X. J. Kennedy Papers
Scope and Contents
The X. J. Kennedy papers contain drafts, proofs, dummies, correspondence, and other material related to children's books, including books of poetry, by author and poet X. J. Kennedy.
- Creation: 1970 - 2001
- Kennedy, X. J. (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
Conditions Governing 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 / Historical
X. J. Kennedy is an author, poet, translator, teacher, and editor. He is best known for his works of children's poetry. He was born Joseph Charles Kennedy in August 1929 in New Jersey and studied at Seton Hall, Columbia University, the Sorbonne, and the University of Michigan. He has taught English at various universities, and has won numerous awards for his writing and poetry. He lives in Lexington, MA.
1.25 Cubic Feet (1 record carton)
Language of Materials
The collection contains written production material related to juvenile works by X. J. Kennedy.
Collection arranged alphabetically by book title, with reviews and correspondence at the end.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of X. J. Kennedy.
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- X. J. Kennedy Papers, 1970-2001
- Caitlin Marineau
- June 2018
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Collecting Area Details
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