet Clinton F. Larson.

Collection Use +/-

Restrictions on Access:

Open for public research.

Administrative Information +/-

Arrangement:

This collection is arranged by subject.

Acquisition Information:

Donated

Processing Note:

Process date unknown

Creator:

Larson, Clinton F.

Language:

Material in English .

Sponsor:

Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Quantity:

19 folders

Language of the Finding Aid:

Finding aid encoded in English .

Author of the Finding Aid:

Sarah Langsdon

EAD Creation Date:

2011

Standard:

Finding aid based on DACS

Subjects +/-

Subject Terms:

Poetry
The Western World, a Book of Poems

Personal Names:

Larson, Clinton F.

Geographical Names:

Ogden, Utah
Western States

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