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Tony Vaughan Papers

Identifier: LU-MS-100
This collection consists of a selection of literary works by Tony Vaughan, Lawrence University class of 1970. Works include novels, poetry, and other writings, and date from 1967 to 2008. Materials related to Vaughan's life and work assembled for the Reunion in 2012 are also included.


  • 1967-2012


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Lawrence University does not hold the copyright for all materials in this collection. Uses beyond those allowed for fair use under U. S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) require the researcher to secure permission from the copyright holder.


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Biographical or Historical Information

From "About Tony Vaughan" at Tony Vaughan was born on June 15, 1947 in New York City. His family later moved to Chicago where he spent his early life. Tony wrote and published poetry from the time he was a young boy. He graduated from Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin with a B.A. in theater and drama in 1970. He received a Thomas Watson Fellowship Grant Award for one year to study poetry and creative writing in 1970 to 1971. Tony worked for many years as a typographer and graphic designer at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. He was Associate Editor and typesetter for Stroker magazine from 1982 to 1986 and worked with editor Irving Stettner. He worked as a beloved mental health counselor at Progress Foundation in San Francisco. Tony passed away on September 27, 2008.

Arrangement Note

Materials are arranged alphabetically.

Method of Acquisition

Donated to the Archives by Gerry Max '67, 2014-03-21. Two chapbooks, "Confidential" and "Pome," donated 2014-12-01. "On the Way to Fort Tryon" and Haight Ashbury Literary Journal vol 1 no 2 donated 2018-03-08. Additional poems donated 2020-08-22. Unpublished novel and additional papers donated 2022-06-16 and 2022-09-12.

Processing Information

Processed by Erin Dix, 2014.
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Repository Details

Part of the Lawrence University Archives Repository

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