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University of Minnesota Libraries collection of Robert Bly event materials

Identifier: Mss081F

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains news clippings, advertisements, ephemeral items, speakers' papers, photographs, and videorecordings surrounding the exhibit and conference sponsored by the University of Minnesota Libraries in 2009 honoring poet, translator, social critic, and publisher, Robert Bly. A DVD of a Robert Bly reading in 2006 is also included, in addition to other materials gathered by the Archives and Special Collections staff of the University of Minnesota Libraries.


  • 1999-2009


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Restrictions on Access

The collection is open and available for use by researchers in the Andersen Library Reading Room.

Restrictions on Use

Copyright retained by the creator.


1.5 Cubic Feet (7 folders; 1 oversize tube; 1 oversize box; 1 shoe box; 1 CD box)


This collection contains materials gathered and created by the University of Minnesota Libraries staff relating to poet, translator, and activist Robert Bly.


The files are arranged in alphabetical order.

Physical Location

Mezz (R69, D6, S6); MLAC Crossover (5 drawer Wooden case); AV (R2, D2, S4)


The collection was gathered by the Archivist for the Robert Bly papers 2008-2009.

Related Material

Related collections at the University of Minnesota Libraries include: Robert Bly Papers (Mss081).

Processing Information

The collection was processed and the finding aid written by Ann Mulfort in 2010, and by Kathryn Hujda in 2014.

University of Minnesota Libraries collection of Robert Bly event materials
Ann Mulfort
April 2010
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Collecting Area Details

Contact The Upper Midwest Literary Archives Collecting Area