Lee, Lawrence, 1903-1978

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Poet, essayist, English professor.

From the description of Papers of Lawrence Lee, 1970-1978. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32959352

From the description of Papers of Lawrence Lee [manuscript], 1933, 1970-1978. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647807869

Born in Gadsden, Alabama. Attended University of Virginia and Harvard. Taught English at University of Pittsburgh. Columnist for Pittsburgh Press. Poet and short story writer.

From the description of Papers, [ca. 1924-1964]. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122471228

Lawrence Lee, professor emeritus of the University of Pittsburgh, was a published writer of poetry, drama, fiction and essays. Born in 1903 in Gadsden, Alabama, Lee was best known for his lyrical poetry. Notable publications include Lee's poetry on the life of Thomas Jefferson in Monticello and Other Poems (1937) and The Tomb of Thomas Jefferson and Other Poems (1940). Other notable publications include Lee's Pittsburgh pieces: Prometheus in Pittsburgh (1952), The American as Faust (1965), and "The Cathedral" (1966). Lee worked variously as an editor, instructor, and contributor to literary journals and newspapers. Lee was editor of the Virginia Quarterly Review from 1938-42, and contributed to publications such as The Sewanee Review, The Georgia Review, The Michigan Quarterly Review, The Lyric, and The Classical World. He was an instructor in English, French, and literature at various universities. The largest part of his teaching career was spent at the University of Pittsburgh. At the time of his death on October 4, 1978, he was a contributing columnist to the Pittsburgh Press and had been a member of the University of Pittsburgh English Department for 31 years.

From the description of Lawrence Lee papers, 1920-1978. (University of Pittsburgh). WorldCat record id: 767650757

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creatorOf Carpenter, Margaret Haley. Papers of Margaret Haley Carpenter [manuscript], 1898-1985, bulk 1953-1985. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Poetry mss., 1954-2002 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
creatorOf Lee, Lawrence, 1903-1978. Poems of Lawrence Lee [manuscript] 1933-41. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Lee, Lawrence, 1903-1978. On the state of things [manuscript] 1970. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Lee, Lawrence, 1903-1978. Ash Lawn [manuscript] 1956 Oct. 28. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Programs and invitations of the Lychnos Society [manuscript], 1938 May - 1972 Nov University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Page family. Papers of the Page family, 1829-1971. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Wilson, James Southall, 1880-1963. Guest book of Julia and James Southall Wilson, 1922-1937. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Lee, Lawrence, 1903-1978. Letter, 1935, January 4, University, Va., to Prof. Rugg. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Lee, Lawrence, 1903-1978. Papers, [ca. 1924-1964]. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Lee, Lawrence, 1903-1978. Letter, Pittsburgh, Pa., to Carlton G. Ketchum [manuscript] 1972 May 11. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Barr, Stringfellow, 1897-1982. Papers of the Virginia Quarterly Review [manuscript] 1925-1955. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Yaddo records, 1870-1980 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn John Mason Brown papers, 1922-1967. Houghton Library
creatorOf Page family. Papers of the Page family [manuscript], 1829-1971. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Lee, Lawrence, 1903-1978. Lawrence Lee correspondence with Robert Bridges [manuscript], 1928 Nov 2 and 8. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Lee, Lawrence, 1903-1978. Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1939-1940. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Davis, Lambert, 1905-. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1925-1938. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Lee, Lawrence, 1903-1978. Papers of Lawrence Lee [manuscript], 1933, 1970-1978. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Knox, Frank, 1874-1944. Letter to Lawrence Lee [manuscript] , 31 Dec. 1940. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Lee, Lawrence, 1903-1978. Papers of Lawrence Lee, 1970-1978. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Lee, Lawrence, 1903-1978. Lawrence Lee papers, 1920-1978. University of Pittsburgh
referencedIn Alumni file of Lawrence Lee [manuscript], 1931-1940. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Leach, Walter Barton. W. Barton Leach Papers. 1920-1971. Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962. Papers of William Stanley Beaumont Braithwaite [manuscript] 1904-1935 (1958). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Lee, Lawrence, 1903-1978. Letter, Pittsburgh, Pa., to Carlton G. Ketchum [manuscript] 1972 May 11. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Fritz, Laurens Howard, 1912-1993. Music manuscripts by Laurens Howard Fritz [manuscript], 1926-1962. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Wilson, James Southall, 1880-1963. Guest book of Julia and James Southall Wilson [manuscript], 1922-1937. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Lee, Lawrence, 1903-1978. Lecture notes of Lawrence Lee [manuscript] 1937. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Lee, Lawrence, 1903-1978. Letters to Margaret Kerr [manuscript] 1969, 1970. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Brickell, Herschell, [889-1952,. Correspondence of Philip Lighfoot Scruggs [manuscript] 1930-69. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Lee, Lawrence, 1903-1978. A coming age of universal permissiveness [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Mellor, Earl Godfrey, 1886-1941. French poetry of the nineteenth century and after [manuscript] / edited by Mellor and Lawrence Lee, ca. 1940. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Hench, Atcheson Laughlin, 1891-1974,. Letters chiefly of prominent literary figures [manuscript] 1868-1903. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Lee, Lawrence, 1903-1978. Letters to Atcheson L. Hench [manuscript] 1927-30. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Literary autograph collection [manuscript], 1852-1937. University of Virginia. Library
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