Burden, Jean

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Jean Burden (1914- ) is an American poet, essayist, anthologist, teacher and editor. Born in Waukegan, Illinois, she attended the University of Chicago, graduating in 1936. She has been West Coast editor of Faith Today and of Yankee magazine, where she later (1955) took a position as poetry editor. She has published books of poetry and of essays, and her work has appeared in numerous national magazines including Poetry, Atlantic, American Scholar, Trace, Saturday Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, Better Homes and Gardens, Mademoiselle, Prairie Schooner, Southern Review . She has also published several books on pet care,

In addition to her writing, for nearly ten years (1956-1965) Ms Burden served as administrative officer for the Meals for Millions Foundation in Los Angeles, California. She has taught both privately and in workshops, and since 1966 has done freelance public relations work.

From the guide to the Jean Burden Papers, 1931-1992, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)

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creatorOf Carpenter, Margaret Haley. Papers of Margaret Haley Carpenter [manuscript], 1898-1985, bulk 1953-1985. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Arna Bontemps Papers, 1927-1968 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Moose, Ruth. Ruth Moose papers, 1960s-2000 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn (VII. ff. 344). Feb. 1737-June, 1739.Philip Yorke, 1st Earl of Hardwicke: Briefs and notes in appeal cases in the House of Lords: 1719-1763.includes:f. 1 Catharine Baldwin: Suit v. Van Charante: 1736-1737. ff. 5, 188 John Campbell, 2nd Earl of Bread... British Library
creatorOf Jean Burden Papers, 1931-1992 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Flanner, Hildegarde, 1899-1987. Hildegarde Flanner papers, 1924-1984. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Lewis, James, 1938-. Winter water sky songs : for high voice and piano / James Lewis. University of South Florida, USF Library
referencedIn Eve Triem papers, 1921-1999, 1943-1984 University of Washington Libraries Special Collections
creatorOf Carpenter, Margaret Haley. Papers, 1979-1988, bulk 1985-1987 [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn May Sarton Papers, 1846-1995, 1920-1995 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn Nemerov, Howard. Papers, 1939-1985. Washington University in St. Louis, .
referencedIn George Dillon Papers, 1862-1982 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
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associatedWith Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-2000 person
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associatedWith Bullock, Marie, 1911-1986 person
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associatedWith Carpenter, Margaret. person
associatedWith Carpenter, Margaret Haley. person
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associatedWith Junkins, Donald, 1931- person
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associatedWith Sarton, May, 1912-1995 person
associatedWith Schevill, James Erwin, 1920-2009 person
associatedWith Schulz, Charles M. (Charles Monroe), 1922-2000 person
associatedWith Scott, Winfield Townley, 1910-1968 person
associatedWith Shapiro, Karl Jay, 1913-2000 person
associatedWith Simpson, Louis, 1923-2012 person
associatedWith Smith, Hallett Darius, 1907- person
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correspondedWith Triem, Eve, 1902- person
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Montrose, Scotland
London, England
Glasgow, Scotland
Jedburgh, Roxburghshire
Subject
Authors, American
Women authors, American
Women poets, American
Poets, American--20th century
American poetry--20th century
Literature--American Poetry
Pet food industry--Public relations
Women authors
American poetry--Women authors
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Authors
Poets
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Active 1979

Active 1988

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