Larsson, Raymond Ellsworth, 1901-Variant names
Author and poet.
From the description of Literary manuscripts of Raymond Edward Francis Larsson, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131954
Raymond Edward Francis "Ellery" Larsson was an American Catholic poet whose work was best known in the 1920s and 1930s. His poetry appeared in a 1927 issue of Transition magazine, along with the work of James Joyce, Kay Boyle, Gertrude Stein, Hart Crane, André Gide, and Archibald MacLeish. James Gallagher of Scranton, PA was a friend of Larsson's who also wrote poetry.
Wisconsin; a guide to the Badger state, compiled by workers of the Writers’ Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Wisconsin, New York, Duell, Sloan and Pearce [c1941]. Information derived from the collection.
From the guide to the Raymond Ellsworth Larsson letters, poems, and manuscripts, 1940-1953, (bulk dates1940-1941), (University of Delaware Library - Special Collections)
Born in Green Bay, Wis. poet and Catholic convert Raymond E. F. Larsson worked for the Green Bay Press-Gazette and other newspapers. He began writing poetry in 1923. With August Derleth, Larsson published an anthology of verse and poems by Wisconsin residents entitled Poetry Out of Wisconsin.
Larsson was also editor of Lirica, an Italian review suspended during World War II. He contributed to the Dial the Criterion (London), and Transition (Paris) among others. While living in Paris, Larsson met George Dangerfield, literary editor of Vanity Fair magazine. The two became lifelong friends and correspondents.
From the description of Papers, 1942-1982. (University of Notre Dame). WorldCat record id: 25420074
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