SIMMONS, JAMES, 1933-
James Simmons papers
James Simmons papers > Correspondence
Scope and Content Note
The correspondence series in the James Simmons papers includes letters dating from 1945-1996. The series is arranged into five subseries. Subseries 1.1, Literary correspondence includes correspondence between Simmons and several well known authors including Tony Harrison, Derek Mahon, Medbh McGuckian, Michael Longley, Paul Muldoon, and Wole Soyinka. Subseries 1.2, correspondence with publishers contains correspondence between Simmons and his publishers. Subseries 1.3, Family correspondence, contains correspondence between Simmons and his family, including his wives, (Laura Stinson, Imelda Foley, and Janice Fitzpatrick Simmons) children, parents, and sisters. Subseries 1.4 is Simmons's General Correspondence. Subseries 1.5 contains the restricted correspondence. Correspondence pertaining to The Poet's House is located in Subseries 4.1. Various letters are also found in the Diaries, Series 2, and Notebooks, Subseries 3.5.
Organized into five subseries: (1.1) Literary correspondence, (1.2) Correspondence with publishers, (1.3) Family correspondence, (1.4) General correspondence, and (1.5) Restricted correspondence.
Restrictions on access
Special restrictions apply: Subseries 1.5 contains restricted correspondence.