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Authors and Poets Collection

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Abstract

Title:
Authors and Poets Collection
Author/Creator:
Authors and Poets
Collection number:
72-278; 72-296; 74-30; 95-130; 2001-87; 2002-164
Size:
8.75 linear feet and 24 items
Bulk dates:
1946-1968
Inclusive dates:
1880-1989 and undated
Collection Area:
Literature and Rare Books
Repository:
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email: askhornbake@umd.edu
Abstract:

Assembled from a number of miscellaneous literary manuscript collections, Authors and Poets is a diffuse collection of correspondence, manuscripts, page and galley proofs, publications, serials, sound recordings, photographs, and ephemera relating to various literary figures. The bulk of the collection consists of materials by and relating to the publishing activities of twentieth-century American authors, such as William Carlos Williams, John Updike, Amiri Baraka, and Richard Aldington and journalists such as H. L. Mencken and Derek Stanford.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

This collection is open for research.

Preferred citation:

Authors and Poets Collection, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Publication rights:

Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials policy for more information. Queries regarding publication rights and copyright status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator.

Status:

This collection is PROCESSED.

Historical Note

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Authors and Poets Collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, page and galley proofs, publications, serials, sound recordings, photographs, and ephemera relating to various literary figures. The material spans the dates between 1880 and 1989, with the bulk falling between 1946 and 1968.

Custodial History and Acquisition Information

Many of the items in the collection were purchased from various dealers between 1970 and 1975 with some material purchased in 1963, 1968, and 1976-1977. For many of the items, information on the provenance does not exist. Some manuscript items were located in rare book materials and were subsequently removed and transferred to the Archives and Manuscripts department.

Processing Information

Processed by:

Processed by Maureen Cech, April 2010.

Processing note:

The Authors and Poets Collection was created by combining of two literary manuscripts collections, Authors and Poets and Literary Manuscripts Miscellaneous. For both of these collections, material had been described at the item level and housed individually by item. When both collections were brought together, series were created based on format. Fragile materials and photographs have been housed in Mylar sleeves. Metal paper clips and staples have been removed. The materials have been placed in acid-free folders and boxes. Oversize materials have been separated and appropriately housed.

Encoded by:

EAD markup created using EAD database in Microsoft Access. Markup completed by Jennie Levine Knies.

Detailed Description of the Collection

Series 1: Correspondence, 1880-1974 and undated (0.75 linear feet)

This series includes incoming and outgoing correspondence. Material originally included with the correspondence has been maintained and noted. The bulk of the correspondence in this series relates to William Carlos Williams and John Updike. This series is arranged alphabetically by the surname of the primary literary figure to whom the correspondence relates; within each folder, correspondents are arranged alphabetically and then chronologically. Correspondents within each folder are listed in parentheses.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Aiken, Conrad -- (Jane Quimby), 1948 series 1box 1folder 1
Aldington, Richard -- (Somerset Fry) -- [includes a manuscript of a review by Iain Fletcher of The Religion of Beauty, 1948 series 1box 1folder 2
Beaumont, Cyril W. -- (Mrs. A. C. Firbank), 1940, 1941 series 1box 1folder 3
Boecklin, Arnold -- (Madame G. Berna, Frau Marie Berna), 1880-1925 series 1box 1folder 4
Cain, James M. -- (George H. Williams) -- [see also Wyatt, Robert B.], 1966, 1969 series 1box 1folder 5
Cowley, Malcolm -- (Morris Zolotow), 1934 series 1box 1folder 6
Crane, Hart -- (Pete), undated series 1box 1folder 7
Creeley, John -- (Tony Weinberger?), 1972 series 1box 1folder 8
Creeley, Robert -- (William Little, William Pearlman, Tony Weinberger), 1968, 1971-1974 series 1box 1folder 9
Grosz, George -- (Felix Wittmer) -- [includes sketch by Manfred Henninger, 1964], 1934-1939 and 1964 series 1box 1folder 10
Mencken, H. L. -- (Drew Allison, Mr. Brown, Gaylord, Mr. Weber) -- [includes manuscript of "Sound Spelling" by Drew Allison], 1933, 1944, 1947, and undated series 1box 1folder 11
Mencken, H. L. -- (Zoe Akins, Mary Austin, Mr. Bodenheim, Flora Liliencrantz, Miss Marquis, Albert Bigelow Paine, Robert Sisk, George Sterling) -- [facsimiles of correspondence dating 1920-1951; date of facsimiles unknown], undated series 1box 1folder 12
Minney, R. J. -- (Tohady Pierce), 1946 series 1box 1folder 13
Muir, Edwin -- (Peggy Guggenheim) -- [includes manuscript of "To J. F. H. (1897-1934)"], 1941 series 1box 1folder 14
Nash, Ogden -- (Mr. Russell), 1943, 1948 series 1box 1folder 15
Pettinella, Dora -- (David Ackerman, Yesult Snepvangers) -- [see also Louis, Simpson], 1965, 1966 series 1box 1folder 16
Pound, Ezra -- (John Lackay Brown), [1937] series 1box 1folder 17
Simpson, Louis -- (Dora M. Petinnella) -- [see also Pettinella, Dora], 1964, 1965 series 1box 1folder 18
Sitwell, Edith -- (Phyllis Bompas, Mr. Fuller, D. L. Murray, Mrs. Perrick), 1943, 1946-1950, 1952, 1955, 1959 and undated series 1box 1folder 19
Sitwell, Osbert -- (Heath), undated series 1box 1folder 20
Sitwell, Sacheverell -- (Edmund Gosse), 1918 series 1box 1folder 21
Stanford, Derek -- (George Baxter, T. O. Beachcraft, Saul Bellow, Campbell Black, Edward Bloom, Edwin Brock, Peter de Polnay, Clifford Dyment, Jeremy Hadfield, David Holbour(?), Graham Hough, H. Montgomery Hyde, David Lent, C. Day Lewis, R. Longings, Margaret Moodie, Edna O'Brien, Tom Pocock, Unidentified correspondents, Gore Vidal, Patrick White, Natalie Zabaneh), 1969-1970 and undated series 1box 1folder 22
Stevens, Wallace -- (Maurice Fornski), 1922-1927 series 1box 1folder 23
Ullman, Allan -- ("Bookseller"), 1951 series 1box 1folder 24
Unidentified correspondents, undated series 1box 1folder 25
Updike, John -- (Joseph Becker, Debbie Berson, J. B J., Mr. Kreitsek, Jacob Neusner), 1966, 1967 and undated series 1box 1folder 26
Wakoski, Diane -- (Bill, Ray Freed, Gene, "Dr. Generosity," David McSheehe, John and Barbara Martin) -- [includes manuscripts and poetry cards for "Claws," "Comparisons," and "A Lover Disregards Names"], 1970-1971 series 1box 1folder 27
Wilbur, Richard -- (Miss Lachenschmidt), 1968 series 1box 1folder 28
Williams, Florence -- (Dick Merson, Louis and Celia Zukofsky), 1952, 1965, 1967, 1968 series 1box 1folder 29
Williams, William Carlos -- (Conrad Aiken, Dick Emerson, Morris MacLeod, Oscar), 1940, 148-1952, 1964, and undated series 1box 1folder 30
Williams, William Carlos -- (Simpson, Rene Taupin, Tony Weinberger, Glenway Wescott, Monroe Wheeler, Louis and Celia Zukofsky) -- [includes manuscripts of "Turkey in the Straw," "Puppy Sitting on His Tail," "Choral: The Pink Church," and "The Downtown Jazz"], 1923, 1946, 1946-1948, 1958-1960 and undated series 1box 2folder 1
Wilson, Edmund -- (Mrs. Osborn Gilman), 1904 series 1box 2folder 2
Wyatt, Robert B. -- (George H. Williams) -- [see also Cain, James M.], 1969 series 1box 2folder 3
Yeats, William Butler -- (Mr. Langbridge?, Mr. Reed) -- [includes manuscript of "Roger Casement"], undated series 1box 2folder 4

Series 2: Manuscripts and Notes, 1915, 1930, 1938-1939, 1949, 1966, 1968, 1970, 1973, 1975, 1977 and undated (1.50 linear feet)

This series consists of manuscript drafts and accompanying notes of both scholarly and creative projects. Some manuscripts show successive drafts, particularly John Updike's Couples. Arrangement is alphabetical by author's surname and alphabetically by title under each author.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Aiken, Conrad -- [Excerpts from "T. S. Eliot: A Symposium"], undated series 2box 1folder 1
Aldington, Richard -- "A. E. Houseman", 1939? series 2box 1folder 2
Baraka, Amiri [see also Jones, Leroi] -- The Toilet; also includes The Baptism, undated series 2box 1folder 3
Blume, Peter -- A Recollection of The Bridge, undated series 2box 1folder 4
Cain, James M. -- Pepe Le Moko -- screenplay, 1938 series 2box 1folder 5
Crane, Hart -- The Bridge (1930), undated series 2box 1folder 6
Crane, Hart -- "Cape Hatteras" -- The Bridge -- earlier version, undated series 2box 1folder 7
Crane, Hart -- "Cape Hatteras" -- The Bridge, undated series 2box 1folder 8
Crane, Hart -- "The Chief", circa 1930 series 2box 1folder 9
Creeley, Robert -- ["For John Chamberlain"] -- holograph manuscript, undated series 2box 1folder 10
Creeley, Robert -- ["For John Chamberlain"] -- typescript, 1975 series 2box 1folder 11
Creeley, Robert -- [Poems Thinking of You], 1973 series 2box 1folder 12
H. D. (Hilda Doolittle) -- "Song for a Centaur", undated series 2box 1folder 13
Loeffelbein, Robert L. -- Knight Life: Jousting in the United States, 1977 series 2box 1folder 14
Nash, Ogden -- "Are You a Snodgrass?", 1968 series 2box 1folder 15
Nash, Ogden -- "The Miraculous Countdown", undated series 2box 1folder 16
Sanger, Margaret -- "Family Limitation", undated series 2box 1folder 17
Sitwell, Sacheverell -- From "Agamemnon's Tomb", undated series 2box 1folder 18
Stanford, Derek -- Review of Muriel Sparks's The Driver's Seat, 1970 series 2box 1folder 19
Stevens, Wallace -- "Tea" -- (also includes a card signed by Stevens), 1915 series 2box 1folder 20
Stevenson, Robert Louis -- [1873 Memorandum] -- (facsimile; date of facscimile unknown), undated series 2box 1folder 21
Thoreau, Henry David -- "Walking" -- (fragment), undated series 2box 1folder 22
Updike, John -- "Antigua" -- holograph and typescripts, 1966 and undated series 2box 1folder 23
Updike, John -- Couples (1968) -- notes, undated series 2box 1folder 24
Updike, John -- Couples (1968) -- notes, undated series 2box 1folder 25
Updike, John -- Couples (1968) -- manuscript, undated series 2box 1folder 26
Updike, John -- Couples (1968) -- manuscript, undated series 2box 1folder 27
Updike, John -- Couples (1968) -- manuscript, undated series 2box 1folder 28
Updike, John -- Couples (1968) -- manuscript, undated series 2box 1folder 29
Updike, John -- Couples (1968) -- manuscript, undated series 2box 1folder 30
Updike, John -- Couples (1968) -- manuscript, undated series 2box 2folder 1
Updike, John -- Couples (1968) -- manuscript, undated series 2box 2folder 2
Updike, John -- Couples (1968) -- manuscript, undated series 2box 2folder 3
Updike, John -- Couples (1968) -- manuscript, undated series 2box 2folder 4
Updike, John -- Couples (1968) -- manuscript, undated series 2box 2folder 5
Updike, John -- Couples (1968) -- manuscript, undated series 2box 2folder 6
Updike, John -- Couples (1968) -- manuscript, undated series 2box 2folder 7
Updike, John -- Couples (1968) -- manuscript, undated series 2box 2folder 8
Updike, John -- Couples (1968) -- manuscript, undated series 2box 2folder 9
Updike, John -- Couples (1968) -- manuscript, undated series 2box 2folder 10
Updike, John -- Couples (1968) -- manuscript, undated series 2box 2folder 11
Updike, John -- Couples (1968) -- manuscript, undated series 2box 2folder 12
Updike, John -- Couples (1968) -- revised manuscript with notes, undated series 2box 2folder 13
Updike, John -- Couples (1968) -- revised manuscript with notes, undated series 2box 2folder 14
Updike, John -- Couples (1968) -- revised manuscript with notes, undated series 2box 3folder 1
Updike, John -- Couples (1968) -- revised manuscript with notes, undated series 2box 3folder 2
Updike, John -- "The Rumanian Driver" -- holograph manuscipt and typescript, undated series 2box 3folder 3
Updike, John -- "The Rumanian Driver" -- typescript, 1966 series 2box 3folder 4
Updike, John -- "Subway Love", undated series 2box 3folder 5
Welty, Eudora -- The Optimist's Daughter (1972) -- (photocopy of typescript; date of photocopy unknown), undated series 2box 3folder 6
Welty, Eudora -- The Optimist's Daughter (1972) -- (photocopy of typescript; date of photocopy unknown), undated series 2box 3folder 7
Welty, Eudora -- The Optimist's Daughter (1972) -- (photocopy of typescript; date of photocopy unknown), undated series 2box 3folder 8
Welty, Eudora -- The Optimist's Daughter (1972) -- (photocopy of typescript; date of photocopy unknown), undated series 2box 3folder 9
Williams, William Carlos -- "Foreward" -- The Autobiography of William Carlos Wililams (1951), undated series 2box 3folder 10
Williams, William Carlos -- ["Now that Ezra thinks himself Napoleon"] -- (untitled poem), undated series 2box 3folder 11
Williams, William Carlos -- "The Use of Force, A Story", undated series 2box 3folder 12
Williams, William Carlos -- "The Words, the Words, the Words"; "Venus Over the Desert"; "I Would Not Change for Thine"; "Love Charm" -- typescripts with notes by Williams, circa 1949 series 2box 3folder 13

Series 3: Proofs and Publications, 1903, 1924-1925, 1929, 1931, 1934, 1939, 1941-1942, 1945, 1949-1950, 1954, 1956-1957, 1959, 1962-1967, 1971-1973 and undated (2.25 linear feet)

Series 3 contains galley proofs, page proofs, uncorrected proof copies, and other publications. Some material in this series relates to manuscripts in Series 2.The bulk of the material in this series relates to John Updike's Couples; also included in this series are the dustjacket and hardcover casing of Couples. Arrangement is alphabetical by author's surname or title.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Adler, Betty -- Census of Ventures into Verse by Henry Louis Mencken, 1965 series 3box 1folder 1
Adler, Betty -- Census of Ventures into Verse by Henry Louis Mencken -- second edition, 1972 series 3box 1folder 2
Adler, Betty -- A Descriptive List of H. L. Mencken Collections in the U. S., 1967 series 3box 1folder 3
Aldington, Richard -- Ezra Pound & T. S. Eliot: A Lecture -- galley proofs, 1954 series 3box 1folder 4
Aldington, Richard -- W. Somerset Maugham: A Pamphlet about His Work, Together with a Bibliography -- pamplet, 1939 series 3box 1folder 5
Allen, Walter -- Tradition and Dream -- uncorrected proof copy, 1964 series 3box 1folder 6
Brown, Claude -- Manchild in the Promised Land -- advance copy, 1965 series 3box 1folder 7
Creeley, Robert -- Charm -- page proofs, undated series 3box 1folder 8
Daly, Reverend J. A. -- Mencken and Einstein Look at Religion -- pamphlet, circa 1931 series 3box 1folder 9
Eckman, Fern Marja -- The Furious Passage of James Baldwin -- uncorrected proof copy, 1966 series 3box 1folder 10
Hart-Davis, Rupert -- A Bibliography of Virginia Woolf -- uncorrected proof copy, 1957 series 3box 2folder 1
Komai, Gloria -- Never Despair of Gardens -- (signed by Muriel Sparks), undated series 3box 2folder 2
Levine, David -- Literary Caricatures by David Levine from the New York Review of Books -- portfolio of prints, 1964 series 3box 2folder 3
McAlmon, Robert -- McAlmon and the Lost Generation -- uncorrected page proofs, 1962 series 3box 2folder 4
McAlmon, Robert -- McAlmon and the Lost Generation -- uncorrected page proofs, 1962 series 3box 2folder 5
Mandelstam, Osip -- Selected Poems of Osip Mandelstam -- translated by Clarence Brown and W. S. Merwin -- uncorrected proof copy, 1973 series 3box 2folder 6
Mencken, H. L. -- Ventures into Verse, 1903 series 3box 2folder 7
Middleton, George -- The Dramatists Guild: What It Is and Does[]How It Happened and Why -- (includes clipping of a letter to the editor), 1966 series 3box 2folder 8
Nash, Ogden -- Four Prominent So-and-So's, 1934 series 3box 2folder 9
Nin, Anais -- This Hunger -- five engraved woodblock prints by Ian Hugo; introduction by Nin, 1945 series 3box 2folder 10
Oates, Joyce Carol -- Them (1969) -- uncorrected proof copy, undated series 3box 2folder 11
The Poet of the Month, 1941 series 3box 3folder 1
Plath, Sylvia -- Lyonesse -- specimen title page and "Brasilia" page proof, 1971 series 3box 3folder 2
Restif de La Bretonne, Nicolas Edme and Sylvain Sauvage, illustrator -- M. Nicholas ou Le Coeur Humain Devoile -- illustration galley proofs, 1924-1925 series 3box 3folder 3
Ruark, Robert -- Uhuru, A Novel of Africa Today -- uncorrected proof copy, 1962 series 3box 3folder 4
Shapiro, Karl -- A Biography of Modern Prosody -- page proofs, undated series 3box 3folder 5
Sitwell, Osbert -- Noble Essences -- galley proofs, 1950 series 3box 3folder 6
Sitwell, Osbert -- Noble Essences -- galley proofs, 1950 series 3box 3folder 7
Soupault, Philippe -- Chansons -- unbound, uncut copy, 1949 series 3box 3folder 8
Spark, Muriel -- "The Leaf Sweeper" -- galley proofs, 1956 series 3box 4folder 1
Tate, Allen -- Collected Poems, 1919-1976 -- uncorrected proof copy, 1977 series 3box 4folder 2
Tate, James -- The Lost Pilot -- uncorrected galley proofs, 1967 series 3box 4folder 3
Updike, John -- "Bech in Rumania" -- corrected page proofs, 1966 series 3box 4folder 4
Updike, John -- Couples (1968) -- galley proofs, October 19, 1967 series 3box 4folder 5
Updike, John -- Couples (1968) -- galley proofs, December 21, 1967 series 3box 4folder 6
Updike, John -- Couples (1968) -- corrected galley proofs with pencil notations by Mary Updike, undated series 3box 4folder 7
Updike, John -- Couples (1968) -- corrected galley proofs (marked for building and construction details), undated series 3box 4folder 8
Updike, John -- Couples (1968) -- corrected galley proofs (marked for Hebrew), undated series 3box 4folder 9
Updike, John -- Couples (1968) -- corrected galley proofs (marked for technical and scientific details), undated series 3box 4folder 10
Updike, John -- Couples (1968) -- dustjacket, undated series 3box 4folder 11
Updike, John -- Couples (1968) -- hardcover casing, undated series 3box 4folder 12
Warren, Robert Penn -- The Flood -- corrected galley proofs, undated series 3box 4folder 13
Weiss, Ernst -- Das Unverlierbare -- handcopied in calligraphy by Wilma Frank, 1929 series 3box 4folder 14
Welty, Eudora -- The Optimist's Daughter -- uncorrected proof copy, 1972 series 3box 4folder 15
White, Ray Lewis -- The Achievement of Sherwood Anderson: Essays in Criticism -- corrected galley proofs, 1966 series 3box 4folder 16
Williams, William Carlos -- In the Money -- uncorrected proof copy, 1971 series 3box 4folder 17
Williams, William Carlos -- Yes, Mrs. Williams -- uncorrected page proofs, 1959 series 3box 4folder 18
Writers at Work, ed. George Plimpton -- sewn signatures, 1963 series 3box 5folder 1
Writers at Work,, ed. George Plimpton -- uncorrected proof copy, 1963 series 3box 5folder 2

Series 4: Printed Matter, 1923, 1926-1927, 1931-1933, 1937, 1945-1948, 1958-1962, 1964, 1966-1972, 1972 and undated (0.50 linear feet)

This series includes a variety of printed materials: ephemera such as programs, clippings, broadsides and posters; reprints and offprints of published articles; and other materials such as press releases and sheet music. Arrangement is alphabetical by author's surname or title.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
25 Camden Artists, 1968 series 4box 1folder 1
Baldwin, James -- "An Open Letter to my Sister, Miss Angela Davis" -- reprint, 1970 series 4box 1folder 2
Baldwin, James -- Tell Me How Long the Train's Been Gone -- press release, 1968 series 4box 1folder 3
Baraka, Amiri [see also Jones, Leroi] -- Toward the Creation of Political Institutions for All African Peoples -- reprint, 1972 series 4box 1folder 4
Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia -- Anniversary Keepsake for Members of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, 1946-1971 -- Two Mementoes from the Poe-Ingram Collection [facsimile of Stéphane Mallarmé bookplate and facsimile of Irby B. Cauthen commentary on Mallarmé's "Au Tombeau d'Edgar Poe"], 1971 series 4box 1folder 5
Bishop, Elizabeth -- Visits to St. Elizabeth's -- sheet music, 1964 series 4box 1folder 6
Books -- newsletter, 1962 series 4box 1folder 7
Cain, James M. -- clippings by and about, 1970 and undated series 4box 1folder 8
"Church of the Ascension" -- New York, New York -- brochure, undated series 4box 1folder 9
Cohen, Alexander -- Marlene Dietriech -- playbill, October 1967 series 4box 1folder 10
Cosmep Newsletter, Volume 2, number 6, March 1971 series 4box 1folder 11
Creeley, Robert -- Jargon Books press, 1958-1960 series 4box 1folder 12
"A Dinner for W. J. Crawley" -- menu, 1961 series 4box 1folder 13
Duhamel, Marcel -- En Avoir ou Pas (To Have and Have Not -- errata slip, 1945 series 4box 1folder 14
Fiedler, Leslie -- "Song from Buffalo" -- broadside, 1975 series 4box 1folder 15
Forster, L. W. -- Bookplate, University of Cambridge Department of German, undated series 4box 1folder 16
Goodwyn, Frank -- The Black Bull -- prints of illustrations by William Loechel, undated series 4box 1folder 17
Harrison of Paris -- publication announcements, 1931-1933 series 4box 1folder 18
Heermans, Lillian -- Rapunzel -- program, undated series 4box 1folder 19
Jones, Leroi [see also Baraka, Amiri] -- clippings about, November 16, 1969 series 4box 1folder 20
Jones, Leroi [see also Baraka, Amiri] -- "Short Speech to My Friends" -- broadside, 1969 series 4box 1folder 21
Jones, Leroi [see also Baraka, Amiri] -- The Slave/The Toilet -- playbill, undated series 4box 1folder 22
Lippmann, Walter -- "H. L. Mencken" -- reprinted from the Saturday Review of Literature, December 11, 1926, undated series 4box 1folder 23
Lucie-Smith, Edward -- "Reading Catullus" -- poem card, undated series 4box 1folder 24
"A Memorial to William Carlos Williams" -- program, 1966 series 4box 1folder 25
Mencken, H. L. -- "A Constitution for the New Deal," The American Mercury, June 1937 -- offprint, 1937 series 4box 1folder 26
Mencken, H. L. -- "Spritual Autopsies" -- reprinted from the New York Evening Post, undated, circa 1927? series 4box 1folder 27
Mencken, H. L. -- "To the Friends of the American Mercury, A Statement by the Editor", 1926 series 4box 1folder 28
Mencken, H. L. -- "Vachel Lindsay", 1947 series 4box 1folder 29
Nin, Anais -- "Anais Nin: A Celebration" -- University Extension, University of California, Berkeley -- promotional mailer, 1971 series 4box 1folder 30
"Poetry is Revolution, Revolution is Poetry" -- broadside, undated series 4box 1folder 31
Roberts, Mary Carter -- Tourist Attractions in Carroll County [Maryland], 1962 series 4box 1folder 32
Sinclair, Upton -- Upton Sinclair: Biographical and Critical Opinions, [1923?] series 4box 1folder 33
Sitwell, Osbert -- Castello di Montegufoni wine label, undated series 4box 1folder 34
Tate, Allen and Lord David Cecil -- Modern Verse in English, 1900-1950 -- press release, 1958 series 4box 1folder 35
Tate, James -- "The Immortals" -- postcard, 1970 series 4box 1folder 36
"Tribute to Black Poets by Black Poets" -- broadside, 1965 series 4box 1folder 37
Verneuil -- "Le Monde Moderne / Avril" -- poster, undated series 4box 1folder 38
Williams, William Carlos and Celia Thaew (Zukofsky) -- "Choral: The Pink Church" -- sheet music, 1946 series 4box 1folder 39
Williams, William Carlos and Celia Thaew (Zukofsky) -- "The Pink Church" -- sheet music, 1946 series 4box 1folder 40
Williams, William Carlos and Celia Thaew (Zukofsky) -- "Turkey in the Straw" -- sheet music, 1948 series 4box 1folder 41

Series 5: Serials, 1868-1869; 1892; 1895, 1916;1919-1967; 1970; 1970-1975; 1979; 1989 and undated (3.50 linear feet)

This series consists of a wide array of both scholarly and creative publications, many of which reflect the first literary appearances of particular works. Arrangement is alphabetical by publication title.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Agni Review 10/11, 1979 series 5box 1folder 1
Ambit Number 47, 1971 series 5box 1folder 2
American Scholar, Autumn 1962 series 5box 1folder 3
Art News, May 1958 series 5box 1folder 4
Atlantic, August 1967 series 5box 1folder 5
Atlantic, October 1967 series 5box 1folder 6
Auction, February 1972 series 5box 1folder 7
The Black Position, Number 1, 1971 series 5box 1folder 8
Black World, March 1972 series 5box 1folder 9
Blues, February 1929 series 5box 1folder 10
Blues, March 1929 series 5box 1folder 11
Blues, April 1929 series 5box 1folder 12
Blues, May 1929 series 5box 1folder 13
Blues, [June?] 1929 series 5box 1folder 14
Blues, February-July 1929 series 5box 1folder 15
Blues, Fall 1929 series 5box 1folder 16
Blues, Spring 1930 series 5box 1folder 17
Bookman, November 1923 series 5box 1folder 18
The Chapbook (A Monthly Miscellany), July 1920 series 5box 2folder 1
The Chapbook (A Monthly Miscellany), April 1921 series 5box 2folder 2
The Chapbook (A Monthly Miscellany), September 1922 series 5box 2folder 3
The Chapbook Miscellany, 1924 series 5box 2folder 4
The Chapbook Miscellany, 1925 series 5box 2folder 5
Clay: A Literary Notebook, Winter 1931-1932 series 5box 2folder 6
Colorado Quarterly, Spring 1961 series 5box 2folder 7
The Columbia Forum, Spring 1975 series 5box 2folder 8
The Cornhill Magazine -- (includes a letter to Hector Bolitho from Somerset Maugham pasted in front flap), Winter 1949-1950 series 5box 2folder 9
El Corno Emplumado, July 1962 series 5box 2folder 10
El Corno Emplumado, April 1963 series 5box 2folder 11
El Corno Emplumado, July 1963 series 5box 2folder 12
El Corno Emplumado, July 1964 series 5box 3folder 1
El Corno Emplumado, October 1967 series 5box 3folder 2
El Corno Emplumado, January 1966 series 5box 3folder 3
December, Winter 1961 series 5box 3folder 4
Delta, Spring 1965 series 5box 3folder 5
Dublin Magazine, October-December 1931 series 5box 3folder 6
Dublin Magazine, July-September 1932 series 5box 3folder 7
Dublin Magazine, January-March 1936 series 5box 3folder 8
Echanges, December 1931 series 5box 3folder 9
Ensemble 4, undated series 5box 3folder 10
Harpers, June 1971 series 5box 3folder 11
Harpers New Montly Magazine, January 1892 series 5box 3folder 12
Harpers New Montly Magazine, February 1892 series 5box 4folder 1
Harpers New Montly Magazine, August 1892 series 5box 4folder 2
Harpers New Montly Magazine, January 1895 series 5box 4folder 3
The Harvard Advocate, February 1970 series 5box 4folder 4
Kansas Magazine, 1962 series 5box 4folder 5
Die Kunst, December 1932 series 5box 4folder 6
The Little Review, June-July 1916 series 5box 4folder 7
Modern Fiction Studies, Autumn 1956 series 5box 4folder 8
Modern Fiction Studies, Spring 1967 series 5box 4folder 9
Modern Poetry Studies Volume 1, Number 1, 1970 series 5box 4folder 10
The Monthly Chapbook, July 1919 series 5box 4folder 11
Negro Digest, May 1989 series 5box 4folder 12
New Poems, Autumn 1952 series 5box 4folder 13
The New Yorker -- (contains "Port of Call" by W. S. Merwin), October 1, 1973 series 5box 4folder 14
The New Yorker -- (contains "Snail on the Stump," by John Updike, review of From the Diary of a Snail, October 15, 1973 series 5box 4folder 15
The New Yorker -- (contains "Daughter, Last Glimpses of" by John Updike), November 5, 1973 series 5box 5folder 1
The New Yorker -- (contains "Ethiopia" by John Updike), January 14, 1974 series 5box 5folder 2
The New Yorker -- (contains "The Old Boat" by W. S. Merwin), February 18, 1974 series 5box 5folder 3
The New Yorker -- (contains "Fishing" by W. S. Merwin), March 18, 1974 series 5box 5folder 4
Paris Review, Spring 1953 series 5box 5folder 5
Paris Review, Spring 1975 series 5box 5folder 6
Ploughshares Volume 1, Number 2, 1972 series 5box 5folder 7
Poetry, A Magazine of Verse, October 1920 series 5box 5folder 8
Poetry, A Magazine of Verse, December 1920 series 5box 5folder 9
Poetry, A Magazine of Verse, June 1923 series 5box 5folder 10
Presence Africaine Volume 17, Number 45, 1963 series 5box 5folder 11
The Rebel -- East Carolina College, Fall 1966 series 5box 5folder 12
The Rebel -- East Carolina College, Winter 1967 series 5box 5folder 13
The Review Pamphlet Series, number 1, undated series 5box 5folder 14
The Review Pamphlet Series, number 2, undated series 5box 5folder 15
The Review Pamphlet Series, number 3, undated series 5box 5folder 16
Rocking Horse, Summer 1935 series 5box 5folder 17
Roon, Midsummer 1930 series 5box 5folder 18
Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review, Winter 1970 series 5box 5folder 19
The Southern Review, October 1868 series 5box 6folder 1
The Southern Review, October 1869 series 5box 6folder 2
Spectrum: The Richmond Tri-Annual Review, Spring 1970 series 5box 6folder 3
Sumac: An Active Anthology, Winter 1971 series 5box 6folder 4
International Educational and Cultural Exchange, Summer 1966 series 5box 6folder 5
View, October 1942 series 5box 6folder 6
View, January 1943 series 5box 6folder 7
View, Series III, number 1, 1943 series 5box 6folder 8
View, Series III, number 2, 1943 series 5box 6folder 9
View, Series III, number 3, 1943 series 5box 6folder 10
View, December 1943 series 5box 6folder 11
View, March 1944 series 5box 6folder 12
View, Summer 1944 series 5box 6folder 13
View, Fall 1944 series 5box 6folder 14
View, May 1945 series 5box 7folder 1
View, October 1945 series 5box 7folder 2
View, November 1945 series 5box 7folder 3
View, December 1945 series 5box 7folder 4
View, February 1946 series 5box 7folder 5
View, March-April 1946 series 5box 7folder 6
View, May 1946 series 5box 7folder 7
View, Fall 1946 series 5box 7folder 8
View, December 1946 series 5box 7folder 9
View, Spring 1947 series 5box 7folder 10
VVV, June 1942 series 5box 7folder 11

Series 6: Sound Recordings, 1963 and undated (3 items)

This series consists of three 45 rpm records, two of songs and jingles designed to encourage participation in the democratic process and one of American author James Baldwin reading from his novel Giovanni's Room. The items are arranged in alphabetical order by author's surname and series title.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Baldwin, James -- Giovanni's Room, Reading from -- 45 rpm record, 1963 series 6box 1folder 1
Public Service Jingles -- Contribute-Work-Vote -- 45 rpm record, undated series 6box 1folder 2
Public Service Records -- Little Songs for Busy Voters -- 45 rpm record, undated series 6box 1folder 3

Series 7: Photographs, undated (0.25 linear feet)

This series contains photographs, a negative, and a silhouette of several literary figures, including Flannery O'Connor, Edith and Osbert Sitwell, and Philippe Soupault. Arrangement is alphabetical by subject of the photograph. The photograph of an advertisement of Louisa May Alcott's An Old-Fashioned Girl has been listed under the author's name.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / FrameItem
Alcott, Louisa May, undated series 7box 1folder 1
Circa 1870 advertisement for Alcott's An Old-Fashioned Girl (negative; 3.5" x 5"), undated series 7box 1folder 1item 1
Gordon, Caroline, undated series 7box 1folder 2
Caroline Gordon; Front inscription: "To Harry W. Zi(?)elaro(?) / Cordially, / Caroline Gordon" (black and white reproduction of painting?; 5.5" x 4.5"), undated series 7box 1folder 2item 1
O'Connor, Flannery, undated series 7box 1folder 3
Flannery O'Connor (black and white; 8" x 10"), undated series 7box 1folder 3item 1
Flannery O'Connor receiving an honorary degree? With unidentified nun (black and white, 8" x 10"), undated series 7box 1folder 3item 2
View of auditorium during graduation ceremony; O'Connor seated fifth from left on stage (black and white, 8" x 10"), undated series 7box 1folder 3item 3
Flannery O'Connor, Sister Mary Renata (far right), and two unidentified women at graduation ceremony (black and white, 8" x 10"), undated series 7box 1folder 3item 4
O'Connor, Flannery, undated series 7box 1folder 4
Contact sheet (12 photographs) of Flannery O'Connor and unidentified men and women (black and white contact sheet; individual photographs, 2.5" x 2.5"), undated series 7box 1folder 4item 1
Russell, Bertrand, undated series 7box 1folder 5
Bertrand Russell speaking at a podium (black and white; 7" x 10"), undated series 7box 1folder 5item 1
Sitwell, Edith, undated series 7box 1folder 6
Handpainted black and white portrait of Edith Sitwell; Photograph by Maurice Beck and Helen MacGregor, London (black and white; 7" x 10"), undated series 7box 1folder 6item 1
Sitwell, Osbert, undated series 7box 1folder 7
Portrait of Osbert Sitwell; Photograph by Helen Foster, London (black and white; 6" x 8"), undated series 7box 1folder 7item 1
Soupault, Philippe, undated series 7box 1folder 8
Silhouette of Philippe Soupault. By Walter D. Trieste (silhouette; 3.5" x 5.5"), undated series 7box 1folder 8item 1
Philippe Soupault (black and white; 3.5" x 5.5"), undated series 7box 1folder 8item 2

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