Ruth Pitter letters and papers, 1937-1974.


Pitter, Ruth, 1897-1992. Ruth Pitter letters and papers, 1937-1974.

Ruth Pitter letters and papers, 1937-1974.

The collection consists of six items, including four letters, a signed typescript poem, and a copy of Variegation, including one of her poems. The letters include: photocopy of letter to Mrs. Huxley, 20 July 1937, commenting on May Sarton and American poetry in general; two letters to Mrs. Gooden, 20 Mar. 1945 and 4 Mar. 1949, the first mentioning the possibility of a book of cat poems, if she can find an illustrator, the second a thank-you after meeting; signed typescript letter to Mr. Yarbrough, 31 Oct. 1974, answering a long spate of questions about her poem, The unicorn. Also, signed typescript copy of the poem The unicorn; spring 1949 copy of Variegation, a free verse quarterly, including the poem Aged man to young mother, by Ruth Pitter.

6 items.

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Pitter, Ruth, 1897-1992 (person)

Poet. From the description of Papers of Ruth Pitter, 1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 76960556 Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000496.0x000349 Ruth Pitter was a British poet and artist. She began writing poetry at an early age, and published numerous volumes, to the delight of her small but loyal following. Her style was traditional, and she was easily overlooked by the pu...

Huxley, Juliette, 1896-1994 (person)

Lady Marie Juliette Baillot was born in Auvernier, Switzerland, in a village near Lake Neuchâtel, on December 6, 1896, and moved to England at the age of nineteen to work as a French teacher for Ottoline Morrell. At Garsington, Morrell’s home, she met numerous guests including Aldous Leonard Huxley (ALH) and Julian Huxley. Julian and Juliette began courting in 1916, and corresponded throughout 1917 and 1918 while Julian served in the Army Service Corps and Army Intelligence during W...

Gooden, Mona (person)