Nemerov, Howard

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Howard Nemerov was an American educator and author, most widely known for his poetry. His verse could be poignant, philosophical, or witty, and was awarded numerous honors including a Pulitzer Prize. A long-time professor at Washington University in St. Louis, he also published memorable prose, and contributed editorial work or commentary for numerous publications.

From the description of Howard Nemerov letter to Louis Untermeyer, 1963 Sept. 5. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 54667717

Howard Nemerov was an American poet, novelist, and critic.

From the description of Letter from Howard Nemerov in Waltham, Mass., to Mr. Upton, 1967. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 32605268

Author and educator Howard Nemerov was born in New York and educated at Harvard. A pilot in World War II, he has worked as a professor at numerous schools, notably Washington University in St. Louis. Primarily a poet, Nemerov has produced an impressive collection of diverse, intelligent, and accessible poems, notable for their ironic voice and eclectic subject matter. He has won numerous awards, including a Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award in 1978.

From the description of Howard Nemerov letters and postal cards to Tambimuttu, 1956-1957. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 68815677

American author and poet and professor of English, Washington University; b. 1920.

From the description of Papers, 1939-1985. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 28419773

American author.

From the description of Papers. 1939-1983. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 12929835

American poet, writer, and educator.

From the description of Letter, [19]49 Apr. 27, Bennington, Vt., to Louise Saunders, Clinton, N.Y. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34364301

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creatorOf Nemerov, Howard. Correspondence, 1957-1985. Mount Holyoke College, Williston & Miles-Smith Library
creatorOf Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977. Papers, 1845-1988 (bulk 1970-1977). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn George P. Garrett Papers, 1929-2008, (bulk 1960-2000) David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn New Yorker records, ca.1924-1984 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Morris, John N. Papers, 1968-ca. 1975. Washington University in St. Louis, .
creatorOf O'Conor, Norreys Jephson, b. 1885. Papers of Norreys Jephson O'Conor, 1890-1964 (bulk 1940-1958). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Fantasy Magazine. Fantasy Magazine papers, 1929-1979. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Nemerov, Howard,. Typed letter signed Howard Nemerov to: Mr. Williams December 9, 1941. Wellesley College
creatorOf Lowenfels, Walter, 1897-1976. Papers, 1966-1967. Washington University in St. Louis, .
creatorOf Nemerov, Howard. Letter, 1972 Sept. 16, St. Louis, to Stephen M. Savage, Cambridge, Mass. Ball State University Library, Bracken Library
creatorOf Aiken, Conrad, 1889-1973. Papers of Conrad Aiken, 1851-1983, (bulk 1920-1970). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Abbe, George, 1911-1989. Free lance magazine archives, ca. 1964-1969. Washington University in St. Louis, .
creatorOf Jackson, Shirley, 1916-1965. Papers, 1932-1970 (bulk 1938-1965). Library of Congress
creatorOf Nemerov, Howard. Papers. Washington University in St. Louis, .
creatorOf Burke, Kenneth, 1897-1993. Kenneth Burke letters to William H. Rueckert, 1959-1987. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn University of Virginia. Dept. of English. Papers of the Dept. of English Language and Literature [manuscript], 1956-1970. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Elkin, Stanley, 1930-. Papers, 1955-1983. Washington University in St. Louis, .
referencedIn Jean Burden Papers, 1931-1992 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Hyman, Stanley Edgar, 1919-1970. Papers of Stanley Edgar Hyman, 1932-1978 (bulk 1938-1970). Library of Congress
referencedIn Dickey, James. James Dickey papers, circa 1924-1997 (bulk 1961-1997) Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Yaddo records, 1870-1980 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Papers, 1920-1995. Houghton Library.
referencedIn New Directions Publishing Corp. records, ca. 1933-1997. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Poetry mss., 1954-2002 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
referencedIn Robert Hillyer Papers, 1906-1962 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Rubin, Louis Decimus, 1923-. Louis Decimus Rubin papers, 1929-1992. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Mitchell, Stewart, 1892-1957. Papers, 1839-1957. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Finkel, Donald. Papers, 1947-1983. Washington University in St. Louis, .
creatorOf David R. Godine, Publisher. Records, 1965-1990. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Bookmark Society (Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.)). Bookmark Society records, 1985-[ongoing]. Washington University in St. Louis, .
creatorOf Nemerov, Howard. Office files of The American Poetry Review, 1972-1975. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Smith, William Jay, 1918-. Papers. Washington University in St. Louis, .
referencedIn Letters and documents. Hollins University, Wyndham Robertson Library
creatorOf Abbe, George, 1911-1989. [Free lance archives]. Washington University in St. Louis, .
referencedIn Baraka, Imamu Amiri, 1934-. Papers of Imamu Amiri Baraka [manuscript], 1960-1963. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Randall, Julia, 1923-. Office files of The American Poetry Review, 1975-1985. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Nemerov, Howard. Letter, [19]49 Apr. 27, Bennington, Vt., to Louise Saunders, Clinton, N.Y. University of Michigan
creatorOf Waldman, Anne, 1945-. Anne Waldman papers, 1945-<2002> (bulk 1958-1998). University of Michigan
creatorOf Erskine, Albert, 1911-1993. Albert Erskine papers, 1930-1999. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Palaemon Press (Winston-Salem, N.C.). Editorial archive, 1974-1984. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Nemerov, Howard. Papers, 1939-1985. Washington University in St. Louis, .
referencedIn Howard Griffin collection of papers, 1942-1975 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn Turco, Lewis. Papers, 1949-1988. EO Smith High School
creatorOf Randall, Julia, 1923-. Julia Randall papers, 1930-2001. Hollins University, Wyndham Robertson Library
creatorOf Van Duyn, Mona. Papers. Washington University in St. Louis, .
creatorOf Elkin, Stanley, 1930-1995. Papers. Washington University in St. Louis, .
referencedIn Nemerov, Howard : artist file. The Barnes Foundation, Barnes Foundation Libraries and Special Collections
creatorOf Nemerov, Howard. Letter from Howard Nemerov in Waltham, Mass., to Mr. Upton, 1967. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn Stanley Edgar Hyman Papers, 1932-1978, (bulk 1938-1970) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Burke, Kenneth, 1897-1993. Kenneth Burke papers. 1906-1960. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Morris, John N. Papers, 1968-1989. Washington University in St. Louis, .
referencedIn Williams, Oscar, 1900-1964. Papers of Oscar Williams [manuscript], 1940-1969. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Ahern, John, 1942-. Office files : of The American Poetry Review, 1977-1980. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Parnassus: poetry in review records, 1971-1996 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Fantasy Magazine papers, 1929-1979 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Hillyer, Robert, 1895-1961. Papers, 1725-1961. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf McHarg, Ian L. Ian L. McHarg papers, 1942-2001. University of Pennsylvania, Architectural Archives
creatorOf Nathan, Robert, 1894-1985. Hopwood Awards Collection, 1930- University of Michigan
creatorOf Nemerov, Howard. Howard Nemerov letters and postal cards to Tambimuttu, 1956-1957. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Nemerov, Howard. Letters, 1967-1969, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Anderson, Lee, 1896-1972. Papers, 1933-1976 (inclusive), 1948-1972 (bulk). Washington University in St. Louis, .
referencedIn Babette Deutsch papers, ca. 1880s-1982, 1920s-1960s New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Squires, Radcliffe, 1917-1993. Papers, 1960-1981. Washington University in St. Louis, .
creatorOf Murdoch, Iris. Albert and Naomi Lebowitz Papers, 1962-1996 Washington University in St. Louis, .
referencedIn Meredith, William, 1919-2007. William Meredith papers, 1947-1979. Library of Congress
referencedIn Robert Manning papers, 1938-1993. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1944-1981. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Gordon Cairnie papers, 1922-1973. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Lowell-Adams House Printers papers, 1964-1972 (inclusive) 1964-1966 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Approach Archives, 1913-1968 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Voice of America (Organization). Voice of America Forum Lectures in American Poetry series scripts, circa 1965. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Nemerov, Howard. Howard Nemerov letter to Louis Untermeyer, 1963 Sept. 5. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Joyce Carol Oates Papers, 1956-2006 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Nauert, Paul. The vacuum : tenor voice and piano / [music by] Paul Nauert ; [words by] Howard Nemerov. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Bialosky, Marshall. A spell before winter : for women's chorus / Marshall Bialosky. Northwestern University
referencedIn Looker, Antonina Hansell, 1898-1987. Antonina Hansell Looker papers, 1836-1996. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Deutsch, Babette, 1895-1982. Babette Deutsch papers, ca. 1880s-1982, bulk (1920s-1960s). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Mark, Brian Jeffrey. The snow globe : an art song / composed by Brian Jeffrey Mark. Bowling Green State University, BGSU Libraries
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associatedWith Erskine, Albert, 1911-1993. person
associatedWith Fantasy Magazine. corporateBody
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correspondedWith Finkel, Donald. person
associatedWith Galler, David. person
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associatedWith Guenther, Charles, 1920-2008. person
associatedWith Hadas, Pamela White. person
correspondedWith Hartman, Charles O., 1949- person
associatedWith Hecht, Anthony, 1923-2004. person
associatedWith Hillyer, Robert, 1895-1961. person
associatedWith Howard, Richard, 1929- person
associatedWith Hyman, Stanley Edgar, 1919-1970. person
associatedWith Jackson, Shirley, 1916-1965. person
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correspondedWith Lowell-Adams House Printers. corporateBody
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associatedWith Mitchell, Stewart, 1892-1957. person
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associatedWith Nauert, Paul. person
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associatedWith Rubin, Louis Decimus, 1923- person
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associatedWith Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.) corporateBody
associatedWith Whittemore, Reed, 1919- person
associatedWith Wilbur, Richard, 1921- person
associatedWith Williams, Oscar, 1900-1964. person
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Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Saint Louis (Mo.)
Missouri
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Creative writing
Universities and colleges
American literature--20th century
American poetry--20th century
Authors and publishers
Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence
Authors, American
Literature--Study and teaching
Authors
Occupation
College teachers--Missouri
Authors, American
Poets, American
English teachers--Missouri
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Birth 1920-03-01

Death 1991-07-05

Americans

English

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