Bynner, Witter

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Bynner was an American poet and translator.

From the description of Letters from various correspondents, 1904-1962. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 81729898

Witter Bynner (1881-1968) graduated from Harvard University summa cum laude in 1902, and in 1907, was the Phi Beta Kappa poet for "Young Harvard." He continued publishing until the release of "New Poems, 1960." He was a lively part of the social and cultural life of Santa Fe, New Mexico, until his health failed in the mid-1960's. He passed away in 1968

Henry Pettit was Professor of English at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He was named Honorary Curator of Rare Books in Norlin Library in the early 1950's, managing the collections and encouraging the acquisition of such materials as eighteenth-century English literature and examples of early printing. Pettit was a scholar of the English poet Edward Young (1683-1765), compiling A bibliography of Young's Night Thoughts (1954) and editing The Correspondence of Edward Young (1971).

From the guide to the Witter Bynner Letters (MS 180), 1962, (University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries. Special Collections Dept.)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Flanner, Hildegarde, 1899-1987. Hildegarde Flanner papers, 1924-1984. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Welles mss., 1930-1950, (Bulk 1936-1947) Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Witter Bynner papers, 1829-1965. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Hannah Kahn Papers, 1939-1987 Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
referencedIn Aaron Copland Collection, 1841-1991, (bulk 1911-1990) Music Division Library of Congress
referencedIn New Yorker records, ca.1924-1984 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Witter Bynner Letters to George Kirgo, 1949-1953 Archives and Special Collections. New Mexico State University Library.
creatorOf Fink, Augusta. Augusta Fink photograph collection [Picture]. University of New Mexico-Main Campus
referencedIn Mark Anthony De Wolfe Howe additional papers, 1880-1959. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Additional letters from various correspondents, 1905-1948. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1840-1961. Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Esquire, Inc. Records, 1933-1977 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Bynner, Witter,. Letters from various correspondents, 1904-1962. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Yaddo records, 1870-1980 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Pearce, T. M. (Thomas Matthews), 1902-. Thomas M. Pearce Pictorial Collection [Picture]. University of New Mexico-Main Campus
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.
creatorOf Witter Bynner Letters (MS 180), 1962 University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries. Special Collections Dept.
referencedIn Gail and Stephen Rudin autograph collection, 1841-1993. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Poetry mss., 1954-2002 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Portraits from the Cassidy Family Papers [graphic], ca. 1897-ca. 1965 Bancroft Library
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, A-D. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Louis Evan Shipman papers, ca. 1859-1933. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Charles Edward Eaton Papers, 1950s-1990s University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
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associatedWith Benét, William Rose, 1886-1950. person
associatedWith Benson, Stella, 1892-1933. person
associatedWith Bynner, Witter, 1881-1968. person
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
associatedWith Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990 person
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
correspondedWith Eaton, Charles Edward, 1916- person
associatedWith Esquire, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Fink, Augusta. person
associatedWith Flanner, Hildegarde, 1899-1987. person
associatedWith Hand, Learned, 1872-1961 person
associatedWith Hillyer, Robert, 1895-1961. person
associatedWith Houghton Library. corporateBody
correspondedWith Howe, M. A. De Wolfe (Mark Antony De Wolfe), 1864-1960 person
associatedWith James, Henry, 1843-1916. person
associatedWith Kahn, Hannah person
associatedWith Lawrence, Frieda von Richthofen, 1979-1956. person
associatedWith Modern Poetry Association corporateBody
correspondedWith New Yorker Magazine, Inc corporateBody
associatedWith Pearce, T. M. (Thomas Matthews), 1902- person
associatedWith Porter, Bruce, 1865-1953. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962. person
associatedWith Sarton, May, 1912-1995 person
associatedWith Shipman, Louis Evan, 1869-1933 person
associatedWith Welles, Orson, 1915-1985 person
associatedWith Yaddo (Artist's colony) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
American literature--19th century
American poetry--20th century
American literature--20th century


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