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David Lehman Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM19-33

Form of Material

Manuscripts of his poetry, an essay & ephemera.


  • 2006-2014


Conditions Governing Access

Noncirculating; available for research.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Biographical / Historical

David Lehman is a poet, non-fiction writer, and literary critic, and the founder and series editor for The Best American Poetry. He was a writer and freelance journalist for fifteen years, writing for such publications as Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times. In 2006, Lehman served as Editor for the new Oxford Book of American Poetry. He taught and was the Poetry Coordinator at The New School in New York City until May 2018.


18 Items (1 folder) : 302A.B1.A4

Language of Materials



Given By: David Lehman (in honor of Dr. Angela Ball) via Jennifer Brannock

Date of Receipt: Received by JB August 11, 2017 & transferred February 1, 2019

Related Materials

Poems in the manner of by David Lehman. McCain Library, 3rd Floor Brooks Reading Room Special Collections Stacks PS3562.E428 A6 2017

The state of the art: a chronicle of American poetry, 1988-2014 by David Lehman. Online

David Lehman Collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Historical Manuscripts and Photographs Repository

118 College Drive - 5148
Hattiesburg MS 39406-0001