Scrapbook, 1920-1975 (bulk 1946-1965).


Knoll, Margaret K. Spangler. Scrapbook, 1920-1975 (bulk 1946-1965).

Scrapbook, 1920-1975 (bulk 1946-1965).

Scrapbook containing letters and postcards received from Theodore Roethke by Knoll (7 items: 1946-1950), Katharine Stokes (1 item: 1939) and William Werner (1 item: 1950), together with letters about Roethke written by Katherine Stokes, both to Knoll (6 items: 1951-1965 and undated) and to Mr. and Mrs. William Werner (1 item: 1963). Related materials present are a typescript Roethke poem ("The reminder" with a correction in pen by the author), an undated manuscript by Katharine Stokes (describing Roethke's departure for Chicago by train) and a letter and postcard from June Roethke (the poet's sister) to Knoll (2 items: 1964 and 1972?). Completing the contents of the scrapbook are a 1964 letter from Vance Packard to Knoll, a 1961 letter from John O'Hara to William Werner and three letters, 1920-1926 and undated, written by Edna St. Vincent Millay.

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