Solano, Solita, 1888-1975

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Janet Flanner

  • 1892, Mar. 13: Born, Indianapolis, Ind.
  • 1912 - 1913 : Attended University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill.
  • circa 1917 - 1977 : Contributed to various newspapers and magazines, including New York [Herald] Tribune, Harper's Bazaar, Woman's Home Companion, Vanity Fair, Vogue, and Ladies' Home Journal
  • 1921 - 1922 : Toured southern Europe and the Middle East
  • 1922: Settled in Paris, France
  • 1925 - 1975 : Foreign correspondent, New Yorker magazine, and author of "Letter From Paris" under the pseudonym "Genêt"
  • 1926: Published The Cubical City. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons
  • 1940: Published An American in Paris: Profile of an Interlude Between Two Wars. New York: Simon and Schuster
  • 1944: Published Pètain, the Old Man of France. New York: Simon and Schuster
  • 1947: Received French Legion of Honor for "Letter From Paris"
  • 1957: Published Men and Monuments. New York: Harper
  • 1958: Received honorary Litt.D., Smith College, Northampton, Mass.
  • 1965 - 1971 : Published Paris Journal, edited by William Shawn. New York: Atheneum (2 vols.)
  • 1966: Received National Book Award for volume one of Paris Journal
  • 1972: Published Paris Was Yesterday, 1925-1939, edited by Irving Drutman. New York: Viking Press
  • 1975: Published London Was Yesterday, 1934-1939, edited by Irving Drutman. New York: Viking Press
  • 1978, Nov. 7: Died, New York, N.Y.
  • 1979: Published posthumously Janet Flanner's World: Uncollected Writings, 1932-1975, edited by Irving Drutman. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich

Solita Solano

  • 1888: Born, Albany, N.Y.
  • circa 1904: Traveled to Asia
  • 1908 - circa 1913 : Acted on New York stage
  • 1914 - 1917 : Drama critic, Boston Traveler
  • 1917 - 1918 : Drama editor, New York Tribune
  • 1918 - 1919 : Press agent for John Golden
  • 1918 - 1920 : Fiction writer, Smart Set, Ainslee's, and other magazines
  • 1921 - 1922 : Toured southern Europe and the Middle East
  • 1922: Settled in Paris, France
  • 1922 - 1923 : Wrote articles for National Geographic Magazine
  • 1924: Published The Uncertain Feast. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons
  • 1925: Published The Happy Failure. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons
  • 1929: Published This Way Up. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons
  • circa 1934: Published Statue in a Field. Paris: privately printed poems
  • 1975, Nov. 22: Died, Orgeval, France

From the guide to the Janet Flanner and Solita Solano Papers, 1870-1976, (bulk 1955-1975), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Anderson, Margaret C. Elizabeth Jenks Clark collection of Margaret Anderson, 1886-1998. Yale University Library
referencedIn Anderson, Margaret C. Elizabeth Jenks Clark collection of Margaret Anderson, 1886-1998. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Hulme, Kathryn, 1900-1981. Kathryn Hulme papers, 1846-1981 (bulk 1945-1981). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Elizabeth Jenks Clark Collection of Margaret Anderson, 1886-1998, 1945-1973 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Flanner, Hildegarde, 1899-1987. Hildegarde Flanner papers, 1924-1984. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Lillian Hellman Papers TXRC05-A10005., 1904-1984 (bulk 1934-1984) Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Janet Flanner and Solita Solano Papers, 1870-1976, (bulk 1955-1975) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Flanner, Janet, 1892-1978. Janet Flanner and Solita Solano papers, 1870-1976 (bulk 1955-1975). Library of Congress
creatorOf McGinley, Phyllis, 1905-1978. Lillian Hellman Papers, 1904-1984 (bulk 1934-1984). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Cunard, Nancy, 1896-1965. Nancy Cunard Collection, 1895-1965 (bulk 1908-1965). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Kathryn Hulme papers, 1846-1981, 1945-1981 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Abbott, Berenice, 1898-1991 person
associatedWith Anderson, Margaret, 1890-1973 person
associatedWith Anderson, Margaret C. person
associatedWith Anderson, Margaret C. person
associatedWith Aragon, 1897-1982 person
associatedWith Balayé, Geraldine. person
associatedWith Barnes, Djuna. person
associatedWith Bedford, Sybille, 1911-2006 person
associatedWith Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992 person
associatedWith Caruso, Dorothy. person
associatedWith Clark, Elizabeth Jenks. person
associatedWith Colette, 1873-1954 person
associatedWith Cunard, Nancy, 1896-1965. person
associatedWith Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962 person
associatedWith Fielding, Daphne Vivian, 1904- person
associatedWith Flanner, Hildegarde, 1899-1987. person
associatedWith Flanner, Janet, 1892-1978. person
associatedWith Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch, 1872-1949 person
associatedWith Hellman, Lillian, 1905-1984 person
associatedWith Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 person
associatedWith Hulme, Kathryn, 1900-1981. person
associatedWith Leblanc, Georgette, 1869-1941 person
associatedWith Malraux, André, 1901-1976 person
associatedWith Man Ray, 1890-1976 person
associatedWith Massot, Pierre de. person
associatedWith McGinley, Phyllis, 1905-1978. person
associatedWith Moore, George, 1852-1933 person
associatedWith Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972 person
associatedWith Mortimer, Raymond, 1895-1980 person
associatedWith Murphy, Noel Haskins, 1894- person
associatedWith Petrova, Olga, 1886- person
associatedWith Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972 person
associatedWith Ross, Harold Wallace, 1892-1951 person
associatedWith Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967 person
associatedWith Shawn, William. person
associatedWith Sitwell, Edith, 1887-1964 person
associatedWith Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946 person
associatedWith Stirling, Monica, 1916- person
associatedWith Toklas, Alice B. person
associatedWith Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 person
associatedWith White, E. B. (Elwyn Brooks), 1899-1985 person
associatedWith Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975 person
associatedWith Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963 person
associatedWith Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (N.Y.)
Paris (France)
Subject
Poetry
Americans--France--Paris
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Birth 1888

Death 1975-11-22

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