Links and Resources

The bulk of May Swenson’s papers--her correspondence with other writers and with publishers, her first drafts of poems, manuscripts, proofs, and all other related writings--are at the Olin Library, Washington University, St. Louis, MO.  You can review their holdings online at 

The English Department of Utah State University, in Logan, Utah, has materials relating to May Swenson and also has a special room devoted to her, which includes her desk, bookcases with copies of her work including those in translation, and broadsides.  For information, contact Professor Paul Crumbley at

There are Swenson materials also at the Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin.  Contact for additional information.

The Pierpont Morgan Library, in New York, has the manuscript for a talk May Swenson gave for the Academy of American Poets, April 5, 1984.  See Record ID 192850,

(Additional listings will be added as they are discovered.)