Caroline Gordon - Allen Tate correspondence, 1938-1970.


Caroline Gordon - Allen Tate correspondence, 1938-1970.

The collection consists of 50 autograph and typescript letters from Caroline Gordon to Robert Lowell and Jean Stafford. Although undated, the letters were most likely wirtten in the 1940s. In addition there are 37 autograph and typescript letters and postcards from Allen Tate to Jean Stafford and Robert Lowell from 1938 to 1970. Included with the Tate correspondence are drafts of one article and three poems: "The Function of the Critical Quarterly", "Genus Homo", and "Something Woman, Something Man" with autograph revisions.

1 half-size document box.

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