Whitman, Ruth, 1922-1999

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Poet and educator Ruth Whitman graduated from Radcliffe College (B.A. 1944) and Harvard University (M.A. 1947). She has served on the faculties of Harvard, Tufts, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the University of Massachusetts, and was founder and president of Poets Who Teach, Inc. She is the author of Blood and Milk Poems (1963), The Passion of Lizzie Borden: New and Selected Poems (1973), Tamsen Donner: A Woman's Journey (1977), and Laughing Gas: Poems, New and Selected (1991).

From the description of Papers, 1941-1984 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008376

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referencedIn Antioch Review mss., 1940-2007 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Warren, B. The appletree madrigals : for women's chorus (S.S.A.A.) and two pianos / B. Warren ; poems by Ruth Whitman. Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Radcliffe College Archives sound recordings collection, 1951-1985 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn George P. Garrett Papers, 1929-2008, (bulk 1960-2000) David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Radcliffe College. Office of the Dean. Records of the Office of the Dean, 1964-1981 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Parnassus: poetry in review records, 1971-1996 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Dean, 1964-1981 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Merriam, Eve, 1916-1992. Additional papers of Eve Merriam, ca. 1930-1992. Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn New Directions Publishing Corp. records, 1932-2005 Houghton Library
referencedIn Poetry mss., 1954-2002 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Whitman, Ruth, 1922-1999. Papers, 1941-1984 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Meacham, Harry M. (Harry Monroe), 1901-1975. Harry M. Meacham papers [manuscript] , 1900-75. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Hugo, Richard, 1923-1982. Richard Hugo collection, 1972-1982. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Woodberry Poetry Room (Harvard College Library) poetry readings, 1931- (ongoing). Woodberry Poetry Room, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Whitman, Ruth, 1922-1999. Office files, of The American Poetry Review, 1972. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Radcliffe College. Office of the Dean. Records of the Office of the Dean, 1954-1988 (inclusive), 1972-1988 (bulk). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991. Isaac Bashevis Singer Papers, 1775, 1923-1995. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Oren, Miriam. Office files of The American Poetry Review, 1987-1989. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
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correspondedWith Garrett, George P., 1929-2008 person
associatedWith Glatstein, Jacob, 1896-1971. person
associatedWith Hugo, Richard, 1923-1982. person
associatedWith Meacham, Harry M. (Harry Monroe), 1901-1975. person
associatedWith Merriam, Eve, 1916-1992. person
associatedWith Modern Poetry Association corporateBody
associatedWith New Directions Publishing Corp. corporateBody
associatedWith Oren, Miriam. person
correspondedWith Parnassus: poetry in review corporateBody
associatedWith Radcliffe College. Office of the Dean corporateBody
associatedWith Radcliffe College. Office of the Dean. corporateBody
associatedWith Radcliffe College. Office of the Dean. corporateBody
associatedWith Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991. person
associatedWith Warren, B. person
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Birth 1922-05-28

Death 1999-12-01

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