Cherry Pit yearbook from Cherry Lawn School featuring Donald Finkel, 1947.
Donald Finkel's caving helmet worn during his exploration of Mammoth Cave in Kentucky. Finkel’s experiences inspired his 1968 work Answer Back.
Donald Finkel’s United States Navy “Penguin Airlines” certification card for Operation Deep Freeze December 22, 1969.
Postcard depicting Operation Deep Freeze.
Donald Finkel's Antarctican Society membership certificate, 1970.
Poetry Center Speaking broadside advertisement for "Donald Finkel Reading" sponsored by the St. Louis Poetry Center, March 19, 1972.
Program for the Theodore Roethke Poetry Prize presentation received by Donald Finkel on May 14, 1974.
The Bain-Swiggett Lecture in English featuring Donald Finkel and Constance Urdang sponsored by the Creative Writing Program and the English Department of Princeton University on February 27, 1985.
Missouri House of Representatives Resolution celebrating Donald Finkel's many achievements as poet, scholar, and educator upon his selection for Washington University's Distinguished Faculty Award, November 12, 1986.
"Poetry - A Living Art" presented by Donald Finkel as NEA Poet-in-Residence, sponsored by the Y Poetry Center.
Impressario by Donald Finkel is an example of his return to sculpture as Alzheimer's disease left him unable to write. Finkel created numerous sculptures from buttons, bottles and other found objects, in a process he called "dreckolage."