Library of Congress,-- Manuscript Division
Correspondence reflecting MacLeish's relations with friends, literary colleagues, and government associates; notebooks (1919-1940s) containing drafts of poetry and prose, notes on travels and readings, and reflections on other writers and literature; notes, worksheets, and ms. drafts of plays, speeches and radio broadcasts, and speeches written for Franklin D. Roosevelt, Edward R. Stettinius, and Harry S. Truman; notes and ms. for classroom lectures on modern poetry given by MacLeish as Harvard University professor (1949-1962); and other papers. Includes mss. for the verse play, The Pot of Earth (1925), poems contained in Streets in the Moon (1926), the play titled, J.B. (1958), and numerous other writings. The papers also document MacLeish's experiences as a literary expatriate in Europe between the wars, the politicization of his writings in the 1930s, his work (1929-1938) as a writer and editor for Fortune magazine, and his service as Librarian of Congress (1939-1944) and in ... Read More
Newberry Library
Correspondence, works, and personal materials related to Paul Scott Mowrer's life and career -- Much of the correspondence deals with Mowrer's poetry, though there are a few letters from his time as a reporter. Works encompass the many directions he took as a writer, including newspaper clippings of his dispatches from Europe, excerpts from his published books, short stories, opinion columns for the New York Post, and poetry. In addition to writing verse, Mowrer also wrote numerous critical essays concerning poetic methods and traditions. There is a series of photographs taken by Mowrer while he was traveling in the Balkans and Morocco, photos from the French front during World War I, and photos of Mowrer and his family. Also included are audio recordings of Mowrer reading his poetry
University of Nevada, Reno - Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center
Included in this collection are correspondence, subject files, and materials on various projects
University of Notre Dame - Hesburgh Library
The Francisco Aragón Papers contain Aragón's own writings and original materials related to literary and cultural events and programs he has participated in and organized: poetry readings, writers' programs, literary festivals, and the Letras Latinas Program at the Institute for Latino Studies of which, Aragón is the director. These pieces outline his professional engagement in the late 2000s. Also included are handwritten letters from various individuals from his literary circle of friends, a drawing dedicated to him, autographed monographs by other authors, and a few one-of-a-kind artists' books containing his writings, e.g. "In Praise of Cities" published by Momotombito, an informal imprint of Momotombo Press founded by Aragón
Getty Research Institute
On these tapes M.C. Richards reads her own poetry, possibly recorded by the composer Earle Brown for production on the Capitol Records label. Content lists for the tapes are in Special Collections accession no. 960036, box 69, folder 8
Getty Research Institute
A note to Georges Hugnet, 1942 April 15, Grasse, commenting on a book of poems "Au depens des mots" and asking for the address of Christian Zervos, and two brief notes arranging a meeting with an unknown correspondent, 1947
Getty Research Institute
The David Antin papers include diaries, extensive correspondence, published and unpublished manuscripts, working notes, and over 300 audiotapes and videos of lectures and performances. Privileging spontaneity and informality, Antin's work had strong influence on performance-based artists in the 1960s and 1970s. In particular, the archive documents Antin's "talk pieces" which were his unique means of fusing spoken poetry with academic lectures
College of William and Mary - Special Collections Research Center
Letter, 13 September 1856, of Thomas Buchanan Read, Liverpool [Eng.] to Mrs. Gray concerning his voyage to England, the 1856 United States presidential election (his support for Fremont) and letter, 10 Aug[us]t 1871, of Read, Rome [Italy] to Gray, concerning Read's painting and religion
Ohio History Connection
Narrative account entitled "A Short summary of a journey, taken by volunteers from Gallia County; for the purpose of destroying Indians and the invasion of Canada," written by Nathan Newsom, orderly sergeant in Captain Calvin Shepard's company from Gallia County, Ohio in the War of 1812. Conveys the conditions of the soldier: little pay, clothing, or food; low morale; and severe weather conditions. Describes the cooperation of the army with friendly Indians and the disciplinary measures taken for desertion and other offenses. Volume also contains clippings of poetry and anecdotes
University of Victoria - McPherson Library
The fonds consists of correspondence with George Woodcock, editor of "Canadian Literature" in 1971, re his submission of a review of Robin Skelton's poetry, plus a first draft of the review; correspondence with Rampant Lions Press (Will and Sebastian Carter), 1976-1977, regarding the printing of a collection of Hutchison's broadsides, plus copies of the broadsides; manuscripts, correspondence, artwork, notebooks, research materials and miscellaneous [This large collection (1996-020) is only roughly sorted and is on loan]. Notable correspondence includes George Woodcock, Susan Musgrave, Dennis Brown and the Rampant Lion Press


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