ELWYN B. ROBINSON DEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL COLLECTIONS
CHESTER FRITZ LIBRARY
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA
GRAND FORKS, NORTH DAKOTA 58282

THOMAS McGRATH PAPERS

COLLECTION: OGL#308 (addition)

DATES: 1991

SIZE: 1 audio tape, 1 video tape

ACQUISITION: This addition to the Thomas McGrath Collection was deposited in the Orin G. Libby Manuscript Collection by Robert Lewis, English Department, University of North Dakota on March 24, 1992 and was transferred to the department's Audio-Visual Collection. (Acc.#92-1817).

ACCESS: Available for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Department of Special Collections.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

Audio tape #1670, "Celebration of Thomas McGrath," was recorded on March 15, 1991 at the Amalgamated Clothing and Textiles Worker's Union Hall in Chicago. Invited guests reminisce and read poetry in a memorial tribute to Thomas McGrath, nationally known poet from North Dakota. Thomas McGrath's ex-wife Alice serves as emcee and speakers include Stud's Terkel and Robert Bly.

Video Tape #422, "Celebration of Thomas McGrath," was also recorded on March 15, 1991 at the Amalgamated Clothing and Textiles Worker's Union in Chicago. There are problems with the video tape near the end of the program.

Interested researchers should also consult the Department of Special Collection's Guides to Audio-Visual Productions for other cassettes and videos relating to Thomas McGrath.

 Original Donation: 1940-1975
  Additions:
 1st: 1973-76  2nd: 1973-75  3rd: 1976-1978  4th: 1984-85  5th
 6th: 1953  7th: 1985  8th: 1988  9th: 1985-91  10th: 1949-90
 11th: 1991  12th: 1986-91  13th: 1983  14th: 1975-91  15th: 1972
 16th: 1991  17th  18th: 1956-84  19th: 1992  20th
 21st  22nd: 1975-88  23rd: 1984-91  24th: 1955-89  25th: 1987-95
 26th: 1998  27th  28th: 1999  29th: 1967-99  30th: 1947-81
 31st: 1953-1991  32nd: 1990, 2003      

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