7.01 linear feet (14 boxes) + 1 portfolio.
Organized into three series: I. Contributor Correspondence (1938-51); II. Submissions (1938-51); III. Office Files (1939-51).
The Furioso papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts of submissions, editorial board files, and other office files relating to the publishing history of Furioso; a Magazine of Verse (1939-1953). Correspondents include E. E. Cummings, Richard Eberhart, Weldon Kees, Lawrence Olson, Ezra Pound, Peter Viereck, and William Carlos Williams. Manuscripts are primarily typescripts and setting typescripts of submissions to Furioso. The office files include advertising and publicity material, the correspondence and decisions files of the editorial board, and financial documents.
Furioso, a little magazine founded by Yale undergraduates James Jesus Angleton and Reed Whittemore, first appeared in 1939. Publication was suspended during World War II, and the magazine resumed in 1946 under the leadership of Whittemore and a new editorial board. It was published regularly until 1953.
This collection is open for research.
Restricted fragile material. Reference surrogates have been substituted in the main files. For further information consult the appropriate curator.
Furioso Papers. American Literature Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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