Roskolenko, Harry

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Roskolenko was born on the Lower East Side of New York in 1907. He ran off to sea at the age of 13 and at 21 became a Third Mate, sailing between America and Europe. During World War II he sailed as a Second officer with the U.S. Army Transport Service on ships running between Australia, New Guinea and the South Pacific. Roskolenko is the author of various volumes of poetry, novels and travel books.

From the description of When the bottle's bloody empty, pet [manuscript]. 1943-1976. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225842760

Harry Roskolenko was born in New York City in 1907, the son of Ukrainian immigrants. He was a poet, a novelist, a foreign news correspondent, and a travel writer. He also wrote several volumes of autobiography, including a memoir about his childhood, When I Was Last on Cherry Street. After a life of extensive travel throughout the world, he died of cancer in New York in 1980.

From the description of Harry Roskolenko collection, 1933-1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702163791

From the description of Harry Roskolenko collection, 1933-1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78138300

Harry Roskolenko was born in New York City, the son of Ukrainian immigrants. He was a poet, a novelist, a foreign news correspondent, and a travel writer. He also wrote several volumes of autobiography, including a memoir about his childhood, When I Was Last on Cherry Street . After a life of extensive travel throughout the world, he died of cancer in New York.

From the guide to the Harry Roskolenko collection, 1933-1952, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Fantasy Magazine. Fantasy Magazine papers, 1929-1979. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Roskolenko, Harry. Harry Roskolenko collection, 1933-1952. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Tiger's Eye records, 1939-1955 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Roskolenko, Harry, 1907-1980. When the bottle's bloody empty, pet [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Papers, 1929-1974 (bulk, 1935-1950). Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
creatorOf Roskolenko, Harry. Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1958. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Harry Roskolenko collection, 1933-1952 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Yaddo records, 1870-1980 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn New Directions Publishing Corp. records, 1932-2005 Houghton Library
creatorOf Harry Roskolenko Papers, ca. 1941-1968 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Roskolenko, Harry. Harry Roskolenko collection, 1933-1952. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Tiger's eye records, 1939-1955. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Fantasy Magazine papers, 1929-1979 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Granville Hicks Papers, 1906-1980 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
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associatedWith Brooks, Cleanth, 1906- person
associatedWith Davis, George, 1906-1957. person
associatedWith Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970. person
associatedWith Fantasy Magazine. corporateBody
associatedWith Fantasy Magazine. corporateBody
associatedWith Hicks, Granville, 1901-1982 person
associatedWith Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967. person
associatedWith Laughlin, James, 1914- person
associatedWith Macdonald, Dwight. person
associatedWith Macdonald, Dwight. person
associatedWith MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982. person
associatedWith Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972. person
associatedWith Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990. person
correspondedWith New Directions Publishing Corp. corporateBody
associatedWith Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980. person
associatedWith Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967. person
associatedWith Saroyan, William, 1908-1981. person
associatedWith Stevens, Wallace, 1879-1955. person
associatedWith Van Doren, Mark, 1894-1972. person
associatedWith Wheelwright, John, 1897-1940. person
associatedWith Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963. person
associatedWith Yaddo (Artist's colony) corporateBody
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United States
United States
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Wages--Poets
Poets, American--20th century--Archives
Writers, American--20th century
Authors, American--20th century--Biography
Wages--United States--Poets
Poets, American--20th century--Biography
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Authors
Poets
Poets--United States
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Birth 1907-09-21

Death 1980-07-17

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