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Creator:West, Rebecca, 1892-1983
Title:Rebecca West letters to Barbara Back
Date(s):1955-1968
Call No:MSS 0676
Abstract:British writer, critic, and journalist Rebecca West (1892-1983) wrote fifty-five letters and postcards to her friend Barbara Back between 1955 and 1968, commenting on her literary work and travels, various[...] political scandals, and the health and social lives of mutual friends.
Subjects:Authors, English--20th century--Correspondence | Authors
Creator:Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992
Title:Kay Boyle letters to Basil Burwell
Date(s):1954-1972
Call No:MSS 0099, F0017
Abstract:American author and activist Kay Boyle (1902-1992) wrote four letters to American actor and educator Basil Burwell (1911-1997) between 1954 and 1972, commenting on the relationship between their families and[...] the Cherry Lawn School, where Burwell taught and both had children in attendance.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence
Creator:O'Faoláin, Seán, 1900-1991
Title:Seán O'Faoláin letters
Date(s):1960-1964
Call No:MSS 0141
Abstract:This collection of letters written by Seán O'Faoláin, Irish author, primarily concerns publication details related to O'Faoláin's autobiography, Vive Moi!
Subjects:Authors, Irish--20th century--Correspondence | Authors | Dublin (Ireland)
Creator:Lowenfels, Walter, 1897-1976
Title:Walter Lowenfels letters to Allen De Loach
Date(s):1965-1970
Call No:MSS 0099, F0870
Abstract:In this collection of nineteen letters, American poet Walter Lowenfels wrote to his editor Allen De Loach, praising him for recent editorial work on Lowenfels's autobiography and discussing his writing[...] and the work of other poets, particularly Walt Whitman and "poets of old age."
Subjects:African American poets--20th century--Correspondence | American poetry--20th century--Correspondence | Poets
Creator:Giorno, John
Title:John Giorno letters to William Levy
Date(s):1965-1966
Call No:MSS 0099, F0474
Abstract:American poet John Giorno (born 1936) wrote nine letters to poet and editor William Levy (born 1939), many in poetic form, that discussed his poetic work, travels, and drug experiences.[...] Also included is an advertisement for one of Giorno's 1965 poetry readings in Toronto in conjunction with the release of Les Levine's film adaptation of Giorno's The American Book of the Dead(1964).
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Literature, Experimental--United States | Authors | Editors (assembling, revising) | More Subjects
Creator:Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999
Title:Paul Bowles correspondence with John Widdicombe
Date(s):1929-1975
Call No:MSS 0604
Abstract:The Paul Bowles correspondence with John Widdicombe comprises 49 letters and postcards reflecting the long-lasting friendship Bowles maintained with Widdicombe, whom Bowles met during his brief time as a student[...] in Virginia. While on his travels, Bowles posted letters from various locations abroad, which ranged in content from news about musical and literary acquaintances, such as Aaron Copland or Gertrude Stein, to sketches of local nationals and their culture.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Composition (music)--History--20th century | Composers | Authors | More Subjects
Creator:Berrigan, Daniel
Title:Daniel Berrigan correspondence and Hanoi poems
Date(s):1965-1969
Call No:MSS 0099, F0894
Abstract:Daniel Berrigan wrote these letters to Elizabeth Bartelme, his editor at Macmillan Company, to accompany enclosed poems, such as the Hanoi poems found in this collection, or to discuss his[...] books which were in the works.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century | American poetry--20th century | Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Poetry | Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements--United States | More Subjects
Creator:Day Lewis, C. (Cecil), 1904-1972
Title:C. (Cecil) Day Lewis letters to Terence Tiller
Date(s):1955-1963
Call No:MSS 0099, F0957
Abstract:British poet and novelist C. (Cecil) Day Lewis (1904-1972) was Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1968 until his death in 1972. Day Lewis wrote five short letters to[...] poet and broadcaster Terence Tiller in 1955 and 1963 to accompany poems [not present] intended for radio broadcast.
Subjects:Poets, English--20th century--Correspondence | Poets | Authors | Broadcasters
Creator:Williams, Emlyn, 1905-1987
Title:Emlyn Williams letters to Katharine Cornell and Nancy Hamilton
Date(s):1962-1980
Call No:MSS 0099, F0879
Abstract:Welsh dramatist Emlyn Williams wrote these letters to his two friends, actress Katharine Cornell and lyricist Nancy Hamilton.
Subjects:Dramatists, American--20th century--Correspondence | Actresses--20th century--Correspondence | Playwrights | Actors (performing artists)
Creator:Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992
Title:Kay Boyle papers relating to the Citizens' Mission to Cambodia
Date(s):1960-1979
Call No:MSS 0262
Abstract:Kay Boyle, born in 1902, is best known for her work and accomplishments as a poet, short story writer, novelist, journalist, teacher, and political activist. One of the prominent American[...] expatriates during the 1920s and 1930s, much of Kay Boyle's work reflects the influences of that literary circle. The Kay Boyle papers relating to the Citizens' Mission to Cambodia, spanning from 1960-1979, consists of diaries, correspondence, books, periodicals, news clippings, reports, speeches, audio recording tapes, a photograph, and poems, documenting controversial aspects of the ground war in Vietnam and its possible expansion into Cambodia through the recorded thoughts and actions of Kay Boyle and the Citizens' Mission to Cambodia. Additional items capture the evolution of political Cambodia well into the 1970s through various publications and articles.
Subjects:Vietnam War, 1961-1975 | International relations | Vietnam--History--20th century | United States--Politics and government--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Goodman, Mitchell
Title:Mitchell Goodman letters to Robert Wilson
Date(s):1962
Call No:MSS 0099, F0872
Abstract:American novelist Mitchell Goodman wrote these two letters in 1962 to Phoenix Book Shop owner Robert Wilson inquiring about books for his wife, Denise Levertov.
Subjects:Novelists, American--20th century--Correspondence
Creator:Wilson, Angus, 1913-1991
Title:Angus Wilson letter to Sandra Kent
Date(s):1969
Call No:MSS 0099, F0885
Abstract:British novelist Angus Wilson wrote this eight-page letter to Sandra Kent in response to her letter regarding a dissertation she had written concerning his novels.
Subjects:Novelists, English--20th century--Correspondence | Characters and characteristics in literature--20th century | Novelists
Creator:Logan, Rayford Whittingham, 1897-1982
Title:Rayford W. Logan letter to Pauline Young
Date(s):1969
Call No:MSS 0099, F0899
Abstract:Howard University history professor Rayford W. Logan wrote this letter of thanks to enclose with a copy of his book, Haiti and The Dominican Republic, which he presented to Pauline[...] Young, an African-American librarian and civil rights activist in Wilmington, Delaware.
Subjects:African American historians--20th century--Correspondence
Creator:Holmes, John Clellon, 1926-1988
Title:John Clellon Holmes letter to Shirley Holmes
Date(s):1967
Call No:MSS 0099, F0933
Abstract:American author John Clellon Holmes (1926-1988) wrote this three-page letter to his wife Shirley, describing his experiences at the West-Central Writers' Conference in June of 1967.
Subjects:Novelists, American--20th century--Correspondence | Authors
Creator:Larsson, Raymond Ellsworth, 1901-1991
Title:Raymond Ellsworth Larsson letter to William Carlos Williams
Date(s):1969
Call No:MSS 0099, F0961
Abstract:American Catholic poet Raymond Larsson (1901-) wrote to his friend, American poet and physician William Carlos Williams (1883-1963), seeking assistance in gaining release from Rockland State Hospital.
Subjects:American poetry--Catholic authors--20th century | Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence | Mental illness--Treatment--United States--History--20th century
Creator:Haselwood, David
Title:John Wieners publisher's files for The Hotel Wentley Poems
Date(s):1963-1971
Call No:MSS 0626
Abstract:John Wieners publisher's files for The Hotel Wentley Poems consists of .3 linear feet of materials comprising manuscripts, proofs, artwork, page layouts, and correspondence created and revised by American poet[...] John Wieners (1934-2002), publisher David Haselwood, and artist Robert Lavigne (1928-) relating to the publication of Wieners’s The Hotel Wentley Poems: Original Version (1965).
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Beat generation--California--San Francisco | Beat generation--Poetry | Authors | More Subjects
Creator:Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999
Title:Paul Bowles letters to John B. L. Goodwin
Date(s):1956-1991
Call No:MSS 0099, F0947
Abstract:In these eighteen letters, written between 1957 and 1991, American novelist Paul Bowles (1910-1999) corresponded with his longtime friend American novelist, poet, and painter John B. L. Goodwin (1912-1994).
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | International travel--History--20th century | Bangkok (Thailand)--Description and travel | Tangier (Morocco)--Description and travel
Creator:Hawley, Robert, 1929-
Title:Robert Hawley letters to David Meltzer
Date(s):1964-1966
Call No:MSS 0099, F0897
Abstract:These letters, written by American publisher Robert Hawley to poet and musician David Meltzer between 1964 and 1966, reflect their book and poetry interests, their friendship, and the business of[...] Oyez Press.
Subjects:American poetry--20th century--Correspondence | Beat generation--Correspondence | Poets
Creator:Muir, Percy H. (Percy Horace), 1894-1979
Title:Percy H. Muir letters to Rev. James Brown
Date(s):1951-1964
Call No:MSS 0099, F0953
Abstract:British author, bibliographer, and antiquarian bookseller Percy H. Muir (1894-1979) corresponded with Church of Scotland minister and book collector Rev. James Brown regarding the purchase of books and illustrations which[...] reflected Brown's collecting interests.
Subjects:Booksellers and bookselling--Great Britain--History--20th century | Illustration of books--France--20th century | Booksellers | Collectors
Creator:Harris, Mark, 1922-2007
Title:Mark Harris letters to Martha Harris
Date(s):1951-2005
Call No:MSS 0605
Abstract:The Mark Harris letters to Martha Harris is a collection of letters, printed emails, faxes, and photographs that were shared over a period of fifty years between author Mark Harris[...] and his sister Martha Harris. The letters contain updates on family news, advice to Martha on education, publishing and writing, reflections on Mark's career as writer and professor, and his shared diary entries through which the two siblings attempt to reconstruct childhood memories.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Publishers and publishing--United States--History--20th century | Authors
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