Meyer, Agnes Elizabeth Ernst, 1887-1970

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Author and social activist. Mrs. Eugene Meyer, died 1970.

From the description of Papers of Agnes Elizabeth Ernst Meyer, 1907-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71072116

Agnes Elizabeth Ernst Meyer, journalist, author, and lecturer, met the French writer and diplomat Paul Claudel early in his term as ambassador to the United States, 1927-1933. Their friendship continued after Claudel's return to Europe in 1933 and lasted until his death in 1955.

From the description of Agnes E. Meyer collection of Paul Claudel, 1897-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702162757

From the description of Agnes E. Meyer collection of Paul Claudel, 1897-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84398178

Agnes Elizabeth Ernst, journalist, author, and lecturer, was born in New York City. In 1910 she married Eugene Meyer, a financier who purchased The Washington Post in 1933. The Meyers lived in Mount Kisco, New York, and Washington, D.C., where Agnes Meyer was active in government service and social reform.

Meyer met the French writer and diplomat Paul Claudel in Washington, D.C., early in his term as ambassador to the United States, 1927-1933. They began a friendship and correspondence which continued after Claudel's return to Europe in 1933 and lasted until his death in 1955. Meyer discussed her relationship with Claudel in her autobiography Out of These Roots (Boston: Little, Brown, 1953).

From the guide to the Agnes E. Meyer collection of Paul Claudel, 1897-1957, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library)

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referencedIn Block, Herbert, 1909-2001. Herbert Block papers, 1863-2002 (bulk 1945-2001). Library of Congress
creatorOf Lyndon Baines Johnson Archives Collection. 1931 - 1968. Famous Names Correspondence Files
creatorOf Meyer, Agnes Elizabeth Ernst, 1887-1970. Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1949. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Putnam, Herbert, 1861-1955. Papers of Herbert Putnam, 1783-1958 (bulk 1899-1939). Library of Congress
referencedIn Naumann, Francis M. Marius de Zayas Research Collection for How, When and Why Modern Art Came to New York, ca. 1910-1936. Whitney Museum of American Art, Library
referencedIn Charles Lang Freer Papers, 1876-1931 Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
referencedIn Papers of Drew Pearson. 1915 - 1969. Files from the Merry-Go-Round Farm
referencedIn Sage Colleges Archives. Honorary degree recipient for 1948, Agnes Elizabeth Ernst Meyer. The Sage Colleges Libraries
referencedIn William B. Provine collection of evolutionary biology reprints, 20th century. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Miller, Emma Guffey, 1874-1970. Papers: Series III-IV, 1900-1972 (inclusive) [microform]. Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Meyer, Agnes Elizabeth Ernst, 1887-1970. Papers of Agnes Elizabeth Ernst Meyer, 1907-1970. Library of Congress
creatorOf Meyer, Agnes Elizabeth Ernst, 1887-1970. Agnes E. Meyer collection of Paul Claudel, 1897-1957. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Zayas, Marius de. Papers, 1914-1948. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Meyer, Agnes Elizabeth Ernst, 1887-1970. Correspondence, 1957, from Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Antioch Review mss., 1940-2007 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn [Lucy (Lucie) Ernst, mother of Agnes Ernst Meyer] [graphic]. Library of Congress
referencedIn Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965. Letters, 1948-1965. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Arthur J. Goldberg Papers, 1793-1990, (bulk 1941-1985) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Papers, 1833, 1884-1972 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Lalley, J. M. (Joseph Michael), 1896-1980. J.M. Lalley papers 1895-1981. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
creatorOf Zayas, Marius de. Letters sent to Paul B. Haviland, 1915-1918. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn [Agnes Meyer and her brother] [graphic]. Library of Congress
creatorOf Agnes E. Meyer collection of Paul Claudel, 1897-1957 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Papers of Drew Pearson. 1915 - 1969. Files from the Georgetown Office and Residence
referencedIn Artists at Mt. Kisco [graphic]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1840-1961. Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Meyer, Eugene, 1875-1959. Reminiscences of Eugene Meyer : oral history, 1953. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Herbert Block Papers, 1863-2002, (bulk 1945-2001) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Freer, Charles Lang, 1854-1919. Charles Lang Freer selected papers, 1876-1931. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Pulitzer, Joseph, 1885-1955. Joseph Pulitzer papers, 1897-1958 (bulk 1925-1955). Library of Congress
creatorOf Freer, Charles Lang, 1854-1919. Charles Lang Freer selected papers, 1876-1931. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Baker, Oliver. [Charles Sheeler, Carl Carmer and others] [graphic]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Joseph Pulitzer Papers, 1897-1958, (bulk 1925-1955) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Meyer, Agnes Elizabeth Ernst, 1887-1970. Letters, 1934-1953, n.d., to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Meyer, Agnes Elizabeth Ernst, 1887-1970,. Agnes E. Meyer collection of Paul Claudel, 1897-1957. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn [Small boy in coat, hat, and boots, probably related to Agnes Ernst Meyer] [graphic]. Library of Congress
referencedIn Goldberg, Arthur J. Arthur J. Goldberg papers, 1793-1990 (bulk 1941-1985). Library of Congress
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associatedWith Antioch review. corporateBody
correspondedWith Block, Herbert, 1909-2001. person
associatedWith Catholic Church corporateBody
associatedWith Claudel, Paul, 1868-1955 person
associatedWith Claudel, Reine. person
associatedWith Claudel, Reine. person
associatedWith Emma (Guffey) Miller, 1874-1970 person
associatedWith Freer, Charles Lang, 1854-1919. person
correspondedWith Goldberg, Arthur J. person
correspondedWith Goldberg, Arthur J. person
associatedWith Hand, Learned, 1872-1961 person
associatedWith Honegger, Arthur, 1892-1955. person
associatedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Lalley, J. M. (Joseph Michael), 1896-1980. person
associatedWith Léproserie de Kōhama. corporateBody
associatedWith Léproserie de Kōhama. corporateBody
associatedWith Lézey, L. Droüart de. person
associatedWith Meyer, Eugene, 1875-1959. person
associatedWith Milhaud, Darius, 1892-1974. person
associatedWith Miller, Emma Guffey, 1874-1970. person
associatedWith Naumann, Francis M. person
associatedWith Petit, Paul. person
correspondedWith Provine, William B. person
correspondedWith Pulitzer, Joseph, 1847-1911 person
correspondedWith Pulitzer, Joseph, 1885-1955. person
associatedWith Putnam, Herbert, 1861-1955. person
correspondedWith Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965. person
associatedWith Vetch, Louise. person
associatedWith Zayas, Marius de. person
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Missions to leprosy patients
Authors, French--20th century--Correspondence
Missions to leprosy patients--Japan
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Birth 1887-01-02

Death 1970-09-01

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