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COLLECTIONS

Collections Within the Home:

Detailed lists of interior collections coming soon.

Collections in Other Locations:

James Merrill Papers at 

Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

The collection consists of writings, correspondence, photographs, audiovisual material, artwork, printed material, computer disks and other papers by or relating to James Merrill and documenting aspects of his work as a poet and writer. Some of the material was created and accumulated by J. D. McClatchy, who served as executor of Merrill’s estate and who co-edited several volumes of Merrill’s works, including Collected Poems (2001), Collected Novels and Plays (2002), Collected Prose (2004), The Changing Light at Sandover (2006), and Selected

Poems (2008).

The Merrill Archives at Washington University in St. Louis
Intended as a resource for scholars, students, writers, and teachers, the James Merrill Digital Archive currently provides digital access to a small cross-section from the James Merrill Papers housed in Special Collections at Washington University in St. Louis.

The James Merrill Papers consists of original manuscripts, drafts, typescripts, diaries, reading notes, college materials, ephemera, and photographs, extensive correspondence with his family, friends, and business associates. Audiovisual and personal material document other aspects of Merrill’s life.

Below are some highlights from the James Merrill Papers located at Washington University Libraries, Department of Special Collections (Copyright: Literary Estate of James Merrill at Washington University). 

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