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Scope and Contents Collection primarily contains correspondence and prints. Correspondence includes letter written by either J.J. or J.B. Lankes, usually to Corrine Davids. Collection also contains woodcut bookplates, Christmas cards, and mementos printed by Lankes. Note that some items in this series are also signed by Lankes. This series also contains cutouts from magazines and newspapers pertaining to Lankes, multiple various obituaries for J.J. Lankes, miscellaneous notes and letters by Lankes, and...
Scope and Contents Lawrance Thompson’s collection consists of three Hollinger boxes containing drafts of The Years of Triumph (1970). Included are drafts with corrections by Thompson and his designer P. J. Conkwright, as well as end notes with corrections by Thompson and his editor.
Scope and Contents This collection primarily consists of typescript and holograph letters written to Louis Untermeyer between 1916 and 1977. Untermeyer frequently wrote to unknown or little-known poets when he appreciated their work. Correspondents include Stanley Burnshaw, Robert Grant Burns, Allen Ginsberg, John Tagliabue, Guy Daniels, Peter Viereck, Myron Wilder, and others. The letters typically pertain to the poetry of Untermeyer and his correspondents, and also include works that were mailed to Untermeyer...
Abstract This collection comprises letters written to Marguerite Wilkinson from contemporary American poets. The bulk of the correspondence was written in 1919, and primarily concerns Wilkinson’s poetry anthologies: Golden Songs of the Golden State (1917), New Voices (1919), Contemporary Poetry (1923) and The Way of the Makers (1925), with responses from authors to her requests for permission to use their poems. These responses frequently include suggestions of different poems or discussions of poetry...
Dates: 1912 - 1928
Scope and Contents From the mid-1920s until Frost's death in 1963, Reginald L. Cook, Middlebury College graduate, professor, head of the American Literature department, and long-time director of the Bread Loaf School of English, kept detailed notes of all meetings with Robert Frost. The resulting journals include records of private conversations, intimate information about Frost, and transcriptions of Frost's formal lectures. The diary entries are presented with accuracy rather than style, by the author's own...
Scope and Contents Collection contains the handwritten journals (1943-1955) of Reginald L. Cook, notes from his early years teaching at Middlebury, unpublished typescript drafts of various novels and other writings, newspaper clippings, typescript draft of 1951 "Frost Book," typescript draft of Henry Thoreau: A Problem in Tactic, Frost research materials, Frost lectures and talks on cassette and reel-to-reel tapes, various literary publications, books belonging to Cook, as well as...
Dates: circa 1932-1979
Scope and Contents The Wales Hawkins Memorial Collection was so named by its donor, Corinne Tennyson Davids of Manchester, VT, to commemorate the friendship of Robert Frost and her fiancee Wales Monroe Hawkins, Frost's neighbor in South Shaftesbury. After Hawkins's death in 1928, the donor, then Corinne Tennyson, decided to build a permanent memorial to Hawkins in the form of a Robert Frost archive, the building of which would last for decades. With the encouragement of legendary professor of American Literature,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1940-1960
Scope and Contents This collection contains eight folders with correspondence between Wilfred Davison and different American writers and academics. There are 55 letters in total, dating from December 27th, 1920 to May 2nd, 1929.
Dates: 1920 - 1929
- Names: Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 X
- Correspondence 5
- American Literature -- 20th century 2
- American Poetry -- 20th century 2
- Authors, American -- 20th century 2
- American poetry 1
- Authors -- Vermont -- 20th century 1
- Authors and publishers 1
- Authors and publishers -- United States -- Correspondence 1
- Book illustration 1
- Criticism 1
- Essays 1
- Greeting cards 1
- Illustration of books 1
- Manuscripts 1
- Middlebury College -- Alumni and alumnae 1
- Middlebury College -- Faculty 1
- Middlebury College -- Professors 1
- Modernism (Literature) 1
- Poets, American 1
- Poets, American -- 20th century 1 ∧ less
- Cook, Reginald Lansing, 1903-1984 2
- Davids, Corinne 2
- Appleman, Philip, 1926- 1
- Benet, William Rose, 1886-1950 1
- Brand, Millen, 1906-1980 1
- Bread Loaf School of English (Middlebury College) 1
- Burns, Gerald 1
- Burns, Robert Grant, 1938- 1
- Burnshaw, Stanley, 1906-2005 1
- Canby, Henry Seidel, 1878-1961 1
- Cather, Willa, 1873-1947 1
- Cobb, Irvin Shrewsbury, 1876-1944 1
- Daniels, Guy 1
- Finley, John Huston, 1863-1940 1
- Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
- Fogel, Ruby 1
- Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997 1
- Henri, Adrian 1
- Lankes, J.B., 1915-2010 1 ∧ less