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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Correspondence, 1996-2000

Literary Production, 1977-2000

Scrapbook Material, 1983

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Pattiann Rogers:

An Inventory of Her Papers, 1977-2000, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Rogers, Pattiann, 1940-
Title: Pattiann Rogers Papers,
Dates: 1977-2000
Abstract: Papers of author Pattiann Rogers from 1977-2000.
Collection #: R5.2
Quantity: 2 boxes (2.0 linear feet)
Language: English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

The papers relate to Pattiann Rogers's career as a poet. She has published nine books of poetry and several chapbooks. She has received two National Endowment of the Arts grants, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and a Lannan Poetry Fellowship. Awards include Tietjens Prize, the Hokin Prize, the Roethke Prize, and four Pushcart Prizes.

A list of her publications include:

  • Rogers, Pattiann. Quickening Fields. New York: Penguin, 2017.
  • Rogers, Pattiann. Holy Heathen Rhapsody. New York: Penguin, 2013.
  • Rogers, Pattiann. The Grand Array: Writing on Nature, Science, and Spirit. San Antonio: Trinity UP, 2010.
  • Rogers, Pattiann. Summer’s Company. Waldron Island, WA: Brooding Heron Press, 2009.
  • Rogers, Pattiann. Wayfare. New York: Penguin, 2008.
  • Rogers, Pattiann. Firekeeper: Selected Poems. Rev. ed. Minneapolis: Milkweed, 2005.
  • Rogers, Pattiann. Generations. New York: Penguin, 2004.
  • Rogers, Pattiann. Animals and People: The Human Heart in Conflict With Itself. Eugene, OR: Knight Library Press, 2002.
  • Rogers, Pattiann. Song of the World Becoming: New and Collected Poems, 1981-2001. Minneapolis: Milkweed, 2001.
  • Rogers, Pattiann. The Dream of the Marsh Wren: Writing as Reciprocal Creation. Minneapolis: Milkweed, 1999.
  • Rogers, Pattiann, and Joellyn Duesberry. A Covenant of Seasons. New York: Hudson Hills, 1998.
  • Rogers, Pattiann. Eating Bread and Honey. Minneapolis: Milkweed, 1977.
  • Rogers, Pattiann. Firekeeper: New and Selected Poems. Minneapolis: Milkweed, 1994.
  • Rogers, Pattiann. Lies and Devotions. Berkeley, CA: Tangram, 1994.
  • Rogers, Pattiann. Geocentric: Poems. Salt Lake City: Gibbs Smith, 1993.
  • Rogers, Pattiann. Splitting and Binding. Middletown: Wesleyan University, 1989.
  • Rogers, Pattiann. Legendary Performance. Memphis: Ion Books, 1987.
  • Rogers, Pattiann. The Tattooed Lady in the Garden. Middletown: Wesleyan University, 1986.
  • Rogers, Pattiann. The Only Holy Window. Denton, TX: Trilobite Press, 1984.
  • Rogers, Pattiann. The Expectations of Light. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1981.

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Scope and Contents

The collection is composed mostly of correspondence with literary agents and academic professionals between the years 1998-2000. Some of the correspondence comes from fans and friends. A few files include early poems and essays from Rogers' college years, drafts of poems and essays from works written in 2000, an unpublished interview by Bill Yake, and a file of reviews and curriculum vitae.

The collection is in good condition and is part of the James Sowell Family Collection in Literature, Community and the Natural World.

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Organization

The collection is organized into series:

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Some archival collections may be housed in storage outside of the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library building. Requests to retrieve such materials may take up to 10 business days to complete. Please contact our Reference Department to arrange retrieval.

Audio, video, and film recordings may not be immediately accessible due to format, condition, or copyright status. All items must be digitized prior to patron use. Because not all collections materials have been digitized, please contact the Reference Archivist at least 10 days prior to arrival in order to coordinate digitization. Though we can digitize much of our holdings within two weeks, some media may be fragile and require specialized digitization outsourcing, which can take up to three months for completion.

Use Restrictions

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by U.S. copyright law. Copy requests in excess of 5 pages must be approved by the donor or his representative.

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Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Persons)
Rogers, Pattiann, 1940-
Rogers, Pattiann, 1940--Archives.
Rogers, Pattiann, 1940--Awards.
Rogers, Pattiann, 1940--Correspondence.
Rogers, Pattiann, 1940--History and criticism.
Rogers, Pattiann, 1940--Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc.
Rogers, Pattiann, 1940--Manuscripts.
Subjects
American poetry--20th century.
American poetry--Women authors.
Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Natural history.
Natural history in literature.
Poetry.
Poets, American--20th century.
Women and literature--United States.
Women poets, American.
Women poets, American--20th century.

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Related Materials:

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library:

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Pattiann Rogers Papers, 1977-2000, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Accession Information

Collection accession #(s):
2002-0051-X

Purchase, 2002

Processing Information

Processd by: Abel Ramirez, 2002

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Collection Inventory

Correspondence,1996-2000

Box Folder
1 1 Literary Correspondence, A-B, 1998
2 Literary Correspondence, C-D, 1998
3 Literary Correspondence, E-G, 1998
4 Literary Correspondence, H-K, 1998
5 Literary Correspondence, L-M, 1998
6 Literary Correspondence, N-O, 1998
7 Literary Correspondence, P-Q, 1998
8 Literary Correspondence, R-S, 1998
9 Literary Correspondence, T-V, 1998
10 Literary Correspondence, W-Z, 1998
11 Literary Correspondence, A-B, 1999
12 Literary Correspondence, C-D, 1999
13 Literary Correspondence, E-G, 1999
14 Literary Correspondence, H-K, 1999
15 Literary Correspondence, L-M, 1999
16 Literary Correspondence, N-O, 1999
17 Literary Correspondence, P-Q, 1999
18 Literary Correspondence, R-S, 1999
19 Literary Correspondence, T-V, 1999
20 Literary Correspondence, W-Z, 1999
21 Literary Correspondence, A-B, 2000
22 Literary Correspondence, C-D, 2000
23 Literary Correspondence, E-G, 2000
Box Folder
2 1 Literary Correspondence, H-K, 2000
2 Literary Correspondence, L-M, 2000
3 Literary Correspondence, N-O, 2000
4 Literary Correspondence, P-Q, 2000
5 Literary Correspondence, R-S, 2000
6 Literary Correspondence, T-V, 2000
7 Literary Correspondence, W-Z, 2000
8 Literary and Fan Correspondence, 1997-1999
9 Literary and Fan Correspondence, 1998
10 Literary and Fan Correspondence, 1999
11 Literary and Fan Correspondence, 2000
12 Lopez, Barry, 1996

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Literary Production, 1977-2000

Box Folder
2 13 Notes and Drafts of Poems in binder, 1979
14 Notes and Drafts of Poems by Pattiann Rogers, 1979-1980
15 Poems and Drafts and Notes by Pattiann Rogers, 1979
16 Drafts of Poems and Essays, 2000
17 Drafts of Poems and Essays, 2000
18 Reviews and Curriculum Vitae, 1987-1995
19 Unpublished Interview of Pattiann Rogers by Bill Yake, 1997
20 "Why Did Amelia Harris Marry William Booth?" story by Pattiann Rogers, 1977

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Scrapbook Material, 1983

Box Folder
2 21 Photograph of Pattiann Rogers, 1983

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