Guide to the William B. Ewert Publications and Papers, 1978-2002

Collection number: MC 70
Size: 32 boxes (9.66 cu.ft.)

About William B. Ewert (1943-2001)

William B. Ewert (b. 1943) earned his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree at the University of New Hampshire. In 1970 he became science consultant to the New Hampshire Department of Education, and eventually served as assistant to the commissioner. He was chair of the Friends of the UNH Library from 1975 to 1990, and again from 1998 until his death in October 2001. In 1999 he received the Granite State Award, given by the University of New Hampshire for service to the state. He was also a trustee of the Robert Frost Foundation and was considered an expert on the work and life of the late poet laureate.

Ewert’s first publication was “Witness” and it appeared in December of 1978.

About the William B. Ewert Publications

The William B. Ewert Collection consists of fine limited edition poetry books, broadsides, and cards produced by William B. Ewert, Publisher, of Concord, NH, 1978-2001, and related pre-publication material, correspondence, and woodblocks. Items and material related to Ewert’s own collecting, as well as associated items and ephemera are also included. Among the poets whose work is most frequently represented are William Heyen, May Sarton, Donald Hall, Galway Kinnell, John Updike, and W. D. Snodgrass, while Barry Moser and Mary Azarian are among the artists whose work is included.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open.

Copyright Notice

Contents of this collection are governed by U.S. copyright law. For questions about publication or reproduction rights, contact Special Collections staff.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], [Folder], [Box], William B. Ewert Publications, 1978-2002, MC 70, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Multiple acquisitions, mostly purchases from William B. Ewert Publishers, March 29, 1984 - August 6, 2001

Collection Contents

Series 1: Ewert Publications

Subseries A: Pre-Publication Materials

Box 1
Box 1, Folder 1Booth, Martin. Calling with Owls. Concord, N.H.: Ewert, 1979.

Note regarding publication; Manuscript with cover design in pencil; Set of galley proofs; Publication announcement

Box 1, Folder 2Heyen, William. Evening Dawning. Ewert, 1979.

Proof mock up, unstapled; Advance copy for review; Publication announcement

Box 1, Folder 3Heyen, William. The Snow Hen. Ewert, 1979.

Correspondence from Michael Bixler, Press; Invoice from Ellenport Bindery; Master galley proofs; Master proofs; printed cover labels; Publication announcement

Box 1, Folder 4McElroy, Joseph. Ship Rock: A Place. Ewert, 1980.

Correspondence from the author to W.B.E., January 7, 1980 - March 23, 1981; Letter from an editor, Alfred A Knopf Inc., May 1, 1980; Letter from Winthrop Watson [authors's agent with Georges Borchardt, Inc., Literary Agency, April 29, 1980; Contract of agreement to publish, signed by the author and W.B.E.; Correspondence from Michael McCurdy [Penmæn Press]; Notes about printing; Page proofs of the title page and copy right page

Box 1, Folder 5McElroy, Joseph. Ship Rock: A Place. Ewert, 1980.

Letter from the author to W.B.E.; Photocopy typescript of "Ship Rock"; Photocopy typescript of "The Unknown Saved"; Typescript of "Ship Rock"

Box 1, Folder 6McElroy, Joseph. Ship Rock: A Place. Ewert, 1980.

(3) complete sets of galley proofs; Galley proofs without heading information

Box 1, Folder 7McElroy, Joseph. Ship Rock: A Place. Ewert, 1980.

Page proofs, unfolded; Page proofs with title page, folded into three folios; Mock-up consisting of folded page proofs with cover paper glued in place; Publication announcement

Box 1, Folder 8Kinnell, Galway. Angling, A Day. Ewert, 1980.

Final untrimmed proofs; (2) printed covers; Master proof in printed cover

Box 1, Folder 9Heyen, William. Ewe's Song. Ewert, 1980.

Letter from the author to W.B.E.; Manuscript versions; Master proofs; printed cover labels; Publication announcement

Box 1, Folder 10Oates, Joyce Carol. Nightless Nights. Ewert, 1981.

(2) printed covers, unfolded

Box 1, Folder 11Heyen, William. Blackberry Light. Ewert, 1981.

Handwritten and typed draft versions; folded proof set; Master proofs; printed cover labels; Publication announcement

Box 1, Folder 12Atwood, Margaret. Encounters with the Element Man. Ewert, 1981.

Correspondence from the author to W.B.E., July 4, 1981 - September 3, 1982; Typescript; Typescript of introduction; Handwritten note from the author to Deborah Wender [book binder], undated; (2) covers with printed labels, unfolded; (2) printed cover labels; Publication announcement

Box 2
Box 2, Folder 1Levertov, Denise. Mass for the Day of St. Thomas Didymus. Ewert, 1982.

Publication announcement

Box 2, Folder 2Kinnell, Galway. Thought Occasioned by the Most Insignificant of All Human Events. Ewert, 1982.

Publication announcement

Box 2, Folder 3Bronk, William. Light in a Dark Sky. Ewert, 1982.

Ms/typed mock-up; Proofs; Uncut printed proofs; Printed mock up with cover; printed cover labels; Publication announcement

Box 2, Folder 4Heyen, William. The Magnifying Glass. Ewert, 1982.

draft material; Correspondence from Carolyn Coman [book binder] to W.B.E., September 17, 1982, includes fabric swatches; Empty cover boards with printed cover labels; Unassembled complete set, number 11 of 66; signed and inscribed to UNH Special Collections; Completed version, number 1 of 66

Box 2, Folder 5Sarton, May. A Winter Garland. Ewert, 1982.

Photopcopies of typescript: half title, title, dedication, and contents pages; Typescript of colophon; Master proofs; Publication announcement

Box 2, Folder 6Adams, Alice. Molly's Dog. Ewert, 1983.

Draft letter from W.B.E. to author, August 5, 1982; Correspondence from Lance Hidy [book designer & illustrator] to W.B.E. undated; Correspondence from Carolyn Coman [book binder] to W.B.E., August 29, 1983; Photocopy of "Alaska" [short story by author]; Typescript of Molly's Dog

Box 2, Folder 7Adams, Alice. Molly's Dog. Ewert, 1983.

Dummy sheets of: title, copyright, dedication pages, page 7, colophon; Typescript of: title, half title, copyright, dedication, and colophon; Loose proof pages; (2) sets galley proofs; Cover and title page label proofs by Lance Hidy; printed cover labels; (2) sets of art work proofs by Lance Hidy; Publication announcement

Box 2, Folder 8Levertov, Denise. Two Poems. Ewert, 1983.

Typescript; Galley proofs, stapled; Artist's proofs by Gillian Tyler; Print of woodblock by Gillian Tyler, #1 of 20, and #2 of 20; Publication announcement

Box 2, Folder 9Snodgrass, W.D. The Boy Made of Meat. Ewert, 1983.

Correspondence from the author to W.B.E., September 24, 1980 - October 4, 1982; Correspondence from author to Louis Untermeyer [editor], July 10, 1962 - September 29, 1962; Letter from Louis Untermeyer to the author [unsigned], July 13, 1962; (3) early revision typescripts; Typescript dated October 19, 1981; Galley proofs; (2) artist's proofs of each of three illustrations by Gillian Tyler; (2) prints of each illustration, each numbered 1 and 2 of 20; Publication announcement

Box 2, Folder 10Oates, Joyce Carol. Funland. Ewert, 1983.

Correspondence from the author to W.B.E, December 21, 1982 - August 5, 1983; Preface written by the author, dated January 20, 1983; Typescript of text; Set of proofs; (2) prints of illustration by Gillian Tyler numbered 1 and 2 of 20; Publication announcement

Box 2, Folder 11Hall, Donald. Brief Lives: Seven Epigrams. Ewert, 1983.

Typescript of text; Unbound set of cards with presentation envelope, signed by the author, numbered 8 of 136; Unbound set of cards with presentation envelope, signed by the author, numbered hc

Box 3
Box 3, Folder 1Godwin, Gail. Anna Margarita's Will. Ewert, 1984.

Correspondence from the author to W.B.E., undated and July 30, 1984; Correspondence from Robert Starer to W.B.E., April 6, 1984; Correspondence from Robert Lipton [calligrapher] to W.B.E., undated and March 22, 1984; Correspondence from W.B.E. to Lance Hidy [designer], September 7, 1984; Correspondence from Lance Hidy to W.B.E. January 19,1984 - September 14, 1984; Correspondence from Carolyn Coman [book binder] to W.B.E., June 14, 1984 - October 3, 1984; Estimate from Carolyn Coman, undated; Typescript of text; Rough proofs by Richard Lipton April 26, 1984; Set of proofs; Photocopy of proof sheet; Text as performed with accompaniement by Robert Starer; Publication announcement

Box 3, Folder 2Heyen, William. Wenzel/The Ghost. Ewert, 1984.

(3) typescript drafts

Box 3, Folder 3Heyen, William. Wenzel/The Ghost. Ewert, 1984.

(3) typescript drafts

Box 3, Folder 4Heyen, William. The Cabin. Ewert, 1985.

Correspondence from the author to W.B.E., May 22, 1984 - May 30, 1984; Correspondence from Mata Trimble [designer, artist] to W.B.E., June 11, 1984 - December 18, 1985 and undated; Correspondence from John Kristensen [printer, Firefly Press] to W.B.E., July 19, 1985 - February 15, 1986

Box 3, Folder 5Heyen, William. The Cabin. Ewert, 1985.

(4) copies of proof of colophon; Incomplete set of loose proof pages; (3) sets of proof sheets

Box 3, Folder 6Heyen, William. The Cabin. Ewert, 1985.

Original artwork by Marta Trimble; Artwork proofs

Box 3, Folder 7Heyen, William. The Cabin. Ewert, 1985.

(6) softbound or unbound mock-up versions

Box 3, Folder 8Heyen, William. the Cabin. Ewert, 1985.

(3) mock ups bound in boards; Publication announcement

Box 3, Folder 9Carver, Raymond. This Water. Ewert, 1985.

Correspondence from the author to W.B.E., May 17, 1984 - June 20, 1986; Correspondence from John Kristensen to W.B.E., September 11, 1984 - April 1, 1985; Master proof set; Publisher's proof set; Proof of title page

Box 3, Folder 10Carver, Raymond. This Water. Ewert, 1985.

(2) "publisher's advanced copies" in cover paper folders; Each is one of eight, one has blue label ink, the other has black label ink

Box 3, Folder 11Kinnell, Galway. Seekonk Woods. Ewert, 1985.

Correspondence from Claire van Vliet to W.B.E., undated; Photocopy of text as published in a magazine; Publication announcement; [see Box 12 f.11 for two previous versions of this piece in a typescript titled "The Past," dated October 23, 1984]; extra copies of three Lotte Jacobi photographs used to illustrate the book

Box 3, Folder 11Levertov, Denise. The Menaced World. Ewert, 1985.

Correspondence from Darrell Hyder [printer] to W.B.E., November 9, 1984 - April 5, 1985; Invoice from Darrell Hyder, July 22, 1985; (3) sets of proofs; Colophon proofs; (2) mock-ups

Box 4
Box 4, Folder 1Oates, Joyce Carol. The Miraculous Birth. Ewert, 1986.

Correspondence from Mary Azarian [illustrator] to W.B.E., September 15, 1986 - October 14, 1986; Correspondence from John Kristensen [printer] to W.B.E., October 1, 1986 - December 3, 1986

Box 4, Folder 2Oates, Joyce Carol. The Miraculous Birth. Ewert, 1986.

Folded proof sheets; Mock-up with printed paper cover

Box 4, Folder 3Snodgrass, W. D. A Locked House. Ewert, 1986.

Photocopy of letter from W.B.E. to Darrell Hyder [printer], January 1, 1986 (see also Raymond Carver's "The River": Box 7, Folder 11); Correspondence from Darrell Hyder to W.B.E., May 5, 1986 - September 30, 1986; (2) typescripts of text; Fine paper samples

Box 4, Folder 4Snodgrass, W. D. A Locked House. Ewert, 1986.

(3) galley proof; Dummy cover with printed title label; Cover with printed title; (2) mock ups with hand drawn titles

Box 4, Folder 5Carver, Ray. Early for the Dance. Ewert, 1986.

Correspondence from the author to W.B.E., November 5, 1985 - January 3, 1986; Correspondence from John Kristensen [printer] to W.B.E., April 30, 1986 - May 1, 1986; Photocopy of typescript

Box 4, Folder 6Carver, Ray. Early for the Dance. Ewert, 1986.

Publisher's proof; Publisher's advance copy in cover-paper folder

Box 4, Folder 7Sarton, May. The Phoenix Again. Ewert, 1987.

Letter from the author W.B.E., June 9, 1987; Correspondence from Mary Azarian [illustrator] to W.B.E., April 7, 1986 - July 3, 1987; Letter from John Kristensen [printer] to W.B.E., October 27, 1987; Typescript of "Wilderness Lost"; Typesetter's copy of typescript of the entire book

Box 4, Folder 8Sarton, May. The Phoenix Again. Ewert, 1987.

Master proof set; (3) sets galley proofs; Publisher's advance copy in cover-paper folder with printed title

Box 4, Folder 9Oates, Joyce Carol. Blue-Bearded Lover. Ewert, 1987.

Correspondence from the author to W.B.E., August 15, 1985 - October 7, 1986; Typescript; Photocopy of artists proof; Publisher's advance copy, 1 of 8, unbound in printed cover

Box 4, Folder 10Heyen, William. What Do You Have to Lose? Ewert, 1987.

correspondence from the author to W.B.E. June 12, 1987; typescript mock-up with notations; (2) sets galley proofs; master proofs with notations; cover artwork; Empty cover-paper folder for publisher's advance copy; Publisher's advance copy, 1 of 6, inscribed by the author to W.B.E., August 8, 1987

Box 4, Folder 11Carver, Ray. Intimacy. Ewert, 1987.

Correspondence from the author to W.B.E., February 28, 1987 - August 5, 1987; Correspondence from John Kristensen [printer] to W.B.E., January 21, 1987 - May 12, 1987; Photocopy of proofs

Box 4, Folder 12Carver, Ray. Intimacy. Ewert, 1987.

Typescript mock-up; Dummy; Folded proof sheets; Galley proofs; Publication announcement

Box 4, Folder 13Carver, Ray. The Painter and the Fish. Ewert, 1988.

Correspondence from the author to W.B.E., February 6, 1987 - June 15, 1988; Correspondence from Mary Azarian [illustrator] to W.B.E., February 19, 1988 - July 7, 1988; Correspondence from John Kristensen [printer] to W.B.E., November 2, 1988 - February 3, 1989; Typescript; Typescript of complete book; Galley proof; Publisher's advance copy, 1 of 15; woodcut is number 3, signed by Azarian

Box 4, Folder 14Carver, Ray. The Toes. Ewert, 1988.

Set of four trial versions (set is 1 of 5) dated July 28, 1988

Box 4, Folder 15Kinnell, Galway. The Auction. Ewert, 1989.

Correspondence from the author to W.B.E. April 4, 1987; Correspondence from Mary Azarian [illustrator] to W.B.E., January 11, 1989 - February 14, 1989; Itemized invoice from Azarian; Typescript; Typescript with notations; Photocopy of typescript proof with notations by the author; (2) cover proofs; (2) sets galley proofs; Master proof with notations

See Oversize Box 3, Folders 18-23 for woodblocks for all 6 illustrations

Box 4, Folder 16Eminescu, Mihai. Star and Other Poems. Translated by W. D.Snodgrass. Ewert, 1990.

Correspondence from Snodgrass to W.B.E. November 6, 1989; Typescript; (2) master proof sets; Galley proof; Galley proof with corrections; Single sheet of galley proof with corrections

Box 5
Box 5, Folder 1Kinnell, Galway. Oatmeal. Ewert, 1990.

Letter from John Kristensen [printer] to W.B.E., September 6, 1990; Galley proof; Paper cover proof

Box 5, Folder 2Heyen, William. The Winter Table. Ewert, 1991. Copyright 1981, 1986 by William Heyen, 1990 by Timeless Press, Inc.

This separate edition, designed & illustrated by Gino Lee was produced at The Bow & Arrow Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, in December 1991; Number 4 of 36 copies printed on special paper, signed by the author and artist, & specially bound in wrappers, in a total edition of 136 copies; Number 4 of 7, signed by the author and specially bound in wrappers

Box 5, Folder 3Tyler, Anne. Your Place is Empty. Ewert, 1992.

Correspondence from the author to W.B.E., July 20, 1990 - May 1, 1992; Correspondence from Russell & Volkening, Inc., Literary Agents to W.B.E., July 26, 1990 - September 30, 1993; Proof pages.

Box 5, Folder 4Tyler, Anne. Your Place is Empty. Ewert, 1992.

Master galley proof set; (3) galley proof sets

Box 5, Folder 5Hall, Donald. Daylilies on the Hill. Ewert, 1992.

Correspondence from the author to W.B.E., October 4, 1991 - September 22, 1992; Correspondence from Mary Azarian [illustrator] to W.B.E., August 5, 1992; Loose page proofs; Galley proof set

Box 5, Folder 6Hall, Donald. Daylilies on the Hill. Ewert, 1992.

Galley proof set; Loose page proofs

Box 5, Folder 7Sarton, May. The Old-Fashioned Snow. Ewert, 1992.

Magazine printing of story from Collier's, March 23, 1946; Galley proof; Proof of title page and colophon signed by the author

Box 5, Folder 8Sarton, May. Forward into the Past. Ewert, 1992.

Letter from Constance Hunting to W.B.E., July 30, 1992; Letter from Doris Grumbach to W.B.E., July 21, 1992; Correspondence from Deborah Pease to W.B.E., March 25-26, 1992; Letter from Seamus Heaney [poet, contributor] to W.B.E., March 31, 1992; Memo from W.B.E. to Susan Sherman and Deborah Pease, January 28, 1992; Letter from John Kristensen [printer] to W.B.E., March 30, 1992; Typescript of Heaney contribution; Proof of Heaney contribution; Loose proof sheets; List of contributors

Box 5, Folder 9Sarton, May. Coming into Eighty. Ewert, 1992.

Correspondence from the author to W.B.E., October 18, 1991 - February 24, 1992; Drafts of "Coming Into Eighty"; Complete typescript; Proof sheets of title page and "The Artist"

Box 5, Folder 10Sarton, May. Coming into Eighty. Ewert, 1992.

Draft versions of several poems from the collection, including ms & ts with notations and variant titles; Galley proof

Box 5, Folder 11Heaney, Seamus. Keeping Going. Ewert, 1993.

Photocopy of letter from the author to Gino Lee [designer] and Dimitri Hadzi [illustrator], March 19, 1993; Correspondence from Sarah Creighton [bookbinder] to W.B.E., April 22, 1993 - June 8, 1993; Quotes from Anne Beresford [printer] for W.B.E., April 14, 1993 & May 4, 1993; Invoice from Anne Beresford, July 14, 1993; Ms of introduction by the author; Typescript and photocopy of typescript of "Apparitions," a tentatively named collection by the author which contains some of the material used in "Keeping Going"; Complete typescript of "Keeping Going."

Box 5, Folder 12Heaney, Seamus. Keeping Going. Ewert, 1993.

Proof pages with a note from Gino Lee to John Kristensen [printer], March 29, 1993; Loose proof sheets; Galley proofs with note from W.B.E. to the author, April 26, 1993

Box 5, Folder 13Heaney, Seamus. Keeping Going. Ewert, 1993.

(5) sets of a single folio, unbound

Box 6
Box 6, Folder 1Oates, Joyce Carol. "J.C.O." & I. Ewert, 1994.

Letter from William Heyen to W.B.E., March 22, 1994; Letter from the author to W.B.E., March 26, 1994; Letter from John Kristensen [printer] to W.B.E., April 15, 1994; Photocopy of typescript; Typescript of introduction by William Heyen; Proof, unfolded; proof, folded, with note from the author to W.B.E., March 28, 1994; Fax of revised title page with letter from John Kristensen, March 16, 1994; (3) copies of proof, unfolded; Uncut folded proof without title or copyright pages; (3) folded proofs of title page and colophon

Box 6, Folder 2Oates, Joyce Carol. "J.C.O." & I. Ewert, 1994.

Unbound but completed item, signed by the author; (4) copies unbound, unsigned, on three different fine papers

Box 6, Folder 3Heyen, William. Custer Minus Custer. Ewert, 1995.

Draft of letter from W.B.E. to the author, March 18, 1995; Letter from the author to W.B.E., March 9, 1995; Complete typescript; Printing order of pages; Proof of table of contents; Proof sheets, unfolded of: title page (1), copyright & table of contents (1), colophon (1), afterward (1), half title page (5)

Box 6, Folder 4Heyen, William. Custer Minus Custer. Ewert, 1995.

(3) odd composition sheets; ;Printer's galley proof; Art work; Master galley proof set with notations by the author

Box 6, Folder 5Updike, John. In the Cemetary High Above Shillington. Ewert, 1995.

Correspondence from the author to W.B.E., June 2, 1994 - July 26, 1996; Correspondence from Barry Moser [illustrator] to W.B.E., March 10, 1995 - August 18, 1995; (5) loose proof sheets, unfolded; Galley proofs with letter from the author to W.B.E., March 27, 1994

Box 6, Folder 6Updike, John. In the Cemetary High Above Shillington. Ewert, 1995.

Galley proofs; (4) loose folded proof sheets; Galley proofs; (6) loose unfolded proof sheets; Art proofs: (4) of one, (3) of the other

Box 6, Folder 7Simic, Charles. Small Feast. Ewert, 1998.

Letter from W.B.E. to the author September 4, 1998; Letter from John Kristensen [printer] to W.B.E., February 10, 1999; Complete typescript

Box 6, Folder 8Simic, Charles. Small Feast. Ewert, 1998.

Proof of copyright and colophon; Publisher's galley proof; Two sheets of first galley proof; Loose unfolded proof sheet of "In The Street" and "Small Feast"; Proof sheets with samples of titles in different ink colors; Publisher's advance copy in card stock folder, inscribed to W.B.E. by the author, August 10, 1999

Box 6, Folder 9Updike, John. The Women Who Got Away. Ewert, 1998.

Correspondence from the author to W.B.E., July 19, 1998 - August 13, 1998; Letter from Cara Moser [daughter of/assistant to illustrator] to W.B.E., July 21, 1998; Letter from John Kristensen [printer] to W.B.E., July 31, 1998; Typescript of introduction; Typescript of text; (3) folded proof sheets; (3) galley proof sheets; Galley proofs

Box 6, Folder 10Updike, John. The Women Who Got Away. Ewert, 1998.

First galley proofs; Loose proof sheets of title page with illustration and first page of text; Folded proof of title page; (2) galley proofs; Proofs of artwork; Artist's proof, signed by Barry Moser [illustrator]

Box 6, Folder 11Heyen, William. Oh Joy/Crickets. Ewert, 2000.

Proof; 1 of 350, unbound, signed by the author

Box 6, Folder 12Updike, John. Bech: His Oeuvre. Ewert, 2000.

Correspondence from the author to W.B.E., December 22, 1999 - November 9, 2000; Correspondence from Arnold Roth [illustrator] to W.B.E., January 4, 2000 - November 30, 2000; Correspondence from John Kristensen [printer] to W.B.E., November 13, 2000; Folded proof sheets with corrections by the author; Folded proof sheets with artwork; Set of photocopies with printer's notations; Draft of publication announcement; Publication announcement

See also, oversized material: Oversize Box 2, Folder 18

Subseries B: Cards and Broadsides

Box 6
Box 6, Folder 13Heyen, William. Mantle. Ewert, 1979. Broadside.

Printed at the Rara Avis Press. Copy number 77 of 150 copies signed by the author; Typescript of different version of text with a note by the author, undated; Publication announcement

Box 6, Folder 14Heyen, William. Almond. Ewert, 1979. Christmas card.

Printed by Bridge & Byron. Illustration by David Allan; Complete set of 5 imprints, inscribed to UNH by the author

Woodblock by David Allen for "Almond" is located in Oversize Box 3, Item 2.

Box 6, Folder 15Heyen, William. The Spruce. Ewert, 1980. Christmas card.

Printed at the Evans Printing Company; Illustration by David Allen; Complete set of 8 imprints

Box 6, Folder 16Kinnell, Galway. Blackberry Eating. Ewert, 1980. Broadside.

Printed by the Rara Avis Press; Copy number 34 of 126 copies signed by the author

Box 6, Folder 17Wright, James. The Journey. Ewert, 1981. Bound card.

Designed and printed by Christine Bertelson at the Rara Avis Press; Drawing by Marta Anderson; Copy number 21 of 125 copies signed by Bertelson and Anderson; Publication announcement

Box 6, Folder 18Heyen, William. Auction. Ewert, 1981. Card.

Designed by Craig K. Towers; One of 200 copies (Section 29 of The Chestnut Rain), printed for complimentary distribution

Box 6, Folder 19Updike, John. Invasion of the Book Envelopes. Ewert, 1981. Card.

Designed and printed by Michael McCurdy at the Cambria Press; One of 125 copies printed for private distribution

Box 6, Folder 20Heyen, William. The Wool. Ewert, 1981. Christmas card.

Designed by Craig K. Towers; Complete set of 11 imprints

Box 6, Folder 21Kinnell, Galway. Woodsmen. Ewert, 1982. Christmas card.

Printed by Christy Bertelson at the Rara Avis Press; Original wood engraving by Gillian Tyler; One of 150 copies

Woodblock by Gillian Tyler located in Oversize Box 3, Item 4

Box 6, Folder 22Heyen, William. Tumbleweed. Ewert, 1982. Christmas card.

Printed by Bridge & Byron. Illustration by David Allan; Complete set of 5 imprints, inscribed to UNH by the author

Box 7
Box 7, Folder 1Heyen, William. Ensoulment. Ewert, 1983. Broadside.

Letter from the author to W.B.E., January 12, 1984; (2) proofs

[see Oversize Box 1, Folder 8 for final product]

Box 7, Folder 21983 Christmas card set

Typescript of "Before Snow" with a note from Heyen, July 29, 1983; Typescript of "The Music Box"; Typescript of the colophon for "The Music Box"; TLS by Ewert to collectors explaining the five 1983 cards presented as a set; Woodblock by J.J. Lankes for "Measure"

Unbound cards:

  • Bronk, William. Through the Woods. Calligraphy and illustration by Douglas Strickler; One of 100 copies.
  • Hall, Donald. Measure. Wood engraving by J. J. Lankes. One of 400 copies.
  • Heyen, William. Before Snow. Calligraphy by Douglas Strickler. One of 200 copies
  • Kinnell, Galway. The Music Box. Illustration by Jane Banquer Burnham. One of 100 copies
  • Deluxe set of cards bound in paper wrappers, each signed by the author, each numbered 6 of 36. As above except also:
  • Levertov, Denise. From El Salvador: Requiem and Invocation. Calligraphy by Douglas Strickler.
  • Kinnell, Galway. The Music Box, author's copy.
  • [Woodblock by J.J. Lankes for "Measure" is located in Oversize Box 3, Item 10]
Box 7, Folder 3Levertov, Denise. Caedmon. Ewert, 1984. Broadside

Letter from Darrell Hyder [printer] to W.B.E., September 19, 1984; Typescript; (3) galley proofs, one with art work concept by Hyder

[see Oversize Box 1, Folder 9 for final product]

Box 7, Folder 41984 Christmas card set

Correspondence from Darrell Hyder [printer] to W.B.E., October 15, 1984 - November 7, 1984; Typescript of "The Crow"; Proofs of "The Crow"; original calligraphy (title, poem, artwork) for "Lily"; original calligraphy (title, poem, artwork) for "The Mind"

Unbound cards:

  • Carver, Raymond. My Crow. One of 186 copies.
  • Hall, Donald. The December Stove. Illustration by Jane Banquer Burnham; One of 536 copies.
  • Heyen, William. Lily. Illustration by Jane Hamor; Calligraphy by Adele V. Sanborn; One of 236 copies.
  • Kinnell, Galway. The Mind. Illustration by Jane Hamor; Calligraphy by Adele V. Sanborn; Two of 136 copies.
  • Sarton, May. Absence. Photograph by Lotte Jacobi; One of 336 copies.
  • Deluxe set of cards as above bound in paper wrappers, each signed by the author, each numbered 4 of 36
Box 7, Folder 5Kinnell, Galway. Farm Picture. Ewert, 1985. Broadside.

Correspondence from Darrell Hyder [printer] to W.B.E., June 17, 1985 - July 19, 1985; Rough sketch of layout of broadside by Hyder; Photocopies of potential illustration drawings; Publication announcement

[see Oversize Box 1, Folder 12 for final product]

Box 7, Folder 6Carver, Raymond. For Tess. Ewert, 1985. Broadside.

Correspondence from Claire Van Vliet [printer] to W.B.E., October 6, 1984 - December 7, 1984; Proof with a note from Van Vliet; Proof signed by the author; Exhibition notices for Van Vliet

[see Oversize Box 1, Folder 10 for finished product]

Box 7, Folder 7Bronk, William. Two Apostrophes. Ewert, 1985. Broadside.

Correspondence from the author to W.B.E., January 9, 1985 - April 22, 1985; Photocopy of letter from John Kristensen [printer] to W.B.E., March 7, 1985; Font specimen sheet; Limited edition by Firefly Press of "Look Away: A Valentine" by John Vieira; (4) proof sheets of titles and first lines to test font size

[see Oversize Box 1, Folder 11 for final product]

Box 7, Folder 8Heyen, William. The Spruce in Winter. Ewert, 1985. Broadside.

typescript, (4) proof copies

Box 7, Folder 91985 Christmas card set

Typescript of "Two Poets"; Typescript of "Mount Fuji at Daybreak" signed by Kinnell, June 25, 1985; (2) empty presentation envelopes

Unbound cards:

  • Bronk, William. A Bright Day in December. Two of 136 copies
  • Carver, Raymond. The Window. Calligraphy by R.P. Hale; Four of 136 copies on three different papers, one signed but unnumbered
  • Hall, Donald. Birch Maple Ash. Calligraphy by R. P. Hale; One of 336 copies
  • Heyen, William. Two Poets. Calligraphy by R. P. Hale; One of 186 copies; Inscribed to the Ewert family
  • Kinnell, Galway. Mount Fuji at Daybreak. Calligraphy by R.P. Hale; One of 136 copies
  • Sarton, May. As Fresh as Always New. Calligraphy by R.P. Hale; Two of 336 copies
  • Snodgrass, W. D. Somnoroase Pasarele, By Mihai Eminescu. Calligraphy by R.P. Hale; Three of 136 copies on two different papers
  • Deluxe set of cards, as above, bound in paper wrappers, each signed by the author, and each numbered 2 of 36
Box 7, Folder 10Heyen, William. The Amber. Ewert, 1986. Broadside.

Postcard from Mary Azarian [illustrator] to W.B.E., August 12, 1986

[See Oversize Box 1, Folder 14 for finished product]

Box 7, Folder 11Carver, Raymond. The River. Ewert, 1986. Broadside.

Letter from John Jagel [artist] to W.B.E., July 16, 1986; Correspondence from Darrell Hyder [printer] to W.B.E., March 1, 1986 - June 16, 1986 [see also W.D. Snodgrass' "A Locked House," (1986)]; Photocopy of letter from Hyder to the author, May 22, 1986; Sketch by Jagel; Mock-up of broadside with sketch by Jagel; Proof signed by Carver and Jagel

[see Oversize Box 1, Folder 11 for finished product]

Box 7, Folder 12Sarton, May. Blizzard. Ewert, 1986. Card.

Two of 186 copies, unsigned

Box 7, Folder 13Heyen, William. Brockport Sunflowers. Ewert, 1986. Broadside.

Letter from the author to W.B.E., August 25, 1986; Letter from Claire Van Vliet [printer] to W.B.E., March 17, 1986; (2) text proofs with notations

[see Oversize Box 1, Folder 16 for finished product]

Box 7, Folder 141986 Christmas card set

Letter from Ray Carver to W.B.E., September 22, 1986; Correspondence from Bill Heyen to W.B.E., September 3, 1986 - December 3, 1986; Letter from Darrell Hyder [printer] to W.B.E., October 1, 1986; Manuscript of "Lord"; Typescript of "The Onset"; Typescript of "The Onset" with pencil sketch of illustration concept; Typescript of "Lord"; Typescript of "Lord" with notations for calligraphy; Complete typescript mock-up of "Two Poems"; Draft of presentation card

Unbound cards:

  • Carver, Raymond. Two Poems. Calligraphy by R.P. Hale; One of 130 copies.
  • Hall, Donald. The Onset. Calligraphy by R.P. Hale; Two of 330 copies.
  • Heyen, William. Lord. Calligraphy by R.P. Hale; One of 230 copies, inscribed to the Ewert family
  • Deluxe set of cards, as above, bound in paper wrappers, each signed by the author and marked "for Special Collections, UNH"; One of 26 lettered and four ad personam sets
Box 7, Folder 15Sarton, May. The Phoenix Again. Ewert, 1987. Broadside.

Typescript with colophon

[see Oversize Box 1, Folder 17 for finished product]

Box 7, Folder 16Bronk, William. Dawnings. Ewert, 1987. Broadside.

Designed by John Kristensen. Printed at the Firefly Press for private distribution. Number 4 of 35. Signed by the author

Box 7, Folder 17Heyen, William. The Bells. Ewert, 1987. Broadside.

correspondence from Heyen to W.B.E., February 17, 1987; correspondence from John Kristensen to W.B.E., March 6, 1987 with rough type-script proof of The Bells; correspondence from John Kristensen to W.B.E., March 11, 1987 with samples of the colophon for The Bells; copy of letter from W.B.E. to John Kristensen, March 22, 1987; art work samples and suggestions

[see Oversize Box 1, Folder 18 for finished product]

Box 7, Folder 18Sarton, May. Christmas Light. Ewert, 1987. Christmas card.

Two of 350 copies, unsigned

[see Oversize Box 1, Folder 23 for finished product]

Box 7, Folder 19Carver, Raymond. Music. Ewert, 1987. Card.

Designed by John Kristensen. Printed at the Firefly Press; One of 10 ad personam copies, specially bound and signed by the author, inscribed "for the Dimond Library"; One of 136, unsigned, unbound

Box 7, Folder 20Carver, Raymond. Afghanistan. Ewert, 1988. Broadside.

Designed by John Kristensen. One of 50 copies signed by the author. First separate edition. ("Afghanistan" previously appeared in Where Water Comes Together With Other Water, New York: Random House, 1985)

Box 7, Folder 21Heyen, William. Papyrus. Ewert, 1988. Broadside.

Calligraphy by R. P. Hale One of 100 copies on special paper

Box 7, Folder 221988 Christmas card set

Correspondence from Donald Hall to W.B.E., October 5, 1987 - June 16, 1988; Proof of "Carol"; Artwork proof for "Carol"; Paper wrapper with printed title for "This Year," original artwork for "This Year," preliminary prof for "This Year," cardstock proof for "This Year"

Unfolded:

  • Hall, Donald. Carol. J.J.Lankes woodcut. Signed by the author
  • Unbound cards:
  • Carver, Raymond. The Toes. Designed by John Kristensen.
  • Hall, Donald. Carol.
  • Heyen, William. This Year. Designed and illustrated by Gino Lee.
  • Sarton, May. December Moon.
  • Bound cards:
  • Hall, Donald. Carol. Copy N of 26 lettered copies signed by the author and specially bound in wrappers.
  • Heyen, William. This Year. Copy "N" of 26 lettered and ad personam copies signed by the author and bound in wrappers.
  • Heyen, William. This Year. Number 4 of 5 holographed and signed by the author
Box 7, Folder 23Heyen, William. Americans. Ewert, 1989. Broadside.

Number 3 of 35 signed by author

Box 7, Folder 24Kinnell, Galway. The Vow. Ewert, 1989. Broadside.

Printed at Firefly Press. Number 4 of 40 signed by the author

Box 7, Folder 25Kinnell, Galway. Divinity. Ewert, 1989. Broadside.

Printed at Firefly Press. Number 4 of 40 signed by the author

Box 7, Folder 261989 Christmas card set

Letter from Mary Azarian [artist] to W.B.E., October 11, 1989; Artists' proof for "Small Joys"; Galley proof of "Small Joys"

Unbound cards:

  • Hall, Donald. Moon Clock. Calligraphy by R. P. Hale. One of 436 copies.
  • (2) Heyen, William. Ice. Designed by Gino Lee. Printed at Firefly Press. One of 436 copies.
  • Oates, Joyce Carol. Such Beauty. Designed by John Kristensen. Printed at Firefly Press. One of 436 copies.
  • Sarton, May. Small Joys. Woodcut by Mary Azarian. Designed by John Kristensen. Printed at Firefly Press. One of 436 copies.
  • Snodgrass, W.D. Dance Suite: Minuet in F##. Calligraphy by R.P. Hale. One of 136 copies.
  • See Oversize Box 3, Item 24 for the woodblock by Mary Azarian for "Small Joys"
Box 7, Folder 271989 Christmas card set

Bound cards:

  • Hall, Donald. Moon Clock. One of 10 ad personam copies signed by the author and specially bound in wrappers; Inscribed "for Dimond Library, UNH."
  • Heyen, William. Ice. Illustrated with a reproduction of a cyanotype by Anna Atkins, ca. 1851-54. Signed by the author with holograph, number 4 of 7.
  • Heyen, William. Ice. One of 10 ad personam copies signed by the author and specially bound in wrappers. Inscribed "for Dimond Library, UNH."
  • Oates, Joyce Carol. Such Beauty. One of 10 ad personam copies signed by the author. Inscribed "for Dimond Library."
  • Sarton, May. Small Joys. One of 10 ad personam copies signed by the author and artist and specially bound in wrappers. Inscribed "for Dimond Library, UNH."
Box 7, Folder 28Kinnell, Galway. The Gray Heron. Ewert, 1990. Broadside.

Calligraphy by R. P. Hale. Produced for N.H. Science Teachers Assoc. Letter with permission to reprint from Julie Jackson [Houghton Mifflin Co.], August 3, 1990; Copy number 3 of 50, signed by the author; One of 150 copies signed by the author

Box 7, Folder 29Heyen, William. Beloved on the Earth. Ewert, 1990.

Designed by William B. Ewert and John Kristensen; Printed at Firefly Press for Bill and Han Heyen to celebrate the marriage of Terre Scharff and William Heyen, Jr.; (3) galley proofs; Galley proof of colophon; One of 186 copies

[see Oversize Box 1, Folder 30 for finished product]

Box 7, Folder 301990 Christmas card set
  • Letter from Mary Azarian to W.B.E., October 16, 1990. Correspondence from Firefly Press, undated, unsigned.
  • Hall, Donald. Stoves and Kettles. Printed at Firefly Press. One of 486. One signed, unfolded, number 4 of 36.
  • Heyen, William. My sleigh Tonight. Designed by Gino Lee. Illustrated with a reproduction of an original wood engraving by Thomas Bewick. Printed at The Bow and Arrow Press. One of 586 copies.
  • Sarton, May. Friendship. Original woodcut by Mary Azarian. Printed at Firefly Press. One of 536 copies.
  • Sarton, May. Friendship and Illness. Original woodcut by Mary Azarian. Printed at Firefly Press. Two of 536 copies.
  • Snodgrass, W.D. Dance Suite: Mexican Hat Dance. Calligraphy by R.P.Hale. One of 286 copies.
  • [see Oversize Box 3, Item 25 for woodblocks by Mary Azarian for "Friendship" and "Friendship and Illness"]
  • [see Oversize Box 1, Folder 31 for finished product]
Box 8
Box 8, Folder 1Heaney, Seamus. Mint. Ewert, 1991. Broadside.

Correspondence from the author to W.B.E., March 29, 1991 - May 2, 1991; Correspondence from Mary Azarian [artist] to W.B.E., April 29, 1991; Typescript; Typescript with colophon; (4) proofs of colophon; Sketch of art concept by Mary Azarian; Proofs of each of two designs by Mary Azarian

[see Oversize Box 1, Folder 34 for finished product]

Box 8, Folder 2Heyen, William. Prayer. Ewert, 1991. Card.

Designed by William B. Ewert and John Kristensen, Illustrated by R.P. Hale, Printed at Firefly Press from Fairfield and Perpetua types for Han and Bill Heyen to celebrate the marriage of their daughter Kristen to Stephen Mahoney (August 3, 1991); Letter from the author to W.B.E., May 28, 1991; Proof; Proof, signed by the author and inscribed to W.B.E., number 2 of 5; One of 186 unnumbered, unsigned; Copy "N" of 36 copies signed by the author and specially bound in wrappers

Box 8, Folder 3Sarton, May. The Work of Happiness. Ewert, 1991. Broadside.

Designed by John Kristensen, printed at Firefly Press to honor the author's 79th birthday on May 3, 1991; Letter with typescript from the author to W.B.E., November 30, 1990; One of 136 with envelope, unnumbered, unsigned; Number 4 of 36 copies on special paper; Signed by the author

Box 8, Folder 41991 Christmas card set
  • Correspondence from May Sarton to W.B.E., August 1, 1991 - November 4, 1991; Correspondence from Mary Azarian to W.B.E., October 1991 - March 29, 1992; Typescript of "Renascence" with photograph; Proof of "Renascence"; Proof of wood block print by Mary Azarian for "Renascence"; (2) proof sheets of "The Winter Table"
  • Hall, Donald. In November In Advent Waiting. Printed at the Firefly Press. Two of 336 unnumbered copies, Number 4 of 36, signed by the author
  • Heyen, William. The Winter Table. Designed and illustrated by Gino Lee and produced at The Bow & Arrow Press. Two of 436 unnumbered copies, one iscribed to the Ewert family
  • Sarton, May. Renascence. Original woodcut by Mary Azarian. Printed at Firefly Press. Two of 536 unnumbered copies
  • Snodgrass, W.D. He Bare Him Up, He Bare Him Down. One of 286 unnumbered copies
Box 8, Folder 5Heyen, William. Brockport Milkweed. Ewert, 1992. Broadside.

Calligraphy and illustration by R. P. Hale. One of 136, signed. One of 136, signed and inscribed to Bill and Mary Ewert, colored by the author

[see Oversize Box 1, Folder 41 for finished product]

Box 8, Folder 6Sarton, May. Coming Into Eighty. Ewert, 1992. Broadside.

Designed by John Kristensen and printed at Firefly Press for private distribution by May Sarton to celebrants of her 80th birthday on May 3, 1992; One of 36 copies printed on special paper and signed by the author

Box 8, Folder 7Sarton, May. Birthday Present. Ewert, 1992. Broadside.

Designed by John Kristensen, printed at Firefly Press; Typescript with colophon; Proof; (2) variant proofs; One of 80 copies, signed by the author

Box 8, Folder 8Sarton, May. The Ender, The Beginner. Ewert, 1992. Broadside.

Designed by John Kristensen, printed at Firefly Press for private distribution by May Sarton to celebrants of her 80th. birthday, May 3, 1992; Galley proof; One of 136, unsigned; One of 36, signed

Box 8, Folder 91992 Christmas card set.
  • Letter from May Sarton to W.B.E., October 27, 1992
  • Typescript of "A Handful of Thyme"; Photocopy revision of "A Handful of Thyme"; Proofs of "A Handful of Thyme"
  • Proof sheet of "Old Roses" with a sketch of the illustration concept and placement
  • Proofs, colored and uncolored, of three variant illustration by Mary Azarian for "A Handful of Thyme"
  • Proofs of illustrations by Mary Azarian for "Old Roses"
Box 8, Folder 101992 Christmas card set.
  • Hall, Donald. Old Roses, Reprinted from Old and New Poems, (Ticknor and Fields), 1990; Original woodcut by Mary Azarian, Printed at Firefly Press; One of 450 copies
  • Heyen, William. Brockport Show; Calligraphy and illustration by R.P. Hale; One of 286, unsigned; Number 3 of 36, signed by the author and artist
  • Sarton, May. A Handful of Thyme; Original woodcut by Mary Azarian; (5) copies: (3) different illustrations, (1) duplicate, (1) variant fold
  • Snodgrass, W.D. Winter, Copyright 1984, 1992; This sonnet previously appeared in Targ Editions No. 20; One of 436 copies; One inscribed to Bill and Mary Ewert
  • [see Oversize Box 1, Folders 44-46 for broadside editions of Hall, Sarton, and Snodgrass]
Box 8, Folder 11Sarton, May. Bliss. Ewert, 1993. Card.

Calligraphy and illustration by R.P. Hale; One of 136 copies issued to celebrate the poet's 81st birthday, May 3, 1993

[see Oversize Box 1, Folder 48 for finished product]

Box 8, Folder 121993 Christmas card set
  • Typescript of "Objet D'Art" inscribed to W.B.E. by the author
  • Hall, Donald. Mount Kearsarge Shines; Reprinted from The Museum of Clear Ideas, 1993; Calligraphy and illustration by R.P. Hale; One of 350 copies
  • Heyen, William. Objet D'Art. Printed at Firefly Press; One of 350 copies; One of 350 copies mailed to W.B.E. by the author, Number 3 of 30, signed
  • Sarton, May. Christmas 1993, Printed at Firefly Press; One of 400 copies; Number 3 of 30, signed
  • Snodgrass, W.D. Snowdrops. Reprinted from Each in His Season, 1993; Calligraphy and illustration by R.P. Hale; One of 440 copies
  • [see Oversize Box 2, Folders 1 and 2 for broadside editions of Hall and Snodgrass]
Box 8, Folder 13Poetry postcards (set of 5)
  • Correspondence from Donald Hall to W.B.E., July 2, 1994 - May 10, 1995; Letter from Jane Kenyon to W.B.E., July 7, 1994; Correspondence from Joyce Carol Oates to W.B.E., October 31, 1994 - March 8, 1995; Holograph of "O Crayola!" dated December 23, 1994; Photocopy of page from The Atlantic Monthly with "Man Eating"; Galley proof of "Man Eating"; Postcard proofs of "Visitor," "O Crayola!" and "$"
  • Set of postcards:
  • Heyen, William. Meditation. Ewert, 1994
  • Heyen, William. Visitor (April 1978). Ewert, 1994
  • Kenyon, Jane. Man Eating. Ewert, 1994
  • Oates, Joyce Carol. $. Ewert, 1994
  • Oates, Joyce Carol. O Crayola! Ewert, 1994
Box 8, Folder 14Heyen, William. Meditation. Ewert, 1994. Broadside.

Printed at Firefly Press. One of 40 copies, signed; (3) folded copies with variant ink color

Box 8, Folder 15Heyen, William. Visitor. Ewert, 1994. Broadside.

Printed at Firefly Press; One of 40, signed; One of 40, unsigned on different paper

Box 8, Folder 16Sarton, May. Of Moluscs. Ewert, 1993. Broadside.

Illustration reproduced from an original wood engraving by Thomas Bewick. This edition, designed by John Kristensen, was printed at Firefly Press for William B. Ewert, to honor May Sarton on her 82nd birthday, May 3, 1994; Faxed proof pages; Artwork; Invoice; One of 150 copies

[see Oversize Box 2, Folder 3 for finished product]

Box 8, Folder 17Oates, Joyce Carol. $. Ewert, 1994. Broadside.

One of 50 copies, signed

Box 8, Folder 18Oates, Joyce Carol. O Crayola! Ewert, 1994. Broadside.

Printed at Firefly Press; One of 50 copies, signed

Box 8, Folder 19Kenyon, Jane. Man Eating. Ewert, 1994. Broadside.

One of 40 copies, signed

Box 8, Folder 20Heyen, William. The Key. Ewert, 1994. Broadside.

Printed by John Kristensen at Firefly Press; One of 35 copies, signed

Box 8, Folder 21Hall, Donald. Blue. Ewert, 1994. Christmas card.

Original woodcut by Mary Azarian, printed directely from the block. Printed at Firefly Press; Letter from the author to W.B.E., May 31, 1994; Letter and sketch from Mary Azarian to W.B.E., November 1994; Artist's proofs; One of 400 copies

[see Oversize Box 2, Folder 4 for finished product]

Box 8, Folder 22Heyen, William. Owl Winter. Ewert, 1994. Christmas card.

Illustration reproduced from an original wood engraving by Thomas Bewick. Printed at Firefly Press, One of 400 copies

[see Oversize Box 2, Folder 5 for finished product]

Box 8, Folder 23Sarton, May. After the War. Ewert, 1994. Card and broadside.

Illustration by Thomas Bewick. Printed at Firefly Press; Letter from the author to W.B.E. with manuscript and typescript August 20, 1994; Newspaper clipping of book review which inspired the poem, Three of 400 copies

[see Oversize Box 2, Folder 6 for finished product]

Box 8, Folder 24Snodgrass, W.D. From Snow Songs. Ewert, 1994. Card.

Calligraphy and illustration by R.P.Hale, One of 440 copies

[see Oversize Box 2, Folder 7 for finished product]

Box 8, Folder 25Heyen, William. Trepidation. Ewert, 1995. Card.

Calligraphy and illustration by R.P. Hale, One of 150 copies

[see Oversize Box 2, Folder 9 for finished product]

Box 8, Folder 26Snodgrass, W.D. The Noxious 25¢ Song. Ewert, 1995. Card.

Designed by John Kristensen and printed at Firefly Press, One of 450 copies; Number 3 of 30, signed by the author; Number iii of viii, signed by the author

Box 8, Folder 27Heyen, William. Heaven. Ewert, 1995. Card.

Calligraphy and illustration by R.P. Hale, One of 450 copies

[see Oversize Box 2, Folder 11 for finished product]

Box 8, Folder 28Hall, Donald. The Pageant. Ewert, 1995. Christmas card.

Relief engraving by Barry Moser. Designed by John Kristensen and printed at Firefly Press; Letter from Barry Moser to W.B.E., September 21, 1995; Typescript of newer version of text with note from the author, August 30, 1995; Photocopy of text; Proof; One of 575 copies, imprinted "Merry Christmas 1995"; One of 575 copies, imprinted "Holiday Greetings 1995"

Box 8, Folder 29Snodgrass, W.D. Nocturne. Ewert, 1996. Card.

Calligraphy and illustration by R.P.Hale, One of 450 copies; Number 3 of 40, signed by the author and the calligrapher

Box 8, Folder 30Heyen, William. The Awakening. Ewert, 1996. Broadside.

Calligraphy and illustration by R.P.Hale. Number 3 of 40, signed by the author and the calligrapher; One of 450 copies

Box 8, Folder 31Heyen, William. Blackberries. Ewert, 1996. Chriatsmas card.

Calligraphy and illustration by R.P. Hale; Number 3 of 40 signed by the author and the calligrapher; One of 450, mailed to the Ewert family, inscribed by the author

Box 8, Folder 32Sarton, May. Joy. Ewert, 1996. Card.

Calligraphy and illustration by R.P. Hale; One of 350 copies, folded. Number 3 of 50, signed by the calligrapher

Box 8, Folder 33Kenyon, Jane. Dutch Interiors. Ewert, 1996. Broadside.

The original relief engraving by Barry Moser was printed directly from the block; Artist's proof numbered i of xxvi, signed by the artists, inscribed to W.B.E; Number 3 of 60 copies, signed by the artist; Number 49 of 60, signed by the artist

Box 8, Folder 34Heyen, William. Eclipse. Ewert, 1996. Card.

Calligraphy and illustration by R.P. Hale; Number 3 of 40 signed by the author and the calligrapher; One of 450 copies

Box 8, Folder 35Kenyon, Jane. At the Winter Solstice. Ewert, 1996. Card/broadside.

The original relief engraving by Barry Moser was printed directly from the block. Designed by John Kristensen and printed at Firefly Press; One of 650 copies, imprinted "Merry Christmas 1996" on face; One of 650 copies, imprinted "Holiday Greetings 1996" on face; One of 650 copies, signed by the artist; One of 75 copies of broadside edition signed by the artist

Box 8, Folder 36Sarton, May. May Time Surpass. Ewert, 1997. Card.

The original wood cut by Bruce Chandler was printed directly from the block. Designed by John Kristensen and printed at Firefly Press; Proof; Letter from Mary Azarian to W.B.E. with proofs for art not used; One of 385 copies

[see Oversize Box 2, Folder 12 for finished product]

Box 8, Folder 37Hall, Donald. On New Canada Road. Ewert, 1997. Card/broadside.

Calligraphy and illustration by R.P. Hale. One of 450 copies, signed by the author. Number 3 of 40, signed by the author and the calligrapher

Box 8, Folder 38Heyen, William. Fana Al-Fana. Ewert, 1997. Broadside.

Calligraphy and illustration by R.P. Hale, One of 135 copies; Number 4 of 25, signed by the author and the calligrapher; Publisher's Copy, signed by the author and the calligrapher; Publication announcement

Box 8, Folder 39Heyen, William. Windfall. Ewert, 1997.

Calligraphy and illustration by R.P. Hale. One of 450 copies, folded. Number 3 of 30, signed by the author and the calligrapher. One of 10 ad personam copies signed by the author and the calligrapher. Inscribed "for the Dimond Library, UNH." One of 450, inscribed to the Ewert family

Box 8, Folder 40Sarton, May. This Human Church. Ewert, 1997. Card.

One of 436 copies designed by John Kristensen and printed at Firefly Press. One of 36 copies, signed by the printer

Box 8, Folder 41Updike, John. January. Ewert, 1997. Card.

Illustration reproduced from a wood engraving by Thomas Bewick, Designed by John Kristensen and printed at Firefly Press; Letter from the author to W.B.E., October 29, 1997; Letter from John Briggs [Holiday House] to W.B.E., October 10, 1997; Photocopy with changes to the text; Proof of title font; Proof of card without colophon; Proof with notations and signed by the author; One of 150 copies; One of 150 scored but not folded, signed by the author; One of 50 bound in wrappers, signed by the author

Box 8, Folder 42Updike, John. Down Time. Ewert, 1997. Broadside.

Letter from the author to W.B.E., February 27, 1997; Proof sheets

[see Oversize Box 2, Folder 14 for finished product]

Box 8, Folder 43Simic, Charles. In the Library. Ewert, 1997. Broadside.

Designed by John Kristensen and printed at Firefly Press; Original relief engraving by Barry Moser was printed directly from the block; Letter from the author to W.B.E., February 4, 1997; Letter from John Kristensen to W.B.E., September 24, 1998; (3) galley proofs; Fax of proof of colophon; One of 150 copies signed by the author and artist, folded

[see Oversize Box 2, Folder 13 for finished product]

Box 9
Box 9, Folder 1Updike, John. Radiators. Ewert, 1998.

Designed by John Kristensen and printed at Firefly Press. Letter from the author to W.B.E., November 15, 1998; Typescript with notations; Correspondence from John Kristensen to W.B.E., May 28, 1999 - June 7, 1999; Proof sheets

Box 9, Folder 2Updike, John. Radiators. Ewert, 1998. Designed by John Kristensen and printed at Firefly Press.

One of 185 copies, signed, unbound; One of 185 copies, unbound; Number 3 of 40, signed by the author and handsewn in wrappers; Number one of 15 ad personam copies signed by the author and handsewn in wrappers, inscribed "Dimond Library, UNH"

Box 9, Folder 3Heyen, William. Sheep This Evening. Ewert, 1998. Card.

Calligraphy and illustration by R.P. Hale; One of 450 copies, folded, unsigned; One of 450 copies, folded, inscribed by the author to W.B.E.; Number 3 of 40 copies signed by the author and the calligrapher; One of 10 ad personam copies signed by the author and the calligrapher. Inscribed "for Dimond Library, UNH"

Box 9, Folder 4Oates, Joyce Carol. Double Portrait. Ewert, 1998. Broadside.

Printed at Firefly Press; Correspondence from the author to W.B.E., October 10, 1997 - January 21, 1998; Typescript; Proof sheets; One of 40 copies signed by the author; Postcard edition, unsigned

Box 9, Folder 5Snodgrass, W.D. Spring (from Vivaldi's Four Seasons). Ewert, 1998. Broadside.

Translated by W.D. Snodgrass, calligraphy and illustration by R.P. Hale; This poem previously appeared in Targ Editions No. 20; One of 400 copies, signed by the author

[see Oversize Box 2, Folder 15 for finished product]

Box 9, Folder 6Snodgrass, W.D. Summer (from Vivaldi's Four Seasons). Ewert, 1998. Broadside.

Translated by W.D. Snodgrass, calligraphy and illustration by R.P. Hale; This poem previously appeared in Targ Editions No. 20; One of 400 copies, signed by the author

[see Oversize Box 2, Folder 16 for finished product]

Box 9, Folder 7Hall, Donald. Weeds and Peonies. Ewert, 1998. Card.

Calligraphy and illustration by R.P. Hale; One of 450 copies, folded; Number 3 of 40 copies signed by the author and the calligrapher

Box 9, Folder 8Simic, Charles. Against Winter. Ewert, 1998. Card.

Calligraphy and illustration by R.P. Hale; One of 450 copies, folded; Number 3 of 40 copies signed by the author and the calligrapher; One of 10 ad personam copies signed by the author and the calligrapher, inscribed "for Dimond Library, UNH"

Box 9, Folder 9Heyen, William. May Sarton. Ewert, 1999. Broadside.

This first published section from The Angel Voices, A Poem is based on a propitious event that took place on May 6, 1982, during Bill Heyen's and Bill Ewert's visit with May Sarton; One of 135 copies, signed by the author; Number 5 of 25, signed by the author; One of 10 ad personam copies signed by the author, inscribed "for Dimond Library, UNH"

Box 9, Folder 10Updike, John. Religious Consolation. Ewert, 1999. Card.

Designed by John Kristensen and printed at Firefly Press; The illustration is reproduced from a wood engraving by Eric Gill; Correspondence from the author to W.B.E., July 22, 1999 - November 17, 2000; Photocopy of magazine page; Proof, signed and dated by the author, November 9, 1999; One of 185 copies signed by the author, folded; One of 65 copies printed as broadsides, signed by the author; one of 15 printed on Griffen Mill paper; One of 65 copies printed as broadsides, signed by the author; one of 50 copies printed on Rives Heavyweight paper

Box 9, Folder 11Simic, Charles. Sweet Tooth. Ewert, 1999. Card.

Calligraphy and illustration by R.P. Hale; Tyescript; One of 250 copies signed by the author, folded; Number 3 of 40 copies signed by the author and the calligrapher; One of 10 ad personam copies signed by the author and the calligrapher, inscribed "for Dimond Library, UNH"

Box 9, Folder 12Hall, Donald. Another Christmas. Ewert, 1999. Christmas card.

Calligraphy and illustration by R.P. Hale; One of 450 copies signed by the author; Number 3 of 40 signed by the author and the calligrapher

Box 9, Folder 13Heyen, William. First Snow. Ewert, 1999. Christmas card.

Calligraphy and illustration by R.P. Hale; One of 450 copies signed by the author; Number 3 of 40 copies signed by the author and the calligrapher; One of 10 ad personam copies signed by the author and the calligrapher, inscribed "for Dimond Library, UNH"

Box 9, Folder 14Updike, John. Jesus and Elvis. Ewert, 2000. Broadside.

This edition was designed by John Kristensen and printed at Firefly Press. The illustration is reproduced from a wood engraving by Eric Gill; Correspondence from the author to W.B.E., August 3, 1999 - December 12, 2000; Proof, signed by the author November 29, 2000; One of 450 copies, unsigned; One of 15 copies on Griffen Mill paper, signed by the author; One of 50 copies printed on Rives Heavyweight paper and signed by the author

Box 9, Folder 15Heyen, William. The Hero. Ewert, 2000. Broadside.

Calligraphy and illustration by R.P. Hale; One of 135 copies signed by the author. Number 3 of 25 copies signed by the author and the calligrapher; One of 10 ad personam copies signed by the author and the calligrapher, inscribed "for Dimond Library, UNH"

Box 9, Folder 16Hall, Donald. Her Garden. Ewert, 2000. Card.

Calligraphy and illustration by R.P. Hale; One of 350 copies, signed by the author; Number 3 of 40 copies signed by the author and the calligrapher

Box 9, Folder 17Simic, Charles. Roadside Stand. Ewert, 2000. Broadside.

Calligraphy and illustration by R.P. Hale; One of 40 ad personam copies signed by the author and the calligrapher, Inscribed "for Dimond Library, UNH"; Number 3 of 40 signed by the author and the calligrapher; One of 250 copies, signed by the author

Box 9, Folder 18Heyen, William. Aerial View, B.C. Ewert, 2000. Broadside.

Calligraphy and illustration by R.P. Hale; One of 10 ad personam copies, signed by the author and the calligrapher, and inscribed "for Dimond Library, UNH"; Number 3 of 25 printed on special paper and signed by both author and calligrapher; One of 350 cards, signed by the author

Box 9, Folder 19Updike, John. Rainbow. Ewert, 2001. Broadside.

Letter from the author to W.B.E., February 22, 2001; Typescript; Proof with notations

[see Oversize Box 2, Folder 19 for finished product]

Box 9, Folder 20Ewert-published Christmas cards inscribed to W.B.E. (1988)
  • Donald Hall, "Carol"
  • William Heyen, "This Year"
  • May Sarton, "December Moon"
  • W.D. Snodgrass, "Dance Suite: Minuet in F##"
Box 9, Folder 21Ewert-published Christmas cards inscribed to W.B.E. (1989)
  • Donald Hall, "Moon Clock"
  • William Heyen, "Ice"
  • Joyce Carol Oates, "Such Beauty"
  • May Sarton, "Small Joys"
Box 9, Folder 22Ewert-published Christmas cards inscribed to W.B.E. (1990)
  • Donald Hall, "Stoves & Kettles"
  • William Heyen, "My Sleigh Tonight"
  • May Sarton, "Friendship"
  • May Sarton, "Friendship & Illness"
  • W.D. Snodgrass, "Dance Suite: Mexican Hat Dance"
Box 9, Folder 23Ewert-published Christmas cards inscribed to W.B.E. (1991)
  • Donald Hall, "In November In Advent Waiting"
  • William Heyen, "The Winter Table"
  • May Sarton, "Renascence"
  • W.D. Snodgrass, "He Bare Him Up, He Bare Him Down"
Box 9, Folder 24Ewert-published Christmas cards inscribed to W.B.E. (1992)
  • Donald Hall "Old Roses"
  • William Heyen "Brockport Snow" (2)
  • May Sarton "A Handful of Thyme"
  • W.D. Snodgrass "Winter"

Subseries C: Published Books: William B. Ewert Publications in the UNH Library

John Updike:
Charles Simic:

Small Feasts

William Heyen:
Joyce Carol Oates:
Seamus Heaney:

Keep Going

May Sarton:
Donald Hall:
Anne Tyler:
Galway Kinnell:
Mihai Eminescu:
Raymond Carver:
W.D. Snodgrass:
Denise Levertov:
Alice Adams:
Margaret Atwood:
William Bronk:
Joseph McElroy:
Martin Booth:

Subseries D: Associated Items (printed for or under the auspices of William Ewert)

Box 9, Folder 25Coffin, Robert P. Tristram. Winter Friends. 1969. Christmas card. Complete set of two imprints.
Box 9, Folder 26Van Doren, Mark. In Winter Sing Summer. 1970. Christmas card. Two of 100.
Box 9, Folder 27Heyen, William. The Crane at Gibbs Ponds. 1978. Christmas card. One of 60.
Box 9, Folder 28Heyen, William. The Buffalo. 1980. Broadside.

One of 250; mock-up of card; mock-up of card with paper cover; original layout with artowrk

Box 9, Folder 29Heyen, William. The Shy Bird. Privately printed for Presentation to New Hampshire Right to Read Directors, 1980. Broadside.

Typography by Bridge and Byron,Concord, N.H. Illustration by Craig Towers; Copy number 78 of 125 copies signed by the author

Box 9, Folder 30Heyen, William. Bean. 1981. Broadside.

One of 300; One of 50, signed by the author

Box 9, Folder 31Booth, Martin. Bluejay. 1981. Broadside. One of 50, signed by the author.
Box 9, Folder 32Heyen, William. The Leaves. 1982. Broadside. One of 50, inscribed "for the UNH collection."
Box 9, Folder 33Wright, James. Autumn Begins in Martin's Ferry. 1982. Broadside. One of 150.
Box 9, Folder 34Heyen, William. Stereopticon. 1983. Broadside. Woodcut by Michael McCurdy. One of 100, signed by the author.
Box 9, Folder 35Heyen, William. Again. 1984. Broadside. Calligraphy and illustration by Douglas Strickler; Signed by the author.
Box 9, Folder 36Heyen, William. The Steer. 1984. Broadside. Signed by the author.
Box 9, Folder 37Vincent, Nancy. Two Affirmations. 1984. Program.

Correspondence from John Kristensen [printer] to W.B.E., November 28, 1984 - December 10, 1984; Proofs: (2) each of (3) possible color and design arrangements; One of 200 copies

Box 9, Folder 38Heyen, William. The Spruce in Winter. 1985. Broadside. One of 50, signed by the author.
Box 9, Folder 39Heyen, William. The Trophy. 1986. Card.

Letter from John Kristensen [printer] to W.B.E., June 17, 1986; (2) proofs; Artwork; One of 100 copies; Number 4 of 36, signed by the author and specially bound in wrappers.

Box 9, Folder 40Publication announcements, 1978-2000

Subseries E: Non-Document Material

Box 9, Folder 41Unspecified swatches and mock ups from various projects

Subseries F: Publication Correspondence

This material is not specifically related to any one publishing project. Folders 1-3: Authors; Folders 4-9: Artists/Designers; Folders 10-23: Printers, Presses, Bookbinders; Folders 24-31: Buyers.

Box 10
Box 10, Folder 1Carver, Raymond: Copy of letter from W.B.E. to Carver, August 16, 1984
Box 10, Folder 2Heyen, William: Letter from Jerry Call [Senior Editor, Timeless Press] to W.B.E., December 14, 1990
Box 10, Folder 3Irving, John: [re. never completed project "Interior Space"]

Letter from Peter Matson [literary agent, Literistic, Ltd.] to W.B.E., February 25, 1982; Esquire 91:6 (March 27, 1979) containing article by Irving "Life After Graduation According to Garp" (9p)

Box 10, Folder 4Azarian, Mary: Correspondence to W.B.E., June 19, 1986 - January 27, 1994 and undated
Box 10, Folder 5McCurdy, Michael: Correspondence to W.B.E., October 28, 1981 - August 5, 1986 and undated
Box 10, Folder 6Moser, Barry: correspondence to W.B.E. March 27, 1995 - January 27, 1997
Box 10, Folder 7Rogers, Lila: artwork
Box 10, Folder 8Trimble, Marta: correspondence to W.B.E., July 4, 1983 - April 30, 1986 and undated
Box 10, Folder 9Tyler, Gillian: correspondence to W.B.E., December 10, 1983 - November 28, 1984
Box 10, Folder 10Coman, Carolyn, and Lance Hidy: correspondence to W.B.E., 1983
Box 10, Folder 11Ellenport Bookbinding: correspondence to W.B.E., undated
Box 10, Folder 12Firefly Press: Correspondence to W.B.E. October 2, 1985 - March 15, 2001 and undated; Press samples; Proofs
Box 10, Folder 13Firefly Press: Correspondence to W.B.E., 1988-1994; Proofs
Box 10, Folder 14Hyder, Darrell: correspondence to W.B.E., 1986
Box 10, Folder 15Janus Press: correspondence to W.B.E., 1984-1987; Gallery show fliers for Claire Van Vliet
Box 10, Folder 16Keith, Freeman: correspondence to W.B.E., March 8, 1990 - 1992
Box 10, Folder 17Kenny, Connor: correspondence to W.B.E., July 31, 1992; Brochure from Kennys Bookshops & Art Galleries [Ireland]
Box 10, Folder 18Meadowpress: correspondence to W.B.E., 1983-1984; Press samples
Box 10, Folder 19Rara Avis Press: Correspondence to W.B.E., 1980
Box 10, Folder 20Scripps Press: Correspondence to W.B.E., 1984; Press publication announcement
Box 10, Folder 21Southworth, Nancy [book binder]: Correspondence to W.B.E., 1984-1986 and undated
Box 10, Folder 22Tidal Press: correspondence to W.B.E., February 19, 1979
Box 10, Folder 23Wender, Deborah [book binder]: Correspondence to W.B.E, 1984-1985
Box 10, Folder 24Publication correspondence: assorted buyers
Box 10, Folder 25Agte, Bruce: Correspondence to W.B.E., 1981-1985
Box 10, Folder 26Hagstrom, Jack: Correspondence to W.B.E., January 7, 1983 - July 23, 1984
Box 10, Folder 27Mullen, James: Correspondence to W.B.E., 1985-1999 and undated; Includes hand crafted greeting cards containing numbered art work by Mullen
Box 10, Folder 28Pearson, Henry: Correspondence to W.B.E., August 1, 1984 - February 6, 1988
Box 10, Folder 29Wilson, Robert: Correspondence to W.B.E., 1984-1993 and undated
Box 10, Folder 30Publication correspondence: donation recipients
Box 10, Folder 31Publication correspondence: miscellaneous

Series 2: Ewert's Collecting

Subseries A: Correspondence with Authors

Box 11
Box 11, Folder 1Charles G. Bell

Correspondence from Galway Kinnell to W.B.E.; Correspondence from Charles Bell to W.B.E.; Typescript by Charles Bell

Box 11, Folder 2Bruce Berlind

Letter to W.B.E., September 8, 1990; Typescript

Box 11, Folder 3William Bronk

Correspondence to W.B.E., September 6, 1984 - December 5, 1987; Typescript; Christmas broadside by State University of New York at Buffalo, December 1984 signed by Bronk; "Stagebill" for Linoln Center, May 1984, with photocopy of review of performance of Bronk's work (no citation); Postcard of "Frailty" signed by Bronk, dated December 1989; Postcard printed by Burning Deck

Box 11, Folder 4Raymond Carver

Correspondence to W.B.E., August 12, 1984 - January 6, 1987

Box 11, Folder 5Raymond Carver

Manuscript material

Box 11, Folder 6Raymond Carver

Manuscript material

Box 11, Folder 7Raymond Carver

Manuscript material

Box 11, Folder 8Vince Clemente

Correspondence to W.B.E.

Box 11, Folder 9Richard Morris Dey

Correspondence to W.B.E.; Chapbook by Dey, "On Chapbooks," Offshore Press, 1995

Box 11, Folder 10Richard Eberhart

Correspondence to and from W.B.E.; Broadside "The Vastness and Indifference of the World"; Ferguson Press, Milford, NH

Box 11, Folder 11Gail Godwin

Manuscript material

Box 11, Folder 12Donald Hall

Correspondence to W.B.E., 1984-1987

Box 11, Folder 13Donald Hall

Correspondence to W.B.E., 1988-1990

Box 11, Folder 14Donald Hall

Correspondence to W.B.E., 1991-1994

Box 11, Folder 15Donald Hall

Correspondence to W.B.E., 1995-2000

Box 12
Box 12, Folder 1Donald Hall

Typescript and manuscript material and ephemera

Box 12, Folder 2Donald Hall

Typescript and manuscript material and ephemera

Box 12, Folder 3David Harsent
Box 12, Folder 4Seamus Heaney

Correspondence to W.B.E., June 22, 1985 - October 16, 1996

Box 12, Folder 5Seamus Heaney

(3) bibliographies and ephemera

Box 12, Folder 6Jane Kenyon
Box 12, Folder 7Galway Kinnell

Typescript and manuscript material and ephemera

Box 12, Folder 8Galway Kinnell

Correspondence to W.B.E., July 21, 1983 - September 27, 1999; Photocopies of correspondence from Kinnell to Dr. Ruth Katz [Dimond Library]

Box 12, Folder 9Galway Kinnell

Typescript and manuscript material

Box 12, Folder 10Galway Kinnell

Typescript and manuscript material

Box 12, Folder 11Galway Kinnell

Typescript and manuscript material (Includes "The Past" with two earlier versions of "Seekonk Woods")

Box 12, Folder 12Galway Kinnell

Typescript and manuscript material

Box 12, Folder 13Galway Kinnell

Printed items:

  • Small broadside of Daybreak number 1 of 12, signed by the author
  • Pamphlet of the Phi Beta Kappa poem of 1983, "The Fundamental Project of Technology" as presented during Harvard University commencement week, June 7, 1983, signed by the author
  • To Christ Our Lord, 1983 Christmas card, wood engraving by John DePol, printed for the Peich family, signed on the back by the author
Box 12, Folder 14David Kresh
Box 12, Folder 15Li-Young Lee
Box 12, Folder 16Denise Levertov

Correspondence to W.B.E., March 2, 1983 - November 15, 1985

Box 12, Folder 17Denise Levertov

Manuscript and typescript material

Box 13
Box 13, Folder 1Norbert Krapf

Correspondence to W.B.E.

Box 13, Folder 2Norbert Krapf

Publication announcements and ephemera

Box 13, Folder 3Norbert Krapf

Manuscript material

Box 13, Folder 4Norbert Krapf

Printed items:

  • When the Call Came. Broadside. Illustration by Katherine Krapf. Printed by The Print Shop. Published for the benefit of Friends of Foundation for the Adoption of Abandoned Children by Norbert and Katherine Krapf to celebrate the arrival of their daughter Elizabeth Maria from Bogata, Columbia in 1980. Number 27 of 500, signed by the author and inscribed to the Ewert family.
  • Walnut. Broadside. Stone House Press Broadside Number Six. "A keepsake for pre-publication subscribers to Norbert Krapf's Heartwood, in which it appears. Walnut was also published in Scree. The Wood engraving is by John DePol. Limited to 175 copies. Text copyright 1982 by Norbert Krapf. Illustration copyright 1982 by John DePol. Number 77, signed by the author, inscribed to Mary and Bill Ewert, dated March 1, 1983
Box 13, Folder 5Archibald MacLeish
Box 13, Folder 6Elizabeth Marshall
Box 13, Folder 7David McCord
Box 13, Folder 8Joseph McElroy
Box 13, Folder 9Joyce Carol Oates

correspondence to W.B.E., November 17, 1985 - August 23, 1997

Box 13, Folder 10Deborah S. Pease
Box 13, Folder 11May Sarton

Correspondence to W.B.E.

Box 13, Folder 12May Sarton

Manuscript material

Box 13, Folder 13May Sarton

Manuscript material

Box 13, Folder 14May Sarton

Cards and broadsides (non-Ewert Publications) 1942-1963; 2001

Box 13, Folder 15May Sarton

Publication photocopies and announcements

Box 13, Folder 16May Sarton

Material related to the death of May Sarton

Box 14
Box 14, Folder 1Jon Silkin
Box 14, Folder 2Charles Simic
Box 14, Folder 3W. D. Snodgrass

Correspondence to W.B.E.

Box 14, Folder 4W. D. Snodgrass

Manuscript material

Box 14, Folder 5W. D. Snodgrass

Manuscript material

Box 14, Folder 6W. D. Snodgrass

Manuscript material

Box 14, Folder 7W. D. Snodgrass

Correspondence to Louis Untermeyer, May 1972, and photocopy of typescript [see folders for "The Boy Made of Meat" for further correspondence between Snodgrass and Untermeyer]

Box 14, Folder 8William Stafford
Box 14, Folder 9William L. Stull [collector and author]

correspondence to W.B.E. Photocopies of material written by Stull on Ray Carver

Box 14, Folder 10John Updike

correspondence, typescript material, and ephemera

Box 14, Folder 11John Updike

The John Updike Newsletter, edited by Herb Yellin, Issues 1-15, Winter 1977 - March 1992

"Keeping His Words," article by Michael Pakenham, Sun Book Editor November 19, 2000

Box 14, Folder 12Tony Vallone
Box 14, Folder 13Mark Van Doren

correspondence to W.B.E., July 11, 1969 - January 2, 1973

Box 14, Folder 14Michael Waters

"In Memory of Smoke." Rook Press, 1976. Broadside. Number 66 of 85, signed by the author.

Box 14, Folder 15Bob Wilson

Holiday chapbooks, 1975-1977:

"Auden's Library" (1975); One of 300, inscribed to W.B.E.

"Marianne Serves Lunch" (1976); One of 250, inscribed to W.B.E.

"Rider Haggard's 'She'" (1977); One of 250, inscribed to W.B.E.

Box 14, Folder 16Bob Wilson

Holiday chapbooks, 1978-1979:

"Tea With Alice" (1978). One of 250, inscribed to W.B.E.

"Faulkner on Fire Island" (1979). One of 250, inscribed to W.B.E.

Box 14, Folder 17Bob Wilson

Holiday chapbooks, 1980-1981:

(2) "Michael and the Lions" (1980) one suppressed, unissued first state. One of 300, inscribed to W.B.E.

"Mushrooms" (1981) One of 300, inscribed to W.B.E.

Box 14, Folder 18Bob Wilson

Holiday chapbooks, 1982-1983, 1985:

"Six Favorites" (1982); One of 300, inscribed to W.B.E.

"Ten Tintypes and a Tiger" (1983); One of 300, signed by the author

"In the City of Aldus" (1985); One of 300, signed by the author

Subseries B: Correspondence with Artists

Box 15
Box 15, Folder 1Michael Dooney
Box 15, Folder 2Dimitri Hadzi
Box 15, Folder 3Lotte Jacobi
Box 15, Folder 4DeLoss McGraw
Box 15, Folder 5Barry Moser
Box 15, Folder 6Arnold Roth
Box 15, Folder 7Doug Strickler

Subseries C: Small Presses and/or Fine Editions

Box 15
Box 15, Folder 8Am Here Books forums

Forum One (January 1991)

Box 15, Folder 9Am Here Books forums

Forum Two (February 1991)

Box 15, Folder 10Am Here Books forums

Forum Three (April 1991)

Box 15, Folder 11Am Here Books forums

Forum Four (June 1991)

Box 15, Folder 12Am Here Books forums

Forum Five (August 1991)

Box 15, Folder 13Am Here Books forums

Forum Six (November 1991)

Box 15, Folder 14Am Here Books forums

Forum Seven (January 1992)

Box 15, Folder 15State University of New York at Buffalo Christmas broadside collection, 1983-1998
Box 15, Folder 16Small press items: cards and broadsides from various small presses
Box 15, Folder 17Small press items: cards and broadsides from various small presses
Box 15, Folder 18The Ally Press
Box 15, Folder 19Ampersand Books/Albondocani Press
Box 15, Folder 20BOA Editions
Box 16
Box 16, Folder 1Brooding Heron Press
Box 16, Folder 2Grenfell Press
Box 16, Folder 3Matrix Press
Box 16, Folder 4Metacom Press
Box 16, Folder 5Morrigu Press
Box 16, Folder 6Moving Parts Press
Box 16, Folder 7Nimrod Press (Richard Lipton)
Box 16, Folder 8Rook Press
Box 16, Folder 9Scarecrow Press (Lenora Blouin)
Box 16, Folder 10Sea Pen Press and Paper Hill
Box 16, Folder 11Stone House Press
Box 16, Folder 12Sun Hill Press (Darrell Hyder)
Box 16, Folder 13Tamarack Press (Allan Hoey)
Box 16, Folder 14Tidal Press
Box 16, Folder 15Time Being Books
Box 16, Folder 16Vanguard Press

Subseries D: Booksellers

Box 16, Folder 17Bay Side Books
Box 16, Folder 18Croissant & Company Booksellers
Box 16, Folder 19Jenkins Company
Box 16, Folder 20George B. Norris
Box 16, Folder 21Serendipity Books
Box 16, Folder 22Ralph Sipper/Joseph the Provider
Box 16, Folder 23Words, Etcetera
Box 16, Folder 24Zooland Books

Subseries E: Book Collecting and/or Small Press Organizations

Box 16, Folder 25Baxter Society
Box 16, Folder 26Club of Odd Volumes
Box 16, Folder 27Grolier Club
Box 16, Folder 28Letterpress Guild of New England
Box 16, Folder 29Miscellaneous correspondence about collecting

Series 3: Ewert's Robert Frost Collection

Box 17
Box 17, Folder 1Correspondence: Newton F. McKeon to W.B.E., 1973-1980
Box 17, Folder 2Related documents
Box 17, Folder 3Related documents
Box 17, Folder 4Related documents
Box 17, Folder 5Bibliography material: typesetter's copy
Box 17, Folder 6Bibliography material: typesetter's copy
Box 17, Folder 7Bibliography material: typesetter's copy
Box 17, Folder 8Bibliography material: typesetter's copy
Box 17, Folder 9Bibliography material: working copy
Box 17, Folder 10Bibliography material: working copy
Box 17, Folder 11Bibliography material
Box 17, Folder 12Bibliography material
Box 18
Box 18, Folder 1Bibliography material
Box 18, Folder 2Bibliography material
Box 18, Folder 3Bibliography material
Box 18, Folder 4Bibliography material
Box 18, Folder 5Bibliography material
Box 18, Folder 6Bibliography material
Box 18, Folder 7Bibliography material
Box 18, Folder 8Bibliography material
Box 18, Folder 9Bibliography material
Box 18, Folder 10Bibliography material
Box 18, Folder 11Bibliography material
Box 18, Folder 12Bibliography material
Box 18, Folder 13Bibliography material
Box 19
Box 19, Folder 1Bibliography material
Box 19, Folder 2Bibliography material
Box 19, Folder 3Bibliography material
Box 19, Folder 4Printer's proofs and cover mock-up
Box 19, Folder 5Bibliography material
Box 19, Folder 6Bibliography material
Box 19, Folder 7Bibliography material
Box 19, Folder 8Bibliography material
Box 19, Folder 9Bibliography material
Box 19, Folder 10Bibliography material
Box 19, Folder 11Bibliography material
Box 19, Folder 12Bibliography material
Box 19, Folder 13Bibliography material
Box 20
Box 20, Folder 1Bibliography material
Box 20, Folder 2Bibliography material
Box 20, Folder 3Bibliography material
Box 20, Folder 4Bibliography material
Box 20, Folder 5Bibliography material
Box 20, Folder 6Bibliography material
Box 20, Folder 7Bibliography material
Box 20, Folder 8Bibliography material
Box 20, Folder 9Bibliography material
Box 20, Folder 10Bibliography material
Box 20, Folder 11Bibliography material: galley proofs

Series 4: Miscellaneous Ewert Materials

Subseries A: Correspondence

Box 1
Box 1, Folder 1Miscellaneous correspondence

Subseries B: South Congregational Church, Concord, NH

Box 1, Folder 2South Congregational Church, Concord, NH

Subseries C: Library Organizations

Box 1, Folder 3Friends of UNH Library
Box 1, Folder 4Amherst College Library
Box 1, Folder 5Friends of the Dartmouth Library
Box 1, Folder 6Harvard College Library

Subseries D: Personal Material and Photographs

Box 1, Folder 7Personal material:
  • Various photographs of W.B.E., mostly black and white: One 8x12 and one 3x5 color photograph of Ewert with May Sarton and William Heyen (?) sitting in Sarton's garden in York, Maine, undate; Photograph of unidentified man (a printer?), undated; Program from memorial service for Susan Gladstone, 1992; Short story by Merle Drown, "The Wonders That Love Wrought," Undated; Photocopy of draft of convocation speech by Galway Kinnell, Lyndon State College, August 29, 1989; Two flyers for humorous "Jurassic Bike" ad, undated
  • Note: other photographs of Bill Ewert with a variety of people may be found in the University Photographs, especially BLD428 (1973 Presentation of the Robert Frost Collection); and the Library section of the 1970s-1986 book of proofs, which contains pictures of Bill with Galway Kinnell, William Bronk, and others
Box 1, Folder 8Program and seven copies of "Three Poems for Bill Ewert," chosen by William Heyen and printed by John Kristensen from the memorial service for W.B.E., November 17, 2001

Subseries E: 2018 Additions

Box 1
Box 1, Folder 1-7Correspondence, 1979-1982

A photograph of the Heyen family ca. 1915, a Tristam Coffin bookplate, and Ewert correspondence 1979-1982.

Box 1, Folder 1-8Correspondence, 1982-2000

Ewert correspondence 1982-2000.

Box 1, Folder 1-11Correspondence and Proofs, 1978-2002

Ewert correspondence dated 2001-2002 and undated; proofs for various publications and attached correspondence discussing same.

Box 1, Folder 1-15Correspondence, Poems, Etc.

This single box contains correspondence (mostly 2000-2001, some from 1980s-1990s); paper samples from books, various works such as "The Berry", "Snow Hen", "Wenzel", and "Why Wait for Science?"; Tristam Coffin greeting cards; and materials from Galway Kinnell, Snodgrass, Hall, and others.

Series 5: Oversize Material

Subseries A: Publications

Oversize Box 1
Oversize Box 1, Folder 1Heyen, William. Witness. Ewert, 1978. Broadside

Designed and hand-printed by Christine Bertelson at the Rara Avis Press. Wood engravings by Curt Carpenter. Copy number 71 of 125 copies signed by the author and illustrator. (2) proofs of broadside.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 2Kinnell, Galway. First Song. Ewert, 1982. Broadside.

Designed by C.Freeman Keith. Printed at the Stinehour Press. One of four proof copies. One of 150 copies signed by the author. Inscribed "For Dimond Library UNH." Number 46 signed by the author.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 3Heyen, William. The Berries. Ewert, 1982. Broadside.

Printed by the Penmaen Press. Original wood engraving by Michael McCurdy. Copy number 89 of 100 copies signed by the author and artist.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 4Sarton, May. Shell. Ewert, 1982. Broadside.

Printed at the Penmaen Press. Typography and wood engravings by Michael McCurdy. One of 100 copies. Signed by McCurdy and inscribed by Sarton, "For UNH Library, Durham, Dec. 21, 1982."

Oversize Box 1, Folder 5Levertov, Denise. Two Peoms. Ewert, 1983.

Galley proofs.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 6Snodgrass, W. D. Owls for Camille. Ewert, 1983. Broadside.

Designed, illustrated, and hand-printed by Marta Anderson Trimble at the Crepuscular Press. Copy number 85, white background, of 90 copies, 65 of which were printed on white background and 25 on tan background, signed by the author and artist. Number 6, tan background, signed.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 7Oates, Joyce Carol. Small Hymns. Ewert, 1983. Broadside.

Printed at the Meadow Press. Illustrated by Mary Ann Hayden. Copy number 12 of 100 copies signed by the author and illustrator.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 8Heyen, William. Ensoulment. Ewert, 1983. Broadside.

Printed at the Meadow Press. Woodcut by Leigh McLellan. Number 16 of 100 signed by the author and artist.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 9Levertov, Denise. Caedmon. Ewert, 1985. Broadside.

Celtic knotwork border drawn by Elisabeth Hyder. Printed by Darrell Hyder. Number 44 of 100 copies signed by the author. Letter O of 26 lettered copies signed by the author

Oversize Box 1, Folder 10Carver, Raymond. For Tess. Ewert, 1985. Broadside.

Paper made by Claire Van Vliet and Bernie Vinzani at the Janus Press. Copy number ll of 125 copies signed by Raymond Carver and Claire Van Vliet.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 11Bronk, William. Two Apostrophes. Ewert, 1985. Broadside.

Designed by John Kristensen. Printed at the Firefly Press. Number 11 of 86 copies signed by the author. Copy letter U of 86 copies signed by the author. Presentation copy inscribed "for Stuart Wright."

Oversize Box 1, Folder 12Kinnell, Galway. Farm Picture. Ewert, 1985. Broadside.

Printed by Darrell Hyder. Number no. 6 of 100 copies signed by the author. Hand colored.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 13Sarton, May. Blizzard. Ewert, 1986. Broadside.

Calligraphy and illustration by R.P. Hale. Copy number 4 of 50 copies printed on special paper and signed by the author.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 14Heyen, William. The Amber. Ewert, 1986. Broadside.

Original woodcut Mary Azarian. Printed at the Firefly Press by John Kristensen for the New England Reading Association in celebration of the Annual Conference held in Manchester, New Hampshire, September 25-27, 1986. One of 325 copies on laid paper signed by the author. One of 50 copies on wove paper signed by author and the artist.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 15Carver, Raymond. The River. Ewert, 1986. Broadside.

Illustrated by John Jagel and printed by Darrell Hyder. Letter N of 26 lettered copies signed by the author and the illustrator. Number 36 of 100 copies signed by the author and the illustrator.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 16Heyen, William. Brockport Sunflowers. Ewert, 1986. Broadside.

Illustrated by Peter Schumann. Printed at the Janus Press. One of 160 copies signed by the author.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 17Sarton, May. The Phoenix Again. Ewert, 1987. Broadside.

Designed by John Kristensen. One of 75 copies signed by the author.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 18Heyen, William. The Bells. Ewert, 1987. Broadside.

Co-published with Brockport Foundation, Brockport, N.Y. Illustration by Richard Incardona. One of 300 copies signed by the author. Number 22 of 36 copies printed on Arches papers and signed by the author.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 19Kinnell, Galway. Looking at the Sea with Maud and Fergus. Ewert, 1987. Broadside.

Typography by John Kristensen. Printed letterpress at the Firefly Press. One of 70, signed by the author.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 20Sarton, May. The Smile. Ewert, 1987. Broadside.

Typography by John Kristensen. Printed letterpress at the Firefly Press. One of 70, signed by the author.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 21Snodgrass, W. D. Three Versicles. Ewert, 1987. Broadside.

Designed by Rudolf Koch. Typography by John Kristensen. Printed letterpress at the Firefly Press. One of 70, signed by the author.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 22New Poems by Galway Kinnell, May Sarton, W.D. Snodgrass. Ewert, 1987. Broadsides.

Deluxe set of three broadsides listed above. "Ten sets of these broadsides have been printed on special paper and enclosed in a portfolio." Signed by the authors.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 23Sarton, May. Christmas Light. Ewert, 1987. Broadside.

Calligraphy by R. P. Hale. Number 4 of 50 copies on special paper, signed by the author and calligrapher.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 24Heyen, William. Papyrus. Ewert, 1988. Broadside.

Number 3 of 30. Printed on special paper and signed by the author and calligrapher.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 25Sarton, May. December Moon. Ewert, 1988. Broadside.

Designed by John Kristensen. One of 436 copies. Number 29 of 36 copies signed by author.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 26Heyen, William. Our Song. Ewert, 1988. Broadside.

Calligraphy by R.P. Hale. Presented to William B. Ewert by the N.H. Science Teachers Assoc. Sept. 22, 1988. Number 4 of 100 signed by author. Number 4 of 30 special copies signed by author and calligrapher.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 27Kinnell, Galway. The Auction. Ewert, 1989. Broadside.

Designed by John Kristensen. Woodcuts by Mary Azarian. Printed and bound at Firefly Press. One of 10 publisher's advance issues. Signed by the author.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 28Snodgrass, W. D. Dance Suite: Minuet in F##. Ewert, 1989. Broadside.

Calligraphy by R. P. Hale. Number 4 of 36 printed for private distribution. Signed by the author and calligrapher.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 29Heyen, William. Ice. Ewert, 1989. Broadside.

Special printing at The Bow and Arrow Press. Copy no. 3 of 35, signed by the author.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 30Heyen, William. Beloved on the Earth. Ewert, 1990. Broadside.

Designed by William B. Ewert and John Kristensen. Printed at Firefly Press for Bill and Han Heyen to celebrate the marriage of Terre Scharff and William Heyen, Jr. Number 13 of 36 on special paper. Signed by the author.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 31Sarton, May. Friendship and Illness. Ewert, 1990. Broadside.

Original woodcut by Mary Azarian. Printed at Firefly Press. One of 36 copies printed on special paper and signed by the author.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 32Heyen, William. My Sleigh Tonight. Ewert, 1990. Broadside.

Designed by Gino Lee. Illustrated with a reproduction of an original wood engraving by Thomas Bewick. Printed at The Bow and Arrow Press. Number 4 of 36 copies printed on special paper and signed by the author. One of 15 copies specially printed for the author. Signed by the author and inscribed "Dimond Library".

Oversize Box 1, Folder 33Snodgrass, W.D. Dance Suite: Mexican Hat Dance. Ewert, 1990.

Calligraphy by R.P.Hale. Number 4 of 36 copies on special paper. Signed by the author and calligrapher.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 34Heaney, Seamus. Mint. Ewert, 1991. Broadside.

Designed by John Kristensen. Original woodcut by Mary Azarian. Printed at Firefly Press, Somerville, Massachusetts. Number 6 of 100 copies signed by the author and artist. Number 6 of 36 copies signed by the author and artist, colored woodcut.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 35Sarton, May. Renascence. Ewert, 1991. Broadside.

Original woodcut by Mary Azarian. Printed at Firefly Press. Number 4 of 36 copies specially printed and signed by the author and the artist, in a total edition of 536 copies.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 36Snodgrass, W.D. He Bare Him Up, He Bare Him Down. Ewert, 1991. Broadside.

Number 4 of 36 copies printed on special paper and signed by the author, of a total edition of 286 copies.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 37Heyen, William. Two Poems of Ecology. Ewert, 1991. Broadside.

Calligraphy by R.P. Hale. This edition produced by William B. Ewert for the New Hampshire Science Teachers Association to recognise outstanding teachers of science and ecology from the Granite State. Number 3 of 176 copies signed by the author and the calligrapher. Copy "N", one of 26 lettered copies.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 38Sarton, May. Forward into the Past. Ewert, 1992.

Galley proofs

Oversize Box 1, Folder 39Sarton, May. Old Fashioned Snow. Ewert, 1992.

Galley proofs

Oversize Box 1, Folder 40Booth, Martin. American Dreams. Ewert, 1992. Broadside.

Printed at Firefly Press for Bill and Mary Ewert and Bill and Nan Heyen to celebrate Martin, Helen, Alexander and Emma Booth's visit to Brockport, NY and Concord, NH in August 1992. One of 50, unnumbered and unsigned. Number 4 of 36 copies on special paper and signed by the author.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 41Heyen, William. Brockport Milkweed. Ewert, 1992. Broadside.

Calligraphy and illustration by R.P.Hale. Printed for Bill and Mary Ewert to celebrate Bill and Nan Heyen's visit to Concord, NH in April 1992. Number 4 of 36 large-paper specially printed copies signed by the author and the calligrapher.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 42Hall, Donald. Daylilies on the Hill. Ewert, 1992.

Galley proofs.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 43Heaney, Seamus. Iron Spike. Ewert, 1992. Broadside.

Linoleum block vignette cut by Gino Lee. Designed by John Kristensen and printed at Firefly Press in an edition of 100 copies signed by the author. Dedicated to Donald Hall and Jane Kenyon of Eagle Pond Farm.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 44Sarton, May. A Handful of Thyme. Ewert, 1992. Broadside.

Original woodcut by Mary Azarian. One of 50 copies specially printed at Firefly Press as a broadside and signed by the author and artist.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 45Hall, Donald. Old Roses. Ewert, 1992. Broadside.

One of 50 copies specially printed at Firefly Press and signed by the author.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 46Snodgrass, W.D. Winter. Ewert, 1992. Broadside.

Number 3 of 36 copies printed on special paper and signed by the author and artist. One of 10 copies printed on special paper and hand-colored, signed by the author and artist.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 47Heaney, Seamus. Poet's Chair. Ewert, 1993. Broadside.

Linoleum block illustration copyright 1993 by Dimitri Hadzi. Design by Gino Lee. Produced for distribution at a gala celebration held on May 15, 1993, to honor Robert and Jana Kiely in the twentieth year of their service as Master and Associate Master of Adams House, Harvard University. One of 1000 photo-offset copies. Number 3 of 100 signed by the author and illustrator.

Oversize Box 1, Folder 48Sarton, May. Bliss. Ewert, 1993. Broadside.

Copy 4 of 36 copies special signed by the author and the calligrapher.

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Oversize Box 2, Folder 1Hall, Donald. Mount Kearsarge Shines. Ewert, 1993. Broadside.

Reprinted from The Museum of Clear Ideas (New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1993). Calligraaphy and illustration by R.P.Hale. Number 3 of 30 numbered copies signed by the author and the illustrator.

Oversize Box 2, Folder 2Snodgrass, W.D. Snowdrops. Ewert, 1993. Broadside.

Reprinted from Each in His Season (Brockport, NY: BOA Editions, Ltd., 1993). Calligraphy and illustration by R.P.Hale. Number 3 of 30 numbered copies printed on special paper and signed by the author and calligrapher. One of 10 watercolored ad personam copies printed on special paper and signed by the author and calligrapher.

Oversize Box 2, Folder 3Sarton, May. Of Molluscs. Ewert, 1994. Broadside.

Reprinted from Collected Poems, 1930-1993 (New York: W.W.Norton & Company). Illustration reproduced from an original wood engraving by Thomas Bewick. This edition, designed by John Kristensen, printed at Firefly Press, for William B. Ewert to honor May Sarton on her 82nd birthday, May 3, 1994. One of 40 copies on special paper signed by the author.

Oversize Box 2, Folder 4Hall, Donald. Blue. Ewert, 1994. Broadside.

Previously appeared in The Nation. Original woodcut by Mary Azarian, printed directely from the block. Printed at Firefly Press for private distribution. One of 40 copies printed on special paper and signed by the author and the artist.

Oversize Box 2, Folder 5Heyen, William. Owl Winter. Ewert, 1994. Broadside.

Illustration reproduced from an original wood engraving by Thomas Bewick. This first edition limited to 400 copies printed at the Firefly Press for private distribution. Number 3 of 30 copies printed on special paper and signed by the author.

Oversize Box 2, Folder 6Sarton, May. After the War. Ewert, 1994. Broadside.

Illustration by Thomas Bewick. Printed at Firefly Press. Number 3 of 40 copies on special paper and signed by the author.

Oversize Box 2, Folder 7Snodgrass, W.D. From Snow Songs. Ewert, 1994. Broadside.

Reprinted from Each in His Season (Brockport, NY: BOA Editions, Ltd., 1993). Calligraphy and illustration by R.P. Hale. Number 3 of 30 numbered copies printed on special paper and signed by the author and calligrapher.

Oversize Box 2, Folder 8Hall, Donald. Surface. Ewert, 1995. Broadside.

Calligraphy and illustration by R.P. Hale. This first edition produced in October 1995 by the publisher for the New Hampshire Science Teachers Association to recognize outstanding teachers of science and ecology from the Granite State. Number 106 of 150 signed by the author and calligrapher.

Oversize Box 2, Folder 9Heyen, William. Trepidation. Ewert, 1995. Broadside.

Calligraphy and illustration by R.P. Hale. Printed for Bill and Mary Ewert to celebrate Bill and Han Heyen's visit to Concord, N.H. in October 1995. Number 3 of 40 copies specially printed and signed by the author and calligrapher.

Oversize Box 2, Folder 10Hall, Donald. The Pageant. Ewert, 1995. Broadside.

Relief engraving by Barry Moser. Designed by John Kristensen and printed at Firefly Press. One of 75 copies signed by the author and artist. One of 30 artist's proofs on Molino signed by the author and the artist.

Oversize Box 2, Folder 11Heyen, William. Heaven. Ewert, 1995. Broadside.

This poem is the seventeenth section of a longer sequence entitled Annuli. Calligraphy and illustration by R.P. Hale. Number 3 of 30 printed on special paper and signed by the author and the calligrapher.

Oversize Box 2, Folder 12Sarton, May. May Time Surpass. Ewert, 1997. Broadside.

This poem, copyright 1997 by the Estate of May Sarton, was originally called "The Enemy." This is its first appearance. The original wood cut, copyright 1997 by Bruce Chandler, was printed directly from the block. Number 3 of 50 copies designed by John Kristensen and printed at Firefly Press on special paper to celebrate the 85th anniversary of May Sarton's birth. Signed by the artist.

Oversize Box 2, Folder 13Simic, Charles. In the Library. Ewert, 1997. Broadside.

Copyright 1990, reprinted by permission of Harcourt Brace Jovanovich from The Book of Gods and Devils. Designed by John Kristensen and printed at Firefly Press for private distribution by the Friends of the University of New Hampshire Library. The original relief engraving by Barry Moser, was printed directly from the block. One of 150 copies printed on Rives heavyweight paper and signed by the author and artist. One of 200 copies signed by the author and inscribed "To the "New" Dimond Library."

Oversize Box 2, Folder 14Updike, John. Down Time. Ewert, 1997. Broadside.

Previously appeared in Poetry. The original relief engraving by Barry Moser, was printed directly from the block. This first edition printed by John Kristensen at Firefly Press from hand-set Cochin type. Proof sheets. One of 60 copies on Rives Heavyweight paper signed by the author and the artist. One of 30 copies on Twinrocker Yale paper, signed.

Oversize Box 2, Folder 15Snodgrass, W.D. Spring (from Vivaldi's Four Seasons). Ewert, 1998. Broadside.

Translated by W.D. Snodgrass; calligraphy and illustration by R.P. Hale. This poem previously appeared in Targ Editions No. 20. Number 3 of 25 printed on special paper, signed by the author and the artist. Number iii of xv printed on special paper and colored, signed by the author and the artist.

Oversize Box 2, Folder 16Snodgrass, W.D. Summer (from Vivaldi's Four Seasons). Ewert, 1998. Broadside.

Translated by W.D. Snodgrass; calligraphy and illustration by R.P. Hale. This poem previously appeared in Targ Editions No. 20. Number 3 of 25 printed on special paper, signed by the author and the artist. Number iii of xv printed on special paper and colored, signed by the author and the artist.

Oversize Box 2, Folder 17Updike, John. The Women Who Got Away. Ewert, 1998.

Galley proofs.

Oversize Box 2, Folder 18Updike, John. Bech: His Oeuvre. Ewert, 2000.

Galley proofs. Original art work by Arnold Roth.

Oversize Box 2, Folder 19Updike, John. Rainbow. Ewert, 2001. Broadside.

This poem, copyright by John Updike, previously appeared in The Atlantic Monthly. Issued in March 2001 to honor the 35th Anniversary of the New Hampshire Science Teachers Association. Designed and printed at Firefly Press in a first edition limited to 85 copies signed by the author.

Subseries B: Collecting

Folders 20-24, Authors; Folder 25, Artists; Folders 26-29, Collecting.

Oversize Box 2, Folder 20Clemente, Vince.
  • The Canvasback of Little Africa. Broadside. Copyright 1980 by Vince Clemente. Street Press. Published in a limited edition of 276, 26 of which are lettered and signed by the author. Number 11 of 276, inscribed to W.B.E. by the author.
Oversize Box 2, Folder 21Heyen, William.
  • At West Hills, Long Island. Broadside. Original wood engraving by John DePol. Stone House Press Broadside Number 12. Edition is limited to 26 lettered copies and 135 numbered and signed. Number E of 26, inscribed to W.B.E. by the author.
Oversize Box 2, Folder 22Kinnell, Galway.
  • The Geese. Broadside. Copyright 1985 by Galway Kinnell. The paper was made by Claire Van Vliet and printed at Janus Press in an edition of 100 copies. Signed by the author.
Oversize Box 2, Folder 23Rukeyser, Muriel.
  • St. Roach. Broadside. One of 150 copies printed for Poetry Against the End of the World, New York City, May 26, 1982.
Oversize Box 2, Folder 24Snodgrass, W. D.
  • Selected Poems 1957-1987. Broadside. Hand colored etching by DeLoss McGraw. Promotional broadside put out by Soho Press to promote 1987 anthology of Snodgrass' poetry by the same title. "200 impressions of this broadside handpulled at Brighton Press." Number 124 of 200, signed by the author and the artist, inscribed to W.B.E. by the author.
Oversize Box 2, Folder 25Miner, Denise.
  • A Fragment of a Letter from Vincent Van Gogh to His Brother Theo. Broadside. Linoleum cut by Denise Miner. Designed and printed by Russell Maret, 1991. One copy signed by the author. One copy inscribed by the author to May Sarton.
Oversize Box 2, Folder 26Small presses
  • Northouse & Northouse. American Poetry Portfolio. Broadsides. (2) complete sets, printed in 1988. One set is letter R, one set in number 30. All are signed by the authors.
  • Davison, Scott. Soft Salvation. Copyright 1987 by Scott Davison. "Designed and printed by David Holman at the Wind River Press for Northouse & Northouse. Copies numbered 1-100 and lettered A-Z are published as a portion of the American Poetry Portfolio. Copies numbered i-xv are separately published in paper wrappers."
  • Stafford, William. Geogrpahy Lesson. Copyright 1987 by William Stafford; originally published in The Texas Review. "Designed and printed at Red Ozier Press for Northouse & Northouse. Copies numbered 1-100 and lettered A-Z are published as a portion of the American Poetry Portfolio. Copies numbered i-xxx are separately published in paper wrappers."
  • Updike, John. Two Sonnets. "Designed and printed by David Holman at the Wind River Press for Northouse & Northouse. "Oxford, Thirty Years After" reprinted by permission; copyright 1986 by John Updike. Originally in the New Yorker. "Somewhere Else" was originally published as "Somewhere" in The New Republic. Reprinted by permission of The New Republic, copyright 1986 by The New Republic, Inc. Copies numbered 1-100 and lettered A-Z of Two Sonnets are published as a portion of the American Poetry Portfolio. Copies numbered i-xl are separately published in paper wrappers."
  • McHugh, Heather. From 20,000 Feet. Copyright 1987 by Heather McHugh. "Designed and printed by the Press of A. Colish for Northouse & Northouse. From 20,000 Feet was originally published in the Michigan Quarterly Review. Copies numbered 1-100 and A-Z are published as a portion of the American Poetry Portfolio. Copies numbered i-xx are separately published in paper wrapper."
  • Ginsberg, Allen. Capitol Air. Copyright 1987 by Allen Ginsburg. "Designed and printed at Red Ozier Press for Northouse & Northouse. Capitol Air was originally published in The Aquarian. Copies numbered 1-100 and lettered A-Z are published as a portion of the American Poetry Portfolio. Copies numbered i-xl are separately published in wrappers."
  • Nemerov, Howard. Landscape with Self-Portrait. Text copyright 1987 by Howard Nemerov. Illustration copyright 1987 by Penny Moran. "Designed and printed by W. Thomas Taylor for Northouse & Northouse. Copies numbered 1-100 and lettered A-Z of Landscape with Self-Portrait are published as a portion of the American Poetry Portfolio. Copies i-xxx are separately published in wrappers." This broadside in set number 30 is unsigned.
  • Heyen, William. Mother and Son. Copyright 1987 by William Heyen. Wood engraving by Rik Olson. "Designed and printed by Leigh McLellan for Northouse & Northouse. Mother and Son was originally published in Poetry. Copies numbered 1-100 and lettered A-Z are published as a portion of the American Poetry Portfolio. Copies i-xxx are separately published in paper wrappers."
  • Pastan, Linda. Mother Eve. Copyright 1987 by Linda Pastan. "Designed and printed by W. Thomas Taylor for Northouse & Northouse. It was first published in The Georgia Review. Copies numbered 1-100 and lettered A-Z are published as a portion of the American Poetry Portfolio. Copies numbered i-xx are separately published in wrappers."
Oversize Box 2, Folder 27Rook Press items:
  • Partial collection of Rook Press Broadsides, First Series, 1975.
  • Descriptive pamphlets of broadsides 1-4 and 6.

Broadsides:

  • Samuel Hazo. The Duel that is Vertical: (broadside 1). Number 29 of three hundred, signed by the author and the artist. Number 112 of three hundred, signed by the author.
  • William Heyen. Mermaid: (broadside 2). Proof without illustration. Artist's proof, signed by the artist. Number 25 of three hundred, inscribed to W.B.E. by the author. Number 127 of three hundred.
  • Charles Simic. Further Adventures of Charles Simic: (broadside 3). Number 212 of three hundred, signed by the author.
  • Richard Wilbur. Two Riddles from Aldheim: (broadside 4). Number 135 of three hundred.
  • Karen Swenson. The Psychologist: (broadside 6). Number 75 of three hundred, signed by the author and the artist. Number 212 of three hundred, signed by the author.
Oversize Box 2, Folder 28Sun Hill Press/Darrell Hyder:
  • Within the Parameters. Broadside. "Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address of 1863" as translated and copyrighted 1995 by Robert S. Kyff is reprinted with his permission by The Sun Hill Press, for friends of the written word well printed."
  • Explanatory letter from Hyder to collectors describing how the broadside came to be printed.
Oversize Box 2, Folder 29Sketch by Robert P. Tristram Coffin [a relative of Mary Ewert's], pen and ink wash on black construction paper.

Subseries C: Woodblocks

Oversize Box 3
Item 1Woodblock by Curt Carpenter used for Witness by William Heyen, 1978.
Item 2Metal plate block by David Allen used for Almond by William Heyen, 1979.
Item 3Woodblock by David Allen used for Calling With Owls by Martin Booth, 1979.
Item 4Woodblock by Gillian Tyler used for Woodsman by Galway Kinnell, 1982.
Item 5Two woodblocks (one cracked) by Gillian Tyler used for Fundamental Project of Technology by Galway Kinnell, 1983.
Item 6Two woodblocks (one cracked) by Gillian Tyler used for Fundamental Project of Technology by Galway Kinnell, 1983.
Item 7Three woodblocks designed by Lance Hidy for Molly's Dog by Alice Adams, 1983.
Item 8Three woodblocks designed by Lance Hidy for Molly's Dog by Alice Adams, 1983.
Item 9Three woodblocks designed by Lance Hidy for Molly's Dog by Alice Adams, 1983.
Item 10Engraving by J. J. Lankes used for Measure by Donald Hall, 1983.
Item 11Woodblock by Gillian Tyler used for Two Poems by Denise Levertov, 1983.
Item 12Woodblocks by Gillian Tyler used for The Boy Made of Meat by W.D. Snodgrass, 1983 (3 different illustrations).
Item 13Woodblocks by Gillian Tyler used for The Boy Made of Meat by W.D. Snodgrass, 1983 (3 different illustrations).
Item 14Woodblocks by Gillian Tyler used for The Boy Made of Meat by W.D. Snodgrass, 1983 (3 different illustrations).
Item 15Engraving by Thomas Bewick used for The Trophy by William Heyen, 1986.
Item 16Woodblocks by Mary Azarian used for The Painter and the Fish by Raymond Carver, 1988 (2 different illustrations).
Item 17Woodblocks by Mary Azarian used for The Painter and the Fish by Raymond Carver, 1988 (2 different illustrations).
Item 18Woodblocks by Mary Azarian used for Auction by Galway Kinnell, 1989 (6 different illustrations).
Item 19Woodblocks by Mary Azarian used for Auction by Galway Kinnell, 1989 (6 different illustrations).
Item 20Woodblocks by Mary Azarian used for Auction by Galway Kinnell, 1989 (6 different illustrations).
Item 21Woodblocks by Mary Azarian used for Auction by Galway Kinnell, 1989 (6 different illustrations).
Item 22Woodblocks by Mary Azarian used for Auction by Galway Kinnell, 1989 (6 different illustrations).
Item 23Woodblocks by Mary Azarian used for Auction by Galway Kinnell, 1989 (6 different illustrations).
Item 24Woodblock by Mary Azarian used for Small Joys by May Sarton, 1990.
Item 25Woodblock by Mary Azarian used for Friendship and Friendship and Illness by May Sarton, 1990.
Item 26Metal plate used for title of Star and Other Poems by Mihai Eminescu (trans. by W.D. Snodgrass, 1990).
Item 27Woodblocks by Mary Azarian used for Mint by Seamus Heaney, 1991 (2 different illustrations).
Item 28Woodblocks by Mary Azarian used for Mint by Seamus Heaney, 1991 (2 different illustrations).
Item 29Woodblock by Mary Azarian used for Blue by Donald Hall, 1994.
Item 30Unidentified woodblocks.
Item 31Unidentified woodblocks.
Item 32Unidentified woodblocks.
Item 33Unidentified woodblocks.
Item 34Unidentified woodblocks.
Item 35Unidentified woodblocks.
Oversize Box 4
Item 1-6Woodblocks, 2018 additions

This box contains six woodblocks, possibly all by Mary Azarian. Their publications are not identified on the blocks.

Map Drawer 8-9Broadsides and Prints

Large format broadsides and prints, and their associated proofs, are stored in Map Drawers 8-9.