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Guide to the Alice Kavounas Papers, 1962-2010

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Collection Summary

Repository: Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries
Creator: Kavounas, Alice
Title: Alice Kavounas Papers
Dates: 1962-2010
Quantity: 0.5 cubic ft. (2 boxes)
Abstract: Material relating to Kavounas' time as a student at Vassar College as well as her work as a poet.
Forms of Materials: correspondence, printed material, photographs, audiotape

Biographical Note

Member of the Vassar Class of 1966 and poet. Her poems have been published in several literary journals and anthologies and she is the author of The Invited and Ornament of Asia.

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Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, printed material, photographs, and audiotape relating to Kavounas' time as a student at Vassar College as well as her work as a poet.

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Access and Use

Access

This collection is open for research according to the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Librarywithout any additional restrictions.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to quote (publish) from unpublished or previously published material must be obtained as described in the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library.

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Related Material

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Subject Headings

Organizations:

  • Vassar College--Students.

Subjects:

  • Poets, American

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Encoding Information

Encoded by Laura Streett, May 2012.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Alice Kavounas Papers, Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries.

Processing Information

Processed by Laura Streett, May 2012

Acquisition Information

Gift of Alice Kavounas, January 2012.

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Container List

Folder 1.1 Letters home - from Vassar, 1963 - 1964
Folder 1.2 Letters home - from Vassar, 1964 - 1965
Folder 1.3 Letters home - from Vassar, 1965 - 1966
Folder 1.4 Letters home - from Europe, 1965 Summer
Folder 1.5 Letters home - from London, 1966-1968
Folder 1.6 Letters home - from London and New York, 1976
Folder 1.7 Vassar Memorabilia, 1962-1966
Folder 1.8 Legal case against Reed Books for publication of "The Invited," 1997
Folder 1.9 Miscellaneous
Folder 1.10 Recording of Poetry Now, broadcast on BBC III, 1985 May 3
Box 2 Various journal publications, 1980-2010

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