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Joseph Chiari Papers

An inventory of his papers at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Chiari, Joseph.
Title: Joseph Chiari Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1963
Quantity: 1 folder (SC)
Abstract: French author, poet, diplomat. Collection contains the manuscript of a poem about John F. Kennedy and a newspaper clipping with published poem.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Joseph Chiari (dates unknown) was a French poet, author and diplomat. Born in Corsica, he spent most of his life in England. He was a Docteur-es-Lettres, author of more than thirty books of literary criticism, philosophy and poetry, and taught at the universities of London and Manchester. He was a close friend of American poet T.S. Eliot for many years and wrote a biography of him.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Joseph Chiari Papers consist of the manuscript of a poem, "In Memoriam J. F. Kennedy," and a newspaper clipping from the Southern Evening Echo of the published poem.

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Access Restrictions

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings


Chiari, Joseph.
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 -- Poetry.


Poets, French -- 20th century.

Genres and Forms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Manuscripts (document genre)



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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Joseph Chiari Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Unspecified, 1964.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: -
Date: Jan 1967
Revision history:

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SC 573 "In Memoriam: John F.Kennedy" - manuscript; clipping of published poem

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