Imbibers of the Feast Letters Edit


MSS 321 large


  • 1980-1981 (Creation)


  • 1 Linear Feet (Whole)
    1 box

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  • Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open and available for research in the MSU Libraries Special Collections' reading room.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    The material is stored offsite in Remote Storage. Please contact Special Collections 3 working days in advance if you wish to use it.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

  • Preferred Citation

    Item, Folder number and/or title, Box number, Imbibers of the Feast Letters, MSS 321, Special Collections, MSU Libraries, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Donated by Diane Wakoski in 2013.

  • Processing Information

    Processed by Leslie M. Behm in December 2013.

  • Biographical / Historical

    The feast letters was a year-long project by poet Diane Wakoski to welcome in the new decade. The project started on February 22, 1980 and ended on February 22, 1981. The participants, or imbibers, were to write 4 letters - one for each season, though not necessarily in their order, about a remembered, mythical, or actual meal.

  • Scope and Contents

    The Imbibers of the Feast Letters collection consists of invitations and letters/pieces written by Diane Wakoski and the participants in the project.

  • Arrangement

    Collection arranged alphabetically by imbiber's last name after the first few folders of project introductory materials.