Selected Mark Turbyfill letters, 1907-1966.

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Selected Mark Turbyfill letters, 1907-1966.

The collection consists of letters selected by Mark Turbyfill. The majority of the letters are to Turbyfill from more than 100 correspondents, including Margaret Anderson, Baker Brownell, S. Foster Damon, Katherine Dunham, Henry B. Fuller, Harriet Monroe, Samuel Putnam, Leo Sowerby, Eunice Tietjens and Mark Tobey. The few letters about Turbyfill are largely recommendations addressed to Dr. Clark H. Slover of the Federal Writers Project who was considering Turbyfill for a Superintendent's position in 1935.

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Sowerby, Leo

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American composer and church musician. From the description of [Organ symphony. Album leaf] : autograph manuscript, 1951 Mar. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270569572 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Chicago, 13 March 1953, to Joseph Chouinard, 1953 Mar. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270962032 Composed 1926-27. Chicago, 29 March 1929, Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Frederick Stock coductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the ...

Tietjens, Eunice, 1884-1944

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Chicago poet, novelist, journalist, children's author, lecturer, and editor. Born Eunice Strong Hammond in Chicago in 1884, Tietjens was a World War I correspondent for the Chicago Daily News in France, 1917-1918, and for over twenty-five years she was on the staff of Harriet Monroe's Poetry: A Magazine of Verse. Although Tietjens wrote poetry, a novel, and memoirs, her reputation rests mainly on her influence as a friend, critic, and editor of such early twnetieth centu...

Putnam, Samuel, 1892-1950

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Samuel Putnam was born in Illinois in 1892 and was educated at the universities of Illinois and Chicago. He served as a reporter on the Chicago Tribune, Evening Post, and other papers during the blooming of the Chicago Renaissance, when meeting, interviewing, and working with such notables as Harriet Monroe, Harold Stearns, H.L. Mencken, and Thorstein Veblen. Friendship with Pascal Covici led to his undertaking a translation of the works of Aretino and to joining many of the Chicago literary fig...

Turbyfill, Mark, 1896-1990

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Chicago dancer, poet and painter. From the description of Mark Turbyfill papers, 1911-1985. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 317711431 Mark Turbyfill was born in Oklahoma in 1896 and educated in local schools there until he moved to Chicago at the age of 14. He attended high school in Chicago and remained in the city to pursue poetry and dancing. His early poems were somewhat in the Imagist style, but he also wrote satires in free verse. His most famous poems are Livi...

Monroe, Harriet, 1860-1936

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Poet and founding editor of Poetry: a Magazine of Verse. From the description of Papers, 1873-1944 (inclusive). (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 56101856 American editor, critic, and poet. Harriet Monroe was born in Chicago in 1860, and she remained identified all her life with the city. After gaining some local recognition as a poet, a newspaper critic and a lecturer on poetry, Monroe's literary reputation was based on her concep...

Fuller, Henry B., -1981

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Brownell, Baker, 1887-1965

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Newspaperman, lecturer, writer. Professor of Journalism (1921-25), Contemporary Thought (1925-47), Philosophy (1947-53), at Northwestern University, where he pioneered an interdisciplinary course in contemporary thought. The guest speakers for this course included many prominent figures of the day, from Jane Addams to Frank Lloyd Wright. From the description of Baker Brownell Papers, 1904-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82483908 Baker Brownell enjoyed a ric...

Anderson, Margaret, 1890-1973

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Damon, S. Foster

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American poet. Professor in Department of English, Brown University, 1927-1963. Curator of the Harris Collection of American Poetry and Plays, John Hay Library, Brown University, 1930-1963. From the description of Letter, 1956, January 17, Providence, Rhode Island, to Mr. Jonah. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122639408 Poet, dramatist, Blake scholar. Professor of English at Brown University and Curator of Harris Collection of American Poetry and Plays. From the d...

Tobey, Mark

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Painter; Abstract Expressionist. Also worked as fashion illustrator, portrait painter. Born in Wisconsin, December 11, 1892. Died 1976. Worked in Chicago, Seattle, Basel, Switzerland; New York, N.Y., Dartington Hall, Devonshire, England, and Paris. Convert to Baha'i religion. From the description of Mark Tobey papers, [ca. 1920]-1977. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78566820 Tobey was a painter; Seattle, Wash. Corle was at one time a New York City stage actress and wife of no...

Dunham, Katherine

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Legendary dancer, choreographer and anthropologist Katherine Dunham was born June 22, 1909, to an African American father and French-Canadian mother who died when she was young. At an early age, Dunham became interested in dance. However, she did not seriously pursue a career in the profession until she was a student at the University of Chicago.During her studies, Dunham attended a lecture on anthropology, where she was introduced to the concept of dance as a cultural symbol. Intrigued by this ...