Skip to main content

Barton Sutter Collection of Robert Bly Books

 Collection
Identifier: Mss081N

Scope and Content Note

Collection includes 10 books once owned by poet Robert Bly and subsequently purchased by poet Barton Sutter.

Dates

  • Copyright: 1950-1989

Language of Materials

English, Norwegian, Spanish

Restrictions on Access

Collection is available for research in the Andersen Library reading room.

Restrictions on Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical Note

Poet Barton Sutter is the author of nine books, a three-time winner of the Minnesota Book Award, and the first Poet Laureate of Duluth. Sutter has maintained a strong interest in the work of poet Robert Bly for many years after after reading Bly's Slience in the Snowy Fields (1964). In 2014, Sutter discovered that the library of Robert Bly's Moose Lake home had been purchased by the proprietor of Chester Creek Books in Duluth. Examining the volumes offered for sale, Sutter selected ten books that bore the marks of Bly's ownership and study.

Extent

1 Linear foot

Abstract

Collection includes 10 books once owned by poet Robert Bly and subsequently purchased by poet Barton Sutter. The books in the collection contain marginalia and many include as select correspondence and other notes tucked inside the pages.

Physical Location

Mezz (R69, D6, S6)

Acquisition

Purchase, 2019.

Related Materials

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

Processing Information

In addition to this finding aid, the collection has been cataloged. Individual titles and can be found by using the search term "Mss081n" in the University of Minnesota Libraries catalog at www.lib.umn.edu.
Title
Barton Sutter Collection of Robert Bly Books
Author
Kathryn J Hujda
Date
February 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Upper Midwest Literary Archives Collecting Area

Contact: