Papers of Emma Gray Trigg [manuscript], 1921-1940.

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Trigg, Emma Gray White. Papers of Emma Gray Trigg [manuscript], 1921-1940.

Papers of Emma Gray Trigg [manuscript], 1921-1940.

The papers contain 32 letters to Trigg, 1931-1940, from George Dillon, Ellen Glasgow, Joseph Hergesheimer, John Holmes, Leonora Speyer, Chard Powers Smith, Louis Untermeyer, Carl Van Vechten, Alexander Weddell, Oscar Williams, and Audrey Wurdemann. Topics include poems she has sent for inclusion in "Poetry, a magazine of verse" edited by Dillon; her visits to New York and visits to Richmond by many of the above authors; and mutual friends and other writers including W. H. Auden, Joseph Ausland, Richard P. Blackmur, Robert Frost, Joseph Hergesheimer, Robert Hillyer, Ezra Pound, and May Sarton. Of interest is a letter to Trigg from Van Vechten explaining how she can have a case of bootleg whiskey shipped to her mother. The collection also contains a signed autograph poem, "Elegy" by George Dillon that belonged to Florence Stearns.

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American literary critic, author, and professor of English at Princeton University from 1951. From the description of Manuscripts. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122529910 Blackmur was an American literary critic and poet. From the description of Poems, 1921-1964. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505745 From the guide to the R. P. (Richard P.) Blackmur poems, 1921-1964., (Houghton Library, Harvard College L...

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