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"A Song for My Father" (Complete Sequence)/I chanced on a photo., 01/01/1985-12/31/1986

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 23
Identifier: 29512

Series-level Scope and Content Note

From the Series:

(Box 3, Folders 1 - 32; Box 4, Folders 1 - 18) Contains manuscripts and related material. Arrangement is alphabetical by title of the poem or work.


  • 01/01/1985-12/31/1986

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From the Collection: 1.90 Linear Feet (5 Hollinger boxes (4 Document cases, 1 Record Storage Carton),)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Container Summary

This is the first poem in the complete cycle of poems entitled, "A Song for My Father" published in a book of poetry by the same title. The cycle is dedicated to the memory of DE's father, Thomas Dugan (1902-1985). Contains AMs and TMs for, "I chanced on a photo." Note: This and ensuing poems in this cycle bear no titles. They are referred to by their first lines.

Subjects and Associated Physical Materials


Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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