Front cover image for William J. Higginson Papers, 1950-2007

William J. Higginson Papers, 1950-2007

This collection documents the professional life of poet, translator, and literary historian, William J. Higginson. The bulk of the papers are correspondence and writings. Correspondence consists of letters between Higginson and fellow scholars and poets. The writings include drafts of Higginson's manuscript, The Haiku Handbook, numerous poems, and articles about the history and craft of writing Japanese Poetry. There is also a small amount of photographs, multimedia materials, and ephemera
Archival Material, English, 1950
Visual poetry
111 linear feet (23 record cartons; 3 flat boxes; 67 boxes of books)
Collection is predominantly in English with some writings in Japanese