Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

Roger Weaver Papers, 1989-2012

Scope and Content Note

The Roger Weaver Papers reflect the poetry and teaching career of Weaver and include biographical materials, books of Weaver's poems, a journal, and a sound recording. The collection includes three books of Weaver's poetry: Traveling on the Great Wheel (1990), Reading the Stones (2003), and The Ladder of Desire (2006). Five Songs for Voice, Piano and Cello (2012) consists of poems by Weaver set to music composed by Judith Walls Freeman. The journal that is included with the collection was created in June and July 1994 and includes poems, drawings, and narrative entries. It documents Weaver's daily ruminations during the summer of 1994 in Greece. The biographical materials include a curriculum vita as well as an introduction of Weaver written and delivered by Tracy Daugherty at a poetry reading in 2006.

Traveling on the Great Wheel - Poetry by Roger Weaver is a 1989 audio cassette recording of Weaver reading his poems that were published in the book with the same title.

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