John Malcolm Brinnin papers supplement

Container List


The supplement to the papers of John Malcolm Brinnin begins with box number 48; this continues the box numbering sequence begun in the original collection of papers.

The material in the supplement is arranged in six series beginning with Series I. Correspondence, which is arranged alphabetically by correspondent and chronologically within each folder.

Series II. Writing by Brinnin includes four subseries: 1) journals, 2) memoir, 3) poetry, and 4) published material. The journals and drafts of the unfinished memoir are arranged in chronological order. The poetry is arranged alphabetically by the title of each poem and the published material is in rough chronological order.

Series III. Writing by others is arranged alphabetically by writer.

Series IV. Photographs, negatives, and slides, is divided into several categories: images of Brinnin alone, Brinnin with others, images of other individuals, images of Dylan Thomas and his family or environs, family photographs, photographs by Sima, photographs of artwork and landscapes, negatives, and slides. Photographs are arranged chronologically in each folder.

Series V. Printed material includes four subseries: 1) books, 2) journals and magazines, 3) programs, offprints, brochures, and catalogs, and 4) clippings and tear sheets. The first three subseries are arranged in alphabetical order by author or title (in the case of the journals and magazines). Clippings and tear sheets are arranged in chronological order within each folder.

Series VI. Personal papers has five subseries: 1) personal and family documents, 2) material related to Brinnin's personal interests, 3) material related to Brinnin's participation in organizations, 4) interview or readings by Brinnin, and 5) miscellaneous material. Material is arranged chronologically within each folder.