General materials - events and administration, 1955-1965
Scope and Contents note
Primarily materials pertaining to Julia Bowe's involvement in fundraising events for Poetry and the Modern Poetry Association including invite lists, programs, seating charts, clippings, and correspondence. Also contains personal correspondence and writing by Inez Boulton, a reader for Poetry and board member during the transitional years between 1949-1954. The Boulton correspondence contains detailed documentation of the controversial editorships of Hayden Carruth and later Karl Shapiro, and the inner workings of the board which was struggling to keep Poetry afloat amid divergent visions for the magazine, and funding shortfalls.
- Creation: 1955-1965
- From the Collection: Bowe, Augustine Joseph, 1892-1966 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The Augustine J. Bowe papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).