Robert VanderMolen papers Edit

Summary

Identifier
MSS 345 large

Dates

  • 1962-2004 (Creation)

Extents

  • 22 Linear Feet (Whole)
    22 boxes

Subjects

Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open for research.

  • 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, Robert VanderMolen papers , MSS 345, Special Collections, MSU Libraries, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Papers were acquired from Robert VanderMolen in multiple installations. The most recent acquisition was from 2014.

  • Processing Information

    Processed by Molly Dean – 2009-2010.

  • Biographical / Historical

    Robert VanderMolen is a writer, born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He completed his BA in advertising from Michigan State University in 1971 and earned an MFA in English from the University of Oregon in 1973. Vander Molen participated in two Fellowships: The MacDowell Colony (1973) and the Ossabaw Island Project (1979). He has had several poetry collections published, including: "Blood Ink"(1967), "The Pavilion and Other Poems" (1974), "Peaches" (1998) and "Water" (2009). The Robert Vander Molen Papers archive is divided into four series. Series I contains both personal and professional correspondence written to the author between 1962-2004. Series II contains the author's written works in both draft and published formats. Series III is a set of written works by his collegues and collected by Robert Vander Molen. Series IV is a miscellaneous collection of the author's ephemera, poetry reading and contest announcements, and grant application materials.

  • Scope and Contents

    The Robert VanderMolen papers is divided into four series. Series I contains both personal and professional correspondence written to the author between 1962-2004. Series II contains the author’s written works in both draft and published formats. Series III is a set of written works by his collegues and collected by Robert Vander Molen. Series IV is a miscellaneous collection of the author’s ephemera, poetry reading and contest announcements, and grant application materials.

  • Arrangement

    The materials are arranged in four series: Series I: Personal & Professional Correspondence; Series II: Author’s Written and Published Works; Series III: Collected Works of Other Authors; and Series IV: Miscellaneous Collections belonging to author

Components