Flexner, Hortense, 1885-1973

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Flexner, a native of Louisville, became a noted poet in the 1910s. She was widely published in popular national magazines. Among her books were Clouds and Cobblestones, This Stubborn Root and Other Poems, North Window and Other Poems, and (children's literature) Chipper, The Wishing Window, and Puzzle Pond. Flexner married political cartoonist Wyncie King.

From the description of Hortense Flexner : papers, circa 1860-1975 bulk 1914-1973. (University of Louisville). WorldCat record id: 36554364

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creatorOf Yourcenar, Marguerite. Marguerite Yourcenar additional papers, 1842-1996 (inclusive), 1903-1987 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Yourcenar, Marguerite. Marguerite Yourcenar papers, 1920-1986 (inclusive), 1950-1980 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Marguerite Yourcenar additional papers, 1842-1996. Houghton Library
referencedIn Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962. Papers, 1897-1930 Houghton Library
creatorOf Flexner, Hortense, 1885-1973. Hortense Flexner : papers, circa 1860-1975 bulk 1914-1973. University of Louisville, Ekstrom Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Harris, Donald. For the night to wear / Donald Harris ; [words by] Hortense Flexner. Library of Congress
referencedIn Flexner, Abraham, 1866-1959. Abraham Flexner papers, 1865-1989 (bulk 1900-1959). Library of Congress
creatorOf Flexner, Hortense, 1885-1973. Correspondence to Lewis George Sterner, [between 1927 and 1929]. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Mary Katharine Woodworth papers, 1787-1989 Bryn Mawr College
referencedIn Abraham Flexner Papers, 1865-1989, (bulk 1900-1959) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Marguerite Yourcenar additional papers, 1842-1996. Houghton Library
referencedIn Marguerite Yourcenar papers, 1920-1986. Houghton Library
referencedIn Allison Family. Allison Family : Papers, 1891-1965. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Flexner, Hortense, 1885-1973. Letter, 1926, Feb. 26 : Bryn Mawr, Pa., to Dr. Sharon Brown. Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
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associatedWith Allison Family. family
correspondedWith Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962 person
associatedWith Brown, Sharon Osborne, 1891-1965, person
correspondedWith Flexner, Abraham, 1866-1959. person
associatedWith Harris, Donald. person
associatedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith King, Wyncie, 1884-1961. person
associatedWith Woodworth, Elizabeth person
associatedWith Yourcenar, Marguerite. person
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Poetry--Authorship--20th century
Children's literature--Authorship--20th century
Poets, American
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Birth 1885

Death 1973

Americans

English

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