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Typescript drafts of the James Merrill's foreword to Recitative edited by J.D. McClatchy, July 1985.

Typescript draft of "Mr. Pope and Mr. Pratt" by James Merrill most likely written during his time at Amherst, circa 1940's.

Typescript draft of The Bait by James Merrill.

Autograph draft of "Autobiography" by James Merrill. Most likely written during his time at Amherst, circa 1946.

Printout draft of "The Apocalypse Museum," an excerpt from Middle C, published in Conjunctions, No. 27, 2001.

Printout draft of "Dis.covery," later published as "In Defense of the Book," in Harper's Magazine, Australian Financial Review, Los Angeles Times, The Best American Essays of 2000, and as a chapbook, then collected in A Temple of Texts.

Photocopy of a printout draft of "Lust," faxed to and corrected by the publisher. This essay was first published in Wicked Pleasures: Meditations on the Seven 'Deadly' Sins, edited by Robert Solomon. New York, Rowan and Littlefield, 1999,…

Reading version of "Invisible Cities,"lecturegiven to Washington University's School of Architecture, March 26, 1984. First published in VIA (1986) and later included in Tests of Time (2002).

Typescript photocopy of the Purdue Universityreading version of the story "In the Heart of the Heart of the Country." Includes notations by Gass.

Typescript outline and notes for Omensetter’s Luck revised version, March 1954
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