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Series 1
Correspondence, 1986-2007
Boxes 1-8

Scope and Content Note

The correspondence series contains letters that McBreen wrote and received from 1986-2007. Much of the correspondence is of both a personal and professional nature; notable correspondents include poets and friends such as Rand Brandes, Eamon Grennan, Anne Kennedy, David Mason, Medbh McGuckian, Joan Newmann, and Tom MacIntyre. A significant amount of the correspondence includes faxes to and from McBreen's North American publishers, Robert and Lysa McDowell of Story Line Press. In addition, there is correspondence between McBreen and Salmon Poetry, her Irish publisher. Also included are many acceptance and rejection letters from literary magazines and invitations for readings and lectures, which document the growth of McBreen's career through the 1990s and 2000s. Correspondence related to the research and publication of The White Page can be found in Subseries 2.3: Edited works.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in chronological order.

Scope and Content Note The correspondence series contains letters that McBreen wrote and received from 1986-2007. Much of the correspondence is of both a personal and professional nature; notable correspondents include poets and friends such as Rand Brandes, Eamon Grennan, Anne Kennedy, David Mason, Medbh McGuckian, Joan Newmann, and Tom MacIntyre. A significant amount of the correspondence includes faxes to and from McBreen's North American publishers, Robert and Lysa McDowell of Story Line Press. In addition, there is correspondence between McBreen and Salmon Poetry, her Irish publisher. Also included are many acceptance and rejection letters from literary magazines and invitations for readings and lectures, which document the growth of McBreen's career through the 1990s and 2000s. Correspondence related to the research and publication of The White Page can be found in Subseries 2.3: Edited works.
Box Folder Content
1 1 Undated [1 of 4]
1 2 Undated [2 of 4]
1 3 Undated [3 of 4]
1 4 Undated [4 of 4]
1 5 February 1986-December 1987
1 6 January-December 1988
2 1 January-July 1989
2 2 August-December 1989
2 3 Circa 1990s
2 4 January-April 1990
2 5 May-September 1990
2 6 October-December 1990
2 7 January 1991
3 1 February-March 1991
3 2 April-May 1991
3 3 June-August 1991
3 4 September-October 1991
3 5 November 1991
3 6 December 1991
3 7 January-February 1992
4 1 March-April 1992
4 2 May-June 1992
4 3 July-October 1992
4 4 November-December 1992
4 5 January-March 1993
4 6 April 1993
4 7 May-June 1993
4 8 July-September 1993
5 1 October-December 1993
5 2 January-March 1994
5 3 April-June 1994
5 4 July-September 1994
5 5 October-December 1994
5 6 January-July 1995
5 7 August-December 1995
6 1 January-June 1996
6 2 July-December 1996
6 3 January-May 1997
6 4 June-December 1997
6 5 1998
6 6 January-May 1999
6 7 June-October 1999
7 1 November 1999
7 2 December 1999
7 3 January-September 2000
7 4 January 2001-December 2002
7 5 January-December 2003
7 6 January-August 2004
8 1 September 2004-October 2007
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