Alyse Gregory papers, 1888-1982 (bulk 1939-1967).

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Gregory, Alyse, 1884-1967. Alyse Gregory papers, 1888-1982 (bulk 1939-1967).

Alyse Gregory papers, 1888-1982 (bulk 1939-1967).

The collection documents Gregory's literary friendships and personal relationships, particularly with Llewelyn Powys, his siblings and the Powys circle, colleagues associated with The Dial, and the Gregory family; her writing and intellectual interests; and her efforts to edit her diaries and correspondence and those of Llewelyn Powys. The collection consists chiefly of correspondence, with smaller amounts of diaries, writings, notebooks, artworks, photographs, and other personal papers. Also present are papers of others closely associated with Gregory, including papers of Llewelyn Powys; writings of John Cowper Powys and Edna St. Vincent Millay; and diaries of Gertrude Powys. Accompanying these is a small amount of correspondence and notes of Rosemary Manning, concerning Gregory's papers. Series I, Correspondence, concerns Gregory's wide range of friendships and intellectual interests. Correspondence is present for Llewelyn Powys, all of the Powys siblings, and many of their spouses and children. Extensive files are present for John Cowper Powys, Phyllis Playter, Gamel Woolsey, Claude Colleer Abbott, and Valentine Ackland. Most letters date from after Llewelyn Powys's death; also present is earlier correpondence concerning Gregory's social reform and literary career in New York, including letters from Randolph Bourne, Scofield Thayer, James Sibley Watson, Jr., and Marianne Moore. Family correspondence includes letters of Gregory, her mother Jean L. Pinneo Gregory, and other members of the Gregory and Pinneo families. Series II, Diaries, includes a diary with brief entries for 1925-1926, followed by volumes with continuous and extensive entries from 1930 through the last day of Gregory's life. Transcripts edited by Gregory include holograph extracts from earlier diaries, 1910-1920s, for which originals are not present. Series III, Writings, consists chiefly of drafts and clippings of essays. Also present are a biography of Randolph Bourne, an unfinished novel, short stories, reviews of Gregory's books, and book reviews written by her. Series IV, Notebooks, contains notes pertaining to literary and philosophic subjects. Series V, Photographs, contains an album made during Gregory's early travels in Europe, ca. 1905; an album made by unidentified travelers during a cruise to Indonesia, ca. 1920; a portrait of Gregory and Marianne Moore made by Doris Ulmann; photographs of many of Gregory's correspondents; several photographs of Laure Hayman, a friend of Marcel Proust; and family photographs sent to Gregory by James Sibley Watson, Jr., during the 1950s-60s. Series VI, Artworks, includes engravings by Robert Gibbings and Stephen Gooden and reproductions of portraits of several of Gregory's correspondents. Series VII, Clippings and Other Printed Material, includes clippings by and about correspondents, Gregory and Llewelyn Powys, and the Gregory family. Series VIII, Other Alyse Gregory Papers, includes documents relating to the deaths of Gregory and Powys, and other personal papers. Series IX, Papers of Others Held by Alyse Gregory, includes correspondence, diaries, and essays of Llewelyn Powys, many transcribed by Gregory; poems of Edna St. Vincent Millay sent by Millay to Powys; and writings of John Cowper Powys, most pertaining to Llewelyn. Series X, Rosemary Manning Papers, consists of correspondence, notes, and clippings concerning Gregory, her papers, and the Powys family.

33.41 linear ft. (78 boxes) + 1 portfolio.

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Du Cann, C.G.L. (Charles Garfield Lott), 1889-

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Powys family.

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Gregory, James G., d. 1932.

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Hardy, Evelyn, 1902-....

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Evelyn Hardy was born on February 13, 1902 Gregory, Alyse (married)- many letters are about her after her death. letters to Evelyn Hardy after Alyse Gregory's death and relating to Evelyn Hardy's article on her life and character. From the guide to the Evelyn Hardy papers, 1950-1974, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library) ...

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Powys, Theodore Francis, 1875-1953

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Theodore Francis Powys was the brother of Lewelyn Powys (1884-1939). From the guide to the Papers of Theodore Francis Powys, 1928, 1928, (University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Department of Special Collections) Theodore Francis Powys was a member of the literary Powys family. He left his farm in Suffolk at the age of twenty-six to retire to the small village of East Chaldon and write. Living like a hermit, he wrote novels, short stories, and fables. His works...

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Maxwell, William Q.

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English author. From the description of The girl who died, 1955. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122645299 ...

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Wilkinson, Oliver Marlow, 1915-

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Nordlinger, Marie, 1876-1961

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De Lima, Agnes

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Agnes de Lima, educator and author, served as public relations director for the New School for Social Research, 1940-1960. She began a close friendship with Alyse Gregory in 1915, which continued until Gregory's death in 1967. Gregory was godmother to de Lima's daughter, author Sigrid de Lima (1921-1999). Agnes de Lima assisted in collecting letters of Gregory's husband Llewelyn Powys for publication by John Lane in 1943, and she acted as a literary agent in the United States for Powys's later w...

Ficke, Gladys Brown, 1890-1973.

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Potocki de Montalk, Geoffrey,, Count

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Ulmann, Doris, 1882-1934

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Proust, Marcel, 1871-1922

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French author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Fernand Gregh, [n.d.]"Jeudi." (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615671 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Georges [de Lauris], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270851761 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : [n.p.], to [Robert de Montesquiou], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270851766 Marcel Proust is generally regarded as one ...

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Sergeant, Elizabeth Shepley, 1881-1965

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