Papers, 1725-1961.

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Hillyer, Robert, 1895-1961. Papers, 1725-1961.

Papers, 1725-1961.

General, literary, and family correspondence. Incoming correspondence which is of significant depth and/or duration includes that of: Conrad Aiken (23 letters, 1929-1945); LeBaron Russell Briggs (39 letters, 1916-1933); Van Wyck Brooks (16 letters, 1923-1947); Witter Bynner (31 letters, 1939-1961); Charles T. Copeland (35 letters, 1923-1944); S. Foster Damon (34 letters, 1924-1962); Clarence Decker (13 letters, 1957); John Dos Passos (56 letters, 1921-1961); Gene Fowler (66 letters, 1941-1960); Robert Frost (16 letters, 1938-1962); Olive St. John Gogarty (50 letters, 1952-1957); Thomas H. Johnson (25 letters, 1955-1959); Louis Kent (83 letters, 1945-1961); Arthur Machen (99 letters, 1922-1938); Daniel G. Mason (18 letters, 1947-1951); William Maxwell (11 letters, 1932-1949); Howard Nemerov (29 letters, 1947-1961); Winfield Townley Scott (12 letters, 1957-1961); Leonora Speyer (11 letters, 1938-1949); Louis Untermeyer (18 letters, 1929-1947); Peter Viereck (13 letters, 1948-1961); and Marya Zaturenska (30 letters, 1921-1953). Other correspondents include William Rose Benʹet (9 letters, 1940-1950); Millicent Todd Bingham (8 letters, 1945-1955); Ben Lucien Burman (8 letters, 1952-1961); Frederick Chamberlin (10 letters, 1922-1924); James Gould Cozzens (6 letters, 1949-1961); Max Eastman (6 letters, 1929-1961); Kimball Flaccus (5 letters, 1956-1958); Horace Gregory (1941-1947); Ralph Hodgson (6 letters, 1949-1951); Robert Huff (1960-1961); Amy Lowell (4 letters, 1923-1925); Archibald MacLeish (7 letters, 1935-1938); Marianne Moore (6 letters, 1941-1958); James B. Munn (8 letters, 1936-1949); Robert Nathan (7 letters, 1929-1961); John Neihardt (5 letters, 1928-1960); Louise Townsend Nicholl (9 letters, 1953-1956); Bliss Perry (8 letters, 1934-1950); Lizette Reese (5 letters, 1922-1923); Lennox Robinson (8 letters, 1932-1949); Paul Rosenfeld (7 letters, 1927-1932); Mark Schorer (8 letters, 1942-1956); Walter Magnes Teller (8 letters, 1958-1961); Mark Van Doren (7 letters, 1938-1953); and Edward Weeks (9 letters, 1951-1962). Writings include holograph and typescript drafts of essays, poems, poetry readings, reviews, and speeches, as well as a notebook of Hillyer's early poems. Also included are book manuscripts, galleys and plate proofs. Memorabilia includes photographs and clippings, and some 18th and 19th century family material, including genealogies, daguerreotypes, miniatures, Bibles, and hymnals.

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Machen, Arthur, 1863-1947

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