Colt Press records, ca. 1941-1942.

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Colt Press. Colt Press records, ca. 1941-1942.

Colt Press records, ca. 1941-1942.

Collection contains correspondence with poets and other writers. Names are listed in the record as added entries.

2 boxes (.5 linear ft.)

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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 ...

Black, Polly.

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Pauker, John.

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From the guide to the John Pauker papers, 1929-1991, 1929-1991, (Literature and Rare Books) ...

Rahv, Philip, 1908-1973

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Snider, Charles

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Bellow, Saul

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Saul Bellow (1915-2005), novelist. From the description of Saul Bellow drafts of nobel lecture, 1976-1977. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702194195 Author Saul Bellow was born in Montreal to Russian emigre parents; when he was nine, the family moved to Chicago, where Bellow was educated at the University of Chicago and Northwestern in Sociology and Anthropology. He began writing novels, and gradually built a respected body of work that saw him recognized as one of the most c...

Scherer, James A. B. (James Augustin Brown), 1870-1944

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James Augustin Brown Scherer (aka James A.B. Scherer) was born in Salisbury, North Carolina on May 22, 1870 to the Rev. Simeon Scherer and Harriet Isabella Brown. After earning his bachelor's degree from Roanoke College, Scherer accepted a position teaching English at the Japanese Imperial Government school in Saga, Japan. While serving in this post, he met Bessie Brown, a native of Yamaguchi, Japan, whom he wed on July 5, 1894. He also began a lifelong interest in the Japanese peop...

McLeod, Norman

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Pastache, Bobo.

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Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977

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Louis Untermeyer was a noted author, editor, and translator. His tastes were eclectic, and his friendships many; he produced more than one hundred books, and volumes of letters. His numerous poetry anthologies have helped introduce verse to generations of schoolchildren. From the description of Heinrich Heine, paradox and poet, 1936. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 56550722 From the description of Louis Untermeyer letter to Judith Wright McKinn...

Saroyan, William, 1908-1981

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Frances Ring was Editor at WESTWAYS in Los Angeles. From the description of Letters (and manuscripts and photos) to Frances Ring, 1970-1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754863419 Goldie Weisberg was a fellow writer whose work Saroyan had discovered in a literary magzine. Saroyan initiated the correspondence, which focuses on their respective reading, writing, and work lives. From the description of Correspondence with Goldie Weisberg, 1930-1938. (Unknown). Wor...

Winters, Yvor, 1900-1968

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Merlin was a Hollywood writer, story editor, producer, director, and literary critic. From the description of Letters to Milton S. Merlin, 1930-1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872436 Poet and professor of English, Winters joined the faculty of Stanford in 1928; he became a full professor in 1949. From the description of Yvor Winters papers, 1943-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702129506 American writer and literary critic. From t...

Rexroth, Kenneth, 1905-1982

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Born Dec. 22, 1905 in South Bend, IN; campaigned for many radical groups, particularly the Wobblies (Industrial Workers of the World), and espoused eroticism and general anarchy; influenced by poet William Carlos Williams and the Second Chicago Renaissance; founded San Francisco Poetry Center with Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Allen Ginsberg; although his Bohemian lifestyle was emulated by Beats, he did not like the movement for its artistic excess and lack of rigor; noted as an accomplished painter...

Patchen, Kenneth, 1911-1972

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Patchen and MacLeish, were both American poets. From the description of [Letter, 19]51 Mar. 12, Old Lyme, Conn. [to] Archibald MacLeish / Kenneth Patchen. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 314411191 American poet, novelist, artist. From the description of Letter to Julien Cornell, 1951 January 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 49380977 American poet. From the description of Prospectus for "The Dark Kingdom", 1942. (Universit...

Bennett, John C. (John Coleman), 1902-1995

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United Church of Christ (Congregational) minister, theologian, Christian ethicist, ecumenist, and Union Theological Seminary president. From the description of John Coleman Bennett papers, 1928-1995. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122482578 ...

Miller, Henry, 1891-1980.

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Novelist. From the description of Papers, 1952-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155457225 Henry Miller (1891-1980) was an American author. He was known for his experimental, surrealist novels, such as Tropic of Cancer, which mixed fiction and autobiography. His writing was controversial for its graphic depictions of sexuality, leading to a 1964 obscenity trial in the United States, Grove Press, Inc. v. Gerstein. From the guide to the Henry Miller Letter, unda...

Bishop, Elizabeth, 1911-1979

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Poet Elizabeth Bishop was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, and had an often difficult childhood in Canada and New England. She wrote poetry in her youth, and developed as a writer at Vassar, where her friends included Mary McCarthy and Marianne Moore. In 1946 she published a book of poetry titled North and South, and travelled to Brazil, where she remained for fifteen years. Her 1956 book of poetry, A Cold Spring, won the Pulitzer Prize; her verse was noted for precision and balance. She also p...

Scott, Winfield Townley, 1910-1968

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Brown class of 1931. Poet, essayist, literary editor of Providence lJournal, instructor of English at Brown. From the description of Papers, 1921-1966. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 145430023 Brown class of 1931. From the description of New verse anthology : typescript, 1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122418633 Poet; essayist; Literary Editor of the Providence Journal; Instructor of English; Brown Class of 1931. From the descri...

Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971

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Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Reinhold Niebuhr and his wife, Ursula Niebuhr. From the description of Letters, 1935-1982, n.d., to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155873776 Theologian, philosopher, and author. From the description of Papers of Reinhold Niebuhr, 1907-1994 (bulk 1930-1990). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063622 Theologian. From the description of Reminiscences of Reinhold Niebuhr...

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...

Baker, Howard, 1905-1990

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Swan, Emma, 1914-

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MacIntyre, C. F. (Carlyle Ferren), 1890-1967

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MacIntyre was born in Des Moines, Iowa in 1890; taught English at Los Angeles Polytechnic High School, Occidental College (1924-28), UCLA (1928-38), and UC Berkeley (1938-44); was best known for his poetry and translations of Baudelaire, Verlaine, and Rilke; awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1938 to work on a translation of Goethe's Faust (published in 1941); awarded Fulbright Fellowships in 1948 and 1953 to continue work on his translations of Rilke, Baudelaire, Mallarmé, and Goethe; lived in...

Ransom, John Crowe, 1888-1974

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American poet and educator. From the description of Letter to Mrs. F.E. Lund [manuscript], 1968 February 12. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647833566 John Crowe Ransom, noted poet, critic, educator and editor, was born April 30, 1888 in Pulaski, Tennessee. He graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1909, was a Rhodes Scholar at Christ Church, Oxford, 1910-1913, and joined the faculty of Vanderbilt in 1914, where he taught English until 1937. While at Vanderbil...

Bulosan, Carlos

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Filipino American author, poet, migrant farm worker, and laborer; b. 1911; d. 1956. From the description of Carlos Bulosan papers, 1916-1956 ; (bulk 1948-1956). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 28411230 Filipino-American writer, poet, and labor reformer Carlos Bulosan (1911-1956) was active in California and Washington State as an advocate for improving the conditions of migrant workers from the mid-1930s to mid-1940s, but is perhaps best known as the author of Am...

Thompson, Dunstan, 1918-1975

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Terry Dunstan Thompson (1918-1975), American-born poet, who lived in England from 1945 until his death in 1975. From the description of Letter and poem by Dunstan Thompson, 1947-1948. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 680081446 Terry Dunstan Thompson was born in New London, Conn., Aug. 30, 1918, the only son of Terry B. Thompson, a Naval officer, and Virginia Leita Thompson. Raised in a devout Catholic family, Tho...

Beaudoin, Kenneth Lawrence, 1913-

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Kenneth Lawrence Beaudoin (1913-1995) was an American anthropologist and poet. Born in Elmiro, Michigan on December 12, 1913, he graduated from Memphis State College in 1935, attended Louisiana State from 1936 to 1937, Loyola (La.) in 1940, and the New School for Social Research from 1944 to 1946. His specialties were American anthropology and archeology, with special interest in the folk literature of American Indians and primitive literature, and he published several monographs in...

Nin, Anaïs, 1903-1977

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The complex and diverse prose of Anaïs Nin mirrors her life. She published nonfiction, journals, short stories, novels, and erotica, and worked as a model, a dancer, and a psychoanalyst. Most of her prose was influenced by surrealism, and features an experimental style and psychological themes. The publication of her diaries, begun at the age of eleven as an open letter to her departed father, brought her fame and made her a sought-after lecturer. Her artistic prose, colorful life, and relation...

Benton, Walter, 1907-

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Spencer, Theodore, 1902-1949

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Spencer earned his Harvard PhD in 1928. From the description of Death in Elizabethan drama : a study in convention and opinion. 1926. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77075635 Spencer was a professor of English at Harvard University. From the description of Papers concerning Nosce teipsum, 1937. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612760083 Theodore Spencer was an American poet, essayist, playwright, and short story writer. Fro...

Goodman, Paul, 1911-1972

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Paul Goodman was a social critic, essayist, writer of fiction, poet and psychotherapist. From the description of Paul Goodman papers, 1925-1983 (inclusive), 1929-1972 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612452789 Paul Goodman, a New Yorker, wrote some novels and poetry, but was primarily known for his many non-fiction works on political theory, psychology, city planning, education, and other social issues. He was a literary critic for the Partisan review and te...

Wilson, Edmund

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Edmund Wilson was an American novelist, poet, essayist, and literary critic. From the description of Edmund Wilson collection of papers, 1922-1978. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122596904 From the guide to the Edmund Wilson collection of papers, 1922-1978, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) American author and critic. From the description of Typewritten letters signed...

Cunningham, J. V. (James Vincent), 1911-1985

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American modernist poet. From the description of Envoi : signed typescript, [19--] / jvc. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 18347466 James Vincent Cunningham was born in Maryland in 1911, and was educated at Stanford University, where he received his Ph.D. in 1945. He has taught at Stanford, the University of Hawaii, and the University of Virginia. He was Assistant Professor of English at the University of Chicago from 1946 until 1952 an...

Parsons, Edward Lambe, 1868-

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Edward L. Parsons, 1868-1960, served as pastor at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Berkeley, California, 1904-1919. He was Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of San Francisco, 1919-1924, and Bishop of California, 1924-1941. Parsons was a strong activist for social welfare concerns, and in the promotion of Christian union. Edward Lambe Parsons was born in New York on May 18, 1868. Intending to become a lawyer, he attended Yale University in 1885, where he and his roommate, Gifford Pinchot, served as dea...

Williams, Oscar, 1900-1964

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Poet and anthologist. From the description of Papers, 1920-1966. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 56837748 Poet and editor. From the description of Papers of Oscar Williams, 1939-1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71069013 American poet most noted for his poetry anthologies. From the description of [Poems] / Oscar Williams. [193- -1947] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 491429622 Williams was born in Brooklyn, New York,...

Moore, Rosalie, 1910-....

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Rosalie Moore was born Gertrude Elizabeth Moore in Oakland, California on October 8, 1910. A widely-published poet and author, Moore's work has appeared in many periodicals and published volumes. She collaborated on a series of children's books with her husband, Bill Brown. Moore taught basic writing and creative writing classes at the College of Marin in Kentfield, California until her retirement in 1976. She died June 18, 2003. From the description of Rosalie Moore papers, 1927-198...

Russell, Sanders

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Stevens, Wallace, 1879-1955

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Wallace Stevens was an American Modernist poet. He was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, educated at Harvard and then New York Law School, and spent most of his life working as a lawyer for the Hartford insurance company in Connecticut. From the guide to the Wallace Stevens collection, 1921-1966, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library) Wallace Stevens was an American essayist, playwright, and poet. From the description of Wallace Stevens collection of papers, 19...

Stanford, Anna

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Rudhyar, Dane, 1895-1985

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Dane Rudhyar (1895-1985), born Daniel Chennevière in Paris, was an author, composer and humanistic astrologer. Rudhyar studied at the Sorbonne, moved to New York in 1916, and became an American citizen in 1926. Although respected in astrological and New Age circles, he did not become generally well-known until the 1970s, when mainstream publisher Penguin Books published his The Practice of Astrology . Over the course of his life he wrote more than forty books and hundreds of articles on astrolog...

Devlin, Dennis, 1908-1959.

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Colt Press

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Gregory, Horace

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American poet. From the description of Letters, 1936-1971 and undated. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 13640555 Horace Gregory (1898-1982) was an American poet and critic. From the guide to the Horace Gregory Collection, 1933-1943, (Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida) ...

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...

Mills, Clark, 1913-

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Macdonald, Dwight

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Dwight Macdonald was born on March 24, 1906, in New York City. He graduated from Yale University in 1928 (B.A.). He served as associate editor of Fortune Magazine (1929-1936) and editor of the Partisan Review (1937-1943). Macdonald joined the Socialist Workers Party (Trotskyist Party), and was a member from 1939-1941. He published numerous books, articles, and essays in addition to publishing a journal, Politics, from 1944-1949. He also wrote for Esquire and The New Yorker, and published Memoirs...

Fowlie, Wallace, 1908-1998

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Teacher, writer, critic, and translator at Duke University in Durham, N.C. From the description of Wallace Fowlie papers, 1939-1996 and undated. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38237517 1908, Nov. 8 Wallace Fowlie born in Brookline, Massachussetts 1936 Received Doctorate from Harvard University ...

Stanford, Donald E. (Donald Elwin), 1913-1998

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American poet and former editor of Southern Review. From the description of Donald E. Stanford papers, 1933-1985. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510483 Donald E. Stanford (1913-1998) received his B.A. from Stanford University (1933), M.A. from Harvard University (1934), and Ph. D. from Stanford University (1953). He came to LSU in 1949 where he taught literature and helped revive and co-edit The Southern Review. From the description of Donald Stanford oral his...

Everson, William, 1912-1994

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American poet, printer, and activist. Everson was a conscientious objector during the later years of World War II, and was associated with Kenneth Rexroth and his circle in San Francisco in the late 1940s. He converted to Roman Catholicism in 1949, joined the Catholic Workers Movement, and eventually entered the Dominican Religious Order in 1950, taking the name Brother Antoninus. Everson was associated with the San Francisco Renaissance of the late 1950s. He left the Dominican order in 1971. ...

Smart, Elizabeth, 1913-1986

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Allen, Elizabeth, 1914-

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Born in 1914 in Syracuse, New York, Elizabeth Allen Thompson began her writing career with short stories and poems, then began writing young adult novels in the 1960s. Writing under the name Elizabeth Allen, she also contributed essays, fiction and poetry in areas outside young adult literature. From the description of Elizabeth Allen Thompson papers, 1965 [manuscript]. (University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus). WorldCat record id: 747482439 ...