Harry M. Meacham papers [manuscript] , 1900-75.

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Meacham, Harry M. (Harry Monroe), 1901-1975. Harry M. Meacham papers [manuscript] , 1900-75.

Harry M. Meacham papers [manuscript] , 1900-75.

Chiefly Meacham's correspondence (1920-75) with American literary figures, many of whom were in the Virginia Poetry Society. The collection also contains material on Ezra Pound, including an electrostatic copy of a poem "To a city sending him advertisements"; letters from Pound to Meacham; notes by Meacham regarding Pound's release taken from Archibald MacLeish's restricted papers in the Library of Congress; and Meacham's book, "The caged panther: Ezra Pound at St. Elizabeth's," 1967. The collection also contains sketches by Dorothy Pound, including two for Ezra Pound's "Cantos"; copies of poems inscribed to Meacham, articles and reprints sent to him, clippings and photographs. Papers, 1900-1903, of Ernest Francisco Fenollosa, include two notebooks pertaining to N*o drama, ca. 1900, transcribed by Dorothy Pound; a lecture, 1903, on landscape poetry and painting in Medieval China; and a transcript by Doroty Pound, 1965, of a notebook "The Chinese written character as a medium of literature." Correspondents and recipients include Charles Angoff, Marcella S. Booth, Van Wyck Brooks, William F. Buckley, Tony Buttitta, Witter Bynner, Melville Cane, Stephan Chodorov, William Cookson, e.e. cummings, Richard Beale Davis, Donald Davidson, August Derleth, Richard Dillard, George Dillon, Peter Kane Dufault, Charles Edward Eaton, Richard Eberhart, T.S. Eliot, Paul Engle, Edsel Ford, Jeanne Robert Oliver Foster, Donald Gallup,George Palmer Garret, Oliver St. John Gogarty, Donald Hall, Dag Hammarskjöld, Ernest Hemingway, Eva Hesse, Donald Hall, Mary Hemingway, Robert Silliman Hillyer, Jordan Scott Johnson, Joel Keath, Hugh Kenner, James J. Kilpatrick, Galway Kinnell, James Laughlin, Lewis Gaston Leary, Albert Rice Leventhal, Herbert Cannon Lipscomb, Robert Lowell, Phyllis McGinley, Archibald MacLeish, Norman Mailer, Frederick Morgan, Marianne Moore, Norman Holmes Pearson, Westbrook Pegler, Lee Pennington, Scott Poulter, Dorothy Pound, Ezra Pound, Omar Pound, Whittemore Reed, Ruby Altizer Roberts, Theodore Roethke, Raymond Roseliep, Larry Rubin, Louis D. Rubin,Peter Russel, Tom Scott, Louis Aston Marantz Simpson, William Jay Smith, Hy Sobiloff, Wallace Stevens, Bob [Robert?] Stock, Dabney Stuart, Jesse Stuart, Aloysius Michael Sullivan, Hollis Spurgeon Summers, Allen Tate, Henry J. Taylor, C.. F. Terrell, Lawrance Thompson, Willard Trask, Ulrich Troubetzkoy, Nancy Byrd Turner, Louis Untermeyer, Wade Van Dore, Mark Van Doren, Peter Viereck, Harold Vinal, Robert Penn Warren, John Hall Wheelock, Ruth Bashein Whitman, Richard Wilbur, William Carlos Williams, John Cook Wyllie, and Samuel Yellen.

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Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961

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Author and journalist. From the description of Papers of Ernest Hemingway, 1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450863 Joseph Dearing is addressed on envelope as "war correspondent, U.S. Army." A native of Santa Rosa, he was a photographer for Colliers magazine during World War II, covering both the European and Pacific theaters. After the war he wrote the "Uncle Joe Dearing's Fish and Game Column" for for the San Francisco Call Bulletin and later worked for the San Jose M...

Foreman, Paul

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Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878-1957

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Irish writer Oliver St. John Gogarty's (1878-1957) works were influenced by his career as a physician and his involvement in politics. Gogarty developed friendships with other members of the Irish Literary Renaissance, such as James Joyce and W. B. Yeats. Gogarty's poems were lauded by colleagues such as Yeats and George Russell (A.E.). Gogarty also published works under pseudonyms. Known as a satirist, Gogarty's works sometimes inspired controversy. From the description of Oliver St...

Turner, Nancy Byrd, 1880-

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Nancy Byrd Turner, b. 1880 in Boydton, VA, d. 1971; poet, novelist, and song lyricist; graduate Hannah More Academy, Reisterstown, Md.; editor on various magazine staffs; recipient of the New England Poetry Society award, The Golden Rose and author of Zodiac Town (1921) and Magpie Lane (1927). From the description of Letter to Professor Fritchman, 1930 June 3. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 57238994 From the description of Poems [manuscript], n.d. (University ...

Powell, John, 1882-1963

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American pianist and composer. From the description of "Sonata Teutonica." (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270568733 From the description of Papers : of John Powell, 1888-1979. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 30793227 Pianist and composer. From the description of Papers of John Powell [manuscript] : regarding Powell and the Norfleet and Scott families, 1845-1957. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810702 John Powell Fo...

Sullivan, A. M. (Aloysius Michael), 1896-1980

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A. M. Sullivan (1896-1980) was an American poet, radio broadcaster, editor and businessman. Spanning the years from 1925 to 1980, the Papers reflect Sullivan's dual career as businessman and poet. An advertising executive for Dun and Bradstreet, Inc., and later the editor of Dun's Review, Sullivan simultaneously maintained close ties with the literary world through a career as a radio broadcaster for the WOR-Mutual network's "New Poetry Program;" the publication of 13 books of poetry; and member...

Dillon, George L., 1944-....

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Poulter, S. L.

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Keath, Joel,

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Chodorov, Stephan

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Summers, Hollis, 1916-1987

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Hollis Summers was born on June 21, 1916 in Eminence, Kentucky. He received an A.B. degree from Georgetown College (1937), earned an M.A. degree from Bread Loaf Middlebury College (1948), and a Ph.D. at the State University of Iowa (1948). Summers taught English at Holmes High School, Covington, Kentucky, at Georgetown College, and at the University of Kentucky. He joined the faculty of the Department of English at Ohio University, Athens, Ohio permanently in September 1959, where he remained un...

Hall, Donald, 1928-....

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Hall is an American poet, essayist, and teacher. From the description of Compositions 1962. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122609338 From the description of Papers, 1956-1965. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122357326 From the guide to the Donald Hall papers, 1956-1965., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) From the guide to the Compositions, 1962., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard Universit...

Dillard, R. H. W. (Richard H. W.), 1937-

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Hemingway, Mary Welsh (1908- ).

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Mary Welsh Hemingway (1908-1986), journalist and author, was the wife of Ernest Hemingway. She grew up in and around Bemidji, Minnesota, where she attended public schools. Her fondest childhood memories were of canoe trips with her father in the lake country. "Up to the late teens of our century we lived in a world that was then remote and has now vanished at the insistence of lumbermen, plowmen, and road-builders," she wrote in her autobiography, How It Was (1976). Her father''s business declin...

Viereck, Peter, 1916-2006

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Peter Viereck (1916-2006) was an American Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, and a professor of history at Mount Holyoke College. From the guide to the Peter Viereck Manuscripts, 1963-1965, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Peter Viereck is an accomplished American poet, historian, and scholar. His verse features a unique gift for rhyme, lyricism, and an almost metaphysical infatuation with ideas. His combination of traditional forms with intelle...

Macleish, Archibald

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Archibald MacLeish (1892-1982) was an American poet. Kaiser is a professor of comparative literature at Harvard. From the description of Letters to Walter Jacob Kaiser, 1955-1957 and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612367921 MacLeish (1892-1982) was a Pulitzer Prize winning American poet, playwright, teacher, librarian of Congress, and public official. He was also Boylston professor at Harvard (1949-1962). From the description of Scratch : manu...

Pound, Dorothy

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Epithet: Mrs wife of Ezra Pound British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000349.0x000392 ...

Roseliep, Raymond, 1917-1983

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Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989

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Robert Penn Warren (1905-1989), first poet laureate of the United States, was a poet, writer of fiction, and co-author with Cleanth Brooks of influential textbooks on literature. He won Pulitzer Prizes for All the King's Men (1946) and for volumes of poetry, Promises (1958) and Now and Then (1979). From the description of Robert Penn Warren papers, 1906-1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702132948 Robert Penn Warren served on the faculty of Louisiana State University, Dept...

Davis, Richard Beale

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Whitman, Ruth, 1922-1999

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Poet and educator Ruth Whitman graduated from Radcliffe College (B.A. 1944) and Harvard University (M.A. 1947). She has served on the faculties of Harvard, Tufts, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the University of Massachusetts, and was founder and president of Poets Who Teach, Inc. She is the author of Blood and Milk Poems (1963), The Passion of Lizzie Borden: New and Selected Poems (1973), Tamsen Donner: A Woman's Journey (1977), and Laughing Gas: Poems, New and Selected (1991). ...

Taylor, Henry J. (Henry Junior), 1902-1984

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Henry J. Taylor was an economist, journalist, columnist, author, and ambassador. Born in Chicago in 1902, later a resident of Virginia, Henry J. Taylor began his career as a journalist and columnist. His articles describing his world travels during the two decades between the First and Second World Wars were collected in his first book, TIME RUNS OUT (1942). Mr. Taylor's other books included MEN IN MOTION (1943), MEN AND POWER (1946), AN AMERICAN SPEAKS HIS MIND (1957), a novel, THE BIG MAN (196...

Eberhart, Richard, 1904-2005

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Poet and educator. From the description of Richard Eberhart correspondence and poems, 1927-1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009984 Pulitzer prize winning poet, b. Apr. 5, 1904, Austin, Minn.; d. June 9, 2005, Hanover, N.H. at age 101. From the description of First four lines of "The groundhog", 1961 Feb. 10. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 639465216 From the description of Autographed "Lenses" poem, 1972. (Cornell University Libra...

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...

Poetry Society of Virginia

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Founded in 1923 at the College of William and Mary by Dr. Feidelson, the Poetry Society of Virginia's first members were from the Tidewater area, although Richmonders soon played a vital role within the organization. The purpose of the organization is to encourage the composition, study and general appreciation of poetry. The Society continues to sponsor poetry readings and annual writing competitions. From the description of Poetry Society of Virginia archives, 1922-1975 (James Bran...

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...

Hellman, Lillian, 1905-1984

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Dramatist. From the description of The autumn garden : playscript, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131544 Lillian Hellman (1905-1984), playwright and screenwriter. From the description of These three : (Hellman story), 1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702193196 Lillian Hellman, America’s most significant woman playwright of the twentieth century, was born on June 20, 1905, in New Orleans to Max and Julia Newhouse Hellman. Her e...

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...

Agee, James, 1909-1955

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American poet, screenwriter, novelist. From the description of James Agee Collection, 1928-1969. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122385744 James Agee was an American novelist, poet, playwright, and journalist. From the description of James Agee collection of papers, 1933-[1952]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122430943 From the guide to the James Agee collection of papers...

Lipscomb, Herbert Cannon, 1882-

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Davidson, Donald A.

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Gildersleeve, Basil L. (Basil Lanneau), 1831-1924

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Classical scholar, born in Charleston, S.C. Professor at University of Virginia, 1856-76; first professor of Greek at Johns Hopkins (1876-1915). Served in Confederate Army during Civil War; wounded in Shenandoah campaign. Founder and editor (1880-1920) of American Journal of Philology. Author of "The Historical Syntax of Classical Greek" (1900-11); "Hellasand Hesperia" (1908); "The Creed of the Old South" (1915). From the description of Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve papers, 1847-1925. (...

Pound, Omar S.

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Pennington, Lee Roberts, 1894-1974

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Inspector, United States Federal Bureau of Investigation; assistant director and director, Counter-Subversive Section, National Americanism Commission, American Legion, 1953-1959; adviser, American Security Council. From the description of Lee Roberts Pennington papers, 1918-1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123419689 Biographical/Historical Note Correspondence, speeches, reports, memoranda, serial issues, clippings, a...

Buttitta, Tony

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Wheelock, John Hall, 1886-1978

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Jack Wheelock was a close friend to Van Wyck Brooks at Harvard, and remained close to both Brookses afterwards. From the description of Correspondence to Eleanor Stimson Brooks, 1907. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191847885 John Hall Wheelock was an accomplished poet and influential editor at Scribner's for many years. Born on Long Island, he learned a love of poetry from his mother, which continued during his studies at Harvard and the University...

Parker, Dorothy, 1893-1967

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Author; interviewee married Alan Campbell. From the description of Reminiscences of Dorothy Rothschild Parker : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86158240 Dorothy Parker was born in West End, New Jersey, in an upper-middle-class family of mixed heritage. Estranged from her parents due to her dislike of her strict, devout stepmother, she read voraciously and wrote verse. Seeking a career in literature, she worked for Vogue,...

Stevens, Wallace, 1879-1955

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Wallace Stevens was an American Modernist poet. He was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, educated at Harvard and then New York Law School, and spent most of his life working as a lawyer for the Hartford insurance company in Connecticut. From the guide to the Wallace Stevens collection, 1921-1966, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library) Wallace Stevens was an American essayist, playwright, and poet. From the description of Wallace Stevens collection of papers, 19...

Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963

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This collection covers the years of William Carlos Williams's medical studies at the University of Pennsylvania, a year of service at a New York City hospital, a semester of medical study in Leipzig, and the period when he was setting up his medical practice and courting his future wife, Florence Herman, in his home town of Rutherford, N.J. During this time, his younger brother Edgar went from engineering and architectural studies at M.I.T. to further study of architecture at the American Academ...

Derleth, August, 1909-1971

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August William Derleth, 1909-1971, was an author. Although Derleth's literary strengths are exemplified in his nostalgic writings about the Midwestern prairies, he is best remembered for his "weird" fiction, fantasy, and science fiction works. From the guide to the Derleth mss., 1958-1965, (Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington) http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly) American author. From the description of Typed letters signed (108) : Sauk City, Wis., to Edw...

Johnson, Gordon Scott, 1941-

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Wallace, Emily Mitchell

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Tate, Allen, 1899-1979

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Allen Tate was an American poet, essayist, literary critic, novelist, and translator. From the description of Allen Tate collection of papers, 1935-1971. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144652060 From the guide to the Allen Tate collection of papers, 1935-1971, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) John Orley Allen Tate was born in Winchester, Clarke County, Kentucky, in 1899. He atte...

LeMaster, Jimme Ray, 1934-

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