Foster, Jeanne Robert, 1879-1970

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Jeanne R. Foster (1879-1970), creator of the collection, was an American poet, assistant editor of The Review of Reviews and American editor of Transatlantic Review. She met a significant group of writers, poets and artists through John Quinn who was a New York lawyer, collector of modern art and active patron of the arts.

From the description of Foster-Murphy collection, 1900-1969. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122640093

From the guide to the Foster-Murphy collection, 1900-1969, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Foster (1879-1970) was an American poet, journalist and social reformer. Pound (1885-1972) was an American poet.

From the description of Letters from Ezra Pound and other papers, 1899-1958. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612367216

From the guide to the Jeanne Robert Foster letters from Ezra Pound and other papers, 1899-1958., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Jeanne Robert Foster (1879-1970) was a poet, model, and journalist who acted as personal assistant to modern art patron and collector John Quinn. Foster associated with many of the leading modernist poets, artists, and writers of the early 20th century.

She served as assistant editor of the American Review of Reviews and American editor of the Transatlantic Review. Her childhood and youth in the Adirondacks provided the background for her books Neighbors of Yesterday (1916), Adirondack Portraits (1986) and other collections of verse.

Richard Londraville is Professor Emeritus, SUNY at Potsdam.

He has written several articles on W.B. Yeats and, with his wife Janis, a biography of Jeanne Foster, entitled Dear Yeats, Dear Pound, Dear Ford: Jeanne Robert Foster and her Circle. The Londravilles have also edited the correspondence of John Quinn with Maud Gonne and May Morris.

From the description of Jeanne Foster letters to Richard Londraville, 1966-1970. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 79427326

Jeanne Robert Foster (1879-1970) was a poet, model, and journalist who acted as personal assistant to modern art patron and collector John Quinn. Foster associated with many of the leading modernist poets, artists, and writers of the early 20th century. She served as assistant editor of the American Review of Reviews and American editor of the Transatlantic Review. Her childhood and youth in the Adirondacks provided the background for her books Neighbors of Yesterday (1916), Adirondack Portraits (1986) and other collections of verse.

Richard Londraville is Professor Emeritus, SUNY at Potsdam. He has written several articles on W.B. Yeats and, with his wife Janis, a biography of Jeanne Foster, entitled Dear Yeats, Dear Pound, Dear Ford: Jeanne Robert Foster and her Circle. The Londravilles have also edited the correspondence of John Quinn with Maud Gonne and May Morris.

From the guide to the Jeanne Foster letters to Richard Londraville, 1966-1970, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Roché, Henri Pierre, 1879-1959. Henri Pierre Roché Papers, 1886-1971. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Crowley, Aleister, 1875-1947. Untitled poem beginning "For them I wrote the Book of Lies," [1913]. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn John Quinn papers, 1901-1926 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Papers, 1897-1930. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Crandall Public Library (Glens Falls, N.Y.),. Biographical files, [ca. 1760]-2002. New York State Historical Documents
referencedIn Jeanne Robert Foster letters from Ezra Pound and other papers, 1899-1958. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Jeanne Foster letters to Richard Londraville, 1966-1970 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965. The waste land : typescript, [1922] Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Foster, Jeanne Robert, 1879-1970. Letters from Ezra Pound and other papers, 1899-1958. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Foster-Murphy collection, 1900-1969 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn T. S. (Thomas Stearns) Eliot correspondence with Houghton Library, 1946-1964. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1847-1933. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Henri Pierre Roché Papers TXRC96-A14., ca. 1886-1971 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Meacham, Harry M. (Harry Monroe), 1901-1975. Harry M. Meacham papers [manuscript] , 1900-75. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Foster, Jeanne Robert, 1879-1970. Correspondence file, 1928, from Horace Liveright, Inc. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Jeanne Robert Foster letters from Ezra Pound and other papers, 1899-1958. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Quinn, John, 1870-1924. John Quinn papers, 1901-1926. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Foster, Jeanne Robert, 1879-1970. Jeanne Foster letters to Richard Londraville, 1966-1970. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Foster, Jeanne Robert, 1879-1970. Foster-Murphy collection, 1900-1969. New York Public Library System, NYPL
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correspondedWith Antheil, George, 1900-1959 person
correspondedWith Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962 person
associatedWith Brancusi, Constantin person
associatedWith Brancusi, Constantin, 1876-1957. person
associatedWith Crandall Public Library (Glens Falls, N.Y.), corporateBody
associatedWith Crowley, Aleister, 1875-1947. person
associatedWith Cuala Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965. person
associatedWith Epstein, Jacob, Sir, 1880-1959. person
associatedWith Ezra Pound person
associatedWith Ford, Ford Madox, 1873-1939. person
correspondedWith Foster, Jeanne Robert, 1879-1970 person
associatedWith Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932. person
associatedWith Henri Gandier-Brzeska person
correspondedWith H. L. Mencken person
associatedWith H. W. Wack person
associatedWith Hyde, Douglas, 1860-1949. person
associatedWith Jean Robert Foster person
associatedWith John Butler Yeats - in the Foster flat Charlestown, Warren Co., New York. person
correspondedWith John Quinn person
associatedWith Joyce, James, 1882-1941. person
associatedWith Londraville, Richard, 1933- person
associatedWith Londraville, Richard, 1933- person
associatedWith Meacham, Harry M. (Harry Monroe), 1901-1975. person
associatedWith Pach, Walter, 1883-1958. person
associatedWith Pascin, Jules, 1885-1930. person
correspondedWith Pound, Dorothy person
associatedWith Pound, Dorothy, person
correspondedWith Pound, Ezra, 1885- person
associatedWith Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972. person
correspondedWith Pound, Homer L. person
associatedWith Pound, Homer L., person
associatedWith Quinn, John person
associatedWith Quinn, John, 1870-1924. person
correspondedWith Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933 person
associatedWith Roché, Henri Pierre, 1879-1959 person
associatedWith Satie, Erik, 1866-1925 person
associatedWith Shaw, Albert, 1857-1947. person
correspondedWith Thomas K. Hall person
correspondedWith U. S. Department of Justice. corporateBody
associatedWith Yates family family
associatedWith Yeats, Elizabeth Corbet, 1868-1940. person
associatedWith Yeats family. family
associatedWith Yeats, Jack Butler, 1871-1957. person
associatedWith Yeats, John Butler, 1839-1922. person
associatedWith Yeats, Lily, 1866-1949. person
associatedWith Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939. person
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Politics and culture
Art patronage
Authors, Irish
Authors--20th century
Publishers and Publishing
Musicians--20th century
Sculptors--20th century
American literature--20th century
Artists--20th century
Poets--20th century
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Editors
Poets
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Birth 1879

Death 1970

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