Speyer, Leonora, 1872-1956

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Poet and author. Born Leonora von Stosch; married Edgar Speyer.

From the description of Leonora Speyer papers, 1917-1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980981

Leonora Speyer (1852-1956) was a violinist with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and a Pulitzer Prize winning poet. She was awarded the honor in 1927 for her book of poetry, Fiddler's Farewell . Other works by Speyer include A Canopic Jar (1921), Naked Heal (1931), and Slow Wall (1939).

From the guide to the Leonora Speyer Poem "Early" (MS 147), [n.d.], (University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries. Special Collections Dept.)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Speyer, Leonora, 1872-1956. Correspondence to Lewis George Sterner, [between 1927 and 1929]. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Speyer, Leonora, 1872-1956. Leonora Speyer papers, 1917-1941. Library of Congress
creatorOf Trigg, Emma Gray White. Letters to Emma Gray Trigg [manuscript], 1921-1955. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Erskine, John, 1879-1951. John Erskine papers, [ca. 1890]-1951. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Cane, Melville, 1879-1980. Melville Cane papers, 1901-1979. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Speyer, Leonora, 1872-1956. [Letter] 1932 January 30, New York City [to] Mrs. [Edwin] Markham, [Staten Island] / Leonora Speyer. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
creatorOf Speyer, Leonora, 1872-1956. [Letter] 1920-1930, New York City [to] Mrs. [Edwin] Markham, [Staten Island] / Leonora Speyer. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
creatorOf Speyer, Leonora, 1872-1956. [Letter] 1930 December 2, New York City [to] Mr. & Mrs. [Edwin] Markham, [Staten Island] / Leonora Speyer. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
creatorOf Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson, 1873-1945. Letter to Leonora Speyer, 1944 March 29. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn The Henry Gilbert Papers, 1821-1980 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library
referencedIn Robert Hillyer Papers, 1906-1962 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf Speyer, Leonora, 1872-1956. [Letter] 1920-1930, New York City [to] Mrs. [Edwin] Markham, [Staten Island] / Leonora Speyer. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
creatorOf O'Hara, John Myers, 1870-1944. John Myers O'Hara papers, 1908-1943. Newberry Library
referencedIn Melville Cane Papers, 1901-1979. Columbia University. Rare Book an Manuscript Library
referencedIn Delafield, Eugene. Eugene Delafield collection on American poetry, 1904-1968. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Speyer, Leonora, 1872-1956. [Letter] 1920-1930, New York City [to] Mrs. [Edwin] Markham, [Staten Island] / Leonora Speyer. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
referencedIn Marshall, Lenore, 1897-1971. Papers, 1887-1980. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Lillian Everts Papers, 1933-1956, (bulk 1949-1956) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Speyer, Leonora, 1872-1956. [Letter] 1920-1930, New York City [to] Mr. [Edwin] Markham, [Staten Island] / Leonora Speyer. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
creatorOf Hillyer, Robert, 1895-1961. Papers, 1725-1961. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, R-Z and unidentified Houghton Library
creatorOf Speyer, Leonora, 1872-1956. [Letter] 1920-1930, New York City [to] Mrs. [Edwin] Markham, [Staten Island] / Leonora Speyer. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
creatorOf Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. Letter 1924 November 10, Staten Island, N.Y.[to] Leonora Speyern, Unknown / [Edwin Markham]. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
creatorOf Leonora Speyer Poem "Early" (MS 147), [n.d.] University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries. Special Collections Dept.
creatorOf Copeland, Walter S. (Walter Scott), 1856-1928. Walter Scott Copeland papers [manuscript], 1880-1954. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Speyer, Leonora, 1872-1956. Papers of Leonora von Stosch [manuscript] 1916-39. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962. Papers of William Stanley Beaumont Braithwaite [manuscript] 1904-1935 (1958). University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Lewisohn, Ludwig, 1882-1955. Signed endorsement of Slow wall, poems new and selected, 1939 Feb. 3. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
referencedIn Phonograph Library of Contemporary Poets. Papers, 1940-1942. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Tunstall, Virginia Hunter Lyne, d. 1987. Papers of Virginia Hunter Lyne Tunstall [manuscript] 1869-1959. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Cook, Howard Willard. Correspondence with Belle Greene, 1923. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Speyer, Leonora, 1872-1956. [Invitation from Lady Speyer to Percy Grainger] [manuscript] / Lenora Speyer. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962. Letter to Mr. McCourtie [manuscript], 1919 January 9. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950. Papers of Edna St. Vincent Millay, 1897-1955. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Trigg, Emma Gray White. Papers of Emma Gray Trigg [manuscript], 1921-1940. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Havens, Raymond Dexter, 1880-1954. Raymond Dexter Havens papers, 1752-1954. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
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associatedWith Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962. person
associatedWith Cane, Melville, 1879-1980. person
associatedWith Cook, Howard Willard. person
associatedWith Copeland, Walter S. (Walter Scott), 1856-1928. person
associatedWith Delafield, Eugene. person
associatedWith Erskine, John, 1879-1951. person
correspondedWith Everts, Lillian, 1898-1960 person
associatedWith Gilbert, Henry F. B. (Henry Franklin Belknap), 1868-1928 person
associatedWith Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson, 1873-1945. person
associatedWith Grainger, Percy, 1882-1961. person
associatedWith Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907. person
associatedWith Grieg, Nina. person
associatedWith Havens, Raymond Dexter, 1880-1954. person
associatedWith Hillyer, Robert, 1895-1961. person
associatedWith Houghton Library. person
associatedWith Lewisohn, Ludwig, 1882-1955. person
associatedWith Mann, Kal, 1917-, Miss, person
associatedWith Markham, Anna Catherine, person
associatedWith Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940, person
associatedWith Marshall, Lenore, 1897-1971. person
associatedWith Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950. person
associatedWith O'Hara, John Myers, 1870-1944. person
associatedWith Oppenheim, James, 1882-1932. person
associatedWith Page, Curtis Hidden, 1870-1946 person
associatedWith Phonograph Library of Contemporary Poets. corporateBody
associatedWith Speyer, Edgar, 1862-1932. person
associatedWith Steinman, Mr., person
associatedWith Stokes, Mr. person
associatedWith Trigg, Emma Gray White. person
associatedWith Tunstall, Virginia Hunter Lyne, d. 1987. person
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Birth 1872-11-07

Death 1956-02-10

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