Spencer, Theodore, 1902-1949

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Spencer earned his Harvard PhD in 1928.

From the description of Death in Elizabethan drama : a study in convention and opinion. 1926. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77075635

Spencer was a professor of English at Harvard University.

From the description of Papers concerning Nosce teipsum, 1937. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612760083

Theodore Spencer was an American poet, essayist, playwright, and short story writer.

From the description of Compositions, 1924-1948. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 81003826

From the guide to the Theodore Spencer compositions, 1924-1948., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Spencer taught English at Harvard.

From the description of An acquired illumination : the purpose of general education in the humanities / Theodore Spencer. 1948. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 228512656

From the description of Papers of Theodore Spencer, 1924-1949 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973192

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creatorOf Joyce, James, 1882-1941. Portrait of the artist as a young man : manuscript, [ca. 1914] Houghton Library
referencedIn Harvard University. Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Records of miscellaneous offices and committees of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, 1896-1980 (inclusive). Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Alan Ansen collection of papers, 1942-1953 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn Horace Mason Reynolds papers, 1895-1965. Houghton Library
referencedIn Autograph File, C, 1554-2002. Houghton Library
referencedIn Furioso papers, 1938-1951 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 Spencer, Theodore, 1902-1949. Autograph letter signed T. Spencer to: Mrs. Curran March 31, 1948. Wellesley College
referencedIn Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962. Additional papers, 1870-1969. Houghton Library
creatorOf Spencer, Theodore, 1902-1949. An act of life : typescript, [ca. 1944] Houghton Library
referencedIn Stanford, Donald E. (Donald Elwin), 1913-1998. Donald E. Stanford papers, 1933-1985. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Spencer, Theodore, 1902-1949. Papers concerning Nosce teipsum, 1937. Houghton Library
creatorOf Colt Press. Colt Press records, ca. 1941-1942. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962. Papers, 1870-1969 Houghton Library
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
creatorOf Rosenberger, Francis Coleman, 1915-. Papers of [Francis] Coleman Rosenberger, 1946-1952. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Spencer, Theodore, 1902-1949. 1 TLS, 1944 Jan. 31, Dept. of English, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. to Muriel Rukeyser. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Dexter, Simon Newton. Simon Newton Dexter papers, 1785-1862. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Spencer, Theodore, 1902-1949. Papers of Theodore Spencer, 1924-1949 (inclusive). Harvard University, Archives
creatorOf Spencer, Theodore, 1902-1949. Compositions, 1924-1948. Houghton Library
creatorOf Kirschbaum, Leo, 1907-1962. Correspondence, 1942-1957. University of Michigan
referencedIn Letters sent to Hyder Edward Rollins, 1927-1946 (inclusive), 1944-1946 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966. William Ernest Hocking Papers, 1860-1979 Houghton Library
referencedIn Furioso papers, 1938-1951. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn John Mason Brown papers, 1922-1967. Houghton Library
referencedIn Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965. Poetry and drama : by T. S. Eliot : corrected proofs and correspondence, 1951. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn E. E. Cummings miscellaneous papers, 1957-1962. Houghton Library
referencedIn George Sarton additional papers, 1901-1956 Houghton Library
referencedIn Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962. Papers of e. e. cummings [manuscript], circa 1917-1962. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn David Thomas Pottinger papers, 1922-1952. Houghton Library
referencedIn Modern Poetry Collection of Miscellaneous Manuscripts, 1920-1964 Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library,
referencedIn Harvard University. Dept. of English. Records of miscellaneous committees and the Child Memorial Library, 1896-1934 (inclusive). Harvard University, Archives
creatorOf Spencer, Theodore, 1902-1949. Typed letter signed Theodore Spencer to: Mr. Williams October 24, 1941. Wellesley College
creatorOf Spencer, Theodore, 1902-1949. Autograph letter signed Theodore Spencer to: Miss [Elizabeth] Manwaring December 19, 1941. Wellesley College
creatorOf Spencer, Theodore, 1902-1949. Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1938-1947. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph), 1878-1965. Papers, 1903-2005 Harvard Art Museums. Archives
creatorOf Spencer, Theodore, 1902-1949. "The poetry of W.H. Auden", McGregor Room Seminar talk [manuscript] 16 May 1947. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Black, Robert K. (Robert Kerr). Tracy W. McGregor Library scrapbook / 1945-1950. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Robert Lowell papers, 1861-1976 (inclusive) 1935-1970 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Spencer, Theodore, 1902-1949. Carbon copy of his McGregor Room seminar address, "The poetry of W.H. Auden" [manuscript] 1947 May 16. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Barrett, Clifton Waller, 1901-. Miscellaneous manuscript ephemera from the Robert Frost Collection, Clifton Waller Barrett Library, 1938-1963. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Spencer, Theodore, 1902-1949. An acquired illumination : the purpose of general education in the humanities / Theodore Spencer. Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Howe, M. A. De Wolfe (Mark Antony De Wolfe), 1864-1960. Additional papers, 1880-1959 Houghton Library
referencedIn Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962. Additional papers, 1917-1962 and undated. Houghton Library
creatorOf Spencer, Theodore, 1902-1949. Autograph letter signed Theodore Spencer to:"Miss [Elizabeth] Manwaring" December 19, [19]41. Wellesley College
referencedIn Modern poetry collection of miscellaneous manuscripts, 1920-1964. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Spencer, Theodore. Cadet appointment. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
creatorOf Spencer, Theodore, 1902-1949. Autograph postcard signed T. Spencer to: Mrs. Curran March 31, 1948. Wellesley College
creatorOf Ballantine, Edward, 1886-1971. Song for a future : for mixed chorus, a cappella / Edward Ballantine ; poem by Theodore Spencer : manuscript, 1944. Houghton Library
referencedIn E. E. Cummings miscellaneous papers, 1957-1962. Houghton Library
referencedIn William James Jr. papers, 1857-1960 (inclusive), 1911-1959 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Pease, Arthur Stanley, 1881-1964. Correspondence and compositions, 1870-1963 Houghton Library
creatorOf Ansen, Alan. Alan Ansen collection of papers, 1942-1953. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn New Directions Publishing Corp. records, 1932-2005 Houghton Library
referencedIn Margaret Terry Chanler family papers, 1815-1939 (inclusive) 1845-1939 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Spencer, Theodore, 1902-1949. Introduction to Stephen Hero : manuscript, [ca. 1944] Houghton Library
referencedIn Levin, Harry. Harry Levin Papers. 1920-1995. Houghton Library
referencedIn School and College Conference on English. School and College Conference on English records, 1925-1970 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Spencer, Theodore, 1902-1949. Death in Elizabethan drama : a study in convention and opinion. Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Levin, Harry. Harry Levin Papers. 1920-1995. Houghton Library
referencedIn T. S. (Thomas Stearns) Eliot papers, 1878-1958. Houghton Library
referencedIn Simon Newton Dexter papers, 1785-1862. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Ballantine, Edward, 1886-1971. Song for a future : for mixed chorus, a capella / Edward Ballantine ; poem by Theodore Spencer. New England Conservatory of Music, Harriet M. Spaulding Library
creatorOf Spencer, Theodore, 1902-1949. The Harvard tutorial system in action : as broadcast and recorded at the studio of station W-IXAL, transcript of proceedings. Harvard University, Archives
creatorOf Theodore Spencer compositions, 1924-1948. Houghton Library
referencedIn Papers of the magazine Transition, 1933-1941. Houghton Library
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, R-Z and unidentified Houghton Library
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associatedWith Dexter, Simon Newton. person
associatedWith Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965. person
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associatedWith Harvard College (1780- ). General Education Program. corporateBody
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associatedWith Harvard University. Dept. of English. corporateBody
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correspondedWith Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966 person
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correspondedWith Howe, M. A. De Wolfe (Mark Antony De Wolfe), 1864-1960 person
correspondedWith James, William, 1882-1961 person
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associatedWith Kallman, Chester, 1921-1975 person
associatedWith Kirschbaum, Leo, 1907-1962. person
associatedWith Kramer, Miriam. person
associatedWith Levin, Harry, 1912-1994 person
correspondedWith Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977 person
associatedWith Manwaring, Elizabeth Wheeler, b. 1879. person
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associatedWith Oliver Spencer. person
correspondedWith Pease, Arthur Stanley, 1881- person
associatedWith Pottinger, David Thomas, 1884-1958 person
correspondedWith Reynolds, Horace Mason, 1896-1965 person
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correspondedWith Rollins, Hyder Edward, 1889-1958 person
associatedWith Rosenberger, Francis Coleman, 1915- person
associatedWith Rukeyser, Muriel, 1913-1980, person
associatedWith Sachs, Paul J., 1878-1965 person
correspondedWith Sarton, George, 1884-1956 person
associatedWith School and College Conference on English. corporateBody
associatedWith Sedgwick, William Ellery, 1899-1942. person
associatedWith Stanford, Donald E. (Donald Elwin), 1913-1998. person
correspondedWith Theodore Spencer. person
associatedWith Tracy W. McGregor Library. corporateBody
correspondedWith Transition. corporateBody
associatedWith Vincent, C.J., person
associatedWith Walter Andrews person
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associatedWith Williams, Oscar, 1900-1964. person
associatedWith Woodberry Poetry Room (Harvard College Library). corporateBody
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American literature--20th century
English poetry--Early modern, 1500-1700
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Birth 1902

Death 1949

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