Papers of Sara Teasdale [manuscript], 1888-1934 (bulk 1905-1933).

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Teasdale, Sara, 1884-1933. Papers of Sara Teasdale [manuscript], 1888-1934 (bulk 1905-1933).

Papers of Sara Teasdale [manuscript], 1888-1934 (bulk 1905-1933).

The papers contain three manuscripts by Teasdale including "Christina Rossetti, an intimate portrait," together with manuscripts by friends Vine Colby, Celia Ellen Harris, Margaret Conklin, Margaret Scott Lawler, Paul Janis, Williammina Parrish, Frances S. Porcher and Patience Worth including "Ye comet's tail, or as you say," by Parrish and Colby. Teasdale's correspondence consists chiefly of letters to her from friends, admirers, fellow poets, publishers and editors. Topics include the Potters, her books, musical settings for her poems, the Poetry Society of America, submissions to publications, critiques, reviews, publication permissions, and news of family and friends, particularly the Potters. Of interest are critiques of her work by Amy Lowell and Louis Untermeyer. With the papers are photographs; programs, minutes and other printed material from the Poetry Society of America; publishers' acceptances, regrets and publication announcements; scrapbooks; volumes of "The Potter's Wheel," 1905-1907; and "The Potters' Log," 1905-1907. Chief correspondents are William S. Braithwaite, Robert Bridges, Vine Colby, Marion Cummings Stanley, Ernst B. Filsinger, Orrick Johns, Benjamin Russell Herts, H.L. Mencken, Williamina Parrish, William Marion Ready, Jessie Belle Rittenhouse, Bruce M. Stanley and Louis Untermeyer and the publishing firms of Century Magazine, Harper and Brothers, MacMillan Company, Mirror, Scribner's Magazine, and Smart Set.

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MacKaye, Percy, 1875-1956

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Percy MacKaye was a poet and dramatist. From the description of Note, n.d. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007259 American poet and dramatist. From the description of Papers, 1909-1912. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36097093 Author Percy MacKaye was born into a theatrical family in New York City. He graduated from Harvard in 1897, and travelled through Europe for a time before taking a teaching job at the Craigie School in N...

Stanley, Bruce M.,

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Grierson, Francis, 1848-1927

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Author, pianist and spiritualist. Second cousin to Benjamin H. Grierson. Born Benjamin Henry Jesse Francis Shepard, and known as Jesse Shepard, he adopted his mother's family name in 1899. From the description of Papers, 1889-1927. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 32363842 Biographical / Historical Notes Benjamin Henry Jesse Francis Shepard (1848-1927) was a musician, au...

Cross, Wilbur L. (Wilbur Lucius), 1862-1948

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Epithet: of the `Yale Review' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000297.0x000284 Cross was Governor of Connecticut. From the description of Proclamation of Thanksgiving day for the state of Connecticut : DS, 1936. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 26525875 Wilbur Lucius Cross was born in Gurleyville, Connecticut, on April 10, 1862. He received his B.A. from Yale in 1885...

Van Dine, S. S. 1888-1939

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The majority of this correspondence is written under the name Willard H. Wright, which is S. S. Van Dine's real name. From the description of Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1912-1916. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155895028 Educated in California and at Harvard, Willard Huntington Wright became editor of THE SMART SET (1913-1914). After suffering a serious illness in 1925, he turned to writing detective novels under the pseudonym of "S. S. ...

De Menil, Alexander Nicolas, 1849-

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Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

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Roosevelt, 26th U.S. president, served 1901-1909. From the description of DS, 1904 March 1. : Washington, D.C. Homestead Certificate. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 15210791 26th president of the United States, 1901-1909. From the description of Theodore Roosevelt letters, 1917, 1918. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 213408920 Roosevelt was then Governor of New York. Chapman was one of the founders of the New York St...

Colby, Vine.

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Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939

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W.B. (William Butler) Yeats (1865-1939), poet and dramatist, born in County Sligo, Ireland. From the description of W.B. Yeats collection, 1875-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863171 British poet. From the description of Letter : to William Weber, Brooklyn, New York : holograph, 12 May [no year]. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 18786005 William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) was an Irish poet and dramatist. From t...

Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950

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Poet and author. From the description of Edna St. Vincent Millay papers, 1832-1992 (bulk 1900-1950). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71066360 American poet. From the description of ALS : Camden, Maine, to Eleanor Morgan Patterson, 1916 June 15. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122442927 From the description of Photograph of Edna St. Vincent Millay [manuscript], 1920 August. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812089 ...

Wilkinson, Marguerite, 1883-1928

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Marguerite Wilkinson was a Canadian-American poet and anthologist, also well-known as a commentator on the work of other poets. From the description of Marguerite Ogden Bigelow Wilkinson correspondence, 1912-1928 (bulk 1919). (Middlebury College). WorldCat record id: 695094456 Author. From the description of Letters of Marguerite Ogden Bigelow Wilkinson [manuscript] 1924-1926. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647805908 ...

Hamilton, Clayton Meeker, 1881-1946

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American critic and dramatist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : the Players, New York, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1938 Aug. 2, 1940 Feb. 15, and 1943 June 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864050 Clayton Meeker Hamilton (1881-1946) was an American drama critic, lecturer and playwright. He wrote dramatic criticism for various New York publications, wrote popular plays, and worked at several movie studios in the 1920s. From the guide to the Cl...

Beach, H.H.A. Mrs

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Dedicated to Madame Teresa Carreño. First performance Music Hall, Boston, 6 April 1900, Boston Symphony, William Gericke conductor, the composer as soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto : for pianoforte and orchestra, op. 45 / by Mrs. H.H.A. Beach. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43256910 American composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., London?, n.d.], to Stanley K. Faye at t...

Melton, Wightman Fletcher, 1867-1944

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Wightman Fletcher Melton (September 26, 1867-November 10, 1944) was the son of Rev. Isaac Quimby and Fanny Louise (Ellis) Melton. He was born at Ripley, Tennessee, graduated from Peabody College, Nashville in 1889; A.B., Blount College, Blountsville, Alabama, 1890; Ph. D., Johns Hopkins, 1906. He married Oliver Keller on September 19, 1889. He taught at various colleges and was professor of English language and literature at Emory University, 1908-1924. Besides The Rhetoric of John Donne's Verse...

Sylvester, Frederick Oakes, 1869-1915

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Funk, Wilfred J. (Wilfred John), 1883-1965

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Rieder, Rudolph, 1886-

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Kramer, A. Walter (Arthur Walter), 1890-1969

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Composed 1912. First performance Lewisohn Stadium, New York, 7 August 1919, Lewisohn Stadium Symphony Orchestra, Arnold Volpe conductor, Elya Schkolnik soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphonic rhapsody in F minor : for violin and orchestra, op. 35 / A. Walter Kramer ; edition with piano acc. [1912] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52596100 Epithet: Editor of `Musical America', composer British Library Archives and...

Teasdale, Sara, 1884-1933. an intimate portrait.

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Charles Scribner's Sons.

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Charles Scribner, 1821-1871, was a partner in the publishing firm of Baker & Scribner, 1846-1871, and carried on alone after Baker's death in 1850. He formed Scribner & Welford in 1857. Charles Scribner's Sons was established in 1870, the same year SCRIBNER'S MONTHLY began. His son Charles, 1854-1930, became president in 1875. He began SCRIBNER'S MAGAZINE in 1887. It ceased publication in 1930. His son Charles, 1890-1952, became president in 1932. From the description of Char...

Greenslet, Ferris, 1875-1959

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Novelist. From the description of Letter to Owen Wister [manuscript] 1908 March 17. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647947618 Ferris Greenslet (1875-1959) was an American editor and writer. He was an associate editor of the Atlantic Monthly from 1902 to 1907 and, in 1910, became director of the Houghton Mifflin Company. His works include: The Quest of the Holy Grail: an Interpretation and a Paraphrase of the Holy Legends (1902) and The life of Thom...

Masefield, John, 1878-1967

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The English poet, playwright and novelist, John Masefield was born in 1878 in Ledbury. After running away to sea early (when he was thirteen) he settled in London from 1897 and devoted himself to writing. Later he moved to Oxford which was where he lived when most of the following collection was produced. Masefield became Poet Laureate in 1930 and was awarded the Order of Merit in 1935. Among his more notable works are, some early reflections of his maritime experiences in Salt Water Ballads (19...

Parrish, Williammina

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Erskine, John, 1879-1951

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Epithet: Reverend; DD British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001087.0x000214 Title: 9th Earl of Mar British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001087.0x000219 John Erskine, educator, writer and musician, was born in New York on October 5, 1879. He received an A.B. in 1900, an A.M. in 1901, a Ph.D. in 1903 and an LL.D. in 1929 from Columbia Univ...

Conkling, Grace Hazard, 1878-1958

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Conkling graduated from Smith College in 1899, was further educated in Germany and France and taught school in Connecticut and New York. After her marriage to Roscoe Platt Conkling in 1905 they lived in Mexico. She taught at Smith College from 1914 to 1947. From the description of [Verses] [between 1920-1928] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 191100770 Smith College, Class of 1899. Smith College, Professor, English, 1914-1947. Poet. From the description of Gra...

Matthews, H. Alexander (Harry Alexander), 1879-1973

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Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962

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African American poet, critic, and editor; b. William Stanley Beaumont Braithwaite. From the description of Papers, 1878-1962. (New Jersey Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70956095 From the description of William Stanley Braithwaite collection, 1899-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70965233 Braithwaite was an African-American poet, literary critic, and editor. He wrote reviews and criticism for the Boston Evening Transcript . From 1913 to 1929 he...

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...

Russell, Winifred Brent,

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Stevenson, Egbert, 1872-1962

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Anthologist, author, and librarian. From the description of Papers of Burton Egbert Stevenson, 1900-1947. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449581 Biographical Note 1872, Nov. 9 Born, Chillicothe, Ohio 1890 1893 Attended Princeton University...

Woodman, R. Huntington.

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Howard, Katharine, 1858-

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Dole, Nathan Haskell, 1852-1935

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Nathan Haskell Dole was born in Chelsea, Massachusetts, and educated at Harvard University. He worked as a teacher and journalist in Boston, New York, Philadelphia, and California, and as advisor and editor for the publishing firms Crowell and Appleton. He also wrote poetry, and was a prolific translator of Russian works into English, including Tolstoy's works and numerous songs and lyrical pieces. From the description of Nathan Haskell Dole letter to Dear sir and poem, 1894-1895. (P...

Luck, Maude Haben,

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Stanley, Marion Cummings,

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Maurice, Arthur Bartlett, 1873-1946

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Maurice was an editor of the BOOKMAN (1899-1916), a member of the Players Club, a book reviewer and columnist, and a writer about writers. From the description of Arthur Bartlett Maurice correspondence, 1905-1945. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 122561742 ...

Raphael, Mary F, active 1920-1954, author

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Epithet: author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000621.0x000090 ...

Page, Curtis Hidden, 1870-1946

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Curtis Hidden Page was an American educator and translator born in Greenwood, Missouri, in 1870. The Pages trace their roots back to some of the founding members of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, including Gov. John Winthrop. Page graduated from Harvard University in 1892 with a doctorate in English Literature and a concentration in French. He taught French and English at Harvard for fifteen years. In 1911, after a brief stint at Columbia and Northwestern Universities, Page became a ...

Butler, Alice Carter, 1873-1924

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Rush, Charles E. (Charles Everett), 1885-

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Markham, Anna Catherine, 1859-1938

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Prominent 19th Century poet and social activist. Born Charles Edward Anson Markham. From the description of Letter, 1899 December 16, Oakland, California [to] "Beloved of the World" [Edwin Markham] / Catherine [Anna Catherine Markham]. 1899. (Wagner College). WorldCat record id: 47438743 Wife of Edwin Markham and secretary of the Poetry Society of America. From the description of Letter, 1927 April 18, Staten Island, N.Y., to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenae...

Wack, Henry Wellington, 1869-1954

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Henry Wellington Wack was Executive Director of the Committee of One Hundred celebrating the 250th Anniversary of Newark in 1916. From the description of Henry W. Wack scrapbooks, 1915-1916. (Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library). WorldCat record id: 633374382 ...

Firkins, Oscar W., 1864-1932

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Oscar Wilde Firkins was a literary critic and professor of comparative literature at the University of Minnesota. Francis Brown Barton was a professor in the French Dept. at the University. From the description of Oscar Wilde Firkins papers, 1909-1932. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63300997 Oscar Wilde Firkins was a literary critic and professor of comparative literature at the University of Minnesota. From the description of Oscar W...

Barry, Maggie W. ,

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Century Company.

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The Century Company was founded in New York City in 1881. Century published magazines including the Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine and St. Nicholas and publications such as Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Roswell Smith formed the company and appointed Richard Watson Gilder as editor of the Century which was noted for its fiction, poetry, historical studies, and woodcut illustrations. In 1930 the Century was merged with The Forum magazine. From the description of Century C...

Symons, Arthur, 1865-1945

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Arthur Symons was an English critic and poet. From the description of Arthur Symons collection. [1906-1929]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 676800282 Epithet: poet and critic British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001035.0x0001cd Arthurs Symons was an accomplished poet, critic, short story writer, travel writer, playwright, and editor. An important figure in the developmen...

Aiken, Conrad Potter, 1889-1973

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Epithet: writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000207.0x000343 American poet, short-story writer, novelist, and critic . From the description of Letter, 1969 January 26 (Johns Hopkins University). WorldCat record id: 148050827 Conrad Aiken was an American novelist, short-story writer, and poet. From the description of Conrad Aiken collection of papers, 1913-1963. (...

Rosenberg, S. L. Millard

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Altrocchi, Rudolph, 1882-1953

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Altrocchi graduated from Harvard in 1908 and taught Italian language and literature at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Rudolph Altrocchi, 1907-1946 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972974 Professor of Italian, University of California, Berkeley. From the description of Rudolph Altrocchi papers, 1908-1960 (bulk 1908-1930) (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 26197498 Second lieutenant, United States ...

Harvey, Alexander, 1868-1949

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Atherton, Percy Lee, 1871-1944

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Davis, Fannie Stearns, 1884-

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Poet. From the description of Fannie Stearns Davis poem titled "Home" [manuscript], 1915 Mar 11. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648014786 ...

Kelsey, William Kline, 1885-

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Walker, Stuart, 1888-1941

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Kilmer, Aline, 1888-1941

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Foster, Fay, 1886-1960

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Marsh, William J. (William John), 1880-1971

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Mencken, H.L.

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Author and journalist. From the description of Papers of Henry Louis Mencken [manuscript] 1935-56. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647952438 American journalist. From the description of Letter, [1924?] Jan. 9, New York, to Perry Walton. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904324 Editor and satirist. From the description of Papers of H. L. Mencken [manuscript] 1912-1949. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647976...

Malloch, Douglas, 1877-1938

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Johns, Orrick, 1887-1946

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Author and activist Orrick Johns was born in St. Louis, where he worked as a journalist and critic. In 1919 he moved to New York and worked in advertising, and wrote a play; he travelled throughout Europe in 1926-1929. Johns became involved in labor unions and the Communist Party in California, and wrote for the Daily Worker in New York, although he later left the party and supervised the WPA Writer's Project. He published several books of poems, a novel, and a memoir. He committed suicide in 19...

Leighton, Zella Estelle,

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Beverly, Frank Monroe, 1857- ,

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Perin, Florence Hobart, 1869-

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Teasdale, Sara, 1884-1933

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Sarah Teasdale, an American poet, was born in 1884 in Saint Louis, Missouri to John W. Teasdale and Mary E. Willard. She was tutored at home and then graduated from a local private school in 1903. In 1905 she visited Europe and in 1907 she published her first collection of poems. In 1911, the publication of "Helen of Troy" introduced her to Louis Untermeyer, who, with his wife Jean, was to become a lifelong friend. On December 19, 1914, she married Ernst B. Filsinger. They divorced fifteen years...

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...

Carman, Bliss, 1861-1929

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(William) Bliss Carman (1861-1929) was a Canadian poet and editor. Born in Fredericton, New Brunswick, he studied at the universities of New Brunswick and Harvard. He is usually grouped with the Confederation Poets, who developed a distinctively Canadian poetic voice in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Yet this identification with the Confederation group is somewhat misleading as Carman spent much of his life in New England and many readers assumed that he was American. Carman ed...

Wheeler, E. J. (Edward Jewitt), 1859-1922

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Camilieri, Luigi,

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Shippey, Lee, 1884-

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Lee Shippey was born in Tennessee, 1884; worked as proofreader for Kansas City times; served as a correspondent in France during WWI for the Kansas City star; free-lance writer in Mexico; joined Los Angeles times in 1927, writing daily "Leeside o' LA" column for 22 years, and also wrote Seymour family weekly columns; wrote several books, including The great American family (1938), It's an old California custom (1948), and The Los Angeles book (1950); published his biography as The luckiest man a...

Gilman, Lawrence.

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American music critic. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : New York, 1 December 1934, to Mr. [Harry Harkness] Flagler, 1934 Dec. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577872 From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : Geneva, New York, etc., to F.A. Duneka, 1909 Dec. 25-1910 May 26 and undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269589421 Lawrence Gilman, American author and music critic, was born on July 5, 1878 in Flushing, New York to A...

McGill, Josephine, 1877-1919

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Gardner, William Henry, 1865-1932

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W.H. Gardner was post surgeon. From the description of United States Surgeon-General's Office, morning report of the surgeon, Battalion 10, U.S. Infantry, 1867. (National Library of Medicine). WorldCat record id: 14297313 ...

More, Paul Elmer, 1864-1937

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Paul Elmer More, American essayist and critic, was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on December 12, 1864. More taught Sanskrit at Harvard (1894-1895) and Bryn Mawr (1895-1897). He was literary editor for The Independent for three years and associated with the New York Evening Post for six years. During 1919 he lectured on Plato at Princeton University. More was associated with Irving Babbitt (founder and champion of humanism) of the modern humanistic movement. He authored many critical ...

O'Brien, Edward J. (Edward Joseph), 1890-1941

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Anderson, Edwin Hatfield, 1861-

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Walker, Dugald Stewart, 1883-1937

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From the guide to the Dugald Stewart Walker Papers, undated, (University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc]) ...

Cook, Sidney Rogers,

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Frost, Robert, 1874-1963

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American poet from New England. Winner of the 1932 Pulitzer Prize. From the description of Letters, 1931-1943. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122464432 American Pulitzer Prize-winning poet. From the description of Letter to Mr. Beggen [?], 1928. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 86129842 Robert Frost was an American poet. From the description of Papers concerning the Kenned...

Housman, A.E. (Alfred Edward), 1859-1936

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A.E. Housman was a classical scholar, professor of Latin at Cambridge University, and poet. From the description of Letter to "Dear Sirs," 1922. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122288834 English poet and classical scholar. At Trinity College, Cambridge, 1911-1936. From the description of [Letter] 1931 Apr. 15, Trinity College, Cambridge, England [to Helen] Peck / A. E. Housman. (Smith College). WorldCat record id...

McCracken, Elizabeth, 1876-

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Organizer for the Mechanics Educational Society of America (MESA). From the description of Oral history interview with Elizabeth McCracken, 1959. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321331 ...

Leonard, Oscar, 1881-

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Selva, Salomón de la 1893-1959

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Garrison, Theodosia Pickering, 1874-1944

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Theodosia Pickering Garrison (b. 1874, Newark, New Jersey-d. 1944), poet and writer....

Hagedorn, Hermann, 1882-1964

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Hermann Hagedorn was born in New York City in 1882 and educated at Harvard University, the University of Berlin, and Columbia University. From 1909 to 1911 he was an instructor in English at Harvard. Hagedorn was a friend and biographer of Theodore Roosevelt and served as Secretary and Director of the Theodore Roosevelt Association from 1919 to 1957. Hagedorn died in Santa Barbara, California in 1964. From the guide to the Hermann Hagedorn papers, 1898-1970, (Beinecke Rare Book and M...

Daly, T. A. (Thomas Augustine), 1871-1948

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Thomas Augustine Daly was an American author and lecturer, best known for his humorous verse. Born in Philadelphia, he became a journalist, and used his ear for language to publish humorous verse and jokes in Italian and Irish dialects. He also wrote other columns and lectured extensively, and managed the Catholic Standard. His humor was generally rather gentle and old-fashioned, but he remained popular for more than forty years by appealing to a wide audience. From the description o...

Peyser, Ethel R. (Ethel Rose), 1887-

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Untermeyer, Jean Starr, 1886-1970

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Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x0001e6 American poet. From the description of The steep ascent : a collection of poems, 1925-1926. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510507 Jean Starr Untermeyer, poet and wife of poet Louis Untermeyer, was born in 1886 in Zanesville, Ohio. Growing Pains, her first poetry collection, was published in 1918. In 1927, she began work as a t...

Kennerley, Mitchell, 1878-1950

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Mitchell Kennerley served as the publisher for "Wine of the Puritans," "John Addington Symonds" and "The World of H. G. Wells." From the description of Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1909-1915. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 181337904 Mitchell Kennerley (1878-1950) was an American publisher and art dealer. He worked for various literary magazines and published several others. From 1916 to 1929 and 1937 to 1939 he was president of the Anderson G...

Phillips, John S. (John Sanburn), 1861-1949

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Bynner, Witter, 1881-1968

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American poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Berkeley, California, to Frank Deering, 1919 June 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131470 Poet. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., 1881; graduated from Harvard University. Began writing poetry full-time in 1908. Moved to Santa Fe where he died in 1968. From the description of Witter Bynner papers, 1917-1943. (University of New Mexico-Main Campus). WorldCat record id: 35920677 American poet and sc...

Brown, Edmund B., 1845-1922

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Abbott, Leonard Dalton, 1878-1953

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Note in another hand identifies Abbott as Asst. Ed. of Current Literature. From the description of Note [n.d.] New York. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34366273 Leonard D. Abbott was Executive Chairman of the Modern School. From the description of Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1915-1943, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155902403 ...

Howson, Charles E.,

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Spelman, Timothy Mather

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Comosed 1934-35. First performance Rochester, New York, 19 October 1936, the Rochester Civic Orchestra, Howard Hanson conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony in G minor / Timothy Mather Spelman. 1934. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 54883735 American composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Harrison, N.Y. Mar. 12 1937, to Harry Harkness Flagler, 1937 Mar. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record...

Tewson, William Orton, 1877-1947

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Editor and literary critic. From the description of William Orton Tewson papers, 1923-1926 (bulk 1926). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981490 William Orton Tewson, editor of the Literary review of the New York evening post. Glenn Ward Dresbach, born near Lanark, Ill.; editor of Wisconsin magazine and poet. From the description of Letter to Glenn Ward Dresbach, 1925 July 18. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 54859821 ...

Towne, Charles Hanson, 1877-1949

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Charles Hanson Towne (1877-1949) was an author, editor and popular New York celebrity. From 1924 to 1929 he edited many magazines including Smart Set, Delineator, Designer, McClure's, and Harper's Bazaar. He also wrote poetry, novels, plays, travel essays, song cycles, lyrics for musicals and operettas, memoirs, and newspaper columns; taught poetry at Columbia University; and toured with the Broadway hit, Life With Father. Much of his writing celebrated New York City and he was considered to be ...

Herts, B. Russell (Benjamin Russell), 1888-

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Richards, Waldo, Mrs., -1927

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Gay, H. Nelson (Harry Nelson), 1870-1932

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Harry Nelson Gay (1870-1932) was an American author and scholar who lived in Italy from 1898 until his death. His personal library was renowned for the collection of resources on the history of Italy from 1815 to 1870. He wrote works on the Risorgimento and biographies for Americani Illustri. From the guide to the H. Nelson Gay letters to William Roscoe Thayer, 1907-1923, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Harry Nelson Gay (1870-19...