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White, Viola Chittenden, 1890-1977

 Person

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence, 1956-1958

 Series — Box: 12-13
Identifier: C-3.II
Scope and Contents The Collection encompasses the thoughts and feelings, work and friendships of Viola White in her voluminous journals. Her letters, both professional (related to publication of her literary oeuvre and to her work as Curator of the Abernethy Library) and personal, reveal her thoughts and desires regarding her work and family. Manuscripts of her essays, books, and poetry, some of a very personal nature, both published and unpublished are included in the manuscript files. A revealing picture of a ...

Journals, 1918-1974

 Series — Box: 1-11
Identifier: C-3.I
Scope and Contents The Collection encompasses the thoughts and feelings, work and friendships of Viola White in her voluminous journals. Her letters, both professional (related to publication of her literary oeuvre and to her work as Curator of the Abernethy Library) and personal, reveal her thoughts and desires regarding her work and family. Manuscripts of her essays, books, and poetry, some of a very personal nature, both published and unpublished are included in the manuscript files. A revealing picture of a ...

Letters, 1935-1948

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 9
Identifier: ABER MS MISC 136
Scope and Contents Eleven holograph and typescript letters from Dorothy Canfield Fisher to various recipients, dated from 1935 to 1948. Recipients include Viola Chittenden White, Douglas Beers, and Samuel Somerville. Note that one of the letters to Douglas Beers (November 3, 1937) is written by Marion R. Perry on behalf of Fisher, who was "laid up in bed with an attack of bronchitis."

The letters primarily discuss speaking engagements at Middlebury College (White and Beers).

Letters to Viola Chittenden White, 1939-1940

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 14
Identifier: ABER MS MISC 42
Scope and Contents Two typescript, signed letters written by Stephen Vincent Benet, New York City, to Viola Chittenden White, curator of the Abernethy Library of American Literature at Middlebury College. The first letter (1939) serves at Benet's acceptance of White's invitation to speak at Middlebury College. The second (1940) discusses the subject of his lecture, "Poetry and History" or "Poetry and John Brown."

Letters to Viola Chittenden White, 1940-1944

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 29
Identifier: ABER MS MISC 58
Scope and Contents Four letters written by Van Wyck Brooks to Viola Chittenden White, from 1940-1944. The letters primarily discuss White's invitation to Brooks to speak at Middlebury College. Also includes one holograph letter written by Brooks to Middlebury College president Samuel Somerville Stratton, in which he declines an invitation by Stratton to speak.

Manuscripts, 1915-1974

 Series — Box: 14-15
Identifier: C-3.III
Scope and Contents The Collection encompasses the thoughts and feelings, work and friendships of Viola White in her voluminous journals. Her letters, both professional (related to publication of her literary oeuvre and to her work as Curator of the Abernethy Library) and personal, reveal her thoughts and desires regarding her work and family. Manuscripts of her essays, books, and poetry, some of a very personal nature, both published and unpublished are included in the manuscript files. A revealing picture of a ...

Viola Chittenden White collection

 Collection
Identifier: C-3
Scope and Contents The Collection encompasses the thoughts and feelings, work and friendships of Viola White in her voluminous journals. Her letters, both professional (related to publication of her literary oeuvre and to her work as Curator of the Abernethy Library) and personal, reveal her thoughts and desires regarding her work and family. Manuscripts of her essays, books, and poetry, some of a very personal nature, both published and unpublished are included in the manuscript files. A revealing picture of a ...