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Edward Kissam Manuscript

An inventory of his collection at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Title: Edward Kissam Manuscript
Inclusive Dates: before 1972
Quantity: 1 folder (SC)
Abstract: Poem by the American writer, Edward Kissam
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Edward Kissam (1943-) is an American poet and author.

He was born in Florida and spent his formative years in Mexico. He has studied at Princeton University, Magdalen College (Oxford), and the State University of New York at Buffalo. His two collections of poems are, The Sham Flyers (1969) and Jerusalem and The People (1972). He works at JBS International on applied research issues related to education in developing countries and U.S.-Mexico immigration and integration issues.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Edward Kissam Manuscript is pages 68-74 of a manuscript, including a poem by Edward Kissam, The People.

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Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is arranged by page number.

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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


Kissam, Edward, 1943-


American poetry.
Poets, American.

Genres and Forms

Manuscripts for publication.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Edward Kissam Manuscript
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information


Finding Aid Information

Created by: KD
Date: 17 Jan 2019
Revision history:

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SC 842 Manuscript - Edward Kissam, The People, first and last page by others.

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