Collection number: MC 337
Size: (2 boxes) (0.5 cu.ft.)
About the Swains
Raymond Charles Swain (1912-1982) and his wife Virginia Anne Addis (dates unknown) were writers and amature poets from New Hampshire and Florida. They were married in 1978.
About the Raymond and Virginia Swain Collection
One folder contains the poetry of Virginia Ann (Addis) Swain. The rest of the collection consists of poetry, essays, short stories, and unpublished novels by Raymond Swain. All materials are undated. Raymond Swain's published works include the novels 'Out of Darkness' (ca. 1962), 'Dark Hills Under' (1979), 'Home Songs in Verse and Rhyme' (1940), and 'A Breath of Maine: Portrait of Robert P. Tristram Coffin' (1967).
This collection is open.
Contents of this collection are governed by U.S. copyright law. For questions about publication or reproduction rights, contact Special Collections staff.
[Identification of item], [Folder Number], [Box Number], Raymond and Virginia Swain Collection, undated, MC 337, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.
Gift of Sheldon Hines, 2017
A copy of "A Breath of Maine" was removed and cataloged with the rest of Special Collections' books. This particular copy was inscribed by Raymond to his children.
Arrangement is by type of material.
|Poetry, Short Stories, Novels|
|Box 1, Folder 1||Virginia Swain's Poems|
|Box 1, Folder 2||Raymond Swain: Awards|
|Box 1, Folder 3||Raymond Swain: Poems|
|Box 1, Folder 4||Raymond Swain: Short Stories|
|Box 1, Folder 5||Raymond Swain: novel 'The Man Who Stole Heaven' (first half)|
|Box 1, Folder 6||Raymond Swain: novel 'The Man Who Stole Heaven' (second half)|
|Box 1, Folder 7||Raymond Swain: novel 'PRISON!'|
|Box 1, Folder 8||Raymond Swain: novel 'The Lamp Is Heavy'|
|Box 1, Folder 9||Raymond Swain: novel 'The Lamp Was Heavy'|
|Raymond Swain: Nonfiction|
|Box 2, Folder 1||'The Yankee Cookbook'|
|Box 2, Folder 2||'Report on Alcoholism'|
|Box 2, Folder 3||'The Alcoholic Personality' (first half)|
|Box 2, Folder 4||'The Alcoholic Personality' (second half)|