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Subseries 2.2e
Speeches, 1980-2000
Boxes 108-109

Scope and Content Note

The section consists of drafts of speeches written by Anthony Hecht from circa 1980-2000 including introductions to speakers, eulogies, commencement addrsses, honoroay degree citations, and other miscellaneous addresses. Related material may be found with the drafts, including notes and correspondence.

Arrangement Note

Arranged into four sections: introductions, eulogies, commencement addresses, and other speeches.

Introductions
Box Folder Content
108 1 Introduction to William Arrowsmith
108 2 Introduction to Elizabeth Bishop, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters Gold Medal for Poetry
108 3 Introduction to Edward Braithwaite, Library of Congress
108 4 Introduction to Joseph Brodsky
108 5 Introduction to Joseph Brodsky, Library of Congress
108 6 Introduction to Joseph Brodsky, Poetry Center
108 7 Introduction to Nicholas Christopher
108 8 Introduction to Amy Clampitt and Robert Pinsky, Library of Congress
108 9 Introduction to Denis Donoghue
108 10 Introduction to George Elliott, Writers' Workshop
108 11 Introduction to Richard Ellmann, Library of Congress
108 12 Introductions for 50th Anniversary of Academy of American Poets, Library of Congress
108 13 Introduction to George Harry Ford, TS notes
108 14 Introduction to Harry Ford tribute
108 15 Introduction to Northrop Frye, Library of Congress
108 16 Introduction to William Gass, Hyam Plutzik Poetry Series, University of Rochester
108 17 Introduction to Shirley Hazzard, Library of Congress
108 18 Introduction to Seamus Heaney, Folger Library
108 19 Introduction to Elizabeth Holohan
108 20 Introduction to John Hollander and John Irwin
108 21 Introduction to Randall Jarrell
108 22 Introduction to Sydney Lea and David St. John
108 23 Introduction to Brad Leithauser, Hyam Plutzik Poetry Series, University of Rochester
108 24 Introduction to Brad and Mark Leithauser, Folger Library
108 25 Introduction to Robert Lowell, Hyam Plutzik Poetry Series, University of Rochester
108 26 Introduction to William Meredith, Hyam Plutzik Poetry Series, University of Rochester
108 27 Introduction to William Merwin, Folger Library
108 28 Introduction to W.S. Merwin
108 29 Introduction to Richard Murphy
108 30 Introduction to Richard Murphy, Jon Stallworthy, Library of Congress
108 31 Introduction to reading of "The Eclogue of the Shepherd and the Townie"
108 32 Introduction to reading of "Rites and Ceremonies" on Yom Kippur, TS draft
108 33 Introduction to Peter Sacks, Folger Library Emily Dickinson Birthday Tribute
108 34 Introduction to W.D. Snodgrass, Hyam Plutzik Poetry Series,
108 35 Introduction to Jon Stallworthy
108 36 Introduction to Mark Strand
108 37 Introduction to Jean Valentine, Folger Shakespeare Library, TS
108 38 Introduction to Mona Van Duyn
108 39 Introduction to Derek Walcott, TS
108 40 Introduction to Derek Walcott, Hyam Plutzik Poetry Series, University of Rochester
108 41 Introduction to Richard Wilbur, Hyam Plutzik Poetry Series, University of Rochester
108 42 Introduction to Richard Wilbur and William Meredith
108 43 Introduction to Norman Williams
108 44 Introduction to Jonathan Wordsworth
108 45 Introduction to Charles Louis Strouse, Hanna Holborn Gray, Asa Briggs, Jesse T. Moore, University of Rochester Commencement, 1980
108 46 Introduction to Edward Brathwaite, Library of Congress, October 5, 1982, TS
108 47 Introductions for "An Evening of Scandanavian Poetry," Library of Congress, October 12, 1982, TS
108 48 Introduction to Carolyn Forché and George Starbuck, Library of Congress, October 26, 1982, TS
108 49 Introduction to Alfred Corn and Carl Dennis, Library of Congress, November 8, 1982, TS
108 50 Introduction to Ralph Ellison, Library of Congress, February 15, 1983, TS
108 51 Introduction to Richard Murphy and Jon Stallworthy, Library of Congress, February 22, 1983, TS
108 52 Introduction to Richard Ellmann, Library of Congress, March 1, 1983, TS
108 53 Introduction to Alicia Ostriker and Dave Smith, Library of Congress, April 11, 1983, TS
108 54 Introduction to Stephen Spender, Library of Congress, April 19, 1983, TS
108 55 Introduction to Reed Whittemore, Library of Congress, November 1, 1983, TS
108 56 Introductions to speakers at George Orwell program, Library of Congress, 1984
108 57 Introduction to John Frederick Nims, O.B. Hardison Poet, 1993
108 58 Introduction to Thom Gunn, Award of Merit Medal for Poetry, American Academy of Arts and Letters, May 20, 1998
Eulogies
109 1 William (Bill) Arrowsmith, TS, draft, correspondence
109 2 Leonard Baskin, drafts 1, 2 TS with proof and correspondence
109 3 Irma Brandeis, drafts 1, 2, TS, correspondence, notes
109 4 George Elliott
109 5 Harry Ford, drafts 1, 2, 3 TS
109 6 "O.B." [Hardison}, TS, two drafts
109 7 O.B. Hardison, TS with TS draft of additions [for publication?]
109 8 Roger Hecht, TS draft
109 9 "James Merrill Memorial," TS draft
109 10 Howard Nemerov, drafts 1, 2 TS
109 11 James Wright, draft 1, 2 TS
Commencement Addresses
109 12 Untitled commencement address, TS
109 13 Commencement Address, Rhode Island School of Design, TS draft
109 14 Commencement speeches, University of Rochester
109 15 Untitled address to graduating seniors, June 1967, TS draft
109 16 Commencement Address at Towson State, January 5, 1983, Draft 1, TS
109 17 Commencement Address at Towson State, January 5, 1983, Draft 2, TS
109 18 Commencement Address at Towson State, January 5, 1983, related materials, TS
109 19 "If You're So Smart, Why Aren't You Rich?" Commencement Address at University of Rochester, May 1987, notes, TS drafts
109 20 Commencement Address, St. John Fisher College, 1989, TS, commencement procedure, program
Other
109 21 Acceptance speech for The Charles Flint Kellogg Award in Arts and Letters, Bard College, 1982, TS with program, correspondence, and "Remarks,"
109 22 Acceptance speech for the Distinguished Alumnus Award, Horace Mann School, May 20, 2000, TS, two drafts
109 23 "Address on Yellowjacket Day," notes, draft 1 TS, photocopies of drafts 2, 3, 4, 5
109 24 "An Address to Rochester Businessmen," TS draft
109 25 Address to students at Harley School
109 26 Address to the Forbes Luncheon
109 27 Address to the Southeastern Conference on English in the Two-Year College, draft 1, 2 TS
109 28 "ASLC Talk," delivered at eighth annual conference of the Association of Literary Scholars and Critics, 2003, TS
109 29 Comments prefacing a reading of T.S. Eliot's Ariel poems, TS draft
109 30 Convocation address
109 31 Edward Peck Curtis Award, University of Rochester, David Charles Farden, drafts 1, 2 TS, notes, nomination
109 32 "A Few Words Before Beethoven," first Wilson Day Address, University of Rochester, TS
109 33 "Eliot Memorial Reading/St. Louis," TS
109 34 Emily Dickinson Birthday Poetry Reading at Folger Library, December 10, 1996
109 35 "Gossip," drafts 1, 2 TS, TS
109 36 Honorary Degree Citation, University of Rochester, Joseph Brodsky, drafts 1, 2 TS, notes
109 37 Honorary Degree Citation, University of Rochester, Melvin Eggers, TS, correspondence, background material
109 38 Honorary Degree Citation, University of Rochester, Richard Ellmann, TS
109 39 Honorary Degree Citation, University of Rochester, Ieoh Ming Pei, drafts 1, 2 TS, notes
109 40 Honorary Degree Citation, University of Rochester, Gilbert Jesse Stork, drafts 1, 2 TS, notes, correspondence
109 41 "The Intent of the Poet, TS
109 42 "The Ivy and the Crepe," TS draft
109 43 Library of Congress Copyright Office Centenary, 1997 program schedule, TS draft
109 44 "Little Known Facts in the Sex Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe," TS, copy
109 45 Los Angeles Times Book Prize, acceptance speech, April 2004, TS
109 46 "Poetry and Religion," West Chester University Poetry Conference, Panel on Religion and Poetry, 2004, TS, related conference materials
109 47 "Six Evenings with America's Premier Authors and Artists," A Series of Programs at the Smithsonian, TS
109 48 "Smut: An Address to the Friends of the Rochester Public Library"
109 49 Termination of appointment as Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress
109 50 Untitled acceptance speech
109 51 Untitled address to incoming University of Rochester freshman class
109 52 Untitled address to senior class, photocopy of TS draft
109 53 Untitled on 'why I find the University of Rochester a good place to teach,' TS draft
109 54 Untitled talk regarding reviews of three books: Harold Nicholson's Diaries and Letters, volume 1; Bertrand Russell's Autobiography, and Nicky X. Mariano's, Forty Years with Berenson, TS draftAutobiography, and Nicky X. Mariano's, Forty Years with Berenson, TS draft
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