Ezra Pound Papers 1868-1976

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Ezra Pound Papers, 1868-1976

Ezra Pound Papers 1868-1976

The Ezra Pound Papers document the literary career and political interests of Ezra Pound. Major correspondents include Richard Aldington, George Antheil, William Bird, T. S. Eliot, Ernest Hemingway, James Laughlin, Wyndham Lewis, Marianne Moore, Odon Por, and Henry Swabey. The collection contains manuscripts of many of Pound's works, including the Cantos, Guide to Kulchur, and scripts of Pound's wartime radio broadcasts.

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Binyon, Laurence, 1869-1943

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Laurence Binyon was an English writer. The University of Victoria Libraries Special Collections has a mandate to acquire literary papers. From the description of Laurence Binyon fonds. [1941]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 660202804 Binyon was born Aug. 10, 1869 in Lancaster, England; British Museum official for 40 years, as well as art historian, critic, translator, playwright, and poet; author of numerous works on art, including Painting in the Fa...

Caico, Lina

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Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972

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Poet, acting editor of The Dial magazine, 1925-1929. Born Marianne Craig Moore. From the description of Book manuscripts, 1935-1967. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122417395 From the description of Albums, [ca. 1905-1936]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122524976 From the description of Family correspondence, 1848-1972, bulk 1905-1972. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122540617 From the desc...

Agresti, Olivia Rossetti

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Olivia Rossetti Agresti, the eldest daughter of William Michael Rossetti, was born in London on September 30, 1875. In 1892 she and her younger sister Helen began printing and distributing their own Anarchist journal, The Torch, an adventure described in their novel A Girl Among the Anarchists, published under the pseudonym Isabel Meredith in 1903. Olivia married author and journalist Antonio Agresti in 1897, and the couple settled in Florence and later in Rome. In 1904 ...

Eliot, T.S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965

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American poet and critic. From the description of Letter to Walter Elder, Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio [manuscript], 1946 July 1. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823193 English poet, playwright, critic, editor, and publisher. From the description of Letters, 1950 Mar. 10 and 1958 Nov. 14, London [England], to M[ary] Elis[!]abeth Barber, London [England]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34364335 Revolutionary American born ...

Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972

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Ezra Pound (1885-1972), American poet and critic. From the description of Ezra Pound collection, 1911-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863170 Poet. From the description of Papers, 1915-1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122529234 From the description of Ezra Loomis Pound, 1885-1972 correspondence, 1912(ca.)-1938. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155533520 Ezra Pound (1885-197...

Mussolini, Benito, 1883-1945

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Dictator, Italy. From the description of Tribute of Benito Mussolini, 1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454676 Premier of Italy, 1922-1943. From the description of Taking care of agriculture : typescript, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122446815 Biographical/Historical Note Premier of Italy, 1922-1943. From the guide to the Benito Mussolini typescript : Taking care of agriculture...

Brâncuşi, Constantin, 1876-1957

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Zukofsky, Louis, 1904-1978

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American poet. From the description of Poetry manuscripts, [193-] (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 18447266 American poet, translator. From the description of Louis Zukofsky Collection, 1910-1985. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122385750 Louis Zukofsky was born in Manhattan, on the lower east side, in 1904 to Pinchos and Channa Pruss Zukofsky, immi...

Pearson, Norman Holmes, 1909-1975

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Epithet: husband of Hilda Doolittle British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001039.0x0000fc ...

Anderson, Margaret C

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Margaret Caroline Anderson was an American editor, literary critic, and founder of "The Little Review" literary magazine. From the guide to the Margaret C. Anderson collection of papers, 1918-1973, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Margaret Anderson was born November 24, 1886 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Arthur Aubrey Anderson and Jessie Shortridge Anderson. The eldest of three d...

Dial Magazine.

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Joyce, James, 1882-1941

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James Augustus Aloysius Joyce was born on February 2, 1882, in Rathgar, a borough of Dublin, Ireland, the eldest of ten children who survived infancy. In 1888 he was enrolled at Clongowes Wood College, a Jesuit boarding school near Dublin, where he stayed until 1891. Thereafter he attended Belvedere College, and then University College, Dublin, where he graduated in 1902 with a major in Italian. While at UCD Joyce wrote a paper in defense of Henrik Ibsen's drama called Drama and Life, which was ...

Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961

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Author and journalist. From the description of Papers of Ernest Hemingway, 1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450863 Joseph Dearing is addressed on envelope as "war correspondent, U.S. Army." A native of Santa Rosa, he was a photographer for Colliers magazine during World War II, covering both the European and Pacific theaters. After the war he wrote the "Uncle Joe Dearing's Fish and Game Column" for for the San Francisco Call Bulletin and later worked for the San Jose M...

Hesse, Eva

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Cournos, John, 1881-1966

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John Cournos (1881-1966), author and translator. From the description of John Cournos letters to Aida Lioy, 1930-1965 (bulk 1962-1965). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702194375 Cournos was an American author. From the description of Letters from various correspondents, 1916-1936. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122419457 From the guide to the Letters from various correspondents, 1916-1936., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard Un...

Orage, A.R. (Alfred Richard), 1873-1934

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Alfred Orage was born at Dacre, near Bradford in 1873, but following the death of his father, the family moved to Fenstanton in Huntingdonshire. He became a pupil teacher at the village school and then attended a teachers' training college at Culham, Oxfordshire. In 1893 he became an elementary school teacher in Leeds and began to develop wider interests, particularly in literature and socialism, co-founding the Leeds Art Club in 1900. He moved to London in 1906 as a freelance journalist and bou...

Fenollosa, Ernest, 1853-1908

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Fenollosa was a poet and student of Oriental art. He taught at the Imperial University of Tokyo (1878-1886) and was manager of the Tokyo Fine Arts Academy and the Imperial Museum. From 1890 to 1897 he was curator of Oriental art at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. From the description of Ernest Francisco Fenollosa papers, 1881-1952 (inclusive), 1881-1909 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612366391 From the guide to the Ernest Francisco Fenollosa papers, 1881-1...

Antheil, George, 1900-1959

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George Antheil, 1900-1959, composer of ultramodern music in the 1920's, prominent in the Parisian literary and artistic avant-garde of the period; subsequently composer of film scores in Hollywood as well as orchestral works and ballets; after 1939 composing in a more traditional style. From the description of George Antheil papers, 1919-1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 460879070 Composer. From the description of An explana...

Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963

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This collection covers the years of William Carlos Williams's medical studies at the University of Pennsylvania, a year of service at a New York City hospital, a semester of medical study in Leipzig, and the period when he was setting up his medical practice and courting his future wife, Florence Herman, in his home town of Rutherford, N.J. During this time, his younger brother Edgar went from engineering and architectural studies at M.I.T. to further study of architecture at the American Academ...

Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939

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W.B. (William Butler) Yeats (1865-1939), poet and dramatist, born in County Sligo, Ireland. From the description of W.B. Yeats collection, 1875-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863171 British poet. From the description of Letter : to William Weber, Brooklyn, New York : holograph, 12 May [no year]. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 18786005 William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) was an Irish poet and dramatist. From t...

Kenner, Hugh

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Schwartz, Delmore, 1913-1966

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Delmore Schwartz (1913-1966), writer, editor, and teacher. In 1937, shortly after graduating from New York University, Schwartz published an acclaimed short story, "In Dreams Begin Responsibilities" in the first issue of Partisan Review. In addition to his writing, he served as poetry editor of the Partisan Review and later the New Republic. Schwartz wrote poetry, short stories and essays, criticism, and plays throughout his life but he never established himself as the writer that early praise s...

Cunard, Nancy, 1896-1965

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Nancy Clare Cunard (March 10, 1896 - March 17, 1965) was an English writer, editor, publisher, political activist, anarchist and poet. She became a muse to some of the 20th century's most distinguished writers and artists, including Wyndham Lewis, Aldous Huxley, Tristan Tzara, Ezra Pound, and Louis Aragon, who were among her lovers, Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, Constantin Brancusi, Langston Hughes, Man Ray, and William Carlos Williams. In later years she suffered from mental illness, and her p...

Macleish, Archibald

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Archibald MacLeish (1892-1982) was an American poet. Kaiser is a professor of comparative literature at Harvard. From the description of Letters to Walter Jacob Kaiser, 1955-1957 and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612367921 MacLeish (1892-1982) was a Pulitzer Prize winning American poet, playwright, teacher, librarian of Congress, and public official. He was also Boylston professor at Harvard (1949-1962). From the description of Scratch : manu...

Brooks, Romaine

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Portrait painter; France. From the description of Romaine Brooks papers, 1940-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82903235 ...

Quinn, John, 1870-1924

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John Quinn (1870-1924) was a corporation lawyer in New York City who amassed an important private collection of paintings, drawings and sculpture as well as books and manuscripts of contemporary authors. In addition to promoting modern and avant-garde art in all forms, he particularly encouraged the work of members of the Irish Literary Revival, the artists of the Paris School, and English and American writers of his time. In 1923 he sold his manuscript and library holdings to subsidize his art ...

Bynner, Witter, 1881-1968

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American poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Berkeley, California, to Frank Deering, 1919 June 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131470 Poet. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., 1881; graduated from Harvard University. Began writing poetry full-time in 1908. Moved to Santa Fe where he died in 1968. From the description of Witter Bynner papers, 1917-1943. (University of New Mexico-Main Campus). WorldCat record id: 35920677 American poet and sc...

Kirstein, Lincoln

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American ballet director, writer, and dance historian, 1907-1995. Lincoln Kirstein was born in Rochester, NY, educated at Harvard (B.A. 1929, M.A. 1930). He married Fidelma Cadmus, sister of artist, Paul Cadmus, in 1941 and served in the U.S. Army 1943-45. He co-founded School of American Ballet with George Balanchine and Edward M.M. Warburg in 1934. Participated in the founding and/or direction of American Ballet in 1935, Ballet Caravan 1936-41, Ballet Society in 1946, and became general direct...

Beach, Sylvia.

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Jordan, Viola.

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Hunt, Violet, 1862-1942

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British author, biographer. From the description of Violet Hunt papers, 1858-1962. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64091790 Violet Hunt was an English author of novels, short stories, and poetry. She grew up in an artistic environment, and began publishing in her teens. Her work features strong female characters and expresses innovative views on women and women's roles in society. Her unconventional life made for public scandal, as she conducted a series of...

Bridson, D. G.

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Douglas Geoffrey Bridson (1910- 1980) was a writer, radio broadcaster, and producer. From the guide to the Radio plays, 1951-1955., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Douglas Geoffrey Bridson (1910-1980) was a writer, radio broadcaster, and producer. From the description of Radio plays, 1951-1955. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82113733 ...

Ford, Ford Madox, 1873-1939

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English novelist and influential editor of literary journals; also biographer, art critic, and poet. Born Ford Madox Hueffer; changed last name to Ford in 1919. From the description of W.H. Hudson : some reminiscences / by Ford Madox Hueffer, 1920s? (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 228079051 From the description of The saddest story, 1915? (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 228079018 From the description of Ford Madox Ford diary, 1938...

Vivaldi, Antonio, 1678-1741

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Op. III, L'estro armonico [Harmony of the soul], consisting of 12 concerti for various ensembles, probably composed ca. 1703. First published 1712 by Estienne Roger, Amsterdam. This concerto (no. 11) became the basis for J.S. Bach's organ concerto after Vivaldi, BWV 596. This arrangement dedicated to Thor Johnson. For a more stylistically authentic edition see callno.: 1622s. For other orchestral transcriptions of this concerto see callnos.: 3897 and 515, respectively.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. ...

Benét, William Rose, 1886-1950

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American poet, novelist, and editor. From the description of Letter to a dealer [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806176 Editor of The Chimaera. From the description of ALS, [1915]-1916. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122500150 This may not really be Benét's writing. Although the verse appears to be signed by him the writer's intent may have been simply to ascribe the verse to him. Also, it is on letterhead engraved "MM...

Bedford, Agnes

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Agnes Bedford was a pianist and voice coach in London, interested in the early music movement, who collaborated with Ezra Pound on his Provencal-inspired songs and operas in the 1920s. From the description of Agnes Bedford papers relating to Ezra Pound, 1920-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702171904 ...

McAlmon, Robert, 1895-1956

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Robert McAlmon, American author, was born in Kansas, one of ten children of an itinerant minister, and raised in several Midwestern states. After a brief stay in Chicago, where he met Emanuel Carnevali, he moved to New York in 1920 and quickly joined the literary circle active in Greenwich Village. With his friend William Carlos Williams, he founded Contact magazine; its four issues published work by Ezra Pound, Wallace Stevens, Marianne Moore, Glenway Wescott, and H. D. ...

Cummings, E.E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962

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E. E. (Edward Estlin) Cummings was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1894. While at Harvard, he delivered a daring commencement address on modernist artistic innovations, thus announcing the direction his own work would take. In 1917, after working briefly for a mail-order publishing company, the only regular employment in his career, Cummings volunteered to serve in the Norton-Harjes Ambulance group in France. Here he and a friend were imprisoned (on false grounds) for three months in a Frenc...

Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992

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Kay Boyle (1902-1992) was an American avant garde writer and poet. She lived in San Francisco, Newark, Delaware, and Rowayton, Connecticut, when she wrote these letters. From the description of Kay Boyle letters and poems, 1935-1975. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 33890909 Kay Boyle was an American essayist, novelist, short-story writer, translator, essayist, and translator. From the description of Kay Boyle collection of papers, 1...

Laughlin, James, 1914-1997

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Laughlin writes as editor of New Directions. From the description of 1 TL (copy), 1959 April 30, New Directions, New York to Macmillan & Co. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122626450 James Laughlin (1914-1997) was an American publisher, poet and founder of New Directions Publishing Corporation. From the description of James Laughlin compositions sent to Hugh Witemeyer, 1982-1996. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612706693 Jame...

Bird, William, 1888-1963

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William Bird (1888-1963), journalist, was owner and publisher of Three Mountains Press in Paris during the early 1920s. He later became editor of the English-language Tangier Gazette until its closure by the Moroccan authorities in 1960. He died in Paris in 1963. From the description of William Bird Ezra Pound papers, 1900-1926. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702171724 Bird became a journalist and with schoolmate David Lawrence started an international news synd...

Patmore, Brigit.

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Martinelli, Sheri

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Barney, Natalie Clifford

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Natalie Barney was a poet, playwright, novelist and essayist, whose salon in Paris, while serving as a gathering point for writers in general, aimed to promote the writings of women. From the description of Natalie Barney collection, ca. 1890-1954 (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78138055 From the description of Natalie Barney collection, ca. 1890-1954. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702148438 Epithet: American writer British Library Archives and Manuscrip...

Aldington, Richard, 1892-1962

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Richard Aldington, British poet, novelist and essayist. From the description of Richard Aldington collection, 1918-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81650599 From the description of Richard Aldington collection, 1918-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702148171 Richard Aldington was born in Hampshire in 1882. Educated at Dover College and London University he founded the "Egotist journal "in 1913. He joined the British Army and served on the Western Front in 19...

Lewis, Wyndham, 1882-1957

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Wyndham Lewis was an artist, novelist, and critic, who was born in Canada but lived for many years in England. He was a leader of the Vorticist movement. From the guide to the Wyndham Lewis collection, 1877-1975, (Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library) English author and painter. From the description of Letters, 1921-1934. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233126882 Author and artist Wyndham Lewis was b...

Angold, J. P. (John Penrose), 1909-1943

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