George Dillon Papers 1862-1982

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George Dillon Papers, 1862-1982

George Dillon Papers 1862-1982

The papers of the American poet include correspondence (1862-1973), family as well as that related to his editorship of magazine; minutes of the Modern Poetry Association (1950-1962); family diaries, financial papers, photographs, scrapbooks, and manuscripts that include material on a translation of "Les Fleurs du Mal" by Baudelaire, produced in collaboration with Edna St. Vincent Millay, and other translations of French authors, including Giraudoux, Prévert, and Ronsard. Correspondents include Helen S. Arthur, Robert Ballou, Morris Bishop, Eugen Boissevain, Amy Bonner, Inez Boulton, Augustine Bowe, Jean Burden, Witter Bynner, Gladys Campbell, Margaret Carpenter, Hayden Carruth, John Ciardi, Jean Cocteau, Malcolm Cowley, James Daly, Peter DeVries, Benjamin Huebsch, Nicholas Joost, Hugh Kenner, James Laughlin, Vachel Lindsay, Katinka Loeser, Jessica MacDonald, Archibald MacLeish, Marcia Lee Masters, Harry Meacham, Arthur Meeker, Paul Mellon, William Meredith, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Bonner Mitchell, Adrienne Monnier, Harriet Monroe, Marianne Moore, Gilbert Neiman, John Nerber, Louise Townsend Nicholl, John F. Nims, Sterling North, Gil Orlovitz, Henry Rago, Jean Rivier, Karl Jay Shapiro, William Jay Smith, Florence Stearns, Marion Strobel, Allen Tate, Jean Starr Untermeyer, Monroe Wheeler, and Morton Zabel. Poetry

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Huebsch, B. W. (Benjamin W.), 1876-1964

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Publisher. From the description of Reminiscences of Ben W. Huebsch : oral history, 1955. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309740245 From the description of B. W. Huebsch papers, 1893-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981210 American publisher. From the description of B. W. Huebsch records, 1909-1963. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 496102541 Bi...

Dillon, George, 1906-1968

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George Dillon was an American poet, editor, and translator. He was born in Florida, raised in the Midwest, and graduted from the University of Chicago. He won the Pulitzer Prize for his collection of poems, The Flowering Stone. He was also the editor of the journal Poetry, and translated Baudelaire's poems from Les Fleurs du Mal in conjunction with Edna St. Vincent Millay. From the description of George Dillon letter to Mr. Townsend, 1932. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). W...

Masters, Marcia Lee

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Neiman, Gilbert

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Prévert, Jacques, 1900-1977

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MacDonald, Jessica North, 1894-

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Ronsard, Pierre ˜deœ 1524-1585

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Loeser, Katinka

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Author, poet, and editor from Iowa. From the description of Papers of Katinka Loeser, [ca. 1960-1982]. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233123675 ...

Nerber, John.

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Orlovitz, Gil, 1918-1973

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Author of poems, novels, and playscripts. From the description of Papers of Gil Orlovitz, circa 1955. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131972 ...

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...

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...

Modern Poetry Association

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Poetry (formerly called Poetry: A Magazine of Verse) is published in Chicago, Illinois. The official owner and publisher of the magazine is the Modern Poetry Association. Editors of the magazine include poet Karl Jay Shapiro (1913-2000) in 1954-1955; poet Henry Rago (1915-1969) from October 1955 until Fall 1968; Canadian poet Daryl Hine from 1968-1977. Poet and translator John Frederick Nims (1913-1999) served as editor immediately following Hine through 1983 and Joseph Parisi, succeeding Nims i...

Meredith, William, 1919-2007

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Epithet: Organist of New College, Oxford British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000304.0x0002bd William Meredith was an American poet, literary critic, librettist, and translator. From the description of William Meredith collection of papers, 1941-1973. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122430869 From the guide to the William Meredith collection of papers, 1941-1973, (The New York Pub...

Mitchell, Bonner.

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Smith, William Jay, 1918-....

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American author and Washington University alumnus. From the description of Papers. 1924-1985. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 12959285 Poet and Library of Congress poetry consultant (1968-1970). From the description of Two lockets : manuscript poem, 1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984138 American poet. From the description of Papers of William Jay Smith [manuscript], 1957. (University of Virginia). WorldCat re...

Rago, Henry, 1915-1969

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Poet and editor, Henry Anthony Rago was born on October 5, 1915, in Chicago, IL and in 1937 he graduated from DePaul University with a bachelors of law degree; two years later earned a degree in literature from the same school. During World War II, Rago served in the U.S. Army, becoming a first lieutenant and receiving a Bronze Star for his duties. Following the war, he returned to academia where, in 1941 he obtained his Ph.D. from Notre Dame University, graduating magna cum laude. ...

Meacham, Harry M. (Harry Monroe), 1901-1975

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Author and management consultant. From the description of Harry M. Meacham papers [manuscript] , 1900-75. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647943074 ...

Tate, Allen, 1899-1979

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Allen Tate was an American poet, essayist, literary critic, novelist, and translator. From the description of Allen Tate collection of papers, 1935-1971. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144652060 From the guide to the Allen Tate collection of papers, 1935-1971, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) John Orley Allen Tate was born in Winchester, Clarke County, Kentucky, in 1899. He atte...

Meeker, Arthur, 1902-1971

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Author of the novel The Ivory Mischief, newspaper columnist, and member of a prominent Chicago society family. From the description of Arthur Meeker, Jr. papers, 1850-1972, bulk 1920-1945. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 187976698 ...

Zabel, Morton Dauwen, 1901-1964

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Morton Dauwen Zabel (1901-1964), author, critic, editor and scholar of nineteenth-century English and European literature. Received his PhD from the University of Chicago in 1933. Zabel served as associate editor of Poetry: A Magazine of Verse from 1928-1936 and full editor 1936-1937. His professional association with the University of Chicago began in 1947 when he was appointed to the English Department and actively continued until his death in 1964. From the description of Morton D...

Monnier, Adrienne

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Nicholl, Louise Townsend

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Children's poet and short story writer. From the description of Louise Townsend Nicholl letter to Will Orton Tewson [manuscript], 1925 June 29. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648001735 ...

Bowe, Augustine Joseph, 1892-1966.

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Chicago lawyer, judge, civic leader, and poet. Augustine Bowe was born in Chicago on February 26, 1892 to John and Ellen Canavan Bowe. He attended Loyola University and Loyola Law School, receiving the degrees of A.B., M.A., and LL.B. Upon earning his law degree in 1913, Bowe founded the law firm Bowe & Bowe with his brother William, which specialized in worker's compensation cases. He continued to practice law in this capacity until 1960. He was president of the Chi...

Boissevain, Eugen, -1949

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Mellon, Paul

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Kenner, Hugh

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Ballou, Robert O. (Robert Oleson), 1892-1977

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Maĭkopskoe gorodskoe literaturnoe obʺedinenie "Oshten"

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Amy Bonner (1891-1955) journalist and poet. From 1937-1947 she served as Poetry's eastern business representative. The bulk of the Papers represent the correspondence Bonner received as Poetry's business representative. Also included is a small amount of earlier correspondence, particularly with Harriet Monroe. From the description of Amy Bonner papers, 1920-1951 (inclusive) (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 605071600 Amy Bonner was an American journalist ...

De Vries, Peter, 1910-1993

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Peter De Vries was an American writer and editor, affiliated with Poetry and later New Yorker, noted for his wit and technical proficiency. In a series of popular, generally humorous novels, he examines society, morals, and both the charm and limitations of language as a form of communication. From the description of Peter De Vries letters to H.R. Hays, 1942-1943. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 52734424 ...

Cowley, Malcolm, 1898-1989

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American editor and writer. From the description of Letter to Matthew Bruccoli [manuscript], 1975 December 30. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812058 From the description of Papers of Malcolm Cowley [manuscript], 1969. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810601 From the description of Papers of Malcolm Cowley [manuscript], 1936-1955. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647874698 Malcolm Cowley was an influential liter...

Nims, John Frederick, 1913-1999

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American poet, editor, and translator. From the description of John Frederick Nims collection of miscellaneous writings and reviews, 1936-1998. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 776694600 ...

Untermeyer, Jean Starr, 1886-1970

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Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x0001e6 American poet. From the description of The steep ascent : a collection of poems, 1925-1926. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510507 Jean Starr Untermeyer, poet and wife of poet Louis Untermeyer, was born in 1886 in Zanesville, Ohio. Growing Pains, her first poetry collection, was published in 1918. In 1927, she began work as a t...

Strobel, Marion, 1895-

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Shapiro, Karl Jay, 1913-2000

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Poet, editor, and educator. From the description of Karl Jay Shapiro papers, 1947-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979818 Pulitzer-Prize-winning American poet and author of more than forty volumes of poetry and criticism. From the description of Papers. 1941-1967. (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 34091314 Karl Jay Shapiro was an American poet. He served in the Second World War in the South Pacific and New Guinea. A volume of ...

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...

Monroe, Harriet, 1860-1936

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Poet and founding editor of Poetry: a Magazine of Verse. From the description of Papers, 1873-1944 (inclusive). (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 56101856 American editor, critic, and poet. Harriet Monroe was born in Chicago in 1860, and she remained identified all her life with the city. After gaining some local recognition as a poet, a newspaper critic and a lecturer on poetry, Monroe's literary reputation was based on her concep...

Cocteau, Jean

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French poet, novelist, dramatist, designer, boxing manager, playwright and filmmaker. Antonin Artaud -- French poet, essayist, actor and director -- was the leading playwright of the 'Theatre of Cruelty.' From the description of Le moine de M.G. Lewis raconté par Antonin Artaud [manuscript], ca. 1931 / Jean Cocteau. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 318989605 French poet, novelist, playwright, and artist. From the description of Autograph letter signed :...

Carpenter, Margaret Haley

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American author. From the description of Papers of Margaret Haley Carpenter [manuscript], 1898-1985, bulk 1953-1985. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647805166 From the description of Papers, 1979-1988, bulk 1985-1987 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647824677 ...

Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950

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Poet and author. From the description of Edna St. Vincent Millay papers, 1832-1992 (bulk 1900-1950). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71066360 American poet. From the description of ALS : Camden, Maine, to Eleanor Morgan Patterson, 1916 June 15. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122442927 From the description of Photograph of Edna St. Vincent Millay [manuscript], 1920 August. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812089 ...

North, Sterling, 1906-1974

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Joost, Nicholas

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Arthur, Helen S.

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Baudelaire, Charles, 1821-1867

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Charles Baudelaire is widely regarded as one of the best French poets of the 19th century; he also wrote art criticism and translated the tales of Edgar Allan Poe. From the description of Charles Baudelaire letters, 1859-1863. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 40526418 French poet and art critic. From the description of Letter : to Paul Chenavard, Paris. 1863 Nov. 25. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81339728 ...

Bishop, Morris, 1893-1973

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American author. From the description of Widening stain [manuscript], 1941. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647804971 Morris Gilbert Bishop was Professor of Romance Literature and University Historian. Class of 1913, M.A. 1914, Ph.D., 1926, Cornell University. From the description of Morris Bishop papers, 1901-1974. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64087054 ...

Wheeler, Monroe, 1899-1988

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Monroe Wheeler was born on February 13, 1899 in Evanston, Illinois. Following an early career as a publicity writer, he established Harrison of Paris, a fine press, which was in operation from 1930-1935. He began work with the Museum of Modern Art in 1938, soon becoming director of exhibitions and publications. Wheeler died on August 14, 1988. From the description of Monroe Wheeler papers, 1890-1995. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 85181624 From the description of Monroe Whee...

Stearns, Florence Dickinson, 1883-

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Poet and journalist. From the description of Papers of Florence Stearns [manuscript] 1920-55. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647932124 ...

Giraudoux, Jean, 1882-1944

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French author. From the description of Jeunesse d'Amerique : autograph manuscript signed : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870175 ...

Burden, Jean

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Jean Burden (1914- ) is an American poet, essayist, anthologist, teacher and editor. Born in Waukegan, Illinois, she attended the University of Chicago, graduating in 1936. She has been West Coast editor of Faith Today and of Yankee magazine, where she later (1955) took a position as poetry editor. She has published books of poetry and of essays, and her work has appeared in numerous national magazines including Poetry, Atlantic, American Scholar, Trace, Saturday Review, Virginia Qu...

Lindsay, Vachel, 1879-1931

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Nicholas Vachel Lindsay was born in Springfield, IL. He studied in Ohio, Chicago, and New York and acquired a reputation as a poet and lecturer. Lindsay became famous for his walk from Springfield, IL to New Mexico in 1912, and for an unusual method of writing poetry. In 1924 he arrived in Spokane where he worked as a columnist for the "Spokesman-Review". He returned to Springfield in 1929, and at the time of his death was a major figure in American poetry. From the description of Co...

Campbell, Gladys, 1892-1992

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Gladys Campbell, poet, teacher, and early member of the University of Chicago Poetry Club. With George Dillon, she co-edited The Forge: A Journal of Verse. She published one collection, The Momentary Beach, and her poems appeared frequently in various poetry publications. Campbell died in 1992. From the description of Gladys Campbell papers, 1914-1995. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702181858 Gladys Campbell (1892-1992) attended the University of Chicago to stud...

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...

Ciardi, John, 1916-1986

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American poet and critic. Winner of Avery and Jule Hopwood Award in poetry, 1939. Professor of English at Harvard, 1946-48, and Rutgers, 1953-61. From the description of Letter, 1980 Feb. 4, Key West, Fla., to Henry F. Pommer, Ripon, Wis. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34364896 Poet, editor, literary critic, lecturer, and journalist. Full name: John Anthony Ciardi. From the description of John Ciardi papers, 1910-1997 (bulk 1960-1985). (Unknown). W...

Boulton, Inez.

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Rivier, Jean, 1896-1987

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Daly, James Joseph, 1901-

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Carruth, Hayden, 1921-2008

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Hayden Carruth (1921-2008) was a poet, professor, and a editor. He lived in Johnson, Vermont, during the time of the correspondence. For more information, see the Poetry Foundation biography . From the guide to the Hayden Carruth Letters, 1973-1975, (Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.) ...