Guide to the Jay Bradford Fowler, Jr. papers, 1969-1997

Jay Bradford Fowler, Jr. C0046


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Descriptive Summary

Repository George Mason University. Special Collections and Archives.
Creator Jay Bradford Fowler, 1951-1999
Title Jay Bradford Fowler, Jr. papers
Date 1969-1997
Physical Characteristics 53.75 linear feet(43 boxes)
Abstract This collection contains poems and manuscripts by Jay Bradford Fowler, Jr. It includes scrapbooks, photographs, notes, and videotapes.
Collection number C0046
Language English

Biographical Information

Jay Bradford Fowler, Jr. was born in Boston, Massachusetts on July 7, 1951. In 1987, he received a Bachelor of Arts in English at George Mason University where he was editor of The George Mason Review. That same year Fowler won the American Poetry Association's Grand Prize and two other awards in their Winter 1987 National Poetry Competition. A prolific and well-recognized poet, his poems have appeared in national magazines, such as The American Poetry Review, America, Anthology of Magazine Verse and Yearbook of American Poetry (1984 and 1988), Bouillabaisse, The Classical Bulletin, Yankee, and Cosmic Trend of Canada. Books by Fowler include Psalm Book for the White Butterfly (1985), Writing Down the Light (1987), Who Will Remember? (1989), The Onlooker (1990), Living at the Light House (1990), Laying Siege to the Light (1991), Looking Back on Consciousness (1993), The Longing For Paradise (1994), and The Soul (1995).

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Scope and Content

This collection contains poems and manuscripts by Jay Bradford Fowler, Jr. It includes scrapbooks, photographs, notes, and videotapes.

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Arrangement

Organized by subject.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

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Related Material

Special Collections and Archives also holds the E.P. Conkle papers.

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Index Terms

Persons:

Fowler, Jay Bradford, 1951-

Subjects:

American poetry--20th century.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jay Bradford Fowler, Jr. papers, Collection #C0046, Special Collections and Archives, George Mason University Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by Jay Bradford Fowler in 1996-1998.

Processing Information

Processed by Special Collections and Archives staff. EAD markup completed by Eron Ackerman and Jordan Patty in April 2009.

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Contents List

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