James Liddy Papers, 1927-2009,  (bulk 1967-2009)

Summary Information

Title: James Liddy Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1927-2009
Bulk Dates: 1967-2009

  • Liddy, James, 1934-2008
Call Number: UWM Manuscript Collection 300

  • 15.2 cubic ft. (38 boxes)
  • 2 digital video files (5.18 GB)

Archival Location:
UW-Milwaukee Libraries, Archives / Milwaukee Area Research Ctr. (Map)

The collection documents James Liddy's life as a poet and professor. Liddy was born and raised in Ireland, and after briefly practicing law, he turned to a life of poetry. He moved to San Francisco in 1967 and began teaching poetry and English at various institutions across the U.S. before finally settling down at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 1976, where he taught for over 30 years. The collection contains primarily correspondence, literary papers, and general files. Some of his works include: In a Blue Smoke (1964), Baudelaire's Bar Flowers (1975), A White Thought in a White Shade (1987), Collected Poems (1994), and The Doctor’s House (2004).

Language: English

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-mil-uwmmss0300
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