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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:Farrell, James T. (James Thomas), 1904-1979
Title:James T. Farrell papers
Date(s):1960-1965
Call No:MSS 0214
Abstract:Writer James T. Farrell was born in Chicago on February 27, 1904. This group of papers consists of manuscripts of critical essays by Farrell. It includes essays on such contemporary[...] authors as E. E. Cummings, William Faulkner, Robert Frost, Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, Ezra Pound, and Thomas Wolfe. Also included are several short comments on Farrell's own writing and a short unpublished fictional fragment from the Studs Lonigan trilogy. Accompanying the collections are ten letters from James T. Farrell to Walter Goldwater, the proprietor of University Place Bookshop (New York) who originally acquired the collection from Farrell.
Creator:Millgate, Michael
Title:Michael Millgate-C. P. Snow collection
Date(s):1958-1964
Call No:MSS 0458
Abstract:The British scholar Michael Millgate was born July 19, 1929, in Southampton, England. Millgate is Professor of English at the University of Toronto and has[...] received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Royal Society of Canada, and the Royal Society of Literature. He is the author of critical studies and biographies of Thomas Hardy and William Faulkner. The British writer, scientist, and public official C. P. (Charles Percy) Snow was born in Leicester, England, on October 15, 1905. Snow combined three careers during his lifetime, serving as a Civil Service commissioner (1945-1960) and parliamentary secretary (1964-1966); he was a physicist at Cambridge University (1930-1950); and he wrote novels, plays, and critical essays. The Michael Millgate-C. P. Snow collection spans the dates 1958 – 1964 and includes 42 items of correspondence, typescripts, periodicals, and news clippings related to Millgate’s 1962 interview with Snow. The collection comprises letters from Snow to Millgate, typescripts of an interview conducted by Millgate, publication correspondence between Millgate and his editors, and periodicals and news clippings related to Snow.
Creator:Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997
Title:Allen Ginsberg poems and letters
Date(s):1959-1966
Call No:MSS 0099, F0759
Abstract:Typescript poems, a published letter, a postcard written by Allen Ginsberg, and items related to the article "The Sound of Beat" published in the July 1959 issue of Playboy.
Subjects:American poetry--20th century | Beat generation--History | Poets
Creator:Wieners, John, 1934-2002
Title:John Wieners papers
Date(s):1961-1968
Call No:MSS 0138
Abstract:Spanning the dates 1961-1968, the papers of American Beat poet John Wieners provide a chronologically and thematically fragmented, yet detailed, glimpse of his life. This small collection includes sixteen letters[...] to Diane Di Prima, Alan Marlowe, and Ed Sanders; the manuscript of a play, two journals, and fourteen leaves of poetry.
Subjects:Drug addiction | American poetry--20th century
Creator:Jennings, Elizabeth, 1926-2001
Title:Elizabeth Jennings poetry manuscripts
Date(s):1957-1966
Call No:MSS 0284
Abstract:The British poet Elizabeth Jennings, born on July 18, 1926, in Boston, Lincolnshire, has published more than 20 books of poetry since the 1950s. She constructed short, meditative lyrics that[...] are known for their simplicity, control, and range of feeling. This small collection of seven poetry manuscripts, written by Elizabeth Jennings, spans the dates 1957-1966. The autograph poems bear her revisions and reflect her style of composition. Two of the poems are labeled by Jennings as In A Sense of the World, a book of Jennings's poetry published in 1958.
Creator:Dorn, Edward
Title:Edward Dorn letters and poems
Date(s):1959-1968
Call No:MSS 0099, F0823
Abstract:Three letters and four poems written by American poet Edward Dorn.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century | American poetry--20th century | Poets
Creator:Evans, Abbie Huston
Title:Abbie Huston Evans papers
Date(s):1960-1968
Call No:MSS 0098, F0158
Abstract:The papers consist of a greeting card, a Delaware poetry day dinner program, two poems, "Alive This Night" and "Martian Landscape" (initialed and dated), and newspaper clippings related to Abbie[...] Huston Evans, a poet, born in New England, who later worked and taught in Philadelphia.
Subjects:American poetry--20th century | New Castle County (Del.)--History--20th century
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:University of Delaware
Title:University of Delaware audio recordings of poetry readings
Date(s):1953-1964
Call No:MSS 0696
Abstract:This collection features audiotape recordings of poetry readings and performances by American poets and University of Delaware professors. The collection contains poetry readings dating from 1953 to 1960 by Robert[...] Hillyer, an influential poet and professor at the University of Delaware. There are also recordings of poetry readings, some broadcast by Delaware radio stations, by Wilbur Owen Sypherd, professor and administrator at the University of Delaware. The collection also features a reading by English actor Claude Rains and readings at the University of Delaware by American poets Robert Lowell and Robert Frost.
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Subjects:Poetry--Study and teaching--United States | Actors (performing artists) | Poets | Professors (teacher) | More Subjects
Creator:Combs, Tram, 1924-
Title:Tram Combs correspondence
Date(s):1953-1965
Call No:MSS 0178
Abstract:Tram Combs (Elisha Trammell, Jr.), born September 25, 1924, in Riverview, Alabama, was the son of Elisha Trammel Combs, a cotton mill superintendent. The collection consists of correspondence between Tram[...] Combs and John Malcolm Brinnin, Bill Read, and Frank Collymore. Each section of correspondence consists of the original letters from Brinnin, Read, or Collymore to Combs and carbon copies of Tram Combs' letters in response. Also included in this collection are a number of typescript carbons of poems written by Combs and sent to Brinnin or Collymore. The Brinnin section also contains clippings sent by Brinnin and a typescript inscribed copy of Brinnin's poem, "Skin Diving in the Virgins," which he dedicated to Combs.
Creator:Levine, Philip, 1928-2015
Title:Philip Levine letters to Stephen Berg
Date(s):1961-1972
Call No:MSS 0188
Abstract:American poet and educator Philip Levine was born on January 10, 1928 in Detroit, Michigan. Poet and educator Stephen Berg was born on August 2, 1934 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The[...] collection is comprised of seventy-one letters between the two, most of which are undated. In his letters, Levine discussed a wide spectrum of personal and professional issues. The collection also includes seven poems, six written by Levine and one by an unidentified writer (possibly Stephen Berg).
Creator:MacGreevy, Thomas, 1893-1967
Title:Thomas MacGreevy letters to Eleanor and Frederick Reid
Date(s):1954-1966
Call No:MSS 0309
Abstract:Irish author, poet, and critic Thomas MacGreevy was born in 1893, in Tarbert, County Kerry. The twenty-four letters written by Thomas MacGreevy to Eleanor and Frederick Reid, between 1954 and[...] 1966, include seventy-eight pages of text and several enclosures. Although Thomas MacGreevy's early (1954) letters were dominated by his responses to the Reids's questions about Jack B. Yeats, as the correspondence continued, MacGreevy began to widen the scope of his discussions to include details about his family, his personal health, his strong religious beliefs as a Roman Catholic, his work at the National Gallery, his activities following his retirement, and reminiscences about his friendships with James Joyce, Samuel Beckett, Wallace Stevens, and particularly, Jack B. Yeats.
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:Carter, John, 1905-1975
Title:John Carter papers
Date(s):1959-1970
Call No:MSS 0099, F0746
Abstract:Letters and other documents related to the British book collector John Carter.
Subjects:Collectors and collecting--History--20th century | Book collecting--History--20th century | Collectors
Creator:Spiller, Robert Ernest, 1896-1988
Title:Robert E. Spiller collection
Date(s):1947-1966
Call No:MSS 0099, F0232
Abstract:The Robert E. Spiller collection consists of twenty-six letters, reviews, articles, or printed items related to or collected by the professor and scholar of American literary history.
Subjects:Literary historians | Scholars
Creator:Parkinson, Thomas Francis, 1920-
Title:Thomas Parkinson papers
Date(s):1957-1972
Call No:MSS 0790
Abstract:The Thomas Parkinson papers consist of typescripts and manuscripts of poetry and prose by Parkinson, Parkinson's correspondence, periodicals and clippings related to Parkinson's work, and four original pen-and-ink drawings, probably[...] created by Parkinson's wife, Ariel. The materials were created circa 1957-1972.
Subjects:American poetry--20th century | Poets, American--20th century | Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence | San Francisco (Calif.)
Creator:Purdy, James, 1914-2009
Title:James Purdy manuscripts
Date(s):1961-1978
Call No:MSS 0370
Abstract:Born in Ohio in 1914, James Purdy is one of the United States' most prolific, yet little known writers. A novelist, poet, playwright[...] and amateur artist, Purdy has published over fifty volumes. The James Purdy Manuscript Collection spans the years 1961 to 1978 and contains three items: a short story, Everything Under the Sun; and two novels, I am Elijah Thrush, and Narrow Rooms. Everything Under the Sun and Narrow Rooms contain minor corrections by the author. The typescript of I am Elijah Thrush is perhaps most interesting from a scholarly standpoint because it contains extensive corrections and additions by the author.
Creator:Di Prima, Diane
Title:Diane Di Prima letters and poetry collection
Date(s):1957-1971
Call No:MSS 0183
Abstract:The Diane Di Prima letters and poetry collection consists of thirty letters and a collection of poems, all written by American poet, Diane Di Prima. Diane Di Prima's letters, spanning[...] the dates 1962-1971, are written to her parents, Frank and Emma Di Prima. The collection of poetry, titled the Freddie Poems, consists of poems dated between 1957–1966.
Subjects:American poetry--20th century | Families--United States--History--20th century | Voyages and Travels--History--20th century
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
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