Genevieve Taggard papers, 1881-2001 (bulk 1920-1948).

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Taggard, Genevieve, 1894-1948. Genevieve Taggard papers, 1881-2001 (bulk 1920-1948).

Genevieve Taggard papers, 1881-2001 (bulk 1920-1948).

The papers of poet and teacher Genevieve Taggard include correspondence, drafts of poetry and prose (most notably for her 1930 book The Life and Mind of Emily Dickinson), photographs, notebooks, teaching materials, memorabilia, and other personal and professional materials. The papers also have several audio recordings of Taggard reading her poems. In addition, the collection holds correspondence and writings of her first husband, Robert L. Wolf, her daughter, Marcia Durant Liles, and her parents and siblings. Materials compiled by her second husband, Kenneth Durant, in his attempt at creating a comprehensive bibliography of Taggard's published works, are also included.

28.03 linear feet (60 boxes); 5 sound recordings

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