Papers, 1928-1941.


Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1899-1950. Papers, 1928-1941.

Papers, 1928-1941.

Letters written by Millay as well as manuscripts, proofs, documents, photographs, reviews and clippings relating to her books published at Harper & Brothers such as "Conversation at Midnight," "Wine from these Grapes," "Collected Sonnets" and others. The papers consist of materials from the files of the designer Arthur W. Rushmore who was in charge of production at Harper & Brothers and was the proprietor of the Golden Hind Press which printed limited editions of several of her works. Included are proofs of the above works with annotations and corrections by Millay and Rushmore and a carbon typescript of "Wine from these Grapes." There are also a number of clippings of poems published separately in periodicals. Other correspondents include Millay's husband, Eugen Bossevain, and George Dillon, with whom Millay translated Baudelaire's "Flowers of Evil" and Selected Poems." Also in the collection are the production files for the aborted steepletop edition of "The Buck in the Snow."

ca. 500 items (2 boxes and 1 map case drawer).

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Boissevain, Eugen. (person)

Dillon, George, 1906- (person)

Harper & Brothers. (corporateBody)

Correspondence (129 letters) and typescript (unsigned) revisions and notes, 1954, (23 p.) concerning the publication of The Scope of Total Architecture by Walter Gropius. Includes 22 letters from Gropius. From the description of Correspondence with Walter Gropius, 1952-1956. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612369957 Publishing firm in New York City. From the description of Harper & Brothers Records 1817-1929. (Columbia University In the City of New ...

Rushmore, Arthur W., 1883-1955 (person)

Rushmore held a variety of positions throughout his life, all having to do with the printing industry. He is best known as a book designer. Rushmore served as head of production at Harper and Brothers for more than 30 years. Along with his wife, he founded the Golden Hind Press in 1927, where they published a limited edition of the poems of Edna St. Vincent Millay. From the description of Correspondence, 1929-1930. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122618497 ...

Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950 (person)

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 ...