Van Doren, Irita Taylor, 1891-1966

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Editor, New York Herald Tribune Book Review.

From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1951. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122690978

Literary editor.

From the description of Irita Taylor Van Doren papers, 1920-1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063846

Biographical Note

  • 1891, Mar. 16: Born, Birmingham, Ala.
  • 1908: A.B., Florida State College for Women, Tallahassee, Fla.
  • 1909: A.M., Florida State College for Women, Tallahassee, Fla.
  • 1909 - 1912 : Graduate student, Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
  • 1912: Married Carl Van Doren (divorced 1935)
  • 1919 - 1922 : On editorial staff, The Nation
  • 1923 - 1924 : Literary editor, The Nation
  • 1924 - 1926 : Assistant to Stuart Pratt Sherman, literary editor of the New York Herald Tribune
  • 1926 - 1963 : Literary editor, New York Herald Tribune
  • 1955: Honorary Litt. D., Smith College, Northampton, Mass.
  • 1959: Honorary Litt. D., Wheaton College, Norton, Mass.
  • 1963 - 1966 : Literary consultant to William Morrow & Co.
  • 1966, Dec. 18: Died, New York, N.Y.

From the guide to the Irita Taylor Van Doren Papers, 1920-1967, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson, 1873-1945. Papers of Ellen Glasgow [manuscript], 1880-1963. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn James Weldon Johnson and Grace Nail Johnson papers, circa 1850-2005, 1900-1976 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1927-1934. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Reid family papers, 1795-1946. Library of Congress
creatorOf Wilson, James Southall, 1880-1963. Papers of James Southall Wilson [manuscript], 1904-1962. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Hawkins, Arthur. Papers of Arthur Hawkins [manuscript], 1929-1970. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Lechlitner, Ruth, 1901-1989. Papers of Ruth Lechlitner, 1919-1988. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Pynson Printers (New York, N.Y.). Pynson Printers records, 1927-1933. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Pynson Printers records, 1927-1933 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Balch, Edwin Swift, 1856-1927,. Papers of the Balch family, 1760-1955. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Wilson, James Southall, 1880-1963. Papers of James Southall Wilson [manuscript], 1908-1936. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Powell, Thomas Reed, 1880-1955. Papers, 1905-1955 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Reid, Elisabeth Mills, 1858-1931. Reid family papers, 1795-1970 (bulk 1869-1970). Library of Congress
creatorOf Wilson, James Southall, 1880-1963. Correspondence relating to the Southern Writers Convention sponsored by the "Virginia Quarterly Review" at the University of Virginia, October 23-24, 1931 [manuscript], 1931-1932. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Irita Taylor Van Doren Papers, 1920-1967 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Barr, Stringfellow, 1897-1982. Papers of Stringfellow Barr, 1927-1968. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Joseph Barnes Papers, 1930-1952, (bulk 1940-1952) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Van Doren, Irita Taylor, 1891-1966. Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1951. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Van Doren, Irita, 1891-1966. Letters, 1927-1931, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn American Scholar records, 1926-2006 (bulk 1944-2005). Library of Congress
creatorOf Van Doren, Irita. Letter, 1926 Apr. 21, New York, to Warner Rice, Cambridge, Mass. University of Michigan
referencedIn Reid Family Fapers, 1795-1970, (bulk 1869-1970) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Beall, Jack. Correspondence : with Theodore Dreiser, 1926-1938. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938. James Weldon Johnson and Grace Nail Johnson papers, circa 1850-2005 (bulk 1900-1976). Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Van Doren, Irita Taylor, 1891-1966. Irita Taylor Van Doren papers, 1920-1967. Library of Congress
referencedIn Women's National Book Association. Women's National Book Association records, 1917-1989. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Barnes, Joseph, 1907-1970. Papers of Joseph Barnes, 1930-1952. Library of Congress
referencedIn American Scholar, Records, 1926-2006, (bulk 1944-2005) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
correspondedWith Adams, Samuel Hopkins, 1871-1958 person
correspondedWith American Scholar corporateBody
correspondedWith Barnes, Joseph, 1907-1970. person
associatedWith Barr, Stringfellow, 1897-1982. person
correspondedWith Benét, Stephen Vincent, 1898-1943 person
correspondedWith Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963 person
correspondedWith Bynner, Witter, 1881-1968 person
correspondedWith Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958 person
correspondedWith Cather, Willa, 1873-1947 person
correspondedWith De la Mare, Walter, 1873-1956 person
correspondedWith Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970 person
correspondedWith Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 person
correspondedWith Forster, E. M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970 person
associatedWith Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson, 1873-1945. person
associatedWith Hawkins, Arthur. person
associatedWith Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938. person
associatedWith Lechlitner, Ruth, 1901-1989. person
correspondedWith Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951 person
correspondedWith Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965 person
associatedWith Powell, Thomas Reed, 1880-1955. person
associatedWith Pynson Printers corporateBody
associatedWith Pynson Printers (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Reid family family
correspondedWith Remarque, Erich Maria, 1898-1970 person
associatedWith Rice, Warner Grenelle, 1899- person
correspondedWith Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926 person
associatedWith Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950. person
correspondedWith White, E. B. (Elwyn Brooks), 1899-1985 person
associatedWith Willkie, Wendell L. (Wendell Lewis), 1892-1944. person
associatedWith Wilson, James Southall, 1880-1963. person
associatedWith Women's National Book Association. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)--New York
Subject
Poetry
American newspapers--New York (State)--New York
Books--Reviews
American newspapers
Literature
Voyages around the world
World War, 1939-1945
Occupation
Editors
Activity

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Birth 1891

Death 1966

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