Gleason, Madeline

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Gleason was born Jan. 26, 1913; although employed by a brokerage firm (1944-68), she was a poet, playwright, and painter; founder of San Francisco Poetry Guild; organized the first poetry festival in America (1947); taught master workshop in poetry at the Poetry Center, San Francisco State College (1959-60); her published works include The metaphysical needle (1949), Concerto for bell and telephone (1957) and contributions to various anthology publications.

From the description of Papers, 1947-1971. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 41578720

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Gleason was born January 26, 1913; although employed by a brokerage firm (1944-68), she was a poet, playwright, and painter; founder of San Francisco Poetry Guild; organized the first poetry festival in America (1947); taught master workshop in poetry at the Poetry Center, San Francisco State College (1959-60); her published works include The metaphysical needle (1949), Concerto for bell and telephone (1957) and contributions to various anthology publications.

From the guide to the Madeline Gleason Papers, 1947-1971, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Ansen, Alan. Collection of literary manuscripts from Measure, [ca. 1953-ca. 1960]. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Ansen, Alan. Collection of literary manuscripts, [ca.1953-1960]. State Library of Ohio
referencedIn Allen, Donald, 1912-2004. Unpublished anthology of the San Francisco Renaissance, ca. 1965. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf GLEASON, MADELINE. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
creatorOf Gleason, Madeline. Why in the world; a play by Madeline Gleason. University of San Francisco, Gleeson Library/Charles and Nancy Geschke Learning Resource Center
creatorOf Gleason, Madeline. 1 ALS, 1948 May 18, [n.p.], to Muriel Rukeyser. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Updike, John. [Broadside collection]. Hollins University, Wyndham Robertson Library
creatorOf Madeline Gleason Papers, 1947-1971 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
creatorOf Duncan, Robert Edward, 1919-. The Ballad of Mrs. Noah : San Francisco : ms. S, 1957. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Gleason, Madeline. Papers, 1947-1971. University of California, Los Angeles
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associatedWith Allen, Donald, 1912-2004. person
associatedWith Duncan, Robert Edward, 1919- person
associatedWith Rukeyser, Muriel, 1913-1980, person
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Women poets--Archival resources
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Women poets--Archival resources
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Birth 1903-01-26

Death 1979-04-22

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