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Barton Sutter Collection: Ephemera

Online finding aid for the Barton Sutter Collection, house in the UW-Superior Special Collections

Series 5: Ephemera

Series 5: Ephemera
Processed by: Shana Aue

In addition to publications, the Barton Sutter Collection includes several pieces of ephemera and personal items, such as notes and postcards. Some of these materials are boxed with the publications in which they were found; others are boxed separately.

Boxed with Other Materials:

Box # 1

Copy of 2 pages from a teachers’ guide to Sound and Sense, containing an analysis of Barton Sutter’s “Shoe Shop.” 1 loose page. In Sound and Sense: An Introduction to Poetry. Anthologies, 1982

Letter from Mark Vin, co-editor of Common Ground: A Gathering of Poets from the 1986 Marshall Festival, concerning the Chinese edition of the anthology. 5 loose pages. In Common Ground. Anthologies, 1988

Box # 2

Letter from Rhoda Gilman. Correspondent still living (as of May 2014). 1 loose page. In Ringing in the Wilderness. Anthologies, 1996

Box # 4

Letter from Laurence Wyatt (editor), 1 loose page; check to Barton Sutter for $10. In The Florida Review v.1 no. 1. Periodicals: Journals, Spring 1972

Box # 5

Postcard, “Glass Snake.” Printed by The Bellevue Press, a publisher of Sutter’s poetry. In The North Stone Review, No. 8. Periodicals: Journals, Fall/Winter 1978-79

Box # 6

Handwritten note from Thorpe Running. 1 loose page. In La danza del raton no. 8. Periodicals: Journals, August 1987

Box # 7

Handwritten note from Steve. 1 loose page. In North Dakota Quarterly. Periodicals: Journals, Winter 2001

Box # 11

Handwritten letter from Hams Hetrech (?). 1 loose page. In The Corresponder. Miscellaneous, Spring 2005

Boxed Separately:

Box # 9 (Oversize)

“The Sutter Brothers Greet the Folks at Home: Stories, Songs and Poems.” Performance poster. 6 Sept. 2015.

Box # 11

Folder 1

“The Reindeer Camps and Other Poems by Barton Sutter.” Postcard. n.d.

“Chester Creek Ravine Haiku by Bart Sutter.” Flier, Nodin Press. n.d.

“Nisswa-Stämman: Scandinavian Folk Music Festival.” Performance program. 8-9 June 2012.

“Heart River Writer’s Circle Presents Barton Sutter.” Poster, Dickinson State University. 23-24 Apr. 2013.

“The Sutter Brothers: North Country Characters.” Performance schedule. 2014.

“Greet the Folks at Home: Songs and Poems with a Scandinavian Accent.” Poster, Cloquet Public Library. 6 Sept. 2014.

“The Sutter Brothers: North Country Characters.” Performance program, The Edge Center for the Arts. 7 Sept. 2014.

“Karpeles Manuscript Museum Presents: A Live reading of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.” Event program. 16 Dec. 2015.

“North Shore Readers & Writer’s Festival: A Minnesota Voice.” Conference schedule. Inc. name tag for Barton Sutter. 5-8 Nov. 2015.

“27th Annual Northern Minnesota Book Awards.” Postcard. Barton Sutter as emcee. 21 May 2015.

Folder 2

“Northwestern Minnesota Book Awards.” Award. Inc. Performance Program and name tag for Barton Sutter. 26 May. 2016

Folder 3

“Midsommar: Swedish Cultural Society Duluth 2016.” Performance Program. Peace United Church of Christ. 18 June. 2016

“Midsommar: Swedish Cultural Society Duluth 2016.” Poster. Peace United Church of Christ. 17-18 June. 2016

“Midsommar: Swedish Cultural Society Duluth 2016.” Postcard. 17-18 June. 2016

Folder 4

“The Sutter Brothers: Northern Country Characters.” Performance Schedule. 2016

“The Sutter Brothers: Northern Country Characters.” Flier. Virginia Public Library.  8 Sept. 2016

“The Sutter Brothers: Northern Country Characters.” Poster. Virginia Public Library. 8 Sept. 2016

“The Sutter Brothers: Scandinavian Music” Flier. Two Harbors Public Library. 8 Sept. 2016

Folder 5

“Poets of the North Country.” Performance Program. The Underground Theater. 25 May. 2016.

“Reading by poet/playwright, short story writer Barton Sutter.” Flier. UUEstrie. 12 Aug. 2016

“Cow Calls in Dalarna by Bart Butter.” Postcard. 22-23 July. 2016

“Cow Calls In Dalarna, A Readers’ Theatre Play in Verse with Fold Music by Bart Sutter.” Performance Program. Swedish Cultural Society of Duluth. 17 June 2016.

“Nisswa-Stämman” Name Tag. Nisswa. 10-11 June. 2016

Folder 6

“Philip Dacey Tribute.” Conference program. Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) Conference 2017. 11 February 2017.

“Norden Folk Presentation.” Program. 44th Annual Midwest Scandinavian Retreat. 24-26 February 2017.

“Finn’s Gallery’s Celebrating National Poetry Month.” Flier and program. Featured guest Barton Sutter, pastel paintings by Dorthea Diver. 1 April 2017.

“The DSSO Chamber Music Series at the Depot.” Performance Program. Readings by Barton Sutter and other poets. 4 February 2017.

“29th Annual Northeastern Minnesota Book Awards.” Postcard. Barton Sutter, emcee. 18 May 2017.

“Nisswa-Stamman Scandinavian Folk Festival.” Program. Music by Barton Sutter. 9-10 June 2017.

“Zenith Bookstore Grand Opening Book Fair.” Poster. Special guest Barton Sutter. 16 September, 2017.

“Svensk Hyllningfest.” Program. Music by the Sutter Brothers. 13-14 October 2017.

“North Shore Readers & Writers Festival.” Program. Barton Sutter, Festival Author. 2-5 November 2017.