John Ciardi Collection
SUBGROUP I: Books
SAIPAN: THE WAR DIARY OF JOHN CIARDI. Fayetteville: The University of Arkansas Press, 1988. Introduction by Edward M. Cifelli. Cloth. Posthumously published. First edition signed by Cifelli on the title page.
SAIPAN: THE WAR DIARY OF JOHN CIARDI. Fayetteville, AR: The University of Arkansas Press, 1988. With an Introduction by Edward M. Cifelli. Paperback. Posthumously published. First edition, signed by Cifelli.
SAIPAN: THE WAR DIARY OF JOHN CIARDI. Hardcover. First Edition. Signed by Edward M. Cifelli.
THE SELECTED LETTERS OF JOHN CIARDI. Edited (and with an Introduction) by Edward M. Cifelli. Fayetteville, AR: The University of Arkansas Press, 1991. Cloth. First edition signed by me and with corrections made in the text by Cifeli. Laid in: copy of review in CHOICE (Oct. 1991).
JOHN CIARDI: A BIOGRAPHY. Edward M. Cifelli. Fayetteville,
AR: The University of Arkansas Press.
"The Difference Was Love." Interview with
Ciardi in GROWING UP ITALIAN. Ed. Linda Brandi Cateura. New York: William
Morrow and Company, 1987. Pp.141-56.
THE WORLD WITHIN WAR: America's Combat Experience in World War II. By Gerald F. Linderman. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1997.
"Remembering John Ciardi." By Vince Clemente. In VIA [Voices in Italian Americana]. Fall 1994: 15-24.
"Summer in Winchester." Edited by Arthur Griffin. Brief reminiscence by John Ciardi of the time he spend as a caddy at the Winchester Country Club between 1930 and 1933. In New England: The Four Seasons (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1980), p. 40.
COUNTERPOINT. Compiled and edited by Roy Newquist. [Interview] Foreword by Mark Van Doren. New York: Rand McNally & Co., 1964. Signed and inscribed by Newquist on front endpaper; signed by Newquist and Van Doren on a blue bound sheet after the front endpaper that says this is number 659 of a limited edition of 2000copies.
Memorial Program for John Ciardi (24 September 1986). Three copies, two in excellent condition, and one with photocopy of NY TIMES obituary, 2 April 1986.
3) Elegy for an Abortive Elegy for Winfield Townley Scott (no date)
4) Letters from Virginia Johnson to her parents about Ciardi (in part
"THE GOOD WAR": An Oral History of World War
Two. Studs Terkel. New York: Pantheon Books, 1984. Contains Ciardi talking
about his war experience, the first memoir in a section of the book called
"The Bombers and the Bombed,"